02/16/2017

The standards, GS-11 (Standard for Paints, Coatings, Stains, and Sealers) and GS-43 (Standard for Recycled Latex Paint), make it easier to identify paint properties

02/15/2017

The results of the survey show the commercial refrigeration industry continues to see CO2 as a viable mainstream technology for refrigeration.

02/15/2017

BSRIA announced it has released the 2017 version of The BSRIA Blue Book, including annual building running costs, key contacts, conversation data and maintenance key performance indicators. 

02/14/2017

The ORNL team transferred 1.67 bits per qubit, or quantum bit, over a fiber optic cable, edging out the previous record of 1.63 per qubit.

02/14/2017

A new test method and standard from ASTM International intends to prevent air leakage in and around roofs, helping improve energy efficiency, reduce moisture problems, and prevent pollutants from entering the building. 

02/13/2017

A survey from Firefly Community shows the importance of stores, restaurants, and work facilities including extra toilet stations for children with special needs.

02/13/2017

The bipartisan legislation addresses an unintended consequence of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) — the practice by certain attorneys of filing “drive-by” lawsuits with the primary objective being a monetary judgement. 

02/10/2017

The infographic includes information to help ensure that a healthcare facility is as safe, secure, navigable, sustainable and versatile as possible.  

02/09/2017

A new ASTM International test method aims to prevent air leakage in and around roofs, helping improve energy efficiency, reduce moisture problems, and prevent pollutants from entering the building

02/09/2017

These strategies can minimize operating costs, achieve energy code compliance and support workspaces that are more productive.

02/08/2017

The state of Illinois hosted the Smart State Roadmap Workshop, a two-day workshop to reach toward becoming the first “smart state” in the country. 

02/08/2017

About 1,300 slides sold between November 2000 and October 2016 are affected by this recall.. 

02/07/2017

The white paper from Microsoft and Smart Cities Council outlines five specific ways Internet of Things (IoT) delivers value to building owners and facility managers. 

02/07/2017

Limited financing options are often cited as a major barrier to investing in energy efficient systems and this tool helps FMs identify potential solutions. 

02/06/2017

The new standard aims to help manufacturing plants recycle returned fresh concrete, supporting growth in sustainable construction practices and best practices in project management. 

02/06/2017

Global property advisor CBRE Group's Q4 report highlights how markets in suburban areas are doing better than downtown office spaces, with the Midwest in most decline.

02/03/2017

The carbon calculator is a useful tool for building owners and designers who’d like to gain insight on the environmental value of alternate designs. 

02/03/2017

Heaviland Landscape Management shared three reminders on what FMs can do to maintain landscape investment over time, especially in times of large occurrences of rain and snow. 

02/02/2017

Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards for carpet, resilient flooring, textiles, and furniture.

02/01/2017

The widespread adoption of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building certification program by Canada’s industry, contributes to innovation and economic development for the industry as a whole.