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Catherine Pavick Appointed IFMA VP Of Education

Pavick will now sit on IFMA’s senior strategy team (SST) with IFMA President and CEO David J. Brady; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer R. Alan Thomas, CAE; Vice President of Administration Linda Beverly, CAE; and Vice President of Communications Donald Young,... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: A130 Air Purification

This new product from StrionAir has been designed to deliver cost performance and high caliber indoor air... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering Ingenuity

It's the end of Summer '09, and people are starting to get back to reality. Kids are going back to school, manufacturing is gearing up for a tenuous economic recovery, and engineers are doing what they do best--"MacGyver"-ing whatever they can to keep things chugging... ...Read More...

EPA Announces Houses of Worship Can Now Earn ENERGY STAR® Label and Reduce Their Carbon Footprint

America’s houses of worship can now earn the ENERGY STAR label, joining the nation’s schools, hospitals, hotels and other facilities in their efforts to fight climate change, save energy and reduce their carbon footprint.... ...Read More...

Targeted Magnetic Ballast Phase Out To Begin Next Year

The July 1, 2010 date marks the last step of a multi-step phase-out that began on July 1, 2005, the date when ballast manufacturers could no longer sell T12 magnetic ballasts for use in new fixtures with full wattage T12... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Focus Fixed Lecture Seating

The updated Focus Fixed Lecture Swing-Away Solutions from American Seating include modular power and data capabilities.... ...Read More...

IFMA Study: Going From Hot To Cold (And Back Again)

IFMA has released "Temperature Wars: Savings vs. Comfort," a new study that takes an in-depth look at the most common thermal complaints made by workers and the variety of ways facility professionals respond to... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Mighty Glow Floor Tape

ShieldMark’s glow-in-the-dark tape is three times brighter than its previous... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Role Of Insulated Glass

Multi-cavity constructions, consisting of two, or even three, insulating cavities, are providing the next performance breakthrough for insulating... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don't Look Now

When the High Line park opened in NYC's Meatpacking District, guests at the adjacent Standard Hotel were inadvertently providing "views" of their own by parading in various stages of undress in front of the wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling... ...Read More...