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ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.


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ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

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How Federal R&D Should Expand To Transform Our Buildings

ACEEE’s Dr. Esram testifies that we need federal research and development to quickly retrofit a large share of buildings to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Return To The Classroom: Combining Health Safety And Security

Many schools are asking themselves: How do we return children to the classroom in a way that is both safe and secure? The answer can be quite complex.

Planning For The Post-Pandemic Office

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IREM Celebrates 75th Anniversary Of The AMO

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Tips For Preventing, Minimizing Mold Risk After Prolonged Shutdown

Mold and hazard mitigation should be a top priority ahead of reopening a previously inactive property, especially if you plan on welcoming back employees.

Iron Mountain Data Centers Lauded For Energy Efficiency Leadership

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Hygiene, Cleaning Are Central To K-12 Reopenings

Focus on these five aspects when making the case for federal stimulus money to upgrade cleaning equipment and supplies in K-12 schools.

Using Safety Program Data to Better Mitigate Future Facility Accidents

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COVID-19 Vaccine Management In The Workplace

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National Institute Of Building Sciences Joins Global BIM Network

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The Pandemic And The New Focus On Indoor Air Quality

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EPA Announces 2020 ENERGY STAR Certified Manufacturing Plants

These 95 ENERGY STAR certified plants saved nearly $400 million on energy bills — equal to the payroll value of over 8,000 U.S. manufacturing jobs.

IDEC KW2D Series Smart RFID Readers

KW2D RFID readers are designed for easy installation into the typical 22mm panel-mount holes used with machinery, are readily integrated with automation systems, and allow OEMs and end users to apply advanced authentication and authorization measures.

BOMA Releases New Retail Floor Measurement Standard

BOMA 2020 for Retail Properties: Standard Method of Measurement features new design, new format, and new features.

iCleanse To Help Curb Spread Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes 

iCleanse uses UV-C technology to disinfect high touch surfaces, such as mobile phones, tablets, stethoscopes, ID badges, keycards, and more

Here Are The 2021 Custodian Of The Year Finalists!

Cintas Corporation has announced the top 10 finalists in its eighth-annual Custodian of the Year contest. Time to vote for your favorite!

In 2021, Tech Will Boost Mobile Workforce And Preventive Maintenance

2020 presented challenges for operations and maintenance staff, and enterprise asset management tools can help adapt to changes.

Flood Buzz Water Leak Alarms From Archetype Ltd.

Manufactured and distributed by Archetype Ltd., Flood Buzz™ is a line of patented, low-cost, easy-to-use water leak alarms that warn of impending leaks.

Healthy Buildings: Disease-Fighting, Productivity-Boosting Super Structures

Healthy buildings are inherently sustainable, but their green benefits go beyond the power grid to offer wellness to those who live and work within their walls.

Protecting the Power Quality of Mission-Critical Facilities

Power quality solutions maintain uptime and protect the equipment within a facility, filtering electricity flowing from the energy source to each device to ensure smooth performance of connected equipment.

QRTU & QSolarBattery Support Off-Grid Automation

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Airthings Launches View Plus Air Quality Technology

Battery-operated and Wi-Fi-enabled, View Plus includes sensors for particulate matter (PM), radon, carbon dioxide (CO2) and much more

OSHA Program Protects High-risk Workers From Coronavirus

New national emphasis program focuses on companies that put the most workers at risk of contracting COVID-19, prioritizes employers that retaliate against worker safety complaints.

Five Tips For Improving Manufacturing Facility Productivity

A new productivity guide from Tork is inspired by kaizen, the Japanese management philosophy that advocates all employees be engaged in improving a business.

Right-Sizing Corporate Real Estate Portfolios In 2021

For organizations to rebound, this is a critical year to evaluate the role of commercial office space.

Building Seismic Safety Council Honors Built Environment Leaders

BSSC recognized individuals and organizations that support its mission of enhancing public safety through improved seismic planning, design, construction and regulation in the building community.

Did You Miss Our “Power Solutions In A Post-Pandemic World” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how to prepare commercial spaces for a post-pandemic world, with discussion around key trends and insights.

At Detroit’s TCF Center, Facilities Professional Recognized For COVID Efforts

Al Vasquez, the facility's manager of engineering services, received four national and state awards for his work on temporary alternate care facility, the TCF Regional Care Center.

New Electronic Touchless Roll Towel Dispenser From Bradley

Improve hand hygiene and save costs with Bradley’s new electronic touchless roll towel dispenser

Climate And Human Health-focused Office Building Moves Ahead

State-of-the-art ventilation, touchless features, rooftop green space highlight The Net, an Urban Visions development in downtown Seattle.

UVC Troffers From Olympia Lighting Minimize Spread Of COVID-19

UVC troffer light fixtures empower workplaces to aggressively fight sources of infection without complicated logistics or spiraling new costs.

Are Men More Concerned About Coronavirus Than Women?

The Bradley Corporation's Healthy Handwashing Survey revealed some interesting differences between men and women when it comes to concern about getting COVID-19.

3M Launches 3M™ Clean & Protect Certified Badge Program

The four-part 3M™ Clean & Protect Certified Badge Program promotes cleanliness, confidence, and compliance allowing facilities to reopen, and stay open, with peace of mind.

Despite More Work, Less Socializing, Workers Happy Working Remotely

New study of the COVID-19 American Workforce reveals that employees like working remotely; employers cite greater workforce productivity, increasing diversity still a concern.

One World Trade Center Adopts Onvation Smart Restroom Solution

The award-winning Onvation Smart Restroom Solution proactively controls and optimizes servicing of One World Trade Center's 140 restrooms.

USGBC Expands LEED Earth to Homes, Communities, Cities

LEED Earth is designed to bring LEED to countries where green building is still emerging and offers certification at no cost to the first project to certify.

The Pandemic At One Year: Business Owners’ Three Biggest Challenges 

Financial instability, bringing employees back to the office, and developing a COVID-19 vaccine policy are biggest obstacles facing businesses, finds Paychex, Inc.

Aurora Offers Healthcare A Safe, Comfortable Flooring Solution

New from Ecore, Aurora is a hygienic, easy-to-clean flooring system with enhanced ergonomics and slip resistance ideal for patients and frontline healthcare workers.

5 Tips To Simplify Summer Facilities Project Planning And Execution

Prepping for summer construction? Don’t forget to check these off your to-do list.

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