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Building Envelope & Exteriors

The building envelope, roofing, landscaping, parking lots, perimeter security, cladding, skylights, and other exterior architectural components are examined here.

Building Envelope & Exteriors


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Available in three forms, this solid metal wall panel product helps to create a bold aesthetic for facility exteriors. 

Sculpted 3D Rainscreen System By Metalwërks

Sculpted 3D Rainscreen System By Metalwërks

Available in three forms, this solid metal wall panel product helps to create a bold aesthetic for facility exteriors. 

Bakery Expands Operation With Rack Supported Storage

Rather than build an entirely new facility, this approach added storage and building envelope onto the company's existing building.

DensElement Barrier System Passes Drainage Efficiency Test

This integrated system from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum has passed testing as a substrate in exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) with drainage.

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

INO Weather Pro Weather Monitor

The INO Weather Pro is a handheld device that combines weather data with lightning detection for outdoor worker safety.

Traction Magic Takes The Slip Out Of Ice

This product from Gaia Enterprise, Inc. was created to address the slip and fall threat from ice that so many facility managers face.

Auroralight Telluride HWM16-2 Outdoor Wall Sconce

The Telluride HWM16-2 is a wall sconce that incorporates flexible LED/Halogen hybrid technology.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

Super Bright LEDs’ LED Pond & Fountain Lights

LED Pond and Fountain Lights are annular LED lights designed to fit from 1.37" to 3" fountain tubing.

Salt Use Standards For Winter Weather Cleanup Revisited

The Snow & Ice Management Association has expanded its Sustainable Salt Initiative (SSI) that addresses environmental concerns associated with salt use at properties throughout North America.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

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

Insulation: Mineral Wool Or Polyiso?

Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.

2017 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2017

Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.

Maximizing The Building Envelope

Ensure desired results for a new or improved facility by tapping the expertise of building envelope consultants.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Drones And The Emergence Of Unmanned Asset Management

Asset management is bolstered by using innovative technologies such as drones to proactively inspect critical assets and ensure these are maintained effectively.

Emium Temporary Work Light Fixture

The LED Work Light Fixture is a portable, bright, and durable hanging ceiling fixture that provides 360° lighting.

Super Bowl LI: Tackling NRG Stadium

From maintaining 94,830 square feet of AstroTurf to keeping locker rooms sanitized to protect players from MRSA, here’s some of what it takes to get a facility ready to host the Super Bowl, thanks to SMS Assist.

AXIS Q1941-E Thermal Camera

The AXIS Q1941-E is a bullet-style IP thermal camera for perimeter protection of facilities.

Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Door Assemblies By ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door, Curries, and Fleming now offer Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Assemblies (FEBR), designed to resist an intense, prolonged attack by one or more intruders.

Butlerib II Wall System Offers Design Flexibility

The Butlerib II wall system offers design freedom and flexibility at an affordable price.

Protect Facilities From Rainstorm Damage

A commercial landscape contractor provides tips to safeguard landscaping and property during heavy rains.

First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards

Now in it 35th year, these ASHRAE awards recognize a vivarium, training laboratories, a transport center, a hospital, a police headquarters, and two office buildings.

Liebherr LRT 1090-2.1 Rough-Terrain Crane

The LRT 1090-2.1 is a rough-terrain crane with all-terrain maneuverability set to debut at the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG show (March 7–11, Las Vegas).

Britain’s Houses Of Parliament Rebuild Spurred Clean Air Laws

MIT research finds the reconstruction of this building during the late 19th century was so hindered by pollution that the British government convened scientific inquiries into the effects of the atmosphere on the new building.

JUSTRITE Agri-Turf Agriculture Storage Lockers

Agri-Turf is a line of outdoor lockers that are a safe and secure storage solution for agricultural and turf management applications.

Fulham WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers for Harsh Environments

The WorkHorse LED Extreme Driver family of constant current, programmable drivers is specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications.

Roof Primer A504 By National Coatings

This low VOC primer is designed to provide superior adhesion capabilities for silicone roof coatings.

Wireless Infrastructure 101 For Buildings

Cellular and Wi-Fi work together to provide robust in-building mobile broadband.

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