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Building Operating Management
4 Steps for Planning Solar Power Canopies in Parking AreasThe benefits extend beyond energy production. Thoughtfully designed solar canopies reduce winter maintenance and give parking areas a distinctive presence.

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Real-World Water Resilience: A Case Study in Water EfficiencyA large hospital facility in British Columbia shows how water efficiency strategies create water resilience.


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Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Upgrades Focus on Energy SavingsWesterville City School District rethinks and upgrades facilities to help students and save energy

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Resource Spotlights Facility Role in Infections

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Green Roofs Continue To Grow, Some by Law

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LEED in Healthcare: A Closer Look




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Awarding Achievements in MaintenanceDan Hounsell, Editor-in-Chief, spotlights the 2018 Facility Maintenance Decisions Achievement Awards recipients

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Passive House Standard Gains Ground in Commercial Building MarketResulting in ultra-energy-efficient buildings, Passive House focuses on optimized solar gain, air tight envelopes, and moisture and thermal control.

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Buildings Go Net-Zero Energy, Tackle Climate ChangeNo longer just for boutique buildings, net-zero energy is a goal increasingly within reach. Even existing buildings that plan for "zero over time" can get to net-zero energy.

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Musk Donation Targets Flint Water Crisis

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Smartphones Capable of Detecting Lead in Water




Building Operating Management
Join Hundreds of Facility Managers at NFMT VegasThe trade show and expo returns to Las Vegas — November 6 and 7 — with 50 educational sessions divided into six tracks.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Understanding Equipment WarrantiesManagers and technicians who understand the best ways to use and maintain drain cleaning equipment can ensure effective, long-term use

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NIST Report Pushes Resilience

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IAQ Woes Prompt Hospital Infection Warnings




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fire Protection: Codes and StandardsAttention to frequency, staffing and scheduling can ensure successful management of fire and life safety systems

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9 Ways Green Roofs Bring Greener Cities, BuildingsThe choice of a green or vegetative roof can have multiple financial benefits for the building. And other benefits — like reducing stormwater runoff — accrue to the city at-large.

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Legionnaires’ Reports Continue to Grow

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Data Silos Are No. 1 Facility Technology Challenge: Study




Building Operating Management
Daylighting Benefits: Cost Savings, Occupant Health and WellnessThough tunable LEDs have multiple benefits, there's simply no substitute for natural sunlight. But facility managers should make sure daylighting design strategies are cost-effective.

Building Operating Management
The Real Cost of Water Highlights Importance of Water EfficiencyBest practice: Use submeters and water management software to understand how your facility uses water. This can help you understand where reducing water use can result in real savings.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: GIE Expo

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Hurricane Michael: Preparation and Recovery Resources

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Mold Forces University To Move Students

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