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Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.

Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.


Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Facilities-Management articles below.

Industrial Scientific Rental Program Adds Fluke Instruments

Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.

Clogged Toilets Negatively Impact Business Perceptions

More than three-fourths of Americans (76 percent) have experienced a clogged toilet in a public restroom, according to a recent survey from Sofidel.

Choosing An Access Control System

Whether standalone or integrated with other equipment, this security function is on the frontline.

Taking Your FM Career To The Next Level

Rooted in the tactical, facility management is now also planted on the strategic side of the business. Here’s how to adapt.

Did You Miss Our Tackle Allergies & Asthma In Your Facility Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the cost of allergies and asthma, how cleaning for health can remove allergy triggers from indoor air, and simple ways you can reduce contaminants from facilities.

Workplace Safety: Employee Perceptions, Employer Policies Not Aligned

When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.

Friday Funny: Office Love On The Rocks?

Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.

Colleges Adding New Buildings Despite Budget Stress

Sightlines’ 2017 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shines spotlight on trends and best practices that dominated 2017 and will continue to influence campus facilities across North America in 2018.

Steelcase Introduces SILQ Office Chair

The company’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.

Safety: Recognizing CEOs Who “Get It”

The National Safety Council has released its annual list of leaders with proven track records of putting safety first.

11 Office Recycling Resolutions For A Sustainable 2018

Instead of setting resolutions for yourself in 2018, try setting them as a team for your office or business and work together to meet your recycling program goals.

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps. 

New Guidance On Achieving Joint Certification Of BREEAM, WELL

A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.

Did You Miss Our Facility Management Trends, Challenges 2018 Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn what facility managers consider their top priorities, what activities pose the greatest challenge to success, and what hidden opportunities exist for delivering exceptional support services.

Retail Facilities Natural Disaster Damage Survey Tool Released

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association has released a customizable template designed to help retail facilities managers assess the status of stores following a natural disaster. 

Question Of The Week: Are You Prepared For A Confined Space Rescue?

Here are seven steps to help you prepare a response in case someone working at your facility becomes injured, incapacitated, or trapped in a space and has to be rescued.

Rooftops Present Big Risks

The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.

Baltimore, Washington, DC Lead Bed Bug Cities List

The number of bed bug infestations in the United States continues to rise, according to Orkin, which just released its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.

Friday Funny: The Dog Ate My Car Keys

More workers are calling in sick when they’re not ill. Some feel the need to concoct an unbelievable excuse, according to CareerBuilder’s annual survey.

Moisture Control And Pest Management

Do you know how moisture control factors into your efforts to protect your facility from pests? Take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Gibraltar Anti-Ram Bollards Installed On Las Vegas Boulevard

Gibraltar's anti-ram vehicle barriers have been installed on Las Vegas Boulevard to protect pedestrians from errant vehicles.

Mass Notification: 5 Factors To Consider

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

Sustainability Through Performance Contracting

Eliminate existing barriers to on-site renewable energy systems with this third-party financing mechanism.

When Building Controls Veer Off Course

Here’s a look at why today’s building automation delivery process often yields inefficient results.

Repair Versus Replace HVAC Equipment?

Preventive maintenance keeps HVAC systems running, but don’t forget to take the long view to plan for 2018.

Did You Miss Our Whole Building Control: From Concept to Reality Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the recent building control developments that have empowered innovative facility management.

Did You Miss Our Smart Buildings: Tactics And Tools Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn how smart building solutions are creating a new paradigm of connectivity and disrupting the building industry.

Did You Miss Our LED Lighting for High-Bay Applications Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the challenges of incumbent technologies, advantages of LED technology, selecting a LED lighting solution, and what’s next in industrial lighting.

Western Specialty Contractors Launches National Account Program

New program provides national and regional property owners and managers with a single-source for all of their building and structure exterior repair, restoration needs.

Did You Miss Our How Can Wireless Increase Workforce Productivity Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn how a well-planned wireless solution can easily improve workforce productivity.

Did You Miss The Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings Webinar?

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

Did You Miss Our Five Innovative Ways To Manage Physical Security Webinar?

Join us for this free video webinar and learn five innovative ways that companies are making facility management easier, faster, and more efficient.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Planning Facility Signage

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

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