Building Envelope & Exteriors Articles
The building envelope, roofing, landscaping, parking lots, perimeter security, cladding, skylights, and other exterior architectural components are examined here.
Channel Spotlight: Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.August 1st, 2014
This dynamic web portal is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems.
Channel Spotlight: Building Envelope By Firestone Building ProductsJuly 25th, 2014
By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, Firestone Building Products can provide complete roof, wall, and specialty product solutions.
Question Of The Week: Cooling Tower Blowdown Water Reuse?July 21st, 2014
What do I do if my plant wants to reclaim cooling tower blowdown water and use it for the purposes of landscape
Architects Promote NIBS Performance-Based GuideJuly 17th, 2014
The AIA will support the Guide by promoting it to its members as a resource to be used in the design phase of a building as well as by bringing the designer community perspective to the NPBDG review and update
Roofing Contractors Recognized For InstallationsJuly 10th, 2014
The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing
ASLA Receives Green Streets Grant For Chinatown Green Street Demonstration ProjectJuly 9th, 2014
Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all
Friday Funny: Patriotic Porta PottiesJuly 3rd, 2014
Since most offices in the U.S. will be closed in honor of the July 4th celebration, the FacilityBlog Friday Funny is coming to readers one day
New Product Flash: GL Series from EYE LightingJuly 1st, 2014
These rugged LED luminaires are a good fit for parking garages, canopies, warehouses, factories, gyms, floodlighting, and retail
Commentary: Why Climate Change MattersJune 26th, 2014
Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future