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U.S. commercial real estate recovery to advance in 2013 with nationwide gains in leasing, rents and pricing, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers and Urban Land Institute’s Emerging Trends in Real Estate® Forecast.
New combination USB charger with duplex receptacle offers fast, convenient charging; solution includes 2.1A USB charging ports compatible with most electronic components.
The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case.
When an important employee appears to be coming down with flu-like symptoms, what can—and SHOULD—facility managers do?
Chu was viewed by many as a formidable foil on several controversial subjects—ranging from climate change to hydraulic fracturing to the viability of nuclear power in a post-Fukushima age. However, few of his critics could anticipate one aspect of Chu’s character: his unflappable sense of humor.
The National Association of Water Companies and U.S. Chamber of Commerce launch a campaign for leaders, businesses, and the public to make the case for water infrastructure investment.
The city’s Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance, passed in 2010, has resulted in the collection of 2011 energy data on more than 87% of commercial and multifamily buildings 50,000 square feet or larger in the city.
The role of engineers is perhaps one of the most misunderstood in society, which is it why it’s important to recognize more than 1.8 million US engineers for their achievements. National Engineers Week (February 17-23, 2013) celebrates the achievements of past, present, and future.
This article from an analyst at the U.S. EIA addresses the 34 minute power outage during Super Bowl XLVII. While the cause of the outage has been debated, some assert the type of lamps used throughout much of the Superdome had an impact on the amount of time it took to get the lights back on.
This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8, 2013.