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Lead Dust Detected in Duke University Building Paint disturbed on a ceiling support structure was subsequently determined to contain lead

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Solving the Data Center Power Supply Strain Critical facilities can’t afford downtime, so they need to be proactive to avoid power shortages

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Online Ladder Safety Courses Offered American Ladder Institute’s courses designed to be part of training for maintenance teams

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Picking The Right Spot Cooler Choosing portable cooling options comes down to electrical requirements and the water source


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GSA Design Standards Face Scrutiny Over Cost Impact GSA building repair and alteration projects cost 15-25 percent more than for comparable private sector building project

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Bird Advocates Say Chicago Needs to Upgrade Building Standards The standards for new buildings are currently optional. Bird safety advocates want them to be mandatory

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Rising Costs Imperils School District's Deferred Maintenance Plan $1.9 billion building plan approved in 2020 now estimated to cost $3.9 billion


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GSA is a Trendsetter on Net Zero and Smart Buildings Kevin Powell sees firsthand the evolution of buildings during two decades working for the federal government


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OSHA Inspections: What Managers Need to Know Consider these steps to take when OSHA inspectors arrive at facilities.

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Why Health and Wellness Strategies Are Important in Co-working Spaces Health and wellness strategies can set a space apart and give it a competitive advantage in attracting co-working subscribers

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Fire Protection: Keeping Up with Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Training Continuous education via digital online and on-the-job training are key facets of professional development for managers


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Maintaining Good Indoor Air Quality is a Balancing Act Keeping IAQ in balance requires facility managers to be diligent on finishing materials, HVAC and more


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Case Study: A Ceiling That Meets LEED Platinum Standards Ace Hardware’s headquarters uses Rockfon Artic acoustic stone wool ceiling panels

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Networking Is Key to Success in Facility Management Kris Byk of Wachtung Hills Regional High discusses the value of relationships in this industry

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How AI and IoT Can Prevent School Shootings The new technology can assist with monitoring and identify threats in real time




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Vietnam Memorial Gets Facelift After Maintenance Woes Names and inscriptions on the memorial had faded after what city officials called years of deferred maintenance


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Developing a Replacement Plan for Utility Vehicles Holden Forests & Gardens tries to get 15 years out of each vehicle before investing in a new one

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