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Building Operating Management
Tips for Designing and Operating Solar CanopiesKeep these strategies in mind to ensure solar canopies operate safely and efficiently for the long-term.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Management: Avoiding FailureColumnist Andrew Gager discusses four steps for successful project management


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

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OSHA Targets Workplace Opioid Overdoses

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Worker Dies in Fall from Roof

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Power Failure: Long-term Care Facilities Not Ready for Hurricane




Building Operating Management
Is the Passive House Standard Applicable to U.S. Climate Zones?The short answer is 'yes,' say experts. As evidence, a range of building types in a variety of locations are now using the Passive House standard to foster efficiency.

Building Operating Management
New Tools Help Optimize Building-Grid Interaction, Tackle Climate ChangeTwo tools — Watt Time and GridOptimal — can help facility managers optimize their interaction with the grid, reduce emissions, and save energy.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Power Tools That Improve ProductivityUnderstanding jobsite needs, as well as tool features and functions, put greater efficiency in the hands of technicians

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MLB Stadium Sued For Alleged ADA Violations

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Utilities Cut Power To Prevent Wildfires

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NASA Facility's Cladding Resists Weather Extremes




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

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 that doesn't exist. Match strategies with organizational needs.

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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




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.

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

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Can We Fix Climate Change by 2030?

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VA Hospitals Losing Equipment: Report



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