Loading...
*  List of commercially available roofing material
Sheet metal roof PVC roof Air-supported polyester roof, Michigan, USA Copper clad roof, MIT, United States Roof Domestic roof ... insulation Building envelope Grouted roof Sod roof Birch-bark roof Stone roofs such as on a clochán or trullo Mud roofs such as ... Copper roofs have a high initial cost but very long lifetime: tests on European copper roofs from the 18th Century showed that ... protects surface of the roof and increases the weight of the roof system to resist wind blow-off. Fabric polyester. PTFE, ( ...
*  Housing in Japan
Roofs of traditional houses in Japan are made of wood and clay, with tiles or thatched areas on top. For large gatherings, ... Extended roofs protect the rōka from getting wet when it rains, except during typhoon season where the house gets sealed ... Floor area ratio is the total floor area of the house (excluding the roof and basement) as compared to the area of land the ... Roofs coverings include asphalt and synthetics.[citation needed] The usual maximum allowed height of a wooden building in Japan ...
*  Roof
Round flat roof with overhang, Münster, Germany Graded roof with a spared spot used as a roof garden, Münster Butterfly roof in ... Pitched roofs, including gabled, hipped and skillion roofs, make up the greatest number of domestic roofs. Some roofs follow ... The lead roof of King's College Chapel, England. The glass roof of the Grand Palais, Paris. Conical roof of the Château de ... Roofs made of cut turf (modern ones known as green roofs, traditional ones as sod roofs) have good insulating properties and ...
*  Gene Roof
Since 2001, Roof has served as the Tigers minor league-wide outfield and base-running coordinator. All three of Roof's sons ... Shawn Roof is now manager of the Hillsboro Hops, a minor-league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. "Gene Roof Statistics". ... He is the brother of Phil Roof and cousin of Eddie Haas. His brothers Adrian, Paul, and David Roof played in the minor leagues ... Eugene Lawrence Roof (born January 13, 1958) is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder. He played during three seasons at ...
*  Roof lantern
A roof lantern is a daylighting architectural element. Architectural lanterns are atop a larger roof and provide natural light ... Post-Renaissance roof lanterns were made of timber and glass and were often prone to leaking. Initially wood-framed in the 18th ... The term 'roof top lantern' is used to describe the lighted decorative lanterns atop taxi cabs in Japan, designed to reflect ... Typically, roof lanterns are constructed using wood, UPVC or aluminium, or a combination of those materials. They serve as an ...
*  Blue roof
A blue roof is a roof design that is explicitly intended to store water, typically rainfall. Blue roofs that are used for ... Active blue roofs are sometimes referred to as automated roof runoff management systems. Recent work on blue roofs have ... The NYCDEP blue-roof projects are the first to utilize a novel passive blue roof tray design which relies on the lateral ... Some blue roofs utilize stored water for beneficial on-site purposes cooling of solar panels and irrigation of a green roof. ...
*  Flat roof
A flat roof is a roof which is almost level in contrast to the many types of sloped roofs. The slope of a roof is properly ... Inherently cool roofs, coated roofs and planted or green roofs can: Reduce building heat-gain, as a white or reflective roof ... A flat roof is the most cost-efficient roof shape as all room space can be used fully (below and above the roof). Having a ... Flat roofs can fail, for example; when subsequent work is carried out on the roof, when new through-roof service pipes/cables ...
*  Grouted roof
Bermudian roof, grouted roofs in Bermuda, used for rainwater collection. "Grouted Roofs". Stone Roofing Association (U.K.). ... A grouted roof is a form of slate roof. It has developed as a form of vernacular architecture associated with the West coast of ... A grouted roof is distinguished by having an overall coat of a cementitious render. A conventional slate roof consists of thin ... A feature of the Pembrokeshire style of roof are a number of prominent vertical ridges on the outside of the roof. These are ...
*  Barrel roof
A barrel roof is a curved roof that, especially from below, is curved like a cut-away barrel. They have some advantages over ... Barrel vaults are a particular form of barrel roof. Two examples of a barrel roof Billington, David P. (2006). Power, speed, ... ISBN 0-691-10292-9. "Glossary of Architectural Terms - Barrel roof". Archiseek. Archived from the original on 3 June 2010. ... dome roofs, especially being able to cover rectangular buildings., due to their uniform cross-section. ...
*  Ted Roof
Roof is married to Pam Ash-Roof of Fayetteville, Georgia, and the couple have twin boys, Terrence Davis and Michael Edwin. ... Roof was enshrined into Georgia Tech's Athletics Hall of Fame in 1998. Roof began his coaching career as a graduate assistant ... "Ted Roof Returning To Georgia Tech As Defensive Coordinator". ramblinwreck.com. Retrieved 2013-01-11. "ROOF JOINS WOLFPACK ... On January 6, 2009, Roof was hired as the defensive coordinator at Auburn University by first-year head coach Gene Chizik. Roof ...
*  Roof garden
A roof garden is a garden on the roof of a building. Besides the decorative benefit, roof plantings may provide food, ... A roof garden can be distinguished from a green roof, although the two terms are often used interchangeably. The term roof ... Building-integrated agriculture Composting toilet Cool roof Green roof Hanging Gardens of Babylon Kensington Roof Gardens List ... With a green roof, "the plants layer can shield off as much as 87% of solar radiation while a bare roof receives 100% direct ...
*  Metal roof
Metal roofing is also lightweight, and can be installed on top of an existing roof. A lightweight roof is very useful for large ... The disadvantages of metal roofs include the noise created from rain hitting the roof, and, in snowy areas, the tendency of ... copper roof shingles were installed atop the Lovamahapaya Temple in Sri Lanka. The Romans used copper as roof covering for the ... Originally, metal roofs were made of corrugated galvanized steel: a wrought iron-steel sheet was coated with zinc and then roll ...
*  Roof flap
The roof flaps' job is to disrupt that airflow and prevent lift. The decision to implement a safety device to keep cars on the ... A roof flap is an aerodynamic feature on race cars, mainly stock cars, which functions as an emergency spoiler to prevent the ... Trucks in the Camping World Truck Series only have the angled flap, due to the smaller roof area of the pickup truck type ... NASCAR mandates that cars in the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series have two roof flaps positioned near the rear of the vehicle, ...
*  Sod roof
A sod roof, or turf roof, is a traditional Scandinavian type of green roof covered with sod on top of several layers of birch ... The roof might just as well have been called a "birch bark roof", but its grassy outward appearance is the reason for its name ... The term 'sod roof' is somewhat misleading, as the active, water-tight element of the roof is birch bark. The main purpose of ... Tile roofs, which appeared much earlier in towns and on rural manors, gradually superseded sod roofs except in remote inland ...
*  Saddleback roof
A saddleback roof is usually on a tower, with a ridge and two sloping sides, producing a gable at each end. saddleback roof, ...
*  Phil Roof
Shawn Roof is now manager of the Hillsboro Hops, a minor-league affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks. "Phil Roof statistics". ... Roof spent most of his five seasons in Minnesota as the back up to Glenn Borgmann. He had his only career multi-home run game ... Roof finished the season with the Denver Bears, and was traded to the Los Angeles Angels with Ron Piché for a player to be ... Roof again appeared in a single game for the Braves in 1964, this time starting the game behind the plate and making two plate ...
*  Roof seamer
Roof Pitch: A roof's pitch is simply the angle of the roof. This will create resistance for the roof seamer to overcome. The ... Since roof seamers are dependent on the metal roof system being used, their development was secondary to the roof panel. A roof ... Traditionally, purchasing a roof seamer meant that it would work with one specific roof panel, manufactured by a specific roof ... Proper maintenance extends beyond the roof seamer, to the working surface on the roof. Before operating the roof seamer, ensure ...
*  Hip roof
A hip roof, hip-roof or hipped roof, is a type of roof where all sides slope downwards to the walls, usually with a fairly ... ISBN 1-879362-03-1. Hip Roof - Encyclopædia Britannica Hip Roof layout Roofs and roofing Hip roof geometry. Google SketchUp 3D ... A mansard roof is a variation on a hip roof, with two different roof angles, the lower one much steeper than the upper. A ... Hip roofs are thus much better suited for hurricane regions than gable roofs. Hip roofs have no large, flat, or slab-sided ends ...
*  Roof cleaning
... is the process of removing algae, mold, mildew, lichen and moss from roofs. Cleaning can extend the duration of a ... The addition of zinc strips near the roof's peak may reduce the regrowth of algae and moss. Roof cleaning devices may use high- ... Domestic roof construction Roofer Home improvement portal Brook, Alan J. (1968). "The Discoloration of Roofs in the United ... Algae and other types of build-up often form on the north and west parts of roofs that are shaded or receive less sun, and can ...
*  Tessellated roof
A modern tessellated roof for roofing public areas is a variation of a greenhouse or glass roof in different shapes and sized. ... The roof can be held aloft with columns, that may have branches to support and connect to the roof latticework, which stabilise ... Tessellated roof is a frame and a self-supporting structural system in architecture. A simple ridged roof may inside be a ... There are roofed boulevards with columns that can form a colonnade. Some tessellated roof shapes connect to the ground in place ...
*  Automobile roof
In later years, many variations on the automobile roof developed. These include: Convertible roofs Roof modules Hardtops ... An automobile roof or car top is the portion of an automobile that sits above the passenger compartment, protecting the vehicle ... Because the earliest automobiles were designed in an era of horse-drawn carriages, early automobile roofs used similar ... Sunroofs T-tops Targa tops Vinyl roofs Car glass Roof http://amazing-engineers.com/flying-cars-finally-becoming-reality/[ ...
*  Vinyl roof
A comparable two-piece roof covering was available on the AMC Pacer that emphasized the bump in the roof that accommodated the ... with two parallel seams running the length of the roof. Ford followed a few years later with a vinyl roof option on the 1962 ... Toyota adopted vinyl roofs for its Corona Mark II, Crown and Century sedans in the mid-1970s, and they could be found on Nissan ... Vinyl roofs were most popular in the American market, and they are considered one of the period hallmarks of 1970s Detroit cars ...
*  Roof module
A roof module is a complete top for a convertible. Such tops can be a softtop or a retractable hardtop which is produced by ...
*  Roof pitch
... roof pitch is a numerical measure of the steepness of a roof. Roofs may be functionally flat or "pitched". The pitch of a roof ... How to determine roof pitch Roof pitch calculator. ... a roof. Gable and other multi-pitched roofs allow for lower ... List of roof shapes Mono-pitched roof "Pitch" Sturgis, Russell. A dictionary of architecture and building: biographical, ... and combinations of pitches form distinctive roof shapes such as a gambrel roof. The basic ranges of pitch are not uniformly ...
*  Roof (disambiguation)
A roof is the cover at the top of a building. Roof may also refer to: Dylann Roof (born 1994), American suspected perpetrator ... and manager Ted Roof (born 1963), American football player and coach Roof (rock formation), a rock overhang that reach, or ... in a 2015 mass shooting Gene Roof (born 1958), American baseball outfielder and manager Phil Roof (born 1941), American ... nearly reach, the horizontal Roof (Chinese constellation), one of the 28 mansions of the Chinese constellations Roof (category ...