Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Exteriors articles below.
The Outdoor Spaces Collection from Ecore features more than 10 products that provide permanent or temporary outdoor fitness solutions.
Attended virtually by hundreds of industry leaders, the online award program honored 36 projects by Chicago architecture firms found locally and worldwide.
Amid an active western wildfire season, “Wildfire Ready–Business” provides foundational preparedness projects for small businesses and commercial building owners.
Communicate with your landscape service provider to cultivate beautiful results.
The October 2020 issue looks at healthy, sustainable, resilient facilities, including mass notification, HVAC, green buildings, and more.
SunBriteTV’s all-weather LCD displays help corporate facilities transform ordinary outdoor spaces into productive meeting rooms.
A new resource from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how propane autogas can improve fleet maintenance logistics and lower costs.
Six iwalks ranging in size from 150- to 200-feet will be installed on the 1,000-foot-long pedestrian bridge at United Shore's Pontiac, MI campus.
Los Angeles’ iconic Greek Theatre, a 5,900-seat outdoor music venue built 90 years ago, was recently rehabilitated and restored by the architects and historic preservation experts at Page & Turnbull.
A new laser technology is suited to keep away pest birds from flat roofs and open spaces.
Commercial roofing inspections can be made easier and more effective with this technology.
Customers can expect the same world class outdoor power equipment and support as ECHO Bear Cat transitions to Crary Bear Cat.
In addition to water infiltration, rainscreen systems also manage air infiltration, negative wind pressures, heat transfer, and vapor transmission into and out of a building.
As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.
The start of spring is a great time for facility managers to check for winter roof damage and prepare for spring showers.
Miami, Los Angeles, Tampa, and New York are frontrunners for the second consecutive year, and Atlanta joins the top five.
Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.
Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.
Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.
Safety ordinances in major U.S. cities are prompting renewed focus on building envelope inspections.
The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.
The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.
Western Specialty Contractors installed the 1,000-pound, lighted wreath on the hospital’s façade, and offers tips on how to safely install your own holiday decorations.
In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.
The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, made its debut in Hollywood, FL last month.
Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.
The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.
Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.
ForceFront Storm hurricane/impact architectural entrance door systems help protect people and property in regions with hurricanes and storms.
Here are 10 tips for landscape maintenance from lighting and hardscapes to rain, trees, and snow.
The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.
The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.
A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.
HGTV has restored the beloved Brady Bunch house to its groovy 1970s glory and is giving fans a chance to “live like a Brady.”
The Solar Charging Kit adds USB charging for mobile devices to commercial and hospitality outdoor spaces without the time or hassle of a full construction project.
When Gyeongju City decided to build a showpiece structure for the center of the Gyeongju Cultural Expo Park, the team knew it would have to be exceptional.
As hurricane season draws near, door experts at B&B Door Company are encouraging facilities to perform preventative maintenance on their hurricane and storm shutters.
With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.
In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.
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