Trends

"Trends" takes a detailed look at some of the significant product related news that will be shaping the selection process for facility managers in the future.

workplace violence risk

An Eye On Workplace Violence

Here are seven best practices to reduce your organization’s workplace violence risk and be better prepared if incidents do occur.
workplace design strategy

Duality Of Workplace Design Strategy

When it comes to workplace design strategy, consider the evolution in emerging big data design versus the traditional approach.
Ergonomic Furniture

Factoring In Ergonomic Furniture

Benefits should exceed costs when office ergonomics is done right.
AK Steel

Designing For Innovation In The Workplace

A facility focused on research spurred steel manufacturer AK Steel to craft spaces conducive to collaboration and inspiration.
safer schools

Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting

Connecting lighting systems in educational facilities can help to light the way to safety.
daylighting

Design For Daylighting

Brighten the outlook of building occupants and reduce lighting costs by bringing natural light inside.
lighting control system

Upgrading Exterior Lighting To LED?

Don’t overlook opportunity for monetary and operational savings through a lighting control system.
building envelope

Recladding From The Past

With certain energy efficient building envelope improvements, facilities go back to the future.
physical security

The Invisible Failure Of Facility Security Programs

The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.
Los Angeles

Resilience In HVAC Design

Whether internal or from outside the organization, changing conditions are demanding system flexibility.
energy management

Mapping Energy Management

Confounded by energy efficiency options? Rely on a process to move toward goals.
Lighting Controls

Lighting Controls Have Room To Grow

A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.
utility vehicles

Utility Vehicles Are Multi-Faceted Tools

With new options, UTVs serve many practical purposes in a facility landscape management fleet.
snow and ice management

Sustainable Winter Management Guidelines

For snow and ice management, environmental concerns join the long-held focus on cost, efficiency, and safety.
outside spaces

Keeping Facility Grounds In Top Shape

At commercial facilities, well-kept outside spaces are important to employees and visitors alike.
biometrics

Bringing Biometrics Into Facility Security

Despite the benefits of this security technology, the potential for spoofing and hacking impedes user adoption of biometrics.
surveillance

Video Plus Audio Equals Enhanced Security

Extend the reach and response of surveillance cameras with sound capabilities.
active shooters school security

Strategies For School Security

From training and drills to access control, act with intent and purpose to combat active shooter and other threats.
breakroom

Taking A Break

In offices that feature a variety of space types, breakrooms still remain a central draw.
office furniture

Existing Furniture In New Spaces

When redesigning office space, blending new and old often yields valuable outcomes.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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