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Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.


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Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.

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Latest: Smart Bathroom Design Controls Spread Of Hospital Infections - Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.

Smart Bathroom Design Controls Spread Of Hospital Infections

Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.

OSHA Extends Compliance Date For Workplace Injury, Illness Reports

OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.

Seismic Design Training Courses Now Available On-Demand

The popular National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council webinar series—which covers some of the latest changes on seismic design and analysis—is now available online.

American As Apple Pie… Or Should It Be Pumpkin?

 Just in time for the big feast, Delta Dental's annual Thanksgiving Pie Survey breaks down America's favorite pies.

Survey Shows Sampling Of ENERGY STAR Attitudes And Use

With the future of this popular U.S. EPA program uncertain, MACH Energy has published the results of its recent survey of 400 building and facility professionals to examine the topic.

IWBI Releases Manufacturer’s Guide To WELL

This new guide helps manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard.

AASHE Releases 2017 Sustainable Campus Index

Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

Guidance On Buying Renewable Energy Available From RMI

The Business Renewables Center, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute, created its "Buyers Roadmap" to help corporate energy buyers better understand this transaction process.

Business Cleanliness Matters To Consumers

Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.

NIBS, NBI Issue Guidance To Help Cities Achieve Energy Goals

New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.
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Search Is On For 2018 Green Lease Leaders

Headed by the Institute for Market Transformation and U.S. DOE, the program highlights successes in landlord/tenant green building efforts.

Students Win Eco Concrete, Egg Protection Device Competitions

The American Concrete Institute’s annual competition explores the benefits and sustainable properties of concrete.
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AASHE Honors 2017 Sustainability Award Winners

The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Question Of The Week: Are Nightmare Commutes Hurting Employee Morale?

As the spookiest day of the year approaches, staffing firm Robert Half highlights the cities with the most hair-raising commutes.

IFMA World Workplace Concludes With Member Recognitions

In Houston, TX, the International Facility Management Association closed out its 2017 conference with Awards of Excellence, a Chair Citation for Workplace Evolutionaries group, and new class of IFMA Fellows.

FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

FM Alert: BOMA Releases New Office Measurement Standard

BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Many Paths To Facility Management Career?

With the occupation set to be recognized by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics beginning in 2018, will the path to a facilities management profession become more defined in the coming years?

Employee Engagement For Workplace Safety

While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.

ISSA Celebrates Inaugural DEAL Awards

The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.

Don’t Let Students Stink Up Your School’s Locker Room

Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.

New OSHA Alliances Protect Workers From Grain Handling, Chemical Hazards

The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.

International WELL Building Institute Launches WELL Community Standard

The pilot program aims to set a new precedent for planning, building, and development by helping communities support the health and well-being of residents across all aspects of community life.

Workplace Safety Can Give Small Businesses A Recruiting Edge

The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.

New Guide To Purchasing Snow Services Available

Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide. 

Do You Work With The Next Facility Executive Of The Year?

Or, perhaps it's you? Nominations are open for the 16th annual Facility Executive of the Year Award, presented by Facility Executive magazine.

Venture X Offers Free Workspace To Businesses, Employees Displaced By Harvey

Due the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey, Venture X is offering free day passes for those from affected areas in its new, 20,000-square-foot flexible workspace in San Antonio, TX.

Over 10,000 Workers Working To Restore Power Due To Harvey Damage

As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.

Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Keep America Beautiful Asks Students “How Will You … End Littering?”

The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.

ICC Launches New Cloud-based Testing System

PRONTO allows candidates to take professional certification exams securely any time of day.

Does Your Breakroom Need A Makeover?

Until August 29, businesses with at least 10 employees can enter to win a facelift for their breakrooms from Staples Business Advantage.

As Facilities Roles Have Changed, So Has Recruitment

Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.

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