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Tiered service plans aim to offer cost-effective maintenance and repair support for facility electrical distribution systems.
Tiered service plans aim to offer cost-effective maintenance and repair support for facility electrical distribution systems.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Advantage Service Plans from Schneider Electric

Tiered service plans aim to offer cost-effective maintenance and repair support for facility electrical distribution systems.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainability

A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to energy.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Healthcare Support Services by ABM

Through this broad offering, the company will work with healthcare facilities clients to define and achieve performance based improvements.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: GHS Hazard Communication Training from Grainger

This online training course helps companies train their employees to meet OSHA’s December 1 training requirement deadline regarding the Globally Harmonized System standard.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: createchange by Hubbell Lighting

This two-pronged lighting retrofit program aims to assist commercial facilities to reduce electricity costs, enhance quality of light, and lower financial risk.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Energy Assessments by Carrier

Carrier has introduced a service aimed at two facility types—K-12 education and small- to mid-size commercial. While each program is tailored to specific organizations, the aim is to identify and remediate sources of energy waste.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Mobile App from Grainger

Using the recently released Grainger App, facility management professionals can quickly access more than 900,000 products as well as numerous features that help orchestrate maintenance, repair, and operations.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Cigarette Recycling by TerraCycle

Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Product Line App from ATAS International

This manufacturer of metal roofing and wall and ceiling panels has launched an app to provide facility professionals information about how its products can impact the appearance, function, and energy efficiency of their projects.


Facility managers can access the latest information about the company's piping systems through this new technology tool.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Advanced Pipe Inspections by Martin Technical

This service incorporates both traditional UT ultrasonic "time to flight" thickness testing along with a patented Localized Guided Wave scanning system to evaluate the condition of fire pipes and water process pipes.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: FAAST Design from System Sensor

Using an online form, facility managers provide information about their fire system project needs, and the System Sensor team then designs and delivers system plans for review.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Daylight Modeling from Kalwall

This online simulation tool enables facility managers to view the impact of proposed daylighting designs before construction, while also having the option of viewing "what if" alternatives.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: OnVu360 from Oncam Grandeye

This mobile application enables users to access 360° surveillance, in full HD. Featuring iPad and iPhone compatibility, the app enables total situational awareness from all locations.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Risk Insurance from Metar Weather

Metar Weather, based in Florham Park, NJ, has expanded its weather risk protection insurance products to buyers of snow removal services in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern U.S. regions to help protect them from winter weather volatility.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Co-op Purchasing from Ferguson and E&I

Facilities that are E&I members can now purchase Ferguson’s inventory of products, including PVF, plumbing, and facilities maintenance, through a new cooperative purchasing contract.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Sensor Layout and Tuning from Lutron

Installing occupancy sensors and daylight sensors can be an inexact science, and sensor fine tuning is best performed after the space is fully occupied, furniture is in place, and the HVAC system is balanced to the environment.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Ygrene Energy Fund Partners With FNF Green LLC to Accelerate Energy Upgrade Financing

Strategic partnership powers Ygrene Data Report; new program boosts access and instantly qualifies property owners for energy retrofit financing.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Flood Risk Evaluation by AmeriFlood Solutions

This service identifies the true flood risk of insured structures in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-designated Special Flood Hazard Areas (SFHA).


Using cloud based technology, this service uses computer tracking to monitor, record, and analyze three types of data that imapact the boiler systems in a facility.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Custom Label Service from Graphic Products

Graphic Products, Inc. offers a Custom Label Service for its DuraLabel offerings to help customers create multicolor labels and signs that fit their specific needs with logos, special graphics, and symbols.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Retro-Commissioning from Atkins

Atkins, an global engineering and design consulting firm, has added a national retro-commissioning business to its service offerings. If its engineers find efficiency issues in a facility, they repair, adjust, and refurbish its systems to improve airflow, water flow, and other aspects of operations.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Free Calibration by Wahl Instruments

Facility managers who purchase the company's Heat Spy Inspector Series thermal imaging cameras can send the equipment in for free, annual recalibration and firmware updates for the life of the product.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: VeriClean System by Diversey

This program is aimed at improving the cleaning and disinfection of high touch surfaces in healthcare settings. It integrates products, processes, training, and validation into a continuous improvement plan to limit transmission of healthcare associated infections (HAIs).

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Organics2Go by Wastequip

Facility managers implement this program for the collection, storage, and transport of the organic waste generated at their sites. Each program is designed based on the volume of organic waste typically generated.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Marcoat GS from Stuart Dean

This approach to grout degradation can be a cost-effective solution for facility professionals who need help restoring their lobbies, public restrooms, or any tile surface where grout is needed for aesthetics and durability.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Extended Warranty from Panasonic

Panasonic recently announced that all of its workgroup and departmental scanners, purchased as of July 2012, now feature a Three-Year Advance Exchange Warranty. This warranty promotion does not have an end date.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PAR4 Measurement Service by Power Assure

This service measures the true idle and peak power consumption of IT equipment in a rack or entire data center to maximize IT power and address space constraints.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Water Savings Calculator by Chicago Faucets

Facility managers can estimate how much water they can save by switching from a 2.2 GPM faucet to a 1.5 GPM or a 0.5 GPM faucet. The calculator is pre-programmed with estimated sewer costs from major cities.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Carrier Rooftops App by Carrier

This mobile app can assist facility professionals with on-the-spot information when evaluating light commercial rooftop equipment for replacement or new construction projects.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PsycIt App from Polygon

This app can save time when calculating relative humidity at a facility.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: ProView from The Blue Book Network

In addition to more content, the new "ProView" format offers advanced functionality that enables users to save, print, and share information.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Assemblies Library by Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Facility managers can search this database for information on wall systems and assemblies.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: FlashShip Program from Yale Locks & Hardware

The program ensures same day shipping for many of its products, when ordered by 11:00AM EST.

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