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Bring In The Sun With Daylighting
The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.
The EcoWhite QuickSeam Walkway Pad protects a facility's EPDM roof membrane from potential damage during roof maintenance and weather conditions.
MetalWrap insulated composite backup panels act as the back up wall for numerous types of exterior rainscreen systems, including single skin metal, brick, and terra cotta.
Providing up to 120 minutes of fire resistance, this fire-rated toggle retention system also addresses aesthetics with its smooth surface appearance.
Which actions have you found most useful in protecting your facilities, and your budget, from roof related failures?
The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass.
To clad the New Balance company headquarters in Brighton, MA, a variety of Morin panel products were chosen.
The first installation of this polypropylene ethlyene plastic composite rubber roofing membrane remains in service on a Las Vegas warehouse.
This new program helps facility managers address the critical issues associated with building envelope renovation, including financing options.
In Columbia, MO, campus planning officials wanted an attractive, durable exterior that would mitigate rain, snow, and other environmental conditions.
The manufacturer of stone and masonry products and integrated performance systems launches the new brand later this month.
In partnership with Tremco Roofing, Industrial SkyWorks has been operating SkyBEAM drones for building inspections in Canada. Now, the technology can be applied in the U.S.
The facade sealant replacement project took Western Specialty Contractors four years and 100 miles of silicone sealant to complete.
This window film features a patented construction that helps reflect interior heat back into a facility.
Internal sources of water intrusion include plumbing and mechanical systems, while external sources include floods or even an average rainfall.
Will you pursue the recently extended Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (Section 179D)?
This addition to Solatube's SkyVault daylighting solution provides commercial facilities the option to dim natural lighting when desired.
Modern building envelope design does not always perform as expected.
This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.
Virtually all buildings require a holistic solution, an approach that embraces components of different techniques.
Proper maintenance plays a significant role in maximizing the energy benefits of a reflective roof.
Facility managers can delve deeper into this high performance metal wall panel system.
Structural factors and upkeep are among the leading items for facility decision-makers to evaluate.
Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and construction.
Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this concern.
This article features four products that cover the building envelope.
The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing contractors.