Facility Executive – Creating Intelligent Buildings https://facilityexecutive.com Commercial Building & Facilities Management Resources Fri, 24 May 2019 16:13:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 IECC Committee Approves EV Charging Proposal https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/iecc-committee-approves-ev-charging-proposal/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/iecc-committee-approves-ev-charging-proposal/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 16:13:21 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108204 EV chargingThe proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.

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Friday Funny: Construction Machines Of The Future, LEGO Style https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/friday-funny-construction-machines-future-lego-style/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/friday-funny-construction-machines-future-lego-style/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 15:00:24 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108185 LEGOThrough a series of visionary LEGO models designed by fans of all ages, the FutuRE:BUILD contest and exhibition revealed the imaginative power of machine technology.

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HERCULITE Tempered Glass Kept The Hockey Action On The Ice https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/herculite-tempered-glass-kept-hockey-action-on-ice/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/herculite-tempered-glass-kept-hockey-action-on-ice/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 14:02:33 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108184 Stanley CupBefore this product from Vitro Architectural Glass was first used in the Pittsburgh Hornets hockey rink, chicken wire kept players and fans in their respective zones.

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Remote Monitoring for Hot Water Systems https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/remote-monitoring-for-hot-water-systems/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/remote-monitoring-for-hot-water-systems/#respond Fri, 24 May 2019 06:00:16 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108177 hot water systemsThe iCOMM Connectivity Platform provides remote monitoring for commercial hot water systems.

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Partnership Focused On Preventing Bird Collisions With Buildings https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/partnership-focused-on-preventing-bird-collisions-with-buildings/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/partnership-focused-on-preventing-bird-collisions-with-buildings/#respond Thu, 23 May 2019 21:08:53 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108166 bird friendlyAmerican Bird Conservancy and Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) will collaborate on bird-friendly design solutions.

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Davies Office Recognized For Supply Chain Excellence https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/davies-office-recognized-for-supply-chain-excellence/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/davies-office-recognized-for-supply-chain-excellence/#respond Thu, 23 May 2019 19:43:54 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108161 green remanufacturingA leading provider of sustainable workplace solutions, the company received the 2019 Supply Chain Sustainability Excellence Award from Con Edison.

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UG2 Launches Facilities Maintenance Training & Innovation Lab https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/ug2-launches-facilities-maintenance-training-innovation-lab/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/ug2-launches-facilities-maintenance-training-innovation-lab/#respond Thu, 23 May 2019 18:18:09 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108152 UG2 Training & Innovation LabThe new training lab will help UG2 employees advance their skills and encourage knowledge transfer, and also enable the company to build a workforce in the face of a talent shortage.

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Is Taking A Summer Vacation Too Much Of A Challenge? https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/is-taking-summer-vacation-too-much-challenge/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/is-taking-summer-vacation-too-much-challenge/#respond Thu, 23 May 2019 17:29:16 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108144 summer vacation workingAs the summer vacation season nears, a new survey reveals that professionals find disconnecting from the office isn't always so easy. What are your plans this summer?

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Jelly Bean Playground Rubber Mulch https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/jelly-bean-playground-rubber-mulch/ https://facilityexecutive.com/2019/05/jelly-bean-playground-rubber-mulch/#respond Thu, 23 May 2019 06:00:11 +0000 https://facilityexecutive.com/?p=108134 playground rubber mulchJelly Bean Rubber Mulch is 100% non-tire playground rubber mulch manufactured from non-toxic, sterile, and latex-free rubber tiles originally produced for schools.

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$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/#comments 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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