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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.


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.

The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

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The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

chiller plant

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.


Question Of The Week: Design Leads To Tricky Facility Repair?

facility repair

At UConn’s Gampel Pavilion, an intricate ceiling design calls for an equally intricate approach to facility repair. Have you encountered a design in one of your buildings that added complexity to facility repair plans? What opportunities have you had to provide the facility management and repair perspective during the design process?



JLL Creates Workplace Of The Future At Revamped HQ

JLL headquarters culture

When complete in spring 2017, JLL’s corporate headquarters will incorporate the latest strategies in workplace design, including many of the best practices it already uses in its work for clients and features inspired by direct input from its workforce.



Aon Center Sealant Replacement Project Wins National Award

Aon Center

The facade sealant replacement project took Western Specialty Contractors four years and 100 miles of silicone sealant to complete.


Subway Station Is First To Earn LEED® Silver Rating

Fulton Center subway LEED

Designed as a demonstration of an environmentally responsible 21st century rail transit center, the MTA’s Fulton Center is the first subway hub in New York to achieve a LEED® rating.



Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

Facility Executive Magazine. January-February Cover. 2016.

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers’ Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.


Hilton Worldwide, Whole Foods SWAP Facilities

Hilton Worldwide Whole Foods Better Buildings Challenge SWAP

Hilton Worldwide and Whole Foods Market swapped energy management teams at their facilities in San Francisco as part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Challenge SWAP, resulting in a reality-style web series.