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.
Being the office clown may be more beneficial than you thought, according to CFOs. As long as you follow these five simple rules.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association has completed a multi-year effort to develop Environmental Product Declarations for five types of asphalt roofing.
This standard from the Alliance for Water Stewardship takes a holistic approach to water management.
The Building Information Management (BIM) software plugin lets you define secure openings, set standards across your future facility, and keep everyone in the loop for the seamless integration of Door Security Solutions.
There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.
This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.
Interior design technology startup Panoramia launches the world’s first 3D visualization solution for elevator interiors.
Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.
From paper clip providers and break room suppliers to desktop tchotchke manufacturers, companies adversely impacted by the rise of the “free range” office are joining forces to protest the trend.
Revolution Lighting Technologies’ high performance Buy American Act Compliant LED tubes installed into world-renowned battleship turned museum; LED solutions improve lighting energy use by 72%.
Here are some mistakes to avoid when preparing concrete floors for a new coating, courtesy of National Flooring Equipment.
Despite increased spending on deterrence and detection, new survey finds insider attacks are increasing in frequency and in cost of remediation.
IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
The company has introduced its new LPC LED low profile canopy series and ALH series of LED architectural linear highbays.
The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.
The $1 trillion profession is facing a critical shortage of professionals as career paths in the industry undergo “significant change,” according to a new report from IFMA and RICS.
For Wisconsin-based microbrewery Barley John’s, choosing a building envelope that offered flexibility, durability, energy efficiency, and adaptability was integral to the company’s long-term success.
Some cities and states have adopted a different symbol that was created to be more dynamic and suggestive of movement than the ISA.
New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.
While a sloppy or disorganized desk can be annoying or distracting, a desk that’s too clean can also raise red flags.
Inspired by printmakers and their centuries-old processes, Wolf-Gordon’s new Contract 02 collection has been released in conjunction with the company’s 50th anniversary.
As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”
This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.
A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.
Millennials thrive on competitive collaboration. With this in mind, companies have redesigned their spaces with open, transparent working environments
View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.
WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.
It’s up to you! Cintas has announced the top 10 finalists in its nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest and the polls are open.
The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.
Structure Tone’s new office in Manhattan achieves WELL Certification at the Silver Level; marks first WELL Certified Project in New York.
When stacked up against common commercial building exteriors, brick costs less than precast, metal and glass, according to a new BIA study.
Updated seating collection introduces ergonomic and aesthetic enhancements designed to boost productivity and collaboration in today’s evolving office.
Maryland’s first net zero energy school — Howard County Public Schools' Wilde Lake Middle School — recently opened in Columbia, MD.
The International Private Sewage Disposal Code® (IPSDC) will address best practices and technologies to ensure the safety and welfare of communities, individuals, and businesses that utilize their own onsite wastewater solutions.