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In honor of National Donut Day, we take a look at the donut's favorite sidekick, coffee, and its potential for boosting employee productivity and retention at your facility.


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In honor of National Donut Day, we take a look at the donut's favorite sidekick, coffee, and its potential for boosting employee productivity and retention at your facility.

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Office Coffee Service: If You Brew It, They Will Work

In honor of National Donut Day, we take a look at the donut's favorite sidekick, coffee, and its potential for boosting employee productivity and retention at your facility.

5D BIM For Capital Planning

For construction projects, integrating all relevant dimensions holds promise for improved outcomes.

Taking A Break

In offices that feature a variety of space types, breakrooms still remain a central draw.

New Mobile Scheduling Apps From NFS Technology And ONELAN

NFS Technology Group will be working with ONELAN at InfoComm 2018 to demonstrate the benefits that advanced technology, including mobile apps, bring to today’s workplace.

Existing Furniture In New Spaces

When redesigning office space, blending new and old often yields valuable outcomes.

The Productivity Problem In Office Design

Which aspects of the physical workplace impact employees most, and what can facility planners do about it?

Reducing Disaster Risk

Natural disasters can be sudden and unpredictable in the damage they inflict on facilities.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Hidden Threats To Facility Operations

Gaps in operational excellence are linked to hampered productivity, unnecessary repair costs, and retiring staff.

Friday Funny: Surf By Day, Work At Night

As teleworking and coworking grows in popularity, the village of Tofino, British Columbia, is exploring the feasibility of creating a new community for global nomads.

Robots A Welcome Addition To The Workforce

Robo co-workers plug industry-wide skills gaps, boost efficiency, automate mundane work, and don't get involved in office politics, finds Epicor study.

Is There A Battle Over Temperature Raging In Your Office?

Fifteen percent of workers have argued with a coworker about office temperature, and 19 percent have secretly changed the temperature during the summer, according to a new CareerBuilder survey.

READYMADE Collection Adds Sit/Stand Desk, Wall System Solutions

MASHstudios is expanding its READYMADE collection of office furnishings with the new COCO sit/stand desk and KINNEY wall system.

Question Of The Week: Do Better Lunch Breaks Make Better Employees?

The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.

CHILDGARD Security Glazing Protects Educational Facilities

CHILDGARD security glazing can be used in insulating glass units and paired with high-performance and tinted glass options to meet safety, energy, and other design goals.

Fujitsu Launches Infinite Comfort Pro App

The new Infinite Comfort Pro app helps HVAC professionals find information about Fujitsu General Halcyon mini-split and Airstage J-Series systems.

How To Make Buildings Truly Smart—And Keep Them From Losing Their Minds

We hear so much about intelligent buildings, you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that most buildings are as dull-witted as ever.

Friday Funny: Do You Need To Chill?

Cold showers have long been recommended as a cure for the overly amorous. But can a chilly rinse off also cut down on sick days?

Maars Living Walls To Unveil AXES

AXES doors pivot on axis points to become acoustic wall system; will be introduced at NeoCon 2018.

Did You Miss Our Facilities Maintenance: Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the significant role of facilities maintenance, best practices when putting together an action plan to tackle projects, and when and how to use construction procurement best practices to knock out project backlogs.

VectorCare Shares New Lifesaving Hospital Evacuation Technology

The healthcare logistics company has developed a way for hospitals to quickly evacuate patients during a crisis and is making it available to California hospitals and transport providers.

Hurricane Season Disaster, Recovery Tips For Data Centers

Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From marketing your lawn care business to applying fertilizer, here are some popular discussions by the landscape professionals on LawnSite. Share your thoughts!

How To Pick The Perfect Tow-Behind Mower

Whether you’re cutting rough trails, maintaining plots of land, or building your field of dreams, tow-behind mowers are up to any task.

Facility Managers, It’s Your Week!

IFMA is rolling out a week-long celebration of facility management in honor of World FM Day May 16.

Business Operations: Success Comes One First Down At A Time

The Hail Mary pass is extremely rare in football, but there's almost no equivalent for it in the workplace.

Friday Funny: Tanks A Lot

A former oil tank in El Segundo, CA has been transformed into a colorful, three-story tall surfing mural by artist John Van Hamersveld.

Pinkerton Presents Free Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training

The free workplace violence and active shooter training seminar for business leaders and C-suite executives attracted nearly 200 attendees in Florida. More are planned across the U.S.

CARE Names 2017 Person, Recycler of the Year

Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

LG Introduces New High Bay Lights, LG Sensor Connect App

Introduced at LIGHTFAIR International, the next-generation smart lighting advancements offer greater flexibility and connectivity options.

Texas Manufacturer Recycles 90% Of Water

Texas Nameplate transformed itself from a company that was often cited for water discharge violations to one that sets an example in water management for other manufacturers.

Bentley University Ice Arena Is Nation’s Most Sustainable

The 76,000-square-foot Bentley Arena is the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.

Top 10 Causes Of Serious Workplace Injuries Ranked By Cost

Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.

Otis Introduces The Link™ Escalator

With ReGen™ drives, Link escalators use 60 percent less energy compared to escalators without regenerative drives and consume 98 percent less oil.

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