The Best Of Both Worlds: Reconciling Land And Sea With Soft Engineering

Posted on: 13 March 2015
Seawalls have been built for centuries to protect seaside dwellers from the force and unpredictability of the sea. They can be highly effective in preventing land erosion and deterring floods when the sea level rises. Many countries around the world, including Japan and India, have found seawalls to be especially effective in minimizing the effects of natural disasters. However, many environmentalists worry that seawalls will eventually ruin coastal ecosystems and reduce seaside wetlands.
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Wet Pipe Versus Dry Pipe Fire Sprinkler Systems: Which Is Right For Your Needs?

Posted on: 2 March 2015
Sprinkler systems are proven lifesavers and can save a business large sums of money by preventing a fire from devastating facilities, equipment and inventory. However, before you install a fire sprinkler system in your business, it is helpful to understand the basic options available to you. While there are several configurations of fire sprinkler systems made by multiple manufacturers, most of the commonly-used systems can be divided into one of two categories: wet pipe and dry pipe systems.
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5 Additions To Make Your Bathroom A Better Place

Posted on: 18 February 2015
You spend a great deal of time in your bathroom getting cleaned up and ready for the day. Why not give your shower some new accessories to make it work and look better? Here are five additions you can add to your shower to make it a nicer and more convenient space. Frameless Enclosed Shower A brand new shower enclosure is going to be shiny and clean when it is installed.
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3 Reasons Why A Geothermal Heat Pump Is The Best Heating Choice For Your Home

Posted on: 9 February 2015
Are you tired of tinkering with an old gas furnace or sick of the high energy bills every winter when you turn on your electric heater? If your heater or furnace is old and inefficient, it may be time to trade it in for a new heating system. There are many different heating systems to choose from with varying levels of efficiency and ease of use. But the number one best choice for easy to use and energy efficient heating systems is a geothermal heat pump.
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