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Building Operating Management
An Editor's View of High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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3 Ways to Boost Building Envelope Performance

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Collaboration, Connection: Hallmarks Of High-Performance Office Space

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Workspace Must Build Community

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Use Technology, Personal Workspaces To Encourage Productivity

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Allow New Workspaces To Evolve Gradually

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SIDEBAR: Use Available Technology To Optimize the Office

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Successful Painting Projects Require Plenty of Front-End Planning

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

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

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The Future of Outsourcing: Better Collaboration, Strategic Relationships

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Robots Offer Look into Future of Turf Care, Snow Removal

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VRF Systems: Both Air-Source and Water-Source Available

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

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How Using WaterSense Standards and Products Saves Water One Drop At a Time

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Strategies for Scaling Up To Zero Net Energy Buildings

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USGBC Perspective: Why FMs Should Participate in Integrative Design

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Keep Your Eye on These 3 HVAC Updates (#3. VRF Systems)

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VRF as MVP: HVAC Retrofit Cools Courthouse

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Wireless Network To-Do List For Facility Managers

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Energy Not The Only Metric For High Performance Buildings

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Austin's LEED Gold Convention Is Perfect Venue for 2016 High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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

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Wireless Network To-Do List For Facility Managers

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Twin Design Goals: Energy Efficiency, Occupant Satisfaction

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Wireless Network To-Do List For Facility Managers

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Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: A Closer Look at VRF Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Must Consider Benefits of VRF System for HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Insights for VRF Systems

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Evaluating How Effectively Energy Is Used

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Why High-Performance Buildings?

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High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

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Next Step in Building Internet of Things: Interconnectivity and Integration

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AAMA Releases Standard for Determining Thermal Performance in Commercial Buildings

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How The Built Environment Impacts People And How Well They Work

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Tip: Provide Different Work Environments For Different Types of Work

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Technology, Design Advances Are Driving High-Performance Lighting

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High-Performance Lighting Means Balancing Budget with Quality

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Technology Gains in High-Performance Lighting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Re-Tuning Buildings for Improved Facility Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
EPA Statistics Debunk Energy Efficiency Myth

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training, Preparing for Building Re-Tuning Process

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PNC Tower, World's Greenest High-Rise, Is A Study In Simplicity

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High-Performance Building Envelope at PNC Tower Brings Efficiency

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As Water Rates Rise, Efficiency More Important, Especially For Cooling Towers

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Tips For A Successful RFP Process For Roofing

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Healthy Buildings, Happy Occupants

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How Healthcare FMs Achieve Energy Efficiency

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Ways to Save Energy in Healthcare Facilities, Including Heat Recovery

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How Froedtert Healthcare System Has Saved on Energy Costs

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14 Tips for Success in Green Building

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Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshooting

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Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance

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

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on NREL Facility in Colorado

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on Federal Center South Building 1202 near Seattle

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Despite Progress, Solar Still Faces Obstacles

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Training Staff, Occupants to Reach Sustainability Goals

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Creating a Facilities Environment Inviting to Technology

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Knowing and Designing For Your Occupants

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Evolution of VAV Systems, and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems as Alternative HVAC Strategy

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Know Your Own Operation When Selecting for Energy Optimization

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Managing the Acoustics of Open, High-Performance Workplaces

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Understanding Displacement Ventilation, Underfloor Air Distribution as Alternative HVAC Strategies

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Understanding Radiant Heating/Cooling and Demand-Control Ventilation as Alternative HVAC Strategies

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

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Managing Transition to Open Workplaces and Drawing from ‘Toolkit’ of Acoustics Products

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Solving Acoustics With Design, Location, Planning

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Design, Sustainable Practices Are Natural Fit for High-Performance Workplace

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High-Performance HVAC Design as Seen in Chicago High Rise

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Understanding Rooftop HVAC Units as an Energy-Saving Option

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Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

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High-Performance Lighting Design and California’s Title 24

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

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The Focus on Sustainable Electricity Through PEER

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology and the Art of Finding the Right KPIs

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Smart Technology Drives High-Performance Buildings, Provides Granular Detail

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Issues of Airflow, Alarms, Siting in Modernizing Labs

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Issues Involved in Continuous Containment for BSL3s

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Role of Commissioning, Verification, and Project Team in Lab Modernization

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2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

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

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Tips on Modernizing High Containment Labs

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Resilience and Occupant Comfort: Key Factors of High-Performance

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How To Focus on Resilience in Existing Buildings

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Consider Tax Appetite in Picking Best Financing for Energy Efficiency

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3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

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

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Retrocommissioning, Tenant Relationships Part of SL Green Sustainability Efforts

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Mobile Technology, Natural Lighting as High-Performance Tools

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Sustainable Construction and High-Performance Workplaces

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More on High-Performance HVAC Design

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High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

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Additional Energy Efficiency Lighting Issues Covered by Title 24

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

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Acceptance Testing, Training for Lighting Controls, Energy Efficiency

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Hesitations over Smart Technology and the Promise of More Benefits

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Reaping Benefits of Smart-Building Capabilities, Including Digital Credentialing

Building Operating Management
Smart-Building Tools for High-Performance Buildings

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Options for Hard-Surface Flooring Include Vinyl

Building Operating Management
Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Maintenance Plan, ‘Walk-Around’ Audits Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Role of Staff, Training, Building Data in Loss of Energy Efficiency

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First Cost Is Not Only Consideration in Door and Hardware Specification

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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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AIV Metric Can Build Accountability into Building Performance

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Buildings’ Data Helps Reveal Effectiveness of Energy Use

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Occupant Response Measures Must Figure in Building Evaluation

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Building’s Energy Efficiency, Occupant Comfort Are Related

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The Business Case for Developing Women In Leadership

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Getting the Most Out of Doors and Hardware

Building Operating Management
3 Common Mistakes in Wireless System Design

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When Installing Wireless, Consider Signal Coverage, Interference, Security

Building Operating Management
During Design, Think Ahead in Planning Wireless Needs

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Boston's EPC, PPA Plans Have Potential Big Impact

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Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

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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Five High-Performance Building Trends For 2015

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LEED Volume Delivers High-Performance on a Large Scale

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

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

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The Intersection of Green Building Design and Fire Safety

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Data Not Always the Correct Data to Determine KPIs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
After Finding the Right KPIs, Take Advantage of the Information

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

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Defining High-Performance Buildings

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New Energy Code Approach Could Be Industry Game-Changer

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Outcome-Based Energy Codes Link Operations To Design

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How Would Outcome-Based Energy Codes Be Enforced?

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With Outcome-Based Codes, Who Is Responsible For Performance During Measurement Period?

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ICC Votes On Energy Code Compliance For IgCC

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Open Plenum Ceilings Pose Acoustical Challenges

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Sound-Masking, Furniture Systems Improve Open Plenum Acoustics

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Aesthetic Challenge Of Open Plenum Means Avoiding A Tangle Of Wire, Pipes, And Ugly Ducts

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

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LEED Dynamic Plaque May Lead To Better LEED Performance

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What Is High-Performance Building?

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Taking The First Steps Toward Intelligent Buildings

Building Operating Management
Zipcar Aims For Collaborative Community In New Headquarters

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High-Performance Products Make High-Performance Buildings

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Guaranteed Energy Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recruiting Strategies: Finding and Keeping Top Talent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Where Maintenance Managers Find Qualified Help

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding Qualified Candidates Sometimes Presents Major Challenge

Building Operating Management
BACnet Data Fuels Success With Analytics

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Analytics Options Are As Varied As Buildings

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Facility Managers Must Truly Understand BACnet To Maximize Its Benefits

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High-Performance Green Colleges Make the Grade

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

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LEED Dynamic Plaque May Lead To Better LEED Performance

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What Is High-Performance Building?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring Forward: Essential Steps for Warm-Weather Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inspect Grounds Equipment, Irrigation Systems for Signs of Winter Damage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Five KPIs Every Manager Should Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Measure key performance indicators that matter

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How To Ensure High-Performance Buildings Have High-Performance Operations

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BOMI's High Performance Program Can Help Ensure High-Performance Operations

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LEED in Motion Reports Help Support Case For Sustainability

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EPDs as Increasingly Critical Piece of Product Selection

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M&V Done Right: Tips For Measuring And Reporting Energy Efficiency Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Personnel Management Challenges and Successes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Big Data: Rethinking Your Dashboard

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Campus Realizes Savings With Sustainable Landscapes

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

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

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Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

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

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Sound-absorbing Ceiling Tile Can Help Improve Hospital Acoustics

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

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At BAE Systems, Sustainability Program Grew From Single Chiller Project

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

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Georgia Tech's Culture Of Sustainability Helps Attract Students

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

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

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Video: How to Engage Occupants in Sustainability Strategies

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Video: Communications Strategies for FM Success

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Doors And Hardware

Building Operating Management
First Cost Is Not Only Consideration In Door And Hardware Specification

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Doors And Hardware Maintenance Plan Can Ensure Maximum Performance

Building Operating Management
NFPA 80 Fire Door Inspection Requirements Include Certification Standards

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Data Center HVAC Practices Can Pose Challenges to Fire Detection

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
CEIR's RoofPoint System Helps Facility Managers Evaluate Roof Efficiency, Durability

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Ultimate Goal of CEIR's RoofPoint System is to Guide All Phases of Roofing Projects

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RoofPoint System is Rooted in Good Roofing Design Principles

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RoofPoint System Offers Alternative to LEED Certification

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Is Your Building Green, Sustainable, High-Performance, or All of the Above?

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Glenborough Uses Energy Star As Guide For Extensive Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Glenborough's Next Project is Energy Retrofits at Corporate Headquarters

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

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Energy Model Shows Economic Value of High-Performance HVAC

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High Usage Level Places High Expectations on Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electronic Access-Control Technology Emerges for Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Door Hardware Creates Need for Additional Technician Training

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Data To Measure IAQ Is Complex Proposition

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Long-Term Roofing Plan Can Save Money, Aggravation

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Roof Inspections, Checklist Help Facility Managers Spot Trouble Early

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Properly Maintained Roof Log Helps Streamline Management Of Roof Systems

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Plan For Roof Replacement To Avoid Catastrophic Failure

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Integrate newest technology into BAS

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Performance-based Outsourcing of Facility Services Can Improve Results

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Outcomes Are Most Important Metric For Performance-based Outsourcing Contracts

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Performance Accountability Required For Successful Outsourcing

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To Achieve High Performance Building, Look To ASHRAE Guideline 32

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RoofPoint Rating System Helps Define Real Roofing Sustainability

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RoofPoint System Calls for Roofing Durability

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RoofPoint System Offers Measurable Goals

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Sustainable HVAC Operations: ASHRAE Guideline Shows How to Go Green

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Multi-tenant Buildings A Complicating Factor In High-Performance Operations

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Showcase Products: HVAC

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access-Control Technology Offers Enhanced Protection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Compatible Door Hardware Enhances Building Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access-Control Technology Requires New Tools for Front-line Technicians

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In High Performance HVAC Design, Facility Manager Plays Key Role

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effective Concrete Maintenance Requires Inspection Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Concrete Repair Requires Careful Preparation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Coating Considerations To Extend Performance Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Rental Offers Managers Many Advantages

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Guidelines for Proper Use of Rental Equipment Prevent Mistakes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lowering Equipment Rental Costs by Implementing Strategic Planning

Building Operating Management
Cost Savings and Green Features at NAU Health and Learning Center

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Have More Green Building Ratings Systems Choices Than Ever

Building Operating Management
LEED Offers Guidelines for Green Design, Construction and Operations

Building Operating Management
Green Globes Program Covers Wide Range of Buildings

Building Operating Management
Living Building Challenge is Advanced Green Building Standard

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SERF Offers Affordable Alternative to Other Green Building Ratings Systems

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BOMA 360 Includes Sustainability as Part of Focus On Efficient Operations

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Extending the performance life of paved surfaces

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Green Cleaning RFP

Facility Maintenance Decisions
TLC: The Recipe for Success?

Building Operating Management
Energy Benchmarking Software Tools Help Reduce Energy Use

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

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Energy Analytics Crunch Large Amounts of Data to Help Reduce Energy Costs

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Underfloor Air Distribution Can Benefit High Performance Buildings

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

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The "Big Four" Green Building Rating Systems

Building Operating Management
Bumps in the Road Don't Slow Down Toyota's Cooke

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LEED-EBOM 2012 To Focus on Performance

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Outsourced Service Provider Selection Best Practices

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Performance Contracting: Saving Energy, Saving Money

Building Operating Management
A Breakdown of LEED-EBOM

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Data is Power: LEED Buildings and the Building Performance Partnership

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Long-term Sustainability: LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
From Design to Operations: Energy Star's Designed to Earn

Building Operating Management
Mandating Performance: Outcome-based Codes

Building Operating Management
LEED Designs Don't Always Lead to Sustainable Operations

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Controls, Commissioning Key to Realizing Green Building Potential

Building Operating Management
Energy Model: Use To Compare, Not To Predict

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The Curious Case of Northland Pines High School

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How Five Steps Can Help Facility Managers Improve Communication

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Careful Planning Brings Benefits from Performance Contracting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Performance Contracting Requires Understanding Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting an ESCO: Questions To Ask

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

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MSCA Star Certifies Non-Residential Mechanical Service Contractors

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Free Handbook Can Help With Tracking, Improving Building Performance

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Diagnostic and Monitoring: Tools to Analyze Power Quality

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What Are Outcome-Based Codes?

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Phillip Saieg: The Pursuit of High-Performance

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Phillip Saieg: Raising the Bar on Sustainability

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Building Envelopes Affect Energy Use, so Make Sure Yours Isn't Just a Pretty Face

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For Efficient Exteriors, Start With the Outside, Looking In

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Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation: How to Reduce Potable Water Use

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Setting Service Standards with Outsourced Service Providers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints: How to Match Formulation with Substrate

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High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

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Commercial Data Centers Will Begin to Use High-Performance Computers

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Water Treatment Demand Planning and Ongoing Attention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Important Technology Advances

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware Maintenance: Problems and Solutions

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

Building Operating Management
Power and Communication Needs of Supercomputers

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Tackling HPC's Massive Heat Generation

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Resilient Flooring Options: Improved Design Appeal and Performance

Building Operating Management
Health Care Friendly Rubber

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Linoleum's Affordable Benefits

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Vinyl Gaining Respect

Building Operating Management
Long-lived Terrazzo

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Mixing Resilient Floor Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Programs

Building Operating Management
High Performance Starts with Integrated Design and Energy Modeling

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Innovative HVAC Elements to Consider

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Installation: Hospital to Monitor KPIs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Lessons From Industry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Strategies: Vending Machines & RFID

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Grounds Care: Designing, Maintaining Athletic Fields with Michael Tarantino

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: RFID Technology Improves Security

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Tools to Diagnose IAQ

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Managing Outsourcing in Critical Facilities

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Balancing Savings and Performance in Outsourcing

Facility Focus
Better Building Performance Boosts FM Standing

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Using the Climate Climate Initiative to Fund Energy Efficiency Projects

Building Operating Management
CCI Partners with ESCOs on Performance Contracting

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Performance Contracting How To

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Innovation: Tax Lien Financing

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Mandated Commissioning, 'Plan for Operations' Part of New Green Standard

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Standard Is First For Commercial Buildings Written In Mandatory Language

Building Operating Management
Green Standard Covers Seven Major Energy Requirement Categories

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory Management: Implementing Bar-Code, RFID Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Centers: Poor Air Distribution Leads to Hot Spots

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Temperature Control Efficiency Can Maximize Return

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Mowing: Taller Grass Resists Weeds

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Ceiling Clouds Offer Performance and Aesthetic Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Blueprint: Align, Attack, Focus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Generate Rebates, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Require Construction, Horticultural Knowledge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation: Drip Systems Replace Pop-Up, Rotor Sprinkler Heads

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

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The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Buildings Go to Washington

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas: Size of Campus, Student Body Make Mowing a Challenge

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Two Data Center Airflow Management Tips

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Sustainable Design Can Boost Student Performance, Research Shows

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CCI Partners With ESCOs To Shrink Carbon Footprints

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Tips For Successful Performance Contracting

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RFPs Scorecard Make it Easier to Evaluate Facility Software Vendors

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How to Properly Apply Grounds Chemicals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers Reduce Chemical Use on Landscaped Areas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Are Organic Fertilizers Worth the Extra Cost?

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE's New Standard For High-Performance Buildings

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Green Buildings Require Commissioning

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Airflow Is Management Key To Controlling Data Center Energy Costs

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Coalition Provides Federal Buildings with Energy-Efficiency Recommendations

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Landscape Design: Get Managers Involved

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Tips for Energy Performance Contracting Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Four Objectives for Specifying Roof Coatings

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When Selecting HVAC Products, Look at Part Load Performance

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Turf Management: Preparing for the Cold

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Proper Maintenance Ensures Door Hardware Performs as Designed

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What Is a Green Performance Contract?

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Finding Green Cleaners

Building Operating Management
Crafting an RFI for Green Cleaners

Building Operating Management
What to Put in a Green Cleaning RFP

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Health Care Goes Wireless

Building Operating Management
Defining High-Performance Buildings

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To Improve Energy Performance, Improve Operations

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Preparing for Frozen Turf

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Performance Aspects of Ceilings

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Exploring New Paths

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Air Filtration-Energy Connection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Goes Green

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Wireless Work

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology That Tames Inventory

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Sound Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sealing in Floor Performance

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grass-Roots Turf Management

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Commissioning: Making it Pay

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Buttons for Colder Weather

Building Operating Management
Paints: Both Sides Now

Building Operating Management
Schools Seek Formula for High Performance

Building Operating Management
Educational Experience: Meeting The Acoustical Standard for Schools

Building Operating Management
Adding Value: Action Plan

Building Operating Management
Valuing Insulation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Systems: Streamlining for Savings

Building Operating Management
Internet Link to Hines' Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Out of Harm's Way

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Metrics Matter

Building Operating Management
The Biggest Mistake?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cleaning: The Outside Story

Building Operating Management
Measures raise acoustics issues for schools, health care facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cordless Tools Come of Age

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Across the Industry

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Energy Deficient

Building Operating Management
Fresh Strategies to Boost Stale Power and Energy Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Across the Industry

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Energy Performance Pitfalls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting for Productivity