Building Envelope & Exteriors Articles

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

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SkyVault Collector From Solatube

Part of the company's line of daylighting devices for high bay and high ceiling facilities, this product boosts... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this... ...Read More...

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Dunkin’ Donuts Launches DD Green™ For Sustainable And Energy Efficient Restaurants

Company has goal of 100 new DD Green certified restaurants by year-end... ...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end... ...Read More...

This University of Baltimore facility includes 15 classrooms, 29 large- and small-group study spaces, a 32,000 square-foot library, and a 300 seat moot courtroom and event space.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy... ...Read More...

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Winter Weather Maintenance: A Checklist

Facility managers in cold weather locales have prepared their buildings and grounds for the demands of the coming... ...Read More...

Channel Spotlight: Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.

This dynamic web portal is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems.... ...Read More...

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Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes, APEX/ASTM Certified

When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each... ...Read More...

Channel Spotlight: Building Envelope By Firestone Building Products

By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, Firestone Building Products can provide complete roof, wall, and specialty product solutions.... ...Read More...