Workplace Culture

Creating a positive workplace environment is one of the highest priorities for employers. The great resignation has shown us that a positive work environment and work-life balance are at the top of the list for employees and prospective employees. Facility Executive magazine covers all aspects of construction projects, modernization and ongoing operations for commercial buildings and facilities.



flooring design

2016 Flooring Design Award Winners Named

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

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.
workplace privacy

CARVART glassSCREENS For Workplace Privacy And More

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

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.
pets at work

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 sustainable

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.
zero waste

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

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

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.
property upgrades

Repositioning Older Properties, For A Changing Workforce

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

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.
March / April 2016

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.
healthy workplace

Education Case Study: Wellness In Action

At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.
chiller plant

The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.
zero waste manufacturing

Facility Retrofit: Zero Waste Manufacturing

In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.
major league baseball

Friday Funny: Take Me (And Your Wallet) Out To The Ballgame

Find out which MLB stadiums are the most (and least) expensive to watch a baseball game.
physical security

Physical Security Planning

The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.
India

New Research Campus Inspired By Cradle to Cradle Principles

Built for Hero MotoCorp, the 250 acre campus in Jaipur, India features vegetated and shaded spaces, blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor spaces.
lighting systems

Trends: Lighting Takes Center Stage

Advances in design and technology have transformed lighting over the past several decades from primarily utilitarian functions to also playing a significant role in aesthetics, energy efficiency, and ergonomics.
U.S. Water Prize

Dow Wins U.S. Water Prize

With global water demand for manufacturing expected to increase by 400 percent by 2050, Dow contends that organizations seeking to remain in business must use this scarce resource more efficiently.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

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This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .