Building Envelope & Exteriors

Building envelopes (roof, walls, windows) control indoor air pressure, climate control and overall IAQ. Here we cover many important aspects of building envelope design; as well as other exterior architectural components. Facility Executive magazine covers all aspects of construction projects, modernization and ongoing operations for commercial buildings.

VariSpace Coppell Dallas-Fort Worth

Vari Opens New DFW Global Headquarters

The office furniture company's new home is the third Fitwel-certified facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, showcasing Vari's commitment to healthy workspaces.
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[VIDEO] Take Parking To The Next Level With Abmvantage

Introducing Parking Unparalleled. ABMVantage is an Integrated Mobility Solution designed to maximize revenue, increase efficiencies and deliver effortless guest experiences—from curbside operations to the world’s busiest airports.
TQL Stadium

TQL Stadium Wins Global “Best Venue” Award

With a capacity of 26,000, FC Cincinnati’s TQL Stadium registers among the largest soccer-specific stadiums in Major League Soccer.
Lucid Drone Technologies

Lucid Drone Technologies Helps Keep Facility Exteriors Clean

Lucid Drone Technologies is using drone technology to change the way commercial buildings and windows are washed. 
water conservation

The Urgent Need To Address Water Waste In Commercial Buildings

Facility executives could be wasting a precious resource and funds by not having a water action plan in place, especially during droughts.
Instaworthy offices

The World’s Most Instaworthy Tech HQs

The top 3 most Instagrammable offices in the world belong to leaders in the tech industry, including Facebook (Meta), Alphabet (Google), and Apple.

Keep Employees Safe On The Hottest Days Of The Year

High heat and longer hours put construction workers in increased danger of suffering a heat-related illness or accident while on the job.
ponding water

Tackling Ponding Water On The Roof

If not addressed, ponding water can do significant damage to your roof and building.
preventing falls

How To Prevent Slips, Trips, And Falls

Knowing where accidents may happen is the first step to reduce these risks.
Obstruction Lights

Selecting Dependable Obstruction Lights

For a building’s safety and compliance, facility managers need to explore options for obstruction lighting.
Dumpsters

Don’t Let Dirty, Smelly Dumpsters Dominate Your Landscape

The Nilodor Waste Container and Dumpster System helps keep dumpsters clean and deodorized. 
Rooftop Beekeeping

The Rooftop Beekeeping Buzz: Why Buildings Are Using Bees To Go Greener

Rooftop-beekeeping can be a simple and tangible way to demonstrate commitment to environmental action, social justice, and good governance.
The Center School

School Cuts Carbon Footprint With Roof Restoration, Rooftop Solar, Carport Project  

In Somerset, NJ, The Center School reduced its carbon footprint and serves as a positive example of environmental stewardship to its students and the community.
lighting parking structures

Visionaire Lighting’s PRK Safely Lights Parking Structures

New LED lighting product line provides effective and uniform lighting across drive lanes and open spaces to ensure optimal safety for parking structures.
Husqvarna Mars Rover

Happy Birthday Mars Rover! Love, Husqvarna Automowers

On August 5, Husqvarna Automowers® worldwide will sing "Happy Birthday" to the Mars Rover Curiosity on its 10th Birthday!
building envelope

International African American Museum Mitigates Thermal Bridging

Steel-to-steel structural thermal breaks provide requisite structural integrity, while reducing heat energy transfer by up to 75 percent.
School Of Medicine Landscape

New School Of Medicine Plans Landscape For Healing, Community

In Arkansas, the new Alice L. Walton School of Medicine will create a link between art, nature, and healing for a holistic learning environment.
weather stations

Insight Into The World Trade Center’s Weather Station

Facility executives are turning to microclimate measurements outside their facility to optimize facility operations and energy efficiency.
electric vehicles charging stations

Parking Lots: Gearing Up For Green Transportation

The shift to electric vehicles is coming rapidly, and facility executives need to be prepared for the demand for EV chargers.
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ABM Anthem Video: What They Do

ABM helps our clients keep moving at the speed of life. This is the story of what we do, as seen through the eyes of our families, who take as much pride in our work as we do.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).