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Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

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New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

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Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

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Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.

Question Of The Week: Can A Roof Help Keep Your Facility Cool In Summer?

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Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.

Vermont State Complex Rebuilds After Flood

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Hit hard by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, the Waterbury State Office Complex Redevelopment is recognized with a 2017 American Public Works Association award.

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How Safe Are Your Facilities?

If you haven’t thought about the security of your facility recently, maybe now is the time. Take this short quiz to find out how your facility stacks up.

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.

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ARC Facilities | Centralized Access To Your Building’s Critical Information

ARC Facilities provides you a hassle-free way to centralize and access your building’s critical information. A mobile-friendly dashboard with customized navigation gets you to your O&Ms, drawings, and warranties in seconds, not minutes or hours.

Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.

Question Of The Week: Can A Roof Help Keep Your Facility Cool In Summer?

Some timely tips on how a common roofing process can keep your building up to 50 degrees cooler, courtesy of Bade Roofing.

Honey Bee Initiative Recognized With Annual Award

Through its Bee Care Program, Bayer shines a spotlight on developing solutions that improve the health of honey bees.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

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

  • Workforce Challenges Are Top Concern For Manufacturers July 27, 2017
    Nearly 60 percent of manufacturers identify a lack of qualified workers as a barrier to business growth, according to the 2017 Manufacturing Report from Sikich LLP. - Read: Workforce Challenges Are Top Concern For Manufacturers
  • China, U.S., Germany Are Global Wind Power Leaders July 27, 2017
    China, the U.S. and Germany are the global leaders in Installed Wind Power Capacity in Business Facilities' 13th Annual Rankings Report. China is also tops among Renewable Energy Investment Leaders. - Read: China, U.S., Germany Are Global Wind Power Leaders
  • Team Technologies Expanding, Creating 160 Jobs In Tennessee July 26, 2017
    The medical equipment manufacturer will invest $6 million to expand its Morristown, TN manufacturing facility. - Read: Team Technologies Expanding, Creating 160 Jobs In Tennessee

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Products & Services

JESCO INFINA ACX LED Light Strip

The INFINA ACX is a flexible, linear LED lighting system that incorporates patented, driverless AC LED technology for neutral white, warm white, or new blue or red lighting in dry, damp, and wet locations.

New LED Area Light By Dialight

Vigilant® and SafeSite® LED Area Light now offers 10 year warranty, superior efficiency and performance in industrial and hazardous area applications.

Featured Knowledge Channels

Security and Convenience with Brivo’s Cloud-Based Access Control Solution

Are you responsible for protecting your staff, facility and mitigating risks from both internal and external threats? Deterring specific behavior, increasing awareness of the exact activities occurring each day, and adding protocols help to prevent incidents from happening and enhance the safety of your overall organization.

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Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.

JESCO INFINA ACX LED Light Strip

The INFINA ACX is a flexible, linear LED lighting system that incorporates patented, driverless AC LED technology for neutral white, warm white, or new blue or red lighting in dry, damp, and wet locations.

New LED Area Light By Dialight

Vigilant® and SafeSite® LED Area Light now offers 10 year warranty, superior efficiency and performance in industrial and hazardous area applications.

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Clean Spills With The Wic-Dry Spill Master

The Spill Master is a liquid evacuation Wic-Vac™ device for safely cleaning up spills.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

LG Electronics Contributes To Baltimore Community Facility

The company is a member of a partnership that helped to build and outfit the Growing Green Center, a project of the nonprofit Parks & People Foundation.

FACILITY EXECUTIVE MAGAZINE

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

What's popular

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue (Volume 30, Number 3)

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

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.

Past Issues

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

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.

Education

WHITE PAPER: Hazards in Store – A Waste Handling Primer For Retailers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state governments have recently shone the spotlight on retailers’ role as hazardous waste generators, hitting these companies with tens of millions of dollars in fines based on violations of state and federal hazardous waste laws. This white paper from PRSM reviews the options for retailers.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.

Outsourcing FM Services With Flexibility

Facilities Flex from JLL provides a menu of facility services to fit the specific goals of a facility management team.

Explore Workplace Design At Facility Executive Live!

This discussion at this October 2017 event will include strategic insights and practical tips for facility management to provide an engaging, productive workplace for their organizations.

Plan For Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live!

Even as the scope of the profession expands, facility management faces a shortage of qualified new talent. Join the conversation on Next Gen FM at Facility Executive Live! in Chicago this October.

ARC Facilities | Centralized Access To Your Building’s Critical Information

ARC Facilities provides you a hassle-free way to centralize and access your building’s critical information. A mobile-friendly dashboard with customized navigation gets you to your O&Ms, drawings, and warranties in seconds, not minutes or hours.

White Papers & Case Studies

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

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.

All Articles

Will The Office Become Extinct By 2037?

New Future Vision research from the Virgin Group looks ahead to imagine what life and work might be like in 20 years.

Webinar: Assessing And Managing The Risk Of Vendors In Your Facility

Third-party Vendor Risk Management is flawed due to lack of focus on People Risk. Attend this free webinar and learn how to assess and manage the risk of vendors who work in your facility.

DOE Announces Research On Integrated Building Systems

Five projects are being funded to delve into the further potential of integrated systems for commercial building energy efficiency.

JESCO INFINA ACX LED Light Strip

The INFINA ACX is a flexible, linear LED lighting system that incorporates patented, driverless AC LED technology for neutral white, warm white, or new blue or red lighting in dry, damp, and wet locations.

New LED Area Light By Dialight

Vigilant® and SafeSite® LED Area Light now offers 10 year warranty, superior efficiency and performance in industrial and hazardous area applications.