Posts Tagged ‘Blog-July-2013’

AIA Approves Continuing Education Credit For Green Globes Course

The course provides an overview of the features and use of the newly released version of Green Globes for New Construction (NC), which is based on an ANSI Standard (ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial...Read More...

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BICSI Releases New Standard For Electronic Safety And Security System Design

BICSI 005 bridges the two worlds of security and communications by providing the professional with the requirements and recommendations of a structured cabling infrastructure needed to support today’s security systems while providing the cabling design professional information on different elements within safety and security systems that affect the...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Geek? Jock? Popular? Cliques Are Alive And Well In The Workplace

In a new survey from CareerBuilder, workers rank which departments are smartest and most social, intelligent, attractive—just like high...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Why Are Businesses Opting To Shop Online For Janitorial Supplies?

For many professionals charged with purchasing responsibilities, online ordering makes sense in a very tangible way. It not only streamlines the process in terms of timing, it often gives the customer access to higher quality, professional grade...Read More...

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Economy Poised For A Stronger Second Half Of 2013

The latest jobs report showed steady year-to-date job creation and measures of consumer confidence are at or near recovery...Read More...

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BHMA Begins Roll-Out Of Product Category Rules, Seeks Input

New product category rules seek to set environmental...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Energy Management Employee Engagement

While facility managers often institute energy management programs in their buildings, how many actually take the time to survey employees to find out who—if anyone—is actively engaged in the program? One manager is looking for survey...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Don’t Laugh! Exercise At Your Desk To Improve Your Health

While it may look silly, simple desk exercises can do a great deal in terms of office worker general health and well being. So get up, walk around, and shape...Read More...

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EPA Guide Offers Workplace Water Best Management Practices

America’s commercial and institutional facilities use 17% of the water provided by the nation’s public water supplies, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Facility professionals need to optimize their usage of this precious...Read More...

Job Outlook Improving For Construction Industry

BLS projections suggest most specialty trade careers will grow over the national average in the next seven to 10...Read More...