Today’s Top News

Keep your use of facial recognition technology ethical — see the Security Industry Association’s new policy principles

Need to match paint for a wall or door? Datacolor’s portable tool can now look up Benjamin Moore paints on site

Check out NAIOP’s best practices report on how owners and tenants can work together to get through COVID-19

Eaton Pow-R-Line Xpert smart panelboards and switchboardsGet real-time data about your power system to make informed decisions and avoid downtime, with Eaton’s new solutions

Looking for enhanced cleaning services? ABM’s new three-step approach delivers safety and peace of mind

Not sure which hand sanitizers are safe and effective? Look for the Green Seal certification

If you want facial recognition software with easy setup that’s affordable and won’t back up your lines, check out this no-touch access control

Don’t forget fire safety as your COVID-19-reconfigured school opens — tips from NFPA

See how you can do everything from badge verification to emergency mustering to medical screening with one system

Are ultraviolet (UV) devices effective against coronavirus? Are they safe to use? Get insights from NEMA, ALA, UL

Find out how you can meet COVID-19 ventilation needs without having to make manual adjustments to each system

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Featured Articles

Benchmarking for outsourcers, with a focus on best practices

How to prepare for change in an unpredictable business climate
2020 and its pandemic have brought many unforeseen changes to businesses--see how they can plan ahead and get through these changing times

Figure 1 – KWH usage per GSF Filters: Type of facility (Office) Provided courtesy of FM BENCHMARKINGBenchmarking for outsourcers, with a focus on energy consumption

How healthy buildings can help in the fight against COVID-19
What building owners and FMs need to know to make buildings healthy for reopening

Pandemic lessons learned—so far
The pandemic has led to more emergency preparedness plans—see them here

How to accommodate future climate change within your landscape
What you must know now to be prepared for predicted changes to climate and extreme weather events

Smart restrooms deliver hygiene and more
5 benefits of smart restrooms that are especially important during a pandemic

Restroom care in the age of COVID-19
How to meet new cleaning protocols and public hygiene expectations

Reopening your building: A resource guide

A reimagined future—Three components to create successful change now

Removing gray areas—Effective training is the key to infection prevention
Critical elements are cleaning protocols, clear instructions, inspections, and quality control

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Upcoming Events

Sep 27 - Oct 2 : Light+Building 2020 (lighting and building services technology) [CANCELED. NEXT: March 13-18, 2022]

Sep 30 : Critical Facilities Connect [VIRTUAL]

Sep 30 : Evaluating Your HVAC System’s Readiness to Mitigate the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 [ASHRAE COURSE/WEBINAR]

Sep 30 - Oct 2 : IFMA’s World Workplace 2020: Your Facility Conference and Expo [MOVED TO DEC 9 — SEE BELOW]

Oct 1 : EuroFM Stay Connected Session 4 [VIRTUAL]

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