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RIDGID StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head

The RIDGID StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head delivers fast, fab shop quality cuts in the field

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.

K-12 Construction Recognized For Use Of Propane Powered Equipment

The Propane Education & Research Council awards architectural and engineering firm TSP its 2019 Propane Project of the Year prize of $10,000 for its work on Andes Central High School in South Dakota.

An Historic Arena Renovation

In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

What Are Current Trends In Higher Education Facilities?

A recent survey of facility planners by builder Mortenson finds nearly half believe there will be more construction activity on their campus over the next three years, compared to the past three.

Autodesk Launches Autodesk Construction Cloud

More than 50 new enhancements and integrations unveiled across construction management solutions enable the construction industry to improve collaboration, reduce risk, and increase profitability.

Boring Machine Begins Tunneling Las Vegas’ First Underground People Mover

The Las Vegas Convention Center’s underground people mover will transport convention attendees throughout the 200-acre campus in all-electric Tesla vehicles.

Haas Door CA 110 Installed At Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame

These commercial aluminum garage doors from Haas Door are part of The Garage, a new permanent exhibit at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

LED CordLight Replaces String Lighting

EPCO’s LED CordLight is an alternative solution to lamp-based string lighting for temporary construction lighting applications.

Women In Construction Industry To Get Custom-Fitting Safety Harnesses

A new Autodesk and AGC grant program will help address the construction industry’s need for better-fitting personal protective equipment (PPE) for women working at heights.

Commercial Ceilings Recycling Program Marks 20 Years

Since 1999, more than 200 million square feet of used ceiling panels have been recycled through the Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program.

Solar Canopy Provides Energy And Shelter At Saint Louis Zoo

The structure provides shelter for a 2,200 square foot dining area at a prominent location in the zoo.

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Cable Management In Data Centers

Failure to properly manage this critical part of data center infrastructure can cause serious issues, from increased operating costs to more expensive outages.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

Friday Funny: Hotel To Put All Its Guests In One Basket

Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.

Form Follows Function For New School In Arlington, VA

The Heights, a new secondary school building for Arlington Public Schools, co-locates two progressive education programs — in an eye-catching, functional structure.

Historic Chapel In Jackson, MO Preserves Past, Plans For Future

In 2018, Gateway Design Studio of St. Louis completed the master plan for the property renovation of the Old McKendree Chapel located in Jackson, MO.

Warehouse Design And Storage: Seven Tips And Tricks For A Growing Warehouse

Need more space but adding a whole new warehouse to your business isn't on the table? Consider a redesign focused on optimization of storage and racking.

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.

At Fiserv Forum, Technology Propels The Mission

A robust and intelligent technology infrastructure was a critical piece of the puzzle for this new arena in Milwaukee, WI.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.

Energy The Key For ASHRAE 2019 LowDown Showdown

In its fifth year, this competition engaged architects, engineers, designers, and energy modelers to team up and design a highly energy efficient building based on a specific scenario.

LEED Case Study: A Place Of Honor Sustained

Built in 1938, the Soldiers Memorial Military Museum in St. Louis, MO has earned LEED Gold certification.

Keeping Small Jobs Small With Alternative Project Delivery

From schools to parks to courthouses and beyond, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a great tool to help the public sector finish high-quality construction work efficiently and keep small jobs small.

Simple Solutions For Impactful Renovations

3M has developed a portfolio of Architectural Finishes and Window Films that are designed to improve the renovation process and help extend the time between costly and impactful full remodels.

Pursuing Zero Net Energy Buildings

Whether for new construction or renovation, early recognition of five key aspects is important.

Yale nexTouch Keypad Exit Trim

The Yale nexTouch Keypad Exit Trim is available in touchscreen or pushbutton models and provides key-free convenience as an upgrade or retrofit solution for exit devices.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

For Your Multi-Site Projects, Are Contractors Part Of The Solution?

A new study explores critical success factors for multi-site projects, from the perspectives of both owners and contractors.

Tech Trends In Facility Management: The 2019 Total Geek’s Guide

If you’re looking to read more about the latest in facility management technology, you’ve come to the right place. Here are seven top tech trends to look out for this year.

EVERLINE LED Retrofit Strip Assembly

The EVERLINE LED Retrofit Strip Assembly (LRA4P) has been upgraded to provide flexibility for application options ranging from industrial facilities to retail stores.

Fixing The Fish Bowl

In keeping with the architecture and engineering firm’s practice of using the latest products, CSHQA solved a small meeting room’s acoustic and lighting issues with Focal Point’s Seem 1 Acoustic system.

Montréal’s Sun Life Building Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

The facility is the first century-old building in North America to obtain triple Platinum certification for excellence in environmental performance and digital connectivity.

Partnership Offers Boston Students Eco-Friendly, Live-Learn Environment

A public-private partnership between Northeastern University, the City of Boston, and American Campus Communities offers eco-friendly apartments to students while freeing up housing for local workers.

Register Today For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Register to be part of this facility management event that takes place September 19 in Arlington, VA at George Mason University.

Kleinfeld Bridal Says “Yes” To Amerlux Lighting Retrofit

The NYC bridal shop and reality TV venue for TLC's “Say Yes To The Dress” show upgraded its lighting for better color rendering.

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