Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. COVID-19 articles below.
Health and safety concerns are driving building improvements, and despite decreased occupancy, energy use in buildings dropped surprisingly little in 2020, Johnson Controls 2020 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals.
Employees and other occupants are expressing pointed concerns about how building systems are helping to ensure indoor air quality.
Two new Urban Land Institute reports highlight the need for the real estate industry to promote health and social equity.
A cross-industry partnership, Blackline Collective gives leaders a forum to share experiences, best practices, and strategies that improve worker safety, efficiency, and quality.
Tampa, Miami, and Raleigh top list of U.S. cities where employees often log over eight hours a day at home, finds Robert Half research.
Historically, the focus of elevator improvements has been on reliability and efficiency. With COVID-19, these still important aspects have given way to a focus on touchless elevator technologies.
View this free video webinar and learn about game-changing use cases that can help you get more value from your mass notification system as well as other technology.
ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.
International WELL Building Institute acknowledges GBAC STAR accreditation from ISSA to fulfill the cleaning and sanitization credits within the holistic WELL Health-Safety Rating.
Ahead of the upcoming holiday shopping season, a new survey shows Americans are ready to return to stores, as long as proper cleaning protocols are in place.
SPENGA in Seminole, FL implemented the Pure Air Indoor Environment program, a combination of services focused on healthy indoor air — and is the first Certified Pure Air fitness studio.
Flagship properties One Penn Plaza, The Kennedy Center and Merchandise Mart are among those serviced by Green Seal-certified cleaning services.
Businesses are utilizing outdoor spaces for meetings to keep employees safe throughout COVID-19. The Boston-based firm has previously introduced outdoor classroom spaces.
Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.
In addition to the latest material, equipment, and labor prices, new biohazard remediation line items and infectious disease precaution line item costs and modifiers have been added to 2021 RSMeans data.
The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.
An updated wireless infrastructure provides flexibility for facility management to meet business needs even after COVID-19 is no longer a threat.
University of Denver, College of Charleston among schools to leverage COVID-19 Shield: Contact tracing software to help reintegrate students onto campus during Coronavirus threat.
Before setting up your tent or other enclosures, consider these four questions to ensure code compliance and life safety.
Med-tech companies partner to provide chemical-free hospital-grade UV decontamination technology to protect healthcare and frontline workers.
Patent-pending Airotrust Building Masks™ are visible air filters that use a magnetic filter housing for easy installation.
While conditions in tenant spaces are key to returning occupants, improved shared spaces for comfort and convenience are also important.