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After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.


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After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.

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Friday Funny: LEGO Fans, Rejoice!

After seven years of planning and four years of construction, the LEGO House near the toy brand’s corporate campus in Billund, Denmark is scheduled to celebrate its grand opening in September.

ePIPE® Team Awarded U.S. Patent

The ePIPE System of “in-place” pipe restoration provides protection against leaks, harmful lead leaching and lead service lines.

Employees Want More Interactive Approach To Workplace Problems

A new workplace collaboration survey from Oblong Industries reveals 89% of workers want to engage with information in more interactive, immersive ways.

NFS Launches QuickBook App

QuickBook provides a powerful mobile room and resource booking app that works on multiple platforms.

Shopping Center Is First To Earn New U.S. Green Building Standard

The new standard, BREEAM USA In-Use, measures and monitors environmental performance of existing buildings.

Eaton And Enlighted Form Collaboration

The new partnership will deliver connected lighting for smart commercial and industrial buildings, rapidly accelerating adoption of the Internet of Things.

The Basics Of Curtain Wall Construction

How the glass and the frame are manipulated, including proportion, properties, and anchorage, constitutes the essential distinction among glass curtain wall systems.

Philips Lighting Expands Lamp Recall Due To Fire, Laceration Hazards

Philips Lighting has received twelve new reports of lamps shattering, including one incident involving a fire.

FM Alert: Food Safety And Pest Management

A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.

Metasys 8.1 From Johnson Controls

The Metasys® 8.1 building automation system delivers new graphics and enhanced security for secure, encrypted communications.

FM Alert: How To Prepare Your Facility For Inclement Weather

With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.

Friday Funny: March Madness In The Air

While the obsession with college basketball may seem like an unwelcome distraction at work, nearly one in four companies encourage their employees to celebrate the annual NCAA tournament.

Amazon Launches Global Solar Energy Initiative

Amazon will install solar systems on 50 fulfillment facility rooftops worldwide by 2020; 15 solar installations planned for completion by the end of 2017 will generate up to 41 MW.

Privacy, Security Biggest Concerns About Drones

A new survey and white paper from ISACA explores whether businesses are ready for the increasing role of drones.

Question Of The Week: Why Lease Or Finance Equipment?

The majority of U.S. businesses lease or finance equipment. A new infographic from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association highlights why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.

GRAMMY Museum® Mississippi Reflects Musical Heritage

In both its exhibits and its design, the museum focuses the spotlight on Mississippi's deep musical roots and impact on modern music.

The Facility Manager Of Tomorrow

Mobile data collection platforms, coupled with intuitive Internet of Things solutions, are empowering facility management professionals to tackle seemingly overwhelming challenges.

Eye Protection Can Prevent 90 Percent Of Work-Related Eye Injuries

Each day, about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, but 90 percent of these accidents could be avoided by wearing eye protection.

Iconic U.S. Steel Tower Earns Energy Star Certification

The high-rise office building is a participant in the Pittsburgh 2030 District challenge, a public-private partnership to create a high-performance and energy-efficient building district in downtown Pittsburgh by the year 2030.

PPG Teams Up With NHL

PPG has formed an exclusive paint partnership with National Hockey League to become the “official paint of the NHL.”

Friday Funny: Gotta Go? There’s An App For That

A Japanese telecom company has created an app that helps workers find open bathroom stalls, and lets their employers measure how much time they spend in there.

NCMS Report Finds Exoskeletons Prevent Injury

Productivity and safety improvements were revealed when the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences studied use of Lockheed Martin's FORTIS exoskeleton at a U.S. Navy shipyard.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

DRVL Downlight Retrofit From Terralux

New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.

The Impact Of Flooring On Nurse Wellness

More comfortable, ergonomic flooring material can improve productivity and patient quality of care, reduce absenteeism and workman comp claims, and lead to an overall improvement in quality of life for dedicated healthcare providers.

FM Alert: Cybersmart Buildings Whitepaper

Johnson Controls and Booz Allen Hamilton publish call to action for building owners and facility managers to invest in cybersecurity.

FM Alert: Ladder Training Decreases Citations, Accidents

The American Ladder Institute's survey on ladder safety training inspires creation of National Ladder Safety Month, debuting March 2017.

Did You Miss Our Budget and Operational Challenges Webinar?

View this video webinar and learn about facilities management professionals' most pressing challenges, ways to achieve budgetary and operational goals, and how to leverage logistics and workforce services to maximize efficiency and control costs.

Ceiling Cassette Indoor Unit By Mitsubishi Electric

The improved ceiling-recessed indoor unit features the new 3D i-see Sensor™ to deliver comfort and energy saving benefits.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

Did You Miss Our Industrial LED Lighting Webinar?

View this video webinar and find out what the recent explosion in LED options means for industrial lighting at your facility.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

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