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PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.

Simon Roofing Earns ISO 9001 Certification

This quality-management recognition covers the manufacturing, installation, and service of the company's coating formulations and materials.

FM Alert: New Spanish-Language Roofing Guidelines

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Re-Roofing The Alamo

Modifying historic structures and interiors almost always presents additional considerations. A recent roofing project at the Alamo Complex in Texas presented a few.

Question Of The Week: Impact Of HVAC Cleaning On TPO Roof?

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 )

Roofinox tin-plated (Terne) helps provide long-term durability for roofs.

SpeedTite Roof Drain by OMG Roofing Products

The SpeedTite Roof Drain is a fast way to install roof drains in new or retrofit applications.

New Vikings Football Stadium First In U.S. With Transparent Roof

Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.

Presidio Metal Roofing From CertainTeed

Updated requirements have enhanced the safety and sustainability features of this metal roofing product line.

Metshield High Temp Underlayment From Drexel Metals

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.

Reflective Roof Rebates Database Now Available

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.

Winter Weather Checks For Roofing

When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.

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.

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