Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. roofing articles below.
When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.
This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.
Today’s facility managers have essentially three options when it comes to installing a new single-ply roofing system. The roofing system can be fully adhered, fully ballasted or mechanically attached. Each has pros and cons.
Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.
This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.
"One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is certainly the case where a building’s roof is concerned, especially when it comes to being prepared for the harsh winter conditions.
In the United States, water damage accounts for a staggering $11 billion of insurance claims each year, and is a cause of trouble for insurance companies and facility managers alike.
With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.
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
This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.
ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced the eight winners of its 2015 Awards of Excellence.
Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.
The terms of a warranty can range depending on the commercial roofing system, and there are certainly many factors to consider.
Space in sessions is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Online registration is available 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
Users who have last year’s app already downloaded on their phones should receive a notification that an update is available.
Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy savings.
ARMA, ERA, and PIMA collaborate to compare high-performance roofing systems in northern climates.
At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in place.
When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.
Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.
In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.
The following column is written in response to the criticism from the EPDM regarding a recent study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.
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.
Panel of roofing experts questions methodology, sample size of 22 roofs.
A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.
Using heat trace technology, these panels help protect against ice formations on a facility's roof.
Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.
This water based adhesive meets the requirements of South Coast Air Quality Management District Rule 1168 and the OTC Model Rule for Single-Ply Roofing Adhesives.
When it comes to coating different areas, whether inside or surrounding a commercial building, one coating does NOT fit all—and it's not even close.
A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s contest highlights the industry's focus on safety in the workplace.