Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. roofing articles below.
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.
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.
Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.
Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.
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.
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 projects are an opportunity to bring this building envelope item up to current building codes, including energy performance aspects.
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.
The Youngstown, OH company will showcase its supply chain model and commercial roofing products in a July 16 airing on Fox Business channel.
The manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems has been recognized by the Michigan Recycling Coalition for Excellence in Recycling.
The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.
Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.
These new EPDM granules provide a non-slip surface over silicone-coated roofs.
This new, flashless metal edge system eliminates the need for penetrations to be made on the roof surface.
The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.
Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.
Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.
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.
This low VOC primer is designed to provide superior adhesion capabilities for silicone roof coatings.
Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.
In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.
This new division within the firm's Valuation and Advisory Services group focuses on providing building envelope assessment and consulting.
Certified by UL, the Sustainability Assessment for Single Ply Roofing Membranes standard applies to the company's white, tan, gray and dark gray single ply membranes, and 50 mil terra cotta membranes.
The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.
Summer can take its toll, so early fall the is the perfect time to inspect the materials and integrity of commercial roofs before winter is here.
ARMA led the process to update the ASTM wind resistance standard for asphalt roofing shingles to ensure that it complies with the latest methods.
The molded rubber tile can be installed on a variety of areas around a facility, including to simulate the appearance of a green roof.
Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.
This quality-management recognition covers the manufacturing, installation, and service of the company's coating formulations and materials.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.
A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.
This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.
Modifying historic structures and interiors almost always presents additional considerations. A recent roofing project at the Alamo Complex in Texas presented a few.
A facilities manager noticed cleaner running down his building's TPO roof, and wonders if the cleaner might cause any damage.
Roofinox tin-plated (Terne) helps provide long-term durability for roofs.
The SpeedTite Roof Drain is a fast way to install roof drains in new or retrofit applications.