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Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.


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Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

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Special Reports

Latest: Fire Detection Intelligence - Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

Reshaping Energy Management

With advances in energy management systems (EMS) and controls technologies, supermarket and other food retailers now have the ability to automate energy best practices.

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2019

Which developments should you pay attention to for data center planning and operation?

Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting

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

Design For Daylighting

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

Making The Move, From Paper To Digital

Converting building information assets to a digital document management system pays dividends.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2019

Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.

A Texas-Sized Facility Assessment

The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.

Guidance On Anti-Terrorism Security

Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.

Expanding On Mass Notification

When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.

If A Tree Falls… Environmental Acoustics

From the innocuous to obnoxious, a multitude of sound sources surrounds many facilities.

Site Planning And Stormwater

Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.

Facility Executive Magazine Turns 30

Since the first issue was published in 1988 much has changed. Facility management has evolved with the times.

Snow And Ice Management For Facility Grounds

Improved communication with service providers for this winter maintenance task can support best practices, including those related to sustainability.

Technology In Restroom Maintenance

Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.

LAX Pilots Smart Restroom Technology

LAX has implemented Tooshlights, a smart restroom traffic management system that visually informs users which restroom stalls are occupied and which are available.

Bright Ideas In Lighting

A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.

The More You Know About Bird Control…

When facility conditions are ripe for attracting pest birds, the end game is all about results.

Protecting Facilities Against The Elements

Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.

Natural Light In Workplace Design

Cultivating a healthy indoor environment can begin with sound daylighting strategies.

Shuttle Service For Employees: The Payoffs

A look at various types of shuttles that can be offered to employees: inter-corporate campus, office to local conveniences, and public transport to office.

Parking Enforcement Is Good Customer Service

Heightened interaction between parking management staff and those using the facilities can bring benefits.

Energy Improvements Across The Board

With partners from public and private sectors, the U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge is a platform for innovation and collaboration.

Cleaning In Long-Term Care Facilities

Consistent, effective processes help to ensure a healthy environment for occupants and employees alike.

5D BIM For Capital Planning

For construction projects, integrating all relevant dimensions holds promise for improved outcomes.

Taking A Break

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

Accessibility In Facility Renovations

Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.

Four Data Center Trends To Watch In 2018

Significant developments, both internal and external, are impacting data center facilities.

Low-Key Flooring

Keep these facility surfaces in good condition with minimal floor maintenance.

Seeing The Way To A Well-Lit Exterior

Consider the potential for glare, and how to avoid its effects when planning an exterior lighting project.

Document Management: A Primer

Tools for recordkeeping are more sophisticated than ever as the need for these capabilities grows.

WE•Stand For Safe, Reliable Water

A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.

Mass Notification: 5 Factors To Consider

Whether focused on routine alerts or emergency events, check this list when evaluating life safety systems.

Comprehensive Floor Care Strategies

Consider appearance and safety simultaneously when planning a facility floor maintenance program.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

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