Posts Tagged ‘Blog-March-2013’

IBM Smarter Cities, Boston

Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, City Of Boston, Boston University, And IBM Partner On Smarter Cities Project

Boston event looked at how cross-sector collaborations could be used to pilot new solutions to urban challenges... ...Read More...

Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association, GreenWizard Form Partnership

GreenWizard’s Product Management Workflow™ will now include level® certified furniture eligible for LEED... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Financial Institution Builds A Future Ready And High-Tech Green Building

A large financial institution in a green, 10-story office building used high-performance cabling made from alternative materials to reduce impact on environment; advanced network infrastructure also increased performance and... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS/Asset Management Software Recommendations

I've used a few different programs in past lives but they were mostly geared towards educational facilities or they didn't include some of the vital modules I'm looking for in this particular application. I have found an option that seems pretty sharp and includes most of what I'm looking for, but I'd appreciate more... ...Read More...

The Energy Logic 2.0 Roadmap Infographic

FRIDAY FUNNY: How Far Can Data Center Energy Savings Take You? (INFOGRAPHIC!)

This Friday Funny is more fun than funny, since it takes facility managers on a little journey to illustrate the effectiveness of energy savings in data... ...Read More...

MCGRAW-HILL CONSTRUCTION DODGE MOMENTUM INDEX

Dodge Momentum Index Takes February Jump

The increase was the third consecutive monthly gain and the first time the index has surpassed the 100 mark since 2010. In fact, the index is now at its highest level since April of 2010, suggesting that the recovery for nonresidential building may be finally gaining some... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Airport Hangar Receives A New Retrofit Roof System And Energy Upgrade

The Lafayette, Louisiana Regional Airport underwent a retrofit re-roof and energy upgrade on its 114 Borman aircraft hangar building. This Web exclusive was submitted by Mark James on behalf of Roof... ...Read More...

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Green Seal Publishes Standard On Laundry Products

GS-51: Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use addresses life cycle impacts and specifies performance, environmental, and health... ...Read More...

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ASHRAE Launches New Terminology Site – ASHRAEwiki

Common definitions for terms found in ASHRAE standards and other publications can now be found at a new website from the... ...Read More...

University initiatives have resulted in big cost-saving dividends. (Photo: Texas A&M)

Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling Efforts

At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.... ...Read More...