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.
The free online safe driving tool from the National Safety Council aims to drive down crashes.
Using mobile devices for non-work activities in the office wastes an average of 56 minutes per day, according to a new OfficeTeam survey.
With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.
Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.
OSHA has just announced a $10.5M funding opportunity for Susan Harwood Training grants to support workplace safety and health training.
A look at the American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel, what it consists of, and why it is so important.
Don't expect a free ride on regulatory issues, veteran OSHA defense attorney Joseph P. Paranac, Jr. cautions in business publication blogpost.
NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.
Employees in the United States, the Netherlands and Germany ranked highest in terms of on-the-job happiness.
In response to a new National Safety Council report, state public health leaders are being urged to increase their efforts to prevent injuries.
Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.
XL Catlin has entered into an exclusive underwriting agreement with The McGowan Companies to provide workplace violence insurance to U.S. businesses.
If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.
OSHA will hold a public meeting next month to solicit suggestions for strengthening its Voluntary Protection Programs.
In honor of today’s National Take Your Dog To Work Day, here’s a handy guide to welcoming pets into the workplace.
Does your company need a Chief Happiness Officer? Nearly 90% of workers think it's a good idea, according to a new report on the workplace from JLL.
View this free video webinar and learn about energy management challenges faced by facilities professionals, and how IoT technology can help simplify management and reduce costs.
Ericka Westgard, Senior Director of Workforce Strategy for C&W Services, shares seven pitfalls facilities managers can fall into while performing their day-to-day responsibilities.
About equal percentages of Americans think that automation will be a good or a bad thing for the future world of work, according to a new survey.
New eBook from AgilQuest provides a step-by-step guide to modern workplace solutions.
Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.
Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.
Ensure an effective technology system for enterprise collaboration by establishing a “road map” with four key stages.
The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.
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.