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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Power Purchase Agreement By Borrego Solar

Borrego Solar Systems, Inc. recently introduced a financing option for schools, companies, and government organizations that want to begin using solar energy to power their... ...Read More...

IFMA Foundation Sustainability "How-To Guides" Launched

Chris Hodges, principal of FEA and an active member of IFMA, has authored this first guide, entitled "Getting... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: E-Mon LonWorks Option

E-Mon, LLC has announced the availability of a new LonWorks communication option for three of its metering product... ...Read More...

Frito-Lay North America Headquarters Achieves LEED Gold

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America recently announced its Plano, TX, headquarters has been awarded LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Environment of Care (EoC) From Trane

Through this service, Trane works with healthcare facility managers to identify conditions in their physical facilities that are taking away from the effectiveness of patient... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ReUze™ Water Piping System

This CPVC water piping system from Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company is a practical, easy-to-install system for non-potable water uses inside... ...Read More...

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...