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Commercial, Retail Buildings Fastest Adopters Of Remote Monitoring Services In Intelligent Buildings

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Commercial and retail end users will drive the growth of remote monitoring services in intelligent buildings, accounting for more than 80% of the $400 million market in 2016, according to a new study by IMS Research, now part of IHS Inc.

AmeriCare: Assistance Being Sent To Oklahoma City Area

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AmeriCares often delivers cleaning supplies to help families cleaning up storm damage, as well as medical aid for evacuees with chronic health problems forced to flee their homes without their prescription medicines. The organization also helps to rebuild health care facilities damaged by disasters.

The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1

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With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their businesses—now.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wiping Away Tears In The Workplace

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There are times when emotional issues can crop up in the workplace–regardless of whether it’s a personal conflict or a professional one. How should facility managers act—if at all—when called upon to console a co-worker or employee under these circumstances?