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The calculator, which measures the carbon benefits of a wood building, now includes new options for mass timber buildings.

Wood Building Carbon Calculator Updated

Wood Building Carbon Calculator Updated

The calculator, which measures the carbon benefits of a wood building, now includes new options for mass timber buildings.

The Honeywell Vector Occupant App

Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.

U.S. Naval, Air Force Academies SWAP Energy Teams

Season 2 of the DOE’s “Better Buildings Challenge SWAP” will feature two natural rivals— the U.S. Naval Academy and U.S. Air Force Academy—as they swap energy teams with a mission to improve each campus’ energy efficiency.

Friday Funny: That’s Not Santa

Autumn is prime time for roof rats. Is your facility located in one of their favorite cities? Plus, a Presidential Election Bonus: How will Donald Trump decorate the White House?

BluPrint App From Staples Business Advantage

New app helps customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while helping them save money, and increase efficiency and productivity.

One More Vote Needed For Outcome-Based Pathway

The proposed change to the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code would implement an optional outcome-based path for buildings to achieve energy-efficiency requirements.

Veteran Job Satisfaction Takes A Dip

A new survey finds that 57 percent of veteran employees say they are satisfied and enjoy their work, down from 65 percent in 2015.

Lithonia Lighting Recalls Luminaires Due To Risk Of Injury

The plastic lens on the Lithonia Lighting BLT series luminaires can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.

Three Inventions Win OSHA Noise Safety Challenge

The challenge was launched with the dual goals of inspiring creative ideas and raising business awareness of the market for workplace safety innovation.

Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Overall Patient Experience

Patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience, according to a new study.

FM Alert: PCR Published For Power-Operated, Revolving Doors

Uniform requirements for power-operated and revolving doors make it easier to compare the environmental impact of products.

Build And Sustain A Successful Ergonomics Process

A new e-book shows companies how to implement and sustain a world-class ergonomics process.

New Freshpack Design From MARS DRINKS

New look, more sustainable packaging design for single-serve workplace drinks represents a 31 percent carbon footprint reduction.

FM Alert: New Concrete Building Guide Available

The new American Concrete Institute publication is a guide to the code for assessment, repair, and rehabilitation of existing concrete buildings.

Country Club Gets Guest House In Order With High Efficiency Boilers

With the facility’s aging boiler failing, Saucon Valley Country Club saw an opportunity to improve facility comfort, improve access to hot water, and reduce energy bills.

FM Alert: BOMA 360 Program Continues Global Expansion

The program evaluates commercial properties for building operations and management; life safety/security/risk management; training and education; energy; environment/sustainability; and tenant relations/community involvement.

Marine Corps Plans First Net Zero Energy Military Base

The energy efficiency and renewable generation project builds on existing efforts to increase sustainability and energy security for the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, GA.

Calpipe Security Bollards Protect Times Square

Over 200 stainless bollards installed to secure New York City's Times Square, one of the most popular pedestrian areas on the planet.

Webinar: Insights Into Sustainability For Your Next Roofing Project

View this free video webinar and find out the industry's most common non residential roofing standards and labels, their differences, and how they're used.

Tandem® Electronic Hybrid And Double Jumbo Roll Tissue Systems

Cascades Pro™ has introduced two new Cascades Pro Tandem™ dispensing systems: Cascades Pro Tandem Electronic Hybrid and Double Jumbo Roll Tissue (JRT) dispensers.

MechoSystems’ Shadecloth Families Earn Sustainable Status

Eight shadecloth families have earned sustainable status from Cradle to Cradle (C2C) Material Health Certificates, Health Product Declarations®(HPD), and Declare Labels™.

Green Offices Improve Productivity

Keeping staff healthy and happy improves productivity and boosts businesses’ bottom line, according to the World Green Building Council.

EPA Urged To Level Energy Efficiency Playing Field

More than 50 groups join with ACEEE to ask that the EPA treat energy efficiency as equal to renewable energy in the Clean Energy Incentive Program.

2016 Energy Efficiency Standard Published

A newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES offers energy savings measures resulting from industry input.

Streamlined Meeting Management

Booking meeting space just got easier, thanks to collaboration between NFS Technology Group, providers of Rendezvous room booking software, and Crestron®.

Better Workplace, Better Workforce

Companies are increasingly taking a “lead-with-labor" approach when it comes to the location of their workplace, according to CBRE.

Did You Miss Our “Get Smart About Smart Buildings” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn the definition of a "smart building," the latest trends in technology, benefits of smart building technologies, and steps to assess and create a smart building.

FM Alert: OSHA Meeting On Construction Safety And Health Scheduled

In addition to the Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health meeting, OSHA is accepting nominations for eight members to serve on the 15-member ACCSH committee.

Friday Funny: Blame It On The Llama

Faking a cough and claiming to be ill isn’t enough these days. Here are the year’s craziest excuses for calling in “sick,” courtesy of CareerBuilder.

FM Alert: New Workplace Wellbeing White Paper Released

Nine Campbell Institute member organizations share their successes and challenges in implementing worker wellbeing programs.

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