Facilities Management Advisor’s “Under Construction” series highlights some of the latest, most interesting facility project announcements every month. U.S. Solar Manufacturing Boom In order for companies to achieve their ESG goals and states and utilities to meet clean energy mandates, it’s going to require a lot of solar panels, among other solutions. However, with relatively […]
Boston Red Sox Leaders Showcase Fenway Park Improvements
Prior to Major League Baseball’s 2023 Opening Day, Boston Red Sox leaders hosted a tour to preview offseason improvements made to Fenway Park. On March 28, Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy and COO Jonathan Gilula led a tour with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu to officially unveil updated spaces and amenities for players and fans […]
American Airlines Center: Star Player for Women’s March Madness Final Four
American Airlines Center (AAC) in Dallas, Texas, will host the end of March Madness as the remaining four women’s basketball teams duke it out for the championship from March 31 to April 2, 2023. Whether you’ll watch the games from a stadium seat or see all the action from the comfort of your home, you’ll […]
Most U.S. Employees Consider Workplace Sustainability a Top Priority
With recession concerns and rising costs squeezing margins for many employers, 84% of CEOs in a recent KPMG survey said that they had cut or were considering cutting environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs. Now, a new survey from Esker suggests that such measures may be short-sighted, as an employer’s demonstrated commitment to sustainability has become essential to many […]
FMA Shorts: What Is ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance)?
On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Caitlin Horsley, senior manager of ESG programs at F5, discusses the key pillars of ESG initiatives. This clip was taken from a recent webinar panel session titled “Why Your ESG Strategy Relies on Facilities Management.” The full session is available for FREE on-demand here.
Infographic: Top 10 Tips for Women in Facilities Management
More women are joining the FM industry, yet they still only make up about 20% of its workforce. In honor of International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, here are 10 tips to help women not only succeed, but thrive while bridging the gender gap. (For additional advice from women in FM, read “Faces of […]
Facilities Management Credentials and Certification
Are you looking to break into the facilities management field? Or do you have years of experience in FM, but can’t understand why you aren’t getting that dream job or promotion? You may be considering getting certified in facilities management as a way to increase your job potential. Which certification should you pursue? How much […]
Should You Allow Space Heaters in Your Facility?
As winter approaches and temperatures drop, workers or tenants at your facility may start to bombard you with complaints about the temperature. Invariably, the follow up questions will surely relate to whether or not you allow the use of portable space heaters in the colder areas of your building. So, should you?
Question: How Many Bathrooms Are Required at Your Facility?
Every facility needs bathrooms, and your organization’s bathroom requirements will change as its employee population grows. But have you stopped to consider whether or not you are required to provide a specific number of toilets based on the size of your company? Recently, a question came in to the experts at Safety.BLR.com regarding the ratio […]