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5 Surprising Ways Video Surveillance Can Benefit Your Facility

Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

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Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.

Self-Powered Bluetooth Sensor

EnOcean will launch a solar-powered occupancy sensor for Bluetooth lighting control systems, integrating its energy harvesting technology.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

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

  • Norfolk Southern Locating HQ In Atlanta December 13, 2018
    The transportation company's new headquarters will result in the creation of 850 jobs and $575 million in capital investment in Fulton County. - Read: Norfolk Southern Locating HQ In Atlanta at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S. December 13, 2018
    The company will also establish new sites in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, CA and expand in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder. - Read: Apple To Build New Campus In Austin, Add Jobs Across U.S. at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • VEGA Americas To Create 120 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana December 13, 2018
    The Germany-based company will invest $22.4 million in an advanced manufacturing center in Geismar, LA. - Read: VEGA Americas To Create 120 Manufacturing Jobs In Louisiana at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Self-Powered Bluetooth Sensor

EnOcean will launch a solar-powered occupancy sensor for Bluetooth lighting control systems, integrating its energy harvesting technology.

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Designtex 5x5, A Crypton Collection features five contemporary artists whose work is translated into five patterns in five colorways each, digitally printed onto Crypton-backed upholstery textiles.

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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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Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.

Self-Powered Bluetooth Sensor

EnOcean will launch a solar-powered occupancy sensor for Bluetooth lighting control systems, integrating its energy harvesting technology.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

Digitally-Printed Upholstery Textiles

Designtex 5x5, A Crypton Collection features five contemporary artists whose work is translated into five patterns in five colorways each, digitally printed onto Crypton-backed upholstery textiles.

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Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

EvaClean Infection Control System

EvaClean is a touchless electrostatic disinfecting and sanitizing system built around one standardized process and a safer chemistry with two advanced products—Protexus sprayers and PURTABS.

Top Seven IT Security Trends For 2019

A team of security analysts from Netwrix reveal the top IT security trends that will influence businesses in 2019.

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Guidance On Anti-Terrorism Security

Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

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.

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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.

5 Surprising Ways Video Surveillance Can Benefit Your Facility

Did you know that security cameras provide a variety of other unexpected benefits? Learn five surprising ways facility managers can use video surveillance systems to benefit their facilities. Also, grab your copy of the 2019 Safety and Security Plan Guide.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

5 Steps To A Successful Facility Condition Assessment

Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.

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Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.

Self-Powered Bluetooth Sensor

EnOcean will launch a solar-powered occupancy sensor for Bluetooth lighting control systems, integrating its energy harvesting technology.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

Digitally-Printed Upholstery Textiles

Designtex 5x5, A Crypton Collection features five contemporary artists whose work is translated into five patterns in five colorways each, digitally printed onto Crypton-backed upholstery textiles.