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.

Arrowhead Stadium

On The Turf At Arrowhead Stadium

Travis Hogan, head groundskeeper at Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, keeps Bermudagrass green... in winter... in Missouri.

4 Ways Drones Are Improving Building Inspections

Saving time is one way using a drone for inspections benefit facility management.
Ocula Frameless Glass Windscreen

Ocula Frameless Glass Windscreen from Trex Commercial

Ocula offers versatility with its post-free, clamp-supported design, delivering a virtually invisible barrier that can be customized for any outdoor setting.
Louisville Free Public Library

Library Features RHEINZINK-prePATINA Exterior Wall Cladding

Louisville Free Public Library’s LEED Gold, Northeast Regional Branch features RHEINZINK-prePATINA zinc exterior to support a 100-year lifespan.
American Bird Conservancy Doubles Capacity to Test Bird-Friendly Glass

American Bird Conservancy Doubles Capacity to Test Bird-Friendly Glass

ABC's testing facility expansion will meet manufacturers' demand for testing bird-friendly glass to reduce the threat of window collisions for birds.
landscape water

Five Ways To Conserve Water For Landscapes

Smart management of landscape water pays big dividends. Take a look around facility grounds to identify water efficiency opportunities.
2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

2022 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

These 18 companies are recognized with our 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards based on reader interest shown during 2021.
Exterior Cladding

Focus On: Exterior Cladding

Take a look at this assortment of exterior cladding solutions that can help you meet your facility management goals in 2022 and beyond.
New Orleans Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan ProgressesNew Orleans Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan Exterior Rendering

New Orleans Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan Progresses

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Capital Improvement Plan is transforming the facility into a cultural destination.
View Smart Windows Installed at Redmond Amazon Office

Smart Windows by View Installed at Redmond Amazon Office

View Smart Windows use artificial intelligence to adjust to outdoor conditions, maximizing natural light while controlling heat and glare.
Pests to Protect Against Ants

Which Pests To Protect Against Ahead Of Spring And Summer

With warmer weather approaching, here are tips for which pests to protect against, and the steps you can take to prevent them from intruding.
Commercial Facilities At Risk for Pest Infestations During Peak Season

Commercial Facilities At Risk for Pest Infestations During Peak Season

The NPMA recommends prevention tips to aid businesses in deterring pest infestations at their facility ahead of peak pest season.
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Winners of 2021 Brick in Architecture Awards

The Brick in Architecture Awards honor winners in commercial, educational, international, and historic renovation categories.
California irrigation

California Calls For Ban On Irrigating “Non Functional” Turfgrass

Drought measure would only apply to turfgrass adjacent to large industrial and commercial buildings.
San Francisco Giants

Batter Up! MLB San Francisco Giants Players Get New Training Center

San Francisco Giants Player Development Center at Papago Park in Phoenix, AZ redefines spring training facilities with sophisticated design and best-in-class technology.
Citi Field

Mets’ Citi Field Partners With Samsung For Dynamic Digital Displays

Part of a multi-year partnership with Samsung, Citi Field is undergoing a complete digital transformation.
Concrete Parking Structure

Penetron System Earns GREENGUARD Gold Certification

Penetron’s GREENGUARD-winning Penetron System has been tested for acceptable for use in environments like schools and healthcare facilities.
Typical installation of lighting protection at roof of building

LMC Establishes Bolt, a Division for Commercial Lightning Protection

Bolt Lightning Protection, a new division of Lightning Master Corporation, provides cost-effective commercial lightning protection.
sealant waterproofing restoration

SWR Institute Honors 2021 Award Of Excellence Winners

The Sealant, Waterproofing & Restoration Institute's third annual Award of Excellence program recognized three contractors for excellent work and innovation in the industry.
Eagle Eye License Plate Recognition

Eagle Eye Networks Introduces License Plate Recognition Service

Eagle Eye Networks introduces Eagle Eye LPR, making highly accurate license plate recognition possible with any security camera.

Webinars

Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.

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