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The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.


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The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

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Latest: The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Friday Funny: You Need A Vacation. (So Take One Already!)

As we get ready to celebrate the unofficial beginning of summer, a survey reveals that American workers may finally be changing their vacation-avoiding ways.

New G-100 Utility Vehicle From Taylor-Dunn

The G-100 UTV features a liquid-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injected Polaris Pro-Star® 32 horsepower gasoline motor.

7 Tips For Maximizing Productivity In An Open Office

Keeping an open office productive, orderly, and comfortable can be a challenge. Learn how you can make sure the open office idea works for your organization.

Looking To US Navy Seabees For FM Talent

Seabees are experienced in project management, maintenance, and operations in addition to their primary role, construction and construction management.

Question Of The Week: What Do I Need To Know About Weed In The Workplace?

Marijuana is now legal in 28 states and Washington, DC, which is leaving many employers scratching their heads about drug testing and workplace safety.

Multi-Panel LED Skylight Displays By Super Bright LEDs

These artificial LED skylight systems contain either 2-foot-by-2-foot or 2-foot-by-4-foot LED panel lights in various quantities.

Boston’s Constitution Center Transforming Into Creative Workspace

Shoes.com will relocate its headquarters to 31,000 square feet of customized open workspace within the revamped waterfront facility, renamed Constitution Wharf.

California Honored Among 2017 Green Lease Leaders

Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.

OSCRE Academy Data Governance Program

The recently launched academy offers a web-based curriculum with instruction on tools to manage commercial real estate data.

Summer Perks On The Decline

Employees say the hottest summer perks are flexible schedules and summer Fridays, but fewer companies are offering them.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.

New High Efficiency Boilers Earn High Grades At Iowa College

Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.

2018 IMAGINiT Clarity Family of Products

Expanded analytics and new integrations drive collaboration and productivity between BIM teams and project partners.

Friday Funny: What Is Your Desk Personality?

Whether it’s immaculately neat, or a total mess, your desk provides insight into who you are and how you like to work. Check out this infographic then take a fun interactive quiz to discover your unique desk personality!

Top 25 Cities For Sustainable Workplaces

In recognition of 2017 World FM Day, Sodexo has ranked the top metropolitan areas for sustainable workplaces—Washington, DC, San Jose, San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle top the list.

Transforming Welsh-Ryan Arena At Northwestern

The $110 million renovation and expansion project is part of the university's 2010 master athletics facilities plan recommendation.

Houston, Washington DC Top Cities For Worker Weight Gain

Over a quarter of American employees have access to employer-sponsored wellness benefits, but 63 percent don't take advantage of them, according to new survey.

The BACnet Institute Launches User Community

Geared for facility owners/operators and other stakeholders, this online resource is a portal to industry expertise about the BACnet protocol for building automation and control networks.

A World Without Facility Managers

In honor of World FM Day today, it’s important to take a moment to recognize the important duties and challenges that these men and women undertake each day.

Celebrating World FM Day: 2017 Awards Of Excellence Announced

The winners of this year’s Global FM Excellence Awards have been revealed to coincide with today’s international World FM Day 2017.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Protect My Company From Ransomware Attacks?

WannaCry and other ransomware have been making headlines: Here are six immediate steps you can take to protect your organization from cyber attacks, courtesy of EY.

Dry Erase Desk By Writeyboard

The Mark Cuban-backed company brings the convenience of whiteboard technology to your desk.

Better Buildings Challenge Partners Save $1.9 Billion In Energy Costs

The challenge aims to make commercial, public, industrial, and residential buildings 20 percent more energy efficient over the next decade by focusing on overcoming market barriers and sharing partner-created solutions.

Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

Improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.

Cree Extends OSQ Series Of LED Luminaires

The new luminaire more than doubles the top lumen output of the original OSQ Series with up to 65,000 lumens and can replace multiple metal halide 1000W fixtures.

Honeywell Recalls SWIFT Wireless Gateway

Smoke detectors connected to this gateway can fail to activate properly when significant environmental contaminants are present.

Building Safety Month Week 3: Manage The Damage — Preparing For Natural Disasters

Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

Sustainability On The High Seas

Carnival Corporation has been recognized with a Port of Seattle Green Gateway Partner Award for sustainability practices implemented on the company's cruise ships.

WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers From Fulham

The WorkHorse LED Extreme family of constant current, programmable drivers specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications now feature support for DALI lighting controls.

Philadelphia Janitor Mops Up 2017 Janitor Of The Year Award

Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.

AwareManager, Vizsafe Form New Partnership

Alliance will provide connected solutions for stronger facility management, safety, and security.

Carpet Recycling Took A Hit in 2016

CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015

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