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2013-10-15 23:22:21

The System Offers an Additional Line of Defense Against High Winds, Heavy Rains and Hurricanes Wilmington, Delaware (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions announces that DuPont™ SentryGlas® ionoplast and DuPont™ Butacite® PVB interlayers are qualified as options for use in Kawneer’s newly introduced 1630 SS IR (Impact resistant) Curtain Wall System for Miami-Dade Notice of Acceptance (NOA) and Florida Product Approvals. Screw-spline fabrication with...

2008-08-05 09:01:02

As an expression of its long-term commitment to sustainability, Kawneer Company, Inc., the leading manufacturer of architectural aluminum building products and systems for commercial construction, has launched Kawneergreen.com. (www.kawneergreen.com) Kawneer is part of Alcoa's global Building and Construction Systems business unit. The new website will serve as a resource for Kawneer's green focus - featured products, systems, tools and support to help architects and building professionals...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'