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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation: Green Strategies and Technology Advances

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Upgrades: Strategies for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Housekeeping Procedures Help Keep Plumbing Costs Down

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Plumbing & Restrooms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Slowing the Flow on Irrigation Systems to Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Practices Targeting Irrigation Systems

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Plumbing Code Change Paves Way For Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waterless Urinals: A New Generation of Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Shortages Increase Appeal of Waterless Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Advances in Waterless Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Points to Ponder when Installing Waterless Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: WaterSense Program

Building Operating Management
Three Federal Government Buildings Illustrate Innovative, High-Performance Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: ADA — Providing Pipe Protection

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

Building Operating Management
How To Control Water Costs Without Energy Penalties

Building Operating Management
High–Performance Buildings Preview: PACE Programs Support Energy Efficiency, Building Upgrades

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Environmental Issues Top the List of Global Risks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Strategies for Boilers and Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Optimization to Improve Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New HVAC Equipment and Technologies Improve Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tackling Drain Blockages: Keeping Plumbing Systems Flowing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Dealing With Unexpected Blockages

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Grease Requires Extra Attention from Technicians

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video Inspection Cameras Enhance Drain-Cleaning Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Preventive Maintenance Plan Key to Drain-Cleaning Program

Building Operating Management
Restroom Updates Must Address ADA, OSHA, Water Requirements

Building Operating Management
Unisex Toilets and ADA Requirements

Building Operating Management
Water Conservation and Restroom Design

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

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Tips on Quantifying Window Assembly Performance

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WaterSense-Labeled Flushometer-Valve Toilets Soon Available

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Targeting Water Waste

Building Operating Management
Facilities Respond to California’s Drought

Building Operating Management
California Water-Use Targets Include Sprinklers, Water Reclamation, Landscaping

Building Operating Management
Better Design, Management, Technology Aid California Water Reduction

Building Operating Management
Dishwashing Efficiency, Xeriscaping Help Cut California Water Use

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE Standard 188 Requires Risk Management to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease

Building Operating Management
Standard 188: A Good Start to Preventing Legionnaires' Disease

Building Operating Management
Legal Significance of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188-2015

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Networked Water-Management Systems Aid Green Goals

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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Water Watch: Huge Complex Curtails Use, Maximizes Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Managers Use Plumbing Systems to Wage War on Water Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Challenges with Low-Flow Toilets, Urinals and Faucets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Managers Face Potential Roadblocks With Water Conservation Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers can Take Steps to Maximize Water-Conservation Savings

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Universities Save Switching from Steam to Hot Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Water Conservation Involves Many Critical Factors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies to Maximize Water Savings Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Public Relations Plays Role in Water Conservation

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Three Areas to Consider for Greater Resilience

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University of Utah Adapts Landscape to Climate Conditions

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Is New Focus in High Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers Discuss Water Conservation Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Caesars Palace Upgrades Plumbing and Irrigation Systems to Curtail Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Caesars Palace Targets Largest Paybacks in Water-Conservation Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Caesars Palace Reduces Water Use Intensity by Almost 20 Percent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation System Warning Signs and Potential Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Strategies for Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Think Bigger Picture When Planning Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned From Plumbing Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Vancouver Facility Boosts Water Efficiency with Onsite Wastewater Treatment, Re-use

Building Operating Management
Wastewater Reclamation Gains Ground in Water Efficiency Arena

Building Operating Management
To Boost Water Efficiency, Learn Existing System, Consider Alternative Sources

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Effective Irrigation Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

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Water Watch: County's Projects Deliver Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building, Landscape Changes Affect Irrigation System Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Controllers Help Detect Leaks Earlier, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California County Goes Overtime to Keep Plumbing Projects In House

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofit Project Requires Weekend Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reducing GPF Drops County Restroom Water Use by 35 Percent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County Considers Better Preventive Maintenance Plan Following Plumbing Retrofit

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Plumbing Upgrade: Locking Down Savings

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Plumbing Retrofit in Detention Center Captures Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Florida County Uses Maintenance Department as an Environmental Steward

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Small Restroom Retrofit Produces Big Savings in Sheriff's Administration Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Innovative Irrigation Project Produces Big Savings at Agricultural Center

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Who Will Be Affected By Pending Legionella Standard

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Basic Requirements for Compliance in ASHRAE Legionella Standard

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What We Can Learn From LEED's Critics

Building Operating Management
Product Showcase: Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Treatment and Popularity of Re-Using Onsite Water

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero, Re-Use Approaches Address Looming Water Problems

Building Operating Management
On-Site Water Can Lead To Goal of Net-Zero Water

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Irrigation Systems: Focus on Controllers

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Plumbing Retrofits: Spotlighting on Savings

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Making the Case for Plumbing Retrofits

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Irrigation Systems: Looking for Trouble

Building Operating Management
HVAC Strategies for the Transition From Fall to Winter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Case for Plumbing Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Urinals, Toilets and Sinks Reduce Domestic Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Reducing Landscape Irrigation Water Use

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New Hotel Still Offers Water-Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Open Only 6 Years, San Francisco Hotel Finds Major Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
San Francisco Hotel's LEED Efforts Focus on Reducing Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hotel Balances Guest Comfort, Water-Saving Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chemical-Free Cooling Tower Solution Helps Reduce HVAC System's Water Use

Building Operating Management
Design Challenges For Variable Primary Flow Chilled Water Pumping

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Stewardship, Facilities, and the Role of Maintenance

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Irrigation System Maintenance Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Systems: Maintaining for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Is it Time to Repair or Replace Irrigation System?

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Water Conservation: An Audit You'll Like

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insurance Company Targets Plumbing, Irrigation and HVAC Systems to Curtail Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insurance Company Lays Groundwork for 10-Year Sustainability Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Company's Water Conservation Projects Expand as Support Grows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrofit Projects Bring Financial Hurdles for Insurance Company

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Submetering: Gathering Data, Uncovering Savings

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Restroom: Aesthetics Among Retrofit Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submeters Emerge as Effective Water-Conservation Devices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fixtures Offer Simple way to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Savings Strategies to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motor Technology and its Role in Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
How To Maximize Your Water Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Electronic Faucets, Aerators Can Help Meet Water Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Lower-Flush Fixtures Can Save Water, But Be Aware Of Infrastructure Challenges

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Requires Occupant Cooperation, Change Of Habits

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Three Common Boiler Safety Devices

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Prison Plumbing Retrofit Captures Savings

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Water Audit: Create a Fixture Inventory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofit in California Detention Center Captures Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Cuts Water Use by Half at Detention Center

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits Do More Than Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fixtures Impact Water Use Totals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sensored Plumbing Products Reduce Restroom Touchpoints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Aesthetically Pleasing: A Rising Restroom Trend

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost, Maintenance Factors to Consider in Plumbing Retrofits

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Savings from the Grounds Up

Building Operating Management
Plumbing Codes, Technologies, And Rating Systems Are Driving Water Efficiency In Restrooms

Building Operating Management
Water Codes And Standards Continue To Tighten Water Usage Limits

Building Operating Management
Measurement, Benchmarking Of Water Use Can Help Drive Efficiency

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Is LEED Broken?

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Saving from Vigilance on Water Conservation

Building Operating Management
How Rainwater From Roof Is Captured, Reused By Leon County Sustainable Demonstration Building

Building Operating Management
How To Determine How Water Is Used, and How Water Is Being Wasted

Building Operating Management
Less Obvious Systems To Consider in Pursuing Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Water: Is It Realistic?

Building Operating Management
Barriers To Water Efficiency

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Airports' Savings Take Off After Plumbing Retrofit

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How do waterless urinals work?

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Minimizing Water Waste, Maximizing Savings

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Plumbing Retrofits: Testing for Success

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Multiple Halon Alternatives Exist for Fire Suppression

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How To Minimize HVAC Energy Used For Cooling

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What Can We Learn From LEEDs Critics?

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Water Conservation: Use Utility Bills to Establish Baseline

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Water Conservation: Identifying Targets

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Water Woes: Locating the Sources of Waste

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Restroom Retrofits Generate Savings for Atlanta Airport

Building Operating Management
Strategies for Continued Energy Efficient Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: How University of Alabama at Birmingham Saved Millions of Gallons of Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Undetected Irrigation Issues Result In Significant Water Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winterize Irrigation Systems in Colder Climates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Irrigation Audit Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding New Technology: Tankless Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Number of Different Tankless Water Heating Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Operation Considerations With Tankless Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Tankless Water Heater Specification and Installation

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Improve The Efficiency Of The Heating And Cooling Distribution System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Strategies for Irrigation Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: Post-Installation Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters Go Beyond Basic Information

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters Require Regular Checkups

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Use Economizers To Reduce HVAC Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Saves Atlanta Airport Millions in Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Record Georgia Drought Triggers Atlanta Airport Restroom Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installation Test Produces Results During Atlanta Airport Restroom Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Opens Other Energy Conservation Doors at Atlanta Airport

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Boiler and Water Heating Training Program

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In Boilers, Retrocommissioning Can Address Energy Inefficiency

Building Operating Management
Metropolitan Square Earns LEED-EBOM Gold

Building Operating Management
Tenant Engagement, Energy Efficiency Lead To LEED Gold for 255 Alhambra Circle

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Repair Or Replace The Boiler: Four Questions To Answer

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Plumbing Efficiency: Looking for Trouble

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Fighting Drought Conditions: How Texas University Deals With Local Water Restrictions

Building Operating Management
Cooling Tower Efficiency Leads To Other Efficiencies

Building Operating Management
The First Step in Evaluating Cooling Tower Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Water Savings From Cooling Tower Efficiency Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Have We Taken Water Conservation Measures too Far?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Use Changes While Distribution Systems Do Not

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips for Managing Water Systems in Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Rising Water Prices Mean It's Time For A Professional Water Certification For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Water Credential For Facility Managers Would Focus On Efficiency, Metering and Usage

Building Operating Management
Water Credential Would Need To Include Information On Codes, Standards, Regulations And Rating Systems

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Irrigation Issues: Upgrading for Savings

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

Building Operating Management
Calculating Water Upgrade Payback Involves These Four Factors

Building Operating Management
Five More Ways To Accurately Calculate Water Upgrade Payback

Building Operating Management
Tightening Water Standards Help Shape Water Upgrade Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Issues for Energy-Smart Boilers and Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Programs Essential to Maintenance Departments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plenty of Options for Boiler and Water Heating Training Programs

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What To Think About When You

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Why Water Efficiency Should Be A Priority

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Speak Out on Water Conservation Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pennsylvania School's Plumbing Retrofit Helps Combat Rising Water Bills

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Consumption at School Drastically Reduced After Plumbing Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
District Builds on Success of High School Plumbing Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rising Water Costs Drown Potential Savings From Plumbing Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Planning by Managers Boosts Efforts to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgraded Irrigation Systems Can Mean Huge Cost Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good Communication Helps Address Irrigation System Issues

Building Operating Management
Ensuring Data Center Water Supply During a Drought

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Water Use Vital to Achieving Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Updated Plumbing Products Key for Saving Utility Costs, Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Suggestions to Help Minimize Water Use

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Boiler Safety Devices Require Operator Attention

Building Operating Management
Increasing Water, Wastewater Costs Demand Improved Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Restrooms, Landscaping Offer Opportunities For Water Savings

Building Operating Management
Cooling Towers Are Overlooked As Water Users

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Showcase: New Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

Building Operating Management
LEED Certified Lab Offers Lessons In Efficiency, Project Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance History Key Factor in Boiler Repair-or-Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Repair-or-Replace Decision: Key Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Boiler Energy Efficiency with Retrocommissioning

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School uses geothermal energy

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Waterless urinals offer potential savings

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Tankless Water Heaters Can Provide Big Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tankless Water Heaters Help Managers Meet Occupant Demands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Considerations for Tankless Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tankless Water Heaters: Maintenance Issues

Building Operating Management
How Office Park Landscapes Can Reduce Water Use

Building Operating Management
Smart Irrigation Systems, Rainwater Collection Are Cost-Effective

Building Operating Management
Proposed Legionella Standard Undergoing Further Revisions

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: Greenbuild 2012 Celebrates Sustainable Building Management

Building Operating Management
Green Features Reduce Energy Consumption 58 Percent

Building Operating Management
How Crouse Hospital Upgraded Its Chilled Water and Emergency Power Systems

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Water Treatment Can Extend Boiler Life and Improve Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Five Ways to Reduce Restroom Operating Costs

Building Operating Management
Overdesigned Restroom Lighting Systems Can Increase Costs

Building Operating Management
Cleaning Costs Are Overlooked in Restrooms

Building Operating Management
In Sin City, Water is the True Gold

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Irrigation Spotlight: Water Conservation

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Understanding Key Plumbing Upgrade Considerations

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Roofing: Making Photovoltaic Systems Work

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Water Conservation: Focus on Irrigation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Key Plumbing Maintenance Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waterless Plumbing Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effective Plumbing Troubleshooting Involvement

Building Operating Management
The Best Way To Reduce Water Use In High-Rise Buildings

Building Operating Management
Avoid Common Mistakes When Look At Water Efficiency Improvements

Building Operating Management
Advances in Water Efficiency Technology, Codes and Policies

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Plumbing: Going With the Flow

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Less Water Used in Sprinklered Properties Versus Unsprinklered, Study Says

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County's Successful In-house Plumbing Upgrade Delivers Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Project Outline

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Upgrade's Challenges and Additional Costs

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Plumbing: The Rise of Water Metering

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LEED-EBOM 2012 To Focus on Performance

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Water Conservation and Grounds Management

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Water Conservation: Plumbing Fixtures Offer a Choice

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Plumbing Systems Upgrades Provide Roadmap

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit Paves the Way for Successful Plumbing Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Plumbing Upgrades Depend on Occupant Support

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Saving Water: Going with the (Low) Flow

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency: Increasing Priority

Building Operating Management
How To Make Landscaping and Irrigation Water Efficient

Building Operating Management
Measuring Water Use and Establishing a Water-use Baseline

Building Operating Management
Real-World Experiences Help Identify Water-Saving Choices

Building Operating Management
Pay Attention to Water, Energy Issues When Designing Restrooms

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Plumbing: Going with the (Low) Flow

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Dual-Flush Valves: Two Ways To Save

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Plumbing Savings: Focus on Fixtures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: Identify Water Use

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A VFD Offers Energy Savings, Other Benefits from Part-Load HVAC Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Implement Water-Treatment Program, Blowdown System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Heaters: How to Get Hot Water Quickly

Building Operating Management
A Close Eye on Water Use and Waste can Keep Your Bottom Line from Drying Out

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Water Use Needs to be Watched Closely as Well

Building Operating Management
Alternatives and Best Practices for Water Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renewable-Energy Systems: Meet with Local Utility

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Grounds Care: Irrigation Practices to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing: Key Considerations for High-Efficiency Toilets

Facility Focus
Chillers: How to Lower Condenser-Water Temperatures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renewable-Energy Systems: Important Maintenance Practices

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dual-Flush Fixtures Part of WaterSense Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation: Flushometers, Waterless Urinals Boost Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Considerations for Sensor-Operated Fixtures, Faucets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Systems: Design Should Incorporate Smart Controllers

Facility Focus
A LEED-EBOM Case Study

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Slowing the Flow: Plumbing Systems and Water Conservation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Water-Conservation Strategies

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

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Making Waterless Urinals Work

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Water Treatment Demand Planning and Ongoing Attention

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Identify Energy-Efficiency Issues

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The Benefits of Water Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Question Boiler-Maintenance Records

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Freeze in Hiring, Pay Increases Impacts Productivity

Building Operating Management
Get the Information on Water Cost and Use

Building Operating Management
Restrooms Offer Many Water Efficient Options

Building Operating Management
Water Efficient Mechanical Systems and Irrigation Systems

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

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What do the LEED Minimum Program Requirements Really Mean?

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How Do You Determine Your Organization's Carbon Footprint?

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Water Safety Plan Is Needed to Combat Legionella

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs Moderate Interior Building Temperatures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: How to Ensure a Leak-Proof System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: How to Waterproof the System

Building Operating Management
Data Center Renovation Versus Build New Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit: Obtain Fixture Flow Rates, Waste-Line Sizes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit: Create a Fixture Inventory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit: Identify Water Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: Technicians Need to Review Waste System

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Fire Sprinkler Retrofits in Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Conduct a Water Audit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: How to Save Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: Determine Product Compatibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits: Focus on Water Conservation

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Water Treatment Programs Can Solve Three Problems

Building Operating Management
LEED Lays the Groundwork for Water Efficiency Plans

Building Operating Management
Plumbing Upgrades a Good Place to Start for Water Conservation

Building Operating Management
Always Consider Energy, the Envelope and Reuse What You Can

Building Operating Management
Best Practices: Daylighting, IAQ, Green Cleaning and More

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Monitoring Is an Essential Part of Water Treatment Program

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Grounds Care: Designing, Maintaining Athletic Fields with Michael Tarantino

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Not Such a Dirty Word

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Water Conservation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Winners Announced

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Analyze Energy Use, Review Utility Rate Structure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation: Use Utility Bills to Establish Baseline

Building Operating Management
Selecting Water Closets and Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Common Boiler Safety Devices

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Water-Efficiency Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power, Water Meters Help Earn Green Building Credits

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Bottom-Line Water-Conservation Strategies with Jeff Hanulec

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

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The Manager's Role in LEED Certification with Curt Stainbrook

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Plumbing and Water Conservation

Building Operating Management
Sprinkler System Retrofit Benefits

Building Operating Management
Sprinkler Retrofit Project Considerations

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Plumbing and water conservation

Building Operating Management
Bottom Lines Are Putting Water Efficiency In Spotlight

Building Operating Management
New Landscaping, Irrigation Techniques Can Help Conserve Water

Building Operating Management
Improving Fixture Efficiency Can Help Reduce Water Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Fixtures: WaterSense Label Provides Guidance

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

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Making Waterless Urinals Work

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Water Treatment Records Are Not Just Busy Work

Facility Focus
Legionella: What Managers Need to Know

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Plumbing Retrofits and Audits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restrooms: Specification Starts with Preparation, Prevention

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

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Training Technicians

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Technology Advances Help Meet Code Requirements

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Plumbing & Water Conservation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Retrofit: Space Constraints Pose Installation Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Xeriscapes Feature Succulent, Drought-Tolerant Plants

Building Operating Management
Low-cost and No-cost Strategies for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Generate Rebates, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Require Construction, Horticultural Knowledge

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fire Safety: The Goals of Visual Inspections

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance: Establish a Water-Treatment Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Department Spearheads Plumbing Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Benefits of Vegetative Roofs?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Secondary Components Include Root Barriers and Vapor Retarders

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Texas School District Specifies High-Efficiency Toilets and Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technicians Play Key Role in Plumbing Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance: Determine Ideal Blowdown Rates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance: Safety Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: Proper Training Can Save Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: A How-To Training Guide

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers, Community Colleges Offer Boiler Operator Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Programs Must Account for New Boiler, Water Heater Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCT FOCUS: Boilers and Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Purchasing: Consider VOCs, Water Use, Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Addition, Remote Campus Headline Hospital Expansion

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Plumbing-system specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Shuts Down Floors to Perform Plumbing Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Metering Improves Water-Conservation Efforts

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New Guidance on Specifying Flush Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofits: Fixture Technology Expands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restrooms: 1.6-Gallon-Per-Flush Toilets Improve Water Conservation

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Plumbing Systems and Water Savings

Building Operating Management
LEED Water Efficiency Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Minimize Disruption to Resort Occupants

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED Certification: Hardscape Management and Water-Conservation Strategies

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Waterless Urinal FAQ: All You Wanted To Know And More About Waterless Urinals

Building Operating Management
LEED Principle: Stormwater Management and Roofing

Building Operating Management
An Overview of New Toilet, Hand Dryer and Sensor Technology

Building Operating Management
Restrooms and Building Code Issues

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Landscapes and Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Asphalt Roofs Provide Waterproofing for Vegetative Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Maintenance and Operations Improves Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
LEED-EB And Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Green Certification Bodies

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California Businesses Could Save More Than Enough Water to Supply Los Angeles, San Diego and San Francisco, Says Report

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Drain-Cleaning: Training Ensures Safe Operations

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Be Water Efficient to Save Energy

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Jets, Augers Clear Specific Drain Blockages

Facility Focus
Grounds Issues: Alternative Fuels and Water Use

Facility Focus
Grounds Management : Sustainability Solutions

Facility Focus
Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

Building Operating Management
Avoiding Water Penetration in Windows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dual-Flush Valves, Grey-Water Systems Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pervious Paving Saves Water and Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Local Codes Differ on Waterless Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Modifying Faucet Aerators and Checking for Leaks to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How Do Waterless Urinals Work?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips for Maintaining Restrooms with Waterless Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Assessing Odor with Waterless Urinals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Small Storage Water Heaters Feature Low Initial Cost

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tankless Water Heaters Provide Unlimited Hot Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waterless Urinals Require Custodial and Maintenance Training

Building Operating Management
Halon Replacements: Inert Gas, Clean Agents And Water Mist Systems

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Portable Cleaners and Water Jetters Maintain Drain Lines

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Tips For The Restrooms

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Pervious Concrete Improves University's Water Conservation

Building Operating Management
As Water Prices Surge, Water Efficiency Gains Momentum

Building Operating Management
Graywater and Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Water Efficient Landscapes

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency: What to Do First

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Landscape Management: Solutions for Irrigation and Soil

Building Operating Management
Investigate Reductions in Main Drain Residual Pressures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Maintenance Key to Efficient Operations

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Using Water to Cool a Data Center

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Water Conservation: Common Targets for Waste

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Tools for Measuring Water Waste: Micro-Weirs and Fixed Meters

Building Operating Management
How Does a Water Audit Work?

Building Operating Management
Steps in a Water Audit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation: Quantify Savings for Top Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Podcast: Water Conservation on a Drought-Stricken Campus

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Avoiding Stack Losses and Excess Air

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Touchless Controls Improve Sanitation, Minimize Maintenance

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When is the Best Time to Install Touchless Controls?

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Roof Coatings: Options Abound for Metal Roofs

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EPA Developing Specs for Water-Saving Urinals

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Keep Water Out with Rain Screens

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Plumbing Systems in the Crosshairs

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NACUBO Launches Environmental Resource for Higher Education

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

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Researchers: Lake Mead Could Be Dry by 2021

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Plumbing challenge: Slowing the flow

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Sustainability Standard

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Dollars Down the Drain?

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Boilers: Saving Energy, Contributing to 'Green'

Building Operating Management
How Water Works for LEED

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Creating Healthy Plumbing Systems

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UL To Certify High-Efficiency Faucets

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Going Tankless, Finding Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Systems: Waste Not, Pay Not

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Wisdom

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency: Gain, Not Pain

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New Bills Promote Clean U.S. Waters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Weapons in War on Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Revolution

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New Standards Aim to Protect Water Supply

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Stemming the Flow

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Saving Water: One Organization’s Success Story

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NEMA Offers Guidance on Water-Damaged Equipment

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New Standard Focuses on Water Savings

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Water-Use Strategies That Work

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New-generation Maintenance Issues

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Today's Plumbing Fixtures

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Plumbing, Piping and Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Devil in the HVAC Details

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Strategies to Ensure System Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Renovations, Big Benefits

Building Operating Management
Water Conservation Rules Spreading

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Waterless Work

Building Operating Management
Public Health Worries Shape Restroom Choices

Building Operating Management
Finding Refuge from Rising Water Rates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Heaters: Avoiding ‘Hot Water’

Building Operating Management
Not a Drop?

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Demands Change, and Technology Advances

Building Operating Management
Outlook

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Preventing Water Woes

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Outside of the Mainstream

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Water Treatment as Insurance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Roofing-Mold Connection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Use: Slowing the Flow

Building Operating Management
RX for Water Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bracing for Troubled Waters

Building Operating Management
Rough Waters Ahead

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Bulletin

Building Operating Management
Cutting Corners Brings Higher Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How ‘Green’ Are You?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Treatment: A Stream of Savings