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2014-09-29 23:03:59

With more than a decade of experience in providing vertical Green Walls, GSky adds new upgrades to its innovative space-saving plant cabinet product targeting homes and offices. Webinar on Oct. 1st expands on new line and answers questions about Smart Wall™ Cabinets. (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 GSky Plant Systems, Inc., a leading provider of vertical Green Wall Systems in North America, Europe, Middle East and Australia, is pleased to announce it has upgraded its line of popular Smart...

2014-08-21 23:02:01

For the First-Time Ever, Building Owners and Property Managers Can Remotely Monitor Commercial Roofs Thanks to New Technology from Roof Monitor™ Dallas, TX (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 National Roofing Partners (NRP) has announced intentions to enter into an Exclusive Strategic Partnership Agreement with Beldon Technologies /dba “Roof Monitor”. The Roof Monitor system will allow building owners and property managers to monitor a commercial roof remotely. Roof Monitor is a single-point...

2014-08-13 16:20:34

MADISON, Ind., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The increasing use of aluminum and other "exotic" materials in vehicle design has led to evolving repair procedures. Long gone are the days of pulling out every dent. But even as the use of sectioning and parts replacement grows, the foundation of a solid collision repair remains the trusty frame rack, backed by a reliable measuring system. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135905 Although high-strength steel and...

2014-08-05 23:12:27

Continuing with the Chandler's Roofing tradition of delivering high quality products and services to Southern California residents, the new chandlersroofing.com provides improved customer experience and content on any digital platform. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Chandler’s Roofing, the leading roofing and solar contractor in Southern California, announced the release of the new and improved chandlersroofing.com today. The new website provides a more engaging and...

2014-08-05 08:22:04

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, one of the world's largest non-OEM designers and manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial, military and regional jets, has opened a new storage facility at its headquarters in Wichita, Kansas. The tension fabric building was designed and constructed by Legacy Building Solutions. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140802/132787 Spirit's fabric structure measures 160 by 600 feet, providing ample...

2014-07-31 23:21:49

New technology results in safer, more accurate, and immediate roofing estimates for Nashville area homeowners. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Mr. Roof, the leading roofing and home improvement provider in Nashville and Davidson County, is proud to announce the addition of the RoofSnap technology to their expanded line of home roofing replacement services. The RoofSnap technology is exclusive to Mr. Roof, and allows roof inspectors to deliver better, more accurate estimates for the...

2014-07-30 12:32:14

DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Roofing Supply Group, LLC ("RSG"), a national leader in the wholesale distribution of roofing supplies and related materials, announced today that it has continued its expansion with the opening of two new locations in The Woodlands, Texas (North Houston Area) and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. These two new locations will strategically position RSG to better serve customers in both markets. The Woodlands branch will be led by District Manager Damien...

2014-07-28 23:11:24

Galvalock Panel passes ASTM E-330-02 Uniform Load test at TDI (Texas Dept. of Insurance) approved facility proving it will do what it was designed to do. Carrollton, TX (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Fas-Fit Trim Supply, LLC had their Galvalock™ panel wind and strength tested at the Construction Consulting Laboratory in Carrollton TX on July 10, 2014. The panel did an amazing job. There was a slight pucker at the fasteners after 178mph sustained force but no panel or roof deck movement. After...

2014-07-28 23:07:33

The University of Iowa has its first green roof growing on the new Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building. Iowa City, IA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 The Pappajohn Biomedical Discovery Building (PBDB) is the site of the very first green roof on the campus of the University of Iowa. In addition to providing many environmental benefits, the green roof will give building occupants a gorgeous view. It features five unique sedum mixtures with a variety of perennial plants including Black-eyed Susan,...

2014-07-28 23:05:21

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Residential Roofing Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/residential-roofing-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Residential roofing comprises of installing roofs, sidings and drainage systems for roofs. On the basis of end use, residential roofing can be segmented as reroofing and new...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'