Florida

Resource pages for "Florida"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Pensacola State College

How This Florida College Recovered From Hurricane Damage

In Florida, Pensacola State College needed flooding mitigation and a roof replacement after a devastating hurricane.
Hurricane Ian Relief Efforts

Hurricane Ian Relief: Bradley Donates Hand Sanitizer Dispensers

To support hand hygiene of Hurricane Ian relief effort volunteers, Bradley Corporation donated gallons of hand sanitizer gel, a pallet of stainless steel hand sanitizer dispensers, and batteries to operate them.
ULI Global Awards

Six Developments Win ULI’s 2022 Global Awards For Excellence

ULI 2022 Global Awards For Excellence winners include two developments each from North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.

Job Posting: Campus Facilities Planner – Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College, Hialeah Campus is now accepting applications for the Campus Facilities Planner. Learn more.
Security Operations Center

AI-infused Security Operations Center

Collaboration to develop a new, AI-infused Security Operations Center (SOC) environment that will leverage edge sensors and machine learning analysis to improve incoming alarm information for SOC operators.
building codes hurricanes

Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes

Florida takes the top spot for strongest building code, followed by Virginia, in the 2021 Rating the States ranking of hurricane readiness.
storm water ponds

Partnership Expands Capacity of Storm Water Ponds

Opti’s cloud-based, proprietary adaptive control technology will allow NST to generate off-site storm water offsets through enhancing existing performance of regional facilities throughout Florida.
ENERGY STAR Top Project

Georgia-Pacific Facility Earns EPA’s ENERGY STAR Top Project

A water use reduction project has earned Georgia-Pacific’s consumer products mill in Palatka, FL the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR Top Project for 2020.
autonomous vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles Transport COVID-19 Tests

Autonomous vehicles are being used to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests at Mayo Clinic in Florida.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Friday Funny: This Hotel Rocks!

The world’s first guitar-shaped hotel, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, made its debut in Hollywood, FL last month.
cable management

Office Power Goes Undercover

An office remodel at Crowley Maritime Corporation in Florida brought in the next generation of cable management.
pet-friendly cities

Friday Funny: 25 Cities That Love Pets

Your dog’s tail will be wagging if you live in one of these 25 pet-friendly cities that just achieved the first-ever certification for welcoming four-legged friends.
vaping

No Vaping Allowed In FL Indoor Workplaces

Effective July 1, the law takes effect under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) that bans vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces.
hurricane shutters

Hurricane Season Is Approaching: Are Your Shutters Ready?

As hurricane season draws near, door experts at B&B Door Company are encouraging facilities to perform preventative maintenance on their hurricane and storm shutters.
Sanibel

Friday Funny: Nature Calls, For The Win!

Sanibel, Florida’s J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge earns the throne in Cintas America’s Best Restroom® Contest.
State Energy Efficiency

Massachusetts Still Tops State Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

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