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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.

Services & Maintenance: Key Pest Control Concerns For Facilities

Activities in and around buildings help determine where to look, and which pests may be attracted.

Bird Control: 10 Strategies

Taking a proactive approach to pest bird control is imperative for maintaining clean and safe facilities.

LNC4 & LED Colt by Hubbell Outdoor Lighting

The Litepak LNC4 and LED Colt are outdoor lighting solutions.

Did You Miss Our “Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date” Webinar?

View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.

CENTRIA MetalWrap Adds Two New Options

MetalWrap insulated composite backup panels act as the back up wall for numerous types of exterior rainscreen systems, including single skin metal, brick, and terra cotta.

FM Issue: Power Protection For IoT Connection

When depending on Internet of Things technology, assess facility power strategies to retain important data during an outage.

FM Issue Bonus: Powering The Evolving Facility

Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.

WorkMax Resource Management by AboutTime

WorkMax is cloud-based resource management software that provides necessary information for local or remote workforces.

FM Alert: GA Tech Studies Clean Power Plan Impact On Energy Costs

The paper examines an array of Clean Power Plan strategies related to buildings, ranging from incremental to transformational.

20,000 Plastic Spheres For JFK Performing Arts Center Expansion

The design incorporates long spans without the use of beams and lightens the structure by displacing approximately 30% of the concrete normally required for a comparable flat slab.

Improving Guest Experience With Restroom Tech

How can facility managers effectively and efficiently create a clean, fully stocked, and pleasant restroom without creating additional work for themselves or their teams?

LED Innovation For Warehouse Facility

Preferred Freezer Services, one of the largest public refrigerated warehousing companies in the world, chose LED lighting to address employee, energy, and maintenance concerns.

Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea

In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.

Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management by Smartware Group

Bigfoot CMMS is designed to serve maintenance management software needs with expanded capabilities.

Cyber Security For Buildings

Building automation systems are one avenue for a cyber attack. A recent survey examines perceived roles.

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Merger Creates Allied Universal Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services has completed its merger with Universal Services of America.

Catalysts For Office Productivity

With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.

Motion Sensor Security Light by Super Bright LEDs

The LED Motion Sensor Security Light is an aimable single, two, or three head light fixture with adjustable PIR and dusk to dawn photocell sensors.

Question Of The Week: What Is A High Performance Building?

To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.

Fireframes SG Curtainwall Series By Technical Glass Products

Providing up to 120 minutes of fire resistance, this fire-rated toggle retention system also addresses aesthetics with its smooth surface appearance.

GP PRO Compact with ActiveAire Tissue Dispenser

The Compact with ActiveAire Tissue Dispenser uses motion sensing technology to neutralize odors inside the stall.

Friday Funny: Clean Hands Are Happy Hands

A new contest to promote the importance of hand hygiene gives K-12 students the opportunity to design their own soap dispensers.

FM Alert: UL Environment Publishes First Global Product Category Rule

Manufacturers continue to advance the hand dryer industry by initiating the PCR Process with UL Environment, setting global industry standards for hand dryer environmental performance.

Re-Roofing The Alamo

Modifying historic structures and interiors almost always presents additional considerations. A recent roofing project at the Alamo Complex in Texas presented a few.

FacilityFit For Healthcare By Aramark

This new web platform integrates existing facility systems to a real-time dashboard for facility management to to evaluate metrics such as work completion rates and cleaning efficiencies.

Delta MP5000 Safety Barrier

The MP5000 is a portable safety barrier for protection from vehicle attacks and errant driver mistakes.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Inaugural Security Week To Take Place At ASIS 2016

Orlando event will bring together local businesses, schools, hospitals, houses of worship, community leaders, and law enforcement to discuss security preparedness, best practices.

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Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

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Webinars, Case Studies & White Papers

Did You Miss Our “Critical Power for an IoT Connected Environment” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn why it's imperative that IoT connected systems be protected from a very real threat facing facilities within any industry, from industrial to commercial: loss of power and power-related disturbances.

Did You Miss Our “Can IoT Live Up To The Hype Within Your Facility”...

View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .

Did You Miss Our “Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of...

View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.