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Tackling energy projects can be eased with energy service performance contracts.

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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.


Energizing Facility Improvements

Tackling energy projects can be eased with energy service performance contracts.

Senior Living: The Wellness Effect

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry was evolving from a care-based business model to one that is wellness-based, with care.

Tech Tools To Keep Offices Safer

In looking at your Safely Back to Work strategy, it may help to break the challenges into three stages: Now, next, then.

Returning To Work: The New Office

There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Comfort Is King: Dressing For Success, Pandemic Style

As businesses reopen, employers should review and reaffirm their dress policies to ensure pajamas remain worn at home—and not at work.

Construction Data For Facilities Of The Future

A sound information architecture (IA) strategy is key to realizing the potential of available technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI).

Join Us For A Free Webinar: HVAC Resiliency For COVID-19 And Beyond

As buildings prepare for reopening it’s clear that most HVAC systems are outdated. Register for this free webinar and learn how a science-based approach can enable a more strategic approach to COVID-19.

Employers Should Brace For Increased Employee Substance Misuse

As the country reopens from the coronavirus shutdown, National Safety Council urges employers to prepare for a surge in addiction issues and offers guidance for proper handling.

As More Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety And Health Remain OSHA Priority

As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.

IFMA, Denver Launch Facility Management Talent Development Program

With over 1,300 openings in facility management in the metro area, IFMA Foundation, the IFMA Denver Chapter, and Denver Economic Development and Opportunity are collaborating to fill the looming talent gap. 

The Truth About Building Inspections And Compliance (Plus A Free eBook)

[FREE EBOOK] Read the basics of building inspections and why they’re a necessary part of running a successful business. Inside, you’ll find the action items and tools you’ll need to ensure a constant state of compliance.

Execs Expect More Teleworking, Even One Year After COVID-19

A new survey reveals the majority of human resources executives expect the shift toward teleworking to continue, even one year after COVID-19 substantially subsides.

Cleaning Industry Research Institute Issues Guidance For COVID-19 Decontamination

The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.

OSHA Adopts Revised Enforcement Policies For Coronavirus

As states begin reopening their economies, OSHA has issued two revised enforcement policies to ensure employers are taking action to protect their employees.

$11.5M In Worker Safety, Health Training Grants Available From OSHA

Three types of training grants will fund education to help workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards, including the coronavirus.

U.S. Employers Making Plans To Get Workers Back To Work Safely

National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions survey of more than 200 employers found 88% have a COVID-19 return-to-work task force in place.

8 Tips To Keep Nursing Home, Long-Term Care Facility Workers Safe

A new alert from OSHA lists safety tips employers can use to protect nursing home and long-term care facility workers from exposure to the coronavirus.

World FM Day 2020: Celebrating Our Environment

Now more than ever, it’s important to acknowledge and thank those who keep facilities healthy and safe for occupants.

Did You Miss Our “Connected Lighting: Present & Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the definition of connected lighting, key elements of a modern connected lighting system, technology implementations, regulatory requirements, and more.

Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Poster Now Available In 13 Languages

In addition to English and Spanish, OSHA offers “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster in 11 more languages.

Building Safety Month Kicks Off Today

Celebrating its 40th year, the 2020 campaign promotes “Safer Buildings, Safer Communities, Safer World” and includes resources on important topics like disaster preparedness.

Facility Executive: April 2020 Issue

The April 2020 issue features HVAC and COVID-19, anti-drone technology, lighting trends, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

One Week Left To Vote For The Custodian Of The Year!

Time is running out to cast your vote in the 2020 Custodian of the Year contest hosted by Cintas Corporation.

ASHRAE Establishes Epidemic Task Force

The task force will address the challenges of the current COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to the effects of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems on disease transmission.

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.

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