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Allowing Space Heaters In The Workplace

March 1, 2022

With the temperatures fluctuating drastically each day, you may be finding that it’s becoming harder to stay warm at work. Thermostat wars begin, and pleasing everyone is nearly impossible, so you might be wondering what as a business you can …

Investing in Groundskeeping Service

February 28, 2022

  Humans are visual creatures, and we make our first impressions within seconds. That’s why it’s so crucial for companies to address the aesthetics of their facilities. The more beautiful a location is, the more business it drives. This is …

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What is Two-Factor Authentication?

February 21, 2022

  Any organization or business storing user data should be wary of data breaches. IBM reported that last year, data breaches cost companies $4.24 million per incident on average. These results were the highest seen in the 17-year report. This …

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Desk Management

February 14, 2022

  Desk Management  Whether you work from home or at the office, re-arranging your desk setup can be beneficial to your productivity. Although a cluttered work area may seem harmless, studies have shown how disorganization in your environment can deter …

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Lighting in the Office

February 7, 2022

Providing ample and differentiating lighting in an office environment can highly affect the mood of your employees. This is especially important for full-time employees, as a large portion of their days are spent working inside an office building.  In fact, …

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Trends in Fleet Management

January 25, 2022

Despite uncertainty linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the fleet industry has seen continued investment in technology to adapt to new ways of operating and tracking fleet vehicles. According to the 2021 Verizon Connect White paper on the latest fleet management …

Protecting Against USB Cyber Threats

January 18, 2022

With more companies allowing work from home because of the continuing pandemic, employees have grown increasingly reliant on transportable USB drives. According to the 2021 Honeywell Industrial USB Threat Report, cyber threats specifically designed to attack removable media nearly doubled …

Hospital Design Post-COVID-19

January 11, 2022

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety protocols and contagion control have become standard for new hospital projects and renovations, according to Building Design + Construction. In addition, the pandemic has emphasized the need for healthcare facilities to have …

Achieving Indoor Air Hygiene

January 4, 2022

With the ongoing pandemic, there has been an increased focus on achieving indoor air hygiene, especially in high occupancy buildings. Facility managers should aim for the highest air quality standards, with priorities given to human health and productivity as opposed …

Reducing Construction Time with Prefabrication

December 21, 2021

The use of prefabricated materials can lead to key successes and outcomes in quality, safety, and cost in building construction projects. Prefabrication involves the manufacture and assembly of building components that can be transported to a construction site for quick …