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This first-generation product brings real-time U.S. Geological Survey data together in a web mashup with information from the NWS and other sources.

Texas Water Dashboard App From USGS

Texas Water Dashboard App From USGS

This first-generation product brings real-time U.S. Geological Survey data together in a web mashup with information from the NWS and other sources.

Minimizing Mosquito Populations To Combat Zika Virus

Facility executives and their service providers can address this health threat with diligent inspection of buildings and grounds.

Friday Funny: Snack Bandits

More than 70 percent of American office workers are victims of food theft at work — but only 1/3 admit to taking food that wasn't theirs.

Wrigley Field Upgrades With Wireless Lighting Controls

A stadium-wide upgrade includes a new clubhouse for the Chicago Cubs. Opened in April 2016, the facility now features state-of-the-art capabilities.

Smart City 2.0: Next Step In Urban Innovation

Spurring the shift from leveraging data to fully digitizing cities are the pervasiveness of technology and expansion of open data policies.

Italian Eatery Installs LED Lighting

With 11 locations throughout Arizona, Sauce Pizza and Wine replaced existing lighting to focus on food, not energy use.

Leadership Support Linked To Workplace Well-Being

Nearly three-fourths of employees with senior managers who show support through involvement and commitment to well-being initiatives said their organization helps employees develop a healthy lifestyle.

Question Of The Week: How To Implement A Successful Campus Recycling Program

One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.

Carpet Recycling Recognized By CARE

Since 2002, CARE and its members have diverted more than four billion pounds of carpet from landfills in the United States.

Employee Engagement Linked To Workplace Satisfaction

The new Global Workplace Report from Steelcase finds increased control over work experience ties to higher employee engagement.

Friday Funny: North Korea’s Weird Architecture

North Korea boasts some of the most impressive — and weird — architecture in the world. Take a tour from the comfort of your own laptop.

New School Construction Focused On Building Envelope Performance

In Columbia, MO, campus planning officials wanted an attractive, durable exterior that would mitigate rain, snow, and other environmental conditions.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

FM Alert: USGBC Launches New LEED Pilot Credit For Building Materials

The pilot credit seeks to reward manufacturers who perform hazard and exposure assessments that can serve as a basis for developing products designed to minimize human health impacts.

Southwest Airlines Expanding Dallas Headquarters

Set to begin in June, McCarthy Building Companies will build a new office and training facility on the airline's corporate campus.

5 Ways Window Film Can Improve Your Facility

Window film as a building retrofit solution can be one of the quickest, simplest energy conservation measures available, as well as the most cost effective.

Employees Are Leading Cause Of Data Breaches

60 percent of companies believe their employees are not knowledgeable about the company's security risks, according to a new study from Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute.

Question Of The Week: Is A Microgrid In Your Facility’s Future?

On May 24, three state agencies in California will begin discussion of a roadmap to commercialize microgrids in the state.

Systems Approach To HVAC Design

When components are patched together without considering the entire system, there is significant risk the system will not deliver ideal performance. Facilities staff training is also important.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Ensuring Generator Longevity

Regularly scheduled and preventative maintenance regimens are crucial for maintaining the health of your facility’s power systems.

Fuel Cell System Furthers Sustainability Goals

At Legrand North America headquarters, this energy technology provides nearly 90% of the electricity to operate the 263,000 square foot facility.

New Vikings Football Stadium First In U.S. With Transparent Roof

Thanks to lightweight ETFE film, 3M Science creates an enjoyable environment year round inside the stadium by permitting outdoor atmosphere without frigid temperatures.

Material Handling Most Frequent Cause Of Workplace Injuries

Workers suffering sprains and strains average 57 days away from work, according to Travelers’ new Injury Impact Report.

Use Of Meeting Rooms Is On The Rise

The trend towards more collaborative work environments is being driven by the rising adoption of touch technology and the need for meeting room AV to host remote attendees, according to a new Futuresource Consulting study.

Workbook For Park Facility Planners, From NPS And CDC

This resource provides guidance to park staff and other stakeholders on areas including public access and usability, to ensure that facilities and amenities inspire activity.

Three Contractor Orientation Mistakes, And How To Avoid These

It is important for facility managers to ensure their contractors are educated on the organization's on-site policies and safety procedures.

Office Ergonomics: Finding The Right Fit

Poor posture, incorrect computer monitor positioning, and prolonged seating can all cause damage to the body. Without the proper training, this routine behavior puts added stress that not only causes worker discomfort, but can cost a company thousands of dollars in worker compensation.

Question Of The Week: How To Reduce Cleaning Costs?

Reducing cleaning supply costs can provide major savings for your facility. Here's a list of 10 ways you can meet that goal, from the National Service Alliance.

E-Waste Recyclers In U.S. Examined

This week, a PBS News Hour segment raised questions about the mismanagement of some of the e-waste sent to certified recycling facilities.

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