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Five international organizations announced today a collaborative agreement aimed at enabling consistent real estate data.


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International Real Estate Data Exchange Council Formed

Five international organizations announced today a collaborative agreement aimed at enabling consistent real estate data.

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.

Question Of The Week: Make Way To Centralized Facility Management

Whether you've completed a centralized facility management plan, are in the midst of the process, or are still considering the potential, what has worked and what challenges do you face?

Equipment Leasing And FASB Changes

In early 2016, a long anticipated lease accounting standard revision was approved.

Windows: Preventing Condensation

More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.

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.

Smart City 2.0: Infrastructure For The Digital Age

This second article in a series discusses a new kind of urban infrastructure, purpose built for the digital age.

Key Survey Findings: Campus Facility Management

Results indicate high customer satisfaction and proper staffing levels are high on the list of campus facility management priorities.

Renewable Energy: Financing Geothermal HVAC

Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.

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.

Keeping Up With Fire And Life Safety Codes

Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.

Predictive Analytics For “Low-Tech” Facilities

For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.

Question Of The Week: Resilience To Extreme Weather

What measures are in place to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events?

Facility Retrofit: Visibility In Multi-Site Maintenance

With 150+ locations in 19 states and District of Columbia, Denver-based CorePower Yoga needed to centralize its work order process.

Workplace Design: Four Trends

Facility management executives are in the position to bolster organizational goals via workplace design.

Texas Water Dashboard App From USGS

This first-generation product brings real-time U.S. Geological Survey data together in a web mashup with information from the NWS and other sources.

Minimizing Mosquito Populations To Combat Zika Virus

Facility executives and their service providers can address this health threat with diligent inspection of buildings and grounds.

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.

Wrigley Field Upgrades With Wireless Lighting Controls

A stadium-wide upgrade includes a new clubhouse for the Chicago Cubs. Opened in April 2016, the facility now features state-of-the-art capabilities.

Smart City 2.0: Next Step In Urban Innovation

Spurring the shift from leveraging data to fully digitizing cities are the pervasiveness of technology and expansion of open data policies.

Italian Eatery Installs LED Lighting

With 11 locations throughout Arizona, Sauce Pizza and Wine replaced existing lighting to focus on food, not energy use.

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.

Question Of The Week: How To Implement A Successful Campus Recycling Program

One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.

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.

New School Construction Focused On Building Envelope Performance

In Columbia, MO, campus planning officials wanted an attractive, durable exterior that would mitigate rain, snow, and other environmental conditions.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

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.

Southwest Airlines Expanding Dallas Headquarters

Set to begin in June, McCarthy Building Companies will build a new office and training facility on the airline's corporate campus.

5 Ways Window Film Can Improve Your Facility

Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.

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