Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FM Alert articles below.
The Building Energy Quotient Portal provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.
Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.
OSHA has extended the date by which employers must electronically report injury and illness data through the Injury Tracking Application to December 15, 2017.
The popular National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council webinar series—which covers some of the latest changes on seismic design and analysis—is now available online.
The Business Renewables Center, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute, created its "Buyers Roadmap" to help corporate energy buyers better understand this transaction process.
The American Concrete Institute’s annual competition explores the benefits and sustainable properties of concrete.
In Houston, TX, the International Facility Management Association closed out its 2017 conference with Awards of Excellence, a Chair Citation for Workplace Evolutionaries group, and new class of IFMA Fellows.
BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.
Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
Due the devastating impact of Hurricane Harvey, Venture X is offering free day passes for those from affected areas in its new, 20,000-square-foot flexible workspace in San Antonio, TX.
As of Tuesday night, approximately 264,000 were without power in affected areas of Texas and Louisiana.
Jim Lord and Wes Miller, executive search consultants with Helbling & Associates, provide insight on skills currently sought in facility executives.
Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants before, during, and after a storm.
Until September 11, facility professionals and others can weigh in on Guideline 12-2000, a companion document to ASHRAE Standard 188.
The International Solar Energy Provisions (ISEP) Commentary provides expert commentary to help understand solar energy provisions.
These Experience Exchange Reports (EERs) for building owners and property managers in those two sectors provide insight into data on income, operating costs, and taxes.
In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.
The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.
IFMA joins facility management advocates around the world in celebrating the publication of a third standard impacting the facility management industry in under six months.
Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
An OSHA campaign aims to raise awareness and educate workers and their employers about the dangers of hot weather work.