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Featured News

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

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The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

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.

ASHRAE President, Officers, And Directors 2017-18

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In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

Voluntary Protection Programs
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Green Globes Certifies 45M SF For MGM Resorts

Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.

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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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Featured Video

If Sitting’s The Problem, Is Standing The Solution? | Technology Meets Ergonomic Comfort

Thanks to research from heavy hitters like The Mayo Clinic, most of us are aware that excessive sitting is a serious health risk. That’s why VARIDESK made their products affordable and accessible to everyone - whether you sit in a cubicle or a corner office.

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

Apogee Releases Booklet On Benefits Of Window Replacement

This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.

Five Ways To Improve Workplace Through Space Management

Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.

Did You Miss Our Future of IoT for Energy Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

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

  • Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together June 26, 2017
    The nation’s ports are handling record amounts of shipping. Importers get more bang for the buck by moving their goods through duty-free foreign trade zones located within or adjacent to ports. - Read: Ports & FTZs: Perfect Together
  • Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ June 26, 2017
    The medical device startup will locate its new headquarters in Jeffersonville, IN with support from the state’s venture development partner. - Read: Inscope Medical Solutions Chooses Southern Indiana For New HQ
  • Location Spotlight Of The Week: Topeka, Kansas June 26, 2017
    With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more. - Read: Location Spotlight Of The Week: Topeka, Kansas

Products & Services

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

Apogee Releases Booklet On Benefits Of Window Replacement

This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.

Featured Knowledge Channels

MovinCool | The #1 Spot Cooling Solution

MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.

FACILITYBLOG

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

Apogee Releases Booklet On Benefits Of Window Replacement

This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.

ASHRAE President, Officers, And Directors 2017-18

In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.

MovinCool | The #1 Spot Cooling Solution

MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.

What's Popular

Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs Of Drinking Water Pipes Explored

New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

HeartFelt Modular Felt Ceiling System

Hunter Douglas Architectural’s new system redefines ceilings with unique texture and soft appearance.

Five Ways To Improve Workplace Through Space Management

Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

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.

Past Issues

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.

Education

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.

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.

Did You Miss Our Future of IoT for Energy Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.

Facility Executive Live! Addresses Active Shooter Concerns

Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.

Come Talk Tech At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a discussion of Technology And Facility Management: A 360 Degree View.

Join Facility Executive Live! In Chicago This October

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

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.

All Articles

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

Apogee Releases Booklet On Benefits Of Window Replacement

This 28-page paper provides insight for facility managers to evaluate and maximize the benefits of window system renovation and upgrades.

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.

ASHRAE President, Officers, And Directors 2017-18

In an inaugural address, the new ASHRAE president announced the theme of his term will be: Extending Our Community.