Los Angeles Luxury Retail District Earns LEED Platinum
Westfield Topanga was repurposed from a former department store space once occupied by Sears. Plus, February's free USGBC course.
OSHA Updates Guidance On Protecting Unvaccinated Workers
Updated guidance expands information on ways to protect workers from COVID-19 in higher-risk workplaces with mixed-vaccination status workers.
Carrier Launches Healthy Buildings Program
The expanded suite of advanced solutions delivers healthy, safe, efficient and productive indoor environments for commercial, healthcare, education, and retail facilities.
Four Tips For Dark Store Maintenance During COVID-19
As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.
Social Distancing Reminders Promote Safer Retail Store Shopping
SmartDome heightens real-time awareness of social distancing in retail stores – especially in areas frequented by multiple shoppers.
ALDI Lauded As Industry Leader In Sustainable Refrigeration
The EPA's GreenChill Partnership has recognized ALDI as the grocery retailer with the most GreenChill store certifications in the past year.
Preparing For The Black Friday Frenzy
Learn how retail facility managers prepare for the most highly anticipated, and busiest, shopping day of the year.
Expanded LED Highbay, Canopy Offerings By Barron Lighting Group
The company has introduced its new LPC LED low profile canopy series and ALH series of LED architectural linear highbays.
Zen HQ For SME With Multi-Site Facilities
This energy management system connects with the company's Zen thermostat to provide control over HVAC, lighting schedules, and energy consumption.
LED Lighting Case Study: Buy-Low Foods
From concept to grand opening, LED lighting proves to be a reliable solution that delivers on better visibility and energy/maintenance cost savings while adding comfort to the grocery shopping experience.
HP PVC-free Durable Smooth Wall Paper
This customizable wallpaper produces odorless displays that are mold resistant, mildew resistant, and UL GREENGUARD GOLD Certified.
Services & Maintenance: Retail Maintenance
Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
QUESTION OF THE WEEK: DIY Store Technical Due Diligence
Is there any such thing as a technical due diligence report for DIY stores?
Whitestone Releases Retail Facility Operations Costs
The Whitestone Facility Operations Cost Reference 2011-2012 International Version includes facility costs in over 100 global locations.
FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady
So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your eyes?
FRIDAY FUNNY: Impromptu Food Court Chorale!
So often, the mall food court offers up a less than inspirational experience for patrons, employees, and people just passing through. But on November 13, 2010 unsuspecting shoppers got a big surprise while enjoying their lunch. Over 100 participants in this Christmas Flash Mob.
EPA's National Building Competition Winner
Morrison Residence Hall at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill won Energy Star's first National Building Competition.
Friday Funny: IKEA Goes To The Cats!
How did the facilities and operations people get 100 curious cats out—from behind walls (with power saws, apparently), exposed ceiling rafters, and all sorts of other unlikely places—in time to open one London area IKEA store to the public the next day?
New ANSI-Approved Retail Measurement Standard
BOMA's standard is designed to serve the interests of building owners, managers, and occupants as well as facility managers, brokers, appraisers, assessors, lenders, insurers, developers, construction and design professionals, and others.
FRIDAY FUNNY: (No) Power To The People…
Power authorities are requesting retailers in Bangladesh to shut down in the evenings so football followers can watch at home without testing load management limits.
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