Keeping up to date on facility management credentials can be a challenge, but these events, Q&A columns, videos, podcasts, webinars, white papers, and case studies are helpful professional development reference tools.

Professional Development Education | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

This video recap discusses how to develop a comprehensive approach for managing your fire alarm, fire sprinkler, emergency communications, and other building systems.

Did You Miss The Best Practices for Building Fire Life Safety System Compliance Webinar?

Did You Miss The Best Practices for Building Fire Life Safety System Compliance Webinar?

This video recap discusses how to develop a comprehensive approach for managing your fire alarm, fire sprinkler, emergency communications, and other building systems.

Free White Paper: The Rental Economy And The Workplace

The rental economy is redefining how companies do business. In this white paper, CORT explores how Facility Managers can capitalize on this trend and its impact on the workplace.

Did You Miss The Creative Financing And M&V – How To Sell Your CFO On Energy Efficiency...

This video recap explains how to leverage budgets effectively for your energy projects.

Did You Miss The Improving Workplace Privacy And Productivity With Sound Masking Webinar?

This webinar offers an overview of the Cambridge Sound Management solutions that provide relief to office privacy and productivity concerns.

Did You Miss The Effective Facility And Asset Lifecycle Management Webinar?

This webinar offers an overview of the Oracle Primavera solutions that provide the necessary capabilities to manage the overall facility lifecycle effectively.

Did You Miss The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Are You Ready Webinar?

View this video to find out how to evaluate your emergency plans, technologies, and training to ensure the safety of people, the protection of property, and the prevention of business disruptions.

Free White Paper: The Workplace Speech Privacy Crisis

Open office acoustical issues can often prove distracting. This white paper presents a solution called sound masking, one of the most effective and efficient solutions to any company’s noise problem.

Business Facilities LiveXchange News: Speakers Announced

Corporate executives will learn relocation and expansion strategies from industry leaders at Business Facilities LiveXchange.

Free White Paper: Space Matters – Open Vs. Closed

Optimizing office space is a goal for any forward-thinking company; however, there is little consensus on exactly what is the best way to go about it. Read this free white paper to gain additional insight into your space planning options.

Did You Miss The Building Success Story: Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes To Energy Efficiency Webinar?

View this video and find out how to improve efficiencies in older facilities easily with little to no capital investment spent on renovations.

Did You Miss The Change Orders: Reduce Their Impact With A Streamlined Approach Webinar?

This webinar from the Gordian Group examined the impact of change orders on construction projects from the perspectives of a solution provider and an owner. It is available to view on demand now.

Free White Paper: Improving the Energy Efficiency Of Aging Commercial Buildings through Window Retrofits

Find out how the Renovate system can offer energy savings of up to 25%, provide consistent indoor thermal comfort, reduce outside noise transmission, contribute points towards LEED certification, and more at a lower cost than a traditional window replacement.

Did You Miss The Best Practices For Efficient Energy Management Webinar?

View a video of this webinar and find out how to avoid peak demand costs and to create the best schedule for buildings by considering occupancy, time, and weather conditions.

Featured Video: Legrand Reenergize

Find out how to breathe new life into your building with Legrand, a global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures.

Free White Paper – Reduce Labor Costs by Optimizing Facility Cleaning Operations

Find strategies on how to reduce operational and labor costs with this free white paper from Staples Facility Solutions

Missed The Trends In Energy Management: Where Should Your Next Investment Be Webinar?

Presented by TFM and Schneider Electric, this June 11 webinar focused on the budgetary matters caused by energy related missed opportunities and inefficiencies. Four experts provided insight into where an organization’s next investments should be.

Free Case Study: Children’s Museum Of Fond du Lac

In keeping with the museum’s “reduce and recycle” theme, the Bradley all-in-one Advocate Lavatory Systems are installed in both the girls ("mermaids") and boys ("pirates") washrooms.

Employee Activists Spark A New Social Movement

Study from Weber Shandwick indicates that 21% of employees are "employee activists" and 56% of employees actively defend their companies and serve as first responders. Also, employees with socially encouraging employers are significantly more likely to help boost sales than employees whose employers aren't socially encouraging.

Free White Paper: Impact Of Paint On Indoor Air Quality In Schools

The health and comfort of students and teachers are among the many factors that contribute to learning and productivity in the classroom, and although every effort is made to achieve good indoor air quality (“IAQ”), studies show that more than half of our nation's schools have problems aligned with poor IAQ. To find out more about how paint can impact the IAQ in schools, click this link in order to access the free white paper.

Free White Paper: Integrated Lighting Controls

Find out more about what every facility manager needs to know for streamlined operations and overall better efficiency.

Featured Video: Bradley Advocate Lavatory System

Experience the future of hand washing with the all-in-one Advocate Lavatory System.

WHITE PAPER – Leadership Development: Coaching And Developing Others

New IREM® white paper lays out fundamentals of coaching and developing others.

WHITE PAPER: Need To Locate People And Objects In Buildings Spurs Innovations In Indoor GPS Technology

This Frost & Sullivan report explains how industry focus is on developing a unified technology to provide seamless positioning both indoors and outdoors.

WHITE PAPER: Hazards in Store – A Waste Handling Primer For Retailers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state governments have recently shone the spotlight on retailers’ role as hazardous waste generators, hitting these companies with tens of millions of dollars in fines based on violations of state and federal hazardous waste laws. This white paper from PRSM reviews the options for retailers.

WHITE PAPER: The Fundamentals Of Delegating Responsibility

New IREM® leadership development white paper lays out the fundamentals of delegating responsibilities to others.

WHITE PAPER: Rise Of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks For Manufacturers

The rising use of connected devices is exposing production sites to security breaches and cyber-attacks, compelling companies to seek ways to protect their networks, according to a new white paper from IHS Technology.

FREE WHITE PAPER: ID Cards & Credentials

It is very important that all facilities be prepared for smart credential deployment, even if that facility only wants to install proximity at present.

FREE WHITE PAPER: LEED Credits And Sustainability

The following white paper from FiberTite looks at the current setup of the LEED program and examines what the program needs to do in order to reach its full potential for facility managers.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Yaskawa Water Condenser Chiller

This paper examines how air handlers are used in buildings to control air supply pressure.

FREE CASE STUDY: High Praise For Lighting – Christ Baptist Church

This case study illustrates how one house of worship found a maintenance-friendly solution with adequate output to address challenging situations.

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