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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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Safe Workplaces Smart For Business

Creating a safe workplace is smart business, as well as the right thing to do—there are many ROI benefits of workplace... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom... ...Read More...

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U.S. Office Sector: Demand For Office Space Highest Since 2006

Office rents increase in 70% of the... ...Read More...

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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...