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Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

USGBC Announces New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

Fire Detection Intelligence

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

THEME OF THE MONTH

Safety & Security

Sponsored Content

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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Featured Video

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.

Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

USGBC Announces New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

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.

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.

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.

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

  • New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages August 21, 2019
    All six New England States experienced gains in wages and salaries in 2018, with the income surge averaging more than four percent in 2Q 2018. - Read: New England: A Rising Tide Of Jobs, Wages at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Uber To Create 3,000 Jobs In Texas August 21, 2019
    The transportation and delivery company will invest more than $75 million in its new U.S. General and Administrative Hub in Dallas, TX. - Read: Uber To Create 3,000 Jobs In Texas at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Henkel And ALPLA Partner For $130M Investment In Kentucky August 20, 2019
    The partnership's expansion project will enhance laundry detergent production in Bowling Green, KY and is expected to create up to 60 full-time jobs. - Read: Henkel And ALPLA Partner For $130M Investment In Kentucky at BusinessFacilities.com.
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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.

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.

Products & Services

Bowtie App Controls Electrical Systems

BowVue 2.0 is a patent-pending dashboard app that offers users clear visibility and control over their electrical systems from mobile devices or desktops.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

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

FACILITYBLOG

USGBC Announces New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

Bowtie App Controls Electrical Systems

BowVue 2.0 is a patent-pending dashboard app that offers users clear visibility and control over their electrical systems from mobile devices or desktops.

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.

What's Popular

USGBC Announces New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

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

Honeywell Improves Data and Video Protection

30 Series IP Cameras is a suite of video cameras that strengthens building safety and security through advanced analytics and secure channel encryption.

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).

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

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.

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

Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

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.

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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Did You Miss Our “How JOC Helps Create Award Winning Facilities” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how your peers are utilizing Job Order Contracting (JOC) best practices to complete award-winning projects.

USGBC Announces New Board Chair

U.S. Green Building Council welcomes Dr. Aaron Bernstein of Harvard University as new board chair, along with four new board members.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

Bowtie App Controls Electrical Systems

BowVue 2.0 is a patent-pending dashboard app that offers users clear visibility and control over their electrical systems from mobile devices or desktops.

Fire Detection Intelligence

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