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Beginning October 2016, facilities using ammonia systems can expect more frequent EPA inspections due to the Agency's new National Enforcement Initiatives.

Ammonia Refrigeration: Increasing Regulatory Requirements

Ammonia Refrigeration: Increasing Regulatory Requirements

Beginning October 2016, facilities using ammonia systems can expect more frequent EPA inspections due to the Agency's new National Enforcement Initiatives.

Free Zika Virus Prevention Course Available Online

In light of Zika outbreaks worldwide, organizations are urged to train and educate their workforce.

Electromagnetic Lock by DeltrexUSA

Three Electromagnetic Lock models provide fail-safe operation for low security applications.

Friday Funny: 50,000 NYC Oysters To Rest On A Bed Of Toilets

The oysters are being installed in New York City’s Jamaica Bay to help improve water quality, protect wetlands, and provide a home for fellow sea dwellers.

FM Alert: OSHA Requests Shipyard Safety Information

OSHA is seeking information on the safe access and egress of vessels, buildings, and other structures in shipyard employment; use of fall and falling object protection; and erection, use, and dismantling of scaffolding systems.

Did You Miss Our “Critical Power for an IoT Connected Environment” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn why it's imperative that IoT connected systems be protected from a very real threat facing facilities within any industry, from industrial to commercial: loss of power and power-related disturbances.

Smart Buildings: It’s Still About The People Inside

In this age of data collection, measuring occupants’ response to the smart building is as important as the information on the facility's operational performance.

DuraFon-UHF-HC Handset by EnGenius

The DuraFon-UHF-HC Handset is a dual-mode radio phone that allows communication with both UHF two-way radios and phone users.

DualGard From S-5!

Designed to preserve the look of a metal roof, this snow retention system protects people and property from roof snow avalanches.

PV Booster Solar Tracker From Edisun Microgrids

Breakthrough technology yields 20 percent better economics than conventional fixed-tilt installations.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Gets Energy Efficiency Upgrades

The improvements will help the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District meet its sustainability goals while improving equipment performance and fan experience.

Productivity, And The Power Of Place

To boost employee engagement, facility executives focus on creating spaces that accommodate physical, cognitive, and emotional demands.

BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager by F5

The BIG-IP Advanced Firewall Manager brings together security and deep application fluency to help deliver network-level security for enterprises and service providers.

Waterless Masonry Cleaner From Cathedral Stone

The masonRE Latex 20 cleaner removes dust, dirt, and grime from interior or exterior brick, stone, and other masonry surfaces.

Benchmark In-building Cellular Signal Mapping Services From CBRE

With dependable cellular and Wi-Fi coverage a must-have amenity for today’s businesses, CBRE's new Cellular Signal Mapping service certifies in-building network quality.

BOLD Award Nominations Close September 7, 2016

These 2nd annual awards recognize "Building Optimizers, Leaders, and Disruptors" who use technology to further green building efforts.

Johnson Controls, Tyco Complete Merger

Combined insights and technologies will help build smart, secure, sustainable environments.

EA-A01 Security System Integration Kit by Southco

The EA-A01 Security System Integration Kit simplifies the cabling and connections between the H3-EM Electronic Swinghandle with integrated card reader and any Wiegand based access control system.

DeWALT ToughBox Tool Storage

The ToughBox is a tool storage chest that also allows for professional and personal items to be stored on the job site.

Friday Funny: Teen Pest Control

A New Zealand library is hoping an unusual method will “bug” scrap-happy teenagers enough to keep them from loitering.

Survey Says… Beverage Amenities Make A Difference

Many variables affect employee productivity — design, lighting, air quality, and more.

FM Alert: OSHA, Health Canada Update Workplace Chemicals Work Plan

The plan is part of ongoing efforts between OSHA and Health Canada to reduce regulatory barriers between U.S. and Canadian systems responsible for chemical safety.

Einstein Sensor By Verdigris

New cloud-based sensor and smart meter system helps complex facilities reduce energy use, optimize controls, and predict future breakdowns.

Ocularis VMS & Optera Surveillance

OnSSI's Ocularis 5 video management software (VMS) is now compatible with Pelco's Optera multi sensor panoramic cameras.

FM Alert: APPA Plans Second ANSI Standard

The proposed APPA 1100: Facility Management Terms and Definitions, will establish a database of nationally recognized terms and definitions used within the facilities, building, or supporting infrastructure industries.

FreeStyle-155 Wall Mount Gas-Fired Boiler From Williamson

Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.

Active Shooters A Major Workplace Concern, But Businesses Unprepared

Two-thirds of organizations name an active shooter as a top threat, but 79 percent are not fully prepared, more than 60 percent run no readiness drills.

Signify Outdoor Signs by Takeform

Signify is a line of outdoor signs that integrate exterior signage with key elements of facility architecture.

Clif Bar Opens One-Of-A-Kind Sustainable Bakery

The sustainability-focused facility uses biophilic design, a cutting-edge approach to design that connects people in buildings with nature and the well-being it provides.

Aegis Energy Services, YANMAR Form Strategic Alliance

The relationship will broaden the reach of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems by offering a wider product line to serve facilities of all sizes.

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