Tag: Standards

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Staying Ahead Of ADA Lawsuits

Facility executives can take steps to avoid litigation and maintain accessible spaces for all by choosing the right ADA consultant.
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Excel Dryer Creates Healthy, Sustainable Workplace Of The Future

Guided by the WELL Building Standard, Excel Dryer aimed to merge beauty, health, wellness and sustainability into its renewed workplace.
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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 50 Years

The National Institute of Building Sciences supports public and private building technology to advance the nation’s built environment.
Photovoltaic Hazard Control

Photovoltaic Hazard Control: How To Ensure Safety Under UL 3741

Misinterpretation of the UL 3741 Standard for Photovoltaic Hazard Control in some solutions may be putting firefighters at risk, and there are implications for the PV industry.

ERCO Lüdenscheid Unveils Quinta Recessed Spotlights

Quinta recessed spotlights use ceiling-integrated general lighting with supplementary components such as accent lighting and wall washing. 
Fitwell Certification

Nine New Companies Commit To Fitwel Certification

Leading insurance, real estate, financial services, and sustainability companies have committed to health at scale as Fitwel Champions, Providers, and Partners.
Health And Safety Standards

Health And Safety: How To Measure Impact Of Voluntary Consensus Standards

New guidance from ANSI and ULSE shows how to measure, articulate the impacts that voluntary consensus standards can have on public health and safety.
Strategic Energy Management

Can Strategic Energy Management Programs Drive Carbon Reduction?

ACEEE explores how SEM can support decarbonization efforts and provides strategies to broaden the scope of these programs to better meet today’s GHG emission reduction goals.
smart building

The Impact Of Smart Buildings On Facilities Management

The transformation from traditional structures to smart buildings is fundamentally reshaping the domain of facilities management.
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Building Performance Standards: A Key To Reducing Emissions

ACEEE looks at the expanding role of building performance standards as a key strategy to reduce emissions from existing buildings.
NBIMS-US

National BIM Standard-US Version 4: Open For Public Comment

Three years in the making, NBIMS-US V4 will be unveiled at Building Innovation 2023 in September.
Safety Professionals

ASSP Publishes Third Edition Of Safety Professionals Handbook

The Safety Professionals Handbook has become a standard reference guide for safety professionals and students across all industries.

Continuity Insights: 5 Business Resiliency Standard Takeaways

Carol DeLatte, Exeter Finance, discusses her session topic for the 21st Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference: Business resiliency, business continuity, and disaster recovery standards.
Building Performance Standards

Building Performance Standards: Raising The Bar For Sustainability

In a sustainability checklist, buildings are at the top, and federal, state and local governments are taking action. Here's how to decode and achieve compliance with new policies.
Allseating sustainability certification

Allseating Achieves BIFMA LEVEL®3 In Seating Category

Allseating is first Canadian manufacturer to reach highest level of responsible product manufacturing across all product categories.
SEAM Certification

CRE Industry Launches World’s First Social Impact Certification

SEAM Certification, a measure of corporate real estate social sustainability, will provide guidance, resources, and certification for achieving positive social impact in the built environment.
Johnson Controls OpenBlue

Johnson Controls OpenBlue Earns WiredScore Accreditation

Accredited Solutions program certifies that smart, connected building products perform to latest industry standards, provide value for building owners and operators.
OSHA Training Institute

OSHA Expands Training Institute Education Center Network

OSHA has extended the safety and health training opportunities if offers throughout the U.S. by adding a new organization to its OTI Education Centers.
UCB warehouse Atlanta

Atlanta Warehouse Is World’s First WELL Platinum/LEED Gold Pharma Project     

Atlanta Warehouse is part of UCB's global inspace project, providing work environments to stimulate innovation and reimagine collaboration.
VariSpace Coppell Dallas-Fort Worth

Vari Opens New DFW Global Headquarters

The office furniture company's new home is the third Fitwel-certified facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, showcasing Vari's commitment to healthy workspaces.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Worried About Workforce Shortages? Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
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View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.