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6 Tips to Prevent Electrical Switchgear DowntimePrevent common problems, avoid costly issues. Here are six strategies for avoiding electrical switchgear downtime.


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3 Strategies to Prevent HVAC from Spreading Airborne CoronavirusGood ventilation, filtration, and humidity control strategies are crucial to mitigating the spread of airborne coronavirus in facilities.

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8 Principles of Crisis Architecture Can Help Mitigate Active ShootersA facility itself can’t stop an active shooter attack, but it can help occupants survive one. Here's how.

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How To Clearly Develop Scope Of Work
Scope of work that is too vague or too detailed lead to problems. This template is based on real-world case studies

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Essential Workers: Facility Managers' Expanded Role During the PandemicNew ways of interacting with departments and expanded responsibilities must be part of a total strategic plan based on the organization's pandemic response priorities.

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How Educational Facilities Are Tackling Coronavirus




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How to Keep Drains Clean and Facilities FlowingThe challenge for managers and technicians is understanding the cause of the blockage and the most effective way to approach it that will help minimize the time and cost of restoring normal operations.

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Gap Analysis: Teach Your Employees The Skills They Lack
Train staff on the skills they need. These programs help facility managers identify what's missing

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Buyer Beware: Practical Tips for Germicidal Lighting UseFacility managers must be diligent about germicidal lighting to ensure what they're buying is safe and effective against coronavirus.

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Insulation Blanket Saves Hospital 15 Million Pounds of Steam




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Why FMs Must Be Communicators Par ExcellenceIncreased communication and occupant interaction is the best way to measure the occupant experience in this new normal.

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8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers
Avoid power failures in your critical facilities by watching out for these eight problems

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Code Considerations for Inspecting, Testing, and Maintaining Fire Alarm SystemsRefer to Chapter 14 of NFPA 72 to understand minimum levels of performance for fire alarm systems.

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Testing Buildings for Coronavirus Can Help Reduce Spread




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Restrooms Upgrades Must Consider Coronavirus, Hygiene IssuesAdapting to the reality of the coronavirus pandemic, while improving productivity of custodial staff and reducing costs, should be the goals for any restroom upgrade.

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Leading Your FM Organization Remotely
Facility managers are facing unprecedented issues as they navigate the new world of work from their remote locations.

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LED Lamps Recalled Due to Impact Hazard