Posts Tagged ‘Blog-Sept-2013’

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Sewage Odors

How can a facility manager resolve a persistent problem with sewage... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Without Sesame Street, Jim Henson Might Have Ended Up Running Studio 54

Henson had a deep passion for the project and became personally involved in many of the operational details. He designed the furniture, lighting, and flooring—he even worked with architects on the blueprints for his groovy nightclub,... ...Read More...

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Remembering Ed Coene

Today's Facility Manager pays tribute to Group C Founder Ed Coene, a visionary entrepreneur who boldly embraced the future but never lost sight of the enduring values of family and... ...Read More...

The Steiner Tunnel test, showing the flame being applied to the ceiling, is an inadequate and inappropriate method for testing insulation safety. (Photo: Intertek Testing Services Inc.)

Study Finds Health And Environmental Risk In Building Insulation

Research suggests alternative courses of action, including the possible development of a more accurate test, the use of different flame retardant chemicals, and a range of options for mitigating the impact of the flame retardants currently... ...Read More...

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter To Address Facility Managers At World Workplace

Mayor Nutter will be part of the opening World Workplace events with remarks at 10 a.m. on October 2,... ...Read More...

How Satisfied Are You with Your Software’s Preventive Maintenance Features

Report Finds CMMS Software Can Improve Outcomes

Only 19% of CMMS users often encounter challenges managing recurring maintenance while 74% of those who do not use software reported... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS And BIM Training

When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning... ...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Cats On Guard At The Hermitage

After more than 200 years of service, these hard working cats are being honored in a fashion befitting of their position: an artist has been commissioned to create highly detailed Photoshop portraits of six of the cats, which will be featured in a... ...Read More...

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The Big Growth Opportunity For Big Data In Smart Buildings

The economic climate is impacting investment in construction which has the potential to slow the growth of smart building deployments... ...Read More...

BOMI International And Spring Arbor University Partner To Create New Facilities Management Major

The partnership incorporates three BOMI International Facilities Management Certificate (FMC) offerings into a selection of Spring Arbor University’s Organizational Management major and Business major... ...Read More...