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Focus On: Furniture

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

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Do Workplace Wellness Initiatives Go Far Enough?

Employers "care about my health," say workers, but could do more to back it up. Two out of three employees surveyed feel their employer cares, but fewer see tangible...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: What’s Your Facility Management Background?

Everyone seems to have a different career path in the facilities profession; how would you describe...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Why Don’t We Get Anything Done?

Employers share the most unusual things they've caught employees doing when they should have been...Read More...

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Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future...Read More...

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A Failure To Communicate: Disconnect Between Purchasers And Operators Costs Billions

To help lower operating expenses, companies must consider the total cost of ownership when purchasing new equipment. By purchasing slightly more expensive gear that is more efficient, manufacturers can save massively on electricity costs over the...Read More...

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FM Alert: Revisiting TFM Facility Executive Of The Year Winners

This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College....Read More...

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Water-Rest-Shade: Safe Summer Working Practices

U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Gridlock Glass Block System by EXTECH

This patented system allows for in-house staff to perform quick repairs in the event of block...Read More...

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CMMS: Trends And Attitudes

The survey found that 48% of prospective buyers were currently using manual methods such as paper and spreadsheets to track their maintenance management, rather than using a formal software...Read More...