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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Financing From NOTIFIER By Honeywell

This program aims to assist with the expense of new fire/life safety systems, and upgrades to existing systems mandated by... [...]

NASCAR's Jeff Gordon Taps Geothermal Power

Energy conservation isn't necessarily something you'd associate with NASCAR. But environmental responsibility is one of the driving factors behind four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon's selection of a geothermal comfort... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ID For Recycling Containers From MOD

Meese Orbitron Dunne offers permanent, molded-in company logos and other markings to promote cart... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: One Funky Fish At A Time

For one facility, the question was not "how to build a better mousetrap" it was "how to build a better fish... [...]

IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Retires, Position Becomes Available

IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Charles N. Claar, P.E., CFM, CFMJ, will formally retire this fall after 10 years of service to IFMA and the IFMA Foundation. With Claar’s retirement, the role of director of academic affairs is... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: iCOMM Monitoring By A.O. Smith

The iCOMM system allows facilities to manage and monitor their A. O. Smith water heaters and boilers... [...]

IFMA and Today’s Facility Manager Team Up to Create Snapshot of Staffing Trends in Facility Management

New report from IFMA and TFM estimates that there are a total of 408,000 facility professionals working in the U.S. In addition to staffing tables, the report delves into factors that drive staffing, such as industry sector, facility size/type, and outsourcing... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Super Quad-Blaster With Strobe

This Bird-X product repels unwanted birds using ultrasonic sound paired with a flashing... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Tom Henderson, New Office Manager and W*nker…

Ever been forced to make a hiring decision that you regretted? Or have you ever been made to feel completely unpopular as the new hire on the block? Here's a brief skit from the BBC program, "Big Train," depicting just that... [...]