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Subiaco Abbey and Academy carries on a tradition of being highly self-sufficient. (Photo: Br. Jude Schmitt O.S.B.)

FM Frequency: A Place Called Subiaco

A sprawling campus in western Arkansas is a vibrant nonprofit, multiuse facility. From the July 2013... [...]

Job Outlook Improving For Construction Industry

BLS projections suggest most specialty trade careers will grow over the national average in the next seven to 10... [...]

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: COMFORTBOARD CIS by ROXUL

This stone wool insulation board is designed for use as an exterior continuous insulation in rainscreen wall... [...]

Ten Workplace Trends Seen In Office Furniture

Changing styles in desks and chairs show broader shifts in how people... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Setting Priorities

A brand new facilities manager asks for constructive advice on how to set priorities for ongoing school maintenance and an upcoming renovation... [...]

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning

Folsom explains why leadership is among the most important character traits a manager can exhibit when disaster strikes his or her facility. From the June 2013 issue.... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Sweet Spot For Safety Spreads To The Head

With this offering, workers have the option of using a hard hat that not only helps to protect their head, but protects the environment as well. It makes a great snack too! (Only... [...]

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Safety Preparedness, Perception Versus Fact?

Natural disasters represent a major safety concern for facility managers and office workers alike, but have businesses been doing enough to prepare for the worst?... [...]

ICC Board Member Robert Drexler (right) testifies before the Committee on Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Health on the Safe Housing for Homeless Veterans Act.

ICC Testifies In Support Of Safe Housing For Homeless Veterans

HR 2065 would require homeless veterans’ facilities to be code... [...]

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Professional Development: Equipment Leasing

Finding the best financing option begins with asking the right questions. From the June 2013 issue.... [...]