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IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

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WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

Renovation Delivers New Student Union At Johns Hopkins

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The renovation to create The LaB accentuated existing features of a half-century old campus facility while adding technology and flexible furnishings for students.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.

Drones Gather Runway Improvement Data At World’s Busiest Airport

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Data gathered by Michael Baker International will be used to improve and maintain runway conditions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Construction Safety Under Par, Finds NSC Survey

In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

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Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date

Understanding the newest benefits and features today’s modern building automation systems (BAS) offer can help you recognize when it’s time to upgrade.

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

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Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

iOFFICE Adds Two Improvements To IWMS Offering

The technology company announces the integration of Slack into its platform as well as an improved design for its Service Request module.

New Polyiso Insulation From Firestone Building Products

This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.

SC Johnson Last Operating Corporate HQ Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.

Renovation Delivers New Student Union At Johns Hopkins

The renovation to create The LaB accentuated existing features of a half-century old campus facility while adding technology and flexible furnishings for students.

Don’t Be Left In The Dark: Perform Generator Maintenance

With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.

RSS Business Facilities – Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions

  • Graphic Packaging, DHL Team Up For $274M Project In Northeast Louisiana April 28, 2017
    More than 800 jobs will be retained, 93 new ones created at the 1.27 million-square-foot converting/logistics center in Monroe, LA. Read Graphic Packaging, DHL Team Up For $274M Project In Northeast Louisiana on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Braidy Industries To Invest $1.3B, Create 550 Jobs In Eastern Kentucky April 28, 2017
    Kentucky's recently passed right-to-work legislation was influential in the company's decision to build an aluminum rolling mill in Greenup County, KY to supply the automotive and aerospace industries. Read Braidy Industries To Invest $1.3B, Create 550 Jobs In Eastern Kentucky on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.
  • Future of Free Trade Debated at LiveXchange 2017 April 28, 2017
    A spirited panel discussion at BF's 13th annual event analyzed the impact of Brexit and NAFTA negotiations. Read Future of Free Trade Debated at LiveXchange 2017 on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

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FACILITYBLOG

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

iOFFICE Adds Two Improvements To IWMS Offering

The technology company announces the integration of Slack into its platform as well as an improved design for its Service Request module.

New Polyiso Insulation From Firestone Building Products

This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.

Renovation Delivers New Student Union At Johns Hopkins

The renovation to create The LaB accentuated existing features of a half-century old campus facility while adding technology and flexible furnishings for students.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.

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Halio Smart Tinting Glass From Kinestral Technologies

Kinestral Technologies recently unveiled the first installation of its new Halio smart-tinting glass at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc.’s San Francisco office.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

Acuity Brands Introduces SiteView Energy

Combining power metering devices and a digital dashboard, this energy management solution creates a detailed, real-time view into energy consumption.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

What's popular

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 2)

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 1)

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | November / December 2016 Issue

The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.

Education

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

Did You Miss Our Beyond LED Lighting Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn strategies for using LED lighting to manage your energy and control your space.

Did You Miss Our In-Building Wireless Design for Commercial Facilities Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about wireless trends and challenges, in-building wireless solutions, and recommendations for choosing the right IBW solution.

Reducing Noise Distractions And Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar video demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Did You Miss Our Impact Of Allergies On Building Occupants Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.

White Papers & Case Studies

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea

In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

Healthcare Case Study: Opportunity For Innovation

Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.

Sponsored Content

Top 5 Key Construction Material Cost Changes in 2017

Accessing the most up-to-date construction cost data is crucial to creating accurate budgets and detailed estimates. View this short video for the top 5 key material changes in 2017.

Workplace Innovation: Reinventing The Commute

By mobilizing corporate campuses, employers are transforming the workplace experience and making commutes easier.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Five Benefits You’re Missing If Your BAS Is Out Of Date

Understanding the newest benefits and features today’s modern building automation systems (BAS) offer can help you recognize when it’s time to upgrade.

All Articles

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.

iOFFICE Adds Two Improvements To IWMS Offering

The technology company announces the integration of Slack into its platform as well as an improved design for its Service Request module.

New Polyiso Insulation From Firestone Building Products

This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.

Renovation Delivers New Student Union At Johns Hopkins

The renovation to create The LaB accentuated existing features of a half-century old campus facility while adding technology and flexible furnishings for students.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.