Content related to ‘Blog-May-2013’

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Serial Quote Syndrome

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What is the appropriate professional procedure for dealing with RFPs from internal departments that ask for numerous quotes from facilities on work that will more than likely never be completed? How do I keep from alienating my vendors and contractors?

WaterSense Suggests Sprinkler Spruce-Up For Spring

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A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under scrutiny.

Verizon Green Project Will Power 19 Company Facilities Across the Country

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Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide.

President Declares May 2013 As Building Safety Month

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The safety campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, model building codes; a strong and efficient system of code compliance; and a well-trained, professional workforce to provide public safety.