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These debut products and services are poised to help facility executives meet their goals in 2017 and beyond.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS 2017

Facility Management SOLUTIONS 2017

These debut products and services are poised to help facility executives meet their goals in 2017 and beyond.

Rite-Hite GuardRite Retractable Barrier System

The GuardRite Retractable Barrier provides heavy-duty protection and stores flush with the floor when access is needed.

Lower Lighting Use, Raise Spirits On Shorter Winter Days

Updated lighting control systems help to support facility management goals — meeting building codes and providing effective illumination for building occupants.

First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards

Now in it 35th year, these ASHRAE awards recognize a vivarium, training laboratories, a transport center, a hospital, a police headquarters, and two office buildings.

Facility Managers View Energy Efficiency As Operating, Investment Strategy

Facility managers in states with strong energy efficiency programs more likely to install energy efficient lighting and HVAC equipment, according to new DNV GL survey.

Acuity’s xCella Wireless Control System

xCella Wireless allows for the control of lighting, HVAC, and plug load in small spaces and can also be networked for a floor or building-wide solution.

Infographic: 10 Rules For Forklift Safety

Graphic Products’ infographic examines forklift operation rules and regulations, lays out important statistics, and provides tips for eliminating forklift hazards and enhancing safety.

Delos, HKS Partnership To Study Built Environment, Health Impacts

The two firms will collaborate to discover, evaluate, and improve upon the effects of the built environment on occupant health and well-being.

DOE Introduces Energy Efficiency Project Financing Navigator

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator helps building owners, facility and energy managers, and other decision-makers connect with financiers, including banks and financial institutions, to pursue energy-saving measures.

In-Building Cellular For Mid-Sized Facilities

Small and mid-sized facilities have traditionally faced the same upfront costs for wireless networks with longer ROI.

Liebherr LRT 1090-2.1 Rough-Terrain Crane

The LRT 1090-2.1 is a rough-terrain crane with all-terrain maneuverability set to debut at the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG show (March 7–11, Las Vegas).

ToughSorb Semi-Permanent Adhesive Mats From Brady

The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.

The Ultra-Bucket From UltraTech International

This company — focused on spill containment, facility protection, and related concerns — introduces an exciting innovation to an unexciting product.

FM Alert: Workplace Anti-Retaliation Practices Recommended

OSHA's new recommended practices are intended to help companies promote workplace anti-retaliation programs.

Question Of The Week: What Tech Upgrades Are Facility Customers Asking For?

With building occupants increasingly relying on mobile devices, facility management recognizes the imperative to provide reliable networks — among other technology amenities.

Venstar ACC-TSENWIFI Temperature Sensor

Model ACC-TSENWIFI is a wireless temperature sensor compatible with most Venstar Wi-Fi thermostats, including ColorTouch® and Voyager®.

Tork Stainless Washroom Upgrade Solutions Launched

New Tork recessed dispensers and adapters can be used to upgrade the décor and functionality of facility restrooms quickly and with minimal disruption.

Friday Funny: How Not To Get The Job

From playing with childhood toys to munching on a pizza —without sharing — CareerBuilder shares the strangest behavior people display during job interviews. Plus, five instant deal breakers.

Luxo Circus LED Magnifier

The Circus LED is a heavy-duty magnifier with a large lens and hands free positioning.

FM Alert: NEMA Publishes 2017 ESPG

The 2017 Electrical Standards & Products Guide (ESPG) is a comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards and an extensive directory of manufacturers and their products.

Hotel Staff Stays Connected With Technology Trifecta

At the new Thompson Seattle, interdepartmental communication flows through a custom combination of device, app, and accessory.

Safety Programs Increase Productivity For Manufacturing Companies

New study reveals that 83% of senior management and operations personnel have observed an increase in productivity over time due to the implementation of a safety program.

Britain’s Houses Of Parliament Rebuild Spurred Clean Air Laws

MIT research finds the reconstruction of this building during the late 19th century was so hindered by pollution that the British government convened scientific inquiries into the effects of the atmosphere on the new building.

JUSTRITE Agri-Turf Agriculture Storage Lockers

Agri-Turf is a line of outdoor lockers that are a safe and secure storage solution for agricultural and turf management applications.

Ensuring The Safety Of Housekeeping Staff

Check these practices to help ensure the safety of the cleaning and maintenance staff who work in the buildings you manage.

Facility Management Is Facilitated By Smart Sensors

In pursuing a smart building, a critical step is to identify and select smart sensors that are capable of generating rich, actionable data about an occupant’s whereabouts.

Urban Land Institute Competition Focuses On Chicago FM Site

Participants in the 2017 ULI student competition are designing a master plan for the site of Chicago's Department of Fleet and Facility Management, an 18-acre parcel the city plans to vacate.

Fulham WorkHorse LED Extreme Drivers for Harsh Environments

The WorkHorse LED Extreme Driver family of constant current, programmable drivers is specifically designed for outdoor and high-power applications.

Passive Infrared Wall Switch Sensor By Wattstopper

The wall switch occupancy sensor, the WS-301, now features convenient Manual-ON control, ensuring maximum energy savings and code compliance.

FM Alert: NIBS Releases National BIM Guide For Building Owners

The National BIM Guide for Owners provides building owners with an approach, from their own profession’s standpoint, to create and fulfill building information modeling requirements for a typical project.

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