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The panel of experts will select the most innovative approaches to scale cool roofs as an accessible and economical solution to reduce exposure to hotter temperatures.


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The panel of experts will select the most innovative approaches to scale cool roofs as an accessible and economical solution to reduce exposure to hotter temperatures.

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Latest: Million Cool Roofs Challenge Announces Judges - The panel of experts will select the most innovative approaches to scale cool roofs as an accessible and economical solution to reduce exposure to hotter temperatures.

Million Cool Roofs Challenge Announces Judges

The panel of experts will select the most innovative approaches to scale cool roofs as an accessible and economical solution to reduce exposure to hotter temperatures.

Better Building Façade Inspections With Industrial Rope Access

This building façade inspection method enables inspectors to more easily navigate setbacks, projecting balconies, large cornices, peaked roofs, and spires.

Duo-Gard Parkland Bike Racks

Parkland Series Bike Racks include the Small rack, Oval rack, P rack, Lock rack, Poolside rack, and Sector rack.

7th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners Named

The national competition engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.

Phones With Enhanced Weather Protection

Viking Electronics offers Enhanced Weather Protection (EWP) on select products for extra defense against mother nature and other hazards.

Series 696 Harsh Environment Connector

The Series 696 HEC panel mount connector features a new protective hose fitting that shields cable and single wires against external influences.

Ephesus Sports Lighting is Official Partner of Triple-A Baseball

Ephesus Sports Lighting has been named an official partner of Triple-A Baseball for the 2019 season.

Keep Birds From Nesting At Facilities

Examine the current situation, and evaluate the site to plan next steps to deter pest birds. Plus, advice for repelling mosquitoes.

UMass Amherst Expands With Business Innovation Hub

The expansion and partial renovation of the Isenberg School of Management nearly doubles the school’s current space to accommodate its growth in the last decade.

High-Rise And Urban Innovations Awarded By CTBUH

At its 17th annual awards program, the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat named Salesforce Tower in San Francisco "Best Tall Building Worldwide", plus winners across 20 award categories.

3 Ways To Improve Property Inspections

Routine property inspections can provide valuable information to help facility management make more informed decisions when maintenance planning.

3M Products Help To Promote Facility-wide Sustainability

From cleaning products to window film and architectural finishes, the options are numerous for sustainable facilities.

ADA Compliance For Facilities

Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Friday Funny: Dragons Fly In Las Vegas

Blizzards, a burning lake, and dragons (of course) all make an appearance as Game of Thrones takes over the Fountains of Bellagio.

Duro-Last Expands With Duro-Shield Silicone Roof Coatings

The new Duro-Shield Silicone line is a silicone-based roof coating designed to resist natural weathering while providing long-lasting watertight protection.

EXTECH Glass Canopy System

The SKYSHADE 2500 Series glass canopy system can be incorporated into freestanding structures, pavilions, walkways, and other covered entrances.

USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City, Community, Residential Projects

This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.

Three Green Solutions To Maximize Facility Usage, Profit

Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.

Friday Funny: This New Eatery’s Already Under Water. (Literally.)

Submerged 17 feet below sea level, Under — the world’s largest underwater restaurant — gives diners from around the world a look at Norway's diverse sea life.

To Protect Property, Design Solutions for Campus Resiliency 

Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.

Sustainable SITES Initiative v2 Certifies First Project

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is the first project to be certified at the Platinum level under Version 2 of this rating system.

Husqvarna Intros Next Generation Chainsaws

Husqvarna has introduced five new tree care and forestry professional chainsaws to the North American market.

Ruskin Introduces EME420DDE And EME520DDE Louvers

Qualified to the AMCA 540 Missile Level E Impact Test (55 mph impact), these two louver models are designed to be ideal for buildings located in hurricane-prone regions.

Spring An Ideal Time To Clean Building Facades, Survey For Damage

Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.

JLG Boom Lift Training Simulator

The AccessReady XR training simulator combines cutting-edge technology with training experience that helps trainees build the hands-on skills they need.

2019 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

Recladding From The Past

With certain energy efficient building envelope improvements, facilities go back to the future.

Ecotrak Monitors Radon Gas in Soil

Ecotrak makes it safer and easier to monitor radon gas in soil, providing quick and reliable information after one to seven days of observation.

ICC Approves Shipping Containers For Building Structures

The addition to Chapter 31 of the International Building Code (IBC) will spell out what code officials should look for in container construction to confirm structural safety.

Dero Bike Storage Lockers

Dero announced its five new and improved fully-enclosed bike storage lockers: Two-Tier, Vertical, Double, Single, and Veloport.

Fortifying Against Water, Energy Waste

A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.

Drones And Facility Management

These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

2019 Excellence In Asphalt Roofing Award Winners Announced

Projects honored by the Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) include a children’s hospital and a veterinary hospital.

We-Go-Round Expands Inclusive Playground Offerings

Inclusive merry-go-round from Landscape Structures delivers spinning sensation to all ages and abilities.

An Inside Look At Prepping The Field For Super Bowl LIII

A turf management major from Auburn University was selected as the winner of the 2019 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program.

NYC Automated Parking

A new state-of-the art structure offers robotically operated parking and retrieval for patients and visitors of a large hospital complex on the east side of Manhattan.

2019 SOLUTIONS For FM: Axis Communications Introduces Multi-Faceted Access Control

The AXIS A8004-VE Network Video Door Station provides visual identification, two-way communication, and remote entry control. Bruce Stewart, the company’s business development manager, elaborates on these capabilities for facility security.

Friday Funny: Hey Bill Belichick, Who’s The Boss?

In advance of the Super Bowl this weekend, a Korn Ferry survey found that the Patriots’ Belichick would make a better CEO, but most would prefer the Rams’ McVay as a boss.

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