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Friday Funny: On The Job Friendships Make For Happier Workers

Making friends on the job can make the difference for unhappy workers. It can be good for business... ...Read More...

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A Facility Manager’s Crystal Ball: Predicting Equipment Failures Through Facility Maintenance

Some fms may opt to keep waiting for a crystal ball that can predict equipment failures; the more realistic among them will instead opt for the crystal clear visibility into energy... ...Read More...

As part of a capital expansion program at O’Hare International Airport, STV provided engineering design services for the demolition and replacement of 46 air handling units (AHUs) in Terminals 2 and 3.

Proportion Of New Build/Retrofit Projects Speaks Volumes For HVAC Opportunities

As the U.S. continues its recovery and budgets are refreshed, tracking the retrofit and new build markets will remain an important metric for growth opportunity, especially as energy efficiency recommendations continue to... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: VFD Induced Shaft Voltage Feedback Wanted

When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers... ...Read More...

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In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman And Founder Joel Spira

Joel S. Spira, a prodigious innovator, invented the first solid state electronic dimmer and founded and built Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. into a global company selling a wide array of lighting controls, passed away at his home on April 8, 2015, at age... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Interview Questions – Illegal Or Just Odd?

Some interview questions seem inappropriate because they are. Others, however, seem inappropriate because they are... ...Read More...

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Organizations Changing Strategies As Security Environment Gets More Complex

Cyber security attacks can be more dynamic, changing rapidly and targeting with greater... ...Read More...

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Global FM Announces World FM Day 2015 To Celebrate Facility Management

The theme for the facility management event this year, which will be observed on June 10, 2015, is "Building Resilience for the... ...Read More...

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New NIOSH Report Recommends All Workplaces Be Tobacco Free | Includes E-Cigarettes In Suggested Smoking Ban

The latest recommendations also include removing exposures to e-cigarettes in the... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Storage Best Practices

A facility manager is looking for advice on finding a specific calculation best practice that can be used to estimate storage space requirements based on occupied... ...Read More...