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Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Friday Funny: Do Stinky School Restrooms Mean Your School Stinks?

Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?

THEME OF THE MONTH

Safety & Security

Sponsored Content

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.

Standing Desks For Business | Hawke Media & VARIDESK®

Hawke Media is one of the fastest growing marketing firms in Southern California. To accommodate their hyper-growth, they created a new headquarters by renovating an old industrial warehouse and giving it an open, flexible design. Hawke trusted VARIDESK® to take them from space plan to fully installed in just 3 days.

Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

A Critical Take On Connectivity

Efficient building materials reduce operating costs and improve aesthetics, yet they can also prevent radio signals from penetrating facilities, especially in critical areas used by first responders in emergencies.  

Purposeful Data Gathering Improves Facility Planning And Management

Facilities data is most valuable when it can be interpreted accurately, communicated effectively, and turned into an actionable plan.

3 Ways To Reduce Building Maintenance And Operations Costs

Building owners generally view maintenance as a sunk cost. Money is spent on urgent problems, and this becomes a costly endeavor as buildings age. As building operators, you have the power to leverage maintenance to maximize the value of your facilities and increase business revenues.

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Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.

An Eye On Workplace Violence

Here are seven best practices to reduce your organization’s workplace violence risk and be better prepared if incidents do occur.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

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

  • AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City August 16, 2019
    The supply chain solutions leader's Mexico City location, its fifth in Mexico, continues its global expansion and includes on-site terminal access. - Read: AIT Worldwide Logistics Opens New Location In Mexico City at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Sequel Wire And Cable Investing $53M In Indiana August 15, 2019
    The wire fabrication startup will establish operations in Marshall County, IN, and expects to create 120 new jobs by the end of 2024. - Read: Sequel Wire And Cable Investing $53M In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Adornus Cabinetry Launching Operations In South Carolina August 15, 2019
    The cabinet and vanity manufacturer will invest more than $10 million in its Lancaster County, SC manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters, creating 210 jobs. - Read: Adornus Cabinetry Launching Operations In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.
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Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

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

Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Solarban Glass Products in Urban Union

Urban Union, part of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters expansion project, is glazed with Solarban z50 glass and Solarban 72 on Starphire glass.

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Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.

Solarban Glass Products in Urban Union

Urban Union, part of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters expansion project, is glazed with Solarban z50 glass and Solarban 72 on Starphire glass.

Friday Funny: Do Stinky School Restrooms Mean Your School Stinks?

Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?

Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

What's Popular

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.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Are Your Buildings Feeling The Heat?

New research from Urban Land Institute explores impact of rising temperatures, heat waves on urban development.

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Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

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.

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Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

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.

Managing Higher Education Facilities: A Q&A Recap

On August 8, experts from Sightlines, a Gordian company, answered questions during a Twitter Q&A conducted by Facility Executive.

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members 

The 2020 ISSA Board of Directors will take office for the worldwide cleaning association in November 2019.

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.

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Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Solarban Glass Products in Urban Union

Urban Union, part of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters expansion project, is glazed with Solarban z50 glass and Solarban 72 on Starphire glass.