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November 22, 2015

NaBITA appoints renowned campus mental health expert as Executive Director

NaBITA, the National Behavioral Intervention Team Association, has appointed Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D as its new executive director. NaBITA is a membership association serving more than […]
November 22, 2015

Industry experts agree energy modeling is key to reaching carbon neutrality in buildings

There has been an increase in the number of design projects, gross square footage and net-zero energy projects that have been reported as part of the […]
October 11, 2015

Study: 80% of employees would rather work alone due to unhelpful/hostile work environments

In order to explore bullying and wellness in the workplace and to create methods to assess psychological health and eliminate the unnecessary stress factors, the nonprofit […]
October 11, 2015

The battle cry at the NYIT’s Annual Cybersecurity Conference: ‘Think like your adversary’

Experts from industry, government, and academia recently gathered at NYIT’s annual cybersecurity conference sounded an alarm. “Think like your adversaries,” warned Gregory Conti, Ph.D., director, Army […]
September 13, 2015

John McGee: An IFMA Fellow on Call

by Eileen McMorrow John McGee followed an unusual trajectory to becoming the IFMA Chairman of the Board—he actually joined IFMA for the first time as he […]
August 12, 2015

25 yrs later: How has Americans with Disabilities Act affected FMs?

The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law 25 years ago this summer by President George H.W. Bush. Comprehensive in scope, intending to protect people […]
August 12, 2015

ASHRAE rebuts original study & NYT story about why women are cold in offices in the summer

ASHRAE scientists are hot under the collar about a study and subsequent New York Times story that ASHRAE says misinterpreted HVAC standards. You may recall this […]
July 3, 2015

Transwestern report: What quantifies cool in real estate & how much do tenants actually care

Transwestern asked its top tenant advisors from across the country, the vast majority of which have been in the business for more than 15 years, for […]
July 3, 2015

ASHRAE releases design guide for Tall, Supertall & Megatall bldgs

Tall buildings challenge the imagination of designers and test the fortitude of engineers. And as they continue to rise in height and in numbers, guidance is […]