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2014-01-29 23:33:39

Insulation Stop, the nation’s leading provider of radiant barriers and reflective bubble foil insulation is pleased to announce the federal registration of the company’s InfraStop® line

2014-01-23 16:26:56

Cambridge HD Sedona shingles has the competition covered in latest 'on the job' study KANKAKEE, IL, Jan.

2014-01-22 20:22:37

Dallas Roofing Construction, located in Dallas, TX announces the unveiling of their new responsive mobile website design.

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.

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)

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

2013-12-10 23:00:19

‘Light Structures - Structures of Light’ is accessible for lay persons, architects and engineers alike Sleepy Hollow, N.Y.


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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Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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