CoreFirst LLC has introduced a proprietary seismic upgrade retrofit system. Modular, steel constructed, “cartridge” style safe zones are installed into existing buildings to upgrade the ability of these structures to withstand a seismic event.
Should it take significantly longer to create the facility inspection report than it does to collect the data, photography, and other supporting information?
The low to moderate levels of compliance with health and safety regulations have hindered the growth of the fall protection market in North America. However, with regulatory bodies cracking down on non-compliant companies, the market for fall protection gear is set to accelerate and reach $670.5 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.7%.
Within the past few weeks, two studies examining the subject of happiness in the workplace have been released. And interestingly enough, the results were completely different. Where does your workplace fit? Is the glass half empty (as in the PARADE/Yahoo! Finance poll)? Or is it half full (as in the Marketplace/Gallup poll)?
The continued uptick in construction activity, while slow, seems steady, but nonresidential construction is not faring as well. Advance data for the second quarter of 2012 indicates an almost 4% drop on an annualized basis, in part because of a significant decline in publicly funded infrastructure investment. However, commercial construction is growing slowly.
Panasonic recently announced that all of its workgroup and departmental scanners, purchased as of July 2012, now feature a Three-Year Advance Exchange Warranty. This warranty promotion does not have an end date.
In support of the Executive Order, DOE and EPA released a new report that provides a foundation for national discussions on effective ways to achieve 40 GW of new, cost-effective CHP by 2020, and includes an overview of the key issues currently impacting CHP deployment and the factors that need to be considered by stakeholders involved in the dialogue.
This new feature, contained within the latest version of the company’s WebCTRL building automation system, allows facility managers to review and play back hours of real-time data in minutes.
Inner harbor navigation canal surge barrier project was the USACE’s largest ever design-build civil works construction contract.
The FM Event, run in association with British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), is directed at facilities, estate, and property managers.