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Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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A Blizzard of Challenges in Keeping Schools Open


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How to Maximize Innovation: Use a Little TLC

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Inspection, Testing, Maintenance: How to Keep Fire Safety Systems Safe

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How to Maximize Roof Performance Life in the Real World

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4 Steps to Creating an Action Plan for Asset Inventory

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Roof Coatings: Inspection and Testing to Ensure Proper Installation

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Utility Vehicles: To Repair or Replace?

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Maintenance Tractor Causes Fire at Florida Gators’ Stadium

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How to Plan HVAC Systems for Long-Term Performance

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Careful Screening Required to Find Reliable Elevator Service Provider

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NFMT: Exploring the State of Maintenance

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Winter Maintenance Considerations for Steep-Sloped Roofing

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Facilities Manager's Guide to Winter Roofing Care

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Trump Nominates New Architect of the Capitol

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Engaged Managers Drive Maintenance Success

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Does Your Fire Alarm System Need an Upgrade or Replacement?

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Strategies for Engaging the Maintenance Workforce

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Maintenance: From Cost Center To Successful Investment

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Project Management: Strategies for Success

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Equipment Specification: Strategies for Success

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People, Projects and Purchases: Strategies for Success

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Achievement Awards: Shining a Spotlight on Maintenance

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Will Deferred Maintenance Doom a City’s Museum?

Building Operating Management
Maintenance Management Systems: Managing the Business of Facilities

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Dorm Upgrades Force Out Students

Building Operating Management
10 Best Practices To Preserve Historic Landmarks

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Addressing the Maintenance and Engineering Knowledge Gap

Building Operating Management
How To Learn From In-House Data Center Experts

Building Operating Management
Drones: An Opportunity and a Challenge

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VA Faces Critics Over Management Practices

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Lithium-Ion Batteries Offer Less Preventive Maintenance, Built-in Monitoring

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How To Conduct a Proper Roof Inspection

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey Now Available

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EMCOR Facilities Services Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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A Third of American Offices are Not Fit for Purpose

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Maintenance: In With the Old, Out With the New

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In or Out: Alaska Turns To Maintenance Outsourcing

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Maintenance Success in the Spotlight

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Breaking Down USGBC’s Top 10 LEED States List

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Know The Advantages and Benefits of Roofing Warranties

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Paints and Coatings: Technology Improvements Require More Project Planning

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Sustainability: Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Jupiter, Fla.

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Sustainability: Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn.

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Renovations and Retrofits: University of La Verne, La Verne, Calif.

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Renovations and Retrofits: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle

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Financial Management: Westerville (Ohio) School District

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Financial Management: Kettering (Ohio) School District

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Personnel Management: Orange County, Orlando, Fla.

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Personnel Management: Johnson and Wales University, Providence, R.I.

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Creating a Roadmap to LEED Certification

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University of San Francisco Director of Operations Creates Buzz on Campus

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Dan Hounsell Editorial: Facility Safety, With a Focus on Facades

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Reassessing Run-to-Failure Mentality Will Help Address Maintenance Backlog

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Maintenance Planning: From Concept to Reality

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Decide What Constitutes a Good or Acceptable Maintenance Plan

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Fine-Tune Maintenance Planning Process with Measuring and Meetings

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The Oscars of Maintenance: The 2016 FMD Achievement Awards

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Social Media and Maintenance — A Slowly Emerging Marriage

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College Improves Efficiency by Centralizing Facility Maintenance Staffs

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Video: 2015 FMD Recipients — What Lies Ahead?

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Video: Looking Back at 2015 — The FMD Achievement Awards

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Risk Assessment Workshop offered at NFMT

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Time for Managers to Realize Benefits of Social Media

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Maximizing Maintenance: Assessing Non-Value Added Activities

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Reassessing of Preventive Maintenance Responsibilities Produces Huge Savings

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Roundtable: Managers Discuss Technician Training Strategies

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Dan Hounsell: Finding Balance a Challenge for Maintenance Managers

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Government Agencies Seek to Sell Costly Buildings

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Managing Plusses, Minuses of Portable Technology

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Consider Process When Utilizing Mobile Devices

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Funding Woes: California K-12 Public School District Facilities in Bad Shape

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Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink

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Seattle Gum Wall Getting Deep Cleaning

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Facility Managers Must Effectively Manage Contract Transition

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Managing Outsourcing: Structuring the Contract Transition

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Effective Contract Transition: Handling People Management

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Watch These Steps in Service Contract Transitions

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Developers Discuss Benefits of Mobile Computerized Maintenance Management Software

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Managing Outsourcing: the Pre-Contract Stage, the Facility Manager’s Role

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Challenges of Implementing Mobile Maintenance Management Software

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Dave Lubach: Training and Retaining Employees Leads to Department Success

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Dan Hounsell: Advisory Board Members Offer Support, Suggest Direction

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Tips on Making the Case for Maintenance Investments

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Making the Case for Equipment Requests

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Change Management's Perception of Maintenance

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Converting Vision of Maintenance Plan into Reality

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Dan Hounsell: Communication With IT Department Critical to Success

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Finding and Fixing Energy Problems in HVAC Systems

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Humidity Control Vital to Keeping HVAC Costs Low

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Poor Training Leads to Increased HVAC System Waste

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FaciliThon Aims To Draw High School Students Into Facility Management Careers

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Dave Lubach: FMDAA Recipients Stand Out in a Crowd

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Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Need

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Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center

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Dan Hounsell: Bridging the Gap on Maintenance Misconceptions

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Weighty Issue: Project Planners Wrestle with Roof's Load

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Advice To Improve Maintenance Focused On Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Best Approach To Take With Antiquated Equipment

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Facility Maintenance Achievement Awards Recipients Announced

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5 Steps to Achieving Maintenance Operations Utopia

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Finalists for FMD Achievement Awards Announced

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2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

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Planning for Drain Cleaning Problems

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Drain-Cleaning to Extend Life of Plumbing and Piping Systems

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Key Drain Cleaning Equipment to Consider

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Preparation and Planning for Roof Management?

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Keys to Changing Maintenance Team's Culture

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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance and the Strategies Within the Struggle

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Financial Skills Pay Dividends for Maintenance and Engineering Managers

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The 5 Biggest Financial Mistakes Managers Make

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Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Maintenance Plan, ‘Walk-Around’ Audits Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Role of Staff, Training, Building Data in Loss of Energy Efficiency

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Dave Lubach: Submit Your Entries for the 2015 FMD Achievement Awards

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Dan Hounsell: Can Money Change the Image of Maintenance?

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Changing Roles: Maintenance and Facility Security

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Maintenance Brings Facility Knowledge to Security Teams

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Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas

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Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products

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Dan Hounsell: Names Change, but the Mission Remains the Same

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Managers discuss reactive, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies

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Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

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Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

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Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

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University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

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Preventive Maintenance, Scheduling Meetings Among Important Issues

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Top Maintenance Goal: Make Technicians Better Firefighters

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Robust operations and maintenance practices include site-specific manuals

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Reduced Maintenance Costs Can Help Justify Large HVAC Upgrades

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How To Prepare HVAC Systems For Higher Demand

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Marketing Maintenance: Savvy Managers Spotlight Department Accomplishments

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Robust Operations And Maintenance Practices Can Help Head Off Critical-Facilities Failures

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Lessons in Leadership: Putting People First

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Managers Must Concentrate on Continued Department Improvement

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Better Maintenance Organization Improves Efficiency, Effectiveness

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Dan Hounsell: Outsourcing is Here to Stay, So Make it Work for You

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Dave Lubach: Maintenance Managers Add Marketer to List of Important Responsibilities

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Maintenance on the Move: Controlling Transportation Costs

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How to Find Efficiency in Transportation Methods

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Steps to Streamlined Travel Planning, Scheduling

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Dan Hounsell: Take a Bow, FMD Achievement Award Winners

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2014 FMD Achievement Awards Winners Named

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How To Know The Right Level of Automation

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Dan Hounsell: Less Paper, Big Benefits for Data Collection

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Deferred Maintenance: Turning Crisis Into Strategy

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Underfunding Routine Maintenance Leads to Problems

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Putting a Deferred Maintenance Plan Into Action

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Dan Hounsell: How to Change the Image of Maintenance

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Survival Requires Tough Choices on Maintenance Department Structure

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Which Model is Best: Decentralized or Centralized?

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Choose Wisely Which Department Structure Model to Use

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With Training, Safety is Always First

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Managers discuss their successes and challenges when tapping into technology

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Dave Lubach: Make Mom Proud. Win an FMD Achievement Award

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Savings from Centralization for One University

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Maintenance and Engineering: Key Players in Emergency Preparedness

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Maintenance and Engineering Departments' Role in Emergency Preparation

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Planning Considerations for Facility Recovery

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Understanding the Preparedness Cycle

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Preparing for Productivity: The Rise of the Maintenance Planner

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Financial Blunders to Avoid

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Lesson: Perform Due Diligence on Financial Decisions

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How General Motors maintenance manager identifies, prioritizes hundreds of projects

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The 'Softer' Side of Maintenance Management

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Why Maintenance Solutions is Changing to Facility Maintenance Decisions

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School District Near Chicago Ponders Renovations, Building Consolidations

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Maintenance Strategy: Work-Order Management

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Managers Must Spread Message of Needed Maintenance Products

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Shop Bulletin Board Interesting Place to Plant Seeds of Support

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Making Change Happen not Always Easy

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Lighting Upgrades and the Bottom Line

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Tips for Building a Better Maintenance Team

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As a Manager, Be Open to Changing Organization's Culture

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Managing a Retrofit To Preserve History

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Are You Keeping an Eye On the Future of Maintenance?

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Keys Components for Maintenance Work-Order Scheduling

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Maintenance: Focus on Work-Order Management

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Lift Equipment Takes Maintenance to New Heights

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Budget Concerns Affect Decision to Rent or Purchase

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Safety Concerns Take Precedence Over Costs

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Measuring, Managing, and Maximizing Facility Data Important for Managers

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New CMMS Helps Health Care System Move to Preventive Maintenance

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Key Features of New CMMS Improve Efficiency of Health Care System

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CMMS Training Streamlines Work Flow for Health Care System

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Work Scheduling: From Chaos to World Class

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Work Scheduling: The Power of Planning

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Maintenance Apps Address Managers' Specific Challenges

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Collaboration: The Key to Maintenance Management

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Handheld Computing Devices Improve Managing Work-Order Data

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Maintenance Strategies: Technician Training

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5 minutes with Ana K. Thiemer Project Manager - Renovation and Renewal Program, Facilities Services, University of Texas Austin

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Tackling the Challenges of Maintenance Recruiting

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The Softer Side of Maintenance Recruiting

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Is Your Job Your Profession?

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Managers Incorporate New Communications Technology into Existing Strategies

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Unmotivated Employees? Managers Need to Look in the Mirror

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Unmotivated Employees: Root Causes and Solutions

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And the Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Go To ...

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Successful Maintenance Planning Streamlines Operations, Saves Money

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Five Factors to Consider Before Replacing or Expanding a Building Automation System

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Successful Planning Includes Taking a Punch - and Getting Up

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For Your Insights and Honesty, I Thank You

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Avoiding Outsourcing Failure

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Lighting Retrofits: Teaming Up for Savings

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CMMS: Managers Need to Focus on Software Implementation

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First Impressions Start with Right Attitude

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Software Installation: Managers Should Partner with Vendors, Consultants

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Roofing: District Revamps Preventive Maintenance Program

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Demand-Response Programs Affect Operations and Occupants

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Awards Program Full of Great Ideas - To Steal

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Getting Tough, Again, on Deferred Maintenance

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Facilities Set the Stage for Learning

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Managers Need to Lead, Guide, Direct

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Mike Rowe an Advocate for Maintenance, Engineering

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Maintenance Management Issues: Lack of Accountability, Discipline

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LEED for Healthcare Addresses Unique Operational Requirements

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MRO Parts Storerooms: No Longer An Afterthought

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Everywhere a Strategy: Get Serious About Specification

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Tracking Sustainability with a CMMS

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Team Player: More than Just Coach-Speak

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Look at Carpet's Full Life Cycle

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CMMS: Use Software to Manage Energy Use

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OSHA: Expanding Role in the Workplace

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Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

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How To Train a New Generation of Technicians

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OSHA Requirements Include Form 300, Written Plans

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Sustainability Part of Managers' New Normal

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CMMS Upgrades: What Modules Do You Need?

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CMMS: Data Can Uncover Energy Deficiencies

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CMMS: How to Implement Condition-Based Monitoring

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Checks 6-10: Review and Test Access Data and Devices

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Personnel Management: How to Quantify Lost Productivity

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Managers, Departments Deserve Recognition

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Tough Decisions: Managers Need a Strong Conscience

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Demand Response: Communication is Critical

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City of Springfield (Mo.) Public Grounds Faces Adversity

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Managers Discuss Hiring, Working with Contractors

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Emergency Planning: Materials and Training

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Managers: What Would You Do with $100,000?

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Managers' Mantra: Turn Lemons into Lemonade

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Retrocommissioning: How to Select a Consultant

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Drain Cleaning: How to Recruit and Retain Workers

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Grounds Department Employs Zone-Maintenance Approach

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Freeze in Hiring, Pay Increases Impacts Productivity

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Emergency Planning: Five Ideas to Protect Technicians

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CMMS: Open Applications Fuel Department Integration

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How to Plan for Emergency Events

5 Minutes With
CMMS: The Importance of Data with Susan Deane

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Marketing Maintenance: How to Communicate the Value of Your Job

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Moving to Sustainability: Managers Should Look at Past Accomplishments

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A License to Steal the Next Big Idea

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Emergency Planning: Define Roles and Responsibilities

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Maintenance: Selling Your Accomplishments to Top Management

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Selling Your Accomplishments: Use Data to Make the Case

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Project Management: Technicians Get Involved in Design

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Emergency Planning: Protecting Front-Line Workers

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CMMS Installation: Hospital to Monitor KPIs

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Retrofits: Organizations Invest in Maintenance, Engineering Departments

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CMMS: Web-Based System, Mobile Access Boost Productivity

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CMMS Installation: Lessons Learned

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Managers Not Flinching During Tough Times

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Tactical Steps for Retrofitting College Campuses

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Facility Professionals Discuss Managing Retrofits

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Inventory: CMMS Captures Critical Data

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Predictive Maintenance: The Use of Vibration Analysis

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Inventory: Base Decisions on Real-Life Data

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Cogeneration Installation: Lessons Learned

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Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes

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CMMS Data Helps Managers Make Inventory Decisions

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Big-Ticket Purchases: Financial Justification

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LEED: Managers Need to Educate Executives

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Managers, Staff Team Up When Purchasing Mowers, Utility Vehicles

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Sustainability: Not Such a Dirty Word

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Financial Justification: Develop Capital-Budgeting Policies

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Continuing Education: Curriculum for Maintenance, Engineering Managers

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Maintenance Solutions Achievement Awards Winners Announced

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CMMS: Five Commonly Underused Functions

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Outsourcing: Strategies for Hiring, Managing Contractors with Steve Spencer

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Department Champion Builds Support for Maintenance, Operations

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How to Replace Building-Envelope Components

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CMMS Capabilities

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Integrating CMMS with Other Building Systems

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Grounds Care: Special Events Threaten Landscape Health

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Managers Discuss Priorities for Codes, Standards, Regulations

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Managers Should Protect Training Funds

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Collaboration Among Designers, Operators Silences Skepticism

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Boiler Safety: Ongoing Training Avoids Potential Problems

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Equipment Rental: Ask These Eight Questions

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Equipment Rental: Managers Need Answers on Costs, Contracts

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Flooring: Working with a Contractor

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Inventory Management Best Practices

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CMMS: Why Should Managers Upgrade Their System?

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Managers Discuss Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Planning

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Inventory Management Best Practices

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Green Programs Provide Facilities Education

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Lighting Controls: Punch Lists, Commissioning, Recommissioning

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CMMS: The Role of Custom-Report Generators

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Managers Need to Revamp New-Employee Orientation

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Degrees of Debate: What Should Managers Know?

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The Manager's Role in LEED Certification with Curt Stainbrook

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Architects, Managers Join Forces in Buildings, Grounds Projects

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Proactive Emergency Planning Avoids Managers Getting Burned

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New-Employee Orientation: Eight Elements of Success

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Lighting Controls: Five Key Maintenance Practices

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CMMS: Needs Analysis, Cost Justification Fuel Upgrades

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CMMS Upgrades: Managers, Upper Management Need to Speak Same Language

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Drain Cleaning: When to Rent or Buy Equipment

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Hospital's Aging Core Poses Maintenance, Engineering Challenges

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Managers Discuss Strategies for Determining an Energy Baseline

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Ten Reasons for Outsourcing Failure

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Energy Savings and Maintenance

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Lighting Retrofits: Save Money, Reduce Maintenance with Betsy Pooley

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How to Measure a Contractor's Performance

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Building-Automation System Streamlines Preventive Maintenance

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Organization Closes Old Hospital, Opens New Facility Same Day

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Chris Matt: LEED Fosters Facilities Education

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Project Planning: Grounds, Utilities, and Facility Managers Work Together

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Avoid Maintenance Backlogs with Real-Time CMMS Data

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Maintenance Technician Training with Rod Allen

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Managers Discuss Strategies for Savvy Specification

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How to Minimize Total Cost of Ownership

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Dan Hounsell: Managers' Knowledge of Facilities Fuels Specification

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CMMS: Technicians Should Be Able to Manipulate Data

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Inventory Management: Bins, Shelves, Racks Create Efficient Storerooms

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Chris Matt: Managers Consult Colleagues During Specification

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Reducing Maintenance Costs with Assessments and Training

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Effective Service Procurement

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Maintenance Management ROI

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Decentralizing Maintenance

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Managers Discuss Their Role in LEED Certification

Facility Focus
The Role of BIM in Building Retrofits

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Sustainability in Schools: NYC Department of Education

Facility Focus
How to Debunk the Biggest Maintenance Myths

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Conducting a Building Audit for Maintenance

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Risk Management: Decrease Costs, Improve Accountability

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Sustainability: Managers' Role in the Triple Bottom Line

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Awards Program Recognizes Managers, Staff

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Managers Analyze the Performance of Existing Equipment

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The Benefits and Challenges of Wireless CMMS

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Beyond Buzzwords: Lessons from Manufacturing

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Inventory Management: Managers Need to Take Reins

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Maintenance Staff Influences Building Design, Product Specification

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Restrooms: Develop Standard Practices Manual

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Fresh Set of Eyes Helps See Big Picture

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Wireless CMMS: Managers Must Convince Technicians

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Wireless CMMS: Consider Total Cost of Ownership

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CMMS: Wireless Connectivity an Issue

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Budget Blueprint: Align, Attack, Focus

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Dan Hounsell: Pay Attention to Your Customers

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Chris Matt: Training Budgets Shrink but Education Remains Strong

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Satellite Facility Streamlines Plumbing Maintenance Tasks

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Maintenance 'Smart Teams' Make Department More Efficient

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Plumbing Retrofits

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CMMS Help Managers Tackle Productivity, Budget Challenges

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Proper Training Can Save Money

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Benchmarking Energy Use with Mike Zanghi

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Boilers and Water Heaters: A How-To Training Guide

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Automating Operations: Hospital Upgrades Building-Automation System, CMMS

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Building Construction or Renovations Include Landscape Plan

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Building-Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency with Skip Milton

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Airport Looks for Ways to Cut Costs

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Restrooms: Plumbing-Fixture Maintenance

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Lighting Retrofits: Consider Maintenance During Installation

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HVAC's Impact on IAQ and Energy Efficiency

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BAS Promotes Trending and Preventive Maintenance Practices

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LEED & Maintenance Management

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Maintenance Plays Key Role in Building Addition

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Managers Minimize Disruption to Resort Occupants

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USGBC Assesses Performance of LEED-Certified Buildings

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Sports Arenas Pose Maintenance and Engineering Challenges

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CMMS: Three Categories of Mobile Maintenance

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Manage Work Orders, Parts with Wireless CMMS

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Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Specification Strategies

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Cooling Equipment: Technician Training

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Specifying Water-Saving Products

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Roof Warranties and Maintenance

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Manuals Help Ensure Proper Lift Operation and Maintenance

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Getting the Most from a CMMS

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Green Restrooms: Maintenance Scheduling Can Lead to Savings

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Maintaining green buildings

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Plumbing Upgrades

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Facility Maintenance Software: Finding The Right CMMS Solution

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Maintenance as a Top Priority

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Concrete Maintenance Strategies

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Green Renovations

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Facilities Accessibility and ADA

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Securing Funding for Maintenance

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EPA Defines Epinephrine Disposal

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Selling Maintenance to CEOs

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Do You Know What You Bring to the Table?

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Planning, Improvising, or Both?

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The Olympic Ideal, Maintenance Style

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What's in a word? A manager's role

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High-Level Operations

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So, how did you spend the money?

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Renovating Buildings, Images

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UN-common Challenge

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Transforming the Presidio

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The Roofing-Mold Connection

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Star Search: Finding the Right Contractor

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Pushing the Envelope

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Looking for the Next Mercury

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Building Performance: Customer as Catalyst

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Planning For the Unexpected

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Waste Not

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Prescription for Training

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Restroom Retrofits: Matching Form and Function

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In or Out?

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Go ahead, blow your own horn

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Building an IAQ Arsenal

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Doing More with (Much) Less

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Putting value into maintenance

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Software That Shares

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Maintenance at Large

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Tough questions, tougher answers

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Bracing for Troubled Waters

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Chillers: Repair or Replace?

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Best practices: Maximizing maintenance

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Thinking Like a CFO: Mastering a Fundamental Tool

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Maintenance matters

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Going, Going... GREEN

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for maintenance:

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Testing and inspection spell success for life-safety systems

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It’s All About You

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CMMS: What You Need

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Sending a Message

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Net Working

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Budget Battles

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Something Old, Something New

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance By Design

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