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(pronounced pass-MAHN-tree)

This fancy French word is the collective term for all upholstery trim in general: cording, fringe, gimp, rosettes, tapes, tassels, trimmings, etc.

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(pronounced PA-siv SO-lehr HEE-ting / KU-ling)

A strategy by which designers of homes and buildings take advantage of nature, allowing the sun’s energy to heat and cool structures effectively and efficiently. If designed well, a structure’s energy