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Located in York County, PA, the complex includes a 258,900 square foot HVACR testing lab and support facility, and consolidates testing facilities from a nearby campus.


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Located in York County, PA, the complex includes a 258,900 square foot HVACR testing lab and support facility, and consolidates testing facilities from a nearby campus.

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Latest: Johnson Controls Opens New Testing Facility Complex - Located in York County, PA, the complex includes a 258,900 square foot HVACR testing lab and support facility, and consolidates testing facilities from a nearby campus.

Johnson Controls Opens New Testing Facility Complex

Located in York County, PA, the complex includes a 258,900 square foot HVACR testing lab and support facility, and consolidates testing facilities from a nearby campus.

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

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Shelter From The Storm

In Moore, OK, the public school district is building FEMA-grade storm shelters to protect against tornadoes.

Legrand IoT Initiatives Continue To Develop

Having launched its IoT program, ELIOT, in 2016, Legrand continues to introduce key products and form strategic partnerships with companies including Amazon, Cisco, Ivani, Samsung, and Marriott.

Campus Recycles Wastewater

Water conservation at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA has been significantly bolstered with a WaterHub system.

Accessibility In Facility Renovations

Here are several keys to achieving ADA compliance in commercial buildings.

Safety And Wellness With Vitro Architectural Glass

Coast to coast, two recent projects using Vitro’s glass products highlight hurricane-resistant features and patient centered design.

Online Resource Portal Supports Lighting Upgrades

Universal Lighting Technologies' online resource portal offers both a database of local “ESCO Select” energy teams and support tools to help end-users find cost saving solutions for their next project.

Construction On The Spiral In NYC Set To Begin

The 65-story building will feature a continuous green pathway wrapped around its façade, providing occupants access to landscaped, outdoor spaces.

Garland Wins Award For Roof Builder App

A provider of high performance commercial roofing and building envelope products, the company developed the app to help customers visualize how their roof will be built.

Facility Executive | April 2018 Issue

The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.

Schindler Elevators Slated For Midtown Manhattan’s Tallest Office Tower

Forty-two Schindler elevators and five Schindler escalators will move workers and visitors at One Vanderbilt, the 58-story, 1.7 million square-foot commercial office tower being built next to Grand Central Terminal.

16 Schools Earn Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grants

The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.

Ten Principles For Building Resilient Communities

A new report from the Urban Land Institute's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance outlines ten fundamental principles for building resilient communities that successfully...

Centralizing Asset Management For Education Facilities

A comprehensive approach aids facility leaders at universities and school districts to widen their view so their facilities may transition to fully managed investments.

Lighting Fits In, While Standing Out

At the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, a design team delivered dazzling exterior lighting for this property’s hotel tower while not outdoing the region’s historic architecture.

Question Of The Week: Preserve Energy Tax Deduction 179D?

In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.

Minnesota’s New Metro Transit Shelters Feature Linetec Finishes

Constructed of aluminum and finished by Linetec in a clear anodize, the shelters and signage offer high-traffic durability in every season.

Office Design Decisions Can Make (Or Break) Your Budget

In a new report, JLL compares build out costs across three office styles in 59 markets in the U.S. and Canada.

New LEED Ceiling Solutions Guide From Rockfon

The free Rockfon® LEED® v4 Solution Guide shares ceiling solutions for sustainable building projects.

New Bank Site Includes Vapor Barrier System

Before building on the former site of a car service center, the property owner opted to have a chemical vapor barrier installed as a preventive measure.

Workforce Shortages Push Contractors To Efficient Building

Alternative construction solutions, including prefabrication and modularization, are becoming more popular with builders as they attempt to improve job site efficiency and labor productivity.

Varco Pruden Buildings 2018 Hall Of Fame Projects

In its annual competition, this company specializing in metal buildings and steel systems construction showcases innovative projects that incorporate its products.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.

GM LED Lighting Retrofit Saves Over $300,000 Annually

In addition to reducing energy consumption, replacing linear fluorescent lighting with tubular LED created a safer work environment at the auto maker’s Lake Orion, MI plant.

Earthquake Resilience White Paper Released

The document describes in depth the threats of earthquakes on society, and the economic benefits that come from having safer structures in a community.

LED Plug In Bulbs From EarthTronics

The two new bulb designs — linear and downlight — expand EarthTronics family of Plug In LED bulbs.

Construction Project? Consider A Pre-Code Compliance Check

Including this process early on will help protect against delays and unexpected costs during the construction phase.

Improved Space, Reduced Footprint

With an eye on employee engagement and real estate efficiency, C3i Solutions in Horsham, PA made a move that consolidated three locations.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2018

As a department of one, Kirk Beaudoin, senior facilities manager for adidas, formalized protocol for the company’s retail stores.

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Going For Green With Energy Efficiency At The Winter Olympics

The color green will be present throughout the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, thanks to the PyeongChang Organizing Committee's (POCOG) sustainability and energy efficiency efforts.

Top Asphalt Roofing Projects Receive 2018 QARC Awards

Roofing projects recognized by ARMA’s Quality Asphalt Roofing Case-Study Awards program demonstrate asphalt’s beauty, reliability, and performance.

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