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Building Operating Management
How To Match Facility Acoustics to a Space's PurposeSoundmasking, duct lining (for HVAC noise), and other strategies can help attenuate the signal-to-noise ratio to what's appropriate for a given space.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insights on IrrigationManagers who focus on maintenance, technology and training can improve the reliability and performance of irrigation systems


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Virtual Reality Can Bolster Energy Efficiency

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Campus Struggles to Protect Birds from Buildings

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Indentations in Resilient Hard Surface Flooring




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changes in Operations and Code Requirements Affect Facility WayfindingFacilities, tenants and regulations change regularly. These strategies can help managers ensure signage keeps up with the changes

Building Operating Management
Financial Benefits of Health and WellnessFocusing on health and wellness can contribute to better employee productivity, providing huge financial benefit.

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OSHA Resources Address Workplace Falls

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Chicago Museums Weigh Sharing Energy Systems

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Maximum Accessibility: Airport Restroom Aims High

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Correction




Building Operating Management
Communication, Management Skills Are Invaluable for FMsKnowing your organization's objectives will lead to understanding how to advance problems through the management ranks.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Raising the Stakes for MEWP Selection and UseUpdated ANSI A92 standards affect managers’ decisions related to operator training, as well as whether to buy or rent mobile elevating work platforms

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U.S. Carbon Emissions Rose in 2018

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A Moose Walks Into a Hospital … No, Really

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Five Key Best Practices for Mold Remediation after Water Damage




Building Operating Management
How To Improve the Energy Efficiency of a VRF SystemEnergy recovery ventilators and dedicated outdoor air systems are two options to improve the energy efficiency of VRF systems.

Building Operating Management
New Survey Data Reports Changes in Facility Capital BudgetsSurvey results cover nine types of buildings, including office, education, healthcare, government, and hospitality.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Shining a Light on LEDs and UpgradesSuccessful lighting upgrades incorporating LEDs require a strategic approach and tough questions for manufacturers

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CDC: Flu Season Likely To Be Bad

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Signs of Trouble: Universal Sued over Signage

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Solar Spotlight: Airport Taps Alternative Energy




Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Tackling the Repair-or-Replace DilemmaCareer experiences and training equip manager with tools and skills to deliver a successful HVAC system upgrade

Building Operating Management
Technology Aids Emergency Preparedness PlansFrom GIS to enhanced weather apps, technology is aiding in effective emergency preparedness and disaster recovery.

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Healthcare Facilities Work To Reopen After Wildfires

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Toilet Bandit Caught After Fast-Food Fixture Spree

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Lessons in Landscaping from Major Corporations and Institutions



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