Tag: legislation

Critical Incident Mapping

Critical Incident Mapping Laws For Schools Launched In 11 States

Thanks to a national bipartisan initiative, 11 states have passed common sense laws or initiatives to enable swift, effective emergency response in schools; other states set to follow their lead.
Period Products

Period Products Instead Of Ping-Pong?

How offering free period products can support a healthy and equitable workplace experience.
Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Inflation Reduction Act Of 2022 Proposes Energy-Saving Investments In Buildings

A compromise to President Biden’s Build Back Better, the new act would make historic energy-saving investments in buildings, industry,  and transportation.
infrastructure

Infrastructure Investment And Jobs Act, And Impact For State And Local Projects

The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act includes $7.5 billion in grants for governments to consider public-private partnerships for electric vehicle charging stations, among many other investments.
energy efficiency

Energy Bill Includes Significant Measures To Improve Efficiency

The U.S. House has passed an energy innovation bill that would make key strides to improve energy efficiency in buildings.
healthcare workers

House Of Representatives Passes Workplace Violence Bill

The legislation protects healthcare workers by requiring employers to implement comprehensive, worker-driven workplace violence prevention plans.
vaping

No Vaping Allowed In FL Indoor Workplaces

Effective July 1, the law takes effect under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) that bans vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces.
emergency power

Keeping Virginia’s Seniors Safe, Warm, And Out Of The Dark

A new law enhances backup emergency power generation requirements for assisted living facilities in the commonwealth.
energy strategy

Ease The Challenge Of Navigating Energy Policy

Building a clean energy strategy can be complex, so keep these four ideas in mind when planning the next move for your facilities.
lead school drinking water

Only 15 States, DC Have Laws For Testing Lead In School Water

Despite health risks, 35 states lack specific legislation to ensure testing for lead in school drinking water, according to a new report from USGBC.
electric infrastructure

NEMA: America Needs Infrastructure Modernization Strategy

National Electrical Manufacturers Association joins business and industry thought leaders in call for broad-based legislation to modernize America's electrical infrastructure.
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FM Issue: Energy Disclosure

Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?
web exclusive

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Chemical Spills In NC And WV Spur Legislation

The Chemical Safety and Drinking Water Protection Act of 2014 (S. 1961) would amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require states to regulate chemical storage facilities.

BOMA Applauds Passage Of Critical Tax Legislation

BOMA International applauds Congress’ recent passage of the $859 billion tax bill, which includes provisions that will strengthen commercial real estate and economic recovery.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: CO Legislation Guidance

System Sensor has developed an online tool to help building professionals stay current on codes and legislation related to carbon monoxide detectors.

H.R. 5396 Would Add Jobs, Strengthen National Energy Policy

The recently introduced Green Energy Efficient Roofs and Job Creation Act will stimulate job creation and accelerate the acknowledged role high performance roof systems play in reducing carbon emissions and improving energy efficiency.

Hearing Protection Labeling

The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection devices.

Landmark Chemical Security Legislation Passes House

On November 6, 2009, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2868, the Chemical and Water Security Act of 2009 reauthorizing the DHS program to implement and enforce the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS), which are currently set to expire in October 2010.

FM Issue: The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Following a protracted campaign to achieve Congressional passage of legislation on this critical initiative, the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002" was signed into law at the White House on November 26, 2002. From the February 2003 issue.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

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Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .