The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

Facility Management Topics | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Components Of Green Cleaning

Components Of Green Cleaning

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Senseon Electronic Lock by Accuride

Senseon Secure Access incorporates an electronically-controlled locking mechanism into commercial-grade drawer slides and door locks, protecting and managing access to contents in cabinets drawers, furniture, and fixtures.

Space Planning Strategies

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Can Security Technology Replace Guard Force?

Facility executives can work toward an effective balance for site security using these six steps.

WaterFurnace Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic Heat Pump

The Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic heat pump combines scroll compressors, R-410A refrigerant, and oversized heat exchangers to provide energy savings.

3100 Machine Room-Less Traction Elevator By Schindler

The new cost-effective machine room-less traction elevator is optimized for 2-3 story buildings in the U.S.

Question Of The Week: Is Your LED Retrofit Safe?

UL1598C certification provides building owners and managers a safety standard when considering LED Retrofit.

Legrand Matching Employee Contributions To Red Cross

In response to the damaging floods in the Bayou-Lafayette region of Louisiana and other natural disaster events in the U.S., the company has set up a relief fund.

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction

Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Ariens EZ-Launch EFI Snow Blower Engine

The AX EZ-Launch EFI is a snow blower engine designed for the Ariens line of Sno-Thro products.

Coconut Husks Upcycled To Building Panels

Demonstrated in Ghana this past summer, the husk product results from research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE).

Friday Funny: Let’s Go Streaking! For The Love Of Coffee?

In a recent survey conducted by Staples, it was found that some office workers may take their reliance on a coffee break to the extreme.

SRM-872 & Security Center 5.5 Transportation Safety

The SRM-872 mobile NVR now fully integrates with the Security Center 5.5 unified security platform for transportation safety.

New Report: Global FM Market Tops $1 Trillion

New research from IFMA and Global FM showcases the factors contributing to the tremendous growth of the facility management profession.

AASHE Competition Highlights 20 Sustainability Semi-Finalists

Next month, the competition will award one higher education institution a $50,000 prize to be used toward a new or existing sustainability project on its campus.

Kerto LVL Engineered Wood by Metsä Wood

Kerto LVL (laminated veneer lumber) is a state-of-the-art lightweight engineered wood product used in all types of construction projects.

Inspect Your Roof Before Winter Arrives

Summer can take its toll, so early fall the is the perfect time to inspect the materials and integrity of commercial roofs before winter is here.

StrongArm FLx ErgoSkeleton Posture Support

The FLx ERgoSkeleton is designed for posture support while lifting and rotating.

ASTM Wind Resistance Standard For Asphalt Shingles Updated

ARMA led the process to update the ASTM wind resistance standard for asphalt roofing shingles to ensure that it complies with the latest methods.

Data Center Assessment From Future Facilities

The provider of engineering simulation software for data centers has introduced an Assessment Service for The Green Grid’s new Performance Indicator.

FM Alert: New OSHA Whistleblower Settlement Guidelines

OSHA has issued new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases.

Howden JETFAN System Ventilation

The JETFAN System is an alternative option for underground parking garage ventilation.

EDF Reports On Energy Management Trends

The report explores how leadership in energy management has changed over time to deliver increased business value. Energy efficiency is just the beginning.

Turf Tile From Ecore

The molded rubber tile can be installed on a variety of areas around a facility, including to simulate the appearance of a green roof.

Kent State Opens First Gluten-Free University Dining Hall

Sodexo, the food service provider at Kent State University, helped design and will manage the first entirely certified gluten-free university dining hall in the country.

Lorex 1080p HD Weatherproof Security Camera

The LBV2531W is a 1080p HD weatherproof bullet security camera.

Hack To The Future: Amping Up The Traditional Office

Your office doesn’t have to be boring, but it probably is. While not every facilities team can implement these five office hacks to jazz up their spaces, take them as inspiration.

FILCOTEN Trench Drain by NDS

FILCOTEN is a high-performance, fiber-reinforced concrete trench drain system.

Friday Funny: Got A Radical Restroom?

You almost missed your chance: today is the last day to nominate your favorite potty for America’s Best Restroom.

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