FACILITY MANAGEMENT ARTICLES
66 million Americans rode a bike in the past year, and between 2005 and 2014, there was a 46% increase in the share of commuters who cycled to work or school. Bicycle parking can ease the demand for vehicle parking.
How welcoming is your facility’s entrance? Many factors play a role in welcoming students, tenants, patients, or guests to your building. Flooring is one of those factors.
Dependency on this equipment makes it important for school officials arranging purchase or lease agreements to know what to look for and ask of their provider as they make equipment selections.
To ensure optimum fire detection in its large atrium, the impressive new Los Angeles Federal Courthouse has installed four Fireray beam smoke detectors from FFE.
NeverFade® is a water-based, low-VOC exterior coating. It contains Kynar Aquatec® resin, a tough, engineering thermoplastic that maintains high stability when exposed to harsh thermal, chemical and ultraviolet environments.
As director of environmental health and safety at Ringling College of Art and Design, Carl Powell identifies risks associated with work performed on the Sarasota, Florida, campus and takes steps to prevent those risks from contributing to accidents.
Virginia’s York County School Division makes a good HVAC solution great.
Renovate high-traffic emergency department, exam rooms and cafeteria with a floor covering that delivers superior durability, while offering chemical-free reduced maintenance, added comfort underfoot and improved acoustic benefits.
The first priority for facility managers today is reducing operating costs, particularly for energy and maintenance. But when a solution is poorly designed, it often causes more problems than it fixes.
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nora systems, Inc. introduces noraplan® lona, a premium rubber floor covering that inspires the creation of spaces that invite innovation and visionary thinking.
PennBarry, a leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial ventilation products, announces the launch of Zephyr Revolution, a line of precision ceiling, inline and wall-mount exhaust fans that are some of the quietest, most powerful commercial and residential airflow management systems on the market.
Hager Companies, a leading U.S. manufacturer of commercial and residential door hardware products, announces the release of the new 34K series. This new series of battery-powered cylindrical locks are available in a keypad only or keypad plus proximity, granting access via an HID card format.
Super tough, STI’s Polycarbonate Covers offer an excellent way to help prevent theft and vandalism to larger keypads, access controls, volume and lighting controls, and similar devices.
Tomlinson Industries introduces its new lead-free brass bubbler kit. Tomlinson’s bubbler kit includes the 7800PFLFB lead-free brass bubbler and all necessary mounting hardware. This bubbler kit retrofits standard drinking fountains, making it the perfect addition to schools, offices, public buildings, and more.