Building Operating Management
A Warming World Needs Cool RoofingYes, cool roofing helps save individual building owners money on cooling costs. But it also reduces urban heat islands and enhances community resilience.

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Managing The Generational Gap
Facility management staff could include four generations of employees. Learn insights for a thriving age-diverse workforce


Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Meet Maintenance Demands with Reduced BudgetsManagers should consider a strategy that many organizations overlook entirely: technician utilization.

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Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government




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3 Key Questions Managers Should Answer for Renting GeneratorsGenerator rental can be tricky. To make sure you get what you need, create detailed specifications regarding requirements, usage, and site conditions.

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Creating An Inclusive And Equitable Facilities Organization
Diversity lessons drawn from facility managers' actual experiences

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How Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Augment Smart Grid, Energy SavingsFrom photovoltaics (PVs) to electric vehicles (EVs), many distributed energy resources can play vital roles in a building's grid-readiness and ability to take advantage of smart grid.

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First Commercial Portfolio Earns WELL Building Rating



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Going Beyond Green: The Evolution of Sustainability in a Post COVID-19 WorldThe pandemic has shown how sustainability in facilities must evolve to also include health and wellness strategies for building occupants.

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How To Clearly Develop Scope Of Work
Scope of work that is too vague or too detailed lead to problems. This template is based on real-world case studies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understand Maintenance Requirements for Restroom ComponentsPlumbing components generally are low-maintenance items, but they are not maintenance-free.

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State Parks Face Maintenance Woes, Growing Use




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keep a Close Eye on Water ManagementDuring the pandemic, managers should consider a range of upgrades to water-using systems to ensure safety and efficiency.

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Most Common Reasons For Data Center Downtime
In 10 minutes, learn the events and factors that facility managers need to prepare for

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How to Optimize Daylighting with Smart Lighting Design, Lighting ControlsFrom window film to lighting controls, here are some expert-suggested strategies for overcoming daylighting challenges.

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Research Shows Ultraviolet Lamp Kills Coronavirus Without Risk to People




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For HVAC Optimization, High-Hanging Fruit Doesn't Have to Mean 'Expensive'An impactful HVAC optimization project may just require some time and expertise to properly tune a system — not necessarily requiring a huge investment.

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The Keys To Crisis Management
How to get your staff to respond faster and smarter during catastrophes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus on Maintenance Requirements During Mower SelectionBy paying attention to a mower’s ease of maintenance and track record of reliability, managers can avoid problems.

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Pandemic Plan: How K-12 Schools Are Dealing with Deferred Maintenance