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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Co-op Purchasing from Ferguson and E&I

Facilities that are E&I members can now purchase Ferguson’s inventory of products, including PVF, plumbing, and facilities maintenance, through a new cooperative purchasing... ...Read More...

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: EV Infrastructure

As the adoption of plug-in electric vehicles slowly gains ground, some facility managers are installing charging stations for this mode of... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Roof Leaks

Do you have any recommendations for flashing this HVAC unit? Is a double curb the only way to approach this... ...Read More...

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FM Issue: Integrated Systems, Effective Operations

Technology makes it possible for facility systems to work together and increase productivity. An ICT approach can help give facility managers additional oversight and... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Xtra-400 from Load Mover

This electric tug is a self contained, battery powered, walk-behind power mover that aids workers in moving heavy parts and equipment. Typical applications include moving materials from receiving to processing or assembly areas in a variety of industries.... ...Read More...

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IAQ Trends: Conundrum In The Air

Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures.... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Technology And Staffing In Hospitals

Do you have any feedback on the best strategy for implementing a high tech approach to operations and optimizing current full-time... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Infrastructure Gets An Extra Bounce

Is there any new approach to infrastructure that hasn't already been tried? A trampoline! At Russia's Archstoyanie festival, that was the answer delivered by the Estonian architectural studio,... ...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Sensor Layout and Tuning from Lutron

Installing occupancy sensors and daylight sensors can be an inexact science, and sensor fine tuning is best performed after the space is fully occupied, furniture is in place, and the HVAC system is balanced to the... ...Read More...