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.
A new workplace collaboration survey from Oblong Industries reveals 89% of workers want to engage with information in more interactive, immersive ways.
QuickBook provides a powerful mobile room and resource booking app that works on multiple platforms.
The new standard, BREEAM USA In-Use, measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.
The new partnership will deliver connected lighting for smart commercial and industrial buildings, rapidly accelerating adoption of the Internet of Things.
How the glass and the frame are manipulated, including proportion, properties, and anchorage, constitutes the essential distinction among glass curtain wall systems.
Philips Lighting has received twelve new reports of lamps shattering, including one incident involving a fire.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
The Metasys® 8.1 building automation system delivers new graphics and enhanced security for secure, encrypted communications.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.
While the obsession with college basketball may seem like an unwelcome distraction at work, nearly one in four companies encourage their employees to celebrate the annual NCAA tournament.
Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.
A new survey and white paper from ISACA explores whether businesses are ready for the increasing role of drones.
The majority of U.S. businesses lease or finance equipment. A new infographic from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association highlights why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.
In both its exhibits and its design, the museum focuses the spotlight on Mississippi's deep musical roots and impact on modern music.
Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.
Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.
The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.
PPG has formed an exclusive paint partnership with National Hockey League to become the “official paint of the NHL.”
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.
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.
The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.
New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.
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.
Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.
The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.
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.
The improved ceiling-recessed indoor unit features the new 3D i-see Sensor™ to deliver comfort and energy saving benefits.
A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.
Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.
View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.
The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.
This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.
Regulations and overall concern for the environment is driving research to identify effective refrigerant alternatives with low GWP.
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.