Tag: Chicago

Mars Chicago

Mars Opens $42M Snacking R&D Hub In Chicago

Mars' new 44,000-square-foot facility in Chicago is the largest of its global Snacking R&D sites, will be powered 100% by renewable electricity.

THE MART Unveils Vision For Modern Workplace

Renovation of Chicago architectural icon THE MART will provide the future of office space to some of the country's most creative, forward-thinking companies.
Ronald McDonald House

Chicago Ronald McDonald House Earns IAQ Verification

The Ronald McDonald House in Chicago is the first to earn the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Air.
hybrid work office

Hybrid Work Ignites Flight-to-Quality Trend In U.S. Office Market

By various measures, companies are gravitating to higher-quality offices in response to hybrid work, according to CBRE analysis.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

EPA Names Top 25 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
Dr. Deborah Birx

Dr. Deborah Birx Will Keynote Inaugural GBAC Symposium

Dr. Deborah Birx will be the keynote speaker at the GBAC Symposium on Air Considerations, to be held August 16-17 in Chicago.
school remodeling project

Budget Classroom Remodel Finds Fun In The Ceiling

A suburban Chicago school used carpeting, paint, and intriguing ceilings to bring outdated rooms back to life and create exciting learning spaces.
Bed Bug Cities

Chicago Takes Top Spot On Bed Bug Cities List

For the second year in a row, Chicago has landed in the top spot in Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List.
holiday music

Could You Survive This Not-So-Silent Night?

Would you enjoy 24 hours of nonstop holiday music in a decked-out hotel suite? If you're an extreme holiday music fan, Hotels.com has a challenge for you!
AIA Chicago

AIA Chicago Presents 39 Design Excellence Awards

Attended virtually by hundreds of industry leaders, the online award program honored 36 projects by Chicago architecture firms found locally and worldwide.
zero waste

Cintas Chicago Facility Earns Zero Waste Certification

Cintas' distribution centers have earned Gold level under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system for zero waste.
Hyatt

Chicago’s First Public Hospital Transformed In Historic Rehab

Closed in 2002, the former hospital and medical college has been repurposed to a dual branded Hyatt House and Hyatt Place hotel, plus other spaces.
cold or flu

9 In 10 Employees Come To Work Sick, Survey Shows

One-third of professionals polled by Accountemps said they always go to the office with cold or flu symptoms.
worker productivity

Friday Funny: The Early Bird Gets The Worm (Especially On Monday)

Workers say they are most productive before lunch, cite Monday as their most productive day of the week, and dub chatty coworkers their biggest distraction.
Chicago Willis Tower Hashimoto

Chicago’s Willis Tower Unveils Lobby Sculpture

The sculpture by Jacob Hashimoto features a nearly 16-foot tall and 42-foot wide cloud built from nearly 7,000, nine-inch individual kite-like disks.
building envelope

Recladding From The Past

With certain energy efficient building envelope improvements, facilities go back to the future.
Chicago polar vortex

The Tracks Are On Fire!

Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.
worker productivity

Friday Funny: It’s The Most Productive Time Of The Year

Despite the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, a new survey finds worker productivity actually increases during this festive time of the year.
active design

theMART In Chicago Achieves Fitwel Certification

The Center for Active Design bestowed a Fitwel 2 Star Rating to theMART, an iconic four million square foot Chicago property.
LEED Case Study

LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .