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The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. building-envelope articles below.


Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Tubelite Glazing System

The 400 4-Side SSG Cassette Series glazing system is for building envelopes in low- and mid-rise commercial curtain wall applications.

U.S. DOE Funding Early-Stage R&D On Building Technologies

Building envelope, energy management, and LED lighting are among the research areas to receive more than $40 million of funding.

Metal Building Manufacturers Association Shares 2018 Annual Report

The document highlights MBMA accomplishments from 2018, including publication of an energy code compliance document and an updated fire resistance guide for metal buildings.

Milwaukee Bucks Build Bird Friendly Arena

Designed to earn LEED Silver certification, the NBA team’s new Fiserv Forum features glass that is visible to birds to help prevent collisions.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Protecting Facilities Against The Elements

Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.

Hampton by Hilton Introduces New Hotel Prototype

Focused on the Americas, the new hotel design from this Hilton upper-midscale brand provides impact facility-wide.

Safety And Wellness With Vitro Architectural Glass

Coast to coast, two recent projects using Vitro’s glass products highlight hurricane-resistant features and patient centered design.

Garland Wins Award For Roof Builder App

A provider of high performance commercial roofing and building envelope products, the company developed the app to help customers visualize how their roof will be built.

Question Of The Week: Preserve Energy Tax Deduction 179D?

In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Building Envelope, Beyond Aesthetics

The functionality of windows, walls and doors need not be sacrificed for a grand facade.

Art Installation At Amazon HQ Has Clear Impact

At the Seattle Amazon headquarters, “There Is Another Sky” by Spencer Finch graces an architectural canopy connecting two new office buildings on the campus.

Georgia-Pacific’s DensElement Project Map

The DensElement Project Map creates a visual way for architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners to gain perspective on the accelerating adoption of the DensElement Barrier System on high-profile projects across the country.

Pest Management Prep For Fall Season

As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.

SMACNA Downspout And Gutter Sizing Calculator

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association addresses rain intensity and design area of a roof with this new tool.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

2017 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

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.

Facility Executive | November / December 2016 Issue

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.

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.

CENTRIA MetalWrap Adds Two New Options

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.

Fireframes SG Curtainwall Series By Technical Glass Products

Providing up to 120 minutes of fire resistance, this fire-rated toggle retention system also addresses aesthetics with its smooth surface appearance.

Question Of The Week: Roofing Maintenance Procedures

Which actions have you found most useful in protecting your facilities, and your budget, from roof related failures?

Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG

The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass.

Metal Panel Systems By Morin

To clad the New Balance company headquarters in Brighton, MA, a variety of Morin panel products were chosen.

20 Years Of UltraPly TPO By Firestone Building Products

The first installation of this polypropylene ethlyene plastic composite rubber roofing membrane remains in service on a Las Vegas warehouse.

ReVyvit by Dryvit Service

This new program helps facility managers address the critical issues associated with building envelope renovation, including financing options.

New School Construction Focused On Building Envelope Performance

In Columbia, MO, campus planning officials wanted an attractive, durable exterior that would mitigate rain, snow, and other environmental conditions.

Oldcastle Unites Masonry Products Under Echelon Brand

The manufacturer of stone and masonry products and integrated performance systems launches the new brand later this month.

SkyBEAM UAV From Tremco FAA Approved For Nighttime Operation

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.

Aon Center Sealant Replacement Project Wins National Award

The facade sealant replacement project took Western Specialty Contractors four years and 100 miles of silicone sealant to complete.

New Product Flash: 3M Thinsulate Window Film

This window film features a patented construction that helps reflect interior heat back into a facility.

Planning For And Preventing Water Intrusion In Buildings

Internal sources of water intrusion include plumbing and mechanical systems, while external sources include floods or even an average rainfall.

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