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Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

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The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Alliance To Save Energy 2017 Award Winners

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Now in its 25th year, these annual energy awards recognize innovators in the field of energy efficiency.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

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Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

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The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

Roofing Renovation: 6 Do’s And Don’ts For Success

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A good place to begin is to determine whether the roof needs an overlay or a complete tear-off and roof replacement.

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How Safe Are Your Facilities?

If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

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ARC Facilities | Centralized Access To Your Building’s Critical Information

ARC Facilities provides you a hassle-free way to centralize and access your building’s critical information. A mobile-friendly dashboard with customized navigation gets you to your O&Ms, drawings, and warranties in seconds, not minutes or hours.

Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Alliance To Save Energy 2017 Award Winners

Now in its 25th year, these annual energy awards recognize innovators in the field of energy efficiency.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

What Do Seniors Want In A Retirement Community?

The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

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

  • California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power July 21, 2017
    California retains its crown as the nation's king of solar power: The Golden State was the top-ranked state in all three solar power categories in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. - Read: California Keeps Crown As King Of Solar Power
  • Cleared for Takeoff? July 21, 2017
    Cities across the nation are debating whether to convert aging municipal airports into prime sites for development. - Read: Cleared for Takeoff?
  • Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential July 20, 2017
    Texas is Business Facilities' top-ranked state for Best Business Climate and Colorado was named no. 1 in Economic Growth Potential in the magazine's 13th Annual Rankings Report. - Read: Texas Has Best Business Climate; Colorado Tops In Growth Potential

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High Bay Lighting | Configurability and Efficiency Like Never Before

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Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Alliance To Save Energy 2017 Award Winners

Now in its 25th year, these annual energy awards recognize innovators in the field of energy efficiency.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Clean Spills With The Wic-Dry Spill Master

The Spill Master is a liquid evacuation Wic-Vac™ device for safely cleaning up spills.

Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.

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Kingspan Insulation Launches GreenGuard Type VII XPS

This new insulation board is designed for commercial roofing applications such as protected membrane and pedestal paver systems.

Maintaining Flexibility In Facility Planning

Higher education is a dynamic environment, and construction planning should follow suit to maximize benefits and minimize risk.

Honeywell Contract With Memorial University Re-ups Energy Improvements

The second phase of an energy performance contract between the service provider and a Newfoundland-based university aims to address $6 million of deferred maintenance.

What Do Seniors Want In A Retirement Community?

The continuing care retirement model is still the most popular senior living model in the U.S., but Baby Boomers have different ideas about where and how they want to age.

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Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

What's popular

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 3)

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 2)

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

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Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

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Free White Paper: Space Matters – Open Vs. Closed

Optimizing office space is a goal for any forward-thinking company; however, there is little consensus on exactly what is the best way to go about it. Read this free white paper to gain additional insight into your space planning options.

Outsourcing FM Services With Flexibility

Facilities Flex from JLL provides a menu of facility services to fit the specific goals of a facility management team.

Explore Workplace Design At Facility Executive Live!

This discussion at this October 2017 event will include strategic insights and practical tips for facility management to provide an engaging, productive workplace for their organizations.

Plan For Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live!

Even as the scope of the profession expands, facility management faces a shortage of qualified new talent. Join the conversation on Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live! in Chicago this October.

ARC Facilities | Centralized Access To Your Building’s Critical Information

ARC Facilities provides you a hassle-free way to centralize and access your building’s critical information. A mobile-friendly dashboard with customized navigation gets you to your O&Ms, drawings, and warranties in seconds, not minutes or hours.

Facility Executive Live! Presents Stories From The Field

Technology, Energy, Sustainability, Construction, Staff Development... and the list goes on when it comes to the work of facility management.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

White Papers & Case Studies

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

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.

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

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Free Kit Helps Employers Stop Leading Cause Of Workplace Death

The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.

Alliance To Save Energy 2017 Award Winners

Now in its 25th year, these annual energy awards recognize innovators in the field of energy efficiency.

Friday Funny: Drum Roll Please…

Find out which creative high schoolers took home the grand prize for their inventive prom fashions in the 17th Annual Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Clean Spills With The Wic-Dry Spill Master

The Spill Master is a liquid evacuation Wic-Vac™ device for safely cleaning up spills.

Houston Skybox One Data Center Achieves LEED® Gold

The 96,129-square-foot purpose-built facility is the only data center in Houston to receive the designation.