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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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OSHA Reminds Employers To Protect Workers From Dangers Of Handling Fireworks

In preparation for July 4th celebrations, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is urging employers in the fireworks and pyrotechnics industry to protect their workers from... [...]

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Telecommuting A Significant Job Perk For Knowledge Workers

Knowledge workers are increasingly moving away from traditional 9-to-5/Monday-Friday office life, according to the second annual PGi Global Telework... [...]

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Free White Paper: The Rental Economy And The Workplace

The rental economy is redefining how companies do business. In this white paper, CORT explores how Facility Managers can capitalize on this trend and its impact on the workplace.... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Are ESCOs A Blessing Or A Curse?

Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end... [...]

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Channel Spotlight: Energy Measurement By Magnetrol

Use this energy management portal to learn how Magnetrol can provide the flow measurement and control that facility managers need to cut energy... [...]

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A Cleveland Brewery Upgrades Capacity In Tight Space

Great Lakes Brewing Company installed new equipment with schedule and safety at the... [...]

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Top 10 Tips For Outsourcing Enterprise Facilities Management

A growing number of corporate real estate and facilities professionals are choosing to outsource Enterprise Facilities Management (EFM). Start your outsourcing journey on the right foot with these top 10... [...]

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Urban Green Council Announces Winners of 2015 EBie Awards

Urban Green Council has announced the winners of its 5th annual EBie Awards™, a juried competition that celebrates the innovators behind significant improvements to building... [...]

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Free Web Tool Identifies Promising Energy Saving Measures

New Buildings Institute (NBI) is offering a free tool to help facility executives quickly evaluate the potential savings associated with existing energy saving... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Integrated Project Delivery Insights?

This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.... [...]