Tag: infrastructure

Remote Work

Where In The World Are The Best Places For Remote Work?

Find out where the U.S. ranks among the best (and worst) countries to work remotely based on cyber safety, economic safety, digital and physical infrastructure, and social safety.

12 Years Later: Transforming Fukushima Into A “Region Of Recovery”

12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Fukushima Prefecture has released a video of "Fukushima Now," highlighting reconstruction progress.
real estate industry

Remote Work, Climate Change Impact Real Estate Industry

Pandemic-related structural changes continue to be among the most significant factors impacting today's real estate industry.
electric vehicles charging stations

Parking Lots: Gearing Up For Green Transportation

The shift to electric vehicles is coming rapidly, and facility executives need to be prepared for the demand for EV chargers.
energy harvesting

The Impact Of Energy Harvesting On Smart Building Management

Battery-free solutions such as energy harvesting can encourage a new era of connectivity in a more sustainable way.
infrastructure

Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act, And Impact For State And Local Projects

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes $7.5 billion in grants for governments to consider public-private partnerships for electric vehicle charging stations, among many other investments.
Resilience

Resilience And The Built Environment

Much of the discussion in the construction community about how to withstand one-time devastating events as well as repeated lesser events that take a toll on the built environment have been centered around the concept of resilience.
Education Facility Managers

Security, Safety Top List Of Education Facility Managers’ Priorities

A survey of education facility managers reveals campus access control, site security, and occupant safety are key focus areas.
Auburn University

Auburn University Opens $22M Structural Engineering Laboratory

Auburn University has opened the doors to a $22 million state-of-the-art Advanced Structural Engineering Laboratory that will provide solutions to the nation’s growing infrastructure issues for years to come.
resilient buildings

Resilient Buildings As First Line Of Defense

Assess risks and access resources to fortify your facilities to withstand threats and hazards.
energy infrastructure

Building the Post-Pandemic Economy With Energy Infrastructure

Could robust government support for the energy efficiency sector protect jobs, strengthen the U.S. economy, and improve energy infrastructure? NAESCO's Executive Director discusses the potential opportunities.
natural gas

Natural Gas Challenges In The Northeast U.S.

Insufficient natural gas infrastructure? Variable refrigerant flow and split systems can offer a no-compromise solution.
hurricane season

InCarib.net Launches Caribbean Infrastructure Suppliers Directory

Inspired by rebuilding efforts in the region after the 2017 hurricane season, this online resource strives to connect private sector suppliers and government, utility, and regional development agencies.
Boeing

Boeing Crowdsources Employee Ideas For Tax Reform Investment

The aerospace company’s investments focus on the future of employees and communities and include $100 million for "workplace of the future" facilities and infrastructure enhancements.
2018 predictions

10 Infrastructure, Energy And Environment Predictions For 2018

Infrastructure initiatives will intensify, grids will get smarter, and renewables will remain all the rage, TRC’s experts predict.
infrastructure

Pitting Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This type of corrosion may be difficult to detect and can cause serious damage to critical infrastructure and industrial assets.

FM Alert: Wired Certification Guidelines For Commercial Facilities

WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.
smart city

Smart City Development Examined By National League Of Cities

The new report from the League features five cities — four U.S. and New Delhi, India — and how these locations are implementing smart city projects.

Under Trump Administration, Construction Forecast Positive

According to forecasters at Dodge Data & Analytics, the President-elect's background and experience in construction and real estate is a welcome development for the U.S. construction industry.
lead leaching

ePIPE Restoration Project Swiftly Reduces Lead Levels

Testing showed lead leaching in the tap water was significantly reduced after this epoxy coating was applied to lead pipes in a recent residential project.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

5 Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.