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New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.

Milliken Completes New LEED v4 Credit Pathway

New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.

Wireless Valve Actuator Improves Steam Driven Building

Opened in 1931, the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan now features a wireless controls system to regulate heating and cooling.

Golden Gate Produce Market Unveils Facility Upgrades

Located in South San Francisco, the project included a series of infrastructure, energy, food safety, worker safety, and traffic facility improvements.

Friday Funny: China’s Sadistic Scenic Skywalk

Glass-bottomed bridges have become popular tourist destinations in China. This one has taken an interesting approach to promoting itself. 

MDC Expands Zintra™ Acoustic Solutions

Zintra Acoustic Solutions now offer new textures and geometric configurations.

Ecoflair Indirect Air Economizer From Schneider Electric

Designed for roof-top or on-grade deployments, Ecoflair moves cooling from the data center floor to the facility exterior, freeing up white space for IT equipment.

Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.

U.S. Forest Service Offers Wood Market Grants

Through the agency's Wood Innovations program, applicants can submit for activities focused on the use of wood in construction or energy projects.

Flirt Reconfigurable Meeting Solutions

Flirt is a comprehensive collection of furniture that can be setup, transported, and stored, turning any setting into a gathering place.

Sustainable Landscaping Project Earns Idaho’s First SITES Gold

HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.

Museum Roof Beneath St. Louis’ Historic Gateway Arch Gets Overhaul

The restoration/waterproofing work is part of a multi-phase project to expand and renovate the underground museum, plus renovate the grounds surrounding the Arch.

Five Ways To Shift From Manager To Leader

Even the most effective managers can trip on their way up the ranks. Senior leaders can smooth the way with a leadership training strategy.

Question Of The Week: Register Facility Video Surveillance?

Facility management can support local law enforcement by participating in video surveillance registration programs with their facility security systems.

Nat’l Fleet Products’ Vehicle Loading Ramps

WM System Loading Ramps come in several versions and are suitable for a wide array of vehicle applications.

FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

The Perfect Weather For Painting

Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals

Fairbanks Energy Services worked with its client vXchnge to reduce overall power usage in that company's Chappaqua, NY data center.

Georgia-Pacific’s DensElement Project Map

The DensElement Project Map creates a visual way for architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners to gain perspective on the accelerating adoption of the DensElement Barrier System on high-profile projects across the country.

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

FM Alert: BOMA Releases New Office Measurement Standard

BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.

A Peek Into Employees’ Workplace Preferences

A recent workplace design survey commissioned by Capital One sought insight from 2,500 professionals across five U.S. metro areas.

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.

Apply Lean Principles To Improve Efficiency, Increase Productivity & Lower Costs

Improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.

Electrical Enclosures w/Removable Hinge Pins

The WRD-FS4 and WRD-FSD4 series' are freestanding electrical enclosures with removable hinge pins designed to protect electrical and electronic controls, components, and instruments in typical industrial environments.

Nilfisk Partners With Blue Ocean Robotics

New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.

Friday Funny: Sweet Stats To Improve Your Halloween Haul

The West Coast has it in the bag when it comes to the best places in the U.S. to go trick or treating.

PIG Grippy Floor Mats From New Pig

These adhesive-backed entrance mats are designed to eliminate trip hazards, because they do not shift, bunch up, or flip over once installed.

Linkable LED Strip Light Fixtures

Linkable Linear LED Strip Light Fixtures are energy efficient alternatives to traditional tube light fixtures available in several wattages.

Anixter University Offers Technical, Standards-Based Courses

Based on best practices gained through decades of experience, courses are provided at no cost and most are certified for BICSI Continuing Education Credits. 

Ease Power Outage Impact With Routine Maintenance

On a regular basis, facilities staff should verify that emergency lighting and other life safety systems are fully operational.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

HVACR Products Chosen For 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards

The winners and finalists in 10 HVACR categories will be recognized in January 2018 at the AHR Expo in Chicago, IL.

JEB 3Seal HM+ Warm Edge Spacer System

The JEB 3Seal HM+ warm edge spacer system for insulating glass units (IGUs) enables bold and energy efficient architectural glass solutions.

Chicago Faucets Updates 333 Series Manual Faucets

The popular line of manual faucets has a reshaped body, an integral cast shank, and new optional deck cover plates.

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