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Summer Perks On The Decline

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Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

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Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

New High Efficiency Boilers Earn High Grades At Iowa College

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Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.

Friday Funny: What Is Your Desk Personality?

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Whether it’s immaculately neat, or a total mess, your desk provides insight into who you are and how you like to work. Check out this infographic then take a fun interactive quiz to discover your unique desk personality!

Top 25 Cities For Sustainable Workplaces

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In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.

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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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What Is Metal-over-Metal Re-Roofing?

Simply put, it is the installation of a new long life metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally correct, non-disruptive and cost effective. It is a system that adds strength, is environmentally friendly, cooler in summer, warmer in winter and conserves energy.

Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

Orgatech’s Architura RGB/RGBW Color Changing LED

The Architura RGB and RGBW deliver even, diffused light indoors or outdoors for commercial, industrial, and municipal spaces.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

Houston, Washington DC Top Cities For Worker Weight Gain

Over a quarter of American employees have access to employer-sponsored wellness benefits, but 63 percent don't take advantage of them, according to new survey.

A World Without Facility Managers

In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.

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    The engineering, technology-based manufacturer of innovative lighting solutions will expand its workforce by more than 100 employees. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors Elemental LED Relocating U.S. Operations, Headquarters To Reno BF […]
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    California-based EasyDial is investing more than $21 million to build a new production facility in Chesterton, IN, creating up to 96 new jobs. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors Medical Device Supplier […]
  • Location Spotlight Of The Week: Joplin Regional Partnership May 22, 2017
    Joplin Regional Partnership, representing seven counties in SW Missouri, SE Kansas and NE Oklahoma, works to ensure the success of business locations. The region has a quality labor force, available buildings and sites and an efficient transportation network. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, […]

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Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

Orgatech’s Architura RGB/RGBW Color Changing LED

The Architura RGB and RGBW deliver even, diffused light indoors or outdoors for commercial, industrial, and municipal spaces.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

New High Efficiency Boilers Earn High Grades At Iowa College

Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.

MovinCool | The #1 Spot Cooling Solution

MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.

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Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

A World Without Facility Managers

In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.

Wurf Board From JumpSport, Inc.

This air-spring platform encourages people who use standing desks to perform constant micro movements; virtually exercising while working.

Orgatech’s Architura RGB/RGBW Color Changing LED

The Architura RGB and RGBW deliver even, diffused light indoors or outdoors for commercial, industrial, and municipal spaces.

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Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

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Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 2)

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 1)

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | November / December 2016 Issue

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.

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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.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

Improving Chiller Maintenance Using IoT and Predictive Technologies Webinar

View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.

What Is Metal-over-Metal Re-Roofing?

Simply put, it is the installation of a new long life metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally correct, non-disruptive and cost effective. It is a system that adds strength, is environmentally friendly, cooler in summer, warmer in winter and conserves energy.

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

Did You Miss Our Beyond LED Lighting Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn strategies for using LED lighting to manage your energy and control your space.

Did You Miss Our In-Building Wireless Design for Commercial Facilities Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about wireless trends and challenges, in-building wireless solutions, and recommendations for choosing the right IBW solution.

White Papers & Case Studies

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

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.

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.

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Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

Orgatech’s Architura RGB/RGBW Color Changing LED

The Architura RGB and RGBW deliver even, diffused light indoors or outdoors for commercial, industrial, and municipal spaces.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

New High Efficiency Boilers Earn High Grades At Iowa College

Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.

MovinCool | The #1 Spot Cooling Solution

MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.