Physical Environment

Facility Executive Magazine covers intelligent building design, building management, facility operations & commercial technologies in all industry sectors.

meeting rooms

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.
ergonomics

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.
app marketplace

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.
facility cleaning

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.
sit-stand workstation

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

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

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

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.
wallpaper

HP PVC-free Durable Smooth Wall Paper

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

2016 Flooring Design Award Winners Named

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

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

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