Buildings & Facilities http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/31977/more en Government Product News Industry Insights: Facility management http://americancityandcounty.com/maintenance/government-product-news-industry-insights-facility-management <div class="field-deck"> Q&A with Kevin R. Brown, vice president of engineering at ABM Industries </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin R. Brown, vice president of engineering at ABM Industries, describes trends in facility management and strategies for doing business with companies in the industry.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/maintenance/government-product-news-industry-insights-facility-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/maintenance/government-product-news-industry-insights-facility-management#comments Products at Work Maintenance Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:11:00 +0000 81761 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Kevin R. Brown.</p> Pets get fast heat relief at New Jersey shelter http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/pets-get-fast-heat-relief-new-jersey-shelter <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative agreement helps speed installation of needed air conditioners </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When the air conditioning broke down at an Ocean City, N.J., animal shelter this past July, a U.S. Communities cooperative agreement helped expedite installation of rented A/C units so a variety of stray pets stayed comfortable.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/pets-get-fast-heat-relief-new-jersey-shelter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/pets-get-fast-heat-relief-new-jersey-shelter#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Disaster Preparedness Facilities Coop Solutions Emergency Response Cooperative Purchasing Emergency Management Fiscal Management Strategic Sourcing Wed, 15 Nov 2017 13:40:00 +0000 80121 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Industrial air conditioners and a generator that Herc&nbsp;Rentals installed at an Ocean City, N.J. animal shelter on a temporary basis this past July after an equipment breakdown.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> More government workers are using standing desks at the office (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Look for more government staffers to rely on standing desks in the future, says Jason McCann, VARIDESK CEO.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/more-government-workers-are-using-standing-desks-office-related-video#comments Facilities Office Equipment Worker Safety Technology Technology Sun, 01 Oct 2017 12:56:00 +0000 79771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Varidesk&nbsp;Pro Plus 30 standing desk solution.&nbsp;</p> Information platform speeds airport credentialing process http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process <div class="node-body article-body">The OnBase enterprise information platform has helped streamline the Customs and Border Protection application process at the Houston (Texas) Airport System.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/information-platform-speeds-airport-credentialing-process#comments Facilities Products at Work Security & Fire Control Public Works Technology Public Safety Technology Mon, 14 Aug 2017 20:05:00 +0000 79121 at http://americancityandcounty.com Device takes workspace to the next level http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level <div class="node-body article-body">The Pro Plus series from VARIDESK is suited for any public sector workspace. It’s a height-adjustable solution.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/device-takes-workspace-next-level#comments Buildings & Facilities Facilities Technology Technology Wed, 02 Aug 2017 22:21:00 +0000 78951 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Pro Plus series from <a href="https://www.varidesk.com/" target="_blank">VARIDESK.</a></p> Maker of fabric buildings will be at PWX Expo http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/maker-fabric-buildings-will-be-pwx-expo <div class="node-body article-body">ClearSpan Fabric Structures will be attending APWA’s PWX Expo from August 27 to August 30 in Orlando, Fla. At the show, the firm's specialists will be available to consult with attendees.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/maker-fabric-buildings-will-be-pwx-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/buildings-facilities/maker-fabric-buildings-will-be-pwx-expo#comments Buildings & Facilities Public Works Public Works Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:19:00 +0000 78771 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A ClearSpan municipal structure in Roanoke, Ill. The building&#39;s dimensions: 65 by 100 feet.</p> Cooperative contracts awarded that cover mailroom products http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products <div class="node-body article-body">Government, education, and nonprofit agencies looking to enhance their direct mailing capabilities and processes now have access to mailing and postage solutions through National Joint Powers Alliance.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/office-equipment/cooperative-contracts-awarded-cover-mailroom-products#comments Contracts Cooperative Purchasing Finance Office Equipment Human Resources Purchasing & Procurement Technology Strategic Sourcing Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:32:00 +0000 78261 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The kinds of mailroom gear that governments and other organizations can acquire through the NJPA cooperative contracts.</p> 4 kinds of power available with truck-mounted generators (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/4-kinds-power-available-truck-mounted-generators-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">HIPPO Multipower truck-mounted generators provide hydraulic, air, electric and welding power wherever it’s needed.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/4-kinds-power-available-truck-mounted-generators-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/4-kinds-power-available-truck-mounted-generators-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Fleets Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:04:00 +0000 78221 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The HIPPO Multipower Hurricane truck-mounted unit.</p> New Atlanta ballpark gets needed public safety, vehicle help for first pitch http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-atlanta-ballpark-gets-needed-public-safety-vehicle-help-first-pitch <div class="field-deck"> Cooperative contracts deliver public safety products and transport vehicles that ensured SunTrust Park was ready for opening day and ensured all the fans had an experience unlike any other while keeping the community safe. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SunTrust Park was ready for the Atlanta Braves' opening day thanks to cooperative contracts that helped deliver needed public safety products and transport vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-atlanta-ballpark-gets-needed-public-safety-vehicle-help-first-pitch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/coop-solutions/new-atlanta-ballpark-gets-needed-public-safety-vehicle-help-first-pitch#comments Buildings & Facilities Contracts Facilities Coop Solutions Cooperative Purchasing Finance Public Safety Purchasing & Procurement Strategic Sourcing Public Safety Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:22:00 +0000 78141 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A view from near home plate at SunTrust Park, the Atlanta Braves&#39; new home.</p> Expert: Market for healthier office seating will explode (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/expert-market-healthier-office-seating-will-explode-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Daniel Yellin of Focal Upright offers his views on the role of standing desks in offices and other work environments. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/expert-market-healthier-office-seating-will-explode-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/technology/expert-market-healthier-office-seating-will-explode-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Human Resources Worker Safety Technology Technology Mon, 12 Jun 2017 15:28:00 +0000 78011 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Images of Focal Upright&rsquo;s desks and its Locus Seat.</p>