Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings https://facilityexecutive.com Commercial Building & Facilities Management Resources Wed, 22 May 2019 17:16:58 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 $500,000 Grant Will Help 15 U.S. Communities’ Sustainability Efforts https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/bank-america-grant-help-15-communities-sustainability-efforts/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/bank-america-grant-help-15-communities-sustainability-efforts/#respond Wed, 22 May 2019 17:16:58 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108129 Bank of America LEED grantThe U.S. Green Building Council will use the Bank of America grant to support its LEED for Cities and Communities Program.

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PPG Latex Wall and Ceiling Paint https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/ppg-latex-wall-and-ceiling-paint/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/ppg-latex-wall-and-ceiling-paint/#respond Wed, 22 May 2019 06:00:08 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108102 wall and ceiling paintBuilder Performance (61 Line) is interior latex wall and ceiling paint available in flat ready-mix colors and tint bases.

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Fusion 285 Wall System Features JM Cladstone Water & Fire Block https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/fusion-285-wall-system-features-jm-cladstone-water-fire-block/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/fusion-285-wall-system-features-jm-cladstone-water-fire-block/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 22:36:49 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108124 Fusion 285 wall systemNew Fusion™ 285 wall system is designed for performance and safety, and is first system to meet new NFPA 2019 regulations.

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Unilever North America HQ Earns LEED Platinum Certification https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/unilever-north-america-hq-earns-leed-platinum-certification/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/unilever-north-america-hq-earns-leed-platinum-certification/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 21:01:51 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108118 UnileverThe sustainably-built, energy-efficient Unilever headquarters was also named Commercial LEED Project of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Historic Bell Tower Restored At Little Rock, AR Church  https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/historic-bell-tower-restored-at-little-rock-ar-church/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/historic-bell-tower-restored-at-little-rock-ar-church/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 16:58:13 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108109 Quapaw Quarter United Methodist Church in Little Rock, ARRestoration experts with Western Specialty Contractors used a stippling method to match the bell tower's original terra cotta appearance.

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Bacharach Gas Leak Monitoring https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/bacharach-gas-leak-monitoring/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/bacharach-gas-leak-monitoring/#respond Tue, 21 May 2019 06:00:20 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108095 gas leak monitoringThe MGS-400 Series detects refrigerant leaks and quickly initiates alarm systems to help protect personnel and achieve compliance with safety standards.

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Elevator Safety: The Rule Of Three https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/building-transportation-codes-safety-rule-three/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/building-transportation-codes-safety-rule-three/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 21:18:15 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108088 elevator safetyNEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.

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Why VESDA? Leveraging Air Sampling Smoke Detection Within Your Fire Alarm System https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/vesda-leveraging-air-sampling-smoke-detection-fire-alarm-system/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/vesda-leveraging-air-sampling-smoke-detection-fire-alarm-system/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 17:31:08 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108078 smoke detectionA VESDA “Aspirating Smoke Detector" alerts a facility’s fire safety system before an emergency unfolds, giving you time to evaluate and eliminate the potential hazard before it becomes a true safety issue.

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MSA Refrigerant Leak Monitor https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/msa-refrigerant-leak-monitor/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/msa-refrigerant-leak-monitor/#respond Mon, 20 May 2019 06:00:09 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108069 Refrigerant Leak MonitorThe Chillgard 5000 Refrigerant Leak Monitor is designed to meet safety, environmental, and building code requirements for mechanical rooms.

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Langley Events Centre Upgrades Lighting To LEDs https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/langley-events-centre-upgrades-lighting-to-leds/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/langley-events-centre-upgrades-lighting-to-leds/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 21:29:17 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108062 Langley Events CentreEchoflex Solutions provides a top-shelf lighting control solution for the multi-purpose sports arena in British Columbia.

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In Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory And Botanical Gardens Hosts “Big Green Block Party” https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/in-pittsburgh-phipps-conservatory-and-botanical-gardens-hosts-big-green-block-party/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/in-pittsburgh-phipps-conservatory-and-botanical-gardens-hosts-big-green-block-party/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 21:11:16 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108054 green building certificationThe adaptive reuse of an on-site public works garage facility at Phipps is aimed at achieving three rigorous green building standard certifications.

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Friday Funny: Californian Custodian Wins The Crown https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/friday-funny-californian-custodian-wins-crown/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/friday-funny-californian-custodian-wins-crown/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 15:03:44 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108044 2019 custodian of the yearThe 73-year-old winner of the 2019 Custodian of the Year contest, Aristeo Flores of Scotts Valley Middle School, exemplifies the “American Dream.”

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DirectSense II IAQ, Toxic Gas Probes https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/directsense-ii-iaq-toxic-gas-probes/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/directsense-ii-iaq-toxic-gas-probes/#respond Fri, 17 May 2019 06:00:50 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108036 toxic gas probesDirectSense II smart probes are user configurable IAQ and toxic gas probes that accommodate from two to eight plug-and-play smart sensors into a single hand-held, desktop, or wall-mounted housing.

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New Restroom Occupancy Indicator Viewable From Multiple Locations https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/new-restroom-occupancy-indicator-viewable-multiple-locations/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/new-restroom-occupancy-indicator-viewable-multiple-locations/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 21:54:48 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108031 restroom occupancy indicatorThe new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.

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DOE Celebrates Better Buildings Initiative Partners’ Progress https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/doe-celebrates-better-buildings-initiative-partners-progress/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/doe-celebrates-better-buildings-initiative-partners-progress/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 18:58:50 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108023 Better Buildings InitiativeMore than 900 organizations participating in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Better Buildings Initiative have achieved the equivalent of $8.4 billion in energy and cost savings.

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Workplace Productivity Torched By Game Of Thrones? https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/workplace-productivity-torched-by-game-of-thrones/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/workplace-productivity-torched-by-game-of-thrones/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 18:14:12 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108020 Game of Thrones finaleWith the Game of Thrones series finale near — "Absence is coming," according to a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos.

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Zinsser Dryfall Flat Acrylic Coating https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/zinsser-dryfall-flat-acrylic-coating/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/zinsser-dryfall-flat-acrylic-coating/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 06:00:39 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108007 flat acrylic coatingZinsser Dryfall is a high-hiding interior flat acrylic coating for use over prepared ceilings and walls of commercial and industrial buildings.

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2019 Zero Energy Buildings Count Nears 600 https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/2019-zero-energy-buildings-count-nears-600/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/2019-zero-energy-buildings-count-nears-600/#respond Thu, 16 May 2019 01:02:24 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108002 Zero Energy BuildingsThe official 2019 count is 580 certified, verified, and emerging projects, according to the newly released 2019 Getting to Zero Project List from the New Buildings Institute.

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Tampa International Airport “People Mover” Project Recognized https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/tampa-international-airport-people-mover-project-recognized/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/tampa-international-airport-people-mover-project-recognized/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 19:50:29 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107962 airport facilityThe American Council of Engineering Companies awarded the project team for the airport facility’s SkyConnect Automated People Mover and a rental car center.

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After Hurricane Harvey, Hospital Focuses On Power Resiliency https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/after-hurricane-harvey-hospital-focuses-power-resiliency/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/after-hurricane-harvey-hospital-focuses-power-resiliency/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 19:09:29 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107989 emergency powerLearning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.

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Allegion & Open Options Security https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/allegion-open-options-security/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/allegion-open-options-security/#respond Wed, 15 May 2019 06:00:13 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107983 AllegionAllegion US and Open Options integrated the ENGAGE IP Gateway with DNA Fusion software to expand their offering of scalable security solutions.

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San Antonio Schools Install 340,000 Square Feet Of Porous Pave https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/san-antonio-schools-porous-pave-paving-material/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/san-antonio-schools-porous-pave-paving-material/#respond Tue, 14 May 2019 22:04:19 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107976 Porous Pave Permeable PavementThe North East Independent School District in San Antonio, TX has completed walking tracks at 44 elementary schools with Porous Pave Permeable Pavement.

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Registration Open For 2019 Facility Executive Live! https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/registration-open-for-2019-facility-executive-live/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/registration-open-for-2019-facility-executive-live/#respond Tue, 14 May 2019 18:49:52 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=105048 facility management educationThis third annual conference and networking event will take place on September 19, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University in Arlington, VA.

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Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/co-workers-biggest-distraction-open-offices/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/co-workers-biggest-distraction-open-offices/#comments Tue, 14 May 2019 18:30:30 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107950 open officesA new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

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CF Mesa Insulated Metal Panels https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/cf-mesa-insulated-metal-panels/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/cf-mesa-insulated-metal-panels/#respond Tue, 14 May 2019 06:00:13 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107884 insulated metal panelsCF Mesa insulated metal panels serve as walls, ceilings, and roofs for cooler, freezer, and food processing facilities.

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Osram, FSG Form Partnership For Smart Building IoT Solutions https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/osram-fsg-form-partnership-smart-building-iot-solutions/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/osram-fsg-form-partnership-smart-building-iot-solutions/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 21:50:37 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107947 IoT solutionsOsram and Facility Solutions Group (FSG) are joining forces to offer turnkey smart building IoT solutions to the commercial, industrial, and retail industries.

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Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want? https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/which-summer-benefits-do-workers-really-want/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/which-summer-benefits-do-workers-really-want/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 16:50:37 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107939 summer benefitsFlexible schedules and early fridays top employees' summer wish lists, according to a new survey from Accountemps. What's offered at your facility?

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Small Data Center Devices, Big Impact https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/small-data-center-devices-big-impact/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/small-data-center-devices-big-impact/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 13:40:18 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107922 small data center“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”

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ASCO 7000 SERIES Power Transfer Switches https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/asco-7000-series-power-transfer-switches/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/asco-7000-series-power-transfer-switches/#respond Mon, 13 May 2019 06:00:59 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107778 ASCO 7000 SERIES Automatic Transfer Switches transfer loads between alternate sources of power, regardless of ampacity.

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Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/duro-last-recognized-by-osha-for-iowa-plant-safety/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/duro-last-recognized-by-osha-for-iowa-plant-safety/#respond Fri, 10 May 2019 19:45:16 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=107916 This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

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