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Hurricane Season

AccuWeather Forecasters Predict ‘Explosive’ Hurricane Season

AccuWeather’s meteorologists believe the 2024 hurricane season has the potential to break the all-time record of 30 named storms in one season.
office spaces

Modernized Office Spaces Key To Enhancing Productivity, Hybrid Work

A new Cisco survey finds 81% of employers have already — or are planning to — redesign their workspaces within 24 months.
workplace overdose

NSC Expands Efforts To Combat Workplace Overdoses 

Overdoses remain the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., and account for nearly 10% of all workplace fatalities. The National Safety Council is launching new initiatives to combat overdoses in the workplace.
Prepare Your Facility For Spring

Four Steps To Prepare Your Facility For Spring

With spring 2024 expected to alternate between late snowfalls and severe weather events, your buildings must be well-prepared for a range of weather-related risks.
water features

How Water Features Promote Sustainability And Cost Efficiency

In honor of World Water Day, see how water features can foster sustainability, increase social impact, and lower operating expenses.
in-person meetings

Office Workers Struggle With Demand For Face-To-Face Meetings

Planes, trains, and automobiles serve as the new office as more than half of U.S. office workers struggle with demand for in-person meetings, finds Blacklane.
Renew America’s Schools

Applications Open For 2024 Renew America’s Schools Prize

The DOE will award $180 million to K-12 school districts to help them lower energy use and costs, improve indoor air quality, and foster healthier learning environments.
AI Facility Management

How To Harness AI For Enhanced Energy Visibility In Buildings

Coupled with net-zero building initiatives, AI advancements have set the stage for a transformative era in facility management.
Human-centric analytics

Achieve Optimal IAQ With Human-Centric Analytics

Smart building systems are revolutionizing the way we design, manage, and experience space. By grounding these systems in data focused on human needs and behavior, facilities managers can achieve spatial optimization that meaningfully benefits both the occupants and the bottom line.
Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Neurodiversity In The Workplace: U.S. Worker Awareness Is Low

New Eagle Hill Consulting report reveals that 68% of U.S. employees are unfamiliar with the term neurodiversity. Plus, seven strategies to unleash the potential of neurodivergent employees.
hearing loss

Fostering An Inclusive Environment For Those With Hearing Loss

HearUSA speaks with Facility Executive about the importance of promoting an inclusive workplace environment for those with hearing loss.
Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University Picks JLL For Facilities Maintenance 

JLL is providing integrated facilities management (IFM) services to 100 buildings on the HBCU’s 5,000-acre Tuskegee, Alabama campus.
favorite school custodian, Cintas

Cast Your Vote: Help Pick The Custodian Of The Year

Cintas has revealed this year’s finalists in its 11th annual Custodian of the Year contest: Vote for your favorite school custodian by April 12!
Schneider Electric manufacturing

Schneider Electric Expanding Two Tennessee Manufacturing Facilities

Increased demand for Schneider Electric's energy management and automation products has spurred an $85 investment in Mt. Juliet and Smyrna, TN.
RRBITC

RRBITC Will Be GSA’s First Fully Electric Building

The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is GSA’s largest federal building, and one of over 100 buildings to be upgraded with emerging and sustainable technologies.
Air Quality In Schools, IAQ educational facilities

Survey Reveals Disparities In IAQ Prioritization In K-12 Schools

A new survey finds there's a gap between educators and school authorities regarding the prioritization of air quality in K-12 facilities.
facility mat program, cintas

Renting vs. Purchasing Mats: What’s Best For Your Facility?

When deciding whether to rent or purchase mats for your organization’s facility, it’s important to consider your budget, customization preferences, and how much time your maintenance personnel can commit.
smart building solutions

10 Smart Building Strategies

What facility managers should consider while embarking on a smart building journey.
Hackensack Meridian Health, Metropark Station, healthcare facility

First Health, Wellness Center At A U.S. Transit Hub Rises In NJ

The $200M Hackensack Meridian Health and Wellness Center at Metropark will provide commuters with access to primary and specialty care, advanced imaging, phlebotomy, rehab, pharmacy, urgent care, and more.
Women In Construction

Report: Challenges Women Face In The Construction Industry

A report from Lumber discusses how women in construction face a lack of safety equipment and restroom accessibility gaps.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

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