Web Exclusives Articles

Expanded stories from guest contributors are included within this category. FacilityBlog Web Exclusives share knowledge from industry experts on very specific subject areas. Case studies and application stories are posted here frequently.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Proactive Maintenance for Low-Slope Roofs

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Proactive Maintenance for Low-Slope Roofs

Many variables and issues can cause damage and lower the roof’s performance. Read this Web Exclusive from Jay Rintelmann, president of Hartford South for five common problems affecting low-slope commercial...Read More...

How To Select A Workbench

How To Select A Workbench

This Web Exclusive explains how fms need to take the time to perform the necessary research upfront by following this step-by-step self examination that will help them choose the right workbench to meet their...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Elevator Efficiency

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Elevator Efficiency

With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: "Ci" And Facility Energy Efficiency

WEB EXCLUSIVE: "Ci" And Facility Energy Efficiency

The “ci” approach covers the entire wall surround—not just the cavity spaces between the framing...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Penetrations Through Standing Seam Metal Roofs

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Penetrations Through Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While penetrations on these roof types can sometimes be avoided, mounting essential rooftop equipment and ancillary mechanicals will be successful when certain guidelines are...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

The uncertain severity and timing of this year’s flu activity means that schools, businesses, and workplaces need to prepare for higher absenteeism rates, along with cases of presenteeism—when someone goes to work or school while sick—leading to productivity declines and the possibility of spreading illness to...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Reading Fire-Rated Labels, Increasing Life Safety

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Reading Fire-Rated Labels, Increasing Life Safety

Facility professionals can look to fire-rated building material labels to help select and inspect appropriate products for their...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Role Of Insulated Glass

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Role Of Insulated Glass

Multi-cavity constructions, consisting of two, or even three, insulating cavities, are providing the next performance breakthrough for insulating...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Don't Skimp on Air Filtration Even When Budgets are Tight

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Don't Skimp on Air Filtration Even When Budgets are Tight

This Web Exclusive explains how the small amount of money saved by reducing or eliminating air filter purchases or by purchasing lower priced (and lower efficiency) filters pales in comparison to the energy and operating costs that can be saved by maintaining a robust air filtration maintenance and upgrade...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Flooded Hospital Shortens A Long Road Back

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Flooded Hospital Shortens A Long Road Back

On June 7, 2008, record flooding from nearby Haw Creek filled the basement and up to six inches on the first floor of Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus,...Read More...