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Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

Greening The Roof

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Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.

GEM Speed Key Kit Offers More Owner Control

The Speed Key Kit controls the performance available to individual drivers of Polaris® GEM® electric vehicles.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.

Friday Funny: The UK’s Ugliest New Building

The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”

DITEK Outdoor Surge Protector for PoE

Model DTK-MRJPOEX is a surge protector designed specifically for PoE connections exposed to extreme weather conditions.
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Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm Concludes First Season

Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.

Paris Outdoor Sombra Shade Table

The Sombra Shade Table is a steel shade structure with contemporary design elements that are stylish and functional.

Madison Treadbrite Edge Gel Metal Cleaner

TreadBrite Edge Gel metal cleaner removes soil, laser scale, rust, and heat treat scale, including heat tint/weld burn from aluminum, mild steel, stainless steel, and copper.

In Chicago, Design At The River’s Edge

River Edge Ideas Lab Exhibition launches its highlight of public spaces and design in conjunction with the Chicago Architecture Biennial during Fall 2017.

Tubelite TerraPorte 7600 Terrace Doors

TerraPorte 7600 out-swing and in-swing architectural terrace doors can be installed as a standalone product or integrated into Tubelite’s curtain wall, 900RW ribbon window, and storefront systems.

Vitro’s Specialty Glass Design Kit

The Specialty Glass Design Kit is for interior and exterior applications and includes clear, ultra-clear, and tinted glasses with special effects, textures, and colors.

ASSA ABLOY New Glass Solutions Program

This initiative provides facility buyers a comprehensive resource for glass door hardware offerings across the company's various brands and divisions.

Harper Turf TV35 Vacuum Sweeper

The TV35 is a clean and quiet self-propelled turf vacuum sweeper that has been redesigned.

Milwaukee Personal Lighting Solutions

Personal Lighting products include a rechargeable Flashlight, Headlamp, and Pocket Flood Light as well as a non-rechargeable Penlight and Headlamp.

New Guide To Purchasing Snow Services Available

Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide. 

Clopay Coiling Security Grilles

Slide Folding and Rolling Security Grilles are coiling aluminum or steel grilles that can provide security while allowing full visual access and air circulation.

Choosing Traffic Bollards To Protect Facilities

Facility management helps ensure parking lot safety by selecting the appropriate type of traffic bollards for a property's needs.

Kärcher HD Super Class Pressure Washer

The HD 3.5/30-4S Ea is an upright, electric powered cold water pressure washer.

Pest Management Prep For Fall Season

As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.

Extend Summer Season With Infrared Heating

Businesses can maximize the use of outdoor spaces into the fall season by installing radiant heating units.

UPenn Student Residence Renovated For LEED Gold

Designed by renowned architect Eero Saarinen, the updated Hill College House in Philadephia welcomes students for the 2017-18 academic year.

JLG’s ClearSky Fleet Management Tool

ClearSky is a fleet management telematics solution for access to critical engine and equipment operational data.

New Metal Stair Products From ErectaStep 

Three new products are designed to fill the demand for higher quality metal stair kit solutions to serve the commercial and architectural marketplaces.

Bicycle Friendly Business Award For Dero

The League of American Bicyclists recognizes this maker of bike parking solutions for its own facility amenities and initiatives that promote employee cycling.
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Whitney Museum In NYC Earns LEED Gold

Opened in 2015, the building's sustainability features include a cogeneration plant, lighting controls, and outdoor plazas and a green roof.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Tips, For Facility Management

On August 21, many people will be at work, school, or another type of facility when a solar eclipse occurs.

Solatube Introduces SolaMaster 300 DS

This line of tubular daylighting devices is designed to provide enhanced light diffusion into interior spaces without light loss.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

3 Ways The Wrong Door Can Cost Time And Money

As with many facility decisions, when choosing rolling doors for a project keep in mind the full life cycle.

ANN SACKS’ Duet Porcelain Tile

The Duet collection is a line of porcelain tile for indoor and outdoor wall and flooring applications.

EarthTronics’ 4000K Adjustable Wall Packs

The LED Direction Adjustable Wall Packs series is now available with a 4000K color temperature for exterior security.

Maintaining Multiple Roofs With Technology

For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.

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