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Already in use to combat pathogens, ultraviolet tools are now deployed against COVID-19.


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Already in use to combat pathogens, ultraviolet tools are now deployed against COVID-19.

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UV-C Lighting For Healthy Facilities

Already in use to combat pathogens, ultraviolet tools are now deployed against COVID-19.

Does Your Public Restroom Rule?

If your public restroom is exceptional, Cintas is seeking nominations for its 20th Annual America’s Best Restroom nationwide contest.

Tips For Preventing, Minimizing Mold Risk After Prolonged Shutdown

Mold and hazard mitigation should be a top priority ahead of reopening a previously inactive property, especially if you plan on welcoming back employees.

Did You Miss Our “Power Solutions In A Post-Pandemic World” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how to prepare commercial spaces for a post-pandemic world, with discussion around key trends and insights.

New Office For Facility Executive

Group C Media, Inc. has moved to a new office designed for productivity now, and in the future.

Facility Executive: February 2021 Issue

The February 2021 issue looks back at the facility management challenges of 2020, as well as exteriors, cleaning, security and more. Plus, our own office move!

HAT Collective Launches In North America

The HAT Collective brand unifies a range of office products from several brands, including HAT Contract, SiS Ergo, and Innovative.

Post-Pandemic Workplace: Bright, Light, Plant Filled

To remain competitive and retain top talent, U.S. employers should embrace workplace design focused on creating a collaborative culture, advises new white paper.

Decision Makers Increasing Investments In Healthy Building Initiatives

Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.

The Impact Of COVID-19 On Office Space Decisions

Decision makers are reassessing space needs, but in-person offices are still operationally vital to their businesses, long-term growth, and future success.

AIA Chicago Presents 39 Design Excellence Awards

Attended virtually by hundreds of industry leaders, the online award program honored 36 projects by Chicago architecture firms found locally and worldwide.

Aramark Global HQ Receives LEED Silver Certification

Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.

Is Flexibility The Future Of Work?

Both workers and companies will demand flexibility, not only relating to work activities but also in terms of space and location, finds a new survey of real estate professionals.

Second Act For Office Furniture

Develop a reuse plan for workplace furnishings to reduce environmental impact.

Green Cleaning For Safety

New guidelines from USGBC focus on facilities reopening safely while preserving sustainability efforts.

Designing For Wayfinding

Guiding facility occupants helps to provide both comfort and safety.

New BodyBilt Ergonomic Mesh Chair From ErgoGenesis

Midcelli is a new ergonomic mid-back mesh chair that provides customized, affordable comfort for working from home or office.

Ready To Vote? America’s Top 10 Restrooms For 2020 Revealed

Cintas invites you to vote for your favorite restroom in its 19th annual America’s Best Restroom Contest. 

BIFMA Releases Guide For Pods

BIFMA's new pods guidelines cover a range of product criteria including acoustics, electrical, emissions, ventilation, fire safety, stability, seismic, and more.

Ecore Athletic Adds Two Surfaces To Performance Collection

Modzilla and Beast Plus surfaces offer solutions for power, strength, and functional training applications.

Welcome Back: The New Hotel Stay

Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.

FasTop Multi Systems Flooring Solutions From Sherwin-Williams

FasTop Multi Systems flooring solutions from Sherwin-Williams provide improved flow and leveling and streamlined packaging.

Designing For Distance

Architectural design in a post-COVID-19 world requires fostering human connectivity while maintaining safety. Find out how flooring plays a role in designing for distance.

COVID-19 Impacts Residence Hall Design Trends

With careful planning, residence hall design can balance health concerns while providing a nurturing environment for students.

Upgrade Your Doors To Open Hands-Free

From entrance to exit, and everywhere in-between, doors are one of the most touched surfaces throughout your building. Learn easy methods for upgrading doors to open without the slightest touch – reducing germ transmission.

Six Ways COVID-19 Is Transforming Restroom Design

Bradley Corp. shares design strategies to help guard against coronavirus and other germ transmission in public restrooms.

Tips For Touch-Free Plumbing Retrofits

Touch-free plumbing fixtures provide a more sanitary option for facilities of any size and provide a quality option to improve public health

Returning To Work: The New Office

There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aerosol Disinfection In A Pandemic World

COVID-19 has emphasized the need for health-based cleaning, particularly for high contact touch points.

Healthcare Facilities Design: Hygienic Flooring For Healthcare

Safety is imperative when designing healthcare facilities. Specifying the right materials for the floor is essential, yet can be overlooked for infection prevention.

Healthcare Facilities Design After COVID-19

Healthcare facilities designers have a leading role in creating safer spaces in a post-COVID-19 world. Here are five areas of focus to address when rethinking facility layout.

Cleaning Industry Research Institute Issues Guidance For COVID-19 Decontamination

The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.

Establishing A Sustainable Carpet Care Program

Establishing a sustainable carpet care program can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.

Employee Views On Current And Post-Pandemic Office Life

More than half of office professionals who transitioned to a remote setup say they have better work-life balance without a commute, according to new Robert Half research.

iOFFICE Introduces Workplace Planning Tool For Physical Distancing

Space-Right™ is a powerful new space-planning feature that enables companies to effectively implement safe distancing in their workspaces.

UG2 ReNew Program Addresses Transition To Post-COVID-19 World

This new program from UG2 mitigates risk of infection as employees, students, consumers, and fans reoccupy facilities.

Tagwall Launches Healthier Workplace Product Line

Acrylic glass partitions create desk separation and social distancing for trading floor desks, bench seating, and creative open work spaces.

The New Office Space: 4 Ways Coronavirus Will Change The Workplace

As the COVID-19 crisis subsides, we can expect a different workplace than the one we left behind. Here are four ways the coronavirus is changing the office space and the way we work.

5 Steps To Eliminating Slips And Falls

Combining the right products with best practices can put an end to slips and falls. The key is finding and mitigating your facility’s Risk Zones.

Simulating Natural Light With LEDs

To enhance visual comfort for building occupants, evaluate color rendering of LED lighting choices.

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