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.
Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.
Building owners and parking operators are rethinking parking structure design and operation to support more sustainable mobility.
Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.
It may have cost The Godfather’s Luca Brasi his life to sleep with the fishes, but if you’ve got $50K a night you too can sleep with the fishes... and live to tell about it.
Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future
The Paulding, OH cement plant will be the first LafargeHolcim operation in North America to harness wind energy.
Data governance—the management of data quality, accessibility, usability, and security—is a critical component of facility management operations.
Water mist suppression uses less water than a traditional sprinkler system, minimizing damage to data centers in the event of a fire.
KWSA80K and KWSA50K extremely durable, submersion-resistant push-to-talk smartphone devices are designed for hazardous and extreme conditions.
Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.
Companies are full of holiday cheer this year: Most plan to host holiday parties to end 2018, and 41 percent will spend more than last year. (Don’t even think about skipping.)
Nearly all executives surveyed by Korn Ferry say they'll be happy when the U.S. mid-term elections are over.
This new series of durable compact grade laminate combines durability and style, now in three new colors.
Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
Companies project nearly one-fourth of global workforces will use co-working spaces in five years, according to recent survey.
Scandinavian Spaces and Lintex team up to offer Silk-glass, Wood Series, and Mood Fabric Mobile visual communication tools.
Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
Sanibel, Florida’s J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge earns the throne in Cintas America’s Best Restroom® Contest.
Keeping data, devices, and networks safe and secure requires an all-hands-on-deck mentality, according to CompTIA security experts.
OSHA released its list of the year's most frequently cited workplace safety violations at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.
Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.
Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.
A new report from the DesignLights Consortium sheds valuable light on retrofit opportunities.
If you live in California, the odds are in your favor. But if you reside in Nevada, you have our condolences.
Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.
Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.
Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.
When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.
From the innocuous to obnoxious, a multitude of sound sources surrounds many facilities.
Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.
Schneider Electric’s collaborative smart building IoT platform is a comprehensive service portfolio designed to improve occupant comfort and asset value while reducing operating costs.
The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.