Operations

Resource pages for "Operations"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


commissioning

Commissioning For Facilities O&M Boost

Augment quality assurance efforts for facility equipment and operations through the services of a commissioning and energy professional.
square footage

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.
maintenance benchmarking

IFMA’s Facility Management Benchmark Report Released

The report includes an exploration of facility management strategies for organizational agility and change management.
facility maintenance

Knowledge Center By Grainger Introduced

This supplier of MRO products launched this online resource that includes information on a variety of facility maintenance concerns.
life cycle

With Focus On Facility Life Cycle, Gordian Unites Brands

A pioneer of Job Order Contracting, the firm now offers range of solutions for facilities — from planning, design, and procurement to construction and operations.
information management

Facilities Information Management by ARC

Facilities Information Management (FIM) is an archiving and information management solution to enhance workflow efficiency and team productivity.
facility operations

InfoLink App From SKYSITE

Like its predecessor, ProjectLink, this app provides access to construction documents, while also designed to address facility operations for a lifecycle approach.
Macroeconomic Confidence

Confidence Continues To Rise For Office And Administrative Workers

Employee confidence rose for the second consecutive quarter to 54.0 in the second quarter of 2014, according to the Q2 Randstad Office & Administrative Confidence Index.

The Cost Of Doing Business: 10 Most And Least Expensive Cities In North America

Honolulu has highest facility operating costs in a new Whitestone Research study which reveals the ten most—and least—expensive cities in North America.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Multi-Site Maintenance

When dealing with multi-site operations in the financial services sector, is there a suggested approach for maintenance and repairs?

AASHE's New Quarterly Review On Higher Ed Sustainable Actions

With a nearly 250% increase of participants in its STARS program since 2011, AASHE has launched a quarterly review to share best practices.

Whitestone Releases Retail Facility Operations Costs

The Whitestone Facility Operations Cost Reference 2011-2012 International Version includes facility costs in over 100 global locations.

Office Building Performance Reported in IREM Benchmarking Study

This annual research study analyzes operating income and costs in major metropolitan areas and regions in the United States and Canada. For the very first time, it also contains financial data for 354 medical office buildings.

IFMA Atlanta Teams Up With Local Non-Profits

IFMA Atlanta has hosted its Non-Profit Facility Summit to educate and inform non-profit organizations on proactive facility management practices.

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design functions.

Income and Expense Data on Office Building Performance Reported In New Study

This annual research study is designed to help property owners, managers, investors, appraisers, lenders, developers, and other real estate professionals evaluate a buildings’ performance.

Construction & Operations Lessons In The Field

In New Haven, CT, 5th and 6th graders have the opportunity to gain experience with architects, construction managers, and tradespeople through Kids Build, a program developed by architecture firm Svigals + Partners, in conjunction with the New Haven School Construction Program.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] A Sustainable Future With Constellation Energy

For decades, Constellation has been a leader in carbon-free energy generation and in offering sustainable solutions to customers as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future.