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Avoiding malnutrition: the key for a healthy lifestyle

October 9, 2019


                              Women, infants, children, and adolescents are at a particular risk of malnutrition, according to the World Health Organization. Malnutrition includes undernutrition, inadequate vitamins or minerals; …

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Is energy storage right for your workspace?

October 2, 2019


Rechargeable batteries are the most common example of energy storage. This chemical energy is readily converted into electricity; a good example is a mobile phone battery. Basically, energy storage involves converting energy from forms that are difficult to store, to …

The Science Behind Pets at Work

September 23, 2019


Employees are beginning to bring their pets to work on a regular basis and companies are adapting to the trend. Traditionally, Americans have had family pets who either stay in a kennel at home or wandered freely, but these animals …

It’s Time to Consider Solar Power for Your Facilities

September 18, 2019


Corporations and small businesses alike are learning the benefits of solar power for long-term energy benefits. Offices and their massive energy, electric and water bills are lowering their long-term costs and increasing their environmental sustainability by switching to solar. The …

Why a Four Day Work Week is Garnering Attention

September 4, 2019


                              Talk of the four-day work week has been swirling around for the past decade, but most companies have not jumped on board to the idea. …

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Creating an Effective Hazardous Communication Program

August 28, 2019


Many industries can present hazards for employees in the form of toxic chemicals. Employers and managers can mitigate this risk is by implementing an effective communication program. Employers that have hazardous chemicals in their workplaces are required by the Occupational …

Prepare Your School for an Active Shooter

August 21, 2019


As students prepare to return to class, it’s important campus security personnel outline a plan to train faculty, staff and students for active shooter situations. To be adequately prepared, institutions must include everyone in training and drills, not just their …

How to Maintain an Eco-Friendly Campus

August 14, 2019


In recent years, colleges and universities have started taking steps to reduce their carbon footprint. What and how colleges choose to repurpose and recycle plays an important role in a school’s sustainability and a facilities manager can help implement and …

How Poor Air Quality Could Affect Learning

August 7, 2019


As colleges and universities prepare to welcome students back from summer break, facilities managers across the country are working to ensure students return to a clean and safe learning environment. When thinking about clean facilities, air quality is often overlooked, …