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High real estate prices, an increase in mobile working, and the need to attract and retain employees has encouraged facility managers to look at space planning in new ways.


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High real estate prices, an increase in mobile working, and the need to attract and retain employees has encouraged facility managers to look at space planning in new ways.

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Space Planning In 2020: Challenges And Opportunities

High real estate prices, an increase in mobile working, and the need to attract and retain employees has encouraged facility managers to look at space planning in new ways.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

More Than Meets The Eye: Restoring An Historic Fountain 

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Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

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How Biophilic Design Impacts Wellness

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Three Ways To Improve Sustainability Initiatives With Flooring

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Warehouse Design And Storage: Seven Tips And Tricks For A Growing Warehouse

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7 Facts About Financing Energy Efficiency Projects

The right projects built with the right solutions will deliver important energy savings while making smart, financial sense.

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View this free video webinar sponsored by Edwards and find out how new codes and standards are driving innovation and significant technological changes in the Fire Safety industry.

Did You Miss Our “Active Shooter Preparedness For Facility Managers” Webinar?

What should you be doing to prepare prior to an active shooter incident? What actions should your team take during an incident? View this free video webinar and find out.

Saving Energy, One Flicker At A Time

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Three Ways Facility Managers Can Retain Their Best Tenants

To tighten bonds and boost retention rates with commercial tenants, facility managers should leverage these three evolving trends.

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

3 Ways To Reduce Building Maintenance And Operations Costs

Building owners generally view maintenance as a sunk cost. Money is spent on urgent problems, and this becomes a costly endeavor as buildings age. As building operators, you have the power to leverage maintenance to maximize the value of your facilities and increase business revenues.

Managing Workforce Fatigue Maximizes Workforce Efficiency

Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.

Protect Your Building Against Disaster With Environmental Monitoring

Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.

Three Green Solutions To Maximize Facility Usage, Profit

Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.

Here Comes The Sun: Motorized Window Treatments

Motorized window treatments make more effective use of sunlight for commercial buildings.

Innovative Workspaces: Seven Office Trends For 2019

Keeping up to date on office trends is smart business as companies work to attract talent and increase employee satisfaction.

Modular Data Centers: Solving Current And Future Capacity Requirements

Modular data centers offer multiple benefits for organizations looking to add new data center space at a rate that addresses actual capacity increases.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

Five Ways To Battle Holiday Weight Gain In The Workplace

Employers can make it a little easier for workers to resist holiday treats and stay healthy by providing nutritious choices in the workplace.

Staying Smart And Safe: A Facilities Team Guideline

Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.

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.

Data Governance: Driving Performance In The Workplace And Workforce

Data governance—the management of data quality, accessibility, usability, and security—is a critical component of facility management operations.

Protecting Data Centers Using Water Mist Fire Suppression

Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.

Keeping Facility Grounds In Top Shape

At commercial facilities, well-kept outside spaces are important to employees and visitors alike.

Facility Executive Magazine Turns 30

Since the first issue was published in 1988 much has changed. Facility management has evolved with the times.

What Is An Elevator Maintenance Agreement?

There’s a lot riding on the reliability and effectiveness of your elevator maintenance plan. Make sure you thoroughly understand what the agreement states and how much liability you have.

Deep Cleaning The Winter Blues Out Of Schools

The school year has just started, but it's never too early to plan ahead: Deep cleaning over the winter break can help create a healthy and safe learning environment.

Protecting Cities From Legionnaires’ Disease

South Bronx hospital adopts new anti-microbial cooling tower technology to stave off Legionnaires' Disease and other biological health threats.

Integrated Security Systems At Industrial Sites

When it comes to the challenges and advantages of fitting an industrial site with security and surveillance, scheduling, timing, and ownership are keys to success.

Sharper Edge: Five Tips To Increase Efficiency In The Outer Reaches

Edge computing likely takes place throughout your facility, from server closets to branch offices. Making these sites reliable isn’t enough: Energy efficiency must also be part of an effective edge strategy.

Video Surveillance For A Smart, Connected Building

A group effort from all technologies is what makes a building smart, and video surveillance is an important technology in the connected story.

Four Severe Weather Communication Mistakes

Fast, accurate, and frequent communication with employees is fundamental when effectively preparing for and managing severe weather emergency events.

Rooftops Present Big Risks

The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.

Moisture Control And Pest Management

Do you know how moisture control factors into your efforts to protect your facility from pests? Take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Five Tips To Create An Inspirational Office

Aesthetics and the overall look of your office have more to do with employee satisfaction than you might think. Here's how to create a workspace that will inspire, boost employee morale, and retain talent.

Why Workplace Cleanliness Is Key

Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.

How To Offset Cellular Interference From Building Materials

Building materials like concrete, steel, and glass are often the primary culprit when buildings experience poor cellular signal. DAS offers one way to address the problem.

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