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Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.

Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits

Sustainable Exterior Surfaces, Study Quantifies Benefits

Cool roofs and porous pavement are among the strategies touted in "Achieving Urban Resilience: Washington, DC," authored by Capital E — focused on citywide adoption of smart surface technologies.

Spot Heating Solutions Can Improve Comfort, Productivity

When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.

New Thin-Film Solar Capability From Sunflare

Ideal for all rooftops, particularly large commercial buildings, Sunflare is over 65% lighter than Silicon modules, allowing the entire roof to be covered without load-bearing concerns.

In NYC, Pro Bono Project Uplifts Classroom Design

The goal: Transform multipurpose classrooms for adults and after-school kids’ facilities to be more uplifting, usable, and comfortable.

TE’s ZHD for Industrial Cable Identification

ZHD is a low fire hazard and diesel resistant cable identification product.

Green Seal Proposes Cleaning Product Standards Revisions

Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.

AirWorks Splash Free Urinal Screen

HOSPECO’s new AirWorks® Splash Free urinal screen was designed to better control and even eliminate splashing.

Is A Standard Needed To Prevent Workplace Violence?

OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.

CLXB Outdoor Lighting Bollard

The CLXB is a standalone outdoor lighting bollard.

Stanley Security Solutions Door Locksets Recalled

The latches can fail and the door cannot be unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment risk. This failure could lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency.

Question Of The Week: Wintertime Indoor Air Quality?

When building heating systems go into steady operation during cold weather months, do you ensure humidity levels don't fall too low?

Building Safety, Innovation, Energy Efficiency Advanced In Gulf Countries

The ICC has signed an historic agreement supporting GSO efforts to develop a unified Gulf Building Code for the region.

Yankee Stadium Improvements In Motion

One item slated for completion by the 2017 MLB season is the Bullpen Landings — social gathering areas overlooking the visitors' and Yankees' bullpens.

Sustainable Commercial Roofs | Reduce, Recycle & Reimagine Sustainability

Duro-Last Roofing Systems offer proven chemistry and decades of sound performance. As the commercial roofing industry’s leader in manufacturing prefabricated PVC roofing systems, Duro-Last produces roofing membranes with a history of providing long-term durability and watertight protection.

Delta-Q RC Series Industrial Battery Chargers

The RC Series is a line of industrial battery chargers for use in battery powered floor care machines.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Installs Musco Lighting

The New Orleans Saints take a step towards sustainability with a new LED lighting system that reduces energy consumption at the stadium by 82%.

Friday Funny: A Workout-Powered Cruise Of The Seine River

It's amazing what humans can do when they harness their energy: The Paris Navigating Gym travels the Seine River with energy from passenger workouts.

WeatherSTEM Lightning Detection

The Professional Lightning Assistant is a lightning detection system that integrates lightning safety data from The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to notify users when lightning occurs within an identified perimeter.

Aquapol Device To Dry Out Building Walls

By reversing the electrical polarity of water molecules, the Aquapol device helps to rid facilities of rising moisture in walls.

Tips For Winter Safety And Reducing Liability

Colder weather is fast approaching, and with it comes ice and snow. Each year slips on ice account for over 30% of all slip work-injury claims.

FM Alert: OSHA Issues Construction Safety Recommendations, Extends Deadline

Recommended practices promote workplace safety and health programs in construction; comments on changes in the agency’s standards are now due Jan. 4.

HOSPECO Surface Cleaning With Disposable Pads

The SPHERGO Surface Cleaning System now comes with disposable cleaning pads.

Clinton National Airport Has Best Wi-Fi In The World

The largest commercial airport in Arkansas has been recognized by Rotten Wi-Fi, a tech watchdog testing speed and user satisfaction in 226 airports worldwide.

Microsoft HQ Earns Zero Waste Facility Certification

The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.

SL Green’s Energy Retrofit Wins IREM Sustainability Award

The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.

Dero Stratus Shelter for Bike Parking

The Stratus Shelter is a modular glass and steel bike parking structure.

ZipWall Dust Barrier Toolkit

Protect areas of your facility that are not involved in a construction project from construction dust with this kit that creates a dust barrier up to 16' wide.

FM Alert: WELL And BREEAM To Align Standards

International WELL Building Institute™ and BRE to pursue alignments between the WELL Building Standard™ and BREEAM that will make it easier for projects pursuing both standards.

EnOcean Alliance, IBM Join Forces

The EnOcean Alliance and IBM have joined forces to standardize intelligent building solutions for the Internet of Things.

Good Seating For Non-Profits

For companies like Seating, Inc., the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR) is a way to donate excess inventory.

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