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Building Operating Management
Smart Building Use Case: Retail FacilitiesSmart building technology has many benefits for retail. Here's a use case illustrating these benefits for a typical dry-retail store.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Equipment Training Needs To Maximize SafetyBy matching department needs to available resources, managers can protect workers on the work site


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NYC Moves Toward Making Buildings Safer for Birds

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Presence of Pan-Resistant C. Auris Growing in New York




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Door Hardware Components for Safety and SecurityUpgrades of key components and systems can prevent or delay attacks and maximize security

Building Operating Management
How to Get Staff Buy-In for Energy EfficiencyBob Holesko is adept at making water and energy conservation personal. He puts efficiency in terms staff and guests can understand, and that helps create buy-in across the organization.

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OSHA Issues Alert on Earthquake Rescues

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New Trump Administration Rule Complicates Efficiency Standards




Building Operating Management
Winter Maintenance Considerations for Steep-Sloped RoofingTake every possible precaution to prevent ice dams on steep-slope roofing. Not only can they cause gutters to collapse, they can also allow water intrusion into a building when they melt.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Head of the Class: Specifying and Installing Geothermal SystemsDavenport Community School District's investment in geothermal technology drives its energy efficiency to the top of the list.

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Playground Equipment Can Trap Children, Recalled

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Infection Control Issues Temporarily Shut Down Utah Hospital's Operating Room




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Norms, Goals and Priorities: Creating Buy-In for MaintenanceMaking a successful case to building owners and executives for financial support

Building Operating Management
8 Threats That Could Disrupt Building SecurityFrom drones to Darknet, facilities managers must plan resilience and security strategies to account for a number of disruptive new technologies.

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Green Increases Value of Old Office Buildings Up to $800,000




Building Operating Management
Assemble an All-Star Project Team to Achieve Sustainable HVACMake sure your project team is well-versed in modeling tools, metrics, data analytics and more to ensure your new HVAC system achieves long-term goals of efficiency and sustainability.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Utility Vehicles: Recipe for SuccessDepartment needs, equipment options and attachment considerations play central roles in making smart selections

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Jet Fuel Injures Los Angeles Students



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