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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Question of the Week: Open Office Plan

Open office plans are touted for encouraging collaboration, reducing real estate costs, and increasing overall productivity. But the lack of privacy and possibly problematic acoustics can also present a... ...Read More...

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On January 1, TFM Will Become Facility Executive

This change reflects the evolution of the facility management professional, recognizing the increasingly prominent role in their organization's... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Executive Series Quick Cart by Rubbermaid Commercial Products

With a compact and versatile design, the Quick Cart provides a discreet appearance as cleaning staff perform their... ...Read More...

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Efficient Renovation For Animal Shelter

In Maryland, the Harford County Humane Society needed a creative, cost-effective solution to improve energy efficiency while also meeting its specific operational... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Zone Equipment Control from KMC Controls

Designed to improve heating and cooling efficiencies, the ZEC system is geared for retrofits of older VVT-type systems or installs of new light commercial zoning... ...Read More...

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EPA Proposed Clean Power Plan Open For Comments

The three topics included: emission reduction compliance trajectories created by the interim goal for 2020 to 2029; aspects of the building block methodology; and the way state-specific CO2 goals are... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Automated Restrooms… Friend Or Foe?

A reader recently shared his thoughts on automatic faucets in public restrooms, noting that these plumbing fixtures dictate the temperature of water he uses to wash his hands, which is often not hot enough for his... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: PATeye by Solar Bright

This real-time visual warning system alerts motorists and others to icy surface conditions on roads, bridges, parking facilities, sidewalks, and loading... ...Read More...

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LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany,... ...Read More...