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IFMA Foundation Announces International Student of the Year Award

The IFMA Foundation is pleased to introduce the International Student of the Year award program, which will be presented alongside the annual scholarships awarded at IFMA’s World... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Automat Revisited

From self check out grocery stores to coffee machines to car washes, automation is everywhere. But where's automation when you really need it, like in 24/7 convenience stores, for... [...]

New BOMI International Course Approved for LEED Hours

BOMI International’s class entitled Electrical Systems and Illumination has been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The course is the seventh BOMI International class approved recently by the... [...]

OSRAM SYLVANIA Recognized by EPA and DOE for Ninth Year

The 2010 Sustained Excellence Awards are given to a select group of organizations that have reduced greenhouse gas emissions by setting and achieving aggressive goals, employing innovative approaches, and showing others what can be achieved through energy efficiency.... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Drive-Thru Unit From Berner International

This air curtain product is designed to keep car fumes away from workers at drive-thru windows, save energy, and create... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Playing Hooky

For those of you who need a morale boost, check this little gem out for the perfect excuse. And for anyone stuck playing truant officer, well, this resource is... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Staples Advantage B2B Offerings

Five new integrated offerings aim to address a growing demand for supplier consolidation and reduced procurement... [...]

Global FM Launches Awards Program

The Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management 2010 will recognize efforts by individuals and groups in the facility management industry who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the built... [...]

The IFMA Energy Challenge: ENERGY STAR

IFMA has created a master account within the EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager and asks facility professionals to create their own accounts, add information about their facilities, and share that information with... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HealthView From APCO Signs

This modular system that dispenses standard infection control products and displays health related information can be used in all types of... [...]