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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry


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

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The Oscars of Maintenance: The 2016 FMD Achievement Awards

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Social Media and Maintenance — A Slowly Emerging Marriage

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College Improves Efficiency by Centralizing Facility Maintenance Staffs

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Video: 2015 FMD Recipients — What Lies Ahead?

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Video: Looking Back at 2015 — The FMD Achievement Awards

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Time for Managers to Realize Benefits of Social Media

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Maximizing Maintenance: Assessing Non-Value Added Activities

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Reassessing of Preventive Maintenance Responsibilities Produces Huge Savings

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Roundtable: Managers Discuss Technician Training Strategies

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Dan Hounsell: Finding Balance a Challenge for Maintenance Managers

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Managing Plusses, Minuses of Portable Technology

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Consider Process When Utilizing Mobile Devices

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Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink

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Dave Lubach: Training and Retaining Employees Leads to Department Success

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Dan Hounsell: Advisory Board Members Offer Support, Suggest Direction

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Tips on Making the Case for Maintenance Investments

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Making the Case for Equipment Requests

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Finding and Fixing Energy Problems in HVAC Systems

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Humidity Control Vital to Keeping HVAC Costs Low

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Poor Training Leads to Increased HVAC System Waste

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Dave Lubach: FMDAA Recipients Stand Out in a Crowd

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Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Need

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Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center

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Dan Hounsell: Bridging the Gap on Maintenance Misconceptions

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Facility Maintenance Achievement Awards Recipients Announced

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Planning for Drain Cleaning Problems

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Drain-Cleaning to Extend Life of Plumbing and Piping Systems

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Key Drain Cleaning Equipment to Consider

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Keys to Changing Maintenance Team's Culture

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Changing Roles: Maintenance and Facility Security

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Maintenance Brings Facility Knowledge to Security Teams

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Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas

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Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

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Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

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Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

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University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

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With Training, Safety is Always First

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Maintenance and Engineering: Key Players in Emergency Preparedness

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Maintenance and Engineering Departments' Role in Emergency Preparation

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Planning Considerations for Facility Recovery

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Understanding the Preparedness Cycle

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How General Motors maintenance manager identifies, prioritizes hundreds of projects

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School District Near Chicago Ponders Renovations, Building Consolidations

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

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Lighting Retrofits: Teaming Up for Savings

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CMMS: Managers Need to Focus on Software Implementation

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First Impressions Start with Right Attitude

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Software Installation: Managers Should Partner with Vendors, Consultants

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Roofing: District Revamps Preventive Maintenance Program

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Demand-Response Programs Affect Operations and Occupants

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Awards Program Full of Great Ideas - To Steal

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Grounds Department Employs Zone-Maintenance Approach

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Marketing Maintenance: How to Communicate the Value of Your Job

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Moving to Sustainability: Managers Should Look at Past Accomplishments

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A License to Steal the Next Big Idea

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Maintenance: Selling Your Accomplishments to Top Management

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Selling Your Accomplishments: Use Data to Make the Case

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Project Management: Technicians Get Involved in Design

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CMMS Installation: Hospital to Monitor KPIs

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Retrofits: Organizations Invest in Maintenance, Engineering Departments

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CMMS Installation: Lessons Learned

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Managers Not Flinching During Tough Times

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Facility Professionals Discuss Managing Retrofits

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Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes

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Big-Ticket Purchases: Financial Justification

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LEED: Managers Need to Educate Executives

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Sustainability: Not Such a Dirty Word

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Financial Justification: Develop Capital-Budgeting Policies

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Continuing Education: Curriculum for Maintenance, Engineering Managers

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Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Winners Announced

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Outsourcing: Strategies for Hiring, Managing Contractors with Steve Spencer

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Department Champion Builds Support for Maintenance, Operations

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Degrees of Debate: What Should Managers Know?

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Proactive Emergency Planning Avoids Managers Getting Burned

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Managers Discuss Their Role in LEED Certification

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Restrooms: Plumbing-Fixture Maintenance

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Lighting Retrofits: Consider Maintenance During Installation

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BAS Promotes Trending and Preventive Maintenance Practices