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ARCHIBUS, Inc., will be holding its 2005 ARCHIBUS/FM Users’ Conference-Europe from November 6-8 at the Sheraton Heathrow, London, UK. The London conference will offer users from Europe, Asia, and Africa a more convenient locale in which to interact with ARCHIBUS staff, peers, and partners. The conference will offer more than 20 technical and management-level sessions. […]


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ARCHIBUS, Inc., will be holding its 2005 ARCHIBUS/FM Users’ Conference-Europe from November 6-8 at the Sheraton Heathrow, London, UK. The London conference will offer users from Europe, Asia, and Africa a more convenient locale in which to interact with ARCHIBUS staff, peers, and partners. The conference will offer more than 20 technical and management-level sessions. […]

International organizations discuss how to achieve global best practices

ARCHIBUS, Inc., will be holding its 2005 ARCHIBUS/FM Users' Conference-Europe from November 6-8 at the Sheraton Heathrow, London, UK. The London conference will offer...

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity.

On The Road: Another Green Day

The second day of Green By Design 2 in Grand Rapids, MI featured another round of interesting and informative sessions. (To read my observations...

Friday Funny: World Toilet Summit

More than 300 experts recently spent three days in Belfast, Northern Ireland talking about toilets.According to a Reuters report, A lot was achieved, including...

Revised: HVAC industry examines global environmental responsibilities

At last week's FEBRAVA 2005 Trade Show in San Paolo, Brazil, James Wolf and Jeff Moe, global environmental policy executives for Trane, each delivered...

Six Sigma: understand it, but don’t use it?

Interesting article posting online...

Six Sigma: understand it, but don’t use it?

Interesting article posting online regarding the "Six Sigma Stigma"...

A day of sustainable ideas

TFM Managing Editor Anne Cosgrove reports from the road.I had a busy and enjoyable day today in Grand Rapids, MI attending Green By Design...

The potential of underfloor air distribution systems

Underfloor air distribution systems provide potential immediate and long-term cost savings for facility managers when compared to traditional overhead systems, including lower energy, remodeling,...

New emissions test methods for building material installations

Airborne emissions from indoor materials and furnishings have the potential to release harmful or odorous volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) into indoor spaces....

WEB EXCLUSIVE: ISO 14001

Here's another online exclusive, courtesy of FacilityBlog.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The ISO 14001 Environmental Management System:Helping Businesses Become More Environmentally ResponsibleBy Ralph Vasquez and Robert L. Westly, P.G....

State of the homeland security and defense global market

According to a report by Homeland Security Research Corporation, which was released on Friday, September 23, the cumulative Homeland Security & Homeland Defense Global...

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.

Rita response

Disaster Kleenup International has responded in force to the emergency response challenges created by Hurricane Rita. Before Rita landed, DKI members located in Texas...

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Recent software advances allow facility manager to update building information more quickly and accurately.

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.

ANSI recognizes the Green Building Initiative

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has formally recognized the Green Building Initiative (GBI) as an accredited national standards developer, thus making the GBI...

Organization design and renewal topic of meeting 9/29-9/30 in NYC

In an era of non-stop business and organization change, designing and renewing organizations has emerged as a critical skill set for leaders in many...

Friday Funny: A look back at the early office

As everyone anxiously await the arrival of Hurricane Rita, we desperately need a little break from the tension.Here's a link to the Early Office...

USGBC Board of Directors nominations OPEN!

The USGBC is seeking candidate nominations for the upcoming Board of Director elections. Nominations will be accepted between now and September 30, and ...

Oct. 24: conference on sustainable construction and environmental design

Turner Construction Company, praised for its pioneering work in sustainable building, will be joining with the National Building Museum to co-sponsor the first-ever green...

Hurricane Rita: will the same mistakes be made twice?

Meteorologists explain the randomness of hurricane targets: just because an area was hit once doesn't make it any less (or more) vulnerable to future...

Cover more space in less time

Anyone who manages a facility with massive square footage, or who has attended a huge trade show for that matter, can relate to the...

Free software demonstrates how to reduce emissions

The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the launch of its updated version of 3E Plus®, an insulation thickness computer program that calculates...

Oct. 18 seminars on facilities management

A day of educational seminars for facilities management professionals will take place on Tuesday, October 18 at the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center. The Building...

What do you do when you have no water?

For the past day, businesses and residents in the Tinton Falls area--hometown of Today's Facility Manager, the TFM Show, and Business Facilities--have been suffering...

Web Exclusive: Infrared Inspection for facilities managers

Infrared (IR) inspection is a powerful and noninvasive means of monitoring and diagnosing the condition of buildings. An IR camera can identify problems that...

Free Ethernet Control Seminar, Oct. 10-12

WAGO Corporation has announced the schedule of its free, three-day seminar on Industrial Ethernet Control. Attendees will receive an introduction to the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM hardware,...

Grainger assisting in Gulf Region recovery

TFM FEY sponsor Grainger has pledged more than $1 million in cash and emergency supplies such as tarps, gloves, flashlights, and batteries to the...

Friday Funny!

Be on the lookout for the "work blind." Clever, but deceptive!

Online Response Center for IREM members (and others) impacted by Katrina

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) has created a dedicated online Hurricane Response Center to aid members, their families, and other impacted...

Johns Hopkins Master Plan…impressive!

Members of the TFM staff are just back from a visit to Baltimore, where we took a group of professionals (pictured, left) on a...

Small business makeover, courtesy of HON

The HON Company recently awarded Wisconsin-based Sprecher Brewing Co. with a full line of new office furniture as the winner of “The Most Deserving...

Who needs terrorism when you’ve got incompetence?

A sudden power outage hit Los Angeles and its environs on 9/12/05. Laura Wides of the Associated Press reports,An error by utility workers caused...

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