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2014-01-22 20:22:37

Dallas Roofing Construction, located in Dallas, TX announces the unveiling of their new responsive mobile website design. This new web design features the most cutting edge design elements aided in enhancing the viewing experience of its visitors. DALLAS, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas Roofing Construction, located in Dallas, TX announces the unveiling of their new responsive mobile website design. This new web design features the most cutting edge design elements aided in...

2014-01-10 12:26:07

CHICAGO, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln International ("Lincoln"), a leading global mid-market investment bank, is pleased to announce that Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW), a leading producer of light building products and heavy construction materials, has acquired an 80% equity interest in the business of Roof Tile, Inc., a leading manufacturer of concrete roof tiles and related accessories under the Entegra brand name ("Entegra Roof Tile" or the "Company"). In addition to...

2013-12-26 23:04:26

Jurin Roofing Services announces the addition of a new roofing installation technology for a fumeless, less disruptive roof installation along with greater wind resistance and less man labor hours. Quakertown, PA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 Jurin Roofing Services, Inc. has announced that they have added the V2T Technology Roofing System to their line of products they are licensed and approved to install. This new roofing technology allows for a fumeless roof installation with higher wind...

2013-12-18 23:04:20

Third Edition Garden Roof® Planning Guide Educates New and Veteran Industry Professionals on the Latest Technologies and Assemblies Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 American Hydrotech, Inc., a recognized leader in the development and distribution of premium waterproofing and roofing products, today released the third edition of the company’s Garden Roof® Planning Guide. This new, complimentary resource empowers both new and veteran architects, landscape architects,...

2013-12-12 23:25:24

Robert (Bobby) Driscoll, formerly of TR Driscoll, has joined LaFave’s as our new Western Roofing Division Manager. Landis, NC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Bobby comes to LaFave’s with more than 30 years of metal roofing experience and will oversee the metal roofing division in Western NC and surrounding states. Lafave's Construction and Metal Roofing is excited about having Bobby and his staff of certified installers on board with LaFave’s. "This addition will fit well into...

2013-12-10 23:00:19

‘Light Structures - Structures of Light’ is accessible for lay persons, architects and engineers alike Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Author, professor and structural engineer Horst Berger explains and illustrates the tensile structures he’s created throughout his prolific career in his book, “Light Structures - Structures of Light: The Art and Engineering of Tensile Architecture Illustrated by the Work of Horst Berger” (published by AuthorHouse). “Having...

2013-12-07 23:01:03

Transparency Market Research Report Add "Global Asphalt Market - Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database. Browse Full Report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/asphalt-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Asphalt is the refined residue from the distillation process of specific crude oils. It is primarily used in road construction as a glue or binder and is mixed with aggregate particles for creating...


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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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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