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Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: Low Speed Utility Vehicles By Club Car

Club Car, manufacturer of street legal, low speed utility vehicles, offers a broad range for facility management. Kathryn Sterba, strategy leader for the company, discusses the latest, including electric vehicles.

WAC’s LED Hardscape Quick Release

The LED Hardscape Quick Release is a patent pending invention that allows for a watertight male/female connection at the fixture.

FGIA Design Guide for Sloped Glazing & Skylights

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance has updated a guide outlining the considerations necessary for choosing proper glass for non-residential skylight and sloped glazing applications.

IMETCO Launches R2 (Revive & Reclad) Services

The company's new service is designed for buildings with metal, brick, concrete, or EIFS facades that are deteriorating or in need of aesthetic improvement.

Target Installs Solar Panels

Target recently met its goal of installing solar panels on 500 of its stores by 2020 and now plans to go 100% solar by 2030.

Pointivo Spatial Intelligence Solution

Spatial IQ: Facility Management (FM) is a data and analytics roof assessment solution.

NYC Department of Buildings Reinforces Facade Inspection Requirements

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.

Georgia-Pacific Building Products Launches DensDefy Line

The DensDefy Accessories take the company's DensElement's moisture management further, elevating the building envelope finish and ensuring performance compatibility.

LSI’s Universal Replacement Light Poles

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.

Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

Acclaim Dyna Drum SO Area Lighting

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 Utility Task Vehicle Now Gas-Powered

Polaris has added two new gas-powered models to its Pro XD UTV lineup.

Bell Outdoor Decorator Switch Cover

Bell Weatherproof Decorator Switch Covers now include White and Bronze color options.

Wall-PF1 Parking Façade System

The Wall-PF1 exterior glass cladding system is designed and engineered specifically for parking façade applications.

Dynamic Energy Completes Rooftop Solar Project For Wacoal America

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.

Tremco Roofing Cold Weather Roofing Products

A range of winter solutions help extend the longevity of roofing systems and safeguard them against serious damage.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2020

SOLUTIONS 2020 takes a look at these facility management products designed to advance your operations & maintenance in the coming year.

More Than Meets The Eye: Restoring An Historic Fountain 

Invisible waterproofing membrane performs heroically on Cincinnati’s historic Union Terminal fountain.

ROPAX Jumbo Rolling Compactor

The ROPAX Jumbo Rolling Compactor uses a rolling drum with sharp metal teeth to crush, macerate, tear, rip, and compress waste in large open top containers/dumpsters.

Budgeting For Roof Maintenance

At Broward College in South Florida, roofing condition assessments drive planning for this building component.

Diving Into Water Feature Design

Facility Executive spoke with Chris Roy, director of creative design at OTL, Inc., about considerations for water features inside and out of facilities.

Protect Through Building Façade Inspections

Safety ordinances in major U.S. cities are prompting renewed focus on building envelope inspections.

Facility Executive | December 2019 Issue

The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.

Fence Quarter Wood Deck & Porch Railing Inserts

Fence Quarter's debut product line of both wood deck and porch railing inserts seeks to mitigate the time-consuming, frustrating, and costly ventures associated with traditional decking and fencing solutions.

Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

North Kansas City Hospital Displays 20-Foot Wreath

Western Specialty Contractors installed the 1,000-pound, lighted wreath on the hospital’s façade, and offers tips on how to safely install your own holiday decorations.

New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

Bluetooth Motion Sensor & Configuration App

Bluetooth motion sensor for outdoor lighting and indoor high bay lighting applications allows the use of mobile devices to program and manage new LSI luminaires.

Cortec Injectable Corrosion Inhibitor

MCI-2020 gel solves corrosion problems in areas where surface corrosion treatments cannot be used.

An Historic Arena Renovation

In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

Free Checklist For Parking Garage Conditions

A visual guide and checklist document from Western Specialty Contractors helps facility management to identify and track damage to components of parking structures.

Connected LED Lighting System

Signify has completed a connected LED lighting system at T-Mobile Park. This dynamic, colorful architectural LED lighting will allow the ballpark to shine bright in the expanding city skyline.

EonCoat Helps Industrial Facilities Combat Corrosion

A category of Chemically Bonded Phosphate Ceramic (CBPC) coatings provides corrosion protection for assets prone to environmental corrosion.

Dero Introduces Electric Scooter Rack

The E-Scooter Rack helps declutter sidewalks and create orderly parking for electric scooters.

Friday Funny: This Hotel Rocks!

The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, made its debut in Hollywood, FL last month.

Haas Door CA 110 Installed At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

These commercial aluminum garage doors from Haas Door are part of The Garage, a new permanent exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

LED CordLight Replaces String Lighting

EPCO’s LED CordLight is an alternative solution to lamp-based string lighting for temporary construction lighting applications.

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