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New Product Flash: Instapump by Turtledrain

This portable drain requires no gas or electricity to remove standing water in and around... [...]

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Video Update: UCLA’s Recovery From Water Main Break

On July 29, 2014, a city of Los Angeles water main ruptured under Sunset Boulevard, opening a large hole in the pavement that closed the street during rush hour and flooded parts of UCLA’s north campus. Nearly a year after the flood, all impacted facilities are back in operation. This video documents the event and cleanup... [...]

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Channel Spotlight: The Lean Approach By Veritiv

Manufacturing facilities face challenges coming from all sides and directions. The Lean Approach from Veritiv can help manage these... [...]

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Question Of The Week: How Can I Use A Facilities Condition Assessment?

A facility manager is looking to discuss and share experiences with conducting a Facilities Condition Assessment of his organization's portfolio to drive strategic decision making, educate stakeholders, and set... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Late, Great American Summer Vacation

The majority of Americans will take little to no vacation this summer, according to a recent survey from Skift.... [...]

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EPA Recognizes Combined Heat And Power Projects, Encourages Other Facilities To Consider

EPA Awards and reference materials highlight how efficient CHP (cogeneration) reduces energy use and... [...]

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Organizations Increasing Investment in Data Center Facilities; Focus on Upgrades and Retrofits

Despite increased investment in cloud and colocation providers, 87% of data center operators surveyed from North America and Europe are maintaining or increasing their data center facility... [...]

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IFMA Announces 2015-16 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently introduced its 2015-16 board of directors and member-elected executive committee... [...]

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New Product Flash: Shutgun from Technicraft Product Design

For accidental sprinkler activation, this shut off tool enables staff to stop water flow... [...]

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Department of Energy Adopts ASHRAE 90.1 Efficiency Levels

Department of Energy final rules adopt ASHRAE 90.1 efficiency levels as recommended by the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) for certain unitary products, heat pumps, water heaters, and... [...]