@ the Moment - March 25, 2002

March 25, 2002
@ the momentMarch 25, 2002- Top Stories From The Commercial Buildings IndustryThe Commercial Buildings Industry Source| Home| About Us|Advertising|Contact Us| Directory| Free Subscriptions| Search |Top MomentsTurning Green Into GoldSustainability – For Anybody Who Wants to Make a ProfitDial UpThe Facts About Technology and Call CentersPrevent, Detect, RespondProtect Your HVAC System From Hazardous Contaminant ThreatsMore News23,000 Jobs Go as German Construction Firm CollapsesHerman Miller Cuts 600 Poll: Office Dislikes?Turning Green Into Gold
Slowly, green products are working their way into projects. New carpet is now made from old carpet. When that carpet must be replaced, the manufacturer will again recycle it into new carpet. Gypsum wallboard is being made from fly ash, a byproduct of electrical production, rather than gypsum from a quarry. Mercury is a highly toxic but essential component of fluorescent lamps; yet, one lamp manufacturer has invested millions of dollars in reducing the mercury in its lamps, while others simply looked for ways to pass government-mandated tests.
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Dial Up
It’s 7:00 p.m. and the phone rings. A very polite young man on the other end of the phone introduces himself and begins the process of surveying you as head of the household, over 18 years of age, and primary purchaser of consumer goods for your family. The assumption is that this call is from a hard-working college student living somewhere in Nebraska. Maybe. Maybe not.
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Prevent, Detect, Respond
America’s buildings face a new reality when it comes to safety. The concentration of people and property, coupled with increasingly open floorplans and numerous entry/exit ways, make commercial buildings an easy target for suspicious activity that can go undetected.
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23,000 Jobs Go as German Construction Firm Collapses
Construction group Philipp Holzmann last night became the biggest corporate failure in German history when it announced that it was filing for bankruptcy. The collapse, which will mean the loss of more than 23,000 jobs, dealt the latest in a succession of blows to the fortunes of Germany's chancellor, Gerhard Schröder, who bailed out the firm two years ago.
Click here for complete article...Herman Miller Cuts 600 Jobs
Herman Miller will close a Holland plant and lay off 600 employees, the office-furniture maker said Wednesday. The Zeeland-based company said it plans to relocate manufacturing operations at its GreenHouse facility to other existing locations in west Michigan. GreenHouse primarily manufactures the company's SQA line of chairs and office systems.
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Stop by to participate now!Office Dislikes?Whether you work in an office, at home, or from your car … Tell us what you dislike most about your office space.Storage19%Size of Space17%Furniture16%Acoustics12%Lighting12%Walls/Partitions11%Access to power/data ports9%Seating5%(Results as of 3/25/2002)Click here to participate in this poll...(Return to Top)--- Exclusive Online content ---Free Newsletters
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