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Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

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The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Friday Funny: You Need A Vacation. (So Take One Already!)

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As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.

Recall: Digital Clamp Meters From Extech

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A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.

7 Tips For Maximizing Productivity In An Open Office

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Keeping an open office productive, orderly, and comfortable can be a challenge. Learn how you can make sure the open office idea works for your organization.

Looking To US Navy Seabees For FM Talent

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Seabees are experienced in project management, maintenance, and operations in addition to their primary role, construction and construction management.

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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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What Is Metal-over-Metal Re-Roofing?

Simply put, it is the installation of a new long life metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally correct, non-disruptive and cost effective. It is a system that adds strength, is environmentally friendly, cooler in summer, warmer in winter and conserves energy.

Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Friday Funny: You Need A Vacation. (So Take One Already!)

As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.

OnSSI & S2 Integrated Security Solution

The OnSSI and S2 Security integration allows users to bring Ocularis video and events into the S2 NetBox platform.

Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

California Honored Among 2017 Green Lease Leaders

Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.

Lighting Controls And BACnet

Innovative technology provides detailed power usage information and BACnet integration.

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    The global technology company will create 65 jobs at the metro Atlanta data center. Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions - The Source For Corporate Site Selectors Switch Investing $2.5B In Atlanta Data Center BF Staff
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OnSSI & S2 Integrated Security Solution

The OnSSI and S2 Security integration allows users to bring Ocularis video and events into the S2 NetBox platform.

Recall: Digital Clamp Meters From Extech

A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.

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MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.

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Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Friday Funny: You Need A Vacation. (So Take One Already!)

As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.

OnSSI & S2 Integrated Security Solution

The OnSSI and S2 Security integration allows users to bring Ocularis video and events into the S2 NetBox platform.

Recall: Digital Clamp Meters From Extech

A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.

New G-100 Utility Vehicle From Taylor-Dunn

The G-100 UTV features a liquid-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injected Polaris Pro-Star® 32 horsepower gasoline motor.

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Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

MovinCool | The #1 Spot Cooling Solution

MovinCool spot air conditioners are keeping pace, delivering cooling solutions that are more efficient, more reliable & more cost-effective than ever before.

Looking To US Navy Seabees For FM Talent

Seabees are experienced in project management, maintenance, and operations in addition to their primary role, construction and construction management.

Lighting Controls And BACnet

Innovative technology provides detailed power usage information and BACnet integration.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

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.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

What's popular

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

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.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 2)

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 1)

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | November / December 2016 Issue

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.

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.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

Improving Chiller Maintenance Using IoT and Predictive Technologies Webinar

View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.

What Is Metal-over-Metal Re-Roofing?

Simply put, it is the installation of a new long life metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally correct, non-disruptive and cost effective. It is a system that adds strength, is environmentally friendly, cooler in summer, warmer in winter and conserves energy.

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.

Did You Miss Our Beyond LED Lighting Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn strategies for using LED lighting to manage your energy and control your space.

Did You Miss Our In-Building Wireless Design for Commercial Facilities Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about wireless trends and challenges, in-building wireless solutions, and recommendations for choosing the right IBW solution.

White Papers & Case Studies

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.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

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.

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.

All Articles

Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Friday Funny: You Need A Vacation. (So Take One Already!)

As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.

OnSSI & S2 Integrated Security Solution

The OnSSI and S2 Security integration allows users to bring Ocularis video and events into the S2 NetBox platform.

Recall: Digital Clamp Meters From Extech

A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.

New G-100 Utility Vehicle From Taylor-Dunn

The G-100 UTV features a liquid-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injected Polaris Pro-Star® 32 horsepower gasoline motor.