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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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Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction

Building Envelope & Exteriors


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Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction

Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Ariens EZ-Launch EFI Snow Blower Engine

The AX EZ-Launch EFI is a snow blower engine designed for the Ariens line of Sno-Thro products.

Kerto LVL Engineered Wood by Metsä Wood

Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) is a state-of-the-art lightweight engineered wood product used in all types of construction projects.

Inspect Your Roof Before Winter Arrives

Summer can take its toll, so early fall the is the perfect time to inspect the materials and integrity of commercial roofs before winter is here.

ASTM Wind Resistance Standard For Asphalt Shingles Updated

ARMA led the process to update the ASTM wind resistance standard for asphalt roofing shingles to ensure that it complies with the latest methods.

Howden JETFAN System Ventilation

The JETFAN System is an alternative option for underground parking garage ventilation.

Turf Tile From Ecore

The molded rubber tile can be installed on a variety of areas around a facility, including to simulate the appearance of a green roof.

FILCOTEN Trench Drain by NDS

FILCOTEN is a high-performance, fiber-reinforced concrete trench drain system.

Managing PCB Chemicals In The Built Environment

Polychlorinated biphenyls are a mixture of individual chemicals broadly used — and in numerous areas of facilities — until banned in the late 1970s.

Urban Air Quality, Green Building Envelope

A report from global firm Arup examines impacts of vegetation on the building envelope in cities. Is it more than "architectural window dressing?"

Six Tips To Boost Building Energy Efficiency

Taking a closer look at these aspects can help facility management leaders and their teams improve operations.

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.

DualGard From S-5!

Designed to preserve the look of a metal roof, this snow retention system protects people and property from roof snow avalanches.

Waterless Masonry Cleaner From Cathedral Stone

The masonRE Latex 20 cleaner removes dust, dirt, and grime from interior or exterior brick, stone, and other masonry surfaces.

Signify Outdoor Signs by Takeform

Signify is a line of outdoor signs that integrate exterior signage with key elements of facility architecture.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Protect My Facility From A Wildfire?

Heaviland Landscape Management provides tips for appropriate landscaping and maintaining defensible space to prevent property damage during a wildfire.

Wind-Driven Rain Louver From Greenheck

The new Model EVH-901 dual module louver provides for high volume intake and exhaust ventilation and protects against water penetration even under the most severe wind-driven rain conditions.

US Open Plays Under New Retractable Roof

With a 520-foot-long span, the roof structure is designed for stability against earthquake and hurricane wind forces.

CHAUVET Professional Relights Beverly Hilton Pool

The site of Hollywood red carpet events throughout the year, the AquaStar Pool features an updated look while also providing flexibility for facility operators.

V-Pro 2000 Bulk Salt Spreader by SnowEx

The V-Pro 2000 is a bulk salt spreader specifically designed to accommodate the bed lengths and weight restrictions of most UTVs.

Simon Roofing Earns ISO 9001 Certification

This quality-management recognition covers the manufacturing, installation, and service of the company's coating formulations and materials.

FM Alert: New Spanish-Language Roofing Guidelines

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.

In Brazil, Rain Bird Irrigation Products Keep Sports Venues Green

This California company has been the irrigation system partner for 13 new multi-sport and green- pace venues in and around Rio de Janeiro.

TLED-ELB Lighting Bollard By Barron

The TLED-ELB is a traditional louvered commercial lighting bollard.

EPDM Roof Walkway Pad By Firestone Building Products

The EcoWhite QuickSeam Walkway Pad protects a facility's EPDM roof membrane from potential damage during roof maintenance and weather conditions.

MCI Peel-off Coating From Cortec

During facilities under construction, this coating provides mechanical protection against nicks, abrasion, scratches, and over-spray to the surface that it covers.

Amazon Brings Sustainability To Seattle HQ Campus

Green roofing from Columbia Green Technologies is part of Amazon's new downtown Seattle headquarters’ sustainable design.

Five Signs Your Parking Structure Needs Maintenance

Catching problems early, making repairs is key to proper parking structure maintenance. Here are five signs a parking garage is suffering from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear.

RidgeLine Metal Roofing Panel By Green Span Profiles

This insulated metal roofing panel has received UL 580 Class 90 Approval for wind uplift.

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.

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