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A Japanese telecom company has created an app that helps workers find open bathroom stalls, and lets their employers measure how much time they spend in there.

Friday Funny: Gotta Go? There’s An App For That

Friday Funny: Gotta Go? There’s An App For That

A Japanese telecom company has created an app that helps workers find open bathroom stalls, and lets their employers measure how much time they spend in there.

NCMS Report Finds Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

Productivity and safety improvements were revealed when the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences studied use of Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton at a U.S. Navy shipyard.

Webinar: Addressing The Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants

Learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves—in this dynamic and informative webinar.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

DRVL Downlight Retrofit From Terralux

New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.

The Impact Of Flooring On Nurse Wellness

More comfortable, ergonomic flooring material can improve productivity and patient quality of care, reduce absenteeism and workman comp claims, and lead to an overall improvement in quality of life for dedicated healthcare providers.

FM Alert: Cybersmart Buildings Whitepaper

Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.

FM Alert: Ladder Training Decreases Citations, Accidents

The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

Did You Miss Our Budget and Operational Challenges Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about facilities management professionals' most pressing challenges, ways to achieve budgetary and operational goals, and how to leverage logistics and workforce services to maximize efficiency and control costs.

Ceiling Cassette Indoor Unit By Mitsubishi Electric

The improved ceiling-recessed indoor unit features the new 3D i-see Sensor™ to deliver comfort and energy saving benefits.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

Did You Miss Our Industrial LED Lighting Webinar?

View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

Refrigerants With Low Global Warming Potential

Regulations and overall concern for the environment is driving research to identify effective refrigerant alternatives with low GWP.

Friday Funny: Are Office Romances On The Rise?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we learn the number of workers finding love in the workplace is at a 10-year high. But 38% of workers have to keep their relationship a secret.

Planning For Wireless Infrastructure

Existing buildings may suffer from poor in-building wireless connectivity, even if those facilities previously enjoyed sufficient coverage.

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans

For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.

Insulation: Mineral Wool Or Polyiso?

Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2017

Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.

Maximizing The Building Envelope

Ensure desired results for a new or improved facility by tapping the expertise of building envelope consultants.

Friday Funny: Wait… You Mean It’s NOT Saturday!?

More than a quarter of workers are late to work at least once a month. Here are the most outrageous excuses for their tardiness.

ICC Announces 37th Annual Building Safety Month Theme

The ICC theme for 2017 Building Safety Month, celebrated in May, is Code Officials: Partners in Community Safety and Economic Growth.

Did You Miss Our Construction Industry Webinar?

View this free webinar video and explore the current state of the construction industry, trends and updates in construction cost data.

Super Bowl LI: Tackling NRG Stadium

From maintaining 94,830 square feet of AstroTurf to keeping locker rooms sanitized to protect players from MRSA, here’s some of what it takes to get a facility ready to host the Super Bowl, thanks to SMS Assist.

A Day In The Life Of Plant Management

Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.

Is Your School Janitor At The Head Of The Class?

Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.

Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Door Assemblies By ASSA ABLOY

ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door, Curries, and Fleming now offer Forced Entry Bullet Resistant Assemblies (FEBR), designed to resist an intense, prolonged attack by one or more intruders.

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