2017 | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.


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For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

Yearly Archives: 2017

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

FM Alert: BOMA Releases New Office Measurement Standard

BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.

A Peek Into Employees’ Workplace Preferences

A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.

Electrical Enclosures w/Removable Hinge Pins

The WRD-FS4 and WRD-FSD4 series' are freestanding electrical enclosures with removable hinge pins designed to protect electrical and electronic controls, components, and instruments in typical industrial environments.

Nilfisk Partners With Blue Ocean Robotics

New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.

Friday Funny: Sweet Stats To Improve Your Halloween Haul

The West Coast has it in the bag when it comes to the best places in the U.S. to go trick or treating.

PIG Grippy Floor Mats From New Pig

These adhesive-backed entrance mats are designed to eliminate trip hazards, because they do not shift, bunch up, or flip over once installed.

Linkable LED Strip Light Fixtures

Linkable Linear LED Strip Light Fixtures are energy efficient alternatives to traditional tube light fixtures available in several wattages.

Anixter University Offers Technical, Standards-Based Courses

Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, courses are provided at no cost and most are certified for BICSI Continuing Education Credits. 

Ease Power Outage Impact With Routine Maintenance

On a regular basis, facilities staff should verify that emergency lighting and other life safety systems are fully operational.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

HVACR Products Chosen For 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards

The winners and finalists in 10 HVACR categories will be recognized in January 2018 at the AHR Expo in Chicago, IL.

JEB 3Seal HM+ Warm Edge Spacer System

The JEB 3Seal HM+ warm edge spacer system for insulating glass units (IGUs) enables bold and energy efficient architectural glass solutions.

Chicago Faucets Updates 333 Series Manual Faucets

The popular line of manual faucets has a reshaped body, an integral cast shank, and new optional deck cover plates.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Question Of The Week: Many Paths To Facility Management Career?

With the occupation set to be recognized by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics beginning in 2018, will the path to a facilities management profession become more defined in the coming years?

Sparkfund Technology Subscription For Energy Projects

This energy-as-a-service option provides facility executives the opportunity to make a single monthly payment that covers energy project installation, repairs, monitoring, and servicing.

Fleet Management Solutions Offer IoT Connectivity

Fleet Management Solutions are a set of technology innovations to help companies and municipal governments activate their mobile workforce and vehicle fleet assets with IoT connectivity.

Register Now! How Can Wireless Increase Your Workforce Productivity?

Join us for this free webinar and learn how a well-planned wireless solution can easily improve workforce productivity.

Cobalt LED Retrofit Series From Nora Lighting

Nora Lighting's expanded Cobalt LED Retrofit Series offers 4”, 5” and 6” models that rotate and adjust while never exposing a recessed can opening or breaking the ceiling plane.

Clark PARC From Clark Pacific

A pre-engineered parking structure delivers the benefits of off-site construction to project owners.

FSU Faces Down Hurricane Irma

With a Category 5 hurricane threatening to cause major damage, Florida State University and Seminole Dining went into overdrive to keep students safe and fed.

New Protocol, NSF P453, Takes Aim At Legionellosis

NSF International has developed guidance on treatment, operation, and maintenance of cooling tower water systems to help protect health of building occupants.

Control Center v15 Improves Security Intelligence

The Control Center v15.0 security management solution marks a new era of security intelligence with the addition of Control Center Mobile, CyberVigilant, and IndigoVision’s Artificial Intelligence powered by BriefCam.

Register Now! Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Commercial Kitchen Fires: 4 Tips To Reduce Risk

With Fire Prevention Week running October 8-14, this article focuses on prevention measures related to commercial kitchen safety.

Security and Convenience with Brivo’s Cloud-Based Access Control Solution

Are you responsible for protecting your staff, facility and mitigating risks from both internal and external threats? Deterring specific behavior, increasing awareness of the exact activities occurring each day, and adding protocols help to prevent incidents from happening and enhance the safety of your overall organization.

Honeywell Digital Video Manager R620

DVM R620 is an enhanced version of Honeywell Digital Video Manager (DVM) that offers smarter security and surveillance capabilities for today’s increasingly complex building environments.

ARMA Roofing Design Guide Available In Digital Form

Modified Bitumen Design Guide is now being sold in eBook and print-on-demand versions.

Restrooms Part Of WVU Football Stadium Upgrades

At the Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, WV, new restroom partitions were part of a recent $55 million facility upgrades.

Emerging Technologies In FM And Real Estate

Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.