NBA Finals Stadiums Remain Dedicated to Keeping Fans and Staff Healthy

The American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, recently completed the reaccreditation process for GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA. The sports arena, home of the NHL’s Dallas Stars and the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, joined more than 100 facilities across the globe in renewing its GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation during […]

Optimizing Restroom Maintenance: Hygiene and Efficiency Strategies

Restroom experiences can significantly influence the perception of a business or commercial facility. Think of a time you may have encountered an out-of-order toilet, messy sink, or empty soap or paper towel dispensers, and how that created a negative experience, or left a lasting impression of neglect or poor management. Poorly kept restrooms can undermine […]

College and University Groundskeeping Projects for Summer Break

Now is the perfect time to do groundskeeping projects on college and university campuses since classes are done for the spring semester and the warm summer weather is here. Facilities managers should consider inspecting all areas of their campuses to determine what needs to be fixed, replaced, or upgraded. Whether your facilities management team handles […]

Webinar Watch: FM NOW Sessions on Emergency Preparedness

On Wednesday, June 19, join your colleagues and expert panelists for our FM NOW: Emergency Preparedness virtual summit! This FREE event will include three back-to-back webinars covering business continuity planning, emergency responder coordination, and the importance of having mobile access to building information during an emergency. Can’t make it to the webinars? No worries! All […]

How FCA Designed Its New Philadelphia HQ for Employee Wellness

The pandemic forced us to focus on the health and well-being of our bodies. Now as we look ahead to the future of work, the same focus should also be placed on our environments. While it is an individual pursuit, wellness is significantly influenced by our physical, social, and cultural environments. The Global Wellness Institute […]

FAA Awards Nearly $187 Million in Airport Infrastructure Grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded another round of funding for 90 airport-related infrastructure grants across 34 states. The projects are funded under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s Airport Infrastructure Grants (AIG) program, part of the $25 billion included in the law for airport improvements, ranging from terminal expansions and baggage […]

Top Tips to Prepare Your Business for the 2024 Hurricane Season

As June 1 marked the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season, businesses must revisit and reinforce their storm preparedness strategies. The looming threat of severe weather calls for thorough planning to mitigate potential disruptions. Forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) anticipate an “above normal” hurricane season, projecting up to 25 named storms, 13 of […]

Is Your Company Equipment Impacting Employee Turnover Rates?

Equipment is an important factor in keeping your business operating smoothly and plays a key role in the satisfaction of employees. Here, we’ll cover how equipment can become obsolete and eventually result in higher-than-usual staff turnover. How Failing or Out-of-Date Equipment Comes About Well-maintained equipment will last longer and operate more smoothly, but there are […]

Biden Admin Finalizes National Definition for Zero-Emissions Buildings

After receiving public input, the Biden administration has revealed the highly anticipated, finalized version of its National Definition of a Zero Emissions Building. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the standardized definition will help advance industry efforts to decarbonize the buildings sector, which is responsible for more than one-third of total U.S. greenhouse gas […]

How to Improve Cellular and Public Safety Radio Signals in Buildings

If you have an emergency in your facility and can’t call anyone, you have a big problem. Charles Schulz, director of public safety and in-building distributed antenna systems (DAS) at Alliance Corporation, addressed this issue and potential solutions during Facilities Management Advisor’s virtual session “Improving Cellular and Public Safety Radio Signals in Buildings” on May […]