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With a focus on global facility management, IFMA's president and CEO, Tony Keane, and RICS' CEO, Sean Tompkins, have released this open letter to the industry.

From IFMA’s World Workplace: Open Letter On Global FM

From IFMA’s World Workplace: Open Letter On Global FM

With a focus on global facility management, IFMA's president and CEO, Tony Keane, and RICS' CEO, Sean Tompkins, have released this open letter to the industry.

Webinar: Gain Insights Into Sustainability For Your Next Roofing Project

This free webinar takes a look at some common non-residential standards and labels in the roofing industry. Continuing education credits are available.

Yale 6000 Series Exit Device Expansion

The 6000 Series is a line of ANSI/BHMA Grade 1 certified exit devices with a full range of electromechanical options.

LG Electronics Displays Products In “GreenZone” Structure

Designed to LEED standards, the 15'x40' prefabricated modular structure will be donated to the Compton YouthBuild campus after it's displayed at Greenbuild 2016.

Legrand Achieves IDW Programmatic Excellence

Legrand North America has been recognized for Programmatic Excellence within the Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc.’s (IDEA) data certification program.

Question Of The Week: What Is On Your Hurricane Preparedness List?

Loss of main power is always a top concern in extreme weather situations, and the non-profit Powered For Patients urges healthcare facility managers to safeguard their backup power supply systems.

NREL Finds Solar PV Costs In U.S. Continue To Fall

In the commercial sector, modeled costs for the first quarter of 2016 were down 4% from the fourth quarter of 2015.

Liebherr LR1300 Crawler Crane

The LR1300 is a crawler crane designed primarily for lifting work with high loads.

In India, $500 Million Made Available For Solar Energy

The Asian Development Bank announced financing that will help the nation's government with its goal to increase energy sourced from solar rooftop systems to 40 gigawatts by 2022.

Retailer Tackles Energy Retrofit With PACE Financing Tool

Florida-based BrandSmart USA carried out a $2 million+ energy retrofit by employing the Property Assessed Clean Energy finance tool. Facility management service firm ABM managed the project for the retailer.

Fluorine-free DuraTech Soil Resistance Formula By Antron

The new, advanced DuraTech® is made with a fluorine-free topical soil resistance formula that meets the Antron® brand’s certification testing process.

Partnership Improves Extreme Weather Service

Planet Risk is incorporating Schneider Electric’s weather service forecast information into its Advanced Intelligence Management System (AIMS).

S-5! ColorGard Roof Snow Protection

ColorGard is a snow retention system for roof snow protection.

Wooster Anti-Slip Safety Coating Systems

Anti-slip safety coating systems provide traction for pedestrians and vehicles on a variety of substrates.

Higher OSHA Fines Loom For GHS Label Violations

Labeling options for facilities help cut complexity of compliance with Globally Harmonized System requirements.

AeraMax Pro AM III Air Purifier

The AeraMax Pro AM III is a commercial grade air purifier that allows for efficient and low-maintenance operation with a coverage area of 300 to 700 square feet.

Friday Funny: Ridiculous Resumes 

CareerBuilder's latest survey reveals outlandish mistakes employers have found on candidates’ resumes.

Barron Lighting Group’s UL Certified Test Lab

Barron Lighting Group’s test lab is now qualified to perform UL Certification testing.

Appleton UPR Series Electrical Safety

The UPR Series of plugs and receptacles help drive greater electrical safety for connecting power in demanding industrial locations.


iWAREHOUSE Evolution provides vital analytics tools for warehouse managers, allowing them to promote operator accountability and monitor compliance, risk management, and metrics for their industrial vehicle fleet, operators, and batteries.

Senseon Electronic Lock by Accuride

Senseon Secure Access incorporates an electronically-controlled locking mechanism into commercial-grade drawer slides and door locks, protecting and managing access to contents in cabinets drawers, furniture, and fixtures.

WaterFurnace Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic Heat Pump

The Versatec Ultra Single Hydronic heat pump combines scroll compressors, R-410A refrigerant, and oversized heat exchangers to provide energy savings.

3100 Machine Room-Less Traction Elevator By Schindler

The new cost-effective machine room-less traction elevator is optimized for 2-3 story buildings in the U.S.

Question Of The Week: Is Your LED Retrofit Safe?

UL1598C certification provides building owners and managers a safety standard when considering LED Retrofit.

Legrand Matching Employee Contributions To Red Cross

In response to the damaging floods in the Bayou-Lafayette region of Louisiana and other natural disaster events in the U.S., the company has set up a relief fund.

Video: Minnesota Vikings Stadium Construction

Released September 25, 2016, the time-lapse showcases 32 months of progress—demo to completion—of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium.

Ariens EZ-Launch EFI Snow Blower Engine

The AX EZ-Launch EFI is a snow blower engine designed for the Ariens line of Sno-Thro products.

Coconut Husks Upcycled To Building Panels

Demonstrated in Ghana this past summer, the husk product results from research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE).

Friday Funny: Let’s Go Streaking! For The Love Of Coffee?

In a recent survey conducted by Staples, it was found that some office workers may take their reliance on a coffee break to the extreme.

SRM-872 & Security Center 5.5 Transportation Safety

The SRM-872 mobile NVR now fully integrates with the Security Center 5.5 unified security platform for transportation safety.

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