Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Insulation articles below.
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.
The company installed its custom-engineered thermal blanket insulation throughout the mechanical rooms and steam distribution system at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.
The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.
Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.
Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.
A good place to begin is to determine whether the roof needs an overlay or a complete tear-off and roof replacement.
This new insulation board is designed for commercial roofing applications such as protected membrane and pedestal paver systems.
Roofing projects are an opportunity to bring this building envelope item up to current building codes, including energy performance aspects.
This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.
As purveyors of peace and quiet, lodging facilities might consider this building envelope upgrade to better serve guests.
A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.
Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.
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 is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.
The new standard will make it easier for buyers to identify green insulation products that work and protect human as well as environmental health.
Thermal Design, Inc. introduces an automated installation process for its Auto Ceil insulation offering.
This line of semi-rigid, stone wool insulation is designed to address the threat of commercial fire.
Closed-cell spray foam insulation system designed to enhance application process by requiring minimal temperature adjustments, along with other benefits.
This window film features a patented construction that helps reflect interior heat back into a facility.
When designing a low-slope roof system over a substrate that is less than ¼:12, a properly designed tapered insulation system becomes the foundation for a sound roofing system
With hot, humid climates as the focus, several types of chilled water pipe insulation were field tested.
In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.
Able to be cut to fit virtually all types of steel deck and metal roof profiles, this product eliminates the need for a separate flute filler.
Featuring a wireless temperature monitoring system, Smart Jacket insulation covers report data on the performance and condition of HVAC steam traps and other steam components.
This online tool documents the CertainTeed insulation, ceilings, and gypsum products that facility professionals use in their LEED projects.
Featuring a smooth or embossed profile, these panels contribute to a facility's energy efficiency.
Is there a way to increase roof insulation through the application of a special paint?
This mineral wool product is designed to insulate facility equipment that features curved surfaces or irregular shapes.
When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.