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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Grounds Care Equipment

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Protecting and Extending the Performance Life of Grounds Equipment

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Mitigating Risks Associated with Aging Grounds Equipment

Building Operating Management
Lighting Retrofit Focuses On Daylight, Energy Efficiency

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Concert Security Experts Grapple With Lessons Of Las Vegas

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Climate Change, Resilience, and Positive Feedback Loops

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How Did Mandalay Bay Hotel Security Miss Las Vegas Shooter?

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Baltimore School Evacuates Over IAQ Concerns

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10 Steps To Advanced Water Efficiency

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Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard Can Aid Water Efficiency Efforts

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ADA on Campus: University Targets Accessibility

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The Role of Utilities in Facility Upgrades

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Utility Incentives: Understanding Qualifying Projects

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Utility Incentives: Calculating Savings

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Hospital Generators Can't Keep Up in Puerto Rico After Maria

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Power Tool Productivity: Battery Performance

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Power Tool Productivity: Tracking and Monitoring

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Power Tool Productivity: Eye on Ergonomics

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Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts

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How To Get Utility Rebates for Energy Efficiency In New Construction

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Sustainability: Eye on Emissions

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Sustainability: Focus on Fuel and Noise Reduction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Beyond Emissions, Fuel and Noise

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Yale University Law School Seeks Gender-Neutral Restrooms

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Schedule and Performance Analysis: Keys To Weighing HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Adapting Practices for Sustainability

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PGMS: 3 Key Principles on Sustainability

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PGMS: Conserving Water for Sustainability

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Understanding Three Sustainability Principles in Grounds Management

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Is ADA Under Attack?

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ADA: Accessibility and Google Maps

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Location, Building Type Impact Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: University Finds Opportunity in Vegetative Roofs

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Roofing: Managing Vegetative Roofs After Installation

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Roofing: Maximizing Benefits of Vegetative Roofs

Building Operating Management
Physical Security Meets Technological Innovation

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Security: Video Analytics and Machine Learning Gaining Momentum

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Hospitals Prepare for Hurricane’s Aftermath

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5 Ways Technology Can Help Cut Energy Costs

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

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Volvo: Energy-efficient forklifts part of environmentally friendly South Carolina plant

Building Operating Management
Expert on Power for Life-Safety to Address Critical Facilities Summit

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The Evolution of Facility Management

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Setting Standards in Facility Management

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Boise State University Researches Energy Efficient Living

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Door Hardware: A New Generation

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Door Hardware: Performance Matters

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The Risk of Arc Flash: How to Design for a Safer Workplace

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Common Sense: Using Occupant Ideas For Efficiency

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Maturing Biometrics Solutions Enrich Security Options for FMs

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Open Spec Advances Interoperability for Physical Security Systems

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Central Michigan University Ready for Fall Classes After Extensive Repair on Flood Damages

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4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

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Senators Propose Internet of Things Cybersecurity Bill

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5 Steps To Apply College Lessons To Office Space

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Wellness Is The Second Wave of Sustainability

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How To Team Up With IT To Manage Data Centers, Critical Environments

Building Operating Management
Building Out Critical Environments: Faced-Paced and Fun

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Capital Improvements for Energy Efficiency

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Boilers: Upgrades That Deliver Results

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Vehicle Attacks Among Several New Security Threats

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Active Shooter Remains Biggest Security Threat for FMs

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Lighting Retrofits Cut Energy Use, Study Finds

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Data Centers: FM-IT Partnership Worth Millions to Healthcare Organization

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Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

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Sit/Stand Desks Linked to Improved Productivity and Health

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Recall: Fitness Center Exercise Machine Poses Impact Hazard

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Nature and Green Roofs are Being Integrated into Major Cities

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Code Compliance Check Prevents Construction Cost Overruns

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Brake Failure Causes Crash Hazard

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4 Steps Lead To Safer, More Secure Schools

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Campaign Focuses on Shrinking College Dorm Carbon Footprint

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Renovation Planning: How to Avoid Security, Fire Safety, and Other Code Issues

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Small-scale Photovoltaic Generation Growing, Dwarfed by Utility-Scale Solar

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High-Performance Office Strategy: Support the Best to Motivate the Rest

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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Senate Makes First Small Steps Toward Extending EPAct 179D Tax Deductions

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To Focus on Resilience, Focus Also on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Water and Energy Efficiency Are Key Resilience Strategies

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Why Strong, Diverse Communities Are More Resilient

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Legionnaire’s Disease: Report Targets Hospitals

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How Do Your Health and Wellness Programs Measure Up?

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Uptime Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Carry Two-Thirds of IT Workload

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Girding the Grid: Protecting the Electricity Supply

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Critical Facilities Summit 2017: An Editor's Perspective

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Hygiene, Sustainability Key Considerations In Restroom Design

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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SIDEBAR: Online Resources To Help Analyze, Format Energy Data

Building Operating Management
Door Hardware Selection Must Consider Occupant Safety and Security

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: Craig Sheehy on LEED: Building Operations and Maintenance

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Maintenance, Measurement and Equipment Reliability

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Transforms Healthcare Facilities' Design, Construction, and Operations

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

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Sustainable Healthcare Case Study: Resilience Complements Sustainability

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SIDEBAR: Water Efficiency Measures at Project Legacy

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VIDEO: How Building Performance Standards Contribute to Efficient Operations

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PTACs Recall Expanded Due to Fire Hazard

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Young Facility Professionals Strive For Credentials, Continuing Education

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Misperceptions of Job-Hopping, Poor Communication Plague Millennial FMs

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For Young FMs, Opportunities, Challenges Abound

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Survey Says: Young FMs Are Educated, But Always Looking For More Training

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VIDEO: Dorothy Scholnick On How To Get Young People Into FM

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VIDEO: FM Student Discusses Hopes For Her Future Career

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Industry Outlook From Current FM Student

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Uptime Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Carry Two-Thirds of IT Workload

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WELL Building Standard Provides Blueprint for Healthy Building, Occupants

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Good Facility Investments Are Low Risk

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How to Get Young People Interested in Facilities Management

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Form Follows Function With Metal Building Systems

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Target Settles HVAC Data Breach for $18.5 Million

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Recall: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

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Water Conservation: Product Advances Help Lower Water Usage and Utility Costs

Building Operating Management
I2SL Focus on Training FMs How To Operate Sustainable Labs

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Keep Fire Safety Systems Current

Building Operating Management
Low-Tech Solutions Still Offer Data Analytics Successes

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Triple Net Lease? Energy Upgrades Still Benefit Landlord, NFMT Speaker Says

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Pose Burn/Fire Hazard

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Trends In Workplace Design Focus On Productivity, Occupant Satisfaction

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How Nature and Culture Enhance Happiness, Wellness, Productivity in Office Space

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SIDEBAR: Wire Management Strategies for a Productive Office Space

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Why Young People Are Choosing Facility Management

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Arc-Flash Safety: Understanding The Hazards

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Arc-Flash Safety: Assessing Electrical Equipment

Building Operating Management
Real-Time Energy Monitoring Avoids Peak Demand Charges, Helps Bill Accurately

Building Operating Management
Mobile Technology Aids Real-Time Energy Monitoring

Building Operating Management
Vapor Intrusion: What FMs Need to Know

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How To Leverage Existing Infrastructure For Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls 101: Understand Switching, Dimming, and LEDs

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Funding Improvements and Upgrades with Energy Savings at City College of San Francisco

Building Operating Management
Convergence of Direct Digital Controls And Internet of Things Brings High-Performance HVAC

Building Operating Management
Benefits of HVAC Direct Digital Controls Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reviewing Door Hardware Security

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Selecting The Proper Door Hardware

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SIDEBAR: Factoring In Outside Issues

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Maintaining Door Hardware

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Collaborating with IT

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Speaking IT's Language

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Key Control: Barcoding Technology Aids Casino Security

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Cyber Security: Where IT Expertise, FM Vigilance Is Most Critical

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Deep Energy Retrofits: First Step Toward Zero Energy Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
More Water Shortages Mean FMs Must Focus on Water Efficiency

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Facility Managers Must Take Responsibility for Water Quality

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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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BACnet Institute Offers Online Knowledge for FMs

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Security Risk Assessment Shows Where Security Dollars Are Best Spent

Building Operating Management
Security Risk Assessment Appropriate For All Buildings, But Vital For Large, High-Risk Facilities

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Plan, Audit, Commission, Measure and Verify: Steps To A Successful Energy Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Make Utility Incentives Part of the Energy Upgrades Planning Process

Building Operating Management
In Higher Education, Changing Styles of Learning Require Rethinking Traditional Facilities

Building Operating Management
Relationships Between Higher Education, Community Critical As Life-Long Learning Blurs Boundaries

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

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Southern California Deploys Batteries to Meet Peak Demand

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Practical Considerations for Using BIM for FM

Building Operating Management
Establish Uniform Naming Conventions to Best Use BIM for FM

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Codes to Know for Panic Hardware

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Recall: Utility Vehicle Can Roll Away Unexpectedly

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control Key to Facility Safety and Security

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Door Hardware Strategies for Access Control

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Access Control: The Role of Card Readers

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Sidebar: Access Control and Maintenance Issues

Building Operating Management
Excelling at Managing Data Leads to FMXcellence Honors for Two FMs

Building Operating Management
An Editor's View of NFMT Baltimore

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Must-See TV for FMs: DOE's Better Buildings Challenge SWAP

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Breaking Down USGBC’s Top 10 LEED States List

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Occupant Health and Wellness: Q&A with Eleni Reed, Chief Greening Officer of GSA’s Public Buildings Service

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Savvy Specification Benefits HVAC Upgrades

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Partnering for Successful HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Energy Innovation Driven By Buildings Industry

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

Building Operating Management
GSA Commits to Historical Renovation, the Green Proving Ground, and Dedication to Occupant Wellness

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Attachments Add to Versatility of Utility Vehicles

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Popular Attachment Options for Utility Vehicles

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Questions to Consider When Assessing Utility Vehicle Needs

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Beginning-of-the-Year Review: How Is Your Organization's Teamwork, Productivity?

Building Operating Management
Veteran Facility Manager Shares Insight On a Changing Industry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Technology: Market Watch

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Lighting Needs for Education Facilities

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Matching Lighting Needs with Commercial Applications

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Fire Safety: New Opportunities for Intelligence, Interoperability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Power Tools

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New-Generation Power Tools Offer Productivity, Safety and Comfort

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Power Tool Specification Goes Beyond Speed, Power

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Choosing Best Cordless Power Tools Requires Savvy Specification

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3 Steps To Make The Most of a BAS

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Electrical Equipment Reliability Doesn't Equal Electrical System Reliability

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Seven Top-of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

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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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Water Watch: Next-Level Conservation Tactics

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Mitigating Future Cost Risk: The Real Reason For Long-Term Energy Planning

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Report: Most Organizations not Prepared for Cyberattacks

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Rural Telecom Central Offices Could Become Edge Data Centers

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Managers Roundtable: Utility Incentives Help Reduce Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Survey Says? There Were More Resources For FMs in 2016

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Bomb Threats Rise Dramatically at Education Facilities

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Facilities Managers Can Help Revolutionize Healthcare

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Detailed, Thoughtful Integration of Security Systems Yields More Secure Facilities

Building Operating Management
Practical Tips For Implementing Security Integration

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6 Strategies For Developing Facilities Management Talent For The Future

Building Operating Management
Understand New Demands on the FM Profession

Building Operating Management
FM Pulse Salary Survey: How Much Do Facilities Managers Make?

Building Operating Management
Technology Changes and Younger Workforce Mean Mobile Options Are a Must

Building Operating Management
For Succession Planning, Identify Leaders, Provide Opportunities To Expand Skills

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

Building Operating Management
Cyber Security: FM and IT Must Collaborate To Prevent Threats

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Hospital Paves Way for Systemwide LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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

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Bill Passed to Help Students Realize Career in Trades

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NASCAR Track Debuts Lights with LEDs

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Change Agent: Albert Manshum Transforms Advocate Health Care's Facilities

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Standardization of FM Operations Brings Efficiencies

Building Operating Management
Modular Prefabricated Components Speed Construction, Cut Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Seeks Turnkey Solution for LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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Hospital Officials Specify LEDs for Exterior Lighting Project

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Health Care System Saves More than $1 Million in Maintenance, Energy Costs

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Water Woes: Conservation in Western U.S. Falters

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California University Goes Green with Ambitious Sustainability Plan

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A Brighter Shade of Green for One University

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Green U.S. Hospitals Recognized

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Considerations For Adding Backup Power To An Existing Data Center

Building Operating Management
Understand The Legal Issues of Adding Data Center Backup Power

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Bring in IT Early and Often When Commissioning New Power Reliability Equipment

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Nuclear Danger: U.S. Facilities Facing $3.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Bill

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City of Birmingham Launches Significant Sustainability Effort

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Sustainability: Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Jupiter, Fla.

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Sustainability: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

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Renovations and Retrofits: University of La Verne, La Verne, Calif.

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Renovations and Retrofits: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle

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Financial Management: Westerville (Ohio) School District

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Financial Management: Kettering (Ohio) School District

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Personnel Management: Orange County, Orlando, Fla.

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Personnel Management: Johnson and Wales University, Providence, R.I.

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Snow and Ice Management Practices Evolve

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Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

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How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operations

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Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

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Mobile Technology Streamlines Security and Fire Safety Products

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U.S. Coast Guard Goes Green With Vegetative Roof

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Green Roof Key Component to Coast Guard's Sustainability Efforts

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Challenges, Benefits Associated With Vegetative Roofs

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Tall Safety Task: Protecting Workers from Falls

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Magazine Releases “Cool Schools” List: Where Does Your School Rank?

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Desire to Succeed

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Quick Take on the WELL Building Standard

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Hurricane Matthew Touches Down in Florida: Are Your Facilities Ready?

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Water and Energy Efficiency Technology Allows FM To Do More With Less

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Future NFL Stadium Going LEED Platinum

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

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Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

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

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

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Commercial Mowers and the Sustainability Connection

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More Mower Options Mean Greater Sustainability

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Achieving Sustainability Beyond Mowing Equipment

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SIDEBAR: Managers use Mowers as Recruiting Tools

Building Operating Management
3 Windows Numbers To Know

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USGBC Perspective: A Look at the Green Industrial Sector

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Healthcare Facility Leaders are Aiming for Noise-free Hospitals

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Report: Most Businesses Unprepared for Active Shooters

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Idaho Takes Security Steps to Avoid Shootings in K-12 Schools

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HVAC Systems: To Centralize or Decentralize?

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The Right Way To Tackle HVAC Renovation Challenges

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Bridging The Gap Between IT and FM

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Sustainability Stars: Government Facility Facelift Brings Recognition

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

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Collaborating On Sustainability Raises the Profile of the FM Department

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How The Building Internet of Things Works For WMU

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Rebates and Beyond: An Array of Utility Programs Can Help FMs Save Money

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Demand Response, Commisssioning, and Training: Utility Partnerships

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Cell Phone Germs a Concern at Healthcare Facilities

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LEDs Take Over Tampa Bay’s NFL Stadium

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National Dilemma: Parks Services Struggles with Facilities

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Listening an Important Trait for Managers

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Moving History: Smithsonian To Relocate Headquarters

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Energy Audits Standard Open for Second Public Review

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Business Resilience Includes more than Emergency Preparedness

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Rebounding Buildings: Facility Resilience

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Primary Factors in Successful Paints and Coatings Specification

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Paint Coverage Depends on Nature of Substrate

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Condition and Preparation of Substrate Enhances Paint or Coating

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Test Paint or Coating to Ensure Finished Job Features Proper Look

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SIDEBAR: Before and After Paints and Coatings Considerations

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Facilities and Football: Lambeau’s Facilities Director in Spotlight

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Roof Coatings: Planning Projects that Perform

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Roof Coatings Provide Cost-Effective Option to Complete Re-Roof Job

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Roof Assessment can Help Determine if Coatings can Deliver Results

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In-House or Outsourcing Roof Coatings Projects Among Managers' Decisions

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Critical Lessons for Data Center Facility Managers

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New Sandy Hook Elementary School to Open 4 Years After Mass Shooting

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Pokémon Exposes Vulnerabilities at Healthcare Facilities

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SIDEBAR: Overcoming Privacy Concerns With Network Lighting Systems

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Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water Heating

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Moving History: Smithsonian To Relocate Headquarters

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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What Facility Managers Need To Know About Data Center Redundancy

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N+1 Redundancy: Multiple Options

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Exploring The Value of 2N Redundancy

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2(N+1) and 3N/2 Redundancy: High Reliability Options

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Swing ATS and Catcher Redundancy Strategies

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2016 FMDAA Finalists Announced

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Legionella Toolkit From CDC Based on ASHRAE Legionella Standard

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Best Practice: Conduct a Security Risk Assessment

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ISIS: Another In a Growing List of Threats To Consider in Security Plans

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How Can Resilience Be Part of Standard Facilities Operating Procedure?

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Threat Assessment: Lone Wolves Targeting Specific Groups

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5 Things You Need To Know About LEED v4

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Sit-Stand Desk Converters Recalled due to Injury Hazard

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Money Matters: K-12 Education Facilities Tackle Retrofit Funding

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In Data Centers, Human Error Is Most Common Cause of Downtime

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Preparing Your Facility for Gun Violence

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Best FM Education Returns To Las Vegas

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How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

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Pokémon Go Players Cause Problems at Provo Hospital

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5 Questions Can Help Steer FMs Toward Resilience

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University of Virginia Encourages Girls to Consider Careers in FM

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

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USGBC Perspective: Why FMs Should Participate in Integrative Design

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FMs, Facilities Bombarded by Pokemon Craze

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Capital Renewal: Don't Be A Headline

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Report: Half of U.S. Schools Have IAQ Issues

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Color Palette Trends Turning Rich and Global

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Spotlight on Savings: LED Upgrade Delivers Benefits

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Nobody Knows Facilities Better than In-House Maintenance Teams

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Creating Campus Buzz Between Maintenance and Occupants

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CDC Offers Guide to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

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Air Force Taking ‘Patch and Mend’ Approach to Facilities Maintenance

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Top-Tier Indoor Environmental Quality at New Balance Headquarters

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SIDEBAR: 7 Things To Know About Brian Dean

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Energy Not The Only Metric For High Performance Buildings

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Sustainability Success: University Attains 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Use

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White Paper on Healthcare Energy Savings Available

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Door Hardware: Locking Down Security and Performance

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Several Factors Contribute to Specification Decisions for Door Hardware

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SIDEBAR: Specification Solutions for Door Hardware

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PRODUCTS: Door Hardware

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Emerging Security Technologies Offer FMs Range of Choices

Building Operating Management
Cyber Security: As Tech Becomes More Complex, New Issues Surround Data Security

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Brushless Motors Enhance Efficiency of Power Tools

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Internet of Things and Power Tools Collide

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Investors Attracted to Healthcare Building Sector

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Control Foot Traffic On The Roof

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Study: Five-Year Outlook Gloomy for Federal Data Centers

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

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Universities and Colleges Turning to Utility Vehicles

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Utility Vehicles Deliver Reliability that Grounds Managers Covet

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Utility Vehicles Match Needs for Increased Power, Performance

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Greener Grounds: GSA Adopts SITES System

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Retrofits Deliver Bottom-Line Benefits to Healthcare Facilities

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Retrofit Strategy: Managers get Involved from Day One

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Healthcare Facilities Retrofits: Making Available Money Work

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Managers Use Knowledge Gained from Past Retrofit Projects

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Procter & Gamble, TD Bank: Vested Outsourcing Success Stories

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For University Housing, There's No One-Size-Fits-All Solution

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Success Story: New Approach To University Housing at Ohio State's Regional Campus

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Power Tools Come of Age

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Twin Design Goals: Energy Efficiency, Occupant Satisfaction

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Twenty-five Healthcare Facilities Honored for Environmental Excellence

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Facility Managers: Not all Millennials are Bad

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Sustainable Cities: Must Municipalities Have No Plan

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Healthcare Groups Launch 'Green' Purchasing Co-op

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What Healthcare Facility Professionals Need to Know About the 2012 Life Safety Code

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How To Make A Better Case For Energy Upgrades With Utility Rebates

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How To Cut Risk In Getting Utility Rebates

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Real Impact of New Energy Efficiency Funding Protocol Is Financial

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SIDEBAR: Energy Efficiency Upgrades: Step By Step

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Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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Jobsite Theft Costs Facilities Industry up to $1 Billion

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The Value of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

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Maintenance Profession’s Impact on Sports Facilities, Industry

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Dan Hounsell Editorial: Facility Safety, With a Focus on Facades

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Vested Approach to Outsourcing Creates Long-Term Value

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Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

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'Ultimate Retrofit' Brings Wireless Lighting System to Wrigley Field

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Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Uses Facility Master Planning For Space, Energy Efficiency

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Evaluating How Effectively Energy Is Used

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UPMC Mold Infections Linked to Improper Use of Negative-Pressure Rooms

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Plumbing Upgrades: Strategies for Success

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Housekeeping Procedures Help Keep Plumbing Costs Down

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PRODUCTS: Plumbing & Restrooms

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Experience Helps FMs Get Ahead of The Curve

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Toronto Hospital an All-Digital Healthcare Facility

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LEED Platinum Collaborative Life Sciences Building: Model of Interdisciplinary Education and Research

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Critical Facilities Summit Focuses on Future of Data Center Technology

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Despite Energy Efficiency Gains, Federal Operating Costs Have Risen

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Reassessing Run-to-Failure Mentality Will Help Address Maintenance Backlog

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SIDEBAR: Reducing Leased Space Crucial to Cost Savings for GSA

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USGBC Perspective: Analysis Reveals $46 Billion Deficit In Public School Infrastructure Investment

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Healthcare Accounts for 23% of All Data Breaches

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Minneapolis Healthcare Facility Looks Like an Apple Store

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

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Princeton University Lighting Program Embraces LEDs

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Princeton Relies on Established Manufacturers for LED Retrofit Program

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Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

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SIDEBAR: LED Upgrade at Princeton Gym Light-Years in the Making

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Tips for More Effective Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

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Healthcare Facilities Need a Building Envelope and HCVAC Strategy for Patients' Well-Being

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Border Patrol Facilities Plagued by Security Issues

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When Doing Interior Retrofits, Complying With ADA Is Critical

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Complying With ADA in Restrooms

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2016 World FM Day To Be Held July 13

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SIDEBAR: Survey Says Facility Staff in Charge of Data Centers Earn Higher Salaries

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Three Fundamentals of Good Single-Ply Roofing

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Facilities Director Happy He Ignored Mentor’s Advice

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building a 21st Century Power Tools Arsenal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ergonomics Emerges as Important Power Tool Consideration

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Power Tools Improve Efficiency, Lower Cost of Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Tool Check — Inspection and Maintenance Tips

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Rethinking Traditional ED Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments, Power Sources, Stand-On Models Maximize Mower Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stand-Up Mowers Emerge as Reliable Option

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments Help Mower Models Increase Versatility

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

Building Operating Management
Three Buckets of Smart Buildings Goals: Economic, Environmental, Experiential

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Vital Hospital Components Considered Vulnerable to Flooding

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Together

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painstaking Process Bringing New Medical College Energy Plant Online

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Decisions Prevent Flooding Disaster at Medical School

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Dan Hounsell: In-House Intelligence a Valuable Asset

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Data Centers in the Pacific? Microsoft Explores the Possibility

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College Improves Efficiency by Centralizing Facility Maintenance Staffs

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Medical University Improves Maintenance Efficiency with Critical Upgrades

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The 2016 Facility Management Tournament of Bad

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Innovative FMs Look To Save 40-50 Percent on Energy With Deep Energy Retrofits

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Real–World Examples Show Value of Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
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Minnesota Hospitals' Cleanest Patient Rooms Ranked

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International Roofing Expo Continues To Grow, Challenge Conventional Wisdom

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Safety vs. Security: Biggest Issue in Choosing the Right Opening

Building Operating Management
Financial Incentives Can Help Cut Data Center Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Challenge of Quantifying Value of Data Center Energy-Saving Options

Building Operating Management
Incentives for On-Site Power Generation for Data Centers

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Trends and Tactics for Successful Paints and Coatings Applications

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St. Louis Agency Studying Feasibility of Healthcare Clinics at MetroLink Stations

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Energy Efficient Lighting at Virginia VA Hospital To Help Fund Additional Services

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Houston’s Scott Minnix Made Facility Assessment His First Priority

Building Operating Management
Minnix Helped Secure Key Maintenance Funds

Building Operating Management
A City Facility Director on Understanding Influence of Politics, Diverse Constituencies

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Minnix’s Facilities Role Akin to Air Traffic Controller’s

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For Minnix, Municipal Real Estate Portfolios Demand Different Paradigm

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Utility Vehicles: Proper Inspections and Maintenance Help Deliver Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Purchase Considerations for Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Looking for Trouble with Utility Vehicle Maintenance

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Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace Strategies

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First Steps In Considering A Deep Energy Retrofit

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GBCI Administers Green Garage Certification Program

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New Orleans' VA hospital Slowly Moves Ahead

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Financing Hurdles Tough to Overcome in K-12 Districts

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Managers' Roles Vary in Trying to Secure Funding for K-12 Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Return on Investment Factors into K-12 Retrofit Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Summer Work Common to Complete Upgrade Projects in K-12 Facilities

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Future Focus: What's Your Next Retrofit Project?

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Security Concerns: Take Password Protection Seriously

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LED Lighting Scores Big Savings in Sports Facilities

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University of Kansas Hospital Plans Expansion

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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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Organizations Work To Deliver Seamless, Interoperable Connectivity for the Internet of Things

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

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Baby-Changing Tables in Restrooms: California Changes Codes

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Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management Firm

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3 Outdated Assumptions About Energy Management

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New Standard Drives Efficiency in Rooftop Units and Furnaces

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Healthcare Facility Expands Before Construction Ends

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Healthcare Leases Should Reflect Special Construction, Tenant Finish Factors

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey: 2015

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: More Than 10 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: 2 To 10 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Less Than 2 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N After Any Failure

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: No Redundancy (N)

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

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Mayo Clinic Health's Eau Claire Expansion Project Begins

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Chicago Releases Results of Energy Assessment for Commercial Buildings

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Using Buildings to Support Human Health

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Defining Wellness and How to Achieve It in Buildings

Building Operating Management
Strategies in Existing Facilities Include Using Stairs to Get People Moving

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lambeau Field Expansion Delivers Water Savings and Efficiency to Green Bay Packers' Home

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lambeau Field Upgrades Feature 38 New Restrooms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Green Bay Packers Renovation Project Produces Water Efficiency

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ADA: Beyond the Violation

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Louisville Rehab Facility Undergoing $5.2 Million Expansion underway at facility

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Carefully Selected Floors Raise Issues of Materials Use

Building Operating Management
Flooring Decisions Involve Issues of Sustainable Content, Chemical Exposure

Building Operating Management
‘Green’ Flooring Decisions Involve Checking for Third-Party Certifications

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Green Seal, Floorscore Among ‘Green’ Flooring Certifications

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The Connection Between Clean Buildings and Productivity

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How the Affordable Care Act has Affected Healthcare Real Estate Development

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Creating Value Through Resilience

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Why Building Resilience Matters More Than Ever

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Mastering Unique Challenges of College Renovations

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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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How to Recommission and Revitalize Lighting Control Systems

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Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink

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Talking Points: Timing is Everything for Medical University of South Carolina

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Making Master Planning a Valuable Tool for Facilities

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In Case of Emergency: The Facilities Management Role at Arizona State

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Facilities Management's Role in ASU Emergency Response and Recovery Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arizona State Benefits from Emergency Planning Process

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Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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Solar Market Growing, but Challenges do Exist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developments on Solar-Technology Front for Maintenance Managers

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Cleaner Energy Sources Benefit Bottom Line at Vanderbilt University

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Seeking LEED Certification in Retail Spaces

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Hurricane Sandy Showed Importance of Critical Facilities Site Selection

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Building an Arsenal of Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Extended Warranty Recommendend for Grounds Attachments

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Going Green: Equipment Attachments With Sustainability in Mind

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Landlord-Tenant Partnerships Can Build LEED Criteria into Retail Spaces

Building Operating Management
External Communications Can Aid LEED Retail Strategies

Building Operating Management
Crisis Intervention, Threat Assessment Programs Supporting Campus Security

Building Operating Management
Increasing Use of Technology Aiding Campus Security Forces

Building Operating Management
Impact of Clery Act Requirements on Campus Security

Building Operating Management
Various Types of Facility Master Plans Serve Different Purposes

Building Operating Management
Using Master Plans to Address Funding Challenges in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Translating a Facility Master Plan into Individual Projects

Building Operating Management
Facility Management Survey: Master Plans

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations

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ADA: Expanded Online Guide to Standards Available

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Financial Management

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Personnel Management

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For Facility Managers, Internet of Things Changes the Game

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IoT Facility Applications Engage Issues Like Resilience, Staffing, Analytics

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Code Compliance Another Key to Proper Access Control System

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PNC Tower Uses Cutting Edge Building Systems but Runs on the Basics

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Cleveland Clinic Happily Takes IoT Connectivity to Extremes

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Data Plays Important Role at U.S. Institute of Peace Building

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Sustainability

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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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Universities Save Switching from Steam to Hot Water

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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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Facility Management Salary Survey: 2015 Data

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Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

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‘Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish&lrquo;: What Corporation Learned in Using Risk Assessment

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Organization Hurt by Poorly Maintained Technology, Untrained Staff

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Security Measures Must be Designed for the Specific Problems

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Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

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ADA: Impact on Operations

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Healthcare Restrooms Experiment with New Designs, Approaches, Materials

Building Operating Management
Universal Design Restrooms Avoid Tripping Hazard, Bacteria Seam

Building Operating Management
Location of Patient Restrooms Has Pros and Cons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Utilities and Energy Codes Drive Changes in Lighting Systems

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Education Facility Security Vital, But At What Cost?

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Report: Grounds Maintenance Profession Growing in Government

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Maintenance Staffs Incur ‘Back to School’ Costs Too

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Energy Upgrades Roundtable: Managers Discuss Energy Efficiency Challenges

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Maximizing Space Utilization Efficiency in Higher Education

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Facility Departments Must Cope with Baby Boomer Retirements

Building Operating Management
Using and Managing Energy Monitoring Data

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Keeping Track of Power Tools a Challenge for Maintenance Departments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Technicians and Their Tool Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manual Tracking System Helps Manage Power Tool Distribution

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining When to Repair or Replace Power Tools

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Big-Picture Guy at Marriott: A Profile of Lenny Jachimowicz

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ADA Answers: Determining Accessibility Requirements

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To Get Utility Incentives, Reach Out Early In Project Planning

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Tips For Getting Incentives From Utilities

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FaciliThon Aims To Draw High School Students Into Facility Management Careers

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How Real-Time Energy Monitoring Saves Energy

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Revolution in Energy Storage

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New Generation of LEDs Make Good Case for Retrofit

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Energy Storage Applications

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Pairing Solar Power with Energy Storage

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For Jachimowicz, a Business Result Must Drive Projects

Building Operating Management
Jachimowicz’s Move Through the Ranks at Marriott

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Self-Improvement Ethic, Leadership Were Key for Jachimowicz

Building Operating Management
Quick Response to Energy Waste, Quick ROI Among Benefits

Building Operating Management
Bringing Energy Understanding to Occupants, Tenants

Building Operating Management
Retaining Institutional Knowledge, Recruiting New Workers

Building Operating Management
Methods of Training New Facility Workers

Building Operating Management
Adjusting to Younger Workforce

Building Operating Management
Survey: Leading Concerns of Facility Managers

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Energy-Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Earn LEED Silver Status

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Pitfalls to Avoid When Planning Access Control

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Top Products — Energy Optimization

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Diverse Community Challenges Call for Savvy Fleet Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Crews Regularly use Mowers, Boats in Florida Residential Area

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Play Vital Role in Florida Community Grounds Department

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Video: Best Practices Discussed by 2015 FMXcellence Award Winners

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Design Standards and Objectives in Critical-Facility Siting

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Healthcare Leases: Pay Close Attention to Guaranties

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Know Your Own Operation When Selecting for Energy Optimization

Building Operating Management
Using Interior Strategies To Boost Productivity, Sustainability Initiatives

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Benefits to Lighting Upgrades, Even in Relatively Recent System

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Understanding UPS Offline Design Trend, Redundancy Options

Building Operating Management
How Type of Paint and Paint Quality Affect Performance

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Access Denied: Common ADA Violations

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Honoree: Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Project: A Vision of Energy Excellence

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Honoree: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
Project: Excellence in Lean Staffing

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Honoree: University of Arizona
Project: Excellence in Succession Planning

Building Operating Management
Honoree: adidas Group
Project: Excellence in Earmarked Budgeting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades Keep Mall of America Fresh, Energy Efficient

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Lighting Upgrades at Mall of America Require Effective Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades Vital Part of Massive Mall of America Expansion

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover Cost Of Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility Technical Advice Helps Denver School Solve Hot/Cold Problem

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Allowing for Varying Employee Ages, Preferences in Workplace Style

Building Operating Management
Managing Sustainable Design for the Long Term in Workplace Interiors

Building Operating Management
2015 FMXcellence Awards Honor FMs Who Tackled Energy, Staffing Challenges with Proactive Planning, Analysis

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No 'Easy' Button for Managers When Gathering, Analyzing Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turning Data Concepts Into Practice Often Challenging

Building Operating Management
New UPS Options with Compact Designs, Batteries, Cooling Requirements

Building Operating Management
Understanding UPS: Generators, Load Tests, Commissioning, Circuit Breakers

Building Operating Management
5 Criteria to Guide Purchase of UPS

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Three Thoughts on Resilience in Commercial Facilities

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Clean Cooling Towers One Key to Reducing Legionella Outbreaks

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

Building Operating Management
Basic Paint Components and Their Role in Quality, Performance

Building Operating Management
Consider Application Needs, Environmental Conditions In Selecting Paint

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Facility Maintenance Achievement Awards Recipients Announced

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Pair Resilience With Other Business Goals

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Hospital Uses Utility Assessment To Begin Energy Efficiency Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Resilience: Introducing a 3-Article Special Section

Building Operating Management
Knowing the Types of Lighting Control Systems and How Often Recommissioning Is Needed

Building Operating Management
At Peace Institute in Washington, D.C. , Complex Lighting Controls Get an Ongoing Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Understanding Rooftop HVAC Units as an Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Lighting Design and California’s Title 24

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ASHE, Joint Commission collaborate on safety compliance resources

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Three Areas to Consider for Greater Resilience

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Lack of Attentiveness, Displaced Frustration Can Fuel Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
Categorizing the Types of Complainers Organizations Encounter

Building Operating Management
Some Keys to Providing Good Facility Customer Service

Building Operating Management
Make Complainer Part of the Solution and Provide Feedback

Building Operating Management
Complaints Offer Insight, but Shouldn’t Dictate Organization’s Strategic Direction

Building Operating Management
Apologies, Problem-Solving Can Help Assuage Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
3 Ways to Reduce Customer Complaints

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Worker Training Roundtable: Managers Discuss Strategies

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Museum Evaluates, Installs LEDs With Support From Local Utility

Building Operating Management
Smart Budgeting, Good Communication Keep College Renovations Moving Smoothly

Building Operating Management
Understanding Building Resilience in Area-Wide Context, Planning for the Unexpected

Building Operating Management
Financing Risk Appetite, Technology Choices Also Key in Picking Energy-Efficiency Financing

Building Operating Management
The Focus on Sustainable Electricity Through PEER

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How Smart is a Smart Building?

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Managing Scheduling Concerns During College Renovation

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Issues Link Building Resilience and Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Is New Focus in High Performance

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Retrofitting vs. Relighting — What Makes Most Sense for Your Facility?

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Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

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Supporting Business Continuity Through Building Resilience

Building Operating Management
Weather-Proofed Windows and Energy Efficiency

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Renewable Energy to Power Next Facebook Data Center

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Variety of Building Vulnerabilities May Pose Security Challenges

Building Operating Management
Biggest Change in Energy Markets Is Natural Gas Pricing

Building Operating Management
Understanding PUC Regulation as a Factor in Utility Rates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Survey Says Managers Confident About Overcoming Backlog

Building Operating Management
Identifying Levels of Support, Measuring Productivity Loss Help Determine ‘Acceptable Downtime’

Building Operating Management
In Study of Critical Operations, Gap Analysis Examines Operating Time of Redundant Systems

Building Operating Management
3 Steps Identify Critical Facilities' Downtime Risks

Building Operating Management
How Lean Construction Practices Can Help Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
Lean Trend for Healthcare Facilities Moves to Building Operations

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Green Team: Sustainable Landscapes a Group Effort at the University of California-Davis

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Important Issues in Selecting Critical Facilities Sites

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Using Detailed Site Analysis to Locate Critical Facilities

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Innovative Funding Sources Provide Upgrades to Healthcare Facilities’ Infrastructures

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Variety of Emergencies, Relationships Demand Attention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers Discuss Water Conservation Strategies

Building Operating Management
Understanding Whether a ‘Critical Operation’ is Really Critical

Building Operating Management
Healthcare Leases: Termination Rights

Building Operating Management
Understand Causes of Occupant Complaints and Turn Them Into a Positive

Building Operating Management
Consider Tax Appetite in Picking Best Financing for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Problems With Modified Bitumen Roof Systems

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Five-Year Capital Plan Helps Chicago High-Rise Cut Energy Use

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Five Tips for Writing Strategic Capital Energy Plans

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Understanding the Big Shifts in Power Pricing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance Needs Marketing Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Staffing Strategies - Creating Future Technicians

Building Operating Management
Training Budgets: FM Survey Offers Benchmarks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Incorporating Portable Cooling Into Emergency Response Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Challenges When Making Temporary Cooling Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Immediate Access to Portable Cooling Units Essential

Building Operating Management
How Lean Design, Construction Techniques Trim Healthcare Costs

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Energy Opportunity Study, Cascading Returns, Form Basis For Five-Year Capital Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Campus Capitalizes on Versatility of Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Utility Vehicles for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Impact of Staff on Utility Vehicle Decisions

Building Operating Management
3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Healthcare Facilities Use PPAs to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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On Notice: Responding to an ADA Complaint

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good help is hard to find. Managers offer insights into locating quality candidates

Building Operating Management
Finding Best Financing Options for Energy Efficiency Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey Says: Managers Sound Off on Outsourcing

Building Operating Management
Keeping a Sustainable Building Operating Sustainably

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Strategies for HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities

Building Operating Management
Survey Reports Benefits of Facility Training

Building Operating Management
Location, Consultant, Modeling Can Help Customers Prepare for Utility Price Impacts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance and the Strategies Within the Struggle

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Strive to Seek the Bigger Picture on Big Data

Building Operating Management
Security Audits Build a Baseline of Knowledge

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FMs As Educators

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Waste Management is an Important Step for Infection Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Secrets of Successful Team Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Building a Team, Identify Strong and Weak Points

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Successful Critical Facility Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Commissioning Agents For Data Centers And Other Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Should A Design Engineering Firm Self-Perform Critical Facility Commissioning?

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

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning, Tenant Relationships Part of SL Green Sustainability Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing on Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Field Testing an Important Step in Lighting Upgrade Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Standards Emerge to Monitor Lighting Industry

Building Operating Management
Common Security Vulnerabilities in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Tips on Getting Effective Security Audit

Building Operating Management
Security Showcase Products

Building Operating Management
Utility Program Helps Fund Retrocommissioning, Upgrades at Santiago Canyon College

Building Operating Management
LEED Improving on Bridging the Design to Operations Gap

Building Operating Management
Additional Energy Efficiency Lighting Issues Covered by Title 24

Building Operating Management
California’s Title 24 Addresses Variety of Lighting Efficiency Controls

Building Operating Management
Acceptance Testing, Training for Lighting Controls, Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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Common Sources of IAQ Issues

Building Operating Management
Vancouver Facility Boosts Water Efficiency with Onsite Wastewater Treatment, Re-use

Building Operating Management
Wastewater Reclamation Gains Ground in Water Efficiency Arena

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Specification for Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Should Schedule Time to Test Grounds Equipment Before Purchasing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training, Inspections Important to Long-Term Grounds Equipment Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trend Watch: Mower Efficiency Continues to Improve

Building Operating Management
Back-Up Generator Meets Demand for Continuous Availability of Power

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Tenant Drills, Communication Aid in Maintaining Security in Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
To Boost Water Efficiency, Learn Existing System, Consider Alternative Sources

Building Operating Management
Materials on Roof Surface Can Build Energy Efficiency

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Hospitals Weigh Access Control, Intrusion Detection to Boost Safety and Security­

Building Operating Management
Target Heat Loss at Walls, Roofs to Boost Building Performance

Building Operating Management
Timing, Scope Are Critical In Considering Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Technology Updates Could Signal Need for Lighting Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The struggle for deferred maintenance goes on. Consultants offer insights to turn the tide

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Long Term Planning, Recommissioning, Auditing

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How To Know How Far To Go With a Deep Energy Retrofit?

Building Operating Management
Networking, Platform, Mentors Can Boost Women in Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers discuss their challenges when buying sustainable products

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ADA and the Impact on Operations

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Career Tips for Women in Facility Management: Don't Overstay; Build Credentials

Building Operating Management
Women in Facility Management: To Grow Careers, Avoid Self-Defeating Attitudes and Take Charge

Building Operating Management
Women in Facility Management: Role of Mentors, Sponsors, Gender-Based Assumptions

Building Operating Management
Core Values, Communication Also Important in Advancing Women in Facility Management

Building Operating Management
Sponsors, Career Strategy Can Help Women in Facility Management

Building Operating Management
New Lighting Technology Can Bring New Challenges

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Pick Low Hanging Fruit, Retrocommission, To Set Stage For Capital Plan

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Use Capital Plan To Achieve Stable Energy Savings

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Energy Codes, Technology Improvements Driving Changes in Lighting

Building Operating Management
White LED Lamps Are Biggest Recent Development in Lighting

Building Operating Management
Power Reliability Showcase Products

Building Operating Management
Costs and Risks Involved in Generator Purchase

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Revamping Training to Keep Pace With Facilities

Building Operating Management
Project Size, Non-Energy Components Are Important in Deep Energy Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermath

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Receding Floodwaters Offer Good, Bad News for Michigan Hospital

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofit a Chance to ‘Re-Market,’ Re-Think a Building

Building Operating Management
Others Ways for Improving Power Reliability Include ATS, UPS

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Focus on Fleets: Success Specification Strategies

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ADA: Maintenance Matters

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Tenants Play Important Role in Safety-Security Planning

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Protecting Healthcare Staff From Patients, Family Members

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Handling Emergencies in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
First Steps For Scoping Out Women's Initiatives

Building Operating Management
PACE Financing an Option for More Extensive Energy Efficiency Projects

Building Operating Management
Utility On-bill Financing an Added Option for Energy Efficiency Projects

Building Operating Management
Healthcare Leases: Understanding HIPPA Impacts

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Key Issues in Buying Healthcare Security Technology

Building Operating Management
Financing Tools Include Energy Performance Contract, Energy Service Agreement

Building Operating Management
‘Threshold Questions’ Help Find Path to Energy Efficiency Financing

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Emergency Evacuation Elevators Require Changed Thinking

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Water Watch: County's Projects Deliver Savings

Building Operating Management
Training, Technology Upgrades Can Boost Facility’s Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Tapping Occupant Behavior a Key Sustainability Strategy

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ADA: Comprehensive Compliance

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Energy Audits Are Combined With Retrocommissioning Effort

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Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changing Roles: Maintenance and Facility Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Brings Facility Knowledge to Security Teams

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California County Goes Overtime to Keep Plumbing Projects In House

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofit Project Requires Weekend Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reducing GPF Drops County Restroom Water Use by 35 Percent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County Considers Better Preventive Maintenance Plan Following Plumbing Retrofit

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Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

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Turf Wars, Staffing Complicate Mass Notification Plans

Building Operating Management
Healthcare Leases: Anti-Kickback Statute And Stark Law

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Critical Operations: Laboratories and Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Variable Air Volume Considerations for Critical Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uncovering Energy Savings Inside Critical Facilities

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Live Simulation Test, Lessons Learned From Move Into New Space

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Quality Management Principles Can Help Facility Managers Resolve Complaints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unlocking the Door to Successful Door Security Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Start Specification Process With Thorough Analysis of Facility Entries

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Considerations for Door Hardware Upgrades

Building Operating Management
To Get Utility Incentives, Reach Out Early In Project Planning

Building Operating Management
Utility’s Advice Aided School’s Energy Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Utility Rebates, Advice Aid Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Paints Applications: Recipe for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Considerations for Painting Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Completing the Painting Project Puzzle

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High School Plumbing Retrofit Combats Rising Water Bills

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Solar Panels Add Challenging Dimension to Arizona State Re-Roofing Project

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Roofing Specifiers Take Weight Considerations Into Account

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Penetrations Slow Crews During Arizona State Project

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles and the Road to Successful Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Important Utility Vehicle Specification Decisions to Consider

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned From Utility Vehicle Specification

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Other Restroom Decisions Involve Sensors, No-Touch Devices, Lighting, Color

Building Operating Management
Finding Right Restroom Materials Is Key

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Upgraded BAS Sets Stage for Improved Efficiency at University of New Mexico

Building Operating Management
Good Restroom Planning Makes the Most of a Branding Opportunity

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Plumbing Upgrade: Locking Down Savings

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ADA and Common-Sense Steps

Building Operating Management
Variety of Emergencies, Building Vulnerabilities Demand Attention

Building Operating Management
Drills, Communication, Relationship Building All Strengthen Security

Building Operating Management
Safety and Security Challenges in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
Making Retrocommissioning a Priority

Building Operating Management
Library Energy Project Replaced Outmoded Systems

Building Operating Management
Centralizing Energy Management in City of Boston Buildings

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Training, Post-Failure Procedures Should Inform O&M Manuals

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Todd Isherwood Transforming City of Boston's Energy Strategies

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

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Data Center Salary Survey: More Than 10 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: 2 To 10 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: Less Than 2 MW

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Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N+1

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Data Center Salary Survey: No Redundancy (N)

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: Market Background

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Improving Indoor Air Quality Can Lead to Improved Productivity

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Resources for Fire Safety in Green Buildings

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Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

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Plumbing Retrofit in Detention Center Captures Savings

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Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Florida County Uses Maintenance Department as an Environmental Steward

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Small Restroom Retrofit Produces Big Savings in Sheriff's Administration Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Innovative Irrigation Project Produces Big Savings at Agricultural Center

Building Operating Management
Design Collaboration Can Make School a Great Teaching Tool

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

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Employee Concerns Prompt Change Management Plan

Building Operating Management
More Ways Facility Managers Can Excel as Educators

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Waste Watch: Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC System Audits Help Improve Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Helps Identify HVAC Inefficiencies

Building Operating Management
How School Buildings Can Become Hands-On Teaching Tools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Fleet: Sustainability Issues for Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Noise Pollution Emerges as Important Mower Sustainability Factor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping an Eye on Emissions Important for Mower Maintenance

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Eye on Efficiency: Economy Forces Department to Revisit Plans

Building Operating Management
Survey Suggests Many BAS Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers

Building Operating Management
BAS Cybersecurity Steps: Firewalls, Isolation, Patches

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ADA Compliance: Myths and Misconceptions

Building Operating Management
Cybersecurity Measures To Protect The BAS/BMS

Building Operating Management
Why Building Management Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattack

Building Operating Management
Ebola Scare Underscores Importance of Waste Management, Disposal

Building Operating Management
Risk Assessment, Rules, Cleaning Practices Play Crucial Role

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions and Answers for Successful Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions to Ask Lighting Manufacturers About Wireless Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Scope Questions to Ask Manufacturers Before Lighting Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Questions to Ask Before Embarking on Lighting Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Infection Control Is High Priority for Healthcare Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
To Drive Data Center Efficiency, eBay Combined Facilities And IT Departments

Building Operating Management
Assessing If (And If So, Where) Installing EV Chargers Is a Good Idea

Building Operating Management
LEED O+M: Cut Energy, Water Waste With O+M Manual, Requirements

Building Operating Management
LEED O+M: Understanding Energy Audits and Retrocommissioning

Building Operating Management
Four Tips on LEED O+M Can Ease Way to Certification

Building Operating Management
Treatment and Popularity of Re-Using Onsite Water

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero, Re-Use Approaches Address Looming Water Problems

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Training, Post-Failure Procedures Should Inform O&M Manuals

Building Operating Management
On-Site Water Can Lead To Goal of Net-Zero Water

Building Operating Management
Rules of Thumb to Guide 5-Year Capital Plan

Building Operating Management
Tie Capital Decisions To How Building Has Evolved

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Get All Stakeholders Involved in Risk Assessments

Building Operating Management
Use Three Steps To Build Long-Term Capital Plan

Building Operating Management
5-Year Plan Delivers Energy Savings, Stable ROI

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Designing Robust Site-Specific O&M Manual

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Cost Of Replacing Obsolete Equipment Can Help Sell HVAC Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Critical Questions When Specifying Power Tools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ergonomic Concerns Among Power Tool Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Desire Durability When Specifying Power Tools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety, Environmental Concerns When Specifying Power Tools

Building Operating Management
Hackers Pose Threat To Building Automation Systems

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Change Management Plan Starts During Design Stage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Productivity: Measure What Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Steps to Executing Increased Productivity Plan

Building Operating Management
Lighting Upgrade Requires Careful Thinking, Pre-Testing

Building Operating Management
Careless Swap Outs, Uniformity Can Damage Lighting Design

Building Operating Management
Good Lighting Design Needs Layers, Glare Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Changing Landscape of Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers, Manufacturers Work Closely Together

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Lifecycle Costs When Purchasing Grounds Equipment

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Saving (and Going) Green With Copper in Plumbing Products

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The Challenge of Getting Lighting Quality Right

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Retrocommissioning: Getting Back to Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Finding Barriers to Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Setting the Scope for a Retrocommissioning Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Ensure a Successful Retrocommissioning Project

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Training for Savings: Boiler Upgrade Challenges University

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ADA, Maintenance and Compliance

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Do In-Depth Evaluation to Plan Mass Notification System

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Dan Hounsell: Honoring the 2014 FMD Achievement Award Winners

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High-Performance Roofing Strategies

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ADA, Maintenance and Compliance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting CMMS Data to Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staffing Strategies for Effective CMMS Operation

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Tackling Capital Projects With CMMS

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UV Systems Can Help Restore Optimal HVAC Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
$188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University of Wisconsin Warm

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Upgrading University of Wisconsin Boilers for Efficiency

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University of Wisconsin Utility Plant Staff Faces Challenges Learning New System

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Right Materials Important When Retrofitting Restroom

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Ignoring "Frivolous" Complaints Won't Make Problems Go Away For Facility Managers

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Cool Savings: Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

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Benefits and Lessons Learned From Chiller Upgrade Project

Building Operating Management
Center for Sustainable Landscapes Building First to Achieve WELL Platinum Certification

Building Operating Management
How To Deal With Wide Day-To-Day Temperature Variations

Building Operating Management
How To Prepare HVAC Systems For Higher Demand

Building Operating Management
Emergency Response And Operations Facilities: Focus Design On Users

Building Operating Management
Critical-Equipment-Room Planning In PSAP/Command Centers

Building Operating Management
Flat-Panel Display Issues In PSAP/Command Centers

Building Operating Management
Target User Needs In Planning Essential Facilities

Building Operating Management
Access Control Systems: Six Key Planning Steps

Building Operating Management
How To Select The Right Type Of Access Control Card

Building Operating Management
When Planning Access Control System, It’s Crucial To Get IT Involved

Building Operating Management
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Near-Field Communication Offer Advantages For Facility Managers

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Multitude Of Options Available For Mass Notification System

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Robust Operations And Maintenance Practices Can Help Head Off Critical-Facilities Failures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Case for Plumbing Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Urinals, Toilets and Sinks Reduce Domestic Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Reducing Landscape Irrigation Water Use

Building Operating Management
Ebola-Readiness Advice For Facility Managers

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In-duct UV Systems Can Be Good for IAQ

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: Furniture

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utililty Vehicles: Repair or Replace Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Age, Mileage Factor into Utility Vehicle's Condition

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Factors to Consider When Purchasing New Vehicle

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Michigan Hospital Enhances Sustainability Efforts With Vegetative Roof

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Helping a Green Roof Reach Peak Performance Levels

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned from Green Roof Process at Michigan Hospital

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Green Roofs and Maintenance Challenges

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Three Not-So-Good Reasons That Facility Managers Ignore Complaints

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Lighting Retrofits: Streamlining for Savings

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Department's Mower Bio-Diesel Program Stalls

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ADA: Understanding Accessibility Guidelines

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How Disasters Impact Utility Bills: Lessons From Superstorm Sandy

Building Operating Management
Three Ways Electric Bills May Be Wrong After A Disaster

Building Operating Management
Temporary Generators, PPAs, Bring Electric Bill Complications After Hurricane

Building Operating Management
How To Handle A Utility Billing Dispute

Building Operating Management
With BIM, Historic Landmark Gets Sustainable Renovation

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Space Density To Gain Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Protecting Healthcare Staff From Patients, Family Members

Building Operating Management
Appropriate Technology Is Key To Hospital Security

Building Operating Management
How Floor Wardens Aid In Emergency Evacuations

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

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

Building Operating Management
Main Problems Identified During Commissioning Included Malfunctioning Sensors And Water Valves

Building Operating Management
Ongoing Commissioning Is Part of Comprehensive Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Mowers: Matching Equipment to Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Technology Trends Feature Comfort, Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight on OPEI

Building Operating Management
ADA Compliance: Avoiding Common Problems

Building Operating Management
Complying With ADA: Construction And Maintenance Challenges

Building Operating Management
Out Of Data Center Cooling Capacity? Take A Closer Look At Airflow

Building Operating Management
Weigh Risks And Alternatives Before Increasing Data Center Cooling Capacity

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Standardizing Fleet Brings Efficiencies, Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Michigan State Grounds Management Groups Find Benefits from Sharing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Management Team Tracks Users' Needs at University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sharing Resources Results in Money-Saving Measures for Michigan State

Facility Maintenance Decisions
East Lansing, Michigan State Merge Some Grounds Operations to Save Money

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Incidence of Dorm Fires Peaks in September, October

Building Operating Management
GM's FM Coach: Mari Kay Scott

Building Operating Management
Achieving Economic Efficiencies At General Motors Facilities

Building Operating Management
Toolkit Of Leadership Skills For Facilities Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Strategies and Tactics for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
VFDs Expand Load Capability for Demand Response Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities With BAS Have Advantages for Demand Response Programs

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Handle Increasing Workload, Shrinking Budget, Staff

Building Operating Management
In-house Or Outsource? Facility Departments Evaluate Staffing Balance

Building Operating Management
Technology Helps Facility Managers Do More With Less

Building Operating Management
Facility Strategies To Handle More Work With Fewer Resources

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Management Salaries

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Management Outsourcing, Retirement, Satisfaction Results

Building Operating Management
Survey: 2015 Facility Department Staffing Plans

Building Operating Management
Survey: 2015 Facility Capital And Operating Budget Plans

Building Operating Management
Pick Low-Hanging Fruit To Make An Existing Building Smarter

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Handling "Frivolous" Complaints Is A Fine Art For Facility Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Problems and How To Avoid Them

Facility Maintenance Decisions
VOCs Among Concerns When Specifying Paints and Coatings Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Factors to Consider Before Starting a Paints and Coatings Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recycling Best Disposal Method for Paints and Coatings

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Lighting Retrofit Brings Savings and Inventory Efficiency

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Terms of Accessibility: The Glossary of ADA

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Rise of Net-Zero Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Defining the Net Zero Concept

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Establishing a Plan for Net-Zero Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Managers Need to Embrace New Ideas and Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maryland School District Streamlines Lighting Systems for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlighting Lighting Inventory one Goal of K-12 Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
In-House Crews, Contractors Split School District Lighting System Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Building Engineers Provide Significant Input on Lighting Projects

Building Operating Management
Developing, Validating Emergency Operational Procedures Reduces Risk In Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Develop Site-Specific Emergency Operating Procedures For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Training Helps Mitigate Risk During Critical Facilities Failures

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Savings

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Eight Questions for ADA Compliance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insurance Company Targets Plumbing, Irrigation and HVAC Systems to Curtail Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insurance Company Lays Groundwork for 10-Year Sustainability Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Company's Water Conservation Projects Expand as Support Grows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrofit Projects Bring Financial Hurdles for Insurance Company

Building Operating Management
Make Security Planning A Priority During Building Design

Building Operating Management
Building Owner Needs To Take Lead Role In Prioritizing Security

Building Operating Management
Focus On Zones Of Control And Protection To Minimize Security Gaps

Building Operating Management
Bringing IT Onto The Security Team

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Complaints To Facility Managers May Mask Hidden Issues

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FMXcellence: See Videos Of The Winners

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FMXcellence Winners Make A Big Impact By Tackling Business Priorities

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Advance Work Critical To Successful Delivery Of Leon County Public Safety Complex

Building Operating Management
'Students First' Program Shapes Des Moines Public Schools' Facility Management

Building Operating Management
U.S. Customs and Border Protection Meets Multiple Objectives With Modernization Project

Building Operating Management
Keeping George Washington University's Core Mission In Mind Helps Facility Department Meet Green Goals

Building Operating Management
Westminster Schools' Energy Efficiency Efforts Are Born From Successful Water Project

Building Operating Management
Using Social Media For Facility Maintenance, Emergency Response

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Maintaining Access Control Systems Requires Regular Attention

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Decommissioned Data Centers: What's Next?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Third Roof is a Charm for University of Northern Iowa

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Faces Major Roofing Decision After Storm

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Maintenance: Shifting a Department's Focus Pays Big Dividends

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Steps to Successful Preventive Maintenance Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing New Technology Boosts Performance, Morale

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recruiting Strategies: Finding and Keeping Top Talent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Where Maintenance Managers Find Qualified Help

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding Qualified Candidates Sometimes Presents Major Challenge

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Mass Notification

Building Operating Management
Options Abound For Facility Managers Exploring Mass Notification Systems

Building Operating Management
Multiple Layers Help Colleges, Universities Maximize Effectiveness Of Mass Notification

Building Operating Management
Voice Messages Are Important Consideration In Mass Notification Planning

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Biodiesel Puts University on Sustainable Ground

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ADA: Design for All

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Historic Flooding Teaches University of Iowa Tough Lessons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned from Flooding Chaos at University of Iowa

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2014 FMD Achievement Awards Winners Named

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Work Quality Common Outsourcing Survey Theme

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing Not Going Away

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Indicate Outsourcing Provides Sense of Satisfaction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Express Outsourcing Concerns

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Economic Sustainability Can Justify Facility Investments

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Facility Managers Have To Know Where To Draw The Line About Complaints

Building Operating Management
Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

Building Operating Management
Missed Opportunities When Specifying or Operating BAS

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Securing BAS

Building Operating Management
Agnes Irwin School Expansion Requires “Disciplined and Precise Thinking”

Building Operating Management
Options for Occupant Communications Improve, But Message Clarity is Critical

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Restroom: Aesthetics Among Retrofit Goals

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Questions to Answer Before Deciding on a Portable Cooling Solution

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FM Training Budgets: Survey Offers Benchmarks

Building Operating Management
Training Survey: Facility Department Needs and Benefits

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FTC Green Guides Provide Guidance For Sustainable Facility Products and Services

Building Operating Management
Federal Trade Commission Green Guides Help Facility Managers Evaluate Environmental Marketing Claims

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Fire Code Clarifications NFPA 72

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Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

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Maintaining Access Control Systems Requires Regular Attention

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Staff Training, Maintenance Schedule Help Keep UPS Running

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Connection Between Sustainability and Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeing LEED Benefits in Door Hardware Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Improve Performance of Door Hardware Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings Aim To Protect And Repair Roofs, Not Replace Them

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Existing Conditions May Diminish Roof Coating's Effectiveness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Success of Roof Coating Relies on Proper Adhesion

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Beware Potential Roof Coating Application Problems

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentive, Rebate Programs Can Help Support Green Projects

Building Operating Management
Retail, Investment Properties Often Miss Out On Available Utility Incentives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Equipment Comes of Age

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effects of Sustainability Felt in Grounds Departments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Seek Durability, Versatility when Specifying Grounds Equipment

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Prison Plumbing Retrofit Captures Savings

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Cool Savings

Building Operating Management
Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goals

Building Operating Management
Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right People

Building Operating Management
Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operations

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flooding Produces Campus Changes in Response Training

Building Operating Management
FM Survey: Training Benefits And Needs

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Retrofits: Ensuring ADA Compliance

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4 Steps to Proactive ADA Compliance

Building Operating Management
First Steps When Considering a Green Roof For An Existing Facility

Building Operating Management
Green Roofs Incentives and Rebates

Building Operating Management
Office Building Renovations Aim To Reposition “Stale” Properties

Building Operating Management
Data Center Assessment Can Prevent Downtime By Identifying Weak Spots In Design, Equipment, And Operations

Building Operating Management
Look For Critical Facilities Design Experience, Knowledge When Choosing A Data Center Assessment Team

Building Operating Management
Primary Objective Of Data Center Assessment Is To Identify Previously Unknown Risks

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Water Audit: Create a Fixture Inventory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofit in California Detention Center Captures Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Cuts Water Use by Half at Detention Center

Building Operating Management
Plan For Entire Life Cycle When Developing A New Data Center

Building Operating Management
Colocation, Managed Hosting Are Alternatives To Owning A Data Center

Building Operating Management
Focus On Data Center Life Cycle Can Help Shape Infrastructure Planning, Maintenance

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Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings

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Saving Water, Streamlining Maintenance

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Savings from the Grounds Up

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits Do More Than Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fixtures Impact Water Use Totals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sensored Plumbing Products Reduce Restroom Touchpoints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Aesthetically Pleasing: A Rising Restroom Trend

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost, Maintenance Factors to Consider in Plumbing Retrofits

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

Building Operating Management
Abandoned Schools Offer Opportunity For Reuse

Building Operating Management
Closed Schools Create Challenges For Districts

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financing Facility Retrofits: The Power of the Negawatt

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What is a Negawatt?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Projects With Sustainability in Mind

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Painting Projects Mistakes and Oversights

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Improves Quality of Paints and Coatings Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Contractors Provide Valuable Resource to Managers

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How Facility Managers Can Use Facebook and Other Social Media

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Facility Managers Can Educate Tenants To Reduce Complaints

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Human Element Plays Large Role In Multitenant Building Security

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University of San Diego Successfully Implements Mobile CMMS

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Commission, Test UPS To Ensure Proper Operation

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People, Planet, Profits: True Corporate Responsibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2011 Lighting Retrofit Lit Way for Future Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Plumbing Retrofits Rely on Understanding Technology Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fittings Proven Way to Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Modern Plumbing Fixtures Designed to Curtail Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Charge of Demand Response

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: The Road Ahead

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Evolving Strategies and Metrics for Data Center Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Make Mom Proud. Win an FMD Achievement Award

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Offers More Stringent Acoustical Standards

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Tackles Acoustics With New Noise Control Pilot Credit, Expanded Acoustic Performance Credits

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Expands Acoustic Performance In Multiple Areas

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Facility Managers Should Tackle Complaints Head-On

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bio-Diesel Fuel Helps Put Arizona State University on Sustainable Path

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Alternative Fuels Essential Change for Arizona State Grounds Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Deeply Impacts Arizona State Campus

Building Operating Management
Pay Close Attention To Emergency Preparedness Plan When Specifying Fire/Life Safety Technology

Building Operating Management
Assess Current Technology, Expected Future Needs To Develop Good Fire/Life Safety Technology Plan

Building Operating Management
How Healthcare Facilities Can Improve Patient Satisfaction

Building Operating Management
New York Presbyterian's FACE Program Is Designed To Upgrade Facilities, Increase Patient Satisfaction

Building Operating Management
Coordinate Interior Enhancement Program With Interior Guidelines To Maximize Patient Satisfaction Benefit

Building Operating Management
External Aspects Of Healthcare Facilities Play Big Role In First Impression

Building Operating Management
Parking Garage Experience Often Sets Patients' First Impression Of Healthcare Facilities

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The ABCs of ADA

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Factors to Consider With Demand Response Program

Building Operating Management
Less Obvious Systems To Consider in Pursuing Water Efficiency

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Operations Affect Security With Access Control Systems

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Site-Specific Data Center Commissioning Can Avoid Issues

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Airports' Savings Take Off After Plumbing Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Which Energy Audit is Right for Your Facility?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Examining Energy Audits at Ground Level

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Level II Energy Audit Provides Detailed Building Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing Energy Audits on Capital-Intensive Projects

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LED Retrofits Pave the Way for More projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staples Buying Into LED Lighting

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Using ADA To Evaluate Facilities

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Report Back To Management On How Approved Facility Projects Are Performing

Building Operating Management
Standby Generators Require Regular Testing, Maintenance, Exercising, And Inspection

Building Operating Management
Keys To Backup Power System Success: Features, Flexibility, And Redundancy

Building Operating Management
Exercise Standby Generators To Keep Them In Fighting Shape

Building Operating Management
Preventive Maintenance Is Critical To Dependable Standby Generators

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Lighting Provides Maintenance Benefits for Staples

Facility Maintenance Decisions
More LED Lighting Projects on Horizon for Staples

Building Operating Management
Pursuing Sustainability in Healthcare Interiors is an Education

Building Operating Management
Educating the Supply Chain Key to Sustainable Healthcare Interiors

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Dilute, Filter and Separate for Good IAQ

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Get Help From Finance On Proposals For Funding Facility Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points Column: Maximizing CMMS Technology, Expecting the Unexpected

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

Building Operating Management
UPS's Key Role In Data Centers Demands Close Attention To Preventing Problems

Building Operating Management
UPS Design Concerns: Cooling, Surge Protection, Maintenance and Batteries

Building Operating Management
Commission UPS Before Operations Begin To Ensure Performance Meets Expectations

Building Operating Management
Tips For Operating UPS In Data Centers

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Selecting Water Closets and Urinals

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Training, Maintenance Are Keys To Access Control

Building Operating Management
How Effective Change Management, Transparency Can Help With Major Changes

Building Operating Management
Testing New Processes, Strategies Before Occupation Helps Ease Transition

Building Operating Management
Massive Renovation Turns Old Office Space Into New Healthcare Facility

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Have A Plan To Specify Green Interiors Products

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Ensuring Adequate UPS Redundancy

Building Operating Management
Newest Version Of LEED-EBOM Is Designed To Drive Better Building Performance

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Commissioning Credits Focus On Maintaining Efficient Operations

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Certification Hinges On Three Areas: Energy Star, ASHRAE 62 and Water Use

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Focuses On Continuously Improving Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware Retrofits: A Clear Path to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Security Considerations for Door Hardware Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Design Considerations for Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Achieving Sustainability and Maintainability in Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Roofs, Paved Areas Emerge as Sustainable Design Components

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LED Retrofits Offer Lessons in Savings

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ADA and Universal Design: A Closer Look

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Need To Understand Changing Market To Maximize Utility Incentives and Rebates

Building Operating Management
Trend In Utility Incentive Programs Is Toward More Monitoring, Proof Of Performance

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentive Programs Will Require Stricter Monitoring, Offer Greater Benefits

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Technology Drives Improvements in Access Control

Building Operating Management
How To Prepare Data Centers for Extreme Weather

Building Operating Management
Outside Factors Influence Planning For Data Center Emergencies

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Environmental Reporting In Furniture Makes Slow Progress

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Developing a Fire Protection Plan for Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing for Productivity: The Rise of the Maintenance Planner

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ADA Compliance Requires Proactive Approach

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Threat and Risk Assessment, and Security for High-Profile Events

Building Operating Management
Common Problems With Data Center Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Site-Specific, Customized Data Center Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Relationship-based Educational Design Turns Classrooms Into Instructional Tools

Building Operating Management
Focus On Needs Of Students To Design Effective Classroom Spaces

Building Operating Management
Showing Students, Faculty Respect Is Important Aspect Of Relationship-based Educational Design

Building Operating Management
Color Does Not Have To Be A Challenge In Educational Design

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Facility Managers Offer Advice About Winning Approval For Facility Projects

Building Operating Management
Air-Flow Management, Economizer Use And Understanding PUE Can Help Improve Data Center Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

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How FMs Can Augment The Triple Bottom Line

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings Offers Unique Challenges

Building Operating Management
Noise Control Principles For HVAC Design

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Handle Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
Wildlife Can Be Popular Or Pests, But Either Can Cause Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
Survey: Temperature Complaints Are Most Common, Restroom Complaints A Distant Second

Building Operating Management
Successfully Managing Occupant Complaints Often Involves Determining Underlying Reasons For Complaints

Building Operating Management
Ignoring Occupant Complaints Can Be Tempting, But Often Leads To Further Problems

Building Operating Management
Survey Results: How Facility Managers Handle Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
To Win Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects, Think Like A CFO

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Repeat as Needed: Maintenance Is Essential

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Water Conservation: Identifying Targets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell Column: Benefits of Technicians Often Beneath the Surface

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Big Top: Reroofing California's State Capitol

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Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

Building Operating Management
Sustainability's Healing Touch: Incremental Steps For Healthcare

Building Operating Management
Durability Is Key To Green Healthcare Interiors

Building Operating Management
Green Healthcare Interiors: Tips For Specifying Materials

Building Operating Management
Evaluating ROI For Sustainability In Healthcare Interiors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bumps in the Road to Sustainability: One Hospital's Story

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Parking Lot Project Earns High Marks

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Restroom Retrofits Generate Savings for Atlanta Airport

Building Operating Management
Steps Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Large Energy Efficiency Investments

Building Operating Management
How Bundling Energy Efficiency Projects Helps Justify Large Capital Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Maintenance Savings May Help Justify HVAC Capital Investments

Building Operating Management
Deferred Capital Renewal Can Be Used To Justify HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performance

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ADA: Avoiding Restroom Accessibility Woes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits

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Benefits of an HVAC Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look Online Exclusive: The University of Minnesota's Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits at University of Minnesota Deliver Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Parking Structures Frequent Target of LED Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stairwells, Hallways Other Sources of LED Installations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Challenges Presented by LED Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: How University of Alabama at Birmingham Saved Millions of Gallons of Water

Building Operating Management
GlaxoSmithKline's Double LEED Platinum Headquarters Is Transforming How Its Occupants Work

Building Operating Management
At GSK Headquarters, Building Systems Are Efficient, But Planning And Operations Are Critical To Sustainability

Building Operating Management
GSK's U.S. Headquarters Inspires True Collaboration Between Occupants

Building Operating Management
Atrium, Other Alternative Workspaces Offer Flexibility, Collaboration Options At GSK Headquarters

Building Operating Management
Facility Management 'Concierges,' Easy Access To IT Department Are Among GSK's Changes To Traditional Office Space

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Make The Financial Case For Additional Facility Staff

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Deferred Maintenance — The Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Savings Strategy — Try Before You Buy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Demand-Response Resources

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Undetected Irrigation Issues Result In Significant Water Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winterize Irrigation Systems in Colder Climates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Irrigation Audit Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Improve Access-Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Inspections Recommended at Least Twice Annually

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Maintenance Critical to Access-Control System Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access-Control System Technicians Require Proper Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Sustainability Efforts

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

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Custom Design For Emergency Communication Systems

Building Operating Management
What To Know About Hot-Aisle, Cold-Aisle, And Chimney Data Center Containment Strategies

Building Operating Management
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Hot-Aisle, Cold-Aisle Containment Strategies

Building Operating Management
How Chimney Containment Can Help Manage Temperatures In Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Four Factors To Consider When Developing A Data Center Containment Strategy

Building Operating Management
Why Facility Managers Make the Best Sustainability Executives

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Use Hard Data About Benefits To Justify Funding For Facility Projects

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Video Surveillance Technology Expands Options For Security Monitoring

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Pay Close Attention To Staffing Challenges In Critical Facilities

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Environmental Reporting In Furniture Makes Slow Progress

Building Operating Management
Layered Security Can Help Protect K-12 Students Against Shootings

Building Operating Management
School Districts Have Many Physical Security Options To Reduce Risk Of Mass Shootings

Building Operating Management
Policies Can Help School Districts Mitigate, Prevent Shootings

Building Operating Management
K-12 Schools Should Practice Multiple Evacuation, Lockdown Drills

Building Operating Management
Four Points Can Help Schools Implement Effective Policies To Prevent Shootings

Building Operating Management
Full-Scale Active Shooter Drills Can Help Schools Prepare For The Worst

Building Operating Management
Indiana School District Has Three Goals For Active Shooter Drills

Building Operating Management
Concealed Weapons In Schools Raises Safety, Security Questions

Building Operating Management
Ohio School District Permits Teachers, Other Staff To Carry Guns In School

Building Operating Management
School Districts Focus On Resource Officers, Improved Response Time Instead Of Arming Employees

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Strategies for Irrigation Systems

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Why Green Schools Are Important For Students and Teachers

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How General Motors maintenance manager identifies, prioritizes hundreds of projects

Building Operating Management
How Natural Lighting Affects Lighting Choices

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Outsourced Security Can Augment Campus Police Department

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Keep An Eye On Heat To Avoid Security Trouble

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowing Practices and Their Sustainability Connection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drought Impacts Sustainable Mowing Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cut Height Crucial to Maintain Root Systems

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How To Limit Human Error In Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Utility Rebate Programs Can Help Get Energy Efficiency Projects Off The Ground

Building Operating Management
Changes To Utility Rebate And Incentive Programs Show Importance Of Good Relationship With Utility

Building Operating Management
How Utilities, Customers Can Both Continue To Benefit From Incentive Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: Post-Installation Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters Go Beyond Basic Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters Require Regular Checkups

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Justify Funding By Showing Risks Of Delay On Facility Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Cherokee County (N.C.) School District

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Leon County, Fla.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovations & Retrofits: Mississippi State University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovations & Retrofits: Orlando Health

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Management: Lee Cty. Port Authority/SW Fla. International Airport

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Management: Stony Brook (N.Y.) University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personnel Management: University of Michigan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personnel Management: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Facility Maintenance Decisions
All 2013 FMD Achievement Award Entries

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: Hospital's Web-Based Training Program Improves Safety

Building Operating Management
Survey: The Effects Of Hurricane Sandy On Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Data Centers: Surviving Hurricane Sandy

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: Security

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Common Sources of Indoor Air Contaminants

Building Operating Management
At the University of Alabama, New Laboratories Are Designed For Collaboration

Building Operating Management
Most Impactful Changes in LEED v4

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LEED In Motion: Where Are the LEED-O+M APs?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exploring the Benefits of System Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Diving Into Data Generated from Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Most out of Energy Audit Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Inspections, Testing Delivers Long-Term Reliability for Door Locks, Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door-Hardware Upgrades Require Revisiting Department Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Weather Factors Into Frequency of Door Hardware Inspections

Building Operating Management
Facility Condition Index, Other Metrics, Improve Asset Management at National Park Service

Building Operating Management
National Park Service's Asset Priority Index Helps Guide Maintenance, Operations

Building Operating Management
Standardized Current Replacement Value Calculations Make Facility Condition Index More Effective

Building Operating Management
Diverse National Park Service Portfolio Complicates Facility And Maintenance Decisions

Building Operating Management
Prioritization System Helps National Park Service Manage Assets, Maintenance and Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Lighting the way to Outdoor Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Emerge as Popular Outdoor Lighting Option

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Retrofit Kits, Traditional Outdoor Lighting Options Remain

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Who's on Your Sustainability Team?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Temporary Cooling: Hot-Button Issue

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Issues When Deciding to Rent or Buy Portable Cooling Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Other Considerations when Planning for Use of Temporary Portable Cooling

Building Operating Management
FM Pulse: Despite Challenges, Job Satisfaction Stays High For Facilities Managers

Building Operating Management
Tighter Budgets, Increased Connectivity Lead To Longer Hours For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
FM Pulse: Staff Reductions Affect Not Just Facilities Management, But Also Internal, External Support Systems

Building Operating Management
Stress Reduction, Morale Boosts Are Areas Of Focus For Facilities Managers

Building Operating Management
FM Pulse: Developing Coping Strategies Helps Facilities Managers Handle Stress Of New Demands

Building Operating Management
FM Salaries and Job Satisfaction: Survey Results

Building Operating Management
FM Career Opportunities, Concerns: Survey Results

Building Operating Management
2014 Facility Budget and Staffing Plans: Survey Results

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Three Points Can Help Facility Managers Justify Funding

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Long Range Plan Helps Facility Managers Build Relationship With Finance

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Dashboards For Energy Data Are Gaining Wider Use

Building Operating Management
NFPA 110's Fuel Requirements Can Help Guide Backup Power Plan For Hospitals

Building Operating Management
UPS Backup, Automatic Transfer Switches Can Help Keep Health Care Facilities IT, Imaging Equipment Online

Building Operating Management
Co-Gen Plants Can Help Health Care Facilities Stay Online

Building Operating Management
Hospitals Look Past Codes To Set Power Reliability Minimums

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

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Project Management: The Role of Personnel

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Grounds Management: Eye on Irrigation

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Avoiding ADA Lawsuits

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Define Network Responsibilities to Defuse IT-Security Tension

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How 5 Sustainability Programs Generate Savings at UC-Davis - An Online Exclusive

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Campus Realizes Savings With Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tree-Planting Program Generates Significant Energy Savings at UC-Davis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscape Focus Changes Staff Responsibilities at UC-Davis

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Complexity Complicates Data Center Maintenance

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Security Officer Contract Essentials to Know

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Web Tool Calculates Real Time Air Quality Index

Building Operating Management
Microsoft Uses Fault Detection And Diagnostics To Transform Facilities Management

Building Operating Management
Microsoft Uses Big Data To Manage Buildings

Building Operating Management
As Microsoft Has Brought Fault Detection And Diagnostics Online, Management Of Assets Has Improved

Building Operating Management
Unified Reporting Helps Microsoft's Facilities Management Team Measure And Manage Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Microsoft's 'Analytics Blanket' Is Changing How Facilities Are Managed

Building Operating Management
Metropolitan Square Earns LEED-EBOM Gold

Building Operating Management
As IT And Security Converge, Physical And Information Security Challenges Increase

Building Operating Management
Defining Network Responsibilities Is A Key Component Of IT, Security Convergence

Building Operating Management
Financial Factors Are Key Element Of IT, Security Convergence

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Security

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Facility Managers Can Help Win Funding By Building Relationships With Top Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ADA: Common Sense and Compliance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ADA Standards Differ From Building Codes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Life Cycle of ADA Compliance Issues to Consider

Building Operating Management
Operations Objectives Should Drive Data Center Staffing Decisions

Building Operating Management
Develop Comprehensive Work Rules, Procedures To Minimize Human Error In Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Site-Specific Infrastructure Training Can Help Limit Data Center Human Error

Building Operating Management
How To Use Incentives To Improve Data Center Staff Retention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Sustainability and Smart Choices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost of Electric Utility Vehicles Prompt Change at University of Texas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Offer Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Durability Counts When Choosing Right Utility Vehicle

Building Operating Management
Data Center Availability, Reliability Hinge On Numerous Factors

Building Operating Management
Data Center "Black Boxes" Can Complicate Operations and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Continuous On-line Condition Monitoring Is Best Way To Manage Data Center Maintenance

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ADA: Tactics To Avoid Lawsuits

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Test New, Existing Systems To Ensure Working Access Control

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Why Maintenance Solutions is Changing to Facility Maintenance Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue

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Determining Optimal Start Time Delays For Generators

Building Operating Management
HIPAA Regulations, Affordable Care Act Requirements Are Driving Improvement In Hospital Acoustics, Privacy

Building Operating Management
Sound-absorbing Ceiling Tile Can Help Improve Hospital Acoustics

Building Operating Management
How to Minimize Human Error, Prevent Data Center Downtime

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Will The "Dynamic LEED Plaque" Become a Reality?

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Who Runs Sustainability In Your Organization?

Building Operating Management
HEI's Bob Holesko, Other FMXcellence Winners Share How They Made A Big Impact On A Large Portfolio

Building Operating Management
At BAE Systems, Sustainability Program Grew From Single Chiller Project

Building Operating Management
New York City Department Of Education's SchoolStat Program Helps Show Value Of FM

Building Operating Management
Georgia Tech's Culture Of Sustainability Helps Attract Students

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Is Cornerstone Of Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory's Culture, Research

Building Operating Management
TD Bank Spreads Sustainability Across Multi-National Portfolio

Building Operating Management
Video: How to Engage Occupants in Sustainability Strategies

Building Operating Management
Video: Communications Strategies for FM Success

Building Operating Management
Facility Management Surprises at Fenway Park

Building Operating Management
Behind-The-Scenes Sustainability Efforts At Fenway Park

Building Operating Management
Balancing Sustainability With Sentiment, Historical Value

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Strategic Perspective Guides Healthcare Facility Investment Decisions

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School District Near Chicago Ponders Renovations, Building Consolidations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Landscapes: Grounds Care Activities can Have Big Impact on Environment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sprinkler Head Leaks, Pressure Issues Lead to Rising Water Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Renovation Recommended for Green Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tactics for Healthy, Attractive Green Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering Technology Helps Facilities Pursue Greater Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installation Considerations for Utility Meters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlining and Maximizing Submetering Systems

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ADA: Communication Consdierations

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Assess Future Needs When Putting In New Access Control

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Involve Utility As Part Of Demand-Response Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Plumbing Retrofits Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hygiene Concerns Primary in Health Care Plumbing Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Demand For Energy Efficiency In Buildings Brings New Resources For Tenants

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How To Avoid A "Frankenstein" UPS

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Develop Crisis Response Plan To Help Protect Campus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Data Center Maintenance Challenges

Building Operating Management
Uncertain Business Climate Makes Strategic Facility Planning More Important Than Ever

Building Operating Management
Key Concepts Of Facility Strategic Planning For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Strategic Facility Planning Success Hinges On Taking It Seriously

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Facility Strategic Planning Pitfalls: Timeframes, Goal Setting And Outcome Measurement

Building Operating Management
To Avoid Problems With Strategic Facility Management Plans, Focus On Involvement, Clarity, Staff Performance, And Ongoing Review

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BIFMA Works To Improve Furniture Sustainability Ratings

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Conduct Site Analysis Before Starting Construction On Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trends to Look Out for in Plumbing Projects

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ADA: Emergency Preparations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Quality Customer Service Following Mower Purchase Important

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Issues to Consider Beyond Purchasing Mower

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Three Steps To Improve HVAC Performance: Audits, Retrocommissioning, Ongoing Commissioning

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Challenges Face Healthcare Facilities Located Off Hospital Campus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Efficiency, Avoiding Mistakes Key to Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Codes, Rebates to Consider for Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Efficient Lighting Technology Options Available

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tailoring Lighting Project to Specific Application

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofit Resources

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Building Automation Systems Connect With Each Other, Enterprise Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Retrofit at University of Texas Uncovers Pleasant Surprises

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emissions Reductions Dramatic Following Texas Boiler Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Engineer Plays Lead Role in Boiler Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofits Offer Cost Savings As Well As Health, Productivity, And Risk Mitigation Benefits

Building Operating Management
Rocky Mountain Institute's VBECS Metric Helps Calculate Value Of Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
How To Present The Business Case For The Value Of Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Property Assessed Clean Energy Emerges As Capital Source For Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
In Miami, Brickell World Plaza Combines Connectivity, Sustainability To Provide Green Class A Office Space

Building Operating Management
ICT, Uptime And Direct Internet Connection Are Some Of Brickell World Plaza's Selling Points

Building Operating Management
Internet Connectivity, Security Are Critical Elements of 600 Brickell's Building Intelligence

Building Operating Management
Water Demands, Energy Management Are Among Lessons Learned From Early Days of 600 Brickell

Building Operating Management
Which Green Building Product Criteria Should Facility Managers Use?

Building Operating Management
'Red List' Of Chemicals Can Help Guide Building Product Selection, But Will Not Be Definitive

Building Operating Management
LEED, Living Building Challenge Can Help Inform Product Selection

Building Operating Management
Environmental Product Declarations, Health Product Declarations Offer Standardized Data On Building Product Information

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Does Not Include Chemical Red List

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell column: Can We Talk? Changing Organizations and the Need for Clear Communications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips for Managing Water Systems in Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Climate, weather conditions factor into roof coatings decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Color of Roof Coating Helps With Temperature Changes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dry Conditions Best for Roof Coatings Application

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Certification: How To Overcome Challenges Of Multi-tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Focus On Building Core, Common Areas To Sell Owners On LEED-EBOM In Multi-Tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM Purchasing Credits Are Recurring Challenge In Multi-Tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Keep Financial Considerations In Mind When Pursuing LEED-EBOM In Multi-Tenant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Better Data Can Make LEED-EBOM An Easier Sell To Tenants, Owners

Building Operating Management
Fannie Mae's LEED-EBOM Push

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Open Plenum Can Lead To Sound Challenges

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Irrigation Issues: Upgrading for Savings

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Accessibility to Facilities Goods and Services

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Involve All Relevant Departments When Planning Access Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Condition Assessments Aid in Repair or Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Technology, Coring Popular Roof Conditioning Techniques

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replace Roof When Repair Equals Cost of Replacement

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Weighing the Choices in the Aerial Work Arena

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HVAC: Utility Rebate Programs Can Help Fund Audits, Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Prompts New Way Of Thinking About Data Center Resiliency

Building Operating Management
New York City Housing Authority Data Center's Backup Power Strategy Helped Weather Sandy

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Shows Value Of Cloud Services, Co-location And Redundant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy's Impact Has Data Centers Outside New York Re-evaluating Threats

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Managers Discuss Strategies for Building Effective Budgets

Building Operating Management
Detailed Site Analysis Can Help Select Disaster-Resilient Location For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Sites Must Meet Minimum Criteria For Disaster Resilience

Building Operating Management
Government Standards Can Help Set Criteria For Critical Facilities Site Location

Building Operating Management
Five Steps To Evaluating Sites For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Showed Importance Of Critical Facilities Site Selection

Building Operating Management
Environmental Benefits, Less Handling Of Chemicals Are Selling Points For Green Cleaning

Building Operating Management
Work With Vendors On Training Program To Maximize Effectiveness Of Green Cleaning Chemicals, Methods

Building Operating Management
Green Cleaning Hot Buttons: Costs, Greenwashing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making HVAC, Chiller Retrofits Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Solid Maintenance Programs Keep Chillers Operating Efficiently

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Age, Operating Hours Crucial Factors in Chiller Replacement Decision

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How To Justify Energy Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Risks and Legionella: Separating Fact from Fiction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Potable Hospital Water Major Source of Legionella Bacteria

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Myths Surrounding Legionnaire's Disease

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI)

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
Energy Efficiency Projects Bring Large Savings To Poudre School District

Building Operating Management
Bond Issue Will Help Make Existing Poudre Schools More Energy Efficient

Building Operating Management
Data Is Lifeblood Of Colorado School District's Energy Efficiency Program

Building Operating Management
Culture Change Produces Large Energy Savings at Rocky Mountain High School

Building Operating Management
Understanding Key Management Systems

Building Operating Management
Important Features Of Key Management Systems

Building Operating Management
ADA As A "Design For All" Concept

Building Operating Management
Planning for Provisions in the New ADA

Building Operating Management
Most Common ADA Violation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips for Building a Better Maintenance Team

Facility Maintenance Decisions
As a Manager, Be Open to Changing Organization's Culture

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Two Types Of Utility Incentives Can Help Optimize HVAC, Other Energy Use

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Changes In Health Care Bring Leaner Facility Staffs

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Managing a Retrofit To Preserve History

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Plumbing: Preventing Retrofit Roadblocks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Georgia Medical Center Lighting Retrofit Paves Way to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patient Care Takes Priority Over Lighting Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ROI on Lighting Project Less Than 3 Years

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Next Lighting Project to Feature LED Lamps

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Plan Ahead to Control Plumbing Costs

Building Operating Management
Los Angeles Convention Center Uses Outsourcing To Save Energy, Earn LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Use Outsourcing Providers For Core Competency In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Outsourcing Helps KeyBank Gain LEED-EBOM Platinum Certification

Building Operating Management
Making A Pitch For Energy Efficiency Spending

Building Operating Management
From Guest Demands To Dolphin Tanks, Hospitality Facilities Face Challenges Going Green

Building Operating Management
Hospitality Industry Moving From Words To Action When It Comes To Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Hospitality Employees Play Big Role In Sustainability Efforts

Building Operating Management
In Hospitality Facilities, Facility Managers Find Many Ways to Improve Sustainability

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How to Avoid Mistakes With Access Control

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Ceilings Can Help with Green Efforts

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Sustainability Factors in Students College Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
State Your Case for the 2013 Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards

Building Operating Management
Car Sharing Can Help Save Money On Fleet Maintenance Costs

Building Operating Management
EV Charging Stations Beginning to Show Up More On Campus

Building Operating Management
Electric Utility Vehicles Can Help Meet Transportation, Grounds Needs

Building Operating Management
Changing Transportation Needs Make Car Sharing, EV Charging Stations Considerations

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Portfolio Manager Helps K-12 Facility Managers Avoid Millions in Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Portfolio Manager Helps Schools Set Baseline for Energy, Water Use

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency in K-12 Buildings Doesn't Require Full Time Employee

Building Operating Management
Communicating Early Success With Energy Star Can Help Get Energy Efficiency Efforts Off Ground in K-12 Buildings

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Replacing HVAC Equipment Before It Fails Pays Off

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Making The Decision To Outsource Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Meet Needs of Georgetown Campus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles in Demand as People Movers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Considerations Factor Into Utility Vehicle Purchases

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Metering, Energy Audits and Your Desktop

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Traditional Audits Have Place in Smart Grid World

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovation Project Breathes New Life Into California State Government Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
System Installation Process Offers Challenges During Renovation Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grand Past, Bright Future for Historic Building

Building Operating Management
Preparations Before Hurricane Sandy Helped Cushman & Wakefield Quickly Bring Buildings Back Online

Building Operating Management
New York City Public Schools Rethinking Emergency Plans After Sandy-driven Flooding

Building Operating Management
Even if Code Doesn't Require Generator, HEI Hotels is Exploring Options in Wake of Power Outage

Building Operating Management
EMD Serono Focuses on Details, Communication After Challenges of Hurricane Sandy

Building Operating Management
Rockefeller University Finds That Mother Nature Always Wins

Building Operating Management
Katrina Experiences Helped Shape Marriott's Hurricane Sandy Plans

Building Operating Management
For Newark Public Schools, Fuel Supply Challenges Complicated Recovery From Hurricane Sandy

Building Operating Management
Flooding From Sandy Raises Questions About Location of Electrical Gear

Building Operating Management
At Crozer-Keystone, Better Safe Than Sorry Was Key To Sandy Plans

Building Operating Management
A Community College Library for the 21st Century

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Strategies for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Involve All Relevant Parties in Demand-Response Program

Building Operating Management
Environmental Reporting For Furniture Takes Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

Building Operating Management
Furniture Showcase: New Products

Building Operating Management
The Challenges Of Commissioning Data Centers With Portable Generators

Building Operating Management
Using Portable Generators For Data Center Commissioning Can Affect UPS

Building Operating Management
Understanding Effects Of Generators Is Key To Successful Data Center Commissioning

Building Operating Management
BIFMA Environmental Rating System Aims To Provide Guidance For Selecting Furniture

Building Operating Management
When Selecting Green Furniture, Be Careful To Avoid Misinformation

Building Operating Management
What To Know Before Building A Modular Data Center

Building Operating Management
Know The Requirements For Modular Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Keep Shipping Size Constraints In Mind When Designing Modular Data Center

Building Operating Management
4 Questions To Ask When Considering A Modular Data Center

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pennsylvania School's Plumbing Retrofit Helps Combat Rising Water Bills

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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District Builds on Success of High School Plumbing Retrofit

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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Ascension Health's Bob McCoole Gets Funds for Facility Infrastructure Projects

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Texas School District Lighting Project Boosts Bottom Line

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Utah Community College Migrates Utility Vehicles from Gas to Electric

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HVAC Technicians Best Option to Diagnose IAQ Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Common Source of IAQ Problems

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IAQ: Technician Testing and Training

Building Operating Management
Five Sources Of Data Can Help Facility Managers Analyze Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Automated Benchmarking Services Can Aid Building Energy-Data Gathering

Building Operating Management
Submeters Help Measure Energy Used By Specific Building Area

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Data Loggers Offer Specifics Of Equipment's Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Proposed EPAct Deduction Extension Would Create Deep Retrofit Tax Incentive

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Outdoor Lighting For Safety And Security Is A Complicated Matter

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Mower-Sustainability Connection

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Mowers and Sustainability: Understanding Facility Needs

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Mowers and Sustainability: Issues on the Horizon

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Doing Lighting Retrofits the Right Way

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: The Role of Consultants and Designers

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Lighting Retrofits: Spotlight on NEMA

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

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Briefings: GSA Studies Reveal Energy Savings

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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
NFMT Preview: Education on the Offensive

Building Operating Management
Lighting Offers Opportunities To Cut Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Fluorescents, Induction Lighting and LEPs Continue to Expand and Improve

Building Operating Management
New Lighting Controls Help Manage Energy Usage

Building Operating Management
Performance-based Outsourcing of Facility Services Can Improve Results

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Utility Incentives and Rebates: Smart Planning, Big Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Incentives: Starting the Conversation

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Prescriptive Utility Incentives

Building Operating Management
Data Mining Helps Find Faults In Building Energy Use

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Prognostics Data Tails Behind Other Fault Detection Tools

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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Maintenance Apps Address Managers' Specific Challenges

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Building Operating Management
Occupants Can Be Asset In Energy Efficiency Efforts

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

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control: Trouble Spots in Facility Security

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Access Control: Keeping Security Equipment Cool

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County's Lighting Retrofit Delivers Savings, Lesson

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Strategic Maintenance of Grounds Care Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: Product Specification Considerations

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Building Operating Management
10 Questions To Ask Before A Lighting Upgrade Begins

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Medical Technology's Pace Of Innovation Places Heavy Demands On Facilities

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Building Operating Management
Hospital Construction Should Aim For Flexibility From Start

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Drexel University Relies On RECs As Part Of Energy Strategy

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Office Renovation for Architecture Firm Achieves LEED Platinum

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Robert Francis Focuses on Sustainability Amid Drexel University's Massive Growth

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Smart-Controller Technology Helps Managers Irrigate Sustainably

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Sustainability: Assessing Irrigation Needs Prevents Problems

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Utility Vehicle Selection: Features and Functions

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Building Operating Management
Sustainability Program Must Account For Tenant Behavior

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Disaster Recovery: Identifying Risks and Critical Facility Operations

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The Aftermath: Minimizing Disaster Impact

Building Operating Management
Communication Between Facility Management And IT Increasingly Important In Data Center Operations

Building Operating Management
Effective Communication Between Facility Management, IT, Improves Bottom Line In Data Centers

Building Operating Management
IT, Facility Management Collaboration Helps Data Centers Mitigate Risks

Building Operating Management
Data Center Codes, Standards Give FM And IT Plenty To Talk About

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Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Boiler Upgrade key to Energy Savings

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GBMC Boiler Upgrade Required Careful Planning

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Timely Boiler Upgrade Completed Under Budget

Building Operating Management
Political Convention Security Planning Requires Risk Assessment, Efficient Communication

Building Operating Management
Experts: Communication is Most Important Part of Emergency Preparedness

Building Operating Management
Owner Buy-In Critical To Physical Security Upgrades

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Energy-Efficient Exterior Lighting

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Controls That Maximize Exterior Lighting

Building Operating Management
Ted Whiting: Technology Key to Surveillance Success at ARIA

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Food Court Renovations: Lessons Learned

Building Operating Management
Most Important Roof Selection Criterion

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How To Select The Right Roofing System

Building Operating Management
Roofing Resources For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
FMXcellence Winners Share How to Do Big Things With Limited Resources

Building Operating Management
How Crouse Hospital Upgraded Its Chilled Water and Emergency Power Systems

Building Operating Management
Munich RE Meets Carbon Reduction Goals

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Architect Of The Capitol Streamlines Work Orders To Cut Weeks Off Completion Times

Building Operating Management
EMD Serono's Focus On Project Safety Culture Extends Beyond Construction To Operations

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ADA 2012: What You Need To Know

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Backup Power is Critical Concern

Building Operating Management
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Maximizing Sustainability During Post-Hurricane Restoration

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Staff Supports Sustainability Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Campus Expansion Creates Challenges for Chillers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replacing Chiller on College Campus Requires Ample Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency: Beyond Chiller Replacement

Building Operating Management
The What, When and How of Demand Response

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Demand Response Programs Include Emergency, Voluntary Options

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Access-Control Technology Offers Enhanced Protection

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Specifying Compatible Door Hardware Enhances Building Security

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Access-Control Technology Requires New Tools for Front-line Technicians

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What interior design trends are leading the way in commercial buildings?

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Building Operating Management
What role does sustainability play in the design process? How has that changed over the last few years?

Building Operating Management
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College Campus Shootings Prompt New Emergency Preparedness Steps

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Upgrading Restrooms Requires Sufficient Planning

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Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Challenge Offers Benefits Beyond Just Learning

Building Operating Management
Beardmore Building Shows How Deep Retrofits Can Bring Big Savings

Building Operating Management
Off-the-Shelf Energy Efficiency Strategies Can Pay Big Dividends

Building Operating Management
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Operations an Important Part of Power Reliability

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Facing HVAC Demands to Protect Critical Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trending Electrical HVAC Power Consumption

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Dependable Power Sources

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Power Monitoring: HVAC Overload Prevention

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Sustainable Design, Flexibility, Mobility Are Key Selection Criteria for Office Furniture

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Furniture

Building Operating Management
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Offers Clarity of Operations

Building Operating Management
What Facility Managers Need to Know to Get the Most Efficiency Out of DCIM

Building Operating Management
How DCIM Can Be Used In Greenfield, Legacy Data Centers

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Energy Efficiency Blueprint?

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What is the STARS Rating System?

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Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

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How Facility Managers Can Effectively Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

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Why Facility Managers Are Not Adopting Social Media

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Benefit From Using Social Media

Building Operating Management
How Facility Management Can Use Social Media in Emergency Situations

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Avoid Social Media Traps

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Green Purchasing Benefits Go Well Beyond Bottom Line Savings

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Facility Management and IT Team Up at Rockefeller University

Building Operating Management
Data Centers, IT Infrastructure Benefit from Cooperation Between Facility Management and IT

Building Operating Management
The Best Way To Reduce Water Use In High-Rise Buildings

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Sustainable Roof Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Increasing Demand for Roof Coatings

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Roofing Product Selection From Installation to Routine Maintenance

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Bird Control: Application Considerations

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Making Utility Rebates and Incentives Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting Qualified Energy-Efficiency Service Providers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Becoming Familiar with Energy-Saving Program Requirements

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Storm Damage Requires Dome Replacement of Sporting Venue

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Upgrading to a More Structured Roofing System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof-Specification Decision: PVC or Sprayed Foam

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Performance Measurements

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A Stronger Maintenance-Sustainability Link

Building Operating Management
Careful Planning for Lighting Controls Can Prevent Problems

Building Operating Management
With Lighting Controls, Facility Managers Should Understand Products, Building's Wiring

Building Operating Management
Testing is Key to Avoiding Lighting Control Projects Problems

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls: Facility Managers Should Understand, Educate Occupants

Building Operating Management
Earning Energy Efficiency Rebates: Tips for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
With Utility Rebates, Complex Rules Can Trip Up Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
ADA Excuses Won't Keep Facility Managers Out of Court

Building Operating Management
ADA Complaints: How Facility Managers Can Evaluate Their Risks

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Multitenant Buildings Have Multiple Security Needs

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

Building Operating Management
Never Too Early to be Better at the InterContinental San Francisco

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Demand Response: No Cost Way To Reduce Energy Bills

Building Operating Management
Perform an Energy Audit As a First Step To Savings

Building Operating Management
How To Justify Energy Efficiency Projects To Upper Management

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Solving Cooling Challenges

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Deadline has arrived for ADA Compliance

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Facility Manager Do's and Don'ts for Email Communication

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Building Operating Management
Tier Ratings, "9's" Help Show Needed Level of Power Reliability

Building Operating Management
Power Reliability: Don't Overlook the Importance of Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County's Successful In-house Plumbing Upgrade Delivers Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Project Outline

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Upgrade's Challenges and Additional Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Paint Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Paints for Performance and Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developing Paint and Coating Policies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Important Painting Project Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Technology of Sustainability Reporting

Building Operating Management
Multitenant Buildings Have Multiple Security Needs

Building Operating Management
In Securing Multitenant Facilities, Human Element Plays a Large Role

Building Operating Management
With Multitenant Buildings, Good Communication Is Essential to Security Planning

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Sustainability Reporting: Plug-Load Considerations

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ADA: The Outside Story

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Maintenance and the Bottom Line

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Roofing Technological Advances

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A Modern Approach To Patient Care

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Energy efficiency project results in significant campus improvements

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Common ADA Violations

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How to Select a Security Vendor

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Lighting Upgrade Shines Light on Reaching Sustainability Goals

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Expanding The Scope of Lighting Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Sensors Offer Additional Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Recycling: Achieving Sustainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recycling Container Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Recycling: Safe Collection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BIM: A Better View of Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Specification Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximum CMMS: Maintenance Mobility

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Green Health Care Buildings Reduce Costs, Support Patient Health

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency, Recycling Areas of Focus for Green Health Care Operations

Building Operating Management
Credible Data, Staff Support Help Green Health Care Operations Succeed

Building Operating Management
Power and Gas Prices: Time for Long Term Contracts?

Building Operating Management
LEED 2012 Will Emphasize Operating Performance; ADA Deadline

Building Operating Management
NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 Cover Commissioning, Testing of Building Fire Systems

Building Operating Management
Federal Regulations for T12 Fluorescent Lamps, Incandescents, and EPAct Tax Deductions

Building Operating Management
Peter Strazdas on Measuring Results and Changing Behavior

Building Operating Management
Nancy Bechtol on the Importance of Communication

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Allan Skodowski on LEED 2012

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Floorcoverings Can Be Green/Sustainable

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Roof Coatings: Classification

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Roof Coatings: Installation and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Showcase: Security Products

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Energy Audits: Avoiding Mistakes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustaining Sustainability: Seeking Infinite Benefits Beyond Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Digital Data Era Is Here. Are You Prepared?

Building Operating Management
How to Take Advantage of Ceiling Options to Address Workplace Trends

Building Operating Management
Environmental Considerations When Selecting Ceilings

Building Operating Management
Acoustic Solutions Are Not Your Father's Sound Masking

Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
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Building Operating Management
Health Care Facilities Management Team Runs Lean at Crozer-Keystone

Building Operating Management
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Brian Crimmins on the Evolution of Crozer-Keystone Health System

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Power Source Alternatives for UPS Systems

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Sustainable Paints Means Determining Life-Cycle Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effective Planning, Clear Communication Pave the Way for Boiler Replacement

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controls Considerations Played Key Role in Boiler Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Boiler Replacement Required More Than Technical Skills

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Five Ways BIM Can Benefit FM

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Anti-Icing and Sustainability

Facility Focus
Creating a "Red Book" Can Save Your Assets During an Incident

Facility Focus
Crisis Management: Why you need to be concerned

Facility Focus
Incident Trends in Educational Institutions

Facility Focus
Tips for Creating a Crisis Coordinator Program

Facility Focus
Why the First 2-3 Minutes of an Incident are so Important

Facility Focus
Understanding Technology Supported Emergency Response Initiatives

Building Operating Management
Look Outside Building to Protect Data Center Network

Building Operating Management
Separate Security Network Improves Data Center Protection

Building Operating Management
Securing Data Centers Requires Dedication During Design

Building Operating Management
Pros and Cons of IP, Analog Data Center Security Systems

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Sustainable Facilities: Ensuring Performance

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Performance Contracting: Saving Energy, Saving Money

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ADA and the Path of Travel

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Review a Sample Fixture to Ensure Lighting Quality

Building Operating Management
Joint Commission Survey: How One Hospital Earned a Perfect Score

Building Operating Management
AHJs: Complications for FMs

Building Operating Management
Meeting Health Care Fire/Life Safety Regulations Requires Regular Checkups

Building Operating Management
Fire Detection, Sprinkler Systems are Key Components of Health Care Fire/Life Safety

Building Operating Management
Keys to Testing Fire Alarm, Sprinkler Systems in Health Care Facilities

Building Operating Management
Controls, Sustainability Are The Focus at Shedd Aquarium

Building Operating Management
Focus On Sustainability: Effect on Roofing

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Three Boiler Control Upgrades Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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How Five Steps Can Help Facility Managers Improve Communication

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

Facility Focus
Project: The Aventine

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How To Do A Pre-Occupancy Survey

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Updates Operations for Green, Financial Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation Focus of Grounds Department's Efforts

Building Operating Management
Metal Roof and Wall Systems Prove Durable, Cost Effective

Building Operating Management
Metal Roofs Much Improved From Earlier Generations

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The IAQ-Sustainability Connection

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Customer-centered Approach to IAQ

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying Goals Is First Step in Planning Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Savings from Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Specification for Successful Plumbing Upgrades

Building Operating Management
How Health Care Facility Managers Cure Four Acoustical Challenges

Building Operating Management
Health Care FMs Have to Protect Privacy and Intelligibility

Building Operating Management
Vibration, Other Noises Cause Health Care Acoustical Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unmotivated Employees? Managers Need to Look in the Mirror

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unmotivated Employees: Root Causes and Solutions

Building Operating Management
Flooring Choices Can Bring LEED Credits

Building Operating Management
Variety of Carpet Options Can Earn LEED Points

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Renovations and ADA

Building Operating Management
What is the Value of Reliable Power?

Building Operating Management
How Unreliable Power Can Affect the Bottom Line

Building Operating Management
Show Top Management Options to Win Funding for Power Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicle Manufacturers Suggest Buyers Focus on Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Utility Vehicles Offer Sustainability Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Generate Interest

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Demand Control Ventilation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Find Out How the Facility Staff Can Help Other Departments

Building Operating Management
Proven Tactics Facility Managers Use to Get Funding Approved

Building Operating Management
Working With Financial Department Will Show How to Get Funding Approved

Building Operating Management
Emphasize Benefits When Making Pitch for Facility Projects

Building Operating Management
How to Prepare Better Proposals for Facility Projects

Building Operating Management
Technology Brings Positive Change To Fire Safety

Building Operating Management
Communication, Rapport Key for FM at Chicago Botanic Gardens

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Measuring Facility Occupant Perceptions of IAQ

Building Operating Management
Learning Curve: Tax Benefits for Energy Projects

Building Operating Management
Utility Incentive Programs Can Help Facility Managers Save Dollars

Building Operating Management
Demand Response Plays Big Role in Utility Energy Incentive Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Maintenance Planning Streamlines Operations, Saves Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Plumbing Systems Upgrades Provide Roadmap

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit Paves the Way for Successful Plumbing Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Plumbing Upgrades Depend on Occupant Support

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Using ASHRAE 62.1 to Maintain Good IAQ

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

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Say More Than Cost Cutting Needed During Downturn

Building Operating Management
Survey: Outsourcing an Option for Facility Managers During Recession

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Managers Had to Take Hard Look at Spending

Building Operating Management
Communication Essential to Managing Facilities During Downturn

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Four Ways That Facility Managers Can Get Corporate Information

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

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Saving Water: Going with the (Low) Flow

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology: Everything Old — And Improved — Is New Again

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Immediate Responders Can Provide Swift Response to Crisis

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Data Centers Look For Ways To Fight Energy Costs

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Accessibility: Making Way for ADA

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ADA Compliance: Important Dates

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

Building Operating Management
The Citadel Center: Chicago Green

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Critical Facility Fire Suppression Options

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Be Ready When Security Questions Are Asked

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Consider Employee Needs When Buying Furniture

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The Focus on Sustainability is Changing Roofing Strategies, Products

Building Operating Management
Does Your Facility Have a Security Plan?

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When ADA Calls: Responding to a Complaint

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Replacing Rooftop Units Before They Fail Can Bring Significant Benefits

Building Operating Management
Learning Curve: Process Cleaning Leads to a Cleaner, Healthier School

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Get Educated on Chemical Toxins

Building Operating Management
New Ways of Working

Building Operating Management
Space Efficiency Drives Furniture Trends

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Five Steps Can Help Win Acceptance for New Workplace Designs

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

Building Operating Management
Introducing LEED for Healthcare

Building Operating Management
Everyday Heroes

Building Operating Management
IAQ Criteria for Building Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ: Review Specification Documents, Seal HVAC Systems

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ADA: Renovations and Requirements

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What Is RoofPoint?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Awards Program Full of Great Ideas - To Steal

Building Operating Management
Calling in the Experts

Building Operating Management
Double-Dipping Pays Off

Building Operating Management
LEED for Healthcare: Construction is Focus, Not Operations

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The Buzz About LEED for Healthcare

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Organize a Big Project

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Maintain Enthusiasm

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MSCA Star Certifies Non-Residential Mechanical Service Contractors

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Facility Managers Can Follow These Steps to Leadership

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Free Handbook Can Help With Tracking, Improving Building Performance

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Diagnostic and Monitoring: Tools to Analyze Power Quality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Students Conduct Surveys, Inventory Fixtures

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Don't Turn a Blind Eye to IAQ

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Technologies Require Life-Cycle-Cost Analysis

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The Three Tiers of Green Product Selection

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What Are Outcome-Based Codes?

Building Operating Management
Facility Occupants Can Breathe Easier When Facility Managers Have Good Data

Building Operating Management
Measuring Contaminants Not As Easy As it Seems, May Not Be Necessary

Building Operating Management
Trained Immediate Responders Can Provide Swift In-House Action When Trouble Strikes

Building Operating Management
Effective Immediate Responders Require Careful Planning, Training

Building Operating Management
Phillip Saieg: The Pursuit of High-Performance

Building Operating Management
Phillip Saieg: Raising the Bar on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Different Levels of Energy Audit

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning vs. Energy Audit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Projects Include T8s, T5s

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: LEDs Offer Lucrative Payback

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Energy Efficiency: Role of HVAC Systems and Benchmarking with Jay Russell

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Water Conservation: Low-Flow Faucets

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Customizing a Resume Can Help Facility Manager Land Job

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Common ADA Violations

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Managing Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining Quality Workers

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EMS Systems Need to Meet Today's Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Grid: Managers Have Incentives for Reducing Demand

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Water Conservation: Going with the (Low) Flow

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Eco Charrettes: A Key Part of a LEED-EBOM Initiative

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Security Retrofit Considerations

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Recognition Programs Offer Validation, Other Benefits to Facility Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Grid Improves Power Quality, Reliability

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

Building Operating Management
Peter Strazdas: BIM Is The Future of FM

Building Operating Management
Retail REIT Installs PVs With Power Purchase Agreement

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Operates on 100 Percent Renewables, Sells Power

Building Operating Management
Glimcher Takes Energy-Efficiency, Other Green Steps

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The Right Language Can Help Gain Top Management OK for Energy Efficiency

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Consider Wireless Options When Planning a Controls Retrofit

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Grounds Care: Irrigation Practices to Save Water

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Risk Assessment Key to Building Security

Facility Focus
Sustainability Improvements Require Organizational Buy-In

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

Facility Focus
What is the EPA's National Building Competition?

Facility Focus
How to Streamline Lighting Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Industry Group Sees DC Power Making Gains in Workplaces, Data Centers and Beyond

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Collaboration key to data center efficiency

Building Operating Management
ROI? NPV? FMs Who Know Which Method to Use Boost Odds of Project Approval

Building Operating Management
More Advanced Tools Can Help Sell Projects

Facility Focus
Sustainability Success Story: Small Projects Pay Off Big

Facility Focus
Energy Costs: Retrofit to Save Money

Facility Focus
One Company's Approach to Sustainability and the Bottom Line

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Trends in Fires in Educational Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Direct-Digital Controls Improve Equipment Monitoring

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Fire Safety in Food Service

Facility Focus
What's Included in Retrocommissioning and Recommissioning Studies?

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Air Handler Drain Pans and Indoor Air Quality

Building Operating Management
In a Blink, Arc Flash Can Kill or Maim Workers and Damage Property

Building Operating Management
How to Analyze Your Arc Flash Risk

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Everywhere a Strategy: Get Serious About Specification

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Personnel Management and Cost-Saving Strategies with Bruce Canter

Facility Focus
Facility Management Matrix: Integrate Environmental Stewardship

Facility Focus
Sustainability: Green Projects Help Obtain Funding

Facility Focus
Project Management: Break Large Projects Into Pieces

Facility Focus
Energy Management: Get Support From Financial Personnel

Facility Focus
Facilities Management: Implement a Bottom-Up Approach

Facility Focus
Facilities Management: How to Create a Energy Department

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Tracking Sustainability with a CMMS

Building Operating Management
Rob Pearlman's Facility Management Team at International Finance Corp. Relies on Data

Building Operating Management
Increasing Density Helps Manage Space

Building Operating Management
How IFC Tracks Energy Usage and Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Direct-Digital Controls: Energy Management Lowers Utility Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Replacement: Conduct Inventory and Analysis of Conditions

Building Operating Management
Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

Building Operating Management
Stephen George: Master Planning Via Partnering

Building Operating Management
Formal LEED-EBOM Certification

Building Operating Management
Working With Other Departments on a LEED-EBOM Initiative

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Business Continuity Planning: Ten Key Steps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Role of Building Occupants in Reducing Carbon Footprint

Building Operating Management
Utilities Offer a Range of Incentives for Improving Energy Performance

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Slowing the Flow: Plumbing Systems and Water Conservation

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Seven Strategies Can Make Change Management Successful

Facility Maintenance Decisions
T12 Lamps: Strategies for Successful Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Checks 1-5: Audit and Upgrade Access Control System

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

Facility Focus
Use Inventory Software to Assess Condition of Facilities, Systems

Facility Focus
Facility Master Plan Helps Prioritize Investments

Facility Focus
Use Criteria to Evaluate Investment Options

Facility Focus
Gap Analysis: Evaluate Investment Choices in Master Plan

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Taking Stock of New ADA Regulations

Building Operating Management
Research Shows the Benefits of Cool Roofs for Building Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Six Factors of Long-Term Performance

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 Focus
What Do Facility Managers Need in Business Continuity Plans?

Facility Focus
Emergency Planning: Develop a Communications Strategy

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Strategy: Keep a Plan Up to Date

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Planning: Drilling and Tabletop Exercises

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Strategy: Implement a Shelter-In-Place Plan

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Planning: Develop a Chain of Command

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Plan: Use Checklists for Most Important Steps

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

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers, Gaining Influence Means Communicating Effectively

Building Operating Management
Effective Communication Takes More Than the Loudest Voice

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Define a Business Continuity Plan

Facility Focus
The Evolution of Communication Expectations

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Sustainability: Developing Maintenance Standards

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Part of Managers' New Normal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Design, Installation, Maintenance Impact Performance

Building Operating Management
Research Shows Cool Roofs Have Benefits at City and Global Levels

Building Operating Management
How to Get Going on Energy Efficiency Programs

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Benefits of Metal Buildings

Building Operating Management
Improving Building Energy Performance After Construction

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Good Communications

Building Operating Management
Finding the Right Communication Channel

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

Building Operating Management
Projects: Historic Solution Leads to Platinum Rating

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Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

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How To Make Data-Based Decisions

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Give Top Management Multiple Reasons When Justifying Projects

Facility Focus
Five Questions to Answer When Communicating Change

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Motivating Technicians, Tracking Productivity

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Evaluate Maintenance Benefits of HVAC Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Cleaning: Automatic Cleaners, Sanitizers Improve Hygiene

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Demand-Response Program Requires Culture Shift

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Build Trust with Outsourced Service Providers

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ADA-Compliant Restroom Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personnel Management: How to Quantify Lost Productivity

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What You Need To Know About the Various LEED Credentials

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Water Treatment Demand Planning and Ongoing Attention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Business Continuity Strategy: 10 Key Steps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personnel Management: Focus on High-Performing Workers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Communication is Critical

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing: No-Touch Fixtures Improve Restroom Hygiene

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restrooms: Use Hygiene Monitor to Measure Bacteria Count

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tough Decisions: Managers Need a Strong Conscience

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Strategic Thinking Can Help the Facility Department Add Value

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Steps in Designing Green Interiors

Building Operating Management
To LEED or Not to LEED?

Building Operating Management
How Real Companies Executed Sustainable Design

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Pitfalls In LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid Allows FMs to Better Manage Electricity Consumption

Building Operating Management
Cashing in with Smart Grid on Wholesale Electric Price Volatility

Building Operating Management
Understanding Electricity Bills Helps Avoid Unpleasant Surprises

Building Operating Management
New Technologies Mean New Rates

Building Operating Management
Longer-payback Energy Upgrades Maximize Building Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Reaping the Benefits of Longer-payback Upgrades

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Retrofits: Sustainable Strategies

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FM-IT Partnership Can Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

Facility Focus
Energy Audit Yields Big Savings

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover the Cost of Retrocommissioning

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Take Action During National Radon Month

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The Benefits of Water Audits

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Signage: Pointing the Way to Accessibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Beware of Performance Characteristics

Building Operating Management
High-performance Computing (HPC) Is Likely to Become Mainstream

Building Operating Management
Power and Communication Needs of Supercomputers

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