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Latest: Facility Executive Live! Early Bird Discount Expires Today - Register by Monday, August 20th for this one-day facility management conference and save over 15% off the registration price.

Facility Executive Live! Early Bird Discount Expires Today

Register by Monday, August 20th for this one-day facility management conference and save over 15% off the registration price.

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.

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia Next Month

Early bird registration ends August 20th for this one-day education and networking event on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

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.

Improving Strategy For Capital Allocation In Higher Education

For higher education facility leaders, aligning projects with institutional goals may help to boost funding for capital projects on campus.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Kemper GreatSeal PE-150 Joint Sealant

GreatSeal PE-150 is a single component, multipurpose interior and exterior sealant for use in both moving and non-moving joint applications. It is suitable for sealing joints in roofing, walls, siding, concrete, and masonry, as well as in gaps around penetrations, flashings, windows, and doors.

Fire Prevention Groups Focus On Sprinkler Awareness

Following a fire in San Marcos, TX in July, five national organizations have joined forces to educate stakeholders on the benefits of installing fire sprinklers in dorms and off-campus housing.

Integrity 4200 Ceiling Suspension System

Chicago Metallic Integrity 4200 is a ceiling suspension system with a 9/16" narrow face that showcases the smooth, white finish of a Rockfon tile with a double-reveal grid profile.

Friday Funny: Don’t Look Down!

Actually, do look down: That's the whole point. Seattle's revamped Space Needle features the world's only revolving glass floor and delivers wide-open views as guests float above the city.

Clean-Air Claro Stipple Textured Panels

Clean-Air Claro is a fully customizable acoustical panel that contributes to overall health and safety standards by helping to deliver better indoor air quality in areas such as hospitals, airports, schools, theaters, and restaurants.

Chem Link FloorSecure Multi-Surface Adhesive

FloorSecure multi-surface wood and tile adhesive is single-component, easy to apply, and designed for installation of wood and laminated substrates (e.g., bamboo, cork, marble, stone, solid hardwood flooring), even when damp.

Sabra Breaks Ground On World’s Largest Hummus Plant

The 40,000-square-foot expansion project is the fourth at the Chesterfield County, VA hummus making facility, and will maintain its LEED Gold certification.

National Aviary Unveils New Bird-Friendly Glass Dome

The Starphire glass with bird-friendly acid-etching brightens and protects the renovated Tropical Rainforest at Pittsburgh's National Aviary.

McDonald’s Opens New Global HQ In Chicago

The new nine-story building in Chicago’s West Loop exemplifies the company’s commitment to become a better McDonald’s, more closely connected to its customers.

Sustainability At Broward College: A Project Perspective

Located in South Florida, this multi-site campus is maintained through a holistic program overseen by its District Facilities division.

USF System Earns First LEED Platinum Certification

The University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Warehouse Laboratory, which houses biology, chemistry, and physics labs, is the fourth building on campus to receive LEED certification.

Biotech Firm Consolidates cGMP Manufacturing Facilities

Moderna Therapeutics, which pioneers messenger RNA (mRNA) therapeutics and vaccines, built a new facility in Norwood, MA — and also focused on the workplace environment for its nearly 200 employees.

Looking Ahead: The Future And Predictive Cost Data

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore how traditional estimating methods contribute to inaccurate construction budgets, learn why predictive cost data was developed, and find out when to use it.

Ringling College Expands And Enlivens Campus Library

At the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL, collaborative spaces and custom furniture were cornerstones of the library redesign.

Tips For Owners On Construction Project Planning

The AIA Large Firm Roundtable led a coalition of construction industry organizations to create a guide for building owners focused on causes of uncertainty in construction projects.

TE High Temperature Labels

T1K, T2K, and TSK white self-adhesive labels are suitable for identifying components and assemblies that will undergo high temperature processes or environments such as soldering on printed circuit boards (PCB).

New SRBX HQ Installs Scranton Products

Scranton’s Aria restroom partitions have been installed in the new Sacramento Regional Builders Exchange (SRBX) headquarters building in Northern California.

3D Scans For Mechanical Room Renovations

This buildings technology has changed the way MEP renovations can be designed, phased, and budgeted, especially where mechanical systems are mission-critical to facility operations.

Master Planning Facilities? Avoid These Five Practices

A master plan can not only be a roadmap to guide next steps, but can also provide the framework to remain agile and responsive to change.

UL, Center For Active Safety Design Form Partnership

Initial focus is to expand the Center's Fitwel Certification System in China, while providing facility and building professionals more access to products that foster healthy buildings.

What Issues Are Impacting Real Estate In 2018-19?

The Counselors of Real Estate released its annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate List, focusing on the current and long-term impact of each.

Art-Centric Hotel On Banks Of Boston’s Charles River

A sweeping hotel renovation created the new Studio Allston, where artists and their work are front and center in the design.

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