Web Exclusives Articles

Expanded stories from guest contributors are included within this category. FacilityBlog Web Exclusives share knowledge from industry experts on very specific subject areas. Case studies and application stories are posted here frequently.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Where Do Codes Come From?

On October 2, the final hearing, which this year will complete the development of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, the 2015 International Residential Code, and other 2015 codes, will begin in Atlantic City,...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Will LED Lighting Work For You?

Considering certain product features and performance is an integral part of the evaluation...Read More...

In 1994, the Asbury Park Press profiled Group C in a feature headlined “Trade Publisher Survives The Lean Years.” The photo that accompanied the profile shows Ed, seated, at work with Susan and Ted Coene.

From The Business Facilities Archives:
Building Inspiration – Over The Years And Into The Future

Ed Coene’s original formula for success guided the development of a dynamic brand with international reach in print, online and unique events that are essential components of successful project development. Coene, founder and president of Group C, publishers of Today's Facility Manager and Business Facilities, passed away on September 17, 2013....Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Odor Management… A 360 Degree Approach

From trash areas and restrooms to carpet and upholstery, an effective and comprehensive odor management strategy is an all encompassing...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: You Could Eat Off The Floor!

At a manufacturing plant in Dallas, the facility manager relies on principles of Lean Six Sigma to foster a clean and safe...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Clean Green While Keeping Labor Costs In Check

Simply targeting the least expensive product options is a potential lost opportunity for long-term cost efficiency and...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Bed Bugs… Prevent And Eradicate

Due in part to the large size of most facilities, as well as the numerous hiding places such structures offer bed bugs, expelling this pest can be extremely...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Plastic Spikes To Keep Birds Away

Without proper controls in place, pest birds can create numerous problems for commercial facility managers. It may start with just a few birds, but it can quickly become...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Secret Is In The Foundation

Housing a collection of fragile historical artifacts next to a busy railroad track calls for special protective measures. Vibrations must be kept to an absolute minimum....Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Why Are Businesses Opting To Shop Online For Janitorial Supplies?

For many professionals charged with purchasing responsibilities, online ordering makes sense in a very tangible way. It not only streamlines the process in terms of timing, it often gives the customer access to higher quality, professional grade...Read More...