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Building Operating Management
Electrochromic Glass, Smart Controls Bring Windows Into the FutureIndividual control and smart controls based on sophisticated algorithms can control tinting on windows, keeping interior space glare-free, energy efficient, and comfortable.

Building Operating Management
Heated Piping, Snow Mats Offer Non-Chemical Options for Snow RemovalThough prices vary widely, experts suggest these options can help minimize damage to both the facility and the environment rock salt may cause.


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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Upgrades: Addressing Water-Use IssuesWater conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

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WaterSense about to Become Federal Law

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Machines To Handle Many Work Tasks by 2025

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EPA and the Water-Saving Benefits of Pool Covers



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Hammer Drill Can Improve Productivity

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Cordless Vacuum Pump Targets Enhanced Versatility

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LEDs Recognized for Innovation
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Operations And Maintenance
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Mobile App and Door Hardware Specs

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Activity-Based Workplace Design on the Rise: Study


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Selecting a Qualified and Reliable ContractorSuccessful recover or replacement projects depend on more than selecting the ‘right’ roofing system

Building Operating Management
Workplace Analytics: How To Mine Big Data To Add Organizational ValueFor corporate real estate and facility management professionals, workplace analytics help identify the best use for space for the organization to operate effectively.

Building Operating Management
How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare FacilitiesFacility managers should always speak up during development of owner's project requirements regarding HVAC design, installation, commissioning, and operations. Especially operations.

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All the President’s Garbage

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Frosty Finding Could Affect HVAC Components

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What Mixed-Use Developers Can Learn from Theme Parks



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Leak Detection and Flood Prevention

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Acquisition Targets Improved Commercial Cleaning

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HVAC Designed for Versatility and Energy Efficiency
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Business Management Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Compact Track Loader Aims to Enhance Productivity

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LED Headlamp and Worksite Efficiency


Building Operating Management
High Ceilings? Large Door Openings? Fans May Improve Comfort, Save EnergyHeat rises. That simple law of physics causes problems in buildings. Destratification fans can help.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: New Generation of Performance and InnovationAdvances in fuel efficiency, safety, comfort and maintainability mean new specification considerations for managers

Building Operating Management
How To Fight Air Stratification in Conditioned FacilitiesThe key to controlling stratification is to find a way to get the heated air at the upper levels of the space to drop down and mix with the cooler air at lower levels.

Building Operating Management
How Sustainable Buildings Aid Experiential Learning in SchoolsSustainability is embedded in the culture of Arlington Public Schools, and that translates to both better buildings and a richer classroom experience.

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Chicago Earns LEED for Cities Platinum Certification

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University Targets Dorm Composting



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IoT Advancing IAQ: Study

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AHUs Target Data Center Efficiency

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CMMS Can Boost Technician Productivity
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Business Management Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Indoor/Outdoor LEDs Aims to Enhance Versatility

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Coated Steel Roof and Building Aesthetics


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ASHRAE Revamps Online Standards Review

Building Operating Management
3 Best Practices for Justifying Energy EfficiencyCommunicate in the right language, focus on project economics, and use consistent methodologies to get more energy efficiency projects approved.

Building Operating Management
Smart Energy Analytics Campaign Uncovers Energy-Saving OpportunitiesThe research and industry partnership supports and shares best EMIS practices.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Rental Equipment EffectivelyWhether the equipment provides cooling, heating or power, building an effective plan is essential for success

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Trump Administration Proposal Would Relax Methane Rule

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ADA, Beaches and the Need for Accessibility



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Campaign Promotes Safe Use of Lithium Ion Batteries

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Dimmable LEDs Target Occupant Comfort

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Labor Shortages and Substance Abuse Impact Construction Industry: Report
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Safety And Security Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Flooring Aims To Keep Pediatric Patients Safe

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Software Targets Efficient Landscape Design


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying Plumbing Upgrade GoalsWater conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

Building Operating Management
Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) Aid EfficiencyRapidly evolving software systems provide visibility and analysis into how a building consumes energy. FMs can gain deeper and faster insight into energy efficiency opportunities.

Building Operating Management
Better R-Value, Thermal Performance Highlight Window AdvancesNew assembly design strategies and materials give windows better R-value, daylighting, glare control, noise reduction, and lower solar heat gain coefficients.

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U.S. City Earns LEED Certification

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Sierra Club Announces 2018 Cool Schools

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Modular Approach Can Help Healthcare Facilities Meet Changing Needs



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Real Estate Investments and Rising Interest Rates

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Bluetooth-Connected Moisture Meters Enhance Versatility

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CMMS Targets Response Times
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Business Management Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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LEDs Offer Plug-and-Play Technology

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Robots Enhance Facility Security

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