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Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.


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Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.

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Smart Bathroom Design Controls Spread Of Hospital Infections

Smart bathroom design can be a big factor in preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). Check out this infographic from Sloan to learn more.

AGILE Elevator Enhancements From thyssenkrupp

The new AGILE elevator enhancement package improves passenger wait and travel times in a safer, more personalized environment.

Six Workplace Trends For 2018

Wages, flexible work, and agile work arrangements are among the trends and market factors that will impact the U.S. workplace in 2018 and beyond, predicts Randstad.

norament® Round Pastille Floor Covering Celebrates 50 Years

Launched in 1967, nora systems, Inc.'s round pastille design today covers more than 322 million square feet of floor space.

Why Workplace Cleanliness Is Key

Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.

HS300x Family Of Relative Humidity Sensors From IDT

New humidity sensors offer high accuracy with the fastest measurement response time of comparable devices currently on the market.

Material Mixology Collection From Wilsonart

Wilsonart's Material Mixology Collection introduces 27 new colorful, graphic, and versatile laminate patterns, developed especially for commercial spaces.

Flexibility To Work Remotely: The New Normal

Staples Workplace Survey reveals the ability to work remote is a “must have” for nearly half of employees.

Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

Preparing For The Black Friday Frenzy

Learn how retail facility managers prepare for the most highly anticipated, and busiest, shopping day of the year.

Question Of The Week: How Can Winter Illnesses Be Prevented?

With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.

U.S. Workers Waste 160M Days Per Year Seeking Workspace

Four in 10 office workers spend up to 60 minutes every week searching for available desks, conference rooms, or colleagues, finds a new Senion survey.

READYMADE Office Furniture From MASHstudios

Suited for any workplace, this new line of office furniture showcases MASHstudios’ signature use of natural materials with component-based building solutions.

Workplace Comfort: One Size Does Not Fit All

New research shows having personal control of your workspace, such as lighting and temperature, improves overall workplace productivity and engagement.

Business Cleanliness Matters To Consumers

Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.

Classroom Faucet, Bubbler From Just Manufacturing

The 100% stainless steel faucet and drinking fountain bubbler protect the quality of drinking water in schools. 

TZ100 Zipper Tension System Window Coverings From Hunter Douglas

The new internal and external window covering system is ideal for horizontal skylight applications and designed to eliminate light gaps at any angle and in any direction

Milliken Completes New LEED v4 Credit Pathway

New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.

Ecoflair Indirect Air Economizer From Schneider Electric

Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.

The Perfect Weather For Painting

Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

FM Alert: BOMA Releases New Office Measurement Standard

BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.

Nilfisk Partners With Blue Ocean Robotics

New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.

Chicago Faucets Updates 333 Series Manual Faucets

The popular line of manual faucets has a reshaped body, an integral cast shank, and new optional deck cover plates.

Cobalt LED Retrofit Series From Nora Lighting

Nora Lighting's expanded Cobalt LED Retrofit Series offers 4”, 5” and 6” models that rotate and adjust while never exposing a recessed can opening or breaking the ceiling plane.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

In Pursuit Of “Lead-Free” Plumbing Systems

Finding potential sources of lead contamination in potable water systems calls for a multi-pronged approach.

Evaluating Lighting Controls Options

Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Using IAQ To Improve Academic Performance

The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.

Steelcase Forms Relationship With FLOS Decorative Lighting

The new collaboration delivers broad choice and access to finely crafted lighting solutions.

Friday Funny: Game of Throws

Need a break from office stress? How about an impromptu game of cornhole?

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