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.
AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.
2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers, and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve water.
Facility management (FM) and real estate professionals are playing an increasingly important role in high-level strategic workplace decisions, according to a new survey released by IFMA.
OSHA announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for FY 2015 at the recent National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
The rate of fatal work injuries in 2014 was 3.3 per 100,000 full-time workers, the same as the final rate for 2013, according to preliminary results from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Two inspirational speakers will open and close IFMA's flagship annual event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo held in Denver, Colorado, USA, Oct. 7-9, 2015.
Industry-led updates to The Carpet and Rug Institute’s 104/105 Carpet Installation Standards focus on proper planning and preparation.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced the death of its first president and one of its original founders, George Graves, IFMA Fellow.
A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential solutions.
Energy efficiency ranks as the key priority among higher education facility leaders, according to new study from Schneider Electric and the Alliance to Save Energy.
OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.
In preparation for July 4th celebrations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from hazards.
The winners represent a range of dynamic manufacturers and service providers in the professional facilities marketplace.
The threat that birds can pose to life was demonstrated by the safe emergency landing of the U.S. Airways passenger jet in New York City’s Hudson River. The threat was further emphasized when commercial airline crews reported more than two dozen emergency landings, aborted takeoffs and other scary incidents due to collisions with birds.