Best Practices

Improving Facilities Operations With Situational Awareness

Safe, resilient facilities require strong situational awareness, the use of operational intelligence, and analytics-ready, time-stamped data to drive decision-making. By taking a systemic approach that prioritizes systems integration and targeted analytics, facilities can undergo holistic transformation, reducing risk, improving safety, and decreasing operating costs. This white paper will help facility managers gain greater literacy about […]

2020 Facilities Management Advisor Salary Guide

The 2020 Facilities Management Salary Guide is here to help facility management employers and employees understand where they stand in today’s job market. This Salary Guide includes not only salary and wage data from 2018 to 2019 but also training, education, and certification information as it applies to 16 benchmarked exempt and nonexempt positions.

3 Tips for Mitigating Campus Security Threats

Our world is full of threats both external and internal. This whitepaper encourages looking at life safety and security measures on your campus from another perspective. Most facilities have addressed access control and the securing of main doors, but those should be measures of last resort. There are steps you can take — some that you may not have considered — to mitigate the threat before it arrives at your front door.

2019 Facilities Management Advisor Salary Guide

This survey includes data effective January 1, 2018, and January 1, 2019. Data are reported for 16 positions specific to the facilities management field and allow you to analyze changes in salaries from year to year. The positions included in this Salary Guide are defined as nonexempt or exempt.

A Thermostat Simply Isn’t Enough

In a typical room, building designers will often place the thermostat near a light switch at the entrance of the room. While thermostat placement may appear straightforward, no matter how hard the designer tries, it often ends up in the wrong location; wrong in the sense that it doesn’t achieve its primary function.

Changing Facility Report

The Changing Facility: What You Need to Know

Facilities management, like many other fields, has grown increasingly skilled and complex. As buildings become smarter, facility managers must follow suit. Start now with this free download.