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Check for rebates when updating HVAC


April 8, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

Before you start your next big energy-efficiency project, you may want to look into utility rebates.

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Study casts doubt on ergonomic furniture


March 15, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

Do you have employees requesting the latest in ergonomic workstations. Take a look at the latest injury and fatigue statistics before letting your company jump in.

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Unlikely revenue source: your printers


March 11, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

If you’re throwing out old ink cartridges, you may want to reconsider – and not just because it’s bad for the environment.

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Cash leaking from your water usage?


March 8, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

Water rates are on the rise, and it could mean a big hit for your budget.

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Rebate programs and savings make switch to LEDs attractive


February 27, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

There’s no better time than now to check out light-emitting diode (LED) lamps for commercial facilities.

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A real — and dangerous — symptom of Sick Building Syndrome


February 15, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

At least one study indicates headaches are a symptom of Sick Building Syndrome — a real and preventable problem.

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Cities with the best bargains in commercial real estate


January 3, 2013 by Jim Giuliano

The Building Owners and Management Association 2012 Experience Exchange Report reveals the most and least expensive real estate markets in the U.S. for those looking for commercial space.

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Energy ‘savers’ that waste money


December 20, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

Your workplace gone “green” and been LEED-certified? That doesn’t mean you’re energy-efficient.

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3 ways to test your disaster recovery


December 4, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

With any luck, it’ll be a long time before businesses again see the likes of the disruption caused by Hurricane Sandy. Still, the event provided some lessons in being prepared for lesser, but still lethal, problems caused by wintertime weather.

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XEngagement system generates 12% higher profits


November 13, 2012 by Bob Hill

Most companies claim they engage employees on a regular basis, but very few have a process in place to ensure managers are doing so in an effective manner.  More…

New EPA rules push electricity costs up as much as 12%


October 31, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

Get your business ready for a spike in electricity prices of as much as 12%, the result of tougher EPA regulations on a common source of power.

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More regs urged on wintertime backup power sources


October 25, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

Winter warning: Businesses that use backup generators in case of power loss could end up falling under stricter pollution-control regulations.

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Survey: Most employees not prepared for emergency


October 18, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

Do your employees know the best course of action if someone displays symptoms of a heart attack? How about if there’s a fire?

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Business alert: Rough winter predicted


October 5, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

Accu-Weather is giving a heads-up: Expect a lot of the wet and white stuff come January for much of the nation. And that could affect business operations for those who aren’t prepared.

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Ah-choo! The real culprit behind workplace claims of bad indoor air quality


September 18, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

Businesses every year get hit with claims of “bad indoor air quality” by employees (and sometimes by their lawyers) who typically point toward mold — a stubborn and expensive problem — as the source. Usually, however, it’s something a lot simpler and easier to take care of.

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EPA lists businesses that fall under new greenhouse-gas rules


March 15, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

The Environmental Protection Agency says it will only apply its Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Tailoring Rule to large “stationary sources.”

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Safety agency gives details on priorities for employers


March 14, 2012 by Jim Giuliano

As promised, the head of the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued some new prevention programs and guidelines for businesses.

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4 skills that make great managers


November 25, 2011 by Bob Hill

Various studies have proven these four areas separate top-notch managers from their average counterparts:  More…

5 common obstacles that prevent good leaders from becoming great


September 8, 2011 by Bob Hill

Some execs are held back by these simple missteps.   More…

The workplace injury that cost employer $135K


August 22, 2011 by Jennifer Azara

This employer was set back $135,000 by something many of your employees are doing right this instant.  More…


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