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The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.


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The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.

Productivity

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


ASID Shares New HQ Post-Occupancy Research

The American Society of Interior Designers has made available post-occupancy research for its new WELL and LEED certified headquarters in Washington, DC.

Five Tips To Create An Inspirational Office

Aesthetics and the overall look of your office have more to do with employee satisfaction than you might think. Here's how to create a workspace that will inspire, boost employee morale, and retain talent.

Why Workplace Cleanliness Is Key

Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.

Remote Working: A Work In Progress

As demand for remote work options increase, facility planners should assess organizational culture and processes to ensure workplace design that fosters productivity for all employees.

Workplace Design Matters To Millennials

New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.

More Sleep Would Make Americans Better Employees

With daylight saving time coming to an end soon, it might be a good time to catch up on some sleep.

Exhausted Employees Cost American Companies Millions Each Year

U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.

Mobile Devices: Wasting Time At Work

Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.

During Tax Season, CPA Firm Renovates in Place

With little time to spare during its busiest time of the year, Edelstein & Company in Boston, MA had its project team coordinate a three-phase construction schedule.

World’s First Biophilic Office Project Studies Buildings, Nature

The research project will provide environmental and human data as evidence of biophilic design’s positive impact on the health and wellbeing of office occupants.

Five Ways To Improve Workplace Through Space Management

Deploy intelligent (and dynamic) space planning strategies through the use of technology, coupled with other sources of insight into how employees work.

7 Tips For Maximizing Productivity In An Open Office

Keeping an open office productive, orderly, and comfortable can be a challenge. Learn how you can make sure the open office idea works for your organization.

Beyond The Red Dots: Creating Space That Works

In analyzing workplace performance data, facility executives may not want to focus primarily on how many seats are occupied — but rather on why some are not.

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Lengo delivers specially designed music that has been proven to exponentially increase concentration in employees.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

NCMS Report Finds Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

Productivity and safety improvements were revealed when the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences studied use of Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton at a U.S. Navy shipyard.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

Safety Programs Increase Productivity For Manufacturing Companies

New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.

Spot Heating Solutions Can Improve Comfort, Productivity

When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.

Green Offices Improve Productivity

Keeping staff healthy and happy improves productivity and boosts businesses’ bottom line, according to the World Green Building Council.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

Friday Funny: Let’s Go Streaking! For The Love Of Coffee?

In a recent survey conducted by Staples, it was found that some office workers may take their reliance on a coffee break to the extreme.

Hack To The Future: Amping Up The Traditional Office

Your office doesn’t have to be boring, but it probably is. While not every facilities team can implement these five office hacks to jazz up their spaces, take them as inspiration.

BOLD Award Nominations Close September 7, 2016

These 2nd annual awards recognize "Building Optimizers, Leaders, and Disruptors" who use technology to further green building efforts.

Survey Says… Beverage Amenities Make A Difference

Many variables affect employee productivity — design, lighting, air quality, and more.

Catalysts For Office Productivity

With technology making it possible for many to work virtually anywhere, it’s important to provide spaces and amenities to help employees thrive.

Did You Miss Our “Your Air May Be Destroying Productivity” Webinar?

The accumulation of airborne pollutants can cost as much as $6,500 per employee per year in lost productivity. Watch this free video webinar and learn about the significant return on investment improved IAQ can have in facilities.

RAB Lighting Intros DLC Qualified Lighting Control System

In late June 2016, DesignLights Consortium launched its QPL for Networked Lighting Control, and Lightcloud is the first to be recognized as meeting those performance specifications.

Employee Engagement: Impact Of Workplace Design

Simply redesigning the facility doesn't solve every engagement issue, but it can go a long way to energize and inspire employees in their work.

For Active Workplace, Avoid These Common Pitfalls

Among the biggest traps? Thinking that active design is a product choice. Make the most of the investment into an office redesign by considering the following approaches.

Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries

Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.

Tackling Productivity In The Building Industry

The National Institute of Building Sciences has developed an infographic to identify the major themes that will help the industry address productivity challenges.

Workplace Vitality: 5 Imperatives For Facility Leadership

A focus on these five factors leads the way to effectively supporting the business units in your organization.

Question Of The Week: Indoor Air Quality Effects?

Cognitive functions in crisis are markedly better for people who work in facilities with low levels of indoor pollutants and carbon dioxide.

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