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October 29, 2017

USGBC announces 2017 Leadership Award recipients

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced Oct. 26 the recipients of its 2017 Leadership Awards, an annual recognition of the outstanding individuals and organizations at […]
October 29, 2017

Zurn shows low-flow Sundara Handwashing System at Greenbuild

Zurn Industries, LLC will feature its low-flow, modern Sundara™ Handwashing System at  Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Boston, Massachusetts, Nov. 8-10. Zurn will be located at booth #818 during the […]
October 26, 2017

New York adds electronic cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation in late October adding electronic cigarettes to the Clean Indoor Air Act, which bans their use everywhere that smoking tobacco […]
October 26, 2017

Dodge Data: New construction starts jump 14% in September

The value of new construction starts in September soared 14% from the previous month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $814.8 billion, according to Dodge […]
October 26, 2017

Christina Kolkas joins Ware Malcomb as Toronto Director of Interior Architecture & Design

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced in October that Christina Kolkas has joined the firm as Director, Interior Architecture & Design in the Toronto […]
October 26, 2017

Greywater do’s and don’ts for FMs

One of the many ways commercial facilities are reducing water consumption is to use greywater. Greywater is referred to as “gently used” water coming from restroom […]
October 26, 2017

Dodge Momentum Index declines in September

The Dodge Momentum Index fell in September, moving 8.4% lower to 116.4 (2000=100) from the revised August reading of 127.1. The Momentum Index is a monthly […]
October 26, 2017

Ware Malcomb named no. 1 architecture firm in Orange County, Calif.

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced it has been ranked #1 among architectural firms in Orange County according to the Orange County Business Journal. […]
October 26, 2017

The FM’s bookshelf: ‘Fifty Inventions That Shaped the Modern Economy’ by Tim Harford

Could Atlanta or Phoenix have grown into the cities they are today without the invention of air condition? What role does air condition play in the […]