Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Exteriors articles below.
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.
If chilling in a lawn chair at the zoo and posting on social media while not mowing the lawn sounds like the perfect day, Husqvarna's got the job for you!
Restoration experts with Western Specialty Contractors used a stippling method to match the bell tower's original terra cotta appearance.
In Columbus, OH, building a green roof into an existing structure provided an innovative solution for parking needs and open space for an urban park.
Thinking about maintaining your commercial property seasonally provides an effective blueprint for keeping your property looking good.
Examine the current situation, and evaluate the site to plan next steps to deter pest birds. Plus, advice for repelling mosquitoes.
Blizzards, a burning lake, and dragons (of course) all make an appearance as Game of Thrones takes over the Fountains of Bellagio.
Linetec has added two new patterns, Aged Light Oak and Aged Dark Oak, to its Gold Series Palette of wood grain finishes for architectural aluminum products.
EarthTronics expands its high-efficiency traditional wall pack series with a 12-watt fixture for wide-area commercial and industrial security illumination.
Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.
With certain energy efficient building envelope improvements, facilities go back to the future.
A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.
These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.
Projects honored by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) include a children’s hospital and a veterinary hospital.
Inclusive merry-go-round from Landscape Structures delivers spinning sensation to all ages and abilities.
An eco-friendly green building product made in the U.S., Porous Pave offers superior permeability for optimal storm water retention, exceptional application versatility, and demonstrated durability.
The low-profile, lightweight, cloud-based, multi-zone WiFi lighting controller can be managed from a mobile device regardless of location via a free, downloadable app.
Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.
Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center features two LiveWall Living Walls in the patient-centered design of HOPE Tower, its new outpatient facility.
The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.
Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future
Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.
Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
From the innocuous to obnoxious, a multitude of sound sources surrounds many facilities.
Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.
With new options, UTVs serve many practical purposes in a facility landscape management fleet.
For snow and ice management, environmental concerns join the long-held focus on cost, efficiency, and safety.
At commercial facilities, well-kept outside spaces are important to employees and visitors alike.
Improved communication with service providers for this winter maintenance task can support best practices, including those related to sustainability.
A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.
Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.
When facility conditions are ripe for attracting pest birds, the end game is all about results.
In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.
Approximately 300 emergency room visits each year can be attributed to injuries caused by automatic gates, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The new nine-story building in Chicago’s West Loop exemplifies the company’s commitment to become a better McDonald’s, more closely connected to its customers.
As temperatures rise throughout California, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness and encourage them to take cool-down breaks in the shade.
From charging sales tax for landscaping services to how much to charge for a job, here are some popular discussions by the landscape professionals on LawnSite. Share your thoughts!