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These new leakage current clamps from Fluke take accurate leakage current measurements without powering down equipment and stopping production.

Fluke® 368 FC and 369 FC Leakage Current Clamps

Fluke® 368 FC and 369 FC Leakage Current Clamps

These new leakage current clamps from Fluke take accurate leakage current measurements without powering down equipment and stopping production.

Economies Of Scale Impact Data Center Costs

The results of the first Cost to Support Compute Capacity Benchmark Study have been released by Emerson Network Power in conjunction with the Ponemon Institute.

RoboVent Spire From RoboVent

The RoboVent Spire space-saving dust collector for robotic welding has the smallest footprint in the industry.

Lochinvar’s Power-Fin® Celebrates 30 Years

The pioneer product of efficient heating celebrated its 30th anniversary last month.

Survey Upends Common Meeting Myths

A new global survey delivers surprising results about the amount of time employees spend in meetings, whether they consider them productive, and how and where they like to attend them.

Nominations Open: 2nd Annual BOLD Awards

Members of the real estate industry will be recognized for their use of technology to improve efficiency, sustainability, and comfort standards for their organizations.

Metasys® 8.0 From Johnson Controls

Latest release of Metasys® building automation system (BAS) enhancements boosts productivity, improves energy efficiency, and helps protect against cyber threats.

FM Alert: OSHA Kicks Off “Hear and Now – Noise Safety Challenge”

OSHA is challenging inventors and entrepreneurs to help develop a technological solution to workplace noise exposure and related hearing loss.

The HVAC Factor: Sound Attenuation For Exposed Ductwork

Minimizing unwanted noise throughout a facility calls for examining HVAC ductwork system components, and their operation.

Facility Retrofit: Keeping Cool With Lower Energy Costs

In central Florida, a county library facility employs thermal energy storage via ice for space cooling during peak demand hours.

Lighting Maintenance: LED Lighting Retrofits

While the benefits are increasingly clear, facilities should note these four tips to avoid LED lighting failure.

FM Issue: Power Protection For IoT Connection

When depending on Internet of Things technology, assess facility power strategies to retain important data during an outage.

FM Issue Bonus: Powering The Evolving Facility

Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.

Improving Guest Experience With Restroom Tech

How can facility managers effectively and efficiently create a clean, fully stocked, and pleasant restroom without creating additional work for themselves or their teams?

Cyber Security For Buildings

Building automation systems are one avenue for a cyber attack. A recent survey examines perceived roles.

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Simplifies Rooftop Retrofits

The TempMaster® OmniCore™ 200 Series Packaged Cooling and Heating Units allow building owners to replace outdated 3 – 12.5 ton rooftop units simply and affordably.

Flood Buzz™ Water Leak Alarm By Archetype Ltd.

The patented Flood Buzz™ warns of impending water leaks before they wreak havoc by sounding an alarm when it senses a water leak condition.

Using Video To Tackle “Digital Dislocation” In Workplace

Organizations are embracing video to help them communicate more effectively with their workers, according to new study from BT and Cisco.

Is Working 9 To 5 A Thing Of The Past?

Nearly half of workers complete work outside of office hours and check or answer emails when they leave the office, finds a new CareerBuilder Survey.

Friday Funny: Is Pokémon Go A Workplace No-Go?

A dream come true for Pikachu fans, Pokémon Go can be a nightmare for companies that want to keep their email and cloud-based information secure.

National Convention Facilities Geared For Wireless Surge

In Cleveland and Philadelphia, the convention facilities have DAS technology in place to facilitate wireless communication.

Novi Portable Charging Station By MG

New mobile device charging system provides portability and convenience in a sleek compact package; eliminates cable clutter with “LunaPulse” technology.

FumeJet Fume Exhaust Fan From Greenheck

Greenheck’s new FumeJet pre-engineered, centrifugal fume exhaust packaged models offer extended discharge to reduce and prevent exposure to harmful fumes and odors outdoors.

New York Offers Commercial Buildings $36M To Cut Energy Costs

NYSERDA's new initiatives will support advanced technologies to help businesses improve energy efficiency and drive more than $200 million in savings.

Joan Meeting Room Assistant Wins Red Dot Award

Joan is the first ever digital door label to receive the award, beating out a record number of competing entries this year – almost 5,200 from 57 countries.

Dual Technology Occupancy And Vacancy Sensors By Intermatic

Intermatic’s sensors provide reliable ON/OFF sensing no matter the lighting technology, whether older magnetic models or new electronic drivers and ballasts.

CTBUH Names 2016 Tall Building Award Recipients

This year’s winners and finalists employ inventive solutions to challenges related to sustainability, seismicity, wind forces, mixed functionality, and a vibrant urban habitat.

Sacramento Kings, Johnson Controls Team Up At Golden 1 Center

Golden 1 Center, the Sacramento Kings' new entertainment and sports venue, will be operationally smarter, safer, and more sustainable to enhance the fan experience.

IntelliDish™ By Sealed Air Diversey Care

The Internet of Things is coming to commercial kitchens with the launch of IntelliDish, a smart dishwashing application from Sealed Air's Diversey Care division.

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