Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Extending Motor Life

This Web Exclusive article is contributed by Electro Static Technology, maker of AEGIS shaft grounding products. Increasing Sustainability Of Motors In Manhattan’s Time & Life Building A preventive maintenance plan that reduced the total life cycle cost of operations in a prominent building at the heart of New York City serves as an example of how the push for more sustainable building management has led to a growing awareness of a... ...Read More...

Finalists In Smartest Building Challenge

A panel of five industry experts are determining which facilities will win the Siemens Smartest Building in America... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Broadened Security Options Through AlliedBarton

This provider of trained security personnel has launched a Strategic Partnership Program to offer clients access to related products and... ...Read More...

Development In Organic LED Lighting

Scientists from GE Global Research and Konica Minolta have demonstrated illumination quality white OLEDs essential for producing products at lower... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Photo Index Of Maintenance & Renovations

ConstructionPhotoDocs.com has introduced a photo indexing service geared to facility management... ...Read More...

Can IT Outsourcing Come Back to the U.S.?

Many IT services providers are reconsidering U.S. locations as potential sourcing destinations, including lower cost, mid-sized metropolitan areas and rural... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: RoofGenuity From Firestone

Facility managers can use the RoofGenuity modeling tool to discover the optimal roofing configuration for their... ...Read More...

BICSI Releases Design Standard For Data Centers

Written to complement existing standards, BICSI 002 includes requirements, recommendations, and additional information—such as site selection, layout, thermal systems, and security—that should be considered when planning and building a data... ...Read More...

ANSI Approves Second InfoComm Standard

Last month, ANSI approved InfoComm's standard that is focused on designing and coordinating audiovisual systems in a... ...Read More...

Solar Powered TV Brings World Cup To 36 Villages

More than 2,000 residents of remote African villages, formerly without access to electricity, are viewing the 2010 FIFA World Cup soccer competition due to the presence 36 solar-operated television viewing points. Installed by SolarWorld, a Germany-based manufacturer of solar energy products, this Sun-TV project enables more fans in Swaziland (1 station), Botswana (1), Lesotho (1), Namibia (4), and South Africa (29) to participate in the sports... ...Read More...