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The Future Of Video Surveillance Is In The Cloud

Tyco Integrated Security's Cloud Video is a cloud-based video management solution (VMS) that is cost effective and easy to use. To learn more, visit www.tycois.com/video

Friday Funny: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Museum of Illusions opened in New York City this week, treating visitors to a bounty of mind-bending illusions.

Unified Situational Awareness

The Symmetry Control Room open source platform enables communication with different technologies coupled with a powerful graphics engine to create the best layout to visualize and efficiently navigate a unified security environment.

Fingerprint Tech Meets Liveness Detection Standard

HID Global's patented Lumidigm multispectral imaging solution is the first fingerprint technology certified to the ISO/IEC 30107-3 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) standard, which focuses on anti-spoofing and liveness detection to determine whether fingerprint data captured from the sensor is from a real, living person or from a plastic fake or other artificial copy.

Question Of The Week: Do Flexible Work Arrangements Lead To Better Performance?

Half of employers feel productivity would increase under a compressed schedule, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.

New Anti-Terrorism Guide For Commercial Buildings Available

The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).

Zeroing In On Net Zero Carbon Buildings

With 38 signatories, the World Green Building Council launched its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment to further the move toward a decarbonized built environment in the coming decades.

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

  • Caterpillar Investing $15M In North Carolina September 21, 2018
    The company will add 40 jobs in Sanford, NC when it expands its operations by opening a pre-assembly plant for skid-steer loaders. - Read: Caterpillar Investing $15M In North Carolina at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Monogram Foods Investing $30M In Virginia September 21, 2018
    The company will create 300 new jobs with its fourth expansion of its Henry County, VA manufacturing operation. - Read: Monogram Foods Investing $30M In Virginia at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Making A Splash In South Louisiana September 19, 2018
    The southern parishes of the Pelican State have got the secret sauce for success, matching a solid track record of growth with a unique quality of life. - Read: Making A Splash In South Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

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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.

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Unified Situational Awareness

The Symmetry Control Room open source platform enables communication with different technologies coupled with a powerful graphics engine to create the best layout to visualize and efficiently navigate a unified security environment.

Fingerprint Tech Meets Liveness Detection Standard

HID Global's patented Lumidigm multispectral imaging solution is the first fingerprint technology certified to the ISO/IEC 30107-3 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) standard, which focuses on anti-spoofing and liveness detection to determine whether fingerprint data captured from the sensor is from a real, living person or from a plastic fake or other artificial copy.

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Friday Funny: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Museum of Illusions opened in New York City this week, treating visitors to a bounty of mind-bending illusions.

Unified Situational Awareness

The Symmetry Control Room open source platform enables communication with different technologies coupled with a powerful graphics engine to create the best layout to visualize and efficiently navigate a unified security environment.

Fingerprint Tech Meets Liveness Detection Standard

HID Global's patented Lumidigm multispectral imaging solution is the first fingerprint technology certified to the ISO/IEC 30107-3 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) standard, which focuses on anti-spoofing and liveness detection to determine whether fingerprint data captured from the sensor is from a real, living person or from a plastic fake or other artificial copy.

AASHE 2018 Sustainability Award Winners Announced

These prestigious awards recognize the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Question Of The Week: Do Flexible Work Arrangements Lead To Better Performance?

Half of employers feel productivity would increase under a compressed schedule, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.

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Océ ColorWave 3000 Printing Systems

Océ ColorWave 3000 series of color printing systems incorporate a wealth of patented innovative technologies designed to help walk-up users save time and costs while increasing productivity.

New Anti-Terrorism Guide For Commercial Buildings Available

The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).

Friday Funny: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Museum of Illusions opened in New York City this week, treating visitors to a bounty of mind-bending illusions.

Zeroing In On Net Zero Carbon Buildings

With 38 signatories, the World Green Building Council launched its Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment to further the move toward a decarbonized built environment in the coming decades.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Snow And Ice Management For Facility Grounds

Improved communication with service providers for this winter maintenance task can support best practices, including those related to sustainability.

Technology In Restroom Maintenance

Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.

LAX Pilots Smart Restroom Technology

LAX has implemented Tooshlights, a smart restroom traffic management system that visually informs users which restroom stalls are occupied and which are available.

Bright Ideas In Lighting

A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Facility Executive | April 2018 Issue

The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.

Education

Last Day To Register For Facility Executive Live!

Register today to join your peers in Philadelphia this Thursday, September 20 to discuss Emergency Planning, Energy Management, Workplace Design, Construction Project Management, and Next Gen FM.

Bainbridge Island School District Keeps School In Session With Ecostruxure IT

Schneider Electric helps the school district monitor and manage access to information systems distributed across 11 buildings, nine schools, one central data center, and 38 data closets.

Facility Executive Live! Next Week In Philadelphia

Register to join your peers on September 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA to discuss Emergency Planning, Energy Management, Workplace Design, Construction Project Management, and Next Gen FM.

Alvin High School: Tested In Texas

Download this case study from Legrand and find out how the Outdoor Ground Box survived 53 inches of water from Hurricane Harvey without missing a beat.

Plan For Next Gen FM At Facility Executive Live!

On September 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, this one-day event will include a talk offering insights into professional development for current and future facility management professionals.

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Alvin High School: Tested In Texas

Download this case study from Legrand and find out how the Outdoor Ground Box survived 53 inches of water from Hurricane Harvey without missing a beat.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.

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Friday Funny: You Won’t Believe Your Eyes

The Museum of Illusions opened in New York City this week, treating visitors to a bounty of mind-bending illusions.

Unified Situational Awareness

The Symmetry Control Room open source platform enables communication with different technologies coupled with a powerful graphics engine to create the best layout to visualize and efficiently navigate a unified security environment.

Fingerprint Tech Meets Liveness Detection Standard

HID Global's patented Lumidigm multispectral imaging solution is the first fingerprint technology certified to the ISO/IEC 30107-3 Presentation Attack Detection (PAD) standard, which focuses on anti-spoofing and liveness detection to determine whether fingerprint data captured from the sensor is from a real, living person or from a plastic fake or other artificial copy.

AASHE 2018 Sustainability Award Winners Announced

These prestigious awards recognize the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Question Of The Week: Do Flexible Work Arrangements Lead To Better Performance?

Half of employers feel productivity would increase under a compressed schedule, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.