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Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.
A building enclosure retrofit can improve energy performance and keep a facility operational without the expenditures of complete demolition or reconstruction.
Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.
The Iowa based company has acquired this Maine based manufacturer and designer of customizable hardwood windows and doors.
Developed by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG), this high-performance, triple-silver-coated, solar control low-e glass was introduced in 2006.
Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.
The collaboration combines leading offerings from the two companies to provide a new daylighting/solar control film solution 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”.
More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.
This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.
Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.
This window film features a patented construction that helps reflect interior heat back into a facility.
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.
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.
Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this concern.
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.
Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy.
On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013 issue.
Facility managers use maintenance and exclusion tactics to repel unwelcome guests. From the July 2013 issue.
California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential construction.
Users can compare energy costs for multiple glazing options in prototypical buildings based on multiple variables.
The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program is expanding with new products and vendors.
"Elegant Silhouette" drapery is woven from 100% natural bamboo fiber.
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.
Available with data for eight geographical areas, the Green Product Selection Tool provides performance information about the company's windows.
The company's Peformance Films segment has been awarded funds for continued R&D and commercialization of high performance retrofit window film technology.
When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.
The product from 3form enables facilities managers to add privacy and transform any glass application into a piece of art.
This new line of window films from CPFilms adds insulating power to existing windows.
Pella's architects, engineers, technicians, and CAD drafters provide assistance on window and door selections for facility managers and their architects and general contractors.
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