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Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: BAS Optimization Methods

Building automation systems are extremely useful strategic tools, but one facility management professional needs input on their power saving...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Conference Call Nightmare

This amusing video from Leadercast captures all of the really annoying things about conference calls..."struggling with your access code, the dropped calls, the person on mute, the person not paying any attention, and of course everyone talking over everyone...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bell & Gossett Series e-1510 Pumps by Xylem

A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating...Read More...

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Intelligibility And Mass Notification Systems

The ability of occupants to comprehend in-building mass notification messages is a crucial requirement for facility life safety...Read More...

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WHITE PAPER: Rise Of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks For Manufacturers

The rising use of connected devices is exposing production sites to security breaches and cyber-attacks, compelling companies to seek ways to protect their networks, according to a new white paper from IHS...Read More...

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Geared Up For The Big Game: Super Bowl XLVIII Gets Super-Sized Security

For the scads of security personnel charged with ensuring the safety of NFL players, fans, and the many other people behind the scenes at the first outdoor, cold-weather Super Bowl, the real win was in pulling off the mega sporting event without...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Angry Janitors!

ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden...Read More...

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2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Hyper-Heating R2-Series by Mitsubishi Electric

Using patented flash injection technology, these units perform at full heating capacity down to...Read More...

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Focus On: Energy Products

In this web exclusive Energy product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...