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A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.

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Latest: Free School Safety And Security Update - A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.

Free School Safety And Security Update

A new resource from NFPA highlights safe door locking requirements and guidelines for protecting schools from acts of targeted violence.

Free Best Practice Guide For Chemical Risk Assessment

Graphic Products created the free resource to simplify the documentation of hazards and controls for chemicals in the workplace.

The Tracks Are On Fire!

Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.

It’s The Last Straw For Ben & Jerry’s

The ice cream company will stop offering plastic straws and spoons in its more than 600 Scoop Shops worldwide in early 2019.

Four Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2019

JLL examines four healthcare industry trends for 2019 and beyond, including the power of the workplace to attract employees and reducing infections in healthcare facilities.

BOMA, BOMI Create Certification And Education Partnership

The organizations will create an early-career certification for commercial property managers and produce online education for the commercial real estate industry.

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Worker Privacy

The rule eliminates the requirement for establishments with 250 or more employees to electronically submit worker injury and illness information from two specific forms to OSHA each year.

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.

IFMA’s Facility Management Benchmark Report Released

The report includes an exploration of facility management strategies for organizational agility and change management.

Resources To Protect Workers From Falls Available

A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.

2018 Moving Forward Report Looks At Existing Buildings

National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council report addresses ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock and outlines efforts undertaken to date and the challenges that still remain.

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.

2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Award Winners Named

USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.

The Push Toward Gender Diversity In The HVAC Industry

In response to the labor gap and shifting trends, HVAC industry leaders are pushing to include more women in this traditionally male-dominated field.

Three Tips For Effective Power And Charging Solutions

With the rise of mobile technology and more millennials in the workforce, productivity depends on effective charging solutions.

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.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Top Seven IT Security Trends For 2019

A team of security analysts from Netwrix reveal the top IT security trends that will influence businesses in 2019.

Top Five 2019 Data Center Trends: Edge Will Drive Change

The increasing sophistication of the edge is among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.

Harvard Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind HouseZero Lab And Prototype

Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.

ONVIF Releases Security Standard For Video Streaming

This industry forum driving interoperability for IP-based physical security products announced a new specification, Profile T.

Global Green Building Trends

Nearly half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their construction projects green in the next three years.

Employers, Workers Out Of Sync On Popular Office Perks

A recent survey from Robert Half shows that professionals want more choices when it comes to when — and where — they work. 

USGBC Announces New Initiatives And Updates To LEED

Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.

Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International.

Applications Open For 2018 Recycling Bins Grant

Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful mark America Recycles Day with recycling bins grant program for public spaces and facilities.

Keep Your Facility Healthy And Staff Happy This Cold And Flu Season 

Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.

Only 15 States, DC Have Laws For Testing Lead In School Water

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.

One In Four Companies Never Test Disaster Recovery Plan

Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.

Energy Savings Possible With Window Film

Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.

Sign Up For Your Free Subscription to Turf

Turf magazine, focused on topics related to lawn care and landscape management, will relaunch in the first quarter of 2019.

Cyber Security Readiness Requires Top To Bottom Commitment

Keeping data, devices, and networks safe and secure requires an all-hands-on-deck mentality, according to CompTIA security experts.

Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations Of 2018

OSHA released its list of the year's most frequently cited workplace safety violations at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo.

Workers In LEED Green Buildings Are Happier, Healthier, More Productive 

Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

Massachusetts, California Remain Tops In Energy Efficiency

States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

OSHA Awards $9.3M In Training Grants

The workplace safety and health training grants will help 74 nonprofit organizations educate workers and job creators.

At World Workplace, IFMA Names Four Fellows And Chair Citation

This year's IFMA Fellows announced in Charlotte, NC reflect the global reach of the facility management profession.

Violence In Emergency Departments On The Rise

New research shows violence in America's emergency departments is increasing, causing harm to physicians, staff, and patients.

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