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The Cost Of Doing Business: 10 Most and Least Expensive Cities

The Cost Of Doing Business: 10 Most And Least Expensive Cities In North America

Honolulu has highest facility operating costs in a new Whitestone Research study which reveals the ten most—and least—expensive cities in North...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Retro-Commissioning from Atkins

Atkins, an global engineering and design consulting firm, has added a national retro-commissioning business to its service offerings. If its engineers find efficiency issues in a facility, they repair, adjust, and refurbish its systems to improve airflow, water flow, and other aspects of...Read More...

Global FM Concludes 2012 With Three Events In The Americas

Global FM representatives will announce the winners of the third annual Global FM Awards for Excellence in Facilities Management during IFMA's World Workplace. The 2012 series of international workshops will finish with events in Brazil and the...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Remodeling Benchmarks

Is there any kind of established benchmark for interior remodeling in...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Verifi by FMC Corporation

The Verifi™ bed bug detector from FMC Corporation provides continuous detection of bed bugs for up to 90 days at a time in a compact device. It is designed to be unobtrusive, operate silently, and not require occupants to vacate the...Read More...

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Study Ties Cities’ Smart Grid Use To Economic Drivers For CRE Health

Do smart grid investments pay off for cities? In what ways? Jones Lang LaSalle examined the top “connected cities” as identified in a U.S. News & World Report study to find out how these cities fared in terms of three indicators of economic health: job growth, GDP, and commercial real estate value. Oct 9, 2012 @ 2:08...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Global Trends In Integrated Facilities Management

IFM is a very respected process; its practices and techniques should be learned fully. There is no short cut, and in most cases, an fm is simply passing through in the life of an organization; the person’s legacy is what is left behind for the next generation of career fm. So why isn't it widely practiced around the...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Play The Game And Save The Planet!

Imagine if you had the power to make the world a better place…how would you do it? Would you discover new ideas by playing a board game based on the concept of...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Free Calibration by Wahl Instruments

Facility managers who purchase the company's Heat Spy Inspector Series thermal imaging cameras can send the equipment in for free, annual recalibration and firmware updates for the life of the product....Read More...

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ICC Designates NFPA 70 For Use With I-Codes

ICC announces official recognition of the NFPA’s 
National Electrical Code® as the electrical code 
for use with the ICC family of...Read More...