Casa de Ladrillo / Paulo Ambrosoni

Posted On Jun 17 2021 by

first_img Projects Architects: Paulo Ambrosoni Area Area of this architecture project Photographs Casa de Ladrillo / Paulo AmbrosoniSave this projectSaveCasa de Ladrillo / Paulo Ambrosoni “COPY” ArchDaily Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/802835/casa-de-ladrillo-paulo-ambrosoni Clipboard Casa de Ladrillo / Paulo Ambrosoni Photographs:  Paulo Ambrosoni Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Area:  255 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project center_img CopyHouses•Salto, Uruguay 2013 ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/802835/casa-de-ladrillo-paulo-ambrosoni Clipboard “COPY” Houses Save this picture!© Paulo Ambrosoni+ 16 Share Manufacturers: Alfredo Finozzi, Ladrillera Mainardi, Montajes y Metalúrgica de SaltoConstruction Management:Lucía PreveStructure:José BurrenStructural Advice:Enrique PeiranoConstruction:López, Freitas, Araujo ConstruccionesCity:SaltoCountry:UruguayMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Paulo AmbrosoniRecommended ProductsWindowsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Casement Windows – Rabel 8400 Slim Super Thermal PlusWindowsVitrocsaMinimalist Window – SlidingWindowsOTTOSTUMM | MOGSWindow Systems – BronzoFinestra B40Enclosures / Double Skin FacadesIsland Exterior FabricatorsCurtain Wall Facade SystemsText description provided by the architects. The project is an urban housing for a family with three girls in Salto, a city located on the eastern bank of the Uruguay River.The construction of 255 square meters on two levels is located on the obligatory frontal limit of 3 meters from the street, leaving free the largest patio area for the North sun.The land where the housing is implanted has a public pedestrian passage to the west, on this side the land narrows with a curve in the middle of its depth. This singularity is solved by the garage and a storage room, thus regularizing the patio.Save this picture!© Paulo AmbrosoniThe Constructive SystemThe project is defined from the choice of the construction system.The city of Salto has an interesting history of works of architecture in brick seen of great quality. Since the 1970s, Eladio Dieste’s buildings, among others, have masterfully used the structural and formal qualities of brick.Save this picture!Scheme StructureThe provision of specialized workmanship and first quality raw material allowed using the constructive system of load bearing wall of exposed brick and concrete slabs in an effective way.Save this picture!© Paulo AmbrosoniFormal StructureThe brick walls in English rig are arranged orthogonally and without voids. In the open spaces are located the openings from floor to ceiling.The four bedrooms with dressing rooms upstairs are used to modulate the structure. In ground floor the living room, dining room and kitchen are articulated in a free light of 5.70 meters.Save this picture!Lower FloorSave this picture!Upper FloorThe shape responds to the constructive system with continuous walls. The textures of the external partitions are achieved with protruding bricks and open joints to ventilate the chambers of ventilated facades.Save this picture!© Paulo AmbrosoniBioclimatic ConsiderationsThe climate in the city of Salto is very humid all year round, with very high temperatures in summer and low in winter.The mass of the brick walls provides insulation and thermal inertia to regulate the great variations of temperature during the year.Save this picture!© Paulo AmbrosoniThe house is closed to the south and to the street, opens to the north and the patio where eaves are used to protect against the strong summer sun and allow the entrance of solar radiation in winter.Save this picture!Longitudinal SectionIt also regulates humidity and heat through cross ventilation in all spaces, using banners on the doors and making in summer the fresh air of the south façade in shade runs through the house.Save this picture!© Paulo AmbrosoniProject gallerySee allShow lessThese Intricate Illustrations Portray the Details of Fantastical CitiesArchitecture NewsNew York Plans $10 Billion Renovation of JFK AirportArchitecture News Share Uruguay CopyAbout this officePaulo AmbrosoniOfficeFollowProductsConcreteBrick#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesSaltoUruguayPublished on January 06, 2017Cite: “Casa de Ladrillo / Paulo Ambrosoni” 06 Jan 2017. 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HOMB | Taft House / Skylab Architecture

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first_img “COPY” CopyAbout this officeSkylab ArchitectureOfficeFollowProductWood#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPortlandUnited StatesPublished on December 14, 2017Cite: “HOMB | Taft House / Skylab Architecture” 14 Dec 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogShowerhansgroheShowers – Croma SelectGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ GradationPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Zenith® SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsCocowebLighting – Blackspot LED Barn LightUrban ApplicationsIsland Exterior FabricatorsPublic Safety Answering Center II Envelope SystemCeilingsSculptformTimber Batten Ceiling in All Souls ChapelHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH 5 + PH 5 MiniGlazedGrespaniaWall Tiles – Porto PetroThermalSchöckInsulation – Isokorb® Concrete to SteelCeramicsTerrealTerracotta Baguettes in Vork CenterCompositesLamitechPlastic facades PanelexCarpetsHalcyon LakeCarpet – Nobsa GreyMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream HOMB | Taft House / Skylab Architecture Manufacturers: AXOR, Hansgrohe, Caesarstone, Daltile, Duravit, Bamboo Hardwoods, Escenium HAUS, Flor Year:  HOMB | Taft House / Skylab ArchitectureSave this projectSaveHOMB | Taft House / Skylab Architecture Projects ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/885346/homb-taft-house-skylab-architecture Clipboard ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/885346/homb-taft-house-skylab-architecture Clipboard ArchDaily Contractor: Photographs Architects: Skylab Architecture Area Area of this architecture project United Statescenter_img 2013 Houses Area:  3930 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project Structural Engineer: CopyHouses•Portland, United States Photographs:  skylab Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project “COPY” Schutte Consulting Engineers Inc. Products used in this ProjectFaucetsAXORBathroom Collection – AXOR CitterioArchitect In Charge:Jeff KovelCity:PortlandCountry:United StatesMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© skylabText description provided by the architects. Skylab Architecture and Method Homes partnered on developing a modular and prefab building system named HOMB. The system uses 100 square foot triangle modules designed to be site adaptable which fasten together to create endless form possibilities. Modules are stacked and assembled to meet the height and square footage requirements for each unique project.Save this picture!Main LevelComposed of 28 triangle modules for the Taft Housewas erected and assembled in one day. While the subgrade basement was built on site, the modules were being built offsite. The two modular levels were delivered in 6 units and consists of 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and an accessory dwelling unit for a total of 3,930 square feet.Save this picture!© skylabHOMB has a super-insulated building skin which is estimated to save 40% energy over code, utilizing warm floors connected to a solar powered efficient mechanical system and water conservation features. This prefab design minimizes waste and recycling at the factory by creating an efficient assembly line and sources sustainable materials using low-voc processes.Save this picture!© skylabThis building module process can range in scale from a single family residence up to a 50,000 square foot commercial building, the use of modularity simplifies the design process, streamlines the construction phase and future needs of any additions or re-configurations. Save this picture!© skylabProject gallerySee allShow lessCape Square / BOOM Landscape + CITYFÖRSTERSelected ProjectsMonochrome and Polychrome Collide for Art Basel Miami BeachArchitecture News Share Products translation missing: en-US.post.svg.material_description Method Homes Save this picture!© skylab+ 19 Sharelast_img read more


Golf House / Adolfo Bavio Arquitectos

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first_imgArchDaily Photographs:  Tejo Ediciones Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Adolfo Bavio CopyHouses•Pilar, Argentina “COPY” Golf House / Adolfo Bavio ArquitectosSave this projectSaveGolf House / Adolfo Bavio Arquitectos Save this picture!© Tejo Ediciones+ 31Curated by Clara Ott Share ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/936979/golf-house-adolfo-bavio-arquitectos Clipboard Lead Architect: “COPY” Photographs CopyAbout this officeAdolfo Bavio ArquitectosOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesPilarOn FacebookArgentinaPublished on May 02, 2020Cite: “Golf House / Adolfo Bavio Arquitectos” [Casa al Golf / Adolfo Bavio Arquitectos] 02 May 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogBathroom AccessorieshansgroheBath & Shower ThermostatsGlass3MGlass Finish – FASARA™ NaturalPartitionsSkyfoldVertically Folding Operable Walls – Mirage®WindowsVitrocsaSliding Window – Mosquito NetSinksBradley Corporation USASinks – Verge LVG-SeriesMetal PanelsTrimoQbiss One in Equinix Data CentreSignage / Display SystemsGoppionDisplay Case – Q-ClassMetal PanelsLongboard®Aluminum Battens – Link & Lock – 4″Sports ApplicationsPunto DesignPunto Fit in Ekaterinburg Public SpaceWoodBlumer LehmannFree Form Structures for Wood ProjectsKnobsKarcher DesignDoor Knob K390 (50)TablesVitsœ621 Side TableMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my stream Area:  302 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Projects Argentina Architects: Adolfo Bavio Arquitectos Area Area of this architecture project Houses ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/936979/golf-house-adolfo-bavio-arquitectos Clipboard 2020 Year:  Golf House / Adolfo Bavio Arquitectos Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Acor, Adobe, Casa Gongora, Centonara piedras, Climatizacion Gulone Daikin, FV, Herreria antigua Laeuropea, Perfiles y Servicios, Pisos y Revestimientos, Sanitarios Roca Design Team:Victoria PepeLandscape And Interiors:Victoria PepeStructural Consultant:Hernan Rivero Cazzasa3 D Rendering:Julian Millet City:PilarCountry:ArgentinaMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Tejo EdicionesRecommended ProductsWoodStructureCraftEngineering – Architectural & FreeformWoodAccoyaAccoya® CanalsDoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsText description provided by the architects. It is located in a neighborhood in Pilar, in the Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina and located on land with a slight unevenness and with excellent open views of the Golf course at the bottom of the 50 meter lot. long, and with a north orientation that allows you to have sun most of the day in the terraced gardens, it was decided to locate the social part of the house elevated at 3 meters to allow you to have the best views and be able to use the terraced unevenness as extensions in medium height . The bedrooms located on the ground floor have direct exits to the zero level gardens and with lateral access through the lower living room.Save this picture!© Tejo EdicionesSave this picture!Ground floor planSave this picture!© Tejo EdicionesThe morphology adopted from a high volume of exposed concrete treated as a permeable space to connect the front and the quiet part of the building and unify it with the semi-covered space that, through a cantilevered overhang, allows shading the elevated functions. The upper floor form is visually directed towards the golf course allowing the sun to shine from the east.Save this picture!© Tejo EdicionesSave this picture!SectionSave this picture!© Tejo EdicionesWe opted for noble materials such as concrete in the upper volume and stone in the lower basement that, combined with each other, clearly determine the spaces and their functions. Different terraced levels were projected to generate different use situations; one more private in relation to the bedrooms, another in the area near the pool and another transition area where there is a stove and outside meeting area.Save this picture!© Tejo EdicionesProject gallerySee allShow lessTeotitlán del Valle Cultural Center / PRODUCTORASelected ProjectsBlue House / PuertoyMartín – Arquitectura e InteriorismoSelected Projects Sharelast_img read more


46 Dwellings in the Former Fabra & Coats Factory / Roldán + Be…

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first_img Lead Architects: Projects Architects: Roldán + Berengué Area Area of this architecture project Year:  46 Dwellings in the Former Fabra & Coats Factory / Roldán + Berengué Collaborators:Vicenç Sanz, Zana Bosnic, David Espuña, Miquel CanyellasCity:BarcelonaCountry:SpainMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Jordi SurrocaRecommended ProductsPartitionsC.R. Laurence487 Series Interior Office PartitionGlassLibartLeanTo Retractable StructuresWoodEGGERLaminatesWoodAccoyaAccoya® Cladding, Siding & FacadesText description provided by the architects. The transformation project of the warehouse building of the old industrial complex of Fabra & Coats in Barcelona is included in the process of reconversion of this textile complex of the XIX and XX centuries to incorporate it to the “BCN creation factories” network. The project will bring to the Sant Andreu district more than 28,000 m2 of facilities and, as a first time in an industrial heritage transformation, social housing is included. The project includes 46 housing units of two bedrooms: 41 units for young people and 5 units as a temporal residence for artists in relation with the complex. The building was built in 1905 and destined for storage. It is 100 meters long, 15 meters deep, and 11 meters high and it is divided by one mid floor. The structure, façade and roof are the unit built in a brick, Arabic tile and interior steel structure, repeated 24 times (modules) every 3,4m. At the roof level there are 24 laminated steel trusses. Save this picture!© Jordi SurrocaSave this picture!AxoSave this picture!© Jordi SurrocaThis industrial constructive logic, where the building can be summarized as a repetition of a single transversal section, is transformed once you are in the interior, because the vision of the whole length of the building is stronger than the repetition of the module. The intervention in the building activates all the elements of the original building creating the new program, and reuses its physical, spatial and historical qualities to make the new construction more efficient and to reinforce the character of the original building.Save this picture!© Jordi SurrocaSave this picture!PlansSave this picture!© Jordi SurrocaThe original building is 100m long, where the first decision was to bring the value of its maximum dimension, which is the length. We access through the center creating an interior square where the promenade of the interior stairs begins in diagonal double ascending. The original building is communicated physically and visually from the ground level until the roof structure. This vestibule also connects the building to Parellada Street and the Fabra & Coats complex square. This new communal space is the new structural contribution to the original building. Save this picture!© Jordi SurrocaThe new construction is by assemblage, it is a dry construction with just few materials, as in the original industrial building. Wood is used in all its forms: solid, agglomerated, cross laminated… Materials are joined as if it was a textile. To sew and un-sew, the new construction by its character and assemblage, can be assembled and disassembled, so it is “reversible”. The building, in the future, as a heritage element, can return to its original form of 1905, and the material used in its construction can be recycled. Save this picture!PlanStructural reuse of the two inner floors of the building, using them without any reinforcement (load capacity of 1,100kg/m2) to support on both floors the two new levels of housing. We convert two floors into four, to reach this we use a wooden structure, because it is 5 times lighter than a steel structure. The wooden frame structure is a translation of the old steel structures used as shelves for the storage of the threads.Save this picture!© Jordi SurrocaFaçade and roof of the building as a thermic buffer for the housing units. The new housing units are placed separated from the façade and the original roof of the building, with a new wooden façade. The in-between space is created to circulate the air; therefore, the housing units do not require the air conditioning the most part of the year. Save this picture!© Jordi SurrocaThe 45cm brick wall and the ceramic tile roof of the original building provide its thermal and shading properties to the new interior building, while maintaining its presence as an interior façade of the communal spaces. In this in-between space are the inner streets to access to the houses, identifying the old path of the thread packages through the crane bridge and the conveyor belts.Save this picture!© Jordi SurrocaProject gallerySee allShow lessFoeliestraat 2-4 Apartments / Ronald Janssen ArchitectenSelected ProjectsInstalación Activación Vertical / Taller Architects + Colab-19 + SCASelected ProjectsProject locationAddress:Barcelona, SpainLocation to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Share 2019 46 Dwellings in the Former Fabra & Coats Factory / Roldán + BerenguéSave this projectSave46 Dwellings in the Former Fabra & Coats Factory / Roldán + Berengué CopyApartments, Renovation•Barcelona, Spain Manufacturers: Argenta Ceramica, Clever, Cortizo, ESCOFET, Firestone Building Products, Ikea, Isover, MARAZZI, Mermet, Onduline, Saunier Duval, Scrigno, Soler & Palau, Swiss Krono AG, Thermochip, Würth, A-OK Tubular Motors, Azero Group, BTV, Belluch, +27Bodelec, COES Company, Cata, Cerámicas Pierola, Cerámicas Vilar Álbaro, Ceys, Confortpan, DANOSA, Duravit, Estructures Integrales de Fusta, Ezcurra, Fermax, Impactodan, Nevalux, Orona Pecres, Panasonic, Polytherm Laserflex, Postformats del Vallés, Puertas Roper SL, Roca, Senor, Soltec, Steelguard, TUYPER, Tabiabsorber, Teula, Texxam-27 Save this picture!© Jordi Surroca+ 43Curated by Clara Ott Share Area:  5391 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project Apartments Spain Photographs:  Jordi Surroca Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Photographs “COPY” José Miguel Roldán , Mercè Berengué, Roldán + Berengué, arqts. “COPY” CopyAbout this officeRoldán + BerenguéOfficeFollow#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousingApartmentsRefurbishmentRenovationBarcelonaOn FacebookSpainPublished on November 02, 2020Cite: “46 Dwellings in the Former Fabra & Coats Factory / Roldán + Berengué” [46 Viviendas en antigua fábrica Fabra & Coats / Roldán + Berengué] 02 Nov 2020. 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Another USDA January Surprise Bumps Corn Market

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first_img SHARE SHARE Facebook Twitter January USDA surpriseLower U.S. corn yield and higher world wheat stocks provided surprises from USDA in their January reports Friday. So the corn market bears got it wrong, but the trade also knew there is a recent history of January surprises from USDA.“We didn’t prepare for this surprise and this is almost 5 out of the last 5 years January has had a big reaction to it,” said Bob Utterback with Utterback Marketing Services. “The expectation going in was that we were going to see corn carryover increase because of increased yields. In fact the corn yield was actually reduced and that was just below 159 and everybody was expecting it to go to 162, up a bushel and a half. We lost what everybody thought we were going to gain.”Trade estimates had US ending stocks averaging 1.855 billion bushels but the USDA actual figure is 1.631. World ending stocks were estimated at 163.08 million metric tons and USDA’s actual figure is 160.2. Average yield estimates were calling for 161.17 bushels per acre, with USDA putting the figure at 158.80.On the flip side of the corn market was a very bearish reaction for wheat, and Utterback says that’s a concern right now for corn producers.“The technical nature of the wheat market now is becoming extremely negative and if wheat cannot stabilize within the next 2 or 3 days, this wheat bearishness is going to drift over into corn. Now wheat will be competitive like adding to corn supplies. So the loss in corn is being neutralized by the gain in wheat, which long term tells us the only way we can really take off in the corn market to the levels we want is the weather. But it’s not as bad as it was before the actual report.”USDA put the actual figure for U.S. wheat ending stocks for 2013/14 at 608 million bushels, above the trade estimates of 563. World ending stocks were estimated at 182.68 million metric tons and the actual USDA figure was higher by almost 3 million metric tons, at 185.40.For soybeans the average trade idea for U.S. 2013/14 ending stocks was 153 million bushels but USDA put the actual figure at 150 million bushels. Estimates for yield were averaging 43.26 bushels per acre and USDA came close with its 43.3. World ending stocks estimates were 71.46 million metric tons but the actual figure was pegged at 72.33.More numbers and analysis are in the Arlan Suderman daily comments from Friday. Facebook Twitter By Andy Eubank – Jan 12, 2014 Home Indiana Agriculture News Another USDA January Surprise Bumps Corn Market Another USDA January Surprise Bumps Corn Market Previous articleDesperation Breeds Silliness by ActivistsNext articleStallman Has Harsh Words For Congress Andy Eubanklast_img read more


Senator hopeful of Gaeltacht funding for airport road

Posted On May 27 2021 by

first_img By News Highland – May 7, 2010 Twitter Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Senator hopeful of Gaeltacht funding for airport road Pinterest Gaeltacht Minister Pat Carey says he will inspect the R259 Airport Road in West Donegal to see if his department can provide some funding to upgrade it.Mr Carey made the commitment in the Seanad after the need for improvements was raised on the adjournment last evening by Senator Brian O’Domhnaill.Speaking after their exchange, Senator O’Domhnaill said Minister Carey did show a genuine interest, and he’s hopeful it will pay dividends NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Newsx Advertscenter_img Google+ Twitter Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Google+ Previous articleLetterkenny Gateway 2010 launchedNext articleDonegal Aiport re-opens after latest restrictions News Highland last_img read more


Extension offers winter weather tips

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first_imgSkip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day You Might Like Troy man killed in wreck A two-vehicle wreck in Midland claimed the life of a Troy man Wednesday morning. Sean Claude Miller, 24, was killed… read more Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 3:00 am Thursday, January 8, 2015 Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) Although some of this information will be a little late for the cold weather that is on Pike County’s doorsteps, it will serve as a reminder for those who are in the processing of getting readyGrant Lyons, Pike County Extension coordinator, said the cold snap probably will not be the last one Pike County will experience this winter so, those who are not prepared should take the time and make the effort to get prepared.“Do it now before the temperature settles into winter averages,” Lyons said. “Most importantly, make sure your home is properly insulated. Not only will your home be warmer and, therefore, more comfortable, your heating costs will be reduced.” Extension offers winter weather tips By Jaine Treadwell By Blood Sugar Blaster “When you water pipes freeze and break, it can cost a fortune to fix them,” she said. “When the outside temperature reaches 20 or below, pipes are at risk for breaking.”The most vulnerable pipes are outdoor hose bibs, swimming pool supply lines, water sprinkler lines, water pipes in basements, crawl spaces, attics, and garages, and water pipes that run against the exterior wall.“The best way to protect your pipes is to remove and drain outdoor hoses and store them indoor,” White said. “Close inside valves supplying outdoor hose bibs if possible. Cover hose bibs with insulated covers. Check around the home for water supply lines: basement, crawl space, attic, garage and under kitchen and bathroom cabinets.”Hot water lines can freeze if the water is not running through the pipe and the water temperature in the pipe is cold. White said to insulate all exposed outdoor and attic pipes with weather-resistant material. Insulating-foam tubing designed for pipes is easy to install and inexpensive. Make sure all surfaces of the pipe are covered. Other suggestions from Alabama Extension include caulking and weather-stripping doors and windows to keep cold air out and heat in.Virginia Morgan White, Alabama Extension professional, said about one-third of the air leaks in a home occur through gaps in ceilings, walls and floors.The protection of pipes is extremely important when temperatures hit below the freezing mark, White said. Lyons said hot water lines can freeze if the water is not running through the pipe and the water temperature in the pipe is cold. Insulate all exposed outdoor and attic pipes with weather-resistant material. Insulating-foam tubing is easy to install and inexpensive. Make sure all surfaces of the pipe are covered.“Maintenance of the heating and fireplace systems are important,” Lyons said. “Heating systems should be serviced by a reputable heating specialist each year. Chimneys and wood stoves should be inspected annually for creosote buildup. Creosote is flammable and should be professionally removed.”Lyons said because fireplaces and heating system have fire-causing potential, fire extinguishers should be in good working order and replaced if necessary. Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms should be tested and maintained. Space heaters should be at least three feet away from blankets, clothing, curtains, furniture and anything that could catch fire.”“These safety tips can help keep you warm and safe during the winter months,” Lyons said. “We encourage everyone to make safety your first concern when heating your home this winter.”For more information about cost-saving and safe ways to winterize your home, call the Pike County Extension Office at 334-566-0985. Book Nook to reopen Email the author Sponsored Content Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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Swap, banquet cap off Farm-City Week activities

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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Book Nook to reopen The annual Farm City Job Swap is one of the most popular events for the award-winning Pike County Chamber of Commerce Farm City Committee. Each year, the Farm-City Committee invites a member of farming community and a member of the urban community to swap jobs for a day.The purpose of the Farm City Job Swap is to bring greater awareness to and appreciation  for each other’s job, said Dana Sanders, Pike County Chamber of Commerce president. His duties include staying current on existing and proposed legislation, meeting with local, state and federal government officials and lobbyists, and updating university management on relevant laws and regulations. Paramore is a member of the Troy City Council and Johnson is a member of the Pike County Commission. Their memberships on governmental bodies, one urban and the other rural, provided the job swappers with an opportunity to discuss issues of local and common interests.Later, Paramore donned his work boots and joined Johnson in a Paul Bunyan kind of world. Johnson explained the purpose and importance of planned cutting programs and managing timber sales. He discussed the machinery that is necessary to move the timber from the farm to the lumber mill. Safety is job-one in the forest just as it is in all other workplaces,  On behalf of the Pike County Farm City committee, Sanders thanked Paramore and Johnson for agreeing to swap jobs for a day and for their outstanding leadership in their chosen professions.The Farm City Committee would like to thank Marcus Paramore and Russell Johnson for graciously agreeing to give of their time to participate in this year’s Job Swap, Sanders said.Sanders also took the opportunity to encourage all Pike Countians to learn more about the relationship between the rural and urban committees by tuning in to the 2020 Pike County Virtual Farm City Awards event on Troy Cable’s YouTube.Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Pike County Farm City Awards Banquet had to be canceled. However, the Farm-City Awards were presented virtually.The 2020 Farm City Award winners are: Charles Long, beef; Chase Flowers, Fixed Wing Farm, poultry; Thompson Timber Farm, timber; Justin Garrett, row crops; Kevin Ward, conservation; Brock Davis, Young Farmer; Addison Garrott, female youth; Slade Outlaw, male youth; Service to Agriculture, with the family of the late Tammy Powell accepting, and Pike County Cooperative, business award.Sanders said the there’s a flip side to everything. Even though the Farm City Committee was unable to host the annual awards banquet, the committee members had opportunities to visit the award winners on their farms or business site and meet their families. So, the virtual awards program was a positive.Sanders expressed appreciation to the Farm City Committee, Abby Peters, county extension coordinator, and the many others who made this year Farm City Week a success. Farm City Week 2020 will be celebrated nationally November 20-26, culminating on Thanksgiving Day. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Published 11:18 pm Friday, November 13, 2020 Latest Storiescenter_img Russell Johnson and Marcus Paramore participated in the Farm-City Swap this week as part of the activities sponsored by the Pike County Chamber of Commerce Farm-City Committee. The committee held its annual banquet to honor award winners virtually this year. See inside today’s edition for a section honoring and recognizing the award-winners. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Swap, banquet cap off Farm-City Week activities OUR HEROES: Section pays tribute to veterans and their stories The stories of a generation are being lost. That’s what prompted Steve Stephens to organize a three-day, rolling tribute to… read more Next UpMarcus Paramore, director of government relations at Troy University, and Russell  Johnson, managing partner of Coastal Plain Land and Timber, traded jobs on TuesdayEach came away knowing for certain that they did not have the skills or the  motivation to push the other out of his job.The day began in Paramore’s office where he explained his role at the university. Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… You Might Like Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson By The Penny Hoarder Print Articlelast_img read more


50 years later: Apollo 11 flight director returns to restored ‘Houston’

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first_imgNASA(HOUSTON) — Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, NASA has restored the Apollo 11 mission control center to its former glory.Apollo 11 Flight Director Gene Kranz, who led the effort, recently stepped foot into the completely restored “Houston” and spoke to ABC News about what it was like to be in mission control on that historic day. Mission control housed the engineers and flight directors who worked tirelessly to ensure Apollo 11’s mission was a success. It took $5 million and a meticulous eye to bring it back to life 50 years later at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston.“This room was really stirring,” Kranz said, “and the emotional intensity in this room was almost overwhelming.”The actual products engineers used in 1969 were tracked down by contractors on eBay and in antique stores: coffee, creamer, cigarettes, ash trays, pipes and even an RC Cola Can were placed in specific locations based on old photographs and film. The consoles were rebuilt entirely, and certain items were made special for the room that no longer exist today like the carpet and chair fabrics.“I really think the effort was to make it feel or make it look just the way it was, as if all the controllers just got up and went on break,” William Harris, president and CEO of Space Center Houston, told ABC News. “The goal was to have mission control look like the flight controllers just walked out of the room.”When asked if the control center looked the same as he remembered, Kranz replied, “The people that lived here and worked here, the room talks to them, and you can remember the calls that the CAPCOM made.”During the actual landing, the portion Kranz was responsible for, Neil Armstrong had to take manual control of the lunar lander with just seconds to land on the moon before they risked running out of fuel.The restored room brought back that memory vividly for Kranz.“When they were landing on the moon, I remember CAPCOM saying, ‘You got a bunch of guys about to turn blue,’” he recalled.Kranz told ABC News his proudest moment isn’t the landing itself, but the culture and frame of mind that was established in those four walls of mission control.“It’s the standard of excellence, discipline, morale, toughness, competence, commitment, teamwork,” Kranz explained. “That whenever we launch a crew, we’re going to bring them back. We lived by that mantra. Every crew we ever launched, we got home.”Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more


What is the answer to spiralling cash claims

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first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. What is the answer to spiralling cash claimsOn 26 Sep 2000 in Vexatious claims, Personnel Today Comments are closed. Employers can do little to counter the effect of a qualifying period for claims and increasing payoutsClaims to tribunals have risen dramatically this year and it is hurting employers (News, 5 September). HR professionals are angry about time-wasting cases and have called for tribunals to fine the frivolous heavily to avoid legal chaos. It was obvious that reducing the qualifying period and increasing compensation limits would lead to many more claims. You do not dangle such a large carrot without getting a reaction. Not only was it obvious, but it has been part of this government’s thinking that it is right to put employers under this sort of pressure. In the White Paper Fairness at Work, back in 1998, it was said that the likelihood of “proper compensation” being awarded would encourage employers to put “proper voluntary systems in place”. Government policy is to improve the treatment of employees by making employers fear the consequences of paying heavily if they lose cases in tribunals. So we can expect that the policy makers are regarding with satisfaction the latest Acas figures and the levels of protest they have generated. Even if the Government changed its policy – and such things do happen when elections loom – it is not going to be that easy to discourage claims. The proposed solution of imposing heavy fines for frivolous claims needs examining. First, can one prove that the increase in the number of claims is matched by an increase in the proportion of frivolous applications? Perhaps what is happening is that it has become much harder to settle genuine grievances and this is why more applications have been made. Second, there is already a power for tribunals to award compensation to employers if claims are brought or conducted frivolously, vexatiously, or unreasonably. The problem is that tribunals are generally reluctant to make such a finding. The usual cop out is a decision that the applicant was misguided but had “a genuine sense of grievance”. The best disincentive for badly founded claims would be to increase the frequency of such awards but that will require a sea change in the attitude of chairmen and members, which is more difficult to achieve than changing the law.In addition there is a cap of £500 on the sum a tribunal can award without asking a County Court to assess costs. This limit could be increased to encourage employees to behave in the same way the system pressurises employers, however you would still need to get the tribunal to make the order. Another alternative would be to impose a fee for making a claim. Any kind of suggestion to impose costs on applicants creates heated opposition. Those looking after the interests of employees counter by saying that no Legal Aid is available for advocacy in tribunals. To avoid the prospect of pressure for Legal Aid many abandon the quest. As the present government is determined to reduce the Legal Aid budget on all fronts, this may today be less of a worry. Probably the real question to ask is why the “industrial jury” system has become so expensive to operate… but that is a different debate.• By Stephen Levinson, a partner in KLegal, the law firm associated with KPMG Previous Article Next Articlelast_img read more