Building Operating Management
Smart Grid Goes MainstreamNew codes, standards, and green building rating systems are increasingly rewarding smart grid strategies.

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Six Climate And Resilience Strategies You Can Do Right Now
Learn how facility managers can help mitigate the worst effects of climate change while also improving the resilience of their facilities


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Consider Fuel Efficiency, Total Life-Cycle Costs in Mower SelectionIt's often difficult to move beyond first-cost in mower selection, but managers should also consider all the costs that go into a mower's total cost of ownership.

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Exploring the Effects on Energy Efficiency as Buildings Reopen During COVID-19

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Chinese Building Walks to New Location. Wait, What? 




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3 Key Questions to Get the Right Portable Cooling UnitsFrom intake air-flow capacity metrics to HEPA filter requirements, here is what to consider when renting portable cooling units.

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How COVID-19 Will Affect Future Office Design
Learn about the permanent changes facilities may implement to keep occupants healthy and avoid future shutdowns

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Smart Strategies for Creating Sustainable Outdoor WorkspacesNature's restorative effects can improve workers' abilities to pay attention and focus. Here are some tips for bringing the outdoors in and the indoors out.

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Birds and Buildings: A Deadly Combination




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Diversity: Another Way for Facility Managers to Add ValueHere’s why facility leaders are embracing diversity and inclusion, and how they’re making it work.

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How One School District Saved 25 Percent Using CMMS
After adding CMMS, Grand Prairie Independent School District saved time, decreased work requests and reduced inventory items

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What Does COVID-19 Mean for Restroom Upgrades?The coronavirus pandemic has increased the urgency of the main goals behind restroom renovations, including improved hygiene and improved accessibility.

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Wastewater Testing May Provide Indication of Coronavirus




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Cold-Weather Considerations: Preparing for Winter’s WorstThe approach of winter is the signal to update plans for snow and ice removal in order to keep paved surfaces clear and pedestrians safe.

Building Operating Management
In Journey to Diversity, Numbers Tell the Story for Facility DepartmentAt Froedtert Health, measurable goals drive and document progress.

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Chicago Breweries Prepare for COVID Winter with HVAC Upgrades




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Case Study Shows HVAC Optimization SuccessAt an office tower, analyzing air-handling unit performance provided a huge energy savings opportunity.

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Social Engineering Is An Easy Breach Of Your Building Security
Take 3 minutes to learn the tactic people use to get past a security desk and officer

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Safety Must Be Key Consideration in Mower SelectionSafety and ergonomics are related because operators who are comfortable using the equipment are likely to remain more alert and operate the equipment safely.

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LEED Safety First Credits Taking Off Quickly