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


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

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. roofing articles below.


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.

One Coating Doesn’t Fit All

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.

Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.

ARMA Announces Winners 2012 Accident Prevention Contest

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association’s contest highlights the industry's focus on safety in the workplace.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Enhanced 725TR by Carlisle SynTec Systems

The improved 725TR Air & Vapor Barrier/Temporary Roof features a new woven polypropylene facer film that enables the product to perform in all seasons. The material can be used as a temporary roof for up to 120 days.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Airport Hangar Receives A New Retrofit Roof System And Energy Upgrade

The Lafayette, Louisiana Regional Airport underwent a retrofit re-roof and energy upgrade on its 114 Borman aircraft hangar building. This Web exclusive was submitted by Mark James on behalf of Roof Hugger.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: DensDeck Prime from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

DensDeck Prime Roof Boards have been enhanced to provide broader compatibility and higher performance with roofing adhesives.

FM Issue: Recipe For Roof Coatings

Ensuring optimal results from this improvement project requires a holistic view. Rooftop coating and restoration solutions require proper planning and execution to deliver maximum performance.

Tricks Of The Trade: Roof Leaks

Do you have any recommendations for flashing this HVAC unit? Is a double curb the only way to approach this situation?

Services & Maintenance: Three Steps To Roof Replacement

Facility managers can protect people, property, and their budgets with a systematic approach.

Green Roof Trends: From LEED® To RoofPoint

There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics.

ATAS International Projects Of The Year

This manufacturer of roofing, wall, and ceiling panels recognized commercial projects that incorporated its products.

Garland Employees Support St. Jude With Week Long Fundraiser

Those at this manufacturer of building envelope solutions are participating in fun fundraising activities.

Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight

Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Roofing Insulation

Is there a way to increase roof insulation through the application of a special paint?

Defining a Sustainable Roof

In roofing, what is sustainable? Are we achieving it if we paint our black roofs white to save energy?

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Improved R-Mer Edge Roofing By Garland

The improved systems are certified to conform to ANSI/SPRI ES-1, which formalizes IBC specs for resistance to wind related failures.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Sustainability Procurement Promise Introduced

Sika Sarnafil has created a common set of criteria on sustainability to help architects, specifiers, and facility managers to measure various roofing options and to simplify the process.

Services & Maintenance: Keeping On Top Of Leaks

Roofs of all ages require proactive maintenance.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CFR Retro-Seam From Metal-Span

This insulated metal standing seam roof panel system is designed to install over existing roofs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: RoofHelpUSA From MemcoGlobal

This emergency and/or non-emergency roof leak response service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

On The Road To Zero Waste, $20 At A Time

GAF’s Cobra® Ridge Vent plant, located in the northern Atlanta suburb of Cumming, GA, is a bright, highly automated, state-of-the-art facility — the type...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: RoofGenuity From Firestone

Facility managers can use the RoofGenuity modeling tool to discover the optimal roofing configuration for their buildings.

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