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 new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).
To ensure safety and minimize damage, Schneider Electric urges those in the path of the storm to take three essential steps to prepare electrical equipment in homes and businesses.
Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.
The incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.
Approximately 300 emergency room visits each year can be attributed to injuries caused by automatic gates, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.
Proprietary testing program from the Noise Abatement Society offers support for nation’s health and well-being by helping to find the quietest solutions in over 50 product categories.
Experts from around the world will share their insights on the impact of 10 WELL concepts on human health.
The International Facility Management Association has announced member-elected executive committee and new appointees of its global board of directors for the 2018-19 fiscal year.
We hear so much about intelligent buildings, you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that most buildings are as dull-witted as ever.
Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.
Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) helped New York City health officials identify the source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak within hours and should be considered in all outbreak investigations.
The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.
Briggs & Stratton has announced a recall of its Snapper, Simplicity, and Massey Ferguson brand riding lawn mowers due to risk of injury.
A new poll reveals that 62 percent of Americans believe the nation's electric power transmission grid is vulnerable to cyber or physical attacks from foreign enemies.
More than three-fourths of Americans (76 percent) have experienced a clogged toilet in a public restroom, according to a recent survey from Sofidel.
K-12 school buildings have a new resource to help them cost effectively achieve advanced levels of energy savings.
A new briefing paper from BRE And IWBI outlines how projects can achieve joint certification of BREEAM and the WELL Building Standard.
National Electrical Manufacturers Association joins business and industry thought leaders in call for broad-based legislation to modernize America's electrical infrastructure.
The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association has released a customizable template designed to help retail facilities managers assess the status of stores following a natural disaster.
New NIBS report explores whether the building industry will be able to keep pace as technology and commerce accelerates and communities face new challenges of resilience and sustainability.
Published by APPA, the standard titled APPA 1000-1 – Total Cost of Ownership for Facilities Asset Management (TCO) – Part 1: Key Principles, is applicable beyond educational facilities.
AHRI's upgraded Directory of Certified Product Performance includes more than 7.2 million listings of all AHRI Certified® products.
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.