Research

Resource pages for "Research"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Hybrid Work

Organizations Need To Address These Critical Facets Of Hybrid Work

New survey shows employers must prioritize mental health, remote options, and improved technology to promote employee advocacy and better work-life balance.
predictive maintenance

CABA Report Looks At Predictive Maintenance In Intelligent Buildings

Supported by a cross-section of stakeholders in the buildings industry, the report offers facility stakeholders insights on the development of technologies and market offerings.
workplace slips trips falls

IUP Department of Safety Sciences To Study Workplace Slips, Trips, Falls

Indiana University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Safety Sciences has been awarded $30,000 to investigate ways to limit workplace slips, trips, and falls.
Flexible Working

Flexible Working Now More Important Than Salary

Having an office space will be considered an employee benefit rather than a mandatory way of working, according to new Jabra study.
Steelcase

Study Finds Textiles Are Unlikely Source Of COVID-19

Steelcase commissioned first-ever test on how the SARS-CoV-2 virus behaves on contract surface materials commonly found in offices.

One Years’ Waste Could Build More Than 538 Statues Of Liberty

New research by Compare the Market reveals the number of times different countries could re-create iconic landmarks based on their daily plastic waste.
building automation

IT-Driven Building Automation Solutions Gaining Momentum, Market Share


Compared to traditional BAS systems, intelligent building alternatives can harness wireless, edge (sensor), and cloud-based data analytics capabilities.
critical infrastructure

Data Centers: Best Practices In Challenging Times

As impacts of COVID-19 continue, an advisory report produced by Uptime Institute shares best practices to reduce risk associated with operating critical infrastructure facilities.
energy efficiency

New Report: Energy Efficiency Efforts Have Made Significant Impact

A first of its kind report from ASE, ACEEE, and BSCE states energy efficiency actions have delivered results, while warning of stalled progress.
multi-site projects

For Your Multi-Site Projects, Are Contractors Part Of The Solution?

A new study explores critical success factors for multi-site projects, from the perspectives of both owners and contractors.
smart building

Did You Miss “New Research: How To Overcome The Technology Gap In Smart Building...

View this free video webinar and see data insights from recent research into building safety and occupancy issues.
heat waves

Are Your Buildings Feeling The Heat?

New research from Urban Land Institute explores impact of rising temperatures, heat waves on urban development.
temperature

Hot Rooms, Hot Buyers

Can the temperature of a room affect a buyer’s eagerness to buy an item—or haggle for a good deal?
workplace safety

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.
green building industry

USGBC Explores Green Building Industry’s Role As Global Solution

The new report takes a closer look at Americans' views on environmental issues and how the green building industry can be better positioned as a global solution.
2019 data center

2019 Data Center Trends: 10 To Watch

Uptime Institute looks at edge computing, security threats, and resiliency among the trends for data center facility managers and IT professionals to watch in the coming year.
occupational safety

EU-OSHA Report Looks To Workplace Trends In 2025

The agency has shared the findings of a two-year project to anticipate the effects of digitalization on occupational safety and health in the European Union.
workplace innovation

Designing Workplaces Engineered For Innovation

A series of roundtable discussions convened by BHDP Architecture reveals importance of “three Ds” of workplace innovation.
workplace design

What Has Changed In Workplace Strategies?

In a fifth biennial global benchmarking study, “once alternative” workplace strategies were examined with insights from more than 130 organizations.
hurricane season

Protect Facilities From Wind And Flood Damage

Cost-effective prevention is worth considering as the 2018 hurricane season is in full swing, and research from global insurer FM Global bears out this assertion.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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