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This cost saving fixture can be installed by a single person, slashing installation costs by up to 50 percent

LED Linear Strip, Retrofit Fixtures From Orion Energy Systems

LED Linear Strip, Retrofit Fixtures From Orion Energy Systems

This cost saving fixture can be installed by a single person, slashing installation costs by up to 50 percent

FM Alert: OSHA Proposes Respiratory Protection Changes

OSHA seeks to amend its current respiratory protection standard to add two additional fit-testing protocols.

New Survey: Out & Equal On The Job

About two-thirds of Americans agree that appropriate restroom access should be available for transgender adults at work and in public, without requiring medical transition.

IFMA Honors 2016 Awards of Excellence Recipients

The recipients of IFMA’s 2016 Awards of Excellence—including the new FM Innovation Award—were announced at the World Workplace Conference & Expo in San Diego last week.

Seven Top-Of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding, and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a unique, stringent set of challenges. Flooring is no exception.

Winsley Mid-Back Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

About 129,000 of the Winsley Mid-Back Chairs were sold at Office Depot and OfficeMax stores nationwide and online at officedepot.com.

FM Alert: 7 Steps To Protect Elevators During A Flood

The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. With flooding one of the most damaging effects of a big storm, here are some timely tips from thyssenkrupp Elevator.

Legrand Achieves IDW Programmatic Excellence

Legrand North America has been recognized for Programmatic Excellence within the Industry Data Exchange Association, Inc.’s (IDEA) data certification program.

Space Heating In High Bay Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.

Fluorine-free DuraTech Soil Resistance Formula By Antron

The new, advanced DuraTech® is made with a fluorine-free topical soil resistance formula that meets the Antron® brand’s certification testing process.

Sealing Leaky HVAC Ducts

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) explored a way to help minimize construction disruption during facility renovations.

LEED Case Study: Surpassing The Mark

In Marlborough, MA, Boston Scientific pursued LEED Silver for its new headquarters facility, ultimately reached LEED Gold.

Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

Renewable Energy: On-Site Energy Storage

While challenges remain, energy storage systems can provide tangible benefits for sustainable facility goals.

TD Centre Turns To Future With SYLVANIA LED Lighting

Due to its visionary design, unequaled size, and central location, this cultural landmark has played a significant role in the success of Canada's most innovative business leaders.

15 Steps To Centralize Facility Management

Organizations have distinct needs, but this roadmap to Centralized Facilities Management (CFM) may be effective for many facility executives.

Friday Funny: Ridiculous Resumes 

CareerBuilder's latest survey reveals outlandish mistakes employers have found on candidates’ resumes.

Barron Lighting Group’s UL Certified Test Lab

Barron Lighting Group’s test lab is now qualified to perform UL Certification testing.

Water Conservation, In And Around Facilities

Reducing consumption and improving quality of this natural resource calls for a holistic, if measured, approach.

iWAREHOUSE Evolution By iWAREHOUSE

iWAREHOUSE Evolution provides vital analytics tools for warehouse managers, allowing them to promote operator accountability and monitor compliance, risk management, and metrics for their industrial vehicle fleet, operators, and batteries.

On-Site Generation Of Cleaning Solutions

Learn about the difference between various terms describing on-site generation of cleaning solutions.

Components Of Green Cleaning

Still evolving, the green cleaning approach to facility maintenance has been part of the discourse for more than 20 years.

Space Planning Strategies

Efficient facility layout and utilization help to deliver cost savings and occupant productivity. Would pursuing “Standards as a Service” promote these goals?

Can Security Technology Replace Guard Force?

Facility executives can work toward an effective balance for site security using these six steps.

3100 Machine Room-Less Traction Elevator By Schindler

The new cost-effective machine room-less traction elevator is optimized for 2-3 story buildings in the U.S.

Question Of The Week: Is Your LED Retrofit Safe?

UL1598C certification provides building owners and managers a safety standard when considering LED Retrofit.

Inspect Your Roof Before Winter Arrives

Summer can take its toll, so early fall the is the perfect time to inspect the materials and integrity of commercial roofs before winter is here.

FM Alert: New OSHA Whistleblower Settlement Guidelines

OSHA has issued new guidance on settlement approval in whistleblower cases.

Friday Funny: Got A Radical Restroom?

You almost missed your chance: today is the last day to nominate your favorite potty for America’s Best Restroom.

Microsoft HoloLens From thyssenkrupp

thyssenkrupp’s latest technology will support elevator technicians prior to and on the job site, significantly reducing service intervention times.

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