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No sooner than the built environment sectors embraced the concept of smart buildings has the emphasis shifted to smart cities. What might this mean for facility professionals, and how it could influence where organizations move to in the future?


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No sooner than the built environment sectors embraced the concept of smart buildings has the emphasis shifted to smart cities. What might this mean for facility professionals, and how it could influence where organizations move to in the future?

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Smart Cities’ Impact On Facility Management

No sooner than the built environment sectors embraced the concept of smart buildings has the emphasis shifted to smart cities. What might this mean for facility professionals, and how it could influence where organizations move to in the future?

Friday Funny: Do You Need To Chill?

Cold showers have long been recommended as a cure for the overly amorous. But can a chilly rinse off also cut down on sick days?

Did You Miss Our Facilities Maintenance: Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the significant role of facilities maintenance, best practices when putting together an action plan to tackle projects, and when and how to use construction procurement best practices to knock out project backlogs.

Exterior Signage And Durability

To ensure signage longevity, consider location and climate in decision-making when choosing this exterior element for your facilities.

Employees The Focus Of New AAA HQ Interior Design

In keeping with the organization's mission, HGA designed the headquarters to include collaborative spaces and embrace a fun, road trip atmosphere.

Deriving Analytics From IoT Investments

Consider how IoT infrastructure and resulting analytics will impact facility management of the future.

Hurricane Season Disaster, Recovery Tips For Data Centers

Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.

Facility Managers, It’s Your Week!

IFMA is rolling out a week-long celebration of facility management in honor of World FM Day May 16.

Moisture Instrusion And Your Facility

Excessive moisture in a building can impact occupant comfort, energy costs, pest control, and structural integrity.

Business Operations: Success Comes One First Down At A Time

The Hail Mary pass is extremely rare in football, but there's almost no equivalent for it in the workplace.

Be Part Of Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia This Fall

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live! Now in its second year, the September 20, 2018 event is tailored to address the diverse responsibilities of facility management.

Friday Funny: Tanks A Lot

A former oil tank in El Segundo, CA has been transformed into a colorful, three-story tall surfing mural by artist John Van Hamersveld.

Pinkerton Presents Free Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training

The free workplace violence and active shooter training seminar for business leaders and C-suite executives attracted nearly 200 attendees in Florida. More are planned across the U.S.

CARE Names 2017 Person, Recycler of the Year

Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

ASHRAE Awards 2018 Undergraduate Program Equipment Grants

This ASHRAE program has bestowed more than $110,000 this year to fund 25 HVAC&R student-led projects at higher education institutions around the globe.

Texas Manufacturer Recycles 90% Of Water

Texas Nameplate transformed itself from a company that was often cited for water discharge violations to one that sets an example in water management for other manufacturers.

Bentley University Ice Arena Is Nation’s Most Sustainable

The 76,000-square-foot Bentley Arena is the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.

Top 10 Causes Of Serious Workplace Injuries Ranked By Cost

Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.

Top 10 U.S. Cities Bothered By Ticks

Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen has  released its first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks.

Grant Places More Than 900 Recycling Bins In Public Parks Across U.S.

Thanks to 34 grants from Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, recycling efforts in public parks throughout the nation will be improved.

Green Schools Efforts Recognized At Conference

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, in collaboration with the Green Schools National Network (GSNN), announced recipients of the 2018 Best of Green Schools Awards in Denver this week.

Friday Funny: This Year’s Wackiest Pet Names

Franklin Woofsevelt and Sir Pounce A Lot came in second. So who took the top spots in the 2018 Wackiest Pet Names contest?

Can A Clean Office Boost Productivity?

Occupying a dirty building for several hours a day is unpleasant, but can working in a dirty environment also have a negative impact on workplace productivity?

New Report Highlights Designing For Activity Based Work

Data in the 2018 Workplace Report from NYC-based Ted Moudis Associates Data points to employee experience as the primary driver for companies redesigning their workplace.

After Devastating Tornado, Safety Features Build Confidence At Hospital

An EF5 tornado in Joplin, MO destroyed everything in its path in 2011, including Mercy Hospital. The new facility is built to withstand a destructive storm. 

Hampton by Hilton Introduces New Hotel Prototype

Focused on the Americas, the new hotel design from this Hilton upper-midscale brand provides impact facility-wide.

Preparing Facilities For The Inevitable Digital Transformation

Start by understanding the big picture, and how to harness these innovations for facilities.

Friday Funny: Ladder Safety Games

Falling off ladders is no joke, but the latest construction safety app from Simcoach makes a game out of learning ladder safety.

Seven Trends Shaping The Future Of the Workplace In 2018

An improved workplace experience is key to increasing companies' performance and leads ultimately to better employee engagement, finds Sodexo's newly-released 2018 Global Workplace Trends report.

Did You Miss Our Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy Webinar?

This free video webinar 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.

Question Of The Week: Designing For Stormwater Management

The EPA has chosen the winners of its 2017 Campus Rainworks Challenge. What stormwater management strategies have you implemented to reduce runoff from your facility sites?

American University First In U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral

In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.

General Motors And L’Oréal USA SWAP Energy Advice

The U.S. DOE has released the fourth installment of its Better Buildings Challenge SWAP program, with this edition sharing insight into two industrial facilities.

New WorldGBC Report Urges Companies To Make Green Improvements

The World Green Building Council report highlights the economic benefits of green building and showcases improved occupant satisfaction when health, wellbeing, and productivity features are implemented in existing green structures.

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