Making your facility sustainable through solar power has many benefits beyond the immediate and long-term impacts to your bottom line. It’s helpful to the local and global environment through a reduction in your carbon footprint, and it makes a statement to the communities in which you operate. Although solar installations are typically associated with roofs, […]
Category: Sustainability/Business Continuity
It’s important to conduct a security assessment of your facilities, but the process doesn’t end when you get the report. As a facility manager you need to have frank conversations with leadership at your organization about how you can put the suggestions from the assessment into action. Having the data about security gaps, equipment needs, […]
Forum Events, a leading networking event offering that provides opportunities for senior-level executives to meet with high-quality solution providers, improving ROI by optimizing the sourcing process, is excited to announce the expansion of its Facilities Management and Total Security Summits, increasing from two events per year to four, starting in 2019.
If your facility has been cited by OSHA, EPA, the EEOC, or another regulatory agency, it’s important to take steps immediately to address violations and bring your workplace into compliance. While some corrections may fall solely upon your environment, health, and safety (EHS) department, others may require the involvement of facilities management (FM) pros in […]
On January 22, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced that was opening registration for its newest version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building program, v4.1. The call for registration covers the LEED platforms for both new construction projects (BD+C) and interior spaces (ID+C).
The new year has arrived, so let the predicting begin! In this infographic, the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) presents their predictions based on their 2019 Trends Report about what retail facilities managers can expect for the coming year. Some follow already in-process trends, such as an increase in mixed-use spaces, while others, like […]
The internet of things (IoT) is tough to avoid, especially now that its web is expanding into our work lives. This expansion is generating a ton of useful data that adept facility managers can harness to better track everything from expenses to maintenance. This infographic from Schneider Electric provides some insights into how facility managers […]
When we think of lost or wasted time, we tend to think about employees not giving 100% at work, when in reality other factors have a much larger impact on the overall productivity at a given facility. Instead, imagine the chain reaction that follows from a misplaced work order. As one or more facility technicians […]
In its latest research report that examines the state of the global facilities management market, Technavio, a technology research and advisory firm is forecasting market growth at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 12% in the coming years.
The facilities management market is rapidly growing across all sectors, and sometimes, it can be difficult to keep track of how the market is segmented. This holds particularly true when you look at the variances in market segments around the world. It’s good to have a grasp of the global marketplace, especially if your organization […]