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NEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.


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NEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.

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Elevator Safety: The Rule Of Three

NEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.

MSA Refrigerant Leak Monitor

The Chillgard 5000 Refrigerant Leak Monitor is designed to meet safety, environmental, and building code requirements for mechanical rooms.

Langley Events Centre Upgrades Lighting To LEDs

Echoflex Solutions provides a top-shelf lighting control solution for the multi-purpose sports arena in British Columbia.

In Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory And Botanical Gardens Hosts “Big Green Block Party”

The adaptive reuse of an on-site public works garage facility at Phipps is aimed at achieving three rigorous green building standard certifications.

Friday Funny: Californian Custodian Wins The Crown

The 73-year-old winner of the 2019 Custodian of the Year contest, Aristeo Flores of Scotts Valley Middle School, exemplifies the “American Dream.”

DirectSense II IAQ, Toxic Gas Probes

DirectSense II smart probes are user configurable IAQ and toxic gas probes that accommodate from two to eight plug-and-play smart sensors into a single hand-held, desktop, or wall-mounted housing.

New Restroom Occupancy Indicator Viewable From Multiple Locations

The new Parent/Child restroom light from Heads Up Lock Co. offers the same features as existing models, but is geared specifically for viewing in two or more locations.

DOE Celebrates Better Buildings Initiative Partners’ Progress

More than 900 organizations participating in the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Better Buildings Initiative have achieved the equivalent of $8.4 billion in energy and cost savings.

Workplace Productivity Torched By Game Of Thrones?

With the Game of Thrones series finale near — "Absence is coming," according to a new survey from The Workforce Institute at Kronos.

Zinsser Dryfall Flat Acrylic Coating

Zinsser Dryfall is a high-hiding interior flat acrylic coating for use over prepared ceilings and walls of commercial and industrial buildings.

2019 Zero Energy Buildings Count Nears 600

The official 2019 count is 580 certified, verified, and emerging projects, according to the newly released 2019 Getting to Zero Project List from the New Buildings Institute.

Tampa International Airport “People Mover” Project Recognized

The American Council of Engineering Companies awarded the project team for the airport facility’s SkyConnect Automated People Mover and a rental car center.

After Hurricane Harvey, Hospital Focuses On Power Resiliency

Learning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.

Allegion & Open Options Security

Allegion US and Open Options integrated the ENGAGE IP Gateway with DNA Fusion software to expand their offering of scalable security solutions.

San Antonio Schools Install 340,000 Square Feet Of Porous Pave

The North East Independent School District in San Antonio, TX has completed walking tracks at 44 elementary schools with Porous Pave Permeable Pavement.

Registration Open For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

This third annual conference and networking event will take place on September 19, 2019 on the campus of George Mason University in Arlington, VA.

Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

A new survey finds Gen Z employees are most productive when working around noise, while Baby Boomers need quiet to get work done.

CF Mesa Insulated Metal Panels

CF Mesa insulated metal panels serve as walls, ceilings, and roofs for cooler, freezer, and food processing facilities.

Osram, FSG Form Partnership For Smart Building IoT Solutions

Osram and Facility Solutions Group (FSG) are joining forces to offer turnkey smart building IoT solutions to the commercial, industrial, and retail industries.

Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want?

Flexible schedules and early fridays top employees' summer wish lists, according to a new survey from Accountemps. What's offered at your facility?

Small Data Center Devices, Big Impact

“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”

ASCO 7000 SERIES Power Transfer Switches

ASCO 7000 SERIES Automatic Transfer Switches transfer loads between alternate sources of power, regardless of ampacity.

Duro-Last Recognized By OSHA For Iowa Plant Safety

This manufacturer of custom-fabricated, thermoplastic single-ply roofing systems was awarded Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization's Voluntary Protection Program.

Friday Funny: Escherian Stairway To Nowhere

Visitors to China’s The Other Place guesthouse can experience the mysterious world of M.C. Escher in two optical illusion-inspired rooms designed by Studio 10.

CorroLogic CorrPlug Pipe Caps

CorroLogic CorrPlugs protect pipe threads, pipe ends, and other tubular objects from corrosion, mechanical damage, and contamination during transit, handling, and storage.

Measuring The Value Of Resilient Design And Construction

A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.

In Facilities, Addressing Impending Water Crisis

By rethinking water conservation in three areas, facility managers help improve their organization's position.

MangoGem ORITAMES APS Scheduler v2.5

Updated software incorporates autonomous AI capabilities for improved planning and schedule optimization as well as improved modeling of sequence dependent setups, batching, and time constraints.

BrainBox AI Launches First AI Technology For Autonomous Buildings

BrainBox AI has unveiled its patent-pending technology enabling buildings to reduce energy costs by 25-35% and their carbon footprint by 20-40%.

Many Workers Still Prefer Paper Over Digital Media

The Mopria Workflow Survey challenges the assumption that workers prefer pure-digital workflows, and illustrates balanced preferences between paper and digital media.

Quality LED Testing Matters

All LED lighting isn’t created equally, so make quality testing a pillar of your buying decisions for your buildings and sites.

Update: Call For Comments On Networked Lighting Controls Extended, To May 17

DesignLights Consortium (DLC) has released the second draft of its Networked Lighting Controls Technical Requirements V4.0 for public comment.

ReconaSense Geospatial A.I.

The ReconMaps geospatial visualization tool is a new module of ReconaSense’s A.I.-powered security platform.

Prep School Chooses Scranton Products Lockers

Installed in the pool facility and weight room at St. Augustine Preparatory Academy in Milwaukee, Duralife lockers resist bacteria, mildew, and more.

OSHA Aims To Keep Young Workers Safe This Summer

#MySafeSummerJob educates young workers about safety rights in the workplace, how to speak up about dangerous work conditions, and how to protect themselves on the job.

DOE Recognizes Companies, Programs For Rooftop Unit Efficiency

The U.S. Department of Energy awarded eight organizations for leadership in the Better Buildings Initiative’s Advanced Rooftop Unit (RTU) Campaign.

Employees Would Choose Job Happiness Over A Bigger Paycheck

Most employees in France, Germany, and the U.K. work in open office layouts; the U.S. is slightly behind with 30% working in private offices and 25% in open floor plans.

Johnson Controls Non-Magnetic Sprinkler for MRI

The quick response TYCO RFII-MRI 5.6K concealed pendent sprinkler is offered in both standard and extended coverage models for use inside MRI system rooms.

Bringing Rooftop Gardens To Ground Level

In Columbus, OH, building a green roof into an existing structure provided an innovative solution for parking needs and open space for an urban park.

Goodway Technologies Partners With Multistack

A Goodway cleaning solution has been found to be beneficial for cleaning Multistack modular chillers.

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