Tag: Exteriors

CA Landscape Group Water Conscious

The California Landscape Contractors Association has received the WaterSense Label from the U.S. EPA for its Water Management Certification Program.

Building Enclosure Moisture Management Institute Forms

BEMMI is organized to represent manufacturers and suppliers of drainage space materials used in exterior walls in commercial building construction markets.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Blue Diamond Backlit Wall Switch

Larco's Blue Diamond Backlit Wall Switch is suitable for automatic indoor and outdoor entryway applications.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Roll-Formed Downspouts By MBCI

Measuring 4"x5", the roll-formed downspout provides nearly 43% more area than a 3½"x4" downspout.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Oakley Carousel Can From Witt Industries

This receptacle, suitable for both indoors and outdoors, features a sliding door for ease of servicing.

EPA Looks At Use Of Recycled Tires

The Agency conducted a limited field monitoring study of artificial-turf playing fields and playgrounds constructed with recycled tire material, or "tire crumb."

An LED New Year's Eve

Philips Electronics has participated in lighting the Times Square Ball for 10 years, with a conversion of the numerals (2-0-1-0) to LED technology this year.

Winter Maintenance Can Be Eased With Heated Mats

Walt Neilson, maintenance team leader at Mercy Hospital in Grayling, MI, discussed with TFM his department’s use of electric snow melting mats

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Penetrations Through Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While penetrations on these roof types can sometimes be avoided, mounting essential rooftop equipment and ancillary mechanicals will be successful when certain guidelines are followed.

Sustainable Sites Rating System Released, Pilot Projects Sought

the Sustainable Sites Initiative has released the first rating system in the U.S. for the design, construction, and maintenance of sustainable landscapes, with or without buildings.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Ice-Away Snow Melt Mat

As winter approaches, this mat from Cozy Products is designed to protect against slip-and-fall accidents and workman's compensation claims.

EPA Looks At Airport Deicing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new rule that would make deicing practices on aircraft and at airport runways more environmentally friendly while maintaining operational safety.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: BHM Glazing Systems

Wausau Window and Wall Systems has introduced a line of blast hazard mitigation products.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bird-B-Gone Mist

This hazing system releases a fine mist into the air to deter pest birds from large open spaces.

LED Lighting Chosen For Dallas Garage

A payback period of under two years was an important factor in the decision.

New Look In New Orleans

The city's Morial Convention Center exterior change follows up major interior renovations.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Lightline Canopies

These exterior structures shield people from the elements when entering and leaving a facility.

Milliken & Company Participates In Tree Plantings

The floor covering company is a member of the Georgia Forestry Commission's Making the Shade partnership.

Grants To Combat Graffiti

Eligible communities and groups can use the funds to address graffiti prevention and education, rapid removal, or help to enforce local anti-graffiti laws.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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Data-Driven Workplace

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In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .