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Facility Management | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

With 150+ locations in 19 states and District of Columbia, Denver-based CorePower Yoga needed to centralize its work order process.

Facility Retrofit: Visibility In Multi-Site Maintenance

Facility Retrofit: Visibility In Multi-Site Maintenance

With 150+ locations in 19 states and District of Columbia, Denver-based CorePower Yoga needed to centralize its work order process.

Workplace Design: Four Trends

Facility management executives are in the position to bolster organizational goals via workplace design.

AeraMax Professional II For Smaller Spaces

The AeraMax Professional II is a slim model commercial-grade air purifier designed for smaller spaces such as offices, restrooms, urgent care facilities, and exam rooms.

FM Alert: Smart Grid Standard Published

A newly published standard from ASHRAE and NEMA is a key piece supporting modernization of the global grid.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

LTRX Ambient/Exam LED Luminaire By Columbia Lighting

The LTRX is a unique ambient/exam LED luminaire that offers dual functionality for normal conditions and high lumens for critical examinations.

FM Alert: Partnership Funds Flammable Refrigerant Research

AHRI, ASHRAE, and the DOE will collaborate on a $5.2 million research program that will help accelerate updating of model building codes.

Scott Essential Towel Dispenser System By Kimberly-Clark Professional

The first Scott branded towel dispenser system is ideal for high-traffic, manufacturing, education, healthcare, and office environments

Facility Executive | May / June 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.

Question Of The Week: How To Implement A Successful Campus Recycling Program

One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.

3″ Round and Square LED Architectural Luminaires By Kurt Versen

Designed with new and existing ceilings in mind, the discrete 3" round and square apertures provide the aesthetic appeal of deeply shielded recessed products with the benefits of LED technology.

Employee Engagement Linked To Workplace Satisfaction

The new Global Workplace Report from Steelcase finds increased control over work experience ties to higher employee engagement.

FM Alert: OSHA Schedules NACOSH Meeting

OSHA will hold a meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH), June 14-15, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

OSQ Series By Cree

Cree extends its groundbreaking OSQ Series to deliver 58 percent efficacy increase and new higher output LED luminaire.

Philips Lighting Recalls Metal Halide Lamps Due To Burn, Laceration Hazards

Philips Lighting has received two reports of lamps shattering. No injuries or property damage have been reported, but there is potential for burns and lacerations.

FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.

Revizto 4.0 From Vizerra

Enhancements over previous versions of the BIM collaboration software include a dramatically simplified workflow and support for 2D PDF documents.

5 Ways Window Film Can Improve Your Facility

Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.

Russelectric Training Simulators From Russelectric

PC-based simulator allows personnel to train on the operation of their switchgear in an office environment.

Employees Are Leading Cause Of Data Breaches

60 percent of companies believe their employees are not knowledgeable about the company's security risks, according to a new study from Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute.

myPORT By Schindler

Unique smartphone-based service for personal mobility creates a seamless, customizable journey for each occupant and gives building owners greater security.

Optimized Acoustics From ROCKFON

The ROCKFON Group's Optimized Acoustics™ meets both the sound absorption and blocking criteria of today's commercial interiors, with the style of a smooth-finished ceiling system, while keeping on budget.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Ensuring Generator Longevity

Regularly scheduled and preventative maintenance regimens are crucial for maintaining the health of your facility’s power systems.

Annex™ Shower Rail System From Moen

Multi-family and hospitality facilities can now complete a simple — yet impactful — upgrade in the bath with the new Annex™ Shower Rail system.


CARVART Contract’s glassTOPS reinvent and reinvigorate contract furnishings, projecting a sleek reflective aesthetic that upgrades new or updates old desks, credenzas, tables, and counters.

New Vikings Football Stadium First In U.S. With Transparent Roof

Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.

Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries

Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.

MPL Megaplane™ LED Industrial High Bay/Low Bay From Columbia Lighting

The MPL has been designed primarily for retail, design-build, back of house, warehouse and commercial storage applications and is the first of its kind in the industrial category.

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