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    Damaging Social Media Reviews Inspire Hotels to Solve ‘Sleepless’ Night Syndrome

    June 9, 2017

    Lodging Engineer Online trip advisory reviews have ushered in a harsh new business environment for hotels, motels and inns that live or die less night? . If a guest had a lousy night’s sleep due to exterior noise from traffic, railroads or activity at the swimming pool, do not be surprised if the manager is the last to know. Viral grousing has [...]

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    How will current politics affect facility management?

    BUILDINGS After the unprecedented electoral victory of Donald Trump, the political climate in the U.S. has been in a state of flux. As the president fills in cabinet and department positions, enacts his agenda and navigates the tumultuous waters of the current political climate, the commercial building industry awaits Washington’s concrete actions and their wide-ranging [...]

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    New NFPA rules for fire pumps in high-rise buildings

    FacilitiesNet One of the fastest elevators in the world carries passengers up to the 124th floor observation deck at the Burj Khalifa in Dubai in about one minute. Unbeknownst to most who tour the world’s tallest building, there’s a separate “fireman’s elevator” — the longest-traveling service elevator in existence and just one of the fire [...]

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    How to improve your hotel’s energy efficiency and save costs

    Hospitality Net The past several decades have seen an increased focus on the importance of sustainability and green practices by hoteliers worldwide. Today, sustainability has permeated nearly every aspect of the hospitality industry and has become a business imperative. Having said that, going green doesn’t mean giving up on luxury amenities.  READ MORE

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    Lodging Engineer Receives 2017 Best of Alexandria Award

    June 1, 2017 – Press Release Lodging Engineer has been selected for the 2017 Best of Alexandria Award in the Media & Entertainment category by the Alexandria Award Program. Each year, the Alexandria Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies [...]

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