Was Dubai?s Address Hotel Built to Burn? – Daily Beast


Daily Beast

Was Dubai?s Address Hotel Built to Burn?
Daily Beast
“These cladding panels contain a potentially dangerous mix of aluminum and polyurethane,” the website Gulf Business wrote last March, when another Dubai high-rise, the unfortunately named Torch tower, caught fire. “The flammable material is sandwiched …

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Dubai hotel fire: Inferno at 63-storey Address Downtown hotel near New Year’s … – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Dubai hotel fire: Inferno at 63-storey Address Downtown hotel near New Year’s
Telegraph.co.uk
And, according to The National, in March 2015, “flammable cladding materials, comprising plastic or polyurethane fillings – called a thermo-plastic core – sandwiched between aluminium panels, have been blamed for spreading fires at both the Al Baker …

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January Artist of the Month excels in several media – Terre Haute Tribune Star


Terre Haute Tribune Star

January Artist of the Month excels in several media
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Monty “Indiana” Jones is the featured River City Art Association Artist of the Month throughout January in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets. ”One of my earliest recollections was admiring the paintings on an old Remington

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January Artist of the Month excels in several mediums – Terre Haute Tribune Star


Terre Haute Tribune Star

January Artist of the Month excels in several mediums
Terre Haute Tribune Star
Monty “Indiana” Jones is the featured River City Art Association Artist of the Month throughout January in the Vigo County Public Library at Seventh and Poplar streets. ”One of my earliest recollections was admiring the paintings on an old Remington

My Top 10 Building Science and Energy Efficiency Ideas of 2015

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The year 2015 is almost finished. I’ve written 70 articles in the Energy Vanguard Blog and this one makes 49 here at GBAGreenBuildingAdvisor.com. I’ve been to a bunch of conferences and talked to a lot of people. A lot of thoughts about building science, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, and more have gone through my head. (Not to mention all the thoughts about skiing, Little Baby’s Ice Cream, and those things that I never let out of the confines of my skull!)

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Panasonic Develops a Stretchable Resin Film and Its Application Materials for … – SYS-CON Media (press release)

SYS-CON Media (press release)Panasonic Develops a Stretchable Resin Film and Its Application Materials for …SYS-CON Media (press release)Polyurethane and rubber materials need to overcome challenges associated with adhesion, heat resistance, and embr…

Internet shopping driving demand in protective packaging – Plastics Today


Plastics Today

Internet shopping driving demand in protective packaging
Plastics Today
“The burgeoning Internet-based grocery and meal-kit delivery market,” said analyst Katie Wieser, “will support gains for products made from environmentally sustainable insulating products, including jute and reusable vacuum insulated panels, as firms

13 Ways to Improve Exterior Design and Color for Your Home Garage Door – RealtyBizNews


RealtyBizNews

13 Ways to Improve Exterior Design and Color for Your Home Garage Door
RealtyBizNews
Today, garage doors are designed to coordinate or match the entire aesthetics of the house. Some might find it silly asking, “Why do you have to? It’s just a garage door.” Well, unless your garage is hidden on the back of your house it is safe to say

TRUE Double Induction Cooktop Review Best Portable 2-Hob Cooktop – Gran Fondo Online

TRUE Double Induction Cooktop Review Best Portable 2-Hob CooktopGran Fondo OnlineColeman Classic 2-Burner Propane Camp Stove Meanwhile, the PerfectFlow pressure control technology keeps the heat steady, even in extreme conditions. WindBlock panels help…

TRUE Double Induction Cooktop Review Best Portable 2-Hob Cooktop – Gran Fondo Online

TRUE Double Induction Cooktop Review Best Portable 2-Hob CooktopGran Fondo OnlineColeman Classic 2-Burner Propane Camp Stove Meanwhile, the PerfectFlow pressure control technology keeps the heat steady, even in extreme conditions. WindBlock panels help…