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.
The wall switch occupancy sensor, the WS-301, now features convenient Manual-ON control, ensuring maximum energy savings and code compliance.
The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.
EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.
The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a final rule to lower beryllium levels and increase workplace protections to reduce health risks.
Bosch's new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications, adding new features for easy installation, operation and maintenance.
The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.
Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.
From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.
Realizing the potential of the Internet of Things relies on the willingness of businesses and employees to share data so that connected devices can generate insight, action, and value, according to a new AIG study.
This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.
As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.
For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.
To improve insight into energy use, California tech firm Nimble Storage installed an energy management analytics platform.
Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.
Inspired by all the ways OSHA can determine if your facility is on the naughty or nice list, facility manager Charles Carpenter shares his take on the Christmas classic with “OSHA Claus Is Coming To Town.”
While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.
Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.
Carrier has introduced new capabilities for the Carrier® Chillers, a mobile app that offers a quick and easy way to select a Carrier commercial packaged chiller.
When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.
DLM is an intelligent, distributed control system that automatically maximizes lighting levels and energy efficiency throughout a building.
Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.
New veneer collection of office suite essentials makes a statement with a range of desk configurations and storage solutions.
Choosing ideal components for this type of building envelope depends on local climate and other factors.
Streamline an interiors project by exploring this option that merges multiple building systems.
The final rule will clarify the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.
Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells.
A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.
Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.
HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.
LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.
The DW-311 extends control to small and medium-sized applications including rooms with partitions such as restrooms, large offices, conference rooms with cubical walls, and classrooms.
Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.
Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.
Eco3d used laser scanning technology to accurately capture measurements of the Scottsdale, AZ church interior, a crucial factor of the project due to the facility's unique shape and construction.