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.
Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.
Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.
Over a quarter of American employees have access to employer-sponsored wellness benefits, but 63 percent don't take advantage of them, according to new survey.
In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.
The winners of this year’s Global FM Excellence Awards have been revealed to coincide with today’s international World FM Day 2017.
Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.
Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.
BETA will help the real estate, construction, design, urban planning and facility management industries better understand and use contemporary and developing technologies for the built environment.
View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.
Many enterprises are moving some applications to the cloud, but the vast majority of IT workloads are hosted in company-owned and colocation data centers, according to a new Uptime Institute survey.
International Code Council kicks off the first week of Building Safety Month by working towards its goal of preserving the building industry's shrinking workforce.
Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.
WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.
Remote work, telecommuting, or telework: No matter what you call it, it’s a growing workplace trend. Learn more about PGi’s Global Telework Survey results with this infographic.
In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.
View this free webinar video and learn strategies for using LED lighting to manage your energy and control your space.
Petco has declared April 19 "National Pets @ Work Day" to encourage more businesses to embrace a pet-friendly environment and raise awareness of the mutual benefits of a pets at work culture.
View this video webinar and learn about wireless trends and challenges, in-building wireless solutions, and recommendations for choosing the right IBW solution.
When integrated workplace management systems fall short of expectations these steps can help facility management regain the benefits.
Being the office clown may be more beneficial than you thought, according to CFOs. As long as you follow these five simple rules.
The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.
From paper clip providers and break room suppliers to desktop tchotchke manufacturers, companies adversely impacted by the rise of the “free range” office are joining forces to protest the trend.
The $1 trillion profession is facing a critical shortage of professionals as career paths in the industry undergo “significant change,” according to a new report from IFMA and RICS.
New for 2017, an award will be presented to employers dedicated to the health and safety of employees and community members on and off the job.
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.
View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.
WiredScore’s Wired Certification Guidelines for Commercial Developments and Redevelopments provides standards for designing buildings to meet tenants’ current and future technology demands.
It’s up to you! Cintas has announced the top 10 finalists in its nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest and the polls are open.
A new workplace collaboration survey from Oblong Industries reveals 89% of workers want to engage with information in more interactive, immersive ways.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.
While the obsession with college basketball may seem like an unwelcome distraction at work, nearly one in four companies encourage their employees to celebrate the annual NCAA tournament.
View this video webinar and learn about facilities management professionals' most pressing challenges, ways to achieve budgetary and operational goals, and how to leverage logistics and workforce services to maximize efficiency and control costs.
View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.