Various Benefits of LED Street Lights

More and more cities around the world are installing LED street lights due to the wide range of benefits they offer. The use of these lights is also seen in homes, offices and other public spaces as sustainable lighting is the need of the hour. Installing them have rendered in huge savings. Countries around the…

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Is Your Stucco Leaking?

The problems with synthetic stucco claddings are well documented. Lawsuits involving Internal Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) have been common knowledge among the home inspection community for years. Most home inspectors, however, are ignorant of the problems that are occurring in high priced sub-divisions with both coat plaster stucco and the newer one coat stuccos.…

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From BIM to Facility Management

BIM (Building Information Modeling) has become an essential tool in building architecture and construction. Creating a logical, structured model of all information related to a building project can help the project move seamlessly from one phase to the next. BIM helps keep building projects on schedule and on budget. It helps ensure regulatory compliance. It…

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Outdoor Canopy Swing Covers

Outdoor canopy swing covers are a valuable addition for your outdoor canopy swings. Outdoor canopy swings add comfort and elegance to your backyard. If the canopy swing is made of wood, it may require frequent polishing and termite treatment. In some cases, the swing cushions wear out quickly. In order to avoid these problems, the…

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Why Can’t We Live Together?

“Why Can’t We Live Together” was the title of the hit song by Timmy Thomas in 1972. The song’s title and lyrics ask a poignant question today, for schools, communities and even nations that continue to struggle with mistrust, misunderstanding and deep-seated hatred as well as resentment and envy. So, why can’t we live together?…

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Evaporative Cooler Bearings

Oil The Bearings Regularly Oiling and inspecting your Swamp Cooler or Evaporative Cooler bearings can save you major headaches and expense. On most of the commonly used Coolers, oiling the bearings is a very simple job. The majority of residential and small commercial models originally come with a bronze bearing. There are no moving parts…

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Exterior House Painting

Our home is usually our largest investment. Not only that, but it's our safety blanket, the place we look forward to coming to at the end of the day, our own personal sanctuary. They are a place of pride as much as they are a piece of property. Because of this, we want to keep…

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Mango Muscles

Well, I started lifting weights about 6 months ago and nothing. Monday: Three hours in the gym, go home look in the mirror, guys you know how you look in the mirror before you jump in the shower pose for two hours with the hot water running, hot steam making you sweat so you look…

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Taiwan – Living and Working

Taiwan is well known for its tourist friendly attitude, cultural attractions and scenic beauty. However, initially not many people in the west are aware of the many attractions of Taiwan. In the recent years, the influx of tourists has greatly increased, and as a result, the country is slowly gaining popularity for its varied cuisines,…

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