Tag: windows

bird strikes

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 facade

Building Envelope, Beyond Aesthetics

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

YKK AP Zero Sightline Window

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

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.
Detroit

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.
workplace management

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.
smart-tinting glass

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 enclosures

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

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

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

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.
solar control

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.
shadecloth

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™.
window film

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”.
window condensation

Windows: Preventing Condensation

More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.
May / June 2016 Issue

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.
window retrofit

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.
window film

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.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Did You Miss Our Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .