building-envelope

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


building envelope

International African American Museum Mitigates Thermal Bridging

Steel-to-steel structural thermal breaks provide requisite structural integrity, while reducing heat energy transfer by up to 75 percent.

4 Ways Drones Are Improving Building Inspections

Saving time is one way using a drone for inspections benefit facility management.
roofing drones

Maximizing Drones For Roof Inspections

This article provides insight on the use of drones for roof and facade inspections, and points out key advantages and shortcomings.
frost heave

Preventing Frost Heave In Cold Storage Facilities

Here is a look at the installation of self-regulating electrical heating cables within conduit embedded in the substructure to prevent this potential threat to cold storage facilities.
automatic doors

Automatic Doors Required at Public Building Entrances

The International Building Code (IBC) for 2021 mandates the inclusion of automatic doors for entrances to public buildings.
secure facilities

Safety During Building Rehabilitation

At secure facilities, building envelope rehabilitation projects don’t have to mean temporary relocation of building users, equipment, or collections.
T2D2

Thornton Tomasetti Launches T2D2 SaaS For Building Envelope, Structure Inspection

This software as a service (SaaS) platform uses artificial intelligence to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images.
rainscreen systems

StoVentec Rainscreen Systems

StoVentec Rainscreen Systems deliver a seamless air and moisture barrier, intuitive adjustable sub-construction, continuous insulation, and multiple cladding options.
louver

Ruskin Introduces HZ700 Louver

The HZ700 is a double frame extreme performance louver with a two-piece blade design that provides protection from wind-driven rain penetration.
building exteriors

Tips To Plan For Building Exteriors Projects In 2021

Understanding the current state of the building envelope means knowing the useful life of each aspect.
monuments

Restoring And Protecting Monuments

Over time, monuments and memorials are subject to weathering and damage. Here is a look at five notable restoration and construction projects.
2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

2020 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2019.
charitable initiatives

The Garland Company Gives Back To Community

Celebrating 125 years in business, the roofing and building envelope manufacturer will make a $125 donation to the charity of each employee’s choice as part of its charitable giving.
roofing and building envelope

The Garland Company Marks 125 Years In Business

Over its long history, the Cleveland, OH-based roofing and building envelope systems manufacturer has developed waterproofing technologies that have helped redefine performance expectations.
plazas and terraces

Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.
moisture intrusion

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.
sheathing

Georgia-Pacific Building Products Launches DensDefy Line

The DensDefy Accessories take the company's DensElement's moisture management further, elevating the building envelope finish and ensuring performance compatibility.
green building products

Greening The Building Envelope

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

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.
February 2019 Facility Executive

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.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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