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Want to know what led to Net Operating Income decreases in the U.S. office market in 2005? Curious how much companies are spending on building utilities and other expenses? Wonder what cities have the highest total income per rentable square foot? Wonder what cities have the lowest? This information and much more is now available […]

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Latest: 2006 Experience Exchange Report now available from BOMA - Want to know what led to Net Operating Income decreases in the U.S. office market in 2005? Curious how much companies are spending on building utilities and other expenses? Wonder what cities have the highest total income per rentable square foot? Wonder what cities have the lowest? This information and much more is now available […]

2006 Experience Exchange Report now available from BOMA

Want to know what led to Net Operating Income decreases in the U.S. office market in 2005? Curious how much companies are spending on...

NCQLP Approves Online Training From Universal Lighting

Three online training courses offered by Universal Lighting in its award-winning e-Learning Center are now NCQLP approved for LEU credit. The National Council on...

Disease resistant, genetically engineered trees

The Elm Research Institute, established in 1964, has spent more than two decades developing the first disease resistant American elm, the Liberty Elm, which...

Does Your Water Consumption Make Sense?

WaterSense, a new water efficiency program launched by the EPA earlier this month, will educate American consumers on making smart water choices that save...

New Courses from APC’s Data Center University

American Power Conversion (APC), a global provider of end-to-end infrastructure availability solutions, announced last week a new set of courses and educational partners for...

New threshold standard from BHMA

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) announces the publication of ANSI/BHMA A156.21 2006 American National Standard for Thresholds. This publication is an update of...

Fargo Announces New Service For Large Security Programs

Fargo Electronics, Inc., a developer of secure technologies for identity card issuance systems, has announced a new team to focus on large card programs....

Four Allsteel Products Achieve SCS Gold For Air Quality

Allsteel has received Indoor AdvantageTM Gold Certification from Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) for its Reach, Get Set, Concensys, and Sum products. These products were...

Professional Development: Unplanned Purchasing Behaviors

Columnist Laura Brown puts a new twist on the old joke, "how many people does it take to buy a light bulb?"

The 2006 Chandler Awards

As might be expected, the theme for the 2006 Chandler Awards—Make Your Mother Proud—did not go unheeded. The Best of Show winner: Studio Meng...

New study on prevention of work-related musculoskeletal disorders

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Foundation Research Committee and the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety announced they will fund two extensive...

Friday Funny: Going to the dogs (and cats, and fish, and birds, and ferrets…)

In some workplaces across the country, today is "Take Your PET To Work" day. This Friday Funny comes from Ellen Wulfhorst of Reuters. Here...

The word from Bangalore: Facility management is hot!

This piece from The Hindu looks at the growing demand for strong FM practices in support of India's huge IT industry. •Facility management is...

Office Buildings Can Fight Global Warming, Says WRI

Most people associate global warming with industrial polluters. But people who work in office buildings can also significantly impact climate change by introducing energy...

Free safety tips for insulation workers

The North American Insulation Manufacturers Association (NAIMA) is providing free educational resources on fiberglass and mineral wool insulation for workers through its Health and...

Purchasing predictions for renovated or new facilities

TFM is currently conducting a survey of facility professionals to track their purchasing behaviors. The survey, which looks at product attributes, factors of influence,...

New Design Grad Guide Gives "Insider" Tips: What Interior Design Firms Are Looking For?

Just in time for those new graduates who are seeking their first interior design job, the American Society of Interior Designers and the Center...

EPAct 2005 tax deductions explained

OSRAM SYLVANIA has assembled an online knowledge base of useful tools and resources to help facility managers, specifiers, ESCOs, and installers understand the details...

It’s legit, folks…the Ocean Dome!

Here's a nice piece of engineering and construction. Check out the exterior shot of the building. Note the surrounding area...mountains, sea shore,...

It's legit, folks…the Ocean Dome!

Here's a nice piece of engineering and construction. Check out the exterior shot of the building. Note the surrounding area...mountains, sea shore,...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protection from Underground Danger

Today's WEB EXCLUSIVE comes from CEC Combustion Services Group. For more information on the company's services, visit this link.The fuel distribution piping at your...

Software Developer Yardi Systems Supports Real Estate Industry Standards Development Movement

The Open Standards Consortium for Real Estate (OCSRE) announced today that Yardi Systems has joined the organization as an Executive Member. Since 1984, Yardi...

Hourly Billing Rates Escalate for Architecture and Engineering Services

Architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting firms are charging more for their employees' time than ever before, a new report shows. Data in ZweigWhite's 2006...

EcoLogo and Green Seal Release Unified Hand Soap Criteria

The EcoLogo ProgramM and Green Seal, Inc., which identify and promote products and services that are environmentally responsible, have developed new, identical audit criteria...

FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

Intelligent buildings pave the way to interoperable systems and improved efficiencies.

Directions: Effective Data Center Design

The right enclosure can make all the difference in critical facilities.

FM Frequency: My Own Private Firestorm

In this expanded version of FM Frequency, Crane wakes up in a cold sweat to the realization that truth can be stranger than fiction.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Refrigerant Stacking and Carryover in Water Cooled Chillers

Today's Web Exclusive comes from Don Clark, president of Efficiency Technologies, Inc. of Tulsa, OK. Clark has over 25 years in the fluid dynamics,...

This day in history: The FCC is born!

This trivial tidbit comes courtesy of Computer History Snapshot...The United States Federal Communications Commission is created by an act of Congress on June 19,...

Not ready for anything

A new government report confirms what many in the facility management profession dread: most American cities are unprepared for events on the scale of...

With busy hurricane season predicted, ASSE offers business continuity info

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) urges workplaces and communities to be prepared this hurricane season, which runs from June through November. Understanding...

New Web Site to Showcase Innovative Fire Safety Technology

DuPont Fire Extinguishants has launched a new Web site designed to provide visitors with critical new product and technical information about the extensive portfolio...

Friday Funny: 10 Tips for Taming Your Tongue

As promised, here's a follow up to "The Pitfalls of Profanity" by James V. O’Connor of O’Connor Communications, Inc. in Lake Forest, IL. For...

224.6 Million Pounds of Post-Consumer Carpet Diverted in 2005

The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) has released its annual survey results showing 224.6 million pounds of post-consumer carpet was diverted from landfills in...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Antimicrobial Textiles and Health Care

Preventing patients from developing infections should be a prime concern for all involved in the health care facility. One strategy facility managers can take...

Roofing DVD Addresses Bilingual Workforce

With the workforce becoming increasingly diverse, facility managers are increasingly dealing with workers who may not speak English. GAF Materials Corporation, a roofing manufacturer...

Facility Manager Receives Award from U.S. Energy Association

John Sugrue, director of facilities for City Colleges of Chicago, received an Energy Leadership Award/Public Service Category at the 17th Annual Energy Efficiency Forum...

Hurricanes and Roofing: D.C. Taylor Co. Offers Advice In Free Online Seminar

On June 21 at 10:00amEST, Greg Thirnbeck and Todd Kaska, vice presidents at D.C. Taylor Co., will present along with Jack H. Struyk, president...

Government Facilities Have Clean Energy Impetus

The Center for a New American Dream and Think Energy, a clean energy consulting firm, have partnered to offer pro bono assistance to three...

GREENGUARD Releases Study On Microbial Resistance

The GREENGUARD Environmental Institute (GEI), in conjunction with Air Quality Sciences, Inc., has released the results of its microbial resistance pilot study. The one-year...

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