Last week in Philadelphia, plans for the new Comcast Center to be America’s tallest “green” building hit a bump in the road towards LEED certification when the plumber’s union opposed the idea of installing 116 no-flush urinals in the building. Yesterday, the developer, Liberty Property Trust, and the union struck deal, which clears the way for the water-saving urinals. But there’s a catch. Read the story in The Philadelphia Inquirer.
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- Friday Funny: You can’t make this stuff up! This string of genuine e-mails came to me from TFM's FM Frequency Columnist. It's a perfect example of the kind of nonsense facility professionals deal with daily. Moral of the story? […]
- WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Weekday Exorcisms Not Advised Facility managers have to deal with some unusual situations. But when it comes to getting rid of demons, well, that takes facility management to an entirely different level.
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