Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TOTM: Building Envelope & Exteriors articles below.
APV's NeverFade Façade Restoration Coatings with Kynar Aquatec used by Restore Construction Group to renovate stucco facade on South Florida Children's Center.
The now-complete One55™ Series of doors and operable windows combines striking historical visual appearance with unmatched strength and thermal efficiency.
Opti’s cloud-based, proprietary adaptive control technology will allow NST to generate off-site storm water offsets through enhancing existing performance of regional facilities throughout Florida.
TruClose Round Heavy Duty adjustable, self-closing hinges for round-post gates and fences include two options that self-close heavy or high-traffic gates weighing up to 154 pounds.
New and improved StormMax hurricane resistant storefront framing systems stand up to wind, water, projectiles, and project headaches.
OMG Roofing’s Wind Calculator tool determines the uplift requirements for anyone specifying an edge metal system.
The Pedestal PRO 64TOW-AIP-001-304 freestanding entry station tower is designed to accommodate the Aiphone GT-DMBN-SSP Video Entry Station component.
The Clima-Core outdoor platform is durable, semi-permanent, and weather- and water-resistant for a wide range of outdoor events and occasions.
Healthy Outdoor Spaces is a collection of new products, modified products, and space planning solutions to help landscape architects create environments that support people’s health and well-being.
Ready Railing is a lightweight aluminum, pre-assembled, portable railing system that can instantly create temporary boundaries to help with social distancing both indoors and outdoors.
The 332H & 348H EPIC Series hand-held hole diggers are designed to tackle a wide range of construction-related hole digging projects, from backyard fencing to complex landscaping and soil sampling.
This software as a service (SaaS) platform uses artificial intelligence to identify and assess damage and deterioration to building envelopes and structures through images.
Georgia-Pacific Building Products' new premium coverboard is designed to meet FM Global’s Very Severe Hail Standard.
Without proper maintenance, wheel stops, manhole covers, and even asphalt pose threats to pedestrians.
The nation’s floodplains are expected to grow by 45% by the end of this century: Work to reduce risk from floods by reassessing the conditions around building sites.
StoVentec Rainscreen Systems deliver a seamless air and moisture barrier, intuitive adjustable sub-construction, continuous insulation, and multiple cladding options.
OMG EdgeSystems rebranded its line of PermaSnap Coping systems to include the former QuickSnap Coping products, providing more choices for all types of commercial roofing applications.
The CGC commercial LED fixture for parking garage and various canopy applications is suitable for both new and retrofit construction projects.
Kebony US announced the launch of its new Site Furnishings division and its first collection of commercial outdoor furniture, called North Cape by Kebony.
A new rule adopted on January 14, 2020 makes substantial changes to inspection and reporting requirements for the city’s Facade Inspection and Safety Program (FISP), commonly known as Local Law 11.
The DensDefy Accessories take the company's DensElement's moisture management further, elevating the building envelope finish and ensuring performance compatibility.
Universal light poles from LSI are suitable for renovation and replacement applications and feature slotted holes on the base plate that can accommodate most anchor bolt patterns in the marketplace.
While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.
Dyna Drum SO is a series of high-output, high-efficient outdoor rated white, multi-, and quad-color fixtures for façade and area lighting applications.
Polaris has added two new gas-powered models to its Pro XD UTV lineup.
Bell Weatherproof Decorator Switch Covers now include White and Bronze color options.
The Wall-PF1 exterior glass cladding system is designed and engineered specifically for parking façade applications.
The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.
A range of winter solutions help extend the longevity of roofing systems and safeguard them against serious damage.
A new solar readiness ordinance is the first piece of climate legislation passed by the city as a participant of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge.
Invisible waterproofing membrane performs heroically on Cincinnati’s historic Union Terminal fountain.
A commercial landscape contractor provides tips to safeguard landscaping and property during heavy rains.
Penetron crystalline technology provides the crucial protection concrete needs to resist the aggressive, chloride-rich environment of the Utah Department of Transportation’s new and expanded Cottonwood Maintenance Complex.
Although cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28% in the past decade, cigarette butts remain the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe.
The Integrated Pest Management in Healthcare Facilities Project, spearheaded by the Maryland Pesticide Education Network and Beyond Pesticides aims to reduce pesticide impact at healthcare facilities.
Working with the local community and experts from American Bird Conservancy, Northwestern University is using state-of-the-art solutions to keep birds from dying in collisions with glass walls and windows.
At the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, a design team delivered dazzling exterior lighting for this property’s hotel tower while not outdoing the region’s historic architecture.
Two new scissor lift models are designed to be more affordable and lighter weight for maintenance professionals and other users.
While the discussion of school safety continues by lawmakers around the country, San Diego-based Solar Gard is speaking out and urging school districts to...
These wall mount luminaires for perimeter illumination provide a host of improved performance capabilities.