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Building Operating Management
Understanding Plastic Piping ChoicesHere’s a look at three commonly used plastic piping technologies.

Building Operating Management
From Chillers to Children: Variety Keeps FM InterestingKids are the obvious priority at Texas Children's Hospital, but Gumeringer also keeps a careful eye on operating efficiently and reining in costs.


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How Mall of America is Leveraging the Power of Bluetooth Beacons

Building Operating Management
3 Emerging "As-A-Service" Offerings for Facility ManagersThe as-a-service model has many advantages for facility managers. Check out these three emerging offerings.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Inspections: 3 Key QuestionsA comprehensive roof inspection program can help managers hold down repair costs and extend long-term performance

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California Wildfires Threaten IAQ, Destroy Facility

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USGBC Launches LEED Zero Certification

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Building Automation: Edge Computing Meets the Maker Movement




Building Operating Management
4 Steps to Respond to New Energy Star MetricsNew Energy Star metrics are an opportunity for facility managers to raise awareness about building performance. Here's how.

Building Operating Management
UPS Energy Storage Option 3: Nickel-Zinc BatteriesNickel-zinc are good high-energy, rapid-discharge batteries.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Formulating a PlanUpgrades to Orange County, Fla., facilities overcome scarce resources and geographic challenges to deliver financial benefits

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LEED Zero Aims at Net Zero Operations in Buildings

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Elevator Malfunction Terrifies Passengers at Chicago High-Rise

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Free Guide Targets Daylighting Beyond California Standards




Building Operating Management
Resilience: Collaboration and JustificationResilience requires collaboration among disparate departments. And working together can help provide cost justification for resilience strategies.

Building Operating Management
How Common is Liquid Cooling for Computers?Understand the difference between chilled-water computer room air-handling units (CRAHs) and liquid cooling for computers, and reap the energy savings rewards.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The IoT-Resilience LinkColumnist Laurie Gilmer says IoT can help with facility resilience, safety and security

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LED Upgrades Target City Buildings

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Faulty Water Heater Sends Schools Into Lockdown




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting in the SpotlightStrategies to ensure lighting system upgrades help managers meet demands for aesthetics and energy efficiency

Building Operating Management
The Value of a "One-Stop Shop" Approach to Facilities ManagementBert Gumeringer's ability to streamline the hospital's facilities management, operations, security, and communications paid huge dividends during Hurricane Harvey.

Building Operating Management
UPS Energy Storage Option 2: Lithium-Ion BatteriesLithium batteries are just starting to making their way into UPS applications.

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7 Germ Hazards in Healthcare Facilities

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K-12 Finances: Good News in One State




Building Operating Management
Acoustics and Style: Top Ceilings ConsiderationsFrom hanging baffles to clouds, here are some emerging options for ceiling aesthetics and performance.

Building Operating Management
5 Keys To Good Metal Roof and Wall System DesignThe following fundamental design considerations must be taken into account for a successful metal roofing or wall project.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What’s in a Name?Dan Hounsell, Editor-in-Chief, says managers need to understand the importance of marketing

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California Law Targets IoT Devices

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Virus Kills 10 at ‘Filthy’ N.J. Facility

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Arena Is for the Birds — Literally



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