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Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Sustainable articles.


New Product Flash: Econolight Auto Fan/Light Shutdown From ThyssenKrupp Elevator Americas

With Econolight, energy use could go from 24 hours a day to much less, reducing carbon dioxide emissions by 193,000 tons per year.

Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories high.

IFMA Foundation Sustainability "How-To Guides" Launched

Chris Hodges, principal of FEA and an active member of IFMA, has authored this first guide, entitled "Getting Started."

American Clean Energy and Security Act Passes

The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which just passed the House in a close vote, is being seen by many energy and environmental advocates as an important step forward towards the comprehensive approach needed to reduce climate emissions and increase clean energy usage in the United States.

Survey: Help Shape the Future of Building and Facility Operations

The Building Intelligence Group has been retained to conduct a research project on the issues and needs for operators and technicians involved with High Performance buildings.

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Impact of Millennials on Networks

The Millennial generation is slated to make up 75 percent of the workforce in the United States alone by 2025. Elise Vadnais, CommScope business development analyst, takes a look at how trends in mobile entertainment among Millennials are driving the evolution of wireless network infrastructure.

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Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

Improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.

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