Posts Tagged ‘Blog-Feb-2013’

Report Highlights Potential “Best Bets” For Commercial Real Estate Investors In 2013

U.S. commercial real estate recovery to advance in 2013 with nationwide gains in leasing, rents and pricing, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers and Urban Land Institute's Emerging Trends in Real Estate®... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: USB Duplex Tamper Resistant (TR) Receptacle from Cooper Wiring Devices

New combination USB charger with duplex receptacle offers fast, convenient charging; solution includes 2.1A USB charging ports compatible with most electronic... ...Read More...

The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case.

Employers Prompted To Post Injury And Illness Summaries

The Log of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses is used to classify work-related injuries and illnesses and to note the extent and severity of each case.... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do If Someone Has The Flu?

When an important employee appears to be coming down with flu-like symptoms, what can—and SHOULD—facility managers... ...Read More...

Chu parodied in Onion story.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Outgoing Energy Secretary Chu Gets Parody Farewell From the ONION

Chu was viewed by many as a formidable foil on several controversial subjects—ranging from climate change to hydraulic fracturing to the viability of nuclear power in a post-Fukushima age. However, few of his critics could anticipate one aspect of Chu's character: his unflappable sense of... ...Read More...

Water Is Your Business

The National Association of Water Companies and U.S. Chamber of Commerce launch a campaign for leaders, businesses, and the public to make the case for water infrastructure... ...Read More...

In Seattle, facility managers of commercial and multifamily buildings (20k to 50k sf) are required to submit 2012 energy data by April 1, 2013.

Seattle Holds Energy Data On Majority Of Facilities There

The city's Energy Benchmarking and Reporting Ordinance, passed in 2010, has resulted in the collection of 2011 energy data on more than 87% of commercial and multifamily buildings 50,000 square feet or larger in the... ...Read More...

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Celebrate National Engineers Week: February 17-23, 2013

The role of engineers is perhaps one of the most misunderstood in society, which is it why it's important to recognize more than 1.8 million US engineers for their achievements. National Engineers Week (February 17-23, 2013) celebrates the achievements of past, present, and... ...Read More...

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Super Bowl Power Outage

This article from an analyst at the U.S. EIA addresses the 34 minute power outage during Super Bowl XLVII. While the cause of the outage has been debated, some assert the type of lamps used throughout much of the Superdome had an impact on the amount of time it took to get the lights back on.... ...Read More...

NCGBCS Releases Taxonomy of Building Codes and Standards

This compilation of codes and standards relating to the built environment is intended to serve as a resource when educating the industry, government, and the public about the regulations and referenced documents that are used when constructing buildings and facilities. Comments are due March 8,... ...Read More...