Posts Tagged ‘Blog-Dec-2012’

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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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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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...

New Report Examines How Environmental Design Impacts Falls In Patient Rooms

Report provides additional evidence-based design resource tool; fills knowledge gap and helps to inform facility professionals in the healthcare... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Decorative Sawgrass Waste Receptacle from Witt

Featuring laser cut designs, this decorative sawgrass waste receptacle is the newest member of Witt's Covington... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Mystery Of The Fancoil Unit

I was in the process of winterizing the fancoil units, and I noticed that one of them is not getting any flow in the hot water coil (even though I opened both the manual and control valves). What could be the... ...Read More...

Christmas E-Mail, David Petraeus, E-mail Privacy

FRIDAY FUNNY: E-Mail Privacy Measures Protect Infamous Interoffice Exchanges

On Thursday, November 29, 2012 the Senate Judiciary Committee took action to make it more difficult for law enforcement officials to access old e-mails without a warrant. And while privacy advocates are applauding the move, it would be hard to deny the fact that the new law would have put the following fictitious e-mail exchange "off... ...Read More...