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The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

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New Product Flash: Aqua-FIT from Zurn

Water conservation and ease of retrofit are key features of this new modular sensor faucet... ...Read More...

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Urban Green Council’s Green Building Award Call For EBie Entries

Sponsored by the USBGC, the awards recognize improvements in existing buildings, which make up almost 50% of greenhouse gas... ...Read More...

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Survey Shows Ethics Lacking In The Modern Corporate Environment

In the survey results, some respondents expressed disgust of certain individuals on their staff as well as their own inability to say something and correct the... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Operating Empty Buildings

One professional asks what the standard minimum maintenance requirement is for operating a vacant... ...Read More...

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Facility Contingency Plans For Terrorist Attacks

Chris Phillips, founder and managing director of the UK-based firm International Protect and Prepare Security Office (IPPSO), offers... ...Read More...

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Sloan Partners With Chicago Cubs

The plumbing systems manufacturer has joined the Cubs organization as a Legacy Partner and Official Water Efficiency... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Cats Take The Rats

Research shows 77% of Americans support humane treatment of feral cats. So is it feasible for businesses, factories, schools, and communities to tap into this furry feral resource to rat out another pesky... ...Read More...

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NRDC Resource Examines Water Infrastructure

Facility executives can explore how many state and utility policies (or lack thereof) address water loss via... ...Read More...

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Environmentally Friendly Mother Clara Hale Bus Transportation Depot Opens

The new structure replaces an aging facility with a state-of-the-art bus transportation center that meets the city's needs while minimizing its impact on the surrounding... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Expanded CREST Boiler Line from Lochinvar

Three new models of CREST Condensing Boilers feature 750,000, 1.0 million and 1.25 million Btu/hr inputs.... ...Read More...