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Friday Funny: Add Some “Spark” To Your March Madness Fun

Electrical safety personal protective equipment maker Enespro PPE has launched a social media giveaway contest centered around the NCAA basketball tournament.

Can Robots Do A Better Job Than People?

More than half of U.S. managers think robots and automation do higher quality work than humans, according to a study by MindEdge/Skye Learning.

Biodigester Handles New York Food Distributor’s Organic Waste 

Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.

Most Workplace Misconduct Is Never Reported

A Gartner survey found that just 41 percent of workplace misconduct is reported, and fear of retaliation is a primary reason witnesses keep mum.

 New Fire Resistive Steel Doors And Frames From ASSA ABLOY

The Ceco Door and Curries brands expand their fire resistive offerings that keep flames, radiant heat, and hot gases from spreading.

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.

Accruent, Tridium Collaboration Enhances IoT Facilities Management Solutions

The new strategic alliance will deliver enterprise customers greater value through the combination of Tridium's expertise in building automation and Accruent's vx Observe IoT asset monitoring solution.

Scope Today, Success Tomorrow: Operations Benefits Of Your Scope Of Work

The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.

AI-Powered Leak Detection, Water Conservation System Launches

The WINT Water Intelligence solution helps organizations achieve two primary goals: To prevent damage from water leaks, and to improve sustainability by significantly reducing water consumption.

Are You Celebrating National Napping Day?

The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated asked workers worldwide, "What would you do with more time?" Did more sleep make the list?

Skilled Security Workers Becoming More Difficult To Find

Security teams are understaffed as cyber security skills gap worsens, according to a new Tripwire survey. 

Four Honda Plants Earn EPA ENERGY STAR Certification

Marysville, East Liberty, and Anna auto manufacturing plants in Ohio, plus a fourth in Greensburg, IN achieved U.S. EPA ENERGY STAR certification for outstanding energy efficiency in 2018.

Armstrong Flooring Supports Product Sample Recycling Programs

The initiatives ensure that product samples live on beyond the specification process, through recycling efforts that also inspire future designers and artists.

How Younger Managers Are Shaping The Future Of Work

By 2028, 73 percent of all departments will have remote workers, according to Upwork's third annual Future Workforce Report.

Quick-Line’s “Link it-Latch it-Cap it” Receives U.S. Patent Protection

Amerlux’s Quick-Line is a LED architectural-grade pendant fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost, and high quality.

Could You Disconnect From Email?

A new survey finds that a majority of tech leaders are confident they can disconnect from emails, but think employees may find it difficult to detach. 

Five Construction Project Planning Tips For The Public Sector

Summer feels far away, but government officials need to think months ahead. Here are some actions to take now to ensure your summer projects succeed.

2019 APEX Award Finalists Named

Awards recognize and honor achievement in the installation of digital displays and interactive technology and the creation of compelling viewer content.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

Orign High Back Conference Chair From Keilhauer

Designed by EOOS, Orign offers softer, more casual take on conferencing which encourages individuals to come as they are and feel comfortable.

Spring An Ideal Time To Clean Building Facades, Survey For Damage

Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.

Moving Buildings Toward Clean Energy

There are many tools available to facility management teams that can be used to propel buildings to zero-emission energy goals.

Interface Carbon Neutral Floors Program Adds nora Rubber Flooring

The company’s entire product portfolio — carpet tile, luxury vinyl tile and rubber flooring — is now carbon neutral across its product lifecycle.

Cybercrime Devastating Threat To Small, Medium Sized Businesses

Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.

Making The Move, From Paper To Digital

Converting building information assets to a digital document management system pays dividends.

Impact Occupant Behavior To Increase Recycling Rates

Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.

Friday Funny: This Little Piggy Went To… Work!

A Long Island, NY company has put a new spin on the pets in the workplace trend.

Recladding From The Past

With certain energy efficient building envelope improvements, facilities go back to the future.

The Invisible Failure Of Facility Security Programs

The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.

New Life For Old Ceiling Grids: EZ-On Grid Covers

EZ-On Grid Covers by Ceilume are an easy way to rejuvenate dirty ceiling grids.

U.S. Steel Tower Achieves LEED Building Operations, Maintenance Certification

The 64-floor skyscraper in downtown Pittsburgh is now the second-largest LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings V4 office building in the world.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2019

Richie Stever, director of operations and maintenance, University of Maryland Medical Center, aims high and delivers results.

The Effects Of Regenerative Elevators On Generators

Although recent advancements in technology have made elevators more energy efficient than ever, regenerative type of drives in elevators can prevent a building’s generator from performing its essential job.

Fortifying Against Water, Energy Waste

A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.

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