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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.


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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

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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.

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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




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.

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.

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New Jersey Building Recognized as LEED Project of The Year

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Higher Ed Rethinking Breastfeeding Spaces




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscapes and Integrated Pest ManagementFocusing on equipment performance, water efficiency and chemical use can benefit operations and the environment

Building Operating Management
How To Select a New Roofing SystemUse this 30-point checklist to evaluate options when choosing a new roof for your facility.

Building Operating Management
7 Steps for Successful Creative EngagementCreative engagement is a rigorous, collaborative process that joins project teams, facility stakeholders, and end-users for purposes of designing a space.

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NEMA Targets Electrical Energy Storage Systems

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FM Helps Create the School Buildings Kids Need to Succeed

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Green Roofs and Their Benefit to IAQ




Building Operating Management
How FMs are Using Internships, Apprenticeships to Develop TalentIf you can't find the right facility manager, build your own. Here's how leading organizations are using internships and apprenticeships to develop the next generation of FM.

Building Operating Management
Teaming Up for Long-Term Energy EfficiencyFrom utilities to energy contractors to your operations staff, engage partners with the right expertise to ensure long-term energy efficiency success.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Advances in Paints and Coatings Have Long-Term BenefitsSpecifying to meet facility sustainability needs means staying abreast of changes in products and applications

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Lawn Mower Rollover Results in Man’s Death

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Are Active Shooter Drills Effective?

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Elevators See Major Technology Advances in the Wake of Disasters



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