Tag: Engineers

Maintenance

Avoiding Downtime With Proactive Maintenance

To avoid long-term damage to maintenance systems, it is important for facility managers to look for the signs.
HVAC training

LG Electronics Reveals New HVAC Training Academy

The state-of-the-art training academy offers interactive training courses, continuing education, and a product showcase.
HVAC training

Interplay Learning Offers New HVAC Training, Announces Partnership

Interplay Learning offers video-based OSHA 10 and EPA 608 training, and is providing hospitality and safety training with a new partnership.
Labor Shortage Built Environment

How To Solve The Labor Shortage Facing The Smart Building Industry

Building management affords a great career trajectory with attractive career prospects right out of the gate.
Profitability

New Monograph Feature To Boost Profitability

Planned Profit Report and Profit Drivers are designed to provide architecture and design firms with a better understanding of their profitability.
schedule

Monograph Helps Build Team Schedule & Track Impact

Resource is a budget tracking solution built for architecture, landscape, and interior firms.

Engineers Rank Pay Over Culture

New Experis Research reveals the results of the talent wars; engineers are still in high demand and can prioritize pay over culture.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Engineering A Sense Of Humor, Revisited

Back in August 2008, I posted a collection of engineering jokes which is still one of FacilityBlog's most popular posts to date. Here are some more funny stories and jokes about engineers, planners, project managers, and the rest of the people involved in that world.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Ticket Please!

Here's a little joke about engineers and HR professionals that may have been bouncing around on the web for some time.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Mind Blowing Rubik’s Cube Juggling AND Solving

Check out Ravi Fernando, aka "Sir Ravi the Juggler," a Standford University mathematics undergraduate student who can solve a Rubik's Cube while juggling.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Not All Field Tests Are Successful

Two goofy engineers have their way with some technology and prove that not every field test is a success.

Study Warns of Sequestration Impacts To NASA, NOAA Programs

New report examines how budget cuts would put at risk 22,500+ jobs and harm regions with innovative aerospace clusters. (Free download available.)

FRIDAY FUNNY: Johnny CAN Read, And Engineers Prove It

This feel good story explains how local engineering firms have sponsored reading/mentoring projects as part of the Engineering Better Readers program developed by the Engineers' Leadership Foundation.

FRIDAY FUNNY: A Penny For Your Thoughts

The engineering mind is a fascinating thing. When an engineer comes on the scene, the most common objects—a stack of pennies, for instance—can be transformed into just about any architectural masterpiece.

Bonus Feature: The Handbook To Building – MasterFormat

This standard, used traditionally for the construction industry, is expanding to include facility management responsibilities. From the March 2003 issue.
facility resilience

From Prevention To Action: The Role Of Facilities Management In Handling Emergencies And Maintenance

This webinar will provide actionable strategies to safeguard your assets, protect lives, and ensure operational continuity.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Did You Miss Our Webinar On Learning How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities...

View the archived recording and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .