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Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.


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Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.

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Latest: Bank Of America Reduces Energy Costs With Solar Panels - Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.

Bank Of America Reduces Energy Costs With Solar Panels

Through its Onsite Solar Initiative, the company will install solar panels at more than 60 locations, including financial centers, ATMs, and offices.

Maintenance, Facility Managers Celebrated As Unsung Heroes

Starting today, UpKeep’s Unsung Heroes Campaign will shine a spotlight on workers that deserve gratitude and acknowledgement for all of the hard work they do every day.

Planning The Perfect Meeting Shouldn’t Be Hard Work

NFS Technology Group's CEO discusses four critical questions to consider when it comes to meeting room technology and space planning/management.

Davies Office Recognized For Supply Chain Excellence

A leading provider of sustainable workplace solutions, the company received the 2019 Supply Chain Sustainability Excellence Award from Con Edison.

UG2 Launches Facilities Maintenance Training & Innovation Lab

The new training lab will help UG2 employees advance their skills and encourage knowledge transfer, and also enable the company to build a workforce in the face of a talent shortage.

Is Taking A Summer Vacation Too Much Of A Challenge?

As the summer vacation season nears, a new survey reveals that professionals find disconnecting from the office isn't always so easy. What are your plans this summer?

$500,000 Grant Will Help 15 U.S. Communities’ Sustainability Efforts

The U.S. Green Building Council will use the Bank of America grant to support its LEED for Cities and Communities Program.

Unilever North America HQ Earns LEED Platinum Certification

The sustainably-built, energy-efficient Unilever headquarters was also named Commercial LEED Project of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

Friday Funny: Californian Custodian Wins The Crown

The 73-year-old winner of the 2019 Custodian of the Year contest, Aristeo Flores of Scotts Valley Middle School, exemplifies the “American Dream.”

Workplace Productivity Torched By Game Of Thrones?

With the Game of Thrones series finale near — "Absence is coming," according to a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos.

Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want?

Flexible schedules and early fridays top employees' summer wish lists, according to a new survey from Accountemps. What's offered at your facility?

Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

Many Workers Still Prefer Paper Over Digital Media

The Mopria Workflow Survey challenges the assumption that workers prefer pure-digital workflows, and illustrates balanced preferences between paper and digital media.

Employees Would Choose Job Happiness Over A Bigger Paycheck

Most employees in France, Germany, and the U.K. work in open office layouts; the U.S. is slightly behind with 30% working in private offices and 25% in open floor plans.

$10.5M In Worker Safety And Health Training Grants Available

Nonprofit organizations including community and faith-based organizations, employer associations, labor unions, and colleges and universities can apply for OSHA's Susan Harwood Training Grants.

Live Moss Wellness Walls From Verdure

Using biomimicry, the Moss Walls system uses flowing water, misters, fans, and specialized lighting to create an idyllic environment for live moss... and a healthy workplace.

Creative Teen Videos “Speak Up” For Work Safety

Teens in the U.S. workforce roughly account for 4.5% of the labor force, and are twice as likely to receive injuries on the job.

Is Noise A Problem In The Office Space You Manage?

A just released study from Interface helps inform facility managers on the importance of acoustical solutions for the current and future workforce.

Given A Choice, Most Knowledge Workers Would Leave Cities 

A new Citrix study explores how location impacts job satisfaction and success, and the role that flexible and remote work can play in enhancing both.

How To Factor Remote Working Into Office Design

Whether designing a new office or changing an existing space, here are some things to consider when remote working is part of the plan.

7th Annual Campus RainWorks Challenge Winners Named

The national competition engages college students in the design of on-campus green infrastructure solutions to address stormwater pollution.

Crossville Announces 2018 Recycling Program Milestones

The tile maker's all-time recycling total nears 126 million pounds of fired waste diverted from landfills due to its Tile Take-Back and TOTO USA recycling programs.

Center for Active Design Announces Fitwel v2.1

The new version of this healthy building certification highlights new construction, and retail and community projects.

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

Process-Driven Facility Designed To Optimize Office, Fabrication Spaces

H. Hendy Associates, an interior architecture and planning firm, designed a new Southern California manufacturing facility for MEP leader Southland Industries.

World Autism Awareness Day: Challenging Companies To Rethink Work Environments     

Office design plays an essential role in reducing stress for adults with autism, who may have sensitivities to noise, bright lights, and social interactions common at work

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.

Top Six Employment-Related Regulations Gaining Traction In U.S.

Here's a look at the top employment-related laws and regulations impacting workers and workplaces across the U.S., courtesy of Paychex.

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.

Women More Likely To Experience Workplace Assault Injuries

With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.

One Out Of Seven People Don’t Feel Safe At Work

Workplace violence is on the rise, and new SHRM data demonstrates need for more workplace violence education, prevention, and training.

75% Of Employers Say Opioid Use Impacts Their Workplace

More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.

Can Robots Do A Better Job Than People?

More than half of U.S. managers think robots and automation do higher quality work than humans, according to a study by MindEdge/Skye Learning.

Most Workplace Misconduct Is Never Reported

A Gartner survey found that just 41 percent of workplace misconduct is reported, and fear of retaliation is a primary reason witnesses keep mum.

Are You Celebrating National Napping Day?

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated asked workers worldwide, "What would you do with more time?" Did more sleep make the list?

Friday Funny: Mad For March Madness!

Managers and employees alike see positive impact on their workplaces during the fast-paced weeks of the NCAA Tournament each spring, according a survey by staffing firm Robert Half.

Skilled Security Workers Becoming More Difficult To Find

Security teams are understaffed as cyber security skills gap worsens, according to a new Tripwire survey. 

Four Honda Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.

How Younger Managers Are Shaping The Future Of Work

By 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers, according to Upwork's third annual Future Workforce Report.

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