Preventing a Slip, Stumble, and Tumble

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Preventing a Slip, Stumble, and Tumble

While your building's flooring may not always be at fault, the National Floor Safety Institute (NSFI) says that more than 50 percent of all slips, trips, and falls are caused by flooring issues.

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Keeping Up with Building Controls

A facilities manager shares his perspective on how to make your building control system work for your building.

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ASHRAE Headquarters Earn Multiple Green Awards ASHRAE Headquarters Earn Multiple Green Awards
Find out how ASHRAE's latest renovation earned them ENERGY STAR, LEED, and Building Quotient awards.
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Brain is to Blame for the Elderly Falling Brain is to Blame for the Elderly Falling
Understanding why senior citizens fall can help you prevent an accident.
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Are Office Fundamentals Turning Upward? Are Office Fundamentals Turning Upward?
Rents show signs of bottoming out, and select high-quality assets have opportunities to pursue.
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Blu Homes, a Boston-based prefab design and manufacturing company, features unique new products that are a combination of modular and panelized buildings, connected by hinges. The new technology came out of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008. The idea was to create small homes and buildings that could unfold to create a wider space than the traditional 12' or 14' module.
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Green, Modular Town Homes Helping Reshape Industry Green, Modular Town Homes Helping Reshape Industry
Empire Construction and Clayton Building Solutions teamed up last July to design various multifamily building styles. These floor plans have been branded as E Living to highlight the energy efficiency of the units. Empire's partnership with Clayton is helping to reshape a large portion of the multi-family housing industry.
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Developer and Architects Discover Greener Features Using Modular Developer and Architects Discover Greener Features Using Modular
The Greene Town Center (The Greene) in Beavercreek, Ohio is a mixed-use town center, featuring upscale retail, restaurants and apartments. Completed in the fall of 2008, this $40 million, 360,000sf expansion of the town center may look like others in the Steiner + Associates portfolio, but there is one unique difference. The Greene incorporates modular construction technology that makes the building process not only greener, but more profitable.
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Training to Prevent Building Liabilities Training to Prevent Building Liabilities
You're liable for accidents and injuries that occur on your building's premises, but well-trained employees/tenants help reduce liability risks.
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Preventing Problems with Building Controls Preventing Problems with Building Controls
Unseen problems can cause your building controls to lose the efficiency they're supposed to create.
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RFCI online resource by the Resilient Floor Covering Institute
The Resilient Floor Covering Institute (RFCI) has launched an online resource for commercial flooring specifiers and consumers seeking information on resilient flooring products.
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