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FM Alert: Corporate Real Estate Becoming More Aligned With C-Suite

A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.

RAB Lighting Intros DLC Qualified Lighting Control System

In late June 2016, DesignLights Consortium launched its QPL for Networked Lighting Control, and Lightcloud is the first to be recognized as meeting those performance specifications.

Voting Open For “Ultimate Breakroom Makeover” Contest

One of five finalists will win a $40,000 prize package from Staples Business Advantage to transform their company’s breakroom into a welcoming, collaborative hub for employees.

Friday Funny: Is There A Dog At Your Desk?

If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.

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.

Kisi Launches Kisi Labs, Introduces Drone Guard

This off-the-shelf drone is an on-demand doorman service that provides security for busy facilities.

Employee Engagement: Impact Of Workplace Design

Simply redesigning the facility doesn't solve every engagement issue, but it can go a long way to energize and inspire employees in their work.

Friday Funny: A Very Sticky Prom Situation

Students from across the U.S. and Canada have crafted impressively creative prom outfits from duct tape in pursuit of scholarship prizes.

FM Alert: OSHA Training To Improve Federal Worker Safety, Health

OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.

For Active Workplace, Avoid These Common Pitfalls

Among the biggest traps? Thinking that active design is a product choice. Make the most of the investment into an office redesign by considering the following approaches.

Global FM: Opportunities For Best Practices

Mergers, acquisitions, and other circumstances are expanding the global footprint of facility management operations.

Warehouse Design Key In Goal To Double Sales

At its new Wisconsin distribution center, Werner Electric Supply achieves zero order backlog at end of each day with four-level pick module system.

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

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.

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