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It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.


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It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

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Latest: Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close - It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

Friday Funny: No Otter Restroom Comes Close

It’s official: The otters—along with all the other aquatic critters at Scottsdale's OdySea Aquarium—can now brag that their home has hooked America’s Best Restroom® Title.

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Pro Bono Services Expand Opportunity For Boston Nonprofit

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Common Generator Problems In Industrial Settings

There are a few common problems industrial generators encounter that factory managers, OEMs, and owners should be aware of in order to prevent downtime.

Cyber Security Tips: Advice From The Counselors Of Real Estate

Regardless of the size of your organization, it's wise to proactively take steps to secure it from the financial and reputational damage cyber attacks can cause.

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DBIA’s 2017 Design-Build Project/Team Awards

Presented by the Design-Build Institute of America, these awards recognize construction projects executed with a design-build approach that have met or exceeded cost and schedule goals.

Friday Funny: Gimme Cat Shelter

A far cry from the cardboard boxes most cats settle for—and into—here's a look at the inspired arCATecture designers came up with for this year’s Architects for Animals® “Giving Shelter” exhibit.

Four Winter Safety Tips For Your Workers And Facility

These winter safety steps will help you maintain a safe work environment this season, regardless of the size or type of workplace you manage.

Record Number Of Companies Earn Top Score On Equality

A record-breaking 609 businesses are advancing policies and practices to protect LGBTQ workers around the world, according to the 2018 Corporate Equality Index.

IWBI Releases Manufacturer’s Guide To WELL

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2017 Forest Stewardship Council Leadership Awards

These annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to forest conservation.

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A Harvard study is recruiting buildings around the world to discover the impact of green buildings on health and productivity.

Corporate Flight Center Focused On Customers, Sustainability

Aviation services company, Gary Jet Center, has built an 8,500 square foot facility catering to the customer experience at its Gary, IN property.

CAIR Offers Security Advice For U.S. Religious Institutions

Following the church massacre in Texas this weekend, CAIR is urging all houses of worship to take extra security precautions using its "Best Practices for Mosque and Community Safety" booklet.

AASHE Releases 2017 Sustainable Campus Index

Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

Preparing For A Blockchain Ecosystem In FM

Blockchain technology has the potential to create foundational change in facility management and real estate, from work orders to asset management life cycle.

Did You Miss The Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings Webinar?

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

Friday Funny: Office Party City

The holiday season is just around the corner, and that means company parties. Find out which cities have the best—and worst—office celebrations.

Site Surveys Reveal Factors In Slip And Fall Events

Facility exteriors and entryways are riskiest areas for slip and fall, according to findings from commercial insurer CNA.

Workplace Comfort: One Size Does Not Fit All

New research shows having personal control of your workspace, such as lighting and temperature, improves overall workplace productivity and engagement.

Guidance On Buying Renewable Energy Available From RMI

The Business Renewables Center, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute, created its "Buyers Roadmap" to help corporate energy buyers better understand this transaction process.

Business Cleanliness Matters To Consumers

Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.

4 Steps To Successful Generator Specification

Consider these steps when specifying a generator to ensure business needs are met and that construction budgets accurately reflect those requirements.

NIBS, NBI Issue Guidance To Help Cities Achieve Energy Goals

New guidance document provides jurisdictions with a new approach to shift the focus towards buildings' actual, measurable energy results.

Pre-Plans As A Factor In Insurance Costs

Pre-incident planning by facility management shares critical property information with first responders so those teams are a step ahead in case of emergency.
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