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The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

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Latest: Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study - The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study

The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

Five Key Trends In Alternative Workplace Strategies

A new study looks at five top trends within today’s workplaces, and compares the findings to the initial research from over a decade ago.

Business Operations: Success Comes One First Down At A Time

The Hail Mary pass is extremely rare in football, but there's almost no equivalent for it in the workplace.

Seven Trends Shaping The Future Of the Workplace In 2018

An improved workplace experience is key to increasing companies' performance and leads ultimately to better employee engagement, finds Sodexo's newly-released 2018 Global Workplace Trends report.

Public Art In Motion At Houston’s Pennzoil Place

Over the next several weeks, the two-artist team DeeJon will captivate building occupants as they create 3-D art in the lobby of this Class A building.

New Workplace Wellness Employer Guide Available

A free guide for employers to identify wellness programs that fit their unique workplace and employee characteristics is available from Transamerica Center for Health Studies and UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces.

11 Office Recycling Resolutions For A Sustainable 2018

Instead of setting resolutions for yourself in 2018, try setting them as a team for your office or business and work together to meet your recycling program goals.

Are Office Perks Passé?

Is it time to lose the ping pong table? The majority of active job seekers would sacrifice amenities for a job that offers professional development opportunities, according to the Addison Group’s fourth annual Workplace Survey.
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Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm Concludes First Season

Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.

Friday Funny: (Vacation) Time Is Money

Close to half of employees would choose more paid vacation time over a pay raise if given the choice, according to new data from Spherion Staffing.

Children’s Art Contest Recognizes FM Parents

For the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, facilities management company C&W Services held an art contest for the children of their employees.

PNC Financial Services Group Meets Carbon Reduction Goal

Ahead of schedule to meet this goal, the firm has set its sights on reaching its energy consumption goal by end of 2017.

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

Amazon Launches Global Solar Energy Initiative

Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.

Friday Funny: Wait… You Mean It’s NOT Saturday!?

More than a quarter of workers are late to work at least once a month. Here are the most outrageous excuses for their tardiness.

Examining The Nexus Of Sustainability And Safety

In new research the Campbell Institute examines the need for more equal distribution around environmental, social, and economic factors.
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MetLife Recognizes Enterprise Rent-A-Car For Service, Sustainability

For business travel activities, the two firms work toward helping MetLife achieve its corporate sustainability goals.

Good Seating For Non-Profits

For companies like Seating, Inc., the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR) is a way to donate excess inventory.

Citi Facility In Hong Kong On Track For WELL Certification

Having achieved precertification toward the WELL Building Standard marks a milestone for the global bank as it hones its focus on workplace wellness.

BOLD Building Innovators Receive Awards In Los Angeles

Five facility and real estate professionals who intertwine sustainability and technology are recognized for their work during the 2nd Annual BOLD Awards.

Legrand Matching Employee Contributions To Red Cross

In response to the damaging floods in the Bayou-Lafayette region of Louisiana and other natural disaster events in the U.S., the company has set up a relief fund.

Nominate For BOLD Award, Until September 7

These awards highlight the work of “Building Optimizers, Leaders, and Disruptors” improving sustainability through the use of technology.

Sabra Awarded LEED Gold Certification

The expansion uses 44% less energy and 45% less water than a typical food processing facility, while at the same time doubling Sabra's production capacity.

Go To Bootcamp With ENERGY STAR This Summer

In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.

Political Talk Heats Up The Workplace

Three in 10 employers and nearly 1 in 5 employees have argued with a co-worker over a particular candidate this election season. Which presidential candidate is the most frequent topic of these arguments?

Planned Investment In Energy Efficiency Hits All-time High

2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.

FM Alert: BREEAM Green Building Tool Arrives In U.S.

Designed by BRE (Building Research Establishment), this rating system was established in 1990 to drive efficiency improvements in new and existing buildings around the world.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

Leadership Support Linked To Workplace Well-Being

Nearly three-fourths of employees with senior managers who show support through involvement and commitment to well-being initiatives said their organization helps employees develop a healthy lifestyle.

Fuel Cell System Furthers Sustainability Goals

At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.

Better Buildings Challenge Energy Savings Exceed $1.3B

Since 2011, Better Buildings Challenge partners and energy efficiency commitments have tripled, resulting in energy cost savings that exceed $1.3 billion and the avoidance of 100 million tons of harmful carbon emissions.

Bradley Corp. Teams Up For National Women Build Week

In recognition of National Women Build Week, May 2-7, Bradley Corp. sponsored and participated in Waukesha, WI-based Habitat for Humanity’s event to build this year’s designated Women Build house.

DFW First U.S. Airport To Receive Climate Leadership Award

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is the first U.S. airport to receive the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management.

Seven Ways To “Green” The Landscape For Earth Day

Seven practical ways facility executives can make their landscapes even “greener” this Earth Day, and throughout the year.

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