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 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
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
New Product Flash: Gridlock Glass Block System by EXTECHJune 24th, 2014
This patented system allows for in-house staff to perform quick repairs in the event of block
May 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 4)June 23rd, 2014
This issue of Today's Facility Manager looks at how technology delivers primarily positive results in most operational
Channel Spotlight: Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.May 30th, 2014
This dynamic web portal is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems.
Tax Implications Of Building System Maintenance Or ReplacementMay 28th, 2014
Whether the expenditure is considered routine maintenance or an improvement or betterment will have an impact on tax implications under the new