Tag: building-envelope

museums building envelope

The Building Envelope: Down To A Fine Art

Five modern museums are preventing condensation and mold at building envelope penetrations.
Restoring The Building Envelope

Restoring The Building Envelope

A well-maintained building envelope protects a building’s structural integrity and ensures the health and safety of its occupants.

Facility Executive: April 2023 Issue

The April 2023 issue focuses on the latest trends in interior and exterior commercial lighting, water conservation, flooring, building envelope restoration and repair, and more.
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.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .