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


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

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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.


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.

Question Of The Week: Section 179D Reinstated

Will you pursue the recently extended Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (Section 179D)?

New Product Flash: Daylight Dimmer From Solatube

This addition to Solatube's SkyVault daylighting solution provides commercial facilities the option to dim natural lighting when desired.

Testing Thermal Performance Of Building Envelope

Modern building envelope design does not always perform as expected.

Facility Executive | November/December 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.

Question Of The Week: Have You Addressed Flood Mitigation Strategies?

Virtually all buildings require a holistic solution, an approach that embraces components of different techniques.

Keep Cool, With Proper Cool Roof Maintenance

Proper maintenance plays a significant role in maximizing the energy benefits of a reflective roof.

New Product Flash: Latitudes Metal Wall Panel Brochure from IMETCO

Facility managers can delve deeper into this high performance metal wall panel system.

Six Considerations For A Green (Vegetative) Roof

Structural factors and upkeep are among the leading items for facility decision-makers to evaluate.

Building Envelope Commissioning

Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and construction.

Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this concern.

Focus On: Building Envelope

This article features four products that cover the building envelope.

Roofing Contractors Recognized For Installations

The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing contractors.

FAQs On Window Film

Facility managers can glean energy efficiency and safety benefits from window film, if they choose the best type for their needs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Roof Hugger Retrofit from MBCI

These metal retrofit systems can be installed over virtually any existing metal roof, including trapezoidal and vertical standing seam roofs as well as R panel roofs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SkyVault Series M74 DS from Solatube

Designed for high bay commercial facility applications, this tubular daylighting device features a 29" diameter opening.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: COMFORTBOARD CIS by ROXUL

This stone wool insulation board is designed for use as an exterior continuous insulation in rainscreen wall systems.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Lightning Protection Attachment by Anchor Products

Designed for low slope roofs, these non-penetrating, ballast free products allow for the attachment of lightning protection equipment to a facility. The lightweight systems provide for permanent attachment to all traditional roofing materials.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Building Makeovers Improve Appearance And Performance

There are approximately two million non-residential buildings in the U.S. over 40 years old. With a building boom that spanned many decades, more facility managers are shifting their focus to retrofitting as opposed to building new.

Reducing Wildfire Risk

The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) provides advice for those managing small and mid-sized facilities in areas vulnerable to wildfire.

Ensuring Facilities Perform As Designed

NIBS has released its "Guideline 3-2012: Building Enclosure Commissioning Process."

ATAS International Projects Of The Year

This manufacturer of roofing, wall, and ceiling panels recognized commercial projects that incorporated its products.

Garland Employees Support St. Jude With Week Long Fundraiser

Those at this manufacturer of building envelope solutions are participating in fun fundraising activities.

Spring Cleaning: Asphalt Roofing Tips

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association provides information for conducting a seasonal check up of your roofs.

Lighting Project In DC Wins 2011 GE Edison Award

Professionals at Lam Partners of Cambridge, MA were chosen for their work on the United States Institute of Peace.

Contractors Recognized For Roofing Projects

Sika Sarnafil presented awards for notable facility projects that included the company's roofing and waterproofing membranes.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Optimo Wall Panels From Kingspan

Featuring a smooth or embossed profile, these panels contribute to a facility's energy efficiency.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Building Energy Calculator From Guardian

Users can compare energy costs for multiple glazing options in prototypical buildings based on multiple variables.

Commercial Fms Can Access DOE Window Purchase Program

The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program is expanding with new products and vendors.

Solutia Awarded ARRA Funds For Window Film Research

The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EverSeal Roof Repair Tape

This product from OMG Roofing Products bonds to all common roof materials for long lasting, watertight repairs.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Easier To Be A Wall Than A Window?

When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: EnerLogic™ Series Window Films

This new line of window films from CPFilms adds insulating power to existing windows.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Pella Architectural Support

Pella's architects, engineers, technicians, and CAD drafters provide assistance on window and door selections for facility managers and their architects and general contractors.

Building Enclosure Moisture Management Institute Forms

BEMMI is organized to represent manufacturers and suppliers of drainage space materials used in exterior walls in commercial building construction markets.

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