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Articles and posts on FacilitiesNet by
dan hounsell


Editor-in-Chief, Facility Maintenance Decisions
dan.hounsell@tradepress.com
414-228-7701 x475

As editor-in-chief of Facility Maintenance Decisions (formerly Maintenance Solutions), Dan Hounsell has directed the magazine’s nationwide coverage of maintenance and engineering management topics in institutional and commercial facilities since the magazine's debut in 1993. Dan has written articles on the entire range of challenges facing managers, including technology trends financing issues, personnel and project management, and maintenance strategies. Dan works with the numerous professional and manufacturer associations and other industry partners to ensure FMD delivers robust, timely, relevant and insightful information to managers across all available platforms.

Away from his Milwaukee office, Dan is a semi-voracious reader, a renowned tourist, a success-spoiled Packer fan, and an eager supporter of and participant in most things Irish.

You can connect with Dan on Twitter @maintenance_mag, on Facebook on the FMDmag page, and MyFacilitiesNet.





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Dan Hounsell: Learning Lesson From Chaos
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Legionella: New Guidance on Disease’s Prevention
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Night Lights: Study Spotlights Impact of Lighting
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Fire Safety: Planning Ahead for Disaster
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Tech Talk: The Impact on Facilities
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White House Bugged! Maintenance Targets Roaches, Ants
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Curtailing Facility Water Usage Can Aid Sustainability Efforts
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Implementing Water Saving Strategies
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ADA: Facilities Continue Upgrades for Accessibility
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Legionnaire's Disease: Outbreaks Cause New Worries
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Fire Safety: Emergency Tests Planning
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Flu Focus: Preparing and Protecting Facilities
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Maintenance: System Failure Offers Reminder
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Dan Hounsell: Choosing Maintenance Over New Construction
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Legionella: Plumbing Focus of New Research
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Security Spotlight: Facility Upgrades Safeguards
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Lighting Upgrades Affordable and Beneficial: EIA
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Water Watch: Finding Lost Water
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New HVAC Technology Can Deliver Benefits Beyond Bottom Line
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Assessing Current HVAC Equipment
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Calculating HVAC Technology Benefits and Savings
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Dan Hounsell: Planning for Unexpected Maintenance
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Renovation Spotlight: One University’s Projects
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ADA on Campus: University Targets Accessibility
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OSHA Releases Top 10 Hazards
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Green on Top: New Standard for Vegetative Roofs
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Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts
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Planning for Emergency Cooling
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Cooling in a Crisis
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IAQ: Clearing the Air on Healthier Facilities
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ADA: Accessibility and Google Maps
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K-12 Schools Eye Hurricane Recovery
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Restroom Review: Unique Facilities in NYC
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Hurricane Harvey: Museums Take Stock, Recover
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Grounds Watch: Understanding Benefits of Trees
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Hospitals Prepare for Hurricane’s Aftermath
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Emergency Prep: Finding Cooling in a Crisis
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The People Side of Facilities
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Grounds Watch: Understanding Benefits of Trees
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Maintenance Worker Cited in Emergency Response
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IoT, Drones and Software: Technologies Converge
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Emergency Preparedness: Managers Discuss Efforts to Protect Occupants and Operations in a Crisis
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Deferred Maintenance and the FBI
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Lighting Retrofits Cut Energy Use, Study Finds
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Improving the Image of Maintenance
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Maintenance, Money, and the State of Facilities
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Hot-Weather Safety: Tactics to Protect Workers
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Accessibility Action: ICC Updates Standard
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Fire Fallout: NFPA To Develop Assessment Tool
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Deferred Maintenance: The Impact Spreads
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Drones on Display: Show Explores Technology
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Legionnaire’s Lookout: Disease Hits Two Facilities
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Legionnaire’s Disease: Report Targets Hospitals
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Maintenance: In With the Old, Out With the New
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In or Out: Alaska Turns To Maintenance Outsourcing
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Girding the Grid: Protecting the Electricity Supply
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Drones and the Impact on Facilities
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Dan Hounsell: Ensuring Long-Term Facility Performance
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Facility Footprint: VA Mulls Closing Buildings
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Roofing: School District Replaces Aging Systems
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Roofing: Weather Causes Concerns in Systems Replacement
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SIDEBAR: Raising The Roof on Efficiency
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Dan Hounsell: How to Communicate With the C-suite
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Power Problem: Outage Darkens Major U.S. City
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Buy Smart: Roundtable: Managers Discuss Strategies and Tactics to Help Specify Products That Can Benefit a Facility
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Mobile Technology: Managers Offer Insights and Strategies
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Drone to Take Closer Look at Historic Facility
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Deferred Maintenance: 'Ticking Time Bomb'
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LED Lighting Upgrades Deliver Savings
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Planning for an LED Upgrade
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Clearing the Air: IAQ Issues at GSA Building
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Dan Hounsell: Knowledge Is Power, Don't Lose It
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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link
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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link
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Maintenance Success in the Spotlight
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Water Conservation: Managers Offer Insights and Strategies
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Roof Coatings: Three Myths
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Planning Painting Projects That Perform
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Facilities Dictate Planning for Painting Projects
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Preparation Key for Successful Paint Applicaitons
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HVAC Upgrades Benefit from In-House Expertise
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Savvy Specification Benefits HVAC Upgrades
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Partnering for Successful HVAC Upgrades
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OSHA Rule Targets Work Surfaces and Falls
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Maintenance Strategies for Success: Prevent, Predict or React?
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Managers Discuss Inventory Management Strategies
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Roofing Materials Now in Spanish
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Data Centers: Energy Efficiency and Maintenance
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Boiler and HVAC Upgrades Helps California Airport's Energy Efficiency
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Airport Navigates HVAC Issues During Central Plant Expansion
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Airport Fines Clear Skies to HVAC Savings
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Greener Campuses: Universities Address Water Shortages
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Water Watch: Next-Level Conservation Tactics
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Infrared Insights: Strategies for Troubleshooting Key Systems
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Vocational Training and the Future of Maintenance
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IAQ Issues Driving Out Courthouse Workers
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Legionella Outbreak Strikes Maintenance Buildings
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Rethinking Repairs: City Tries New Maintenance Tactic
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Maintenance Strategies for Irrigation Systems
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Fleet Management: The GPS-Productivity Link
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Director of Maintenance Dives into Data for Making Decisions
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Manager Sells Staff on Benefits of Using GPS
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Lighting Controls: New Certification Created
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BIM, Data and Smarter Maintenance Approach
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Water Woes: Conservation in Western U.S. Falters
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Changing Restrooms: New Law Mandates Baby-Changing Stations
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Editorial: Managers are Talking — and Listening — to Technicians, Supervisors
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Snow and Ice Management Practices Evolve
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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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Data Centers: New Standard Targets Energy, Maintenance
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U.S. Coast Guard Goes Green With Vegetative Roof
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Green Roof Key Component to Coast Guard's Sustainability Efforts
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Challenges, Benefits Associated With Vegetative Roofs
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Tall Safety Task: Protecting Workers from Falls
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Music Festival Plans More Renovations
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Eyes in the Sky: The Potential for Drones
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Widening the Spotlight on Maintenance and Engineering
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Hitting the Mark: Benchmarking Works, Study Finds
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Energy Games: Survey Targets Sports Venues
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National Dilemma: Parks Services Struggles with Facilities
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Listening an Important Trait for Managers
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Moving History: Smithsonian To Relocate Headquarters
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Facilities and Football: Lambeau’s Facilities Director in Spotlight
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Eyes in the Sky: Drone Use at Facilities Grows
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Fleeing a Fire: ADA Considerations
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Floods and Facilities: Preparing for the Worst
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K-12 Deferred Maintenance: Challenges at Every Turn
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$34 Million In Upgrades Keeps Festival Grounds in Top Condition
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Improving Visitor Experience Goal of Festival Grounds Upgrades
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Wisconsin Weather Presents Festival Maintenance Team Many Challenges
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Water Woes: Restrictions Hit Eastern U.S.
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Moving History: Smithsonian To Relocate Headquarters
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Data Centers: Good News on Energy
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Maintenance Woes: City Struggles with Backlog
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Water Win: Conservation Measures Pay Off
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Drone Directives: New FAA Rules Govern UAV Use
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High Praise for Successful Boiler Retrofit
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In Or Out? K-12 District Wrestles with Outsourcing
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VRF as MVP: HVAC Retrofit Cools Courthouse
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Report Offers Tough Lessons in K-12 Maintenance
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Spotlight on Savings: LED Upgrade Delivers Benefits
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Nobody Knows Facilities Better than In-House Maintenance Teams
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Birds and Buildings: A New Stadium’s Challenges
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Clearing the Air: ASHRAE Standard Addresses IAQ
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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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Retrofits Deliver Bottom-Line Benefits to Healthcare Facilities
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Retrofit Strategy: Managers get Involved from Day One
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Healthcare Facilities Retrofits: Making Available Money Work
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Managers Use Knowledge Gained from Past Retrofit Projects
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Sustainable Cities: Must Municipalities Have No Plan
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Technician Training: A Success Story
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Dan Hounsell Editorial: Facility Safety, With a Focus on Facades
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ADA: Plumbing, Piping and Protection
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Procurement: New-Generation Strategies and Tactics for Maintenance Staffs
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Rethinking Roles: Procurement Process Involving more Participants
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Procurement Priorities Change with Increased Product Knowledge
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Changes and Challenges Ahead for Procurement Process
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Doors, Door Hardware, and Tornado Season
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HVAC Upgrade Delivers Savings and Performance
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K-12 Crisis: Report Finds Maintenance Funding Woes
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Savvy Decisions Prevent Flooding Disaster at Medical School
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Vital Hospital Components Considered Vulnerable to Flooding
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New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Together
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Painstaking Process Bringing New Medical College Energy Plant Online
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Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test
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Dan Hounsell: In-House Intelligence a Valuable Asset
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Buying Green: Database Aims to Streamline Specification
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Restroom Review: Survey Results Identify Problems
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Power Play: A 21st Century Electrical Grid
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Tailoring HVAC Upgrades to Tight Facility Needs
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Ozone Alert: Effective Refrigerant Management
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Time for Managers to Realize Benefits of Social Media
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Drones and Data: The Facilities Challenge
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FAA Creating Rules to Ensure Safe Drone Operation
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Commercial Drones Give Managers Eyes in the Sky
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Managers Strive to Learn Benefits of Drone Technology
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Challenges and Costs Associated with Drone Technology
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Dan Hounsell: Finding Balance a Challenge for Maintenance Managers
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Lambeau Field Expansion Delivers Water Savings and Efficiency to Green Bay Packers' Home
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Lambeau Field Upgrades Feature 38 New Restrooms
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Lambeau Field Operations Staff Benefits from Past Experiences
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Green Bay Packers Renovation Project Produces Water Efficiency
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Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink
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In Case of Emergency: The Facilities Management Role at Arizona State
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Facilities Management's Role in ASU Emergency Response and Recovery Planning
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Arizona State Benefits from Emergency Planning Process
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Dan Hounsell: Advisory Board Members Offer Support, Suggest Direction
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Mobile CMMS Delivers Benefits for Facility Maintenance Managers on the Move
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Software, Hardware Options Expand Mobile CMMS Opportunities
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Moving to Mobile CMMS can Present Challenges
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Going Mobile With CMMS Offers Many Benefits
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Energy Upgrades Roundtable: Managers Discuss Energy Efficiency Challenges
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Dan Hounsell: Communication With IT Department Critical to Success
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Keeping Track of Power Tools a Challenge for Maintenance Departments
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Managing Technicians and Their Tool Needs
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Manual Tracking System Helps Manage Power Tool Distribution
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Determining When to Repair or Replace Power Tools
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Frito-Lay Data Center Expansion Shows Value of Maintenance Department
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Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Need
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Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center
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Dan Hounsell: Bridging the Gap on Maintenance Misconceptions
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Worker Training Roundtable: Managers Discuss Strategies
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Roundtable: Managers Discuss Water Conservation Strategies
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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance Needs Marketing Plan
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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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Caesars Palace Upgrades Plumbing and Irrigation Systems to Curtail Water Use
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Caesars Palace Targets Largest Paybacks in Water-Conservation Efforts
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Caesars Palace Reduces Water Use Intensity by Almost 20 Percent
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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance and the Strategies Within the Struggle
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The struggle for deferred maintenance goes on. Consultants offer insights to turn the tide
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Dan Hounsell: Can Money Change the Image of Maintenance?
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Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermath
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Receding Floodwaters Offer Good, Bad News for Michigan Hospital
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Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience
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Paints and Coatings Contractors: A Recipe For Success
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Potential Problems When Finding a Painting Contractor
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Misconceptions Abound About Painting Contractors
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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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Revamped Training Program Seeks to Keep Pace With Changing Facilities
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Restructuring of Operations Produces Positive Results
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Training Programs Must Roll With Department Changes
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Dan Hounsell: Names Change, but the Mission Remains the Same
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Utility Vehicles and the Road to Successful Specification
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Important Utility Vehicle Specification Decisions to Consider
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Lessons Learned From Utility Vehicle Specification
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Managers discuss reactive, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies
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As CMMS collect and store more maintenance data, managers discuss strategies for using them to increase productivity and efficiency
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Dan Hounsell: Embracing Predictive Maintenance Produces Green Strategy
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Lighting Upgrades: Planning Projects That Deliver
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Lighting Projects Often Provide Fast Path to Savings
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Emergence of LEDs Promps Managers to Look at Lighting Upgrades
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Retrocommissioning: Getting Back to Efficiency
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Retrocommissioning: Finding Barriers to Energy Efficiency
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Setting the Scope for a Retrocommissioning Project
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How to Ensure a Successful Retrocommissioning Project
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Economic Woes Prompt Texas University to Look Harder for HVAC Savings
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Campus-Wide Energy-Efficiency Focus Triggers Change
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Improved Chiller Efficiency Delivers Bottom-Line Savings
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Dan Hounsell: Honoring the 2014 FMD Achievement Award Winners
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Managers discuss staffing strategies and tactics to meet challenge of expanding and evolving facilities
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Cool Savings: Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort
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Benefits and Lessons Learned From Chiller Upgrade Project
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Michigan Hospital Enhances Sustainability Efforts With Vegetative Roof
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Helping a Green Roof Reach Peak Performance Levels
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Lessons Learned from Green Roof Process at Michigan Hospital
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Sidebar: Green Roofs and Maintenance Challenges
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Dan Hounsell: Outsourcing is Here to Stay, So Make it Work for You
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Managers offer their insights on the benefits of technicians earning certifications and credentials
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Dan Hounsell: Data Dilemma — Who Controls Your Department
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Infrared Imaging: Benefits Beyond the Basics
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Application Possibilities Expand for Infrared Technology
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Matching Infrared Imaging With Facility Needs
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Maximizing Payback on Infrared Imaging Purchase
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Dan Hounsell: Take a Bow, FMD Achievement Award Winners
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Insurance Company Targets Plumbing, Irrigation and HVAC Systems to Curtail Water Use
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Insurance Company Lays Groundwork for 10-Year Sustainability Plan
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Company's Water Conservation Projects Expand as Support Grows
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Retrofit Projects Bring Financial Hurdles for Insurance Company
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Preventive Maintenance: Shifting a Department's Focus Pays Big Dividends
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Steps to Successful Preventive Maintenance Program
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Maximizing New Technology Boosts Performance, Morale
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Lessons Learned from Flooding Chaos at University of Iowa
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Historic Flooding Teaches University of Iowa Tough Lessons
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CMMS, Saving and the Rise of Data
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CMMS Helps Analyze Increasing Amount of Data
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Chiller Upgrade Increases Efficiency at Miami International Airport
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Scope of Airport Chiller Project Provides Challenges
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Managing Airport Chiller Installation Project Offers Challenges
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Portable Cooling Equipment Aids in Chiller Changeover
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Dan Hounsell: Less Paper, Big Benefits for Data Collection
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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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University of Richmond Makes Smooth Adjustment to Mobile CMMS
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Security Concerns Loom Large in University's Conversion to Mobile CMMS
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Technicians Play Important Role in CMMS Testing
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University Maximizes Benefits of Mobile CMMS
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Flooding Produces Campus Changes in Response Training
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Dan Hounsell: How to Change the Image of Maintenance
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Plumbing Retrofit in California Detention Center Captures Savings
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Specification Considerations for Detention Facility's Plumbing Retrofit
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Restroom Retrofit Cuts Water Use by Half at Detention Center
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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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Painting Projects With Sustainability in Mind
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Common Painting Projects Mistakes and Oversights
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Technology Improves Quality of Paints and Coatings Products
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Painting Contractors Provide Valuable Resource to Managers
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Dan Hounsell: Stepping Through the Door to Opportunity
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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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Successful Strategies for Technician Training
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Building a Training Program From the Ground Up
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Lessons Learned on Technician Training
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Column: The Hidden Savings of Cost Avoidance
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The Search for Fire (Safety): Inspections and NFPA 25
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Talking Points Column: All that Glitters is not (LEED) Gold
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Fire-Safety Systems: Debunking Myths, Anticipating Trouble
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Preparing for Productivity: The Rise of the Maintenance Planner
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Dan Hounsell Column: Benefits of Technicians Often Beneath the Surface
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Retrocommissioning: A New Tool in the Quest for Energy Efficiency
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Retrocommissioning Sensors Monitor Energy Waste
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Bumps in the Road to Sustainability: One Hospital's Story
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Hospital's Parking Lot Project Earns High Marks
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Lighting Retrofits at University of Minnesota Deliver Energy Savings
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Parking Structures Frequent Target of LED Opportunities
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Stairwells, Hallways Other Sources of LED Installations
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Column: Deferred Maintenance — The Bottom Line
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Safety, Savings Achieved With Emergency Lighting System Upgrades
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LED Technology Advances Impact on Emergency Lighting Market
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Testing an Important Consideration for Emergency Lighting Installation
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Manufacturers' Experience Vital to Specify Emergency Lighting Products
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Reroofing California State Capitol Presents Challenges
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California Capitol Reroofing Crew Reflects Complex Project
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Reroofing Project Meets Expectations for California Capitol
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The 'Softer' Side of Maintenance Management
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Equipment Rental: Partnering for Success
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When Specifying Rental Equipment, Focus on Nature of Facility
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Successful Equipment Rental Experiences go Beyond Simple Business Transaction
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Get Terms of Rental Agreement in Writing
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Searching for Right Answers When Crisis Management Required
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Sustainability: Cherokee County (N.C.) School District
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Sustainability: Leon County, Fla.
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Renovations & Retrofits: Mississippi State University
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Renovations & Retrofits: Orlando Health
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Financial Management: Lee Cty. Port Authority/SW Fla. International Airport
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Financial Management: Stony Brook (N.Y.) University
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Personnel Management: University of Michigan
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Personnel Management: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
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All 2013 FMD Achievement Award Entries
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Spotlighting Single-Ply Roofing Systems
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Single-Ply Roofing Systems Present Some Challenges
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Installation Suggestions For Single-Ply Roofing Systems
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Effective Inspection Plan Adds Years to Roofing System
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Big Data: Rethinking Your Dashboard
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CMMS: Mobile Issues Important in Software Specification
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CMMS: College Facilities Moving to Mobile
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CMMS: Laying Groundwork for New Systems
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Arc-Flash Explosion Triggers Renovation, Savings at University of Alabama
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University of Alabama Thinks Long-Term During Renovation
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Renovation Results in Leaner Maintenance Principles at University of Alabama
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In-House Maintenance Staff Boosts Alabama's Bottom Line In Renovation
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Why Maintenance Solutions is Changing to Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Paint Contractors as Partners: A Little Help From Friends
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Successful Paint Applications Require More Than Specification
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A Profession's Progress: The Role of Certification
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Spotlight on Efficient Painting Jobs
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Clearing Way With Drain-Cleaning Equipment
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Assess Piping System, Technicians Maintaining Them
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Equipment Considerations for Piping Systems
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Make Sure Technicians Trained on New Drain Cleaning Equipment
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Dan Hounsell column: Can We Talk? Changing Organizations and the Need for Clear Communications
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Money Insights: Strategies You Can Take to the Bank
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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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Are You Keeping an Eye On the Future of Maintenance?
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State Your Case for the 2013 Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards
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Lift Equipment Takes Maintenance to New Heights
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Budget Concerns Affect Decision to Rent or Purchase
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Safety Concerns Take Precedence Over Costs
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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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Training, Now More Important Than Ever
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Beat the Heat: Identifying Proper Supplemental Cooling Device a Complex Process
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Computer Servers can Function as Heat Sources
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Keep Cooling Needs in Mind for Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS)
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Cooling Equipment Needs Vary by Client
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Texas School District Lighting Project Boosts Bottom Line
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Lighting Retrofits Bring Savings, Efficiency to Texas School District
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Boiler and Chiller Upgrades Boost Bottom Line for Illinois Hospital
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Illinois Hospital Encounters Challenges Installing New Boilers and Chillers
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Illinois Hospital Overcomes Obstacles and Benefits from Savings
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Customer Service: The Face of Maintenance
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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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Vegetative Roof Matures into Showcase for Sustainability
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Installing Green Roofs can be Complex Process
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Vegetative Roof Evolves Throughout its Life
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Facility Managers See Energy Savings with Vegetative Roofs
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Measuring, Managing, and Maximizing Facility Data Important for Managers
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The Mower-Sustainability Connection
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Mowers and Sustainability: Understanding Facility Needs
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Mowers and Sustainability: Issues on the Horizon
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New CMMS Helps Health Care System Move to Preventive Maintenance
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Key Features of New CMMS Improve Efficiency of Health Care System
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CMMS Training Streamlines Work Flow for Health Care System
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Budget Management Essential for Success
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Painting Contractors as Project Partners
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Painting Contractors: Problem-Solving Strategies
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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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Maintenance Apps Address Managers' Specific Challenges
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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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Managers Discuss Challenges in Preparing for, Responding to Crises
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Maintenance Funding Strategy: Focus on Sustainability
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Smart-Controller Technology Helps Managers Irrigate Sustainably
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Sustainability: Assessing Irrigation Needs Prevents Problems
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Strategically Selecting Utility Vehicles
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Utility Vehicle Selection: Features and Functions
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Managers Discuss Strategies That Boost Productivity
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New Technology: Don't Be 'That Guy'
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Hurricane Cleanup Lets Campus Rebuild Sustainably
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Maximizing Sustainability During Post-Hurricane Restoration
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Grounds Department Staff Supports Sustainability Efforts
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Campus Expansion Creates Challenges for Chillers
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Replacing Chiller on College Campus Requires Ample Planning
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Energy Efficiency: Beyond Chiller Replacement
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Collaboration: The Key to Maintenance Management
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Maintenance Audit Determines CMMS Needs
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CMMS Upgrade Requires Software Training
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Mower Specification on a Tight Budget
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Eye on Mower Specification Focuses on Operational Safety
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Mower Specification Requires Careful Environmental Consideration
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Defining Maintenance: Training and Education
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Energy Efficiency Blueprint?
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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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Bird Control: Meeting the Challenge Sustainably
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Bird Control: Application Considerations
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Storm Damage Requires Dome Replacement of Sporting Venue
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Upgrading to a More Structured Roofing System
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Roof-Specification Decision: PVC or Sprayed Foam
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A Stronger Maintenance-Sustainability Link
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Specifying Effective Portable Cooling Equipment
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Determining Facility Cooling Needs
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Solving Cooling Challenges
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County's Successful In-house Plumbing Upgrade Delivers Savings
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Plumbing Project Outline
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Plumbing Upgrade's Challenges and Additional Costs
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Maintenance and the Bottom Line
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Lighting Upgrade Shines Light on Reaching Sustainability Goals
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Expanding The Scope of Lighting Upgrades
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Lighting Sensors Offer Additional Savings
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Managers Discuss Benefits and Drawbacks of Contract Maintenance
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BIM: A Better View of Maintenance
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Ergonomics Often Hold Key to Operator Comfort and Productivity
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Choosing Ergonomic Features and Functions
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Information Gathering: Assessment of Mowers
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Replacing Chillers With a High School In Session Requires Coordination
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Chiller Replacement Creates Equipment Issues
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Chiller Replacement Creates Operational Challenges
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Challenges of Ensuring Reliable Supply of Spare Parts and Replacement Equipment
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The Digital Data Era Is Here. Are You Prepared?
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Challenges Of Finding Qualified Technicians
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The Softer Side of Maintenance Recruiting
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Focus on Life-Cycle Costs Can Deliver Big Benefits
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Effective Planning, Clear Communication Pave the Way for Boiler Replacement
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Is Your Job Your Profession?
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Managers Incorporate New Communications Technology into Existing Strategies
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Grounds Department Updates Operations for Green, Financial Benefits
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Water Conservation Focus of Grounds Department's Efforts
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Electric Utility Vehicles Generate Interest
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Careful Planning Brings Benefits from Performance Contracting
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Performance Contracting Requires Understanding Facility Needs
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Selecting an ESCO: Questions To Ask
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Successful Planning Includes Taking a Punch - and Getting Up
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Demand for Productivity Drives New Generation of Power Tools
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Savvy Specification Meets Power Tool Users' Demands
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Post-Purchase Issues Spell Success for Power Tool Users
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Mowers: Versatile Equipment for Snow, Leaf Removal
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CMMS: Managers Need to Focus on Software Implementation
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Drain Cleaning: Hospital Setting Presents Unique Challenges
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Software Installation: Managers Should Partner with Vendors, Consultants
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CMMS: Don't Implement Button-Pushing Training
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Grounds Department Works To Secure Turf, Landscape Work
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Awards Program Full of Great Ideas - To Steal
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Getting Tough, Again, on Deferred Maintenance
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Drain-Cleaning Equipment: Reliability More Important Than Cost
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How One School District Successfully Plans Painting Projects
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Mike Rowe an Advocate for Maintenance, Engineering
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Evening Painting, VOC-Free Products Reduce Complaints
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Paint Crews Perform Repairs to Drywall, Covering
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Lighting: Managers Specify LEDs for Walkways, Landscapes
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Direct-Digital Controls Improve Equipment Monitoring
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Everywhere a Strategy: Get Serious About Specification
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LEDs: Managers Must Watch Heat Levels, Ventilation
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LEDs: Myths about Performance, Maintenance
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Direct-Digital Controls: Energy Management Lowers Utility Costs
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Grounds Attachments: Assess Versatility, Dependability
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Lifts: Compact Units Feature Advanced Controls, Improved Safety
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How To Train a New Generation of Technicians
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Grounds Care: Bioswales Offer Water-Management Benefits
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New ADA Regulations: Compliance Requires Proactive Approach
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Lift Specification: Ask Questions About Safety, Training
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Grounds Care Attachments: Cost Not Most Important Factor
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Managers, Departments Deserve Recognition
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Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies
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Drain Cleaning: Hospitals Present Difficult Challenges
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Managers: What Would You Do with $100,000?
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Drain Cleaning: Cameras a Must-Have Tool
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Drain Cleaning: How to Recruit and Retain Workers
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Mowers: Purchasing Includes Product Research, Hands-On Evaluations
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CMMS: Open Applications Fuel Department Integration
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Moving to Sustainability: Managers Should Look at Past Accomplishments
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CMMS: Advanced Reporting, Condition-Based Maintenance
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Web-Based, Mobile CMMS: Explore Initial and Long-Term Costs
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CMMS: Mobile Applications Improve Inventory Management
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Mower Specification: Consider Performance, Operator Training
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CMMS Installation: Hospital to Monitor KPIs
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Retrofits: Organizations Invest in Maintenance, Engineering Departments
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CMMS: Web-Based System, Mobile Access Boost Productivity
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CMMS Installation: Lessons Learned
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Technician Training: Funding Makes a Difference
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Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes
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Condensing Boilers: Understanding Efficiency Ratings
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LEED: Managers Need to Educate Executives
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Managers, Staff Team Up When Purchasing Mowers, Utility Vehicles
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Boiler Controls Monitor Heating-System Requirements
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Boilers: Maintenance Impacts Energy Efficiency
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Plant Specification: What is the Impact on Maintenance?
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Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Winners Announced
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Grounds Department Experiments with Bio-Diesel Fuel
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Aerial Lifts: Direct Electric Drive Provides Longer Duty Cycles
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Grounds Management: Making Cost-Effective Equipment Purchases
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Equipment Purchases: Create a Specification Package
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Managers Should Protect Training Funds
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Aerial Work Platforms: Operator Training Options
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Aerial Lifts: Safety, Training Reflect Company's Reputation
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Bio-Diesel: Lack of Reliable Supply Prevents Widespread Use
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Mowers: 11-Foot Deck Vastly Improves Operator Productivity
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Bio-Diesel: Use of Alternative Fuel Boosts University's Image
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Drain Cleaning: Cameras Provide Inside Look at Clogs
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Roofing: Pressurization Poses Maintenance Challenges for Medical Center
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Degrees of Debate: What Should Managers Know?
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TPO Roof Replaces Leaking Inverted Roof-Membrane Assembly System
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Roof Retrofit: Medical Center Recycles Roofing Materials
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Drain Cleaning: Key Questions During Specification
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Drain Cleaners: Look Beyond Initial Cost
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Drain Cleaning: Tips for Safe Operations
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Drain Cleaning: When to Rent or Buy Equipment
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Lighting Retrofits: Learn from Others' Mistakes
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Restrooms: H1N1 Forces Managers to Refocus on Hygiene
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Dan Hounsell: Building Star Program Targets Energy Efficiency
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Restroom Hygiene: Managers Specifying Touchless, Antimicrobial Products
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Restroom Products: Cost, ROI, Hygiene Impact Decisions
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Lighting Retrofits: Rethink Knowledge of Ballasts, Lamps
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Lighting Retrofits: Managers Must Ensure Products Function Post-Installation
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Codes, Standards Influence Lighting Retrofits
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Mowers Fuel Grounds Departments' Sustainability Initiatives
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Dan Hounsell: Managers' Knowledge of Facilities Fuels Specification
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Grounds Management: Utility Vehicles Replacing Pick-Up Trucks
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Green Grounds Care: Managers Focus on Irrigation Systems, Hand-Held Equipment
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Mowers: Mulching Decks Improve Turf Health
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Building-Automation System: Retrofit Starts with Metering
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Awards Program Recognizes Managers, Staff
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Managers Discuss Performance of Alternative Fuels
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Sustainable Mowing: Taller Grass Resists Weeds
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EPA's Exhaust-Emissions Standards
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BAS: Direct-Digital Controls, HVAC Equipment Improve Energy Efficiency
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BAS Upgrade Lowers University's Energy Bills 20 Percent
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Roof Coatings: New Set of Specification Questions
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Inventory Management: Managers Need to Take Reins
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Roof Coatings: Advanced Formulations Improve Durability
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Roof Coatings: Pay Attention to Green Claims
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Roof Coatings: Online Calculators Quantify Energy Savings
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Boiler Retrofit: Space Constraints Pose Installation Challenges
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Dan Hounsell: Pay Attention to Your Customers
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Vertical-Type Boilers Use Floating Head Design
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Multiple-Boiler Installation Creates Energy, Cost Savings
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Department of Energy Offers Tips to Manage Steam Systems
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Drain Cleaning Consumes University's Plumbing Department
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Portable Heating and Cooling: Specification Starts with Facility Analysis
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Applications for Portable Heating and Cooling Grow
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Common Mistakes in Specifying Portable Heating and Cooling Equipment
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Portable Heating and Cooling: Quantify a Room's Heat Load
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Portable Heating and Cooling: Key Questions
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High-Speed Jetter Headlines University's Drain-Cleaning Arsenal
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Drain Cleaning: Training, PPE Important Tools for Technicians
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Drain Cleaning: Advancing Technology Makes Specification More Difficult
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Dan Hounsell: Maintenance Solutions is Rethinking, Revamping, Retooling
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Grounds Care Equipment: Assess Department Needs Before Purchasing
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Grounds Equipment: Rent, Lease or Buy
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Grounds Equipment Specification: Manufacturers Consult with Managers
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Utility Vehicles: Sustainability Affects Product Specification
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Utility Vehicles: Manufacturers Roll Out Alternative-Fuel Models
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Utility Vehicles: Managers Must Consider Noise, Emissions Compliance
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Utility Vehicles to Feature On-Board Electronics
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Lighting Retrofits: Myths and Misconceptions
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Lighting Retrofits: Careful Planning Debunks Myths
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Lighting Retrofits: Match Technology to the Application
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Lighting Retrofits: Consider Maintenance During Installation
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University of Texas: Size of Campus, Student Body Make Mowing a Challenge
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Grounds Department's Structure Creates Efficient Mowing Operations
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Crews Can Operate Propane-Powered Mowers on High-Ozone Days
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Sustainable Restrooms: Match Products to Facility Needs
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Managers Seeking Documentation, Verification for Green Products
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Managers Consider Aesthetics, Maintenance When Specifying Restroom Products
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Roofing Systems: Membranes, Installation, and Coatings Affect Sustainability
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Roofing Systems Impact Heating, Cooling Loads
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Vegetative and Photovoltaic Roofing Systems Emerge as Sustainability Leaders
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Sustainable Roofing Options Demand Unique Maintenance Activities
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Door Hardware: Select the Right Installer, Product for the Job
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Doors and Door Hardware: Consider Life-Cycle Costs
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Door Hardware: Test the Product Before Installation
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Q&A: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Tackles Swine Flu
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States Decide if School Districts Receive Stimulus Funds
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Stimulus Funds Can Address Deferred Maintenance
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School Districts Focus on Modernization, Not New Construction
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Stimulus Package Puts Spotlight on Maintenance
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Stimulus Funds Go Beyond K-12 School Districts
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Utility Vehicles: Managers' Top Consideration is Cost
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Utility Vehicles: Green Still Plays Key Role in Specification Process
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Utility Vehicles: Hybrid Technology Makes a Splash
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PRODUCT RELEASES: Utility Vehicles
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Mowers: Propane, Bio-Diesel Lead Alternative-Fuel Movement
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Grounds Equipment: EPA Finalizes Emission-Control Standards
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Manufacturers Design Grounds Equipment to Reduce Noise
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Paints and Coatings: Determining the Environmental Impact
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VOCs Can Affect Paint Performance
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Paints and Coatings: Washability, Durability Play Key Role
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Managers Must Consider Regulations and Standards for Paints
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Justify Budgets with a CMMS
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CMMS: Manage Work Orders and Materials
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Provide Technicians with CMMS Training
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Customizing a CMMS for Maintenance
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Rental Equipment: Lifts, Spot Coolers and Backhoes
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Scheduling Complicates Rental Decisions
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Who Should Managers Consult Before Renting Equipment?
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Rent vs. Buy: Cost Considerations
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Scissor Lifts and Telescopic Booms: Know the Difference
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Lift Specification: Ask the Right Questions
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Renting or Buying Lifts: Financial Tips
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Clearing the Air on Roof Warranties
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Maintenance: The fourth R?
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An Even Brighter Future for Lighting
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Plumbing Systems in the Crosshairs
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Wireless Technology Takes Holds in Facilities
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Green Cleaning Comes of Age
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Who’s on your purchasing team
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Becoming your own best asset
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Mowers: The Big Picture
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Finally, managers have a road map to success
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Green grows, but other priorities evolve
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Grounds Care Goes Green
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Closing raises stakes for hazmat management
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Plumbing challenge: Slowing the flow
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Prescription for Hospital Health
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Deferred maintenance: A green issue?
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Stretching the Budget
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Rethinking Access and its Benefits for All
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Efficiency By Design
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Green, sure. But accessible? Maintainable?
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Strategic Outsourcing
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Outsourcing Antidote: Become Indispensable
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Keeping the Lid on Energy
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Barriers to Access: What's in Your Facilities?
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Reinforcing the Obvious: Maintenance Matters
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Making the Link: Mold, Maintenance and IAQ
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Green-faced: Watch What You Promise
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Cooling in a Pinch
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Utility Vehicles: A New Generation
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Our Challenge: Measuring the Net Effect
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Grounds Management Comes of Age
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Walter Reed: What’s Different this Time?
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The Changing Face of Maintenance
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Hot Solution: Roof Coatings
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Sorting Out Certification
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Customer Culture
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One Strategy for Success: Follow the Money
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Green: Good as Gold
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Emergencies and Beyond: Planning for the Unexpected
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Tougher Questions on Deferred Maintenance
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Sealing Out Weather. Sealing in Savings
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Hazmat: Compliance Considerations
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A Retooled Resource for a Changing Profession
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A Special Report in conjunction with the National Electrical Manufacturesrs Association
The Impact of EPAct
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One Mystery’s Fallout for Maintenance
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CMMS Set-Up Solutions
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Talking the Talk: The Language of Green
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Smart Overhead Management
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Linking Facilities to Business Success
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If You Preserve It, Will They Come?
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Equipment Options to Maximize Mowers
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Back to Basics Amid Shifting Priorities
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Compliance Considerations
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Insulation in a New Light
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A Reality Check for Security Upgrades
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Opportunities Everywhere You Look
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Do You Know What You Bring to the Table?
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Raising the Roof
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Making white coatings work
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When Was the Last Time You Took a Stand?
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Painting by Numbers
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The Return of Quality Improvement
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Tips for Going Touchless
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You’ve earned a designation. Now what?
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Beating the Odds
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Planning, Improvising, or Both?
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Ports in a Storm
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Energy Efficiency: As goes California, ...
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High-Tech Makeovers
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The Noise in the 'Attic?' History Deteriorating
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Riding the New Waves of Wireless Communication
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Making Renovations Work
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MRO Purchasing: Priority or Strategy?
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The Olympic Ideal, Maintenance Style
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E-waste Issue Picks Up Speed
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A Closer Look At Procurement
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Training Spotlight: HazMat Management
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Maintenance, From the Grass Roots Up
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Compliance Hot Buttons
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Old buildings as ancient history? Hardly
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Everything Old is New Again
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A New Era for HVAC Equipment
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What's in a word? A manager's role
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Technology@Work: Infrared Imaging
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Let’s Meet in Baltimore
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Cooling On Demand
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So, how did you spend the money?
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Hazardous Matters
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Making Waterless Work
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Fire Safety Heats Up
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Software That Succeeds
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Helping Us Help You
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Making the Most of a Mission Statement
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Security matters. Do you have the time?
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Demands Change, and Technology Advances
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Going From ’Disaster’ to ‘Fantastic’
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Peanuts, Cracker Jack and ... Falling Concrete?
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Training as an Investment, Not a Cost
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Ready for Recycling?
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A Complex Task Grows More Complex
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Utility Vehicles’ Growing Versatility
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The Challenge of Hitting a Moving Target
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Training Days for Maintenance
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Recycling Revisited
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Transforming the Presidio
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Roof Coatings: Specification Strategies
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Three New Forums for Facilities Engineers
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Distributors As Partners
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Recognizing the ‘Pull’ in Going Green
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Catching the Next Wave of Wireless Communication
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New Technology, Old Challenges
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Partners in Success: Contractors and Managers
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The Ergonomics of Power Tools
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Discovering Value in CMMS System Integration
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Getting in front of ‘green’ issues
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Pushing the Envelope
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Taking Lighting Controls to the Net
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Looking for the Next Mercury
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Building Performance: Customer as Catalyst
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Fallout
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Maintenance of the future, today
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Ann Arbor’s dancing elephant
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From Vision to Mission
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Batteries: The Power Behind the Tool
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Outsourcing: Too close to home?
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In or Out?
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Go ahead, blow your own horn
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Sustainable and maintainable
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Déjà vu all over again?
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Doing More with (Much) Less
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PDAs: Breaking the chains of computers?
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Editor�s Notebook
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Software That Shares
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Tough questions, tougher answers
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Bracing for Troubled Waters
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From Accessory To Workhorse
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Linking PM To the Bottom Line
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Singular focus from double vision
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Access, Texas Style
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Maintenance matters
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9/11, One Year Later
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The EPA on Campus
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The Specter of Mold
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Roofing: High-Level Decisions
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It’s All About You
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CMMS: What You Need
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Sending a Message
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Budget Battles
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Something Old, Something New
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Ahead of the Curve
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How ‘Green’ Are You?
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Selling Maintenance
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Bridging the Gap
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Yet Another Nail