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4 Steps to Evaluating Security RisksWhen selecting doors and door hardware products, follow this advice to assessing and prioritizing the risks and weaknesses in a system.

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Resilience: How to Make Campus Facilities Safer, More SustainableAs the effects of climate change intensify, resilience takes on vital importance. A new rating system - RELi - helps designers and FMs measure and implement resilience on campus.


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The New Age of Utility Energy Efficiency Incentive ProgramsUtilities are shifting their incentive programs to better recognize state-of-the-art technology, modern design practices, and new techniques of energy management.

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NFPA Training Targets Security, Fire Safety

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The Right Light: Better Lighting Improves Patient Outcomes




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How to Plan An LED UpgradeLED upgrades need not be tricky. Here is advice on how to plan and execute a lighting retrofit to maximize energy efficiency and minimize downtime.

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Maintenance Management Systems: Managing the Business of FacilitiesA robust, easy-to-use maintenance management system that grows with the facility program is a necessity for any facility department. Here's how to get it right.

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Door Hardware: Balancing Security and Life SafetyFacility managers need to be vigilant about both life safety and security, especially in the aftermath of an active shooter event when emotions run high.

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NYC Blackout Highlights Vulnerability of Power Grid

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Smoke Alarm Recalled For Failure to Alert

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Building Automation: Developing a 2020 Vision




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How To Use Door Selection for Infection ControlReducing healthcare-acquired infections is a major goal of any healthcare facility. Here's how doors and door hardware selection play a role in that mission.

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7 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is the Future of FMA range of realistic uses make artificial intelligence the future of facilities management. Here are seven ways AI will be provide major benefits for FMs.

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How Restrooms Design Choices Affect Cleanliness, CostsChoices regarding flooring, fixtures, and even location of restrooms have major impact on long-term cleaning costs. Here are some tips for getting design right.

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NFPA Warns of Summer Electrical Hazards

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Old Buildings Become Fire Hazards Without Proper Maintenance

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Lions Not Amused by Zoo's Safety Drill




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Snow Management: Updated Best Practices Checklist

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School Security: Make the Right Doors ChoicesDoors, locks, and other door hardware must be chosen carefully. Here is some advice to select products for everyday security, as well as lockdown situations.

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How to Design Restrooms for Long-Term OperationsWith restrooms, pay now or pay later. Restrooms have a 20 to 25-year service life, so good design choices at the outset mean lower operating costs over the life of the facility.

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Medieval Pub Adopts Modern Food Waste Disposal Technology

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Tame Midday Heat With Window Film Innovation




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Fog and Edge Computing Complement Cloud StorageWhen employing new computing layers, it's vital to keep security in mind. Here's what you need to know.

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How to Include Energy Efficiency in Roofing SelectionMany standards now offer guidance on how to ensure roofing systems and products help contribute to a facility's energy efficiency goals. Here's what you need to know.

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Take Advantage of HVAC Opportunities for Energy EfficiencyHVAC upgrades require careful planning. But the result can be substantial energy savings. Here's some advice on how to get upgrades right.

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CDC: Crypto Outbreaks Rising

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Cool Walls Can Save As Much Energy As Cool Roofs

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University System Halts Use of a Pesticide



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