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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Registration Now Open For Inaugural REAL STREET Expo

REAL STREET Expo will offer attendees a two-day, multi-track conference program featuring an all-star lineup of presenters and... ...Read More...

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Green Building Market Study Shows 250% Growth In Alternative Rating Systems

Recent Turner study shows significant growth in interest in Green Globes® and other... ...Read More...

Channel Spotlight: Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.

This dynamic web portal is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems.... ...Read More...

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How To Choose A Greener Ice Melting Process

Where ice-melting chemicals are needed, Green Seal recommends using potassium chloride- or magnesium chloride-based products rather than sodium chloride or calcium... ...Read More...

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CRE Strategy Experts On Board For REAL STREET Expo

Conference presenters include top-level directors from several leading CRE firms and some of the most respected analysts/forecasters in the industry, as well as an A-team of instructors from CCIM, the gold standard in CRE... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: And The WIU Band Played On

When a university marching band loses access to its rehearsal area due to construction in the parking lot, facilities management steps in to save the... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: PATeye by Solar Bright

This real-time visual warning system alerts motorists and others to icy surface conditions on roads, bridges, parking facilities, sidewalks, and loading... ...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | October 2014 Issue

In this issue, TFM's Annual Green Report includes a selection of articles addressing a variety of sustainability concerns. FM Frequency: It's Not Easy Being Green(er) - Tech And FM: The Enernet - The Next Frontier? - Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit - Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean - Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits - FM Issue: Managing Security Services - LEED Case Study: Triple... ...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit

At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in... ...Read More...