Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. occupant-health articles below.
This adaptable, multipurpose premium rubber flooring offers 48 new harmonious shades designed to help evoke a sense of calm.
The Integrated Pest Management in Healthcare Facilities Project, spearheaded by the Maryland Pesticide Education Network and Beyond Pesticides aims to reduce pesticide impact at healthcare facilities.
Combining electrostatic technology and using Clorox products, the system is used to disinfect the Boston Red Sox clubhouse, visitors' clubhouse, training rooms, weight rooms, and medical areas.
Before building on the former site of a car service center, the property owner opted to have a chemical vapor barrier installed as a preventive measure.
A recent survey of facility end-users provided insight into the cleaning and maintenance products and processes being used more frequently.
With technology imbued into these living walls, the air filtration capabilities of the plants are maximized.
NSF International has developed guidance on treatment, operation, and maintenance of cooling tower water systems to help protect health of building occupants.
As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.
Until September 11, facility professionals and others can weigh in on Guideline 12-2000, a companion document to ASHRAE Standard 188.
Designed with healthcare and similar facilities in mind, this product mimics the natural Kelvin changes of the sun throughout the day.
These annual awards recognize companies for their actions that deliver on improving workplace wellness, sustainability, and diversity.
Cold and flu season may be past for this year, but that doesn't mean facilities should relax on hygiene awareness for building occupants.
The two firms will collaborate to discover, evaluate, and improve upon the effects of the built environment on occupant health and well-being.
January is National Radon Action Month, and this article from ALTA Environmental describes the basic elements of radon testing and remediation for facility management.
To protect facility occupants from unhealthy indoor air during a renovation, focus on these three areas.
When it comes to: eliminating unhealthy sources; ventilation; and air filtration, which approaches are sound — and which should facility management filter out?
Lighting is an ever-present aspect of our everyday lives in and around buildings, and it also serves as a key trigger for our rhythmic clock.
Polychlorinated biphenyls are a mixture of individual chemicals broadly used — and in numerous areas of facilities — until banned in the late 1970s.
In response to the AMA's June 2016 cautioning about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination, Rensselaer's Lighting Research Center addresses the issue.
This portable unit from ITW BuildClean is designed to prevent construction dust from disturbing the health and comfort of facility occupants.
At Schenectady County Community College in New York, Ultraviolet-C Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) upper air units were installed around the campus.
To advance workplace wellness programs, is facility management collaborating more often with counterparts in human resources?
Ensuring that facility air is filtered properly is largely dependent on the cleaning and maintenance of HVAC units.
Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs