Design a Sign of the Times

March 28, 2011

Whether you're road-testing a new product or announcing an impromptu special to move some inventory that isn't selling well, outdoor digital signage can help a hospitality business catch the eyes of passersby and draw in more revenue.

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It's Not Easy Being Green

BUILDINGS takes a look at the practice known as Greenwashing – misleading or false marketing about a company or product's environmental virtue.

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EPA Proposes Standards for Mercury Pollution
The EPA has responded to a court deadline, and proposed the first-ever national standards for mercury, arsenic, and other toxic air pollution from power plants. Click here for complete article…
Wind and Solar Can Supply 25% of Oahu's Electricity The Oahu Wind Integration Study has come up with some exciting numbers regarding wind and solar energy for Hawaii. Click here for complete article…
Is Renewable Petroleum a Possibility?
University of Minnesota researchers have discovered a crucial key to unlocking the possibility of renewable petroleum fuels using bacteria, sunlight, and dioxide.
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Buildex Chicago is a trade show and conference for property and facility managers, building operators and engineers, owners, architects and real estate professionals in Chicago and the Midwest. Buildex Chicago features more than 135 exhibits and 25 seminars that provide valuable strategies and best practices to save money and increase building performance.

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Energy-Efficient, LED-Based Signage
LED-based signage can pay for itself in 2 to 3 years.Click here for complete article …
Hotel Tech Trends That Meet Guest Expectations
While upgrades to interior finishes have been prominent in guestroom renovations, there's a new focus on technologically advanced features.
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Green Cleaning: What You Need to Know When thinking holistically about sustainability in buildings, "green cleaning" should be included along with your energy and carbon management programs. Click here for complete article …
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