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Question Of The Week: Roofing Maintenance Procedures

Which actions have you found most useful in protecting your facilities, and your budget, from roof related failures? Read Question Of The Week: Roofing Maintenance Procedures on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 30, 2016

Insulation Installation, For Metal Buildings

Thermal Design, Inc. introduces an automated installation process for its Auto Ceil insulation offering. Read Insulation Installation, For Metal Buildings on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 28, 2016

Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG

The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass. Read Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 24, 2016

Flood Clean Up Tips From IICRC

Reduce property damage and limit health risks once the water has settled, by focusing on several key aspects. Read Flood Clean Up Tips From IICRC on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Jun 22, 2016

Demilec Closed Cell Spray System Insulates Farm-To-Fork Restaurant

Closed-cell spray foam insulation system designed to enhance application process by requiring minimal temperature adjustments, along with other benefits. Read Demilec Closed Cell Spray System Insulates Farm-To-Fork Restaurant on Facility Executive -...
by FacilityBlog on Apr 29, 2016

Stainless Steel Mounting Posts by Camden Door Controls

Camden Door Controls has introduced new stainless steel versions of its popular 42” tall and 48” tall switch mounting posts (bollards). Read Stainless Steel Mounting Posts by Camden Door Controls on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Build...
by FacilityBlog on Apr 29, 2016

SkyBEAM UAV From Tremco FAA Approved For Nighttime Operation

In partnership with Tremco Roofing, Industrial SkyWorks has been operating SkyBEAM drones for building inspections in Canada. Now, the technology can be applied in the U.S. Read SkyBEAM UAV From Tremco FAA Approved For Nighttime Operation on Facility...
by FacilityBlog on Apr 27, 2016

Metshield High Temp Underlayment From Drexel Metals

Designed to protect metal roof structures from ice dams and wind driven rain, this product has been issued a Product Control Notice of Acceptance for use in Miami-Dade County and its municipalities. Read Metshield High Temp Underlayment From Drexel M...
by FacilityBlog on Apr 22, 2016

Enhanced Roll Up Doors From Rytec Corp.

The high speed Spiral RV roll up doors now feature tinted windows with durable LEXAN sheets. Read Enhanced Roll Up Doors From Rytec Corp. on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Apr 14, 2016

Question Of The Week: Design Leads To Tricky Facility Repair?

At UConn's Gampel Pavilion, an intricate ceiling design calls for an equally intricate approach to facility repair. Have you encountered a design in one of your buildings that added complexity to facility repair plans? What opportunities have you had...
by FacilityBlog on Apr 11, 2016

Friday Funny: Building Face Draws Curb Appeal?

Most any structure can convey a personality, and that's what these eye-catching buildings around the world provide for passers-by. Read Friday Funny: Building Face Draws Curb Appeal? on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Apr 1, 2016

First CLT Constructed Hotel In U.S. Opens

The new Candlewood Suites at Redstone Arsenal represents a partnership of the U.S. Army, Lendlease, and IHG Army Hotels. Read First CLT Constructed Hotel In U.S. Opens on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Mar 31, 2016

How to find fossils

Many palaeontologists and archaeologists might be a little put out by the mere suggestion that they can be told by ecologists how to do their job better. That is certainly not our intention. Like fossil-hunting scientists, ecologists regularly sear...
by Conservation Bytes on Mar 29, 2016

How to find fossils

Many palaeontologists and archaeologists might be a little put out by the mere suggestion that they can be told by ecologists how to do their job better. That is certainly not our intention. Like fossil-hunting scientists, ecologists regularly sear...
by Conservation Bytes on Mar 29, 2016

Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc. Channel Spotlight

This dynamic Knowledge Channel is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems. Read Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc. Channel Spotlight on Facility...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 28, 2016

Alliance Promotes Health And Well-being In The Workplace

Delos™ and Lendlease have announced their collaboration to advance the WELL Core & Shell Certification and pre-Certification programs as a pathway to WELL ready workplaces. Read Alliance Promotes Health And Well-being In The Workplace on Facili...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 23, 2016

Aon Center Sealant Replacement Project Wins National Award

The facade sealant replacement project took Western Specialty Contractors four years and 100 miles of silicone sealant to complete. Read Aon Center Sealant Replacement Project Wins National Award on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 17, 2016

New Product Flash: 3M Thinsulate Window Film

This window film features a patented construction that helps reflect interior heat back into a facility. Read New Product Flash: 3M Thinsulate Window Film on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings.
by FacilityBlog on Mar 16, 2016

Planning For And Preventing Water Intrusion In Buildings

Internal sources of water intrusion include plumbing and mechanical systems, while external sources include floods or even an average rainfall. Read Planning For And Preventing Water Intrusion In Buildings on Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 10, 2016

Reflective Roof Rebates Database Now Available

The Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA) has made its Reflective Roof Rebates Database, originally created exclusively for use by RCMA members, available to the general public. Read Reflective Roof Rebates Database Now Available on Facility...
by FacilityBlog on Mar 3, 2016


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