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Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?


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Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?

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Friday Funny: Do Stinky School Restrooms Mean Your School Stinks?

Summer is winding to a close, and students are headed back to school. Will dirty restrooms create a negative impression of their school and its leaders?

Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

Honeywell Improves Data and Video Protection

30 Series IP Cameras is a suite of video cameras that strengthens building safety and security through advanced analytics and secure channel encryption.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

AAMA and IGMA Becoming FGIA

The memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.

Maintaining Rooftop Steel Structures

When steel is protected and maintained properly, it provides long-term structural durability for architectural elements and operational systems alike.

Are Your Buildings Feeling The Heat?

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

Security Trends And Facility Management

Here is a look at common issues facing facility executives when it comes to building security.

ProWorks Pyramid Grip Nitrile Gloves

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Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

An Eye On Workplace Violence

Here are seven best practices to reduce your organization’s workplace violence risk and be better prepared if incidents do occur.

How To Calculate Square Footage In Your Facility, The Easy Way

Inaccurate square footage metrics can lead to major issues, including complications with building projects and excess spending across multiple facilities.

Adesto Adds Smart Transceiver Protocols

Ability to use multiple protocols on same network revolutionizes field integration for building automation and industrial control applications.

Friday Funny: Who’s Your Favorite Dirty Dog?

Everybody loves a good makeover. Take a look at America's Top 10 Shelter Dog Makeovers of 2019 and cast your vote in Wahl’s eighth annual Dirty Dogs Contest. 

Managing Higher Education Facilities: A Q&A Recap

On August 8, experts from Sightlines, a Gordian company, answered questions during a Twitter Q&A conducted by Facility Executive.

Motive Power Chargers Restructure

EnerSys has restructured its Motive Power chargers portfolio, which is now organized according to performance and charging profiles.

Woman’s Hospital Invests In Electrostatic Disinfection System

The Clorox® Total 360® System allows Baton Rouge's leading women's specialty hospital to protect patients from illness-causing pathogens and keep infection rates low.

The Top 6 Benefits Of An Office Relocation

Although office relocation can be an unwelcome distraction for some employees, moving your office can result in a more comfortable, productive, and appealing space for all.

Primex Improves OneVue Sense Line

Primex released additional environmental monitoring solutions to enhance its OneVue Monitoring Platform.

St. Louis Seismic Renovation Completed With Occupants In Place

McCarthy Building Companies employed alternative methods to improve the seismic performance of the Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis, MO.

TripleGuard Wins Product Design Award

TripleGuard™, a smart water leak monitoring, detection and prevention system from RectorSeal®, has won a Dealer Design Award sponsored by the HVAC/R industry magazine The News.

Can Workplace Surveillance Methods Discourage Potential Employees?

Global survey finds that some workplace surveillance methods, including facial recognition technology, would discourage 64% of people from seeking employment with an organization.

Dositec PCB Controlled Multi-Washer Dispensers

Dositec PCB Controlled Multi-Washer dispensers are specifically developed for laundries with four or more smaller washer extractors, and compatible with the Hydro Connect platform, which allows laundries to more closely oversee alarms, water and energy use and costs in real time.

Dallas Architecture Organizations Merge Into New Space

The American Institute of Architects' and Architecture and Design Foundation's Texas-size project inspires local Dallas architecture and design community.

New Report Examines Wide Range Of Mass Violence Solutions

In the wake of mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Gilroy, the behavioral health-based report recommends a community wide response to violence.

ROCKWOOL Continuous Insulation BML Certified

ROCKWOOL's COMFORTBOARD continuous insulation product has been officially certified by the California State Fire Marshall’s Building Materials Listing Program (BML).

The Time Has Come To Pick Your Favorite Potty!

Whether located in a restaurant, airport, or zoo, this year's 10 finalists in Cintas' America’s Best Restroom Contest go above and beyond to provide unique and clean facilities for guests. 

HYDRO BAN Linear Drain Grates & Troughs

LATICRETE expanded its HYDRO BAN linear drain grates and troughs while the ordering and logistics process for distributors has also been approved by now offering the troughs and grates as separate purchases, instead of packaging them together.

Friday Funny: The Early Bird Gets The Worm (Especially On Monday)

Workers say they are most productive before lunch, cite Monday as their most productive day of the week, and dub chatty coworkers their biggest distraction.

Combustible Concealed Space Sprinklers Enhanced

Johnson Controls announced advanced listings for its TYCO Model CC3 combustible concealed space sprinklers, the TY2199 4.2K sprinkler and TY3199 5.6K sprinkler.

Five Tips To Save On Facility Energy Costs In The Winter

Keeping the warmth in and the cold out is quick, easy, and requires no construction with these tips to save on energy costs.

Polyglass Develops Self-Adhered Membranes For Cold Weather

Self-adhered, modified bitumen membranes install at low temperatures, widening the window of opportunity for roofing applications.

Standing Desks For Business | Hawke Media & VARIDESK®

Hawke Media is one of the fastest growing marketing firms in Southern California. To accommodate their hyper-growth, they created a new headquarters by renovating an old industrial warehouse and giving it an open, flexible design. Hawke trusted VARIDESK® to take them from space plan to fully installed in just 3 days.

Did You Miss Our “Best Practices In Fire And Life Safety” Webinar?

View this free video webinar sponsored by NOTIFIER by Honeywell and learn about the fire and life safety products and software to protect your facility, staff and visitors, and keep your campus connected.

Academic and Residential Complex Celebrates Opening at UIC

Thornton Tomasetti, Solomon Cordwell Buenz and American Campus Communities collaborate on a public private partnership.

Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center

Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center is a multi-purpose education and recreation facility in Central Oregon's largest state park that provides unparalleled access to unexplored Oregon territory.

Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

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Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

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