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If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility's holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com.


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If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility's holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com.

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Friday Funny: Don’t Be A Bad Santa

If your weekend plans include shopping for your facility's holiday gift exchange, here are 12 Secret Santa presents you should not add to your list, courtesy of FitSmallBusiness.com.

Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.

Amelia Flush Mount Ceiling Fixture

The Amelia family includes a Flush Mount ceiling fixture (model 214614) and Pendant (model 174096).

Draper Introduces Smart Shade Automation

IntelliFlex I/O is a highly customizable solution for motorized shades that is flexible and expandable to the size and complexity of a project.

2019 Sets New Record for Supertall Building Completion

Around the world, 126 buildings of 200 meters' height or greater were completed in 2019, including 26 "supertall" buildings of at least 300 meters' height, a new record.

Fence Quarter Wood Deck & Porch Railing Inserts

Fence Quarter's debut product line of both wood deck and porch railing inserts seeks to mitigate the time-consuming, frustrating, and costly ventures associated with traditional decking and fencing solutions.

Color Of The Year Captured In Bendheim Glass Projects

The 2020 Color of the Year — Pantone “Classic Blue” — comes to life in projects featuring Blue Glamir™ laminated architectural glass.

ASHRAE Releases Revised Data Center Energy Standard

The updated standard enables operators and designers to use the latest and most effective equipment and techniques to achieve energy efficiency in data centers, while avoiding potential reliability issues.

Lighting Upgrade Will Save Providence College 1M kWh Annually

The LED lighting and advanced controls retrofit at the Rhode Island college’s library qualified for a $250,000 subsidy through National Grid’s incentive program.

Modulus Distributed Power & Control System

The Modulus low voltage distributed power and control system provides digital control and network technologies for LED luminaires.

Amerlux’s People-First Solution Boosts Comfort, Productivity

Amerlux's new AERUS lighting solution maximizes technological advances in electronics and optics to create better work environments that promote productivity and employee health.

North Kansas City Hospital Displays 20-Foot Wreath

Western Specialty Contractors installed the 1,000-pound, lighted wreath on the hospital’s façade, and offers tips on how to safely install your own holiday decorations.

ASSA ABLOY & Sielox Deliver Layered Security

ASSA ABLOY's Aperio wireless lock technology has integrated with the Pinnacle Advanced access control software and 1700 Intelligent Controller from Sielox.

House Of Representatives Passes Workplace Violence Bill

The legislation protects healthcare workers by requiring employers to implement comprehensive, worker-driven workplace violence prevention plans.

RIDGID StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head

The RIDGID StrutSlayr Strut Shear Head delivers fast, fab shop quality cuts in the field

New Roof For The Truman Little White House

With the current roof in place since 1911, Florida's only Presidential Museum will be protected with a new roof this winter.

AR/VR Will Be As Common As Smartphones In The Workplace

New report shows that enterprise adoption of AR/VR will hinge on worker acceptance and the influence of consumer technology.

Friday Funny: A Dog Named Taylor Swift

Rover.com’s seventh annual popular pet names and trends report shows pet owners were inspired by pop culture in 2019: Taylor Swift, Lizzo, and “Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” are trending.

Emerson Upgrades Power Connectors

The Appleton 200 Amp Powertite series of pin-and-sleeve plugs, receptacles, and power connectors now provide faster and easier field assembly, greater environmental protection, and improved worker safety.

Designated Space For Gamers Important In Student Housing Designs

With esports on its way to becoming the next football league to today’s students, and recreational gaming a given, student housing must take both the casual and avid gamer’s needs into consideration in its design.

XLERATOR Hand Dryers Offer Longer Life, 7-year Warranty

Excel Dryer products now offer 50% longer life and an industry-leading 7-year warranty, without an increase in the list price.

Washington, DC Introduces High-Performance Building Hub Resource

To support recent energy legislation, the District of Columbia has launched a new High-Performance Building Hub to provide assistance to building industry and real estate professionals.

Are U.S. Employees The Happiest Employees?

A new global survey by Mindspace confirms that employees of large U.S. companies are happiest, but small to medium enterprises (SMEs) lag far behind.

Bluetooth Motion Sensor & Configuration App

Bluetooth motion sensor for outdoor lighting and indoor high bay lighting applications allows the use of mobile devices to program and manage new LSI luminaires.

Sony Launches TEOS Workplace Management Solutions In North America

New solutions simplify and enhance collaboration while offering businesses total control of workplace communications.

Staying Safe On A Mezzanine

There are various precautions you can take to maintain a safe and secure mezzanine environment, from installing the right equipment to providing comprehensive training.

Public Space Recycling Bin Grant Application Open

The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful grants are available to increase public space recycling collection infrastructure.

Altronix Introduces PoE Driven Power Supply

Tango1B is a power solution that reduces the overall costs to deploy access control and security devices by eliminating the need for a licensed electrician.

Best Practices For Winter Carpet Care Challenges

A look at some typical winter carpet woes, along with recommendations to keep carpet looking its best during the year’s coldest months, courtesy of Whittaker. 

OSHA Enforcement And Compliance Increased In 2019

In its mission to keep workplaces free of hazards, OSHA significantly increased the number of inspections and provided a record amount of compliance assistance during FY 2019.

Create Your Organization’s Emergency Response Plan Today (Free Tools Inside)

In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.

K-12 Construction Recognized For Use Of Propane Powered Equipment

The Propane Education & Research Council awards architectural and engineering firm TSP its 2019 Propane Project of the Year prize of $10,000 for its work on Andes Central High School in South Dakota.

Cortec Injectable Corrosion Inhibitor

MCI-2020 gel solves corrosion problems in areas where surface corrosion treatments cannot be used.

Convention Center Composting Initiative Educates Employees

At the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, members of the facilities staff joined colleagues to learn what can be composted from the facility's waste stream.

Remotely Unlock Doors Using ProdataKey Touch App

The touch mobile app allows you to use your smart device to remotely access any door you've been granted access to through pdk.io.

IFMA Foundation Scholarships, IgniteFM! Winners Announced

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation awarded scholarships to 27 students at the 2019 IFMA World Workplace Conference and Expo.

KOLO Smart Monitoring Improves Restroom Experience

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is leveraging innovative technology using the KOLO Smart Monitoring System to provide passengers there with a more enjoyable travel experience.

HVACR Manufacturers, Industry Professionals Report Strong Economy

The HVACR community has a positive business outlook heading into 2020, finds the latest AHR Expo and ASHRAE Journal Annual Economic Outlook Survey.

RCA Commercial Electronics Expands LED Lighting Business

The company is expanding its lighting business, adding LED lighting and lighting controls formerly sold by LG Electronics USA.

An Historic Arena Renovation

In Kansas City, MO, HyVee Arena’s modern, multi-level sports complex repurposes an historic, single-story building.

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