Building Envelope & Exteriors

The SATG (Sweep Action Tine Grapple) and SASB (Sweep Action Solid Bottom Construction Grapple) sweep debris into the bucket to reduce cleanup time.


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The SATG (Sweep Action Tine Grapple) and SASB (Sweep Action Solid Bottom Construction Grapple) sweep debris into the bucket to reduce cleanup time.

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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.

Worksaver SATG & SASB Sweep Action Grapples

The SATG (Sweep Action Tine Grapple) and SASB (Sweep Action Solid Bottom Construction Grapple) sweep debris into the bucket to reduce cleanup time.

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.

MM1018 Force Fit Gap Compensation Repair Product

MM1018 is a polymeric metal material repair product that delivers 100% force fit gap compensation for the repair of process equipment and structures, as well as demanding high-load, critical environments.

Award For Sandy Hook School Project Team

The Connecticut Building Congress will recognize the Town of Newtown, Consigli Construction Co., Inc., Svigals+Partners, and STV|DPM for their collaborative work to build the new Sandy Hook School in Newtown, CT.

Build Your Building’s Resistance

Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.

Fulham Wet Location LED Exit Signs

Part of the FireHorse emergency lighting product line, the FHEX26 and FHEC34 are UL 924-listed wet location LED exit signs.

Multi-Site Exterior Lighting

Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.

A Day In The Life Of Parking Management

To provide employees and visitors safe and welcoming parking facilities, take these six aspects into consideration.

New Asphalt Roofing EPDs Will Aid Green Building Projects

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.

ERCO Kona XS Outdoor Lighting Tools

Kona XS is a system of projectors, floodlights, and wallwashers for outdoor lighting.

ASSA ABLOY Openings Studio

The Building Information Management (BIM) software plugin lets you define secure openings, set standards across your future facility, and keep everyone in the loop for the seamless integration of Door Security Solutions.

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Pest Management At The Building Envelope

Examining roofing, windows, and siding is critical to sound pest management.

Louvers Brighten Up Edward Jones HQ Parking Garage

At the Maryland Heights, MO facility, stationary louvers, or “cassettes,” lend a flowing, kinetic appearance to the campus parking garage.

Flexibility For The Future

For Wisconsin-based microbrewery Barley John’s, choosing a building envelope that offered flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and adaptability was integral to the company’s long-term success.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

Inappropriate Repairs for Historic Stone Masonry

As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”

Nu-Wood PVC Column Wraps

PVC Column Wraps are precision-manufactured PVC wraps designed to surround support structures.

FM Alert: Most Ramps Do Not Meet ADA Requirements

A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.

Speed Boosts Security At Parking Garage Entryways

Installing high-speed doors at these entry points prevents piggy-backing and unauthorized pedestrians from entering a parking facility.

15 Cities Most Likely To See Termite Infestation

Mobile, AL leads this list of U.S. cities that should be on high alert for termites during 2017.

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

LIQUID NAILS FUZE*IT Construction Adhesive

LIQUID NAILS FUZE*IT (LN-2000) is an all surface construction adhesive that bonds nearly all materials in any weather conditions.

Duro-Last Roofing Project Awards Announced

These annual awards recognize roofing contractors and their notable projects in six categories.

Firestone RubberGard EPDM Roofing Sealant

RubberGard EPDM Sealants are designed for use with EPDM roofing systems.

Historic Hotel, Revolving Door Retrofit

At the Warwick Hotel Rittenhouse Square in Philadelphia, a lobby renovation provided the opportunity to boost aesthetics and improve energy efficiency.

Wattstopper FSP-2×2 Fixture Integrated Outdoor Sensors 

Designed for LED fixtures, these economical, contractor grade sensors meet all code compliant lighting controls requirements.

Soundproofing With Window Retrofits

As purveyors of peace and quiet, lodging facilities might consider this building envelope upgrade to better serve guests.

How Brick Stacks Up

When stacked up against common commercial building exteriors, brick costs less than precast, metal and glass, according to a new BIA study.

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