New Product Flash: Ink Collection from KnollTextiles

The Ink collection follows in the footsteps of the grammar wall covering collection, which debuted five years ago and consisted of patterns based on a series of overlapping, intermingling letters.

Bird-B-Gone Launches TFM Bird Control Channel

Bird-B-Gone has unveiled its new Bird Control Channel on the Today's Facility Manager website.

Air Cycle Corporation launches the "Recycling Channel" on the TFM website

Air Cycle Corporation has launched the "Recycling Channel" on the Today's Facility Manager website. This informative web portal is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for recycling solutions and guidance on the latest recycling regulations. To visit the "Recycling Channel" visit: facilityexecutive.com/recycling/.

Tips on Making the Holiday Season More Sustainable

"There are lots of ways to make this a more sustainable holiday season," says Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group. "And just remember, every sustainable gift we give is also a gift honoring our planet."

Update of LEED Opens for First Public Comment

The proposed update builds on the foundation of LEED 2009, including the alignment and weighting of credits and further advances the “bookshelf” framework where credits are applied to specific building types.

25 Million Pounds Of Surplus Sent To Relief Efforts

IRN’s surplus property program has surpassed 25 million pounds of furniture, medical supplies, and other equipment sent to disaster relief and economic development projects.

Princeton Review & USGBC: “Guide To 286 Green Colleges”

Just in time for the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22), "The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges" – which is based on a survey of hundreds of colleges nationwide – profiles the nation’s most environmentally responsible campuses.

Carpet Innovators Partner To Create Filler From Waste

The partnership between Mohawk Industries and Polar Materials, Inc. will result in a carpet backing filler created from recycled carpet waste—advancing post-consumer recycling efforts and reducing the amount of carpet waste sent to the landfill every year.

Building Enclosure Moisture Management Institute Forms

BEMMI is organized to represent manufacturers and suppliers of drainage space materials used in exterior walls in commercial building construction markets.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Back To Nature

In northern Sweden, travelers will be able to escape to the trees later this year.

IRN Sends Relief Supplies To Haiti

On February 2, the Institution Recycling Network (IRN) shipped a 15,000 pound load of relief supplies, including 120 mattresses from Brown University, medical supplies from New England Baptist Hospital, and more than 2,500 liters of bottled water from Max's Blues Café in Brockton, MA.

GSA Awards Contract To Roof Express

The five-year contract is within the Facility Maintenance and Management schedule of the GSA.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Green Roofs And Commercial Environments

Guest Contributor Kelly Duke explains how green roofs can help bring nature closer to urban settings, improve insulation and air quality, and work to deliver both economic and social benefits to their communities.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Cover Your Can

Are unsightly garbage cans junking up your visual landscape? You can now camouflage your cans by dressing them up in an attractive covering!

Tecta Awards College Scholarships

This year, 36 scholarships were awarded, which includes 16 new awards along with scholarship renewals.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Blame it on the GPS

One minute your childhood home is there. The next minute, it's gone. So are family heirlooms and other personal items. Why? Faulty GPS coordinates.

New Look In New Orleans

The city's Morial Convention Center exterior change follows up major interior renovations.

Partnership For Greening Hotel Housekeeping

The American Hotel & Lodging Association and the International Executive Housekeepers Association are working to increase sustainability.

Grants To Combat Graffiti

Eligible communities and groups can use the funds to address graffiti prevention and education, rapid removal, or help to enforce local anti-graffiti laws.

Survey Results: India’s Troubling Development Concerns

The survey revealed that 93% of respondents believe there is a significant gap between international design practices and onshore construction realities for large-scale developments in India, characterized by the many challenges facing the development community today.

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