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Pets To Join Campus Life At Stetson University

Stetson University in DeLand, FL will offer some of its students a pet friendly residence hall to live in beginning with the Fall 2010 semester. Students a the central Florida institution will be allowed to live with their pets in Nemec Hall, the university’s first pet friendly residence hall. Stetson President Wendy B. Libby and her administrative team believe animal loving students will benefit from being allowed to bring a pet to... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: No beer on the job? We strike!

In a time when budgets have been cut to the bone and fringe benefits are merely a fading memory, workers at the Carlsberg brewery in Denmark are walking out. Why? A new policy only permits workers to consume beer during lunch hour...and only in the employee... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Benchmarking Reports By AirAdvice

AirAdvice has released an upgrade to its BuildingAdvice energy services program, allowing for the automated generation of Energy Star Benchmarking reports for existing commercial buildings.... ...Read More...

Panel To Examine Energy Issues at IFMA Event Next Week

The Energy Forum, set for 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 13 during IFMA's Facility Fusion event in Philadelphia, will feature representatives from the National Academies of Sciences’ Federal Facilities Council, General Services Administration, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Architect of the Capitol, and Air... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: UNO Reverse Vending Machines From TOMRA

These machines enable facility managers to ensure recyclable containers end up in the correct... ...Read More...

ASBE and IFMA Conduct Executive Order Summit

ASBE and IFMA will conduct a half-day event TODAY to illustrate how federal facility managers can achieve sustainability goals set by President Obama in Executive Order... ...Read More...

BOMA International Testifies Before Congress on Commercial Building Maintenance

As the committee considers how to allocate funds for the maintenance of federal buildings managed by the GSA, BOMA was called to testify on building maintenance best practices in private sector commercial buildings.... ...Read More...

April Fools' Day: No Joking Matter

It seemed like a good idea at the time...a new study finds that April Fools' Day pranks are unsuitable for the... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Pella Architectural Support

Pella's architects, engineers, technicians, and CAD drafters provide assistance on window and door selections for facility managers and their architects and general... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Weekday Exorcisms Not Advised

Facility managers have to deal with some unusual situations. But when it comes to getting rid of demons, well, that takes facility management to an entirely different... ...Read More...