Facility Management Archives

FM Alert: National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Hearing on Productivity in the Workforce

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A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential solutions.

Summer Safety Checklist: Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products In Educational Facilities


Summer safety checklist for educational institutions helps electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. Guidelines include what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the serious health and safety risks counterfeit electrical products pose during the school year.

Policing Trends Reflected in New Stations and Police Academies


A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today’s police forces, according to Perkins+Will.

Question Of The Week: What Are The Pros And Cons Of Waterless Urinals And Eco-toilets?

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Facility manager wants to know the pros and cons of using waterless urinals and eco-friendly toilets in a refurbishing project.