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.
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.
These annual awards recognize companies for their actions that deliver on improving workplace wellness, sustainability, and diversity.
About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”
Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live!, a new one-day event tailored to the needs of busy facility management professionals.
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?
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.
These voluntary, consensus standards focus on vocabulary for FM and strategic sourcing for facility management professionals.
The EPA’s recommendations, which guide U.S. government procurement practices, now include The Carpet and Rug Institute’s GLP certification program.
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.
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.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.
The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.