Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. roofing articles below.
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.
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.
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.
DensDeck Prime Roof Boards have been enhanced to provide broader compatibility and higher performance with roofing adhesives.
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.
Do you have any recommendations for flashing this HVAC unit? Is a double curb the only way to approach this situation?
Facility managers can protect people, property, and their budgets with a systematic approach.
There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics.
This manufacturer of roofing, wall, and ceiling panels recognized commercial projects that incorporated its products.
Those at this manufacturer of building envelope solutions are participating in fun fundraising activities.
Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building sector.
Is there a way to increase roof insulation through the application of a special paint?
In roofing, what is sustainable? Are we achieving it if we paint our black roofs white to save energy?
The improved systems are certified to conform to ANSI/SPRI ES-1, which formalizes IBC specs for resistance to wind related failures.
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.
Roofs of all ages require proactive maintenance.
This insulated metal standing seam roof panel system is designed to install over existing roofs.
This emergency and/or non-emergency roof leak response service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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...