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Building Operating Management
Enhancements to Portfolio Manager Focused on MetricsThe updates to Energy Star's Portfolio Manager help users sort information more easily. As well, EPA offers a wealth of learning opportunities via webinar.

Building Operating Management
Door Hardware: Balancing Security and Life SafetyFacility managers need to be vigilant about both life safety and security, especially in the aftermath of an active shooter event when emotions run high.


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Utility Vehicles Based on Facility NeedsBy understanding equipment options and department needs, managers can select vehicles that deliver productivity and performance

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Green Seal Resources Target Indoor Health

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Deferred Maintenance Closes University Buildings

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Utility Energy Program Aids Wisconsin Brewery




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding OSHA and Mitigating RisksIdentifying and addressing a host of potential hazards, including flooring, that can bring OSHA inspectors into facilities

Building Operating Management
Document Control Rooms Speed Incident Response in Data CentersIn an emergency, data center FMs need immediate access to key documentation. But most new data centers have inadequate room for document control.

Building Operating Management
How Flexible Workplace Design Answers the Open Office QuestionSolving acoustics, deciding between dedicated vs. agile seating, and incorporating elements of hospitality are all successful strategies for making open office plans work.

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Healthcare Facilities Embrace Resilience Standard

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Two High Rise Elevators Trap Occupants In Inaccessible Shafts

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Building Automation: Propagating our People Power




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budgeting For Planned Repairs and UpgradesColumnist Andrew Gager offers proven guidance for more effective maintenance budgets

Building Operating Management
In Healthcare Facilities, New Technology Improves Energy Efficiency and ComfortTechnology and new modeling software offer facility managers many opportunities to save energy and help ensure visitors are comfortable.

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BIM Standard Is Target of Free Guide

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VA Healthcare Facilities to go Smoke-Free

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How to Protect People and Society From Earthquakes




Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Upgrades Can Lead to Broader Replacement OpportunitiesVanderbilt University’s experiences offer insights and ideas for delivering successful HVAC system upgrades

Building Operating Management
How Open Office Space Must Address Acoustics, Thermal ComfortHere's how Chris Walinski helps occupants be productive by making sure they're not distracted by extraneous noise or too hot or too cold.

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Introducing Sound-Absorbing Furniture Into Open Office Environments

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Cyber Threats Continue To Be Issue For Facilities




Building Operating Management
3 Roadblocks to Getting to Smart BuildingsDon't let these hurdles hinder your road to an intelligent building.

Building Operating Management
How To Use Door Selection for Infection ControlReducing healthcare-acquired infections is a major goal of any healthcare facility. Here's how doors and door hardware selection play a role in that mission.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies and Tactics For Successful Data Center UpgradesEffective planning to address HVAC efficiency, power reliability and key post-installation considerations

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Potential Active Shooter Incidents Lead to Increased K-12 Security

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Tony Awards Venue Didn't Have Ramp For Winner in Wheelchair

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What Facility Managers Need to Know about Fenestration’s Role in Green Building



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