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The Solar Charging Kit adds USB charging for mobile devices to commercial and hospitality outdoor spaces without the time or hassle of a full construction project.


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The Solar Charging Kit adds USB charging for mobile devices to commercial and hospitality outdoor spaces without the time or hassle of a full construction project.

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Building Envelope & Exteriors

Latest: New Solar Charging Kit From Legrand - The Solar Charging Kit adds USB charging for mobile devices to commercial and hospitality outdoor spaces without the time or hassle of a full construction project.

New Solar Charging Kit From Legrand

The Solar Charging Kit adds USB charging for mobile devices to commercial and hospitality outdoor spaces without the time or hassle of a full construction project.

Propane Helps Fuel Municipal Groundskeeping

Video from Propane Education & Research Council captures a "day in the life" for municipal fleets operating propane-powered mowers.

Bell Introduces Swivel Floodlights

The LL1200 and LL800 series are swivel LED floodlights for landscape, architectural, or security lighting in residential, commercial, and light industrial applications.

Coil Anodized Aluminum Paneling Makes Korean Heritage Shine

When Gyeongju City decided to build a showpiece structure for the center of the Gyeongju Cultural Expo Park, the team knew it would have to be exceptional.

10 Must-See U.S. Pools for National Swimming Pool Day

Leslie's, world's largest pool supply and service company, recognizes pools for standout design and features.

Atlas® Introduces Non-Hal Polyiso Insulation in ACFoam® and EnergyShield®

Atlas Roofing Corporation has announced the addition of ACFoam NH and EnergyShield NH to their current insulation product lines.

EXTECH Suspension Systems

Drop-In, Pin-Mount, Rod-Mount, and custom KINETICWALL standard suspension systems are available for wind-driven building façades.

Technoform Helps Improve Fenestration Systems

SpecTheEdge.com offers educational materials for those seeking to improve the thermal performance of windows, curtainwall, storefront, and other fenestration systems.

IPMI Announces New Board Of Directors

Members of the International Parking & Mobility Institute include garage owners/operators, architects, city managers, government agencies, health care centers, universities, airports, and convention centers.

Hurricane Season Is Approaching: Are Your Shutters Ready?

As hurricane season draws near, door experts at B&B Door Company are encouraging facilities to perform preventative maintenance on their hurricane and storm shutters.

JLG Telehandler Reversing Camera

JLG introduced a new day/night reversing camera for all SkyTrak brand telehandlers and the JLG G5-18A.

Porous Pave Completes New Pooch Play Areas

The Humane Society of Elkhart, IN installed Porous Pave XL Permeable Pavement in eight new outdoor play areas for dogs awaiting adoption.

PitMaster V Dock Face Sealing System

The PitMaster V Dock Face Sealing System seals open gaps on the dock face and pit floor in vertical leveler applications, saving energy, improving pit cleanliness, and helping reduce infiltration of weather and contaminants.

American Concrete Institute Releases New Concrete Repair Guide

ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.

AAMA Rules: Exterior Shading Devices

AAMA has released a new technical information report providing design considerations for exterior shading devices such as aluminum sun shades, glass awnings, deep snap on covers, and louvered shading devices with outriggers.

Buildings Brighten To Welcome Summer 2019

On June 21, iconic U.S. buildings and landmarks will shine with orange light on Make Music Day, an annual global event.

How Does Your Landscape Look?

The summer season is here, and facility landscapes are front and center. Attend Facility Executive Live! this fall and learn how to showcase your site year-round.

Four Tips To Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.

Solar, Waste Heat Help Power Athletic Facility

At Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, a new student athletic facility achieved LEED Platinum certification.

AISC Award For Use Of Structural Steel

AISC recently presented the IDEAS2 award to KOMPAN’s Helen Diller Civic Center Playground in the San Francisco City Hall area.

Friday Funny: This Corporate HQ Has Gone To The Dogs

With the opening of its new North American headquarters in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare has unveiled the next generation of pet-friendly workplaces.

Keep Ticks Away From Buildings

Any commercial property with a wooded area nearby or a transition zone between a well-manicured lawn and a non-landscaped area can provide harborage for ticks.

Adaptive Reuse Creates New Healthcare Facility

In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.

Roofing Alliance Providing Services To 165 Ronald McDonald Houses

The foundation of National Roofing Contractors Association, alliance members are donating their time for roof inspections, maintenance, and repairs at this nonprofit's facilities.

When Lightning Strikes, Will You Be Ready?

The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is shining a spotlight on this hazard and expanding its "building lightning safe communities" initiative.

Schindler Elevators In Salesforce Tower

The company’s elevators in this San Francisco high-rise are equipped with technology that will shut the equipment down if an earthquake of more than 3 on the Richter scale is detected.

Friday Funny: This Summer, Work Smarter, Not Harder

If chilling in a lawn chair at the zoo and posting on social media while not mowing the lawn sounds like the perfect day, Husqvarna's got the job for you!

Bank Of America Reduces Energy Costs With Solar Panels

Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.

Sto Corp. Introduces iQ Technology Program

Including both interior and exterior coatings, the company now offers its Intelligent Technology + Design (iQ)™ coatings program in North America.

Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.

Crankenstein Portable Jump Starting Solution

Ruggedly built to jump gas and diesel engines, Crankenstein delivers 1,200 cranking amps and 5,000 peak amps for 12V systems and 600 cranking amps and 5,000 peak amps for 24V systems.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Using Glass Railings In Facility Projects

Trex Commercial Products address three common concerns when specifying this glazing in building projects.

Helix Low-Rise Adhesive

Helix Low-Rise Adhesive is a two-component, construction-grade, polyurethane foam adhesive.

IECC Committee Approves EV Charging Proposal

The proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.

HERCULITE Tempered Glass Kept The Hockey Action On The Ice

Before this product from Vitro Architectural Glass was first used in the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey rink, chicken wire kept players and fans in their respective zones.

Partnership Focused On Preventing Bird Collisions With Buildings

American Bird Conservancy and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) will collaborate on bird-friendly design solutions.

Jelly Bean Playground Rubber Mulch

Jelly Bean Rubber Mulch is 100% non-tire playground rubber mulch manufactured from non-toxic, sterile, and latex-free rubber tiles originally produced for schools.

In Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory And Botanical Gardens Hosts “Big Green Block Party”

The adaptive reuse of an on-site public works garage facility at Phipps is aimed at achieving three rigorous green building standard certifications.

Tampa International Airport “People Mover” Project Recognized

The American Council of Engineering Companies awarded the project team for the airport facility’s SkyConnect Automated People Mover and a rental car center.

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