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Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.


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Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

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Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.

Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management System

DLM is an intelligent, distributed control system that automatically maximizes lighting levels and energy efficiency throughout a building.

Centerpiece From The Hon Company

New veneer collection of office suite essentials makes a statement with a range of desk configurations and storage solutions.

Integrated Ceiling Systems

Streamline an interiors project by exploring this option that merges multiple building systems.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

Noise Reduction: ClassMate STUDY Package By Modine

HVAC manufacturer releases noise reduction solution for classroom heating and cooling ventilation systems, resulting in fewer distractions.

New Lighting Saves Food Bank 48% On Energy Usage

LED lighting technology delivers better light quality and energy savings to Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina’s new warehouse and office space.

Dimming Wall Switch Occupancy Sensors From Legrand

The DW-311 extends control to small and medium-sized applications including rooms with partitions such as restrooms, large offices, conference rooms with cubical walls, and classrooms.

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.

3D Laser Technology Helps Convert Old Church Into Commercial Space

Eco3d used laser scanning technology to accurately capture measurements of the Scottsdale, AZ church interior, a crucial factor of the project due to the facility's unique shape and construction.

Spot Heating Solutions Can Improve Comfort, Productivity

When you’re looking to heat one area of a building that’s plagued with cold spots, consider spot heating options.

Green Seal Proposes Cleaning Product Standards Revisions

Feedback from industry professionals and other interested parties is welcome, and a webinar offers an opportunity to learn more.

AirWorks Splash Free Urinal Screen

HOSPECO’s new AirWorks® Splash Free urinal screen was designed to better control and even eliminate splashing.

Stanley Security Solutions Door Locksets Recalled

The latches can fail and the door cannot be unlocked from the inside, posing an entrapment risk. This failure could lead to the inability to vacate a location in an emergency.

SL Green’s Energy Retrofit Wins IREM Sustainability Award

The real estate investment trust won the 2016 IREM® REME Award for an energy efficiency retrofit implemented at its global headquarters, resulting in energy reduction of 15%.

Good Seating For Non-Profits

For companies like Seating, Inc., the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAEIR) is a way to donate excess inventory.

Cork & Color Rubber Flooring From Mats Inc.

Fashionable flooring that combines design and quality, Panorama Cork & Color creates a mood and an impression while meeting the durability requirements of demanding commercial buildings.

How To Navigate The Property Condition Assessment Industry

Are all Property Condition Assessment (PCA) reports the same? How do you navigate the PCA consulting world to find the scope of services you are looking for?

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Lands Best Restroom Title

The votes have been tallied and the Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP) International Airport came out on top in Cintas Corporation's 15th annual contest.

Series R RTWD Water-Cooled Chiller From Trane

The Series R® RTWD water-cooled chiller for commercial and industrial buildings is now available for customers in North America and the Middle East who are seeking systems with lower global warming potential.

Infographic: Surfaces Spread Cold And Flu Germs

Keeping surface areas disinfected is an important part of preventing the spread of influenza and the common cold in the workplace.

FM Alert: Final Slip, Trip, And Fall Hazards Rule Issued

OSHA has issued a final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and establishing personal fall protection systems requirements.

Osram ENCELIUM® Lighting Control System DLC Qualified

The scalable, wireless or wired lighting control system has been listed on the DesignLights Consortium (DLC) Qualified Products List (QPL) in the category of Networked Lighting Control (NLC) Systems.

IG Parking Luminaire Series By Cree

The series of parking structure luminaires has been extended to include a warmer color temperature and standard 0-10V dimming for better light experiences with enhanced aesthetics and performance.

The Honeywell Vector Occupant App

Mobile software application enables building occupants to tap into Internet of Things capabilities to address common building issues including temperature settings, access control.

Friday Funny: That’s Not Santa

Autumn is prime time for roof rats. Is your facility located in one of their favorite cities? Plus, a Presidential Election Bonus: How will Donald Trump decorate the White House?

BluPrint App From Staples Business Advantage

New app helps customers better visualize what facility enhancements can do for their workplace, while helping them save money, and increase efficiency and productivity.

Lithonia Lighting Recalls Luminaires Due To Risk Of Injury

The plastic lens on the Lithonia Lighting BLT series luminaires can detach and fall unexpectedly, posing a risk of injury from impact.

Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Overall Patient Experience

Patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience, according to a new study.

New Freshpack Design From MARS DRINKS

New look, more sustainable packaging design for single-serve workplace drinks represents a 31 percent carbon footprint reduction.

Country Club Gets Guest House In Order With High Efficiency Boilers

With the facility’s aging boiler failing, Saucon Valley Country Club saw an opportunity to improve facility comfort, improve access to hot water, and reduce energy bills.

SL2 High Bay From Emium Lighting

The industrial-grade high bay luminaire merges best in class design, performance, and value.

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