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A green roof, also called an eco-roof or garden roof, is a lightweight layered roofing system that allows maintenance-free plants to top a waterproofed substructure. Due to simpler technology, green roofs are not only becoming more common in residential areas, but commercial areas as well, accord...
08/21/2008
When bottles and windows are broken or windshields shattered, some of this glass is recycled, but a lot of it ends up in the landfill. Today, this glass is being used to create unique, durable, environmentally-conscious countertops, according to taunton.com. Althought countertops made of cement a...
08/15/2008
In the past, if you wanted automated-controlled lighting or the ability to raise, lower and turn on or off lights in your home, you would have to either upgrade all of the wiring in your homeĀ or use the existing power lines to send messages to specially equipped light fixtures and other "smart" d...
08/07/2008
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Finish grade is the surface elevation of the ground. In home inspections, it can be referred to as lot grading. The grade, or height, and slope of surface materials surrounding a structure are important because water from precipitation moves from areas of high elevations to low elevations on and ...
08/07/2008
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