Facility Management

Where Facility Professionals and FMs will find Facilities Management and Building Operations news, tips, best practices and maintenance information. Facility Executive magazine covers all aspects of construction projects, modernization and ongoing operations for commercial buildings.

Wearily waiting for Wilma

Florida is bracing itself for Hurricane Wilma, predicted to make landfall on Sunday (10/23). Facility professionals in the area have a significant amount of...

Friday Funny: How many electricians does it take to change a lightbulb?

Yes, the old joke has a new twist, thanks to a safety ruling from the European Union. As a result of the EU's Working...

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

New interoperability guidelines from LONMARK International

Earlier this month, LONMARK International announced the release of Version 3.4 of the LONMARK Interoperability Guidelines, making it easier to install open, interoperable...

Tax deductions awarded for energy efficient lighting upgrades

Check out this interesting article on the financial incentives created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005. This information comes to facility managers courtesy...

Web Exclusive: The necessity of fire sprinkler upgrades (CASE STUDY INCLUDED)

This exclusive article was submitted by SimplexGrinnellCompliance with Nursing Home Sprinkler Law AchievedIn 2003, fire safety in nursing homes came to the forefront as...

Five “Fellows” from IFMA

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has selected five members for its 2005 Class of IFMA Fellows. This year Jeffery L. Campbell, Ph.D., IFMA...

Five "Fellows" from IFMA

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has selected five members for its 2005 Class of IFMA Fellows. This year Jeffery L. Campbell, Ph.D., IFMA...

November 1 SMART© Public Meeting in Dallas

Interested flooring purchasers are invited to attend the November 1 SMART© Public Meeting, which will be held from 2:00 - 5:00. The goal of...

Domestic violence in the workplace–reaching epidemic proportions?

An interesting commentary aired this morning on the radio program, Marketplace. In it, Commentator Brooke McMurray spelled out how domestic violence disrupts the workplace...

Looking for a designer?

The American Society of Interior Designers - Illinois Chapter (ASID-IL) has launched its online Find A Designer referral service. This is a free, convenient,...

November 10 security event in Seattle

The fifth annual ASG Security Expo will be held at Seattle's SAFECO Field on November 10. Industry speakers will address the business, security, and...

Increase in workplace fatalities in 2004

On August 25, 2005, the Census for Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary for 2004 reported a total of 5,703 fatal work injuries in the U.S.—an...

Web Exclusive: How to improve custodial services in schools

This exclusive article was submitted by Alan Knopp, Deputy Director, Facilities Management Department Custodial Services Division, County of Riverside, CaliforniaHere are a few basic...

Web Exclusive: portable lighting during emergencies

This exclusive article has been provided by StreamlightWhether the cause is natural or man-made, for emergencies that result in major power loss, it’s wise...

Architects praise Mississippi rebuilding effort

As Governor Haley Barbour’s Commission on Recovery, Renewal, and Rebuilding wraps up, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) praised the Governor’s efforts, especially the...

College courses in fire prevention

Each year in the U.S., there are enormous economic losses as a result of fire. According to federal statistics, almost 1.6 million fires...

Friday Funny: innovative mobile device protection

To borrow a phrase from the Beatles, "something in the way you move...." will prevent your laptop or cell phone from being stolen? This...

Energy savings and lighting upgrades

Calling lighting “unique, because it is an energy affective building system,” National Lighting Bureau Communications Director John Bachner cautioned that designers “need to consider...

The lethal workplace

Some 2.2 million people worldwide die of work-related accidents and occupational diseases each year, according to a new report prepared by the United Nations’...

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