Exteriors Articles

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

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...

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New Product Flash: Gumwand from Gumwand, Inc.

Designed for exteriors as well as facility interiors, the Gumwand is a system designed to aid in the task of gum removal from a variety of common surfaces....Read More...

Cool Roofs

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not...Read More...

Charles Carpenter

FM Frequency: In-House Sociologist

Among the many hats facility managers wear, the ability to field odd requests and mediate occupant disputes is a...Read More...

Panasonic Solar

Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site Solar

When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the...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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Question Of The Week: Cooling Tower Blowdown Water Reuse?

What do I do if my plant wants to reclaim cooling tower blowdown water and use it for the purposes of landscape...Read More...

National Performance Based Design Guide

Architects Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

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...Read More...

TFM June 2014

June 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 5)

The articles in this issue address the broad overlapping aspects of operations, with a focus on the role facility managers can play in advancing organizational...Read More...

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New Product Flash: GL Series from EYE Lighting

These rugged LED luminaires are a good fit for parking garages, canopies, warehouses, factories, gyms, floodlighting, and retail...Read More...