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.
Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.
Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.
Graphic Products created the free resource to simplify the documentation of hazards and controls for chemicals in the workplace.
When facility managers work with outside contractors, there are several factors to consider to ensure the highest level of success.
The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.
Inspired by all the things that can go wrong in your facility during this festive time of year, facility manager Charles Carpenter pens a “Winter Wonderland” song parody.
Consider these simple safety habits to prevent facilities workers from experiencing workplace injury.
Data governance—the management of data quality, accessibility, usability, and security—is a critical component of facility management operations.
Companies project nearly one-fourth of global workforces will use co-working spaces in five years, according to recent survey.
Since the first issue was published in 1988 much has changed. Facility management has evolved with the times.
New IoT solution will help businesses optimize energy consumption and improve building efficiencies.
The 2019 Retail Facilities Trends Report from PRSM examines the trends that are driving change across the industry and will require facilities executives to adapt new strategies and tactics to succeed.
In the multi-faceted facility management profession, “never stop learning” is a useful maxim to keep in mind.
Something of a lost art, spray buffing has resurfaced as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, removing stains, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
General Motors is working with Starco Lighting to help reduce lighting-related energy consumption across its global facilities.
Edge computing likely takes place throughout your facility, from server closets to branch offices. Making these sites reliable isn’t enough: Energy efficiency must also be part of an effective edge strategy.
Heightened interaction between parking management staff and those using the facilities can bring benefits.
Honing soft skills is key to handling the myriad scenarios encountered working in the facilities profession.
Consistent, effective processes help to ensure a healthy environment for occupants and employees alike.
Natural disasters can be sudden and unpredictable in the damage they inflict on facilities.
Gaps in operational excellence are linked to hampered productivity, unnecessary repair costs, and retiring staff.
Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.
More than three-fourths of Americans (76 percent) have experienced a clogged toilet in a public restroom, according to a recent survey from Sofidel.
Whether standalone or integrated with other equipment, this security function is on the frontline.
Rooted in the tactical, facility management is now also planted on the strategic side of the business. Here’s how to adapt.
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.
When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.
Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.
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.
The company’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.
The National Safety Council has released its annual list of leaders with proven track records of putting safety first.
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.
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.
A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.