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Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.


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Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

LifeSafety Power “Outsmarts” Voltage Application Errors

Now standard across the company’s product line, OutSmart™ Technology minimizes access control equipment installation errors by providing security integrators quick, visual notification of voltages with dual-color LED.

New Symmetry Intelligent Door Controller

The Symmetry M4000 intelligent door controller is an open-source operating system that ensures complete system security, resilience, and reliability.

Linetec Introduces Two New Wood Grain Finishes

Linetec has added two new patterns, Aged Light Oak and Aged Dark Oak, to its Gold Series Palette of wood grain finishes for architectural aluminum products.

Friday Funny: This New Eatery’s Already Under Water. (Literally.)

Submerged 17 feet below sea level, Under — the world’s largest underwater restaurant — gives diners from around the world a look at Norway's diverse sea life.

Boon Edam Integrated Entry Solutions

Integrated entry solutions will be on display at Boon Edam’s ISC West booth.

Collaboration Provides Cloud-Based Advanced Energy Management Capabilities

Carrier Connect Wi-Fi thermostats can now interface with Encycle’s cloud-based Swarm Logic energy savings technology, improving HVAC system efficiency using IoT-enabled services.

Georgia Aquarium Wins Water Sustainability Award

The Evoqua Water Sustainability Award recognizes companies that use technologies in innovative, sustainable ways and have made significant strides in water reduction.

Top Six Employment-Related Regulations Gaining Traction In U.S.

Here's a look at the top employment-related laws and regulations impacting workers and workplaces across the U.S., courtesy of Paychex.

Shannon Enterprises Installs Reusable Insulation For Energy Savings

The company installed its custom-engineered thermal blanket insulation throughout the mechanical rooms and steam distribution system at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.

Danfoss Power Connection Kits

Connecto NA power connection kits enable simple, reliable, and safe installation of electric heating cables.

Trimble’s Manhattan Software Achieves SOC 1 Type 2 Certification

Independent audit validates Manhattan’s computer controls, data processing controls, and lease transactional processing capabilities.

Developing A Maintenance Plan For Commercial Flooring

Facility managers know that renovations are expensive, and proper commercial flooring maintenance pays dividends when compared to ripping and replacing every five years.

Innovative Workspaces: Seven Office Trends For 2019

Keeping up to date on office trends is smart business as companies work to attract talent and increase employee satisfaction.

NexSys Lead Acid Batteries

NexSys Batteries are a power solution for floorcare equipment, lift trucks, AGV/LGVs, and cleaning machines

EarthTronics Introduces New LED Mini Wall Pack

EarthTronics expands its high-efficiency traditional wall pack series with a 12-watt fixture for wide-area commercial and industrial security illumination.

Healthcare Facilities: Trends In Operations And Occupancies

Simone Health Development Companies shared three trends it has observed in healthcare affecting facility management, along with thoughts on mixed-use healthcare facilities.

Leading Universities, Colleges Adopt PlanGrid

Forty higher education institutions now use PlanGrid's construction productivity software to efficiently build and maintain their campuses.

Aquicore Has Acquired Entic

With this acquisition, the company's commercial real estate software platform will expand its prescriptive analytics capabilities.

Case Study: Electrostatic Disinfection

Waxie Sanitary Supply introduces Able Services to a transformative disinfection solution by EvaClean, resulting in enhanced services.

USGBC Releases New Timber Traceability LEED Credit

New pilot credit increases transparency in timber supply chains and reduces the risk of illegally harvested wood being used in buildings.

Eye Safety Advice For National Workplace Eye Wellness Month

More than half of workers experience symptoms of eye strain, according to The Vision Council. Symptoms include dry and irritated eyes, headache, muscle strain, and blurred vision.

To Protect Property, Design Solutions for Campus Resiliency 

Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.

Center Basket Troffer Retrofit Kits

Espen Technology has introduced a new line to its versaKIT family of LED retrofit kits—field-adjustable output center basket troffer retrofit kits.

Friday Funny: A Mixer With A Twist

This truck may look like a typical cement mixer, but it’s really a gigantic whisky cocktail machine dubbed The Monkey Mixer.

USGBC Bestows 2019 Greenbuild Europe Leadership Awards

This week, the U.S. Green Building Council recognized two companies for environmental efforts and also introduced the Timber Traceability LEED pilot credit.

Victaulic Bracket for Cold Storage Applications

The VicFlex Style AB6 Bracket for cold storage applications is from Victaulic®, a manufacturer of mechanical pipe-joining systems.

Mercury Security Earns ISO 9001:2015 Certification

This leader in OEM access control hardware has earned ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System.

Women More Likely To Experience Workplace Assault Injuries

With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.

Patterson Introduces Updated High-5 HVLS Ceiling Fan

A new design for 2019 makes the High-5 HVLS ceiling fan more compact, but still as solid as ever.

From Construction To Retrofits, PACE Financing Saves Serious Energy

ACEEE explores how the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing tool for energy and water conservation projects has grown quickly in recent years across the United States.

New Members Join NFPA Standards Council

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Board of Directors adds to its Standards Council and reappoints a current member for a one-year extension.

ASSA ABLOY & Cansec Expand Access Control Network

ASSA ABLOY completed the integration of their Aperio wireless lock technology with MAP1-based access control systems from Cansec Systems LTD.

IFMA, AFE, ASHRAE, ISSA To Collaborate On FM Training Framework

The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.

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