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From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Use Of Meeting Rooms Is On The Rise

The trend towards more collaborative work environments is being driven by the rising adoption of touch technology and the need for meeting room AV to host remote attendees, according to a new Futuresource Consulting study.

Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use

A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?

Clarity Family Of Products From IMAGINiT Technologies

Improved task server management, ease-of-use and analytics allow BIM coordinators to accomplish more in less time with Autodesk Revit 2017.

Did You Miss Our “In-Building Cellular: Enabling The Smart Building” Webinar?

During this free video webinar, you'll learn how small cells can enable the reliable and secure network you need to manage your facility and deliver the secure coverage and capacity your corporate tenants are demanding.

Rise Of IoT Prompts Facility Professionals To Invest In Analytics

Lack of resources and investment rank as top challenges to interpreting building data, according to a new study by Schneider Electric.

UL Compliant Battery Charger From AEG Power Solutions

This UL compliant battery charger ensures a reliable power supply in all types of demanding industrial applications, including oil and gas.

thyssenkrupp To Install The Americas’ First TWIN Elevator System

thyssenkrupp will install the first TWIN elevator system in the Americas at Atlanta’s Technology Square, a high-performance computing center operated by Georgia Tech.

Wireless Coverage Solution for Elevators by Zinwave

On-car remote amplifiers deliver seamless coverage in moving elevators.

President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.

Infographic: The Healthcare Speech Privacy Crisis

This infographic from Cambridge Sound Management shows how patient speech privacy often gets compromised in healthcare spaces such as reception areas, nurses stations, patient rooms, and exam rooms.

Intelligent Restroom App from Kimberly-Clark Professional

With the app, facility managers collect data and alerts from sensors integrated into restroom amenities, from soap dispensers to air fresheners, as well as non-amenities like entrance doors.

Technology, Aging Facilities Impacting Education Facility Budgets

SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.

TEC™ In-Floor Heat by H.B. Fuller Construction Products

Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.

LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp by Foreverlamp™

Foreverlamp™ introduces the industry’s First LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp for 1000W MH applications.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

Velato LED by Amerlux

The Velato LED family of HHP Recessed Adjustable Multiples fixtures are available in one, two and three light configurations for accent and display lighting in retail, commercial and hospitality environments.

New Pressure Sensor by Sensaphone®

The new Sensaphone® Pressure Sensor is ideal for measuring and detecting loss of boiler pressure in hot water systems at large facilities including hotels, schools, hospitals, universities, and housing communities.

Modulating Boilers Lower Energy Use, Heating Costs For Massachusetts School

With failing oil-fired boilers and an aging, inefficient heating system, Elm Street School in Gardner, MA, turned to modulating boilers from Weil-McLain to spark energy efficiencies and lower heating costs.

ENERGY STAR Baseline Shift: How EMS Can Help Prepare Your Facility

Whether you want to identify cost savings, optimize energy usage, or monitor ENERGY STAR score fluctuations, energy management software offers an easy and effective method of adapting to the upcoming benchmarking shift.

Facility Executive | March / April 2016 Issue

This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.

The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.

Best Practices For Data Center Management

Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.

Physical Security Planning

The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.

Trends: Lighting Takes Center Stage

Advances in design and technology have transformed lighting over the past several decades from primarily utilitarian functions to also playing a significant role in aesthetics, energy efficiency, and ergonomics.

ASHRAE Funds Thermal Comfort Database Project

Creation of a database to help better understand human thermal comfort in residential and commercial buildings is being funded through an ASHRAE grant program.

Friday Funny: Watching Funny Videos Boosts Productivity

Next time your boss catches you watching funny videos on You Tube, don’t feel guilty. Tell her you’ve got a challenging task ahead and you’re trying to boost your productivity.

Five Things To Consider When Starting A Predictive Maintenance Program

Predictive maintenance is the practice of measuring a machine's actual condition to determine maintenance schedules rather than waiting and hoping things will be okay until the next scheduled maintenance.

What Is Your Data Center IQ?

Survey of 570 U.S. data center professionals measures knowledge of data center practices and trends in five key areas.

Did You Miss Our Six Workplace Technology Predictions Webinar?

The workplace today is all about technology and if you’re not prepared, you’ll fall behind. 2016 is the year to get smart. This webinar video from iOffice will get you there!

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