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September 16, 2021

Consult with Facade Envelope to Protect Your Building from Hurricane Damage

South Florida is hit by an average of one to two hurricanes per year. Even though there’s usually some notice when these storms are headed our […]
August 25, 2021
satellite view of two hurricanes

Hurricanes and the Florida Building Code

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Building envelope engineering firm Façade+Envelope announces the promotion of Cristina Moreno and John Delgado to vice presidents.The new positions are the result of expansion in the Façade+Envelope offices.
July 28, 2021
Facade + Envelope New VPs Christina & John

Façade+Envelope Announces New Vice Presidents

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Building envelope engineering firm Façade+Envelope announces the promotion of Cristina Moreno and John Delgado to vice presidents.The new positions are the result of expansion in the Façade+Envelope offices.
June 9, 2021

Trends in Commercial Real Estate

We are often asked to advise on commercial real estate, including residential high-rise buildings, banks, hospitals, hotels, retail stores, office buildings and shopping centers.
May 12, 2021
Facade and envelope employee water testing building envelope

Improper waterproofing can cause building envelope failure

Even a small amount of moisture that penetrates a building envelope during construction or occupancy can cause extensive damage. Water penetration usually is a result of […]
March 30, 2021
Engineering at facade and envelope

What does a façade engineer do?

As our name suggests, Façade+Envelope focuses on the engineering of commercial and residential building facades and envelopes. Unless you are an architect or engineer, that might […]
January 20, 2021

Glazing Consulting of Calculation Packages

Structural glazing is the use of glass as a main component to the building’s walls (or roofs). It is what comes to mind when thinking of a […]
November 10, 2020
Retrofit Existing Systems

Retrofit Existing Systems of Commercial Buildings

Retrofitting a commercial building is often a more economical option than designing and constructing a new building. The modifications from retrofitting brings the older building up […]
August 27, 2020

Consulting 101: We Communicate with Your Architects & Developers Every Step of the Way

When constructing a building, the professions of architects and engineers are integral to the design of the structure. Although they may overlap, the responsibilities of each […]