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Category 3 storm Hurricane Nicole batters Bermuda | Inhabitat ...

Oct 13 2016 ... Category 3 storm Hurricane Nicole battered Bermuda ripping off roofs and leading to flooding. The storm ... For mechanical rooms where adequate ventilation and outside air-intake is important storm-resistant louvers are a good choice for maximizing air intake while blocking wind and driving rain. They're ...

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How to make a STORM GLASS to predict the weather! - YouTube

Nov 2 2014 ... Well it snowed today! +1 for Storm Glass forecast accuracy. The Storm Glass was first invented in the mid 1700's and soon made it's way into ships and harb...

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Hurricane Irma damage: Reports from Miami Keys South Florida ...

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Insurance claims pour in after hurricane and some policyholders ...

Oct 10 2016 ... Homeowners and auto insurers are dealing with thousands of claims in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. And some ... bt flood101116 1. Buy Now. File | Bill Tiernan | The Virginian-Pilot. Home on Little Bay Ave. in the Willoughby section of Norfolk Sunday Oct.9 2016 surrounded by flood waters.

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How Canadian startups are disrupting the auto industry - The Globe ...

Jul 30 2015 ... Want to monitor your teenage son's driving speed or track your mileage and gas for work? Jay Giraud has the tool for you. As CEO of Vancouver-based Mojio he produces a small Internet-connected device that plugs into your car's diagnostic port (usually just under the steering wheel). It beams your ...

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When a Hurricane Hits an Offshore Oil Platform - The Atlantic

Aug 25 2017 ... It has warm waters; it doesn't have ice or winter storms. All things considered if you insist on attaching spindly structures to the ocean floor to drill for a highly flammable substance the Gulf of Mexico is one of the less inhospitable places to do so. But then there is hurricane season when all that pent-up heat ...

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5 great reasons to build a geodesic dome home | Inhabitat - Green ...

Mar 17 2015 ... They're Disaster-Proof ... Time and time again dome homes have survived earthquakes tornadoes and hurricanes when all other homes were destroyed. Why? ... While it may seem odd at first to try and figure out how to design a round home the open floor plan allows you to insert or remove walls almost ...

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Net-zero Solar Farmhouse unveiled by Deltec provides all of its own ...

Jan 30 2017 ... We've been following Deltec as they've gained fame for their net-zero prefabricated homes and smartly structured hurricane-resistant round homes. .... Playing with scale the architect positioned a window on the floor of the master bedroom in order to enhance the brightness of the kitchen area below while ...

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Building Construction Concerns for Firefighters: Cross Laminated ...

Jul 15 2013 ... Greg Havel reviews the development of cross laminated timber its current and prospective uses in building construction and how it may impact firefighting ... fire resistance test (CAN/ULC S101 (Canada) ASTM E119 (USA) and ISO 834 in other countries) manufacturers propose that a five-layer CLT floor ...

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Round Homes Catching On But Are They Green? : TreeHugger

Aug 9 2010 ... I am not quite convinced about the argument that a circle is the most efficient way to enclose a floor area; it hard to furnish as most furniture is rectangular. But they are strong and Deltec of North Carolina claims that they are hurricane resistant: In 2005 many of our storm resistant homes were put to the ...

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Unifor ratifies contract at GM's Equinox plant in Canada; 86% of ...

Oct 16 2017 ... Union workers at a GM plant in Ingersoll Ont. have ratified a new contract ending a four-week strike that threatened to pinch sales of the Chevrolet Equinox. A total of 86 percent of members who cast ballots favored the four-year deal sending employees back to work at 7 p.m. ET Monday for early startup ...

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Two Years Later the Hailstorm that Battered Berks County Still has ...

Two Years Later the Hailstorm that Battered Berks County Still has an Impact. 'It just seemed like the whole world was coming apart. When I came out my Honda Civic was dimpled up like a golf ball.' by Ford Turner And Mike Urban Reading Eagle Pa. / May 24 2016. (Shutterstock). (TNS) - The John F. Kennedy ...

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Hurricane-Proof Construction Methods Can Save Buildings ...

Nov 9 2017 ... New hurricane-proof construction methods and flexible building materials have the potential to save buildings and the people who live in them. ... Specialty metal connectors for this task (like the sort made by Simpson Strong-Tie) can cost only few dollars each so they're cheap to add to new construction.

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Nov 20 2017 ... The Bank of Canada remains cautiously optimistic about inflation – on Wednesday Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins said she expected wages to rise as the ... The catalyst for the strong numbers were hurricanes Harvey and Irma which caused massive damage in the southern part of the US.

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