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Data Center Decisions: Build, Buy, Or Lease?

The decision may rest on factors such as available capital, timeline, and degree of desired... [...]

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Big Office Buildings Tops In Adopting Green Practices

There is a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to the newest Green Building Adoption Index by CBRE Group, Inc. and Maastricht University.... [...]

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buildingSMART alliance Releases NBIMS-US™ Version 3

The National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance® has released the latest edition of the nation’s consensus-based standard governing building information modeling (BIM). The National BIM Standard-United States® (NBIMS-US™) Version 3 (V3) covers the full life cycle of... [...]

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OSHA Provides Guidance For Enforcing Revised Hazard Communication Standard

OSHA has issued instructions to compliance safety and health officers on how to ensure consistent enforcement of the revised Hazard Communication... [...]

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New Product Flash: Dynamo From Dual-Lite

This LED emergency egress luminaire meets the forthcoming energy consumption requirements of Title... [...]

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Beverly Hills Pays Businesses $500 for Every Waterless Urinal

In a rush to find ways to reduce consumption, the city of Beverly Hills, CA is paying $500 to any business that purchases and installs a waterless... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Where Is Your Wireless Technology?

Wireless technology has impacted virtually all aspects of facility management... [...]

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Friday Funny: Want A Promotion? Lose The Sweats And Have A Breath Mint

Provocative clothing, a disheveled appearance, and unprofessional haircut are just a few of the things that cause employers to think twice before promoting employees, according to a national survey by... [...]

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Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work

More than half of employees report feeling overworked and burnt out (53%), but the overwhelming majority (86%) are still happy at work and motivated to rise in their organization, according to the inaugural Workplace Index conducted by Staples... [...]

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OSHA Updates Inspection Procedures for Protecting Healthcare Workers from Tuberculosis

OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.... [...]