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2019 Hurricane Season Insights

Jun 12, 2019 10:28:33 AM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in General Info

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The 2019 Atlantic hurricane season has officially begun. The hurricane season, which includes the Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf of Mexico, runs from June 1 to November 30. According to the National Weather Service, a hurricane is a tropical cyclone that has maximum sustained winds of 64 knots (74 mph) or higher. Hurricanes are also rated based on a scale of 1 to 5, with major hurricanes starting at a Category 3. The latter classifications are important to understanding how this year's hurricane season will impact both coastal and inland residents.

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A personal story of living Cougar’s mission

Feb 15, 2019 12:41:00 PM / by Tim Zacharias posted in General Info

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Cougar USA’s mission is to make buildings work, so the people inside can do theirs. Over the last few months, this has become a personal mission of mine as well.

In November, my son Joey was born at Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women, and earlier this month had surgery in Legacy Tower to remove a benign cyst from his abdomen. Thanks to the amazing doctors and staff at TCH, Joey made a quick recovery – he definitely handled the surgery better than my wife Ashley and I did! After spending a few days recovering in West Tower, Joey was back smiling and being his happy self. Ashley and I feel very blessed that Joey’s case was minor compared to many families at Texas Children’s.

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Cougar's Mission & Values

Feb 1, 2019 12:32:00 PM / by Tim Zacharias posted in General Info

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Mission

At Cougar USA we are proud to provide complete, tailored solutions for our customers. We have the technical knowledge and experience to identify their needs, wants and potential issues. We also help design, deliver and support a complete solution. Every day, Cougar supports Consulting Engineers, Installing Contractors and Building Engineers, especially after hours and weekends for emergencies. We continue to serve our customers long after the initial sale. This level of service and quality of products build trusting, long-term relationships with our customers and partners.

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5th Annual Engineer All Stars: Maintenance Olympics

Oct 10, 2018 7:20:59 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in General Info

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We had a blast participating in the 5th Annual Engineer All Stars Maintenance Olympics that took place this past Saturday, October 6, at Sam Houston Race Park in Houston, TX.

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Water — A Precious Resource

Sep 12, 2018 2:32:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in General Info

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Why We Need to Conserve Water

When you see photographs of Earth taken from space, water seems abundant. Most of that water, though, can't be used for drinking or for growing crops. In fact, only 1 percent of all the water on the planet can be used to support human life. Most of the Earth's water is undrinkable salt water. Even some of the fresh water is unavailable for our use because it’s frozen solid.

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2018 AHR EXPO - Successful Show for Cougar USA

Jan 29, 2018 1:09:00 PM / by Cougar USA Marketing posted in General Info

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We recently returned from Chicago where we exhibited at the 2018 AHR EXPO. The show was held at McCormick Place from January 22-24.

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