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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Services From UGL Unicco

A new Energy Services practice consolidates and enhances the Boston-based company's previous portfolio of energy management... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: My Home is My Casulo

This complete furniture set can be set up in less than 10 minutes and later disassembled and repacked like a standard pallet. No tools are needed in the... ...Read More...

Nation's Oldest Buildings Ripe For 'Green' Initiatives

DC has, on average, the oldest commercial buildings among the states, according to a new study conducted by SMR Research Corp. Older buildings are those most likely to have the greatest potential for energy efficiency... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Accustat Independence By PSG Controls

These mercury-free thermostats use preset electronic fixed temperature set points to maintain desired comfort settings.... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: GreenShield® Module Roof System

The Garland Company, Inc. recently updated its GreenShield® vegetative roof technology by introducing movable, interlocking container... ...Read More...

CityCenter Named Best Commercial Project of 2009 by FSC-US

The Forest Stewardship Council-US (FSC-US) has honored CityCenter in Las Vegas as the best commercial project of 2009 in the fifth annual Designing & Building with FSC... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: "Ci" And Facility Energy Efficiency

The “ci” approach covers the entire wall surround—not just the cavity spaces between the framing... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Facility Manager’s Toolbox

Many members of the facility management profession have a natural knack for engineering. For those folks, this humorous list of toolbox items may sound frustratingly... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PlanSCAPE By Virco

This service, provided by Virco Mfg. Corporation, is designed to assist facility professionals in schools with large scale furniture and equipment acquisitions.... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Penetrations Through Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While penetrations on these roof types can sometimes be avoided, mounting essential rooftop equipment and ancillary mechanicals will be successful when certain guidelines are... ...Read More...