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ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

North Kansas City Hospital Displays 20-Foot Wreath

Western Specialty Contractors installed the 1,000-pound, lighted wreath on the hospital’s façade, and offers tips on how to safely install your own holiday decorations.

House Of Representatives Passes Workplace Violence Bill

The legislation protects healthcare workers by requiring employers to implement comprehensive, worker-driven workplace violence prevention plans.

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Create Your Organization’s Emergency Response Plan Today (Free Tools Inside)

In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.

5-Step Guide To Creating A Business Continuity Plan That Works

Businesses rarely get advance notice when disaster strikes. Without a plan of action, an organization can struggle to recover, or worse, go out of business for good. The good news is that organizations can help protect themselves from the consequences with a business continuity plan.

Facility Management Salary Round-up (And A Free Resume Template)

Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.

3 Fire And Life Safety Products To Overcome Challenging Installations

When designing and installing a fire and life safety system a variety of challenges can exist. Here are 3 innovative products that meet the demands of these difficult applications.

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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.

Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Washington, DC Introduces High-Performance Building Hub Resource

To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.

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

  • Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL December 11, 2019
    Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C. - Read: Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Nice-Pak Products Adding 90 Jobs In Indiana December 11, 2019
    The New York-based wet wipes manufacturer will expand its operations in Mooresville, IN with help from up to $900,000 in conditional tax credits from the state. - Read: Nice-Pak Products Adding 90 Jobs In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Waterlogic Chooses Texas For North American Headquarters December 10, 2019
    The drinking water dispenser company will invest $1.6 million and create up to 164 jobs in Grapevine, TX. - Read: Waterlogic Chooses Texas For North American Headquarters at BusinessFacilities.com.
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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.

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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

Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

Modulus Distributed Power & Control System

The Modulus low voltage distributed power and control system provides digital control and network technologies for LED luminaires.

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Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

Modulus Distributed Power & Control System

The Modulus low voltage distributed power and control system provides digital control and network technologies for LED luminaires.

Amerlux’s People-First Solution Boosts Comfort, Productivity

Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.

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AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Washington, DC Introduces High-Performance Building Hub Resource

To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

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Office Power Goes Undercover

An office remodel at Crowley Maritime Corporation in Florida brought in the next generation of cable management.

Making Sense of Sensors

With a comprehensive strategy, data provided by workspace sensors helps ensure facility space assets are leveraged to their full potential.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

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.

Education

Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Did You Miss Our “Optimized Connectivity For Changing Office Spaces” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to examine the challenges for power and data placement in open plan offices and see examples of high-powered workstations that pair raceways with simple furnishings.​

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Have An Outstanding Facility Management Story To Share?

Nominations are being accepted now for the 2020 Facility Executive of the Year Award. Materials are due by Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Webinar Today, November 6: Optimized Connectivity for Changing Office Spaces

Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.

White Papers & Case Studies

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.

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Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

Modulus Distributed Power & Control System

The Modulus low voltage distributed power and control system provides digital control and network technologies for LED luminaires.

Amerlux’s People-First Solution Boosts Comfort, Productivity

Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.