Building-Codes | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.


Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.

Keeping Up With Fire And Life Safety Codes

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Facility Executive | May / June 2016 Issue

May / June 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.


White House Event Stresses Resiliency In Building Codes/Standards

Resilient Building Codes

The White House is hosting a Conference on Resilient Building Codes today to highlight the critical role of building codes in furthering community resilience and the importance of incorporating resilience and the future impacts of climate change in the codes and standards development process.


The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

chiller plant

Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.



Fastening Systems For Single Ply Roofing

Fastening Systems For Single Ply Roofing

Today’s facility managers have essentially three options when it comes to installing a new single-ply roofing system. The roofing system can be fully adhered, fully ballasted or mechanically attached. Each has pros and cons.


Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.


FM Alert: ICC Announces Theme for 2016 Building Safety Month

2016 Building Safety Month.

“Building Codes: Driving Growth Through Innovation, Resilience and Safety” is the theme for this year’s Building Safety Month, celebrated in May.