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Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

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Safety & Security

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Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.

Standing Desks For Business | Hawke Media & VARIDESK®

Hawke Media is one of the fastest growing marketing firms in Southern California. To accommodate their hyper-growth, they created a new headquarters by renovating an old industrial warehouse and giving it an open, flexible design. Hawke trusted VARIDESK® to take them from space plan to fully installed in just 3 days.

Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

A Critical Take On Connectivity

Efficient building materials reduce operating costs and improve aesthetics, yet they can also prevent radio signals from penetrating facilities, especially in critical areas used by first responders in emergencies.  

Purposeful Data Gathering Improves Facility Planning And Management

Facilities data is most valuable when it can be interpreted accurately, communicated effectively, and turned into an actionable plan.

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Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

AAMA and IGMA Becoming FGIA

The memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

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

  • Hoosier Logistics Doubling Indiana Workforce In Multi-City Expansion August 19, 2019
    The logistics and supply chain management provider will invest more than $5.65 million to grow its operations and buy new equipment over the next five years. - Read: Hoosier Logistics Doubling Indiana Workforce In Multi-City Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State August 19, 2019
    With a booming economy fueled by a business-friendly climate and a thriving startup ecosystem, Arizona was fourth among U.S. states in GDP growth in 2018. - Read: Arizona: Job Growth Is Surging In The Grand Canyon State at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion August 19, 2019
    The company, which provides additive manufacturing technologies for biomedical manufacturers, will create 110 jobs over the next five years with the expansion of its Bartlett, TN operations. - Read: Surface Dynamics Investing Nearly $10M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.
energy management

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.

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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.

Products & Services

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

CMI Consulting for Cleaning Organizations

ISSA launched its CMI Consulting Program to help cleaning organizations advance and reorganize their operations and systems through a holistic, seven-step approach.

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Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.

CMI Consulting for Cleaning Organizations

ISSA launched its CMI Consulting Program to help cleaning organizations advance and reorganize their operations and systems through a holistic, seven-step approach.

Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.

Solarban Glass Products in Urban Union

Urban Union, part of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters expansion project, is glazed with Solarban z50 glass and Solarban 72 on Starphire glass.

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$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

AAMA and IGMA Becoming FGIA

The memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).

Solarban Glass Products in Urban Union

Urban Union, part of Amazon’s downtown Seattle headquarters expansion project, is glazed with Solarban z50 glass and Solarban 72 on Starphire glass.

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.

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Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

Recent Issues

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.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

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.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

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.

Managing Higher Education Facilities: A Q&A Recap

On August 8, experts from Sightlines, a Gordian company, answered questions during a Twitter Q&A conducted by Facility Executive.

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members 

The 2020 ISSA Board of Directors will take office for the worldwide cleaning association in November 2019.

White Papers & Case Studies

Adaptive Reuse Creates New Healthcare Facility

In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

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Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

Innovation, Safety, And Sustainable Building Design

For commercial buildings, a question endures: Do you build “green” or do you build to achieve desired performance? From a recent industry talk, experts at Owens Corning offer six takeaways to consider.

CMI Consulting for Cleaning Organizations

ISSA launched its CMI Consulting Program to help cleaning organizations advance and reorganize their operations and systems through a holistic, seven-step approach.

Bloom Energy Introduces “AlwaysON” Microgrid Solution

The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.