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Friday Funny: Little White Wi-Fi Lies

Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

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.

Do Political Discussions Affect Productivity?

More than half of employees think politics don't affect productivity, but they also see little value in political discussions at work, according to new survey data from Clutch.

THEME OF THE MONTH

Safety & Security

Sponsored Content

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.

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.  

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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.

Friday Funny: Little White Wi-Fi Lies

Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

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.

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.

USGBC Announces New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

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

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

  • Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina August 24, 2019
    The pharmaceutical company will add 300 jobs at its newly completed gene therapy manufacturing plant in Sanford, NC. - Read: Pfizer Investing Additional $500M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant August 23, 2019
    Over the next three years, the truck manufacturing company plans to invest $40 million and create 250 new jobs at its Mineral Wells, WV facility. - Read: Hino Motors Celebrates Opening Of West Virginia Manufacturing Plant at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • First-of-its-Kind 5G Zone To Foster Innovation In Indiana August 22, 2019
    The new 5G hub will invite businesses, researchers, and universities to develop next-generation solutions in Indianapolis. - Read: First-of-its-Kind 5G Zone To Foster Innovation In Indiana at BusinessFacilities.com.
energy management

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

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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

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.

LILIN Access Control System

The LILIN Access Control System is for monitoring entry to a building, resulting in a safer environment for personnel and assets.

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Friday Funny: Little White Wi-Fi Lies

Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

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.

LILIN Access Control System

The LILIN Access Control System is for monitoring entry to a building, resulting in a safer environment for personnel and assets.

Do Political Discussions Affect Productivity?

More than half of employees think politics don't affect productivity, but they also see little value in political discussions at work, according to new survey data from Clutch.

What's Popular

Friday Funny: Little White Wi-Fi Lies

Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.

Rooftop Energy Storage Solutions

Yotta Solar and PanelClaw will be working to develop SolarLEAF as an attachment to PanelClaw’s rooftop racking solution.

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.

Do Political Discussions Affect Productivity?

More than half of employees think politics don't affect productivity, but they also see little value in political discussions at work, according to new survey data from Clutch.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

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.

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.

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

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

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.

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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Friday Funny: Little White Wi-Fi Lies

Half of working Americans would lie about cell reception and Wi-Fi access to avoid work calls and email while on vacation.

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

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.

LILIN Access Control System

The LILIN Access Control System is for monitoring entry to a building, resulting in a safer environment for personnel and assets.

Do Political Discussions Affect Productivity?

More than half of employees think politics don't affect productivity, but they also see little value in political discussions at work, according to new survey data from Clutch.