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Sielox Pinnacle Access Control Management

The Sielox Pinnacle v.10 includes more than 30 upgrades designed to help users improve access control management.

Fines For Workplace Safety Violations Up 78% Starting Aug. 1

The increased penalties are meant to keep pace with the cost of living, which can lead to significant benefits for workers and level the playing field for responsible employers.

IFMA Announces 2016-17 Board Of Directors

The 2016-17 Chair is Maureen Ehrenberg, executive managing director of Integrated Facilities Management, JLL, in Chicago, Illinois. IFMA also welcomes six new board members with a variety of international experience.

Friday Funny: 13 Can’t Miss July 4th Fireworks Displays

As Americans across the USA gather to celebrate the nation’s 240th birthday, here’s a handy list of 13 “must see” Independence Day fireworks displays. Find one near you!

CTBUH Names 2016 Tall Building Award Recipients

This year’s winners and finalists employ inventive solutions to challenges related to sustainability, seismicity, wind forces, mixed functionality, and a vibrant urban habitat.

Question Of The Week: Roofing Maintenance Procedures

Which actions have you found most useful in protecting your facilities, and your budget, from roof related failures?

Smart City 2.0: Urban Technology Impact On Education

In the early days of the consumer Internet and Enterprise IT markets, education played a critical role in helping activate these industries. How might students learn from smart city development?

Toshiba IKS-WB9518 Ultra HD Camera

The IKS-WB9518 is an ultra HD camera able to capture 4K video in 3840 x 2160 resolution.

Sacramento Kings, Johnson Controls Team Up At Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.

Johnson Controls Supports Low-GWP Refrigerant Research

The company donated $100K for development of safety standards regarding the use of mildly flammable, low-GWP refrigerants.

FM Alert: OSHA Reminds Employers To Protect Workers From Fireworks Dangers

As July 4th plans kick into high gear, OSHA is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers. Last year, two workers were killed and four injured in an explosion at an Alabama fireworks manufacturing facility.

Blue Pillar Aurora 5.0 Platform

The updated Aurora 5.0 platform has expanded capabilities for organizations that rely on critical infrastructure be more productive and energy efficient.

IntelliDish™ By Sealed Air Diversey Care

The Internet of Things is coming to commercial kitchens with the launch of IntelliDish, a smart dishwashing application from Sealed Air's Diversey Care division.

Bona Pro Hardwood Floor Cleaner

The Bona Pro Series Hardwood Floor Cleaner is a professional strength waterborne cleaner for all types of unwaxed polyurethane finished wood floors.

Expanded ZR Series LED Troffer Portfolio From Cree

Cree expands its ZR Series LED troffer portfolio with the new ZR FD LED Series, a commercial spec-grade troffer that delivers superior energy efficiency of 130 lumens per watt.

Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building

Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza.

Insulation Installation, For Metal Buildings

Thermal Design, Inc. introduces an automated installation process for its Auto Ceil insulation offering.

MegaVideo Flex Compact Camera by Arecont Vision

The MegaVideo Flex is a multi-megapixel, flexible, and compact camera series for indoor or outdoor installations.

An Option For Backup Power: UPS-as-a-Service

Active Power flywheel provider and Burland Energy SA have partnered to provide facility operators another approach to backup power.

PointGrab Joins Cisco Digital Ceiling Initiative For Smarter Buildings

PointGrab’s edge-analytics smart sensor, CogniPoint™, complements the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework by providing industry-leading occupancy analytics with low cost and intelligent connectivity.

Dynapac F1200C Tracked Paver by Atlas Copco

The Dynapac F1200C is a compact asphalt paver suitable for a range of paving projects.

Library Renovation Uses SOLARBAN 70XL By PPG

The Lawrence Public Library in Kansas features a new façade combining a terra cotta rainscreen and low-e glass.

BOMA 360 Peformance Program New Designees

This program evaluates commercial properties in six areas, including operations and management; life safety/security/risk management; and training and education.

Virtual Security Manager by Strategic Design Services

The Virtual Security Manager is a service program that offers facilities access to needed security expertise without the long-term cost and commitment of hiring a full time security manager.

Friday Funny: Is There A Dog At Your Desk?

If not, you might want to get one. A recent survey shows that being able to bring your dog to work makes your company cool. Even cooler than ping pong tables.

RadioLink EasyTouch II Keypad By Legrand

New Vantage keypad sets the standard for wireless lighting control and is perfect for transition areas such as corridors and hallways in modern hotels and offices.

Planned Investment In Energy Efficiency Hits All-time High

2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.

dBadge2 IS Noise Dosimeter by Casella

The dBadge2 is an IS certified, shoulder mounted, wireless noise dosimeter.

Smart City 2.0: Economic Development In A Digital Metropolis

In this fourth installment in a six-part series, the impact of municipal digital infrastructure on economic development is discussed.

Advanced Budgeting App for BuildingOS Platform By Lucid

The new app makes reactive, time-consuming and error prone utility cost and consumption budget creation, forecasting, and reporting fast, transparent, and accurate.

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