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Rubbermaid Partners With Recycling Group

The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North America.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Going Up?

This past week, there were two interesting elevator related news items. The first was a piece examining elevator rider body posture. The second explained the safest way to survive a free fall in an elevator.

Forbo Flooring Expands Production Capacity

An recent expansion to its Kirkcaldy, Scotland facility aims to reduce lead times for its MCT product significantly.

Free Download of Energy Code Available

Free digital copies (registration required) of the International Council’s 2009 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) are now available.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: SeriousEnergy Manager

This software-as-a-service from Serious Materials provides continuous monitoring, analysis, optimization of energy use.

Grants To Combat Graffiti Awarded

Keep America Beautiful has announced the organizations that have been awarded $2,500 grants through the 2010 Graffiti Hurts Grant Program.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: KD SideLight From Curries

This door product aims to ease installation during construction and retrofit projects.

Study Shows Salary Increases for Certified Property Managers®

Maintaining a history of steady salary growth, real estate management professionals holding the CPM designation earned a median base salary of $94,000 in 2009, up from $90,000 in 2006; $81,256 in 2003; $72,300 in 1999; and $42,000 in 1984.

Green Actions Of U.S. Communities Surveyed

A survey from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) looked at where localities are on the spectrum of turning priorities into concrete actions.

Special Feature: Worst Case Scenario

Severe weather tests Gulf Coast facility managers trying to protect

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Cyber Theft Solutions

Three service providers have joined forces to provide comprehensive cyber theft prevention, detection, and response mitigation services.

Modest Improvement in AIA Architecture Billings Index

The AIA reported the August ABI score was 48.2, up slightly from a reading of 47.9 the previous month.

CSI And CSC Release 2010 Edition of UniFormat

CSI and CSC have released a 2010 edition of UniFormat, a method of arranging construction information based on functional elements, or parts of a facility characterized by their functions, without regard to the materials and methods used to accomplish them.

Cooling Tower Study Results Released

New research supported by ASHRAE indicates that non-chemical devices (NCD) marketed to control the growth of biological agents may not materially reduce biological growth.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Photoluminescent Technology, Leading Occupants To Safety

This article is provided by Robert E. McLean, CAE, executive director of the Photoluminescent Safety Association (PSA).

Diversey Holds Freshwater Call to Action Event

Citing a looming freshwater crisis that could affect the nation’s economy, the livability of our communities, and the health of our ecosystems, a diverse coalition recently issued a landmark call to action aimed at heading off a national crisis in water quality and supply.

Smarter Kitchens For McDonald’s

The company's Smart Restaurant initiative involves creating interoperability standards for its networked kitchen equipment and building automation systems.

Compression in Utilities and Total Operating Expenses

A new BOMA-Kinsley Report includes articles on the advantages of benchmarking for industry practitioners and analyzing energy expense trends.

New Guidelines for Green Cleaning Products in Schools

Recent scientific evidence that chronic, low level exposures to petrochemicals commonly found in institutional cleaning products are a significant health hazard for children has fueled increased demand for safer products.

OSHA Adding To Construction Safety and Health Committee

The committee advises the Secretary of Labor on developing standards and policies that affect the safety and health of construction workers.

ASHRAE Competition Gives Students Practical Experience

Engineering practices such as building information modeling (BIM), geothermal, and combined cooling, heating, and power were highlighted in the winning entries in the 2010 ASHRAE Student Design Competition.

November 16-18, 2010: BACnet Interoperability Workshop

This event permits vendors to test their BACnet products in a neutral and friendly environment with BACnet devices from other vendors.

Salaries Remain High for Fire Protection Engineers

The median USA total compensation for fire protection engineers is now $110,500, a 12.5% increase since the previous survey was conducted in 2007.

Closed Loop Paper Use

TD Bank is participating in a program to ensure a portion of paper used at its facilities is recycled and reused.

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