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Working From Home: Is Distance Destroying Dialogue?

A new study reveals that employees are more than twice as likely to avoid discussing concerns with remote colleagues.
VoltServer

VoltServer Powers 4G And 5G At Hard Rock Stadium

The Digital Electricity™ (DE) platform was selected to power the stadium DAS because it provides the power capabilities of AC with the benefits of PoE.
LIving Building Challenge

Georgia Tech Earns Living Building Certification For Kendeda Building

Meeting all seven Petals in the Living Building Challenge — Place, Water, Energy, Health + Happiness, Materials, Equity, and Beauty — the Kendeda Building is the first Living Certified building of its scale in the Southeast U.S.
energy costs

Energy Management Cost Effective In Industrial, Commercial Buildings

New report provides comprehensive snapshot of strategic energy management (SEM) — a systematic process to holistically manage energy use to improve efficiency.
Newark Symphony Hall

Historic Newark Symphony Hall Unveils New Façade, Streetscape Design

A five-year, $50M restoration of New Jersey’s largest Black-led arts and entertainment venue is underway, includes reimagining an entire city block.
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Just In Time For World Password Day: Worst Password Awards!

May 6 is World Password Day. What better time to hand out awards for the worst passwords?
electrical safety

National Electrical Safety Month Includes Focus on Workplace, Buildings

Sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), this year's theme for the annual campaign is “Connected to Safety,” focused on emerging technology.
North Allegheny

Pittsburgh Custodian Crowned 2021 Cintas Custodian of the Year

With over 70,000 votes, Cintas Corporation crowned Mike Heiry of North Allegheny Intermediate High School the 2021 Cintas Custodian of the Year.
University of Arizona

University Of Arizona Cuts Carbon Footprint With All-Renewable Power

In a partnership with Tucson Electric Power, the campus will obtain all of its grid-based electricity from renewable sources, cutting its greenhouse gas footprint by nearly one-third.
workplace

Why Go Back? Creating The New Office

Facility managers and owners have an opportunity to design offices that encourage a closer connection to the conveniences of working from home.
Building Safety Month

Virtual Building Safety Month Celebration Begins

The International Code Council's 41st annual awareness campaign about building safety features free resources and events for the public.
HVAC and ventilation

Growing Ventilation Demand Drives HVAC Industry Trends

The commercial HVAC industry is evolving to meet increased air quality and ventilation requirements from customers.
Fault Detection and Diagnostics

New Guide To Building Analytics Shows Power Of FDD

Download the Building Analytics Comparison Guide and learn how facility teams are leveraging Fault Detection and Diagnostics (FDD) for more proactive maintenance.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Join LEED Government Leadership Program

USGBC LEED certification helps cities and counties accelerate progress on climate change, resilience, and social equity challenges.
cognitive

As Employees Return, Counter Work-From-Home Fatigue

Many organizations are adopting a hybrid way of working, giving employees more autonomy and flexibility around where or how they work.
Capital Planning

Did You Miss Our 5 Ways To Better Strategic Capital Planning Webinar?

This free video webinar features an expert panel discussing five concrete ways to improve your capital planning processes.
indoor air quality

Center for Green Schools at USGBC, With ASHRAE, Release Report On IAQ In Schools

Findings show majority of schools have acted during the pandemic to address indoor air quality, while citing outdated infrastructure and high costs as key challenges.
water conservation

Get The Message: Reduce Water Use

In facilities, communicating conservation efforts and results to occupants makes a difference. Plus, water management Q&A.
Energy Benchmarking

A Look At Energy Benchmarking Options

For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.
ADA compliance

ADA Design Feature: Accessibility And Facilities

Finding ways to make a direct difference in the world can be a challenge, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) puts it within reach of every facility manager.
HVAC Retrofit

Best Practices For HVAC Retrofits That Deliver

Equipment that minimizes repairs, saves energy, and improves health will help ensure that HVAC retrofits provide efficient performance and comfort.
Ericsson

Ericsson Factory In Lewisville, TX Achieves LEED Gold

The design and operation of this 5G Smart Factory, which opened in Spring 2020, is part of Ericsson’s goal to be carbon neutral by 2030.
cleaning and disinfection

Register Now! Advancing Cleaning & HVAC Tools For Disinfection

Join us for this free webinar and learn about workplace cleaning and disinfection solutions, and how effective they for removing coronavirus.​
auxiliary drains

Sprinkler Systems And Freezing Weather

Proper maintenance and using available equipment can help facility management prevent flooding caused by frozen auxiliary drains.
sprinkler systems maintenance

Sprinkler Systems And Maintenance

Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.
automatic doors

Automatic Doors Required at Public Building Entrances

The International Building Code (IBC) for 2021 mandates the inclusion of automatic doors for entrances to public buildings.
UV-C Lighting

UV-C Lighting For Healthy Facilities

Already in use to combat pathogens, ultraviolet tools are now deployed against COVID-19.
Luminaire Level Lighting Controls

Trends In Lighting Controls

A recent study examines current costs to install luminaire level lighting controls in facilities.
smart buildings

IoT Smart Buildings For Post-Pandemic Digitized Workplaces

Propelled by IoT platforms, smart building technologies are transforming facilities into agile, sustainable, and health-conscious ecosystems.
ARC Facilities

Building Information In The Built Space: ARC Facilities Fills Missing Category

Fast access to building information is a critical component of facilities management that has never been addressed — until now.
teens in the workplace

Labor Department Opens Dialogue On Teens In The Workplace

The U.S. Department of Labor has opened a national dialogue to improve outreach to teens on workplace issues of safety, wages, job training, and discrimination.
facility management

2021 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2020.
Leaders Summit on Climate

President Biden Invites Johnson Controls’ CEO To Address Climate Issues

During the Leaders Summit on Climate, George Oliver will address the business community's role in supporting climate action and policy, creating jobs, and economic growth.
micro-community

COVID-19 Data Dashboard Aims To Help Identify Local Risk Levels

In 2020, a coalition of commercial and health system labs and tech partners formed to collaborate on a testing data resource that can help businesses, schools, and public health officials understand local risk for COVID-19.
Education Facilities

Higher Education Facilities: COVID-19 On Campus, One Year Later

The efficacy of higher education facilities services remains in the spotlight, while budgets tighten.
real estate industry

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For The Industry’s Future

From indoor air quality to a lack of flexibility, COVID-19 has exposed how buildings are falling short in providing livable, healthy, and sustainable spaces.
Data Center Trends

Data Center Trends To Watch In 2021

Uptime Institute has identified factors expected to impact data center facilities management this year and in the future.
green building

USGBC Releases 2021 Green Building Community Survey Results

This year’s survey was focused on COVID-19 recovery and how the green building industry can thrive post-pandemic — with health, equity, and green building access cited as key factors for building re-entry.
finance industry whistleblowers

OSHA To Solicit Public Input On Whistleblower Program

The May 19 teleconference meeting will be the seventh in a series of meetings on how OSHA can improve its whistleblower program.
Healthy Buildings

Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification

FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.

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