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Question Of The Week: Trigeneration Vs. Cogeneration

One facility manager is looking for feedback on cogeneration (combined heat and power) compared to trigeneration (combined cooling, heat and power) to generate electricity... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: From One Extreme To The Other – Worst Colleges And Best Law Schools

Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the... ...Read More...

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Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE... ...Read More...

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Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value... ...Read More...

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NEMA Publishes Latest Products And Standards Guide

This is the latest comprehensive listing of NEMA electrical standards as well as an extensive directory of manufacturers and their... ...Read More...

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Winners Of 2014 Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards

The Alphonse Engelman Safety Awards program was developed to enhance the TCA’s overall mission to improve the industry through recognition and education, while providing a special emphasis on safety.... ...Read More...

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Human Resources Just Doesn’t Get It

New ADP Research Institute® study shows continuing disconnect between human resources departments and employees; rift exists across company sizes and global... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: When Dog Days Are A Good Thing

While some facilities professionals have had to deal with the practical (and sometimes not so pleasant) hygienic aspects of pets in the workplace, employees can often benefit. If you have any dog tales to share, there is a contest out there waiting for... ...Read More...

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Water Efficiency Toolkit Available To Companies In Water-Stressed Areas

GEMI and Environmental Defense Fund team up to expand water efficiency toolkit for those companies facing drought conditions or water... ...Read More...

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As Facility Management Positions Increase, Training Opportunities Increase As Well

The facilities management associate's degree program, established in April 2013, prepares students for careers in the field of facility... ...Read More...