Building Envelope & Exteriors Archives

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.


Question Of The Week: Winter Weather Hazards

Winter Weather Hazards

A facility executive wants to know, “What hazards do my facilities staff face when working outside in winter?”



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.