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Building Operating Management
3 Fire Safety Myths: Will Equipment Work as Designed?From sprinklers to fire doors, understand these myths about how equipment functions during a fire to ensure fire safety in your facilities.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings That Address Environmental IssuesSpecifying to meet facility sustainability needs means staying abreast of changes in products and applications


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How an Autonomous Floor Scrubbing Robot Is Revolutionizing Floor Cleaning

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LEED v4.1 Update Targets Cities and Communities

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170-Year-Old Building Undergoes $43 Million Renovation

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Pixel Technology Could Bring Active Camouflage to Buildings




Building Operating Management
Setting the Timeline for Long-Term Energy PlanningThe right timeframe makes all the difference in energy efficiency planning. And results must be tracked and reported accurately.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Properly Sizing Chillers for Improved Energy EfficiencyWith careful planning, upgrades of boilers, chillers and air-handling units can improve efficiency, comfort and savings

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Trump Organization Could Owe Millions in Climate Fines

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Significant Flood Event Threatens Southern California Facilities




Building Operating Management
4 Facilities Strategies to Improve Student ProductivityConsider these facilities strategies as student productivity paradigms are changing from measuring credit hours earned to evaluating and emphasizing quality of education.

Building Operating Management
Where to Find Big Data for Improving Occupant ExperienceIn many cases, the data you need to analyze and improve occupant experience already exists in your building. The challenges are extracting it and making it actionable.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Plumbing Products to Minimize MaintenanceBy effectively diagnosing plumbing problems and performing successful upgrades, managers can help minimize utility costs

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CDC Offers Pool Chemical Safety Resources

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Architect Proposes New Green Notre Dame Cathedral

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Recalled Sit/Stand Workstations Pose Injury Hazard




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding How Roofing Issues OccurEffective roof management requires an understanding of system conditions and long-term facility plans

Building Operating Management
What Makes a Rooftop Unit High-Performance?High-performance rooftop units (RTUs) offer many improvements over standard RTUs. Here's a rundown of the advantages.

Building Operating Management
Why Cold Aisle Air-Flow Management WorksUnderstanding the assumptions that make cold-aisle monitoring work is important to ensure the strategy is successful.

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Can Air Conditioners Help Save the World?

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Illinois Hospital Nearly Shut Down by Floods




Building Operating Management
How to Make the Financial Case for Health and WellnessSeveral studies and real-world success stories show that focusing on occupant health and wellness reaps demonstrable financial rewards.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Achieving Design for Maintainability GoalsMaintainability is inherent to building system design, and it ensures the ease, accuracy, safety and economy of maintenance tasks within that system.

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New Jersey Building Recognized as LEED Project of The Year

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Higher Ed Rethinking Breastfeeding Spaces



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