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How to Plan Fire Safety and Suppression Systems During Renovations

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Huge Chicago Hospital to Be Renovated into a Hotel

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Securing Funding Remains Constant Challenge for Public School FM

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Historic L.A. Memorial Coliseum Gets $315 Million Renovation

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Teamwork for Successful Commercial Office Upgrades

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4 Tough Questions to Ask About Renovation Planning

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Commercial Office Upgrades: Timing Matters

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Commercial Office Upgrades: Cost Considerations

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Commercial Office Building Renovations

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Worker on Renovation Project Critically Injured in Forklift Accident

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4 Issues in Successful Plumbing Upgrades

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Plumbing Renovations That Deliver

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Project Budgeting and Maintenance Offer Increased Resources for Middle School

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Despite Owner’s Objections, NYC Building Designated Historical Landmark

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Indiana University Dorms Infested with Mold Undergo Renovations

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Earthquake Regulations Could Affect California Hospitals' S&P Ratings

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5 Steps to Ensuring Plumbing Upgrades Last

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Ford Continues with $740 Million Renovation of 105-Year-Old Building

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170-Year-Old Building Undergoes $43 Million Renovation

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Higher Ed Rethinking Breastfeeding Spaces

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New Jersey Building Recognized as LEED Project of The Year

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Detroit Files Lawsuit Over Failing LED Streetlights

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College Basketball Arena Enters Final Phase of $72 Million Renovation

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Effective Project Management Helps University Reduce Energy Usage

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Manager's Role in Project Management Leads to Successful Renovations

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How Green Buildings Impact The Environment

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U.S. Airports Raise $30 Billion in Bonds for Renovations

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HVAC and Lighting Upgrades Help University Cut Costs

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Cincinnati Reds Museum Gets Renovation, HVAC Upgrades

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Schools’ HVAC Renovation Aims for Savings, Comfort

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NCAA Arena Renovation Faces Financial Challenges

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Princeton Library Renovates and Modernizes

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Construction Mistakes Cost Milwaukee Zoo $250,000

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Yale Students Win Gender-Neutral Restroom Battle

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Milwaukee Brewers Renovate Spring Training Home

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Summerfest Concert Venue Undergoes Renovation

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Renovation To Close MoMA for Four Months

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How To Select the Correct Roofing Consultant

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Airport Completing $12 Million Renovation

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Roofing: Fine Tuning the Specification Process

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Specifying the Proper Roofing System

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MLB Stadium Renovations Target Fan Experience

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Making Roofing Projects Work

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Lighting Upgrades: Quantifying Results

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Indianapolis Museum Plans Major Renovations

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Benefits of Upgrading Emergency Lighting

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Lighting in the Spotlight

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Grants Aid Managers Planning Historic Renovations

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Old School: Renovation Reclaims Building

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Location and Timing: Keys to Successful Cooling System Upgrade

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Historic Renovation Targets Area Rehabilitation

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Product Selection: Top Facility Managers Reveal Best Practices

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Challenges and Benefits of a Plumbing Renovation

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University Replaces Roof on Historic Hall

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Keeping a Facility Running During Renovation

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Old Buildings, New Technology Create Questions

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Facility Upgrades Without Interruptions

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What’s Old Is New: Historic Renovations

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Plumbing Systems: Prolonging Performance Life

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Plumbing Systems: Proactive Maintenance

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Plumbing Systems: Repair or Upgrade?

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Facility Engineers Indicted for Scrap Metal Theft

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Plumbing Renovations That Enhance Performance

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Routine Plumbing Maintenance Can Improve Functionality, Efficiency

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Boilers: Repair or Replace?

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Improve Building Performance with Integrative Design, Commissioning

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Integrated Design, Commissioning Aid Turnover from Building Construction to Operations

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Renovations Begin on Historic Film Museum

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ADA: Facilities Continue Upgrades for Accessibility

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New Constructruction Projects Have Colleges Borrowing Billions

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Lawmakers Search for Ways to Reduce the Number of VA Facilities

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Upgrading the Status of Health Care Facilities

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Working Around Project Delays in Health Care Renovations

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Keeping Critical Components Active During Health Care Renovations

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Renovation Spotlight: One University’s Projects

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University of Penn Reopens Renovated Midcentury Landmark Hill College House

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Howard University Redevelops Campus Properties for $50 Million

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Tackling Acoustical Issues in Broadcast and Recording Facilities

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DesignGroup: Renovation Hilliard Branch Library Triples Interior Space

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DesignGroup Renovates Historic Moseley Hall At Bowling Green State University As STEM Education And Research Center

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Code Compliance Check Prevents Construction Cost Overruns

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Renovation Planning: How to Avoid Security, Fire Safety, and Other Code Issues

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New Thinking In Restroom Designs Keeps Office Tenants Happy

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Office Building Redesign in Prestigious Boston Area

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KAI Design & Build Receives Construction Industry Best Practice Awards from SLCCC

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GSA Commits to Historical Renovation, the Green Proving Ground, and Dedication to Occupant Wellness

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Music Festival Plans More Renovations

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Ace Hotel New Orleans restores historic Art Deco exterior and updates performance with Winco Windows finished by Linetec

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Response Team 1 Named to Inc. 5000 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies for Third Consecutive Year

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Garland Opens New Doors in an Old Cleveland Neighborhood

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Mastering Unique Challenges of College Renovations

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations

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Smart Budgeting, Good Communication Keep College Renovations Moving Smoothly

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Managing Scheduling Concerns During College Renovation

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Renovated Space Helps Healthcare Organization With Teaming Efforts

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Collaborative, Open Office Design Will Be Prototype For Law Firm Ballard Spahr

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Seven Tips To Make Building Renovations a Sucess

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Dan Hounsell: Honoring the 2014 FMD Achievement Award Winners

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Historic Preservation Meets Green Design At National Academy Of Science

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With BIM, Historic Landmark Gets Sustainable Renovation

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Office Building Renovations Aim To Reposition “Stale” Properties

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Relationship-based Educational Design Turns Classrooms Into Instructional Tools

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Focus On Needs Of Students To Design Effective Classroom Spaces

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Showing Students, Faculty Respect Is Important Aspect Of Relationship-based Educational Design

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Color Does Not Have To Be A Challenge In Educational Design

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Touchless Products Enhance Restroom Comfort, Efficiency

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Durability, Sustainability Important Factors in Restroom Retrofits

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Consider ADA Guidelines in Restroom Retrofits

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Sustainability: Cherokee County (N.C.) School District

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Sustainability: Leon County, Fla.

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Renovations & Retrofits: Mississippi State University

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Renovations & Retrofits: Orlando Health

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Financial Management: Lee Cty. Port Authority/SW Fla. International Airport

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Financial Management: Stony Brook (N.Y.) University

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Personnel Management: University of Michigan

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Personnel Management: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

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All 2013 FMD Achievement Award Entries

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Arc-Flash Explosion Triggers Renovation, Savings at University of Alabama

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University of Alabama Thinks Long-Term During Renovation

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Renovation Results in Leaner Maintenance Principles at University of Alabama

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In-House Maintenance Staff Boosts Alabama's Bottom Line In Renovation

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Online Exclusive: More Information on Alabama's Arc-Flash Explosion

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Show Sustainability Is Affordable To Get Approval For Green Interiors Projects

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Balancing Sustainability With Sentiment, Historical Value

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Facility Management Surprises at Fenway Park

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Sustainable Construction And Renovation On Campus Help Cut Costs, Attract Students

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Conduct Energy Efficiency Analysis Before Beginning Sustainable Campus Construction

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Resilient Design, Campus Master Plan Are Important Elements Of Sustainable Construction

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LEED v4 Demand Response Pilot Credit Encourages Analysis Of Outside Power Generation

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Exterior Lighting Design Presents Challenges

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Office Project Offers Lessons In Master Planning For Collaborative Work

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GSA Rehabilitates Historic King Federal Building in Atlanta

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Medical Technology's Pace Of Innovation Places Heavy Demands On Facilities

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Significant Technology Changes Require Health Care Facility Renovations

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Hospital Construction Should Aim For Flexibility From Start

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Office Renovation for Architecture Firm Achieves LEED Platinum

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Food Court Renovation Aims to Make Allen Center More Appealing to Tenants

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Food Court Renovations: Lessons Learned

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ADA: Successful Restroom Renovations

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Designers Focus on Color, Style for Interior

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Restroom Redesigns in Airport, Museums

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Restroom Redesign: Benefits for Facility Managers

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Field Museum, O'Hare Look for Creativity in Restroom Design and Renovation

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Restroom Renovations Require Attention to Detail, Not Just Aesthetics

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Restroom Upgrades a Worthwhile Investment

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Restroom Renovations: Quantifying Benefits

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Green Design Guides Renovation of California State Office Buildings

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Restroom Renovations and Life-Cycle Costs

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Setting Goals: Successful Plumbing Retrofits

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Data Centers Look For Ways To Fight Energy Costs

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Accessibility: Making Way for ADA

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Historic College Campus Gets Second Life

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Adaptive Reuse, Not Historical Preservation

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ADA: Renovations and Requirements

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Picking The Right Roofing Product Has Several Considerations

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Climate Plays Big Role In Selecting The Right Roofing Products

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Using Rain Screens for Innovative Exteriors Can Offer Advantages

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Common Sense Approach Helps in Evaluating Rain Screens

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Peter Strazdas: BIM Is The Future of FM

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Renovations Trigger ADA Compliance?

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ADA In Commercial Real Estate

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Considering Life Cycle Costs Can Pay Off in Restroom Renovations

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Lighting Options Can Cut Restroom Electricity Usage

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Design Can Help Cut Cleaning Costs

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Make Sure To Get As-Builts After Renovations

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Standardizing Restroom Products

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ADA-Compliant Restroom Renovations

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Lessons Learned from Educational Building Renovations

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Managing Input During Renovation Project Planning

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The Logistics of Campus Renovation Projects

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Adding Data Center Scope Doesn't Have to Mean Build New

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Data Center Renovation Versus Build New Considerations

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Data Center Renovation Costs and Plans

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Retrofits: Organizations Invest in Maintenance, Engineering Departments

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Tactical Steps for Retrofitting College Campuses

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Retrofits Test Managerial Skills

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Accessibility and Restroom Renovations

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Plumbing Systems and Sustainability

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Accessibility and Restrooms

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Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

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New Energy Efficient Lighting Technologies

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Keeping Up with ADA Compliance

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Evaluate New Construction, Renovations with EPAct in Mind

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Managing IAQ During School Renovations

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3-D Laser Scanning Speeds Up Building Condition Surveys

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Green Renovations Should Focus on IAQ, Purchasing, Material Handling

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Waste Management: Tips for Recycling, Reuse During Renovation Projects

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Green Renovations: Best Practices for Preserving IAQ

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Data Center Construction Costs Down, Study Finds

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Renovations Present Opportunities for Energy-Efficiency Improvements

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Meeting Future Demands on the Data Center

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Layout of Renovated Building Can Be Security Tool

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Cost Considerations for Historic Renovations

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NIST Tests Own Facilities To Find Energy Savings

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Greensburg Becomes Green Model

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The ABCs of K-12 Renovations

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Maintenance as Reality Check

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Renovations and Accessibility: Two Birds, One Stone

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Old Buildings, New Life

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If You Preserve It, Will They Come?

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Getting the Look Without the Costs

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HVAC

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Plumbing by the Book

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High-Tech Makeovers

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Making Phased Renovations Work

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Schools Seek Formula for High Performance

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The Noise in the 'Attic?' History Deteriorating

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Making Renovations Work

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Restrooms

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Restroom Renovations, Big Benefits

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Everything Old is New Again

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Old buildings as ancient history? Hardly

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School Choice: Build New or Not

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Renovating Buildings, Images

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No Debate: Miami's Planning Pays Off

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Making Room for Medical Technologies

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Energy Codes: Moving Targets

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Renovation Wreckers

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Rx for Growing Pains

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Making Renovations Pay

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Tenant and system criteria are keys to making phased renovations work

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Access, Texas Style

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Maintenance Bulletin

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A Collegial Approach

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Planning Is Easier Said Than Done