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Product Category Rule for Roof Coatings in North America Available

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments Add to Versatility of Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Popular Attachment Options for Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions to Consider When Assessing Utility Vehicle Needs

Building Operating Management
Product Selection Advice From The Experts: You!

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

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Product Gallery

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Procurement: New-Generation Strategies and Tactics for Maintenance Staffs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rethinking Roles: Procurement Process Involving more Participants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Procurement Priorities Change with Increased Product Knowledge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changes and Challenges Ahead for Procurement Process

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Product Information

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How Do You Use EPDs and HPDs for Product Selection?

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Product Information

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Using Buildings to Support Human Health

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Defining Wellness and How to Achieve It in Buildings

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Strategies in Existing Facilities Include Using Stairs to Get People Moving

Building Operating Management
Carefully Selected Floors Raise Issues of Materials Use

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Flooring Decisions Involve Issues of Sustainable Content, Chemical Exposure

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

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Green Seal, Floorscore Among ‘Green’ Flooring Certifications

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The Connection Between Clean Buildings and Productivity

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Product Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mobile CMMS products

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How to Pick a Winner in Energy Optimization

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Product Information

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Considerations Beyond ROI in Energy Optimization

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Get the Facts First When Selecting for Energy Optimization

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Using Interior Strategies To Boost Productivity, Sustainability Initiatives

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Product Information

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Allowing for Varying Employee Ages, Preferences in Workplace Style

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Managing Sustainable Design for the Long Term in Workplace Interiors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Worker Training Roundtable: Managers Discuss Strategies

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Product Gallery

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Adopting Innovations Can Keep Green Cleaning Programs Fresh

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Security Showcase Products

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Power Reliability Showcase Products

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Restroom and Plumbing Products

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The Current Popularity of Green Cleaning

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Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

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How Prevalent is Greenwash These Days?

Building Operating Management
Achieving Good Acoustical Performance in Open Space Designs

Building Operating Management
Sound Masking Pushes Toward Individualized, Centralized Control

Building Operating Management
Acoustics Driving the Ceiling and Sound Masking Field

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USGBC Extends LEED 2009 Deadline

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Productivity: Measure What Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Steps to Executing Increased Productivity Plan

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Touch-Free Systems Help Keep up With High Restroom Traffic

Building Operating Management
Advances in Product Standards and Green Certifications

Building Operating Management
Gallery: New Products

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Gallery: New Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Less Paper, Big Benefits for Data Collection

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Cutting Costs in Restroom Settings

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Taking Time for Testing Products

Building Operating Management
Why Environmental Product Declarations Are Important for Green Buildings

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

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

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Metal Buildings

Building Operating Management
5 More Metal Building System Considerations

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

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

Building Operating Management
Defining Environmental Product Declaration

Building Operating Management
How Natural Lighting Affects Lighting Choices

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

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Metal Wall Systems Are Becoming More Acceptable Option

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Metal Roofs Are Natural Partner For Solar Power Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Products: Restrooms

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: Security

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Supplier Spotlight

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Innovative Products: Lighting

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Innovative Products: Roofing

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Restroom Design Choices Can Greatly Influence Image Of Facilities

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Cleanliness, Maintenance Need To Be Top Restroom Priorities

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Restroom Hygiene, Restroom Lighting Can Be Managed Without Spending A Lot Of Money

Building Operating Management
Showcase: Restroom Products

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Supplier Spotlight

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Which Green Building Product Criteria Should Facility Managers Use?

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Does Not Include Chemical Red List

Building Operating Management
Flooring Installation Failures Can Be Costly, Time-Consuming

Building Operating Management
Address Substrate Issues To Avoid Flooring Adhesive Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Environmentally Friendly Paints and Coatings Prompt Managers to Rethink Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Building Codes Make Certification a Rigorous Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning the Green Certification Process

Building Operating Management
April Innovative Products: HVAC

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Innovative Products: Green Flooring

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Sustainability, Flexibility Help Metal Buildings Grow In Popularity

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Metal Buildings Can Be Attractive As Well As Sustainable

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Showcase: Metal Buildings Products

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Worker Productivity Strategies with Darin Hargraves

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Retrofitting With Metal Offers Potential Long-Term Savings

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Metal Roofs, Walls Offer Energy Efficiency Possibilities

Building Operating Management
Solar Panels, Metal Roofs Have Natural Symbiosis

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Metal Roofs Offer Number of Energy Star-Compliant Options

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Security Film Offers Options For Windows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Strategies That Boost Productivity

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Interiors Now Part of Design DNA

Building Operating Management
Environmental Declarations Help Facility Managers Make Informed Decisions

Building Operating Management
Plans and Policies Help Facility Managers Drive Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paint Product Labels Provide Guide for Smarter Green Choices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paint & Coatings: Material Safety Data Safety Sheets Provide Additional Guidance

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

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

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

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How Should Embodied Energy Factor Into Product Selection?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Optimizing Your CMMS Solution

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Specification Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximum CMMS: Maintenance Mobility

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Successful Maintenance Planning Streamlines Operations, Saves Money

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Several Key Issues Can Spell Success in Equipment Rental

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Rental Discussions Must Cover Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Avoiding Problems with Equipment Rental Contracts

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IAQ Criteria for Building Products

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The Three Tiers of Green Product Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Housekeeping: How to Properly Clean Toilets and Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Housekeeping: How to Properly Clean Restroom Floors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Housekeeping: Use the Right Amount of Disinfectant

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Environmental Product Declarations: Getting Product Facts Straight

Building Operating Management
From Recycled Content to Holistic Life-Cycle Assessments, Here's What to Consider for Product Standards

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Don't Get Overwhelmed by Eco-Labels

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Standards for Suppliers Help Ensure Green Product Selection

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Plumbing Specification by Restroom Type

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Motivating Technicians, Tracking Productivity

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personnel Management: How to Quantify Lost Productivity

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

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

Building Operating Management
LED Performance Improving

Building Operating Management
Where to Use LEDs

Building Operating Management
Factors for LED Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Specifying LED Systems

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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Green Workplaces Retain and Attract Talent

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Sustainable Interiors and Productivity

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Designing for Productivity and Green Strategies Overlap

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Maximizing Daylighting Benefits in Open Offices

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

Building Operating Management
Daylighting and Acoustics are Concerns in Office Spaces

Building Operating Management
Study Links Green Buildings and Employee Productivity

Building Operating Management
Daylighting Benefits Lie in Proper Design, Control

Building Operating Management
Start With Integrated Design, Maintain Results With Diligence

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Aim for Goals for Lighting Retrofits, Including Higher Productivity

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Creating a Dynamic, Creative Workplace

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

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

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

Building Operating Management
Metal's Green Credentials, Good Looks

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Protect IAQ when Selecting Cleaning Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Battery-Powered, Touch-Free Dispensers Improve Hygiene, Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Hand Towels: Calculating Product Costs

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

Building Operating Management
Flooring Products Showcase

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Interior Product Standards Should Be Tailor-Made For Each Organization

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Naturally Green Interior Products

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How To Develop Interior Product Standards

Building Operating Management
LEED Ratings Offer Specifications For Sustainable Interior Products

Building Operating Management
Environmental Life-Cycle Assessments For Interior Products Gaining Traction

Building Operating Management
Managers Can Use LCA Data to Vet Product Manufacturers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Managers' Knowledge of Facilities Fuels Specification

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Figuring the Impact of Green Products

Facility Focus
Getting Good Carpet Specifications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restrooms: Specification Starts with Preparation, Prevention

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Recycling Green Products

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Green Products Require Occupant Buy-in

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Using Workplace to Shape Corporate Culture

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Setting the Standard

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Consider the Environmental Life Cycle of Green Products

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Paper Products: Standard to Address Environmental Impact

Building Operating Management
Architects And Product Specs: Know What You Like, Get What You Want

Building Operating Management
Developing Standards For Replacement Products in Existing Buildings

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Walmart Announces Sustainable Product Index

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Simplicity in Materials

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Getting Buy-in to Make Green Products Worthwhile

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

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Figuring the Impact of Green Products

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Productivity Factors and Office Furniture

Building Operating Management
New Restroom Products Shape Renovation Options

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When Selecting HVAC Products, Look at Part Load Performance

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Green Flooring: Consider Cork and Linoleum

Building Operating Management
New Products: October 2008

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Green Seal Gains ANSI Accreditation

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Should Facility Executives Try to Sell a Productivity Pay Off?

Building Operating Management
2008 Certified Green Product Directory

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Environmental Life Cycles of Green Products

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Green Product End-of-life Considerations

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New Guide Weeds Through Options in Forest Product Purchasing

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Wind Picks Up in U.S. Energy Market

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Fostering a Collaborative Work Environment

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NIST Building Software Update Adds More Green Product Information

Building Operating Management
Tailor Made

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Studies Relate IAQ and Productivity

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Design: Beyond Cost and Performance

Building Operating Management
Restrooms: Innovation Update

Building Operating Management
No Dogs Allowed

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

Building Operating Management
Plumbing

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Out of Harm's Way

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Outlook

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The Facility Factor

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Building the Case

Building Operating Management
Details key to cost-effective design

Building Operating Management
Diagnosing Design

Building Operating Management
Getting a Grip on Green Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
‘Green’ Expectations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PDAs: Breaking the chains of computers?

Building Operating Management
It Takes a ‘Village’ to Boost Productivity, Trim Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Gameplan for Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personal Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Accessories to Success

Building Operating Management
Roofing

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Read All About It

Building Operating Management
Success Stories From the New Workplace