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Ruggedly built to jump gas and diesel engines, Crankenstein delivers 1,200 cranking amps and 5,000 peak amps for 12V systems and 600 cranking amps and 5,000 peak amps for 24V systems.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Landscaping articles below.


Crankenstein Portable Jump Starting Solution

Ruggedly built to jump gas and diesel engines, Crankenstein delivers 1,200 cranking amps and 5,000 peak amps for 12V systems and 600 cranking amps and 5,000 peak amps for 24V systems.

Seasonal Maintenance Tips For Commercial Properties

Thinking about maintaining your commercial property seasonally provides an effective blueprint for keeping your property looking good.

Three Green Solutions To Maximize Facility Usage, Profit

Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.

Living Walls Enliven Hospital’s Healing Landscape

Jersey Shore University Medical Center features two LiveWall Living Walls in the patient-centered design of HOPE Tower, its new outpatient facility.

Bring The Outdoors In… To Workplace Design

In a recent survey of U.S. and UK workers, access to natural light was found to be an important factor in their level of job satisfaction.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From charging sales tax for landscaping services to how much to charge for a job, here are some popular discussions by the landscape professionals on LawnSite. Share your thoughts!

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From handling extra jobs that pop up out of the blue to the impact of rainfall on your lawn care business, here are some popular discussions by the landscape professionals on LawnSite. Share your thoughts!

NALP Launches National Workforce Campaign, “Why I Landscape”

The national campaign is designed to attract students and career seekers to the landscape profession.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From marketing your lawn care business to applying fertilizer, here are some popular discussions by the landscape professionals on LawnSite. Share your thoughts!

Business Operations: Success Comes One First Down At A Time

The Hail Mary pass is extremely rare in football, but there's almost no equivalent for it in the workplace.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From Business Operations to Pesticide & Herbicide Application, here are some popular landscaping discussions on LawnSite forums this week.

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From Business Operations to Pesticide & Herbicide Application, here are some popular landscaping discussions on LawnSite forums this week.

New Product Modernizes Green Industry Marketing

LandscapeCard goes after smartphone homescreens to help green industry companies acquire new business and retain clients.

LawnSite: This Week’s Hot Threads

From Business Operations to Starting A Lawn Care Business, here are some popular landscaping and lawn care topics posted on the LawnSite forums this week.

Five Commercial Landscape Trends For 2018

The National Association of Landscape Professionals shares its forecast of landscape trends expected to impact planning, design, and maintenance.

Sustainable Landscaping Project Earns Idaho’s First SITES Gold

HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.

Site Water Management Goes Underground

Designers of a LEED certified office park utilized an existing water vault as a centerpiece of drainage and irrigation.

A Day In The Life Of Office Management

Six ways to improve office facility management operations — and the employee/tenant experience in the meantime.

California Businesses Switching To Artificial Grass

After more than four years of unrelenting drought, water rate hikes and usage restrictions are forcing businesses across California to rethink their landscaping.

Tips For Sustainable Landscaping

A new approach to landscaping suburban office developments that integrates natural areas and provides more open, collaborative spaces can meet the demands of this next generation of office workers.

Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers results.

FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling occupants.

Question Of The Week: Cooling Tower Blowdown Water Reuse?

What do I do if my plant wants to reclaim cooling tower blowdown water and use it for the purposes of landscape irrigation?

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

Greener Groundskeeping: The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of landscapes.

National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Three Landscape Projects

The new projects join 23 others across the country that have achieved certification since June 2010 as SITES pilot projects. These diverse projects represent landscapes of various sizes, locations, types, and costs.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Landscaping Hard Services

A facility management professional in the United Arab Emirates struggles to define hard service landscaping tenders.

Services & Maintenance: Grounds Check

Vetting landscape service providers ensures they add value to site maintenance plans. From the April 2013 issue.

WaterSense Suggests Sprinkler Spruce-Up For Spring

A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under scrutiny.

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical devices.

Mosquitoes Pose Risk To Businesses Despite Dry Weather Conditions

Businesses should continue to be vigilant about keeping flying, biting insects at bay, even as the warm summer days draw to an end.

FRIDAY FUNNY: It’s Not What You Think…

According to the original image, this is "Viagra's head office in Toronto, Canada. Seriously, it is!" At least according to the meme. Alas, this is not true. So where is this place and is the shrubbery placement significant? Turns out, the "unfortunate topiary" may indeed be fitting.

Tricks Of The Trade: Pond Marshes

How do facility management professionals address specific landscaping issues that deal with ponds and marshes?

Joplin Landscape Nurtures Nature

The saplings first took root on the site of what will become the new Mercy Hospital Joplin, and they’ll be returning there when the building is complete. While they’re just one small part of Mercy’s landscape design plan, they’re a very significant piece of it.

Tree Plantings On College Campuses

AASHE, a three year partner of the Arbor Day Foundation, is encouraging its member campuses to plant trees this spring.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Landscaping Guidelines

I am working on a project that involves a constructed wetland for effluents, and I am in need of assistance with regard to pond or marsh landscaping.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Turf-Blend 6-0-0

Converted Organics Inc. uses food waste to produce fertilizers for lawns, golf courses, sports turf, and other landscape uses.

Milliken & Company Participates In Tree Plantings

The floor covering company is a member of the Georgia Forestry Commission's Making the Shade partnership.

New Product Flash: Weed Pharm By Pharm Solutions, Inc.

The product is a "food grade" non selective weed and grass killer.

Services & Maintenance: Landscaping – Not Just A Warm Weather Friend

The development of a beautiful landscape can add aesthetics and other values to the interior and exterior of any company.

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