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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.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

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.

Fastening Systems For Single Ply Roofing

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.

Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

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.

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

"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.

Waterproof Your Facility: Maintenance And Water Damage Prevention

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.

New Year’s Task: Building Envelope Check

With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.

Tapered Insulation For Low Slope Roofing

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

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Ready For Winter Weather?

This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.

Three Ways To Prepare Your Asphalt Roof For A Harsh Winter

ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities Announces Awards of Excellence Winners

Green Roofs for Healthy Cities has announced the eight winners of its 2015 Awards of Excellence.

FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.

Roofing Warranty: 5 Questions To Consider

The terms of a warranty can range depending on the commercial roofing system, and there are certainly many factors to consider.

2015 International Roofing Expo Offers Robust Education Sessions

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.

2015 International Roofing Expo® Launches Mobile App

Users who have last year’s app already downloaded on their phones should receive a notification that an update is available.

Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy savings.

Coalition Formed To Extend Research On Sustainable Roofing

ARMA, ERA, and PIMA collaborate to compare high-performance roofing systems in northern climates.

Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit

At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in place.

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

Focus On: Roofing

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Responds To Criticism Regarding Recent Roofing Study

The following column is written in response to the criticism from the EPDM regarding a recent study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Duro-Guard EPS Flute Fill Combo from Duro-Last

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.

Analysis Of Berkeley Labs Study Details Flawed Science

Panel of roofing experts questions methodology, sample size of 22 roofs.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Snofree Roof Panels from Valin

Using heat trace technology, these panels help protect against ice formations on a facility's roof.

Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk

Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Research

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HydroBond from Carlisle Syntec

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.

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