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An Airbnb listing offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend the night in one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous attractions.

Monthly Archives: February 2020

Friday Funny: The Room In The Elephant

An Airbnb listing offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend the night in one of the Jersey Shore’s most famous attractions.

10 Ways To Provide Better Workplace Technology

This list of 10 tips from Condeco Software is aimed at getting your workplace technology up to speed in 2020 and beyond.

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.

“Red Flag” Law In California Expands To Workplaces And Schools

In the state, the authorization to seek a restraining order to remove firearms from possession of an individual who is deemed a threat is now expanded to employers, coworkers, and teachers.

Coronavirus And HVAC: ASHRAE Releases Guidance Material

ASHRAE has released information to help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as it relates to heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems.

Chesapeake College Lauded For Energy Efficiency Leadership

The DOE recognized the Better Buildings partner for reducing energy usage at its Maryland campus by 24% since 2011.

RGB Spectrum Full-Function Video Wall Processor

The Zio W4000 expands RGB Spectrum's AV-over-IP product family with a full function video wall processor capable of working in a standalone environment or as part of a Zio AV-over-IP system.

Leak Detection: For Safety’s Sake

Technology tools work to identify gas and water leakage before an event occurs.

Phase Change Material Subdues Hot/Cold Calls

At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.

Frost & Sullivan Awards Carbon Lighthouse For Energy Efficiency Solution, CLUES

The deep data granularity of this energy analytics engine for buildings allows it to adapt to new energy efficiency measures while guaranteeing energy savings.

The Garland Company Marks 125 Years In Business

Over its long history, the Cleveland, OH-based roofing and building envelope systems manufacturer has developed waterproofing technologies that have helped redefine performance expectations.

Mighty Mac Correctional Luminaires

Mighty Mac correctional luminaires were created specifically to keep staff and inmates safe. They are impervious to vandalism and contraband concealment and have no access points of any kind, including doors and hinges.

Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.

Purpose-Based Design For The Workplace

Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.

Remotely Control Safety Gate Models

Mezzanine Safeti-Gates has added new ways to remotely control its Pivot and Open-Top safety gate models to ensure they can integrate with the increasing amount of technology used in industrial facilities.

Advanced Storage Fire Protection

An electronic sprinkler system provides enhanced fire protection to support your business needs and future proof your facility for the needs of tomorrow.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: New Year, New Space

Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.

Office Furniture Brand VariDesk Has Rebranded

The maker of standing desks and risers offers more than furniture today, and the company's new name, Vari, reflects its evolution.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: LTE Verso Intercom By 2N, An Axis Company

With LTE technology, the 2N LTE Verso intercom does not rely on existing wires or answering units. Axis Communications business development manager of intercoms provides an overview of the product, as well as industry trends.

Phipps Achieves Highest BREEAM USA In-Use Rating

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has been certified using the BREEAM USA In-Use standard for existing buildings.

PIG Burpless Poly Drum Funnel

The PIG Burpless Poly Drum Funnel (DRM1680) is no-splash built-in overfill preventer.

Protect Operational Technology For Cyber Security

Seek to identify facility vulnerabilities, and follow up with collaboration between IT and OT to decrease risk to the organization.

GSH Group Celebrates 125 Years In 2020

Founded in England, George S. Hall, Inc., better known as GSH Group, a global integrated facilities management company marks 125 years of service.

U.S. Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard Highlights An Industry Transforming

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) ranks utilities on 20 metrics based on 2018 performance, programs, and policies. Leading the way: National Grid Massachusetts and Eversource Massachusetts, tied for first place.

Friday Funny: Duct Tape Prom Fashion Still Sticking Around

It's the 20th anniversary of the Duck Brand Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest, and creative teens are sticking with it to compete for nearly $25,000 in scholarships and prizes.

Conference Room Control App

Douglas Lighting Controls' Conference Room Control App has been paired to its system of Bluetooth Wireless devices.

Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: Low Speed Utility Vehicles By Club Car

Club Car, manufacturer of street legal, low speed utility vehicles, offers a broad range for facility management. Kathryn Sterba, strategy leader for the company, discusses the latest, including electric vehicles.

Did You Miss Our “5 Facility Management Tech Tips To Survive The Coming Decade” Webinar?

Technology is rapidly changing the roles and responsibilities of facilities management professionals. Learn five tips on how you can be an early adopter and leader in an evolving industry.

News From NFPA: Spare Sprinklers And When To Replace In Your Facility

According to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, if a facility has a sprinkler system installed, then having a stock of spare sprinklers is required.

WAC’s LED Hardscape Quick Release

The LED Hardscape Quick Release is a patent pending invention that allows for a watertight male/female connection at the fixture.

Think Smart About Facility Waste

IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2020

A fast-paced facility operation is a great fit for Dennis Williams, Senior VP of Operations and Assistant GM at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: Micro CHP XRGI25 From Lochinvar

Lochinvar, a manufacturer of energy efficient water heating solutions, launched the Micro CHP XRGI25 cogeneration system. Jeff Vallett, market segment manager, provides details on how facility managers can utilize the technology.

Focal Point Architectural Troffer Expansion

Focal Point adds higher lumen output options and 90 CRI to Facetta and Zephyr architectural troffers.

Johnson Controls Goes On The Road With Rooftop Units

The company's North American “Game On” Roadshow will travel to more than 25 states in 2020, featuring its comprehensive rooftop unit portfolio.

Facility Executive | February 2020 Issue

The February 2020 issue introduces this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look at building envelope issues, workplace redesign, and energy metering.

Six Ways Submetering Improves Energy Insight

Energy meters in facilities can help reduce energy consumption, cut costs, and increase sustainability.

Top 3 Workplace Hazards: Existing Technologies Can Save Lives

A new National Safety Council report identifies the most relevant workplace hazards and maps more than 100 technologies to mitigate the risks.