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New Product Flash: STI-6200 From Safety Technology International

New Product Flash: STI-6200 From Safety Technology International

The battery operated alarm helps stop the theft and vandalism of fire...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Maine Coffee Shop Tries Stripped Down Marketing Tactic

FRIDAY FUNNY: Maine Coffee Shop Tries Stripped Down Marketing Tactic

Less is more, at least for one innovative coffee shop in the small town of Vassalboro, ME. Owner Donald Crabtree has found a way to bolster business and bring in the customers (and job applicants) during this tough economic spike: topless...Read More...

What Exactly Is A Smart Grid?

What Exactly Is A Smart Grid?

In 2009, the economic stimulus package included $54 billion for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and smart grid projects. What exactly does that all mean and how will it affect your...Read More...

New Product Flash: Weed Pharm By Pharm Solutions, Inc.

New Product Flash: Weed Pharm By Pharm Solutions, Inc.

The product is a "food grade" non selective weed and grass...Read More...

ASHRAE Grant Challenges Students On Plug Loads

ASHRAE Grant Challenges Students On Plug Loads

From computers to popcorn poppers to hair dryers, energy use in dormitories often runs rampant due an overload of...Read More...

Registration Open for IFMA’s World Workplace 2009!

Registration Open for IFMA’s World Workplace 2009!

The International Facility Management Association has opened registration for World Workplace 2009 Conference & Expo! This event is one you don’t want to miss. Held Oct. 7-9 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., World Workplace brings industry leaders from the world's top business and government organizations together with educators and exhibitors to focus on the future of the work...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A Response to "Reaching Into The Tech Toolbox"

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A Response to "Reaching Into The Tech Toolbox"

In this Web Exclusive, find out about opportunities to save money with a bit of intelligent waste...Read More...

New Product Flash: Bamboo Tiles From pinta acoustic, inc.

New Product Flash: Bamboo Tiles From pinta acoustic, inc.

pinta acoustic, inc. (formerly illbruck acoustic) offers bamboo tiles as part of its BIOLINE Wood Ceiling Tile product...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Employee Happiness Kit

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Employee Happiness Kit

With jobless rates topping 8% around the country, employers are scrambling to find options to pacify staff members left to do the work left behind. Here is a low cost option for facility managers to...Read More...

Employers Unnerved by Ruling Upholding the Legality of Guns in Workplace Parking Lots

A 2009 ruling by a federal appeals court meant managers in a growing number of states must accept what, for many, is a troubling reality—their employees have the legal right to keep guns in their cars at work, even with layoffs on the rise and economic tensions running...Read More...