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Building Operating Management
Code Compliance Check Prevents Construction Cost Overruns

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

Building Operating Management
Water and Energy Efficiency Are Key Resilience Strategies

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In or Out: Alaska Turns To Maintenance Outsourcing

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: How Building Performance Standards Contribute to Efficient Operations

Facility Focus
Industry Outlook From Current FM Student

Building Operating Management
Young Facility Professionals Strive For Credentials, Continuing Education

Building Operating Management
Misperceptions of Job-Hopping, Poor Communication Plague Millennial FMs

Building Operating Management
For Young FMs, Opportunities, Challenges Abound

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

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

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: FM Student Discusses Hopes For Her Future Career

Building Operating Management
Good Facility Investments Are Low Risk

Facility Focus
How to Get Young People Interested in Facilities Management

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

Building Operating Management
Data Management Software Aggregates, Trends BAS Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Strategies for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Cost Considerations

Building Operating Management
Active Energy Management Gives FMs a Leg-Up on Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Training, Hands-On Experience Critical for FMs as Competencies Shift

Building Operating Management
Why Young People Are Choosing Facility Management

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Innovative System Allows Florida Facility To Capture Rainwater

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Success in the Spotlight

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need To Learn Language of Finance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Key Financial Management Terms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Financial Case for Projects

Building Operating Management
An Editor's View of NFMT Baltimore

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning Painting Projects That Perform

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Inventory Management Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motivation, Productivity and the Role of Leaders in Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Leadership: Delegating Authority Leads to Happier Employees

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

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Robots Offer Look into Future of Turf Care, Snow Removal

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

Building Operating Management
Detailed, Thoughtful Integration of Security Systems Yields More Secure Facilities

Building Operating Management
Practical Tips For Implementing Security Integration

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
6 Strategies For Developing Facilities Management Talent For The Future

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
Changes To Advanced Energy Metering, Demand Response Prioritize Energy Effeciency in LEED v4

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: The GPS-Productivity Link

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Director of Maintenance Dives into Data for Making Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manager Sells Staff on Benefits of Using GPS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Editorial: Managers are Talking — and Listening — to Technicians, Supervisors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management Practices Evolve

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Respond to Inventory Management Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking a Closer Look at Stocking Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CASE STUDY: Walking the Walk: Dansko Headquarters Goes Green on Top

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Music Festival Plans More Renovations

Facility Focus
Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeking Solutions for Inventory Concerns

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Stock: CMMS and Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Buying into CMMS-Based Inventory System Challenge for Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning Parts Inventory with CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Inventory Insight — Parts and Priorities

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Listening an Important Trait for Managers

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National Dilemma: Parks Services Struggles with Facilities

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Moving History: Smithsonian To Relocate Headquarters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rebounding Buildings: Facility Resilience

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Business Resilience Includes more than Emergency Preparedness

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Facilities and Football: Lambeau’s Facilities Director in Spotlight

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Water Woes: Restrictions Hit Eastern U.S.

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Moving History: Smithsonian To Relocate Headquarters

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DeWalt Boosts Battery Power with Lithium-Ion System

Building Operating Management
Klein ISD: Data, Benchmarking Keys To Reducing Operating Costs

Building Operating Management
2016 FMXcellence Honorees Focus on Refining Processes, Saving Money

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

Building Operating Management
Making Data-Based Decisions Makes Huge Difference in Managing Buildings

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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Bird Dogged: Volunteers Rescue Thousands After Building Collisions

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‘Bark Ranger’ Gives Grounds Managers a Safety Boost

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Creating Campus Buzz Between Maintenance and Occupants

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Birds and Buildings: A New Stadium’s Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Universities and Colleges Turning to Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Deliver Reliability that Grounds Managers Covet

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Match Needs for Increased Power, Performance

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Occupants Create Gap Between Facility Design And Energy Performance

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With Energy, It’s All About The People

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

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Change Management Helps Enlist Occupants In Energy Efforts

Building Operating Management
Advances In Getting Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects

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Simple Steps Can Improve Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Vested Approach to Outsourcing Creates Long-Term Value

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2016 World FM Day To Be Held July 13

Facility Focus
Facilities Director Happy He Ignored Mentor’s Advice

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How Occupants Influence Building Energy Performance

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Doors, Door Hardware, and Tornado Season

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HVAC Upgrade Delivers Savings and Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: In-House Intelligence a Valuable Asset

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8 Steps To Go Paperless

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The 2016 Facility Management Tournament of Bad

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Power Play: A 21st Century Electrical Grid

Building Operating Management
Better Technology: Independent, Secure WiFi Networks and Bluetooth Beacon Systems

Building Operating Management
Social Media, Tenant Relations, and Customer Care

Building Operating Management
14 Tips for Success in Green Building

Building Operating Management
Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshooting

Building Operating Management
Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance

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

Facility Focus
Western Michigan's Director of Engineering and Maintenance Services Discusses his Career

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Talking Points: Communications Key for Project Support

Building Operating Management
Survey Shows Challenges, Opportunities In Data Center Operations

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Integration a Key to Energy Management

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE Standard 188 Requires Risk Management to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease

Building Operating Management
Standard 188: A Good Start to Preventing Legionnaires' Disease

Building Operating Management
Legal Significance of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink

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2016 Operating Expense Budget Benchmarks: FM Survey Results

Building Operating Management
Product Information

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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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Most Facilities use too much Salt During Snow and Ice Events

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Solar Market Growing, but Challenges do Exist

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

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Must Effectively Manage Contract Transition

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Eye on Energy: Lighting Upgrades Help Retail Facility Takes Control

Building Operating Management
Managing Outsourcing: Structuring the Contract Transition

Building Operating Management
Effective Contract Transition: Handling People Management

Building Operating Management
Watch These Steps in Service Contract Transitions

Building Operating Management
Budgeting Is Key Skill For Real Property Asset Manager

Building Operating Management
Managing Outsourcing: the Pre-Contract Stage, the Facility Manager’s Role

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Financial Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Personnel Management

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers, Internet of Things Changes the Game

Building Operating Management
IoT Facility Applications Engage Issues Like Resilience, Staffing, Analytics

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Expense Budget Benchmarks

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Facility Management Salary Survey: 2015 Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Systems Intended to Provide Protection to Elements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Roofing Push Leads to Photovoltaic Systems

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Data Center Upgrade Spotlights In-House Expertise

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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Maximizing Space Utilization Efficiency in Higher Education

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Planning Problem: Meeting a Roof Challenge

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening Grounds: Enhancing Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Rethinking Pest Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Native Plants Trending

Building Operating Management
FaciliThon Aims To Draw High School Students Into Facility Management Careers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Frito-Lay Data Center Expansion Shows Value of Maintenance Department

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Public-Private Investment Proposed to Help National Park Service Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

Building Operating Management
For Jachimowicz, a Business Result Must Drive Projects

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

Building Operating Management
Self-Improvement Ethic, Leadership Were Key for Jachimowicz

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Dig Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS and Material Management: Partners in Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Involve Inventory Management Team in CMMS Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Parts and Equipment Warranty Information Belongs in CMMS

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Weighty Issue: Project Planners Wrestle with Roof's Load

Facility Maintenance Decisions
No 'Easy' Button for Managers When Gathering, Analyzing Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turning Data Concepts Into Practice Often Challenging

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Maintenance Achievement Awards Recipients Announced

Building Operating Management
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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University of Utah Adapts Landscape to Climate Conditions

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Michael Cowley Column: Prevent Failures by Learning From Them

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

Building Operating Management
To Supervise Property Managers, Crucial Asset Managers Need Communication, Delegation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Roof Coatings Offer Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Product Needs for Roof Coating Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Roof Coating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight on Roof Coating Manufacturers Association

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To Get Benefits Of BAS, Overcome Resistance To Change

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Costs, Benefits and Projecting Project Payback

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Preparation and Planning for Roof Management?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey Says: Managers Sound Off on Outsourcing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation System Warning Signs and Potential Solutions

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

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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Waste Management is an Important Step for Infection Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The 5 Biggest Financial Mistakes Managers Make

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Submit Your Entries for the 2015 FMD Achievement Awards

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Weighty Decision Complicate Reroofing Project

Building Operating Management
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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Can Money Change the Image of Maintenance?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Effective Irrigation Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

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University Tackles Challenging Re-Roof

Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Reporting Figures, Pictures Worth a Thousand Words

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trends Among Underused Elements of Reporting

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Handling Emergencies in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
Identifying and Remediating Reasons Qualified Women Leave

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building, Landscape Changes Affect Irrigation System Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Controllers Help Detect Leaks Earlier, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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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McGill Energy Management Team Reduces Peak Demand

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Turf Wars, Staffing Complicate Mass Notification Plans

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Renovated Space Helps Healthcare Organization With Teaming Efforts

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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
Dan Hounsell: Names Change, but the Mission Remains the Same

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developing Financial Skills Can Pay Dividends for Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Building Advice for Maintenance and Engineering Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Helps Managers Make Budget Decisions

Building Operating Management
Making Retrocommissioning a Priority

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Role of Voice Messages in Mass Notification System

Building Operating Management
Library Energy Project Replaced Outmoded Systems

Building Operating Management
Centralizing Energy Management in City of Boston Buildings

Building Operating Management
Todd Isherwood Transforming City of Boston's Energy Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
As CMMS collect and store more maintenance data, managers discuss strategies for using them to increase productivity and efficiency

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Employee Concerns Prompt Change Management Plan

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

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
EV-Related Innovations in Technology, Regulations, and Incentives

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Get All Stakeholders Involved in Risk Assessments

Building Operating Management
Using Energy, Portfolio Data To Reduce Facility Costs

Building Operating Management
Hackers Pose Threat To Building Automation Systems

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Change Management Plan Starts During Design Stage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons in Labor: Data Helps Alaska School District Manager Make Tough Cuts

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Do In-Depth Evaluation to Plan Mass Notification System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Maintenance Plan Helps Extend Life of Fleet

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Follow Manufacturer's, Warranty Guidelines to Extend Mower Shelf Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping Employees Safe Top Priority of Mower Fleet Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Supporting the Mower Fleet With Additional Attachments and Accessories

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Maintenance: Solving the Staffing Issue

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

5 Minutes With
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Eliminates the use of Chemicals on Turf Areas as Part of Grounds Management Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Marketing Maintenance: Savvy Managers Spotlight Department Accomplishments

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Multitude Of Options Available For Mass Notification System

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Outsourcing is Here to Stay, So Make it Work for You

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Maintenance Managers Add Marketer to List of Important Responsibilities

Building Operating Management
Key Findings from Retrocommissioning a High-Performance Building

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

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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

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Data Dilemma — Who Controls Your Department

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

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Complaints To Facility Managers May Mask Hidden Issues

Building Operating Management
FMXcellence: See Videos Of The Winners

Building Operating Management
FMXcellence Winners Make A Big Impact By Tackling Business Priorities

Building Operating Management
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

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Submetering Helps FMs Take Control Of Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Indicate Outsourcing Provides Sense of Satisfaction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Express Outsourcing Concerns

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Work Quality Common Outsourcing Survey Theme

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing Not Going Away

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2014 FMD Achievement Awards Winners Named

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS, Saving and the Rise of Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Helps Analyze Increasing Amount of Data

Building Operating Management
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
FM Training Budgets: Survey Offers Benchmarks

Building Operating Management
Training Survey: Facility Department Needs and Benefits

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Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

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The Future of Demand Response

Building Operating Management
FM Survey: Training Benefits And Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Pay It Forward — Complete the Technology Circle

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survival Requires Tough Choices on Maintenance Department Structure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Which Model is Best: Decentralized or Centralized?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Choose Wisely Which Department Structure Model to Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers discuss their successes and challenges when tapping into technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing Turf, Plants and Trees for Cold-Weather Conditions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Include Crew Preparation in Fall, Winter Planning

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What is a Negawatt?

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Facility Managers Can Educate Tenants To Reduce Complaints

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Manage Demand Response To Drive Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Big Strides in HVAC and Lighting Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ensuring the Most Energy Efficient Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Avoiding Costly Mistakes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Backbone of Inventory Management and Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Supervision Pays Dividends in Storeroom Operations

Building Operating Management
Keep Big Picture In Mind To Ease Challenges Of BAS Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Front-End Interface Is Building Block Of Successful BAS Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Maintenance, Commissioning Keep BAS Going Strong

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

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Facility Managers Should Tackle Complaints Head-On

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Savings from Centralization for One University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Harnessing the Power of Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Analyzing Facilities' Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Rethinking Management Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: The Hidden Savings of Cost Avoidance

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Report Back To Management On How Approved Facility Projects Are Performing

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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

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Anti- and De-Icing Techniques for Snow Management

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering: Taking Control of Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering Helps Managers Identify Savings Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Verifying Accomplishments Tough in Energy-Conservation Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Picking Candidates for Submetering

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

Building Operating Management
Paul Lupica's Energy Efficiency Efforts Have Led To Big Improvement For Munich Re

Building Operating Management
Energy Star's Portfolio Manager Is Important Tool For Munich Re's Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Careful Consideration Of Technology Helps Munich Re Avoid Costly Mistakes

Building Operating Management
Munich Reinsurance America's Sustainability Efforts Are Part Of Larger Corporate Goals

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

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Facility Managers Offer Advice About Winning Approval For Facility Projects

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

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Big Top: Reroofing California's State Capitol

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Grounds Care and Bird Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Light-Construction Equipment Poses Buy or Rent Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding New Features and Functions of Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Considerations Essential When Deciding Upon Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Impact on Landscape Equipment Important Factor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Snow and Ice Management Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Inspections Important for Snow and Ice Management Equipment

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Make The Financial Case For Additional Facility Staff

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

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Outsourcing Provides Focused Expertise for Hire

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Use Hard Data About Benefits To Justify Funding For Facility Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Blunders to Avoid

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lesson: Perform Due Diligence on Financial Decisions

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How General Motors maintenance manager identifies, prioritizes hundreds of projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The 'Softer' Side of Maintenance Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Personnel Management Challenges and Successes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The ABCs of Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Storeroom Size Key for Effective Inventory Management Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keep Inventory Module Number Short and Simple

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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Justify Funding By Showing Risks Of Delay On Facility Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Searching for Right Answers When Crisis Management Required

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

Building Operating Management
Most Impactful Changes in LEED v4

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

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
Hospitals Look Past Codes To Set Power Reliability Minimums

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

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Project Management: The Role of Personnel

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow-Removal Training Often Difficult to Schedule

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Anti- and De-Icing Techniques Important for Safety Reasons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Create Proactive System for Legal Challenges With Ice and Snow Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taming Winter Weather with Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Five Minutes With Podcast: Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

Building Operating Management
How Adopting Energy Management Strategies Helps Retailers Be More Energy Efficient

Building Operating Management
Retailers Say Energy Management Systems Need To Take Disparity Between Facilities Into Account

Building Operating Management
Energy Management Systems: Lessons Learned at Kohl's, Adidas, Westfield

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

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

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Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

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

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Retrofits, Troubleshooting, and Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing: Managers Discuss the Often-Controversial Practice

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Bird Control: Spotlight on Geese

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

Building Operating Management
Video: Communications Strategies for FM Success

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
Preparing Fenway Park For Game Day

Building Operating Management
Facility Management Surprises at Fenway Park

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Maintenance Strategy: Work-Order Management

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ADA: Communication Consdierations

Building Operating Management
Losing Private Offices: Change Management Can Prevent Negative Impacts

Building Operating Management
The First Step in Evaluating Cooling Tower Efficiency

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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Project Management: Chiller Challenges

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ADA: Emergency Preparations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Smart Choices for Mowers Boosts Grounds Care Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Quality Customer Service Following Mower Purchase Important

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Issues to Consider Beyond Purchasing Mower

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Building Automation Systems Connect With Each Other, Enterprise Systems

Building Operating Management
Rising Water Prices Mean It's Time For A Professional Water Certification For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Water Credential For Facility Managers Would Focus On Efficiency, Metering and Usage

Building Operating Management
Water Credential Would Need To Include Information On Codes, Standards, Regulations And Rating Systems

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Lighting Upgrades and the Bottom Line

Building Operating Management
COBie Offers Easier Way To Manage Asset Data

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Money Insights: Strategies You Can Take to the Bank

Building Operating Management
BIM, COBie Make A Powerful Team

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Savings, From the Grounds Equipment Up

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Organic Chemicals Produce Positive Results in New York School District

Building Operating Management
Calculating Water Upgrade Payback Involves These Four Factors

Building Operating Management
Five More Ways To Accurately Calculate Water Upgrade Payback

Building Operating Management
Tightening Water Standards Help Shape Water Upgrade Projects

Building Operating Management
Understanding Key Management Systems

Building Operating Management
Important Features Of Key Management Systems

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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Changes In Health Care Bring Leaner Facility Staffs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building a Framework for Inventory Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Proper Shelving Options Important to Solve Storage Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bulk Storage Racks Ideal for Long and Large Parts

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Facility Analytics Can Help Facility Managers Make Data-Based Decisions

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Managing a Retrofit To Preserve History

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Are You Keeping an Eye On the Future of Maintenance?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Play: Incorporating DC Power Into Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Converting Power from AC to DC Offers Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Offer Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: EMerge Alliance

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
How Energy Managers Can Leverage Big Data Right Now

Building Operating Management
Planned Capital Upgrades Present Opportunities For Deeper Energy Savings

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Maintenance: Focus on Work-Order Management

Building Operating Management
Glenborough Uses Energy Star As Guide For Extensive Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Glenborough's Next Project is Energy Retrofits at Corporate Headquarters

Building Operating Management
Glenborough's Long-Term Goal Is To Be Industry Leader In Sustainability

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

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Making The Decision To Outsource Facility Management

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New CMMS Presents Managers With New Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
User-Training Strategies to Consider for CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mobile Applications Essential to new CMMS

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Focus On Communication With Facility Management Staff When Costs Have To Be Cut

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Keep Security Equipment Cool To Extend Service Life

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

Building Operating Management
Facilities Resource Group Provides Centralized Support For Ascension Health

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Portfolio Manager Helps Ascension Health Meet Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Facilities Resource Group Keeps An Eye Out For Good Ideas Across Acension Health System

Building Operating Management
Facilities Resource Group Supports Sustainability Efforts At Dell Children's Hospital

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Data Center Innovation Demands Better Communication

Building Operating Management
Potential Energy Savings Drive Interest in Intelligent Buildings

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

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

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

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Newsletter Can Help Facility Managers Reach Key Audiences

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Options to Explore When LEED EB O&M Certification Not Possible

Building Operating Management
Laboratory Construction Project Management Strategies Prove Effective

Building Operating Management
Long-Term Roofing Plan Can Save Money, Aggravation

Building Operating Management
Roof Inspections, Checklist Help Facility Managers Spot Trouble Early

Building Operating Management
Properly Maintained Roof Log Helps Streamline Management Of Roof Systems

Building Operating Management
Plan For Roof Replacement To Avoid Catastrophic Failure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New CMMS Helps Health Care System Move to Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Features of New CMMS Improve Efficiency of Health Care System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Training Streamlines Work Flow for Health Care System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building a Stronger Budget Requires Solid Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Success Means Changing Past Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits from Zero-Based Budgeting and EMPs

Building Operating Management
Data Center Power Audits Can Improve Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Measuring Steady, Variable Data Center Loads Critical for Power Audits

Building Operating Management
Calculate Power Usage Effectiveness as Part of Data Center Power Audit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Management Essential for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cold, Hard Facts on Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Tools and Materials for Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clear Communication Essential for Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Materials Inventory Check for Snow and Ice Management

Building Operating Management
NFMT Preview: Education on the Offensive

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: Painting and Decorating Contractors of America

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Delivers Benefits to Grounds Care Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Identifies Savings from Centralization

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revamped Grounds Operations Brings Savings, Synergy and Jobs

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

Building Operating Management
Outcomes Are Most Important Metric For Performance-based Outsourcing Contracts

Building Operating Management
Performance Accountability Required For Successful Outsourcing

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
Smart Windows Choices Include Low-E Glass, Electrochromic Glazing

Building Operating Management
Don't Overlook Window Frames As Energy Savers

Building Operating Management
Improved Window Performance A Challenge In Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: Paving the Way for Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Types of UPS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS Maintenance Strategies

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

Building Operating Management
Fault Detection Software Offers Guidance To Operating HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Do Your Homework Before Deciding on Fault Detection and Diagnostics

Building Operating Management
Prognostics Data Tails Behind Other Fault Detection Tools

Building Operating Management
Don't Let Myths Stop You From Exploring Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Building Design Doesn't Have to Be Difficult

Building Operating Management
Operations, Occupant Behavior and Plug Loads Can All Affect Net-Zero Goals

Building Operating Management
What A Net-Zero Ready Building Is and Isn't

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Work Scheduling: From Chaos to World Class

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Work Scheduling: The Power of Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Apps Address Managers' Specific Challenges

Building Operating Management
As Space Heaters Show, Facility Managers Often Have to Negotiate With Occupants to Avoid Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Occupants Can Be Asset In Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Motivating Occupants Is Critical To Ensuring Cooperation on Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Educate Occupants to Get Them to Save Energy

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Open Work Spaces Require Careful Noise Management

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FM And IT Need To Work Together

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Challenges in Preparing for, Responding to Crises

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Balancing Innovation With Practicality in Green Interiors

Building Operating Management
How Office Park Landscapes Can Reduce Water Use

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

Building Operating Management
Proposed Legionella Standard Undergoing Further Revisions

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

Building Operating Management
Green Features Reduce Energy Consumption 58 Percent

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Facility Managers Should Not Be Invisible Within The Organization

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Strategies That Boost Productivity

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DCIM Offers Benefits In Legacy Data Centers

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

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

Building Operating Management
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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Match Outside Consultants to Facility Project Management Needs

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Wireless Option for Building Management System Has Pros and Cons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Collaboration: The Key to Maintenance Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Handheld Computing Devices Improve Managing Work-Order Data

Building Operating Management
Managing Energy a Challenge for Large Retail Organizations

Building Operating Management
Energy Management System Helps Walgreens Meet Better Buildings Challenge Goals

Building Operating Management
PNC, Nike, Walgreens Focus on Energy Efficiency in Different Ways

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look at the Entire System

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Good Communication Is Essential to Facility Management Success

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Data Center Infrastructure Management helps streamline operations

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
Deep Retrofits Mean Better Buildings, Higher Rents, Happier Tenants

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Maintenance Strategies: Technician Training

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Facility Cost Cutting: Three Tips for Success

Building Operating Management
Energy Benchmarking Software Tools Help Reduce Energy Use

Building Operating Management
Energy Dashboards: Criteria for Selection for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Energy Analytics Crunch Large Amounts of Data to Help Reduce Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Effectively Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Building Operating Management
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

Building Operating Management
Facility Management and IT Team Up at Rockefeller University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bird Control: Meeting the Challenge Sustainably

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bird Control: Application Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Storm Damage Requires Dome Replacement of Sporting Venue

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrading to a More Structured Roofing System

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

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

Building Operating Management
Using Energy Star's Portfolio Manager: Tips from Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
How to Get Started With Energy Star's Portfolio Manager

Building Operating Management
Portfolio Manager: How to Avoid Mistakes with Energy Star Online Benchmarking Tool

Building Operating Management
What the Future Holds For Energy Star's Portfolio Manager

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustaining Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Performance Measurements

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

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
Overlooked Opportunities Provide Big Energy Savings

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Water-Efficient Irrigation

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

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Retrocommissioning Building Automation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Sustainability: Integrated pest management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Technology of Sustainability Reporting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Reporting: Plug-Load Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance and the Bottom Line

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Grounds Care on a National Scale

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For the Birds: Controlling the Threats

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Management: Buildings Blocks for Success

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When Facility Staff Is Cut, Reduce Facility Services Carefully

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Three Reasons Can Justify New Building Automation Technology

Building Operating Management
Peter Strazdas on Measuring Results and Changing Behavior

Building Operating Management
Nancy Bechtol on the Importance of Communication

Building Operating Management
Allan Skodowski on LEED 2012

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

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How to Create a Two Way Facility Management Communication Strategy

Building Operating Management
Commissioning HVAC Equipment

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How To Do A Pre-Occupancy Survey

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

Building Operating Management
Brian Crimmins Uses Facilities to Help Crozer-Keystone Health System Increase Market Share

Building Operating Management
Health Care Facilities Strategy: Ambulatory Care at Crozer-Keystone

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

Building Operating Management
Tips for Facility Service Contracts for Large Health Care Organizations

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Planning Pointers for Successful HVAC Retrofits

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Building Automation Systems: Three Reasons to Replace Rather Than Upgrade

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For Good Facility Management Communication, Keep Three Points in Mind

Building Operating Management
Careful Assessment of Energy Options Can Show What Steps to Take

Building Operating Management
Energy Procurement Options Provide Opportunities, But Also Have Pitfalls

Building Operating Management
Energy Procurement Choices Affect Renewable Energy Decisions

Building Operating Management
Energy Procurement Choices Affect Energy Efficiency Paybacks

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Five Ways BIM Can Benefit FM

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Six-Step Cure for Spending Sickness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Maintenance Spending Focuses on Equipment and Inventory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Is Your Job Your Profession?

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Review a Sample Fixture to Ensure Lighting Quality

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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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Incorporate New Communications Technology into Existing Strategies

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How To Do A Pre-Occupancy Survey

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Step-By-Step Approach Ensures Workers Have Access to Spare Parts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Proper Parts Identification Essential for Successful Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Two-Part Process Can Resolve Inventory Problems

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

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Making a Successful Transition to Zone Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
And the Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Go To ...

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Find Out How the Facility Staff Can Help Other Departments

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Facility Staff Should Be Involved in Retrocommissioning

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
Communication, Rapport Key for FM at Chicago Botanic Gardens

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Making Demand Response Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatile Equipment Helps Managers Maintain Landscapes Cost-Effectively

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Alternative-Fuel Mowers Offer Benefits for Grounds Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Streamline Grounds Care Tasks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Maintenance Planning Streamlines Operations, Saves Money

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
For Your Insights and Honesty, I Thank You

Building Operating Management
How To Make Landscaping and Irrigation Water Efficient

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Avoiding Outsourcing Failure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Versatile Equipment for Snow, Leaf Removal

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Energy Management: One School District's Success Story with Connie Kelley

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Inventory Assesses Conditions, Repair Needs

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What Is ISO 50001?

Building Operating Management
Optimized Cooling Plants Help Data Centers Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Data Centers Fight Energy Waste

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Replacing Rooftop Units Before They Fail Can Bring Significant Benefits

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Snow and Ice Removal: Pre-Treatment Strategies

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Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

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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
Everyday Heroes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Works To Secure Turf, Landscape Work

Building Operating Management
Calling in the Experts

Building Operating Management
Double-Dipping Pays Off

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

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Be a Leader

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Facility Managers Can Follow These Steps to Leadership

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Propane: A Viable Choice for Alternative Fuels

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Catalog and Analyze Motors and Drives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Implement Water-Treatment Program, Blowdown System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Heaters: How to Get Hot Water Quickly

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management: Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

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Customizing a Resume Can Help Facility Manager Land Job

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management: Pretreatment Makes Crews More Productive

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Basic Ways That Building Control Systems Can Help Save Energy

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Recognition Programs Offer Validation, Other Benefits to Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Water Use Needs to be Watched Closely as Well

Building Operating Management
Alternatives and Best Practices for Water Management

Building Operating Management
A Close Eye on Water Use and Waste can Keep Your Bottom Line from Drying Out

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Meters Designed to Interface with the Smart Grid

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Grid Improves Power Quality, Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Design Team Focuses on Computer-Generated Models

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation: How to Reduce Potable Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Asset Data Management: Technology Options Beyond CMMS

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Consider Wireless Options When Planning a Controls Retrofit

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Grounds Care: Irrigation Practices to Save Water

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Strategies for Building an Operating Budget

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

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

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MRO Parts Storerooms: No Longer An Afterthought

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MRO Storerooms: How to Avoid Lost Profits

Facility Focus
Project Management: Break Large Projects Into Pieces

Facility Focus
Energy Management: Get Support From Financial Personnel

Facility Focus
Facilities Management: How to Create a Energy Department

Facility Focus
Facilities Management: Implement a Bottom-Up Approach

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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
Team Player: More than Just Coach-Speak

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Efficient Storerooms Save Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Asset Data Management: Technology Features Distinct Functionality Modules

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Core Functionality of Asset Data Management Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Systems: Design Should Incorporate Smart Controllers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: What Plants Work Best for Xeriscaping

Building Operating Management
Head Off Problems Before They Start By Selecting Vendors Who Are Experts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Attachments: Assess Versatility, Dependability

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Seven Strategies Can Make Change Management Successful

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Water-Conservation Strategies

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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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Protect IAQ While Managing Pests

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Use Software to Manage Energy Use

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Bioswales Offer Water-Management Benefits

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Upgrades: What Modules Do You Need?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Data Can Uncover Energy Deficiencies

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Attachments: Cost Not Most Important Factor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Efficient MRO Parts Storerooms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Hurdles to Efficient MRO Parts Storerooms

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Good Communications

Building Operating Management
Finding the Right Communication Channel

Building Operating Management
Listen: Podcasts on Communications

Facility Focus
Five Questions to Answer When Communicating Change

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Give Top Management Multiple Reasons When Justifying Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Business Continuity Strategy: 10 Key Steps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies

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Strategic Thinking Can Help the Facility Department Add Value

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Inventory: Proven Management Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
City of Springfield (Mo.) Public Grounds Faces Adversity

Building Operating Management
Developing an Effective Emergency Communication Program

Building Operating Management
Funding an Emergency Communication System

Building Operating Management
Integrating Emergency Communications Systems

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FM-IT Partnership Can Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

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Concrete Coatings: Successful Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Employs Zone-Maintenance Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Freeze in Hiring, Pay Increases Impacts Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Load Profiling: Use Sub-Meters, Data-Collection Systems

Building Operating Management
Cooperation in the Data Center Can Reduce Costs, Increase Reliability

Building Operating Management
Managing Common Disagreements Between FM and IT

Building Operating Management
Trends in Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Purchasing Includes Product Research, Hands-On Evaluations

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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Function Assessment Is First Step in Building Automation Upgrade Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs Moderate Interior Building Temperatures

5 Minutes With
CMMS: The Importance of Data with Susan Deane

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Plan on Good IAQ

Building Operating Management
Making the Business Case: Assess Your Options

Building Operating Management
Making the Business Case: Identify the Solution

Building Operating Management
Making the Business Case: Define the ROI

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Advanced Reporting, Condition-Based Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Mobile Applications Improve Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: Develop Materials and Equipment Inventory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selling Your Accomplishments: Use Data to Make the Case

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: Consider Performance, Operator Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCT FOCUS: Mowers

Building Operating Management
Establishing the Need for New Controls

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Solid Network Can Help Facility Managers Tackle Complex Projects

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New and Established Automation Companies Offer Energy Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: First Responders Get Attention

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Snow and Ice Removal: Questions for Contractors

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Power Management: Demand Response & The Grid

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Facility Managers Can Use Data to Build Clout

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Occupant Input Can Aid HVAC Retrofits

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Facility Managers Can Increase Influence by Developing Credibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: How to Operate Off the Grid

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Geothermal Systems: Pay Attention to Control Sequence

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Web-Based System, Mobile Access Boost Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Installation: Lessons Learned

Building Operating Management
What Energy Dashboards Can Do

Building Operating Management
Who Might Benefit From a Dashboard?

Building Operating Management
Sorting Out Energy Dashboard Software

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Judging the Corporate Attitude Towards Outsourcing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory: CMMS Captures Critical Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Conduct a Water Audit

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Snow and Ice Removal: How to Price Services

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Inventory: Base Decisions on Real-Life Data

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Concrete Coatings: Avoid Unexpected Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CHP System: Turbine Reduces Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: Determine Product Compatibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: Focus on Water Conservation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Data Helps Managers Make Inventory Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Strategies: Vending Machines & RFID

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Lessons From Industry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes

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Water Treatment Programs Can Solve Three Problems

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Facility Managers Should Seek Allies in Other Departments

Building Operating Management
LEED Lays the Groundwork for Water Efficiency Plans

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Outsourced Facilities Management Survey Data

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Monitoring Is an Essential Part of Water Treatment Program

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In Change Management, Allies Are Crucial

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Energy Management System Can Streamline Facility Maintenance Tasks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Strategies for Participating in Demand-Response Programs

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How To Prepare For Smart Grid

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Snow & Ice Removal: Contracts and Recordkeeping

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Grounds Care: Designing, Maintaining Athletic Fields with Michael Tarantino

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To Improve Facility Management, Use Other People's Ideas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers, Staff Team Up When Purchasing Mowers, Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Capital Investments: Review, Evaluate Historical Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Justification: Develop Capital-Budgeting Policies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plant Specification: What is the Impact on Maintenance?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Successful Recycling Programs

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Successful Lighting Retrofits

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Managing Outsourcing in Critical Facilities

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UPS: A Maintenance Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Implementing a Protection Plan

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Power Management: Common UPS Technology

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CMMS: Five Commonly Underused Functions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Experiments with Bio-Diesel Fuel

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Different Levels of Energy Audits

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Checklist for Testing, Maintaining Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Management: Four Common UPS Technologies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Making Cost-Effective Equipment Purchases

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Purchases: Create a Specification Package

Building Operating Management
CMMS Capabilities

Building Operating Management
Integrating CMMS with Other Building Systems

Building Operating Management
Data Management for Continuous Improvement

Building Operating Management
Engaging Staff, Occupants for Sustainable Success

Building Operating Management
Planning and Coordination Helps HVAC Projects Succeed

Building Operating Management
Measuring the Benefits of HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Making the Case for HVAC Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Special Events Threaten Landscape Health

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Making the Facility Department More Visible in the Organization

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Soft Skills Are Important in Retrocommissioning

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Grounds and Landscape Management

Facility Focus
Building Clout With Data

Facility Focus
Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

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Snow and Ice Management: Safety Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smithsonian Gardens: Roof Garden Poses Maintenance Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Integrated Pest Management: Sustainability and Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscapes Play Role in Building Security Perimeter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bio-Diesel: Lack of Reliable Supply Prevents Widespread Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: 11-Foot Deck Vastly Improves Operator Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waste Containers: Consider Placement, Size, Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice Management: Undertaking an Equipment Evaluation

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Even with Change Management Efforts, Change Takes Time

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Three Factors Can Limit BAS Interoperability

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Inventory Management Best Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Why Should Managers Upgrade Their System?

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Inventory Management Best Practices

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CMMS: The Role of Custom-Report Generators

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Needs Analysis, Cost Justification Fuel Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Retrofit: Medical Center Recycles Roofing Materials

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice Removal: Common Safety Precautions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice Removal: Managing Anti-Icing and Deicing Materials

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Energy Savings and Maintenance

Facility Focus
How To Be an FM Leader

Facility Focus
MRO Inventory Management: Right Parts, Right Time, Right Quantity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers Fuel Grounds Departments' Sustainability Initiatives

Building Operating Management
How to Squeeze More Savings From the EMS

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A Team Approach to Outsourcing

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Implementing a Motor-Management Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Managers Need Time, Resources

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Avoid Maintenance Backlogs with Real-Time CMMS Data

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Facility Managers Should Keep Resumes Up to Date

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Energy Savings and Comfort Depend on Sensor Calibration

Facility Focus
Maintenance Modeling: Strategy for Savings

Facility Focus
Inventory Management: Technology Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Technicians Should Be Able to Manipulate Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Practices for Supply-Chain and Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Bins, Shelves, Racks Create Efficient Storerooms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Practices for Stocking MRO Parts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Utility Vehicles Replacing Pick-Up Trucks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Grounds Care: Managers Focus on Irrigation Systems, Hand-Held Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Mulching Decks Improve Turf Health

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Water Treatment Records Are Not Just Busy Work

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Communication Is Essential to Change Management

Facility Focus
Getting Good Carpet Specifications

Facility Focus
Effective Service Procurement

Facility Focus
Maintenance Management ROI

Facility Focus
What Comes After LEED Certification?

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Decentralizing Maintenance

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Inventory Management: What are Parts Vending Machines?

Facility Focus
Risk Management: Decrease Costs, Improve Accountability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: The Differences Between Centralized, Distributed Systems

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Networking Makes It Easier to Find a Job in Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Performance of Alternative Fuels

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Mowing: Taller Grass Resists Weeds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Assess Payload, Towing Capacity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Recycling: A Three-Step Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Benefits and Challenges of Wireless CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Beyond Buzzwords: Lessons from Manufacturing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Managers Need to Take Reins

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Recycling Streams

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recycling: Containing Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recycling: Dispelling Common Myths

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Staff Influences Building Design, Product Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Application Helps Determine Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Bring Benefits, Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Training and Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless CMMS: Managers Must Convince Technicians

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BAS Start/Stop Optimization Offers Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keys to Managing a Cost-Effective Storeroom

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motor Management Can Reduce Repair Costs by 50 Percent

Building Operating Management
Improving Data Center Air Management

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Find Allies to Win Funding for Facility Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Generate Rebates, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Require Construction, Horticultural Knowledge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motor Management: Data Necessary to Evaluate Motor Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Make a Business Case for Motor-Management Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: The Benefits of Bar-Coding Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: RFID Transactions Occur in Real Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vending Machines Reduce Expenses for High-Turnover Parts

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Using Workplace to Shape Corporate Culture

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Setpoint Changes Can Cause Energy, Other Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Benefits of Vegetative Roofs?

Building Operating Management
Hospital Facility Management in a War Zone

Building Operating Management
Hospital Construction and Maintenance in Baghdad

Building Operating Management
Hospital Security in a War Zone

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Snow and Ice: Contractor or In-House Staff

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Equipment: Assess Department Needs Before Purchasing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Help Managers Tackle Productivity, Budget Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waste Management: Tips for Recycling, Reuse During Renovation Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Rent, Lease or Buy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment Specification: Manufacturers Consult with Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Attachment Directory

Building Operating Management
How Smart Grid Impacts Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Services Department Acts as On-Campus Contractor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Construction or Renovations Include Landscape Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility, Grounds Managers Join Forces for Renovation Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Climate, Disease Resistance When Specifying Plants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Supervisors, Teams Maintain Key Landscape, Hardscape Items

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Initiative Releases Sustainable Landscapes Rating System

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Developing an Integrated Pest Management Program

Facility Focus
Sophisticated BAS Command Center Saves Staff Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pest Management: What is Green Shield Certification?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pesticides: Applicators Must Meet EPA Requirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pest Management: The Key Steps in an IPM Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Practices Can Resist Pests

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Guidelines for Choosing a UPS

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Avoid Rush Jobs By Building Bridges to Other Departments

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LEED & Maintenance Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Removal: Three Types of Snow Plows

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Two Data Center Airflow Management Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management: Consider Versatility When Buying Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Crews Can Operate Propane-Powered Mowers on High-Ozone Days

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Propane-Powered Equipment Meets Emissions Standards

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Feds Update H1N1 Flu Guidelines for Schools

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Maintenance Management Software

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Managing the Roof As an Asset

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Three Categories of Mobile Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Flywheels Can Replace Batteries

Building Operating Management
Rents Drop, Demands on Property Managers Rise

Building Operating Management
LEED Principle: Stormwater Management and Roofing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Specification Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manage Work Orders, Parts with Wireless CMMS

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Physical Workplace Can Encourage Collaboration

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Specifying Water-Saving Products

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Sharpen Your Pencil Before Requesting Funding

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Roof Warranties and Maintenance

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Four Steps for Controlling Pests

Building Operating Management
The Prescription For Green Health Care Facilities

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Without Clear Goals, Systems Integration Project May Miss Mark

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In Benchmarking Studies, Account for Differences Among Buildings

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Airflow Is Management Key To Controlling Data Center Energy Costs

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Getting the Most from a CMMS

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BOMI Offers Updated Asset Management Courses

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To Have Value, Facility Management Metrics Must Be Transparent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: Build Relationships with Dealers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: Budget Constraints Affect Repair-Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Training Reinforces Safety Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: Set Maintenance Priorities

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Maintaining green buildings

Facility Focus
Succession Planning In Your Facility Organization

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Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Focus
Responding to Security Incidents on Campus

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Weigh the Cost of Efforts to Add Value

Building Operating Management
Nine Steps Help Manage Change in an FM Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Implement an Integrated Pest Management Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pesticide Chemicals Include Azadirachtin, Neem Oil

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Certain Pesticides Require Specific Spreaders

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spreader Attachments Include Hose and Spray Guns, Skirted Sprayers

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Smaller Workspaces May Not Be More Profitable

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Turf Management: Preparing for the Cold

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Visitor Management Systems Become More Sophisticated

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Bottom-Line Grounds Management with John Burns

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Air Management 101 for Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How To Develop an Integrated Pest Management Program

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Facility Executives Should Understand What CEO Wants from Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Must Consider Regulations and Standards for Paints

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MRO Storeroom Management

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Maintenance as a Top Priority

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Manage Work Orders and Materials

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Take Care of Your Team

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IFMA Targets Hospitality Facility Managers and Engineers

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Green Renovations

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Metrics Should Track Multiple Parameters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Six Steps to a Successful Storeroom

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Facilities Accessibility and ADA

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Education Department Funds Emergency-Management Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting More from a CMMS

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Environmental Risk Management Gaining Corporate Visibility, But Uncertainties Raise Planning Challenges

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Understand the Needs of the Business

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Securing Funding for Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving the Indoor Environment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety First: New Standards Raise the Bar

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Candor Gives Facility Executives Credibility

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Make Sure Money Saving Projects Actually Save Money

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NACUBO Launches Environmental Resource for Higher Education

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Get with the Plan

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International Energy-Management Standard in the Works

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Maintenance Management Software

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

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Take Care of Your Team

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Show, Don’t Tell

Building Operating Management
Multitasking

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Defending an In-House Staff

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New Facility Management Program Announced

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Teaching Existing Staff to Manage An Outsourcing Service Contract

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EPA Defines Epinephrine Disposal

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NSF International Releases Carpet Standard

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Groups Offer Consensus Construction Contracts

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AASHE Seeks Feedback on STARS

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Representatives Form Green Schools Caucus

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DHS Creates Culture of Preparedness Among Schools

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NIOSH Recommends Ways to Prevent MRSA Risks at Work

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Jail Water Spurs Lawsuit Over Arsenic

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ANSI/ASSE Set New Date for Fall-Protection Code

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New Program Aims to Develop Green Landscape Metrics

Building Operating Management
Thinking Like a Facilities Leader

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Sustainability, Emergency Preparedness Among IFMA’s Forecast Facility Trends

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Standard Enables Energy Performance Comparison

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology That Tames Inventory

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NFPA Publishes New Disaster and Emergency Management Standard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management Comes of Age

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IREM Launches New Single Ethics Code Applicable to All Members

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Guide Offers Help for Hospitals Planning for Mass Casualties

Building Operating Management
Change Agent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: What’s in Your Storeroom?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Designing for Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selling Maintenance to CEOs

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National Action Plan Aims to Slice Energy Demand

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AIA Joins Group to Improve Design, Construction Collaboration

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Leadership a Major Barrier to Industrial Energy Savings, Association Says

Building Operating Management
Building Boom

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going Back to Get Ahead

Building Operating Management
Show Bang, Earn Bucks

Building Operating Management
Harnessing Daylight For Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Managing Assets — When They’re Overhead

Facility Maintenance Decisions
On Top of Energy Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Do You Know What You Bring to the Table?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grass-Roots Turf Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting Data to Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Return of Quality Improvement

Building Operating Management
Prognosis: Growth

Building Operating Management
High Standards for Security

Building Operating Management
Gearing Up For Gas Price Swings

Building Operating Management
Software

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Data Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning, Improvising, or Both?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Essential Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Pests Attack

Building Operating Management
Taking Software for a Test Drive

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Buttons for Colder Weather

Building Operating Management
Salary Survey

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Olympic Ideal, Maintenance Style

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Case for In-House Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Control of Birds

Building Operating Management
Adding Value: Action Plan

Building Operating Management
Automation: One Step At a Time

Building Operating Management
Beyond The Numbers

Building Operating Management
Making Buildings Count

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What's in a word? A manager's role

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Level Operations

Building Operating Management
Putting Project Data within Reach

Building Operating Management
EMS: On the Trail of Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Corporate Needs Shape Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Teaching CMMS a New Data Language

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Questions, Stock Answers

Building Operating Management
Performance Contracting: Making the Grade

Building Operating Management
A Holiday Tale

Building Operating Management
Tough Calls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping Fleets Afloat

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UN-common Challenge

Building Operating Management
Critical Issues in Cabling Design

Building Operating Management
Boardroom Connections

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Building Operating Management
Unlocking Software’s Potential

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Transforming the Presidio

Building Operating Management
Energy Cost Control: Beyond the ‘Demand’ Side of the Equation

Building Operating Management
Nature of the Job

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Searching for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Learning Curve

Facility Maintenance Decisions
EPA Cracks Down on Campuses

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personal Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going with the Flow

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting Pests in their Place

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing: Too close to home?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personal Solutions

Building Operating Management
Stores Slash Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Untangling construction management through the Web

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Go ahead, blow your own horn

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Easing Restroom Access

Building Operating Management
Metering, Monitoring, Managing Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Finding a Space In a Facility Career

Building Operating Management
Health Care: New Paths to Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personal Solutions

Building Operating Management
With construction costs, savings are in the details

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Replacement: Making the Case

Building Operating Management
‘Is It Nice, Or Is It Necessary?’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The POWER of MONITORING

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stock Answers: The CMMS-Inventory Link

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personal Solutions

Building Operating Management
All for One

Building Operating Management
Automation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clearing a Path To Snow and Ice Removal

Building Operating Management
Secrets of CAFM Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Something Old, Something New

Building Operating Management
Reaching Energy Cost Goals

Building Operating Management
7 Myths of the Electronic Age

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Green Light

Building Operating Management
Energy Performance Pitfalls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making MSDS Work

Building Operating Management
New Energy Services Gain Ground