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Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.


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Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

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LEED Case Study: Moving Up To LEED Gold

Chicago’s Richard J. Daley Center’s achieved recertification via the new LEED v4.1 performance path.

Building Envelope Renovations To Enhance Sustainability

Consider these green building strategies, inside and out, when planning facility upgrades.

Designing Workplaces Engineered For Innovation

A series of roundtable discussions convened by BHDP Architecture reveals importance of “three Ds” of workplace innovation.

Site Planning And Stormwater

Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

Kirei Echo Panels Part Of Playful Cafeteria Makeover

The company's acoustic solution was customized to reflect an elementary school's ties to the seashore.

Force Control MagnaShear Motor Brake

MagnaShear electric release spring set motor brakes employ oil shear technology and are designed for cranes, loaders, trippers, and palletizers.

What Does The Warehouse Of The Future Look Like?

A new report from JLL details nine features that are transforming industrial properties.

Garland’s Roof Membrane Brochure

The Garland Company's High-Performance Membrane brochure is a complete menu of roof membrane systems that will answer questions for architects, design professionals, building owners, and facility managers.

EIR Healthcare Introduces World’s First Modular, Smart Hospital Room 

MedModular is the world's first application of prefabrication and modular technology of hospital rooms to ensure faster delivery and build times, and minimized budgets.

Historic Student Housing Renovated At University Of Kansas

Completed in 1923 at a cost of $156,558, Corbin Hall has been reimagined for its next 100 years on the university's Lawrence, KS campus.

Partnership Streamlines Shower Renovation

Tile Redi has partnered with Granite and Trend Transformations, provider of customized, patented surface overlays, to produce a complete shower surround for remodeling projects. This will streamline renovations, substantially reducing the time, labor and cost of traditional shower renovation projects.

$150M High Tech High School Opens In New Jersey

The 350,000-square-foot technical school meets LEED Gold standards, and includes water efficient landscaping, geothermal heating, a green roof, and wind turbines.

Friday Funny: Standard Airport Renovation, Or Upgrade For The Lizard People?

A 32-foot-tall demonic horse, gargoyles, and underground cities inhabited by lizard people are just some of the strange stories surrounding Denver International Airport.

Monitoring Seismic Risk Of Your Building

Following a series of large earthquakes in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas in the mid-1990s, seismic risk recommendations were changed to requirements.

Plan For Next Gen FM At Facility Executive Live!

On September 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, this one-day event will include a talk offering insights into professional development for current and future facility management professionals.

Friday Funny: The “Hoppiest” Hotel On Earth

Beer lovers rejoice! BrewDog has opened the doors to the world’s first craft beer hotel, located inside its Columbus, OH brewery.

Empire State Building Unveils Observatory Entrance

The new entrance on West 34th Street is the first phase of a redevelopment project expected to be complete by the end of 2019.

West Elm 3.0 Textiles Collection

West Elm 3.0 is a textiles collection inspired by trends seen in retail and is designed to be layered.

ASI’s Diverse Finishing Materials

ASI's diverse range of finishing materials includes metals, ceramics, glass tiles, and more in modern or minimalist options.

Duro-Last NSF/ANSI 347 Roofing Membranes

Duro-Last has achieved certifications for each of its roofing membranes under the NSF American National Standard for Sustainable Roofing Membranes—NSF/ANSI 347.

USTA Reveals New Stadium, New Furniture Ahead Of US Open

For 40 years, Louis Armstrong Stadium played host to memorable moments in tennis history. The USTA has opened a new 14,000 seat stadium to replace this facility and usher in a new era.

ANN SACKS’ Six New Tile Collections

Alyssa, Casa Mila, Cue, Gallery Glass, Mason, and Vedere are new tile collections that include designs handcrafted from marble, porcelain, glass, and brick.

15 Recognized By DOE Better Buildings Lighting Campaign

The Department of Energy highlights 15 partners, along with those recognized in the last two years, that have newly installed or upgraded more than 2.8 million lighting fixtures and lighting controls.

Bright Ideas In Lighting

A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.

Friday Funny: Coral Gets New High-Tech Digs

The world’s largest 3-D printed reef was installed at a resort in the Maldives last weekend with the hope of growing a new coral reef ecosystem.

AR, VR Capabilities From McKinstry And Visual Vocal

These two companies have partnered to capture 3D images of buildings and hardware for use in design, engineering, construction, and facility operations.

EasyCare Latex Paint ASP:04-01 Certified

EasyCare Ultra Premium Acrylic Latex Paint from True Value Company will now be added to the certification product database (CPD) and eligible to join asthma & allergy friendly® Certification Programs in association with the relevant national patient advocacy group.

Industrial Ethernet Connectors & Cordsets

Industrial Ethernet-M12 automation technology in A-, D-, and X-Code industrial Ethernet connectors and cordsets deliver high-speed transmission up to 10 Gbps with superior overmold tools, cable flex rating, jacket material, color, and inside/outside usage with cordset lengths up to 295'.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.

ASI Gekko Vitta LVT with setaGrip

Gekko Vitta LVT merges organic textures and wood grains from light to dark colorations with a setaGrip™ installation system.

Yogi Tea Company Opens LEED Certified Plant

Located in Eugene, OR, the 189,000 square foot building is the first LEED-certified tea manufacturing facility in the U.S.

DAP’s DynaGrip Advanced Subfloor Adhesive

DynaGrip Advanced Subfloor adhesive delivers a high strength weatherproof bond on wet, frozen, and treated lumber, and is easy to gun, even in cold temperatures.

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