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Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza.

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Landmark Skyscraper Will Be San Francisco’s First Hybrid Electric Building

Advanced energy storage system will improve efficiency, lower costs, and deliver cleaner power for landmark skyscraper One Maritime Plaza.

PointGrab Joins Cisco Digital Ceiling Initiative For Smarter Buildings

PointGrab’s edge-analytics smart sensor, CogniPoint™, complements the Cisco Digital Ceiling framework by providing industry-leading occupancy analytics with low cost and intelligent connectivity.

Planned Investment In Energy Efficiency Hits All-time High

2016 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator survey reveals 72 percent of respondents will increase energy efficiency and renewable energy investments.

Advanced Budgeting App for BuildingOS Platform By Lucid

The new app makes reactive, time-consuming and error prone utility cost and consumption budget creation, forecasting, and reporting fast, transparent, and accurate.

FM Alert: Learn How To Protect Building Control Systems

Three National Institute of Building Sciences quarterly cybersecurity workshops are scheduled for July.

Virtual Reality and 360ᵒ Experience From National Office Furniture

The 360ᵒ Virtual Reality video tour and panoramic 3D model provides users with an interactive showroom adventure.

Warehouse Design Key In Goal To Double Sales

At its new Wisconsin distribution center, Werner Electric Supply achieves zero order backlog at end of each day with four-level pick module system.

Friday Funny: Wasting Time At Work

Whether they're searching for dates online, making macaroni art, or texting, a recent survey found two or more hours a day are lost in productivity because employees are distracted.

Industrial Boiler And Burner Application Fans

Howden American Fan Company offers a range of fans for industrial boiler and burner applications.

Collections Infinies By Tarkett

Collections Infinies is the newest luxury vinyl tile (LVT) collection from Tarkett to use state-of-the-art digital printing technology to create a customizable experience.

Renewable Energy: Financing Geothermal HVAC

Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.

Predictive Analytics For “Low-Tech” Facilities

For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.

AeraMax Professional II For Smaller Spaces

The AeraMax Professional II is a slim model commercial-grade air purifier designed for smaller spaces such as offices, restrooms, urgent care facilities, and exam rooms.

Bones And Shells Inspire Stronger Concrete

Researchers at MIT are seeking to redesign concrete — the most widely used human-made material in the world — by following nature’s blueprints.

Revizto 4.0 From Vizerra

Enhancements over previous versions of the BIM collaboration software include a dramatically simplified workflow and support for 2D PDF documents.

Russelectric Training Simulators From Russelectric

PC-based simulator allows personnel to train on the operation of their switchgear in an office environment.

Employees Are Leading Cause Of Data Breaches

60 percent of companies believe their employees are not knowledgeable about the company's security risks, according to a new study from Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute.

myPORT By Schindler

Unique smartphone-based service for personal mobility creates a seamless, customizable journey for each occupant and gives building owners greater security.

Friday Funny: The “Low Battery Anxiety” Epidemic

From bugging total strangers to arguing with loved ones, anxiety over a low phone battery can result in some questionable behavior, according to a new survey from LG.

Use Of Meeting Rooms Is On The Rise

The trend towards more collaborative work environments is being driven by the rising adoption of touch technology and the need for meeting room AV to host remote attendees, according to a new Futuresource Consulting study.

Friday Funny: Workers Want More Vacation They Probably Won’t Use

A recent survey reveals that employees value more paid time off, even if they are unlikely to ever use it. Can an app help?

Clarity Family Of Products From IMAGINiT Technologies

Improved task server management, ease-of-use and analytics allow BIM coordinators to accomplish more in less time with Autodesk Revit 2017.

Did You Miss Our “In-Building Cellular: Enabling The Smart Building” Webinar?

During this free video webinar, you'll learn how small cells can enable the reliable and secure network you need to manage your facility and deliver the secure coverage and capacity your corporate tenants are demanding.

Rise Of IoT Prompts Facility Professionals To Invest In Analytics

Lack of resources and investment rank as top challenges to interpreting building data, according to a new study by Schneider Electric.

UL Compliant Battery Charger From AEG Power Solutions

This UL compliant battery charger ensures a reliable power supply in all types of demanding industrial applications, including oil and gas.

thyssenkrupp To Install The Americas’ First TWIN Elevator System

thyssenkrupp will install the first TWIN elevator system in the Americas at Atlanta’s Technology Square, a high-performance computing center operated by Georgia Tech.

Wireless Coverage Solution for Elevators by Zinwave

On-car remote amplifiers deliver seamless coverage in moving elevators.

President Obama Proclaims May National Building Safety Month

Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.

Infographic: The Healthcare Speech Privacy Crisis

This infographic from Cambridge Sound Management shows how patient speech privacy often gets compromised in healthcare spaces such as reception areas, nurses stations, patient rooms, and exam rooms.

Intelligent Restroom App from Kimberly-Clark Professional

With the app, facility managers collect data and alerts from sensors integrated into restroom amenities, from soap dispensers to air fresheners, as well as non-amenities like entrance doors.

Technology, Aging Facilities Impacting Education Facility Budgets

SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.

TEC™ In-Floor Heat by H.B. Fuller Construction Products

Easily customizable spa-inspired heated flooring brings warmth and comfort to resorts and hotels.

LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp by Foreverlamp™

Foreverlamp™ introduces the industry’s First LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp for 1000W MH applications.

Stop & Shop Turns Inedible Food Into Energy

Just in time for Earth Day, the supermarket company has opened a state-of-the-art green energy facility in Massachusetts.

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