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Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.


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Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.

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DOE Better Buildings Challenge Achievements Announced

Organizations that reached energy, water, or financial goals for 2019 through the Challenge were recognized, while a Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot program was introduced.

Barix Extends Page to Mobile Devices

The Paging Cloud SaaS solution integrates with existing paging and public address systems, recording paging messages and sending them directly to registered smartphones.

Coil Anodized Aluminum Paneling Makes Korean Heritage Shine

When Gyeongju City decided to build a showpiece structure for the center of the Gyeongju Cultural Expo Park, the team knew it would have to be exceptional.

10 Must-See U.S. Pools for National Swimming Pool Day

Leslie's, world's largest pool supply and service company, recognizes pools for standout design and features.

Atlas® Introduces Non-Hal Polyiso Insulation in ACFoam® and EnergyShield®

Atlas Roofing Corporation has announced the addition of ACFoam NH and EnergyShield NH to their current insulation product lines.

EXTECH Suspension Systems

Drop-In, Pin-Mount, Rod-Mount, and custom KINETICWALL standard suspension systems are available for wind-driven building façades.

Do Political Expression Policies Belong In The Workplace?

A political expression policy outlines acceptable political discussions, helps avoid a hostile workplace, and provides legal protection for companies. But few employees think their company should have one.

Alliance To Save Energy Names 2019 Stars Of Energy Efficiency

These annual awards recognize organizations and individuals pioneering new ways to use energy more effectively in buildings, homes, and beyond.

Advanced Fire Detection Supports Super Bowl LIII

In 2019, aspirating smoke detection technology was selected as quick installation solution for temporary broadcast offices at biggest game of the year.

Technoform Helps Improve Fenestration Systems

SpecTheEdge.com offers educational materials for those seeking to improve the thermal performance of windows, curtainwall, storefront, and other fenestration systems.

IPMI Announces New Board Of Directors

Members of the International Parking & Mobility Institute include garage owners/operators, architects, city managers, government agencies, health care centers, universities, airports, and convention centers.

3 Ways To Reduce Building Maintenance And Operations Costs

Building owners generally view maintenance as a sunk cost. Money is spent on urgent problems, and this becomes a costly endeavor as buildings age. As building operators, you have the power to leverage maintenance to maximize the value of your facilities and increase business revenues.

Febreze Professional Kills Bacteria on “Un-Washable” Surfaces

New Febreze Professional kills 99.9% of Bacteria on “un-washable” soft surfaces while eliminating odors with a fresh scent.

FIDO2 Converged Smart Cards & Keys

HID Global has added FIDO2 authentication to its Crescendo smart cards, enabling them to support the FIDO Alliance industry initiative focused on standards-based “password-less” sign-in.

ABLOY USA, Anixter Announce Distributor Partnership

The partnership offers locksmith customers across the U.S. fast and easy access to high security keys and cylinders through a national branch network, online ordering, and via a team of local sales reps.

Agfa Imaging Equipment Certified By OSHPD For Earthquake Resistance

California's Seismic Safety Act requires hospitals to meet requirements to ensure safety of the public and continued operations following an earthquake.

BIFMA Compliant For Commercial Furniture Selection

To assist decision-makers, the Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association is creating a registry of commercial furniture that complies to BIFMA standards.

Proactive Equipment Maintenance, The Ben Franklin Way

In order to maximize efficiency and reduce costs, a balance between proactive measures and reactive maintenance must be made.

Feenics Achieves ISO 9001:2015

Feenics Inc. underwent an 18-month process to become Quality Management System registered in the Design and Development of Cloud-Based Security Management System Software.

Freestanding Electrical Enclosures

The WRD-XM-FS4, WRD-SSFSN4, and WRD-N4D3PT are freestanding electrical enclosures with removable hinge pins.

No Vaping Allowed In FL Indoor Workplaces

Effective July 1, the law takes effect under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) that bans vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces.

STANLEY’s Managed Services Program

STANLEY technology specialists deliver customized, intelligent automation solutions to resolve security vulnerabilities in near real time

Data Analysis And Its Strategic Role In Higher Education Facilities Management

Data analysis helps higher education facility managers better understand their facilities, so that their campuses can be positioned to thrive tomorrow.

Hurricane Season Is Approaching: Are Your Shutters Ready?

As hurricane season draws near, door experts at B&B Door Company are encouraging facilities to perform preventative maintenance on their hurricane and storm shutters.

Integrate CMMS And Engineering Data To Optimize Plant Maintenance

Efficiency of facilities maintenance teams improves with Engineering Information Management (EIM) — linking a CMMS with engineering schematics.

MATC and NBF Bring Students Closer to Commercial Design

Milwaukee Area Technical College and National Business Furniture partnered for a program to provide students real-world commercial design experience.

Userful Visual Networking Platform Control

A real-time interactive drag-and-drop control tool has been added to Userful's Visual Networking Platform.

Employee Well-Being Is Driving Workplace Design

The 2019 Workplace Report from Ted Moudis Associates indicates employee well-being is becoming a primary driver for tailored work environments.

JLG Telehandler Reversing Camera

JLG introduced a new day/night reversing camera for all SkyTrak brand telehandlers and the JLG G5-18A.

Friday Funny: Pump Up The Grill

The SUMR HITS 5000 — a first-of-its kind artificial intelligence-powered grill — brings the heat, and the beat.

SPD2 Surge Protection Devices

The SPD2 series of Type 2 surge protection devices safeguards components from surges by limiting the fault current to a load or the unit being protected.

Porous Pave Completes New Pooch Play Areas

The Humane Society of Elkhart, IN installed Porous Pave XL Permeable Pavement in eight new outdoor play areas for dogs awaiting adoption.

Managing Workforce Fatigue Maximizes Workforce Efficiency

Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.

Signify Launches Lifi System: Trulifi

Rather than using radio signals (WiFi, 4G/5G, Bluetooth, etc.), Trulifi uses light waves to enable reliable, secure two-way wireless communication.

STI Fuel Pump Shut-Down Button

The Stopper Station Fuel Pump Shut-Down Button safely stops fuel pump function from one centrally located switch.

New Acoustical Tile For Curved Walls By Turf

Vertical channels carved into the surface of Tubular allow it to flex to fit a cylindrical or curved wall down to 12 inches in diameter.

Don’t Miss Your Last Chance For Best Friend Fridays!

All this month, the American Heart Association has been encouraging people to bring their furry best friend to work to help their hearts.

Pennsylvania Grocery Chain In Safe Floors Spotlight

In honor of National Safety Month, New Pig has launched a program to recognize the country’s safest floors and workspaces.

Armstrong Detects Pump Cavitation

A new capability on Pump Manager, an Active Performance Management Service, can detect and alert building managers about impending pump cavitation.

EPA Recognizes 2018 WasteWise Winners

The 10 winning organizations collectively prevented and diverted over 356,000 tons of waste from entering landfills, saving them over $19.6 million in landfill fees.

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