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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.


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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.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. California articles below.


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.

Pursuing Zero Net Energy Buildings

Whether for new construction or renovation, early recognition of five key aspects is important.

New York Joins Top 5 As States Ramp Up Clean Energy Efforts

Across the U.S., states are making concerted efforts to promote electric vehicles, efficient products, smart buildings, cold climate heat pumps, and zero-energy building codes, according to the just-released 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

New Program Helps Cleaning Product Companies Comply With California Law

Green Seal’s Formula Facts™ Ingredient Communication Program helps companies provides clear, accurate, and meaningful ingredient labels in time to meet California’s new requirements.

Four Tips To Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.

100 Manufacturing Plants Earned ENERGY STAR Certification In 2018

Plants from the automotive, baking, cement, corn refining, food processing, glass manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and petroleum refining sectors qualified, 15 of them for the first time.

Resilience In HVAC Design

Whether internal or from outside the organization, changing conditions are demanding system flexibility.

California Cities To Save $60M With Energy Efficient Lighting Upgrades

The first of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights have been installed in an innovative regional program spanning 11 southern California communities.

Massachusetts, California Remain Tops In Energy Efficiency

States are increasing energy efficiency investments and power savings; pushing net-zero buildings and electric vehicles, according to ACEEE's 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.

Monitoring Seismic Risk Of Your Building

Following a series of large earthquakes in the Los Angeles and San Francisco areas in the mid-1990s, seismic risk recommendations were changed to requirements.

Greenhouse Grower Earns Incentive For Energy-Saving Cogen Engines

SunSelect Produce’s new high-tech, natural gas-powered combined heat and power technology cuts 12,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year and conserves over 7,000 gallons of water per day.

Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As temperatures rise throughout California, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness and encourage them to take cool-down breaks in the shade.

VectorCare Shares New Lifesaving Hospital Evacuation Technology

The healthcare logistics company has developed a way for hospitals to quickly evacuate patients during a crisis and is making it available to California hospitals and transport providers.

Friday Funny: Tanks A Lot

A former oil tank in El Segundo, CA has been transformed into a colorful, three-story tall surfing mural by artist John Van Hamersveld.

New California Workplace Safety Regulation Protects Hotel Housekeepers

This is the first ergonomic standard in the nation written specifically to protect hotel housekeepers from injury.

Earthquake Resilience White Paper Released

The document describes in depth the threats of earthquakes on society, and the economic benefits that come from having safer structures in a community.

Friday Funny: Sweet Stats To Improve Your Halloween Haul

The West Coast has it in the bag when it comes to the best places in the U.S. to go trick or treating.
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California Honored Among 2017 Green Lease Leaders

Award winners use the lease as a smart tool to achieve higher energy and water savings in commercial, retail, and industrial buildings.

EnviroPure Commercial Food Waste Disposal Systems

EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.

Real Estate Nonprofit Supports Oakland, CA Arts

Spurred by tragic Oakland warehouse fire, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a nonprofit real estate organization, has launched a new financial and technical assistance program.

Restroom Fixtures Donated To Children’s Facility In LA

Sloan and Falcon Waterfree Technologies teamed up to provide faucets, toilets and urinals that will boost water conservation at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.

Workshop Helps Communities Reach Energy Goals

Second Georgetown University Energy Prize workshop focuses on helping communities save energy and reduce carbon emissions while competing for $5 million.

California Businesses Switching To Artificial Grass

After more than four years of unrelenting drought, water rate hikes and usage restrictions are forcing businesses across California to rethink their landscaping.

U.S. Government To Save $5M With Solar Power Purchase Agreement

The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Beverly Hills Pays Businesses $500 for Every Waterless Urinal

In a rush to find ways to reduce consumption, the city of Beverly Hills, CA is paying $500 to any business that purchases and installs a waterless urinal.

California Approves Sweeping Design-Build Authorization

California reforms infrastructure delivery with passage of SB 785; ensures design-build authority in California for next decade.

Now Available: 2013 California Building Standard, Title 24

Title 24 codes lead the way to building a safe, sustainable and resilient California.

Tool To Comply With CA Building Performance Law

A Facilities Operations Assessment tookit from the CA Commissioning Collaborative can be used by those outside the state as well.

Improved Efficiency Standards For CA In 2014

California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential construction.

CA Carpet Law Intended To Boost Recycling

Beginning July 1, a $.05 per square yard stewardship assessment is being added to the sale of all carpet sold or shipped into California.

IFMA Forms New Chapter in California’s Central Valley

The chapter was formed to promote the facility management profession and highlight educational opportunities available to facility professionals throughout the area. It joins 10 other IFMA chapters located in California.

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