Building Operating Management
How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero EnergyHistorically high energy users, hospitals do have a pathway to net-zero energy. These tips and real-world case studies illustrate how.


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pandemics, Healthy Buildings, and the Role of MaintenanceAs healthy buildings are more in the spotlight now than ever before, it's crucial for managers to help the public better understand the roles their departments play.

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Why the new normal demands beyond-normal cleaning and disinfection

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COVID-19: Commercial Office Options and Opportunities




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Roof Coatings: Inspection and Testing to Ensure Proper InstallationThe process of successful roof coating specification is not complete without making plans for inspections, application considerations, and post-installation maintenance.

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How To Create A Preventive Maintenance Plan
Learn about the tools and procedures needed to increase the efficiency and lifespan of critical equipment in this 10-minute video

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3 Ways to Prevent Boiler FailureOnce you've learned the conditions that can wreck your boilers, understand these tips to prevent failure.

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Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic




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Simply Listening to Staff Concerns Helps Builds FM Team AccountabilityEspecially during the pandemic, Jolivette makes sure everyone's voice is heard. But she also makes sure her team hears hers, and is accountable.

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Healthy Buildings: Understanding Fitwel Certification
COVID-19 escalated occupants' desire for healthy workspaces. Fitwel gives facility managers a blueprint to follow.

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Completing the Diversity Plan for an FM OrganizationHere are some specific steps to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion within a facility management organization.

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Recalled LED Panel Mount Poses Injury Hazard




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips for Selecting the Right CMMSCMMS selection requires matching specific project and facility goals with the capabilities and functionality of the system. Here's what you should know.

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Cybersecurity: How To Avoid Ransomware Attacks
Developing operational technology policies can protect facilities from external threats and self-inflicted wounds

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Looking at Long-Term Restroom Design ChangesLighting, traffic flow, and restroom positioning are all design strategies bound to change for the better in the restroom of the future.

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University Physical Plant in COVID-19 Spotlight




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COVID-19 Reopening Risk: Is There Legionella in Your Building's Water?Stagnant water can be a breeding ground for waterborne pathogens, like legionella. Here's how to reduce the risk.

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Are Employees Working Or Looking Busy?
Smarter utilization of employees can lead to more efficient schedules and accurate staff sizes. Learn how in less than 15 minutes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: To Repair or Replace?No matter how effective utility vehicle maintenance is, a manager eventually must decide whether to replace or repair it.

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Wildfires, Rolling Blackouts and the Impact on Facilities