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MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.

Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Aims To Accelerate EV Adoption

Led by nonprofit Ceres, this new alliance is a collaborative group of companies focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.

THEME OF THE MONTH

Building Envelope & Exteriors

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How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.

Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

DOE Boosts Energy, Water Efficiency Performance Contracts Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.

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

  • Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion January 23, 2020
    The challenges that come with a major expansion include facility management issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance. - Read: Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Michigan Strategic Fund Projects Will Create More Than 740 Jobs January 23, 2020
    Business expansions, community revitalization projects will spur economic growth and extend Michigan’s leadership in automotive manufacturing and future mobility solutions. - Read: Michigan Strategic Fund Projects Will Create More Than 740 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building January 22, 2020
    Massachusetts and Hawaii round out Top 5 on USGBC's Top 10 States for LEED, which recognizes current leaders committed to sustainable buildings, cities, and communities. - Read: Colorado, Illinois, New York Lead Nation In LEED Green Building at BusinessFacilities.com.
facility management education

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

Acclaim Dyna Drum SO Area Lighting

Dyna Drum SO is a series of high-output, high-efficient outdoor rated white, multi-, and quad-color fixtures for façade and area lighting applications.

Post-it Introduces Removable Whiteboard Surface

3M's new Post-it Flex Write Surface transforms work surfaces into whiteboards, bringing more flexibility to the workplace.

FACILITYBLOG

MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.

Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

Acclaim Dyna Drum SO Area Lighting

Dyna Drum SO is a series of high-output, high-efficient outdoor rated white, multi-, and quad-color fixtures for façade and area lighting applications.

Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Aims To Accelerate EV Adoption

Led by nonprofit Ceres, this new alliance is a collaborative group of companies focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.

What's Popular

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

Johnson Controls TrueAlarm Smoke Sensors To Meet 2021 UL 268 Standard

The new UL 268 7th edition standard requires smoke sensors, detectors, and smoke alarms to pass three new tests.

thyssenkrupp Elevator Introduces MAX Digital Service Packages

MAX Plus, MAX Pro and MAX Premium offer varying levels of real-time predictive maintenance service protection, ensuring smarter and safer building management.

Where Is The Future Of Workplace Design?

Look at ways to support productivity, employee wellness, and sustainability in order to modernize and future-proof your office spaces.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2020

SOLUTIONS 2020 takes a look at these facility management products designed to advance your operations & maintenance in the coming year.

Mapping Geothermal Potential In NYC

Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | December 2019 Issue

The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.

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.

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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All Articles

MetLife Recognized For Energy Efficiency Leadership

MetLife Investment Management's 910,000-square-foot building in Washington, DC is a Better Buildings showcase project and saves 31% annually on energy costs.

Parking Deck Coatings: The Five Year Rule

While the life cycle of a typical parking garage deck coating is five years, facility managers can extend that life under certain conditions.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

Acclaim Dyna Drum SO Area Lighting

Dyna Drum SO is a series of high-output, high-efficient outdoor rated white, multi-, and quad-color fixtures for façade and area lighting applications.

Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance Aims To Accelerate EV Adoption

Led by nonprofit Ceres, this new alliance is a collaborative group of companies focused on accelerating the transition to electric vehicles.