Posts Tagged ‘Blog-Jan-2013’

Lady Gaga is pondering the prospect of investing in a Neverland renovation.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Going Gaga Over Neverland

Either the eccentric songstress is purely seeking publicity or she is genuinely enthusiastic over the prospect of taking on a project more massive than Michael Jackson's plastic surgery obsession....or...Read More...

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Workforce Study Hints At Possible Talent Drought In Certain Skill Sets

Eighty-five percent of employers report difficulty finding qualified new hires according to Fluke Corporation study. While growth in HVAC and electrical jobs increases, a gap persists between job requirements and available...Read More...

BOMA International and RICS Collaborate to Advance International Property Measurement Standards

Widespread market adoption of these new standards will provide the building blocks for well-functioning global real estate markets and will be complementary to International Financial Reporting Standards and International Valuation Standards: two layers shaping the global financial...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Antibacterial Paper Towels by Cascades Tissue Group

This away-from-home product is designed to minimize hand contamination by killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria almost...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Implementing A “No Personal Electronic Device” Workplace

Due to security policy changes, our workplace has been declared a "personal electronic device free" zone. Can anyone share experiences and...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: FAAST Design from System Sensor

Using an online form, facility managers provide information about their fire system project needs, and the System Sensor team then designs and delivers system plans for...Read More...

OSHA Issues Plan To Help Reduce Injuries And Illnesses At High Hazard Workplaces

In addition to the SST program, OSHA implements both national and local emphasis inspection programs, which include programmed inspections, to target high-risk hazards and...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Power2U from Newer Technology

This AC/USB wall outlet is designed to enhance power usage by eliminating the need for adapters, and this latest version features NEC tamper-resistant receptacles. It is available in a 20 Amp model for commercial, hospitality, education, municipal, and residential...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Who Takes Responsibility For BIM Errors?

If an AEC professional uses BIM for a building project and one of the components fails due to a problem with the software, who is ultimately...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Ditch The Denim—Dust Off The Tux?

Some employees are taking the concept of dressing up to the extreme, sporting top hats and their "Sunday best" on Fridays. For them, the idea is to break the monotony of flip flops and flannel; some West Coast companies also like to do it in order to surprise East Coast guests who may be visiting for a...Read More...