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Is Now The Time To Invest In New Technology?

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4 Questions To Ask Before Buying a New BAS

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Five Smart Building Features Transforming Today's Workplace

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How to Find Funding for Energy Efficiency

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Microchips in Employees? What Will FMs Be Managing Next?

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USGBC Perspective: How Arc Uses Data And Measurement To Drive Green Performance

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Understanding Your Building Internet of Things Options

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Building IoT: Should You Choose a Horizontal or Vertical Solution?

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INFOGRAPHIC: Elements of a Building Internet of Things Platform

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4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

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Boilers: Replacement Based on Building Load

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Boilers: Upgrades That Deliver Results

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Facility Manager Action Item: Climate Change

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How To Plan Cost and Timeline for a Successful Flooring Installation

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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Drones and the Impact on Facilities

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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Door Hardware Selection Must Consider Occupant Safety and Security

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Building Codes Determine Type of Door Hardware Installed

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Does Value-Engineering Also Cut Occupant Productivity?

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Four Questions to Ask Before Starting Building Analytics

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VIDEO: How Building Performance Standards Contribute to Efficient Operations

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WELL Building Standard Provides Blueprint for Healthy Building, Occupants

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The 7 Concepts of the WELL Building Standard

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VIDEO: Ray Carney on the Benefits of the WELL Building Standard

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Improvements in Metal Building Systems Offer Advantages

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Form Follows Function With Metal Building Systems

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Smart Buildings Success Includes Dashboards, Data Analytics, Monitoring

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Big Data Success Still Requires Human Expertise

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How The Indoor Environment Affects Wellness and Health of Occupants

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8 Lighting Controls Technologies Offer Energy Efficiency, Smart Building Gains

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An Editor's View of High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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How FMs Should Collaborate With IT For Building Internet of Things Implementation

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How Existing Buildings Are Moving Toward Net Zero Energy

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Deep Energy Retrofits: First Step Toward Zero Energy Existing Buildings

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How To Use Renewable Energy To Achieve Zero Energy Existing Buildings

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Answer Is In The Details: Understanding Smart Technology For Facilities

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

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5 Wireless Options for High-Performance Building Systems

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How Wi-Fi, EnOcean, and Bluetooth Contribute to Building Internet of Things Goals

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BACnet Institute Offers Online Knowledge for FMs

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Better Buildings Challenge SWAP: Fresh Set Of Eyes on Energy Efficiency

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Will Programs Like Energy Star, Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Be Cut?

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Practical Considerations for Using BIM for FM

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Establish Uniform Naming Conventions to Best Use BIM for FM

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For Single-Ply Roof, Regular Maintenance Prevents Problems

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Proper Installation Is Crucial for Single-Ply Roof

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Getting A Good Single-Ply Roof Design

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Factors to Consider When Selecting A Single-Ply Roof

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Beyond Smart Grid: New Terminology, Focus on Interoperability and Data

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How GSA Achieved Sustainable Success in 5 Key Areas

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Smart Government Buildings: Q&A With GSA’s Director of Facilities Technology, Peter Pierpont

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Los Angeles Convention Center Restroom Upgrades Score Big

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Convention Center Thinks 'Outside the Box' for Plumbing Upgrades

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Waterless Urinals Among Convention Center Plumbing Upgrades

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Making Plumbing Upgrades Work

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Form and Function: Opportunities To Improve BAS Usability

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IT and Facilities Management: Case Study In How To Collaborate Successfully

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Smart Buildings, Building Internet of Things Offer Operational Savings, But IT Partnership Is Crucial

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

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Performance-Based Approach, Flexibility Highlight Big Changes to LEED v4

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With All the Exciting Building IoT Technology, Where Do FMs Start?

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Data, Cybersecurity Are Key Parts of Building IoT Business Plan

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How To Choose Between Start-Ups and Established Companies

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Intersection of Mobile and Building IoT Creates Powerful Efficiencies for FMs

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Advantages of Combining Mobile and the Building IoT

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Green Building Industry Shifts Focus to Humans Within Its Walls

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How Do The Building IoT and Mobile Tech Complement Each Other?

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Product Selection Advice From The Experts: You!

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Why You Should Embrace BIM For Facility Management

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Why BIM Is Valuable For LIfe-Cycle Considerations

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Rapidly Growing Number of High-Tech Products Can Generate, Report, and Analyze Facility Data

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Quick Take on the WELL Building Standard

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Roofs, Walls, Window Technology Contribute To Long-Lasting, Durable, Efficient Facilities

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Form, Function, and a Fresh Look: Check Out Our Design Refresh

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Solar Power, Passive Ventilation Can Help Buildings Reach Net Zero

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Strategies for Scaling Up To Zero Net Energy Buildings

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To Get to Zero Net Energy, First Focus on Reducing Energy Consumption

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Building Enclosure Commissioning Targets Hidden Costs of Air/Water Leaks

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Commissioning Goals: Reduce Air Leakage, Eliminate Thermal Bridges, Control Water Intrusion

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Smart Buildings Can Help Bridge Gap Between Design And Operations

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Integrated HVAC Design: Materials, Systems, and Programming Must Work in Concert

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Building Internet of Things Partnerships: Cross-Industry Cooperation

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Building IoT Partnerships May Lead To Transformation of Building Products Market

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Bridging The Gap Between IT and FM

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Smart Steps to High Performance

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Sustainable FM: Peter Strazdas Helps Train a New Generation of FMs To Lead the Profession

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How The Building Internet of Things Works For WMU

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

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LEDs Are An Ideal Platform for the Building IoT

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Common IoT Applications for LED Lighting Systems

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SIDEBAR: Overcoming Privacy Concerns With Network Lighting Systems

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Latest Roofing Trends: Is Blue the New Green?

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BIM Coordination Technology For Complex Systems And Architectural Components

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Frederick County Public Schools: Controls For Portable Classrooms Save Big

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Four Wireless Technologies Set Standard For Building Internet of Things Systems

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5 Things You Need To Know About LEED v4

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Best FM Education Returns To Las Vegas

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Reduced Lighting Load Supports Net Zero Energy Goal

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Parris Island Facility Designed For Net Zero

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The Power and Convenience of Networked BAS Come With Cybersecurity Concerns As Well

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How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

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Steps To Take To Improve BAS Cybersecurity

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SIDEBAR: 10 Questions FMs Should Ask About Cybersecurity

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How Big Data and the Building Management System Contribute to High-Performance Goals

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Making Data-Based Decisions Makes Huge Difference in Managing Buildings

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USGBC Perspective: Why FMs Should Participate in Integrative Design

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

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Understanding The Unique Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Buildings

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New Ways Of Thinking Required To Achieve Net Zero

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Data Management Plans Are Crucial For Facility Managers

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Energy Not The Only Metric For High Performance Buildings

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Austin's LEED Gold Convention Is Perfect Venue for 2016 High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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It’s Difficult To Evaluate The Link Between Energy And Occupant Performance

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How Will Data Be Shared?

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Twin Design Goals: Energy Efficiency, Occupant Satisfaction

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Occupants Create Gap Between Facility Design And Energy Performance

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With Energy, It’s All About The People

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Product Selection, Energy Jumpstart, Recertification in LEED v4

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First Step Toward Smart Building: Assess Functionality

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Where Does the Building Automation System Fit In An Internet of Things World?

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Use BAS For Onsite Systems and Operations, But Make Use of Third-Party Software As Well

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SIDEBAR: 3 Tips To Make Good BAS Choices

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Change Management Helps Enlist Occupants In Energy Efforts

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Simple Steps Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

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Evaluating How Effectively Energy Is Used

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LEED’s Energy Jumpstart Credit: An Efficiency Compromise

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What Is The Optimal Life Cycle For A BAS?

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Roof Assessments: The Repair, Recover and Replace Dilemma

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Roof Inspection, Moisture Survey Vital to Repair-or-Replace Decision

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Roof Recovering can Save Maintenance Managers Time, Money

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Replacing Roof with Same Option not Always an Effective Strategy

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Experience Helps FMs Get Ahead of The Curve

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Three Tips For Planning A Building Automation System Project

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Making An Existing Building Smarter

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Take A New Look At LEED

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Building Internet of Things Startups Are Rewriting The Rules

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How To Evaluate Building Products From IoT Startups

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SIDEBAR: 6 Questions Can Reduce Risk of New Building Technology

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SIDEBAR: What's Behind the Building Internet of Things Boom?

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Laser Scanning To Mitigate Challenging Site Logistics

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With Hot Commercial Office Market, Repositioning Buildings Is On The Rise

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Enlivened Lobbies, Bright Finishes Are Two Keys To Successful Building Repositioning

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Photo Gallery: Before and After Photos Show Value of Building Repositioning

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What Is A Smart Building?

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PRODUCTS: Roofing

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Designing And Implementing A Smart Building Project

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How Occupants Influence Building Energy Performance

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Developing A Timeline For Intelligent Building Project

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Why High-Performance Buildings?

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What is the Building Internet of Things?

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Building Internet of Things Thrives on Free Flow of Data

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Next Step in Building Internet of Things: Interconnectivity and Integration

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Making The Business Case For Smart Buildings

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Three Buckets of Smart Buildings Goals: Economic, Environmental, Experiential

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Re-Tuning Buildings for Improved Facility Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
EPA Statistics Debunk Energy Efficiency Myth

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training, Preparing for Building Re-Tuning Process

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Three Federal Government Buildings Illustrate Innovative, High-Performance Strategies

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Chicago GSA Building Uses BAS, BIM to Be Smart

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4 Steps For Preventing A Roof Collapse

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Bi-Partisan Bill To Help Standardize Internet of Things

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SIDEBAR: How Mobile And the Building Internet of Things (IoT) Are Complementary

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USGBC Perspective: Top 10 States for LEED

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Section 179D Federal EPAct Tax Benefits Extended For Two Years

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Building Occupants Can Impede Energy Efficiency Efforts

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New Orleans' VA hospital Slowly Moves Ahead

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Project Goals, KPIs Shape Intelligent Buildings

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Tips on Quantifying Window Assembly Performance

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14 Tips for Success in Green Building

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Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshooting

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Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance

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U.S. Green Building Council Perspective: High-Performance Green Buildings as a Keystone of a Low-Carbon Economy

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Know the 3 Technologies Reshaping BAS

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Understanding Benefits of Virtualization in World of BAS

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Big Data Helping BAS Operate at Peak Performance

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Five Tips To Trim Energy Use

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Executive Sponsor Is Key To Smart Building Strategy

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Chicago Airport Police Instructed to Run and Hide in Active Shooter Situations

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Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management Firm

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Government Agencies Seek to Sell Costly Buildings

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Using Buildings to Support Human Health

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Defining Wellness and How to Achieve It in Buildings

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Strategies in Existing Facilities Include Using Stairs to Get People Moving

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Energy Star Leaders Offer 6 Lessons for Facility Managers

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Meeting Energy Star Expectations and Making the Program a Foundation

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More Energy Star Tips: Stay the Course with Older Buildings, Engage Tenants

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Despite Progress, Solar Still Faces Obstacles

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on NREL Facility in Colorado

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on Federal Center South Building 1202 near Seattle

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Good News on Green Building from USGBC’s Economic Impact Study

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Energy Chickens Help Save Plug-Load Energy

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Creating Value Through Resilience

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Integration a Key to Energy Management

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Why the Building Internet of Things Will Enable Smart Buildings

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Task-Based Building Service Contracts Are Co-Employment Contracts

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NLRB Decisions On Co-Employment Hold Lessons For Facility Managers

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Energy Curtailment Plan Is at the Heart of Demand Response

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Networked Water-Management Systems Aid Green Goals

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Greenbuild 2015 Heads to Washington, D.C., May Be Biggest Yet

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Building IoT Builds on Systems, Tools, Already in Use

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IoT Is Next Step for Facilities, but Understanding and Trust Must Catch Up

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Benefits to Facility Managers of IoT Capability, Sensors

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How Building IoT Offers Accountability to Occupants

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Making Facilities Ready to Optimize IoT for Tenants

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Value of Internet of Things to Green Buildings

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IoT Lighting Controls Taking the Lead in Efficient, Green Applications

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Complexity of Commercial Buildings a Challenge to IoT Applications

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Big Future Predicted for IoT, but a Simple Definition Is Elusive

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FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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How Internet of Things Is Automating Demand Response Programs

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How Automated Demand Response (ADR) Works in Power Utilization

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How OpenADR Standard Aims to Help with Automated Demand Response

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System Integration Offers Benefits for Green Buildings

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Daylight Harvesting Gains from System Integration

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Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

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Benefits of Office Design for Employee Performance

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Achieving Thermal Comfort with Office Design

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Role of Furniture in Work Environment

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Internet of Things May Play Role in Office Comfort, Savings

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Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Front-end Interface Is Critical With BAS Upgrades

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Wireless Considerations for BAS Upgrades

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Training Staff, Occupants to Reach Sustainability Goals

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Creating a Facilities Environment Inviting to Technology

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Knowing and Designing For Your Occupants

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The Benefits of the Building Internet of Things

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With BAS Upgrades, Pay Attention to Infrastructure, Openness

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Jay Black Uses Sustainability, High-Performance Efforts to Set SL Green Apart

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Design, Sustainable Practices Are Natural Fit for High-Performance Workplace

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Making Molehills Out of Disasters With Resilience

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Net-Zero-Energy Buildings Are Headed Mainstream

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LEED v4 and Why Raising the Bar Matters

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High-Performance HVAC Design as Seen in Chicago High Rise

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Resilience: Introducing a 3-Article Special Section

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BAS Retrocommissioning Is Essential To Maximizing System Potential

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How Smart is a Smart Building?

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With BAS Upgrades, People Are More Important than Technology

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Smart Technology Drives High-Performance Buildings, Provides Granular Detail

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Finalists for FMD Achievement Awards Announced

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Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

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Weather-Proofed Windows and Energy Efficiency

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Variety of Building Vulnerabilities May Pose Security Challenges

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2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

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Variety of Emergencies, Relationships Demand Attention

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Transition From BAS to BIoT Is Underway

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Break Bad Habits To Improve Building Automation System Performance

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To Get Benefits Of BAS, Overcome Resistance To Change

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To Get The Most Out Of BAS, Don't Skimp On Staffing

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Ensuring Proper Installation of Building Automation Systems

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Showcase Products

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Keys to Changing Maintenance Team's Culture

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Active Upgrading, Energy Monitoring Also Part of SL Green Sustainability Approach

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Retrocommissioning, Tenant Relationships Part of SL Green Sustainability Efforts

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Mobile Technology, Natural Lighting as High-Performance Tools

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Sustainable Construction and High-Performance Workplaces

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Climate, Lighting, Renewable Energy Also Figure in Net-Zero Calculations

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Net-Zero Buildings and Geothermal Heating and Cooling

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High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

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More on High-Performance HVAC Design

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Hesitations over Smart Technology and the Promise of More Benefits

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Reaping Benefits of Smart-Building Capabilities, Including Digital Credentialing

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Smart-Building Tools for High-Performance Buildings

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Tenant Drills, Communication Aid in Maintaining Security in Office Buildings

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Materials on Roof Surface Can Build Energy Efficiency

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Target Heat Loss at Walls, Roofs to Boost Building Performance

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Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Maintenance Plan, ‘Walk-Around’ Audits Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Role of Staff, Training, Building Data in Loss of Energy Efficiency

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Methods of Accomplishing System Integration: Old to New

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Ensuring Proper Installation of Building Automation Systems

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BACnet Data Access, Commissioning, Maintenance Are Key Tools

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How BACnet Protocol Offers Efficiency, Ease of Operations

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AIV Metric Can Build Accountability into Building Performance

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Buildings’ Data Helps Reveal Effectiveness of Energy Use

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BACnet Systems Can Trim Total Cost of Ownership

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Tenants Play Important Role in Safety-Security Planning

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Occupant Response Measures Must Figure in Building Evaluation

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Building’s Energy Efficiency, Occupant Comfort Are Related

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System Integration: Challenges In Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revamped Training Program Seeks to Keep Pace With Changing Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restructuring of Operations Produces Positive Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Programs Must Roll With Department Changes

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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Top 10 States for LEED Show Market for Green Building Gaining

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Variety of Emergencies, Building Vulnerabilities Demand Attention

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Drills, Communication, Relationship Building All Strengthen Security

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Safety and Security Challenges in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

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Resources for Fire Safety in Green Buildings

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Five High-Performance Building Trends For 2015

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Intelligent Buildings Offer Green, Smart Grid Benefits

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Survey Suggests Many BAS Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers

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BAS Cybersecurity Steps: Firewalls, Isolation, Patches

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Cybersecurity Measures To Protect The BAS/BMS

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Achieving Good Acoustical Performance in Open Space Designs

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Sound Masking Pushes Toward Individualized, Centralized Control

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Why Building Management Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattack

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Acoustics Driving the Ceiling and Sound Masking Field

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Managers Devote Significant Time to Regulatory Compliance

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Building Protection Compliance Consumes Most Managers' Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Environmental Compliance Climbs the Priority List for Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
More Knowledge Means Greater Regulatory Compliance Success

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LEED Volume Delivers High-Performance on a Large Scale

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Treatment and Popularity of Re-Using Onsite Water

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Net-Zero, Re-Use Approaches Address Looming Water Problems

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On-Site Water Can Lead To Goal of Net-Zero Water

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Rules of Thumb to Guide 5-Year Capital Plan

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Tie Capital Decisions To How Building Has Evolved

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Use Three Steps To Build Long-Term Capital Plan

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5-Year Plan Delivers Energy Savings, Stable ROI

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Operate a Green Building Well and Fire Safety Will Follow

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Strategies Include Familiarizing Firefighters with Site and Building

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Green Buildings, Like All Buildings, Must Mitigate Fire Risks

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Hackers Pose Threat To Building Automation Systems

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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The Rise of the LEED City

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A Beginner's Guide to ASHRAE 90.1 and LEEDv4

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ASHRAE, LEED Updates Include Lighting, Sustainable Materials

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The Intersection of Green Building Design and Fire Safety

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States Raise The Bar On High-Performance Buildings

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Despite Buildings' Success, Facility Managers Aim For More Performance

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Flexible Design, Careful Energy Monitoring Are Vital

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Facility Managers' Grasp Of Big-Picture Issues Is Crucial To Net-Zero Performance

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Especially In Net-Zero Energy Buildings, A Careful Eye On Operations Pays Off

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Wireless Best Practices Start With Correct Installation And Commissioning

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Wireless Saves Labor Costs But Raises Security And Reliability Issues

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Popularity And Benefits Of Wireless Systems And Sensors Are Growing

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Three Steps Are Key To System Integration In Existing Buildings

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Center for Sustainable Landscapes Building First to Achieve WELL Platinum Certification

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Defining High-Performance Buildings

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System Integration: New Construction And Existing Buildings

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Innovations Offer Reductions In HVAC Energy Consumption But Are Often Ignored

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With BIM, Historic Landmark Gets Sustainable Renovation

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New Energy Code Approach Could Be Industry Game-Changer

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Outcome-Based Energy Codes Link Operations To Design

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How Would Outcome-Based Energy Codes Be Enforced?

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With Outcome-Based Codes, Who Is Responsible For Performance During Measurement Period?

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ICC Votes On Energy Code Compliance For IgCC

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Building Recommissioning Helps Heifer International Meet Challenges Of Reliability, Efficiency, And Sustainability

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Main Problems Identified During Commissioning Included Malfunctioning Sensors And Water Valves

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Ongoing Commissioning Is Part of Comprehensive Approach

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Turn Building Occupants Into Allies For Emergency Response

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How Floor Wardens Aid In Emergency Evacuations

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Crisis Coordinators Play Role In Emergencies, Including Aiding Evacuation Of People With Disabilities

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Tips For Conducting Emergency Evacuation Drills

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What Is High-Performance Building?

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What Does “Intelligent Building” Mean Today?

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Taking The First Steps Toward Intelligent Buildings

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How To Develop Realistic Smart-Building Goals And Timeline

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Tips For Designing And Implementing A Smart Building System

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Pick Low-Hanging Fruit To Make An Existing Building Smarter

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New Operations and Maintenance Credits in LEED v4

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Benefits Of System Integration In Existing Buildings

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Wireless Options For Building Automation

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Budget For Energy Upgrades Requires Fully Understanding Real Costs

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True Energy Costs Play Important Role In Determining Energy Savings

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Realistic View Of Energy Savings Helps Meet Targets

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USGBC Professional Exams Evolving With Launch Of LEED v4

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BACnet Data Fuels Success With Analytics

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Analytics Options Are As Varied As Buildings

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Facility Managers Must Truly Understand BACnet To Maximize Its Benefits

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Wireless Considerations For Building Automation: Interference

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Intriguing BAS Innovations FMs Should Have On Their Radar

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GSA’s Approach To Intelligent Buildings Combines Technology, People

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High-Performance Exteriors Require Creativity, Commitment

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Attention To Detail Helps Eliminate Envelope Leaks

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High-Performance Exterior Helps Library Use Less Energy In More Space

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With Water A Concern, Education Was Key To Convincing Owners To Use Open-Ventilated Rain Screen

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System Integration Can Help Meet Green, Energy Efficiency Goals

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Integrated Systems Can Help Maximize Demand Response Savings

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Controlling Water Consumption Is One Benefit Of Integrated Systems

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Systems Integration Can Streamline Energy Management, Facilities Management

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Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goals

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Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right People

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Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operations

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Human Behavior Can Make It Hard To Find Best Way To Encourage Sustainable Behavior

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GSA's Contract Structure For High-Performance Building Project Shows Future Possibilities

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Performance Targets Helped GSA Ensure Expedited Bid Process Didn't Sacrifice Energy Efficiency

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Planning For Measurement And Verification Surprises Helps GSA Hit Energy Efficiency Targets

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Training Of Building Occupants, Operators Is Critical To Maintaining High Performance

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Pros And Cons Of Green Building Rating Systems

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Certified Energy Manager Credential Is One Option For Energy-Focused Professional Sustainability Certification

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Green Globes, Energy Star, BOMA 360, Living Building Challenge Offer Different Benefits For Different Buildings

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USGBC Perspective: Education @USGBC To Teach Green Building Best Practices

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Lesson Learned: When Security Patrols Stopped, Abandoned School Was Quickly Gutted

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Abandoned Schools Offer Opportunity For Reuse

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Closed Schools Create Challenges For Districts

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Closing A School May Seem Like Solving A Problem, But Further Issues Exist

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High-Performance Green Colleges Make the Grade

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How Intelligent Buildings Bring Benefits To GSA

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Keep Big Picture In Mind To Ease Challenges Of BAS Upgrades

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Front-End Interface Is Building Block Of Successful BAS Upgrade

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Maintenance, Commissioning Keep BAS Going Strong

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How Fault Detection And Diagnostics Reduces Energy Costs

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Finding Value in Building Enclosure Commissioning

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Building Enclosure Commissioning During Pre-Design And Design Phases

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Building Enclosure Commissioning During Construction Phase

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Strategies for Technician Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building a Training Program From the Ground Up

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned on Technician Training

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What Is An Intelligent Building?

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LEED v4: How Energy And Atmosphere, Materials And Resources And Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements Have Changed

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Lessons Learned From A LEED v4 Beta Project

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USGBC Releases Top 10 States For LEED

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What Is High-Performance Building?

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LEED v4 Requires A New Facility Management Approach To LEED

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Microsoft Finds That Fault Detection Saves Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points Column: All that Glitters is not (LEED) Gold

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fire-Safety Systems: Debunking Myths, Anticipating Trouble

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Achieving Sustainability and Maintainability in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Chicago High-Rise Finds Better Option Than Free Cooling

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Why Environmental Product Declarations Are Important for Green Buildings

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How EPDs Are Created, What They Include, and Why They’re Useful

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Showcase Products: Metal Buildings

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5 More Metal Building System Considerations

Building Operating Management
Improvement In Metal Building Systems Performance, Appearance Offers Facility Managers More Options

Building Operating Management
Five Considerations For Planning Use Of Metal Building Systems

Building Operating Management
Proper BAS Installation, Operation Are Keys To Reaching System's Potential

Building Operating Management
Operator Training, Adequate Staffing Levels Help Reach Full Potential Of BAS

Building Operating Management
To Maximize BAS Benefits, Focus On Overcoming Resistance To Change, Bad Habits

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Keeps BAS Working At Peak Efficiency

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Taking A Close Look At Intelligent Buildings May Pay Off For FMs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

Building Operating Management
How To Ensure High-Performance Buildings Have High-Performance Operations

Building Operating Management
BOMI's High Performance Program Can Help Ensure High-Performance Operations

Building Operating Management
LEED in Motion Reports Help Support Case For Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performance

Building Operating Management
IFMA's Sustainability Programs Can Help FMs Meet Sustainability Goals

Building Operating Management
Areas For FMs To Master In Sustainability: Planning, Project Management, Communication, Real Estate, Finance

Building Operating Management
Technology, Operations and Maintenance Are Keys To Sustainability Efforts

Building Operating Management
A Guide To Greenbuild 2013

Building Operating Management
Why Facility Managers Make the Best Sustainability Executives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reroofing California State Capitol Presents Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Capitol Reroofing Crew Reflects Complex Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reroofing Project Meets Expectations for California Capitol

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Flexibility, Fast-Track Are Benefits of Metal Buildings

Building Operating Management
New Developments Make Metal Roof And Wall Systems More Versatile Options

Building Operating Management
Metal Wall Systems Are Becoming More Acceptable Option

Building Operating Management
Metal Roofs Are Natural Partner For Solar Power Systems

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Integrate Systems In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Three Steps To Successfully Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
How To Overcome Challenges Of Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Multiple Approaches To Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

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Dashboards For Energy Data Are Gaining Wider Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Laurie Gilmer Column: Building an Arsenal of Troubleshooting Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Loggers, Temperature Guns Make Building Troubleshooting Easier

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Loggers, Temperature Guns Often Find Easy Fixes

Building Operating Management
How BIM Can Improve Building Efficiency

Building Operating Management
BIM Contract Requirements Help Standardize Results

Building Operating Management
Survey: How BIM Is Being Used And Where It Will Go In The Future

Building Operating Management
USGBC Offers Resources To Ease LEED v4 Transition

Building Operating Management
BACnet Helps Make Buildings Intelligent, Meet Control and Data Analysis Goals

Building Operating Management
BACnet's System Integration Helps Collect, Aggregate Building Data

Building Operating Management
BACnet Protocol Eases Automation And Integration Of Building Systems

Building Operating Management
BACnet Can Be Used To Make Buildings Intelligent In Either New Construction Or Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Get The Most Out Of BACnet By Properly Operating Building

Building Operating Management
Take Steps To Make Sure That Summer School Construction Isn't Tardy

Building Operating Management
Time, Money Are Especially Important To Summer School Construction Projects

Building Operating Management
Measurement and Verification Can Help Maintain Efficiency, Improve LEED Scores

Building Operating Management
Measurement And Verification Requires Close Attention To Be Successful Part Of Green Building Initiatives

Building Operating Management
How Continuous Measurement And Verification Helped Improve Operational Efficiency

Building Operating Management
LEED for Healthcare Aims To Help Improve Health of Buildings, Patients

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Building Automation Systems Connect With Each Other, Enterprise Systems

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What Is The Living Building Challenge?

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Does the New LEED Include a "Red List" of Chemicals?

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New State Laws Advance Green Building

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GSA Keeps LEED as Its Standard of Choice

Building Operating Management
High Level Challenge: Chilled Water Plant Replacement In High-Rise Office Penthouse

Building Operating Management
COBie Offers Easier Way To Manage Asset Data

Building Operating Management
COBie-capable Software Provides Standardized Asset Management For Project Teams

Building Operating Management
BIM, COBie Make A Powerful Team

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LEED Certification for Multiple Buildings

Building Operating Management
May Innovative Products: Building Controls

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Construction And Renovation On Campus Help Cut Costs, Attract Students

Building Operating Management
Conduct Energy Efficiency Analysis Before Beginning Sustainable Campus Construction

Building Operating Management
Resilient Design, Campus Master Plan Are Important Elements Of Sustainable Construction

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Demand Response Pilot Credit Encourages Analysis Of Outside Power Generation

Building Operating Management
With Building Automation Protocols, Devil Is In The Details

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Facility Analytics Can Help Facility Managers Make Data-Based Decisions

Building Operating Management
How Energy Managers Can Leverage Big Data Right Now

Building Operating Management
Sustainability, Flexibility Help Metal Buildings Grow In Popularity

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings Can Be Attractive As Well As Sustainable

Building Operating Management
Showcase: Metal Buildings Products

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Facility Managers Have Multiple Reasons To Consider Wireless Building Automation Systems (BAS)

Building Operating Management
How the GSA's Bean Federal Center Uses Solar Power to Save on Utility Costs

Building Operating Management
Photovoltaic Lab on Bean Federal Center Roof Helps GSA Find Best Solar Solutions

Building Operating Management
Bean Federal Center Solar Power Project Creates Jobs, Utility Savings

Building Operating Management
USGBC Lists Top 10 LEED States for 2012

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Select Facility Energy Consumption Dashboards Carefully For Ease Of Use

Building Operating Management
Bridge The Gap From Construction To Efficient Operations

Building Operating Management
Tie Design and Construction Teams To Building Performance

Building Operating Management
LEED Certification Aims To Be Constantly Evolving

Building Operating Management
Potential Energy Savings Drive Interest in Intelligent Buildings

Building Operating Management
Intelligent Buildings Link Multiple Subsystems To Building Automation Systems

Building Operating Management
Microsoft Uses Fault Detection, EMS and BAS To Manage Massive Portfolio

Building Operating Management
GSA's Building Links Project Centralizes Data To Cut Costs

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Energy Model Shows Economic Value of High-Performance HVAC

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Building Automation Systems Will Continue To Offer New Capabilities

Building Operating Management
Facility Master Plan Can Help With Energy Efficiency In Educational Facilities

Building Operating Management
Energy Consultants Can Help Integrate Energy Conservation Measures With Facility Master Plan

Building Operating Management
Energy Calculations Help Determine Payback Of Energy Conservation Measures In Facility Master Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Facility Manager's Guide to LEED-EB O&M Rating System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful LEED EB O&M Certification May Take Years to Achieve

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Information Modeling on Rise in Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Use Building Information Modeling in Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Information Modeling, COBie Streamline Construction Process

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Talk With Tenants About Security Needs

Building Operating Management
Team Effort Helps Make Green Health Care Design A Reality

Building Operating Management
Space Programming Needs To Be Early Consideration In Health Care Design

Building Operating Management
Health Care Design Needs To Take Adjacency Into Consideration

Building Operating Management
Building Envelope Is A Significant Influence On Patient Bed Tower Design

Building Operating Management
Central Plant Requirements Affect Health Care Construction And Operations

Building Operating Management
Briefings: GSA Studies Reveal Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Retrofitting With Metal Offers Potential Long-Term Savings

Building Operating Management
Metal Roofs, Walls Offer Energy Efficiency Possibilities

Building Operating Management
Solar Panels, Metal Roofs Have Natural Symbiosis

Building Operating Management
Metal Roofs Offer Number of Energy Star-Compliant Options

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Audit May Improve Building Security

Building Operating Management
Green Strategies in a Historic Preservation Project: King Federal Building in Atlanta

Building Operating Management
Survey Of Energy Efficient Properties Shows LEED Offers Advantages

Building Operating Management
LEED Projects Are Not Homogenous Group

Building Operating Management
How To Get Improved Results From Energy Projects

Building Operating Management
How Office Park Landscapes Can Reduce Water Use

Building Operating Management
Smart Irrigation Systems, Rainwater Collection Are Cost-Effective

Building Operating Management
Proposed Legionella Standard Undergoing Further Revisions

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: Greenbuild 2012 Celebrates Sustainable Building Management

Building Operating Management
Green Features Reduce Energy Consumption 58 Percent

Building Operating Management
Exciting Technology Updates in BAS systems

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Condition Monitoring Helps Detect Building Envelope Problems

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Access-Control Technology Offers Enhanced Protection

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To Achieve High Performance Building, Look To ASHRAE Guideline 32

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Metrics, Data Goals Should Guide Selection of Facility Management Software-based Tools

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The Benefits and Challenges of Roof Coatings

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5 minutes with Skip Milton, Assistant Director of Facility Operations at Texas Children's Hospital

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Wireless Option for Building Management System Has Pros and Cons

Building Operating Management
Legal Issues Complicate LEED Guarantees

Building Operating Management
Gifford Lawsuit Over LEED Certifications Set Some Guidelines for What Recourse is Available

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: The Evolution of LEED for Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access-Control Technology Offers Enhanced Protection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Compatible Door Hardware Enhances Building Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access-Control Technology Requires New Tools for Front-line Technicians

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Modern Fire Safety Systems Can Be Cheaper, Smarter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Condition Monitoring Helps Detect Building Envelope Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Envelope Inspection Strategies Help Prevent Costly Repairs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Repair History is Critical to Proper Inspection of Building Envelopes

Building Operating Management
Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
For SL Green, Office Building Repositioning Goes Beyond Curb Appeal

Building Operating Management
SL Green Focuses on Ongoing Maintenance

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In High Performance HVAC Design, Facility Manager Plays Key Role

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Building Automation Systems Offer Real Time Data

Building Operating Management
Water and Air Infiltration Can Quickly Compromise Building Exterior

Building Operating Management
Building Envelope Commisssioning Ensures Exteriors Perform as Planned

Building Operating Management
Finding Energy Waste Requires Knowledge of How Energy Transfers Through Building Components

Building Operating Management
Performance Testing Helps Ensure Air-Tight, Water-Tight Construction

Facility Focus
LEED Resources for Facility Managers from Green Building Certification Institute

Facility Focus
As LEED Grows, GBCI Takes Steps to Handle Workload, Ensure Quality

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Communication is key to good multitenant security

Building Operating Management
Getting Students Involved in Energy Efficiency Can Lead to Big Energy Cost Savings For School Districts

Building Operating Management
Douglas County School District Sees Big Gains From Involving Students In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ponderosa High School Involved Students in Teaching Value of Saving Energy

Building Operating Management
Gathering Energy Data Often Most Difficult Part of Better Buildings Challenge Efforts

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Challenge Offers Benefits Beyond Just Learning

Building Operating Management
Department of Energy: Goal of Better Buildings Challenge is to Cut Down on $60 Billion in Wasted Energy

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Have More Green Building Ratings Systems Choices Than Ever

Building Operating Management
LEED Offers Guidelines for Green Design, Construction and Operations

Building Operating Management
Green Globes Program Covers Wide Range of Buildings

Building Operating Management
Living Building Challenge is Advanced Green Building Standard

Building Operating Management
SERF Offers Affordable Alternative to Other Green Building Ratings Systems

Building Operating Management
BOMA 360 Includes Sustainability as Part of Focus On Efficient Operations

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5 minutes with Ana K. Thiemer Project Manager - Renovation and Renewal Program, Facilities Services, University of Texas Austin

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Security System Design in Multitenant Buildings Requires Cooperation

Building Operating Management
Higher Energy Star Score Key to LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Auditing, Retrocommissioning Can Lead to Better Energy Star Score, LEED Success

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM's Energy Star Prerequisite Not Intended to Discourage Participation

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: LEED 2012 Revises Point System, Adds Market Sectors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Blueprint?

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings: Tips to Help Facility Managers Fast-Track Their Projects

Building Operating Management
Specification, Construction Can Be Sped Up With Metal Buildings

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With Building Controls, Age May or May Not Be the Reason for Problems

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Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

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What is the Better Buildings Challenge?

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Good Communication Key Part of Security System Design

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Wireless Metering Enhances Sustainability Reporting

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Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment

Building Operating Management
Six Steps to a Successful LEED-EBOM Project

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM: Evaluating How Hard It Will Be to Gain Certification

Building Operating Management
Successful LEED-EBOM Projects Require Resourcefulness, Realistic Timelines

Building Operating Management
Occupant Buy-in Can Make or Break LEED-EBOM Projects

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Building Management System Analytics and Diagnostics Can Aid Facility Staff, If Properly Programmed

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustaining Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Performance Measurements

Building Operating Management
Integrated Design Is Essential for LEED for Schools

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Targets Acoustics, IAQ and Lighting

Building Operating Management
From LEED for Schools: Tips on Green Design and Construction for Facility Managers

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Metal Buildings Ideal For Fast-Track Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Stronger Maintenance-Sustainability Link

Building Operating Management
Green Schools: Information Resources for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Explain How They Minimize Risks and Maximize Rewards of New Technology

Building Operating Management
Evaluating New Technology: Business Analysis, Third-Party Tests Can Prevent Problems

Building Operating Management
Where Facility Managers Can Find Information, Guidance on Evaluating New Technology

Building Operating Management
New Building Technology: How Facility Managers Can Insulate Their Organizations From Risks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED-EB Certification Creates Challenges and Benefits

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The "Big Four" Green Building Rating Systems

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BIM: A Better View of Maintenance

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Retrocommissioning Building Automation Can Reduce Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
High Performance Buildings: Avoiding Problems

Building Operating Management
Energy Modeling for High-Performance Buildings is Only as Good as the Inputs

Building Operating Management
High Performance Buildings: HVAC Designs

Building Operating Management
USBGC Releases Rankings of States With Most LEED-Certified Buildings

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Three Reasons Can Justify New Building Automation Technology

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Approved with Energy Efficiency, Metering Requirements

Building Operating Management
IgCC Adopted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Lessons Learned

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Sets Energy Efficiency Measures for Buildings

Building Operating Management
Work on California State Office Buildings 8 and 9 Goes Beyond Green

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LEED-EBOM Now Most Popular Rating System

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Analytics, Fault Detection Improve Building Automation Capabilities

Building Operating Management
How LEED Volume Can Help Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
How a Commercial Office REIT Used LEED Volume

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Certifications Outpacing LEED-New Construction

Building Operating Management
USGBC Building Performance Partnership for LEED Buildings

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Building Automation Systems: Three Reasons to Replace Rather Than Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Picking the Best BAS

Building Operating Management
BAS Strategies in New Construction vs. Existing Buildings

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Five Ways BIM Can Benefit FM

Building Operating Management
A Breakdown of LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
Data is Power: LEED Buildings and the Building Performance Partnership

Building Operating Management
Long-term Sustainability: LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
From Design to Operations: Energy Star's Designed to Earn

Building Operating Management
Mandating Performance: Outcome-based Codes

Building Operating Management
LEED Designs Don't Always Lead to Sustainable Operations

Building Operating Management
Controls, Commissioning Key to Realizing Green Building Potential

Building Operating Management
Energy Model: Use To Compare, Not To Predict

Building Operating Management
The Curious Case of Northland Pines High School

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Four Steps Can Help Determine Whether to Upgrade or Replace Building Automation System

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Boost BAS/EMS Performance With New Tools, Capabilities

Building Operating Management
Real-time Information is Big Advantage of Modern BAS/EMS Systems

Building Operating Management
Advanced BAS/EMS Operations Still Need Staff Oversight

Building Operating Management
Using LEED-EBOM on Campus Requires Managing Data, Defining Scope

Building Operating Management
What ISO 50001 Can Offer is a Framework for Continuous Energy Improvement

Building Operating Management
Five Steps to Green Campuses

Building Operating Management
BIM Helps Save Time, Make Better Choices for Science Building

Building Operating Management
BIM Demands Early Building Owner Involvement

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Facility Staff Should Be Involved in Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campus

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groups

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

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Five Factors to Consider Before Replacing or Expanding a Building Automation System

Building Operating Management
Multimedia: Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Green Means Go for Transwestern's Skodowski, His Sustainability Team

Building Operating Management
Transwestern's Sustainability Efforts a Cornerstone of Company's Work

Building Operating Management
Experience Makes Skodowski a Natural to Develop Green Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Skodowski, Transwestern Focus on Green Building Success, not Speed

Building Operating Management
Robert Lang: Security Road Map Can Improve Decisions in Emergencies

Facility Focus
Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on LEED and the Better Buildings Challenge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Get Educated on Chemical Toxins

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Five Rules of Thumb Can Aid Decision to Replace or Upgrade BAS

Building Operating Management
IAQ Criteria for Building Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: How to Coordinate Peak-Load Reductions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: How to Meet Load-Reduction Targets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Programs Affect Operations and Occupants

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Free Handbook Can Help With Tracking, Improving Building Performance

Building Operating Management
LEED Pilot Credits Target Certified Products, Demand Response

Building Operating Management
Healthy And Green With LEED For Healthcare

Building Operating Management
For Envelope, Target Durability, As Well As Energy

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How to Use BIM in Facilities Management

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Basic Ways That Building Control Systems Can Help Save Energy

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Laser Scanning: Technology to Analyze Building Facades

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Focuses on Daylighting, Acoustics and Indoor Air Quality

Building Operating Management
New Mexico School District Puts Building Requirements on a LEED Silver Platter

Building Operating Management
9 Ways LEED for Schools is Different From LEED-NC

Building Operating Management
Building Envelopes Affect Energy Use, so Make Sure Yours Isn't Just a Pretty Face

Building Operating Management
For Efficient Exteriors, Start With the Outside, Looking In

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Identify Deficiencies in the Building Envelope

Building Operating Management
Understanding What an Energy Model Can and Can't do is Critical to its Success

Building Operating Management
Realistic Expectations Needed to get Most out of Energy Modeling

Building Operating Management
As San Francisco Requires Buildings to Disclose Energy Use, the Obama Administration Pushes for Federal Action

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Initiative sets new Energy Information Reporting Standards

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The Deadline Is Approaching To Declare a LEED AP Specialty

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Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Laser Scanning Generates Building-Envelope Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Laser Scanning Creates Three-Dimensional Model of Facilities

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Is First Step in Energy Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Performance Buildings Need High-Performing Operators

Facility Maintenance Decisions
First LEED Gold Hospital Now a High-Performance Building

Building Operating Management
Renovations Trigger ADA Compliance?

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Consider Wireless Options When Planning a Controls Retrofit

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Asset Data Management: Four Software Solutions

Facility Focus
HVAC Retrofits Lower Energy Use, Reduce Hot-Cold Calls

Facility Focus
Sustainability Improvements Require Organizational Buy-In

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Existing Buildings Have Big Impact on Carbon Footprint

Facility Focus
The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

Facility Focus
What is the Value of LEED Certification?

Facility Focus
LEED for Existing Buildings Gains Traction

Facility Focus
Why is the Existing-Building Market So Important?

Facility Focus
Green Buildings: Retrofits to Increase in Private Sector

Facility Focus
Energy Costs: Retrofit to Save Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Direct-Digital Controls Improve Equipment Monitoring

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The Future of T12 Lamps

Facility Focus
What is the Difference Between Recommissioning and Retrocommissioning?

Facility Focus
Sustainability: Green Projects Help Obtain Funding

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Upgrades: Develop a Master Plan

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Building Operating Management
Simplicity is Key in Pursuing Energy Efficiency

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High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

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Trained Staff Is Essential to Get Energy Savings from Building Automation Systems

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How to Customize Sub-Metering Systems

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings Can Offer Design Benefits and Cost-Effectiveness

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When Upgrading Building Automation, Review Capabilities of Existing Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

Building Operating Management
Charrettes: Not Just for New Construction

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The International Green Construction Code

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: How to Implement Condition-Based Monitoring

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Incentives for Lighting-System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Automation: Document Commissioning for New Installations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Upgrades: Consider Staffing and Training Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Upgrades: Balance Sustainability with Functionality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Part of Managers' New Normal

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Benefits of Metal Buildings

5 Minutes With
Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Engineers Focus on HVAC, BAS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
DOE Grant Fuels County's Green Building Projects

Facility Focus
Energy Audit Yields Big Savings

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover the Cost of Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
BACnet Systems Offer Many Opportunities to Improve Sustainability

Building Operating Management
BACnet Connectivity and Interoperability

Building Operating Management
Interoperability and Green Building

Building Operating Management
Controls: Real-World Savings

Building Operating Management
Why BACnet?

Building Operating Management
ADA: What FMs Need to Know

Building Operating Management
How Commercial Real Estate is Doing Depends on Point of View

Building Operating Management
Commercial Real Estate Recovery: Drivers and Dampers

Building Operating Management
The New Normal for Commercial Real Estate Market

Building Operating Management
Survey: Shadow Space Will Slow Recovery

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Top 10 Green Building Trends of 2011

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Function Assessment Is First Step in Building Automation Upgrade Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Direct-Digital Controls Improve Schools' Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Common Problems for Aging Controls Systems

Building Operating Management
High Performance Starts with Integrated Design and Energy Modeling

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New and Established Automation Companies Offer Energy Options

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Retrocommissioning Benefits Include IAQ, Longer Equipment Life

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Energy-Conservation Program: HVAC, Lighting, Roofing with Sean Arnold

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Meters: Report to Building-Control System

Building Operating Management
Green Building Design Can Pose Fire Safety Challenges

Building Operating Management
Determining Damages in Green Building Lawsuits

Building Operating Management
Responsibilities Must Be Spelled Out In a Green Building Contract

Building Operating Management
Designer’s Professional Liability Insurance Issues

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Retrocommissioning Can Solve Three Common Controls Problems

Building Operating Management
Always Consider Energy, the Envelope and Reuse What You Can

Building Operating Management
Best Practices: Daylighting, IAQ, Green Cleaning and More

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Energy Management System Can Streamline Facility Maintenance Tasks

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How To Prepare For Smart Grid

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Maintaining Exterior Painted Wood

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DDC Controls Make Retrocommissioning Easier, More Essential

Building Operating Management
Metal Roof and Wall's Durability and Versatility

Building Operating Management
Metal's Green Credentials, Good Looks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Envelopes: Minimize Air, Water Leaks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Envelopes: Inspection Requirements for EIFS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Replace Building-Envelope Components

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Analyze Energy Use, Review Utility Rate Structure

Building Operating Management
Common Sense Strategies for Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Commissioning Systems, Evaluating Loads for Energy Savings

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Soft Skills Are Important in Retrocommissioning

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Building Automation and Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power, Water Meters Help Earn Green Building Credits

Facility Focus
Better Building Performance Boosts FM Standing

Quick Read
Three Factors Can Limit BAS Interoperability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Learn from Others' Mistakes

Building Operating Management
Energy Management Solutions Likely Already Housed In Facilities

Building Operating Management
How Windows Help Meet Code

Building Operating Management
Windows and the New ASHRAE Standard 189.1

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Turner Building Cost Index at its Lowest Level since Third Quarter of 2006

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Building Star Program Targets Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Mandated Commissioning, 'Plan for Operations' Part of New Green Standard

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Report Suggests Commercial Office Spending Contributes to Outlays, Jobs, GDP

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Book Aims to Provide Standard Building Performance Protocols

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips for Specifying Roof Insulation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building-Automation System Streamlines Preventive Maintenance

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What is ASHRAE 189.1?

Building Operating Management
How to Squeeze More Savings From the EMS

Building Operating Management
Size of Automation Systems Should Be Proportionate to Building

Building Operating Management
Managers Can Maintain Building Service Levels While Saving Money With BAS

Building Operating Management
Water Consumption Can Be Controlled With Use of Submeters

Building Operating Management
Standard Is First For Commercial Buildings Written In Mandatory Language

Building Operating Management
Green Standard Covers Seven Major Energy Requirement Categories

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Two More BOMA Standards for Building Measurement Accredited

Building Operating Management
Exterior Wood Elements Of A Building Can Be Better Maintained With Regular Painting

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New Floor Area Measurement Standard Accredited

Building Operating Management
Elevator Upgrades: Repair or Full Modernization?

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Energy Savings and Comfort Depend on Sensor Calibration

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EPA Launches New Program to Coordinate Commercial Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Elevator Modernization Also Can Affect Electrical, HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building-Automation System: Retrofit Starts with Metering

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Call for Energy Efficiency Improvement Projects

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BAS Can Help Facility Managers Take Advantage of Smart Grid

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Their Role in LEED Certification

Facility Focus
The Role of BIM in Building Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Reflectivity, Emissivity Important Factors When Selecting A Cool Roof

Quick Read
Retrocommissioning Quickly Pays for Itself in Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Insulation, Climate Can Affect Roof's Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Facility Department Holds Design Contest to Meet Cost Reduction Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: Take Advantage of Rebates, Tax Deductions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS: Direct-Digital Controls, HVAC Equipment Improve Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Upgrade Lowers University's Energy Bills 20 Percent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School Districts Take Lead on Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
City Adopts LEED as Building Standard

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Nation's First Set of Model Codes and Standards for Green Building Announced

5 Minutes With
HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

Building Operating Management
NYC's Greener, Greater Buildings Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
States Develop Green Building Guidelines

Building Operating Management
National Significance of NYC Benchmarking Legislation

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Turner Construction: Construction Costs Are Forecasted to Decline Further in First Quarter 2010

Building Operating Management
Maximize Green Investments With an Enterprise-wide Approach

Building Operating Management
Advances in Communications Infrastructure Support a Range of Building-Based Systems

Building Operating Management
Increased Levels of Collaboration Now Possible Between Intelligent Buildings and Fire and Life Safety Systems

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Pilot Building Energy Labeling Program Launched by ASHRAE

Building Operating Management
Green Building Goals and Security Initiatives Can Find Common Ground

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Automating Operations: Hospital Upgrades Building-Automation System, CMMS

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Fifty Percent Increase in Green Building Programs since 2007, Report Finds

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Green Building to Support Nearly 8 Million U.S. Jobs Over Next 4 Years, Study Says

5 Minutes With
Building-Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency with Skip Milton

Building Operating Management
Evidence-Based Design: From Health Care To Other Buildings?

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Building automation and maintenance

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ASHRAE Seeks Proposal on Green Buildings User’s Manual

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building-Automation System Upgrade Meets Energy-Efficiency Demands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Airport Upgrades to Wireless BAS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Improves HVAC Control, Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building-Automation System: Technician Training Key to Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Airport Looks for Ways to Cut Costs

Building Operating Management
The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Buildings Go to Washington

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Promotes Trending and Preventive Maintenance Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Building-Automation Controls Improve Energy Efficiency

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Benefits of Retrocommissioning Quickly Pay for Costs

Building Operating Management
DDC Controls Make Retrocommissioning Easier, More Essential

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Retrocommissioning Should Involve Operating Staff

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BAS Has an Important Role with Demand Response

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California Green Building Standards Code Lays Groundwork for International Code

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Wireless Lighting Controls Save Energy, Improve the Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: The Impact of VOCs on Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Identify Common Air-Leak Paths

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

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Senate Approves Boost In Energy Efficiency Funding

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wet Insulation Decreases a Building's R-Value, Thermal Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Cameras Can Detect Thermal Bridging, Air Leaks, Wet Insulation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Envelope: A Maintenance Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction Provides Incentives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Can Deduct Full Cost of New Lighting with Interim Lighting Rule

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Fuel Arena's LEED Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replacing Windows Improves Building Envelope Efficiency

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Energy Savings At The Building's Envelope

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ICC Announces First Meeting To Develop An International Green Construction Code

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NYPD Releases Report On Building Security For High Risk Buildings

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Commercial Property Vacancy Rates Continue to Rise

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Evaluate How the BAS Will Connect With Other Systems

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2008 NYC Construction Codes Required on July 1

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ASHRAE Introduces Prototype of Building Energy Label

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Facility Staff Essential to BAS Success

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Interoperable Systems Work Together, but They're Not Plug and Play

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Doors and Door Hardware: Consider Life-Cycle Costs

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE's New Standard For High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
Green Buildings Require Commissioning

Building Operating Management
How Metal Buildings Can Offer Cost, Energy and Environmental Savings

Building Operating Management
Is It Time For a BAS Upgrade?

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Proper Storage of Building Supplies for Good IAQ

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Coalition Provides Federal Buildings with Energy-Efficiency Recommendations

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Call for Comments on Green Building Standard

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ICC Begins Development Of Green Building Code

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Security Perceived as Most Important Building Feature, According to Survey

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The American Institute of Architects Announces the 2009 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

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What Interoperability Is and Isn’t

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Intelligent Buildings Are Green

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Layout of Renovated Building Can Be Security Tool

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Look at Green Building Needs When Planning BAS

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Efficiency and Building Envelope

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE 90.1 Add Building Envelope

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lack of K-12 Funding Leads to Breakdown Maintenance

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Input From Operating Staff Is Crucial To Design Of Building Automation Systems

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Interest in BIM Software Grows, Report Finds

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New Metal Building Design Guide Addresses Seismic Issues

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Green Building Study Finds Benefits of Building Green Outweigh Cost Premium

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Greening of Building Portfolios Remains a Priority For Commercial Real Estate Industry, Study Finds

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Energy Targets for Federal Building Remain Challenging, ASHRAE Says

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USGBC Launches Green Book Club

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California Adopts Green Codes

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BOMA Releases Green Lease Guide

Building Operating Management
DOE Launches Net Zero Program

Building Operating Management
Princeton Review Ranks Green Colleges

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ASHRAE Releases Commissioning Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Historic vs. Modern Buildings: Which are More Efficient?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Senate Buildings Receive Lighting, Plumbing Retrofits

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

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Metal Buildings Grow Up Green

Building Operating Management
BAS Integration: The Facility Manager's Role

Building Operating Management
Selling BAS Projects to the CFO

Building Operating Management
Key Tasks for a Facility Manager During Systems Integration Projects

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Maintainability and Green Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Defining Green Roofs: Go Beyond Vegetative Systems

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Cost Considerations for Historic Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Envelope: How to Avoid Energy Loss

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Envelope: Sealing Leaks and Stopping Thermal Bridging

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To Improve Energy Performance, Improve Operations

Building Operating Management
Defining High-Performance Buildings

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House Passes Grant Program for Building Code Enforcement

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How Hard Will It Be to Integrate Systems?

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Counties with Green Building Programs Have Surged Since 2003

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IAQ Management: Dilution, Filtration, Separation

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Walking the (GREEN) Talk

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GBI Calls for Comments on Green Building Standard

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Changes Outside, Results Inside

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CSI’s New UniFormat Version Open for Public Comment

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Energy Management: A Strategy for HVAC Savings

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Success of BAS hinges on staff training

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DOE and EPRI Cooperate To Increase Energy Efficiency

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New Data on How Ozone Affects IAQ

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BOMA, GBI Partner On Sustainability

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

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Maintainability and Green Buildings

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Rain Screens Help Keep Water Out

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Energy Efficiency: The Envelope Please

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National BIM Standard Released

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Checking BAS References

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Striking a Balance: Sustainability and Performance

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BAS Satisfaction Hinges on More Than Technology

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Energy Efficiency in Small Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Capturing Energy Loss

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Automatic Energy Savings

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Bill Aims To Support Building Code Officials

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Construction Cost Increases Are Easing, According to Index

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GAO: U.S. Postal Service Needs Better Data To Improve Maintenance, Facilities

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Cities with Green Building Programs Have Increased Fourfold Since 2003

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ICC Code Hearings Fast Approaching

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California Building Standards Commission Votes to Reassess Hospital Earthquake Safety

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New Collaboration Between the Construction Specifications Institute and U.S. Green Building Council Announced

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Making Wireless Work

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EPA Grants First Energy Star Label for Retail Buildings

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Office Buildings Show Little Change in Operating Income and Costs Reported in 2006

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EPA Announces Green Building Design Competition Winners

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Thinking Green: Implementing A Sustainable Construction Process

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A Measure of Building Intelligence

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Local Governments Increasingly Mandate Green Building

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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On Speaking Terms

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Green Developers Break New Ground

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New York City Updates Building Codes

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Efficiency Starts at the Envelope

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Building Envelopes: The Outside Story

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New Study Confirms Corporate America's Trend Toward Sustainability and Green Building

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CABA Releases Intelligent Buildings Roadmap

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China Urged to Tap Benefits of Green Buildings

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National BIM Standard Version 1 Released for Industry Review

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Green Building Goes to Washington

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Green Schools The Hottest Market For Green Building

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Study Compares Green Building Rating Systems

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LEED Deadline Extended

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BOMA, Green Building Council Agreed to Promote Energy Efficiency

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Adobe Earns Additional LEED Platinum Certification

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Green Building Practices A Rising Priority for Businesses, New Study Finds

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ASHRAE Releases Updated Book on Design, Construction and Operation of Green Buildings

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U.S. Green Building Council Proposes LEED Requirement to Slash Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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New Non-Profit Aims to Raise Awareness About Green Cleaning

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AIA Preps Green Building Toolkit

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Sealing Out Weather. Sealing in Savings

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BIM: A Wealth of information

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LEED Version 3.0 Aims to Respond to Market’s Needs

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NIST Releases Guidelines for Preventing Progressive Collapse of Buildings

Building Operating Management
Prepared for Enterprise Wireless Alliance

Wireless Technology Migrates to Building Controls

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BACnet on the Move

Building Operating Management
Energy Gains: The Envelope, Please

Building Operating Management
Planning for Interoperability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pinpointing Roofing Problems

Building Operating Management
Mold: What Science Says Now

Building Operating Management
Assigning Value to Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Commissioning: Making it Pay

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ Analysis: Updating the Arsenal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings in a New Light

Building Operating Management
REPORT PREPARED FOR THE METAL INITIATIVE
Roofs and Walls: The Metal Option

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REPORT PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
LEED-EB: Focus on Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Noise in the 'Attic?' History Deteriorating

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Integration Opportunities

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in conjunction with the Cool Roof Rating Council
Top-Level Technology

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High-Performance Exteriors

Building Operating Management
Look Out for Automation Pitfalls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recommended Standards Target Tall-Building Safety

Building Operating Management
Putting BACnet to the Test

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Everything Old is New Again

Building Operating Management
Automation: One Step At a Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Old buildings as ancient history? Hardly

Building Operating Management
Freedom of Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
In Conjunction with the Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association:
Top-Level Considerations

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Putting Open Systems To Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The ‘Greening’ of Existing Facilities

Building Operating Management
EMS: On the Trail of Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Systems: Streamlining for Savings

Building Operating Management
New Codes Aim For Safer High-Rises

Building Operating Management
Preventive Health Care for Buildings

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Quick Fixes for Changing Needs

Building Operating Management
Real Needs Must Drive Security Integration

Building Operating Management
Green CMBS

Building Operating Management
LEED: A Scorecard for Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
BAS/EMS

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Closing the Automation Divide

Building Operating Management
Green Economics: Small Price for Environmental Gains

Building Operating Management
Energy Codes: Moving Targets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventing Water Woes

Building Operating Management
Unlocking Software’s Potential

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Details

Building Operating Management
For Outside, What’s Inside Counts

Building Operating Management
Minimal but disturbing, building vibration can be dampened

Building Operating Management
Is Your EMS on Target For Energy Savings?

Building Operating Management
Penn State's Green Coach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Control Systems: The Next Generation

Building Operating Management
'X' Marks New Controls Hot Spot

Building Operating Management
Need to Know

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Underused strategies could make green buildings even greener

Building Operating Management
Stepping Up To BAS Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ and the Older Facility

Building Operating Management
Slow Pace Of HVAC Change Means Missed Gains

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Lighting Controls to the Net

Building Operating Management
HVAC Retrofits: 8 factors leading facility executives to the best choices

Building Operating Management
Re-covering the Roof: Right and Wrong

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Polling Personnel

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Olympian Feat

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Numbers Games

Building Operating Management
Commanding Web-Speak

Building Operating Management
With systems integration, words can get in the way

Building Operating Management
Home Is Sweet for Mixed-Use Facilities

Building Operating Management
New outlook on access control

Building Operating Management
Taking the green exterior beyond energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Moving to the Top of the Class

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Equipment: Making the Grade?

Building Operating Management
Adaptable Workplaces

Building Operating Management
Sustaining Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Metrics Matter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ann Arbor’s dancing elephant

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Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Green Gains:

Building Operating Management
Keys to Code Compliance

Building Operating Management
The Biggest Mistake?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sealing in Savings: System Plugs Costly Leaks in HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Merrill Lynch Saves Now, Saves Later

Building Operating Management
Energy-Savings Exteriors

Building Operating Management
System Integration: Avoiding the Weakest Link

Building Operating Management
Getting a Grip on Green Products

Building Operating Management
Web-based control: The next step toward interoperability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Doing More with (Much) Less

Building Operating Management
Soft Touch for Hardware

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Push for Cool Roofs Runs from Rebates to Mandates

Building Operating Management
New Green Rating System Offers Guidance for Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Node know-how: Building control via the Internet

Building Operating Management
Building the BAS Team

Building Operating Management
Construction Starts Now

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access, Texas Style

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Bulletin

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going, Going... GREEN

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Across the Industry

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Automation

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All for One

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Juggling Required

Building Operating Management
A Collegial Approach

Building Operating Management
Philadelphia's Comeback Kid?

Building Operating Management
Energy Deficient

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Throwing Energy Worries Out the Window

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Interoperability: 5 Ways It Pays

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Fire Protection Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coating Considerations

Building Operating Management
Integration, Step-by-step

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Across the Industry

Building Operating Management
New Generation of Schools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How ‘Green’ Are You?

Building Operating Management
Good News: No Surprises

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Roof Project Pitfalls

Building Operating Management
Who’s got your roof covered?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing For Savings

Building Operating Management
Interoperability Scorecard