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VELUX Dynamic Dome commercial skylights combine architectural elegance with increased light harvesting capabilities, resulting in savings on electrical lighting costs.


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VELUX Dynamic Dome commercial skylights combine architectural elegance with increased light harvesting capabilities, resulting in savings on electrical lighting costs.

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VELUX Dynamic Dome Commercial Skylights

VELUX Dynamic Dome commercial skylights combine architectural elegance with increased light harvesting capabilities, resulting in savings on electrical lighting costs.

Northwestern University Makes Buildings Bird-Friendly

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.

Building Envelope, Beyond Aesthetics

The functionality of windows, walls and doors need not be sacrificed for a grand facade.

YKK AP Zero Sightline Window

The YOV SSG Operable Vent Window provides seamless appearance of a fixed window with optimal ventilation and natural light

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.
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The Whitney Restaurant To Become Energy Efficient Icon

The popular restaurant, a National Historic Landmark, is Detroit's first C-PACE project.

Apogee Releases Booklet On Benefits Of Window Replacement

This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.

The Workspace Of Tomorrow: Part 1

Digital convergence enables new possibilities for workplace management that can deliver cost reductions, improve operations, and facilitate occupant productivity.

Halio Smart Tinting Glass From Kinestral Technologies

Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.

Building Envelope Retrofits For Improved Energy Efficiency: Part 2

A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.

Pella Adds To Acquisitions With Duratherm Windows

The Iowa based company has acquired this Maine based manufacturer and designer of customizable hardwood windows and doors.

Solarban 70XL Glass Marks 10 Year Anniversary

Developed by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG), this high-performance, triple-silver-coated, solar control low-e glass was introduced in 2006.

MechoSystems’ Shadecloth Families Earn Sustainable Status

Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.

Madico, SerraLux Partner For Total Window Solution

The collaboration combines leading offerings from the two companies to provide a new daylighting/solar control film solution for windows.

ADA Compliance For Windows

Facility executives interested in accessibility issues should monitor the status of the update of ICC/ANSI A117.1 “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”.

Windows: Preventing Condensation

More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.

Facility Executive | May / June 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.

Energy Upgrades And Renovations: What To Know About Windows

Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.

New Product Flash: 3M Thinsulate Window Film

This window film features a patented construction that helps reflect interior heat back into a facility.

Motorized Shades Reflect Well On LEED Gold HQ

Intelligent motor controls and best-in-class RB 500 motorized roller shades helped shape the look of the Hub Group’s new headquarters, located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL.

Smart Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission.

Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this concern.

Free White Paper: Improving the Energy Efficiency Of Aging Commercial Buildings through Window Retrofits

Find out how the Renovate system can offer energy savings of up to 25%, provide consistent indoor thermal comfort, reduce outside noise transmission, contribute points towards LEED certification, and more at a lower cost than a traditional window replacement.

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy.

Hotel Case Study: At Your Service

On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Honing In On Pest Birds

Facility managers use maintenance and exclusion tactics to repel unwelcome guests. From the July 2013 issue.

Improved Efficiency Standards For CA In 2014

California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential construction.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Building Energy Calculator From Guardian

Users can compare energy costs for multiple glazing options in prototypical buildings based on multiple variables.

Commercial Fms Can Access DOE Window Purchase Program

The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program is expanding with new products and vendors.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Drapery From Brentano

"Elegant Silhouette" drapery is woven from 100% natural bamboo fiber.

WEB EXCLUSIVE CASE STUDY: Architectural History Repeats Itself

To honor the church’s historic district status and vibrant past, a church building committee was established to turn back the clock on its exterior.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Online Tool From Wausau Window And Wall Systems

Available with data for eight geographical areas, the Green Product Selection Tool provides performance information about the company's windows.

Solutia Awarded ARRA Funds For Window Film Research

The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.

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