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The Work-from-Home Experience Survey will help identify the global impact of COVID-19 on how and where people are working.

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


IFMA Conducting Global Work-From-Home Survey

The Work-from-Home Experience Survey will help identify the global impact of COVID-19 on how and where people are working.

How Is Your Company Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.

ASIS International, Security Industry Association Form New Partnership

Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.

COVID-19: HVACR Organizations Promote Essential Status

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the HVACR industry has requested "essential business" status for its technicians and engineers.

The New Expectations In Facility Management: Smart. Connected. Tailored

In just a few decades, facility management has morphed from a mere provider of services to a key cog in the business growth engine.

COVID-19 Pandemic: 5 Tips To Help Employees Work From Home

Does your organization urgently need employees to work from home due to COVID-19? Try these five helpful tips.

Friday Funny: Do Playoffs Pay Off At Work?

When it comes to workplace morale, 78% of employees at companies that celebrate sports events like March Madness say they improve team spirit.

Purpose-Based Design For The Workplace

Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.

Protect Operational Technology For Cyber Security

Seek to identify facility vulnerabilities, and follow up with collaboration between IT and OT to decrease risk to the organization.

Did You Miss Our “5 Facility Management Tech Tips To Survive The Coming Decade” Webinar?

Technology is rapidly changing the roles and responsibilities of facilities management professionals. Learn five tips on how you can be an early adopter and leader in an evolving industry.

New Guide To Preventing Serious Injuries, Fatalities Available

A new white paper from the Campbell Institute helps employers put serious injury and fatality prevention programs in place.

Did You Miss Our “How Technology Can Increase Workplace Productivity” Webinar?

This free video webinar will provide insight on how and where to apply technology tools for a streamlined, productive workplace.

Is Your School Custodian The Coolest?

If your school custodian is top notch, take note: Cintas is accepting nominations for its 2020 Custodian of the Year contest.

Planned Energy Efficiency, Smart Building Investments Soar

75 percent of organizations plan to increase their investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings, according to Johnson Controls' 2019 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

Fire Safety System Inspections: 4 Unexpected Ways To Prepare Your Organization

Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.

Friday Funny: Super Bowl LIV CEO Showdown

Asked which Super Bowl LIV coach they'd rather have as a boss, professionals choose Kansas City Chiefs’ Andy Reid over San Francisco 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan.

Space Planning In 2020: Challenges And Opportunities

High real estate prices, an increase in mobile working, and the need to attract and retain employees has encouraged facility managers to look at space planning in new ways.

Gen Z Drives Workplace Technology Purchasing Decisions

New research from Nintex reveals how organizations can make the most of the tech skills and experience of digital natives.

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

What Are The World’s “Most Hated” Office Tasks?

Over 75 percent of office workers say employees shouldn't spend time on tasks that can be automated, according to Automation Anywhere survey.

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

Top Seven IT Challenges For 2020

Targeted ransomware, attacks on AI-based solutions, and data privacy are the top three IT challenges for businesses this year, according to Netwrix.

Are Your Facilities Ready For 2020?

A new guide from Aramark identifies the top 20 trends that will influence the future of facilities management.

NSC Introduces Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship

The $2,000 tuition award will go to female student interested in pursuing a career in the environment, health and safety, or related field.

Friday Funny: Take Me Down The Construction Road

UPCO and hip hop recording artist Chingy produce “Old Town Road” song parody to promote careers in construction to Millennials and Gen Z.

Friday Funny: Your Potty Mouth Is Not OK (The Blue Hair Is Fine)

A new office etiquette survey from Accountemps reveals that bad language, pets, and political décor are the biggest workplace offenses.

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.

OSHA Updates Amputations In Manufacturing Industries Program

The National Emphasis Program (NEP) targets industrial and manufacturing workplaces where employees are injured by unguarded or improperly guarded machinery and equipment.

Facility Executive | December 2019 Issue

The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.

Friday Funny: Don’t Be A Bad Santa

If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility's holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Are U.S. Employees The Happiest Employees?

A new global survey by Mindspace confirms that employees of large U.S. companies are happiest, but small to medium enterprises (SMEs) lag far behind.

OSHA Enforcement And Compliance Increased In 2019

In its mission to keep workplaces free of hazards, OSHA significantly increased the number of inspections and provided a record amount of compliance assistance during FY 2019.

HVACR Manufacturers, Industry Professionals Report Strong Economy

The HVACR community has a positive business outlook heading into 2020, finds the latest AHR Expo and ASHRAE Journal Annual Economic Outlook Survey.

GBCI Rolls Out ISSP Professional Sustainability Credentials

The ISSP credentials recognize individuals with the skills to foster innovation, transform culture, and embed sustainable practices in organizations and communities globally.

Toxic Cultures, Negative Behaviors Prevalent In The Workplace

New report from EVERFI finds that negative stress, as well as high rates of toxic and negative culture, are common in the workplace.

New Digital Library Features Sustainable Buildings Around The World

The World Green Building Council has launched a new case study library showcasing excellence in sustainable development globally, featuring buildings that are net zero carbon and/or enhance human health.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

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