Philadelphia

Resource pages for "Philadelphia"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Bed Bug Cities

Chicago Takes Top Spot On Bed Bug Cities List

For the second year in a row, Chicago has landed in the top spot in Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities List.
steam

Vicinity Secures 20-Year Steam Contract

Vicinity Energy has secured a 20-year steam contract with Philadelphia’s Walnut Street Theatre, a key element of its $39 million theater expansion.
Aramark

Aramark Global HQ Receives LEED Silver Certification

Located in Philadelphia, the Aramark headquarters includes a wellness center, biophilia rooms, outdoor terraces, and a showcase state-of-the-art dining facility and test kitchen.
Philadelphia

Friday Funny: Philly Skyscraper Springs Mysterious Leak

Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.
building energy codes

U.S. Cities Adopt Stricter Building Energy Codes

More cities and states are working together to slash energy consumption in buildings, with implementing more stringent building codes as a first step.
summer benefits

Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want?

Flexible schedules and early fridays top employees' summer wish lists, according to a new survey from Accountemps. What's offered at your facility?
ACE Mentor Program Greater Philadelphia Giant Jenga Tournament

Friday Funny: Giant Jenga Tournament Supports ACE Careers

Participants will test their steady hands and sense of balance at the ACE Mentor Program of Greater Philadelphia's Giant Jenga Tournament next month.
public schools

Philadelphia, Baltimore Schools Replace Polystyrene In Cafeterias

The cities’ public schools are now using compostable round plates designed by the Urban School Food Alliance in their lunchrooms, diverting 19 million polystyrene food service items from landfills.

Bedbugs & Business 2012: Surveillance and Staff Preparation Are Key

For office buildings, the high volumes of traffic create a special challenge, since many areas can harbor bedbugs including cubicles, employee lockers, break rooms, and electronic equipment.

San Antonio, Philadelphia to Host World Workplace 2012, 2013

World Workplace is headed to the Alamo City and City of Brotherly Love in 2012 and 2013, respectively.

Philadelphia Hosts IFMA’s New Facility Fusion Conference

IFMA has combined its 2010 spring events into one conference, offering facility professionals a fusion of new ideas, best practices, and leadership and management training.

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