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This new collection of 32 designs draws on global design trends to refresh, rethink and recreate commercial interior spaces.
This new collection of 32 designs draws on global design trends to refresh, rethink and recreate commercial interior spaces.


Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Interiors articles below.

SurfaceSet® 2018 by Formica

This new collection of 32 designs draws on global design trends to refresh, rethink and recreate commercial interior spaces.

Aircuity Launches 2.0 Platform For Smart Commercial Buildings

Aircuity 2.0 helps commercial buildings looking to significantly reduce energy costs, improve cognitive function and productivity, and achieve quantifiable results as part of a smart building strategy.

Airport Debuts Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology In Checkpoint Bins

In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.

J+J Flooring Certified As Zero Waste To Landfill Manufacturer

For the third consecutive year, the commercial specified flooring manufacturer has been certified as a Zero Waste to Landfill manufacturer by GreenCircle. 

Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Targetti Expands STORE Lighting Series

The STORE Series offers an efficient and intelligent solution for lighting projects in the retail and hospitality market.

Overlooked Hazards, Risk Zones Cause Workplace Falls

Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.

Question Of The Week: Are Open Workspaces All They’re Cracked Up To Be?

Many companies are moving toward open workspaces, but a new survey shows employees think they are among the least productive and most stressful work environments.

Friday Funny: How Do You Move A Moose?

It’s a master class in moving your facility, as the Bell Museum of Natural History relocates one-of-a-kind exhibits from one University of Minnesota campus to another.

New Metal Stair Products From ErectaStep 

Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.

Sanitation Checklist For Food Manufacturing Equipment

Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Health Care Facility Design And Flow Program From Virginia Mason Institute

This new program helps healthcare organizations and teams seeking to improve flow and realize the full value of an anticipated or existing facility.

Restroom Management Meets The Modern Age

Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.

How To Prepare Your Elevator For Harsh Summer Weather

Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants before, during, and after a storm.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.

WELL Building Standard Surpasses 100 Million SF

IWBI celebrated the milestone by launching Build WELL, a new mobile app which contains the entire WELL Building Standard in a navigable mobile format.

XtraLight Focuses On LED Lighting For Data Centers

Data centers can improve power usage effectiveness by up to 25% with energy-efficient LED lighting paired with sophisticated controls and sensors.

The HON Company Launches Empower® Benching System

The new benching system is the first phase of a strategy to address the changing needs of the open plan work environment.

Wallcoverings Industry Offers Free Sample Book

The Wallcoverings Association has created a new handy and easy-to-use educational piece to help specifiers and students learn more about wallcoverings.

enMotion® Automated Touchless Counter Mount Soap System

Newest addition to the GP PRO Premium Restroom Collection provides luxury design, optimized soap dispensing, and effortless maintenance.

Keep Your Campus Cool Without Burning Out Your HVAC System

Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.

Wilsonart Launches 15 SOLICOR™ Laminate Designs

Colorthrough designs provide sleek and seamless versatility in commercial and residential surfacing applications.

The Impact Of Daylighting On Office Design

With a goal of improving office workers’ comfort, wellbeing, and productivity, buildings are being designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied spaces.

World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature

The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.

New STEM Activity Desk, Mobile Seating Storage Bins Set 

Innovative desk and seating ensemble from Whitney Brothers features surfaces, storage, and functionality purpose-built for STEM activities in Early Learning classroom environments.

School Athletic Center Gets A Makeover

Since Portville Central School’s newly renovated athletic complex opened at the end of January, the New York school has seen increased use of its facilities by students and community members.

ChromaLuxe Unveils Sublimatable, Durable Flooring Panels

Panels made from specially coated sheets of moisture-resistant high-density fiberboard provide a beautiful, durable, easy-to-use option for customizing commercial and residential spaces.

Smart Vision Lights’ RM75 Mini Ring Light Series

Smart Vision Lights’ smallest LED ring light ever — the RM75 Series—bundles brightness and compactness.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.

Friday Funny: Is That A Dog At Your Desk?

In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.

HeartFelt Modular Felt Ceiling System

Hunter Douglas Architectural’s new system redefines ceilings with unique texture and soft appearance.

Feeling Good In the Workplace Boosts Company Performance

Does your company need a Chief Happiness Officer? Nearly 90% of workers think it's a good idea, according to a new report on the workplace from JLL.

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