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Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.


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Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. health articles below.


New Survey Identifies IAQ As Driver For Economic Growth

Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.

Origami Risk Launches Four Online Safety, Risk Management Tools

Origami’s new online tools support environment, health, and safety professionals in four areas: Job safety analysis, chemical management, lockout/tagout, and safety meetings.

Energy-Producing, Compact Gym Equipment

The ECO-POWR Elite Series is a line of compact gym equipment that features ECO-POWR technology, capturing human exertion and converting it into utility grade electricity.

Aquaverve Launches Touchless Water Cooler Line

The two models in Aquaverve's new touchless water cooler product line promote safer businesses, schools, and gyms during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stars Promote Safer Indoor Spaces Through WELL Health-Safety Rating

Lady Gaga, Michael B. Jordan, and Robert DeNiro are among the celebrity ambassadors raising awareness about facilities that prioritize the health and safety of their staff and visitors.

Top 10 Sustainability Topics For Real Estate in 2021

The real estate industry will take an increasingly focused view of environmental, social, and governance strategies this year, according to a new Urban Land Institute report.

How To Design Circadian-effective Lighting For Schools, Hospitals

Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Real Estate Industry Should Adopt Health, Social Equity Practices

Two new Urban Land Institute reports highlight the need for the real estate industry to promote health and social equity.

UL, Telecommunications Industry Association Launch Smart Building Rating Program

The SPIRE™ Smart Building Program is the world’s first-and-only comprehensive and objective assessment and rating program for smart buildings.

Designing For Resiliency

As we seek to build spaces that promote health and wellbeing, modular flooring will play an important role in promoting social distancing and safe collaboration within built environments.

New WorldGBC Strategy Tackles Climate Issues In Post-COVID Facilities 

Sustainable Buildings for Everyone, Everywhere tackles the climate emergency, health and wellbeing, and resource efficiency issues in the built environment.

City Of Santa Fe Earns LEED Gold Certification

The New Mexico city is only the second in the world to achieve Gold status under more stringent USGBC LEED v4.1 rating system.

Are Your Facilities Ready For 2020?

A new guide from Aramark identifies the top 20 trends that will influence the future of facilities management.

MetLife First Life Insurance Company To Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

Fitwel measures the health impact of a building based on how it promotes occupant safety, how it increases physical activity, and how it affects the health of the surrounding community.

New Digital Library Features Sustainable Buildings Around The World

The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.

Intelligent Calendar for EHS Compliance

Encamp Calendar provides users with up-to-the-minute views of their entire compliance reporting schedule across all of their facilities.

An Industry First: Excel Dryer Publishes Health Product Declarations

The high-speed, energy-efficient XLERATOR®, XLERATOReco®, and ThinAir® Hand Dryers were reviewed and their materials verified by a third party.

Don’t Miss Your Last Chance For Best Friend Fridays!

All this month, the American Heart Association has been encouraging people to bring their furry best friend to work to help their hearts.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs Benefit Health, Well-Being

A recent study revealed that Seoul Semiconductor’s SunLike Series Natural Spectrum LEDs have beneficial effects on human health and well-being.

Is Taking A Summer Vacation Too Much Of A Challenge?

As the summer vacation season nears, a new survey reveals that professionals find disconnecting from the office isn't always so easy. What are your plans this summer?

Design For Daylighting

Brighten the outlook of building occupants and reduce lighting costs by bringing natural light inside.

USGBC Explores Green Building Industry’s Role As Global Solution

The new report takes a closer look at Americans' views on environmental issues and how the green building industry can be better positioned as a global solution.

Deep Cleaning The Winter Blues Out Of Schools

The school year has just started, but it's never too early to plan ahead: Deep cleaning over the winter break can help create a healthy and safe learning environment.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Clorox® Total 360™ System

The Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.

FM Alert: Green Cleaning Guide Released

IFMA has released a how-to guide on green cleaning, the latest update in its series on sustainability for facility managers.

First Buildings In Singapore Register For WELL Certification

Paya Lebar Quarter is the city’s first project to register for the new global building standard focused on occupant well-being and productivity.

FM Alert: Workplace Anti-Retaliation Practices Recommended

OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.

FM Alert: OSHA Training To Improve Federal Worker Safety, Health

OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.

Well Living Lab Strives For Healthier Indoor Spaces

Delos®, Mayo Clinic collaborate on first ever, human-centered research center dedicated to creating healthier indoor spaces.

OSHA Clarifies Whistleblower Dispute Process

OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower complaints.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don’t Laugh! Exercise At Your Desk To Improve Your Health

While it may look silly, simple desk exercises can do a great deal in terms of office worker general health and well being. So get up, walk around, and shape up!

Sick Building Syndrome May Be Linked To Migraines

Office workers may suffer more intense migraines and more frequent headaches due to an uncomfortable indoor environment, more commonly known as sick building syndrome, says a new report from Ball State University.

Soap Donated To Green Bay, WI Schools

Georgia-Pacific Professional donated an estimated two year supply to the city's school district.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: enMotion Automated Touchless Sanitizer Dispenser

This recent introduction from Georgia-Pacific Professional provides sanitizer to building occupants.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

The uncertain severity and timing of this year’s flu activity means that schools, businesses, and workplaces need to prepare for higher absenteeism rates, along with cases of presenteeism—when someone goes to work or school while sick—leading to productivity declines and the possibility of spreading illness to others.

Flu Infection Control Tips

What should your workplace do to prepare for a possible flu pandemic? Keep informed, develop a plan, and implement public health programs are some...

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