Topics

The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.



Renovation Projects

Keep It “Business As Usual” During Renovations

Using new barrier technologies, planning, and some creative ingenuity, you can safely keep your facility open during renovation projects.
Salt Lake City

Elevate Commercial Roofing Opens Green Manufacturing Facility In Utah

Built with Elevate and Holcim materials, the manufacturer’s new LEED-certified manufacturing and distribution center in Salt Lake City will expand service to customers in the West.
business continuity planning

How Facility Executives Can Impact Business Continuity Planning

Why facility executives and leaders have to be actively involved in business continuity planning and training.
paint

4 Eco-Friendly Painting Tips For Commercial Buildings

There are a few environmentally-friendly strategies building owners can use when painting their buildings.
AI in the Workplace

AI In The Workplace: Employees Want More Training, Guidance

Workers know that AI can create a competitive advantage for themselves and their employers; are concerned about job relevance, security risks, privacy.
dam

FEMA Awards $26 Million To Dam Safety Grant Program

This infrastructure funding will help protect communities from flooding, avoid disaster costs and strengthen resilience to climate change.
museums building envelope

The Building Envelope: Down To A Fine Art

Five modern museums are preventing condensation and mold at building envelope penetrations.
Parking Deck Solar

Georgia Solar Companies Unveil New Parking Deck Solar Array

At its Atlanta headquarters, Georgia Power joined with Georgia-based solar companies QCells, Quest Renewables, and Radiance Solar to create a 200 kW AC solar carport.
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.
decision-making

Listen Now: Decision-Making During A Crisis

Robert C. Chandler, Ph.D, Founder and Principal of Emperiria discusses his research on adaptive decision-making.
Pattern of Management

Overseeing FM Teams: The Pattern of Management

Creating healthy patterns of management allows facility managers to manage the chaos around them and ensure clients, employees, and employers are happy.
ADA lawsuits, Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services

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.
Improving IAQ

Clearing The Air And Improving IAQ

HVAC systems are the first line of defense when it comes to protecting building occupants from airborne pollutants.
Building Automation Products

Building Automation: Products To Make Facility Management Easier

These building automation products help facility managers monitor energy usage, air quality, cybersecurity and more.
School Security

Keeping Schools Safe With High Performance Windows, Doors

New website highlights innovative glass solutions that create secure, yet welcoming, learning environments.
Fire Safety

5 Critical Parts Of Fire Safety

Explore commonly overlooked elements when it comes to fire safety and prevention.

Laying The Foundation For Success

Dawn Borden discusses her experience as a facility manager and her current role working alongside facilities as a project manager.
smart spaces

Six Game-Changing Trends For Smart Spaces

Six major trends tied to the growing automation of smart spaces will develop in 2024, all sharing the watchwords of “sustainable efficiency.”
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

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).
Baptist Health Care Pensacola Florida

Climate-Resilient Healthcare Design: Five Key Strategies

Baptist Health Care followed these steps to fortify its new Pensacola, Florida medical campus from natural disasters.
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.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

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).

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