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Feature - Visualizer: LEED This Is What A LEED Platinum Residence Hall Looks LikeEnergy efficient heat and cooling, a focus on water efficiency, and low-toxicity material selection were all important strategies to achieving the LEED Platinum certification.
Feature - Facility Management Is Your Facility Ready for Winter?Here are some tips on how to prepare your facilities for the worst winter has to offer.
Feature - NFMT Preview How to Implement a Successful Outsourcing ProgramNFMT presenter Andy Gager discusses the best ways to implement an outsourcing program that benefits both facility managers and the outsourcing provider.
Feature - HVAC 4 HVAC Strategies to Still Protect Against COVID-19 By following these ASHRAE approaches for HVAC systems, facilities can best fight the continuing pandemic.
Feature - Restrooms and Water Efficiency How to Create Sustainable, Water Efficient RestroomsAs occupants return to buildings, making sure restrooms are water efficient should be a high priority for facility managers looking to focus on health, wellbeing, and sustainability.
Feature - Cool Roofing How to Select the Right Cool RoofProduct ratings and databases help facility managers make sure a roofing product is as cool and energy efficient as it says it is.
Feature - Cover Story: Office Design Design by Numbers: How Occupancy Affects Space Requirements, AmenitiesPost-pandemic changes in office design could be determined by number of employees in office.
Feature - Educational Facilities How Flexible Design Can Improve Resilience in Uncertain TimesFor educational facilities, adaptable learning environments empower students and staff even through disruptive times. One school in Illinois exemplifies this strategy.
Feature - Access Control Access Control: How to Balance Security with Health and SafetyAs the pandemic continues to affect how occupants enter buildings, facility managers have to carefully consider how they'll implement access control procedures and equipment that are both secure and safe.
Feature - Commercial Office Co-Working At the Mall is the Future for Office SpacesThree-minute video: Learn why empty malls are the perfect workplace.