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.
When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.
Ideal for all rooftops, particularly large commercial buildings, Sunflare is over 65% lighter than Silicon modules, allowing the entire roof to be covered without load-bearing concerns.
Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.
HOSPECO’s new AirWorks® Splash Free urinal screen was designed to better control and even eliminate splashing.
OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.
The latches can fail and the door cannot be unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment risk. This failure could lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency.
The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.
Colder weather is fast approaching, and with it comes ice and snow. Each year slips on ice account for over 30% of all slip work-injury claims.
Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.
The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.
The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.
International WELL Building Institute™ and BRE to pursue alignments between the WELL Building Standard™ and BREEAM that will make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.
The EnOcean Alliance and IBM have joined forces to standardize intelligent building solutions for the Internet of Things.
For companies like Seating, Inc., the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR) is a way to donate excess inventory.
Fashionable flooring that combines design and quality, Panorama Cork & Color creates a mood and an impression while meeting the durability requirements of demanding commercial buildings.
Are all Property Condition Assessment (PCA) reports the same? How do you navigate the PCA consulting world to find the scope of services you are looking for?
The votes have been tallied and the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport came out on top in Cintas Corporation's 15th annual contest.
As the holiday season kicks off, many workers are starting to wonder if it’s appropriate to exchange gifts at work. What works and what doesn't?
A new book urges the integration of nature into urban design and planning to make cities and urban infrastructure truly green, sustainable, and resilient.
The Series R® RTWD water-cooled chiller for commercial and industrial buildings is now available for customers in North America and the Middle East who are seeking systems with lower global warming potential.
In an effort to promote proactive recycling and waste reduction practices within workplace environments, Legrand is offering a free “Trash Madness” toolkit.
The ACT Series of high-accuracy split-core current transformers are now UL Certified to meet the new 2017 National Electrical Safety Code requirement.
Keeping surface areas disinfected is an important part of preventing the spread of influenza and the common cold in the workplace.
OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.
The scalable, wireless or wired lighting control system has been listed on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) in the category of Networked Lighting Control (NLC) Systems.
Learn what your organization can do to be prepared for the evolving active shooter threat with a new eBook from Everbridge.
A two-year study by IBM and Ponemon shows a decline in cyber resilience in 2016: 66 percent aren’t confident in their ability to recover from cyberattacks.
The series of parking structure luminaires has been extended to include a warmer color temperature and standard 0-10V dimming for better light experiences with enhanced aesthetics and performance.
The calculator, which measures the carbon benefits of a wood building, now includes new options for mass timber buildings.
Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.
Season 2 of the DOE’s “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP” will feature two natural rivals— the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy—as they swap energy teams with a mission to improve each campus’ energy efficiency.
Autumn is prime time for roof rats. Is your facility located in one of their favorite cities? Plus, a Presidential Election Bonus: How will Donald Trump decorate the White House?
New app helps customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while helping them save money, and increase efficiency and productivity.
The proposed change to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code would implement an optional outcome-based path for buildings to achieve energy-efficiency requirements.