Posts Tagged ‘Blog-May-2013’

Week Two: Building Safety Month 2013

Week two of Building Safety Month focuses on disaster safety and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Serial Quote Syndrome

What is the appropriate professional procedure for dealing with RFPs from internal departments that ask for numerous quotes from facilities on work that will more than likely never be completed? How do I keep from alienating my vendors and...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Elevating Excel To An Art Form

What will you do when you retire? If you're considering the possibility of creating amazing pieces of art using Excel, well, someone else is already doing...Read More...

WaterSense Suggests Sprinkler Spruce-Up For Spring

A leak about as small as the tip of a ballpoint pen (or 1/32nd of an inch) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. As the weather warms up and facility managers concentrate their attention on landscaping, sprinkler systems should come under...Read More...

BOMI International and Transwestern To Offer Education Programs

Partnership will provide Transwestern property and facility staff with additional education options to enhance their knowledge, build upon their existing competencies, and learn in a way that best suits their...Read More...

McCarthy Recognized As AHA Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite

Builder takes steps to decrease healthcare expenses, increase productivity and build healthier...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facilities Management Software

Is there any facility management software designed for labs that can handle maintenance, drawings. leases, and all the other necessary...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Ticket Please!

Here's a little joke about engineers and HR professionals that may have been bouncing around on the web for some...Read More...

Verizon Green Project Will Power 19 Company Facilities Across the Country

Fuel cells, solar systems expected to generate more than 70 million kilowatt hours of electricity—enough to eliminate more than 10,000 metric tons of carbon...Read More...

President Declares May 2013 As Building Safety Month

The safety campaign reinforces the need for the adoption of modern, model building codes; a strong and efficient system of code compliance; and a well-trained, professional workforce to provide public...Read More...