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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Landscape Care In Frigid Weather

Safety concerns for employees, buildings, and outdoor landscaping begin to pile up when wintry weather... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Leading In Crisis

The pivotal point in a crisis is making the decision about how to deal with the event. Without recognizing the four traps of decision making, it is easy to make the wrong... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Monitoring Temperature In Lab Settings

An automated approach enables the facilities department at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Research Center of Chicago to detect potential... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kohl’s Employs DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Potential Impact Of Solar Flares

The sun is currently at the peak of its 11 year solar cycle, making 2013 and early 2014 a period of high solar flare... [...]

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In CA, New Water Quality Regulations For Industrial Facilities

Recently proposed permitting requirements for storm water discharges in California are expected to be implemented in January 2015, and it may set the trend for water quality regulation... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Getting To The Bottom Of Height-Adjustable Desks

Sitting too much can be unhealthy, but there is substantial evidence that productivity increases with the regular use of a stand-up desk.... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winter Weather Prep

Facility managers in regions that get snow and ice face higher levels of risk and liability during the winter months. It is crucial to have a snow management plan in... [...]

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Remembering Ed Coene

Today's Facility Manager pays tribute to Group C Founder Ed Coene, a visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Where Do Codes Come From?

On October 2, the final hearing, which this year will complete the development of the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, the 2015 International Residential Code, and other 2015 codes, will begin in Atlantic City,... [...]