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Introducing Swingline® Smart Shredders

Get a shredder that works as hard as you do. The Swingline Stack and Shred machine has SmarTech so you can check the status of your machine with your phone wherever you are!

Friday Funny: Surf By Day, Work At Night

As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.

Ideas For Lobby Renovations

Lobby design in many buildings has evolved from pass-through spaces to areas where occupants sit and stay a while.

EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000 Canopy System

SKYSHADE 8000 is a long spanning, standing seam canopy system suitable for commercial and industrial canopies, pavilions, and walkway covers.

Friday Funny: Surf By Day, Work At Night

As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.

Question Of The Week: Do Better Lunch Breaks Make Better Employees?

The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.

Robots A Welcome Addition To The Workforce

Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gaps, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics, finds Epicor study.

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

  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs May 25, 2018
    PwC will invest $20 million on the expansion, which includes establishing Stamford, CT as the headquarters for its Insourced Solutions for Tax (IST) division. - Read: PricewaterhouseCoopers Connecticut Expansion Will Create 400 Jobs at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service May 24, 2018
    The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports. - Read: Greater Irvine Chamber Receives Presidential Award For Export Service at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida May 24, 2018
    The aircraft engine manufacturer will expand its operations in Palm Beach County, FL. - Read: Pratt & Whitney Creating 215 Jobs In Florida at BusinessFacilities.com.

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

EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000 Canopy System

SKYSHADE 8000 is a long spanning, standing seam canopy system suitable for commercial and industrial canopies, pavilions, and walkway covers.

STI Firestop Locator Application

The Firestop Locator Application from STI allows users to document, track, and inspect all of their firestop items from a phone, tablet, or desktop.

FACILITYBLOG

Friday Funny: Surf By Day, Work At Night

As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.

Ideas For Lobby Renovations

Lobby design in many buildings has evolved from pass-through spaces to areas where occupants sit and stay a while.

EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000 Canopy System

SKYSHADE 8000 is a long spanning, standing seam canopy system suitable for commercial and industrial canopies, pavilions, and walkway covers.

Lawn Care, Landscape Maintenance, Irrigation Systems Pay Off

Outdoor remodeling projects offer financial returns and owner satisfaction, finds a new report from the National Association of Realtors® and National Association of Landscape Professionals.

National Aquarium Opens New Rescue Facility

At the ribbon-cutting of the Animal Care and Rescue Center in Baltimore City, animal ambassador Joey the South American yellow-footed tortoise helped officials cut a ribbon of zucchini and fabric.

What's Popular

Recertified ISO Quality Management System

Walden Security has successfully completed a recertification audit of its ISO® 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS). The achievement ensures that the security services provider maintains certification for the next three years.

Diversey EduCare Floor Care Line

EduCare is a line of floor care products that are specifically formulated for use in high-traffic education environments and deliver quality results at a lower cost.

EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000 Canopy System

SKYSHADE 8000 is a long spanning, standing seam canopy system suitable for commercial and industrial canopies, pavilions, and walkway covers.

CHILDGARD Security Glazing Protects Educational Facilities

CHILDGARD security glazing can be used in insulating glass units and paired with high-performance and tinted glass options to meet safety, energy, and other design goals.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Shelter From The Storm

In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.

Unified Building Management Systems

For critical facilities, linking building automation with security and other functions provides a holistic view and quick response capability.

Optimizing HVAC Systems

Gaining holistic knowledge of how the equipment is operating is significant to improving HVAC efficiency.

Campus Recycles Wastewater

Water conservation at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA has been significantly bolstered with a WaterHub system.

Recent Issues

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.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Facility Executive | December 2017 Issue

The December 2017 issue features the impact of HVAC, professional development, floor care strategies, and more. Plus, FM Solutions 2018, a guide to facility management products and services.

Education

Did You Miss Our Facilities Maintenance: Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the significant role of facilities maintenance, best practices when putting together an action plan to tackle projects, and when and how to use construction procurement best practices to knock out project backlogs.

Be Part Of Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia This Fall

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live! Now in its second year, the September 20, 2018 event is tailored to address the diverse responsibilities of facility management.

Did You Miss Our Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy Webinar?

This free video webinar 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.

Webinar: Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar 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.

IFMA, RICS Release First Edition Of Strategic FM Framework

Released this week at a joint event in Dubai, the document sets out a holistic approach to FM by providing strategic best practice for managers and practitioners around the world.

White Papers & Case Studies

Shelter From The Storm

In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.

High Definition Printing For Maximum Security Identification Cards

Download this white paper from HID and learn how HDP provides a reduced cost of ownership, the superior durability of HDP ID cards, why it’s more difficult to corrupt an HDP-printed image, and more.

All Articles

Friday Funny: Surf By Day, Work At Night

As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.

Ideas For Lobby Renovations

Lobby design in many buildings has evolved from pass-through spaces to areas where occupants sit and stay a while.

EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000 Canopy System

SKYSHADE 8000 is a long spanning, standing seam canopy system suitable for commercial and industrial canopies, pavilions, and walkway covers.

Lawn Care, Landscape Maintenance, Irrigation Systems Pay Off

Outdoor remodeling projects offer financial returns and owner satisfaction, finds a new report from the National Association of Realtors® and National Association of Landscape Professionals.

National Aquarium Opens New Rescue Facility

At the ribbon-cutting of the Animal Care and Rescue Center in Baltimore City, animal ambassador Joey the South American yellow-footed tortoise helped officials cut a ribbon of zucchini and fabric.