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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.

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

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...

New Product Flash: Starline Plug-In Raceway By Universal Electric Corp.

The Starline™ Plug-In Raceway from Universal Electric Corporation was designed to address the everchanging power distribution and datacom needs of university, hospital, research, pharmaceutical, and data labs. The product’s design offers flexibility, providing facility managers the ability to add or relocate electrical outlet plug-in modules anywhere on the raceway quickly and easily. Insulated copper bus bars are preinstalled in the raceway... ...Read More...

SunPower Completes Australia’s Largest Roof-Mounted Solar System

SunPower Corp., a manufacturer of high-efficiency, solar cells, solar panels, and solar systems, has completed construction on a 305-kilowatt SunPower solar power system atop the roof of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Alice Springs, Northern Territory.... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: AEDs From Defibtech

These automated external defibrillators (AEDs) provide voice prompts appropriate for both lay and professional... ...Read More...

Infrastructure Spending Fast Forwards in Missouri

The first infrastructure project to move forward under the new federal economic stimulus package was announced earlier this week on... ...Read More...

Friday Funny: Decoding Cyberjargon

In order to help keep its visitors up with the times, FacilityBlog brings you this glossary of terms that apply to today's... ...Read More...

New Product Flash: Ladder Lock from Mt. Everest Safety Products

The Ladder Lock is a patented, portable ladder safety device that meets OSHA standards for hands-free climbing and securing a ladder. It is designed to help prevent extension ladder slide-offs, blow-offs, and... ...Read More...