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The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.

Bantam6 Self Retracting Lifeline From WernerCo

Bantam6 Self Retracting Lifeline From WernerCo

The company expands its portfolio of SRLs for fall protection with the introduction of the compact retractable Bantam6.

Preventive Maintenance With Annual Plant Turnarounds

A wholesale inspection of the network of electrical, electronic, process and control, automation, and building management systems keeps industrial facilities operating at optimal levels.

Spectroline CG-1000 Combustible Gas Leak Detector

The Spectroline PRO-Chek CG-1000 is a portable combustible gas leak detector that provides a safe and effective way to detect gas leaks in industrial systems.

Integrated Ceiling Systems

Streamline an interiors project by exploring this option that merges multiple building systems.

MetLife Recognizes Enterprise Rent-A-Car For Service, Sustainability

For business travel activities, the two firms work toward helping MetLife achieve its corporate sustainability goals.

FM Alert: OSHA To Issue Work-Related Injuries Rule

The final rule will clarify the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

Nora Silk SBC LED Lightbar

The Silk SBC LED Lightbar offers smooth 24V LED illumination without diode glare, an ultra-low profile appearance, and interlocking solid bus connectors (SBC).

Smart Buildings Get Smarter With IoT

From building management systems to the next frontier of facility technology, the benefits of IoT abound but the roadmap differs for each organization.

Facility Executive | November / December 2016 Issue

The November / December 2016 issue looks at smart buildings, building automation, the Internet of Things, HVAC, energy management, sustainable restrooms, lighting, and ceilings. Plus, Solutions 2017: Advancements in Products & Services.

Selecting LED Lighting For Wet, Harsh, And Industrial Settings

IP Rating and chemical resistance are factors to examine when choosing LED lighting fixtures for challenging areas, such as industrial facilities.

NXP’S PN7462 NFC Controller Solutions

The PN7462 is a family of all-in-one full NFC controller solutions with customizable firmware.

Five Ways Hospitals Use Data To Improve Building Performance

A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.

Question Of The Week: Do Door Barricades Compromise School Safety?

Concerns about school safety have led to the installation of non-code compliant and possibly dangerous classroom door barricade devices.

FM Alert: Roof Coatings Product Category Rule, From NSF Int’l

In cooperation with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association (RCMA), NSF develops first Product Category Rule in North America for roof coating materials.

A Day In The Life Of Office Management

Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.

Camden Universal Grade 1 Electric Strikes

The CX-ED1079L and CX-ED1079DL are ‘Universal’ Grade 1 electric strikes for cylindrical and mortise locksets that come with three stainless steel faceplates.

Noise Reduction: ClassMate STUDY Package By Modine

HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.

New Lighting Saves Food Bank 48% On Energy Usage

LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.

Training On Building Systems O&M Expands FM’s View

In 2014, attending a Building Operator Certification program helped shift perspective for the associate director for engineering and utilities at the University of Montana.

Fleet Management for Floor Care Machines

The TASKI IntelliTrail is a full-service, intelligent fleet management system that allows facility managers to remotely monitor their floor care machines.

Dimming Wall Switch Occupancy Sensors From Legrand

The DW-311 extends control to small and medium-sized applications including rooms with partitions such as restrooms, large offices, conference rooms with cubical walls, and classrooms.

High Ceilings? Uplighting To Avoid The Cavern Effect

Brighten up facility occupants' day (and night) with uplighting strategies in areas with high ceilings.

Data Center Infrastructure Trends For 2017

Find out about six data center infrastructure trends to watch in 2017, courtesy of Vertiv.

Super Bright LEDs’ 100-Watt LED Canopy Light

100-Watt LED Canopy Lights are DLC-Listed standard and photocontrol lights.

Friday Funny: What Not To Give

A singing chicken, two left-handed gloves, and a coconut bra are among some of the most unusual — and inappropriate — holiday gifts exchanged in the workplace.

GEM Electric Vehicle for Indoor & Outdoors

The Polaris GEM is a customizable low-speed electric vehicle that operates on clean, low-cost electric power for low maintenance, sustainable operation.

Real Estate Nonprofit Supports Oakland, CA Arts

Spurred by tragic Oakland warehouse fire, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a nonprofit real estate organization, has launched a new financial and technical assistance program.

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.

3D Laser Technology Helps Convert Old Church Into Commercial Space

Eco3d used laser scanning technology to accurately capture measurements of the Scottsdale, AZ church interior, a crucial factor of the project due to the facility's unique shape and construction.

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