FM Alert

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Happy Hands Contest

Happy Hands Are Clean Hands

You have until the end of the month to vote for your favorite student-designed soap/sanitizer dispenser in SC Johnson Professional’s Happy Hands Contest.
Kohn ULI KPF

Gene Kohn Is First Architect Named ULI Life Trustee

Kohn is co-founder of Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, which is contributing $1 million to fund activities in the ULI Randall Lewis Center for Sustainability in Real Estate.
Cleaning Service Provider Certification

EPA Considers Cleaning Service Provider Certification

U.S. EPA Safer Choice Program may implement a certification program for cleaning service providers who use Safer Choice and Design for the Environment (DfE) certified products.
SEAM Certification

CRE Industry Launches World’s First Social Impact Certification

SEAM Certification, a measure of corporate real estate social sustainability, will provide guidance, resources, and certification for achieving positive social impact in the built environment.
LEED energy performance

LEED v4 Updates To Increase Energy Performance Requirements

To better address greenhouse gas emissions and climate change, updates will elevate LEED v4’s requirements for energy performance closer to those of LEED v4.1.
real estate industry

Remote Work, Climate Change Impact Real Estate Industry

Pandemic-related structural changes continue to be among the most significant factors impacting today's real estate industry.
ULI Global Awards

Six Developments Win ULI’s 2022 Global Awards For Excellence

ULI 2022 Global Awards For Excellence winners include two developments each from North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.
blog

3 Key Takeaways From IFMA’s World Workplace 2022

Taking place in the Music City, Work Workplace 2022 gave FMs ample opportunity for professional and operational development.
education construction

5 Ways To Ensure Efficiency During Education Facility Construction Work

When the proper steps are taken during construction, facility managers can expect a smooth process from start to finish.
capital planning

How To Go From Bar Napkin To Successful Capital Project

To develop an idea into a well-conceived, well-defined project, facility executives should consider these six steps during capital planning.
hurricane

Bracing For Impact: Meteorologist Shares What FMs Are Facing With Hurricane Ian

As Hurricane Ian heads toward the Florida coast, a meteorologist shares what the situation may be like for facility managers in the area.
Workplace training

OSHA Awards Over $11.7M In Workplace Safety, Health Grants

Harwood grants support workplace health and safety, focusing on targeted training, hazard awareness, and creating safety training programs.
Urban Development

ULI Honors Jeanne Gang For Urban Development Work

Gang, founding principal and partner of Studio Gang, is renowned for creating vivid places that connect people with their communities and the natural environment.
corporate real estate

How Is Inflation Affecting Corporate Real Estate Decisions?

The high inflationary environment is having an impact on corporate real estate decision making, finds a new survey from CoreNet Global.
International Day of Clean Air

How Clean Is The Indoor Air At Your Workplace?

An International Day of Clean Air survey found only 36% of respondents describe the indoor air at their workplace as "very clean."
elevator

Elevator Safety During Hurricane Season

Elevator companies have become more proactive about offering product solutions that help mitigate passenger entrapment and equipment damage.

The Benefits Of Switching To Green Cleaning

More cleaning companies are focused on creating safer, environmentally-friendly solutions that are more efficient for facility managers.
security

Why Facial Recognition Makes Building Management Easier And Safer

Property managers are leveraging advancements in facial recognition technology to help keep buildings safe and secure.
renovation

Inside A Historic Office Building’s Restoration

The John Sevier State Office Building was renovated to update the office space while preserving its historical significance.
sustainability

How Life Science Companies Can Commit To Carbon Neutrality

See some of the initial considerations facility managers have during zero carbon projects in life sciences facilities.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

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