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.
Property damage after a hurricane and the resulting flooding can go beyond repairing physical structures.
In Houston, TX, the International Facility Management Association closed out its 2017 conference with Awards of Excellence, a Chair Citation for Workplace Evolutionaries group, and new class of IFMA Fellows.
New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.
Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself.
Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.
USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.
The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.
NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.
Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.
For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.
BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.
New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.
Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, courses are provided at no cost and most are certified for BICSI Continuing Education Credits.
Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
The popular line of manual faucets has a reshaped body, an integral cast shank, and new optional deck cover plates.
Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.
Nora Lighting's expanded Cobalt LED Retrofit Series offers 4”, 5” and 6” models that rotate and adjust while never exposing a recessed can opening or breaking the ceiling plane.
With a Category 5 hurricane threatening to cause major damage, Florida State University and Seminole Dining went into overdrive to keep students safe and fed.
With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.
Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.
Modified Bitumen Design Guide is now being sold in eBook and print-on-demand versions.
Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.
Presented by Facility Executive magazine earlier this week, the conference brought together facilities professionals and other industry experts to discuss technology, energy, security, workplace design, and more.
Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.
Finding potential sources of lead contamination in potable water systems calls for a multi-pronged approach.
Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.
Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.
Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.
Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
With strategic planning increasingly important, “envisioning, enabling, and evolving” are keys to success.
The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”