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2014-04-16 23:09:04

RoofPoint Excellence In Design awards distinguish best in design and installation of long lasting, energy efficient, and environmentally friendly roofing systems. Canton, MA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Sika Corporation roofing membranes were installed on five out of eight RoofPoint™ Excellence in Design Award winning buildings for 2013. RoofPoint is the voluntary, consensus-based green rating system developed industry-wide by The Center for Environmental Innovation in Roofing to recognize...

2014-04-15 08:32:34

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MidSouth Construction LLC, headquartered in Nashville, TN, has just launched their new website, roofingbymidsouth.com. The new site provides extensive product information to help customers understand MidSouth Construction's unique blend licensed insurance adjusters and knowledgeable general contractors. Consumers can find technical data, videos, and project galleries to provide an overview of MidSouth Construction's capabilities...

2014-04-04 23:37:40

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ceiling Tiles Industry” report to its store. It provides ceiling tile product and technology developments. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ceiling Tiles Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China ceiling tiles market. The report provides basic ceiling tiles information, including ceiling tiles definition, classification,...

2014-04-04 23:01:02

Following GAF’s 2014 Wealth Builder conference, which brings the top Master Elite contractors in the country together for a week of ceremonies, awards and training, Chandler’s Roofing of Los Angeles and Orange County returned with the prestigious GAF President’s Club Award and selection into the GAF Elite Advisor program. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 Chandler’s Roofing of San Pedro, CA is pleased to announce after 12 years of participation in GAF’s Master Elite...

2014-04-01 23:00:54

Canopies Outlet now offers heavy-duty and multi-purpose shade canopy at competitive rates. To make things more convenient for customers, they provide an illustrated step-by-step manual with each canopy. Ponderay, ID (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Canopies Outlet now offers heavy-duty and multi-purpose shade canopy at competitive rates. To make things more convenient for customers, they provide an illustrated step-by-step manual with each canopy. Their huge stock of canopies can easily bear the...

2014-03-19 08:31:35

IKO offers generous cash incentives to help professional roofing contractors with their bottom line KANKAKEE, IL, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - IKO - a North American pioneer and global leader in the roofing materials business has announced a rebate program based on sales of the company's Pro4 Roofing System. Marketing Director, Carol Perkins, says, "With the unusually severe weather conditions we've experienced across the United States this winter, it's reasonable to expect a high...

2014-03-13 23:26:27

Exterior Pro, Inc. today announced that they have joined the prestigious Duro-Last Roofing Century Club. The Scottsburg, Indiana roofing contractor was honored by Duro-Last for installing over 100,000 sq. ft of Duro-Last roofing membrane in 2013. Madison, IN (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Exterior Pro, Inc., who does work as a Sellersburg Indiana roofing contractor, announced today that they have been inducted into the Duro-Last Roofing Century Club after installing over 100,000 sq. ft. of...

Reducing Warming Caused By Urban Expansion
2014-03-12 13:16:04

Cheryl Dybas, National Science Foundation Punxsutawney Phil's Groundhog Day prediction may have called for six more weeks of winter, but the first day of spring is now around the corner. After a long season of snow and ice across the US and around the world, warmer weather will likely be greeted with open arms. In a hotter world, however, the bloom may quickly be off the rose. Cities: The new deserts? When we think about the most sizzling locations on the planet, we often...

2014-03-10 12:26:55

Voting now open at www.noroofleftbehind.com FORT WORTH, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Lon Smith Roofing announced four finalists have been selected in its 1(st) annual No Roof Left Behind (TM) community program: -- Betty Franklin of Fort Worth, nominated by Judy Holley-Meals on Wheels.Betty struggles monthly to make ends meet. Minor repairs to the roof have been made by friends or family because she does not have the money to have it...

2014-02-28 23:25:40

Winners of the annual Contractor Project of the Year competition were announced today by Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes. Canton, MA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Winners of the annual Contractor Project of the Year competition were announced today by Sika, the worldwide market leader in thermoplastic roofing and waterproofing membranes. A winner and two finalists were recognized for outstanding workmanship in four categories: Low Slope,...


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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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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