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Building Operating Management
Using and Managing Energy Monitoring Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Need

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center

Building Operating Management
Quick Response to Energy Waste, Quick ROI Among Benefits

Building Operating Management
Bringing Energy Understanding to Occupants, Tenants

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Design Standards and Objectives in Critical-Facility Siting

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turning Data Concepts Into Practice Often Challenging

Building Operating Management
Understanding How Data Should Drive Energy Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Obtaining Primary Data to Help Support Energy Projects

Building Operating Management
Measuring, Verifying, and Reporting Energy Project Results

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Renewable Energy to Power Next Facebook Data Center

Building Operating Management
Identifying Levels of Support, Measuring Productivity Loss Help Determine ‘Acceptable Downtime’

Building Operating Management
In Study of Critical Operations, Gap Analysis Examines Operating Time of Redundant Systems

Building Operating Management
3 Steps Identify Critical Facilities' Downtime Risks

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Important Issues in Selecting Critical Facilities Sites

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Using Detailed Site Analysis to Locate Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Understanding Whether a ‘Critical Operation’ is Really Critical

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Taking a Comprehensive Approach To Data Center Fire Safety

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

Building Operating Management
Successful Critical Facility Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Commissioning Agents For Data Centers And Other Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Should A Design Engineering Firm Self-Perform Critical Facility Commissioning?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Portable Cooling Considerations When In a Crunch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting a Plan in Place When Portable Cooling Needed

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Weighing Portable Cooling Options: Temporary or Primary?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Temporary or Portable Cooling Systems Work

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trends Among Underused Elements of Reporting

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Training, Post-Failure Procedures Should Inform O&M Manuals

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: More Than 10 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: 2 To 10 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: Less Than 2 MW

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N+1

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: No Redundancy (N)

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: Market Background

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

Building Operating Management
Dealing with Hot Spots in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
CFD Poses Issues of In-House Training, Software Purchases

Building Operating Management
CFD’s 3-D Detail Can Help Avoid Stranded Capacity

Building Operating Management
CFD Modeling Can Help Maximize Data Center Capacity

Building Operating Management
Beyond PUE: The Big Picture Of Data Center Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
To Drive Data Center Efficiency, eBay Combined Facilities And IT Departments

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Training, Post-Failure Procedures Should Inform O&M Manuals

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Designing Robust Site-Specific O&M Manual

Building Operating Management
Reliable Facility Data Essential To Predictive Operations

Building Operating Management
Using Facility Data To Drive Down Costs

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

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

Building Operating Management
With Arc Flash, Data Center ‘Culture Problems’ Can Add To Hazards

Building Operating Management
Some Data Center Personnel Lack Needed Electrical Background For Arc Flash Safety

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Arc Flash Safety Advice For The Data Center

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What Is The Internet of Things?

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

Building Operating Management
Weigh Risks And Alternatives Before Increasing Data Center Cooling Capacity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Center Upgrades for Reliability and Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Redundancy Ensures Data Center System Availability if Components Fail

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Adaptability Important to Efficient Data Center Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controlling Condensation, Temperature Important to Protect Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Remote Access Helps Managers' Ability to Control Data Center Systems

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How To Successfully Commission

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

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

Building Operating Management
Developing, Validating Emergency Operational Procedures Reduces Risk In Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Develop Site-Specific Emergency Operating Procedures For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Training Helps Mitigate Risk During Critical Facilities Failures

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How Do You Manage Big Data?

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Decommissioned Data Centers: What's Next?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS, Saving and the Rise of Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Helps Analyze Increasing Amount of Data

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

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Staff Training, Maintenance Schedule Help Keep UPS Running

Building Operating Management
Data Center Assessment Can Prevent Downtime By Identifying Weak Spots In Design, Equipment, And Operations

Building Operating Management
Look For Critical Facilities Design Experience, Knowledge When Choosing A Data Center Assessment Team

Building Operating Management
Primary Objective Of Data Center Assessment Is To Identify Previously Unknown Risks

Building Operating Management
Plan For Entire Life Cycle When Developing A New Data Center

Building Operating Management
Colocation, Managed Hosting Are Alternatives To Owning A Data Center

Building Operating Management
Focus On Data Center Life Cycle Can Help Shape Infrastructure Planning, Maintenance

Building Operating Management
As Google Grows, It's Up To Joe Kava To Ensure Data Centers Keep Pace

Building Operating Management
To Keep Up With Demand For Data Centers, Google Focuses On Policies, Procedures

Building Operating Management
Custom-built Servers, Onboard Batteries Help Google Meet Its IT Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Google Shares Data Center Energy Efficiency Information To Help Push Industry Change

Building Operating Management
Customized Training Helps Google Data Center Employees Get Up To Speed

Building Operating Management
Five Low-Cost Steps To Reduce Hot Spots In A Data Center

Building Operating Management
Problem: Adding Servers Without Concern For Cooling

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Commission, Test UPS To Ensure Proper Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Evolving Strategies and Metrics for Data Center Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trouble Spots for Data Center Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping an Eye on Data Center Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Stepping Through the Door to Opportunity

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Site-Specific Data Center Commissioning Can Avoid Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Which Energy Audit is Right for Your Facility?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Examining Energy Audits at Ground Level

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Level II Energy Audit Provides Detailed Building Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing Energy Audits on Capital-Intensive Projects

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Rethinking Management Priorities

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How To Successfully Commission

Building Operating Management
Fidelity's Centercore Model Offers Data Centers Greater Design, Construction Flexibility

Building Operating Management
Centercore Model Was Designed To Give Fidelity Options When It Comes To Meeting IT Needs

Building Operating Management
Centercore Design Delivers Complete Data Center In Each Module

Building Operating Management
UPS's Key Role In Data Centers Demands Close Attention To Preventing Problems

Building Operating Management
UPS Design Concerns: Cooling, Surge Protection, Maintenance and Batteries

Building Operating Management
Commission UPS Before Operations Begin To Ensure Performance Meets Expectations

Building Operating Management
Tips For Operating UPS In Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers In Health Care And Education Discuss CMMS Challenges

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Ensuring Adequate UPS Redundancy

Building Operating Management
How To Prepare Data Centers for Extreme Weather

Building Operating Management
Ensuring Data Centers Stay Online During Extreme Weather

Building Operating Management
Outside Factors Influence Planning For Data Center Emergencies

Building Operating Management
Preparing Data Centers for Extreme Cold or Extreme Heat

Building Operating Management
With In-house Data Center, Heat Recovery Is Efficient Solution

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Developing a Fire Protection Plan for Data Centers

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Energy Modeling: What Happens When You Make Bad Assumptions?

Building Operating Management
Common Problems With Data Center Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Site-Specific, Customized Data Center Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Air-Flow Management, Economizer Use And Understanding PUE Can Help Improve Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
A Comprehensive Approach To Data Center Fire Safety

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Fire Detection Options For Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Data Center Fire Suppression Systems: What Facility Managers Should Consider

Building Operating Management
Data Center Fire Protection: Containment and Commissioning

Building Operating Management
What To Know About Hot-Aisle, Cold-Aisle, And Chimney Data Center Containment Strategies

Building Operating Management
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Hot-Aisle, Cold-Aisle Containment Strategies

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How Chimney Containment Can Help Manage Temperatures In Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Four Factors To Consider When Developing A Data Center Containment Strategy

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Pay Close Attention To Staffing Challenges In Critical Facilities

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How To Limit Human Error In Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Survey: The Effects Of Hurricane Sandy On Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Data Centers: Surviving Hurricane Sandy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exploring the Benefits of System Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Diving Into Data Generated from Energy Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Most out of Energy Audit Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Big Data: Rethinking Your Dashboard

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Complexity Complicates Data Center Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motor Repair or Replacement: The Data Dilemma

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Repair vs. Replacement Decision Requires Advance Planning

Building Operating Management
How To Use Incentives To Improve Data Center Staff Retention

Building Operating Management
Operations Objectives Should Drive Data Center Staffing Decisions

Building Operating Management
Develop Comprehensive Work Rules, Procedures To Minimize Human Error In Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Site-Specific Infrastructure Training Can Help Limit Data Center Human Error

Building Operating Management
Data Center Availability, Reliability Hinge On Numerous Factors

Building Operating Management
Data Center "Black Boxes" Can Complicate Operations and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Continuous On-line Condition Monitoring Is Best Way To Manage Data Center Maintenance

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Determining Optimal Start Time Delays For Generators

Building Operating Management
How to Minimize Human Error, Prevent Data Center Downtime

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Strategic Perspective Guides Healthcare Facility Investment Decisions

Building Operating Management
Large UPS Systems For Data Centers: Will You Get A Frankenstein?

Building Operating Management
What Is the Best Start-time Delay For A Standby Generator In A Data Center?

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How To Avoid A "Frankenstein" UPS

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Data Center HVAC Practices Can Pose Challenges to Fire Detection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Data Center Maintenance Challenges

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Conduct Site Analysis Before Starting Construction On Data Centers

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Hurricane Sandy Shows Value of Co-Location, Redundancy, Cloud Services

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Hurricane Sandy Prompts New Data Center Thinking

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BIM and Cobie: Taking CMMS to Next Level

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus COBie Benefits for Effective Use of CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips on Maximizing Your CMMS

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Prompts New Way Of Thinking About Data Center Resiliency

Building Operating Management
New York City Housing Authority Data Center's Backup Power Strategy Helped Weather Sandy

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Shows Value Of Cloud Services, Co-location And Redundant Facilities

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy's Impact Has Data Centers Outside New York Re-evaluating Threats

Building Operating Management
Detailed Site Analysis Can Help Select Disaster-Resilient Location For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Sites Must Meet Minimum Criteria For Disaster Resilience

Building Operating Management
Government Standards Can Help Set Criteria For Critical Facilities Site Location

Building Operating Management
Five Steps To Evaluating Sites For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Showed Importance Of Critical Facilities Site Selection

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Modular Data Centers Offer Flexibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New CMMS Presents Managers With New Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
User-Training Strategies to Consider for CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mobile Applications Essential to new CMMS

Building Operating Management
The Challenges Of Commissioning Data Centers With Portable Generators

Building Operating Management
Using Portable Generators For Data Center Commissioning Can Affect UPS

Building Operating Management
Understanding Effects Of Generators Is Key To Successful Data Center Commissioning

Building Operating Management
What To Know Before Building A Modular Data Center

Building Operating Management
Know The Requirements For Modular Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Keep Shipping Size Constraints In Mind When Designing Modular Data Center

Building Operating Management
4 Questions To Ask When Considering A Modular Data Center

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Monitoring Is Key To Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ensuring Data Center Water Supply During a Drought

Building Operating Management
Server-level Water For Cooling Can Bring Data Center Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting Submetering Data Systems to Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Meter Reading Vastly Different Today than in Past

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions to Ask About Submetering Needs

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Data Center Innovation Demands Better Communication

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Measuring, Managing, and Maximizing Facility Data Important for Managers

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Data To Measure IAQ Is Complex Proposition

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Talk With Tenants About Security Needs

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Higher power loads need more infrastructure

Building Operating Management
Blade Servers, Virtualization Can Tax Data Center Facility Capacity

Building Operating Management
Facility Management, IT Need to Communicate About Data Center Capacity

Building Operating Management
Data Center Power Audits Can Improve Efficiency

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

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

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Carefully prepare pitch for new equipment

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Experts Conclude Data Centers Can Be Warmer

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Ways to protect data centers from fire

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Handheld devices can upgrade management

Building Operating Management
EMerge Alliance Leads Charge To DC Power

Building Operating Management
DC Power Offers Unique Benefits To Data Centers

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FM And IT Need To Work Together

Building Operating Management
Looking At What's Next In BAS

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DCIM Offers Benefits In Legacy Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Communication Between Facility Management And IT Increasingly Important In Data Center Operations

Building Operating Management
Effective Communication Between Facility Management, IT, Improves Bottom Line In Data Centers

Building Operating Management
IT, Facility Management Collaboration Helps Data Centers Mitigate Risks

Building Operating Management
Data Center Codes, Standards Give FM And IT Plenty To Talk About

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Facing HVAC Demands to Protect Critical Systems

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Securing Co-location Data Centers

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Data Center Infrastructure Management helps streamline operations

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Facing Demands to Protect Critical HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use Energy Star Program to Drive Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Facilities, IT Departments Have to Work Together to Save Energy in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Co-location Facilities Can Tout Energy Efficiency Efforts as Cost Savers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Monitoring: HVAC Overload Prevention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facing HVAC Demands to Protect Critical Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trending Electrical HVAC Power Consumption

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dependable Power Sources

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UPS Systems, DC Power Can Solve Energy Issues

Building Operating Management
Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) Offers Clarity of Operations

Building Operating Management
What Facility Managers Need to Know to Get the Most Efficiency Out of DCIM

Building Operating Management
How DCIM Can Be Used In Greenfield, Legacy Data Centers

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
Experts: Warmer Data Center Temperatures Are Safe

Building Operating Management
Some Data Centers Resist Higher Operating Temperatures, Despite Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Minimizing the Risk of Higher Data Center Temperatures

Building Operating Management
Innovative Technologies Help Ensure Higher Data Center Temperatures Are Safe

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

Building Operating Management
Data Centers, IT Infrastructure Benefit from Cooperation Between Facility Management and IT

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Seismic Risk Important Consideration in Data Center Design

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New HVAC Technologies Can Help Save Energy in Data Centers

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Energy Models: Getting Out What You Put In

Building Operating Management
Keep Your Eye on Data Center Energy Efficiency Trends

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Tracking PUE Can Help Create More Efficient Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Seismic Readiness an Important Issue for Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Testing Options for Data Center Seismic Compliance

Building Operating Management
PUE is One of Many Metrics for Data Center Energy Performance

Building Operating Management
Free Air, Water-Cooled Servers Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
UPS Energy Saver Mode, High Voltage DC Power Cut Data Center Energy Use

Building Operating Management
In Data Centers, Simplicity of Design, Commissioning Saves Energy

Building Operating Management
Modular Data Centers Offer Flexibility, Savings

Building Operating Management
How Modularity Works in Data Center Design

Building Operating Management
Is A Modular Data Center Design The Right Choice?

Building Operating Management
7x24 Exchange Explores Data Center Trends

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Digital Data Era Is Here. Are You Prepared?

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Consider the Cloud When Expanding Data Centers

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Indoor Air Quality Measurement Strategies

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Two Fundamental Ways to Increase On-Site Capacity

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Three Options for Data Center Expansion

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Networks Face External Threats

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Renewable Energy Systems Offer Options, Require Specifications

Building Operating Management
Data Center Capacity: Getting the Most from More

Building Operating Management
Expanding Data Center Allows for Closer Control

Building Operating Management
Co-location Helps Decentralize Data Center Operations

Building Operating Management
Expanding Data Centers to the Cloud Offers More Than Pie in the Sky Benefits

Building Operating Management
Look Outside Building to Protect Data Center Network

Building Operating Management
Separate Security Network Improves Data Center Protection

Building Operating Management
Securing Data Centers Requires Dedication During Design

Building Operating Management
Pros and Cons of IP, Analog Data Center Security Systems

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Fire Risk Needs Close Attention in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Data Centers Fight Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Optimized Cooling Plants Help Data Centers Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Effective Fire Suppression in Data Centers Requires Careful Planning by FMs

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Be a Leader

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Catalog and Analyze Motors and Drives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting Tough, Again, on Deferred Maintenance

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Going Green with Data Center Sites Requires Homework

Building Operating Management
First Green Step Is a Big One For Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Say Companies Are Taking Action to Increase Data Center Efficiency

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IT Departments Getting More Involved in Efficiency

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Collaboration key to data center efficiency

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

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Commercial Data Centers Will Begin to Use High-Performance Computers

Facility Focus
Gap Analysis: Evaluate Investment Choices in Master Plan

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Staffing and Support Should Affect Choice of Data Center Location

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Data Can Uncover Energy Deficiencies

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How To Make Data-Based Decisions

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Data Center Fire Safety Strategies

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FM-IT Partnership Can Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

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Data Center Fire Safety

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

Building Operating Management
Power and Communication Needs of Supercomputers

Building Operating Management
Tackling HPC's Massive Heat Generation

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

Building Operating Management
Managing Common Disagreements Between FM and IT

Building Operating Management
Trends in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Survey: Data Centers Taking Steps to Trim Energy Use

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Chiller System Design Can Improve Data Center Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Conflict Between FM and IT

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

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

Building Operating Management
Adding Data Center Scope Doesn't Have to Mean Build New

Building Operating Management
Data Center Renovation Versus Build New Considerations

Building Operating Management
Data Center Renovation Costs and Plans

Building Operating Management
Data Center Security Design

Building Operating Management
Common Security Risks for Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Fire Safety and Prevention in Data Centers

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Facility Managers Can Use Data to Build Clout

Building Operating Management
What Energy Dashboards Can Do

Building Operating Management
Who Might Benefit From a Dashboard?

Building Operating Management
Sorting Out Energy Dashboard Software

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inventory: CMMS Captures Critical Data

Building Operating Management
New Energy Star Rating System An Accessible Benchmark for Industry

Building Operating Management
First to Earn Data Center Energy Star Share Their Strategies

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Outsourced Facilities Management Survey Data

Building Operating Management
Data Management for Continuous Improvement

Building Operating Management
Engaging Staff, Occupants for Sustainable Success

Building Operating Management
Determining if an Existing Facility's Infrastructure can Meet High-tech Needs

Building Operating Management
Increasing Data Center Capacity and Improving Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Cooling a Trading Floor's Data Center

Building Operating Management
Learn How to Use Data and Make Allies

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CMMS: The Role of Custom-Report Generators

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Data Centers Can Now Earn Energy Star Label

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Lower Energy Consumption, Longer Life Cycle Benefits of Green Data Centers

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

Building Operating Management
Communication Key to Ensure Uptime in Mission-Critical Data Centers

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

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Portable Cooling Units One Option In Data Center HVAC Control

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers May Want to Revisit Concept of Factory Testing

Building Operating Management
Faster Problem Solving, Better Coordination Benefits of Communication

Facility Focus
Strengthening the Link Between FM and IT

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
Portable Units Avoid Capital Expenditures for Cooling

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

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OSHA Releases Workplace Injury and Illness Information

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

Building Operating Management
Improving Data Center Air Management

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Find Allies to Win Funding for Facility Projects

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Data Center Energy Efficiency Metrics Established

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Recovery Act Funds Awarded for Data Center Efficiency Research

Building Operating Management
Teaching IT About Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE and Energy Star for Green Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Mission Critical Facilities Require Cooperation Between Facilities and IT

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Using Water to Cool a Data Center

Building Operating Management
Designing a More Energy Efficient Data Center

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Outsourcing in the Data Center

Building Operating Management
Ten Tips For Facility Managers To Cut Energy Costs

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Avoid Rush Jobs By Building Bridges to Other Departments

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Data Center Construction Costs Down, Study Finds

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Two Data Center Airflow Management Tips

Building Operating Management
Allstate Aims for Improved Reliability and Flexibility with New Data Center

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cooling: Assess Overall Heat Gain to Calculate Loads

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rent or Buy Cooling Equipment? Three Considerations

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless CMMS: Key Features and Functions

Building Operating Management
Making Small Data Centers Green

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EPA Announces Energy Star label for Computer Servers

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

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Concern for Regulation is Major Driver for Green Datacenter Efforts in 2009

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In Benchmarking Studies, Account for Differences Among Buildings

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Airflow Is Management Key To Controlling Data Center Energy Costs

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Is Your Data Center Staff Properly Trained?

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Green Grid Releases Calculator To Model Free Data Center Cooling

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Simple Data Center Savings

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Meeting Future Demands on the Data Center

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Planning Your New Data Center: Think Modular

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Training Data Center Employees

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

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When Buying Servers For Data Centers, Consider The Power Supply

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Cutting Data Center Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
New Metric for Data Center Efficiency Proposed

Building Operating Management
Finding and Keeping Good Data Center Employees

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New Report Targets Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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ASHRAE, Green Grid Collaborate on Data Center Efficiency

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Using Water to Cool a Data Center

Building Operating Management
Tactics to Boost Efficiency, Not Data Center Downtime

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Advanced Data-Logger Technology Improves Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Loggers Solve Problems in Data Centers, HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Loggers Play Key Role in Planned Outages

Building Operating Management
Maintain Roof Data Electronically

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Keeping Cool, and Keeping Data Center Energy Costs in Check

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Data Centers Need Backup Cooling Options

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Futureproof Your Data Center

Building Operating Management
How Good is Your Hospital’s Data Center Reliablity?

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Study: Green Data Center Strategies Decline

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Is Your UPS Costing Your Data Center Money?

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Avoiding Data Center Fires

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Data Centers are Going Green but are Wary of Greenwashing, Survey Finds

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Water Cooling and the Data Center: Don’t forget the UPS

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Alternative Thinking

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ripple effect

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Who Reviews Your Data Center Energy Costs?

Building Operating Management
Energy Diet For Data Centers

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Efficient Servers Mean an Efficient Data Center

Building Operating Management
Getting a Handle on Server Energy

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Data Center Efficiency The Focus of Three New Reports

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DOE, Green Grid Aim to Slash Data Center Energy Use

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DOE Targets Energy Efficiency in Data Centers

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Survey: Industry Standard Needed For Green Data Centers

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Data Centers Hold Potential for Significant Energy Efficiency Opportunities

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EPA Reports Major Energy-Efficiency Opportunities for Servers, Data Centers

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ABCs of UPS Systems

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Software, Hardware Firms, EPA Unite to Reduce Energy Use in Servers, Computers

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New Utility Incentive Program for Energy Efficient Data Storage Introduced

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data center diplomacy

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New Data Center Group Finalizes Membership, Releases White Papers

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New Utility Coalition Aims to Improve Energy Efficiency Measures in Data Centers

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EPA To Study Data Centers' Energy Efficiency

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Weakest Link

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Data Center Decisions

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Crash

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Security Quandary: Who Goes Where?

Building Operating Management
A Good Number Is Hard to Find

Building Operating Management
Reports Need Not Gather Dust

Building Operating Management
Show Bang, Earn Bucks

Building Operating Management
Measuring to Manage Performance

Building Operating Management
Solid Metrics Pave Road to Credibility

Building Operating Management
Data Center Aims for Green

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Building Operating Management
Making Energy Data Pay for Itself

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting Data to Work

Building Operating Management
Data Centers: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Data Decisions

Building Operating Management
Data Centers: Myths of Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Adding Value: Action Plan

Building Operating Management
Keeping Ahead of Mission Creep

Building Operating Management
Putting Project Data within Reach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Teaching CMMS a New Data Language

Building Operating Management
Corporate Needs Shape Data Centers

Building Operating Management
No Debate: Miami's Planning Pays Off

Building Operating Management
Internet Link to Hines' Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Power Quality Headaches

Building Operating Management
How to Get the CFO's Ear

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot on the Trail of Data

Building Operating Management
Too Hot To Handle?

Building Operating Management
Facilities and IT: Entering a World of Change

Building Operating Management
Soft Touch for Hardware

Building Operating Management
In Mission-Critical Space, Operations Are Critical

Building Operating Management
Fresh Air: New HVAC Approaches

Building Operating Management
7 x 24 Update: Design & Construction