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Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems

The ability of occupants to comprehend in-building mass notification messages is a crucial requirement for facility life safety...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Monitoring Temperature In Lab Settings

An automated approach enables the facilities department at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Research Center of Chicago to detect potential...Read More...

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OP-ED: Flame Retardants Serve An Essential Role In Foam Insulation

The following article by Jared Blum serves as a more extensive counterpoint to a piece posted on FacilityBlog on September 26,...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kohl’s Employs DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by...Read More...

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Remembering Ed Coene

Today's Facility Manager pays tribute to Group C Founder Ed Coene, a visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and...Read More...

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Edgar T. Coene, Group C Founder And Chairman, Dies At 83

Coene, a publishing entrepreneur whose 50-year career embraced innovation and public service, passed away on September 17,...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Why Are Businesses Opting To Shop Online For Janitorial Supplies?

For many professionals charged with purchasing responsibilities, online ordering makes sense in a very tangible way. It not only streamlines the process in terms of timing, it often gives the customer access to higher quality, professional grade...Read More...

Changes To Lease Accounting: What Do Facility Managers Need To Know?

Changes to lease accounting standards may affect companies that lease equipment and real estate as part of their day-to-day operations, including those in the construction industry. Because the topic is of such critical importance and it can seem complex to many, William G. Sutton has written this...Read More...

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2013 TFM Readers’ Choice Awards

Numerous companies offer products and services to members of the facility management (FM) profession. And each year, Today’s Facility Manager (TFM) asks its readers to vote for their preferred vendors in a variety of...Read More...