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Facility Management

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

New Compostable Takeout Containers From Eco-Products

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Four Severe Weather Communication Mistakes

Fast, accurate, and frequent communication with employees is fundamental when effectively preparing for and managing severe weather emergency events.

Majority Of U.S. Employees Feel Distracted By Technology At Work

More than a third of millennials use their phones for personal activities up to two hours during the workday, according to a new report from Udemy.

Fujitsu’s New Hi-Rise 360 Kit For V-II Series VRF Systems

Fujitsu General America has introduced its new High-rise 360 kit that now adds 196 (vertical) feet to the distance between roof-mounted VRF condensing units, and indoor units connected below them.

Flexibility Has Positive Impact On Productivity

Companies that discontinue remote work and other forms of flexibility undercut productivity and collaboration gains, according to new research from the Flex+Strategy Group.

Majority Believes U.S. Electric Grid Vulnerable To Enemy Attack

A new poll reveals that 62 percent of Americans believe the nation's electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies.

Minnesota’s New Metro Transit Shelters Feature Linetec Finishes

Constructed of aluminum and finished by Linetec in a clear anodize, the shelters and signage offer high-traffic durability in every season.

Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget

In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

New LEED Ceiling Solutions Guide From Rockfon

The free Rockfon® LEED® v4 Solution Guide shares ceiling solutions for sustainable building projects.

Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas For Tax Reform Investment

The aerospace company’s investments focus on the future of employees and communities and include $100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements.

New California Workplace Safety Regulation Protects Hotel Housekeepers

This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.

New Ultra-rugged MTB-7 Tablet From Chassis Plans

The new 7-inch rugged tablet is designed for use by mobile workers in wet, harsh, and dirty environments.

NCPC Focuses On School Safety And Security

There have been at least 200 shootings on school campuses—the most recent in Parkland, FL—and shooting drills are becoming as commonplace as fire drills.

Join Us For A Free Webinar: Synergistic Buildings In The Era Of IoT

Join us for this free webinar and learn how interconnected technology enabled by IoT can be leveraged to make tangible improvements to building operation, people’s well-being, and outcomes through the collective use of information.

Question Of The Week: What Is A Safety Walk-Around?

A safety walk-around can be an important part of identifying safety hazards in the workplace and communicating those dangers to employees.

Workforce Shortages Push Contractors To Efficient Building

Alternative construction solutions, including prefabrication and modularization, are becoming more popular with builders as they attempt to improve job site efficiency and labor productivity.

Friday Funny: Is HVAC Your Key To The Great Outdoors?

Open only to those who work with HVAC, Goodway Technologies’ 2018 Great Outdoors Sweepstakes will give two lucky winners Cabela’s gift cards just in time for fun outdoor activities!

PM8000 Power Meter From Schneider Electric

The PM8000 Power Meter has been enhanced to ensure reliability and efficiency of power-critical facilities.

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.

Sleepless In Miami

Survey finds professionals in Miami most often lose sleep over work-related issues; common culprits include workload, difficult business issues and interpersonal relationships.

Collaborative Response Graphics From Critical Response Group

Collaborative Response Graphics® provides a solution to the biggest challenges first responders face during active school shooter incidents.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.

Indoor Environments’ Impact On Wellness To Be Studied

Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.

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.

Works With Comfy Teams Up With Lutron, Current, Beco

Works with Comfy enables a seamless employee experience and richer data across diverse real estate portfolios.

High Definition Printing For Maximum Security Identification Cards

Download this white paper from HID and learn how HDP provides a reduced cost of ownership, the superior durability of HDP ID cards, why it’s more difficult to corrupt an HDP-printed image, and more.

Friday Funny: Is Snow White A Bad Influence?

The authors of a new study believe the influence of Disney films likely shapes the way children view the working world long before they enter the workforce.

Six Cities Earn LEED For Cities Certification Grants

The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.

Did You Miss Our Harness The Power Of Your Facility Webinar?

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

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Stanton Chase LA, IWBI Team Up For Healthy Workplace Education

Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard, which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

SilverShield Visitor Management System

South Florida company launches visitor and incident management system to improve school safety.

Friday Funny: 12 Mind-Blowing Interview Moves

Whether it’s due to desperation, lack of preparation, or just not having a clue, people do some crazy things during job interviews.

Short On HVAC Staff? Turn To Tech

The impact of HVAC equipment condition and operation is significant, and facility management should consider all the tools available.

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