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.
Facility managers can glean energy efficiency and safety benefits from window film, if they choose the best type for their needs.
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.
Designed for high bay commercial facility applications, this tubular daylighting device features a 29" diameter opening.
This stone wool insulation board is designed for use as an exterior continuous insulation in rainscreen wall systems.
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.
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.
The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) provides advice for those managing small and mid-sized facilities in areas vulnerable to wildfire.
NIBS has released its "Guideline 3-2012: Building Enclosure Commissioning Process."
This manufacturer of roofing, wall, and ceiling panels recognized commercial projects that incorporated its products.
Those at this manufacturer of building envelope solutions are participating in fun fundraising activities.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association provides information for conducting a seasonal check up of your roofs.
Professionals at Lam Partners of Cambridge, MA were chosen for their work on the United States Institute of Peace.
Sika Sarnafil presented awards for notable facility projects that included the company's roofing and waterproofing membranes.
Featuring a smooth or embossed profile, these panels contribute to a facility's energy efficiency.
Users can compare energy costs for multiple glazing options in prototypical buildings based on multiple variables.
The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program is expanding with new products and vendors.
The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.
This product from OMG Roofing Products bonds to all common roof materials for long lasting, watertight repairs.
When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.
This new line of window films from CPFilms adds insulating power to existing windows.
Pella's architects, engineers, technicians, and CAD drafters provide assistance on window and door selections for facility managers and their architects and general contractors.
BEMMI is organized to represent manufacturers and suppliers of drainage space materials used in exterior walls in commercial building construction markets.
In northern Sweden, travelers will be able to escape to the trees later this year.
The thermally enhanced hatch is designed with a fully insulated cover and curb.
The online energy savings estimator provides facility managers with potential cost savings and carbon emissions reduction from using energy saving window film.
The “ci” approach covers the entire wall surround—not just the cavity spaces between the framing studs.