December 2019

Lighting Design Considerations

A poorly lit workspace can diminish even the most beautifully constructed offices. Lighting design is a vital component of any workspace, as it can influence productivity, focus and the opinions of guests and staff. By learning some of the principles of lighting design, you can more readily outfit your facilities with lights that promote an efficient place of business. ...

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Lighting Solutions for Warehouses

Lighting is one of the costliest of business-related expenses in factories, malls, showrooms, office buildings and supermarkets. To get optimal light distributed through all the necessary areas in a large facility, companies have traditionally spent vast amounts of money each year on lights that need to be replaced every few months. Fortunately, businesses now have a wider range of options that includes LED lights, which are longer-lasting and more energy-efficient than conventional types of lighting. ...

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Facility Management Trends for K-12 Schools

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there were 132,853 K-12 schools in the U.S. as of the 2015-16 school year. These elementary, middle, and high schools saw about 56.6 million students attend in Fall 2019. With millions of students attending K-12 schools across the country, these schools must support student learning and stay up-to date with the latest trends. As these trends continue to evolve, K-12 schools must evaluate their school's design, keep up with the way the classroom is changing due to advancements in technology and make necessary changes to create a sustainable K-12 facility. By staying updated, you can help ensure your students are receiving a quality education in an optimal school environment. Let's take a look at the top education sector trends affecting facility management in K-12 schools. ...

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