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The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

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Roofing Contractors Recognized For Installations

The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing...Read More...

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Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building...Read More...

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Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and...Read More...

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ASLA Receives Green Streets Grant For Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project

Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all...Read More...

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Free White Paper – Reduce Labor Costs by Optimizing Facility Cleaning Operations

Find strategies on how to reduce operational and labor costs with this free white paper from Staples Facility...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Improved InfoLock by APCO Signs

Designed for healthcare facilities, the versatility of this signage system helps elevate patient care in a secure...Read More...

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New CareerBuilder Study Explores the Perks and Pitfalls of Working in a Desk Job Vs. a Non-Desk Job

What are the advantages and disadvantages of working in a desk job vs. a non-desk job? Which workers are happier, are less stressed, or earn more? Which are more likely to gain...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Facility Management And Energy Initiatives

Execution of energy management programs is typically a shared responsibility, but what can be done when the facilities department is reluctant to take...Read More...

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Vertical Planes Are The Future Of The Office

In considering the future of the office, vertical planes—or walls—are one of the most under-used surfaces. Conceptual applications incorporate V.I.A.—or vertical intelligent architecture—as a way to create intelligent...Read More...

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Increased Safety Urged In Advance Of July 4 Celebrations

OSHA urges increased safety awareness in fireworks industry in advance of July 4...Read More...