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    Energy-saving impacts of window film

    Facility Management Journal You don’t often find an energy-efficiency investment that will positively affect the performance and energy usage of several building systems at once. But recent technology advances have made window film a viable option that holds this promise for commercial buildings. Although you may not be able to get rid of your windows [...]

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    LEED, International Green Construction Code and ASHRAE 189.1 Seek Harmonization – A new partnership among five major U.S. standard developers in the U.S. (ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the International Code Council (ICC), and USGBC) will harmonize ASHRAE 189.1, the International Green Construction Code, and the LEED rating systems to create the new three-part system.   Read more…

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    Dept. of Energy Proposes New Standards for Commercial Roof Top Air Conditioners

    DOE proposes Rulemaking (NPRM) to amend the energy conservation standards for small, large, and very large air-cooled commercial package air conditioning and heating equipment. The notice also announces a public meeting to receive comment on these proposed standards and associated analyses and results. DOE to hold public meeting / webinar on Nov. 6, 2014. Read [...]

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    Ebola – OSHA Website: Standards & Background Information

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) provides information about Ebola viruses and Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) for workers and employers. on their updated website. Standards for protecting workers include; Respiratory Protection, Hazard Communications, Blood Borne Pathogens, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.  Read More…

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    Ebola Surfaces: OSHA Guidance for Cleaning in Non-Health Care Industries

    Employers are responsible for ensuring that workers are protected from exposure to Ebola and that workers are not exposed to harmful levels of chemicals used for cleaning and disinfection. Read More…

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    Happy guests are the lifeblood of your business. Their satisfaction can make or break your reputation, and nothing turns them off more than pest problems. Your Orkin Man can tell you which insect species Room 414 just complained about, why it’s there and where it’ll go next. Orkin careers start in a classroom, studying everything from bug biology to DNA detection. Orkin understands that every hotel is different, so we’ll start with a comprehensive inspection. Then we put our scientific solutions to work with a Hospitality Precision Protection™ plan. Schedule your free consultation today and rest easy while your guests sleep tight. Orkin Commercial Services.


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    Carrier EnterprisesCarrier Enterprise is your one-stop shop for all your HVAC needs. A division of Carrier, Inc. and Watsco, Carrier Enterprise is a national network of distributors with 1,600 professionals focused on providing specialized hospitality HVAC solutions. Carrier Enterprise helps hotel owners, operators and engineers maintain clean healthy buildings while operating at maximum energy efficiency, utilizing state of the art HVAC equipment, PTACs, energy management systems and air quality solutions. To see their vast array of products and services visit Carrier Enterprises.


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