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5 Surprising Ways Video Surveillance Can Benefit Your Facility

Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

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Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

Nation’s Largest Public Educational Aquaponics Facility Opens In Pennsylvania

A sustainable, zero-waste ecosystem, AgWorks at CCA uses fish to fertilize plants, bio-controls in place of pesticides, and solar panels supply energy to power the facility.

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.

Wellbeing, Technology Drive Workplace Productivity

Employers are prioritizing total wellbeing and embracing technology to drive workplace productivity and employee satisfaction, according to a new survey from Buck.

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.

Friday Funny: It’s The Most Productive Time Of The Year

Despite the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a new survey finds worker productivity actually increases during this festive time of the year.

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

  • Healthcare US Co. Launching Operations In South Carolina December 11, 2018
    The China-based foam mattress manufacturer's $45 million investment is projected to create 250 new jobs in Winnsboro, SC. - Read: Healthcare US Co. Launching Operations In South Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Israeli Auto Supplier To Triple Indiana Workforce December 10, 2018
    Omen USA will expand its manufacturing operations in Richmond, IN and create up to 200 new jobs by 2022. - Read: Israeli Auto Supplier To Triple Indiana Workforce at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Check-Mate Industries Creating 230 Jobs In Georgia December 7, 2018
    The manufacturer of metal stampings, assemblies, tools and dies will invest $16 million in a new manufacturing plant in Thomasville, GA.  - Read: Check-Mate Industries Creating 230 Jobs In Georgia at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

EvaClean Infection Control System

EvaClean is a touchless electrostatic disinfecting and sanitizing system built around one standardized process and a safer chemistry with two advanced products—Protexus sprayers and PURTABS.

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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.

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Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

Nation’s Largest Public Educational Aquaponics Facility Opens In Pennsylvania

A sustainable, zero-waste ecosystem, AgWorks at CCA uses fish to fertilize plants, bio-controls in place of pesticides, and solar panels supply energy to power the facility.

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.

EvaClean Infection Control System

EvaClean is a touchless electrostatic disinfecting and sanitizing system built around one standardized process and a safer chemistry with two advanced products—Protexus sprayers and PURTABS.

One Step Closer To Workplace Wellness

Whether or not your facility pursues WELL Building Standard certification (now in version 2), there are many steps that can be implemented for improved workplace wellness.

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Visix Beta Signage Software

A beta version of the AxisTV Alert software application gives customers time-saving workflows to deliver important updates and critical alerts across their digital signage system.

2019 Data Center Trends: 10 To Watch

Uptime Institute looks at edge computing, security threats, and resiliency among the trends for data center facility managers and IT professionals to watch in the coming year.

Energize Denver Program Cuts Building Energy Use By 4.5%

Energize Denver saved $13.5M from 2016 to 2017, and once again saw 90 percent of covered buildings comply with the program.

Friday Funny: It’s The Most Productive Time Of The Year

Despite the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a new survey finds worker productivity actually increases during this festive time of the year.

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Guidance On Anti-Terrorism Security

Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Education

Alvin High School: Tested In Texas

Download this case study from Legrand and find out how the Outdoor Ground Box survived 53 inches of water from Hurricane Harvey without missing a beat.

5 Surprising Ways Video Surveillance Can Benefit Your Facility

Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

5 Steps To A Successful Facility Condition Assessment

Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.

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Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

Nation’s Largest Public Educational Aquaponics Facility Opens In Pennsylvania

A sustainable, zero-waste ecosystem, AgWorks at CCA uses fish to fertilize plants, bio-controls in place of pesticides, and solar panels supply energy to power the facility.

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.

EvaClean Infection Control System

EvaClean is a touchless electrostatic disinfecting and sanitizing system built around one standardized process and a safer chemistry with two advanced products—Protexus sprayers and PURTABS.

One Step Closer To Workplace Wellness

Whether or not your facility pursues WELL Building Standard certification (now in version 2), there are many steps that can be implemented for improved workplace wellness.