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Hardscapes: Earning LEED Points-Materials and Resources

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Mower Specification for Grounds Success

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Mower Specification: Focus on Features

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: The Deal Decision

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Soundmasking Reduces Distractions for Occupants, Improves Speech Privacy

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QTS Chicago: Colocation Data Center Features Low Latency, High Reliablility, and Redundant Infrastructures

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Recall: Playground Slide Can Amputate Fingers

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Rural Telecom Central Offices Could Become Edge Data Centers

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Detailed, Thoughtful Integration of Security Systems Yields More Secure Facilities

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Advances in LEDs Bring Architectural Performance to Commercial Products

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Maintenance Strategies for Irrigation Systems

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California University Goes Green with Ambitious Sustainability Plan

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A Brighter Shade of Green for One University

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Understand The Legal Issues of Adding Data Center Backup Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

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How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operations

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Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

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Magazine Releases “Cool Schools” List: Where Does Your School Rank?

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Desire to Succeed

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

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Report: Most Businesses Unprepared for Active Shooters

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HVAC Systems: To Centralize or Decentralize?

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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain

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9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

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Sound Isolation and Sound Absorption Strategies for Open Offices

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Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water Heating

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Water Woes: Restrictions Hit Eastern U.S.

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What Facility Managers Need To Know About Data Center Redundancy

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N+1 Redundancy: Multiple Options

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Exploring The Value of 2N Redundancy

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2(N+1) and 3N/2 Redundancy: High Reliability Options

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Swing ATS and Catcher Redundancy Strategies

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DeWalt Boosts Battery Power with Lithium-Ion System

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Four Wireless Technologies Set Standard For Building Internet of Things Systems

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

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Preparing Your Facility for Gun Violence

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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Bird Dogged: Volunteers Rescue Thousands After Building Collisions

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‘Bark Ranger’ Gives Grounds Managers a Safety Boost

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Birds and Buildings: A New Stadium’s Challenges

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Sustainability Success: University Attains 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Use

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Control Foot Traffic On The Roof

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Universities and Colleges Turning to Utility Vehicles

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Utility Vehicles Deliver Reliability that Grounds Managers Covet

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Utility Vehicles Match Needs for Increased Power, Performance

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Greener Grounds: GSA Adopts SITES System

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For University Housing, There's No One-Size-Fits-All Solution

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Success Story: New Approach To University Housing at Ohio State's Regional Campus

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University of San Francisco Director of Operations Creates Buzz on Campus

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

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Advances In Getting Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects

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PRODUCTS: Grounds Management

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FAA Considers Easing Drone Restrictions

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Princeton University Lighting Program Embraces LEDs

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Princeton Relies on Established Manufacturers for LED Retrofit Program

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Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

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SIDEBAR: LED Upgrade at Princeton Gym Light-Years in the Making

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High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

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Lacking Maintenance Reason for ‘Disgusting’ Buildings at LSU

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Social Media, Tenant Relations, and Customer Care

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Building Occupants Can Impede Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Restroom Updates Must Address ADA, OSHA, Water Requirements

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Unisex Toilets and ADA Requirements

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Water Conservation and Restroom Design

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Restroom Water Conservation Issues Related to Faucets, P-Traps, Signage

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Five Tips To Trim Energy Use

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

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Concussion Study Focuses on Poorly Maintained Fields

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Repairing or Replacing Metal Roof and Wall Systems

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Weather Protection a Basic in Metal Roofing Repair or Replacement

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Proper Design of Joints and Other Sheet Metal Panel Challenges

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New Standard Drives Efficiency in Rooftop Units and Furnaces

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

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Mower Matters: Matching Needs to Product Options

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Social Media Mavens in Maryland School District

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Drone Technology: A New Maintenance Frontier?

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Mastering Unique Challenges of College Renovations

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Energy Curtailment Plan Is at the Heart of Demand Response

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Making Master Planning a Valuable Tool for Facilities

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Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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Most Facilities use too much Salt During Snow and Ice Events

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Building an Arsenal of Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Specification Strategies for Determining Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Extended Warranty Recommendend for Grounds Attachments

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Going Green: Equipment Attachments With Sustainability in Mind

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Various Types of Facility Master Plans Serve Different Purposes

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Using Master Plans to Address Funding Challenges in Facilities

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Translating a Facility Master Plan into Individual Projects

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Facility Management Survey: Master Plans

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Sustainability Spotlight: Mowers

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Mowers, Loaders, and Tractors Popular Theft Targets

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Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

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University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability Challenges

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Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Priorities

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University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

Building Operating Management
Healthcare Restrooms Experiment with New Designs, Approaches, Materials

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Universal Design Restrooms Avoid Tripping Hazard, Bacteria Seam

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Location of Patient Restrooms Has Pros and Cons

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Report: Grounds Maintenance Profession Growing in Government

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Maximizing Space Utilization Efficiency in Higher Education

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Green Team: Cooperation in Landscape Management

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

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Video: Best Practices Discussed by 2015 FMXcellence Award Winners

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

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Understanding UPS Offline Design Trend, Redundancy Options

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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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Rent or Buy? Grounds Equipment Decision

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Honoree: Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Project: A Vision of Energy Excellence

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Honoree: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
Project: Excellence in Lean Staffing

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Honoree: University of Arizona
Project: Excellence in Succession Planning

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Honoree: adidas Group
Project: Excellence in Earmarked Budgeting

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2015 FMXcellence Awards Honor FMs Who Tackled Energy, Staffing Challenges with Proactive Planning, Analysis

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New UPS Options with Compact Designs, Batteries, Cooling Requirements

Building Operating Management
Understanding UPS: Generators, Load Tests, Commissioning, Circuit Breakers

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5 Criteria to Guide Purchase of UPS

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Sharing Successful Deferred Maintenance Strategies

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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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Understanding Rooftop HVAC Units as an Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

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Smart Budgeting, Good Communication Keep College Renovations Moving Smoothly

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Managing Scheduling Concerns During College Renovation

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Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

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High Rises Can Post Particular Problem for Door Codes

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To Supervise Property Managers, Crucial Asset Managers Need Communication, Delegation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Roof Coatings Offer Many Benefits

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Understanding Product Needs for Roof Coating Projects

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Common Roof Coating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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Spotlight on Roof Coating Manufacturers Association

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California Campus Capitalizes on Versatility of Utility Vehicles

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Specifying Utility Vehicles for Sustainability

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Impact of Staff on Utility Vehicle Decisions

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3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

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Grounds Riddle: Rent or Own?

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Strategies for HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities

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Security Audits Build a Baseline of Knowledge

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Common Security Vulnerabilities in Facilities

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Tips on Getting Effective Security Audit

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Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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What Facility Managers Need To Understand About Ice Dams

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Savvy Specification for Grounds Equipment

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Managers Should Schedule Time to Test Grounds Equipment Before Purchasing

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Training, Inspections Important to Long-Term Grounds Equipment Care

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Trend Watch: Mower Efficiency Continues to Improve

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Networking, Platform, Mentors Can Boost Women in Facility Management

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Grounds Equipment and the Fuel Technology Evolution

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Career Tips for Women in Facility Management: Don't Overstay; Build Credentials

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Women in Facility Management: To Grow Careers, Avoid Self-Defeating Attitudes and Take Charge

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Women in Facility Management: Role of Mentors, Sponsors, Gender-Based Assumptions

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Core Values, Communication Also Important in Advancing Women in Facility Management

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Sponsors, Career Strategy Can Help Women in Facility Management

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Another Ice Dam Option: Snow Melt Systems

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Stopping Ice Dams: Super-Insulated Roofs and Snow Melt Systems

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Strategies for Effective Irrigation Management

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Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

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Ice Dams: Underlayment and Metal Roofs Can Protect Against Problems

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Focus on Fleets: Success Specification Strategies

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Ventilated Roofs Can Prevent Ice Dams

Building Operating Management
Planning, Drills, Communication Can Combat Workplace Violence

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Grounds Equipment and Worker Safety

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Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehicles

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Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiency

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Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

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Quality Management Principles Can Help Facility Managers Resolve Complaints

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Solar Panels Add Challenging Dimension to Arizona State Re-Roofing Project

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Roofing Specifiers Take Weight Considerations Into Account

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Roof Penetrations Slow Crews During Arizona State Project

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Mowers: Longer Life, Peak Performance

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

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Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

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Data Center Salary Survey: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

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Data Center Salary Survey: N+1

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Data Center Salary Survey: No Redundancy (N)

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Data Center Salary Survey: Market Background

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Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

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Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

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Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

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University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

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Seven Tips To Make Building Renovations a Sucess

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Green Fleet: Sustainability Issues for Mowers

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Noise Pollution Emerges as Important Mower Sustainability Factor

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Keeping an Eye on Emissions Important for Mower Maintenance

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Maximizing Mowers: Strategies for Successful Specification

Building Operating Management
Product Showcase: Ceiling and Sound Masking

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Achieving Good Acoustical Performance in Open Space Designs

Building Operating Management
Sound Masking Pushes Toward Individualized, Centralized Control

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Acoustics Driving the Ceiling and Sound Masking Field

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The Changing Landscape of Grounds Equipment

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Grounds Managers, Manufacturers Work Closely Together

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Consider Lifecycle Costs When Purchasing Grounds Equipment

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Irrigation Systems: Focus on Controllers

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Mower Maintenance Plan Helps Extend Life of Fleet

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

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Keeping Employees Safe Top Priority of Mower Fleet Management

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Supporting the Mower Fleet With Additional Attachments and Accessories

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Mower Maintenance: Solving the Staffing Issue

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Irrigation Systems: Looking for Trouble

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$188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University of Wisconsin Warm

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Upgrading University of Wisconsin Boilers for Efficiency

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University of Wisconsin Utility Plant Staff Faces Challenges Learning New System

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Reduced Maintenance Costs Can Help Justify Large HVAC Upgrades

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

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How To Deal With Wide Day-To-Day Temperature Variations

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Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Near-Field Communication Offer Advantages For Facility Managers

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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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Bundle Small Energy Measures With Large HVAC Projects

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

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Department's Mower Bio-Diesel Program Stalls

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Product Showcase: Fire/Life Safety

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Maximizing Mowers: Matching Equipment to Landscapes

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Mower Technology Trends Feature Comfort, Safety

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Spotlight on OPEI

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Product Showcase: Ceilings

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Michigan State Grounds Management Groups Find Benefits from Sharing

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Landscape Management Team Tracks Users' Needs at University

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Sharing Resources Results in Money-Saving Measures for Michigan State

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East Lansing, Michigan State Merge Some Grounds Operations to Save Money

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Toolkit Of Leadership Skills For Facilities Managers

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Low- Or No-Cost Energy Measures Can Help Win Funds For Large HVAC Upgrades

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

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Irrigation System Maintenance Strategies

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Safety Considerations for Mowing Efficiency

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Complaints To Facility Managers May Mask Hidden Issues

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Biodiesel Puts University on Sustainable Ground

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Options Abound For Facility Managers Exploring Mass Notification Systems

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Multiple Layers Help Colleges, Universities Maximize Effectiveness Of Mass Notification

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Voice Messages Are Important Consideration In Mass Notification Planning

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Historic Flooding Teaches University of Iowa Tough Lessons

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Lessons Learned from Flooding Chaos at University of Iowa

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ADA: Design for All

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Facility Managers Have To Know Where To Draw The Line About Complaints

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Options for Occupant Communications Improve, But Message Clarity is Critical

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Fire Code Changes Informed By Outside Factors

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Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

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Grounds Care Equipment Comes of Age

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Effects of Sustainability Felt in Grounds Departments

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Managers Seek Durability, Versatility when Specifying Grounds Equipment

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Flooding Produces Campus Changes in Response Training

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Staffing Considerations for Colder Weather

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Looking Ahead to Winter Weather

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Savings from the Grounds Up

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Half of Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air

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Grounds and Equipment Preparation for Winter Often Begins in Summer

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Preparing Turf, Plants and Trees for Cold-Weather Conditions

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Include Crew Preparation in Fall, Winter Planning

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Facility Managers Can Educate Tenants To Reduce Complaints

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Facility Managers Should Tackle Complaints Head-On

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Bio-Diesel Fuel Helps Put Arizona State University on Sustainable Path

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Alternative Fuels Essential Change for Arizona State Grounds Department

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Sustainability Deeply Impacts Arizona State Campus

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Pay Close Attention To Emergency Preparedness Plan When Specifying Fire/Life Safety Technology

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Assess Current Technology, Expected Future Needs To Develop Good Fire/Life Safety Technology Plan

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Savings from Centralization for One University

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The Light Construction-Grounds Care Link

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Net-Zero Water: Is It Realistic?

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Grounds Equipment: Versatility Through Attachments

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Product Focus: Matching Aerator Attachments to Turf Areas

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Product Focus: Specifying Spreader Attachments

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Grounds Care: Equipment Versatility Through Attachments

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Specifying Mowers with Manufacturers as Partners

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Turf Considerations When Specifying Mowers

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Versatility, Maintenance Factors Important Issues when Specifying Mowers

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Staffing, Training Considerations When Specifying Mowers

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Spring Forward: Essential Steps for Warm-Weather Success

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Inspect Grounds Equipment, Irrigation Systems for Signs of Winter Damage

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Green Roofs, Paved Areas Emerge as Sustainable Design Components

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Ensuring Adequate UPS Redundancy

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Outside Factors Influence Planning For Data Center Emergencies

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

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

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Careful Consideration Of Technology Helps Munich Re Avoid Costly Mistakes

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

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NFPA 72's Low Frequency Sounders Requirement Takes Effect

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Landscaping Projects: Matching Equipment Options to Project Needs

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How To Minimize HVAC Energy Used For Cooling

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Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

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HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

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Noise Control Principles For HVAC Design

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Six Steps Help Justify Building Energy Upgrades

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Understanding New Features and Functions of Light-Construction Equipment

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Application Considerations Essential When Deciding Upon Light-Construction Equipment

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Financial Impact on Landscape Equipment Important Factor

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Light-Construction Equipment Poses Buy or Rent Questions

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How Bundling Energy Efficiency Projects Helps Justify Large Capital Upgrades

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Snow and Ice Management: Focus on Equipment

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Custom Design For Emergency Communication Systems

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Outsourced Security Can Augment Campus Police Department

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Code Guidelines on Mass Notification Available, Not Required

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Mowing Practices and Their Sustainability Connection

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Drought Impacts Sustainable Mowing Efforts

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Cut Height Crucial to Maintain Root Systems

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Fire Alarm Systems Requirements For Use In Emergency Communications

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Grounds Management: Eye on Irrigation

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

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Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

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Bird Control: Spotlight on Geese

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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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Preparing Fenway Park For Game Day

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A Closer Look At Pavement Maintenance

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Open Office Plans Create Acoustical Challenges

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Managers Must Spread Message of Needed Maintenance Products

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Shop Bulletin Board Interesting Place to Plant Seeds of Support

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Making Change Happen not Always Easy

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Asphalt Repair Strategies and Tactics

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Making Smart Choices for Mowers Boosts Grounds Care Efforts

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Quality Customer Service Following Mower Purchase Important

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Turf Issues to Consider Beyond Purchasing Mower

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Deep Energy Retrofits Offer Cost Savings As Well As Health, Productivity, And Risk Mitigation Benefits

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Rocky Mountain Institute's VBECS Metric Helps Calculate Value Of Deep Energy Retrofits

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How To Present The Business Case For The Value Of Energy Retrofits

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Property Assessed Clean Energy Emerges As Capital Source For Deep Energy Retrofits

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In Miami, Brickell World Plaza Combines Connectivity, Sustainability To Provide Green Class A Office Space

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ICT, Uptime And Direct Internet Connection Are Some Of Brickell World Plaza's Selling Points

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Internet Connectivity, Security Are Critical Elements of 600 Brickell's Building Intelligence

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Water Demands, Energy Management Are Among Lessons Learned From Early Days of 600 Brickell

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Dan Hounsell column: Can We Talk? Changing Organizations and the Need for Clear Communications

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Irrigation Issues: Upgrading for Savings

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The Importance of UPS Maintenance

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Green Savings, From the Grounds Equipment Up

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Organic Chemicals Produce Positive Results in New York School District

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Clearing the Air on VOC, Paints and Coatings

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Paint Specifications Changes Offer Challenge to Managers

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Choice of Paints and Coatings Key for Successful Project

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Backup UPS System Maintenance Matters

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Testing, Proper PM Program Essential to Power System Reliability

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Consider Emergency Response Factors in Backup Power Systems Issues

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Concrete Inspections for Long-Term Performance

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What To Think About When You

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Grounds: Preparing for Mowing

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Replacing HVAC Equipment Before It Fails Pays Off

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Utility Vehicles Meet Needs of Georgetown Campus

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Electric Utility Vehicles in Demand as People Movers

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Financial Considerations Factor Into Utility Vehicle Purchases

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Space Jam: Pennsylvania school factors storage issues into equipment purchase plans

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A Community College Library for the 21st Century

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

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Utah Community College Migrates Utility Vehicles from Gas to Electric

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Utility Vehicles Serve Many Purposes

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Campus Fleet of Utility Vehicles Receives Workout

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Manufacturers Assist in Finding Appropriate Utility Vehicle

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Newsletter Can Help Facility Managers Reach Key Audiences

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A Facility Manager's Guide to LEED-EB O&M Rating System

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Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

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Successful LEED EB O&M Certification May Take Years to Achieve

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Talk With Tenants About Security Needs

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Account For Disabilities In Emergency Plan

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Project Delivers Benefits to Grounds Care Department

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Grounds Department Identifies Savings from Centralization

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Revamped Grounds Operations Brings Savings, Synergy and Jobs

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Portable Cooling Units Important For Servers

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University Uses Planning To Ensure Grounds Equipment Performance

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Key Factors in Successfully Specifying Grounds Equipment

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Strategic Maintenance of Grounds Care Equipment

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Facility Policy Practices for Good IAQ

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Design and Construction IAQ Considerations

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Why Drexel University Chose Green Globes Over LEED

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Drexel University Relies On RECs As Part Of Energy Strategy

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Drexel University Continues To Be On Lookout For Ways To Cut Carbon

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Robert Francis Focuses on Sustainability Amid Drexel University's Massive Growth

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Facility Managers Should Not Be Invisible Within The Organization

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Concrete and Asphalt: Effective Maintenance

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Equipment Rental Offers Managers Many Advantages

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Mower Maintenance Matters

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look at the Entire System

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Good Communication Is Essential to Facility Management Success

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Irrigation Spotlight: Water Conservation

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Considering Electric Utility Vehicles

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Water Conservation: Focus on Irrigation

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ADA: Communication for Success

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5 minutes with Ana K. Thiemer Project Manager - Renovation and Renewal Program, Facilities Services, University of Texas Austin

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Extending the performance life of paved surfaces

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Improving Motor Efficiency

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Bird Control Application Considerations

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Manage Interior Systems for Healthy Indoor Air

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Capitalize on Fire Alarm Systems Advanced Communications Capabilities

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Considering Electric Utility Vehicles

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Weighing Benefits and Drawbacks to Electrical Utility Vehicle Specification

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Gauging Electrical Utility Vehicle Performance

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Adapting for Utility Vehicle Success

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Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

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How Facility Managers Can Effectively Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

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Why Facility Managers Are Not Adopting Social Media

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How Facility Managers Can Benefit From Using Social Media

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How Facility Management Can Use Social Media in Emergency Situations

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How Facility Managers Can Avoid Social Media Traps

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Bird Control: Meeting the Challenge Sustainably

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Bird Control: Application Considerations

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Cool Roofs an Option For Almost Any Facility

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Cool Roofs Can Provide Big Savings in Conjunction With Other Systems

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Cool Roof Rebates, Incentives Can Vary By Region, Political Climate

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Aging Infrastructure Can Drive Cool Roof Rebates

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Underfloor Air Distribution Can Benefit High Performance Buildings

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Reduce IAQ Complaints Through Communication

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5 minutes with Rick Storlie Director of Administrative Services, Facilities Management University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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Water-Efficient Irrigation

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

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Successful Paint Applications

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Specifying Paints for Performance and Sustainability

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Developing Paint and Coating Policies

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Important Painting Project Considerations

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Sustainability: Integrated pest management

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Grounds Care on a National Scale

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For the Birds: Controlling the Threats

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Energy efficiency project results in significant campus improvements

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Approved with Energy Efficiency, Metering Requirements

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IgCC Adopted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Lessons Learned

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Effective Concrete Maintenance Strategies

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International Green Construction Code Sets Energy Efficiency Measures for Buildings

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How to Create a Two Way Facility Management Communication Strategy

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Anti-Icing and Sustainability

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Water Conservation and Grounds Management

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Making Informed Decisions About Uninterruptible Power

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Power Source Alternatives for UPS Systems

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UPS Technology Matters

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Facility Funding is Step by Step Process

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For Good Facility Management Communication, Keep Three Points in Mind

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus on Life-Cycle Costs Can Deliver Big Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Components of a Mower's Life-Cycle Cost

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Changing for Mower Specification

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Anti-Icing and Sustainability

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How Five Steps Can Help Facility Managers Improve Communication

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Incorporate New Communications Technology into Existing Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Updates Operations for Green, Financial Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation Focus of Grounds Department's Efforts

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Anti-Icing Chemicals: Stopping Ice Before it Starts

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Making a Successful Transition to Zone Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicle Manufacturers Suggest Buyers Focus on Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Utility Vehicles Offer Sustainability Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Generate Interest

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Find Out How the Facility Staff Can Help Other Departments

Building Operating Management
Proven Tactics Facility Managers Use to Get Funding Approved

Building Operating Management
Working With Financial Department Will Show How to Get Funding Approved

Building Operating Management
Emphasize Benefits When Making Pitch for Facility Projects

Building Operating Management
How to Prepare Better Proposals for Facility Projects

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Streamline Grounds Care Tasks

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Four Steps To Keep Energy Efficiency a Priority

Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campus

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groups

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

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

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Replacing Rooftop Units Before They Fail Can Bring Significant Benefits

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Snow and Ice Removal: Pre-Treatment Strategies

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Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

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Five Steps Can Help Win Acceptance for New Workplace Designs

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ: Review Specification Documents, Seal HVAC Systems

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Be a Leader

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Maintain Enthusiasm

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Get Buy In

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MSCA Star Certifies Non-Residential Mechanical Service Contractors

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Propane: A Viable Choice for Alternative Fuels

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Outsourced Service Providers Want to Be on the Team

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

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

Building Operating Management
Code Green: New Standards Cover More Than Just Energy

Building Operating Management
Efficient Operation Big Part of New Energy Standards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Evening Painting, VOC-Free Products Reduce Complaints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation: How to Reduce Potable Water Use

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Grounds Care: Irrigation Practices to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Keep up with Changing Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Systems: Design Should Incorporate Smart Controllers

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

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Geothermal Heating and Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Attachments: Assess Versatility, Dependability

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Geothermal Heating & Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

Facility Focus
What Do Facility Managers Need in Business Continuity Plans?

Facility Focus
Emergency Planning: Develop a Communications Strategy

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Strategy: Keep a Plan Up to Date

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Planning: Drilling and Tabletop Exercises

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Strategy: Implement a Shelter-In-Place Plan

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Planning: Develop a Chain of Command

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Plan: Use Checklists for Most Important Steps

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

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

Building Operating Management
Effective Communication Takes More Than the Loudest Voice

Facility Focus
The Evolution of Communication Expectations

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

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Good Communications

Building Operating Management
Finding the Right Communication Channel

Building Operating Management
Listen: Podcasts on Communications

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Therapy for Broken Outsourced Service Relationships

Facility Focus
Five Questions to Answer When Communicating Change

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Build Trust with Outsourced Service Providers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies

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Lessons Learned from Educational Building Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Communication is Critical

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

Building Operating Management
Developing an Effective Emergency Communication Program

Building Operating Management
Funding an Emergency Communication System

Building Operating Management
Integrating Emergency Communications Systems

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Concrete Coatings: Successful Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Employs Zone-Maintenance Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Freeze in Hiring, Pay Increases Impacts Productivity

Building Operating Management
Health Care Friendly Rubber

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: Consider Performance, Operator Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCT FOCUS: Mowers

Building Operating Management
Funding and Contractor Instability Pose Construction Challenges

Building Operating Management
Innovative HVAC Elements to Consider

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Snow and Ice Removal: Questions for Contractors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit: Create a Fixture Inventory

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Snow and Ice Removal: How to Price Services

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Concrete Coatings: Avoid Unexpected Costs

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Facility Managers Can Help To Lessen Stress Of Elevator Stranding

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

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Facility Managers Should Seek Allies in Other Departments

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Condensate Line Maintenance for Good IAQ

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In Change Management, Allies Are Crucial

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Snow & Ice Removal: Contracts and Recordkeeping

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Grounds Care: Designing, Maintaining Athletic Fields with Michael Tarantino

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

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

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Focus Transforms NYC Schools

Building Operating Management
Coordination Across City Organizations Drives Sustainability Success

Building Operating Management
Finding the Funding for Energy Education and Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: LEED, Energy Star and the Cool Roof Rating Council

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UPS: A Maintenance Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Implementing a Protection Plan

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Power Management: Common UPS Technology

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Communicating During an Emergency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Experiments with Bio-Diesel Fuel

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Purchases: Create a Specification Package

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS Replacement: Analyze Payback, Life-Cycle Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Management: Four Common UPS Technologies

Building Operating Management
Optimize the Acoustics of Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Block and Cover Sound

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Special Events Threaten Landscape Health

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Making the Facility Department More Visible in the Organization

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Grounds and Landscape Management

Facility Focus
Tackling Big Challenges Pays Off with Clout

Facility Focus
Tips of the Trade - Gaining Clout With Communication

Facility Focus
Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

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Snow and Ice Management: Safety Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smithsonian Gardens: Roof Garden Poses Maintenance Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Integrated Pest Management: Sustainability and Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscapes Play Role in Building Security Perimeter

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bio-Diesel: Use of Alternative Fuel Boosts University's Image

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sub-Meters Assess Performance of Water-Using Systems

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Lighting Controls: Punch Lists & Commissioning

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Even with Change Management Efforts, Change Takes Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: Punch Lists, Commissioning, Recommissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Architects, Managers Join Forces in Buildings, Grounds Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice Removal: Common Safety Precautions

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

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Restrooms and ADA

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Talking about ADA

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Planning: Grounds, Utilities, and Facility Managers Work Together

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Profile: Garden Features Native Plants, Hardscape Elements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Codes, Standards Influence Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Chillers, Air-Handling Units Demand More Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Guidelines for Outsourcing Contracts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers Fuel Grounds Departments' Sustainability Initiatives

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Facility Managers Should Keep Resumes Up to Date

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Mulching Decks Improve Turf Health

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Communication Is Essential to Change Management

Facility Focus
What Comes After LEED Certification?

Facility Focus
Getting Good Carpet Specifications

Facility Focus
On-the-Job Education in FM

Facility Focus
Growing with Your Organization: Strategic Planning

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Performance of Alternative Fuels

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Mowing: Taller Grass Resists Weeds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Main Types of Portable-Cooling Units?

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IAQ: Keep Communication Lines Open

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Grounds Equipment: The Benefits of Propane

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Assess Payload, Towing Capacity

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Costs Versus Benefits of Soundmasking Systems

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HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

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Developing a Business Continuity Plan with Sean Nelson

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: Standby Systems Ideal for Small Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Application Helps Determine Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Bring Benefits, Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Training and Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Utility Vehicles

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BAS Start/Stop Optimization Offers Savings

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Metrics for Chilled Air in Data Centers

5 Minutes With
Developing a Plan for Snow and Ice Removal with Tim Holysz

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Line-Interactive UPS Offer Higher Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
True Online UPS Offer Higher Power Quality, Compact Size

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flywheel UPS Require Less Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Requirements for Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Generate Rebates, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Require Construction, Horticultural Knowledge

Building Operating Management
Advances in Sound Masking System Technology Improve Office Acoustics

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Snow and Ice: Contractor or In-House Staff

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Speed Jetter Headlines University's Drain-Cleaning Arsenal

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Rent, Lease or Buy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment Specification: Manufacturers Consult with Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Attachment Directory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers, Community Colleges Offer Boiler Operator Training

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Construction or Renovations Include Landscape Plan

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Climate, Disease Resistance When Specifying Plants

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

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Initiative Releases Sustainable Landscapes Rating System

Building Operating Management
Designing a More Energy Efficient Data Center

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Developing an Integrated Pest Management Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Practices Can Resist Pests

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Lessons in Educational Funding with Tim Woodley

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Report Analyzes Real Estate Accounting Changes’ Impact on Corporate Financial Results

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Guidelines for Choosing a UPS

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The Benefits of Propane Power

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Program Leads to Potential Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints: Third-Party Organizations Develop Standards, Certification Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Master Painters Institute Develops Application Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: The Impact of VOCs on Performance

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West Can Help Meet Its Water Needs With Low Impact Development Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

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Commercial Real Estate Woes Far From Over, Survey Shows

Building Operating Management
Commissioning: Best Way to Ensure Data Center Reliability

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Ceiling Acoustics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood Emergency Response Plans: Lessons Learned

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Flywheels Can Replace Batteries

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Specification Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Backup Power Requirements Depend on Facility's Function

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood Recovery: Cleaning and Rebuilding Mechanical, Electrical Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Calculating Cooling: Load-Factor Definitions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Healthy IAQ: Control Contaminants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Centers: Design Principles for Providing Critical Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Secure Ice-Melt Chemicals, Equipment Before Snow Falls

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How to Properly Apply Grounds Chemicals

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Landscapes and Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Application Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Design: Establish a Definition, Goals for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers Reduce Chemical Use on Landscaped Areas

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Checklist for UPS Maintenance

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Four Steps for Controlling Pests

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Specify Plants that Resist Pests, Disease

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Storm Water Reduces Irrigation Requirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes Include Organic Fertilizers, Irrigation Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Tools Include Brushes, Rollers, Spray Guns

Building Operating Management
Making Small Data Centers Green

Building Operating Management
Small Steps Lead to Big Data Center Efficiency Gains

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Improving Campus Emergency Notifications

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Know Where to Put Soundmasking

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Grounds Care Safety Considerations

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Training Reinforces Safety Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: Set Maintenance Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Equipment: Third-Party Certification Ensures Efficiency

Facility Focus
Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

Building Operating Management
Factors that Impact Office Funiture Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers' Roles Expand into Light Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Four Key Questions When Specifying Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments Ensure Versatility in Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identify Hazards to Keep Workers Safe

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety Programs Start with Hazard Assessment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers Should Make a List of Safe Work Practices

Building Operating Management
Ten Tips To Make A Legacy Data Center More Energy Efficient

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Podcast: Bottom-Line Grounds Management

5 Minutes With
Bottom-Line Grounds Management with John Burns

Building Operating Management
Does Concealed Carry Make Sense In Schools And On Campus?

Building Operating Management
Two States Reject Concealed Carry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Communications Critical in Preparing for Storms

Building Operating Management
Adding LEED Certification After Project Planning Has Begun

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Podcast: Snow and Ice Management

Building Operating Management
Shootings Call For New Security, Response Plans on Campus

Building Operating Management
Report Identifies Best Security Practices at Northern Illinois University

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Landscape Management: Solutions for Irrigation and Soil

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EPA Tightens Engine Standards for Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Justify Budgets with a CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ceiling-Mounted AC Units Solve Space Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Upgrades: Drives, Cooling Towers and Air-Handling Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting Coverage Patterns and Planning Layouts for Sensors

Quick Read
Costs Versus Benefits of Soundmasking Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Defining Green Roofs: Go Beyond Vegetative Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: Preventive Maintenance Ensures Power Supply

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS Maintenance Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Top Tools for UPS Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable School Specifies Bio-Swale, Daylighting System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ground-Source Heat Pump Improves School's Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Calibrating HVAC Controls Saves Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lift Specification: Ask the Right Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hazmat: Common Waste Streams

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Specifying UPS: A Critical Decision

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Ground Source Heat Pumps Harness Earth Energy

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Facilities Bill Would Fund School Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Powers Bottom-Line Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving the Indoor Environment

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Candor Gives Facility Executives Credibility

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Planning for Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Power: The ABCs of UPS

Building Operating Management
Demountable Walls: Moving on Up

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Get with the Plan

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofs: A New Frontier for Green

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Research: Green Products Can Release Chemicals

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Show, Don’t Tell

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New Technology Leads to Increased Energy Efficiency

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Speech Privacy Levels are an Important Consideration in Office Spaces

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Button: Effective Boiler Maintenance

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EPA, District of Columbia Agree to Go Green

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Abandoned Cabling Increases Fire Risk

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NEMA Publishes Installation Guide for Nurse Call Systems

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AASHE Seeks Feedback on STARS

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New Collaboration Between the Construction Specifications Institute and U.S. Green Building Council Announced

Building Operating Management
ADA: Ask the Real Experts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Facilities 'Green'

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spot Cooling in a Crunch

Building Operating Management
What Quiet Offices Sound Like

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Largest Counterterrorism Exercise Focuses on Communication, Coordination

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Control of Bothersome Birds

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Attachments: The Tools of Productivity

Building Operating Management
Paints Set a New Green Standard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cold-Weather Challenge, Hot-Button Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting More Green in Grounds

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China Urged to Tap Benefits of Green Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: A New Generation

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EPA Targets Colleges and Universities in Southeast

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management Comes of Age

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School Fined for Underground Tank Leaks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
…And Access for All

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Report: Unhealthy Conditions Common in Schools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Large-Scale Grounds Care

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LEED Deadline Extended

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BOMA, Green Building Council Agreed to Promote Energy Efficiency

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Adobe Earns Additional LEED Platinum Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Landscapes Shine

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U.S. Green Building Council Proposes LEED Requirement to Slash Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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Huge Penalty Targets Underground Fuel Tanks

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New Non-Profit Aims to Raise Awareness About Green Cleaning

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DOE Agrees to Tighten Energy Efficiency Standards for Appliances

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Air Force Base Settles with EPA on Fuel Tanks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power (and Safety) in Hand

Building Operating Management
Accessibility for One and All

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Seismic Codes Help Prevent Serious Damage in Hawaiian Quake, ICC says

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New Tool Will Help Colleges Improve Environmental Compliance and Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter-Preparation Equipment Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Designing for Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Tactics: Planning for Cooler Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Options to Maximize Mowers

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment options: A closer look

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grass-Roots Turf Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A New Generation of Grounds Care Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Mowers

Building Operating Management
Air Distribution Turned Upside Down

Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Pests Attack

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Buttons for Colder Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicle Musts

Building Operating Management
REPORT PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
LEED-EB: Focus on Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Riding the New Waves of Wireless Communication

Building Operating Management
Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Crash Course in Security

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Case for In-House Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Control of Birds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going Deeper Into ‘Green’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening the Grounds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatile Vehicles: Snapshots of Success

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Building Operating Management
Putting Open Systems To Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cutting-Edge Mower Selection

Building Operating Management
Not a Drop?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Melters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UN-common Challenge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going From ’Disaster’ to ‘Fantastic’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Texas A&M-sized Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles’ Growing Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning Grounds Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring into Mowing

Building Operating Management
Sound Remedies For Medical Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing on Fleets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring into Grounds Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Bulletin

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staying In Touch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing: Too close to home?

Building Operating Management
Place at the Table

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look at Paint-Spray Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
From Accessory To Workhorse

Building Operating Management
Sounding off on acoustics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Green Light