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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."
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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.

EW Howell Enhances Two Manhattan K-8 Private Schools

The construction and renovation projects provide these schools with spacious libraries, an enhanced space for athletics, and more.
Wildfire Season 2022

Wildfire Season 2022: Three Tips For Business Continuity

International SOS offers companies advice on how to best protect their people and ensure business continuity during wildfire season.
inside-locking classroom doors

Safety Pros: Need For Inside-Locking Classroom Doors Is Critical

More than a quarter of all schools across the U.S. do not have classroom doors that can be locked from the inside.
Energy Efficient Building Codes

DOE Program Aims To Lower Utility Bills Via Efficient Building Codes

U.S. Department of Energy will provide $225 million for states, local governments to expand implementation of the latest building energy codes and support development of energy efficient buildings.
Workplace Safety Scholarship

Workplace Safety Scholarships For University, Trade School Students

Applications for 360training's Workplace Safety Scholarship Program can be submitted until August 17th, 2022.
electric shock GFCIs

How To Keep Workers Safe From Electrical Shock Hazards

New technical paper from Littelfuse provides insights, data about electrical shock dangers and best practices to keep workers safe.
extreme heat

OSHA Introduces Measures To Protect Workers From Extreme Heat

Enhanced, expanded measures apply to indoor and outdoor workplaces, are part of an interagency Biden-Harris administration effort to protect workers, communities.

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).