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And now that roof is rotting, threatening the structural integrity of the building.
Integrating solar panels with the building, replacing the roof rather than adding on to it, is a critical next step.
The building had curved, roughly plastered concrete walls and a swelling roof that resembled a nun's wimple.
Some how it seems to me that turning building roof tops into solar farms would be better land use.
The hotter the roof, the more energy it takes to cool the building beneath it.
In the background is the incongruous yet constant beat of a percussion section on the building's roof.
But an ideal roof would salvage the fresh water runoff into a cistern for plumbing for the building and irrigation needs.
The proposed roof bubble detracts from the pure shape and statement of the building's original designers.
The owners escaped the fire by climbing the stairs to the roof and then over to the building next door.
One did a lot of damage and dumped a couple of school buses on the roof of a school building.
If your building needs a new roof, the average donor sees that as something that should come out of the existing operating budget.
High-albedo roof coatings can reduce building air-conditioning energy use.
If a large building is not available, get into an enclosed vehicle with a metal roof and sides.
Solar roof tiles can blend in with standard asphalt shingles.
That's not to imply that water reservoirs on what's often called the roof of the world aren't under stress.
They have a bed and can come back at night to a roof over their heads, which is normal for them.
The kitchen had a canvas roof, and the house had plank sides and flooring.
It is attached to the roof of the third ventricle near its junction with the mid-brain.
We sit in the family room, beneath a pitched roof and rafters.
Likewise, it may not be a winning scheme to entirely dodge a nation because prices there are through the roof.
To the rear, a lower-floor bedroom addition created the platform for the roof deck.
One side of it is tilted up at a crazy angle, the wood near its foundation splintered and torn, the roof sagging at the middle.
On the far end of the pit was another gallery space, a curvilinear concrete structure with a concave roof.
Roof size, strength and orientation are primary, practical considerations of a solar energy installation.
Or you can build a post-and-beam wooden frame that supports the roof and fill in the walls with straw bales.
Clearly, the proportion of economic activities that are carried out under the for-profit roof has gone up.
There is an opening on the roof, and it slips inside.
They collected rainwater in tanks on the roof, which they filtered for drinking.
They can put their solar panels on the roof of their houses and on the sides of their streets and highways.
As dawn broke, he noticed a faint light shining through a hole in the roof.
When the larva hatches, it performs some renovations, cutting a hole in the roof and enlarge the structure with their own poo.
It really doesn't take as long to do a roof mount as people think.
In some troughs, cotoneasters spill over the edges to the gravel-covered roof.
The couple wanted to take advantage of some roof space for the loft bedroom.
Recently, the roof had a large-scale leak that damaged my apartment.
Such systems could be more attractive than conventional solar panels and be incorporated more easily into irregular roof designs.
Windows were smashed, fires lit, fire extinguishers flung from the roof and the outnumbered police pelted with sticks.
Water gets up under the shingles and leaks into the rooms under the roof.
We share a long, flat town-house roof and a single facade with eight neighbors.
The researchers had covered it with a new roof, the only structure they had chosen to protect from the rain.
And what electricity your car does use can be supplied by solar panels on your roof rather than the utility company.
Littleneck clams come hidden under a thatched roof of shoestring fries-parsnip, not potato.
Redwood lattice battens and a shed roof create the rustic ranch-house look.
It has its drawbacks, mostly that housing prices are through the roof.
People are on the roof of the cab, and straddling the rail of the bed, and pressed into the bed itself.
Finally the sheet lightning rocking the harbour in long slow breaths while salvos of thunder cracked over the dancing roof-tops.
The chimney of the cabin stove rises a few feet above the roof.
The finished product was so alluring that he decided to move into the penthouse and to add a pavilion on the roof.
We follow a knot of workmen up the hill to rectangular pits shaded by a corrugated steel roof-the main excavation site.
The plants are to be rotated seasonally, and to be fed by rainwater collected from the roof.
Even the smell sticks my tongue to the roof of my mouth.
Miraculously, he survived the tsunami by clinging to the roof of his house as his town was swept away in a flash.
It is senseless to embark on promising new initiatives with a leaky roof.
Here, stabilizers from the plane's tail section forms a roof over the master suite.
Two boys on a high wall toss rocks onto the train roof.
Living under the same roof would not be an option without causing major resentments on all sides.
Driving off after leaving a drink on your car's roof is a messy bummer.
It was astonishing she should be without a roof over her head.
The result was a buildup of hydrogen under the metal clad roof of the penthouse above the reactor's concrete containment box.
The bus in bundles on the roof, no patient peasants waiting outside or stewing inside.
And one doesn't have to put it on a roof but can be put in the yard.
Plus, all the faux terra cotta roof tiles are also made from cut fondant.
Four hospitals in the city were seriously damaged by the storm, and the roof was torn off a nursing home, she said.
Its centerpiece is a futuristic, crescent-shaped steel roof that floats above the stadium seats.
In the dead unhappy night, and when the rain is on the roof.
It sent the show's jeopardy index through the roof, signaling that no one was safe.
In your book, you mention a time when you used the skin of an apple to create a red roof.
The cottage's angled metal roof is available with an integrated solar laminate to power the unit.
Six flames encircle the roof, each capable of throwing frighteningly loud, hot fireball bursts.
Hydrangeas, herbs, and citrus flourish under a solarium roof.
The campus got a donor to renovate a locale where the whole dept could be housed under one roof.
Beyond this was yet another truck farm, maybe twelve acres punctuated by a tin-roof shack.
The inferior surface is concave, and forms on either side of the middle line the roof of the lateral ventricle.
We don't know that they wouldn't go all the way and bring the roof down with them.
They are the lucky ones, the fortunate few who still have a roof over their heads.
Sniffing depends on highly coordinated motions of the back of the roof of the mouth, aka the soft palate.
At that point, the roof of the farmhouse had probably caved in.
The garden gnome that squatted between chaises on the roof deck was also her addition.
How much a green roof lowers energy costs depends on the type of roof and the climate in which it's installed.
Windows were smashed, fires lit, fire extinguishers flung from the roof and police pelted with sticks.
There's a hole in the roof and a bushel of ginger drying under an awning.
And the loans come before your roof, your food, and your heat.
Flat panels laid flat on the roof would collect more energy.
These include improving tax collection by unifying the different agencies under a single roof.
From there it is either taken up by plants, evaporates to the air, or slowly drains off the roof.
Throw a living roof on it and you've got an even better solution.
Before dinner grab a drink at the bar under a traditional clay-tiled roof.
But nearby, inside a shelter of waist-high walls and a corrugated tin roof, the mood is almost festive.
It was on its way to the airport, the roof stacked high with shrink-wrapped suitcases.
But this does not mean that the roof is not still in danger of falling in on his presidency.
Minimize impervious surfaces and use rain barrels to catch water running off the roof.
Every house had its roof blown off, its windows shot out, or its walls caved in.
When you paint a roof white, there's more happening than meets the eye.
It is generally recommended to add a little roof on top of the finished box to keep the nests dry.
The roof top solar programs are small and only offered by individual utilities, not nationally.
The cells were protected by a low metal roof but were open to the tropical air.
We plan on roof, siding and roof replacement and added insulation later, then solar panels.
From the roof, you can see parrots and parakeets swooping through the mist and the trees.
Original plans included a green roof, but it and a cafe had to be cut to keep costs down.
The fat clings to the roof of my mouth with the oleaginous insistence of dentist's wax.
Tin-roof sundaes, cinnamon cokes in paper fountain cups, lime phosphates.
If your roof is dark-colored, consider having it painted white to minimize heat absorption.
There are indeed things more important than all this fiddle, especially when the roof is burning.
These are the kind of things you can put on your roof.
He also altered the flat ceilings by adding a gentle pitch to the roof over the original beams.
Clear out any extra weight and avoid using roof racks unless it's necessary.
Walk past an odd, triangular house that is all roof.
The roof of the other bore supplies, including two large jerry cans containing water and diesel fuel.
It took forever for that waxy feeling on the roof of my mouth to go away.
They confirm through high-tech satellite surveillance that it's not hidden on the roof.
Five trailers painted pink, linked by a corrugated metal roof, are surrounded by a six-foot fence topped with barbed wire.
Roof maintenance, repair, and shading issues may also be mitigated due to the small size of the micro-cells.
The tops of tall liquidambars lopped off to make way for an expanded roof line.
It's not enough to have a roof over your head and a job.
From the center of the roof, which was partly open to the sky, hung a ceremonial blue scarf.
It is unforgivable to be rude to any one under your own roof or under the roof of a friend.
At one time, for a short period, two solar panels had been mounted on the roof.
They took turns standing on the cabin roof and directing moonlight through a tube and into the spectrometer.
The condo owners consulted with a structural engineer before placing the troughs on the roof.
Embers will roll down the roof and into the gutters where debris will ignite.
The ceramic screens rise higher than the roof by about ninety feet, forming a light, ephemeral crown.
Now look at this picture showing where the roof supports meet the roof.
At the top level is the chateau roof which obscures the rooms below and thus hides the cheese.
To ready the missile for firing, the bay's roof was retracted and the missile lifted into a vertical position.
The roof trusses are composed of splayed, interlocking boards.
Today was finally the day that our solar panels were installed on our roof.
Natural light hits the cement floors through opaque skylights in an insulated tin roof.
It's the carbohydrate that packs on the pounds and sends your cholesterol through the roof.
All they have to do is leave the solar panel on their roof through the day, and they have light at night.
Around its roof hung a gutter as wide as a human thigh.
The roof of the channel then descends, immobilising the worm completely.
One is preprofessional: preparing for a career that will put food on the table and a roof overhead.
How to get photovoltaics on your company's roof without putting them on the books.
Several hundred more people watch the service on television in an annex under a corrugated iron roof.
Swinging his truck door open, the driver obligingly steps onto the cab seat and reaches for the roof.
To eat the garlic, crush a clove lightly against the roof of your mouth.
My father and brothers watched the ash plumes from the roof of our garage.
Writer describes the giant neon sign affixed to the roof of the plant.
We all lurch and lose our balance-a truly horrifying experience when it happens on a roof.
Most office and apartment towers put the cooling units on the roof.
He does it by moving containerized tropicals under a corrugated plastic roof.
Parking lots are patrolled by security vehicles that proclaim their presence with roof-mounted flashing lights.
Its chief merit is that it gathers three hundred real homes, not simply three hundred families, under one roof.
The pool is invisible now, and the whole area covered by a transparent tented roof.
Working without piano or any other accompaniment, the singers took the roof off the church.
Such systems generally consist of a roof-mounted solar collector and a storage tank.
The rebuilding amounted to an ungainly corrugated-iron roof over unpainted walls in the middle of a slushy field.
Solar panels on the roof can cut a homeowner's use of conventional electricity in a sunny climate.
Such dithering is to confidence what termites are to wooden roof beams.
It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof.
Various articles of their wardrobe were peeked around the sides and corners, or under the roof.
There is also a disproportionately large inflatable snowman on the roof.
We are even planning to refinance the house and take the equity to install solar panels on the roof.
Apart from your roof, probably the biggest off-ground surface outside your house is the garden table.
Insulation reduces the exchange of heat through a surface such as a wall, attic, duct or roof.
Wooden shards and slate roof tiles are falling down from above.
One of the videos briefly showed a tin roof with an obvious dent and a large fragment as well as many smaller pieces.
She told me of a house which had its roof blown off and a signed check lying on a table below wasn't even blown off the table.
Either you will write the check, or the buyer will want to discount the price by some part of the replacement roof.
It is raised off the ground with a steep roof and long verandas.
It is a roof, and it welcomes us in hours when the cathedral oppresses or appalls.
So it is too with the calmer affections that have grown within the shelter of a roof.
The windows are vertically barred, and the prisoners take their exercise on the roof.
The ecological benefits of gardening on your roof.
The house has sloped roofs and no down spouts, and a big, wide driveway ready to funnel all that roof runoff right to the street.
At night, the only sounds came from the bells of roaming cattle and the branches scratching the roof.
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