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Montréal’s Sun Life Building Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.

Humanscale Recalls QuickStand Lite Workstations Due To Injury Hazard

The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.

Energy Efficiency Can Get U.S. Halfway To Climate Goals

A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.

Million Cool Roofs Challenge​ Finalists Named 

Each of the 10 projects has received $100,000 to help them deploy their solutions; In 2021 $1 million will be awarded to the winning team.

THEME OF THE MONTH

Safety & Security

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Smart Buildings And The IoT

IoT is creating opportunities for information gathering and sharing that will have an astounding impact on the way buildings are managed and operated.

From Repairs To Construction, Job Order Contracting Improves Efficiencies

Employing this construction delivery method offers significant benefits for facility management leaders overseeing multiple projects over time. Listen to our talk with an expert from Gordian on how to streamline your project management.

What Is Preventive Maintenance? Free Tools Inside

Here’s the true definition of preventive maintenance (PM), along with resources for creating a plan for your own facility.

Why Flexible, Open Office Furniture Is Vital For Quickly Growing Companies

When done right, an open office can help the financial health of a business, and also enhance productivity and engagement for its hardworking employees.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.

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Featured Video

TrueInsight Remote Service | An Internet-based Remote Diagnostics Platform

TrueInsight Remote Service is an Internet-based software platform that brings remote diagnostics to the fire alarm industry for the first time.

SureClose 180 Hinge Closer

SureClose 180° is a new hinge closer option that has been added to the SureClose ReadyFit line.

Montréal’s Sun Life Building Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.

Humanscale Recalls QuickStand Lite Workstations Due To Injury Hazard

The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.

Energy Efficiency Can Get U.S. Halfway To Climate Goals

A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.

Partnership Offers Boston Students Eco-Friendly, Live-Learn Environment

A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.

Friday Funny: Photographic Evidence

Scientists used millions of travelers' Flickr photos to quickly calculate global tourism. Is analyzing online data the next step in measuring our society?

RSS Business Facilities – Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

  • High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion September 19, 2019
    The mechanical piping systems company will expand its manufacturing operations, creating 105 new jobs in the City of Manassas. - Read: High Purity Systems Investing $8.5M In Virginia Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Kentucky: GM Bowling Green Plant To Add 400 Jobs September 18, 2019
    The Warren County facility will build the next-generation Corvette, America’s most advanced series-production sports car. - Read: Kentucky: GM Bowling Green Plant To Add 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Toyota Investing $391M In Texas Assembly Plant September 18, 2019
    The auto company’s new investment in its San Antonio assembly plant will bring its total investment in Toyota Texas to more than $3 billion. - Read: Toyota Investing $391M In Texas Assembly Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.
facility management education

Final Day To Register For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Join us and register today to attend this facility management conference that takes place this Thursday, September 19 in Arlington, VA.

Featured Knowledge Channels

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

Products & Services

SureClose 180 Hinge Closer

SureClose 180° is a new hinge closer option that has been added to the SureClose ReadyFit line.

Humanscale Recalls QuickStand Lite Workstations Due To Injury Hazard

The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.

FACILITYBLOG

SureClose 180 Hinge Closer

SureClose 180° is a new hinge closer option that has been added to the SureClose ReadyFit line.

Montréal’s Sun Life Building Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.

Humanscale Recalls QuickStand Lite Workstations Due To Injury Hazard

The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.

Ameristar Receives SAFETY Act Certification

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has Designated and Certified Ameristar’s Active and Passive Barriers under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act).

Energy Efficiency Can Get U.S. Halfway To Climate Goals

A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.

What's Popular

Montréal’s Sun Life Building Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.

Energy Storage System Standard NFPA 855 Released

For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.

An Industry First: Excel Dryer Publishes Health Product Declarations

The high-speed, energy-efficient XLERATOR®, XLERATOReco®, and ThinAir® Hand Dryers were reviewed and their materials verified by a third party.

Friday Funny: Photographic Evidence

Scientists used millions of travelers' Flickr photos to quickly calculate global tourism. Is analyzing online data the next step in measuring our society?

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Tackling The Task Of Drain Cleaning

Among the industrial drain cleaning tools, a recent development offers flexibility.

The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Education

Final Day To Register For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Join us and register today to attend this facility management conference that takes place this Thursday, September 19 in Arlington, VA.

Register Today For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Register to be part of this facility management event that takes place September 19 in Arlington, VA at George Mason University.

Webinar: Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? Join us for this free webinar and find out.

From Repairs To Construction, Job Order Contracting Improves Efficiencies

Employing this construction delivery method offers significant benefits for facility management leaders overseeing multiple projects over time. Listen to our talk with an expert from Gordian on how to streamline your project management.

SSC Services For Education, NAACP Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Four students were each awarded $2,500 in merit-based scholarships for excellence in academics, character, and community service. 

White Papers & Case Studies

Adaptive Reuse Creates New Healthcare Facility

In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

Knowledge Channels

All Articles

SureClose 180 Hinge Closer

SureClose 180° is a new hinge closer option that has been added to the SureClose ReadyFit line.

Montréal’s Sun Life Building Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.

Humanscale Recalls QuickStand Lite Workstations Due To Injury Hazard

The recalled QuickStand Lite workstation’s arm can break and cause the workstation to fall, posing a risk of injury.

Ameristar Receives SAFETY Act Certification

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has Designated and Certified Ameristar’s Active and Passive Barriers under the Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technology Act of 2002 (the SAFETY Act).

Energy Efficiency Can Get U.S. Halfway To Climate Goals

A new ACEEE report shows that energy efficiency can slash U.S. energy use and greenhouse gas emissions by 50% by 2050 and get the nation halfway toward its climate goals.