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FM Alert: 2010 Construction Outlook

Highlights from the 2010 Construction Outlook of McGraw-Hill... ...Read More...

(Creepy) FRIDAY FUNNY: Somewhere In The 20th Century

Back in 1985, Terry Gilliam directed an offbeat film entitled, "Brazil." Very dark, the film presents both a futurist and retro ("steampunk") interpretation of the absurdity of administrative bureaucracy—one that still holds true today in many... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Calculator From WattStopper

Facility managers can access this Web-based tool to calculate potential lighting-related energy savings available with occupancy... ...Read More...

First LEED®-Built Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Wellness Center Now Open

The eco-conscious Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte, designed to achieve LEED® Gold certification and provide a slate of new conveniences for frequent travelers, is now open in the heart of Charlotte’s thriving uptown... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: When I’m Cleanin’ Windows…

This offering is not so much weird as it is scary, but when you think about the jobs in the world that have to be done, well, it kinda puts everything into perspective. Have a look at this... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Reading Fire-Rated Labels, Increasing Life Safety

Facility professionals can look to fire-rated building material labels to help select and inspect appropriate products for their... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SL-120 Continuous Hinge

This hinge from Special-Lite provides a way to compensate for out-of-plumb jambs in both new construction and door... ...Read More...

IFMA Names 2009 Awards of Excellence Winners

IFMA has announced the winners of its Awards of Excellence, which recognize groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to the facility management profession and the... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: I'm Currently Out Of The Office…

Today's Friday Funny is short and sweet. It's all about fun with out of office... ...Read More...

Tips for Mitigating Influenza in Commercial Buildings

With cold and flu season upon us, spending time reviewing your HVAC system, its major components, and air and water distribution is time well spent to help mitigate the spread of type A (H1N1) and other types of... ...Read More...