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Building Operating Management
Understanding New Trends in Healthcare Restroom DesignPatient safety must be top of mind, and as patient populations get older and heavier, facility managers must stay diligent to ensure restrooms do no harm.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Making the Case for UpgradesUpgrades to Orange County, Fla., facilities overcome scarce resources and geographic challenges to deliver financial benefits


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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Inspections: The Benefits of Infrared TechnologyRoof inspection programs can be more effective if technicians perform regular roof management, which includes removing debris and cleaning around drains.

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‘Big Real Estate’ Keeps Aerial Eye on Chicago

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Elevator Inspections Challenge University




Building Operating Management
Understanding Backup Power Generation System OptionsThe main purpose of backup power is to improve power reliability. But there are some exceptions — reducing peak demand, for one.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Quantifying ResultsStrategies to ensure lighting system upgrades help managers meet demands for aesthetics and energy efficiency

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Program Targets Products' Sustainability Data

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Airports Must Accommodate Breastfeeding by 2020

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Last-Minute Gifts for FMs on Your List




Building Operating Management
Higher Education Facilities Embrace Student Collaboration, Skills TrainingNew strategies of teaching and learning are necessitating new facilities strategies as well. Here's how one college is rising to the challenge.

Building Operating Management
How To Diagnose Facilities Management Staffing IssuesIf your facilities management department has a fever, the only prescription is more collaboration. But first, diagnose the exact issue. Here's how.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
4 Steps to Personal ProtectionEffective worker protection goes well beyond gloves and goggles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds: Successful Soil StrategyUtility vehicle use, water conservation and security issues shape manager’s decisions in maximizing the appearance and health of parks

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Dorm Upgrades Force Out Students

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Mixed Bag For Climate Change Measures in Midterms




Building Operating Management
3 Steps To Planning A Fire Safety System UpgradeIf your fire safety system needs to be replaced, follow these tips for a successful upgrade.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Ensuring Safe OperationMower features and functions can provide safety — but only if operators use them

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Certification Targets Maintenance, Construction in Facilities

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Grants Pay for School Security Upgrades

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Capturing Solar Power Wherever the Sun Shines




Facility Maintenance Decisions
How Roof Inspections Vary by TypeRoof inspection programs can be more effective if technicians perform regular roof management, which includes removing debris and cleaning around drains.

Building Operating Management
Innovations in Green Roofs Bring BenefitsVegetative roofs help save energy, reduce stormwater runoff, and make the building more attractive and valuable.

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Colleges Revamp Building Design To Lure Students

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The Birds and the Bees and a Fox on the Roof



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