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2014-05-30 23:16:58

LenoRF, a world-leading electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently announced its new collection of lightning protectors. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 LenoRF, a world-leading electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently announced its new collection of lightning protectors. According to the company’s chief executive officer, these new protectors are especially made to meet the huge demand in the current market; they are offered in several different specifications. In addition to that,...

2014-05-28 23:16:43

The lightweight, multi-layer waterproofing system recently introduced by Garland Canada forms a rubber-like monolithic membrane over existing metal surfaces, protecting against UV damage and deterioration due to weathering. The CPR System helps delay costly roof replacement by restoring existing metal roof and wall panel systems. Canada (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Garland’s CPR System is a lightweight, low odour, synthetic liquid rubber membrane designed to extend the service life of existing...

2014-05-27 23:13:35

Galvalock is a one piece, maintenance free, rot and rodent resistant soffit and fascia panel. Its unique design locks down the roof edge so winds from strong storms can not lift the decking. Duncanville, TX (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 It’s storm season again and the weather is ever present on people’s mind. Fas-Fit Trim Supply is focused on mitigating weather-related damage from strong winds. They have patented a panel that will add strength to any new or existing roof deck. This 26ga...

2014-05-27 23:01:24

Garland recently introduced a new restoration coating designed to extend the service life of existing metal roof and wall panel systems. The CPR System is a lightweight, low odor, synthetic liquid rubber membrane with high tensile strength and the ability to elongate and recover regardless of the temperature. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The Garland Company, Inc. recently introduced its CPR System, a highly reflective, low odor, synthetic liquid rubber membrane designed to...

2014-05-22 16:22:09

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A national study conducted in Mexico has found that switching to cool roofs could help commercial and residential buildings realize typical energy savings of around 7% and 18%, respectively. The study was conducted as part of a comprehensive "Cool Roofs Action Plan" developed through support from the Clean Energy Ministerial's Global Superior Energy Performance Partnership (GSEP) and adopted by Mexico's National Commission on Energy...

2014-05-13 23:15:47

Roof Masters expands its roofing installation and repair services market due to an expected increase in demand, due to the harsh winter. Portland, Maine (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Roof Masters is getting ready for a busy spring season, filled with repair and service to Maine’s residential and commercial property roofs due to this winter being so tough. Maine was slammed with massive amounts of snow, fierce winds, and ice that never seemed to melt. Property owners in the Maine area that are in...

2014-05-01 23:12:09

The Canopy Warehouse online store announces an upgraded shipping calculator and a selection of new canopies available to buy online (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 The Canopy Warehouse is an online store stocking a wide range of pop-up canopies, carports, and storage canopies. It has recently been announced that the company’s website has undergone an upgrade to offer better navigation to its users, as well as functioning more effectively when it comes to calculating shipping costs. With the new...

2014-05-01 16:23:09

ECE technology provides consistent size and moisture reduction for recycled asphalt shingles KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Creates Energy, LLC ("ECE"), a Missouri-based technology enabler, specializing in empowering partner companies with industrial technology solutions, was spotlighted earlier this year in a major transportation trade publication, Better Roads. The respected trade magazine featured ECE's patented technology for recycling asphalt shingles for...

2014-04-30 08:36:27

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Beloit based Apex Exteriors has taken the Owens Corning(TM) Roofing Preferred Contractor Shingle Recycling Pledge - announcing their commitment to recycle torn-off asphalt shingles. Their commitment to turn old roofs into new roads has resulted in over 1,250 Tons of recycled shingles. This effort would result in enough conserved oil for an average vehicle to drive over 1 million miles. Apex has been making strides in "going...

2014-04-22 12:33:04

Contractor and distributor video testimonials now on YouTube's IKO Roofing Channel KANKAKEE, IL, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO, a North American pioneer and global leader in the roofing materials business, received high marks for the quality of both its products and service levels at the International Roofing Expo (IRE), held recently in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marketing Director Carol Perkins says that several video testimonials recorded at IKO's trade show booth during the IRE have...


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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