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Building Operating Management
5 Smart Building Strategies for High-PerformanceThe building internet of things brings about new capabilities, but make sure smart buildings aren't a solution for a problem. Match strategies with organizational needs.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Specification Based on Facility NeedsUnderstanding facility needs, long-term goals and the latest coating options is essential for effective applications


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Getting Power Peace of Mind with Remote Data Center Monitoring and Management Through EcoStruxure IT

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University Battles Indoor Mold

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Massachusetts, California Lead List of Energy-Efficient States




Building Operating Management
Innovative Strategies in Health and Wellness DesignPromoting flexibility, choice, and control increases occupants' "sense of agency" in a space. This leads to higher engagement and better productivity.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Growing Campus Offers Variety of Grounds ChallengesFrom hardscapes and sustainability to staffing and wetlands, Broward College presents an evolving list of priorities

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Labor Department Offers Post-Hurricane Guidance

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University Embraces Sustainability

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Event Builds Water Infrastructure Awareness




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Management: 4 Steps to SuccessColumnist Andrew Gager discusses four steps for successful project management

Building Operating Management
Office Thermal Comfort: Simple Fixes and BeyondSome thermal comfort issues can be addressed with simple fixes, while others require more time and investment. Here's what you need to know.

Building Operating Management
Daylighting and LEDs Team Up to Meet Energy Efficiency StandardsCombining LEDs and daylighting strategies can help FMs meet some of the more stringent codes and standards for energy efficiency.

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Can We Fix Climate Change by 2030?

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VA Hospitals Losing Equipment: Report




Building Operating Management
4 Steps for Planning Solar Power Canopies in Parking AreasThe benefits extend beyond energy production. Thoughtfully designed solar canopies reduce winter maintenance and give parking areas a distinctive presence.

Building Operating Management
Real-World Water Resilience: A Case Study in Water EfficiencyA large hospital facility in British Columbia shows how water efficiency strategies create water resilience.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Upgrades Focus on Energy SavingsWesterville City School District rethinks and upgrades facilities to help students and save energy

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Resource Spotlights Facility Role in Infections

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Green Roofs Continue To Grow, Some by Law

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LEED in Healthcare: A Closer Look




Building Operating Management
Passive House Standard Gains Ground in Commercial Building MarketResulting in ultra-energy-efficient buildings, Passive House focuses on optimized solar gain, air tight envelopes, and moisture and thermal control.

Building Operating Management
Buildings Go Net-Zero Energy, Tackle Climate ChangeNo longer just for boutique buildings, net-zero energy is a goal increasingly within reach. Even existing buildings that plan for "zero over time" can get to net-zero energy.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Awarding Achievements in MaintenanceDan Hounsell, Editor-in-Chief, spotlights the 2018 Facility Maintenance Decisions Achievement Awards recipients

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Musk Donation Targets Flint Water Crisis

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Smartphones Capable of Detecting Lead in Water



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