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A five-year, $50M restoration of New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue is underway, includes reimagining an entire city block.


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A five-year, $50M restoration of New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue is underway, includes reimagining an entire city block.

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


Historic Newark Symphony Hall Unveils New Façade, Streetscape Design

A five-year, $50M restoration of New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue is underway, includes reimagining an entire city block.

YMCA Receives Energy Efficiency as a Service

Budderfly helps the YMCA of Southwest Kansas upgrade its lighting and HVAC units—at no out-of-pocket expense.

Trends In Lighting Controls

A recent study examines current costs to install luminaire level lighting controls in facilities.

$91M GSA Project Will Improve Landmark Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

Part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit program, the U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Johnson Controls the contract to upgrade the buildings' HVAC, lighting, water conservation, and energy management systems.

Area Lights with Embedded Camera

SenScape SA area luminaires provide sleek and discreet area lighting with embedded camera for added safety and security.

Avi-on Labs Achieves IoT Security Rating

UL verifies Avi-on commercial lighting platform is the first commercial lighting company to meet Platinum level IoT security capabilities

Healthy Buildings: Disease-Fighting, Productivity-Boosting Super Structures

Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.

UVC Troffers From Olympia Lighting Minimize Spread Of COVID-19

UVC troffer light fixtures empower workplaces to aggressively fight sources of infection without complicated logistics or spiraling new costs.

Exterior Lighting Retrofits

Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.

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!

Universal Lighting Receives Trusted Warranty Approval

Universal Lighting Technologies is one of the first to be approved by the National Lighting Bureau’s (NLB) Trusted Warranty Evaluation Program, designed to be a validator for companies that reliably stand behind their warranty.

How To Design Circadian-effective Lighting For Schools, Hospitals

Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

AI Gains Traction In Commercial Buildings

Facility management increasingly sees the benefits of artificial intelligence implementation throughout building operations.

LSI Launches CGC Parking Garage Fixture

The CGC commercial LED fixture for parking garage and various canopy applications is suitable for both new and retrofit construction projects.

DOE Recognizes State of Maryland For Energy Efficiency Leadership

Through the Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Maryland for reducing its energy intensity by 20% over its 9 million-square-foot buildings portfolio.

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.

New 365DisInFx Technology From GE Current Targets Airborne Viruses

GE Current's latest patent pending technology, 365DisInFx, targets the inactivation of airborne viruses with lighting that is always on.

LED Lighting Upgrade Will Save Manufacturer $150K Per Year

The retrofit will improve light levels at WernerCo’s 500,000-square-foot facility and lower the Midwest location’s lighting bill by 60%

Signify’s UV-C Light Sources Effective In Inactivating COVID-19 Virus

Research from Signify and Boston University show the SARS-CoV-2 virus could no longer be detected after seconds of exposure; company will share its UV-C lighting technology with other lighting companies.

Collaboration Addresses Light Pollution

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) announced a strategic collaboration to address the global issue of light pollution that negatively affects our environment and the human condition.

Did You Miss Our “Connected Lighting: Present & Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the definition of connected lighting, key elements of a modern connected lighting system, technology implementations, regulatory requirements, and more.

LSI Gasoline Canopy Fixture

The Scottsdale SCM luminaire is a highly configurable LED light fixture for gasoline canopy applications.

Simulating Natural Light With LEDs

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

2020 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2019.

Networked Lighting Controls: Realize The Savings

Beyond energy savings, connected lighting is a pathway to intelligent use of space and better building diagnostics.

Facility Executive: April 2020 Issue

The April 2020 issue features HVAC and COVID-19, anti-drone technology, lighting trends, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Cadiant Dynamic Lighting Experience

The Cadiant Dynamic Lighting Experience from Cree Lightig is a daylighting solution that recreates the sensation of natural sunlight and a blue sky in interior spaces.

Focal Point Architectural Troffer Expansion

Focal Point adds higher lumen output options and 90 CRI to Facetta and Zephyr architectural troffers.

DOE Invests $74M In Building And Construction Technologies

The funding will help develop energy-efficient and flexible building technologies, systems, and construction practices to improve the energy performance of the nation’s buildings and electric grid.

Global Dow Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters. 

Grant Will Help Find Best Classroom Environment For Learning

The NSF-funded project will help researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute study how factors such as classroom temperature, ventilation, and lighting impact students.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

Amerlux’s People-First Solution Boosts Comfort, Productivity

Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.

Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

Amerlux Expands Linear Lighting Line

Amerlux’s new Quick-Line Recessed 4" Linear is an architectural-grade LED fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost,and high quality.

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

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