Today’s Top News

The pandemic and downturn haven’t derailed energy reduction and clean energy plans, finds Deloitte

Spacestor protective screeningIf you need protective screening that integrates with your design, check out this customizable system to minimize germ spread

10 actions to ensure a safer reopening, from NSC — plus guidance for specific building types

Keep your essential equipment and systems up and running with these surge protection devices

If you’re reopening education facilities, see ASHRAE’s HVAC checklists to reduce airborne transmission of coronavirus

Need deep cleaning services for your textiles or floors? Get disinfection with finish-safe products

NeoCon 2020: To help you protect office workers, check out these antimicrobial, noise-dampening desk screens

How can you protect those who must work LESS than 6 feet apart? Look to mold remediation practices for clues

See how this technology can detect face masks, fevers and overcrowding to support your “new normal

Be aware! Survey shows even trained workers experience electrical shock

Need a new HVAC cooler? This smart hybrid now offers water disinfecting and meets strict noise and fire codes

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Featured Articles

Figure 1 – Area Maintained per FTE   Filters: Type of facility: office; Size: greater than 600,000 maintained SF Provided courtesy of FM BENCHMARKINGBenchmarking your maintenance staffing in a COVID-19 world

Lifting the curtain on fire safety
Where to use fire curtains and how to maintain them

Plaza maintenance—Design choices
Planning for making maintenance easier and less time consuming is worth the up-front investment

6 tips for return-to-workplace planning

Outsourcing cleaning services

Why isn’t anyone sitting on the sofas we purchased?

Benchmarking your janitorial staffing in a COVID-19 world
What you need to know to plan for both internal and contractor janitorial staff

How to develop a strategic facilities plan
Key ingredients of a strategic facilities plan and criteria to evaluate the plan

Rebuilding better: A greener approach to tenant build-outs
See how “green” build-outs will improve the bottom line

Investing in your building through environmental, social and governance
Implications of ESG for the day-to-day activities of the property manager.

Case Study

Arooga's Restaurant improves guest experience and reduces costs with the XLERATOR hand dryer
Reduce labor, maintenance, waste and energy when switching from paper towels

Effective HVAC for human comfort

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