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FM Alert: National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Hearing on Productivity in the Workforce

A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential... [...]

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New Product Flash: Tork EasyCube From SCA

Web connected restroom dispensers keep facility staff updated on supply levels, reducing occupant... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Building Commissioning Strategies?

According to a recent Navigant Research report, increasing regulatory requirements are expected to raise the incidence of this... [...]

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Channel Spotlight: The Lean Approach By Veritiv

Manufacturing facilities face challenges coming from all sides and directions. The Lean Approach from Veritiv can help manage these... [...]

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Friday Funny: Jon Stewart May Be Gone, But His Set Lives On

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' set was donated to Washington, D.C.’s Newseum after Stewart's final taping August... [...]

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Reduce Legionella Risk With Cooling Tower Maintenance

Cooling towers are ideal places for legionella to... [...]

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Summer Safety Checklist: Avoid Counterfeit Electrical Products In Educational Facilities

Summer safety checklist for educational institutions helps electrical professionals maintain a safe environment by avoiding counterfeit electrical products. Guidelines include what to look for and what actions to take to protect the property, students and staff from the serious health and safety risks counterfeit electrical products pose during the school... [...]

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FM Alert: Proposed Facility Smart Grid Model Standard Open for Public Review

ASHRAE/NEMA Standard 201P, Facility Smart Grid Information Model, would provide a common basis for electrical energy consumers to describe, manage and communicate about electrical energy consumptions and... [...]

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New Product Flash: ENGAGE Technology From Allegion

Designed to upgrade door openings to electronic credentials, this connectivity platform features cloud-based mobile and web... [...]

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Policing Trends Reflected in New Stations and Police Academies

A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today's police forces, according to... [...]