Without proper maintenance, wheel stops, manhole covers, and even asphalt pose threats to pedestrians.
This time of year, facility managers in warmer regions may face parking lot damage from heavy rains, standing water, and intense sun.
A 2009 ruling by a federal appeals court meant managers in a growing number of states must accept what, for many, is a troubling reality—their employees have the legal right to keep guns in their cars at work, even with layoffs on the rise and economic tensions running high.
Keeping violence out of the workplace is a top priority for employers everywhere. But as more states pass laws giving employees the right to bring guns onto company parking lots, many facility managers are now concerned about compliance with OSHA workplace safety requirements.
Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.
A new state-of-the art structure offers robotically operated parking and retrieval for patients and visitors of a large hospital complex on the east side of Manhattan.
LAX has implemented Tooshlights, a smart restroom traffic management system that visually informs users which restroom stalls are occupied and which are available.
Projects with notable energy savings will receive awards from the LEEP campaign and will be profiled on the site. The deadline for submitting project information is November 30, 2013. Results and awards will be announced on February 2014.
As technology continues to permeate virtually every aspect of facilities, even those areas that have been traditionally low-tech are being transformed.
These tips for preparing parking lots for winter will help reduce motor accidents, increase longevity of parking lots and walkways, and keep workers safe.
What measures can facility professionals take to address reckless driving in parking lots, particularly when it applies to delivery vehicles?
The Facility Executive December 2020 issue looks at the role HVAC systems play in combating COVID-19, as well as artificial intelligence, stormwater management, and more. Plus, FM Solutions for 2021.
PPE EasyPak Containers allow business owners or property managers to recycle used gloves and masks on-site to prevent littering this plastic waste in the environment-at-large.
A growing outdoor lighting category is solar area lights. This environmentally-friendly solution saves significant money both in installation costs and electricity costs.
ootBox is a comfortable, leasable office that is delivered straight to any property on-demand for just about any application.
The nLight Digital Time Clock (nDTC) is a touchscreen device that offers a cost-effective solution for time-based control in a lighting control zone, eliminating the need for complex networked controllers.
For outdoor security, emergency stations installed around facilities and other spaces can serve as a beacon to people in distress.
The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) Renewable Energy Challenge grant program has awarded Denver $1 million to support its Renewable Denver Initiative.
As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.
The University of Colorado Boulder is overall winner of the Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge for the 2019 football campaign.
Universal light poles from LSI are suitable for renovation and replacement applications and feature slotted holes on the base plate that can accommodate most anchor bolt patterns in the marketplace.
The National Association of Landscape Professionals offers insight on making sure facilities are ready with a snow and ice management plan.
Industry supplier New Pig asked facilities about their site protocols for protecting drains and other areas subject to stormwater runoff.
Here are 10 tips for landscape maintenance from lighting and hardscapes to rain, trees, and snow.
Baltimore City Community College (BCCC) is seeking a Director of Facilities Management and Planning. This individual will be responsible for ensuring College facilities support operational, administrative, and instructional requirements of the College effectively and efficiently.
Here are five ways to help reduce IT spend when setting up new office space. Plus, 10 trends shaping the digital workplace.
The project ranks as New Jersey’s largest net metered solar project and distinguishes Six Flags Great Adventure as one of the world’s first solar-powered theme parks.
All LED lighting isn’t created equally, so make quality testing a pillar of your buying decisions for your buildings and sites.
In Columbus, OH, building a green roof into an existing structure provided an innovative solution for parking needs and open space for an urban park.
Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.
The LEED Platinum certified Mercedes-Benz Stadium employs numerous design features and operational strategies aimed at reducing water consumption.
Holiday decorating in retail facilities can require a significant amount of energy and maintenance to provide an appealing, safe environment.
Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.
New research shows violence in America's emergency departments is increasing, causing harm to physicians, staff, and patients.
A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.
Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.
AutoVu Flexreader is a server-based ALPR solution that provides a cost-effective option for automatically identifying and tracking vehicles that access your premises, using IP video cameras supported by Security Center.
Consider site and operations requirements when choosing the best approach for outdoor lighting projects.
XProtect platform video management software offers features for basic to advanced surveillance needs.
Starlight versions of the V940 IP camera series produce flawless, full-color video streams in near-dark lighting conditions.