Posts Tagged ‘Blog-June-2013’

FRIDAY FUNNY: Like Sands Through The Hourglass

An illusionist/scientist who goes by the Internet name of Brusspup has updated the Chladni experiment and posted an impressive video that demonstrates the impact of sound...Read More...

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CFL Safety Issues An Urban Myth, Says NLB

In some cases, the ballast’s plastic housing can melt slightly where the glass coil connects to the ballast, the Green Guide states, noting that this “is simply a sign that the heat is escaping as intended in the design of the...Read More...

ASIS International And BICSI Sign MOU

Privacy, workforce development and federal resources among top issues to be...Read More...

Healthcare Project Receives IFMA Boston Award Of Excellence 2013

Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, a member of Steward Health Care, has been recognized by IFMA for Best Practice in...Read More...

Philips Recalls Metal Halide Lamps

These lamps are being recalled because the internal wiring can arc and cause the lamp to catch fire or the glass to shatter, thus causing a potential laceration...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: When Do Facilities Processes Begin?

While each facility is different, all of the processes have to start somewhere. What is the sequence in your...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Anecdotes From Around The Water Cooler

What is the funniest/weirdest/oddest thing that has ever happened in your facility? These are some highlights from Funny Office Stories. Readers are encouraged to share their...Read More...

Changes To Lease Accounting: What Do Facility Managers Need To Know?

Changes to lease accounting standards may affect companies that lease equipment and real estate as part of their day-to-day operations, including those in the construction industry. Because the topic is of such critical importance and it can seem complex to many, William G. Sutton has written this...Read More...

Skilled Trades Saluted In Song

Grainger is sponsoring 20 tour dates and launching a sweepstakes for tickets to a concert featuring Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida) as Florida Georgia...Read More...

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NEMA Publishes Instructions For Medium Voltage Electric Fire Pump Controllers

NEMA has published NEMA ICS 15.1-2012, Instructions for the Handling, Installation, Operation, and Maintenance of Medium Voltage Electric Fire Pump Controllers Rated Not More Than...Read More...