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Facility Manager Action Item: Climate Change

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To Procure Green Labs, Start With Product Selection

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Advanced Lighting Controls Help FMs Reap Rewards of Automated Demand Response

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

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BACnet Institute Offers Online Knowledge for FMs

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Practical Considerations for Using BIM for FM

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Establish Uniform Naming Conventions to Best Use BIM for FM

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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

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Why You Should Embrace BIM For Facility Management

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Why BIM Is Valuable For LIfe-Cycle Considerations

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New Features and Technology Can Make Any Old BAS New Again

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

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Smart Buildings Can Help Bridge Gap Between Design And Operations

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Building Internet of Things Partnerships: Cross-Industry Cooperation

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Smart Steps to High Performance

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How The Building Internet of Things Works For WMU

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

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N+1 Redundancy: Multiple Options

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Exploring The Value of 2N Redundancy

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BIM Coordination Technology For Complex Systems And Architectural Components

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Frederick County Public Schools: Controls For Portable Classrooms Save Big

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How Can Resilience Be Part of Standard Facilities Operating Procedure?

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

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Best FM Education Returns To Las Vegas

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

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How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

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Steps To Take To Improve BAS Cybersecurity

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SIDEBAR: 10 Questions FMs Should Ask About Cybersecurity

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

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Data Management Plans Are Crucial For Facility Managers

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Product Gallery

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What Is The Optimal Life Cycle For A BAS?

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Three Tips For Planning A Building Automation System Project

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

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Laser Scanning To Mitigate Challenging Site Logistics

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Maintenance Planning: From Concept to Reality

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Decide What Constitutes a Good or Acceptable Maintenance Plan

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Fine-Tune Maintenance Planning Process with Measuring and Meetings

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Product Information

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Product Information

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Environmental Issues Top the List of Global Risks

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Product Information

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Product Information

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Know the 3 Technologies Reshaping BAS

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Understanding Benefits of Virtualization in World of BAS

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Big Data Helping BAS Operate at Peak Performance

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OSHA: Standards, Systems and Safety

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OSHA Update: Workplace Safety Changes for 2016

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OSHA Revises Labeling and Signage Requirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
OSHA Revisions to Improve Regulatory Compliance

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Product Information

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Survey Shows Challenges, Opportunities In Data Center Operations

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3 Ways Sustainability Complements Building Resilience

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Integration a Key to Energy Management

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Why the Building Internet of Things Will Enable Smart Buildings

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Energy Curtailment Plan Is at the Heart of Demand Response

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Networked Water-Management Systems Aid Green Goals

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Product Information

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Rethinking Healthcare Data Centers: Piecemeal Approach Versus New

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Evaluating Data Center Rebuilding Decision with Financial Model

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

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Cleveland Clinic Happily Takes IoT Connectivity to Extremes

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

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Building IoT Builds on Systems, Tools, Already in Use

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With IoT, IP Addressable Components Are Key to Data Extraction

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How Internet of Things Is Automating Demand Response Programs

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How Automated Demand Response (ADR) Works in Power Utilization

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How OpenADR Standard Aims to Help with Automated Demand Response

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System Integration Offers Benefits for Green Buildings

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Daylight Harvesting Gains from System Integration

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Product Information

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Dan Hounsell: Communication With IT Department Critical to Success

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Using and Managing Energy Monitoring Data

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Front-end Interface Is Critical With BAS Upgrades

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Wireless Considerations for BAS Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Need

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Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center

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Quick Response to Energy Waste, Quick ROI Among Benefits

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Bringing Energy Understanding to Occupants, Tenants

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Ten Key Steps to Resilience Planning for Buildings

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Product Information

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Climate Change Drives Need For Resilient Facilities

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CMMS and Material Management: Partners in Efficiency

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Involve Inventory Management Team in CMMS Process

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Parts and Equipment Warranty Information Belongs in CMMS

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With BAS Upgrades, Pay Attention to Infrastructure, Openness

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BAS Retrocommissioning Is Essential To Maximizing System Potential

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With BAS Upgrades, People Are More Important than Technology

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High-Performance Issues Link Building Resilience and Sustainability

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Transition From BAS to BIoT Is Underway

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Break Bad Habits To Improve Building Automation System Performance

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To Get Benefits Of BAS, Overcome Resistance To Change

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

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Ensuring Proper Installation of Building Automation Systems

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Methods of Accomplishing System Integration: Old to New

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Ensuring Proper Installation of Building Automation Systems

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Critical Flooring Issues Include Quality, Installation, Maintenance

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Find Best Flooring for Your Needs: Rubber, Linoleum, and More

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BACnet Data Access, Commissioning, Maintenance Are Key Tools

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How BACnet Protocol Offers Efficiency, Ease of Operations

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BACnet Systems Can Trim Total Cost of Ownership

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System Integration: Challenges In Existing Buildings

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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

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Finding Right Restroom Materials Is Key

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Good Restroom Planning Makes the Most of a Branding Opportunity

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

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Survey Suggests Many BAS Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers

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BAS Cybersecurity Steps: Firewalls, Isolation, Patches

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Cybersecurity Measures To Protect The BAS/BMS

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Why Building Management Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattack

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Energy Data Brings HVAC Savings

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Hackers Pose Threat To Building Automation Systems

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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Wireless Best Practices Start With Correct Installation And Commissioning

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Wireless Saves Labor Costs But Raises Security And Reliability Issues

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Popularity And Benefits Of Wireless Systems And Sensors Are Growing

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Three Steps Are Key To System Integration In Existing Buildings

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System Integration: New Construction And Existing Buildings

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How Disasters Impact Utility Bills: Lessons From Superstorm Sandy

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Temporary Generators, PPAs, Bring Electric Bill Complications After Hurricane

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How To Handle A Utility Billing Dispute

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With BIM, Historic Landmark Gets Sustainable Renovation

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Benefits Of System Integration In Existing Buildings

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Wireless Options For Building Automation

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Wireless Considerations For Building Automation: Interference

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Key Terms To Know When Choosing Floorcoverings

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Gauge, Twist, Resiliency Are All Key Carpet Terms

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Hard Floorcovering Materials Include Stone, Ceramic and Wood

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Showcase Products: Flooring

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Keep Big Picture In Mind To Ease Challenges Of BAS Upgrades

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Front-End Interface Is Building Block Of Successful BAS Upgrade

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Maintenance, Commissioning Keep BAS Going Strong

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BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency

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Preparing Data Centers for Extreme Cold or Extreme Heat

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Minimize Fire Protection Costs Through Design

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

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

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

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Retrocommissioning Keeps BAS Working At Peak Efficiency

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Sustainability's Healing Touch: Incremental Steps For Healthcare

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Durability Is Key To Green Healthcare Interiors

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Green Healthcare Interiors: Tips For Specifying Materials

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Organized MRO Storerooms Improve Productivity, Operations

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Proper Inventory Management Procedures Produce Efficiency

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Standards for Handling MRO Storeroom Parts

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Security and Accountability in MRO Parts Storerooms

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Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performance

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US Carbon Emissions Declining

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How Facility Managers Can Integrate Systems In Existing Buildings

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Three Steps To Successfully Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

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How To Overcome Challenges Of Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

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Multiple Approaches To Integrating Systems In Existing Buildings

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Most Impactful Changes in LEED v4

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Dashboards For Energy Data Are Gaining Wider Use

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LEEDv4 Passes Member Vote In A Landslide

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Will EPAct Deductions Be Extended?

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

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BACnet's System Integration Helps Collect, Aggregate Building Data

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BACnet Protocol Eases Automation And Integration Of Building Systems

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

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Get The Most Out Of BACnet By Properly Operating Building

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Building Automation Systems Connect With Each Other, Enterprise Systems

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

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COBie Offers Easier Way To Manage Asset Data

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COBie-capable Software Provides Standardized Asset Management For Project Teams

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BIM, COBie Make A Powerful Team

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May Innovative Products: Building Controls

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With Building Automation Protocols, Devil Is In The Details

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Facility Analytics Can Help Facility Managers Make Data-Based Decisions

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Work Lifts Deliver Efficiency and Productivity

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Proper Training Essential for Safe Use of Lift Equipment

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Lift-Equipment Rental Projects Require Effective Staffing Plan

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Select Facility Energy Consumption Dashboards Carefully For Ease Of Use

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Data Center Innovation Demands Better Communication

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Building Automation Systems Will Continue To Offer New Capabilities

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Building Information Modeling on Rise in Facility Management

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How to Use Building Information Modeling in Operations

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Building Information Modeling, COBie Streamline Construction Process

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FM And IT Need To Work Together

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Exciting Technology Updates in BAS systems

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

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What is LEEDv4?

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Wireless Option for Building Management System Has Pros and Cons

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Handheld Computing Devices Improve Managing Work-Order Data

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Modern Fire Safety Systems Can Be Cheaper, Smarter

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Building Automation Systems Offer Real Time Data

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Paint Product Labels Provide Guide for Smarter Green Choices

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Paint & Coatings: Material Safety Data Safety Sheets Provide Additional Guidance

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Compliance With Paints and Coatings Health and Safety Right-to-Know Laws

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

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

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Retrocommissioning Building Automation Can Reduce Energy Costs

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Three Reasons Can Justify New Building Automation Technology

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Analytics, Fault Detection Improve Building Automation Capabilities

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The Digital Data Era Is Here. Are You Prepared?

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Automated Demand Response a Better Way to Shave Peak Load

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How Automated Demand Response Performs

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OpenADR as a National Standard for Automated Demand Response

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Building Automation Systems: Three Reasons to Replace Rather Than Upgrade

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Five Ways BIM Can Benefit FM

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

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

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

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Advanced BAS/EMS Operations Still Need Staff Oversight

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Facility Staff Should Be Involved in Retrocommissioning

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BIM Helps Save Time, Make Better Choices for Science Building

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BIM Demands Early Building Owner Involvement

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

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

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Demand Response: How to Coordinate Peak-Load Reductions

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Demand Response: How to Meet Load-Reduction Targets

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Free Handbook Can Help With Tracking, Improving Building Performance

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How to Use BIM in Facilities Management

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Basic Ways That Building Control Systems Can Help Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Laser Scanning Generates Building-Envelope Data

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Laser Scanning Creates Three-Dimensional Model of Facilities

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Consider Wireless Options When Planning a Controls Retrofit

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HVAC Retrofits Lower Energy Use, Reduce Hot-Cold Calls

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Asset Data Management: Four Software Solutions

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Direct-Digital Controls Improve Equipment Monitoring

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BAS Upgrades: Develop a Master Plan

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

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How to Customize Sub-Metering Systems

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When Upgrading Building Automation, Review Capabilities of Existing Systems

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CMMS: How to Implement Condition-Based Monitoring

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Building Automation: Document Commissioning for New Installations

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BAS Upgrades: Consider Staffing and Training Needs

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BAS Upgrades: Balance Sustainability with Functionality

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Data Center Fire Safety Strategies

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Demand Response: Engineers Focus on HVAC, BAS

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Longer-payback Energy Upgrades Maximize Building Efficiency

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Reaping the Benefits of Longer-payback Upgrades

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Energy Audit Yields Big Savings

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover the Cost of Retrocommissioning

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Data Center Fire Safety

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BACnet Systems Offer Many Opportunities to Improve Sustainability

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BACnet Connectivity and Interoperability

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Interoperability and Green Building

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Controls: Real-World Savings

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Why BACnet?

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Function Assessment Is First Step in Building Automation Upgrade Planning

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Green Building Design and Fire Safety

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Direct-Digital Controls Improve Schools' Energy Efficiency

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Is Energy/Climate Legislation Still Possible?

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Innovative HVAC Elements to Consider

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New and Established Automation Companies Offer Energy Options

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Retrocommissioning Benefits Include IAQ, Longer Equipment Life

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Power Meters: Report to Building-Control System

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What Energy Dashboards Can Do

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Who Might Benefit From a Dashboard?

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Sorting Out Energy Dashboard Software

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Retrocommissioning Can Solve Three Common Controls Problems

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Fourteen Critical Business Topics FMs Should Understand

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Hazmat Management: A Nine-Step Program

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Energy Management System Can Streamline Facility Maintenance Tasks

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Hazmat: Steps for Effective Materials Management

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DDC Controls Make Retrocommissioning Easier, More Essential

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Hazmat Management: Create an Inventory

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Hazmat Management: Review Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

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Personal Protective Equipment: OSHA's Stricter Enforcement

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Hazmat: Eliminate Hazardous-Waste Streams

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Hazmat Management: International System Targets Labels, MSDS

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Managers Discuss Successful Recycling Programs

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Energy Audits: Analyze Energy Use, Review Utility Rate Structure

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Soft Skills Are Important in Retrocommissioning

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Building Automation and Maintenance

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Three Factors Can Limit BAS Interoperability

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Roof Retrofit: Medical Center Recycles Roofing Materials

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Lighting Retrofits: Learn from Others' Mistakes

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

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Energy Management Solutions Likely Already Housed In Facilities

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CCI Partners with ESCOs on Performance Contracting

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Comprehensive Energy, Climate Legislation Still Has Chance of Passing

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Financial Disclosures Attributed to Climate Change the Focus of New Standard

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Building-Automation System Streamlines Preventive Maintenance

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How to Squeeze More Savings From the EMS

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Size of Automation Systems Should Be Proportionate to Building

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Managers Can Maintain Building Service Levels While Saving Money With BAS

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Water Consumption Can Be Controlled With Use of Submeters

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Climate Change Still Battling Court of Public Opinion in US

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Comprehensive Reform Will Affect Buildings Beyond Class A

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Some in Commercial Real Estate Are Addressing Carbon Footprint

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Energy Savings and Comfort Depend on Sensor Calibration

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EPA Launches New Program to Coordinate Commercial Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Inventory Management: Bins, Shelves, Racks Create Efficient Storerooms

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Building-Automation System: Retrofit Starts with Metering

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BAS Can Help Facility Managers Take Advantage of Smart Grid

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The Role of BIM in Building Retrofits

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Retrocommissioning Quickly Pays for Itself in Energy Savings

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What are the Main Types of Portable-Cooling Units?

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

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BAS Upgrade Lowers University's Energy Bills 20 Percent

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Successful Recycling: A Three-Step Approach

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HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

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A Mixed Bag of Bills Addresses Environment, Cap and Trade

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Common Recycling Streams

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Recycling: Containing Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recycling: Dispelling Common Myths

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The Roles of EPA and DOE in Environmental Legislation

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From Local to Global, Climate Change Legislation is Gaining Ground

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

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

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Green Renovations Should Focus on IAQ, Purchasing, Material Handling

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How Cap and Trade Regulations Work and Who May Be Affected

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

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Preparing for Cap and Trade and its Impact on Energy Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Six Factors To Consider When Specifying Aerial Lifts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Aerial Work Platforms: Matching the Lift to the Application

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lift Features Include Air Compressor, Generator, Safety Systems

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Plumbing Retrofits Start with Fixture Inventory

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Building-Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency with Skip Milton

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Building automation and maintenance

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New Report Examines Cost Of Delaying Action on Climate Change in California

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Airport Looks for Ways to Cut Costs

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Hazmat Management Starts with an Inventory

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Hazmat Management: Containers Key to Technician Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hazardous Materials: Common Storage Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hazardous Materials: Recordkeeping Meets EPA Requirements

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Airport Upgrades to Wireless BAS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Improves HVAC Control, Energy Efficiency

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Building-Automation System: Technician Training Key to Performance

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EPA Guidance Targets PCBs in Caulk in K-12 Schools

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Green Building News: Climate Change Economics, LEED AP Credentials And McKinsey & Company

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Focus On Roofing Materials and Workmanship To Improve Longevity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Promotes Trending and Preventive Maintenance Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Building-Automation Controls Improve Energy Efficiency

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Benefits of Retrocommissioning Quickly Pay for Costs

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DDC Controls Make Retrocommissioning Easier, More Essential

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Retrocommissioning Should Involve Operating Staff

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BAS Has an Important Role with Demand Response

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fire-System Maintenance Includes Fire Alarms and Extinguishers

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LEED Materials and Resources Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls Save Energy, Improve the Bottom Line

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CCI Partners With ESCOs To Shrink Carbon Footprints

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Nameplate Motor Power Information Helps Determine Pumping Power

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Evaluate How the BAS Will Connect With Other Systems

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Facility Staff Essential to BAS Success

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

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Climate Change And The Economy: Why Warnings of Economic Doom Are Overblown

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Studies Show Global Companies Still Failing to Report Strategies and Potential Impacts From Climate Change

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A Plan to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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Using the Clinton Climate Initiative to Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

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Prismatic Versus Parabolic Fixtures

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Lighting Controls Maximize Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Automatic Shutoff Includes Occupancy Sensors, Load-Scheduling Devices

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What Interoperability Is and Isn’t

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Keys to Managing Flammable Materials

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Obama Focuses on Energy Efficiency

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Cap And Trade Challenges

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How Buildings Can Prepare For Cap And Trade

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Obama's Green Promises

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Climate Change Resources

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Who's Obama's Environmental Team?

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Determine a Hierarchy for Managing Hazardous Materials

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Compliance Considerations for Managing Hazardous Materials

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Look at Green Building Needs When Planning BAS

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Northeast Greenhouse Gas Allowance Auction Raises $106.5 Million

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

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Interest in BIM Software Grows, Report Finds

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Majority of Americans Want Action on Climate to Rebuild U.S. Economy, Poll Finds

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EPA Settles Asbestos Cases with Maryland Schools

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EPA Assessment Highlights Effective Mercury-Free Alternatives

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OSHA Standard Requires Annual Hazmat Training

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EPA Settles with Anchorage and University of Kansas Over Hazmat Violations

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Uphill Battle? Defeat of Cap and Trade Shows a Fight is Still Coming Over Greenhouse Gases

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Obama, McCain Support Limits on Greenhouse Gases

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Some Companies Taking Action to Cut Greenhouse Emissions

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Emergency Preparedness: Develop an Operations Matrix

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning for Emergency Recovery

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Signage and Labeling Hazardous Materials

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Manage Work Orders and Materials

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Occupancy Sensors Eliminate Energy Waste

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BAS Integration: The Facility Manager's Role

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Selling BAS Projects to the CFO

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Key Tasks for a Facility Manager During Systems Integration Projects

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EPA Offers New Owners Incentives To Audit

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Clinton Climate Initiative Unveals Program to Boost Energy Efficiency

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How Hard Will It Be to Integrate Systems?

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Managers Must Understand Hazmat Regulations

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LEED Systems Target IAQ, Schools

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EPA Releases Guide For Climate Change Programs

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Maintenance: The fourth R?

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Walking the (GREEN) Talk

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Growing Energy Use Drives Up Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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

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Climate Change Legislation Will Create Surge in Energy Efficiency Programs, Report Says

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Los Angeles Mandates LEED For New Buildings

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EPA Settles with Railroad on Disposal of Fluorescent Lamps

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Success of BAS hinges on staff training

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Ecosystem Degradation Will Affect the Future Business Climate

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Evaluate HVAC System Before Upgrading the Energy Management System

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The inside track on IAQ

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Climate Change Driving Electric Industry Evolution

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NREL Pledges to Cut Carbon Footprint, by 75 Percent

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New Technology Leads to Increased Energy Efficiency

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National BIM Standard Released

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Checking BAS References

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BAS Satisfaction Hinges on More Than Technology

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EPA Settles Over Asbestos Violations in S.F. Schools

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Asbestos Supervisor Sentenced for Illegal Asbestos Removal at School

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EPA Settlement Promotes Green Chemistry in School

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Automatic Energy Savings

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UN Countries Agree to Work on Post-Kyoto Climate Change Agreement

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California Requires Emissions Reporting in 2008

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Is The Climate Right For A Commitment?

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Report Finds U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Falling

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Midwestern Governors Address Regional Energy Security and Global Warming

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Wireless Work

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Climate Change Likely to Complicate Energy Future

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The CMMS-Hazmat Connection

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Climate Survey Report Analyzes Fortune 500 Climate Change Response

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Coalition Calls for Corporate Climate Risk Disclosure

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Mayors Meet to Discuss Infrastructure Problems, Climate Change

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Public Unware That Buildings are a Major Source of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Survey Shows

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A Measure of Building Intelligence

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Spotlight: Hazardous Materials

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The new generation of Building Automation Systems...

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Hazmat Management: Tools of the Trade

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CEOs Urge Action to Combat Climate Change

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Corporate Climate Coalition Expanding

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Second U.S. Climate Change Science Program Report Issued

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Minimizing Risk, Maximizing Safety

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New Minnesota Legislation Will Slash Greenhouse Emissions, Boost Renewable Energy

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ASHRAE To Support Clinton Climate Initiative

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Now Is The Time To Act on Climate Change Says New Report

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Reducing Carbon Emissions from Buildings Could be Positive for Economy, Report Finds

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Antarctic Ozone Layer Expected to Return to Normal, EPA Report Says

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Climate Policy Uncertainty Poses Investment Risks

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Federal Government Should Spend More on Green Building Research, Report Says

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Buildings Can Play a Key Role in Combating Climate Change

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National BIM Standard Version 1 Released for Industry Review

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Automation Roadmap

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Major Companies Call for Governments to Address Climate Change

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Edison Electric Institute Unveils New Principles on Global Climate Change Policy

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Global Warming to Worsen Without Counteraction, U.N. Report Says

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Take Action on Global Warming

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Climate Change

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Major U.S. Companies Not Forthcoming About Climate Change Risk

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California Moves to Invest in Clean Power Sources

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Wind Power Sensible Option to Fight Climate Change, Association Says

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Greenhouse Gases Reduced Through Voluntary Projects

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New Report Projects Energy Generation and Consumption Trends

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Setting Priorities, Developing Strategies

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Hazmat: Compliance Considerations

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BIM: A Wealth of information

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Lamps & Ballasts: End-of-Life Decisions

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Prepared for Enterprise Wireless Alliance

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EMS / BAS

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A Move Ahead of Construction Costs

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BACnet on the Move

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Hazmat Management Matters

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Planning for Interoperability

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Integration Opportunities

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Make a List, Check it Twice

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Lamps: Beyond the End of Life

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Look Out for Automation Pitfalls

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Training Spotlight: HazMat Management

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Putting BACnet to the Test

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Automation: One Step At a Time

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Outlook

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Freedom of Information

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Taking Security To the Next Level

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Hazardous Matters

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Real Needs Must Drive Security Integration

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BAS/EMS

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Closing the Automation Divide

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Attention, Everyone

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Unlocking Software’s Potential

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Need to Know

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'X' Marks New Controls Hot Spot

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Stepping Up To BAS Success

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Taking Lighting Controls to the Net

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

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Flooring for Today, Tomorrow

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Looking for the Next Mercury

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Web technology: Reshaping performance and perception

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With systems integration, words can get in the way

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Commanding Web-Speak

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Making Metrics Matter

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Roofing, Energy and the Environment

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Flooring: Back to Basics

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New-Generation Equipment: Making the Grade?

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Merrill Lynch Saves Now, Saves Later

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Personal Solutions

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System Integration: Avoiding the Weakest Link

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Web-based control: The next step toward interoperability

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Maintenance Bulletin

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Personal Solutions

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Node know-how: Building control via the Internet

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Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

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Implementing technology: How fast? How much?

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Building the BAS Team

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Steps to Selecting the Best Floor

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Talk of code changes tops legal agenda

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The EPA on Campus

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Automation

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Interoperability: 5 Ways It Pays

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Across the Industry

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Making Fire Protection Work

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Integration, Step-by-step

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7 Myths of the Electronic Age

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Interoperability Scorecard