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Increasingly, buildings are active players in the pursuit of energy efficiency goals for the organizations they serve, and beyond.

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Maximize Clean Energy Progress

Increasingly, buildings are active players in the pursuit of energy efficiency goals for the organizations they serve, and beyond.

Looking For HVAC Zone Control?

To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

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.

Securing Your Security Systems

Here is a cyber security primer on steps to take to prevent hackers from penetrating your facility’s physical security components.

The More You Know About Bird Control…

When facility conditions are ripe for attracting pest birds, the end game is all about results.

Sooner Or Later: Electrical System Failures

Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.

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.

Professional Development: Keep Moving Forward

In the multi-faceted facility management profession, “never stop learning” is a useful maxim to keep in mind.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

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

Friday Funny: Time To Share Your Potty Opinion

As summer winds down, it’s time to vote for your favorite of the top 10 public restrooms that made a splash in this year’s America’s Best Restroom contest.

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.

IDEC PLCs Now Offer BACnet/IP Support

IDEC Corporation announced built-in support for the BACnet/IP building automation protocol by its family of MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLCs.

Mass Notification Partnership From American Signal Corp.

Through an application process going on now, college and healthcare campuses may be chosen by the company to receive new or enhanced mass notification systems.

Video Plus Audio Equals Enhanced Security

Extend the reach and response of surveillance cameras with sound capabilities.

Uptime Institute Surveys Data Centers Around The Globe

The results of this 8th annual survey examines how operators are handling challenges, including the business case and cost of hybrid IT approaches.

Strategies For School Security

From training and drills to access control, act with intent and purpose to combat active shooter and other threats.

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.

NSPF Endorses Model Aquatic Health Code Adoption

A five-state study of inspection data showed that 12.3% of routine aquatic facilities inspections resulted in immediate closure due to violations seriously threatening public health.

Full Data Center Visibility, 125 Feet Under The Kansas Prairie

Located deep below a layer of shale, Cavern Technologies' colocation data center relies on Schneider Electric’s solution platform to serve clients.

Operation Safe Gate Targets Automatic Security Gate Tragedies

Approximately 300 emergency room visits each year can be attributed to injuries caused by automatic gates, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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.

OSHA To Award $10.5M In Workplace Safety Training Grants

The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.

Are Insider Threats A Cyber Security Risk In The Workplace?

In a new study from ObserveIT, the majority of respondents understand the definition of an insider threat, but data shows the risk of insider threats is growing rapidly.

Schneider Electric Launches Next Generation Of EcoStruxure Building

New smart building platform enables quick connectivity of IoT devices for increased scalability and faster deployment of new technologies.

Under-Carpet Wireways | So subtle it virtually disappears!

The Connectrac 2.7 Under-Carpet Wireway provides an invisible solution that accommodates power cable management to any space with carpet tiling. Learn more.

IFMA Foundation Introduces New Chair, Board Of Trustees

The IFMA Foundation's executive committee includes chair Nancy Johnson Sanquist, IFMA Fellow and Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing for Planon.

The Future Of Video Surveillance Is In The Cloud

Tyco Integrated Security's Cloud Video is a cloud-based video management solution (VMS) that is cost effective and easy to use. To learn more, visit www.tycois.com/video

Greenhouse Grower Earns Incentive For Energy-Saving Cogen Engines

SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.

Question Of The Week: What Workplace Design Features Work?

A second annual Capital One Workplace Environment Survey finds flexibility remains high on the list of priorities for employees.

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.

IFMA Forms Partnership With AECOM

As its newest Corporate Sustaining Partner, AECOM will bring the perspective of a fully integrated design, build, and operate partner to IFMA.

Will Trump’s DOE Propose To Roll Back Light Bulb Standards?

A proposed rule on light bulb standards will soon be released. Manufacturers have lobbied for an illegal rollback of strong standards with which they must comply beginning in 2020.

Friday Funny: If You Can’t Stand The Heat…

…stay out of these 10 moist metros. A new ranking reveals this year’s America's Sweatiest Cities.

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.

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