FM Articles

Cutting Tool

Ask the Drain Brains: Choosing the Right Cutting Tool for the Job

Choosing the right drain cleaning machine for the job is only half the battle. But if you don’t choose the right cutting tool as well, you’ll make the job twice as hard and take twice as long to get the job done. Choose the right tool and you’ll get the line clear the first time.


Acute Care

AD Systems Addresses Acute Care Setting Needs with DualSwing

AD Systems announces the launch of its newest product offering, DualSwing. Designed for use in acute care settings, the smoke-rated DualSwing door system features a large primary door and a smaller auxiliary leaf that can open to accommodate patient beds, CT scanners, MRI suites, Cath labs and other large equipment.


Building Security

How to Improve Building Security

STI’s line of Select-Alert sirens/strobes are a highly effective way to alert to unauthorized use, theft, or vandalism, as well as unwarranted exits and entries. The combination of alert and flashing LEDs offers excellent protection for a variety of urgent situations.


Starter Package

Carrier Offers Abound Starter Package

To ensure that building owners, facility managers and environment, health and safety (EHS) professionals understand the health of their indoor spaces, Carrier is offering the Abound Healthy Air Starter Package.



Ask the Drain Brains: How To Repair a Pipe Without Shutting Down the Whole Building

We had a lot of calls for broken water lines this past winter. It was a pain to my customers when the water had to be shut off each time we made a repair. Is there a better way?


Temperature Meter

Triplett Announces New Temperature Meter

Triplett Test Equipment, a leading maker of test equipment tools, announces the HS10 Heat Stress Wet Bulb Globe Temperature Meter, ideal for monitoring heat index levels at outdoor athletic training and events, construction, iron and steel foundries, brick firing plants, glass facilities, boiler rooms, and mining sites.



Ask the Drain Brains: Solving Stubborn Toilet & Urinal Problems

I’ve got apartments where the toilets clog constantly and the plunger just isn’t doing the job. Is there anything better I can use to do the job right?



Tough Cover Protects Against Vandalism

STI announces the new vacuum formed LED Display Cover can take hard knocks in stride while offering physical protection to LED displays and more. This enclosure helps guard a range of devices against vandalism, as well as dirt, dust and grime.



FreshAir Provides Healthful Environment

FreshAir, an industry leader in the development of sensors to detect and alert for hazardous chemicals, highlights its unique and highly effective FreshAir Smoking Detection System for casino hotels, the only technology available to monitor for, immediately detect, and prove tobacco smoking and marijuana smoking.



Princeton Tec Headlamp Enhances Performance & Safety

The Princeton Tec EOS 360 Headlamp and Safety Flasher provides powerful hands-free task lighting in low light areas. Since it does double-duty as a helmet-mounted safety flasher it is also essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that helps employees be seen, which protects them from vehicle traffic and equipment.