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The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.


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The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.

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Question Of The Week: Do Better Lunch Breaks Make Better Employees?

The hour-long lunch break may be dead, and its demise may be killing employee job satisfaction at American workplaces, according to a recent survey by Tork.

CHILDGARD Security Glazing Protects Educational Facilities

CHILDGARD security glazing can be used in insulating glass units and paired with high-performance and tinted glass options to meet safety, energy, and other design goals.

Fujitsu Launches Infinite Comfort Pro App

The new Infinite Comfort Pro app helps HVAC professionals find information about Fujitsu General Halcyon mini-split and Airstage J-Series systems.

How To Make Buildings Truly Smart—And Keep Them From Losing Their Minds

We hear so much about intelligent buildings, you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that most buildings are as dull-witted as ever.

Friday Funny: Do You Need To Chill?

Cold showers have long been recommended as a cure for the overly amorous. But can a chilly rinse off also cut down on sick days?

Maars Living Walls To Unveil AXES

AXES doors pivot on axis points to become acoustic wall system; will be introduced at NeoCon 2018.

Did You Miss Our Facilities Maintenance: Failure To Plan Is Planning To Fail Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about the significant role of facilities maintenance, best practices when putting together an action plan to tackle projects, and when and how to use construction procurement best practices to knock out project backlogs.

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.

Hurricane Season Disaster, Recovery Tips For Data Centers

Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From marketing your lawn care business to applying fertilizer, here are some popular discussions by the landscape professionals on LawnSite. Share your thoughts!

How To Pick The Perfect Tow-Behind Mower

Whether you’re cutting rough trails, maintaining plots of land, or building your field of dreams, tow-behind mowers are up to any task.

Facility Managers, It’s Your Week!

IFMA is rolling out a week-long celebration of facility management in honor of World FM Day May 16.

Business Operations: Success Comes One First Down At A Time

The Hail Mary pass is extremely rare in football, but there's almost no equivalent for it in the workplace.

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.

Pinkerton Presents Free Workplace Violence/Active Shooter Training

The free workplace violence and active shooter training seminar for business leaders and C-suite executives attracted nearly 200 attendees in Florida. More are planned across the U.S.

CARE Names 2017 Person, Recycler of the Year

Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

LG Introduces New High Bay Lights, LG Sensor Connect App

Introduced at LIGHTFAIR International, the next-generation smart lighting advancements offer greater flexibility and connectivity options.

Texas Manufacturer Recycles 90% Of Water

Texas Nameplate transformed itself from a company that was often cited for water discharge violations to one that sets an example in water management for other manufacturers.

Bentley University Ice Arena Is Nation’s Most Sustainable

The 76,000-square-foot Bentley Arena is the first standalone ice arena to earn the LEED platinum certification from the USGBC.

Top 10 Causes Of Serious Workplace Injuries Ranked By Cost

Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.

Otis Introduces The Link™ Escalator

With ReGen™ drives, Link escalators use 60 percent less energy compared to escalators without regenerative drives and consume 98 percent less oil.

Grant Places More Than 900 Recycling Bins In Public Parks Across U.S.

Thanks to 34 grants from Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, recycling efforts in public parks throughout the nation will be improved.

Can A Clean Office Boost Productivity?

Occupying a dirty building for several hours a day is unpleasant, but can working in a dirty environment also have a negative impact on workplace productivity?

JLL InSite Takes Guesswork Out Of Workplace Planning

The new technology tool and service helps companies compare locations and envision new space with 3D walk-through visualizations and integrated budgeting.

After Devastating Tornado, Safety Features Build Confidence At Hospital

An EF5 tornado in Joplin, MO destroyed everything in its path in 2011, including Mercy Hospital. The new facility is built to withstand a destructive storm. 

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From Business Operations to Pesticide & Herbicide Application, here are some popular landscaping discussions on LawnSite forums this week.

Protect-All Flooring Adds Material Calculator To Website

The free, easy-to-use tool is designed to help customers estimate the amount of Protect-All materials needed for their installation projects.

Friday Funny: Ladder Safety Games

Falling off ladders is no joke, but the latest construction safety app from Simcoach makes a game out of learning ladder safety.

Did You Miss Our Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy Webinar?

This free video webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

American University First In U.S. To Become Carbon Neutral

In 2010, AU pledged to achieve carbon neutrality by 2020. The school reached its goal two years early, making it the first carbon neutral university in the nation.

New WorldGBC Report Urges Companies To Make Green Improvements

The World Green Building Council report highlights the economic benefits of green building and showcases improved occupant satisfaction when health, wellbeing, and productivity features are implemented in existing green structures.

Webinar: Reducing Noise Distractions, Achieving Speech Privacy In The Modern Workplace

This free webinar demystifies the topic of speech privacy and sound masking, shows you how to set goals for levels of speech privacy, and addresses how privacy performance is measured.

INVISTA, Starnet Reveal 2018 Antron Performance Awards Winners

First Place was awarded to Master Craft Floors, Inc. for its design of the Detroit Metropolitan Airport. 

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

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