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Municipalities, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, and other organizations can apply for one of two $50,000 grants to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.


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Municipalities, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, and other organizations can apply for one of two $50,000 grants to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.

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.


Dow, Keep America Beautiful Team Up To Increase Plastics Recycling

Municipalities, non-profits, materials recovery facilities, and other organizations can apply for one of two $50,000 grants to establish Hefty® EnergyBag™ programs in their communities.

Mobile Devices: Wasting Time At Work

Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.

Wallcoverings Industry Offers Free Sample Book

The Wallcoverings Association has created a new handy and easy-to-use educational piece to help specifiers and students learn more about wallcoverings.

enMotion® Automated Touchless Counter Mount Soap System

Newest addition to the GP PRO Premium Restroom Collection provides luxury design, optimized soap dispensing, and effortless maintenance.

Dire Hurricane Season Forecast Could Mean Costly Losses

With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.

Keep Your Campus Cool Without Burning Out Your HVAC System

Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.

ISO Publishes Third Facility Management Standard This Year

IFMA joins facility management advocates around the world in celebrating the publication of a third standard impacting the facility management industry in under six months.

$10.5M Available For Workplace Safety Training

OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.

Friday Funny: Would You Clean A Porta-Potty For Free WiFi?

In exchange for free WiFi, would you clean a porta-potty? Hug a stray cat? Give a snail a makeover? You might not believe the number of people who unwittingly agreed to do all that, and more.

Seven Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.

Infographic: A Guide to Safety Gear

A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.

Wilsonart Launches 15 SOLICOR™ Laminate Designs

Colorthrough designs provide sleek and seamless versatility in commercial and residential surfacing applications.

The Impact Of Daylighting On Office Design

With a goal of improving office workers’ comfort, wellbeing, and productivity, buildings are being designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied spaces.

World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature

The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.

Advantages Of High-Density Polyiso Cover Boards Outlined

A new technical bulletin from PIMA details the benefits in weight, durability, R-value, ease of installation, and environmental impact of these roofing system components. 

Are Reports That Trump Will Gut OSHA Rules Premature?

Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.

Subterranean AUTOParkit™ System Installed

Creative Office Properties and Dasher Lawless Automation broke ground last month on the largest fully automated parking structure below grade in the U.S.

New Agreement Brings Graphic Concrete Technology To North America

Graphic Concrete offers architects the versatility to deliver distinctive, intriguing, and iconic imagery to precast concrete surfaces.

Is Your School In Compliance With The Safe Drinking Water Act?

NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.

New STEM Activity Desk, Mobile Seating Storage Bins Set 

Innovative desk and seating ensemble from Whitney Brothers features surfaces, storage, and functionality purpose-built for STEM activities in Early Learning classroom environments.

School Athletic Center Gets A Makeover

Since Portville Central School’s newly renovated athletic complex opened at the end of January, the New York school has seen increased use of its facilities by students and community members.

Mobile Employees Expect Protection When Off-Site

More than 80 percent of employers feel responsible for locating, sharing information with, and confirming safety of mobile employees during critical events, but find it challenging, finds a new report from Everbridge.

New Jersey High School Of The Future Becomes Reality

The school will be among the nation’s first to meet LEED's rigorous platinum standards and requirements for sustainability.

U.S. Is Tops In Employee Happiness

Employees in the United States, the Netherlands and Germany ranked highest in terms of on-the-job happiness.

ChromaLuxe Unveils Sublimatable, Durable Flooring Panels

Panels made from specially coated sheets of moisture-resistant high-density fiberboard provide a beautiful, durable, easy-to-use option for customizing commercial and residential spaces.

States Urged To Focus On Injury Prevention

In response to a new National Safety Council report, state public health leaders are being urged to increase their efforts to prevent injuries.

Smart Vision Lights’ RM75 Mini Ring Light Series

Smart Vision Lights’ smallest LED ring light ever — the RM75 Series—bundles brightness and compactness.

Inspecting, Maintaining Heat And Smoke Vents

Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.

Workplace Violence Insurance Offered

XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.

SAS Establishes “Smart Campus” At NC Headquarters

The analytics company is demonstrating environmental stewardship at its 24-building campus through lower energy consumption and greater operational efficiencies.

How Safe Are Your Facilities?

If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.

OSHA Seeking Feedback On Voluntary Protection Programs

OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

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