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2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

Readers’ Choice Awards Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.


DC Elementary School Gets Green Walls

D.C. Elementary School Gets Green Walls

Thanks to a donation from Suite Plants, students at Leckie Elementary School will enjoy all the benefits of an indoor living green wall.


FM Alert: ICC Announces Theme for 2016 Building Safety Month

2016 Building Safety Month.

“Building Codes: Driving Growth Through Innovation, Resilience and Safety” is the theme for this year’s Building Safety Month, celebrated in May.



Question Of The Week: Winter Weather Hazards

Winter Weather Hazards

A facility executive wants to know, “What hazards do my facilities staff face when working outside in winter?”


Webinar: Making Sense of Smart Buildings – 6 Steps to Maximize Investments

Making Sense of Smart Buildings - 6 Steps to Maximize Investments

Attend this free webinar and learn the six steps proactive facility executives consistently use to make their building data accessible, transparent, and actionable for better business outcomes.


Webinar: 6 Workplace Technology Predictions for 2016 – Are You Ready?

6 Workplace Technology Predictions for 2016 – Are You Ready?

Attend this free webinar and let 2016 be the year you resolve to make everyone around you, smarter.



China’s First Green Skyscraper

China’s First Green Skyscraper.

Sustainable architecture, engineering solutions, and a unique building design come together to make the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China one of the most innovative skyscrapers in the world.


AHI White Papers Address Critical Issues Affecting Healthcare Facilities

AHI Papers Address Critical Issues Affecting Healthcare Facilities.

Five new white papers addressing some of the most important issues affecting the infrastructure of the nation’s healthcare facilities are available from the National Institute of Building Sciences’s Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure (AHI).