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eBook 11 ADA Problem Areas in Open Offices
This eBook focuses on 11 common problem areas to help ensure open offices and other spaces comply with ADA
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Building Operating Management
Acoustics and Style: Top Ceilings ConsiderationsFrom hanging baffles to clouds, here are some emerging options for ceiling aesthetics and performance.

Building Operating Management
5 Keys To Good Metal Roof and Wall System DesignThe following fundamental design considerations must be taken into account for a successful metal roofing or wall project.


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How Mall of America is Leveraging the Power of Bluetooth Beacons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What’s in a Name?Dan Hounsell, Editor-in-Chief, says managers need to understand the importance of marketing

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California Law Targets IoT Devices

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Virus Kills 10 at ‘Filthy’ N.J. Facility

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Arena Is for the Birds — Literally




Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things: Boon to As-A-Service ModelBeyond software, the as-a-service model has struggled to take off. But the Building Internet of Things is changing that.

Building Operating Management
How to Future-Proof Buildings for New Technology By 2020, buildings that are adequately prepared for 5G deployment will become the buildings of choice.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Digging Into AssessmentsA column on issues of importance to the grounds management profession

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Mold Shuts Down Schools

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Wildfires Wreak Havoc on California




Building Operating Management
Two Types of Liquid Cooling: Conductive and ImmersiveUnderstand the differences and advantages of each option.

Building Operating Management
Proactive Steps to Respond To New Energy Star MetricsSeveral top FMs detail how they'll stay the course of their sustainability goals while addressing the new Energy Star calculations and metrics.

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control: Door Hardware That PerformsEffective upgrades of door hardware and security technology requires understanding options and making smart specification decisions

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NIST Reports on Occupancy After Disasters

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RECALL: Playground Equipment Poses Strangulation Hazard

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Sunshine Might Kill Bacteria in Dust: Study




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Centers: Implementing Retrocommissioning To Improve EfficiencyRetrocommissioning, load monitoring and effective maintenance can help managers ensure energy-efficient operations

Building Operating Management
Communication Critical To Carbon InventoryingStating goals and reporting accomplishments accurately show how climate mitigation strategies are paying off.

Building Operating Management
UPS Energy Storage Option 1: Lead-Acid BatteriesThe tried-and-true UPS battery storage system, lead-acid batteries are the most common.

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Walmart Sued for Alleged ADA Violation

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Facial Recognition Moves Closer to Facilities




Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Upgrade with a Healthcare TwistCareer experiences offered lessons that paid off when hospital-turned-office complex needed an upgrade for energy efficiency

Building Operating Management
Metal 101: Understanding Best Use Cases for Metal Roofs and WallsThe longevity and performance of metal roof and wall systems depends on an understanding of material properties, code requirements, and best practices.

Building Operating Management
Building Operating Management Announces 2019 Conference ScheduleMake plans now to attend these three terrific 2019 shows.

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20 Percent of City’s Buildings Inefficient

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New Coating Could Cut Building Cooling Demand



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