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Motorized Shades Reflect Well On LEED Gold HQ


Intelligent motor controls and best-in-class RB 500 motorized roller shades helped shape the look of the Hub Group’s new headquarters, located in the Chicago suburb of Oak Brook, IL.

Facility Professionals Play Key Role In Strategic Workplace Decisions


Facility management (FM) and real estate professionals are playing an increasingly important role in high-level strategic workplace decisions, according to a new survey released by IFMA.

Chicago’s Merchandise Mart To Install Distributed Energy Storage Technology


Chicago’s iconic Merchandise Mart, one of the world’s largest commercial buildings and wholesale design centers, will install Johnson Controls’ distributed energy storage technology.

NIBS Developing New Building Information Modeling Guideline


The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is kicking off development of a new guideline to help building owners, their design teams, and facility managers use building information modeling (BIM) during the building design, construction, and operations process.