Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Technology articles below.
New energy efficiency standards issued for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy.
More than 70 percent of workers think sitting in an office that is too warm impacts their productivity, according to new CareerBuilder survey.
Flexibility, mobility, and IoT are among the real estate and facility management trends that are expected to dominate the workplace in 2016.
Joint development of open, global specification for energy harvesting wireless communication technology will help meet growing demand for interoperable, self-powered IoT sensor solutions.
A summary report of HVAC service provides insight that is useful to repair and replace plans.
New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they're busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?
Monitoring and control systems are at the nexus of buildings and successful zero net energy (ZNE) performance, according to a new study from the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA).
Smaller tenants looking for less than 5,000 square feet represent 80% of the office market, generally take the same amount of a rep’s time,...
Building operators prioritize the safety and security of their facilities over sustainability and productivity, according to a recent survey of nearly 500 buildings across seven major U.S. cities by Honeywell and KRC Research.
Nine out of 10 full-time U.S. employees believe their boss trusts them to get their job done regardless of where and when they do their work, according to a national survey.
A new wave of robotic software is revolutionizing the way businesses approach staffing and changing the services demanded of outsourcing providers, according to a new research report from Mindfields Consulting.
Microsoft now holds the Guinness World Record for Quietest Place on Earth, thanks to help from Eckel Noise Control Technologies.
Chicago's iconic Merchandise Mart, one of the world's largest commercial buildings and wholesale design centers, will install Johnson Controls' distributed energy storage technology.
An infographic from Dow Water & Process Solutions shows how advanced treatment technologies can help save costs and reduce water usage in cooling towers.
For the 17th year, Lenel is helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans at the 2015 Little League World Series with its advanced security systems, including a new high-tech video management system.
Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications
Carnegie Hall is one of a limited but distinguished number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED certification.
A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today's police forces, according to Perkins+Will.
With hot, humid climates as the focus, several types of chilled water pipe insulation were field tested.