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.
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Modified Bitumen Design Guide is now being sold in eBook and print-on-demand versions.
Examine the potential in facility operations for artificial intelligence, blockchain, and other up-and-coming developments.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
With strategic planning increasingly important, “envisioning, enabling, and evolving” are keys to success.
"Wasteful" meetings and email continue to be a time-suck and the biggest productivity killers when it comes to getting work done, according to a new study from Workfront.
U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.
Learn how facility managers can leverage analytics on iOS devices to gain insights into their business to decrease time and resources spent on jobs, and improve SLA compliance.
The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.
View this free video webinar and learn how electronic sprinklers can impact your cost of retrofitting an existing warehouse to make it compliant to fire protection code requirements.
When searching for a new job, it can be tempting to embellish your resume a bit to grab attention. Here are 10 embarrassing examples of what not to do.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
The pilot program aims to set a new precedent for planning, building, and development by helping communities support the health and well-being of residents across all aspects of community life.
The safety of the work environment was among the top criteria employees consider when evaluating a new job offer, according to a new survey.
Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide.
The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.
Download this white paper from HID and learn how to define, evaluate and ultimately select the ideal secure issuance provider to meet your specific credential needs.
Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.
PRONTO allows candidates to take professional certification exams securely any time of day.
Managing the cyber security of buildings will require a coordinated effort among stakeholders in the facilities industry.
Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. View this free video webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.
Close to half of employees would choose more paid vacation time over a pay raise if given the choice, according to new data from Spherion Staffing.
The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.
The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.
Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.
The revised online complaint form works to ensure a whistleblower can file a complaint with the appropriate federal agency for prompt action.
In a National Safety Council survey, 97 percent of respondents report at least one risk factor for fatigue — a hidden but deadly epidemic.
IWBI celebrated the milestone by launching Build WELL, a new mobile app which contains the entire WELL Building Standard in a navigable mobile format.
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.