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The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the launch of its updated version of 3E Plus®, an insulation thickness computer program that calculates the amount of insulation needed to use less energy, reduce air emissions, and improve process efficiency. The 3E Plus program quantifies energy, environmental, and cost savings yielded by increasing pipe, duct, […]


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The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the launch of its updated version of 3E Plus®, an insulation thickness computer program that calculates the amount of insulation needed to use less energy, reduce air emissions, and improve process efficiency. The 3E Plus program quantifies energy, environmental, and cost savings yielded by increasing pipe, duct, […]

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Latest: Free software demonstrates how to reduce emissions - The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the launch of its updated version of 3E Plus®, an insulation thickness computer program that calculates the amount of insulation needed to use less energy, reduce air emissions, and improve process efficiency. The 3E Plus program quantifies energy, environmental, and cost savings yielded by increasing pipe, duct, […]

Free software demonstrates how to reduce emissions

The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) announced the launch of its updated version of 3E Plus®, an insulation thickness computer program that calculates...

Oct. 18 seminars on facilities management

A day of educational seminars for facilities management professionals will take place on Tuesday, October 18 at the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center. The Building...

What do you do when you have no water?

For the past day, businesses and residents in the Tinton Falls area--hometown of Today's Facility Manager, the TFM Show, and Business Facilities--have been suffering...

Web Exclusive: Infrared Inspection for facilities managers

Infrared (IR) inspection is a powerful and noninvasive means of monitoring and diagnosing the condition of buildings. An IR camera can identify problems that...

Free Ethernet Control Seminar, Oct. 10-12

WAGO Corporation has announced the schedule of its free, three-day seminar on Industrial Ethernet Control. Attendees will receive an introduction to the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM hardware,...

Grainger assisting in Gulf Region recovery

TFM FEY sponsor Grainger has pledged more than $1 million in cash and emergency supplies such as tarps, gloves, flashlights, and batteries to the...

Friday Funny!

Be on the lookout for the "work blind." Clever, but deceptive!

Online Response Center for IREM members (and others) impacted by Katrina

The Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM®) has created a dedicated online Hurricane Response Center to aid members, their families, and other impacted...

Johns Hopkins Master Plan…impressive!

Members of the TFM staff are just back from a visit to Baltimore, where we took a group of professionals (pictured, left) on a...

Small business makeover, courtesy of HON

The HON Company recently awarded Wisconsin-based Sprecher Brewing Co. with a full line of new office furniture as the winner of “The Most Deserving...

Who needs terrorism when you've got incompetence?

A sudden power outage hit Los Angeles and its environs on 9/12/05. Laura Wides of the Associated Press reports,An error by utility workers caused...

Who needs terrorism when you’ve got incompetence?

A sudden power outage hit Los Angeles and its environs on 9/12/05. Laura Wides of the Associated Press reports,An error by utility workers caused...

Video on non-chemical pest prevention

To help commercial facility managers in the ongoing battle against pests, Orkin Commercial Services is offering a series of free training videos in the...

Must read for all facility professionals…

Registration required, but well worth it.Superdome Had an Hour of Fuel Before Panic, By SEWELL CHAN, New York Times.Interesting follow up:Superdome laid waste by...

Not prepared

Four years after terrorist attacks on the United States, about 46% of respondents (representing a cross-section of the country), say their organizations have...

Safety first (especially when dealing with electricity)

Schneider Electric's North American Operating Division has released a video titled, It's a Matter of Your Safety, and is distributing it to plant facility...

Debunking the myth about green building costs

A new report from Air Quality Sciences, entitled If You Build It Green, They Will Come, provides evidence that building green is not...

Professional Development: IFMA’s Strategic Management Planning Process

Guest Columnist Don Young shares new approaches that may help facility managers reach higher levels of achievement.

Behind the scenes at Johns Hopkins

Participants in the tour will learn first hand how this major institution anticipates future capital improvements using a comprehensive master plan (much like the one featured in TFM's July Showcase.

Facility management nightmare: the fate of the Louisiana Superdome

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, some reports say the Superdome will be knocked down.This message comes from CNN:The Louisiana Superdome was so heavily...

USGBC to streamline LEED process

After offering many "suggestions" regarding the LEED program (including criticism of the paperwork-laden documentation process), environmentally minded facility managers should appreciate these developments, recently...

Paper bags and lit candles…not a good combo

Beni Suef, Egypt, more than 30 people were killed and another 60 injured in an accidental fire. The blaze started when an actor in an experimental play knocked over a candle on a set made entirely out of paper bags, while the play was being performed.

A special message about Katrina relief

TFM editors have received numerous announcements about generous and charitable donations being made by businesses across the country. However, this request for accommodation goes...

Free humidity guide

Building managers hoping to control HVAC costs and maximize comfort and safety can now access a free-of-charge “Temperature and Temperature/Humidity Mapping Guide” from Dickson...

California Energy Commission offers guide for testing air handling systems

Other briefs available from PIER at the esource Web site include topics of classroom lighting, small HVAC savings, and hybrid lighting fixtures.

Presidential faces get spa treatment

The cleaning work on Mount Rushmore has been successfully completed. The project involved pressure washing the faces of Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore...

Nanontechnology challenges

Safety, health, and environmental professionals should develop safeguards to protect workers from nanoparticles that could enter their bloodstream or lungs, recommended American Society of...

Hurricane follow up

With Hurricane Katrina, one of the worst storms to ever hit the US mainland, leaving billions of dollars in property damage in her wake,...

9/13/05: Free Web seminar on new National Energy Policy Act

With the recent signing of the Energy Policy Act of 2005, Itron Inc. will host two online seminars to help understand some of the...

Corporate citizenship gaining ground

Successful global companies are integrating the reporting of their corporate citizenship activities into their firms’ basic business missions, according to a recent report released...

CRI partners with Florida DEP's Green Lodging Initiative

Last week, the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) announced it has joined forces with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to help Florida’s...

All about Hurricane Katrina

As of early August 29, approximately 52,000 people were in 240 shelters throughout the Gulf Coast area, with the majority in the New Orleans Superdome. In Mississippi streets and homes were flooded as far as six miles inland.

FM Frequency: Facility Assessments and Project/Budget Planning

A look at a residential facility can offer some much needed perspective on running a commercial facility.

Manufacturing job creation slows, but salaries for new hires climb

Although growth in manufacturing employment slowed this month, increasing difficulty in recruiting skilled workers to fill key positions is leading some employers to offer...

IFMA survey finds "green" building practices growing

According to IFMA's survey, facility management professionals report a continued increase in the use of green building practices. The vast majority, 70% of those responding to the online survey, reported implementing green concepts within their organization's facility.

IFMA survey finds “green” building practices growing

Earlier this year, TFM and Allsteel conducted a survey of facility managers to find out about their attitudes with regard to the sustainability movement....

Smithsonian Institute buildings deteriorating rapidly

Imagine having to patrol your facility with a wet vac every time it rained looking for pools of water. That’s exactly what staff members...

Base closings, round two

Yesterday, FacilityBlog mentioned the closure of several military bases around the country; today, more announcements have already been made—the most notable being the closure...

Katrina [and her waves] hit Florida

August is considered by some to be the beginning of the busiest part of the hurricane season, and yet, it's old news in Florida and other states in along the East Coast.

NYC finally gets serious about subway security

In the aftermath of last month's bombings in the London Underground, New York City has finally announced an aggressive plan to deal with terrorist...

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