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EPA issues final rule on HFCs
ACHR News
On July 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued its Final Rule — Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Change of Listing Status for Certain Substitutes under the Significant New Alternatives Policy Program.
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Lightning Awareness Week: Top states for lightning claims, safety tips
FMLink
Lightning may not seem as destructive as other natural disasters, yet a strike can cause serious damage to business equipment and electrical appliances, disrupt electrical service for long periods of time, and spark wildfires. In 2014, insurance provider State Farm paid nearly $149 million dollars for insurance claims as a result of damage from lightning strikes.
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Reducing employee turnover: 4 strategies that work
By Bianca Gibson
By the time your top talent is in an exit interview, it's too late to determine what could have been done differently. But, how you react to the situation can make all the difference. A new survey discovered 40 percent of human resource professionals cite employee turnover/retention as their top organizational challenge. Employee retention does not rely solely on recognition and engagement, but requires an assortment of key elements.
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Technology and the art of finding the right KPIs
Facilitiesnet
Coming up with a key performance indicator is easy. But coming up with relevant metrics that you can truly deem KPIs? That takes work. And connecting the metrics in a meaningful way that links facility performance with organizational mission in a relevant, interesting way? That is art.
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Study forecasts increase in plastic bottle recycling
Recycling Today
Ireland-based Research and Markets has released a study that forecasts 3.7 percent compound annual growth in the plastic bottle recycling market in the United States between 2014 and 2019. The report, "Plastic Bottle Recycling Market in the US 2015-2019," has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts involved in this sector, according to Research and Markets.
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Strong student housing market produces new decor styles
Archita Datta Majumdar
The student housing market is looking stronger and stronger. The latest research report from Dallas-based data firm Axiometrics Inc. shows that this year and next will see some robust growth. 2015 is off to a strong start, with about 95 percent occupancy by April. 2016 looks even brighter with another 50,000 new beds to be added. While re-leasing is common, demands are particularly strong for new student housing apartments.
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Atlanta benchmarking ordinance to help reduce commercial building energy use 20 percent by 2030
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On April 20, the Atlanta City Council unanimously passed pace-setting legislation that will use cost-effective energy-efficiency opportunities to spur local economic development, create thousands of jobs, improve public health and reduce the city's overall environmental footprint, according to the City Energy Project, a national initiative from the Institute for Market Transformation and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
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When mistakes happen, letting go will help you get ahead
By Michael J. Berens
When mistakes happen at work, do you tend to dwell on them and worry about what your boss and co-workers may think? If so, you may not only be causing yourself a lot of stress, but you may also be holding yourself back. Several recent studies show fixating on mistakes can negatively affect your performance and your ability to interact effectively with others. By learning to let go, you can minimize the consequences of your mistakes and improve your standing in the company.
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