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Trends for 2019 in tools and software impacting those in the construction industry

DSC1500 portable beam barricade for temporary securityNeed a quick-to-deploy vehicle barrier for an event or interim security? Check out Delta’s portable beam barricade

See how integrating sensor technology with space planning software can help optimize your space

Building products, furniture, lighting and more — find out who won the Good Design Awards for 2018

Need support for your AV equipment? New managed services offer remote monitoring, system management, 24x7 helpdesk

See how these PTZ surveillance cameras show greater detail with fewer cameras, reducing costs

Digital sensing devices can help FMs improve space utilization and lower operating expenses — read about their uses and challenges

Is your building’s cell phone coverage spotty? Check out these new smart signal booster bundles

If you need cost-effective staff housing for a school, military or medical campus, see the quick-construct units DIRTT customized for this hospital

Tips for promoting collaboration through your office furniture and layout, from HON’s report on office design trends

Looking for real-time security analytics that respect individual privacy? Check out Genetec’s latest

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Featured Articles

Sustainability for tenant improvement projects

Figure 1: Rapid 7’s Austin office, Photo Credit Thomas McConnell LLCFMs, Want to enhance your post occupancy user experience? Engage in new office renovations as Project Champions early-on!
Facilities Managers can improve their post occupancy operational efficiencies by being involved in design/planning meetings from inception through implementation.

Portfolio benchmarking – Example: Utilities
Reasons to benchmark, excuses not to benchmark, and how to get started benchmarking

Sustainable facilities, resilience, and the Internet of Things
How to integrate today’s trends into an organizational strategy to result in a better workplace

Lessons from the New York City carbon challenge

Cost-effective cuts: How little O&M energy use adjustments can yield big savings

The art of the nudge—Three revolutions leading to healthier and happier workplaces

Can you hack it? Protecting connected buildings
Finding the right cybersecurity vendor and understanding security best practices

Communicating in a crisis
How to get the right information to the right people at the right time through a crisis communications plan

Case Study

Read how Dawson County High School used flooring to create a beautiful, quieter space 
See how the right flooring can positively impact acoustics, installation, maintenance and costs over time

Electrical Safety

Rethinking the role of facilities managers—from cost reduction to organizational productivity

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