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.
Two-thirds of organizations name an active shooter as a top threat, but 79 percent are not fully prepared, more than 60 percent run no readiness drills.
If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.
View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .
IFMA has released its latest guide in the widely acclaimed series on sustainability for facility managers, “Sustainability How-To Guide: Carbon Footprint.”
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency awards at its 19th biennial Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
OSHA is accepting nominations for members to serve on the Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH).
Managers and employees don't see eye to eye when it comes to the ideal work environment for creativity, according to a new survey from The Creative Group.
Homemade soap, shared ice cream cones, and outright bribery are just a few of the things desperate job hunters have tried to land a position.
The goal is to bring about quicker resolution for whistleblowers and their employers regarding claims of retaliation for reporting safety and other concerns on the job.
A new global survey delivers surprising results about the amount of time employees spend in meetings, whether they consider them productive, and how and where they like to attend them.
The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has translated eight of its most popular educational Technical Bulletins into Spanish.
For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.
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.