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The Coronavirus Pandemic: “Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, President Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.

EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners

This year's ENERGY STAR Award Winners have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions.

Duro-Last Retools To Manufacture Medical PPE

The roofing membrane manufacturer's engineers, product development and manufacturing staff have utilized their expertise in manufacturing flexible PVC and fabrics to help in the fight against COVID-19.

7 Keys to Successful Virtual Meetings

With the world deep in the throes of a global pandemic, many leaders are allowing at least a portion of their teams to work from home. But virtual leadership is a skill set most have not yet had the opportunity to study or to hone, and just ‘winging it’ could be disastrous.

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Facility Technologies

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Award Winning Tech & Service Duo Deliver On Operational Excellence

Carbon Lighthouse engineers and CLUES® together have unlocked more than $150M in energy savings for customers while eliminating over 243,000 tons of carbon.

How To Tackle Deferred Maintenance And Avoid Costly Downtime

Deferred maintenance can create expensive, time-consuming issues for your organization. If your team is struggling to get ahead of your backlog, use the resources in this article to start breaking the cycle today.

Advanced Storage Fire Protection

An electronic sprinkler system provides enhanced fire protection to support your business needs and future proof your facility for the needs of tomorrow.

Fire Safety System Inspections: 4 Unexpected Ways To Prepare Your Organization

Annual fire safety system inspections are an expected and much-anticipated occurrence for businesses and organizations. While fire life safety inspections may not be considered the most exciting part of operations, they are necessary to promoting safety for your building’s staff, visitors and occupants.

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

Why Flexible, Open Office Furniture Is Vital For Quickly Growing Companies

When done right, an open office can help the financial health of a business, and also enhance productivity and engagement for its hardworking employees.

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Job Order Contracting (JOC): Stay On Time and On Budget

Job Order Contracting is a proven one-bid procurement method that helps get projects started faster than traditional procurement. But does that make it right for every project? Learn more.

Waterless No-Flush Urinals

No-Flush Urinals are based on the zero-water concept designed to provide a low-maintenance, affordable system that is efficient and sanitary. They help users maintain a germ-free, odor-free restroom environment.

The Coronavirus Pandemic: “Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, President Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.

EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners

This year's ENERGY STAR Award Winners have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions.

The Coronavirus Pandemic: “Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, President Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.

Johnson Controls Helps Support Critical Infrastructure During Crisis

The company first responded to the developing crisis in Wuhan, China where its local personnel worked to fulfill the urgent need for new hospitals.

Protecting Your Empty Facility

With many once bustling facilities now seeing no or limited visitors, review security management procedures.

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

  • Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees March 30, 2020
    The national retailer is increasing its hiring efforts to support community and customer needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. - Read: Dollar General To Invest $35M, Hire 50,000 Employees at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • Texas Governor Responds To COVID-19 Pandemic March 27, 2020
    Governor Greg Abbott has issued an Executive Order increasing hospital capacity and creating Supply Chain Strike Force for COVID-19 response. - Read: Texas Governor Responds To COVID-19 Pandemic at BusinessFacilities.com.
  • NJEDA Launches Initiatives For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 March 27, 2020
    The initiatives will support between 3,000 and 5,000 small and midsize enterprises and are meant to complement recently announced federal economic recovery initiatives. - Read: NJEDA Launches Initiatives For Businesses Impacted By COVID-19 at BusinessFacilities.com.
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Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

Products & Services

Waterless No-Flush Urinals

No-Flush Urinals are based on the zero-water concept designed to provide a low-maintenance, affordable system that is efficient and sanitary. They help users maintain a germ-free, odor-free restroom environment.

Schneider Electric Module Detects CO2 Levels

The Carbon Dioxide sensor module for SE8000 Series Room Controllers helps facility managers make changes to air quality to improve occupant comfort and create opportunities for energy savings.

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Waterless No-Flush Urinals

No-Flush Urinals are based on the zero-water concept designed to provide a low-maintenance, affordable system that is efficient and sanitary. They help users maintain a germ-free, odor-free restroom environment.

The Coronavirus Pandemic: “Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, President Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.

EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners

This year's ENERGY STAR Award Winners have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions.

Duro-Last Retools To Manufacture Medical PPE

The roofing membrane manufacturer's engineers, product development and manufacturing staff have utilized their expertise in manufacturing flexible PVC and fabrics to help in the fight against COVID-19.

7 Keys to Successful Virtual Meetings

With the world deep in the throes of a global pandemic, many leaders are allowing at least a portion of their teams to work from home. But virtual leadership is a skill set most have not yet had the opportunity to study or to hone, and just ‘winging it’ could be disastrous.

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7 Keys to Successful Virtual Meetings

With the world deep in the throes of a global pandemic, many leaders are allowing at least a portion of their teams to work from home. But virtual leadership is a skill set most have not yet had the opportunity to study or to hone, and just ‘winging it’ could be disastrous.

Avocado Green Mattress Repurposes Factory To Make Face Masks

Organic mattress maker refocuses part of the cut and sew department at its Los Angeles factory to produce face masks in light of COVID-19 mask shortage.

5 Ways To Support Your Staff During COVID-19

As your employees adapt to changing circumstances, here are several ways to provide them support and keep operations going.

VuWall2 Visualization Tool Offered As Free Software Download

VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.

Leak Detection: For Safety’s Sake

Technology tools work to identify gas and water leakage before an event occurs.

Phase Change Material Subdues Hot/Cold Calls

At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.

Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.

Recent Issues

Facility Executive | February 2020 Issue

The February 2020 issue introduces this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look at building envelope issues, workplace redesign, and energy metering.

Facility Executive | December 2019 Issue

The December 2019 Issue looks at HVAC, smart building technology, and the building envelope. Plus green restrooms and wayfinding with color.

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.

Education

Did You Miss Our “A K9 Nose Best For Facility Security” Webinar?

This free video webinar explores the benefits, options, and costs of using an explosives/munitions-detection K9 Team for added security in public venues.

BOMI International Opens Applications For J. Bradley Kennedy Scholarship

Applicants should be currently entering, pursuing, or engaged in a career in the property or facility management industries. Deadline is April 8, 2020.

Elite Detection K9 Receives Innovation Award

The company, which breeds and trains scent-detection dogs for facility security needs, was recognized with an Innovator of the Year Award from Oakland University.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: LTE Verso Intercom By 2N, An Axis Company

With LTE technology, the 2N LTE Verso intercom does not rely on existing wires or answering units. Axis Communications business development manager of intercoms provides an overview of the product, as well as industry trends.

2020 SOLUTIONS For FM: Low Speed Utility Vehicles By Club Car

Club Car, manufacturer of street legal, low speed utility vehicles, offers a broad range for facility management. Kathryn Sterba, strategy leader for the company, discusses the latest, including electric vehicles.

White Papers & Case Studies

Purpose-Based Design For The Workplace

Successful workplaces are not designed by looks alone. Purpose-based design is about finding the right balance between looks and functionality.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: New Year, New Space

Ten years in the making, a modern headquarters facility for a Breese, IL construction firm takes shape.

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Waterless No-Flush Urinals

No-Flush Urinals are based on the zero-water concept designed to provide a low-maintenance, affordable system that is efficient and sanitary. They help users maintain a germ-free, odor-free restroom environment.

The Coronavirus Pandemic: “Nobody Saw This Coming”

At his coronavirus briefings, President Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.

EPA Honors 2020 ENERGY STAR® Award Winners

This year's ENERGY STAR Award Winners have demonstrated national leadership in cost-saving energy efficient solutions.

Duro-Last Retools To Manufacture Medical PPE

The roofing membrane manufacturer's engineers, product development and manufacturing staff have utilized their expertise in manufacturing flexible PVC and fabrics to help in the fight against COVID-19.

7 Keys to Successful Virtual Meetings

With the world deep in the throes of a global pandemic, many leaders are allowing at least a portion of their teams to work from home. But virtual leadership is a skill set most have not yet had the opportunity to study or to hone, and just ‘winging it’ could be disastrous.