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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Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors

Specialty products can help mitigate door damage, lower repair costs, and reduce...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Facilities Management In A Minecraft World

One tech expert floats the idea of using Microsoft's recent acquisition, Minecraft, for practical 3D facilities management floor plan layout...Read More...

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion...Read More...

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or...Read More...

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Question of the Week: Anticipating Snow Removal

One facility management professional is looking for advice on the most cost effective way to handle snow...Read More...

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Focus On: Building Envelope

This article features four products that cover the building...Read More...

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Free White Paper: Improving the Energy Efficiency Of Aging Commercial Buildings through Window Retrofits

Find out how the Renovate system can offer energy savings of up to 25%, provide consistent indoor thermal comfort, reduce outside noise transmission, contribute points towards LEED certification, and more at a lower cost than a traditional window...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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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22,...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...