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Ohio's Infrastructure Receives a Grade of C-

The ASCE Ohio Council estimates that an investment in infrastructure renewal of more than $46 billion is needed over the next five years to address the state's crumbling... ...Read More...

New Benchmarking Research Shows how Economy, Sustainable Practices Impact Workplace Operations

The International Facility Management Association has released “Operations and Maintenance Benchmarks, Research Report #32,” a study outlining the facility trends affecting workplaces throughout North America. Among the new report’s findings are that the average space per person has risen nearly 40 square feet since 2007 — likely due to recent corporate layoffs — and that companies are adjusting their thermostats higher or lower by an... ...Read More...

The Greening of the Data Center

The Obama administration's economic recovery package includes commitments to work towards a sustainable, energy efficient future. With the world's servers currently consuming some 408 MWh of electricity, the effort is certainly... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: TFX Ultra

Dynasonics has developed an ultrasonic clamp-on liquid flow and energy meter.... ...Read More...

Cities Sought For Lighting System Trial

Eco Alternative Solutions, LLC is seeking 25 locales to participate in a 90-day trial of its solar powered LED street light... ...Read More...

Closing For Business?

Shutting down a retail store (or stores) requires the facility manager to address a number of... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: The Ultimate Video Fail

Happy National Doughnut Day (the first Friday of June each year). Enjoy your free doughnuts while watching the FacilityBlog Friday... ...Read More...

IFMA's 2009 Fall Symposium

Facility management (FM) professionals pursuing IFMA credentials may wish to attend IFMA's 2009 Fall Symposium in Orlando,... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: The Roller Coaster 2000-XT

The Roller Coaster™ 2000-XT from Highway Products aids workers in sliding cargo out of truck... ...Read More...

Frank Booty's Facilities Management Handbook Now Available

The newly updated Facilities Management Handbook will be essential reading for professionals responsible for facilities, services provision, and health and safety in the... ...Read More...