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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Plastic Spikes To Keep Birds Away

Without proper controls in place, pest birds can create numerous problems for commercial facility managers. It may start with just a few birds, but it can quickly become... [...]

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Wal-Mart Signs Corporate-Wide Settlement With US Labor Department

Agreement resolves OSHA citations at Rochester, NY, store following 2011... [...]

Latest AASHE Report Reveals Significant Growth In Campus Sustainability Staff Positions

Half of all 2012 survey respondents are in sustainability oriented jobs created or upgraded since... [...]

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Renewable Energy: Combined Heat And Power With Fuel Cells

Carbonate technology provides one option for on-site power, thermal management. From the July 2013 issue.... [...]

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Smart Jacket from Thermaxx

Featuring a wireless temperature monitoring system, Smart Jacket insulation covers report data on the performance and condition of HVAC steam traps and other steam... [...]

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OSHA Announces Recordkeeping Rule Changes

OSHA announces changes to recordkeeping rule for federal agencies to improve tracking of federal workplace injuries and... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Labor Rate Calculations

One facility professional asks about calculating pay for maintenance while factoring in types of facilities, individual skills, locations, and costs of living. . Rates vary with location as it pertains to cost of living.,... [...]

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Need Coffee? Just Yawn!

Imagine a world where all you had to do to receive a free cup of delicious, steaming hot coffee was to yawn. That's right. Bye bye red... [...]

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FM Issue: NextGen Electrical

Expanding requirements for distribution systems can be met using molded case circuit breakers. From the July 2013... [...]

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Secret Is In The Foundation

Housing a collection of fragile historical artifacts next to a busy railroad track calls for special protective measures. Vibrations must be kept to an absolute minimum.... [...]