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Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.

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LEED Surpasses 100,000 Commercial Green Building Projects

Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.

Webinar Today, November 6: Optimized Connectivity for Changing Office Spaces

Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.

Facility Management Salary Round-up (And A Free Resume Template)

Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.

Office Power Goes Undercover

An office remodel at Crowley Maritime Corporation in Florida brought in the next generation of cable management.

Fire Safety Supplies From Home Depot Pro

Here is a three-step fire safety checklist from The Home Depot to help protect facilities and occupants year-round.

Friday Funny: Hotel To Put All Its Guests In One Basket

Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.

Real Estate Execs Continue To See Value In Coworking

Many commercial real estate (CRE) executives expect to double commitment to coworking in next five years, according to survey by Cushman & Wakefield and CoreNet Global.

Three Ways To Improve Sustainability Initiatives With Flooring

Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.

Tubelite ForceFront Storm Hurricane/Impact Doors

ForceFront Storm hurricane/impact architectural entrance door systems help protect people and property in regions with hurricanes and storms.

USGBC Announces 2019 Green Building Leadership Awards

Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.

Facility Management And The Digital Frontier

This Q&A shares insight on why technology is central to transforming how buildings are managed, and how FM and CRE professionals can implement to benefit.

Energy Efficiency Efforts Save Manufacturer $200,000 Annually

The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Better Plants partner TE Connectivity for energy efficiency leadership at its Lickdale, PA plant. 

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.

Warehouse Design And Storage: Seven Tips And Tricks For A Growing Warehouse

Need more space but adding a whole new warehouse to your business isn't on the table? Consider a redesign focused on optimization of storage and racking.

Winter Is Coming: Is Your Property Prepared?


Understanding the biggest threats extreme cold poses and taking measures to prepare against them can go a long way in mitigating costs and exposure.

ASHRAE Releases Expanded, Revised Version of Standard 90.1

Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world

Friday Funny: Public Goes Wild Over Nashville Zoo Restroom

Cintas Corporation has named Nashville Zoo in Nashville, TN the winner of its 2019 America’s Best Restroom® contest.

Amerlux Expands Linear Lighting Line

Amerlux’s new Quick-Line Recessed 4" Linear is an architectural-grade LED fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost,and high quality.

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.

Your Facility’s In An Evacuation Area. Now What?

The Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) program partners with government to help businesses overcome restricted access areas.

Is There A Safe Level Of Marijuana Use At Work?

According to the National Safety Council, no level of cannabis use is acceptable for those who work in safety sensitive positions.

Six Winter Prep Tips For Facility Management

The National Association of Landscape Professionals offers insight on making sure facilities are ready with a snow and ice management plan.

Making Sense of Sensors

With a comprehensive strategy, data provided by workspace sensors helps ensure facility space assets are leveraged to their full potential.

JVCKENWOOD Introduces NX-1200/1300 Portables

The company's new NX-1200/1300 portable radios operate in two digital protocols (NXDN and DMR) and analog.

3 Fire And Life Safety Products To Overcome Challenging Installations

When designing and installing a fire and life safety system a variety of challenges can exist. Here are 3 innovative products that meet the demands of these difficult applications.

thyssenkrupp Launches Robotics Interface Platform

Incorporating the elevator interface with delivery robots allows them to move freely throughout hotels, hospitals and other buildings.

IFMA Names 2019 Awards Of Excellence

On October 18, IFMA presented its annual awards that honor stand-out achievements of association members, chapters, councils, and communities.

Stormwater Management Survey Reveals Missing Links

Industry supplier New Pig asked facilities about their site protocols for protecting drains and other areas subject to stormwater runoff.

Friday Funny: Let The Ghoul Times Roll

Here are the five best haunted houses and attractions of 2019, according to America Haunts. Plus, a guide to how to get your own facility Halloween ready.

IFMA Releases Climate Change Report For Facility Managers

IFMA’s “Climate Change Fundamentals for Facility Management Professionals,” is the first report to address climate change as it relates to facility management roles and responsibilities.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Toxic Workplace Cultures Cost Companies Billions

American businesses lost $223 billion over the last five years due to bad workplace culture, according to a new report from SHRM.

VARIDESK® Debuts Privacy Booth To Provide Personal Focus Space

The VARIDESK Privacy Booth offers a retreat for focus work, personal phone calls and other matters requiring greater quiet and confidentiality in collaborative environments.

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

Natural Gas Challenges In The Northeast U.S.

Insufficient natural gas infrastructure? Variable refrigerant flow and split systems can offer a no-compromise solution.

Technology For Workspace Planning

Room booking software and other tech tools empower employees to improve their working environments.

Speak Up With Audio; Deter Incidents At Your Facility

With new developments in technology, facilities today—more than ever before—can use network audio to proactively respond to incidents and deter criminals.

Keep Facility Grounds Safe And Sound

Here are 10 tips for landscape maintenance from lighting and hardscapes to rain, trees, and snow.

Water Systems And Legionella

Incidence of Legionnaires’ Disease in buildings could be reduced by practices and policy, states recent report.

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