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HVAC Services: Heroes of the 21st Century Keep Our Homes and Businesses Running

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HVAC services are essential. Some might say they are recession and pandemic-proof. No matter the situation, businesses rely on the solutions they provide to keep their facilities up and Read more


How to Spot Bagworms on Trees
TreeNewal’s Advice on How to Spot Bagworms on Trees
June 6, 2023

Join ISA Certified Arborist Wesley from TreeNewal as he provides a quick insight into the appearance and impact of bagworms on trees. In this informative video, Wesley showcases an eastern red cedar, which is highly attractive to these pests. Bagworms create camouflaged cocoons using materials from the tree itself, such as berries and foliage. […]

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2023 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Are We There Yet?
June 5, 2023

The 2023 Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo attracted over 12,000 visitors, 2,700+ fleet operators, 275+ sponsors, exhibitors and industry partners, 200+ speakers, and featured over 145+ advanced vehicles on display.  And, it presented the perfect opportunity to ask leaders in commercial transportation: Advanced clean transportation within commercial transportation, are we there yet?  In this episode […]

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The Indispensable Role of Team Structure in the Modern Workplace
June 5, 2023

In today’s fast-paced and highly competitive business environment, teamwork has become more critical than ever before. A well-structured team can effectively harness the diverse skills and expertise of its members to achieve remarkable outcomes. From startups to multinational corporations, organizations that prioritize a strong team structure reap numerous benefits, including enhanced productivity, increased innovation, and […]

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HVAC Services: Heroes of the 21st Century Keep Our Homes and Businesses Running
March 22, 2023

HVAC services are essential. Some might say they are recession and pandemic-proof. No matter the situation, businesses rely on the solutions they provide to keep their facilities up and running. Still, like many skilled professions today, recruiting people into the industry is a challenge, and it is critical to find new talent to keep the […]

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Beyond the Concept: Managing the Risk of Using Out-of-Date Parts and Products in a Facility
September 30, 2022

Facilities can ill afford to have equipment go down with today’s supply chain challenges. Lost hours could quickly become lost days if a replacement is unavailable. Sam Cafferata, Principal Engineer at Concept Systems, spoke with Tyler Kern about this all-too-real issue and what facilities can do to ensure their equipment is up-to-date and in good […]

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The Enforcement of Hospital Pricing Transparency and its Downsides
July 15, 2022

When it comes to healthcare pricing at hospitals, despite a law in place that requires the listing of procedure costs — they haven’t always been easily accessible. But the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is now enforcing that rule with some pricey penalties. The discussion surrounding pricing transparency is not new and has been a […]

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10 Minutes to a Better Building: The Importance of Rental Services for Facilities
February 7, 2022

Facilities managers know that contingency planning is necessary for any effective building operation. Part of those contingencies is access to rental services. John Finucan, Senior Rental Project Executive at Boland, joined host 10 Minutes to a Better Building host Tyler Kern to talk about the importance of rental services. Finucan is the ideal expert to […]

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Importance of Trusting Relationships and Finding Humor While ‘SWFH’
November 8, 2021

Taz Southerland, senior facilities manager at Walmart, revealed to Hosts Tyler Kern and Greg Crumpton how he brought humor to the ‘work from home’ era of the pandemic, the importance of relationships — whether virtual or in-person — and the unique story around his nickname Taz. When Walmart Corporation moved employees to work from home […]

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Intellego: Expert Advice for Choosing and Using UV-C Disinfection Systems for Your Facility
August 27, 2021

“Deploying UV-C technology requires meeting facility needs and ensuring they know how to use it and validate it that it’s working properly.” Disinfection is at the forefront of everyone’s mind in a pandemic. As a result, most facilities need a portfolio of tools to support this, with UV-C being one of those. But how can […]

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How to Protect Your Facility from Natural Disaster ‘Hotspots’
July 30, 2021

Natural disasters, by their very nature, are difficult to plan for. Over the past year, in addition to the weight of recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, disasters around the world have bared their teeth. Extreme flooding in Germany and China, freezes in the American Midwest, fires raging across Canada – the list is long. What’s […]

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How Can You Ensure Long Term Safety and Hygiene in Your Facility?
July 29, 2021

The world stepped up its attention to health, wellness and hygiene in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, even with reopening progressing, expectations surrounding cleanliness and safety remain higher than ever before. That means that, particularly in high-touch spaces like schools and daycares and among workers coming into close contact, facilities need […]

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Empowering Students to Design Their Own Futures
July 1, 2021

In moving education forward, how much does the system empower students to become successful citizens? Students should be able to design their own futures, but that takes systemic change. These are big challenges and questions for Beyond the Classroom with host Tom Watkins and guest Marcy Raymond. Raymond currently serves as Chief Strategy Officer for the PAST (Partnering […]

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