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Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.


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Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

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Keys To Safer Residence Hall Emergency Evacuations

Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

Webinar: 5 Best Practices For Evaluating And Adopting Technology

During this free webinar, attendees will learn about five key factors facilities professionals are using to evaluate technology, secure budget approval, and plan ahead.

ASHRAE Creating New Net-Zero World HQ Building

ASHRAE will invest $15.7 million to renovate its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, GA, with the intent of being designed for net-zero energy efficiency.

What Is A Scope Of Work And Why Does It Matter?

By knowing exactly what a Scope of Work is and what it should contain, you can get your budget estimate off to a strong start, setting your project up for success even before kick-off.

Choosing Commercial Kitchen Flooring

Hygiene, safety, and durability are equally important to consider for your facility's foodservice areas.

Active Shooter Training Needed In The Workplace

More than a third of employed Americans are not confident they know what to do if an active shooter enters a building they are in, according to a new poll.

Off-Site Construction Council Releases Industry Survey Results 

The survey explores how the U.S. construction sector's use of off-site construction techniques and technologies has changed over the past four years.

Resources To Protect Workers From Falls Available

A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.

Smart Buildings And Workplace Strategies For The Future

Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.

In Ice And Snow, Parking Structure Maintenance

Minimize damage to parking structures during the winter months, and keep drivers safe.

Friday Funny: Is A Tidy Office The Key To Happiness?

A cluttered work area can make employees unhappy and stressed. On the other hand, it could win you $5,000.

2018 Moving Forward Report Looks At Existing Buildings

National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council report addresses ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock and outlines efforts undertaken to date and the challenges that still remain.

In Europe, IFMA Chapters Now Total 12

The International Facility Management Association expands its global community, while also enhancing the scope and service to existing component groups.

2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Award Winners Named

USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2019

Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.

The Push Toward Gender Diversity In The HVAC Industry

In response to the labor gap and shifting trends, HVAC industry leaders are pushing to include more women in this traditionally male-dominated field.

2018 State Of Facilities In Higher Education Report Now Available!

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore the latest higher ed facilities trends, benchmarks, and best practices.

Survey Reports On Use Of Off-Site Construction Techniques

In 2018, the National Institute of Building Sciences Off-Site Construction Council (OSCC) followed up an initial survey on how the U.S. construction sector is using off-site strategies.

Three Tips For Effective Power And Charging Solutions

With the rise of mobile technology and more millennials in the workforce, productivity depends on effective charging solutions.

Facility Executive Announces 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2018.

Friday Funny: Move Over, Rover

From Cardi B. to “Black Panther,” human names and pop culture were the most popular inspirations for dog names in 2018, according to an annual report from Rover.com.

Restoration Options Before Roof Replacement

Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.

Synergistic Buildings And IoT

Facility managers will capture actionable data from myriad technologies when enabled by the IoT ecosystem layer.

Breakthroughs In Boiler Technology

Several innovations have led the way to improved commercial boiler design and performance.

Lightning Safety: Highlights From 2018

As lightning strikes threaten an increasing number of facilities and communities, the Lighting Protection Institute shares relevant developments and trends from 2018.

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.

Fighting False Fire Alarms In Facilities

More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.

Friday Funny: Are These Workplace Expressions In Your Wheelhouse?

Here’s a list of the most overused business jargon of 2018. Share it, then circle back and let us know if it helps shift the paradigm for 2019.

ICC Approves Changes For Tall Mass Timber Construction

The International Code Council released the unofficial voting results on code change proposals considered in 2018, including passage of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals.

Metal Building Manufacturers Association Shares 2018 Annual Report

The document highlights MBMA accomplishments from 2018, including publication of an energy code compliance document and an updated fire resistance guide for metal buildings.

CREW Network Elects 2019 Board Of Directors

The business networking organization dedicated to transforming the commercial real estate industry by advancing women held the election at its 2018 annual convention held in San Diego, CA.

Resilience In HVAC Design

Whether internal or from outside the organization, changing conditions are demanding system flexibility.

In Case Of Fire: Water Autonomy For Critical Facilities


For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable

A Texas-Sized Facility Assessment

The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.

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