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Green Cleaning Program Expands LEED Focus

Green Cleaning Program Expands LEED Focus

UGL Unicco has extended its cleaning services initiative to encompass a number of categories in the U.S. Green Building Council rating...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

For the third year, Charmin has placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Black Friday Countdown

FRIDAY FUNNY: Black Friday Countdown

The holiday shopping season will kick into gear in just one week, but with such a gloomy economic picture looming, many people are wondering just how much–or how little–goodwill and cheer they can muster by the time Christmas rolls around. Extravagant office parties are being scaled down or even canceled, and Secret Santas may go on hiatus as co-workers struggle to prioritize their holiday spending...Read More...

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

Joint Commission report proposes principles, actions to guide future hospital...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Lost In Space

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Lost In Space

For astronaut Heide Stefanyshyn-Piper, gravity got the better of her and her tool bag during yesterday's maintenance mission in...Read More...

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

More than one in four American adults – 27% – say they have encountered employment discrimination, and with unemployment rising and competition in the workplace increasing, it’s getting even tougher to get a job – or get ahead – in today’s market....Read More...

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

The co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square (Times Square Alliance, Countdown Entertainment) unveiled a new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball last week at Hudson Scenic Studio in Yonkers, New York. The New Year’s Eve Ball is a 12 foot geodesic sphere, double the size of previous Balls, and weighs 11,875 pounds. Covered in 2,668 Waterford Crystals and powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDS, the new...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: New Office Policy As A Result Of The Credit Crunch

FRIDAY FUNNY: New Office Policy As A Result Of The Credit Crunch

This offering is a tongue in cheek look at the drastic measures that could be put into place by the most desperate...Read More...

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

The property market in China is showing more resilience while India has been hard hit by the global economic...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Fire Protection… “Do You Smell Wasabi?”

Weird Wednesday: Fire Protection… “Do You Smell Wasabi?”

Japanese firm SEEMS Inc. has developed the "Wasabi Fire...Read More...