> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Leeke, Preservation Consultant
> Sent: Thursday, March 02, 2006 10:07 AM
> Even more insidious is that the combination of the concave bowing and
> the infra-red reflection focuses the reflected sunlight on the
> neighbors' vinyl siding, melting it right off the wall.
Wow! Thanks for the heads up, this is luscious info for those of us on the front lines administering preservation districts in the ongoing counter-information battle with the replacement window industry. Please hurry it into whatever journal you can so that the rest of us can jump on it.
And this was a great déjà vu moment 'reflecting' on childhood...'shades' of magnifying glass and ants on the sidewalk.
But even better was motoring around on the sidewalk with my Texaco tanker truck, featuring the tiny nozzle, injecting hydrogen-oxygen fluid alternative fuel into the ant colony portals between the sidewalk cracks.
Dan Becker, Exec. Dir. "The workman ought often to
Raleigh Historic be thinking, and the thinker
Districts Commission often to be working."
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