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AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.


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AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.

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Latest: New A3 Refrigerant R290 Testing Results - AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.

New A3 Refrigerant R290 Testing Results

AHRTI, the research arm of the AHRI, released the results of a benchmarking study on A3 refrigerant R290, which evaluated the potential risks of R290 leaks and ignitions in a whole room scale setting.

Employees Overestimate Efficacy Of Workplace Email Security

New research from GreatHorn finds that 22% of businesses have experienced a breach in the past quarter due to an email-based attack.

A Critical Take On Connectivity

Efficient building materials reduce operating costs and improve aesthetics, yet they can also prevent radio signals from penetrating facilities, especially in critical areas used by first responders in emergencies.  

Expanded Mobile Credential App

Brivo added three new usability options for opening doors with its signature mobile credential application, Brivo Onair Pass.

NSC Names Verdantix Workplace Safety Research Partner

The National Safety Council’s “Work To Zero” initiative educates safety professionals about the potential that technology has to eliminate workplace fatalities and serious injuries.

Does Your Disinfectant Knowledge Knock Microbes Dead?

Many facility workers may not be aware of some of the unique terms and terminology associated with disinfectant cleaning. Test your knowledge!

Sensaphone Remote Monitoring

LTE Cellular Modem with Battery Backup ensures continuous monitoring of critical equipment and environmental conditions where an Ethernet connection is inaccessible.

Barix Extends Page to Mobile Devices

The Paging Cloud SaaS solution integrates with existing paging and public address systems, recording paging messages and sending them directly to registered smartphones.

Advanced Fire Detection Supports Super Bowl LIII

In 2019, aspirating smoke detection technology was selected as quick installation solution for temporary broadcast offices at biggest game of the year.

IPMI Announces New Board Of Directors

Members of the International Parking & Mobility Institute include garage owners/operators, architects, city managers, government agencies, health care centers, universities, airports, and convention centers.

Agfa Imaging Equipment Certified By OSHPD For Earthquake Resistance

California's Seismic Safety Act requires hospitals to meet requirements to ensure safety of the public and continued operations following an earthquake.

Freestanding Electrical Enclosures

The WRD-XM-FS4, WRD-SSFSN4, and WRD-N4D3PT are freestanding electrical enclosures with removable hinge pins.

No Vaping Allowed In FL Indoor Workplaces

Effective July 1, the law takes effect under the Florida Clean Indoor Air Act (FCIAA) that bans vaping and the use of e-cigarettes in workplaces.

Hurricane Season Is Approaching: Are Your Shutters Ready?

As hurricane season draws near, door experts at B&B Door Company are encouraging facilities to perform preventative maintenance on their hurricane and storm shutters.

JLG Telehandler Reversing Camera

JLG introduced a new day/night reversing camera for all SkyTrak brand telehandlers and the JLG G5-18A.

SPD2 Surge Protection Devices

The SPD2 series of Type 2 surge protection devices safeguards components from surges by limiting the fault current to a load or the unit being protected.

Managing Workforce Fatigue Maximizes Workforce Efficiency

Fatigue is often overlooked in employer safety programs, yet can be detrimental to an organization and put employees and their peers at risk.

STI Fuel Pump Shut-Down Button

The Stopper Station Fuel Pump Shut-Down Button safely stops fuel pump function from one centrally located switch.

Pennsylvania Grocery Chain In Safe Floors Spotlight

In honor of National Safety Month, New Pig has launched a program to recognize the country’s safest floors and workspaces.

Armstrong Detects Pump Cavitation

A new capability on Pump Manager, an Active Performance Management Service, can detect and alert building managers about impending pump cavitation.

PitMaster V Dock Face Sealing System

The PitMaster V Dock Face Sealing System seals open gaps on the dock face and pit floor in vertical leveler applications, saving energy, improving pit cleanliness, and helping reduce infiltration of weather and contaminants.

American Concrete Institute Releases New Concrete Repair Guide

ACI 562-19 gives building officials increased confidence that concrete repairs are performed in a way that provides an acceptable level of protection for the public.

Businesses Aren’t Ready To Manage Marijuana In The Workplace

More than one-third of business owners with fewer than 500 employees are not yet prepared to manage the impact of legalized marijuana on the workplace.

Four Tips To Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.

Spacewell Introduces New Service App

The Work Assistant for cleaning service app supports service providers to deliver activity-based services, based on live IoT-data.

More Efficient & Effective Security Monitoring

New integrated solution allows DW Spectrum users to review all pdk io event data from within the IPVMS interface and enables more efficient and effective security monitoring through automated responses to access-related events.

Keep Ticks Away From Buildings

Any commercial property with a wooded area nearby or a transition zone between a well-manicured lawn and a non-landscaped area can provide harborage for ticks.

Physical Activity, Sustainable Materials Create Healthy Residence Halls

Residence halls can be designed to promote physical activity and healthy habits, while using healthy materials and building systems to provide a healthy environment.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

When Lightning Strikes, Will You Be Ready?

The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) is shining a spotlight on this hazard and expanding its "building lightning safe communities" initiative.

Schindler Elevators In Salesforce Tower

The company’s elevators in this San Francisco high-rise are equipped with technology that will shut the equipment down if an earthquake of more than 3 on the Richter scale is detected.

EvoClean Laundry Dispenser Accessories

Hydro Systems introduced two new accessories to complement its EvoClean range of laundry dispensers.

EnviroMax Vented Exhaust Enclosures

EnviroMax Vented Exhaust Enclosures are built to protect robotic processes from contamination and personnel from potentially hazardous fumes, vapors, and odors.

Focus On Emergency Response At 2019 Facility Executive Live!

Attend Facility Executive Live! this September in Arlington, VA and fortify emergency response plans for your organization.

School Custodian, Environmental Service Tech Are Champions Of Clean

Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.

Factoring In Ergonomic Furniture

Benefits should exceed costs when office ergonomics is done right.

In-App HR & Safety Resource Center

SilverShield HR & Safety Resource Center helps to facilitate an important step in the process of securing organizations.

National Elevator Industry, Inc. Announces 2019 Board of Directors

The new leadership team for the elevator industry association will serve a one-year term.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

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