Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. building materials articles below.
A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
The new Visitor Center and Museum at Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is one of only 10 National Park Service sites to be awarded LEED certification.
The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.
Attack Resistant Openings were developed with K-12 schools and colleges in mind, and have become popular for offices, places of worship, libraries, and other public buildings.
Building materials like concrete, steel, and glass are often the primary culprit when buildings experience poor cellular signal. DAS offers one way to address the problem.
This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.
Approximately 350 building materials, construction, and furnishings products from 159 manufacturers have achieved Cradle to Cradle product certification to date.
Demonstrated in Ghana this past summer, the husk product results from research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE).
The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.
This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.
With a new service, these two companies provide facility management customers a streamlined approach to tracking purchases.
Facility managers can search this database for information on wall systems and assemblies.
This tool is designed to estimate the carbon benefits of wood buildings, versus steel and concrete.
The company has doubled the weather exposure limited warranty for its line of DensArmor Plus® interior panels from six months to 12 months.