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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
Exterior Pro, Inc. today announced that they have joined the prestigious Duro-Last Roofing Century Club.
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.
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
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,
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
IRE Product Introductions Give Contractors Enhanced Roofing Solutions Designed to Protect and Sell LAS VEGAS, Feb.
Company Offering Attendees Deep Discounts on Selected Equipment during Event PHOENIX, Feb.
Atlas Roofing Corp.
Life in a warming world is going to require human ingenuity to adapt to the new realities of Earth.
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...
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...
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...
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.