Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Productivity articles below.
Fitwel measures the health impact of a building based on how it promotes occupant safety, how it increases physical activity, and how it affects the health of the surrounding community.
When done right, an open office can help the financial health of a business, and also enhance productivity and engagement for its hardworking employees.
Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.
New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.
New report from EVERFI finds that negative stress, as well as high rates of toxic and negative culture, are common in the workplace.
Nearly two-thirds of American knowledge workers believe traditional offices will be obsolete by 2030, according to Zapier report.
Many commercial real estate (CRE) executives expect to double commitment to coworking in next five years, according to survey by Cushman & Wakefield and CoreNet Global.
Since its founding more than 15 years ago, DENSO's Arkansas facility has been developing a variety of safety measures designed to protect its employees from hazards at work.
Workers say they are most productive before lunch, cite Monday as their most productive day of the week, and dub chatty coworkers their biggest distraction.
Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.
Workers prefer personal, private office space, but varied office types — including both collaborative and quiet spaces — help them be as productive as possible.
With the opening of its new North American headquarters in Franklin, TN, Mars Petcare has unveiled the next generation of pet-friendly workplaces.
The new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.
Most employees in France, Germany, and the U.K. work in open office layouts; the U.S. is slightly behind with 30% working in private offices and 25% in open floor plans.
More than a third have experienced absenteeism or impaired worker performance, and 31 percent have had an overdose, arrest, a near-miss or an injury because of employee opioid use, according to NSC survey.
The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.
By 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers, according to Upwork's third annual Future Workforce Report.
Employees wish their workplace technology was as easy and powerful as their personal technology, according to a survey by The Workforce Institute at Kronos.
Flipping the switch to LED lighting is no longer simply about optimizing energy use: When combined with sensors, controls, and networks, buildings become smart—gaining even greater efficiencies.
A cluttered work area can make employees unhappy and stressed. On the other hand, it could win you $5,000.