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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. roofing articles below.


Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

Million Cool Roofs Challenge​ Finalists Named 

Each of the 10 projects has received $100,000 to help them deploy their solutions; In 2021 $1 million will be awarded to the winning team.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

Helix Low-Rise Adhesive

Helix Low-Rise Adhesive is a two-component, construction-grade, polyurethane foam adhesive.

Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

Duro-Last Expands With Duro-Shield Silicone Roof Coatings

The new Duro-Shield Silicone line is a silicone-based roof coating designed to resist natural weathering while providing long-lasting watertight protection.

Three Green Solutions To Maximize Facility Usage, Profit

Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.

2019 Excellence In Asphalt Roofing Award Winners Announced

Projects honored by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) include a children’s hospital and a veterinary hospital.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2019

Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.

Restoration Options Before Roof Replacement

Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.

OMG Metal Edge Systems

OMG’s line of TerminEdge Fascia and PermaSnap Coping systems are suitable for use on hospitals, schools, or other buildings that are often designated as “shelters” during severe weather events.

Garland’s Roof Membrane Brochure

The Garland Company's High-Performance Membrane brochure is a complete menu of roof membrane systems that will answer questions for architects, design professionals, building owners, and facility managers.

Duro-Last NSF/ANSI 347 Roofing Membranes

Duro-Last has achieved certifications for each of its roofing membranes under the NSF American National Standard for Sustainable Roofing Membranes—NSF/ANSI 347.

Watch For Roofing Risks

Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Kemper GreatSeal PE-150 Joint Sealant

GreatSeal PE-150 is a single component, multipurpose interior and exterior sealant for use in both moving and non-moving joint applications. It is suitable for sealing joints in roofing, walls, siding, concrete, and masonry, as well as in gaps around penetrations, flashings, windows, and doors.

Roof Hugger Hits The Target For Global Archery Re-Roof

With an existing metal roof that had penetrations from equipment no longer in place, Global Archery's owner found it was a constant battle to keep inventory safe and dry.

Maximizing Roof Space For Solar PV

Compared to traditional skylights, tubular daylighting devices provide more “roofing real estate” for solar panel installations.

Garland Wins Award For Roof Builder App

A provider of high performance commercial roofing and building envelope products, the company developed the app to help customers visualize how their roof will be built.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Roofing For The Ages, And The Elements

Sun, water, wind, hail... weather takes a toll on roof assemblies.

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

Top Asphalt Roofing Projects Receive 2018 QARC Awards

Roofing projects recognized by ARMA’s Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-Study Awards program demonstrate asphalt’s beauty, reliability, and performance.

Rooftops Present Big Risks

The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.

Museum Roof Beneath St. Louis’ Historic Gateway Arch Gets Overhaul

The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

ARMA Roofing Design Guide Available In Digital Form

Modified Bitumen Design Guide is now being sold in eBook and print-on-demand versions.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.

Maintaining Multiple Roofs With Technology

For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.

Protecting Roofs From Severe Weather

Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.

Question Of The Week: Can A Roof Help Keep Your Facility Cool In Summer?

Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.

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.

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.

Advantages Of High-Density Polyiso Cover Boards Outlined

A new technical bulletin from PIMA details the benefits in weight, durability, R-value, ease of installation, and environmental impact of these roofing system components. 

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.

Master Snow Retention Calculator From S-5!

This online tool assists building owners, architects, specifiers, contractors, and roofers in determining which snow retention system would work most effectively for a metal roofing project.

Simon Roofing Featured On Office Spaces Episode

The Youngstown, OH company will showcase its supply chain model and commercial roofing products in a July 16 airing on Fox Business channel.

Duro-Last Singled Out For Recycling Award

The manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems has been recognized by the Michigan Recycling Coalition for Excellence in Recycling.

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