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Ten organizations form group to assist federal government on prime sustainability issues.



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Consortium To Advise DOE On High Performance Green Building Issues

Ten organizations form group to assist federal government on prime sustainability issues.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Makeover Transforms NYC Bureau from “DMV Dull” to “LUV Lovely”

Second only to Las Vegas as a nuptial destination, the Big Apple is hoping to lure away romantics with the $12 million makeover of its Marriage Bureau.

CertainTeed Insulation Completes Acquisition Of Canadian Insulation Manufacturer

Deal with Ottawa Income Fund completed with hopes of expanding North American presence.

Changes To Standard 90.1 Proposed

Proposed changes address applications not covered in the existing standard scope, such as requirements for laboratories, data center cooling, and kitchen exhausts.

Creston International Opens New Offices In Brussels

Crestron International headquarters grand opening showcases expanded facilities.

Feeling The Heat

Schools look to reduce energy costs through facility improvements.

3M and System4 Announce New Partnership

3M products will help deliver improved end-service for System4 customers.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Art Museum Toilets Elevated to an Art Form

The Art Museum Toilet Museum of Art is taking toilet homage to a new level. The organization has launched a Web site which displays...

Firestone Hosts Open House At New Atlanta Facility

Company invites customers to tour its latest metal products manufacturing and warehouse location.

Day-Brite Capri Omega Launches Employee Sustainability Program

Program designed to increase employee participation in sustainability practices at work as well as at home.

Weird Wednesday: Smelly Visitors A Thing Of The Past!

Another group besides tourists will appreciate the new climate controlled Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC.

Creston Eagles Donates Home Theater

Dedication ceremony officially opens new home theater at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital for Warriors in Transition.

FM Issue: Improved IQ On IAQ

This often cloudy issue can be tackled with a comprehensive approach, and a soon to be released guide may help.

LINC Network Named One Of Top 200 Franchise Systems

Preventative maintenance contractor group moves up rankings in 2008.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

For the third year, Charmin has placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

Joint Commission report proposes principles, actions to guide future hospital development.

New Report Illustrates Challenges Of Meeting Energy Targets For Federal Buildings

Progress will be need to be made in order to hit reduction goal by 2015.

Sustainable Cleaning Award goes to OCS Cleaning and Environmental Services

Company awarded at World Federation of Building Service Contractors Congress for demonstrating commitment to cleaning for health, safety, and environment.


Move over, dancing fountains of the Bellagio, there's another water wonder in the world.

North American Video Opens New Facility

Site to serve as headquarters for new Integrated Business Solutions Division.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Why sit when you can hover?

Move over, Han Solo desk; there's a new gizmo in the workplace. This gravity defying chair from Sussex, UK-based Hoverit Ltd. is a Star Wars inspired Lounger (based on the movie's Landspeeder vehicle) that uses "repelling magnetic forces in both the bed and base this contemporary lounger" to keep the chair suspended in air.

Harvard University Opens New Graduate Student Residence

Site sensitive design creates new Charles River landmark in Cambridge.

Is Your Facility A Polling Place?

Schools, community centers, churches, and other facilities are pulling double duty today as millions of Americans vote across the country. How did you prepare for election day? Did you experience anything odd or unusual at your building? If your facility is serving as a polling place, we invite you to post your comments here and share your stories with other facility managers.

Allsteel Joins Forces To Increase Reuse Of Facility Assets

The company has become the first U.S. manufacturer to partner with Green Solutions North America, Inc.

EPA Taps Kohler For Inaugural Partner Of The Year Award

Promoting the WaterSense program assist with Kohler’s water conservation efforts.

Rubbermaid Commercial Products Wins ISSA Award

DVAC™ 1-Pass Cleaning Solution garners prize for innovation.

Zep Inc. Launches “Zep Professional” Product Line, Announces Distribution Alignment

New deal provides access to $6.4 billion U.S. industrial distribution market.

Seven Ways To Reduce Restroom Contamination

A seven point scale rates restroom design according to how effectively it reduces the possibility of spreading or catching germs.

Halco Announces Close of Save a Light Campaign

Campaign helped save nearly 10 million kWh of energy in one year.

The HVAC Factor: The Role Of Air Filtration

Evaluating three performance factors enables facility managers to install the best filter for the job.

Services & Maintenance: Quality, Cost, Sustainability

Can fms have the best of all worlds with pre-owned furniture?

Telkonet Awarded New Patents

Company using advancements to assist with building networking and controls.

Services & Maintenance: Making For A Brighter Future

Proper lighting maintenance can help save energy and money.

Steelcase Granted Environmental Certification For Using Responsibly Managed Forests

Steelcase, a global office environments manufacturer, was recently granted a Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain of Custody Certification by Scientific Certification Systems (SCS), an independent third party...

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