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Building Envelope & Exteriors

The building envelope, roofing, landscaping, parking lots, perimeter security, cladding, skylights, and other exterior architectural components are examined here.

Building Envelope & Exteriors


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MIT research finds the reconstruction of this building during the late 19th century was so hindered by pollution that the British government convened scientific inquiries into the effects of the atmosphere on the new building.

Britain’s Houses Of Parliament Rebuild Spurred Clean Air Laws

Britain’s Houses Of Parliament Rebuild Spurred Clean Air Laws

MIT research finds the reconstruction of this building during the late 19th century was so hindered by pollution that the British government convened scientific inquiries into the effects of the atmosphere on the new building.

JUSTRITE Agri-Turf Agriculture Storage Lockers

Agri-Turf is a line of outdoor lockers that are a safe and secure storage solution for agricultural and turf management applications.

Fulham WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers for Harsh Environments

The WorkHorse LED Extreme Driver family of constant current, programmable drivers is specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications.

Roof Primer A504 By National Coatings

This low VOC primer is designed to provide superior adhesion capabilities for silicone roof coatings.

Wireless Infrastructure 101 For Buildings

Cellular and Wi-Fi work together to provide robust in-building mobile broadband.

Detecting Radon Gas In Schools And Commercial Buildings

January is National Radon Action Month, and this article from ALTA Environmental describes the basic elements of radon testing and remediation for facility management.

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

Spaces For Collaboration, Always In Fashion

Beijing-based MAD Architects introduced open floor plans and multipurpose layouts to encourage collaboration through a recent project, the Xinhee Design Center.

Versalux LED Outdoor Lighting Fixture

The Versalux LED is an energy-saving outdoor lighting fixture for public areas.

Investigating Moisture Intrusion In Roofs

Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.

LED Lighting And Circadian Rhythm

Lighting is an ever-present aspect of our everyday lives in and around buildings, and it also serves as a key trigger for our rhythmic clock.

Paladin CLU10K Portable Work Light

The Case Light CLU10K is a portable work and mobile scene light. It offers construction crews the flexibility to extend working hours and work safely in dark places, without power cords.

Exterior Metal Walls: Moisture And Thermal Management

Choosing ideal components for this type of building envelope depends on local climate and other factors.

Bantam6 Self Retracting Lifeline From WernerCo

The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.

FM Alert: Roof Coatings Product Category Rule, From NSF Int’l

In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.

Super Bright LEDs’ 100-Watt LED Canopy Light

100-Watt LED Canopy Lights are DLC-Listed standard and photocontrol lights.

GEM Electric Vehicle for Indoor & Outdoors

The Polaris GEM is a customizable low-speed electric vehicle that operates on clean, low-cost electric power for low maintenance, sustainable operation.

Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits

Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.

CLXB Outdoor Lighting Bollard

The CLXB is a standalone outdoor lighting bollard.

WeatherSTEM Lightning Detection

The Professional Lightning Assistant is a lightning detection system that integrates lightning safety data from The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to notify users when lightning occurs within an identified perimeter.

Aquapol Device To Dry Out Building Walls

By reversing the electrical polarity of water molecules, the Aquapol device helps to rid facilities of rising moisture in walls.

Tips For Winter Safety And Reducing Liability

Colder weather is fast approaching, and with it comes ice and snow. Each year slips on ice account for over 30% of all slip work-injury claims.

Dero Stratus Shelter for Bike Parking

The Stratus Shelter is a modular glass and steel bike parking structure.

How To Navigate The Property Condition Assessment Industry

Are all Property Condition Assessment (PCA) reports the same? How do you navigate the PCA consulting world to find the scope of services you are looking for?

Integrating Nature And Cities

A new book urges the integration of nature into urban design and planning to make cities and urban infrastructure truly green, sustainable, and resilient.

Is Your Roof Gaining Weight This Winter?

Snow accumulation and even heavy rains set the stage for potential roof collapse. Here are four actions to take that will minimize this threat to people and property.

Lift Off Graffiti Removal Products

Lift Off Spray Paint & Graffiti Remover breaks the molecular bond of graffiti for removal without surface damage.

A Day In The Life Of Stadium Management

Here are six ways to improve stadium facility operations — and the guest experience in the meantime.

SpotterRF CK2 & CK10 Compact Surveillance Radar

The CK2 and CK10 Spotter Radars from are compact surveillance radar (CSR) models for perimeter security.

CBRE Adds Building Envelope Services

This new division within the firm's Valuation and Advisory Services group focuses on providing building envelope assessment and consulting.

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