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Before building on the former site of a car service center, the property owner opted to have a chemical vapor barrier installed as a preventive measure.

Before building on the former site of a car service center, the property owner opted to have a chemical vapor barrier installed as a preventive measure.



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New Bank Site Includes Vapor Barrier System

Before building on the former site of a car service center, the property owner opted to have a chemical vapor barrier installed as a preventive measure.

LENSEC Perspective VMS Physical Security Platform

Perspective VMS is an intuitive and scalable physical security platform that streams and captures IP security camera video and incorporates video analytics, access control, and more.

Workforce Shortages Push Contractors To Efficient Building

Alternative construction solutions, including prefabrication and modularization, are becoming more popular with builders as they attempt to improve job site efficiency and labor productivity.

Varco Pruden Buildings 2018 Hall Of Fame Projects

In its annual competition, this company specializing in metal buildings and steel systems construction showcases innovative projects that incorporate its products.

Friday Funny: Is HVAC Your Key To The Great Outdoors?

Open only to those who work with HVAC, Goodway Technologies’ 2018 Great Outdoors Sweepstakes will give two lucky winners Cabela’s gift cards just in time for fun outdoor activities!

Smart Cities Council Bestows Readiness Challenge Grants

The five entities chosen this week will receive mentoring for a year, as well as tailored products and services to accelerate smart city initiatives.

DEKRA EBS Workplace Safety Technology

Exposure Based Safety is an approach to reducing risks in the workplace, fueled by new science and technology.

PM8000 Power Meter From Schneider Electric

The PM8000 Power Meter has been enhanced to ensure reliability and efficiency of power-critical facilities.

Daylight Saving Time: Watch For Tired Workers On Monday

National Safety Council warns that workers in certain positions and industries who already have a higher risk of being drowsy, may be even more tired than usual on Monday.

RDT RS-360 Provides Plumbing Leak Protection

The RS-360 is a wireless plumbing leak detection and water main shutoff system.

Industrial Scientific Rental Program Adds Fluke Instruments

Industrial Scientific will now offer a range of Fluke test and measurement instruments as part of its equipment rental service.

OSHA Injury Reporting Tool From UL EHS Sustainability

Available through UL’s PureOHS platform, the reporting tool allows users to enter injury data once and receive outputs for all forms required by OSHA.

Sleepless In Miami

Survey finds professionals in Miami most often lose sleep over work-related issues; common culprits include workload, difficult business issues and interpersonal relationships.

Maximizing Natural Light In Facilities

With Daylight Saving Time around the corner, consider the potential benefits of daylighting and daylight harvesting for your facilities.

Gozio Health Joins Acuity Brands’ Atrius™ IoT Solution

Gozio expanded its mobile wayfinding solution for healthcare to include Atrius indoor positioning solutions (IPS).

BPV-125 Backpack Vacuum for Dry Cleanup

The BPV-125 industrial backpack vacuum offers dry cleaning power for tight, cramped areas.

Collaborative Response Graphics From Critical Response Group

Collaborative Response Graphics® provides a solution to the biggest challenges first responders face during active school shooter incidents.

Zinc-B-Gone Filters From StormwateRx

Available in Basic and Pro, this line of stormwater filters removes dissolved zinc and copper to strict stormwater benchmark and numeric action levels.

U.S., Canada Home To Nearly 500 Zero Energy Buildings

The New Buildings Institute has measured more than 700% growth in ZE buildings since it began tracking projects in 2012.

Indoor Environments’ Impact On Wellness To Be Studied

Well Living Lab will undertake a three-year scientific research plan to identify how indoor environments affect five facets of people’s lives.

8 Tips For Onboarding Employees

The days and weeks after employees join your facility management department represent a time of unique opportunity.

IDEC Releases PLC App for iOS & Android Devices

The WindEDIT Lite app for iOS and Android devices provides two-way access to the IDEC's family of MicroSmart FC6A programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Clogged Toilets Negatively Impact Business Perceptions

More than three-fourths of Americans (76 percent) have experienced a clogged toilet in a public restroom, according to a recent survey from Sofidel.

Works With Comfy Teams Up With Lutron, Current, Beco

Works with Comfy enables a seamless employee experience and richer data across diverse real estate portfolios.

High Definition Printing For Maximum Security Identification Cards

Download this white paper from HID and learn how HDP provides a reduced cost of ownership, the superior durability of HDP ID cards, why it’s more difficult to corrupt an HDP-printed image, and more.

VARIDESK ProDesk 60 Electric

This new height-adjustable desk provides an attractive, easy to assemble solution for employees seeking a comfortable, flexible workstation.

Rite-Hite RHV-4100 Vertical-Storing Dock Leveler

The RHV-4100 Vertical-Storing Hydraulic Dock Leveler helps protect workers from injury and improve efficiency and security at the loading dock.

Friday Funny: Is Snow White A Bad Influence?

The authors of a new study believe the influence of Disney films likely shapes the way children view the working world long before they enter the workforce.

Severe Weather Rain Louvers Now TDI Listed

Eight Ruskin hurricane and wind-driven rain louvers are now Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) listed.

Six Cities Earn LEED For Cities Certification Grants

The new grant program is designed to recognize the sustainability and green building achievements of U.S. cities pursuing LEED for Cities certification.

Green Parking Projects Recognized In OH And CA

GBCI’s Parksmart program for sustainability in parking facilities has certified a Proctor & Gamble site in Cincinnati, and is evaluating an automated parking structure in Oakland, CA.

Did You Miss Our Harness The Power Of Your Facility Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how smart building solutions are creating a new paradigm of connectivity and disrupting the building industry.

Command & Control Smart Building Technology

Command and Control Suite release 200 (CCS R200) is smart building technology that connects building personnel with data analytics to help drive operational improvements and efficiencies.

Keep Floors Clean, With Less Cleaning

Entrance mats in facilities help capture dirt and debris from foot traffic, but these items can also reduce negative impact on the environment.

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