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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,

2014-04-04 23:37:40

DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Ceiling Tiles Industry” report to its store.

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

2014-04-01 23:00:54

Canopies Outlet now offers heavy-duty and multi-purpose shade canopy at competitive rates.

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

2014-03-13 23:26:27

Exterior Pro, Inc. today announced that they have joined the prestigious Duro-Last Roofing Century Club.

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

With hotter summers perhaps as big a threat as colder winters to the lives of humans and other species, scientists are studying ways of mitigating climate change in urban areas.

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

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,

2014-02-25 23:33:27

Terry Anderson, owner of TRA Snow and Sun, has been awarded a US Patent for a clamp-on bracket used in retaining snow or attaching solar panels on metal roofs. American


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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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.