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Register for the Mattress Hygiene/Encasement Makes Good 'Cents' webinar
NAHLE
Don't miss out on NAHLE's educational webinar on Sept. 5. Hosted by Protect-A-Bed, the webinar includes a panel of experts discussing mattress hygiene and how to get the most out your property's No. 1 asset. Register for free at NAHLE's website, compliments of Protect-A-Bed. Learn what other GMs know. Register here.
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Brush up on carbon-monoxide requirements
Hotel News Now
Even though incidents of carbon-monoxide poisoning are rare, it’s important hoteliers do regular maintenance and equipment checks to better protect staff and guests, experts during an American Hotel & Lodging Association webinar said recently. Experts discussed the new requirements for carbon-monoxide detectors and alarms from the International Code Council for 2015, in addition to offering some insights on best practices when it comes to installation.
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Lodging Engineer summer issue: Available now!
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Emergency shower selection
Today's Facility Manager
They may not always be readily visible, but hazardous materials or chemicals lurk in many workplaces, presenting great risks to workers' eyes and bodies. Each day about 2,000 U.S. workers have a job related eye injury that requires medical treatment, according to the Centers for Disease Control.
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ERV helps utilities meet energy efficiency mandates
FierceEnergy
Driven by operations improvements and energy savings, as well as new standards and regulations, a somewhat unfamiliar face in heating, ventilation and air conditioning is making the scene. Energy recovery ventilation is a type of HVAC equipment that uses the energy associated with the thermally conditioned air being exhausted from a building to precondition the incoming air.
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How to empower energy and facility managers with analytics
Today's Facility Manager
Today's energy and facilities managers do not even resemble their predecessors: They need to be on the cutting edge of technology and conversant in the latest energy and operational trends. Today's energy and facilities managers are responsible for smooth operations at large retail chains, universities, hospitals, distribution centers, manufacturing outlets, data centers and other important and complex buildings.
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Impact of big data and urban analytics on facility management
Facility Management Journal
Facility managers can better manage buildings taking into account big data (databases too large and complex to manipulate or query using standard methods or tools) and urban analytics (data-driven analysis of urban activity such as human and asset behavior, resource consumption, etc.). The era of managing the built environment without such considerations is increasingly neither viable nor sustainable.
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Wireless lighting controls ride LED wave
FaciltiesNet
The emergence of LED lighting has driven the popularity of wireless control systems. "If I was to change out a retrofit situation for LEDs, I'll save the energy because the LEDs draw less wattage than the thing they’re replacing," Paul Ericson says. "But I probably can't realize the ability to dim LEDs unless I have controls, and sometimes adding the controls is too expensive."
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Do revolving doors actually save energy?
Vox
Many big, public buildings have revolving doors at street level. For a lot of people, these doors are a little more annoying to use than normal "swing" doors, leading them to ask the question — are revolving doors really more energy efficient? The short answer: Yes, they are.
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