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Data Center Trends: Driving The Data Center

Keeping a close eye on equipment performance is key to reliability and efficiency. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: M2G Boiler Control from Greffen Systems

This intelligent control unit is designed to optimize the efficiency of hot water boilers. The result is fuel reduction during less demanding situations while ensuring maximum capacity during heavy load... ...Read More...

ASCE Report Card Gives America’s Infrastructure D+

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) releases a Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. This year, there is little to celebrate once again, as the overall grade rises from D (in 2009) to D+ (in... ...Read More...

Nail Gun Safety – A Guide for Construction Contractors

OSHA Guidance Document Helps Prevent Nail Gun Injuries

New guidance document helps construction employers and workers prevent nail gun injuries. (Free download... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wellness Programs And Ventilation Performance

Ventilation rates have been studied in numerous ways, but has anyone used it in connection with absenteeism and wellness... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Hiring An Outside Facility Auditor

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility... ...Read More...

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SPECIAL REPORT: Comprehensive Exam

Recent events force K-12 facility managers to evaluate security measures in their schools. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations…And Workplace Consequences

Apparently, folks have already started gearing up for St. Patrick's day, which means some employers are preparing for productivity slumps later in the day. These will begin with Friday afternoon liquid lunch lags and stretch into Monday hangover "sick day" call... ...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Mobile App from Grainger

Using the recently released Grainger App, facility management professionals can quickly access more than 900,000 products as well as numerous features that help orchestrate maintenance, repair, and... ...Read More...

IBM Smarter Cities, Boston

Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, City Of Boston, Boston University, And IBM Partner On Smarter Cities Project

Boston event looked at how cross-sector collaborations could be used to pilot new solutions to urban challenges... ...Read More...