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Design-Build Hotline Makes Expertise Readily Available to Facility Professionals

The DBIA Owner Hotline is staffed by experienced professionals with extensive backgrounds in the delivery method and deep knowledge of design-build best practices—from both owner and practitioner perspectives. The Hotline is a resource for key aspects of the delivery method and guidance on additional tools and... ...Read More...

BOMA International and BOMI International Leadership Build for the Future

The results of these efforts will be gradually reflected in each organization’s education menus and are expected to be visible by BOMA International’s annual conference in... ...Read More...

BOMA International and RICS Collaborate to Advance International Property Measurement Standards

Widespread market adoption of these new standards will provide the building blocks for well-functioning global real estate markets and will be complementary to International Financial Reporting Standards and International Valuation Standards: two layers shaping the global financial... ...Read More...

OSHA Issues Plan To Help Reduce Injuries And Illnesses At High Hazard Workplaces

In addition to the SST program, OSHA implements both national and local emphasis inspection programs, which include programmed inspections, to target high-risk hazards and... ...Read More...

10 Things To Keep In Mind With ADA Compliance

Did you know that facility renovation plans could be impacted by the 2010 ADA regulations—the first major update to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since the regulation was first published in... ...Read More...

CareerCast.com Reports on Best Jobs For People With Disabilities

Healthcare job growth is rising steadily, with the sector expected to increase by 5.6 million jobs within the next eight years, creating many available positions for disabled... ...Read More...

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical... ...Read More...

New Report Examines How Environmental Design Impacts Falls In Patient Rooms

Report provides additional evidence-based design resource tool; fills knowledge gap and helps to inform facility professionals in the healthcare... ...Read More...

GSA FBPTA Matrix Highlights BOMI International Designations, Core Competencies

BOMI International's designation programs deliver broad range of knowledge and skills needed by building and facility personnel to operate high-performance... ...Read More...

AFE Appoints New Executive Director

Saya replaces former Executive Director Dr. Wayne Carley, who resigned from AFE on October 29, 2012 citing personal... ...Read More...