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Building Operating Management
How To Fight Air Stratification in Conditioned FacilitiesThe key to controlling stratification is to find a way to get the heated air at the upper levels of the space to drop down and mix with the cooler air at lower levels.

Building Operating Management
How Sustainable Buildings Aid Experiential Learning in SchoolsSustainability is embedded in the culture of Arlington Public Schools, and that translates to both better buildings and a richer classroom experience.


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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: New Generation of Performance and InnovationAdvances in fuel efficiency, safety, comfort and maintainability mean new specification considerations for managers

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Chicago Earns LEED for Cities Platinum Certification

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University Targets Dorm Composting



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IoT Advancing IAQ: Study

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AHUs Target Data Center Efficiency

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CMMS Can Boost Technician Productivity
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Operations And Maintenance
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Indoor/Outdoor LEDs Aims to Enhance Versatility

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Coated Steel Roof and Building Aesthetics


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ASHRAE Revamps Online Standards Review

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Rental Equipment EffectivelyWhether the equipment provides cooling, heating or power, building an effective plan is essential for success

Building Operating Management
3 Best Practices for Justifying Energy EfficiencyCommunicate in the right language, focus on project economics, and use consistent methodologies to get more energy efficiency projects approved.

Building Operating Management
Smart Energy Analytics Campaign Uncovers Energy-Saving OpportunitiesThe research and industry partnership supports and shares best EMIS practices.

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Trump Administration Proposal Would Relax Methane Rule

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ADA, Beaches and the Need for Accessibility



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Campaign Promotes Safe Use of Lithium Ion Batteries

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Dimmable LEDs Target Occupant Comfort

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Labor Shortages and Substance Abuse Impact Construction Industry: Report
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Operations And Maintenance
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Flooring Aims To Keep Pediatric Patients Safe

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Software Targets Efficient Landscape Design


Building Operating Management
Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) Aid EfficiencyRapidly evolving software systems provide visibility and analysis into how a building consumes energy. FMs can gain deeper and faster insight into energy efficiency opportunities.

Building Operating Management
Better R-Value, Thermal Performance Highlight Window AdvancesNew assembly design strategies and materials give windows better R-value, daylighting, glare control, noise reduction, and lower solar heat gain coefficients.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identifying Plumbing Upgrade GoalsWater conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

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U.S. City Earns LEED Certification

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Sierra Club Announces 2018 Cool Schools

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Modular Approach Can Help Healthcare Facilities Meet Changing Needs



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Real Estate Investments and Rising Interest Rates

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Bluetooth-Connected Moisture Meters Enhance Versatility

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CMMS Targets Response Times
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Business Management Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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LEDs Offer Plug-and-Play Technology

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Robots Enhance Facility Security


Building Operating Management
The Brave New World of Cybersecurity: Evaluating VulnerabilitiesFacility managers have several tools at their disposal to determine vulnerabilities in facility systems, like building management software or access control.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Benefits of an UpgradeLED upgrades at the Herbert C. Hoover Building benefit occupants and the bottom line

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Data Resource Targets Energy Retrofits

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RECALL: Step Machine Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

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Building Resilience and Climate Change



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HVAC Air Filter Improves Efficiency

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Plastic Pipes Contain 163 Leachable Substances: Study

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Electric Motor Recognized for Innovation
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Analytics and Data Management Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Exterior LED and Improved Functionality

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$13.5 Million Renovation Modernizes Historic University Dorm


Building Operating Management
Hold the Salt? Sustainable Snow Removal Strategies Heat UpAlternative approaches make it possible to minimize damage to facilities, bodies of water, and plant life while ensuring safety.

Building Operating Management
3 Concerns About Data AnalyticsAre data analytics too costly? Not valuable enough? Do they create a Big Brother atmosphere? Here are three concerns FMs may have to overcome about workplace analytics.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outages and Shutdowns: Tips for SuccessPower outages and shutdowns create the same level of stress. The challenge is to make these outages and shutdowns progress smoothly and finish on time within scope and on budget.

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Facilities Face Security Hurdle

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Facility Adds Crows to Grounds Staff

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Consider an LED Lighting Retrofit



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Partnership Targets Knowledge of Glass Standards

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Exterior Camera Enhances Security

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Mobile App and Building Analytics
NEWS: TRAINING
Session List: Energy and Utilities Management Education
At NFMT Vegas 2018


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Concrete Floor Boxes and Versatility

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LED Fixtures and Occupant Comfort

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