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 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.
Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.
Updated requirements have enhanced the safety and sustainability features of this metal roofing product line.
Designed to protect metal roof structures from ice dams and wind driven rain, this product has been issued a Product Control Notice of Acceptance for use in Miami-Dade County and its municipalities.
The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has made its Reflective Roof Rebates Database, originally created exclusively for use by RCMA members, available to the general public.
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.