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The Michigan-based energy provider has collaborated with the state’s Department of Natural Resources and a wildlife rehabilitation group to provide three fawns a place to roam.


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The Michigan-based energy provider has collaborated with the state’s Department of Natural Resources and a wildlife rehabilitation group to provide three fawns a place to roam.

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Latest: Orphaned Fawns Find New Home On Consumers Energy Land - The Michigan-based energy provider has collaborated with the state’s Department of Natural Resources and a wildlife rehabilitation group to provide three fawns a place to roam.

Orphaned Fawns Find New Home On Consumers Energy Land

The Michigan-based energy provider has collaborated with the state’s Department of Natural Resources and a wildlife rehabilitation group to provide three fawns a place to roam.

ASSA ABLOY Interactive Egress Calculator

The ASSA ABLOY Egress Calculator is an interactive tool that helps select the proper code compliant doors and hardware for various openings based on individual states’ adopted version of the International Building Codes.

Fleet Maintenance: Resource Highlights Advantages Of Propane Autogas

A new resource from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how propane autogas can improve fleet maintenance logistics and lower costs.

Six Trends In Solar Area Lighting

A growing outdoor lighting category is solar area lights. This environmentally-friendly solution saves significant money both in installation costs and electricity costs.

Zero Energy, Zero Carbon Building Opens In New Spokane Eco-District

The five-story, 159,000-square-foot Catalyst building is one of the largest zero energy buildings in North America and one of the first zero carbon buildings to be certified by the International Living Future Institute.

thyssenkrupp Elevator Installing Longest Pedestrian Bridge In The U.S.

Six iwalks ranging in size from 150- to 200-feet will be installed on the 1,000-foot-long pedestrian bridge at United Shore's Pontiac, MI campus.

Remote Collaboration Service for Electrical Equipment

New service offers access to experienced field technicians virtually, like telehealth for electrical equipment, to help facility executives maintain business continuity, comply with new safety precautions, and maintain operations.

Maintaining Parking Lots In Late Summer Months

This time of year, facility managers in warmer regions may face parking lot damage from heavy rains, standing water, and intense sun.

The Advantages of Mobile Roof Safety Rails

Mobile roof safety rails are convenient, non-penetrating guardrails that can help prevent accidents.

A Historic Restoration: L.A.’s Landmark Greek Theatre 

Los Angeles’ iconic Greek Theatre, a 5,900-seat outdoor music venue built 90 years ago, was recently rehabilitated and restored by the architects and historic preservation experts at Page & Turnbull.

Are Trees A Focus For Your Healthcare Facility?

For the second year, the Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus Healthcare program will recognize healthcare facility campuses fostering community wellness through tree planting, education, and engagement.

Pitt Leases Alternative Energy Vehicles

The University of Pittsburgh is entering into an agreement with Enterprise Fleet Management to upgrade its fleet with alternative energy vehicles, supporting the university’s commitment to making the campus carbon neutral by 2037.

ootBox Movable, Temporary Office Space

ootBox is a comfortable, leasable office that is delivered straight to any property on-demand for just about any application.

Tips To Plan For Building Exteriors Projects In 2021

Understanding the current state of the building envelope means knowing the useful life of each aspect.

Electric Vehicles Solve Food Service Challenges

Gallery has partnered with AYRO, Inc. and Club Car to launch a new line of electric vehicles to help bring food, beverage, and retail merchandising safely to consumers.

How To Create Welcoming Outdoor Spaces At Your Facility

In welcoming back employees and customers against the backdrop of COVID-19, take advantage of outdoor spaces on your site for people to recharge and reconnect.

Cortec Shrink Film Preserves Outdoor Assets

MilCorr VpCI Shrink Film is a heavy-duty film with multi-metal Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitors for preservation and corrosion protection of assets of all sizes.

Laser Focused On Pest Birds

A new laser technology is suited to keep away pest birds from flat roofs and open spaces.

Flood Barriers Flood Resistant Up To 6′

The Flood Panel Super Flood Log is a modular system that can withstand water levels up to 6'.

Hurricane Preparedness Guide For Buildings Available From IBHS

The Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety offers a free guide for facility management and small business owners, covering readiness, improvement options, and last minute prep.

Drones And Roof Maintenance

Commercial roofing inspections can be made easier and more effective with this technology.

First Bird-Friendly Building Ordinance In Wisconsin Passed

The city-wide ordinance in Madison, WI will require new large construction and expansion projects to use modern strategies and materials that allow birds to see glass.

Chicago’s First Public Hospital Transformed In Historic Rehab

Closed in 2002, the former hospital and medical college has been repurposed to a dual branded Hyatt House and Hyatt Place hotel, plus other spaces.

ECHO Bear Cat® Is Now Crary® Bear Cat

Customers can expect the same world class outdoor power equipment and support as ECHO Bear Cat transitions to Crary Bear Cat.

Trex Commercial Products Clear Choice For LG North American HQ

Design elements chosen to complement the glass exterior building included more than 1,300 linear feet of Trex Commercial Products’ frameless glass Track Rail, inside and out.

Iconic Milk Bottle Outside Boston Children’s Museum Gets Facelift

The last renovation of this 40-foot tall structure was completed in 2007.

EXTECH Glass Skylight System

The SKYGARD 2500 Series is an aluminum-framed, monumental glass skylight system.

NFPA Fact Sheet Outlines Fire And Life Safety For Restaurants, Others Using Tents

Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.

New Reality of Staging & Seating Design

COVID-19 has led to a new norm of social distancing that will undoubtedly play a major role in how people gather at events in the coming months and years.

ACCESSGUARD Security Glazing

ACCESSGARD laminated safety glass is designed to withstand extensive physical attack in a forced entry scenario, ultimately resisting entry until law enforcement or additional help arrives

NanoPrime Multi-Purpose, Nontoxic Rust Converter

NanoPrime is a rust-killing base primer now available for usage by companies in the offshore, maritime, infrastructure, shipping, and mining industries.

Shannon Delivers Steam System Savings

Shannon Global Energy Solutions helps Baxter Medical Center & Miramichi Regional Hospital save steam, energy, and money with reusable insulation blankets and heat shields

Restoring And Protecting Monuments

Over time, monuments and memorials are subject to weathering and damage. Here is a look at five notable restoration and construction projects.

Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits

In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.

As Customers Return, Invest In Your Landscape

Here are four ways a renewed focus on facility landscaping will benefit operations, revenue, and safety for businesses as shelter-in-place orders lift.

Excel Dryer Introduces Mobile XLERATOR® Hand Hygiene Station

The company worked with R.P. Fedder Industrial, which developed a filter solution to create this portable hand drying station for expanded hand hygiene options in and around facilities.

Rainscreen Systems Provide Moisture Protection, Insulation To Building Facades

In addition to water infiltration, rainscreen systems also manage air infiltration, negative wind pressures, heat transfer, and vapor transmission into and out of a building.

Sirius Autonomous Patrol Bot

Alterra Robotics' Sirius Autonomous Security Rovers are designed to augment existing security teams by serving as a force multiplier, autonomously patrolling facilities using the latest AI technology.

Emergency Towers Add Layer Of Facility Security Outdoors

For outdoor security, emergency stations installed around facilities and other spaces can serve as a beacon to people in distress.

Hurricane-Resistant Fenestration Should Combat Both Wind And Debris

Proper specification and installation of windows, skylights, and related products protects facilities during extreme weather events.

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