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Singapore Masters Program Encourages Sustainable FM

The need for the course has arisen out of the increasing call for more sustainable cities, especially in tropical zones such as Singapore, where more than 50% of carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to... [...]

Donation To Help Student Design Team

SCA will donate $10,000 and its Tork® brand wiper products to help high school students in their efforts to design, build, and sell a super efficient car for a global... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Watch Your Step…

Staircases are just staircases, right? Well, not always. Sometimes, a clever designer taps the talents of a diligent engineer, and the results can be pretty... [...]

Kimberly-Clark Named ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year

For the second consecutive year, K-C will be recognized for its energy management practices and commitment to sustainable operations, resulting in significant energy and financial... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Smart Building Solution

Building on an existing relationship, IBM and Johnson Controls are now providing a Smart Building Solution service that can improve operations and reduce energy and water consumption in buildings... [...]

OSHA Issues Flu Directive for Healthcare Workers

In response to complaints, OSHA inspectors will ensure that healthcare employers implement a hierarchy of controls and encourage vaccination and other work practices recommended by the... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Enhanced Performance Roof Hatch From Bilco

The thermally enhanced hatch is designed with a fully insulated cover and... [...]

New Healthcare Facility Design Guidelines

The Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) has published its 2010 edition of the Guidelines for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities.... [...]

Friday Funny: Winter Weary

Many people are starting to get a bit punchy from all of this snow. And while some folks are fortunate enough to be able to work from home, the news reporters just aren't so lucky. Check out these videos, if you don't think it's tough out... [...]

Walmart Looks to Cut 20 Million Metric Tons of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Walmart recently announced a goal to eliminate 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from its global supply chain by the end of... [...]