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At an Ontario hospital, decommissioned drinking fountains were converted into hand washing units as an infection control measure.


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At an Ontario hospital, decommissioned drinking fountains were converted into hand washing units as an infection control measure.

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Repurposed Drinking Fountains

At an Ontario hospital, decommissioned drinking fountains were converted into hand washing units as an infection control measure.

How To Select A Workbench

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Oakley Carousel Can From Witt Industries

This receptacle, suitable for both indoors and outdoors, features a sliding door for ease of servicing.

Contest Offers Non-Profits An Office Makeover

Gunlocke, designer and manufacturer of high end casegoods conferencing, seating and lounge furniture, will award one commendable non-profit organization through its first "Office Needs for Good Deeds"..

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This ceiling-mounted air conditioner from MovinCool is a self-contained unit that can provide 25,000 Btu/h of cooling.

NSA Facility Recycling Efforts

Armstrong World Industries has named the National Security Agency (NSA) in Ft. Meade, MD as its 2009 Ceiling Recycler of the Year.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Heat By Design Picture Heater Product Line

The Heat by Design convective picture heater uses a patented carbon fiber heating element system that is embedded behind the image. The flat carbon fiber elements safely increase the temperature of medium sized rooms by 3° to 7° F.

Gypsum Panels Demonstrate Mold Resistance

Two products from Georgia-Pacific Gypsum recently passed the industry’s most stringent mold resistance test.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Workplace Utilization Analysis

This service from PeopleCube focuses on helping organizations identify how their real estate space is actually being used.

$25,000 Gift Available For Healthcare Facility

National Office Furniture will give a $25,000 Gift of Inspiration for Healthcare Environments to one lucky facility next spring.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: The Great Indoors

A real estate developer incorporated an uncommon natural element into his home in the Catskills after harboring his idea for several decades.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: PlanSCAPE By Virco

This service, provided by Virco Mfg. Corporation, is designed to assist facility professionals in schools with large scale furniture and equipment acquisitions.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Colordentify From ERC Wiping Products

This color coding approach to cleaning helps prevent cross contamination between departments and wiping applications.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: SL-120 Continuous Hinge

This hinge from Special-Lite provides a way to compensate for out-of-plumb jambs in both new construction and door replacement.

Food Bank Furnished

Allsteel contributed to a recent expansion of the Greater Boston Food Bank.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Wacky Rooms

Sometimes what you see is NOT what you get. Check out the following photos for an excellent example of the truth behind this statement.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Focus Fixed Lecture Seating

The updated Focus Fixed Lecture Swing-Away Solutions from American Seating include modular power and data capabilities.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Mighty Glow Floor Tape

ShieldMark’s glow-in-the-dark tape is three times brighter than its previous version.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Tierra By Armstrong

This ceiling from Armstrong has attained Cradle to Cradle™ Silver certification from MBDC.

Chicago Hospital Wins Equipment

St. Joseph Hospital was the grand prize winner in a 3M promotional contest.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: MUTAFLEX SYSTEM

This flexible system from Figueras International Seating helps facility managers to handle special event seating with ease.

New Wing At Cleveland Museum Of Art

Its completion marks the opening of the first of three planned wings.

Kimball Products Certified To BIFMA Standard

Products can be awarded a level 1, level 2, or level 3 compliance mark based on their contribution and points achieved.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Beacon™ Exit Device

This product from SARGENT is designed to create a clearer pathway to safety during an emergency.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not

Can this machine reduce restroom supply orders?

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CLED Series Exit Signs

The CLED Series provides self-diagnostic electronics as standard equipment.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Natural Furniture Polish

Olive oil-based furniture polish from Earth Friendly Products cleans and conditions.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HBF Textiles For Allsteel

This is the first partnership for HBF Textiles with any furniture manufacturer.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dreamwalls Color Glass

This back painted glass from Gardner Glass Products adds color to any facility.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bariatric Dining Chair From Kwalu

This chair is designed to withstand weights of 250, 500, 700, or 1000 pounds.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Valuta By Magnuson Group

This line of waste receptacles is distinguished by its architectural, rectilinear appearance.

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