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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: Audacy Lighting Control from IDEAL Industries

Available via a mobile app, the wireless system adjusts to ambient light, movement, and room... ...Read More...

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Keep America Beautiful Announces Results Of “Recycling At Work” Research Study

Convenience and bin size are keys to establishing improved results of recycling in the... ...Read More...

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Building Safety Month Week One: Don’t Get Burned—Build To Code

Code compliance, working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, and escape plans are keys to saving... ...Read More...

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Survival Staffing Mentality Threatens Business Growth

Organizations must break their recessionary mentality in order to drive objectives... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Public Address Standards

Is there an established requirement for relaying emergency messages within a corporate... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: If I Can’t Hear You, I Can’t Work

Businesses are losing more than $49 million a week as employees waste time hunting for cell phone reception in the workplace to take business... ...Read More...

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Tree Holes: Hazards Or Harmless?

The sign most people recognize in the change of a tree is the appearance of a hollow. However, even a large hollow does not necessarily signify a tree has become hazardous.... ...Read More...

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Earth Day 2015: Green Your Office!

On Earth Day, facility managers celebrate April 22 by considering the following easy steps to a more sustainable work environment.... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Energy Data Insight On Demand From Ecova And Lucid

This joint solution provides a complete view of building energy... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: 3D Printing Applications

The impact of 3D printing on the facilities market remains to be seen, but there are developments on the... ...Read More...