Building Internet of Things Adds Ample Opportunity for Office Upgrades

Technology allows for an unprecedented level of synergy between various building systems, offering efficiencies and new capabilities An opportunity to increase productivity through collaboration lies in the ability to schedule gathering spaces appropriate to the size and needs of the team and then use the data to fine-tune facility efficiency. Boston-based technology firm Salsify uses…

Product Selection: Top Facility Managers Reveal Best Practices

COVER STORY: PRODUCT SELECTION By Desiree J. Hanford Facilities Management When facility managers lead product selection, the result is lower long-term cost, better operations, and happier occupants. Whether it’s new construction, renovation, retrofit, or replacement, the first day that building occupants get to use a space is likely to be filled with excitement and congratulations.…

How to Right-Size Your Office Space

By Amy Braun and Barry Dube Commercial Office Facilities Spaces that are the right size can increase productivity, boost employee satisfaction, and attract and retain talent. Office spaces are changing. As market demands and shifting work styles drive companies to re-think the traditional office, facility managers are helping their firms discover many benefits beyond trimming…