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Learn How to Achieve Net Zero At Your Facility

Watch on-demand: Three sessions from the Net Zero/Energy Efficiency Virtual Summit

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How New York City Schools Navigated The Pandemic

John T. Shea, CEO, The New York City Department of Education, discusses COVID-19 operational changes that will stick around for the foreseeable future

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Lunch and Learn: How Roofing Complements Whole-building Sustainability And Wellness Strategies

Host your own lunch and learn training session with your staff.

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On-Demand Education: Smart Buildings Summit

These three education sessions cover how FMs can maximize current standard technology in their buildings while planning for future technology needs.

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Watch On-demand: Healthcare Facilities Summit

These four sessions from the Healthcare Facilities Summit focuses on the trends and important components of managing and operating hospitals, medical centers, and long‐term care facilities.

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Lunch and Learn: Making Outsourcing Work

Host your own lunch and learn training session with your staff.

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The Changing Workspace During And After The COVID-19 Pandemic

Paul Head, the director of PH Advisory, discusses how the pandemic caused institutional and commercial facilities to change the way workspaces are designed to adapt to hybrid work schedules

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What Air Quality Lessons Did Facility Managers Learn During The Pandemic?

Jim Zarske, the director of sustainability services for NORESCO, discusses how facility managers learned more about their buildings and what they can take away from the COVID-19 pandemic moving forward

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Utilize Workspace More Efficiently 

Expert-led discussion focuses on changing space management trends and the future of design 

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Lunch and Learn: 2021 IEBC Existing Building Code Essentials

Host your own lunch and learn training session with your staff.

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Strive for Continuous Operational Improvement

Lean management can help facilities develop an operations plan and countermeasure obstacles that arise

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Watch On-demand: Operational Excellence Summit

Education focusing on key performance indicators, Lean management and ventilation strategies to improve occupant health 

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Drone Benefits Soar During Pandemic 

With smaller staffs onsite, drones can be used for thermal scanning to easily detect water leaks or heat loss

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4 Technologies to Improve IAQ and Kill COVID-19

A look at UV lighting, negative ionization, ozone and hydrogen peroxide

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How Long COVID-19, Influenza and Norovirus Survive on Surfaces

Plus, a look at the most contaminated surfaces in schools, offices and hotels

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ADA Mistakes Made During the Pandemic

Get answers to frequently asked ADA questions and learn how to fix common errors

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The Path to Zero Energy Facilities

Using data from 700 zero-energy buildings, this webcast tells facility managers how their buildings can achieve net zero

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FM’s Guide to Conducting Energy Audits

How to turn audit information into actionable projects that can save facilities significant money and energy use

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These Are The Top 2 Security Vulnerabilities At Your Facility

If facility managers don’t address these weak links, no other access control investments will matter

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Emerging Campus Builds In Resilience from the Start

Old and new challenges in ensuring Columbia University’s Manhattanville campus can withstand a crisis

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Your Emergency Action Plan Is Wrong

Take 10 minutes to learn why your current emergency plan isn’t good enough

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Cleaning and Disinfecting Will Still Be Crucial Post-Pandemic

Many facilities increased their disinfecting frequencies because of COVID-19. Learn why infection control still matters after the pandemic

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Maximizing Your CMMS and Other Technology Systems

Turn your organization from corrective maintenance to preventive maintenance

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Has Elevator Use Changed During the Pandemic?

The pandemic affected how many aspects of facilities function, and the use of elevators is no exception. In this video, we discuss how the changes will effect elevators going forward.

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Healthcare Commissioning Best Practices

Tips for broadening your commissioning RFP to include fire dampers, access doors and more

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Change Management as a Design Process

Learn how to get building occupants to return to the workplace as the pandemic subsides

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How are Space Management Trends Changing?

Learn how COVID-19 affected the concept of space management, shifting duties to keeping work spaces clean and employees socially distanced

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What is a Hybrid Work Model?

COVID-19 is changing workspaces. Learn what the office will look like in 6 months

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Enhanced Infection Control with Antimicrobials and Nanotechnology

These tools continually protect surfaces from COVID-19 and other microorganisms

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How to Improve IAQ With Effective Air Filtration

Learn the 3 things needed for healthy indoor air, understand the difference in air filters, and upgrade filtration in 5 steps

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Is Electrostatic Disinfecting Right for Your Facility?

In 10 minutes, hear how the technology saved departments time, labor and money

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Lean Facility Management: Create Efficiency by Eliminating Waste

In 15 minutes, learn strategies and tactics for implementing lean management

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
Covid 19: Studies Show It’s Not Just A Challenge In The Air, But On Surfaces and Hands

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
Keys to Budgeting and Staffing Cleaning Programs

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
From Digital Twins to the Internet of Things, Guiding The Path Towards Digital Transformation

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
Occupancy Tracking for Commercial Buildings

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
From Ambition to Action: Net Zero Goals, ESG Targets, and Energy Code Compliance

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
Photovoltaics and Their Impact on Roofing Assemblies

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
Turning the Tables: Getting Top Management’s Attention to Approve Projects

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
Retro Commissioning and Air Balancing: It Can Save You Money and Reduce Your Service Life Cost

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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NFMT Baltimore 2022 Session CEU
The Importance of Regular “Free” Building Envelope Inspections

Watch this session from the NFMT conference that took place in March 2022 in Baltimore

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Webcast CEU
Data Center Failures: Avoiding Common Problems

Learn from these real-world examples so you don’t make the same mistakes

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Facilities Management's Needs for Technology

Learn what facility managers need in their digital toolkit and how these systems can improve their organization

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Implementing a BIM-FM Strategy

How Building Information Modeling can streamline facility operations

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How We Get to Zero Carbon Buildings

By 2040, the goal is to have half of existing buildings retrofitted to zero-carbon levels. New building performance standards can help

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Disinfecting With Germicidal Ultraviolet Light

How to ensure UV-C technology is effective in HVAC applications, upper air disinfecting and on hard surfaces

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The Value Of Upgrading MEP Systems And Equipment

How to determine when to replace existing equipment in kind and when to upgrade to improve performance

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How to Achieve Operational Excellence

Learn how to create a continuous improvement process at your facility

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Improving Efficiency and Operations Through Retro-Commissioning

How does retro-commissioning differ from commissioning and re-commissioning?

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Smarter Buildings: Practical Steps for Facility Managers

How to implement smart technology available today and overcome common obstacles

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Getting Creative With Vacant Facilities

Two examples of repurposing vacant recreation and retail buildings into usable office space

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A Framework For Adopting Smart Technology

Use this smart building implementation model to transform the built environment

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Is It Time To Replace Your Fire Alarm System?

This guide offers answers to commonly asked questions about ongoing maintenance and replacement of fire alarm systems

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Resilience In Action At University of Chicago

COVID-19 has tested the school’s resilience strategies. Senior Director of Facilities Brian Cowperthwaite discusses an emphasis on people, communication and preventive maintenance

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Meeting HVAC Energy Efficiency Goals During a Pandemic

How to balance occupant safety while still being energy efficient

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FM Guidebook for Fire Alarm Inspection, Testing and Maintenance

Answers to commonly asked questions regarding NFPA 72 and its requirements for inspecting and testing fire alarm systems

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Workplace Paradox: How FM Leaders Can Navigate the Future of Work

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Balancing Remote Work for Maintenance & Operations Teams

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Lessons Learned from Projects During a Pandemic to Improve Safety & Efficiencies in the Post-Pandemic Reality

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Best Practices for Maintaining Building Water Systems During Low to No Use

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Your Building as an Operating System, Adapting to a Changing Environment

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Next Generation Succession Planning Tips for Facilities Teams

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Make Hybrid Work: Enable Flexible Workplaces Where Teams Can Thrive

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Touchless Hand Hygiene Solutions

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
How Can We Manage What We Don’t Measure? Why Building Health Depends on HVAC & IAQ Evaluations

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
More than Just a Key: Bridging the Gap Between Asset and Access Solutions with Intelligent Key Management

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
How Does New Technology Impact the Way We Do Capital Planning?

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
IIOT Solutions to Help Improve Warehouse Operations at the Dock

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Fundamental Pillars of IAQ

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Better Planning for Today’s Unknowns

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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NFMT Remix 2021 Session
Elevating Your Hybrid Office with Mobile Technology

Watch this session from the NFMT Remix trade show that took place in November of 2021 in Orlando Florida

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HVAC Best Practices During A Pandemic

Maintenance should include a focus on filtration and humidity levels

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Are Your Fire Notification Systems Up To Code?

Answers to commonly asked questions about notification appliances in the fire alarm system

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HVAC’s Role In Preventing The Spread Of COVID-19

As employees return to work, the HVAC system needs to be part of a safe and healthy environment

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Facility Manager's Guide To Fire Alarm System Code Mandates

Answers to commonly asked questions regarding fire codes, NFPA 72 and interconnections between the alarm system and the rest of the facility

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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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When Switching To LEDs, Plan Long-term

Retrofits and new luminaires will last a decade or two. Although expensive, it’s an opportunity to invest in new lighting capabilities for the future

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Know The Cybersecurity Threats To Your Facility

Learn how hackers can breach your building and whether you’ll recover

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LED Relamping: An Inexpensive Way To Cut Energy Bills

One-for-one relamping using existing ballasts and type A TLEDs is the easiest and cheapest option, but it’s not without its drawbacks

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Cybersecurity: How To Avoid Ransomware Attacks

Developing operational technology policies can protect facilities from external threats and self-inflicted wounds

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Social Engineering Is An Easy Breach Of Your Building Security

Take 3 minutes to learn the tactic people use to get past a security desk and officer

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Take Your Maintenance Program To The Next Level

Spend 10 minutes to learn how to grow and audit your program to predict and prevent future failures

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Justifying The Cost Of Preventive Maintenance

Show your boss how the maintenance schedule is saving the facility thousands of dollars

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How To Create A Preventive Maintenance Plan

Learn about the tools and procedures needed to increase the efficiency and lifespan of critical equipment in this 10-minute video

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Don’t Be A Repair Organization

In 10 minutes, learn how to transition from fixing equipment to a preventive maintenance approach

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8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers

Avoid power failures in your critical facilities by watching out for these eight problems

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Know Before You Buy: Boilers

This guide can help facility managers save thousands of dollars by making educated purchases with practical advice about the features worth paying for, key questions to ask, and pitfalls to avoid.

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Lighting Controls 101: Codes, Energy Efficiency, Occupancy Sensors And More

An overview of lighting control options, and how they can be utilized to meet code requirements, enhance a building’s energy performance, and positively impact interior environments

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Developing Your Energy Management Program

Whether embarking on a new program or looking for avenues to increase efficiency in an existing program, discover the key components for success

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The 17 Gaps That Sabotage Your Emergency Plans

Learn what laws, regulations and standards apply to your emergency planning, training and exercises

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Keys To Successful Roof System Replacement

A roadmap for selecting a new roof system that optimizes performance and ROI

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6 Ways To Boost Building Envelope Performance

Improve performance and reduce costs with a range of technologies in use

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Fire Safety Codes: Is Meeting The Minimum Enough?

Review the updates to fire safety codes but also review inspection, testing and maintenance best practices for your fire protection systems to make sure you are going above and beyond

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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

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Addressing Vulnerabilities In Your Infection Control Program

Common pain points in any cleaning program and insights into how to reduce risking the spread of infection

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11 ADA Problem Areas In Open Offices

Compliance still matters, even without walls

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17 Steps To Lower Your Electric Rates

Most facility managers know how to trim electricity costs by upgrading lighting, HVAC, and controls. But if the goal is to reduce power costs, facility managers also need to know how to reduce their average electric rate

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Best Practices For Testing Standby Power Systems

Standby power system testing, although often misunderstood and misapplied, is critical to the reliability of a modern power system

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Are Employees Working Or Looking Busy?

Smarter utilization of employees can lead to more efficient schedules and accurate staff sizes. Learn how in less than 15 minutes

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Cybersecurity Threats: Is Your Facility At Risk?

Learn what facility managers should be looking for to prevent a cybersecurity attack. Also learn how to conduct an audit of the control systems

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How Technology Is Changing The Built Environment

Preparing for smart buildings and immersive, personalized experiences

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Building Successful Vendor Partnerships

Managing vendor relationships can be challenging. Learn insights and ideas that can be easily implemented to improve partnerships

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Maintaining Energy Savings And Occupant Comfort Across Multiple Facilities

Analytic technologies allow an organization to centralize large amounts of building data and develop enterprise-wide strategies to manage key performance indicators

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Outdoor Water Conservation Principles And Products

With efficient irrigation practices, it is possible to reduce outdoor water consumption by 25 percent or more

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Justify Your Energy Efficiency Project

How managers can strategically use incentives to significantly decrease the amount of time it takes to recoup their investment on building equipment

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Energy Star Score Action Plan

In late August 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency made significant changes in its Energy Star Portfolio Manager tool. Realign with refreshed metrics

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Digital Transformation Of The Workplace

In 15 minutes, learn how emerging technology such as voice assistance, artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles will transform facility management

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Using IoT To Improve Occupant Experience And Increase Operational Efficiency

IoT-enabled BAS has an impact on the occupant experience, which can be valued at 100-times that of energy savings and 10-times building cost savings

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FEDSAT: Helping Your Agency Comply With The FBPTA

How the Federal Facilities Skills Assessment Tool can assess your knowledge of recognized high priority FBPTA performance

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Systems Integration Is Key For Emergency Communications

In most facilities, the emergency communications system should be integrated with the building's information and communication technology systems

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The Business Case For Connected Facility Managers

Justifying investments in IoT and smart buildings to leadership

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A New Funding Solution For Energy Infrastructure Replacement

Learn about a utility-based usage approach where a third party owns, operates, maintains and is responsible for the energy saving performance of the new equipment

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How One School District Saved 25 Percent Using CMMS

After adding CMMS, Grand Prairie Independent School District saved time, decreased work requests and reduced inventory items

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Integrating IoT Technology With Existing FM Applications

Smart technology will enable old buildings and equipment to tell facility managers when they are having problems, which will improve maintenance and operational efficiencies