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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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...

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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...

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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...

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Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

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...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Gridlock Glass Block System by EXTECH

This patented system allows for in-house staff to perform quick repairs in the event of block...Read More...

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May 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 4)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager looks at how technology delivers primarily positive results in most operational...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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Tax Implications Of Building System Maintenance Or Replacement

Whether the expenditure is considered routine maintenance or an improvement or betterment will have an impact on tax implications under the new...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...

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Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of...Read More...