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.
Whether standalone or integrated with other equipment, this security function is on the frontline.
As China suspends its acceptance of foreign waste, how might waste management at facilities be impacted?
A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.
With an eye on employee engagement and real estate efficiency, C3i Solutions in Horsham, PA made a move that consolidated three locations.
Rooted in the tactical, facility management is now also planted on the strategic side of the business. Here’s how to adapt.
Increasingly, facility management professionals encounter technologies that enable their facilities to listen to, speak to, and service staff and occupants.
Just in time for the Year of the Dog, a new survey shows 71 percent of millennial pet owners would take a pay cut if they could bring their pet to work.
As a department of one, Kirk Beaudoin, senior facilities manager for adidas, formalized protocol for the company’s retail stores.
The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
Sun, water, wind, hail... weather takes a toll on roof assemblies.
The functionality of windows, walls and doors need not be sacrificed for a grand facade.
More than a third of employees rank office food as one of their top three office perks, alongside vacation time and professional development, finds new research from ZeroCater.
The Greenheck SP-A-VG ceiling exhaust fan features Vari-Green® technology and is nearly 250% more energy efficient than standard models.
The cities’ public schools are now using compostable round plates designed by the Urban School Food Alliance in their lunchrooms, diverting 19 million polystyrene food service items from landfills.
View this free video webinar and learn the cost of allergies and asthma, how cleaning for health can remove allergy triggers from indoor air, and simple ways you can reduce contaminants from facilities.
Farmers around the world can now make use of facial recognition technology to monitor their cows’ health and wellbeing.
Mountain View, CA and Detroit, MI top the CareerBliss 2018 Happiest Cities to Work list.
Dutch water utility Waterschap Zuiderzeeland uses zone sensors to improve meeting room occupancy.
The Thrive Collection's different finishes give designers a way to visualize how Inpro's wall protection, solid surface, signage, and fabrics can create an aesthetically pleasing interior.
A free guide for employers to identify wellness programs that fit their unique workplace and employee characteristics is available from Transamerica Center for Health Studies and UC Berkeley Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces.
The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.
Leaf Living Wall is a vertical garden of living plants that infuses interior spaces with greenery and promotes a healthy mental and physical environment.
Roofing projects recognized by ARMA’s Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-Study Awards program demonstrate asphalt’s beauty, reliability, and performance.
When it comes to workplace safety, employers often miss the mark in critical communication and planning, according to a recent Rave Mobile Safety survey.
Office romance has hit a 10-year low, according to CareerBuilder's Annual Valentine's Day Survey.
From now until February 28, you can vote for your favorite elementary and middle/high school finalist designs in Deb Group’s Second Annual Happy Hands Contest.
Sightlines’ 2017 State of Facilities in Higher Education report shines spotlight on trends and best practices that dominated 2017 and will continue to influence campus facilities across North America in 2018.
While the flu is widespread, Southerners are more worried about catching it than adults in the Northeast, Midwest or West, according to Bradley Corp.’s Annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey.
The Berges Family Girl Scouts Program Center is a high-usage, energetic, and collaborative learning environment.
The company’s materials science breakthrough led to an all-new chair design that intuitively responds to human movement without the use of mechanisms.
Due to a failure to plan, Americans let millions of vacation days go to waste each year. National Plan for Vacation Day hopes to remedy that.
Odds are Minneapolis’ U.S. Bank Stadium roof won't collapse during Super Bowl LII—as its predecessor the Metrodome's did in December 2010.
Three new feature-laden mobile apps offer quick and easy lighting configuration and control in the palm of your hand.
According to 72 percent of human resources managers, the day after the big game should be a paid day off from work. That number might have been higher if they had known about the much-anticipated episode of “This Is Us” airing after Super Bowl LII.