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SC Johnson Last Operating Corporate HQ Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

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The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

Children’s Art Contest Recognizes FM Parents

For the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, facilities management company C&W Services held an art contest for the children of their employees.

Atlanta Takes On Boston In Third SWAP Challenge

Better Buildings Challenge
In the DOE’s latest "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP" online video series, Atlanta and Boston swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money, and improve their buildings through greater energy efficiency.

Don’t Be Left In The Dark: Perform Generator Maintenance

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With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.

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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.

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The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date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.

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.

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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.

Two Humanscale Products Earn International Recognition

The Infinity task light wins Red Dot product award; OfficeIQ honored as a World Changing Idea Finalist by Fast Company.

SC Johnson Last Operating Corporate HQ Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

Higher Education And LED Lighting Retrofits

LED lighting retrofits make a significant impact on energy intensity, usage, and efficiency in facilities at colleges and universities.

Friday Funny: Hasta La Pizza, Baby!

The future is here, as Domino’s plans to roll out a fleet of pizza-delivering robots in European cities.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

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

  • Global Implications Of Brexit, NAFTA Negotiations Analyzed At LiveXchange April 26, 2017
    Industry experts, economic developers and site selectors debated the uncertain future of free trade agreements at Business Facilities' 13th Annual LiveXchange event. Read Global Implications Of Brexit, NAFTA Negotiations Analyzed At LiveXchange on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Automotive Supplier Investing $15M In Michigan Expansion April 25, 2017
    US Farathane, LLC is expanding its operations in the city of Port Huron, MI, creating 205 new jobs in the area over the next three years. Read Automotive Supplier Investing $15M In Michigan Expansion on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs April 25, 2017
    A new report from JLL reveals what companies can expect to pay, out of pocket, for an office build out across the nation. Read Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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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.

FACILITYBLOG

Two Humanscale Products Earn International Recognition

The Infinity task light wins Red Dot product award; OfficeIQ honored as a World Changing Idea Finalist by Fast Company.

SC Johnson Last Operating Corporate HQ Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

Hoover Commercial’s HUSHTONE Cordless Upright Vacuum

The HUSHTONE Cordless Upright is a durable, commercial-grade hard-bagged cordless upright vacuum with on-board tools.

Children’s Art Contest Recognizes FM Parents

For the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, facilities management company C&W Services held an art contest for the children of their employees.

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Worksaver SATG & SASB Sweep Action Grapples

The SATG (Sweep Action Tine Grapple) and SASB (Sweep Action Solid Bottom Construction Grapple) sweep debris into the bucket to reduce cleanup time.

Preparing For Higher Ed Staffing Challenges

There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.

ChargeSpot Wireless Charging for Phones & Tablets

ChargeSpot is a fast wireless charging transmitter for smartphones and tablets.

Acuity Brands Introduces SiteView Energy

Combining power metering devices and a digital dashboard, this energy management solution creates a detailed, real-time view into energy consumption.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

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.

What's popular

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.

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.

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.

Webinar: In-Building Wireless Design for Commercial Facilities

Attend this informative webinar and learn about in-building wireless solutions, how to choose among the major solution options, and how the industry and funding are changing to serve this market.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

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.

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.

All Articles

Two Humanscale Products Earn International Recognition

The Infinity task light wins Red Dot product award; OfficeIQ honored as a World Changing Idea Finalist by Fast Company.

SC Johnson Last Operating Corporate HQ Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

Hoover Commercial’s HUSHTONE Cordless Upright Vacuum

The HUSHTONE Cordless Upright is a durable, commercial-grade hard-bagged cordless upright vacuum with on-board tools.

Children’s Art Contest Recognizes FM Parents

For the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, facilities management company C&W Services held an art contest for the children of their employees.