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This year's ENERGY STAR Award Winners have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions.

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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.


EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners

This year's ENERGY STAR Award Winners have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions.

Survey Shows Dire PPE, Hand Sanitizer Shortages Across U.S.

Lack of N-95s, masks, face shields threaten workers in healthcare facilities in every state, in every size facility. Only 12% have received supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile.

IFMA Conducting Global Work-From-Home Survey

The Work-from-Home Experience Survey will help identify the global impact of COVID-19 on how and where people are working.

Businesses Bracing For Major Disruptions From COVID-19

Approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19, according to a S&P Global Market Intelligence survey.

Avocado Green Mattress Repurposes Factory To Make Face Masks

Organic mattress maker refocuses part of the cut and sew department at its Los Angeles factory to produce face masks in light of COVID-19 mask shortage.

VuWall2 Visualization Tool Offered As Free Software Download

VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.

How Is Your Company Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.

ASIS International, Security Industry Association Form New Partnership

Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.

COVID-19: HVACR Organizations Promote Essential Status

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the HVACR industry has requested "essential business" status for its technicians and engineers.

Spring Is Go-Time To Assess, Repair Roof Damage

The start of spring is a great time for facility managers to check for winter roof damage and prepare for spring showers. 

Four Carpet Maintenance Best Practices

By implementing a multi-pronged approach with the right equipment and chemistry, facility managers can easily tackle carpet maintenance in any facility. Plus, an infographic on how to sanitize your carpet during an outbreak.

3D Printed Hands-Free Door Opener Eliminates Contact With Door Handle

Materialise's 3D printed door opener makes it possible to open and close doors with your arm, removing the need for direct contact with door handles.

Friday Funny: Are We Ready To Work From Home?

Many employees are suddenly working from home to try to curb the COVID-19 outbreak. The Internet is ready with the memes.

The New Expectations In Facility Management: Smart. Connected. Tailored

In just a few decades, facility management has morphed from a mere provider of services to a key cog in the business growth engine.

COVID-19 Pandemic: 5 Tips To Help Employees Work From Home

Does your organization urgently need employees to work from home due to COVID-19? Try these five helpful tips.

ASSA ABLOY Introduces RITE Slide Integrated Sliding Door Solution

RITE Slide is an integrated opening assembly where all individual door components are included to create a complete door system.

Vision Problems Cost Billions In Lost Workplace Productivity

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, so Versant Health has created an infographic to illustrate how to prevent eye injuries in the workplace.

JLL Delivers A Cure For Boring Workplaces

Comprised of three distinctly pre-curated workspaces, “JLL’s office design collection” can refresh a company’s office space in as little as six months.

How To Tackle Deferred Maintenance And Avoid Costly Downtime

Deferred maintenance can create expensive, time-consuming issues for your organization. If your team is struggling to get ahead of your backlog, use the resources in this article to start breaking the cycle today.

Tork Cleaning Management Software

Digital Cleaning Plans is a cleaning management software that offers the opportunity to experience a more efficient way of working, which simplifies cleaners’ tasks.

OSHA Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces For Coronavirus

OSHA offers guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure.

Miami Leads Second Annual Top 50 Termite Cities List

Miami, Los Angeles, Tampa, and New York are frontrunners for the second consecutive year, and Atlanta joins the top five.

Friday Funny: Do Playoffs Pay Off At Work?

When it comes to workplace morale, 78% of employees at companies that celebrate sports events like March Madness say they improve team spirit.

Tarkett Expands QuickShip And QuickShip Express Programs 

A broader range of top-selling flooring products will now ship in two or 10 days, ensuring a tailored solution to meet any timeline.

Getting Up To Speed On Cooling Tower Designs

Engineered plastic cooling towers outlast metal designs, and can be constructed of unique antimicrobial resins which guard against Legionnaires and other health hazards

Employees Face Safety, Security Issues In Coworking Spaces

Coworking spaces have challenges many traditional offices don't, such as lack of privacy, limited space, distractions, and security issues.

Art, Light, And Nature Inspire New Home For Yale Child Study Center

The biophilic approach at YCSC, shown in studies to produce positive behavioral changes, is designed to instill a sense of calm and comfort.

Which Common Workplace Injuries Are Recordable?

A new checklist from XpertHR offers guidance on complex OSHA recording requirements for workplace injuries and illnesses.

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.

Leak Detection: For Safety’s Sake

Technology tools work to identify gas and water leakage before an event occurs.

Phase Change Material Subdues Hot/Cold Calls

At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.

Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.

Purpose-Based Design For The Workplace

Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.

Advanced Storage Fire Protection

An electronic sprinkler system provides enhanced fire protection to support your business needs and future proof your facility for the needs of tomorrow.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: New Year, New Space

Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.

Protect Operational Technology For Cyber Security

Seek to identify facility vulnerabilities, and follow up with collaboration between IT and OT to decrease risk to the organization.

Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.

Did You Miss Our “5 Facility Management Tech Tips To Survive The Coming Decade” Webinar?

Technology is rapidly changing the roles and responsibilities of facilities management professionals. Learn five tips on how you can be an early adopter and leader in an evolving industry.

Think Smart About Facility Waste

IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.

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