Posts Tagged ‘Blog-Feb-2013’

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Take TFM’s Lighting Survey!

In partnership with NEMA enLIGHTen America, TFM is asking readers to provide insight about lighting practices, upgrades, and financing strategies. Respond by this Friday, February 22, for a chance to win a $100 gift card... ...Read More...

Space And Project Benchmarks From IFMA

Factors such as layoffs and stagnant hiring due to the troubled economy, more people working off site and the growth of collaborative space may actually mask this trend, elevating the total amount of space per person available throughout the... ...Read More...

Facility Managers Should Ramp Up Preparations for Healthcare Reform

Employers need to ramp up preparations for healthcare reform, LeClairRyan legal team advises. Ongoing implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will challenge businesses on multiple fronts, attorneys... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: High Security Suite from Von Duprin

Ingersoll Rand Security Technologies has brought together a suite of products that provides high security exit devices and indicators for openings requiring increased monitoring or specific safety and notification... ...Read More...

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Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

Presented by TFM and NEMA's enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Late Again? Try One Of These Excuses!

Traffic is the most common culprit causing tardiness according to 31% of workers. But not all employees blame jammed... ...Read More...

The Station Night Club Memorial (Photo: Wikipedia)

February 20th Marks 10th Anniversary of Station Nightclub Fire

Circumstances behind deaths of 100 concertgoers at West Warwick, RI nightclub 10 years ago were strikingly similar to those of the recent Brazilian nightclub blaze, which killed 230... ...Read More...

Smithsonian Castle (photo by Eric Long, Smithsonian Institution)

Building Stones Of Washington DC Landmarks

This article by Ari Massefski of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reflects on the geology that helped build Washington, DC. This information is based on a more extensive USGS publication, "Building Stones of Our Nation's Capital."... ...Read More...

EPA Analysis Shows Big Energy Savings For Benchmarked Buildings

New analysis confirmed 35,000 buildings using the U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager between 2008 and 2011 saved an average of 7% in... ...Read More...

IFMA Announces Building Information Modeling Community Of Practice

The development and use of BIM provides value to Architects, Engineers & Contractors (AEC) by reducing project risk, costs, and time while improving the overall quality of the project via improved communication and collaboration of design intent.... ...Read More...