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


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

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?

Question Of The Week: Are You Recycling Organic Waste?

Recycling programs and requirements have been in place for decades. An emerging area impacting facility management is the handling of organic waste.

Question Of The Week: Connecting Building Tech And Software Tech

For software to thrive, data and systems need to be easily accessible. In industries other than the buildings industry, that's happened through open standards.

From Building Automation To Smart Buildings; Are You Making The Move?

Recent research finds that the smart building market suffers from a fragmented ecosystem and that proprietary building automation solutions dominate. Still, that is expected to change. Where are facility management stakeholders on this spectrum?

Question of the Week: Keeping Workers With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities Safe

A new curriculum addresses the shortage of occupational health and safety training for workers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Question Of The Week: What Is On Your Hurricane Preparedness List?

Loss of main power is always a top concern in extreme weather situations, and the non-profit Powered For Patients urges healthcare facility managers to safeguard their backup power supply systems.

Question Of The Week: Is Your LED Retrofit Safe?

UL1598C certification provides building owners and managers a safety standard when considering LED Retrofit.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Protect My Facility From A Wildfire?

Heaviland Landscape Management provides tips for appropriate landscaping and maintaining defensible space to prevent property damage during a wildfire.

Question Of The Week: 10 Energy Management Strategies

How many of these 10 key tactics do you employ in your energy management program?

Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

Question Of The Week: What Is A High Performance Building?

To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.

Question of the Week: How To Network With Facility Management Peers?

How does a facility manager find local networking opportunities in areas underserved by a national organizations?

Question Of The Week: Impact Of HVAC Cleaning On TPO Roof?

A facilities manager noticed cleaner running down his building's TPO roof, and wonders if the cleaner might cause any damage.

Question Of The Week: Roofing Maintenance Procedures

Which actions have you found most useful in protecting your facilities, and your budget, from roof related failures?

Question Of The Week: How Can I Avoid “Greenwashing?”

Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.

Question Of The Week: Make Way To Centralized Facility Management

Whether you've completed a centralized facility management plan, are in the midst of the process, or are still considering the potential, what has worked and what challenges do you face?

Question Of The Week: Resilience To Extreme Weather

What measures are in place to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events?

Question Of The Week: How To Implement A Successful Campus Recycling Program

One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.

Question Of The Week: Is A Microgrid In Your Facility’s Future?

On May 24, three state agencies in California will begin discussion of a roadmap to commercialize microgrids in the state.

Question Of The Week: How To Reduce Cleaning Costs?

Reducing cleaning supply costs can provide major savings for your facility. Here's a list of 10 ways you can meet that goal, from the National Service Alliance.

Question Of The Week: What Best Practice Boosts Your Bottom Line?

This contributed article notes that central to an efficient facilities operations department is a responsive, consistent maintenance structure.

Question of the Week: How Can I Protect Employees From Zika Virus?

Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.

Question Of The Week: Physical Security… Lessons Learned?

Implementing physical security systems is not simple, but the decision-making may be simplified with a common sense approach.

Question Of The Week: Design Leads To Tricky Facility Repair?

At UConn's Gampel Pavilion, an intricate ceiling design calls for an equally intricate approach to facility repair. Have you encountered a design in one of your buildings that added complexity to facility repair plans? What opportunities have you had to provide the facility management and repair perspective during the design process?

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