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The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

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Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and...Read More...

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ASLA Receives Green Streets Grant For Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project

Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all...Read More...

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Free White Paper – Reduce Labor Costs by Optimizing Facility Cleaning Operations

Find strategies on how to reduce operational and labor costs with this free white paper from Staples Facility...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Improved InfoLock by APCO Signs

Designed for healthcare facilities, the versatility of this signage system helps elevate patient care in a secure...Read More...

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New CareerBuilder Study Explores the Perks and Pitfalls of Working in a Desk Job Vs. a Non-Desk Job

What are the advantages and disadvantages of working in a desk job vs. a non-desk job? Which workers are happier, are less stressed, or earn more? Which are more likely to gain...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Facility Management And Energy Initiatives

Execution of energy management programs is typically a shared responsibility, but what can be done when the facilities department is reluctant to take...Read More...

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Vertical Planes Are The Future Of The Office

In considering the future of the office, vertical planes—or walls—are one of the most under-used surfaces. Conceptual applications incorporate V.I.A.—or vertical intelligent architecture—as a way to create intelligent...Read More...

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Increased Safety Urged In Advance Of July 4 Celebrations

OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Patriotic Porta Potties

Since most offices in the U.S. will be closed in honor of the July 4th celebration, the FacilityBlog Friday Funny is coming to readers one day...Read More...

Real Street Expo 2015

A Strategic Roadmap for CRE Success

A Conference Advisory Board of leading CRE professionals will assist in selecting conference sessions and high-profile speakers for RealStreet Expo in...Read More...