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In its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, Uptime Institute finds this growing sector is adapting to rapid change on multiple levels.


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In its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, Uptime Institute finds this growing sector is adapting to rapid change on multiple levels.

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data center

Survey Of Data Center Operators: Increasing Complexities, Outages

In its 10th annual Global Data Center Survey, Uptime Institute finds this growing sector is adapting to rapid change on multiple levels.
Student Design Competition

ASHRAE Announces Winners Of 2020 Student Design Competition

The 2020 Student Design Competition and Applied Engineering Challenge encourages students to become involved in the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems.
fitness

Reopening Fitness & Recreation Centers

Safety policies and protocols for reopening public spaces such as fitness and recreation centers will need to be implemented to keep these environments safe for all staff and facility users.
Shotcrete

ACI Adds Shotcrete Inspector Certification

The American Concrete Institute developed the program to certify personnel who prove they have advanced knowledge of shotcrete inspection practices.
cleaning

Retain Corporate Tenants With Cleaning They Can See

When the COVID-19 pandemic began sweeping the world, clean office spaces were already important to employees. But now, workers are even more likely to expect and value clean workplaces.
COVID-19 pandemic and work

A Pandemic At Work: Employee Anxiety And Return To Work Demands

A new report from Udemy provides a look at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on American workers and the workplace.
retailers

The COVID-19 Impact: Are Consumers Still Afraid To Shop In Stores?

Even as more retailers require shoppers to wear masks, a growing number of consumers feel unsafe in shopping malls, warehouse clubs, and big box retailers, according to a new survey.
Boston

Iconic Milk Bottle Outside Boston Children’s Museum Gets Facelift

The last renovation of this 40-foot tall structure was completed in 2007.
waste

BOMA International Announces W2 Challenge Champions

More than 2,000 commercial properties participated in two-year water and waste benchmarking initiative

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identity

Identity Is The Only Perimeter And Security Needs To Adapt

In today’s workplace, be it on location or remote, the identity should define where we can go, what we can do, and what we can log in to. Learn how to unify identity management across both cyber and physical access in one place for maximum efficiency.
employees

Workplace Sentiment Survey Measures Employee Concerns

DeVry University’s study of workplace sentiment reveals significant uncertainty about career stability, with 25% considering job changes due to COVID-19 crisis.
HVAC resilience

Did You Miss Our “HVAC Resiliency For COVID-19 And Beyond” Webinar?

As buildings prepare for reopening it’s clear that most HVAC systems are outdated. View this free video webinar and learn how a science-based approach can enable a more strategic approach to COVID-19.
supply chain

Change is Coming to Your Supply Chain

Disruptions in the MRO supply chain, reduced revenues, and higher cost of goods are all part of the fallout from the pandemic; now it's time to think about your supply chain in post-pandemic terms.
crisis management

Employees Say Organizations Don’t Have Resilience To Navigate A Crisis

An Eagle Hill Consulting poll reveals only 25 percent of U.S. employees say their workplace culture fosters employee innovation and collaboration to deal with a crisis.
return-to-office

How Has The COVID-19 Pandemic Changed The Future Of Work?

A new Cisco report uncovers forward-looking lessons for leaders navigating return-to-office strategies.
thermal imaging

Effective Use Of Thermal Imaging Camera Systems

Thermal imaging camera systems require considerations critical to accuracy of the readings, optimal throughput, and quick alerts when the system detects a person with an elevated temperature.
school HVAC systems

ASHRAE Provides Updated Reopening Guide For Schools, Universities

New guidance on the operation of HVAC systems helps mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year.
Impact of Design

ASID Selects Newest Impact Of Design Case Study

M Moser’s “Living Lab” puts evidence-based design into action with a flexible, agile workspace that continually accommodates for client and employee needs.

NFPA Fact Sheet Outlines Fire And Life Safety For Restaurants, Others Using Tents

Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.
Interface flooring

Designing For Distance

Architectural design in a post-COVID-19 world requires fostering human connectivity while maintaining safety. Find out how flooring plays a role in designing for distance.
residence hall design

COVID-19 Impacts Residence Hall Design Trends

With careful planning, residence hall design can balance health concerns while providing a nurturing environment for students.
staging

New Reality of Staging & Seating Design

COVID-19 has led to a new norm of social distancing that will undoubtedly play a major role in how people gather at events in the coming months and years.
infection prevention

New Facilities Achieve Gold Standard Of Cleanliness

GBAC STAR’s 20-step, performance-based program offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s preparedness for biorisk situations.
Fitwel

Center For Active Design Launches Fitwel Viral Response Module For Building Certification

Five leading real estate companies commit to prototyping the module, informed by a Fitwel Academic Advisory Group comprised of health experts from world-renowned institutions.
green building

USGBC Announces 2020 European Leadership Awards

These awards recognize those advancing the development of sustainable, healthy, resilient, green buildings, cities, and communities.
University Of Oklahoma Residence Hall

OU To Install Microbe-Fighting Devices In Residence Hall Rooms

The University of Oklahoma will install 2,300 antimicrobial devices in residence hall towers on its Norman campus in an effort to provide students the cleanest possible campus living environment.
telework

Federal Employees Who Telework Are More Productive, Motivated

Nearly 70 percent of federal employees who telework want to increase telework, only three percent want to telework less than they did prior to COVID-19, finds a new survey from Eagle Hill Consulting.
lighting upgrade

LED Lighting Upgrade Will Save Manufacturer $150K Per Year

The retrofit will improve light levels at WernerCo’s 500,000-square-foot facility and lower the Midwest location’s lighting bill by 60%
Electrical Shock

Despite Training, Most Workers Experience Electrical Shock

Survey results help industry understand why worker injuries and fatalities occur each year from shock despite an electrical code being in place.
Doors Norton Assay Abloy

Upgrade Your Doors To Open Hands-Free

From entrance to exit, and everywhere in-between, doors are one of the most touched surfaces throughout your building. Learn easy methods for upgrading doors to open without the slightest touch – reducing germ transmission.
touchless

Touchless.Design Initiative To Create Touchless Kiosks For Museums

Working with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Ideum will design a unique touchless kiosk that will orient visitors to the "nation's collection of fine art" with a wave of the hand.
cleaning

Measuring Cleaning In A Pandemic, And Beyond

One way to identify cleaning performance is through measurement, and a commonly used tool is Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Testing.
safer offices

How To Design Safer Offices In A COVID-19 World

Find out what design preparations and common sense safety measures can be made to your office for operating in the new normal.  
arena

In New York State, Arena Improved From Top To Bottom

The renovation of Upstate Medical University Arena at Onondaga County War Memorial facility in Syracuse, NY improved the fan experience from the seats, to the restrooms, and more.
IWMS

The Role Of Data In Transforming The Post-COVID Workplace

Integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) are helping facility management leaders to gain a clear understanding of how to plan and utilize workspaces, for safety of occupants.
facility management

High-Speed Facility Management: 6 Lessons From The Pandemic

Whether your project timeline is two months, two weeks, or two days, don't underestimate the power of teamwork and communication.
face masks

Which Face Masks Reduce Transmission Of COVID-19 Most Effectively?

Using flow visualization, FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers qualitatively tested commonly-used facemasks and social distancing.
disinfectant

Reopening Drives Need For Safe Sanitizer, Disinfectant Refilling Solutions

As demand for disinfectant and hand sanitizer surges, properly engineered refilling stations with pumps capable of safely transferring flammable materials should be utilized.
mental health

Many Employees Feel Less Productive During COVID-19 Pandemic

Companies are adjusting to the new work-from-home world with mental health support and workday changes.
Restroom Design

Six Ways COVID-19 Is Transforming Restroom Design

Bradley Corp. shares design strategies to help guard against coronavirus and other germ transmission in public restrooms.

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