Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Interiors articles below.
Touch-free plumbing fixtures provide a more sanitary option for facilities of any size and provide a quality option to improve public health
There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has emphasized the need for health-based cleaning, particularly for high contact touch points.
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 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.
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 can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.
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.
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.
Space-Right™ is a powerful new space-planning feature that enables companies to effectively implement safe distancing in their workspaces.
This new program from UG2 mitigates risk of infection as employees, students, consumers, and fans reoccupy facilities.
Acrylic glass partitions create desk separation and social distancing for trading floor desks, bench seating, and creative open work spaces.
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.
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.
To enhance visual comfort for building occupants, evaluate color rendering of LED lighting choices.
Pads mark social distance spacing on safe slip-resistant surface, for anywhere you want to promote proper social distancing.
The OMI Drone Disinfection System disperses a mist of EPA approved agents that kills COVID-19 and 99.9% of bacteria within 60 seconds of contact.
As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.
By implementing a multi-pronged approach with the right equipment and chemistry, facility managers can easily tackle carpet maintenance in any facility. Plus, an infographic on how to sanitize your carpet during an outbreak.
Materialise's 3D printed door opener makes it possible to open and close doors with your arm, removing the need for direct contact with door handles.
RITE Slide is an integrated opening assembly where all individual door components are included to create a complete door system.
Comprised of three distinctly pre-curated workspaces, “JLL’s office design collection” can refresh a company’s office space in as little as six months.
A broader range of top-selling flooring products will now ship in two or 10 days, ensuring a tailored solution to meet any timeline.
The biophilic approach at YCSC, shown in studies to produce positive behavioral changes, is designed to instill a sense of calm and comfort.
Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.
At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.
Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.
Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.
A new national survey reveals that 62% of consumers say clean restrooms increase their spending.
The foot support on the VARIDESK Stand2Learn stool was improperly welded and can break, posing a fall hazard to consumers.
The installation of custom ASI Ceiling Grids at the school’s new facilities focused on the importance of space and ambiance, with an emphasis on bringing nature into the buildings.
High real estate prices, an increase in mobile working, and the need to attract and retain employees has encouraged facility managers to look at space planning in new ways.
3M's new Post-it Flex Write Surface transforms work surfaces into whiteboards, bringing more flexibility to the workplace.
Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.
When done right, an open office can help the financial health of a business, and also enhance productivity and engagement for its hardworking employees.
The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.
Excel Dryer products now offer 50% longer life and an industry-leading 7-year warranty, without an increase in the list price.
There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.
A look at some typical winter carpet woes, along with recommendations to keep carpet looking its best during the year’s coldest months, courtesy of Whittaker.
In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.