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Mobile Technology Moving Up The Corporate Ladder

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Many employers offer flexibility, opportunities to work remotely, and mobile apps to “app-propriately” meet demands of the fast-paced, modern workforce.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

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Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

Cybersecurity: Most Organizations Ill-Prepared For Insider Threats

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Despite increased spending on deterrence and detection, new survey finds insider attacks are increasing in frequency and in cost of remediation.

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

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IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.

In Five Years, Half Of Global Population Will Use LTE

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According to ABI Research, there will be more than four billion 4G (LTE) subscribers during 2022.

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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.

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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.

Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial Gets LED Retrofit

Revolution Lighting Technologies’ high performance Buy American Act Compliant LED tubes installed into world-renowned battleship turned museum; LED solutions improve lighting energy use by 72%.

Mobile Technology Moving Up The Corporate Ladder

Many employers offer flexibility, opportunities to work remotely, and mobile apps to “app-propriately” meet demands of the fast-paced, modern workforce.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

Cybersecurity: Most Organizations Ill-Prepared For Insider Threats

Despite increased spending on deterrence and detection, new survey finds insider attacks are increasing in frequency and in cost of remediation.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

EPA Adds Green Label Plus Program To Buying Guidelines

The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.

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

  • Rockline Industries Launching New Business In Tennessee March 30, 2017
    The subsidiary, Iatric Manufacturing Solutions, will create 250 jobs and invest more than $40M in a new 435,000-square-foot facility in Morristown, TN. Read Rockline Industries Launching New Business In Tennessee on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Issues in Facility Consolidation Analysis March 30, 2017
    This LiveXchange seminar will discuss identifying the benefits, costs and risks of facility consolidation, particularly personnel loss and related business disruption, and including addressing tricky political issues. Read Issues in Facility Consolidation Analysis on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium March 29, 2017
    Gov. Greg Abbott has held meetings with Taiwan’s president and a delegation from Belgium about growing trade relations and increasing commercial ties. Read Texas Expands Economic Ties with Taiwan, Belgium on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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The role of the Data Center Manager is more critical than ever. From virtualization, to cloud computing and high density, your data center means business to your company. Learn how the StruxureWare™ can help enable successful management and operations of your data center today.

Products & Services

Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial Gets LED Retrofit

Revolution Lighting Technologies’ high performance Buy American Act Compliant LED tubes installed into world-renowned battleship turned museum; LED solutions improve lighting energy use by 72%.

Diversey Care Avert Sporicidal Disinfectant

The Avert Sporicidal Disinfectant Cleaner and Wipes kill viruses, bacteria, and fungi on hard, nonporous surfaces in hospitals and other facilities.

Featured Knowledge Channels

High Bay Lighting | Configurability and Efficiency Like Never Before

The I-BEAM® family of LED high bays from Lithonia Lighting® is among the most recognized and respected brands in the industry, with a proven track record of value and performance. This legacy continues with the IBG LED.

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Battleship New Jersey Museum & Memorial Gets LED Retrofit

Revolution Lighting Technologies’ high performance Buy American Act Compliant LED tubes installed into world-renowned battleship turned museum; LED solutions improve lighting energy use by 72%.

Mobile Technology Moving Up The Corporate Ladder

Many employers offer flexibility, opportunities to work remotely, and mobile apps to “app-propriately” meet demands of the fast-paced, modern workforce.

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

Pest Management At The Building Envelope

Examining roofing, windows, and siding is critical to sound pest management.

Diversey Care Avert Sporicidal Disinfectant

The Avert Sporicidal Disinfectant Cleaner and Wipes kill viruses, bacteria, and fungi on hard, nonporous surfaces in hospitals and other facilities.

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Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.

New Wallcoverings Collection By Wolf-Gordon

Inspired by printmakers and their centuries-old processes, Wolf-Gordon’s new Contract 02 collection has been released in conjunction with the company’s 50th anniversary.

Mobile Technology Moving Up The Corporate Ladder

Many employers offer flexibility, opportunities to work remotely, and mobile apps to “app-propriately” meet demands of the fast-paced, modern workforce.

In Five Years, Half Of Global Population Will Use LTE

According to ABI Research, there will be more than four billion 4G (LTE) subscribers during 2022.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

School District Tracks Space Use

Cloud-based tool provides third largest school district in Oregon improved insight and control into its facility and room scheduling operation.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

What's popular

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

School District Tracks Space Use

Cloud-based tool provides third largest school district in Oregon improved insight and control into its facility and room scheduling operation.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

November / December 2016 Issue (Volume 29, Number 6)

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.

September / October 2016 Issue (Volume 29, Number 5)

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | September / October 2016 Issue

Our annual "green" issue looks at sustainability trends including green cleaning, water conservation, LEED, green building programs, and energy storage. Plus, security, space planning strategies, HVAC and more.

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.

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.

Did You Miss Our Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.

Did You Miss Our Budget and Operational Challenges Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about facilities management professionals' most pressing challenges, ways to achieve budgetary and operational goals, and how to leverage logistics and workforce services to maximize efficiency and control costs.

Did You Miss Our Industrial LED Lighting Webinar?

View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.

Did You Miss Our Construction Industry Webinar?

View this free webinar video and explore the current state of the construction industry, trends and updates in construction cost data.

White Papers & Case Studies

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.

Education Case Study: Wellness In Action

At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.

Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.

Energy Retrofit In Senior Living Settings

An assisted living residence conducts a pilot program to increase energy efficiency.

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.