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ML2000 Series Mortise Lock – Durable Locks For Any Facility‎

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Kent State University Shares Their Experience Using HID FARGO Connect

Kent State University shares how HID FARGO Connect provides a next-generation platform for producing cards for their students that impacts them in only positive ways.

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Corbin Russwin ML2000 Series Mortise Lock

The ML2000 series mortise lock by ASSA ABLOY brand Corbin Russwin is a durable hardware solution suited for high traffic applications in commercial, institutional, industrial, and government facilities.

Vicon ENC-H264-16 Video Encoder

The ENC-H264-16 is a 16-channel video encoder that converts analog camera inputs into streamed IP video data.

Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close

It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

Pro Bono Services Expand Opportunity For Boston Nonprofit

The Travis Roy Foundation moved into a 2,000 square foot office featuring accessible design, with the support of donated services from several area firms.

U.S. Workers Waste 160M Days Per Year Seeking Workspace

Four in 10 office workers spend up to 60 minutes every week searching for available desks, conference rooms, or colleagues, finds a new Senion survey.

Survey Shows Sampling Of ENERGY STAR Attitudes And Use

With the future of this popular U.S. EPA program uncertain, MACH Energy has published the results of its recent survey of 400 building and facility professionals to examine the topic.

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

  • Those Days Are Over November 17, 2017
    There will be zero tolerance now for sexual harassment in the workplace, studio, or halls of Congress. And we ask: Should Sen. Al Franken resign? - Read: Those Days Are Over at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Nexteer Breaks Ground On Asia-Pacific Technical Center In China November 17, 2017
    The nearly 323,000-square-foot facility in China’s Suzhou Industrial Park will employ approximately 1,000 workers. - Read: Nexteer Breaks Ground On Asia-Pacific Technical Center In China at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Bocar Will Invest $115M In New Alabama Plant November 17, 2017
    The Tier 1 automotive supplier will create over 300 jobs in Huntsville, AL. - Read: Bocar Will Invest $115M In New Alabama Plant 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.

Products & Services

Vicon ENC-H264-16 Video Encoder

The ENC-H264-16 is a 16-channel video encoder that converts analog camera inputs into streamed IP video data.

Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

FACILITYBLOG

Vicon ENC-H264-16 Video Encoder

The ENC-H264-16 is a 16-channel video encoder that converts analog camera inputs into streamed IP video data.

Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close

It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

Preparing For The Black Friday Frenzy

Learn how retail facility managers prepare for the most highly anticipated, and busiest, shopping day of the year.

Honeywell Sensepoint XCL Gas Detector

The Sensepoint XCL is a Bluetooth-enabled fixed gas detector for commercial and light industrial applications that can be set up and maintained using a smartphone app.

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Leviton Powerswitch Disconnect Switches

Powerswitch non-metallic disconnects are watertight safety disconnect switches with inclusive environmental protection ratings.

Survey Shows Sampling Of ENERGY STAR Attitudes And Use

With the future of this popular U.S. EPA program uncertain, MACH Energy has published the results of its recent survey of 400 building and facility professionals to examine the topic.

Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

Register Now! How To Overcome Workspace Constraints With Wireless

Join us for this free webinar on December 12 and learn how a robust wireless strategy can provide the flexibility needed to meet new workspace demands.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Emerging Technologies In FM And Real Estate

Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

What's popular

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Emerging Technologies In FM And Real Estate

Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.

Facility Executive | August 2017 Issue

The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

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.

Education

Kent State University Shares Their Experience Using HID FARGO Connect

Kent State University shares how HID FARGO Connect provides a next-generation platform for producing cards for their students that impacts them in only positive ways.

Secure Issuance Solutions – An Executive’s Guide to Selecting the Right Provider

Download this white paper from HID and learn how to define, evaluate and ultimately select the ideal secure issuance provider to meet your specific credential needs.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

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.

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.

Free White Paper: The Rental Economy And The Workplace

The rental economy is redefining how companies do business. In this white paper, CORT explores how Facility Managers can capitalize on this trend and its impact on the workplace.

Free White Paper: The Workplace Speech Privacy Crisis

Open office acoustical issues can often prove distracting. This white paper presents a solution called sound masking, one of the most effective and efficient solutions to any company’s noise problem.

White Papers & Case Studies

Kent State University Shares Their Experience Using HID FARGO Connect

Kent State University shares how HID FARGO Connect provides a next-generation platform for producing cards for their students that impacts them in only positive ways.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Secure Issuance Solutions – An Executive’s Guide to Selecting the Right Provider

Download this white paper from HID and learn how to define, evaluate and ultimately select the ideal secure issuance provider to meet your specific credential needs.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

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.

All Articles

Vicon ENC-H264-16 Video Encoder

The ENC-H264-16 is a 16-channel video encoder that converts analog camera inputs into streamed IP video data.

Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close

It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

Preparing For The Black Friday Frenzy

Learn how retail facility managers prepare for the most highly anticipated, and busiest, shopping day of the year.

Honeywell Sensepoint XCL Gas Detector

The Sensepoint XCL is a Bluetooth-enabled fixed gas detector for commercial and light industrial applications that can be set up and maintained using a smartphone app.