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New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

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FM Alert: NSC Accepting Nominations For Safety Awards

New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.

Friday Funny: What Does Your Messy Desk Say About You?

While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.

Inappropriate Repairs for Historic Stone Masonry

As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”

Vivint Smart Home Arena’s Winning Wireless Network

Hosting the March Madness tournament's first and second rounds, this facility in Salt Lake City, UT put its new DAS wireless infrastructure to the test.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

FM Alert: Most Ramps Do Not Meet ADA Requirements

A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.

Speed Boosts Security At Parking Garage Entryways

Installing high-speed doors at these entry points prevents piggy-backing and unauthorized pedestrians from entering a parking facility.

Eyewear Innovation Lab Design Reflects Core Mission

For its new Manhattan location, VSP Global tasked its architecture firm to create a workplace that will inspire its team of creative entrepreneurs.

15 Cities Most Likely To See Termite Infestation

Mobile, AL leads this list of U.S. cities that should be on high alert for termites during 2017.

Workplace Design Trends: Make Way For Millennials

Millennials thrive on competitive collaboration. With this in mind, companies have redesigned their spaces with open, transparent working environments

Did You Miss Our Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

FM Alert: Wired Certification Guidelines For Commercial Facilities

WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.

Friday Funny: Who’s The Best School Janitor?

It’s up to you! Cintas has announced the top 10 finalists in its nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest and the polls are open.

Energy Resilience Bank Supports New Jersey Hospitals

The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

FM Alert: Free Energy Benchmarking Leverages 68B Square Feet Of Data

Released by Lucid in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, BenchmarkMyBuilding enables facility management professionals to leverage billions of data points on commercial building energy use.

New York City Celebrates First WELL Certified Project

Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.

Maryland Opens Its First Net Zero Energy School

Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.

FM Alert: International Private Sewage Disposal Code

The International Private Sewage Disposal Code® (IPSDC) will address best practices and technologies to ensure the safety and welfare of communities, individuals, and businesses that utilize their own onsite wastewater solutions.

10 Trends Driving Intelligent Buildings, From Navigant Research

According to a new report, evolutions in technology, delivery models, and customer demand are spurring the digital transformation of commercial buildings.

Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest Winners Named

After receiving more than 3,000 votes from across the nation, Deb Group announced the elementary, middle, and high school winners of its Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest.

Friday Funny: LEGO Fans, Rejoice!

After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.

Airport Service Quality Awards Recognize Facilities Worldwide

In its 10th year, the ASQ awards reflect performance in a global benchmarking program administered by the Airports Council International.

Employees Want More Interactive Approach To Workplace Problems

A new workplace collaboration survey from Oblong Industries reveals 89% of workers want to engage with information in more interactive, immersive ways.

Shopping Center Is First To Earn New U.S. Green Building Standard

The new standard, BREEAM USA In-Use, measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.

Preventing Pee In The Pool

If your facility has a pool, keeping people happy and healthy in the water while creating a clean water experience for all can be a challenge.

Fire Protection For Data Rooms

IT and data rooms are usually access controlled, so a reliable fire suppression option is to install an automatic fire protection system that can be deployed instantly.

Philips Lighting Expands Lamp Recall Due To Fire, Laceration Hazards

Philips Lighting has received twelve new reports of lamps shattering, including one incident involving a fire.

FM Alert: Food Safety And Pest Management

A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

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