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Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.


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Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

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.


Keys To Safer Residence Hall Emergency Evacuations

Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.

Webinar: 5 Best Practices For Evaluating And Adopting Technology

During this free webinar, attendees will learn about five key factors facilities professionals are using to evaluate technology, secure budget approval, and plan ahead.

ASHRAE Creating New Net-Zero World HQ Building

ASHRAE will invest $15.7 million to renovate its new world headquarters building in metro Atlanta, GA, with the intent of being designed for net-zero energy efficiency.

What Is A Scope Of Work And Why Does It Matter?

By knowing exactly what a Scope of Work is and what it should contain, you can get your budget estimate off to a strong start, setting your project up for success even before kick-off.

Active Shooter Training Needed In The Workplace

More than a third of employed Americans are not confident they know what to do if an active shooter enters a building they are in, according to a new poll.

Off-Site Construction Council Releases Industry Survey Results 

The survey explores how the U.S. construction sector's use of off-site construction techniques and technologies has changed over the past four years.

Resources To Protect Workers From Falls Available

A collection of compliance assistance resources from OSHA aim to reduce the number of fall-related injuries and fatalities in the construction industry.

Smart Buildings And Workplace Strategies For The Future

Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.

Friday Funny: Is A Tidy Office The Key To Happiness?

A cluttered work area can make employees unhappy and stressed. On the other hand, it could win you $5,000.

2018 Moving Forward Report Looks At Existing Buildings

National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council report addresses ways to improve the performance of the nation’s existing building stock and outlines efforts undertaken to date and the challenges that still remain.

2018 Higher Education Climate Leadership Award Winners Named

USGBC and Second Nature recognize University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Delta College for leadership practices in climate change mitigation, resilience.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2019

Take a look at these facility management products to meet your needs in the coming year.

The Push Toward Gender Diversity In The HVAC Industry

In response to the labor gap and shifting trends, HVAC industry leaders are pushing to include more women in this traditionally male-dominated field.

2018 State Of Facilities In Higher Education Report Now Available!

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore the latest higher ed facilities trends, benchmarks, and best practices.

Three Tips For Effective Power And Charging Solutions

With the rise of mobile technology and more millennials in the workforce, productivity depends on effective charging solutions.

Restoration Options Before Roof Replacement

Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.

Synergistic Buildings And IoT

Facility managers will capture actionable data from myriad technologies when enabled by the IoT ecosystem layer.

Breakthroughs In Boiler Technology

Several innovations have led the way to improved commercial boiler design and performance.

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.

Fighting False Fire Alarms In Facilities

More than just an annoyance, false alarms and nuisance alarms can pose dangers to building occupants.

Friday Funny: Are These Workplace Expressions In Your Wheelhouse?

Here’s a list of the most overused business jargon of 2018. Share it, then circle back and let us know if it helps shift the paradigm for 2019.

New Collection Of wineo PURline Bio-polyurethane Flooring

Cradle2Cradle Silver certified, five times more durable than vinyl and a hygienic nonporous surface make wineo PURline an ideal solution for healthcare and public buildings.

A Texas-Sized Facility Assessment

The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.

Ease The Challenge Of Navigating Energy Policy

Building a clean energy strategy can be complex, so keep these four ideas in mind when planning the next move for your facilities.

Mapping Energy Management

Confounded by energy efficiency options? Rely on a process to move toward goals.

Passing The Facility Leadership Torch

Taking succession planning into account when a facility executive leaves the organization is a boon to those who take up the mantle.

Facility Executive | December 2018 Issue

The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.

Friday Funny: Working In A Winter Wonderland

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.

Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Five Steps To Encourage Active Commuting

Only 3% of the American workforce commutes to work by bike or on foot with any frequency, despite many clear benefits.

2018 Maintains Skyscraper Construction Momentum

China has maintained its reign as the most prolific country when it comes to the construction of tall buildings, with 88 completions in 2018.

Top Seven IT Security Trends For 2019

A team of security analysts from Netwrix reveal the top IT security trends that will influence businesses in 2019.

Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.

Five Ways To Battle Holiday Weight Gain In The Workplace

Employers can make it a little easier for workers to resist holiday treats and stay healthy by providing nutritious choices in the workplace.

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