Building Envelope and Exteriors

Resource pages for "Building Envelope and Exteriors"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Roof Recovery

Roof Recovery Or Replacement?

When deciding between roof recovery or replacement, it's important to ask the proper questions to maximize cost savings and ensure success.
façade inspections

Drones For Façade Inspections

The adoption of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) or drones in building and façade inspections has significant time and cost benefits.

Atlas® Introduces Non-Hal Polyiso Insulation in ACFoam® and EnergyShield®

Atlas Roofing Corporation has announced the addition of ACFoam NH and EnergyShield NH to their current insulation product lines.

New Year’s Task: Building Envelope Check

With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.

Building Envelope: Energy Use And IAQ

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.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Online Tool From Wausau Window And Wall Systems

Available with data for eight geographical areas, the Green Product Selection Tool provides performance information about the company's windows.

Museum Marks 10th Year Of Transforming Addition

Since its Quadracci Pavilion opened in 2010, the Milwaukee Art Museum has seen attendance more than double.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CFR Retro-Seam From Metal-Span

This insulated metal standing seam roof panel system is designed to install over existing roofs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: XCLUDER BLOCKS For Pest Control

This product from Global Material Technologies fits standard corrugated metal siding to exclude rodents, birds, and bats.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: GreenShield® Module Roof System

The Garland Company, Inc. recently updated its GreenShield® vegetative roof technology by introducing movable, interlocking container modules.

GSA Awards Contract To Roof Express

The five-year contract is within the Facility Maintenance and Management schedule of the GSA.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Role Of Insulated Glass

Multi-cavity constructions, consisting of two, or even three, insulating cavities, are providing the next performance breakthrough for insulating glass.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: OctaGuard XT

Carlisle SynTec has introduced this new weathering package for all of its Sure-Weld TPO roofing membranes.

Philadelphia Landmark Repurposed

Please Touch Museum has moved into the city's Memorial Hall.

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