Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.
Environmental cleaning to prevent healthcare-associated infections and future research needs in this area are the focus of a new report, “Environmental Cleaning for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated... [...]
The Data Center, a research organization focused on Southeast Louisiana, analyzes New Orleans'... [...]
For the 17th year, Lenel is helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans at the 2015 Little League World Series with its advanced security systems, including a new high-tech video management... [...]
A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential... [...]
An infographic from Enlighted, Inc., a provider of an advanced digital sensor and analytics platform to further smart building evolution, illustrates how plug load control can save energy and money. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30% to 50% of U.S. commercial building electricity consumption can be attributed to plug loads. “General office and miscellaneous equipment like computers, monitors, printers, projectors, and TVs... [...]
Olympia Development of Michigan launched this week of a 24/7 live streaming webcam displaying construction of The District Detroit development as well as the new Detroit Events Center. A camera provides continuous live streaming video of the 12-acre events center construction site. This site includes the new Red Wings arena, as well as surrounding neighborhood-friendly office and retail buildings, the Via and a public piazza. The... [...]
IEEE will host the inaugural International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) in Guadalajara, Mexico October 25-28, 2015 at the Hilton Guadalajara. With a conference theme “Smarter Cities for Sustainability,” ISC2 will focus on solutions to fuel sustainable economic development in cities facing ever-changing factors such as population growth, climate change, and congestion. ISC2 provides a forum to exchange ideas and share best... [...]