Latest Roofs Stories

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...

2013-11-13 23:22:48

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: US Roofing Market. London (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 US demand to rise 3.5% annually through 2017 US demand for roofing is projected to rise 3.5 percent annually to 268 million squares in 2017. This is a rebound from the declines seen between 2007 and 2012 when demand fell as a result of a steep drop in building construction. Going forward, increases in building construction expenditures will spur gains for roofing. Roofing...

2013-10-31 23:32:59

Insulation Stop, the nation’s leading provider of radiant barriers and bubble foil insulation is pleased to offer InfraStop’s new under concrete insulation. This new product, unlike standard bubble foil insulation products, is uniquely designed to withstand the rigorous conditions of a concrete pour making it a cost effective option when choosing insulations. Latham, New York (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Insulation Stop has supplied radiant barrier and reflective foil insulation...

2013-10-26 23:04:21

Heavy rains can result in serious water damage to your home or office. A water restoration professional explains how to protect property when the weather turns threatening. Cleveland OH (PRWEB) October 26, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the United States, is offering tips to property owners on the prevention of flooding during heavy rain conditions. This sort of water damage can build slowly, and can be catastrophic if not...

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...

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 ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.