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On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.


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On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

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Attend Facility Executive Live! In Arlington, VA Next Month

On September 19, 2019, join industry colleagues for a day of facility management education and networking on the George Mason University Arlington campus.

Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

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.

Managing Higher Education Facilities: A Q&A Recap

On August 8, experts from Sightlines, a Gordian company, answered questions during a Twitter Q&A conducted by Facility Executive.

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members 

The 2020 ISSA Board of Directors will take office for the worldwide cleaning association in November 2019.

Improve Sustainability At 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA, and gain insight on building up the sustainability culture in your department — and across the organization.

Did You Miss Our “Improving The Project Closeout Process” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about new trends and best practices for making the project closeout hand-off an easier, more efficient process.

How Does Your Landscape Look?

The summer season is here, and facility landscapes are front and center. Attend Facility Executive Live! this fall and learn how to showcase your site year-round.

Build Better Asset Management At 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA, and learn ways to improve your asset management strategies and tracking methods.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Focus On Emergency Response At 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA and fortify emergency response plans for your organization.

Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.

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.

Plan For Next Gen FM At 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA, and learn ways to foster facility management newcomers while furthering your own career path.

Registration Open For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

This third annual conference and networking event will take place on September 19, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University in Arlington, VA.

Did You Miss Our “Asset Management Maturity” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and you'll gain a leadership perspective on improving organizational performance by maturing your practice of asset management.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

PRSM Selects 2019-20 Board Of Directors

Myriah Kingen, director, facilities management for DaVita Kidney Care, is Chair of the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association Board of Directors.

Making The Connection: Aligning Facilities Investments With Organizational Mission

Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Enhancing School Security: What You Should Consider

Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.

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.

Scope Today, Success Tomorrow: Operations Benefits Of Your Scope Of Work

The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.

Five Construction Project Planning Tips For The Public Sector

Summer feels far away, but government officials need to think months ahead. Here are some actions to take now to ensure your summer projects succeed.

The Invisible Failure Of Facility Security Programs

The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Sourcing Your Scope Of Work: The How And What

A Scope of Work sets the tone for your whole project, so make sure you leave no stone unturned and no question un-asked.

Did You Miss Our Best Practices For Evaluating And Adopting Technology Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn five key factors facilities professionals are using to evaluate technology, secure budget approval, and plan ahead.

Change Leadership In FM: It Starts And Ends With The Tone At The Top

In an increasingly digital environment, facility management leaders foster successful evolution by showing their willingness to encourage change toward an innovation culture.

Cyber Security That Focuses On Corporate Culture

The founder of non-profit Cyber Education Foundation asserts that cybersecurity is not one person’s job; rather it should be ingrained in a corporate culture.

LEED v4.1 for New Construction, Interiors Open For Registration

The newest version of the USGBC green building program focuses on energy performance and emphasizes human health and integrative building design.

Help Wanted: Humans In 2019

A survey from Manpower Group reports majority of respondent employers plan to increase or maintain headcount as a result of automation.

What Is A Scope Of Work And Why Does It Matter?

By knowing exactly what a Scope of Work is and what it should contain, you can get your budget estimate off to a strong start, setting your project up for success even before kick-off.

In Europe, IFMA Chapters Now Total 12

The International Facility Management Association expands its global community, while also enhancing the scope and service to existing component groups.

Facility Executive Announces 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

CREW Network Elects 2019 Board Of Directors

The business networking organization dedicated to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women held the election at its 2018 annual convention held in San Diego, CA.

Facility Executive | December 2018 Issue

The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.

Building Digital Competency: Transformation for Competitive Advantage

In an increasingly digital environment, a critical skill for facility management professionals is digital competency, not just for themselves but for their organizations overall.

Did You Miss Our “Creating Smart Buildings For The Future Of Work” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and you'll learn how to get the most from your IoT investments and go beyond mere efficiency.

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