Facility Management Archives


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.


Tapered Insulation For Low Slope Roofing

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When designing a low-slope roof system over a substrate that is less than ¼:12, a properly designed tapered insulation system becomes the foundation for a sound roofing system


Permeable Pavement: A Sustainable Stormwater Solution

(Source: www.pavementinteractive.org/)

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.





Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

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Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?