World FM Day 2023: Facility Management Makes A Difference
This year's theme, Making A Real Difference, recognizes the adaptability, collaboration and steadfast commitment facility managers have to the built environment.
ASHRAE Commits To Broad Building Decarbonization
The organization outlined new initiatives that aim to reduce the built community’s negative impacts on the environment.
Flexibility, Resilience Will Dominate Real Estate Industry
New PwC US, Urban Land Institute report finds expectations of traditionally designed spaces have changed, and a massive shift in the functionality of offices, shopping centers, and healthcare spaces is likely.
Propane Council Shares Power Generation Information
During National Preparedness Month, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) highlights its new resource, The Ultimate Guide to Power Generation, for construction and building professionals.
For Industry-Leading Networking, Greenbuild Means Go
With more reasons than ever to get back to the business of creating sustainable spaces, you won’t want to miss Greenbuild 2021.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Comes To San Diego
Register for Greenbuild today using Facility Executive’s exclusive promo code, and receive a free expo hall pass.
NIBS Opens Call For Speakers For Building Innovation 2021
The National Institute of Building Sciences' September virtual conference will feature tracks on Resilience, Technology, and Workplace.
15 Cities, Counties Join LEED Government Leadership Program
USGBC LEED certification helps cities and counties accelerate progress on climate change, resilience, and social equity challenges.
Resilient Buildings As First Line Of Defense
Assess risks and access resources to fortify your facilities to withstand threats and hazards.
USGBC Shares Strategies For Resilient Design, Green Schools
The U.S. Green Building Council has published two guides available for download, one focused on resilient companies and communities and the other on green purchasing for healthier schools.
Employees Say Organizations Don’t Have Resilience To Navigate A Crisis
An Eagle Hill Consulting poll reveals only 25 percent of U.S. employees say their workplace culture fosters employee innovation and collaboration to deal with a crisis.
Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits
In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
Hurricane-Resistant Fenestration Should Combat Both Wind And Debris
Proper specification and installation of windows, skylights, and related products protects facilities during extreme weather events.
Preparing Buildings For Hurricanes, And Other Extreme Weather
June 1 marks the beginning of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and the NOAA Climate Prediction Center says above-normal hurricane activity is expected.
BREEAM USA In-Use Version 6 Update Includes Focus On Resilience
The first update since the program was launched in 2016, this includes new criteria for the BRE's Commercial program (BREEAM USA In-Use V6 Commercial).
Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay
Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.
Are Your Buildings Feeling The Heat?
New research from Urban Land Institute explores impact of rising temperatures, heat waves on urban development.
To Protect Property, Design Solutions for Campus Resiliency
Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.
Lightning Safety: Highlights From 2018
As lightning strikes threaten an increasing number of facilities and communities, the Lighting Protection Institute shares relevant developments and trends from 2018.
ICC Approves Changes For Tall Mass Timber Construction
The International Code Council released the unofficial voting results on code change proposals considered in 2018, including passage of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals.