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Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.

2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

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Create Your Organization’s Emergency Response Plan Today (Free Tools Inside)

In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.

5-Step Guide To Creating A Business Continuity Plan That Works

Businesses rarely get advance notice when disaster strikes. Without a plan of action, an organization can struggle to recover, or worse, go out of business for good. The good news is that organizations can help protect themselves from the consequences with a business continuity plan.

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.

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.

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.

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Standing Desks For Business | Hawke Media & VARIDESK®

Hawke Media is one of the fastest growing marketing firms in Southern California. To accommodate their hyper-growth, they created a new headquarters by renovating an old industrial warehouse and giving it an open, flexible design. Hawke trusted VARIDESK® to take them from space plan to fully installed in just 3 days.

Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.

Amelia Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

The Amelia family includes a Flush Mount ceiling fixture (model 214614) and Pendant (model 174096).

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

House Of Representatives Passes Workplace Violence Bill

The legislation protects healthcare workers by requiring employers to implement comprehensive, worker-driven workplace violence prevention plans.

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

  • Kansas Picked For $200M Walmart Distribution Center December 12, 2019
    The retail giant will create 300 full-time jobs at its new distribution center at the Kanza Fire Commerce Park in Topeka, KS. - Read: Kansas Picked For $200M Walmart Distribution Center at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Refresco Investing $12M In Oklahoma Expansion December 11, 2019
    The independent bottler will add 75 new jobs at its Fort Gibson, OK manufacturing operation. - Read: Refresco Investing $12M In Oklahoma Expansion at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL December 11, 2019
    Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in a business epicenter of the South and at the heart of modern Southern culture — Charleston, S.C. - Read: Location Spotlight: Santee Cooper – CAMP HALL at BusinessFacilities.com.
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Final Day To Register For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Join us and register today to attend this facility management conference that takes place this Thursday, September 19 in Arlington, VA.

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Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

Products & Services

Amelia Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

The Amelia family includes a Flush Mount ceiling fixture (model 214614) and Pendant (model 174096).

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

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Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.

Amelia Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

The Amelia family includes a Flush Mount ceiling fixture (model 214614) and Pendant (model 174096).

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

Fence Quarter Wood Deck & Porch Railing Inserts

Fence Quarter's debut product line of both wood deck and porch railing inserts seeks to mitigate the time-consuming, frustrating, and costly ventures associated with traditional decking and fencing solutions.

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2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

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Office Power Goes Undercover

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

Making Sense of Sensors

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

Green Campus Revitalization

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

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

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

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Education

Meeting Room Booking Software | Condeco

Condeco Meeting Room Booking Software helps to maximize meeting room space, reduce administration time and introduce smarter booking processes into the workplace. Our cloud-based solution enables you to schedule and manage meeting rooms, visitors, hospitality, services and video conferencing in one globally scalable system. Get a DEMO.

Did You Miss Our “Optimized Connectivity For Changing Office Spaces” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to examine the challenges for power and data placement in open plan offices and see examples of high-powered workstations that pair raceways with simple furnishings.​

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

Have An Outstanding Facility Management Story To Share?

Nominations are being accepted now for the 2020 Facility Executive of the Year Award. Materials are due by Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

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.

White Papers & Case Studies

Building Excellence – Completing A Variety Of Projects With Job Order Contracting

Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.

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.

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Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.

Amelia Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

The Amelia family includes a Flush Mount ceiling fixture (model 214614) and Pendant (model 174096).

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

Fence Quarter Wood Deck & Porch Railing Inserts

Fence Quarter's debut product line of both wood deck and porch railing inserts seeks to mitigate the time-consuming, frustrating, and costly ventures associated with traditional decking and fencing solutions.