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New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

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Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Create Your Organization’s Emergency Response Plan Today (Free Tools Inside)

In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.

5-Step Guide To Creating A Business Continuity Plan That Works

Businesses rarely get advance notice when disaster strikes. Without a plan of action, an organization can struggle to recover, or worse, go out of business for good. The good news is that organizations can help protect themselves from the consequences with a business continuity plan.

Facility Management Salary Round-up (And A Free Resume Template)

Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.

3 Fire And Life Safety Products To Overcome Challenging Installations

When designing and installing a fire and life safety system a variety of challenges can exist. Here are 3 innovative products that meet the demands of these difficult applications.

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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.

New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Application Open

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful grants are available to increase public space recycling collection infrastructure.

Washington, DC Introduces High-Performance Building Hub Resource

To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.

K-12 Construction Recognized For Use Of Propane Powered Equipment

The Propane Education & Research Council awards architectural and engineering firm TSP its 2019 Propane Project of the Year prize of $10,000 for its work on Andes Central High School in South Dakota.

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

  • Nashville Selected For iHeartRadio Second Digital HQ  December 6, 2019
    New York-based iHeartRadio digital is expanding its team into Nashville, TN, creating new jobs in the emerging tech hub. - Read: Nashville Selected For iHeartRadio Second Digital HQ  at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Data Center Company First To Qualify For New Illinois Tax Incentive December 5, 2019
    STACK INFRASTRUCTURE will be the first company to make use of Illinois’ new sales tax exemption on equipment purchases at its Chicago data center campus. - Read: Data Center Company First To Qualify For New Illinois Tax Incentive at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Survey Says U.S. Employees Are The Happiest Employees December 5, 2019
    A new global survey by Mindspace confirms that employees of large U.S. companies are happiest, but small to medium enterprises (SMEs) lag far behind. - Read: Survey Says U.S. Employees Are The Happiest Employees at BusinessFacilities.com.
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Final Day To Register For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Join us and register today to attend this facility management conference that takes place this Thursday, September 19 in Arlington, VA.

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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.

Products & Services

Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

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New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

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Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

Bluetooth Motion Sensor & Configuration App

Bluetooth motion sensor for outdoor lighting and indoor high bay lighting applications allows the use of mobile devices to program and manage new LSI luminaires.

Convention Center Composting Initiative Educates Employees

At the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, members of the facilities staff joined colleagues to learn what can be composted from the facility's waste stream.

Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.

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Office Power Goes Undercover

An office remodel at Crowley Maritime Corporation in Florida brought in the next generation of cable management.

Making Sense of Sensors

With a comprehensive strategy, data provided by workspace sensors helps ensure facility space assets are leveraged to their full potential.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

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.

Education

Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Did You Miss Our “Optimized Connectivity For Changing Office Spaces” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to examine the challenges for power and data placement in open plan offices and see examples of high-powered workstations that pair raceways with simple furnishings.​

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Have An Outstanding Facility Management Story To Share?

Nominations are being accepted now for the 2020 Facility Executive of the Year Award. Materials are due by Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Webinar Today, November 6: Optimized Connectivity for Changing Office Spaces

Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.

White Papers & Case Studies

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.

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New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.