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New research from BOMA International and Building Engines uncovers challenges and keys to success in commercial real estate technology selection, integration, and adoption.


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New research from BOMA International and Building Engines uncovers challenges and keys to success in commercial real estate technology selection, integration, and adoption.

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Latest: Report Reveals Gaps, Opportunities In CRE Technology - New research from BOMA International and Building Engines uncovers challenges and keys to success in commercial real estate technology selection, integration, and adoption.

Report Reveals Gaps, Opportunities In CRE Technology

New research from BOMA International and Building Engines uncovers challenges and keys to success in commercial real estate technology selection, integration, and adoption.

OSHA To Kick Off Safe + Sound Week

Over 200 organizations and businesses will partner with OSHA to promote the importance of workplace safety and health programs August 13-19.

Question Of The Week: Is China Ban On Waste Management Impacting Your Facilities?

The move is part of an initiative by China to focus on its own domestically produced waste, and it's a wake-up call to the global recycling industry.

Integrated Security Systems At Industrial Sites

When it comes to the challenges and advantages of fitting an industrial site with security and surveillance, scheduling, timing, and ownership are keys to success.

Event Security: Five Key Considerations

When working on a security plan for a facility, seek to understand threat vectors, vulnerabilities, and mitigation plans.

Three Technology Trends In Facility Management This Year

Technology should make it easier to implement preventative maintenance plans and keep your workers and facility occupants safe. Learn about three technology trends in facility management and grab your free copy of the facility manager’s software comparison guide.

Looking Ahead: The Future And Predictive Cost Data

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore how traditional estimating methods contribute to inaccurate construction budgets, learn why predictive cost data was developed, and find out when to use it.

Ringling College Expands And Enlivens Campus Library

At the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, collaborative spaces and custom furniture were cornerstones of the library redesign.

Friday Funny: Duct Tape Dandies

From repairing leaky pipes to patching a screen, duct tape is known for fixing almost anything. It even helped these two creative teens win $20,000 in this year’s Duck® Brand Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest.

Did You Miss Our “Active Threats Preparation: A Universal Approach” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn practical tactics that enhance the ability to respond to crises and emergencies.

Sharper Edge: Five Tips To Increase Efficiency In The Outer Reaches

Edge computing likely takes place throughout your facility, from server closets to branch offices. Making these sites reliable isn’t enough: Energy efficiency must also be part of an effective edge strategy.

At Facility Executive Live!, Take Action On Energy Management

Attend this event in Philadelphia, PA on September 20, 2018 for a panel discussion about tools and strategies that will help you and your team improve energy management at your organization.

Employee Negligence Top Information Security Risk To U.S. Businesses

Shred-it report reveals increase in remote and off-site employees, vulnerable paper trails, unmanned computers, and lack of information security training are contributing to information security gaps.

IWBI Launches Global Network Of Concept Advisories

Experts from around the world will share their insights on the impact of 10 WELL concepts on human health.

Tips For Owners On Construction Project Planning

The AIA Large Firm Roundtable led a coalition of construction industry organizations to create a guide for building owners focused on causes of uncertainty in construction projects.

IFMA Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director

Diane Coles Levine, a driver of workplace strategy within the facility management community for more than 25 years, has taken this role beginning July 2, 2018.

Friday Funny: Is There A Jerk At Your Work?

Are you being treated like dirt at your job and don’t know what to do about it? A Stanford professor has created a guide to working with bullies, creeps, jerks, tyrants, tormentors, despots, backstabbers, and egomaniacs.

Video Surveillance For A Smart, Connected Building

A group effort from all technologies is what makes a building smart, and video surveillance is an important technology in the connected story.

3D Scans For Mechanical Room Renovations

This buildings technology has changed the way MEP renovations can be designed, phased, and budgeted, especially where mechanical systems are mission-critical to facility operations.

Improve Emergency Planning At 2018 Facility Executive Live!

On September 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA, learn the 17 gaps that may threaten the effectiveness of your safety and security plans.

New Survey Template Measures Employee Belonging, Inclusion

The template helps companies determine areas of focus to foster an inclusive workplace for underrepresented groups across race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, and more.

IFMA 2018-19 Executive Committee, Board Of Directors

The International Facility Management Association has announced member-elected executive committee and new appointees of its global board of directors for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Friday Funny: Top 5 Hometown Fourth Of July Fireworks

With Independence Day less than a week away, it's time to think about where you'll celebrate: The American Pyrotechnics Association shares its picks for the five best fireworks displays in the U.S.

EPA Recognizes Efficient Federal Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently highlighted facilities with reduced environmental impact during FY17 through the Federal Green Challenge.

Professional Sports Teams Going Solar

From the NFL to NASCAR, professional teams and facilities have installed nearly 34 MW of capacity across 16 solar installations over the past five years, according to SEIA.

Better Ventilation Pays Off In Productivity, Health

Fresh air is healthier than stale or polluted air, and while increasing ventilation may increase energy use, research shows the benefits of doing so outweigh costs. 

2018 Green Lease Leaders Recognized

Now in its fifth year, the Green Lease Leaders program administered by IMT and DOE increases visibility for real estate leaders who are implementing high-performance or energy-aligned leases.

Outdated Tech Makes Workers Feel Less Productive, More Likely To Quit

Nearly half of workers employed by technology laggards feel like outdated devices are limiting their productivity, according to a new Unisys Corporation study.

ASHRAE Introduces 2018-2019 President, Officers, Directors

ASHRAE’s 2018-2019 president, Shelia J. Hayter, P.E., announced her term’s theme will be “Building Our New Energy Future.”

Master Planning Facilities? Avoid These Five Practices

A master plan can not only be a roadmap to guide next steps, but can also provide the framework to remain agile and responsive to change.

Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As temperatures rise throughout California, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness and encourage them to take cool-down breaks in the shade.

UL, Center For Active Safety Design Form Partnership

Initial focus is to expand the Center's Fitwel Certification System in China, while providing facility and building professionals more access to products that foster healthy buildings.

What Issues Are Impacting Real Estate In 2018-19?

The Counselors of Real Estate released its annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate List, focusing on the current and long-term impact of each.

Friday Funny: Breaking Guinness World Records At The Beach

More than 1,000 people joined to create a work of art on a Florida beach during the first day of Summer 2018.

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