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When dealing with multi-site operations in the financial services sector, is there a suggested approach for maintenance and repairs?


When dealing with multi-site operations in the financial services sector, is there a suggested approach for maintenance and repairs?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Multi-Site Maintenance

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Jumanji Comes To JFK Airport

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Last summer, New York’s JFK Airport was invaded by turtles—more than 100 of the diamondback terrapins slowly made their way across the tarmac, causing flight delays and generally wreaking havoc at the busy airport. At a news conference on September 20, 2012, Port Authority commissioners approved plans for a world class, $32 million animal handling facility at JFK. Terrapins welcome!


Design-Build Institute Of America Announces 2012 Award Winners

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In a departure from tradition, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) is announcing the winners of its National Design-Build Project Awards Competition in advance of the November 8 award ceremony at the 2012 Design-Build Conference and Expo in New Orleans, LA. Yet to be announced: the 2012 Best Overall Project Award and the 2012 Design Excellence Award.



New Metric Could Help Facility Managers Optimize Daylighting

The development of daylighting metrics has been the subject of considerable effort and debate, but no widely accepted metric has emerged to help recognize well-daylit buildings. Although simulation software exists to assist in daylight analysis, these programs are often overly complex and involve a high level of expertise. On the other hand, rule-of-thumb approaches that are often used to aid in the decision making process are based on overly simplified assumptions.





FRIDAY FUNNY: I ♥ Dirty Hands!

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Facility management professionals are never afraid to get their hands dirty. Some even look for excuses to roll up their sleeves and get into the trenches with members of their maintenance crews. If you’re itching to be rewarded (rather than scolded) for your dirty hands, jump in for your chance to win a trip to the Dakar 2013 rally.


Workplace Financial Wellness Guide Has Been Released

What is Financial Wellness

A new best practices guide for employers has been released to help them establish financial wellness programs that can assist employees struggling to manage tough economic times.