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IFMA Announces New Religious Facilities Community of Practice and Hosts Introductory Webinar

The International Facility Management Association is pleased to announce the formation of the Religious Facilities Community, a new community of practice devoted to those who work as full-time, part-time or volunteer facility managers in their houses of worship. IFMA’s communities of practice are organized special interest groups that unite members of specific industries not represented by the association’s... ...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Vacation On A Shoestring

Travelers taking advantage of a deal in San Diego need to pack more than... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: OctaGuard XT

Carlisle SynTec has introduced this new weathering package for all of its Sure-Weld TPO roofing... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: When Jargon Turns to Babble

From the BBC Web Site, published on 16 June 2008 (by way of Peter SJF... ...Read More...

Are Google’s Images a Security Threat, Invasion of Privacy or Useful Tool?

Google is often revered (and reviled) for its Street View images, which offer anyone with an Internet connection direct access to detailed photos of homes and buildings around the... ...Read More...

IT Up or Down These Days?

The slowing economy is having very little effect on demand for IT services, while driving improvements in energy efficiency and resource utilization, according to a recently released... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: You're LATE!

For some employees, knowing they are running late for work does absolutely nothing except stimulate their creative juices in order to make up the latest excuse as to why they are late for... ...Read More...

Arc Flash Hazards Quiz

Ferraz Shawmut challenges industry members to test their... ...Read More...

Report Shows Hotel Guests Prefer Green

A recently released report by J.D. Power and Associates, the 2009 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study, showed, among other things, that green hotels made great strides in awareness, guest satisfaction, and participation in sustainable programs since the previous reporting period in... ...Read More...

Improved Efficiency and Citywide Wi-Fi Come to Hollywood

Dubbed Wireless Hollywood: Efficiency Through Innovation, the free outdoor Wi-Fi system will improve the efficiency of numerous city departments including Public Utilities, Police, Code Enforcement, and Building.... ...Read More...