Tag: Insulation

roof maintenance

When Is It Best To Repair, Restore Or Replace A Building’s Roof?

Knowing whether to repair, restore, or replace damaged roofs and natural wear is key to extending roof life and maximizing efficiency.
Honda Cintas uniform recycling

Cintas First Aid And Safety Location Earns VPP Star Site Certification

OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program recognizes Cintas location as a top worksite for safety and health management and practices. Plus, old uniforms get a new ride.
temperature

Protect Your Facility From Spring And Summer Outside Elements

To protect your facility from outside elements during extreme weather it is important to check the surrounding areas for potential pitfalls.
heat transfer

Feeling The Heat: Temperature Regulation In Heat Transfer

Dave Dyer, technical sales engineer at thermal fluid specialist Global Heat Transfer, explores the importance of air temperature when operating heat transfer systems and how to regulate it effectively.

Insulate Cold Floors At Senior Homes

Structural thermal breaks insulate owners from energy waste and mold, as well as keep residents from cold floors.
Earth Day HVAC

Five Ways To Get Your Building Green For Earth Day

In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.
sustainable building

Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.

Shannon Enterprises Installs Reusable Insulation For Energy Savings

The company installed its custom-engineered thermal blanket insulation throughout the mechanical rooms and steam distribution system at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.
Insulation

Applying Insulation To HVAC Equipment

The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.
student residence

UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.
museum construction

Whitney Museum In NYC Earns LEED Gold

Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.
roof replacement

Roofing Renovation: 6 Do’s And Don’ts For Success

A good place to begin is to determine whether the roof needs an overlay or a complete tear-off and roof replacement.
insulation board

Kingspan Insulation Launches GreenGuard Type VII XPS

This new insulation board is designed for commercial roofing applications such as protected membrane and pedestal paver systems.
roof replacement

Roofing Renovation: 3 Energy Efficient Strategies

Roofing projects are an opportunity to bring this building envelope item up to current building codes, including energy performance aspects.
polyiso insulation

New Polyiso Insulation From Firestone Building Products

This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.

Soundproofing With Window Retrofits

As purveyors of peace and quiet, lodging facilities might consider this building envelope upgrade to better serve guests.
building enclosures

Building Envelope Retrofits For Improved Energy Efficiency: Part 2

A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.
roofing insulation

Insulation: Mineral Wool Or Polyiso?

Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.
January / February 2017

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.
Quiet-Tech insulation

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

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 .