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Advances in technology make facility security more pervasive and personalized, seamless, and adaptive to the user — rather than the other way around.

Marriage Of Mobility And Facility Security

Marriage Of Mobility And Facility Security

Advances in technology make facility security more pervasive and personalized, seamless, and adaptive to the user — rather than the other way around.

LNC4 & LED Colt by Hubbell Outdoor Lighting

The Litepak LNC4 and LED Colt are outdoor lighting solutions.

Did You Miss Our “Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date” Webinar?

View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.

CENTRIA MetalWrap Adds Two New Options

MetalWrap insulated composite backup panels act as the back up wall for numerous types of exterior rainscreen systems, including single skin metal, brick, and terra cotta.

FM Issue Bonus: Powering The Evolving Facility

Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.

WorkMax Resource Management by AboutTime

WorkMax is cloud-based resource management software that provides necessary information for local or remote workforces.

FM Alert: GA Tech Studies Clean Power Plan Impact On Energy Costs

The paper examines an array of Clean Power Plan strategies related to buildings, ranging from incremental to transformational.

20,000 Plastic Spheres For JFK Performing Arts Center Expansion

The design incorporates long spans without the use of beams and lightens the structure by displacing approximately 30% of the concrete normally required for a comparable flat slab.

LED Innovation For Warehouse Facility

Preferred Freezer Services, one of the largest public refrigerated warehousing companies in the world, chose LED lighting to address employee, energy, and maintenance concerns.

Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management by Smartware Group

Bigfoot CMMS is designed to serve maintenance management software needs with expanded capabilities.

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Merger Creates Allied Universal Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services has completed its merger with Universal Services of America.

Catalysts For Office Productivity

With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.

Motion Sensor Security Light by Super Bright LEDs

The LED Motion Sensor Security Light is an aimable single, two, or three head light fixture with adjustable PIR and dusk to dawn photocell sensors.

Question Of The Week: What Is A High Performance Building?

To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.

Fireframes SG Curtainwall Series By Technical Glass Products

Providing up to 120 minutes of fire resistance, this fire-rated toggle retention system also addresses aesthetics with its smooth surface appearance.

GP PRO Compact with ActiveAire Tissue Dispenser

The Compact with ActiveAire Tissue Dispenser uses motion sensing technology to neutralize odors inside the stall.

Friday Funny: Clean Hands Are Happy Hands

A new contest to promote the importance of hand hygiene gives K-12 students the opportunity to design their own soap dispensers.

FM Alert: UL Environment Publishes First Global Product Category Rule

Manufacturers continue to advance the hand dryer industry by initiating the PCR Process with UL Environment, setting global industry standards for hand dryer environmental performance.

Re-Roofing The Alamo

Modifying historic structures and interiors almost always presents additional considerations. A recent roofing project at the Alamo Complex in Texas presented a few.

FacilityFit For Healthcare By Aramark

This new web platform integrates existing facility systems to a real-time dashboard for facility management to to evaluate metrics such as work completion rates and cleaning efficiencies.

Delta MP5000 Safety Barrier

The MP5000 is a portable safety barrier for protection from vehicle attacks and errant driver mistakes.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Inaugural Security Week To Take Place At ASIS 2016

Orlando event will bring together local businesses, schools, hospitals, houses of worship, community leaders, and law enforcement to discuss security preparedness, best practices.

Go To Bootcamp With ENERGY STAR This Summer

In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.

Security Center 5.5 Security Platform by Genetec

Security Center 5.5 is an updated version of the open architecture, unified IP security platform. It combines access control, video surveillance, ALPR, and communications with several enhancements.

Workplace Study Reveals Insight On Open Office Layouts

Stegmeier Consulting Group’s “The State of the Open Office” Research Study examines employee sentiments toward open office layouts, and detects organizational and geographical trends for future workplace transformations.

Non-Slip Traffic Floor Mat by Cintas

The Traffic Mat is a non-slip floor mat with the highest traction rating ever recorded by the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI).

FM Alert: Green Seal Launches New Architectural Insulation Standard

The new standard will make it easier for buyers to identify green insulation products that work and protect human as well as environmental health.

Outsourcing Facility Services: Is It Delivering For You?

Whether one service has been outsourced, or you've applied outsourcing to all facility services, you may still be dealing with related time-consuming issues.

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