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Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.
coal

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
redevelopment plan

Winner Of Urban Land Institute Competition Highlights Chicago Roots

The 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition first place winner is a team from the University of Texas at Austin for its redevelopment plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management.
integrated workplace management system

Recapturing The Value Of IWMS

When integrated workplace management systems fall short of expectations these steps can help facility management regain the benefits.
lighting retrofit

Multi-Site Exterior Lighting

Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.
parking management

A Day In The Life Of Parking Management

To provide employees and visitors safe and welcoming parking facilities, take these six aspects into consideration.
office clown

Friday Funny: Knock, Knock. Who’s There?

Being the office clown may be more beneficial than you thought, according to CFOs. As long as you follow these five simple rules.
asphalt roofing

New Asphalt Roofing EPDs Will Aid Green Building Projects

The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.
Water Stewardship

International Water Stewardship Standard In Use

This standard from the Alliance for Water Stewardship takes a holistic approach to water management.
ISO Standard

FM Alert: ISO Publishes Two Facility Management Standards

These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.
circadian light

Beyond The Task Of Illumination

There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.
Task Tuning

Task Tuning In Commercial Buildings: A Field Study

This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.
flood map

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.
Corporate Social Responsibility

PNC Financial Services Group Meets Carbon Reduction Goal

Ahead of schedule to meet this goal, the firm has set its sights on reaching its energy consumption goal by end of 2017.
lighting efficiency

Lighting Efficiency Changes On Horizon

Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.
facilities management

Frost & Sullivan Finds Rapid Growth In Southeast Asian IFM Market

A focus on energy efficiency services uncovers growth opportunities in integrated facilities management in the SEA region, according to the research and consulting firm.
mobile office

Friday Funny: Companies Align Against The Mobile Office

From paper clip providers and break room suppliers to desktop tchotchke manufacturers, companies adversely impacted by the rise of the “free range” office are joining forces to protest the trend.
remote working

Mobile Technology Moving Up The Corporate Ladder

Many employers offer flexibility, opportunities to work remotely, and mobile apps to “app-propriately” meet demands of the fast-paced, modern workforce.
concrete floors

Concrete Tips For Flooring Success 

Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.
Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity: Most Organizations Ill-Prepared For Insider Threats

Despite increased spending on deterrence and detection, new survey finds insider attacks are increasing in frequency and in cost of remediation.
green cleaning

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
4G

In Five Years, Half Of Global Population Will Use LTE

According to ABI Research, there will be more than four billion 4G (LTE) subscribers during 2022.

EPA Adds Green Label Plus Program To Buying Guidelines

The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.

Facility Management Needs New Blood

The $1 trillion profession is facing a critical shortage of professionals as career paths in the industry undergo “significant change,” according to a new report from IFMA and RICS.
International Symbol of Accessibility

FM Alert: Guidance On International Symbol of Accessibility

Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.

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.
messy desk

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.
stone masonry

Inappropriate Repairs for Historic Stone Masonry

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

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.
speech privacyvideo

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.
wheelchair ramps

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.
parking garage

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.
workplace design

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.
termite infestation

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

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
allergiesvideo

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.
outdoor space

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.
janitor

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

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.

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