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Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.

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Healthcare Waiting Room Design

Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.

Healthcare Case Study: Opportunity For Innovation

Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.

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.

Workplace Design: Four Trends

Facility management executives are in the position to bolster organizational goals via workplace design.

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.

Carpet Recycling Recognized By CARE

Since 2002, CARE and its members have diverted more than four billion pounds of carpet from landfills in the United States.

Employee Engagement Linked To Workplace Satisfaction

The new Global Workplace Report from Steelcase finds increased control over work experience ties to higher employee engagement.

Friday Funny: North Korea’s Weird Architecture

North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.

FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.

Employees Are Leading Cause Of Data Breaches

60 percent of companies believe their employees are not knowledgeable about the company's security risks, according to a new study from Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute.

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.

Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries

Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.

Use Of Meeting Rooms Is On The Rise

The trend towards more collaborative work environments is being driven by the rising adoption of touch technology and the need for meeting room AV to host remote attendees, according to a new Futuresource Consulting study.

Office Ergonomics: Finding The Right Fit

Poor posture, incorrect computer monitor positioning, and prolonged seating can all cause damage to the body. Without the proper training, this routine behavior puts added stress that not only causes worker discomfort, but can cost a company thousands of dollars in worker compensation.

Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use

A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?

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.

iOffice Launches App Marketplace For FM

iOffice Marketplace is a network of vetted SaaS-based partners that provide services and products for facility managers focused on creating a fully-integrated workplace.

Applying Lean Principles To Facility Cleaning Programs

The 5S Principles (Sorting, Set-In-Order, Shining, Standardization, and Sustaining) apply when seeking improvements to facility cleaning programs.

VARIDESK Debuts Pro Desk 60 On HBO’s “Silicon Valley”

The Pro Desk 60 sit/stand workstation will outfit the new office headquarters of Pied Piper, the show’s title tech startup.

Building Safety Month Week One: “Building Solutions for All Ages”

More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?

Solve™ Seating by The HON Company

The HON Company teamed up with the world-renowned Deisig Design team to introduce a new, innovative, high performance task chair into their seating lineup — Solve.

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.

HP PVC-free Durable Smooth Wall Paper

This customizable wallpaper produces odorless displays that are mold resistant, mildew resistant, and UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certified.

Free Workplace Composting Guide Available

The guide provides step-by-step instructions and resources to help workplaces divert organic matter from landfills through composting.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

2016 Flooring Design Award Winners Named

Starnet® Worldwide’s flooring design competition celebrates 18 years of commercial flooring design excellence and craftsmanship.

Go Green, Save Green: Sustainable Laundry Operations

Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.

CARVART glassSCREENS For Workplace Privacy And More

These room dividers delineate open space, block sound, optimize daylighting, and provide workplace privacy while encouraging collaboration.

Facility Executives Say Customer Satisfaction Most Challenging Responsibility

When it comes to delivering high quality support services, a new survey from Canon reveals that maintaining high customer satisfaction is facility executives’ most important and most challenging responsibility.

Friday Funny: The Verdict’s In On Pets At Work

Banfield Pet Hospital recently released its first ever Pet-Friendly Workplace PAWrometer survey, revealing the impact pet-friendly workplaces have on employees and human resources decision makers.

Konami Gaming Wins Sustainable/Green Building Award

Konami Gaming, Inc.'s newly-expanded headquarters is one of Nevada's largest facilities to achieve complete geothermal heating and cooling.

Nestlé Purina Factories Achieve Zero Waste To Landfill Status

Purina aims for all of its factories to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status by 2020.

Outdoor Power Charging Stations From Legrand

Available in three models, these pedestals combine charging outlets with lighting to support demand for connectivity in outdoor spaces.

ENERGY STAR Baseline Shift: How EMS Can Help Prepare Your Facility

Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.

Repositioning Older Properties, For A Changing Workforce

Aging properties increase competitiveness by repositioning facilities with moderate investment in renovation and rebranding.

Water Systems Strategies

Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.

Facility Executive | March / April 2016 Issue

This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.

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