Eliminate Pests at the Source

April 25, 2011

Not only are pest infestations disastrous for your work and business environment, but they also take a toll on your budget. Avoid wasting precious funds on treating existing problems by implementing a green pest management program (GPM). This sustainable practice decreases the possibility of an infestation and discourages the use of harsh chemicals.  Find out how you can benefit from a GPM.

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Now playing on BUILDINGSVIP: Design for Maintenance: Using BIM as a FM Tool

Over the next two years, maintenance-related data in BIM models will soar, giving FMs precise information to help them manage their buildings more efficiently in terms of energy consumption, waste reduction, and equipment service life.

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Top Smart Card Blunders

Imagine a piece of plastic that opens doors, contains biometric information, has debit card capabilities, and displays a photo ID. With data storage and encryption, smart cards merge multiple credentials into one device for a cost-saving security measure. Avoid costly mistakes and compromised security by checking out these top blunders.

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EPA Proposes Stronger PVC Emissions Standards
The EPA has proposed stronger standards that would require facilities that produce polyvinyl chloride (PVC) to reduce emissions of harmful toxins, with the goal of improving air quality and protecting community health.Click here for complete article…
LEED for Healthcare Debuts The USGBC has introduced its latest green building rating system, LEED for Healthcare. Debuting at the CleanMed conference, the rating system is intended to guide the design and construction of new buildings and major renovations. Click here for complete article…
Net-Zero Energy Design Toolkit
An ASHRAE project grant is funding the development of a net-zero energy design toolkit designed to help facilitate the understanding of building construction impacts and net zero energy targets.
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How to Benchmark Energy Performance

In this intensive course, learn how to benchmark commercial real estate using the EPA energy performance rating system. Manual and automated data input alternatives for benchmarking are reviewed and lessons learned from building operators are presented to facilitate fast, effective and accurate benchmarking results.

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Sustainability Efforts to Curb Bed Bugs
Does the thought of bed bugs make you cringe as much as the thought of dousing your facility with chemicals to get rid of them? Click here for complete article …
Avian Fecal Matter Poses Threat to Buildings and Occupants
Although the risk of contracting an infection from bird droppings is relatively low, these diseases are severe and may be life threatening if contracted.
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From Keys to Cards Electronic access control systems offer advantages over mechanical lock systems through cost savings, heightened security, and increased convenience. Click here for complete article …
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Monitoring Energy Use: The Power of Information

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Reducing energy use and waste is now widely seen as being good for business, as well as good for the environment. However, executives typically do not have the information they need to make informed, proactive decisions about their facility's energy use. Energy initiatives too often are one-time improvements that are not monitored and measured properly over time. As a result, the benefits of these improvements are soon lost.

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