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TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on finding energy management solutions for multi-purpose facilities

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Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Management For Churches

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on finding energy management solutions for multi-purpose facilities

Professional Development: Commissioning No Longer Optional

Guest Columnist Paul Liesman provides the first part of a two part series on building commissioning.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Saved By The Filing Cabinet

A study recently released by the New York Police Department revealed the following advice: when faced with a workplace violence incident involving a shooter, head for the nearest filing cabinet and hide...OR start flinging office equipment and supplies.

Steelcase Recalls Cachet Swivel Chairs

Approximately 165,000 units are included in this recall, which was issued as a precautionary safety measure. The chairs are being recalled because the front seat support part of the chair can crack and fail, posing a fall hazard to consumers.

Half Million Locksets For Habitat For Humanity

Yale Locks & Hardware, an ASSA ABLOY Group company, has donated 500,000 locksets over its 10 year partnership with the organization.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gemini Twin Pack Genset By Generac

This compact standby power generator produces 1,000 kilowatts (kW) and is suitable for a variety of facility types.

New Standard Supports Security Providers' Code of Conduct

ASIS will develop two American National Standards to support the recently signed International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing Problems Using Gutter Protection

This Web Exclusive article is contributed by Tim Croll, manager of business development for FXI Building Products Corporation, maker of Leaf Defier® gutter protection...

FRIDAY FUNNY: No Laughing Matter for Fountain Lady

So what do you do, facility managers? Can you train your staff to respond to situations like this so they react "professionally" rather than instinctively? Is it possible to stifle the natural inclination to laugh when you see something like this unfold in front of your eyes?

Survey: Lighting Retrofit Revenues Expected to Grow in 2011

A majority of energy efficient lighting professionals who responded to the survey expect to see an increase in revenue from retrofit projects in 2011.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Organics Composting By Waste Management

Opening this spring, the operation will serve the South Florida region.

Architecture Billings Index Continues Positive Momentum

On the heels of its highest mark since 2007, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) jumped more than two points in December.

Kids' Camp Receives Paper Products Donation

SCA recently donated its Tork® brand towel and bath tissue products to the 320 acre Double H Ranch for seriously ill children in Lake Luzerne, NY.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Tech Support Meets Who's On First

While this has been knocking around for some time, it's still quite funny. Imagine if Bud Abbott and Lou Costello were alive today. Their infamous sketch, 'Who's on First?' might have turned out something like this.

Floor Care Tips

A Fort Worth, TX manufacturer of floor care equipment addresses five questions its customer reps frequently receive about commercial floor maintenance.

The Facility Technologist: Free Your Mind

Columnist Tom Condon discusses how cloud computing technology helps facilitate disaster recovery.

Haiti Repeat Avoidable With Enforced Building Codes

Richard P. Weiland of ICC stresses the importance of enforceable building codes in light of the one year anniversary of Haiti's devastating earthquake.

Effects Of Fatigue In 24/7 Security Operations

The ASIS Foundation has released Fatigue Effects and Countermeasures in 24/7 Security Operations—the latest of its Connecting Research In Security to Practice (CRISP) Report series.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: ICE PACK Emergency Sustainment Systems

Ashbury International Group, Inc. offers kits containing a three or more day supply of provisions during an emergency or disaster event.

CES: Consumer Technology Tradeshow Recap

Owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association, the 2011 CES, the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, recently concluded in Las Vegas.

GWCC Gains Funding, Plans Lighting Upgrade

The Georgia World Congress Center has been awarded a $2.3 million grant for a major lighting retrofit and controls system upgrade.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Why Be Normal? Be Xtranormal!

The next time you want to make some sort of company wide announcement about a new facility management policy that may be slightly unpopular, you may consider the power of the pastel kitty and the strategic head tilt!

Open For Comment Until 1/14/11: LEED Rating System

The public comment draft of the next version of LEED is an update and expansion of the technical content from LEED 2009.

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