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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Turf-Blend 6-0-0

Converted Organics Inc. uses food waste to produce fertilizers for lawns, golf courses, sports turf, and other landscape... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Don't Skimp on Air Filtration Even When Budgets are Tight

This Web Exclusive explains how the small amount of money saved by reducing or eliminating air filter purchases or by purchasing lower priced (and lower efficiency) filters pales in comparison to the energy and operating costs that can be saved by maintaining a robust air filtration maintenance and upgrade... ...Read More...

Sixth Annual European Facility Management Conference Heads to Amsterdam

International perspectives will take center stage as facility and private-sector experts from around the world convene at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 16-17 for the sixth annual European Facility Management... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Flooded Hospital Shortens A Long Road Back

On June 7, 2008, record flooding from nearby Haw Creek filled the basement and up to six inches on the first floor of Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus,... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Pearls of Wisdom

This offering comes from Peter SJF Bance, author of the Friday Funny mailing list. And while this list isn't specifically facility management oriented, it crosses all boundaries and may provide a few chuckles to those who haven't already seen... ...Read More...

New Commercial Property Index Reveals Negative Capital Growth

According to the IPD U.S. Annual Property Index, capital growth was -12.2% in 2008. For the 12 months to the end of December 2008, all property income return in the U.S. was 5.4%, contributing to an overall total return of... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: JACE-202-XPR-24 Controller

Tridium's new embedded controller/server platformis designed for remote monitoring and control applications in... ...Read More...

MSNBC Story Features IFMA Research and the Economy

When MSNBC workplace and career columnist Eve Tahmincioglu began her recent story on corporate layoffs resulting in “cubicle graveyards” full of unused office space, she looked to the International Facility Management Association for research to back up her... ...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: An Unofficial NeoCon Preview from La-Z-Boy

Move over, Segway. Here’s the latest in furniture/transportation innovation. How much would your facilities staff love one of these to get around... ...Read More...

On-Site Energy At Higher Ed Campus

Working with American DG Energy Inc., the Stevens Institute of Technology has installed a 75 kW combined heat and power system and a 200 ton natural gas engine driven... ...Read More...