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The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

DRVL Downlight Retrofit From Terralux

New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.

2017 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.

Drones And The Emergence Of Unmanned Asset Management

Asset management is bolstered by using innovative technologies such as drones to proactively inspect critical assets and ensure these are maintained effectively.

FM Alert: Technology Models For Outsourced Services

Here's a look at three common models for the application of workplace technology in association with facility management outsourcing.

Super Bowl LI: Tackling NRG Stadium

From maintaining 94,830 square feet of AstroTurf to keeping locker rooms sanitized to protect players from MRSA, here’s some of what it takes to get a facility ready to host the Super Bowl, thanks to SMS Assist.

A Day In The Life Of Plant Management

Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.

Is Your School Janitor At The Head Of The Class?

Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.

Friday Funny: Another Chance To Vote!

Feeling the need to cast your ballot again? Deb's Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest provides a chance to vote on something a little more light-hearted.

Collection Containers: Green Means Organics

Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council along with other nonprofits and government agencies recommend designating green as the color standard for organics collection containers.

Did You Miss Our Green Cleaning Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn the importance of green cleaning and new trends, buttressed by hard facts and statistics about changing your practices and cleaning for health.

ToughSorb Semi-Permanent Adhesive Mats From Brady

The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.

Tork Stainless Washroom Upgrade Solutions Launched

New Tork recessed dispensers and adapters can be used to upgrade the décor and functionality of facility restrooms quickly and with minimal disruption.

Greentherm 9000 Series Condensing Tankless Water Heaters

Bosch's new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters offers nine models for high-efficiency domestic hot water in residential or commercial applications, adding new features for easy installation, operation and maintenance.

Friday Funny: Pour That Cat A Cold One

The work is its own reward for cats whose job it is to keep breweries rodent-free.

Integra Drain System By Just Manufacturing

Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.

Baltimore Tops List Of 50 Bed Bug Cities

This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.

Bridging The Facilities Talent Gap

As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.

Chiller Data: Connected Or Not?

For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Creating An Internet Of (Trusted) Things

Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.

Investigating Moisture Intrusion In Roofs

Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.

Exterior Metal Walls: Moisture And Thermal Management

Choosing ideal components for this type of building envelope depends on local climate and other factors.

Bantam6 Self Retracting Lifeline From WernerCo

The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

Five Ways Hospitals Use Data To Improve Building Performance

A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.

A Day In The Life Of Office Management

Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.

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