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Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.


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Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

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Bed Bugs Named 2018 Pest of the Year

Terminix named the top pest as part of its second annual Entomologists’ Almanac, a chronicle of the year in pest trends, spanning internet searches to social media.

Top Seven IT Security Trends For 2019

A team of security analysts from Netwrix reveal the top IT security trends that will influence businesses in 2019.

Top Five 2019 Data Center Trends: Edge Will Drive Change

The increasing sophistication of the edge is among the data center trends to watch in 2019 as identified by Vertiv experts from around the globe.

Harvard Unveils First-Of-Its-Kind HouseZero Lab And Prototype

Through its advanced data-driven infrastructure, Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities' HouseZero aims to shift the design and operation of buildings.

ONVIF Releases Security Standard For Video Streaming

This industry forum driving interoperability for IP-based physical security products announced a new specification, Profile T.

Global Green Building Trends

Nearly half of survey respondents expect to make 60% of their construction projects green in the next three years.

Employers, Workers Out Of Sync On Popular Office Perks

A recent survey from Robert Half shows that professionals want more choices when it comes to when — and where — they work. 

USGBC Announces New Initiatives And Updates To LEED

Several programmatic updates to the LEED green building rating system were announced during the Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, held last week in Chicago.

Most, Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Here's a rundown of the most and least expensive private sector office markets in the United States based on total operating expenses, courtesy of BOMA International.

Applications Open For 2018 Recycling Bins Grant

Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful mark America Recycles Day with recycling bins grant program for public spaces and facilities.

Keep Your Facility Healthy And Staff Happy This Cold And Flu Season 

Often overlooked, the simple act of hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some tips for making sure it happens.

Only 15 States, DC Have Laws For Testing Lead In School Water

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.

2018 International Green Construction Code Released

A result of collaboration between the International Code Council, U.S. Green Building Council, ASHRAE, and the Illuminating Engineering Society, the new IgCC aims to help governments streamline code development and adoption for improved sustainability around the world.

One In Four Companies Never Test Disaster Recovery Plan

Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.

Energy Savings Possible With Window Film

Professionally installed window film can help reduce cooling and energy costs, improve comfort for occupants, and eliminate the need for expensive window upgrades.

Sign Up For Your Free Subscription to Turf

Turf magazine, focused on topics related to lawn care and landscape management, will relaunch in the first quarter of 2019.

Cyber Security Readiness Requires Top To Bottom Commitment

Keeping data, devices, and networks safe and secure requires an all-hands-on-deck mentality, according to CompTIA security experts.

Top 10 Workplace Safety Violations Of 2018

OSHA released its list of the year's most frequently cited workplace safety violations at the National Safety Council Congress & Expo.

Workers In LEED Green Buildings Are Happier, Healthier, More Productive 

Healthier, more sustainable buildings give employers a hiring edge to attract best in class talent, according to a new USGBC survey.

Have You Gone Beyond Green?

The deadline to submit your project for a National Institute of Building Sciences 2018 Beyond Green™ Award is approaching!

Massachusetts, California Remain Tops In Energy Efficiency

States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

OSHA Awards $9.3M In Training Grants

The workplace safety and health training grants will help 74 nonprofit organizations educate workers and job creators.

At World Workplace, IFMA Names Four Fellows And Chair Citation

This year's IFMA Fellows announced in Charlotte, NC reflect the global reach of the facility management profession.

Violence In Emergency Departments On The Rise

New research shows violence in America's emergency departments is increasing, causing harm to physicians, staff, and patients.

Five Major Trends In Retail Facilities Management

The 2019 Retail Facilities Trends Report from PRSM examines the trends that are driving change across the industry and will require facilities executives to adapt new strategies and tactics to succeed.

AASHE 2018 Sustainability Award Winners Announced

These prestigious awards recognize the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

Healthcare Pros See Technology As Infection Control Tool

Healthcare staff find introducing technology to their facility has improved hygiene compliance and infection control.

New Anti-Terrorism Guide For Commercial Buildings Available

The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).

Hurricane Florence: Three Tips To Protect Electrical Equipment

To ensure safety and minimize damage, Schneider Electric urges those in the path of the storm to take three essential steps to prepare electrical equipment in homes and businesses.

OSHA To Address Whistleblower Issues In Finance Industry

Scheduled for October in Washington, DC, the meeting will solicit public input on whistleblower issues in the finance industry.

Plan For Next Gen FM At Facility Executive Live!

On September 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, this one-day event will include a talk offering insights into professional development for current and future facility management professionals.

Keep America Beautiful Kicks Off Eighth Annual Recycle-Bowl

The incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.

Is Hand Washing Happening In Your Workplace?

The Healthy Hand Washing Survey by Bradley Corporation reveals that 56% of workers have seen colleagues leave the restroom without washing their hands.

Question Of The Week: Has Your ENERGY STAR Score Changed?

Based on most recent market data available, on August 26 the EPA updated performance metrics for facilities participating in its ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager tool.

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