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New Association Advances Energy Management Services

The ACG board has created the EMA as a stand-alone association to administer the EMP program and other energy related... [...]

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London Retains World’s Most Expensive Office Market Title

Strong demand amid dwindling supply in London's West End pushes rents up by 5%; London confirms its position as the world's most expensive office market for the second consecutive year. Hong Kong ranks second after losing top spot to London last year for the first time since 2008; global office rents increase by 3%... [...]

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Today’s Facility Manager Names Ted Bielicky, CFM 2014 Facility Executive of the Year

Providing a dynamic and diverse workplace was a key driver for this senior director of facilities’ latest... [...]

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Commercial Real Estate Industry Continues To Achieve Utilities Savings

Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy... [...]

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Use Of Building Codes On The Rise Across The Country

Using current codes demonstrates commitment to safety and savings; 32 states have updated to the 2012 I-Codes at the state or local... [...]

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Construction Employment Down By 16K Jobs

Industry added 122,000 jobs during past 12 months, but public sector and certain nonresidential construction sectors remain... [...]

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OSHA Extends Comment Period On Proposed Workplace Injuries And Illnesses Reporting

OSHA extends comment period on proposed rule to improve tracking of workplace injuries and... [...]

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What’s the Future Of Green Buildings In 2014? Industry Leader Offers Top 10 Megatrends

Green building consultant, speaker and author, Jerry Yudelson has announced his annual list of major green building trends that will affect the industry in 2014 and... [...]

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ISSA Engages GSA On Federal Strategic Sourcing

While ISSA supports strategic sourcing, it is opposed to implementing it in a manner that would have an unreasonably burdensome economic impact on the JanSan community and the private sector... [...]

AAAS Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) awarded one of 11 Platinum recertifications... [...]