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.
Data governance—the management of data quality, accessibility, usability, and security—is a critical component of facility management operations.
Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.
Companies are full of holiday cheer this year: Most plan to host holiday parties to end 2018, and 41 percent will spend more than last year. (Don’t even think about skipping.)
Companies project nearly one-fourth of global workforces will use co-working spaces in five years, according to recent survey.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
Keeping data, devices, and networks safe and secure requires an all-hands-on-deck mentality, according to CompTIA security experts.
OSHA released its list of the year's most frequently cited workplace safety violations at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo.
Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.
Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.
Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.
Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.
View this free video webinar and you'll learn how to ensure that each aspect of your plan performs as it should so your organization can survive an emergency event of any kind.
A Delaware pet supply company is now offering employees annual “Paw-ternity” leave as part of its benefits package. Do pet-friendly workplaces make for happier employees?
Workplace data tells a story, and facility management’s interpretation matters.
Since the first issue was published in 1988 much has changed. Facility management has evolved with the times.
The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.
The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!
The workplace safety and health training grants will help 74 nonprofit organizations educate workers and job creators.
Workers in construction, transportation, manufacturing, and utilities have more risk factors for fatigue, but are less concerned about it, finds NSC report.
There’s a lot riding on the reliability and effectiveness of your elevator maintenance plan. Make sure you thoroughly understand what the agreement states and how much liability you have.
Designed to support future advances in project management technology and AI, the new platform provides data-driven insights and supports the real-time collaboration essential to smooth project delivery.
A new report from the National League of Cities analyzes how city leaders can develop resilient local waste management systems in response to China's stringent new regulations.
The 2019 Retail Facilities Trends Report from PRSM examines the trends that are driving change across the industry and will require facilities executives to adapt new strategies and tactics to succeed.
The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).
Schneider Electric helps the school district monitor and manage access to information systems distributed across 11 buildings, nine schools, one central data center, and 38 data closets.
A new survey finds more than half of workers take 30 minutes or less for lunch, and 29 percent of employees admit to working during their lunch breaks.
Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.
Download this case study from Legrand and find out how the Outdoor Ground Box survived 53 inches of water from Hurricane Harvey without missing a beat.
Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.
In the multi-faceted facility management profession, “never stop learning” is a useful maxim to keep in mind.
In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.
The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.
Located deep below a layer of shale, Cavern Technologies' colocation data center relies on Schneider Electric’s solution platform to serve clients.
The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.