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Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

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Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.

Evaluating Lighting Controls Options

Determine desired features when combining a LED lighting retrofit with controls technology.

Strength In Daylighting

Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Facility Executive | October 2017 Issue

The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.

Business Practice Optimization For Facility Management

With strategic planning increasingly important, “envisioning, enabling, and evolving” are keys to success.

Register Now! 5 Innovative Ways to Manage Physical Security

Join us for this free webinar and learn five innovative ways that companies are making facility management easier, faster and more efficient.

Friday Funny: The UK’s Ugliest New Building

The winner of the Carbuncle Cup 2017 is described as “a crass assault on the senses” that made one judge “cringe physically.”

Question Of The Week: Pay Now, Or Pay Later For Facility Maintenance?

As organizations continue to trim their budgets, so continues scrutiny of facilities operations dollars, particularly for facility maintenance.

Enevo Accelerating Expansion Into Waste Services

With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.

Massachusetts Still Tops State Energy Efficiency Ranking

Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Vixxo Expands Partnership With Target Corporation

The expanded relationship includes managing many of Target’s full food production equipment, including Target Café, in-store Starbucks, and in-store Pizza Hut locations.

Employee Engagement For Workplace Safety

While it may seem impossible, a Zero Harm Culture for workplace health and safety can be achievable by following five key steps.

Knowledge Workers Ready To Embrace Automation

"Wasteful" meetings and email continue to be a time-suck and the biggest productivity killers when it comes to getting work done, according to a new study from Workfront.

Using IAQ To Improve Academic Performance

The University of Miami improves indoor air quality and saves energy by installing HVAC Load Reduction Technology.

HID FARGO Connect System Streamlines ID Issuance

Poised to replace the paradigm of standalone printers tied to a dedicated PC workstation, the cloud-based system can speed up ID management for facilities.

Steelcase Forms Relationship With FLOS Decorative Lighting

The new collaboration delivers broad choice and access to finely crafted lighting solutions.

Exhausted Employees Cost American Companies Millions Each Year

U.S. employers of all sizes are hurt by employees' sleep deficiency, reveals a new research tool from the National Safety Council and Brigham Health Sleep Matters Initiative.

Friday Funny: Game of Throws

Need a break from office stress? How about an impromptu game of cornhole?

Did You Miss Our 5 Key Insights Facility Managers Can Gain From Analytics Webinar?

Learn how facility managers can leverage analytics on iOS devices to gain insights into their business to decrease time and resources spent on jobs, and improve SLA compliance.

Las Vegas Sands Lauded For Energy, Water Efficiency Upgrades

Energy-efficiency upgrades made throughout the corporation’s properties—including The Venetian, The Palazzo, and Sands Expo and Convention Center—were recognized by the DOE’s Better Buildings Challenge.

3M™ Safety-Walk™ Slip-Resistant Tapes And Treads

3M recently launched three new highly visible and graphic-friendly 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant General Purpose Tapes and Treads products.

ISSA Celebrates Inaugural DEAL Awards

The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.

Did You Miss Our Benefit of Electronic Sprinklers Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how electronic sprinklers can impact your cost of retrofitting an existing warehouse to make it compliant to fire protection code requirements.

Defining Durability For Industrial Labels

In manufacturing facilities and similar settings, labels that can withstand harsh conditions and meet GHS labels requirements go a long way.

Cybersecurity Assurance Program From UL

Life safety and electronic physical security systems can now be assessed for cyber risk against industry-specific requirements.

Don’t Let Students Stink Up Your School’s Locker Room

Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.

Phthalate-Free Vinyl From Innovations Designs

Yosemite simulates stone in an affordable vinyl wall covering without formaldehyde, phenol, brominated flame retardants or phthalates.

Friday Funny: 10 Cringe-Worthy Resume Blunders

When searching for a new job, it can be tempting to embellish your resume a bit to grab attention. Here are 10 embarrassing examples of what not to do.

Cell Phones Eclipse Landlines For Workplace Communication

All employees, especially millennials, prefer cell phones for productivity, according to a new survey from Zinwave.

New OSHA Alliances Protect Workers From Grain Handling, Chemical Hazards

The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.

Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

AkzoNobel Opens World’s Most Advanced, Sustainable Paint Factory

The Ashington, North-East England plant uses renewable energy sources, including photovoltaic cells and a biomass boiler, and an automated manufacturing process which saves water, waste, and energy.

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