Latest Structural system Stories

Entrepreneur Finds New Uses For Shuttle Truss
2013-05-14 08:06:24

NASA A truss design devised to help workers process space shuttles continues to find new uses as a space shuttle engineer-turned-entrepreneur adapts it to everything from a solar-powered electric generator to a mobile cellphone tower. The structure, which is constantly being redesigned into smaller packages that unfold to larger sizes, is also envisioned for Mars or other space destinations where it could be deployed to connect modules for astronauts. Jim Fletcher, who worked for...

2013-05-13 23:31:26

Leading Southern California Roofing Contractor, Chandler´s Roofing, becomes one of only 127 contractors in the country to receive the prestigious Master Elite Triple Excellence Award from GAF, North America´s largest roofing manufacturer. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 12, 2013 Chandler´s Roofing, Southern California´s leading roofing contractor, announced today it received all three of the prestigious Master Elite Excellence Awards from GAF, North America´s largest...

2013-05-11 23:03:15

The roof is the first line of defense against the elements. A water restoration provider explains how to safeguard the roof from water damage. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) May 11, 2013 Restoration Local, one of the leading providers of water damage repair and restoration in the country, is offering tips to property owners for protecting their roof from damage by water. The roof is the first line of defense against the elements, and as such should be solidly reinforced to make sure that there are...

2013-04-16 23:04:52

Chandler´s Roofing, a top GAF Master Elite Contractor in Los Angeles and Orange County, CA, has been selected as the first GAF Solar Elite Contractor in Southern California, bringing together industry-leading solar services and roof warranty options to offer to their customers. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 16, 2013 Chandler´s Roofing, one of Southern California´s most prestigious roofing contractors, announced today the expansion of their solar business through a strategic...

2013-04-02 23:01:26

GSky Plant Systems, Inc revisits Community Health Center of Middletown after the receipt of the December 2012 CTASLA award for the construction of the Peace & Health building on historic Main Street in downtown Middletown, featuring four GSky Green Walls in the shape of a continuous DNA strand. Middletown, CT (PRWEB) April 02, 2013 Community Health Center, Inc. (CHC) built a world-class primary integrated healthcare system committed to caring for uninsured and underinsured populations...

2013-03-27 23:03:50

South East Associates is celebrating the unveiling of their brand new website launched earlier this month. Visitors now have access to a wealth of information covering the various products, brands and services offered by the commercial roofing experts. Cleveland, TN (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 There are a lot of options to consider when seeking the best materials and products to use for a first-rate commercial roofing solution. In an effort to provide commercial construction professionals with...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.