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In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.


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In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.

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6th Annual National Fall Prevention Safety Stand-Down Announced

In early May, OSHA will join with occupational safety organizations for the week-long event that focuses on preventing falls in construction, the industry’s leading cause of fatalities.

Proposed Legislation Could Be A Boon For Public Facilities

Introduced in March 2019, S. 932 aims "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax-exempt financing of certain government-owned buildings."

USPS Honors Post Office Lobby Artwork

Five new Forever stamps highlight lobby murals in post office buildings around the nation.

OpenClean Technologies Introduces Hand Sanitizing Door Handles

World’s first door handles that dispense hand sanitizer make hand sanitizing easy, intuitive, and accessible

Renewable Energy Data Book Shares 2017 Stats

Annual publication from U.S. DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory reports on development across the nation, and around the world.

Hotel Wins Rave Reviews – For Hot Water!

Installing a digital mixing station for the domestic water system delights guests and decreases maintenance demands.

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2019

Which developments should you pay attention to for data center planning and operation?

Stop Refrigerant Leaks Before They Start

Rising costs and new environmental regulations call for facilities to enact proactive refrigerant management programs.

Keep Birds From Nesting At Facilities

Examine the current situation, and evaluate the site to plan next steps to deter pest birds. Plus, advice for repelling mosquitoes.

Center for Active Design Announces Fitwel v2.1

The new version of this healthy building certification highlights new construction, and retail and community projects.

UMass Amherst Expands With Business Innovation Hub

The expansion and partial renovation of the Isenberg School of Management nearly doubles the school’s current space to accommodate its growth in the last decade.

Making The Connection: Aligning Facilities Investments With Organizational Mission

Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.

Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting

Connecting lighting systems in educational facilities can help to light the way to safety.

Flexible Furniture Revives Office

An office redesign at Victory Renewables, LLC in Southlake, TX has improved employee comfort and collaboration.

Friday Funny: Is Your Potty Peerless? Is Your Washroom Wonderful?

If so, it's time to get your public restroom the recognition it deserves as Cintas opens nominations for its 18th annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.

Design For Daylighting

Brighten the outlook of building occupants and reduce lighting costs by bringing natural light inside.

Skool Dogs Graduates And Deploys First School Safety Dog

K-9 "Meadow"—named after Meadow Pollack, a victim in the Parkland, FL school shooting—is the first canine to graduate the K9 Academy as a school safety dog.

USGBC Explores Green Building Industry’s Role As Global Solution

The new report takes a closer look at Americans' views on environmental issues and how the green building industry can be better positioned as a global solution.

ASHRAE, IIR Release New Definitions For Five Refrigeration Terms

The aim of this joint effort was to clarify for the industry the meaning of five common and important refrigeration keywords.

3 Ways To Improve Property Inspections

Routine property inspections can provide valuable information to help facility management make more informed decisions when maintenance planning.

Upgrading Exterior Lighting To LED?

Don’t overlook opportunity for monetary and operational savings through a lighting control system.

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

2019 ENERGY STAR Awards Announced

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognize 183 ENERGY STAR partners for outstanding contributions to public health and the environment.

ADA Compliance For Facilities

Keep current with Americans with Disabilities Act developments to make better facilities decisions.

Emergency Lighting: Four Facts To Face

Checking on emergency and exit lighting systems during the seasonal transition can help prepare a facility in the event of a power outage.

Enhancing School Security: What You Should Consider

Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.

Friday Funny: Dragons Fly In Las Vegas

Blizzards, a burning lake, and dragons (of course) all make an appearance as Game of Thrones takes over the Fountains of Bellagio.

Network Cameras Play Part At Inclusive Training Facility

Inclusive Sports and Fitness in Holbrook, NY uses Axis network cameras to help athletes with autism expand their physical, social and emotional skills.

Pet Rescue Saves Energy Costs With Rooftop Solar System

Dynamic Energy Solutions installed a 207-kilowatt rooftop system that’s expected save the Simon Foundation close to $1 million over the system's life.

Process-Driven Facility Designed To Optimize Office, Fabrication Spaces

H. Hendy Associates, an interior architecture and planning firm, designed a new Southern California manufacturing facility for MEP leader Southland Industries.

Top Five Trends Driving POL Adoption For Smart Buildings

Passive Optical Local Area Networks are the key to future-ready, cost-effective digital transformations in smart environments.

USGBC Launches LEED v4.1 For City, Community, Residential Projects

This new version of the LEED green building program raises the bar for sustainable housing and cities.

Three Green Solutions To Maximize Facility Usage, Profit

Facilities that implement creative green solutions enjoy stronger constructions, lower costs, and more sustainable futures.

World Autism Awareness Day: Challenging Companies To Rethink Work Environments     

Office design plays an essential role in reducing stress for adults with autism, who may have sensitivities to noise, bright lights, and social interactions common at work

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