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Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects created new connections to enrich this outdoor facility and diversify activities along the Chicago River with the addition of six "rooms."

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Complete With New Amenities

Chicago Riverwalk Expansion Complete With New Amenities

Sasaki and Ross Barney Architects created new connections to enrich this outdoor facility and diversify activities along the Chicago River with the addition of six "rooms."

Tandem® Electronic Hybrid And Double Jumbo Roll Tissue Systems

Cascades Pro™ has introduced two new Cascades Pro Tandem™ dispensing systems: Cascades Pro Tandem Electronic Hybrid and Double Jumbo Roll Tissue (JRT) dispensers.

Friday Funny: Surviving A Zombie Apocalypse

The odds for survival are best for Boston residents. New Yorkers? Not so much. Plus a Halloween Bonus: Haunted houses for sale!

AccuMax 4P Chemical Dispenser

The AccuMax 4P is an all-in one chemical dispenser with dilution control technology.

Detroit Lions Choose Tremco For Roofing Maintenance

This follows the 2016 restoration of the 340,000 square foot domed roof atop the team's Ford Field for which Tremco provided product and services.

MechoSystems’ Shadecloth Families Earn Sustainable Status

Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.

Green Offices Improve Productivity

Keeping staff healthy and happy improves productivity and boosts businesses’ bottom line, according to the World Green Building Council.

5 Ways Window Film Can Protect Your Facilities

Beyond energy efficiency benefits, window film adds a level of safety for facilities as well.

Delta-Q IC Series Battery Chargers

The IC Series is a line of battery chargers for use in electric vehicles and industrial equipment.

EPA Urged To Level Energy Efficiency Playing Field

More than 50 groups join with ACEEE to ask that the EPA treat energy efficiency as equal to renewable energy in the Clean Energy Incentive Program.

2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published

A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.

Citi Facility In Hong Kong On Track For WELL Certification

Having achieved precertification toward the WELL Building Standard marks a milestone for the global bank as it hones its focus on workplace wellness.

Staples Easy System Gets “Smarter”

The next phase of this office supply reordering system integrates IBM Watson technology.

Quickie Manufacturing Corp. Cleaning Tools

Quickie Commercial Products are cleaning tools made specifically for the professional and commercial user.

Streamlined Meeting Management

Booking meeting space just got easier, thanks to collaboration between NFS Technology Group, providers of Rendezvous room booking software, and Crestron®.

ePIPE Restoration Project Swiftly Reduces Lead Levels

Testing showed lead leaching in the tap water was significantly reduced after this epoxy coating was applied to lead pipes in a recent residential project.

Better Workplace, Better Workforce

Companies are increasingly taking a “lead-with-labor" approach when it comes to the location of their workplace, according to CBRE.

Eaton SPC Surge Protector Series

The SPC Series is a line of configurable surge protectors for safe, robust protection of critical equipment.

Did You Miss Our “Get Smart About Smart Buildings” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn the definition of a "smart building," the latest trends in technology, benefits of smart building technologies, and steps to assess and create a smart building.

Echelon Masonry Products Obtain EPDs

Oldcastle Architectural's Echelon Trenwyth CMU block and InsulTech wall system have obtained an Environmental Product Declaration under ASTM C90 guidelines for loadbearing concrete masonry.

FM Alert: OSHA Meeting On Construction Safety And Health Scheduled

In addition to the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting, OSHA is accepting nominations for eight members to serve on the 15-member ACCSH committee.

AT&T Shares Cybersecurity Guide

A newly released document from AT&T on navigating this threat landscape asserts that most cyberattacks currently impacting businesses are "known" or common threats.

NetBox Software v.4.9 by S2 Security

NetBox Software Version 4.9 is an updated version of the full-featured, web-based access control and event monitoring system.

EPA Grants For Urban Water Improvement Projects

Several K-12 and higher education facilities are among the 22 organizations receiving up to $60,000 each for water quality initiatives.

Enocean Launches Dolphin Brand

This global developer of energy harvesting wireless technology is offering its wireless modules and white label products under the new brand name.

Friday Funny: Blame It On The Llama

Faking a cough and claiming to be ill isn’t enough these days. Here are the year’s craziest excuses for calling in “sick,” courtesy of CareerBuilder.

Brass Knuckle Ergonomic Body Protection

A line of ergonomically designed occupational body protection products under the SmartShell™ brand includes kneepads and adjustable back support.

New U.S. Courthouse In Los Angeles In Operation

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA

FM Alert: New Workplace Wellbeing White Paper Released

Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.

Making Buildings Bright (and Smart) Using Lighting Control Systems

View this free webinar video and learn about the system architecture, key hardware components, and software platform in a networked lighting control system; energy management strategies; and current and future trends driving adoption.

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