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Sustainability

Water Conservation Tips for Buildings

It’s a no-brainer: Water=Life. We need it, we use it, but we have to conserve it better. Commercial and residential buildings can have a huge impact on water conservation with just a handful of low-cost or no-cost water solutions.

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How Climate Change Impacts Severe Weather and Role of Insurers

Although it’s hard to pinpoint whether climate change intensified a particular weather event, the trajectory is clear — we’re experiencing hotter heat waves, drier droughts, and bigger storm surges – with scientists detecting a strong link between the planet’s warming and its changing weather patterns. With record-setting temperatures year after year, it’s likely that global…

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Up-and-Coming Employee Benefits

Having awesome employee benefits has always helped ease the 9 to 5. But as the standard 9 to 5 work routine changes with the times, so do the benefits. Up-and-coming benefits that attract quality employees—and help retain them—are all about making the work-life balance more flexible and forward-thinking. Flexible Scheduling The majority of office jobs…

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Rug Choices Can Carpet the Way to a Cleaner Earth

Recycling your old carpeting—it’s a thing! The next time your hotel, apartment building, or community association is looking to re-carpet, do a little carpet research before making the plunge with a new carpet company.

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Assessing Water Usage on Your Grounds

What if every time you filled a glass of water you threw half of it in your boss’s face? Well, that’d be bad! But that is kinda what happens with most landscaping water systems. Half the water that is being used to sustain the grounds around your building is being wasted. That’s straight from the…

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TPA Certus Claims Administration Paying Forward While Moving Forward

When it came time for Certus Claims Administration, LLC to relocate from Camarillo to Thousand Oaks, California, the firm was looking for a more modernized space to fit its needs. This meant cleaning house and looking for a new home for some of the office furniture that wasn’t being utilized in addition to the filing…

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Next Stop: Wellness

“Hi! I just checked in and I want to feel worse after I leave.” Said no hotel guest ever. In fact, the pendulum keeps swinging way over in the other direction and sticking there. Guests are not just looking for a clean, comfortable place to stay with restaurant options and proximity to destinations, they are actively…

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All I Want For Christmas Is Some 3-D Food

3-D printers—they’re not just for making cool plastic things anymore. They’re for making dinner! That’s right 3-D food. Consider it the hospitality wave of the future that’s already lapping on some shores. Just take some pureed raw chicken, add in some vitamins, minerals, and veggies, and print out this liquefied form into any shape you…

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Sustainability, Innovation, and Helping the Homeless

Taking care of each other is a good thing. Re-purposing potential waste is a good thing. Finding a way to do both simultaneously is just about as good as it gets. That’s why we’re excited to share this article about a construction project underway right now in California that will convert used shipping containers into housing…

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What Will the Internet of Things Connect to Next?

An egg carton that digitally lets you know when to buy more eggs. A football helmet that reports head injuries immediately. An elevator that sends out an error message before anyone notices a problem. More and more people are living in a world where their coffee is ready before their feet even touch the kitchen…

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