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


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

Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

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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.


Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

“One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” is certainly the case where a building’s roof is concerned, especially when it comes to being prepared for the harsh winter conditions.


Waterproof Your Facility: Maintenance And Water Damage Prevention

Waterproof Your Facility: Maintenance and Water Damage Prevention.

In the United States, water damage accounts for a staggering $11 billion of insurance claims each year, and is a cause of trouble for insurance companies and facility managers alike.




Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

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With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.


Building Envelope: Energy Use And IAQ

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Building envelope improvements often rank at or near the top of the facility team’s to-do list, since they generally provide an attractive return on investment.


Permeable Pavement: A Sustainable Stormwater Solution

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Permeable Pavements, a new book from ASCE, provides current guidance for the design, construction, and maintenance of permeable pavement systems that provide transportation surfaces and manage stormwater and urban runoff drainage using interlocking pavers.


Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

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New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they’re busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?