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Friday Funny: Eight Linemen, One Elevator

Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 days ago

What happens when eight college offensive linemen cram into one elevator, testing the 2,500 pound weight limit?

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Nova Scotia Community College Adopts SARA For Emergency Alerts

Posted by Anne Cosgrove - 2 days ago

This universal alerting engine from Status Solutions integrates standalone alarm and communication systems in facilities for effective response.

Workshop Helps Communities Reach Energy Goals

Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless
3 days ago

Second Georgetown University Energy Prize workshop focuses on helping communities save energy and reduce carbon emissions while competing for $5 million.

Energy Upgrades And Renovations: What To Know About Windows

Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless
3 days ago

Modern, high-performance window systems can have a very noticeable impact on existing buildings’ operational energy costs and their associated HVAC and lighting capacity.


4 Ways To Avoid LED Lighting Failure

Posted by Guest Contributor
5 days ago

Garnering the benefits of investment in LED lighting retrofits means these need to deliver on promised performance.

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  • intelligent restroom app

    Intelligent Restroom App from Kimberly-Clark Professional

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 days ago

    With the app, facility managers collect data and alerts from sensors integrated into restroom amenities, from soap dispensers to air fresheners, as well as non-amenities like entrance doors.

  • Velato LED by Amerlux

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 1 week ago

    The Velato LED family of HHP Recessed Adjustable Multiples fixtures are available in one, two and three light configurations for accent and display lighting in retail, commercial and hospitality environments.

  • TruBTU® by Cambridge Engineering

    Posted by Dominique Cantelme - 1 week ago

    TruBTU is an app that helps determine the best and most efficient means for heating and ventilating a space.

  • Canara Insight+ for Batteries by Canara

    Posted by Dominique Cantelme - 2 weeks ago

    Canara Insight+ for Batteries is a subscription-based means of monitoring and managing backup power infrastructure.

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  • water systems

    Water Systems Strategies

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 weeks ago

    Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.

  • Choosing Carpet And Flooring That Meets Demand

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 weeks ago

    carpet and flooring

    Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.

  • Education Case Study: Wellness In Action

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 weeks ago

    healthy workplace

    At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.

  • The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 weeks ago

    chiller plant

    Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.

  • Best Practices For Data Center Management

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 2 weeks ago

    data center management

    Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.

  • Facility Retrofit: Zero Waste Manufacturing

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 3 weeks ago

    zero waste manufacturing

    In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.

  • Professional Development: Incremental Outsourcing

    Posted by Mary Ellen McCandless - 3 weeks ago

    Incremental Outsourcing

    Armed with sufficient information on outsourcing models, pricing, and contracts facility management executives should be well positioned to achieve success in the next critical step—execution of the outsourcing plan.

  • Physical Security Planning

    Posted by Guest Contributor - 3 weeks ago

    physical security

    The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.

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