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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Security Analysis By Andrews International

This recently introduced analysis service is based on Andrews’ proprietary Security Effectiveness and Efficiency (SEE)... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Elevator Efficiency

With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,... [...]

City & Country Clubs Council of IFMA Partners with Club Managers Association of America

The City & Country Clubs Council of IFMA is pleased to announce its partnership with the Club Managers Association of America, a professional association of nearly 7,000 managers of city, country, golf, yacht and athletic... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Heat By Design Picture Heater Product Line

The Heat by Design convective picture heater uses a patented carbon fiber heating element system that is embedded behind the image. The flat carbon fiber elements safely increase the temperature of medium sized rooms by 3° to 7°... [...]

Weird Wednesday: ‘Twas the night before the night before…

Here are some unusual tidbits about traditions associated with the Christmas... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Sensor By Functional Devices

This is the first completely EnOcean-based self-powered wireless current... [...]

New Survey Reveals School Districts Cutting Spending Due to Rising Energy Costs

Two-thirds of school districts responding to a new “School Energy and Environment Survey” from Honeywell and Education Week Research have made spending cuts or modifications as a direct result of rising energy bills.... [...]

Friday Funny: The Good, The Bad, And The Lazy

Here's a collection of interesting holiday decorating ideas from around the... [...]

Holiday Construction

The Chicago Theatre was recreated by a team from VOA Associates Inc. for the annual “Gingerbuild” competition held at the Allsteel/Gunlocke Chicago Resource... [...]

Google FMs from Around the Globe Join IFMA

IFMA recently secured a group membership agreement with search engine giant Google that has led to 27 of the company’s facility managers joining the association.... [...]