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Free White Paper: The Workplace Speech Privacy Crisis

Open office acoustical issues can often prove distracting. This white paper presents a solution called sound masking, one of the most effective and efficient solutions to any company’s noise... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: On The Job Friendships Make For Happier Workers

Making friends on the job can make the difference for unhappy workers. It can be good for business... ...Read More...

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Real-Time Energy Data: Four Big Benefits

With access to real-time data, facility teams are equipped to make fast, educated decisions to maximize... ...Read More...

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A Facility Manager’s Crystal Ball: Predicting Equipment Failures Through Facility Maintenance

Some fms may opt to keep waiting for a crystal ball that can predict equipment failures; the more realistic among them will instead opt for the crystal clear visibility into energy... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Commercial Office Solutions from Acuity Brands

This is the first in a series of Commercial Office Solutions... ...Read More...

As part of a capital expansion program at O’Hare International Airport, STV provided engineering design services for the demolition and replacement of 46 air handling units (AHUs) in Terminals 2 and 3.

Proportion Of New Build/Retrofit Projects Speaks Volumes For HVAC Opportunities

As the U.S. continues its recovery and budgets are refreshed, tracking the retrofit and new build markets will remain an important metric for growth opportunity, especially as energy efficiency recommendations continue to... ...Read More...

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Physical Access Control: Five Trends To Watch

Each industry sector has distinct security demands, but there are common threads for facility... ...Read More...

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EMaaS Digs Through The Data

Tracking energy use and operational efficiency can be eased by employing energy management, as a... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: VFD Induced Shaft Voltage Feedback Wanted

When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers... ...Read More...

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In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman And Founder Joel Spira

Joel S. Spira, a prodigious innovator, invented the first solid state electronic dimmer and founded and built Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. into a global company selling a wide array of lighting controls, passed away at his home on April 8, 2015, at age... ...Read More...