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Where Facility Professionals and FMs will find Facilities Management and Building Operations news, tips, best practices and maintenance information. Facility Executive magazine covers all aspects of construction projects, modernization and ongoing operations for commercial buildings.

Construction costs forecasts: increase for third quarter '05

According to the quarterly Turner Building Cost Index, construction costs for the U.S. industry should increase for the third quarter of 2005, over the...

Construction costs forecasts: increase for third quarter ’05

According to the quarterly Turner Building Cost Index, construction costs for the U.S. industry should increase for the third quarter of 2005, over the...

Mold Clean-Up

Mold grows easily in conditions similar to those of post-Hurricane Katrina which include standing water, humid air and easily available mold nutrients according to...

Suggestions for National Boss Day (Oct. 16)

Workplace advice, courtesy of Aubrey Daniels:Sending positive reinforcement up the ladder can help improve your boss' performance and make your life at work better....

50% discount for cabling infrastructure assessment

In recognition of National Fire Prevention Month, DuPont Communications Cabling Solutions is extending a special offer for cabling end users who want to reduce...

Oct. 5-7: Greening the hospitality industry

The “Greening the Hospitality Industry Conference” is scheduled for October 5-7, 2005, at The Inn & Conference Center, University of Maryland University College. The...

International organizations discuss how to achieve global best practices

ARCHIBUS, Inc., will be holding its 2005 ARCHIBUS/FM Users' Conference-Europe from November 6-8 at the Sheraton Heathrow, London, UK. The London conference will offer...

On The Road: Another Green Day

The second day of Green By Design 2 in Grand Rapids, MI featured another round of interesting and informative sessions. (To read my observations...

Friday Funny: World Toilet Summit

More than 300 experts recently spent three days in Belfast, Northern Ireland talking about toilets.According to a Reuters report, A lot was achieved, including...

Revised: HVAC industry examines global environmental responsibilities

At last week's FEBRAVA 2005 Trade Show in San Paolo, Brazil, James Wolf and Jeff Moe, global environmental policy executives for Trane, each delivered...

Six Sigma: understand it, but don’t use it?

Interesting article posting online regarding the "Six Sigma Stigma"...

Six Sigma: understand it, but don’t use it?

Interesting article posting online...

A day of sustainable ideas

TFM Managing Editor Anne Cosgrove reports from the road.I had a busy and enjoyable day today in Grand Rapids, MI attending Green By Design...

The potential of underfloor air distribution systems

Underfloor air distribution systems provide potential immediate and long-term cost savings for facility managers when compared to traditional overhead systems, including lower energy, remodeling,...

New emissions test methods for building material installations

Airborne emissions from indoor materials and furnishings have the potential to release harmful or odorous volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) into indoor spaces....

WEB EXCLUSIVE: ISO 14001

Here's another online exclusive, courtesy of FacilityBlog.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>The ISO 14001 Environmental Management System:Helping Businesses Become More Environmentally ResponsibleBy Ralph Vasquez and Robert L. Westly, P.G....

State of the homeland security and defense global market

According to a report by Homeland Security Research Corporation, which was released on Friday, September 23, the cumulative Homeland Security & Homeland Defense Global...

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.

Rita response

Disaster Kleenup International has responded in force to the emergency response challenges created by Hurricane Rita. Before Rita landed, DKI members located in Texas...

ANSI recognizes the Green Building Initiative

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has formally recognized the Green Building Initiative (GBI) as an accredited national standards developer, thus making the GBI...

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