Posts Tagged ‘Blog-Nov-2013’

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Walls Are Alive!

Clients have included the Edmonton International Airport, Microsoft, lululemon, SAP, ING, and various restaurants and hotels in and around the Pacific Northwest--known for grey skies and green...Read More...

An aerial view of the fire at Our Lady of the Angels School at 909 N. Avers Ave. on the West Side of Chicago. The fire was one of the worst in the city's history, claiming the lives of three nuns and 92 of the school's 1,200 pupils. Numerous changes in the city's fire code followed, including mandatory sprinkler systems and alarms linked directly to fire stations. The fire began about 20 minutes before the school was to let out for the day.

December 1, 2013 Marks 55th Anniversary Chicago School Fire

Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of...Read More...

IFMA Named A Top Workplace By Houston Chronicle

Overall workplace satisfaction in the new location is 80%, a significant increase from the previous location....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Facility Manager’s Dilemma

How do facilities management professionals shift strategic decision making processes so they can be proactive rather than...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Of The Rest…Room

The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the...Read More...

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THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Saddest Offices in the World Contest Winners (or Losers)

People who work in places like these are especially happy to escape from the office for Thanksgiving. #throwbackthursday...Read More...

DBIA Honors Michael C. Loulakis With Lifetime Achievement Award

Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award is DBIA's highest...Read More...

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OP-ED: Flame Retardants Serve An Essential Role In Foam Insulation

The following article by Jared Blum serves as a more extensive counterpoint to a piece posted on FacilityBlog on September 26,...Read More...

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OSHA Reminds Retailers To Practice Safe Crowd Management Techniques During Sales Events

Crowd management measures are critical during major sales events; U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA sends reminder to retail...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Manhole Strength Analysis

One facility professional seeks assistance in dealing with a safety issue regarding concrete pipes and...Read More...