Posts Tagged ‘ Los Angeles ’

Opportunities for Progress are Knocking

Dec 4th, 2023

Despite a global history of policies being put in place to mitigate pollution and the effects on human health, responses to new policies and regulations never change. Following the Great Smog of London in 1952, the Committee on Air Pollution was formed to look at the problem. In 1954, the committee reported that the burning […]

ASSA ABLOY Employee Alleges Union Instigated Firing

Jun 22nd, 2023

No sooner did ASSA ABLOY turn the page on legal proceedings over its acquisition of Spectrum Brands’ Hardware and Home Improvement division (HHI) than it could be headed back to court. An employee of the company’s Entrance Systems division has filed charges against the manufacturer and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441. Court […]

A Portal to the Outdoors, Productivity and Overall Health

Oct 14th, 2022

The Façade Tectonics Institute 2022 World Congress continued Thursday, Oct. 13 in Los Angeles with keynote speaker Lisa Heschong, author of “Visual Delight in Architecture: Daylight, Vision and View.” She addressed the many benefits of providing structure occupants with window views. At a time when more and more people are working from home, the benefits […]

FTI’s World Congress Returns with a Look at Façade Developments, Innovations

Oct 13th, 2022

The Façade Tectonics Institute (FTI) 2022 World Congress in Los Angeles kicked off on Wednesday, Oct. 12, offering a broad spectrum of information for attendees. From energy requirements to emerging trends and technologies, presenters are packing the meeting halls with professionals hungry for industry updates and trends. The last in-person World Congress was four years […]