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.
The International Building Code (IBC) for 2021 mandates the inclusion of automatic doors for entrances to public buildings.
At secure facilities, building envelope rehabilitation projects don’t have to mean temporary relocation of building users, equipment, or collections.
This software as a service (SaaS) platform uses artificial intelligence to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images.
StoVentec Rainscreen Systems deliver a seamless air and moisture barrier, intuitive adjustable sub-construction, continuous insulation, and multiple cladding options.
The HZ700 is a double frame extreme performance louver with a two-piece blade design that provides protection from wind-driven rain penetration.
Understanding the current state of the building envelope means knowing the useful life of each aspect.
Over time, monuments and memorials are subject to weathering and damage. Here is a look at five notable restoration and construction projects.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2019.
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.
Over its long history, the Cleveland, OH-based roofing and building envelope systems manufacturer has developed waterproofing technologies that have helped redefine performance expectations.
Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.
Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.
The DensDefy Accessories take the company's DensElement's moisture management further, elevating the building envelope finish and ensuring performance compatibility.
The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.
A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.
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.
The 400 4-Side SSG Cassette Series glazing system is for building envelopes in low- and mid-rise commercial curtain wall applications.
Building envelope, energy management, and LED lighting are among the research areas to receive more than $40 million of funding.
The document highlights MBMA accomplishments from 2018, including publication of an energy code compliance document and an updated fire resistance guide for metal buildings.
Designed to earn LEED Silver certification, the NBA team’s new Fiserv Forum features glass that is visible to birds to help prevent collisions.
Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.
Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.
Focused on the Americas, the new hotel design from this Hilton upper-midscale brand provides impact facility-wide.
Coast to coast, two recent projects using Vitro’s glass products highlight hurricane-resistant features and patient centered design.
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.
In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
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.
The functionality of windows, walls and doors need not be sacrificed for a grand facade.
At the Seattle Amazon headquarters, “There Is Another Sky” by Spencer Finch graces an architectural canopy connecting two new office buildings on the campus.
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.
As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.
The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association addresses rain intensity and design area of a roof with this new tool.
The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.
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.