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Friday Funny: Americans Dish On Hand Washing, Germs, And Public Restrooms

A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.... ...Read More...

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Building Occupant Satisfaction, Sustainability Link Revealed

New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their... ...Read More...

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Engineers Rank Pay Over Culture

New Experis Research reveals the results of the talent wars; engineers are still in high demand and can prioritize pay over... ...Read More...

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Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: How Accurate Are Data Center Tier Ratings?

Even a well designed upper tier rated data center requires a spot on preventive maintenance (PM) program to maintain its rating. Yet, the PM part of the equation is often omitted.... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: A Workplace Filled With Desk Potatoes

The desk potato trend has been on the rise as workers become increasingly tethered to their... ...Read More...

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The 50 Greenest Colleges And Universities In America

Schools included in the list boast multiple, simple, and complex means of contributing to the planet's health in ways including sustainability, clean energy, solar power, recycling, landscape management, and more.... ...Read More...

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BOMA Florida Announces Recipient Of The 2015 Legislator Of The Year Award

Senator Hukill’s selection as The Legislator of the Year is bestowed to recognize and honor her significant understanding of issues impacting commercial real estate, most notably phasing out sales taxes imposed on commercial real estate... ...Read More...

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Stick-Build Or Prefab Data Centers: Evaluating The Options

New resource helps facilities, IT, and telecom leaders explore new data center deployment... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Love Is In The Air

Surprisingly, 30% of workplace romances end in marriage, although partners in the same career path (aside from medical professionals, teachers, and artists/designers) are not usually well... ...Read More...