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Johnson Controls, Tyco Complete Merger

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.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Protect My Facility From A Wildfire?

Heaviland Landscape Management provides tips for appropriate landscaping and maintaining defensible space to prevent property damage during a wildfire.

Nominate For BOLD Award, Until September 7

These awards highlight the work of “Building Optimizers, Leaders, and Disruptors” improving sustainability through the use of technology.

Loner M6 Employee Safety Monitoring by Blackline

The Loner M6 is an employee worn device for safety monitoring. It monitors lone workers in the field, inside facilities, between sites, and while driving.

Nature Center Installs Minnesota’s First Solar Integration System

The Sunverge system at Hartley Nature Center will provide reliable backup electric power to meet operational needs during emergencies.

Wind-Driven Rain Louver From Greenheck

The new Model EVH-901 dual module louver provides for high volume intake and exhaust ventilation and protects against water penetration even under the most severe wind-driven rain conditions.

Are You A Stadium Facility Manager?

If you’re the facility manager at a stadium or arena, a new survey is seeking your input on your sports venue's energy and water performance.

US Open Plays Under New Retractable Roof

With a 520-foot-long span, the roof structure is designed for stability against earthquake and hurricane wind forces.

HD IP Camera Solutions by Synectics

HD IP Camera Solutions include compact vandal resistant domes, in-ceiling domes, box cameras, bullet cameras, and a selection of PTZ cameras with True WDR.

Burn Hazard Prompts Cree Recall Of LED T8 Lamps

Cree has recalled LED T8 lamps due to burn hazard; includes T8 lamps provided as replacements in previous recall.

CHAUVET Professional Relights Beverly Hilton Pool

The site of Hollywood red carpet events throughout the year, the AquaStar Pool features an updated look while also providing flexibility for facility operators.

Ladder Safety Leash by Super Anchor Safety

The Ladder Leash tie off strap helps secure ladders from movement for ladder safety,

Friday Funny: Five Things You Didn’t Know About Toilet Paper

You may not even know today is a holiday, but it’s one that celebrates what is arguably one of the most important, and frequently used, inventions of our time: Toilet paper!

DRVH LED Retrofit Kit For HID Commercial Downlights

The ENERGY STAR® certified Retrofit Kit from Terralux upgrades vertically mounted CFL or HID to energy efficient LED.

ID Card Systems From IDSecurityOnline

This provider of photo identification systems aims to provide school with effective ID card solutions irrespective of budget.

Did You Miss Our “Can IoT Live Up To The Hype Within Your Facility” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .

Boston Consulting Firm Invests In New HQ Space

Within the same building, Charles River Associates moved from a 30 year old space to one that supports 21st century work processes and technology.

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