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“It was hard to stay focused last Thursday, World FM Day, as I was teaching a class at IFMA HQ in Houston, TX. I kept wanting to sneak a peek at the Tweets or check the different event links across the globe," said Teena Shouse, Global FM chair. Check out these highlights from last week's event.


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“It was hard to stay focused last Thursday, World FM Day, as I was teaching a class at IFMA HQ in Houston, TX. I kept wanting to sneak a peek at the Tweets or check the different event links across the globe," said Teena Shouse, Global FM chair. Check out these highlights from last week's event.

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RECAP: World FM Day 2011

“It was hard to stay focused last Thursday, World FM Day, as I was teaching a class at IFMA HQ in Houston, TX. I kept wanting to sneak a peek at the Tweets or check the different event links across the globe," said Teena Shouse, Global FM chair. Check out these highlights from last week's event.

May 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 5)

A history of the tablet, an update on green certifications, and hazcom compliance are featured in this issue.

Maryland Adopts International Green Construction Code

Maryland’s adoption of the IGCC, effective in March 2012, will apply to all commercial buildings as well as residential properties more than three stories high.

Staples Launches "Green Guide" For Business

The Green Guide and environmental website are part of Staples Advantage’s offering of green solutions for businesses.

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment 

The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building types.

Rhode Island First State To Adopt Green Construction Code

The IGCC applies to new and existing, traditional and high-performance commercial buildings in the Ocean State. It includes ANSI/ASHRAE/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1 as a jurisdictional compliance option.

New Guidelines for Green Cleaning Products in Schools

Recent scientific evidence that chronic, low level exposures to petrochemicals commonly found in institutional cleaning products are a significant health hazard for children has fueled increased demand for safer products.

Feds Urged To Include Green Construction Code In New Government Buildings

Citing the gap between existing construction codes and green rating systems has been filled, the ICC encouraged the U.S. government to reference the IGCC in an effort to apply sustainable design principals to the design and construction of new federal buildings.

IGCC Hearings Slated for August; Comments Due 5/14/10

Public comments, which can be submitted until this Friday, May 14, will serve as the agenda for the hearings.

Princeton Review & USGBC: “Guide To 286 Green Colleges”

Just in time for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), "The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges" – which is based on a survey of hundreds of colleges nationwide – profiles the nation’s most environmentally responsible campuses.

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