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Pittsburgh: A Leader In Sustainable Cities

Pittsburgh leads North American cities with the most buildings committed to the 2030 District Network, an initiative that challenges buildings to reduce their environmental impact.
fall protection

Werner Offers Training During OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down

Fall protection and ladder safety trainings are planned at job sites across the U.S. to keep construction workers safe.

Harvesting The Value Of Water

A new Urban Land Institute report explores the creative use of green infrastructure in real estate developments to manage stormwater, and enhance property values.
pedestrian skywalk

St. Louis Healthcare Campus Connects With New Skywalk

Nearly a quarter mile long, a pedestrian skywalk at the BJC HealthCare/Washington University Medical Center campus provides a comfortable link between more than 6,000 parking spaces and the main hospital complex.
data centers

Enterprise-owned Data Centers Still The Norm

Many enterprises are moving some applications to the cloud, but the vast majority of IT workloads are hosted in company-owned and colocation data centers, according to a new Uptime Institute survey.
Building Safety Month

Building Safety Month Week 1: Mentoring The Next Generation Of Building Professionals

International Code Council kicks off the first week of Building Safety Month by working towards its goal of preserving the building industry's shrinking workforce. 
occupational safety

OSHA Seeks Training Institute Education Center Applications

Nonprofit organizations interested in providing instructor-led classes on occupational safety and health as part of the OSHA Training Institute (OTI) Education Centers Program can apply.
Workplace Accidents

IOSH Launches New Vision To Protect Workers

WORK 2022 — IOSH’s 2017-2022 strategy — supports experts' call for better data on occupational accidents and diseases.
student union

Renovation Delivers New Student Union At Johns Hopkins

The renovation to create The LaB accentuated existing features of a half-century old campus facility while adding technology and flexible furnishings for students.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.
drones Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Drones Gather Runway Improvement Data At World’s Busiest Airport

Data gathered by Michael Baker International will be used to improve and maintain runway conditions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Construction Safety Under Par, Finds NSC Survey

In its survey of 14 industries, the National Safety Council found 58% of Americans working in construction thinks safety takes a backseat to productivity.

SC Johnson Last Operating Corporate HQ Designed By Frank Lloyd Wright

The Racine, WI company has reintroduced free public tours of its historic Administration Building and Research Tower, designed by the renowned architect.
safety awareness

ARMA Joins OSHA During National Safety Stand-Down

The week-long safety awareness campaign aims to prevent falls from ladders, scaffoldings, roofs and other high places.

Children’s Art Contest Recognizes FM Parents

For the 2017 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day, facilities management company C&W Services held an art contest for the children of their employees.
Better Buildings Challenge

Atlanta Takes On Boston In Third SWAP Challenge

In the DOE’s latest "Better Buildings Challenge SWAP" online video series, Atlanta and Boston swap energy management teams to gain new insights, save money, and improve their buildings through greater energy efficiency.
hurricanes

Don’t Be Left In The Dark: Perform Generator Maintenance

With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.
telecommute

Infographic: Telecommuting Trends

Remote work, telecommuting, or telework: No matter what you call it, it’s a growing workplace trend. Learn more about PGi’s Global Telework Survey results with this infographic.
LED lighting

Higher Education And LED Lighting Retrofits

LED lighting retrofits make a significant impact on energy intensity, usage, and efficiency in facilities at colleges and universities.
earth day 2017

Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy

In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.
pizza delivery robots

Friday Funny: Hasta La Pizza, Baby!

The future is here, as Domino’s plans to roll out a fleet of pizza-delivering robots in European cities.
access control

The State Of Physical Access Control: Impact On The Enterprise

Download this free white paper from HID and learn about the latest systems, technologies, and trends in the access control industry.
LED lightingvideo

Did You Miss Our Beyond LED Lighting Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn strategies for using LED lighting to manage your energy and control your space.
higher education facilities

Preparing For Higher Ed Staffing Challenges

There is an impending talent gap in the facility management profession, and higher education facilities are no exception.
Sandy Hook

Award For Sandy Hook School Project Team

The Connecticut Building Congress will recognize the Town of Newtown, Consigli Construction Co., Inc., Svigals+Partners, and STV|DPM for their collaborative work to build the new Sandy Hook School in Newtown, CT.
pets at work

Happy National Pets @ Work Day!

Petco has declared April 19 "National Pets @ Work Day" to encourage more businesses to embrace a pet-friendly environment and raise awareness of the mutual benefits of a pets at work culture.
Demand Control Ventilation

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.
Higher Education Facilities

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
in-building wirelessvideo

Did You Miss Our In-Building Wireless Design for Commercial Facilities Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about wireless trends and challenges, in-building wireless solutions, and recommendations for choosing the right IBW solution.
data centers

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.
fire protection

Sprinklers, Standpipes, And Pumps

Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.
building envelope

Build Your Building’s Resistance

Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.
heat recovery

Heat Recovery Helps Cool UMass Med School Facility

Opened in 2013, the university's Albert Sherman Center in Worcester, MA utilizes brazed plate heat exchanger technology.
restrooms fixtures

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.
coal

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
redevelopment plan

Winner Of Urban Land Institute Competition Highlights Chicago Roots

The 2017 ULI Hines Student Competition first place winner is a team from the University of Texas at Austin for its redevelopment plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management.
integrated workplace management system

Recapturing The Value Of IWMS

When integrated workplace management systems fall short of expectations these steps can help facility management regain the benefits.
lighting retrofit

Multi-Site Exterior Lighting

Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.
parking management

A Day In The Life Of Parking Management

To provide employees and visitors safe and welcoming parking facilities, take these six aspects into consideration.

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