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.
ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.
Occupant safety a concern? Attend this one-day event in Chicago this October that includes a talk on "Workplace Violence And The Active Shooter" for facilities.
New eBook from AgilQuest provides a step-by-step guide to modern workplace solutions.
These annual awards recognize companies for their actions that deliver on improving workplace wellness, sustainability, and diversity.
Registration is open for this one-day event in Chicago that includes a discussion of Technology And Facility Management: A 360 Degree View.
About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”
The group held its first meeting in Stockholm this week and builds upon IFMA's actions that focus on issues of global facility management.
Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.
The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.
A joint recall from Health Canada, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and Extech instructs consumers to call for a replacement of affected products.
Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.
In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.
The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.
Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.
BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.
As Baby Boomers prepare to retire—will the built environment be ready for them?
For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.
Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.
WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.
In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.
The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.
In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.
These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.
IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.
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.
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.
A new study reveals that 71% of tested rubber wheelchair ramps do not meet ADA requirements.
WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.
Released by Lucid in partnership with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, BenchmarkMyBuilding enables facility management professionals to leverage billions of data points on commercial building energy use.
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.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.