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Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.


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Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

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Latest: Is There A Battle Over Temperature Raging In Your Office? - Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

Is There A Battle Over Temperature Raging In Your Office?

Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

Maars Living Walls To Unveil AXES

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Employees The Focus Of New AAA HQ Interior Design

In keeping with the organization's mission, HGA designed the headquarters to include collaborative spaces and embrace a fun, road trip atmosphere.

New Report Highlights Designing For Activity Based Work

Data in the 2018 Workplace Report from NYC-based Ted Moudis Associates Data points to employee experience as the primary driver for companies redesigning their workplace.

American University First In U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral

In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.

New WorldGBC Report Urges Companies To Make Green Improvements

The World Green Building Council report highlights the economic benefits of green building and showcases improved occupant satisfaction when health, wellbeing, and productivity features are implemented in existing green structures.

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

Construction On The Spiral In NYC Set To Begin

The 65-story building will feature a continuous green pathway wrapped around its façade, providing occupants access to landscaped, outdoor spaces.

16 Schools Earn Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grants

The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.

Question Of The Week: Ways To Prevent Cigarette Litter?

Although cigarette smoking in America has decreased 28% in the past decade, cigarette butts remain the most littered item in the U.S. and across the globe.

Northwestern University Makes Buildings Bird-Friendly

Working with the local community and experts from American Bird Conservancy, Northwestern University is using state-of-the-art solutions to keep birds from dying in collisions with glass walls and windows.

Revived Breakroom Makes A Splash With Employees

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium in Sarasota, FL is the most recent winner of the Staples Ultimate Breakroom Makeover contest.

Turn Up Tech By Turning Up The Lights

Facilities are taking advantage of smart lighting capabilities to piggy-back other innovations.

Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget

In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas For Tax Reform Investment

The aerospace company’s investments focus on the future of employees and communities and include $100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements.

Indoor Environments’ Impact On Wellness To Be Studied

Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Stanton Chase LA, IWBI Team Up For Healthy Workplace Education

Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard, which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

Cambridge Sound Management And Lutron Partner

Sound masking integrates with occupancy sensors to provide automatic privacy for occupants upon their entering a room.

Top 8 Predictions For The Workplace Experience in 2018

These emerging and evolving concepts provide a framework around which facility management can plan and operate the workplace environments they oversee.

New Guidance On Achieving Joint Certification Of BREEAM, WELL

A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.

Art Installation At Amazon HQ Has Clear Impact

At the Seattle Amazon headquarters, “There Is Another Sky” by Spencer Finch graces an architectural canopy connecting two new office buildings on the campus.

Five Tips To Create An Inspirational Office

Aesthetics and the overall look of your office have more to do with employee satisfaction than you might think. Here's how to create a workspace that will inspire, boost employee morale, and retain talent.

Interior Solutions Firm dancker Opens Experience Center

Providing architectural, furniture, technology, and logistic solutions, the company redesigned its own workplace to assist clients while also improving the environment for its employees.

New Office Design Focuses On Construction Culture

In designing McCarthy Building Companies' Houston office, lauckgroup created productive spaces for employees while highlighting the firm's brand.

Question Of The Week: Artwork Procurement And Facility Management?

Options abound for organizations that are shopping for artwork to grace their facilities. What is your involvement, and where do you find art that fits the bill for your buildings?

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped For Digital Age

More than half of hospitals' power systems were built before benefits and demands of IoT were known, according to a new Schneider Electric survey.

NJIT Cuts Ribbon On New State-of-the-Art Wellness, Events Center

The state-of-the-art, multipurpose building provides large-scale space for professional conferencing, training, and career fairs, as well as social settings for the NJIT community.

Thinking About Designing Your Workplace Around Millennials? Stop!

Based on its research and experience, BHDP Architecture finds that the best way to think about Millennials and their impact on workplace design may be to think about them a lot less.

Flexibility To Work Remotely: The New Normal

Staples Workplace Survey reveals the ability to work remote is a “must have” for nearly half of employees.

Question Of The Week: How Can Winter Illnesses Be Prevented?

With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.

Pro Bono Services Expand Opportunity For Boston Nonprofit

The Travis Roy Foundation moved into a 2,000 square foot office featuring accessible design, with the support of donated services from several area firms.

How To Offset Cellular Interference From Building Materials

Building materials like concrete, steel, and glass are often the primary culprit when buildings experience poor cellular signal. DAS offers one way to address the problem.

IWBI Releases Manufacturer’s Guide To WELL

This new guide helps manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard.

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