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Failure to properly manage this critical part of data center infrastructure can cause serious issues, from increased operating costs to more expensive outages.


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Failure to properly manage this critical part of data center infrastructure can cause serious issues, from increased operating costs to more expensive outages.

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Cable Management In Data Centers

Failure to properly manage this critical part of data center infrastructure can cause serious issues, from increased operating costs to more expensive outages.
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9 In 10 Employees Come To Work Sick, Survey Shows

One-third of professionals polled by Accountemps said they always go to the office with cold or flu symptoms.
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Splash Park Safety Added To NSF/ANSI 50 Standard

The new section of the standard, which is required by most commercial swimming pool codes, establishes minimum criteria for safety flooring at interactive water play venues.
Philadelphia

Friday Funny: Philly Skyscraper Springs Mysterious Leak

Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival

Bonnaroo Turns 180 Tons Of Trash Into Treasure

With Help from Eco-Products, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival turned 180 tons of what would have been waste into compost after the four-day event.
LEED v4.1

LEED Surpasses 100,000 Commercial Green Building Projects

Global growth of LEED reinforces the role green buildings play as a climate solution and tool for improving quality of life.
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New Report: State Efficiency Programs Leave Lighting Project Savings On The Table

Analysis by Alliance to Save Energy and DesignLights Consortium shines light on potential of lighting upgrades, including networked lighting controls, to reap bigger energy efficiency program savings.

Webinar Today, November 6: Optimized Connectivity for Changing Office Spaces

Agile spaces offer owners and managers a way to maximize their return on the investment that they pour into their buildings – and they need connectivity to match. Learn how during this free webinar.

Empire State Building 102nd Floor Observatory Renovation Completed

The centerpiece of the 102nd Floor renovation was replacing the old windows with 360-degree floor-to-ceiling windows offering unobstructed, panoramic views of the city.
Facility Management Salary Round-up

Facility Management Salary Round-up (And A Free Resume Template)

Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.
carbon neutral

Interface Report Highlights 25 Years Of Sustainability Initiatives

The global flooring company has announced Mission Zero success, and commits to next initiative, Climate Take Back.
cable management

Office Power Goes Undercover

An office remodel at Crowley Maritime Corporation in Florida brought in the next generation of cable management.
Longaberger headquarters building Newark, OH

Friday Funny: Hotel To Put All Its Guests In One Basket

Following up on one of our favorite facilities, the iconic former Longaberger Basket Company headquarters in Newark, OH will become a luxury hotel.
coworking

Real Estate Execs Continue To See Value In Coworking

Many commercial real estate (CRE) executives expect to double commitment to coworking in next five years, according to survey by Cushman & Wakefield and CoreNet Global.
Mats Inc.

Three Ways To Improve Sustainability Initiatives With Flooring

Selecting sustainability flooring is the right thing to do for the environment and can lead to healthier building occupants, higher quality indoor conditions, and improved resource preservation.
progressive education

Form Follows Function For New School In Arlington, VA

The Heights, a new secondary school building for Arlington Public Schools, co-locates two progressive education programs — in an eye-catching, functional structure.
MLB

USGBC Announces 2019 Green Building Leadership Awards

Microsoft and the Minnesota Twins are among the recipients to be recognized next month during the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Atlanta.
facility management

Facility Management And The Digital Frontier

This Q&A shares insight on why technology is central to transforming how buildings are managed, and how FM and CRE professionals can implement to benefit.
TE Connectivity

Energy Efficiency Efforts Save Manufacturer $200,000 Annually

The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized Better Plants partner TE Connectivity for energy efficiency leadership at its Lickdale, PA plant. 
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Historic Chapel In Jackson, MO Preserves Past, Plans For Future

In 2018, Gateway Design Studio of St. Louis completed the master plan for the property renovation of the Old McKendree Chapel located in Jackson, MO.
New Pig

Oregon State Credit Union Eliminates Rental Rug Trip Hazard

Switching to Grippy Mat has given Oregon State Credit Union control over their floors — and their floor mat costs — in more ways than they imagined.
Warehouse Design

Warehouse Design And Storage: Seven Tips And Tricks For A Growing Warehouse

Need more space but adding a whole new warehouse to your business isn't on the table? Consider a redesign focused on optimization of storage and racking.
winter weather

Winter Is Coming: Is Your Property Prepared?


Understanding the biggest threats extreme cold poses and taking measures to prepare against them can go a long way in mitigating costs and exposure.
building technologies

ASHRAE Releases Expanded, Revised Version of Standard 90.1

Standard 90.1 has been a benchmark for the commercial building energy codes in the United States and a key basis for codes and standards around the world
Nashville Zoo

Friday Funny: Public Goes Wild Over Nashville Zoo Restroom

Cintas Corporation has named Nashville Zoo in Nashville, TN the winner of its 2019 America’s Best Restroom® contest.
energy efficiency projects

How Leading Enterprises Scale Energy Efficiency

Here are three principles that have shed light on a decade of scaling energy efficiency projects across global portfolios.
Stanford Hospital

Stanford Health Care Dedicates New Stanford Hospital

The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.
Milwaukee Bucks

At Fiserv Forum, Technology Propels The Mission

A robust and intelligent technology infrastructure was a critical piece of the puzzle for this new arena in Milwaukee, WI.
Evacuation

Your Facility’s In An Evacuation Area. Now What?

The Corporate Emergency Access System (CEAS) program partners with government to help businesses overcome restricted access areas.
cannabis use at work

Is There A Safe Level Of Marijuana Use At Work?

According to the National Safety Council, no level of cannabis use is acceptable for those who work in safety sensitive positions.
snow and ice

Six Winter Prep Tips For Facility Management

The National Association of Landscape Professionals offers insight on making sure facilities are ready with a snow and ice management plan.
sensors

Making Sense of Sensors

With a comprehensive strategy, data provided by workspace sensors helps ensure facility space assets are leveraged to their full potential.
fire and life safety

3 Fire And Life Safety Products To Overcome Challenging Installations

When designing and installing a fire and life safety system a variety of challenges can exist. Here are 3 innovative products that meet the demands of these difficult applications.
IFMA

IFMA Names 2019 Awards Of Excellence

On October 18, IFMA presented its annual awards that honor stand-out achievements of association members, chapters, councils, and communities.
stormwater management

Stormwater Management Survey Reveals Missing Links

Industry supplier New Pig asked facilities about their site protocols for protecting drains and other areas subject to stormwater runoff.
Halloween

Friday Funny: Let The Ghoul Times Roll

Here are the five best haunted houses and attractions of 2019, according to America Haunts. Plus, a guide to how to get your own facility Halloween ready.
IFMA climate change report

IFMA Releases Climate Change Report For Facility Managers

IFMA’s “Climate Change Fundamentals for Facility Management Professionals,” is the first report to address climate change as it relates to facility management roles and responsibilities.
Ford green campus

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.
Workplace Culture

Toxic Workplace Cultures Cost Companies Billions

American businesses lost $223 billion over the last five years due to bad workplace culture, according to a new report from SHRM.
Lighting Retrofit

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

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