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World FM Day – 27 June 2013 – Creating, Sharing & LearningMay 15th, 2013
Global FM member organizations on six different continents will commemorate World FM Day by hosting events all around the world and undertaking others activities to celebrate and promote facilities management.
BOMI International and Transwestern To Offer Education ProgramsMay 8th, 2013
Partnership will provide Transwestern property and facility staff with additional education options to enhance their knowledge, build upon their existing competencies, and learn in a way that best suits their
The Next Word In IT: The Software Defined Data CenterMay 1st, 2013
Power Assure CTO lays out recommendations to maximize reliability and disaster avoidance in Software Defined Data
OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Workers Involved In Demolition And Underground ConstructionApril 24th, 2013
This final rule applies the same crane rules to underground construction and demolition that are already being used by other construction sectors, and streamlines OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks standard currently used for underground and demolition
MRO Data Key To Unlocking Savings And EfficiencyApril 17th, 2013
John Ferguson of IHS describes the magnitude of the MRO-parts challenge and outlined possible solutions to the
IMS Research Trends In Intelligent BuildingsApril 10th, 2013
IMS Research has recently released its annual intelligent building trends white paper. These predictions for 2013 and beyond serve to provide insight into key trends and opportunities in the intelligent buildings
First Quarter Office Sector Fundamentals Improving, Demand Remains SubparApril 3rd, 2013
New office construction increased from 41.8 msf in the fourth quarter to 48.9 msf in the first quarter of
Protecting Against The Dangers Of Carbon Monoxide ExposureMarch 27th, 2013
Every year, workers die from carbon monoxide poisoning, usually while using fuel-burning equipment and tools in buildings or semi-enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation. This can be especially true when employees use this type of equipment in indoor spaces that have been sealed tightly to block out cold temperatures and wind.
National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Four More Landscape ProjectsMarch 20th, 2013
Since June 2010, pilot projects have been testing the 2009 rating system created by dozens of the country’s leading sustainability experts, scientists, and design professionals. The diverse projects represent various types, sizes, and locations as well as budgets. Fifteen pilot projects have achieved certification to