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


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

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Latest: 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.

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.

Saint-Gobain Releases North American HQ Occupant Comfort Study

The first of its kind based on size and scale, the longitudinal study reveals the collective benefits of a systems-based design approach.

Medical Offices Renovate, Take Space In Former PA Shopping Mall

Revamping a former department store space, multi-specialty physician practice Delta Medix has consolidated five offices in Scranton, PA.

Managed by Q Acquires NVS Project Management Firm

With this acquisition, Managed by Q broadens the capabilities of its office management platform to include office space planning and project management.

Roof Hugger Hits The Target For Global Archery Re-Roof

With an existing metal roof that had penetrations from equipment no longer in place, Global Archery's owner found it was a constant battle to keep inventory safe and dry.

Pikes Peak Facilities Upgrade Has Begun

Owned by the U.S. Forest Service and operated by the City of Colorado Springs, this tourist attraction remains operational during construction of a new visitor center and more.

Healthcare Case Study: Preserving The Past, Caring For The Future

At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.

5D BIM For Capital Planning

For construction projects, integrating all relevant dimensions holds promise for improved outcomes.

Royal Exhibition Building Digitally Captured For The Future

Listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this building in Melbourne, Australia underwent 3-D laser and photogrammetry to inform ongoing conservation work.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Credit Union Pursues WELL Certification

In Vancouver, WA, HAPO Community Credit Union designed its newest branch to achieve WELL certification from the International WELL Building Institute.

EXTECH SKYSHADE 8000 Canopy System

SKYSHADE 8000 is a long spanning, standing seam canopy system suitable for commercial and industrial canopies, pavilions, and walkway covers.

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Introducing Seos®: The Next Generation of Credential Technology

Powered by highly advanced encryption and a software-based infrastructure, Seos secures trusted identities on any form factor and can be extended for applications beyond physical access control. Learn more at hidglobal.com/seos.

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