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A free training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace is being offered by UL Workplace Health & Safety as part of its comprehensive online eLearning library.


A free training course on extinguishing fires in the workplace is being offered by UL Workplace Health & Safety as part of its comprehensive online eLearning library.

FM Alert: Free Fire and Extinguisher Safety Training Course

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FM Alert: Worker Endangerment Initiative Addresses Violations

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Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division will work with the Department of Labor and U.S. attorneys for broader look at environmental and workplace safety crimes.


FM Alert: DOE Issues Largest Energy-Saving Standards Ever For Rooftop Air Conditioners

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New energy efficiency standards issued for rooftop air conditioners and heat pumps represent the largest energy and pollution savings of any rule ever issued by the Department of Energy.


FM Alert: ZigBee, EnOcean Team Up To Create IoT Standard

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Joint development of open, global specification for energy harvesting wireless communication technology will help meet growing demand for interoperable, self-powered IoT sensor solutions.


Permeable Pavement: A Sustainable Stormwater Solution

(Source: www.pavementinteractive.org/)

Permeable Pavements, a new book from ASCE, provides current guidance for the design, construction, and maintenance of permeable pavement systems that provide transportation surfaces and manage stormwater and urban runoff drainage using interlocking pavers.



FM Alert: CABA Report Highlights Role of Controls In Zero Net Energy Buildings

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Monitoring and control systems are at the nexus of buildings and successful zero net energy (ZNE) performance, according to a new study from the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA).



FM Alert: “Facility Smart Grid Information Model” Reaches Key Milestone

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A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.