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Featured News

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

Voluntary Protection Programs
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Green Globes Certifies 45M SF For MGM Resorts

Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

Take Your Dog To Work Day
In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

Feeling Good In the Workplace Boosts Company Performance

workplace happiness
Does your company need a Chief Happiness Officer? Nearly 90% of workers think it's a good idea, according to a new report on the workplace from JLL.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

energy management
Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

Sponsored Content

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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Featured Video

NLand Is North America’s First Surf Park Facility, Located In Austin, Texas

The lagoon features waves for surfers of all levels: from head-high, open face waves with a 35-second ride for experts, challenging open face waves for passionate travel surfers and gentle white water waves for kids and beginners.

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Green Globes Certifies 45M SF For MGM Resorts

Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.

Kisi Access Control Integrates With Google Apps

The manufacturer of physical access control systems offers customers the ability to integrate this security with their facilities' Google Directory and Google Calendar information.

Five Ways To Improve Workplace Through Space Management

Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.

June 22 Is National HVAC Tech Day

Industry stakeholders are recognizing the work of technicians in the HVAC industry, their impact on buildings and homes, and training to fill a talent gap.

Crevice Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This third article in a three-part series describes crevice corrosion, which occurs at or near areas where metal parts are joined in buildings and on other assets.

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

Products & Services

Kisi Access Control Integrates With Google Apps

The manufacturer of physical access control systems offers customers the ability to integrate this security with their facilities' Google Directory and Google Calendar information.

TGI-Spacer M with Wire Warm Edge Window Spacer

The TGI-Spacer M with Wire helps to improve a window system's overall thermal and structural performance, reduce the risk of condensation, and enhance its appearance.

Featured Knowledge Channels

Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

Improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.

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OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Green Globes Certifies 45M SF For MGM Resorts

Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.

Kisi Access Control Integrates With Google Apps

The manufacturer of physical access control systems offers customers the ability to integrate this security with their facilities' Google Directory and Google Calendar information.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

TGI-Spacer M with Wire Warm Edge Window Spacer

The TGI-Spacer M with Wire helps to improve a window system's overall thermal and structural performance, reduce the risk of condensation, and enhance its appearance.

What's Popular

Cleaning Products And Sustainability

ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.

HeartFelt Modular Felt Ceiling System

Hunter Douglas Architectural’s new system redefines ceilings with unique texture and soft appearance.

Zen Ecosystems, Encycle Form Partnership

Swarm Logic® integration with Zen HQ adds intelligent energy management features to further curb building energy usage and benefit customer bottom lines.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

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Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

What's popular

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 3)

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

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.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

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.

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.

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

Did You Miss Our Future of IoT for Energy Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.

Facility Executive Live! Addresses Active Shooter Concerns

Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.

Come Talk Tech At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a discussion of Technology And Facility Management: A 360 Degree View.

Join Facility Executive Live! In Chicago This October

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.

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.

White Papers & Case Studies

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

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.

All Articles

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Green Globes Certifies 45M SF For MGM Resorts

Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.

Kisi Access Control Integrates With Google Apps

The manufacturer of physical access control systems offers customers the ability to integrate this security with their facilities' Google Directory and Google Calendar information.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

TGI-Spacer M with Wire Warm Edge Window Spacer

The TGI-Spacer M with Wire helps to improve a window system's overall thermal and structural performance, reduce the risk of condensation, and enhance its appearance.