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Rubber floor covering systems manufactured by nora flooring is exclusively used in all NYC subway cars. The city's Metropolitan Transit Authority has relied on this flooring for subway cars and more for over 25 years. 


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Rubber floor covering systems manufactured by nora flooring is exclusively used in all NYC subway cars. The city's Metropolitan Transit Authority has relied on this flooring for subway cars and more for over 25 years. 

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Flooring That Stands Up To NYC Foot Traffic

Rubber floor covering systems manufactured by nora flooring is exclusively used in all NYC subway cars. The city's Metropolitan Transit Authority has relied on this flooring for subway cars and more for over 25 years. 

Five Key Trends In Alternative Workplace Strategies

A new study looks at five top trends within today’s workplaces, and compares the findings to the initial research from over a decade ago.

Healthcare Case Study: Preserving The Past, Caring For The Future

At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.

Taking A Break

In offices that feature a variety of space types, breakrooms still remain a central draw.

Existing Furniture In New Spaces

When redesigning office space, blending new and old often yields valuable outcomes.

The Productivity Problem In Office Design

Which aspects of the physical workplace impact employees most, and what can facility planners do about it?

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

READYMADE Collection Adds Sit/Stand Desk, Wall System Solutions

MASHstudios is expanding its READYMADE collection of office furnishings with the new COCO sit/stand desk and KINNEY wall system.

Maars Living Walls To Unveil AXES

AXES doors pivot on axis points to become acoustic wall system; will be introduced at NeoCon 2018.

CARE Names 2017 Person, Recycler of the Year

Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

Otis Introduces The Link™ Escalator

With ReGen™ drives, Link escalators use 60 percent less energy compared to escalators without regenerative drives and consume 98 percent less oil.

Can A Clean Office Boost Productivity?

Occupying a dirty building for several hours a day is unpleasant, but can working in a dirty environment also have a negative impact on workplace productivity?

Seven Trends Shaping The Future Of the Workplace In 2018

An improved workplace experience is key to increasing companies' performance and leads ultimately to better employee engagement, finds Sodexo's newly-released 2018 Global Workplace Trends report.

INVISTA, Starnet Reveal 2018 Antron Performance Awards Winners

First Place was awarded to Master Craft Floors, Inc. for its design of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. 

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

Accessibility In Facility Renovations

Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.

Tips For Maintaining Restrooms

For restroom cleaning, couple newer tools with tried-and-true practices for user satisfaction.

Friday Funny: It’s Potty Time!

Once again, Cintas is seeking nominations for its annual America’s Best Restroom Contest. If you think you have the pinnacle of public potties, enter today!

Low-Key Flooring

Keep these facility surfaces in good condition with minimal floor maintenance.

DNA Test Rapidly Identifies Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) helped New York City health officials identify the source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak within hours and should be considered in all outbreak investigations.

ErgoIQ From Humanscale

New web-based program allows employers to complete ergonomic self-evaluations for entire workforce in under 20 minutes.

Schindler Elevators Slated For Midtown Manhattan’s Tallest Office Tower

Forty-two Schindler elevators and five Schindler escalators will move workers and visitors at One Vanderbilt, the 58-story, 1.7 million square-foot commercial office tower being built next to Grand Central Terminal.

Clorox Professional, Boston Red Sox Partner To Keep Fenway Park Clean

The Boston Red Sox invest in the Clorox® Total 360® System to protect against illness-causing germs and help keep players in the game.

Elevate Flooring Collection From Ecore

Ecore’s new Elevate flooring collection brings performance, safety, and beauty to fitness facilities.

16 Schools Earn Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grants

The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.

Many Americans Would Pay To Use A Public Toilet

Pay toilets aren't common these days, but 56% of Americans say they'd consider paying as long as they were guaranteed a clean, well-stocked public restroom.

Fujitsu’s New Hi-Rise 360 Kit For V-II Series VRF Systems

Fujitsu General America has introduced its new High-rise 360 kit that now adds 196 (vertical) feet to the distance between roof-mounted VRF condensing units, and indoor units connected below them.

Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget

In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

New LEED Ceiling Solutions Guide From Rockfon

The free Rockfon® LEED® v4 Solution Guide shares ceiling solutions for sustainable building projects.

Indoor Environments’ Impact On Wellness To Be Studied

Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.

Clogged Toilets Negatively Impact Business Perceptions

More than three-fourths of Americans (76 percent) have experienced a clogged toilet in a public restroom, according to a recent survey from Sofidel.

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Stanton Chase LA, IWBI Team Up For Healthy Workplace Education

Stanton Chase will introduce clients to IWBI’s WELL Building Standard, which provides a meaningful solution to advance human health and well-being in the workplace.

Improved Space, Reduced Footprint

With an eye on employee engagement and real estate efficiency, C3i Solutions in Horsham, PA made a move that consolidated three locations.

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