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Ergonomics Design Guidance: Six Elements

Humantech has recently made available a free e-book, “Six Ways to Apply Ergonomics in Design.” Focused on workplace and workstation design challenges, the book boils down essential ergonomic design considerations to six simple... ...Read More...

Verizon Green Project Will Power 19 Company Facilities Across the Country

Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon... ...Read More...

Technology and FM: The Internet Of Things

Smarter facilities may become a reality through a burgeoning number of IP addresses. From the April 2013... ...Read More...

The largest and most recently completed facility on the Department of Veterans Affairs campus in Biloxi, MS, the clinical addition was designed with the architectural character of existing buildings in mind.

Government Case Study: Stand Firm

In Biloxi, MS, a consolidation project for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs nears completion. From the April 2013... ...Read More...

President Declares May 2013 As Building Safety Month

The safety campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, model building codes; a strong and efficient system of code compliance; and a well-trained, professional workforce to provide public... ...Read More...

The Next Word In IT: The Software Defined Data Center

Power Assure CTO lays out recommendations to maximize reliability and disaster avoidance in Software Defined Data... ...Read More...

Stormwater Roof Runoff Goes Green

New study seeks definitive evidence that copper roof runoff can be controlled.... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Integrated Lighting and HVAC Control by GE Lighting and Trane

GE's LightSweep can now be integrated into the Trane Tracer building automation system, providing facility managers increased control strategies across lighting and HVAC... ...Read More...

Energy Efficient Foam Coalition Opposing Fire Codes That Omit Foam Insulation

The Coalition believes that the use of flame retardants in foam insulation is essential to protect occupants and workers from fire-related death and injury, and owners and occupants from property... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Service Line Contracts

When it comes to outsourcing facility management functions, is it true that the trend seems to be to look for ways to integrate service functions locally and across the portfolio of... ...Read More...