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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.

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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.
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Margulies Perruzzi Designs Award-Winning Patient Experience

Margulies Perruzzi (MP), a New England architectural and interior design firm, announced that its clinical workplace design for the Home Base Veteran and Family Care Center has been honored with awards from CoreNet Global New England and IFMA Boston.
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PepsiCo To Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity In The U.S.

PepsiCo's efforts in the U.S. will build upon its global progress in switching to renewable electricity in Europe and Mexico.
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Infection Control Program Reduced Bacteria By 95% In Athletic Training Rooms

University Hospitals Sports Medicine partnered with GOJO on a study that eliminated influenza, MRSA, and VRE through an Infection Risk Reduction Program.
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From An Affair To Remember to Sleepless In Seattle, the Empire State Building has played a starring role in many on-screen romances. Could it be part of your love story?
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DOE Boosts Energy, Water Efficiency Performance Contracts Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy announced more than $5 million for federal agency projects aimed at catalyzing adoption of energy and water efficiency and renewable energy.
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Where Is The Future Of Workplace Design?

Look at ways to support productivity, employee wellness, and sustainability in order to modernize and future-proof your office spaces.
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Top Seven IT Challenges For 2020

Targeted ransomware, attacks on AI-based solutions, and data privacy are the top three IT challenges for businesses this year, according to Netwrix.
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Are Your Facilities Ready For 2020?

A new guide from Aramark identifies the top 20 trends that will influence the future of facilities management.
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NSC Introduces Lorraine Pack Memorial Scholarship

The $2,000 tuition award will go to female student interested in pursuing a career in the environment, health and safety, or related field.
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Facility Management Prioritizes Employee Health And Wellness

New Facility Management Trends & Insights survey from CORT reveals that employee health and wellness is top-of-mind as facilities continue to explore flexible workspace.

ASHRAE Breaks Ground On Global HQ Renovation Project

The two-story, 66,700 square-foot building in Peachtree Corners, GA will showcase ASHRAE's best practices and help achieve its vision of a healthy and sustainable environment.
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Benefits of LED Technology in Industrial Facilities

Several factors combine to give LED the smallest environmental footprint of any lighting source. The benefits it provides simply can’t be ignored, either by end-users or manufacturers.
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Slip And Fall Prevention Backed By Floor Mats

At manufacturer Meyer Tool, adhesive-backed floor mats are used throughout the facility to protect employees and other occupants.
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Friday Funny: Take Me Down The Construction Road

UPCO and hip hop recording artist Chingy produce “Old Town Road” song parody to promote careers in construction to Millennials and Gen Z.
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DOE Publishes Four New Efficiency Standards, Bowing To Court Order

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) published the first new national appliance efficiency standards since 2017.
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MetLife First Life Insurance Company To Earn Fitwel Building Certifications

Fitwel measures the health impact of a building based on how it promotes occupant safety, how it increases physical activity, and how it affects the health of the surrounding community.
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Financing Solutions For Smarter Building Upgrades

Facility managers across sectors and building types are continuously working towards optimizing safety, efficiency, environmental footprint, and occupant experience.
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Dynamic Energy Completes Rooftop Solar Project For Wacoal America

The 965 kW system is expected to generate 1.2 million kWhs of electricity annually, avoiding the emission of 935 tons of carbon dioxide per year, while contributing to New Jersey's renewable energy targets.
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How Have Companies’ Views On Sustainability Changed?

Over the past decade, more companies have come to realize that sustainability, cost savings, risk aversion, and business growth all go hand in hand.
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Facility Management SOLUTIONS For 2020

SOLUTIONS 2020 takes a look at these facility management products designed to advance your operations & maintenance in the coming year.
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Zero Energy Museums Becoming Reality

Studio Ma has announced the completion of three major museums and a national initiative to promote and design “a new generation of net zero energy museums” and cultural institutions worldwide.
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In St. Louis, New Construction To Be Solar Ready

A new solar readiness ordinance is the first piece of climate legislation passed by the city as a participant of the Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge. 
office etiquette

Friday Funny: Your Potty Mouth Is Not OK (The Blue Hair Is Fine)

A new office etiquette survey from Accountemps reveals that bad language, pets, and political décor are the biggest workplace offenses.
Union Terminal fountain

More Than Meets The Eye: Restoring An Historic Fountain 

Invisible waterproofing membrane performs heroically on Cincinnati’s historic Union Terminal fountain.

Three Hidden Risks In Your RFPs

Avoid these three risks inherent to the common Request for Proposal (RFP) process that could be costing you money, time, and occupant satisfaction.
events industry

10 Tech Trends For Event Venues In 2020

Sustainability will be one central theme in the 2020 event landscape, as attendees are demanding more eco-friendly practices.
geothermal

Mapping Geothermal Potential In NYC

Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.
Wayfinding

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.
smart buildings

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.
roof maintenance

Budgeting For Roof Maintenance

At Broward College in South Florida, roofing condition assessments drive planning for this building component.
IECC

2021 International Energy Conservation Code, Local Governments Vote

The approved proposals will bring an estimated 10% or more efficiency improvement for both commercial and residential buildings that follow the IECC.
data center trends

10 Data Center Trends For 2020

Uptime Institute report identifies key data center trends for 2020, and finds industry is expanding and increasingly embracing new technologies.
hybrid coolers

Hybrid HVAC Cooling

These types of systems help facilities balance water and energy usage goals and demands.
workers' compensation

Data For Retail Workers Reveals Common Injuries On The Job

Analyzing more than 20,000 workers’ compensation insurance claims, AmTrust Financial Services identified top three injuries with highest average payout.
deferred maintenance

Tackling HVAC Deferred Maintenance

Work toward optimizing HVAC systems by implementing these practical solutions.
Georgia Tech

Restrooms That Recapture Water And Waste

At Georgia Tech, green restrooms inside a new campus building include composting toilets.
water features

Diving Into Water Feature Design

Facility Executive spoke with Chris Roy, director of creative design at OTL, Inc., about considerations for water features inside and out of facilities.
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Fatal Overdoses At Work Increase For Sixth Consecutive Year

Unintentional overdoses at work increased by 12 percent in 2018—the sixth consecutive annual increase and a reflection of the broader opioid crisis facing the nation.
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Protect Through Building Façade Inspections

Safety ordinances in major U.S. cities are prompting renewed focus on building envelope inspections.

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