Ocean Ridge Newsletter January 2015 – Panama

by The Panama Collection

Hello Ocean Ridge people (and honored family and friends);

This isn’t really a full blown newsletter, but I thought you might like some recent photos so you can see how the project is taking off.  First let’s start

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February 2015 Hillsboro Light Station Tour

Saturday, February 7 from Sands Harbor Resort

8 shuttle boats, starting at 8:30am mark the February 7th tour of the Hillsboro Light Station.

Deerfeild Beach Inlet LighthouseA current Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society (HLPS) (single, family, business or lifetime) membership or a $25 per person transportation fee payable at the dock is required for the boat ride from the Sands Harbor dock in Pompano Beach. Alternatively, you can prepay via Paypal (please bring a copy of your receipt to the dock with you), for one of the following levels (one-year membership, except as noted).

  • Individual – $25
  • Family – $50 (for up to two adults and their children (age 18 and under) – Please Note: grandchildren are not eligible for admission under a family membership)
  • Business – $100
  • Lifetime – One-time payment of $500 or more.

Parking is across the street from the Sands in the Pompano Beach City (pay) lot.

Membership includes boat transportation to and from the lighthouse on tour days, our quarterly newsletter, and free admission to all HLPS programs and lectures.

Tours are first-come, first-serve, and the first boat of the day usually fills up, leaving the dock at approximately 8:30am, and again at the bottom of every hour until the tour ends, returning from the lighthouse at the top of each hour. Sailing times for this tour are available on our Web page.

The tour does include the boat ride to and from the dock, a walking tour of the grounds, access to the beach (some choose to picnic) and the lighthouse tower, along with your option to climb the 175 steps up the circular stairway to the observation platform, which has successfully been done by lighthouse enthusiasts from age 6 to 93. However, since the lighthouse is an active aid to navigation, the lens room is locked and is inaccessible. There are also chairs on the property for sitting and a gazebo as well, but feel free to bring beach chairs. HLPS also sells water, but does not sell food.

In addition, the following rules apply to climb the lighthouse:

  • No bare feet – no flip-flops or clogs
  • Appropriate closed-toed footwear (USCG requirement) must be worn and must fit firmly on your feet
  • No back-packs – but we will safeguard yours for your trip to the top
  • Camera cases are allowed, but we recommend that they be worn across the chest to prevent accidental damage
  • Children must be 48 inches tall and be accompanied by an adult.

The HLPS Museum is also open on Tour days from 9am to 3pm, which is located at the Hillsboro Inlet Park on A1A at 2700 N. Ocean Boulevard in Pompano Beach. You?ll need to stop by the museum separately, before or after your visit to the lighthouse. In addition, the museum is also open Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am until 2 pm on most days, or you can contact Judy Knoebel, our Lighthouse Museum Manager at museum@hillsborolighthouse.org to arrange a private visit.

All dates and times, and the tour boat location are subject to change, including cancellation due to inclement weather, Any updates to the schedule can be found at HLPS web site at www.hillsborolighthouse.org/tours.

About Tours

Hillsboro Lighthouse is an active aid to navigation, and it is only via special dispensation from the Department of Homeland Security and the United States Coast Guard that the Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society, an all-volunteer, 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is able to have up to 12 tours per year of the Hillsboro Inlet Light Station and open the grounds to the public. Future dates and details can be found on our Web page.

Sands Harbor Resort and Marina

For over 50 years, Sands Harbor Resort has been a South Florida landmark and a premier vacation destination, and is a long time friend of HLPS.

Parking for HLPS tours is across the street from the Sands Harbor (125 N. Riverside Drive, Pompano Beach, FL 33062) at the Pompano Beach City Lot (pay lot). Sands Harbor can be reached by dialing toll-free at 800-227-3353, or via email at sands@sandsharbor.com.

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FPL – 2015 Residential Solar Water Heating Rebate

Solar Water Heating by Broward SolarAs part of a five-year pilot program authorized by the Florida Public Service Commission, this rebate is available to any existing FPL residential customers with electric or gas water heating. The rebates are not available for new construction, pool heating systems or solar water heating systems that are already installed. Applicants must be current account holders of the premise where the solar water heating system is being installed.

The Residential Solar Water Heating Rebate is for solar thermal collectors, pumps, mounting hardware and water storage tanks. All systems must be approved and certified by the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC) and have an FSEC system certification number. There is no minimum or maximum size limit. This program is for domestic water heating only. Solar pool heaters do not qualify. All products installed must be new, not refurbished or previously installed.

FPL will open a supplemental application period for Residential PV on Jan. 21, 2015

At 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 21, go to the Residential PV rebates program page.

Rebates will be available on a first-come, first-served basis, and funds are expected to run out quickly.

For more information, please visit –
http://www.fpl.com/landing/solar_rebate/residential_swh.shtml

Contact Broward Solar Inc. – Your choice for South Florida Solar Water Heating Services.
Broward – (954) 492-9939
Palm Beach (561) 347-0179
Toll Free: (800) 757-8414

Infortrend Storage Solutions by AMT

Advanced Media Technologies, Inc. (AMT)Advanced Media Technologies, Inc – the performance leader providing high-end broadcast equipment solutions introduces the Infortrend Video Storage Solution product line. Infortrend’s video storage systems surpass the ever-growing demands of file storage, and incorporates a proven, secure file based platform. Infortrend’s file storage solutions can augment your existing platform allowing you to seamlessly grow your facility without disruption.

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  • Protection of valuable media content against logical and physical storage errors
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  • Maximize storage investment to support rich media files
  • A/V-optimized, High fault-tolerance, Scalability

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For more information on the Infortrend Video Storage Solution or to learn more about all of the Broadcast products that AMT offers, please visit www.amt.com

If you are looking to launch a new or expand an existing video file platform, Contact AMT today!

Advanced Media Technologies, Inc.
3150 SW 15th Street, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
954.427.5711 – www.amt.com

Product Feature: AFM SafeChoice X-158 – Defend Against Mold & Mildew

Eco Simplista - Your Eco-Friendly Home Improvement CompanyAFM products are a known eco-friendly brand. All products are non-toxic great for the chemically sensitive.

SafeChoice X-158 is a clear defensive sealer that works hard to defend against mold mildew. This product is great to use on: Shower Stalls, Bathrooms, Saunas, Roof, Air Filtration Systems, Spa Decks, Countertops, Walls, Floors, Ceiling, Tile, Grout, Acrylic, Wood, Concrete, and other Masonry Surfaces.

  • Odorless, non-offensive to user and occupant
  • Especially welcomed by professional cleaners and occupants of enclosed, centrally-ventilated buildings where occupants are subject to the effects of all toxic discharges within the building, including those from building and maintenance products
  • Long lasting prophylactic coating requires less maintenance. Depending on conditions, a single application may last for 30-180 days
  • Safely used by and for the chemically sensitive
  • No butyl ethers, chlorine or acid
  • Dye-free – absolutely no unnecessary additives

One product can fulfill a whole household worth of protection.

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Palm Beach Solar Water Heating by Broward Solar

Solar Water Heating by Broward SolarStart controlling your energy costs today. Take the first step toward a clean energy future based upon free, limitless energy from the sun. Proven, cost-effective solar technologies can heat your water, keep your swimming pool warm, and power your home.

A Solar Water Heating System can eliminate about one third of your annual electric bill.  Solar energy is predictable and socially responsible.  Solar Pool Heating Systems produce no pollution and are the most economical and environmentally friendly way to heat your swimming pool.

SOLAR WATER HEATING BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Reduces Dependence On Fossil Fuel and Foreign Oil
  • Reduces Co2 And Sulfur Dioxide Emissions
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Broward Solar Inc.
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Broward – (954) 492-9939 – Palm Beach (561) 347-0179 – Toll Free: (800) 757-8414
Your choice for Palm Beach Solar Water Heating Services.
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Atlanta forklifts sales – Georgia forklifts sales by SuperTech

Atlanta Forklift - SuperTech - New  Used Forklifts, Rentals, Service  PartsSuperTech, Inc. offers New and Used Forklifts, Floor Scrubbers/Sweepers, Stretch Wrap Machines, Industrial Batteries, Personnel Carriers and other related equipment available for sale.

SuperTech can help you in choosing the right forklift equipment for your needs, especially if you’re not familiar with the basic types of forklifts and other material handling equipment.

Contact us at 770-716-7959 and see why so many other companies trust us for their Georgia Forklift needs!

Atlanta Forklift Rentals from SuperTechSuperTech offers a wide range of Forklifts and material handling systems:

  • Three-Wheel Forklifts
  • Four-Wheel Forklifts
  • Order-Pickers / Stock-Pickers / Man-Up Units
  • Turret Trucks
  • Jacks / Stackers
  • Stand-Up Counter Balance forklifts
  • Sweepers Scrubbers
  • Aerial / Scissor Lifts
  • Personnel Carts
  • Tow Tractors / Tuggers
  • Side Loaders
  • Rough Terrain Forklifts
  • Piggy Back Lifts or Truck Mounted Forklifts
  • Hand Pallet Jacks

SuperTech, Inc. – Atlanta Forklift Sales
480 Ethan Drive – Fayetteville, GA 30214
PHONE: 770-716-7959
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New Used Georgia Forklifts, Forklift Rentals, Service, Parts and Training
We have lift trucks for most any job – with over 50 years of experience in the material handling industry

Broward Acupuncture – White Crane Healing Arts

White Crane Healing Arts - Holistic Family Healthcare - Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices  NutritionAcupuncture is over 5000 years old and is a time tested healing modality originating from the far East.  Each individual will experience acupuncture on a personal level and what one feels depends on their own state of being and level of sensitivity.

In the realm of acupuncture, the most common energetic pathways used are the 12 meridians or regular channels.  These meridians connect to the yin and yang organ systems of the body.  This system is generally emphasized in Chinese medical schools, however there are other energy channels that are equally valuable, known as the 8 extraordinary vessels.

Broward AcupunctureAcupuncture is helpful for treating:

  • acute chronic pain
  • joint pain
  • fibromyalgia
  • sports injuries
  • back pain
  • preventing colds flu by strengthening the immune system
  • treating migraine headaches
  • tension headaches
  • A wide assortment of disease

All hygienic precautions are observed and only sterilized disposable needles are used.

The White Crane Healing Arts Center is located in Broward County, Florida
7071 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 2C, Tamarac, FL 33319
Phone 954.721.7252
http://www.whitecranehealingarts.com/chinese-medicine/acupuncture/

US Solar-Plus-Storage Market to Surpass $1 Billion by 2018

The market for behind-the-meter solar photovoltaics (PV) paired with energy storage will surpass $1 billion by 2018 in the United States, according to the latest report from GTM Research. The report, The Future of Solar-Plus-Storage in the U.S., forecasts the nation to install 318 cumulative megawatts of behind-the-meter solar-plus-storage capacity through 2018.

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