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Partnership Offers Boston Students Eco-Friendly, Live-Learn Environment

A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.

Why Is A Smart Building Desirable To Building Owners?

First define a smart building, then consider how improved marketability and energy efficiency are among the reasons to pursue smart building technology.

Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.

Energy Storage System Standard NFPA 855 Released

For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.

THEME OF THE MONTH

Safety & Security

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From Repairs To Construction, Job Order Contracting Improves Efficiencies

Employing this construction delivery method offers significant benefits for facility management leaders overseeing multiple projects over time. Listen to our talk with an expert from Gordian on how to streamline your project management.

What Is Preventive Maintenance? Free Tools Inside

Here’s the true definition of preventive maintenance (PM), along with resources for creating a plan for your own facility.

Why Flexible, Open Office Furniture Is Vital For Quickly Growing Companies

When done right, an open office can help the financial health of a business, and also enhance productivity and engagement for its hardworking employees.

Is Your Door Station Blind To Danger?

Get real security with an Axis Communications three-in-one network video door station.

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.

Standing Desks For Business | Hawke Media & VARIDESK®

Hawke Media is one of the fastest growing marketing firms in Southern California. To accommodate their hyper-growth, they created a new headquarters by renovating an old industrial warehouse and giving it an open, flexible design. Hawke trusted VARIDESK® to take them from space plan to fully installed in just 3 days.

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TrueInsight Remote Service | An Internet-based Remote Diagnostics Platform

TrueInsight Remote Service is an Internet-based software platform that brings remote diagnostics to the fire alarm industry for the first time.

Partnership Offers Boston Students Eco-Friendly, Live-Learn Environment

A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.

Why Is A Smart Building Desirable To Building Owners?

First define a smart building, then consider how improved marketability and energy efficiency are among the reasons to pursue smart building technology.

Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.

Webinar: Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? Join us for this free webinar and find out.

Scholarships Available For Those Pursuing Careers In Safety

The National Safety Council is accepting applications for four scholarships aimed at advancing the safety profession and encouraging new safety professionals.

Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.

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

  • Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama September 16, 2019
    Two buildings in Courtland will house the hypersonics programs' assembly, integration and testing; management and engineering will be located in Huntsville. - Read: Lockheed Martin Hypersonics Program Bringing 272 Jobs To Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • VF Corporation Investing $7.5M In Tennessee Expansion September 13, 2019
    The company will expand in Lauderdale County and locate a new facility in Tipton County, bringing more than 220 jobs to West Tennessee over the next three years. - Read: VF Corporation Investing $7.5M In Tennessee Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama September 13, 2019
    The company chose to expand and create 20 new jobs at its Decatur, AL fluorochemical plant over locations in Japan and China. - Read: Daikin Investing $195M In Alabama at BusinessFacilities.com.
facility management education

Register Today For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Register to be part of this facility management event that takes place September 19 in Arlington, VA at George Mason University.

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

Nora NFBIC Firebox Housings

NFBIC firebox housings have been redesigned to be smaller and lighter than previous models, and no longer have felt on the bottom of the frame.

Russelectric Distributed Energy Controller

RDEC is a fully integrated controller for complex, mission critical distributed energy systems, ranging from back-up generation and demand management to fully functional microgrids.

FACILITYBLOG

Partnership Offers Boston Students Eco-Friendly, Live-Learn Environment

A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.

Why Is A Smart Building Desirable To Building Owners?

First define a smart building, then consider how improved marketability and energy efficiency are among the reasons to pursue smart building technology.

Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.

Nora NFBIC Firebox Housings

NFBIC firebox housings have been redesigned to be smaller and lighter than previous models, and no longer have felt on the bottom of the frame.

Energy Storage System Standard NFPA 855 Released

For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.

What's Popular

Weil-McLain Expands Stainless Vertical Firetube Commercial Boiler Line

Four larger sizes added to new state-of-the-art boiler line featuring efficiency, ease of installation, and maintenance.

Webinar: Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? Join us for this free webinar and find out.

Don’t Stall: Voting For America’s Best Restroom Ends Friday!

You can still cast your vote in Cintas' annual contest that recognizes businesses that invest in clean, creative, and memorable public restrooms.

From Repairs To Construction, Job Order Contracting Improves Efficiencies

Employing this construction delivery method offers significant benefits for facility management leaders overseeing multiple projects over time. Listen to our talk with an expert from Gordian on how to streamline your project management.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Tackling The Task Of Drain Cleaning

Among the industrial drain cleaning tools, a recent development offers flexibility.

The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Education

Register Today For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Register to be part of this facility management event that takes place September 19 in Arlington, VA at George Mason University.

Webinar: Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? Join us for this free webinar and find out.

From Repairs To Construction, Job Order Contracting Improves Efficiencies

Employing this construction delivery method offers significant benefits for facility management leaders overseeing multiple projects over time. Listen to our talk with an expert from Gordian on how to streamline your project management.

SSC Services For Education, NAACP Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Four students were each awarded $2,500 in merit-based scholarships for excellence in academics, character, and community service. 

Did You Miss “New Research: How To Overcome The Technology Gap In Smart Building...

View this free video webinar and see data insights from recent research into building safety and occupancy issues.

White Papers & Case Studies

Adaptive Reuse Creates New Healthcare Facility

In Moorestown, NJ, designing a cancer care center included both existing and new elements.

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

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Partnership Offers Boston Students Eco-Friendly, Live-Learn Environment

A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.

Why Is A Smart Building Desirable To Building Owners?

First define a smart building, then consider how improved marketability and energy efficiency are among the reasons to pursue smart building technology.

Unilever Achieves 100% Renewable Electricity Across Five Continents

The company's facilities across five continents have achieved 100% renewable grid electricity use, a year ahead of the company's global 2020 target.

Nora NFBIC Firebox Housings

NFBIC firebox housings have been redesigned to be smaller and lighter than previous models, and no longer have felt on the bottom of the frame.

Energy Storage System Standard NFPA 855 Released

For facility management and other stakeholders, National Fire Protection Association releases first comprehensive collection of criteria for the fire protection of energy storage system installations.