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Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.
Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.


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Latest: Question of the Week: Which Trends Will Impact The Workplace In 2016? - Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.

Question of the Week: Which Trends Will Impact The Workplace In 2016?

Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.

Question Of The Week: EMS, BMS, Or Both?

Do you use energy management, building management, or both to measure and manage energy use? Do you think they are one and the same?

Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?

Question Of The Week: Indoor Air Quality Effects?

Cognitive functions in crisis are markedly better for people who work in facilities with low levels of indoor pollutants and carbon dioxide.

Question of the Week: What Are The Cleaning Benefits of Aqueous Ozone?

Studies indicate aqueous ozone cleaning systems can prove effective at eliminating colony-forming units (CFUs) of both E. coli and listeria from hard surfaces.

Question Of The Week: Impact Of Millennials On Workplace?

A greater emphasis on social media engagement and stronger views on technology are some of the trends that may shape the future workplace.

Question of the Week: How Can I Prevent Bed Bugs In My Facility?

The last thing you want to worry about is a bed bug infestation in the office, but unfortunately, it is becoming more common. How can you prevent these pests from infesting your facility?

Question Of The Week: HVAC Coil Cleaning Methods?

Ensuring that facility air is filtered properly is largely dependent on the cleaning and maintenance of HVAC units.

Question of the Week: How Do You Support Productivity In Your Facilities?

Investing in workplace well-being supports productivity. So why do so many companies make it difficult for employees to concentrate with workplaces that are too hot, too cold, too loud, or too confining?

Question Of The Week: How Clear Is Your Energy Data Snapshot?

Cast your vote in this week's poll about accessing energy consumption information.

Question Of The Week: Fire/Life Safety Compliance Challenges?

Compliance with evolving codes and regulation are crucial. What is the biggest challenge for facility leaders?

Question of the Week: What Happens During Mold Remediation?

Five steps you can expect a mold removal specialist to take when conducting mold remediation

Question Of The Week: Electrical Floor Box, Tripping Hazard?

After an office renovation, employees are being tripped up by protruding floor boxes.

Question Of The Week: Who Should Manage Our Onsite Cafeteria?

Facility manager wants to know if it's best to manage his company's onsite cafeteria in-house, or hire a third party.

Question Of The Week: Coaching For Productivity?

A facilities manager for a restaurant chain seeks insight on coaching resources to drive results.

Question Of The Week: Weekly Sprinkler Tests

Facility manager wants to know if his distribution center's weekly sprinkler tests are a one- or two-person job.

Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs

Question Of The Week: Healthcare CMMS Recommendations?

Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications

Question Of The Week: Building Commissioning Strategies?

According to a recent Navigant Research report, increasing regulatory requirements are expected to raise the incidence of this practice.

Question Of The Week: What Are The Pros And Cons Of Waterless Urinals And Eco-toilets?

Facility manager wants to know the pros and cons of using waterless urinals and eco-friendly toilets in a refurbishing project.

Question Of The Week: The 3 Bid Rule?

What methods do others use to maximize quality of bids?

Question Of The Week: How Are Fire Door Inspections Handled At Your Facility?

Facility manager wants to know if facilities are contracting out fire door inspections, doing them in house, or not even bothering to do them at all.

Question Of The Week: Where Is Your Wireless Technology?

Wireless technology has impacted virtually all aspects of facility management systems.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Use A Facilities Condition Assessment?

A facility manager is looking to discuss and share experiences with conducting a Facilities Condition Assessment of his organization's portfolio to drive strategic decision making, educate stakeholders, and set expectations.

Question Of The Week: Parking Garage Solutions?

Concerns around security, sustainability, ADA, and technology impact management decisions.

Question Of The Week: Are ESCOs A Blessing Or A Curse?

Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end users?

Question Of The Week: Integrated Project Delivery Insights?

This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.

Question Of The Week: Multiple Office Locations Or Single But Bigger Office?

When the time comes for one facility manager to consider his space management options, he is not sure whether to go for several spaces in multiple buildings or a larger space in one building.

Question Of The Week: Paper Towel Shortfall?

TD Garden in Boston is being sued for a restroom slip and fall. What preventive measures are in your maintenance plans?

Question Of The Week: What Should New Facility Managers Do?

Can established facility managers offer guidance regarding details associated with taking on new facility management responsibilities?

Question Of The Week: Tech Tools For Master Planning

A facilities administrator seeks advice on tools for budget and maintenance plans.

Question Of The Week: Facilities Management Book Recommendations

One new facility management professional is looking for a good reading list from others in the industry.

Question Of The Week: Earthquake Ready?

In the U.S., the scope of seismic activity may be widening.

Question Of The Week: Public Address Standards

Is there an established requirement for relaying emergency messages within a corporate facility?

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