Chicago

Resource pages for "Chicago"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


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A suburban Chicago school used carpeting, paint, and intriguing ceilings to bring outdated rooms back to life and create exciting learning spaces.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.
Chicago McDonald's headquarters

McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago

The new nine-story building in Chicago’s West Loop exemplifies the company’s commitment to become a better McDonald’s, more closely connected to its customers.

Top 10 U.S. Cities Bothered By Ticks

Spring is in full bloom and so is the tick population throughout the country. TruGreen has released its first list of the U.S. cities most bothered by ticks.
meeting management

Law Firm Retains Integrated Meeting Management Technology

The combination of NFS Rendezvous room booking software and Crestron Fusion® Cloud seamlessly create a connected workplace environment and end-to-end solution.
Building Efficiency

Willis Tower Selects Entic To Increase Building Efficiency

In the heart of Chicago's skyline, the partnership will reduce utility costs and increase net operating income for America’s second tallest building.
energy management

Energy Management Focus At Facility Executive Live!

Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a panel discussion on "Creating An Energy Roadmap" for facility management.

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