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IFMA Foundation Releases Higher Education Guide

The new guide provides a listing of all known facility management programs in North... ...Read More...

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WEIRD WEDNESDAY: What’s Up With That Fly?

From New York to Amsterdam to Moscow and Singapore, flies are invading unlikely places: public urinals. Decals and paintings of the critters are being incorporated into the porcelain bowls in an effort to reduce the mess associated with public restrooms for... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CM25 From MovinCool

This ceiling-mounted air conditioner from MovinCool is a self-contained unit that can provide 25,000 Btu/h of... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: A Penny For Your Thoughts

The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: One Minute Challenge From CPFilms

The online energy savings estimator provides facility managers with potential cost savings and carbon emissions reduction from using energy saving window... ...Read More...

The Top 10 Green Building Trends to Look for in 2010

While much of the last decade had all of us focused on shiny new green buildings as the silver bullet for the many environmental challenges in the built environment, the virtual collapse of new development has helped the industry to refocus on the real solution: greening existing buildings.... ...Read More...

The Benefits of Low Cost Domestic Sourcing

Many companies have found that low cost domestic sourcing can offer a key solution, complement global strategies, and help both U.S. and foreign firms expand their reach in the... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Random Thoughts

While these little tidbits have absolutely nothing to do with facility management, they seemed worthy of Friday Funny... ...Read More...

Survey Gauges Facility Managers’ Outlook on Water-related Issues

Looking ahead to what 2010 might bring, a new survey conducted last month asked facility managers and other building professionals about water conservation, water costs, and other related issues in their facilities in the coming... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Save H2O iApp From Sloan Valve

Facility managers can calculate their facility water usage and potential savings using a... ...Read More...