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Power surges: How can I protect my equipment? - by John Sloane

One of the best lines of protection is a Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), which maintains your power at a continuous 120 volts by drawing from batteries. If, for example, electricity comes from the street at 110 volts, the UPS will add 10 volts from the battery to correct that and supply you with 120 volts.

Walsh joins Stantec as principal in the firm’s transportation practice

Boston, MA According to Stantec, Kevin Walsh, a seasoned environmental expert with proven success guiding large-scale transportation project...

Eastport Real Estate Services facilitates re-paving project for Kariff, LLC

Marlborough, MA Debra Marazzo, portfolio manager for Eastport Real Estate Services, facilitated a re-paving project for client, Kariff, LLC....

The Davis Companies redesigns 88 Black Falcon Pier

Boston, MA The Davis Companies (TDC) unveiled the redesign of 88 Black Falcon Pier, along with the launch of an on-site interior and exterio...

How critics of janitorial outsourcing are right - by Alan France

Critics of janitorial outsourcing often cite administrative headaches and poor operational management as reasons to keep services in-house. In many cases, low-cost providers don’t take the time to invest in tools, training, and technology that enable smooth administration and operations. But that doesn’t always have to be the case.

WinnResidential hires Benskin as executive vice president

Boston, MA According to WinnResidential, the property management arm of WinnCompanies, Terri Benskin has been appointed as executive vice pr...

Portside at East Pier installs ButterflyMX’s smart intercom platform

East Boston, MA  As the city continues to see a flurry of new development, one of the area’s newest luxury apartment communities,...

Massachusetts’ new solar program brings additional benefits for building owners - by Craig Huntley

Massachusetts is about to reinvent its solar energy programs. The Solar Massachusetts Renewable Target (SMART) program is scheduled to “go live” on November 26th. In the solar energy industry, this new program has been widely anticipated but its benefits are still a bit of a mystery for those on the

Ludlow joins Stantec’s transportation practice as principal; focus on stormwater planning and design

South Burlington, VT Amidst continued growth in the New England region, Stantec’s transportation practice has welcomed a str...

Cold showers in hotels and multi-family buildings are a shocking experience - by Dan Cook

Facility managers and building managers never want to get the call from residents or guests at the other end of the phone screaming about cold showers. It is especially frustrating when the problem keeps recurring. What the heck is the problem?