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.
OSHA is challenging inventors and entrepreneurs to help develop a technological solution to workplace noise exposure and related hearing loss.
While the benefits are increasingly clear, facilities should note these four tips to avoid LED lighting failure.
The 2016 Olympic games are scheduled to kick off in Rio de Janiero tonight. While it’s too late to make an Olympic team, there is another way you and your housekeeping team can celebrate the spirit of competition.
Activities in and around buildings help determine where to look, and which pests may be attracted.
View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.
When depending on Internet of Things technology, assess facility power strategies to retain important data during an outage.
Building automation systems are one avenue for a cyber attack. A recent survey examines perceived roles.
This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.
Orlando event will bring together local businesses, schools, hospitals, houses of worship, community leaders, and law enforcement to discuss security preparedness, best practices.
The new standard will make it easier for buyers to identify green insulation products that work and protect human as well as environmental health.
The patented Flood Buzz™ warns of impending water leaks before they wreak havoc by sounding an alarm when it senses a water leak condition.
Organizations are embracing video to help them communicate more effectively with their workers, according to new study from BT and Cisco.
Nearly half of workers complete work outside of office hours and check or answer emails when they leave the office, finds a new CareerBuilder Survey.
A dream come true for Pikachu fans, Pokémon Go can be a nightmare for companies that want to keep their email and cloud-based information secure.
The CDC's updated MAHC assures science-based best practices to improve health and safety at public aquatic facilities.
The accumulation of airborne pollutants can cost as much as $6,500 per employee per year in lost productivity. Watch this free video webinar and learn about the significant return on investment improved IAQ can have in facilities.
How does a facility manager find local networking opportunities in areas underserved by a national organizations?
Sodexo's Directors of Facilities in K-12 schools are now EPA-trained "masters of indoor air quality" after completing EPA's 10-course Masters of IAQ series.
OSHA has delayed the effective date for its new rule enforcing employees’ rights to report workplace injuries, illnesses.
In honor of World FM Day, we invite you to share your views on the impact current global trends are having on the job of facility management.
Optimal workplace design is a key driver of organizational innovation, according to the U.S. Workplace Survey 2016 from Gensler.
A recent survey of corporate real estate executives finds an increased focus on the strategic aspects of CRE within companies.
The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.
As July 4th plans kick into high gear, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers. Last year, two workers were killed and four injured in an explosion at an Alabama fireworks manufacturing facility.
If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.
The new app makes reactive, time-consuming and error prone utility cost and consumption budget creation, forecasting, and reporting fast, transparent, and accurate.
In honor of National Safety Month, Hickory Construction has compiled five safety tips that result in protection and productivity.
Three National Institute of Building Sciences quarterly cybersecurity workshops are scheduled for July.
The 360ᵒ Virtual Reality video tour and panoramic 3D model provides users with an interactive showroom adventure.
Safety issues take a backseat to productivity and those in high-risk jobs are afraid to report safety issues, finds a recent National Safety Council survey.
Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.
OSHA will conduct a three-day training event in August to educate federal agency safety and health personnel on how to provide safe and healthful workplaces for federal employees.
The new material, which covers Chapter 5 of the standards, features an animation and technical bulletins on accessible parking and passenger loading zones, and includes a technical bulletin on stairways.
In early 2016, a long anticipated lease accounting standard revision was approved.