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FM Alert: NSC Accepting Nominations For Safety Awards

New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

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While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

Inappropriate Repairs for Historic Stone Masonry

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As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”

Vivint Smart Home Arena’s Winning Wireless Network

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Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

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This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

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Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

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Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

FM Alert: NSC Accepting Nominations For Safety Awards

New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

Forest Lighting Parent Company, MLS, Acquires Ledvance From Osram

Technology synergies and the Sylvania brand were cited as key reasons for the investment.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

Speed Boosts Security At Parking Garage Entryways

Installing high-speed doors at these entry points prevents piggy-backing and unauthorized pedestrians from entering a parking facility.

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

  • HARIBO Picks Wisconsin For First North American Manufacturing Facility March 24, 2017
    The German candy maker will invest $242M and employ 400 at a new facility in Pleasant Prairie, WI expected to open in 2020. Read HARIBO Picks Wisconsin For First North American Manufacturing Facility on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Lilly To Invest $850M In U.S. Capital Projects in 2017 March 24, 2017
    The pharmaceutical giant’s significant investment in manufacturing diabetes medicines will continue with a new $85 million commitment in Indianapolis. Read Lilly To Invest $850M In U.S. Capital Projects in 2017 on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Brexit/NAFTA: Beginning Of The End Of Free Trade? March 24, 2017
    Business Facilities LiveXchange will feature an incisive panel discussion about the seismic changes in international trade that are looming in the wake of Brexit and the U.S. move away from free trade agreements. Read Brexit/NAFTA: Beginning Of The End Of Free Trade? on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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Products & Services

Forest Lighting Parent Company, MLS, Acquires Ledvance From Osram

Technology synergies and the Sylvania brand were cited as key reasons for the investment.

New Wallcoverings Collection By Wolf-Gordon

Inspired by printmakers and their centuries-old processes, Wolf-Gordon’s new Contract 02 collection has been released in conjunction with the company’s 50th anniversary.

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.

FACILITYBLOG

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

FM Alert: NSC Accepting Nominations For Safety Awards

New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

Forest Lighting Parent Company, MLS, Acquires Ledvance From Osram

Technology synergies and the Sylvania brand were cited as key reasons for the investment.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

New Wallcoverings Collection By Wolf-Gordon

Inspired by printmakers and their centuries-old processes, Wolf-Gordon’s new Contract 02 collection has been released in conjunction with the company’s 50th anniversary.

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Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

15 Cities Most Likely To See Termite Infestation

Mobile, AL leads this list of U.S. cities that should be on high alert for termites during 2017.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

Forest Lighting Parent Company, MLS, Acquires Ledvance From Osram

Technology synergies and the Sylvania brand were cited as key reasons for the investment.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

School District Tracks Space Use

Cloud-based tool provides third largest school district in Oregon improved insight and control into its facility and room scheduling operation.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

What's popular

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

School District Tracks Space Use

Cloud-based tool provides third largest school district in Oregon improved insight and control into its facility and room scheduling operation.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

November / December 2016 Issue (Volume 29, Number 6)

The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 29, Number 5)

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Education

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Did You Miss Our Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.

Webinar: Addressing The Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants

Learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves—in this dynamic and informative webinar.

Did You Miss Our Budget and Operational Challenges Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about facilities management professionals' most pressing challenges, ways to achieve budgetary and operational goals, and how to leverage logistics and workforce services to maximize efficiency and control costs.

Did You Miss Our Industrial LED Lighting Webinar?

View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.

White Papers & Case Studies

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea

In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

Healthcare Case Study: Opportunity For Innovation

Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.

Education Case Study: Wellness In Action

At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.

Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.

Energy Retrofit In Senior Living Settings

An assisted living residence conducts a pilot program to increase energy efficiency.

Sponsored Content

Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date

Understanding the newest benefits and features today’s modern building automation systems (BAS) offer can help you recognize when it’s time to upgrade.