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Windfall?

Nov. 15, 2010

Urban winds are wily, given to irregularities as they encounter trees, alleys, and buildings. In Boston, engineers spent more than a year studying wind patterns atop the city's Museum of Science before installing five small-scale wind turbines there. Even then, they had trouble predicting the performance of the turbines. The technology was simply too new.

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Implementing World-Class Methodologies for Team Management

Formal total quality management methodologies are often enforced in the manufacturing industry. So unless your facilities department decides to take on manufacturing a product in its spare time, the principles don't apply to your team, right?

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GSA LEED Gold Certification for Federal Buildings
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is upgrading requirements in all new federal building construction and renovation to a minimum of LEED Gold certification.Click here for complete article…
EPA Fugitive Albania Deleon Arrested EPA fugitive Albania Deleon was arrested in the Dominican Republic 19 months after fleeing her federal sentencing hearing. Deleon was wanted by the EPA for certifying individuals as having asbestos removal training when in fact, they had never taken the required coursework. Click here for complete article…
Walmart Expands Solar Power Renewable Energy Efforts
Walmart announced that it will be expanding renewable energy efforts through utilization of lighter, low cost thin film solar technology. Walmart plans to add solar generating systems to 20 to 30 sites in California and Arizona.
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Ocean Renewable Energy Projects
The DOE, BOEMRE, and NOAA have announced research awards totaling almost $5 million to support projects involving renewable ocean energy. Click here for complete article …
Finding Your Best Renewable Energy Strategy
Now is the time to investigate incorporating renewable energy into your portfolio.
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Evaluation Programs for Your Facilities Team Programs like APPA's Facilities Management Evaluation Program offer valuable tools to help you see how your facilities team measures up to the competition. Click here for complete article …
Lighting Controls for Daylit Spaces Provide Tremendous Benefits Brownfield Goes Green Anti-Slip Roof Top Walkway
Severe Weather and Walls/Roofs The case for using spray polyurethane foam (SPF) in hurricane zones

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Germ-Busting Antimicrobial Surface Treatment
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