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2014-07-07 20:20:38

Anchor Products InterSolar Booth No. 9436 COLLEYVILLE, Texas, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anchor Products, LLC will exhibit its newly introduced U-Anchor 2600 for attachment of rooftop solar racking systems on asphalt roofs at InterSolar North America 2014 as the company reaches 50,000 attachments installed on projects. "In our best year to date, we are excited about our continuing contributions and innovations in rooftop solar attachments, which includes the U-Anchor 2600 Asphalt and the...

2014-07-07 12:22:38

Unique PV Mounting Solutions Designed in Japan NOVATO, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. market will be introduced to a unique line of photovoltaic mounting systems designed and developed by Roof Tech Inc., a subsidiary of Japan's leader in roofing technologies. Roof Tech will showcase its products at Intersolar North America Booth 9732 from July 8th to 10th at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Mounting Systems Designed Exclusively for Residential Solar Installations Roof Tech...

2014-06-29 23:01:09

Housing construction and renovation spending will gradually expand, fuelling demand for asphalt shingles and roofing products. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Asphalt Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The Asphalt Manufacturing industry has experienced volatile demand over the past five years. The US housing crisis dragged down the domestic housing market, causing domestic...

2014-06-24 08:33:34

LONDON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Roofing Market in India 2013http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/asia_pacific/india/roofing_market_india_2013.html Netscribes' latest market research report titled Roofing Market in India 2013 depicts the current status of roofing industry with a special focus on asbestos, tile and metal roofing segments. Currently, the roofing sector is preparing for the next generation products, with...

2014-06-20 12:24:40

Ja-Mar Is Ready To Serve Those In Need With Damage From Texas Storms AUSTIN, Texas, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A large wind / hail storm rolled through Texas on June 12, 2014. Ja-Mar Roofing & Sheet Metal has published updated homeowner information on their website. The information is designed to educate homeowners about the risks of hail damage and provide tips to diagnose the signs of damage. The hail from the June 12th storm can cause tremendous damage on roofs,...

2014-06-12 16:27:29

Voting now open at noroofleftbehind.com AUSTIN, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lon Smith Roofing today announced four finalists have been selected in its 1(st) annual No Roof Left Behind (TM) community program in Austin. The program will award a free roof to the winner who will be chosen by the general public. Here are the four finalists: -- Alfred Brown of Austin, nominated by Deborah Schagen:"Alfred is an 83 year old man with a fixed income of under $12,000 a year,...

2014-06-12 16:22:21

BALTIMORE, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you want to change the world -- as the old adage goes -- the best place to start is your own backyard. Octogenarian Dr. Michael Beer, the former chair of the Jones Falls Watershed Association (now, Blue Water Baltimore) and now resident of Roland Park Place (RPP) did exactly that when he successfully campaigned for the installation of a green roof at the only not-for-profit Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Baltimore...

Architect Reveals 'Green Roofs' Need Not Go To Great Depths To Work
2014-06-10 03:15:13

Virginia Tech Architectural researcher to tell global conferees how 'living roofs' help build better cities Hot town, summer in the city — it's nothing new, but ways to handle the heat, humidity, and stormwater haven't changed much since the invention of the sewer system. One solution offered by architectural researchers is known as a "green roof" — a roof covered in living, growing plants to soften the effects of heat, flooding, noise, and stormwater runoff. Elizabeth J....

2014-06-04 12:23:04

- See it at InterSolar North America, Booth 9138 - AGAWAM, Mass., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OMG Roofing Products of Agawam, Massachusetts has introduced the PowerGrip Plus Roof Mount System, a watertight structural attachment system used to secure ballasted solar racks and other equipment to roofs covered with thermoplastic (TPO and PVC) membranes. PowerGrip Plus is designed with wind performance in mind and offers ultimate tensile strength of 2,000 lbf. and ultimate shear...

2014-06-03 23:14:42

Madison Indiana, Roofing contractor Exterior Pro, Inc. has received a flood of business due to the extreme weather that the area has been experiencing this spring. Madison, IN (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Exterior Pro, Inc. announces that they have noticed an uptick in business, due to the extreme weather conditions that the area has been experiencing in recent months. One of their larger projects was just completed for a shopping center in Vevay, Indiana. A flat roof was having some trouble...


Latest Roofs Reference Libraries

Roof garden
2013-08-21 10:36:40

A roof garden is a garden planted on the roofs of buildings, also known as rooftop farming. A roof garden is not only decorative but also offers other benefits such as providing food for human consumption and adding a natural habitat for wildlife, mainly birds. Plants are usually grown with hydroponics, aeroponics, or air-dynaponics. Container gardening with soil may also be used. Vertical gardening will allow for more plant production in a small area. Completing the gardening cycle...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-10 10:05:27

When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'