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Facility Executive Magazine covers intelligent building design, building management, facility operations & commercial technologies in all industry sectors.

vacation time

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.
Corporate Social Responsibility

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.
outdoor space

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.
solar systems

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.
occupational safety and health

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.
sustainability

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.
office chairs

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.
green building

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.
natural disaster

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.
green building

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.
LEED

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.
Energy Star

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.
presidential candidate Trump Clinton

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?
energy efficiency

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.
green building

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.
snack theft

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.
workplace wellness

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.

Webinars

facility condition data

Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.

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