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Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.


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Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.

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Latest: Question Of The Week: Zeroing In On Waste Reduction - Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.

Question Of The Week: Zeroing In On Waste Reduction

Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.

Question Of The Week: Ways To Prevent Cigarette Litter?

Although cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28% in the past decade, cigarette butts remain the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe.

Question Of The Week: Preserve Energy Tax Deduction 179D?

In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.

Question Of The Week: What Is A Safety Walk-Around?

A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.

Question Of The Week: What Do Employees Want In A Workspace?

When it comes to office design, an active workspace might be just what your employees need. Here are three ways to maximize their buy-in.

Question Of The Week: Can Office Food Improve Workplace Culture?

More than a third of employees rank office food as one of their top three office perks, alongside vacation time and professional development, finds new research from ZeroCater.

Question Of The Week: What Do You Do When Building Controls Veer Off Course?

The current automation delivery process often yields inefficient buildings. This second article in a series takes a closer look at why, and what facility management can do about it.

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps. 

Question Of The Week: Are You Prepared For A Confined Space Rescue?

Here are seven steps to help you prepare a response in case someone working at your facility becomes injured, incapacitated, or trapped in a space and has to be rescued.

Question Of The Week: How Does Your Cleaning Program Look For 2018?

A recent survey of facility end-users provided insight into the cleaning and maintenance products and processes being used more frequently.

Question Of The Week: How Buildings Learn

Behind their walls buildings have long supported an interplay of systems that belies their static presence. Now, the ability for buildings to learn and proactively impact operations expands the horizon of possibilities.

Question Of The Week: Artwork Procurement And Facility Management?

Options abound for organizations that are shopping for artwork to grace their facilities. What is your involvement, and where do you find art that fits the bill for your buildings?

Thinking About Designing Your Workplace Around Millennials? Stop!

Based on its research and experience, BHDP Architecture finds that the best way to think about Millennials and their impact on workplace design may be to think about them a lot less.

Question Of The Week: How Can Winter Illnesses Be Prevented?

With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.

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.

Question Of The Week: Register Facility Video Surveillance?

Facility management can support local law enforcement by participating in video surveillance registration programs with their facility security systems.

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?

Question Of The Week: Pay Now, Or Pay Later For Facility Maintenance?

As organizations continue to trim their budgets, so continues scrutiny of facilities operations dollars, particularly for facility maintenance.

Question Of The Week: What Habits Do Successful Facility Managers Share?

The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.

Question Of The Week: Are Open Workspaces All They’re Cracked Up To Be?

Many companies are moving toward open workspaces, but a new survey shows employees think they are among the least productive and most stressful work environments.

Question Of The Week: Training The Next Generation Of FM?

Training millennials as well as older employees to reach new heights in the facility management profession requires a new approach.

Question Of The Week: Can A Roof Help Keep Your Facility Cool In Summer?

Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.

Question Of The Week: Would You Miss ENERGY STAR?

If this U.S. EPA program is eliminated in 2018, what would it mean to energy efficiency efforts at your facilities?

Question Of The Week: How Do You Utilize Your CMMS?

A recent survey asked about to what extent facility maintenance departments are employing CMMS programs.

Question Of The Week: What Do I Need To Know About Weed In The Workplace?

Marijuana is now legal in 28 states and Washington, DC, which is leaving many employers scratching their heads about drug testing and workplace safety.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Protect My Company From Ransomware Attacks?

WannaCry and other ransomware have been making headlines: Here are six immediate steps you can take to protect your organization from cyber attacks, courtesy of EY.

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.

Question Of The Week: Why Lease Or Finance Equipment?

The majority of U.S. businesses lease or finance equipment. A new infographic from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association highlights why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.

Question Of The Week: What Tech Upgrades Are Facility Customers Asking For?

With building occupants increasingly relying on mobile devices, facility management recognizes the imperative to provide reliable networks — among other technology amenities.

Question Of The Week: What IAQ Myths Have You Encountered?

When it comes to: eliminating unhealthy sources; ventilation; and air filtration, which approaches are sound — and which should facility management filter out?

Question Of The Week: Do Door Barricades Compromise School Safety?

Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.

Question Of The Week: Wintertime Indoor Air Quality?

When building heating systems go into steady operation during cold weather months, do you ensure humidity levels don't fall too low?

Question Of The Week: To Gift — Or Not To Gift — At Work?

As the holiday season kicks off, many workers are starting to wonder if it’s appropriate to exchange gifts at work. What works and what doesn't?

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