Tag: building materials
New Service Spotlight: Yardi Forges Relationship With The Home Depot
With a new service, these two companies provide facility management customers a streamlined approach to tracking purchases.
Web Exclusive: An Age Of Transparency
Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about green cleaning products.
NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Safemesh by GKD Metal Fabrics
Suitable for interior and exterior applications, this product enables facility managers to achieve safety goals and requirements without sacrificing aesthetics.
Building Stones Of Washington DC Landmarks
This article by Ari Massefski of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reflects on the geology that helped build Washington, DC. This information is based on a more extensive USGS publication, "Building Stones of Our Nation's Capital."
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Assemblies Library by Georgia-Pacific Gypsum
Facility managers can search this database for information on wall systems and assemblies.
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Carbon Calculator by WoodWorks
This tool is designed to estimate the carbon benefits of wood buildings, versus steel and concrete.
Revised U.S. Forest Management Standard
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) recently announced revisions to its Forest Management Standard for the contiguous U.S.
NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum Warranty
The company has doubled the weather exposure limited warranty for its line of DensArmor Plus® interior panels from six months to 12 months.
Gypsum Panels Demonstrate Mold Resistance
Two products from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum recently passed the industry’s most stringent mold resistance test.
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