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Solar Panels at Budweiser Brewery Now Providing Power

Solar Panels at Budweiser Brewery Now Providing Power

The Anheuser-Busch Fairfield brewery announced that more than six acres of photovoltaic solar arrays, installed and operated by SunEdison, are now generating the equivalent of approximately 3% of the brewery's electricity...Read More...

IFMA Survey Open: Identifying FM Responsibilities

IFMA Survey Open: Identifying FM Responsibilities

In February, IFMA launched the 2009 Global Job Task Analysis (GJTA)—an important undertaking for the purpose of identifying responsibilities and job activities shared by facility managers worldwide. IFMA is now entering the survey phase of the GJTA project, and the participation of active facility professionals is...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bariatric Dining Chair From Kwalu

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bariatric Dining Chair From Kwalu

This chair is designed to withstand weights of 250, 500, 700, or 1000...Read More...

A Look At LED Lighting

A Look At LED Lighting

LED lighting, with its promise of high levels of energy efficiency and long operating life, is being used in certain applications in many facilities. However, the technology is not mainstream in today's...Read More...

Strategy During Economic Downturn? Back To Basics

Strategy During Economic Downturn? Back To Basics

The 2009 Ernst & Young real estate business risk report, produced in conjunction with Oxford Analytica, itemizes the 10 top business risks faced by the industry as ranked by leading sector...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: E-Krete From PolyCon

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: E-Krete From PolyCon

This coating is designed to extend the life of asphalt and other...Read More...

Global FM Launches World FM Day, August 28, 2009

Global FM Launches World FM Day, August 28, 2009

Global FM member organizations on five different continents will celebrate World FM Day by organizing events such as luncheons, seminars, and workshops, or by undertaking any other activity to celebrate and promote facilities...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: MGE Galaxy EPS 8000

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: MGE Galaxy EPS 8000

The new uninterruptible power supply (UPS) from APC by Schneider Electric is designed to meet the needs of many...Read More...

IFMA Joins Group to Advise Department of Energy on High-Performance Green Building

IFMA Joins Group to Advise Department of Energy on High-Performance Green Building

IFMA has joined a consortium of other organizations from the building community that seeks to provide guidance and technical expertise on sustainability issues to the DOE's Building Technologies...Read More...

New York City Icon Goes Greener

New York City Icon Goes Greener

Now underway, energy efficiency retrofits at the Empire State Building are being implemented through an integrated...Read More...