Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Exteriors articles below.
Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself.
HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.
The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.
NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.
Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.
For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.
BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.
Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.
Modified Bitumen Design Guide is now being sold in eBook and print-on-demand versions.
Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.
Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.
Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
3M recently launched three new highly visible and graphic-friendly 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant General Purpose Tapes and Treads products.
Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide.
The STORE Series offers an efficient and intelligent solution for lighting projects in the retail and hospitality market.
Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.
Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.
On August 21, many people will be at work, school, or another type of facility when a solar eclipse occurs.
Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.
For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.
Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.
The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.
The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.
Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.
Protecting your facility's parking structure from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear comes with its own set of challenges.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
A new technical bulletin from PIMA details the benefits in weight, durability, R-value, ease of installation, and environmental impact of these roofing system components.
Creative Office Properties and Dasher Lawless Automation broke ground last month on the largest fully automated parking structure below grade in the U.S.
Graphic Concrete offers architects the versatility to deliver distinctive, intriguing, and iconic imagery to precast concrete surfaces.
The Battery Atlanta, a new mixed-use development adjacent to the Braves’ new SunTrust Park stadium, features a unique LED display.
Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.
Designed to withstand extreme outdoor conditions, this waste and recycling product line offers a variety of options for facility exteriors.