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Technology | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings
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.
Enhancements over previous versions of the BIM collaboration software include a dramatically simplified workflow and support for 2D PDF documents.
PC-based simulator allows personnel to train on the operation of their switchgear in an office environment.
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.
Unique smartphone-based service for personal mobility creates a seamless, customizable journey for each occupant and gives building owners greater security.
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.
The trend towards more collaborative work environments is being driven by the rising adoption of touch technology and the need for meeting room AV to host remote attendees, according to a new Futuresource Consulting study.
A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?
Improved task server management, ease-of-use and analytics allow BIM coordinators to accomplish more in less time with Autodesk Revit 2017.
During this free video webinar, you'll learn how small cells can enable the reliable and secure network you need to manage your facility and deliver the secure coverage and capacity your corporate tenants are demanding.
Lack of resources and investment rank as top challenges to interpreting building data, according to a new study by Schneider Electric.
This UL compliant battery charger ensures a reliable power supply in all types of demanding industrial applications, including oil and gas.
thyssenkrupp will install the first TWIN elevator system in the Americas at Atlanta’s Technology Square, a high-performance computing center operated by Georgia Tech.
On-car remote amplifiers deliver seamless coverage in moving elevators.
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
This infographic from Cambridge Sound Management shows how patient speech privacy often gets compromised in healthcare spaces such as reception areas, nurses stations, patient rooms, and exam rooms.
With the app, facility managers collect data and alerts from sensors integrated into restroom amenities, from soap dispensers to air fresheners, as well as non-amenities like entrance doors.
SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.
Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.
Foreverlamp™ introduces the industry’s First LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp for 1000W MH applications.
Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.
The Velato LED family of HHP Recessed Adjustable Multiples fixtures are available in one, two and three light configurations for accent and display lighting in retail, commercial and hospitality environments.
The new Sensaphone® Pressure Sensor is ideal for measuring and detecting loss of boiler pressure in hot water systems at large facilities including hotels, schools, hospitals, universities, and housing communities.
With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, MA, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs.
Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.
This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.
Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.
Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.
The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.
Advances in design and technology have transformed lighting over the past several decades from primarily utilitarian functions to also playing a significant role in aesthetics, energy efficiency, and ergonomics.