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Adsorbent Air Cleaning: A New Way To Think About Ventilation 


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GSA Plan Addresses Climate Change Impact on Facilities

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Understanding California's New Green Building Standards

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How to Design, Build, and Operate Greener Data Centers

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5 Hidden Costs of Deferring Maintenance

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Natural Gas Prices Expected to Skyrocket this Winter

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Pittsburgh Airport Breaks Ground on New Terminal

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Spotlight on Filtration: Understanding MERV Rating

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3 Trends Influencing Building Enclosure Design

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Biden Administration Acts To Cut Use of HFCs

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U.S. Carriers Joining Forces to Alleviate Supply Chain Issues

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How to Choose the Most Effective Roof Coating

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How FM and IT Can Team Up for Green

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Maintenance, Grounds Jobs Rank Among Most Dangerous

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Case Study: Lighting Explores Indigenous Themes at Luxury Resort

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Resilience: Redefining Reactive Maintenance

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How Would You Build a Sustainable City From Scratch?

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NASA Facing $2.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Backlog

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Report: 80 Percent of Companies Embracing Sustainability Initiatives

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A Blizzard of Challenges in Keeping Schools Open

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How to Implement a Facility Health and Safety Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paint That Lasts Through Thick and Thin

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During the Pandemic, Be Proactive About Indoor Air Quality

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Addressing Ventilation, Filtration, and Water System Concerns

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Sustainability Must Start with Energy Management

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Case Study: Modern Rail System Transforms Historic Opera House

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Abandoned Newark School Property Converting to Police Training Facility

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Aging Courthouse Offers Inside Look at Deferred Maintenance

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Sustainable and Resilient: The Future of Buildings

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How to Build An Effective Drain Cleaning Program

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4 Effective Air Filtration System Options

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Proactively Protect Your Office From the Next Pandemic

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Managing Energy Demand Can Aid Move To Clean Energy

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Case Study: Cleveland Cavaliers Deploying Crowd Intelligence Solution as Part of Reopen Strategy

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Managing Mower Fleet Maintenance Challenges

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5 Steps to Upgrade HVAC Filtration

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School District to Install 170 Touchless, Self-Sanitizing Water Stations

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Partnering with a Dealer Can Help Ensure Mower Selection Success

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Federal Funding Efforts Target K-12 School Upgrades

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5 Core Elements of Good Indoor Air Hygiene

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Air Force Academy Breaking Ground on Cyber Security Center

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How to Determine Whether to Repair or Replace Mowers

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Turf Conversion To Benefit Environment and Bottom Line

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Power Tools: New Technology To Address New Demands

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A Collapse, a Reckoning, and a Chance To Rethink Maintenance

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3 Best Practices for Going Solar

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Outdated Facilities Threaten NASA’s Future

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How to Maximize Innovation: Use a Little TLC

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Will Maintenance Departments Look Different After COVID-19?

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Aging Buildings Creating Dilemma for Wisconsin School District

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Concrete Repair Organization Issues Statement on Florida Condo Collapse

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Miami Courthouse Closed Over Safety Concerns

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States Parks Using Federal Funds for Upgrades

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How to Choose the Most Effective Roof Coating

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Schools Bearing Brunt of Climate Change’s Impact

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Do Air Purifiers Really Protect Building Occupants from COVID-19?

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American Indian Tribes Press for Deferred Maintenance Funds

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Healthier Paints Mean Healthier Interiors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Fix Ineffective Steam Traps

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6 Net Zero Energy Buildings FAQs

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How to Select the Right MEWP

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Understanding the Power of Solar PPAs

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3 Reasons Your Steam Traps Are Failing

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Skyrocketing Building Material Costs Threaten School Upgrades

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Maximizing Your CMMS: An Expert Q&A

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

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Lighting Strategies for Contemporary Office Space

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Facilities Staffs Receiving Recognition for Pandemic Performance

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New Guidance Addresses IAQ in Schools

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Sustainability in Grounds Care: One University's Success Story

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How to Consider Energy in Planning, Design, and Construction

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Air Purifiers Face Scrutiny in Schools’ Battle Against COVID-19

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5 Keys to a Fire and Life Safety Lifecycle Strategy

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Managers, Seize the Moment: You're More Valuable Than Ever

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How to Decide Whether to Rent or Buy Drain Cleaning Equipment

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Case Study: Re-opening Schools By Improving Indoor Air

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Are NFTs Speeding Up Climate Change? 

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On Earth Day, Bring the Natural World Indoors with Biophilic Design

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Concrete Slab Falls Off Aging Campus Building

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Cost, Installation, and Management Considerations for Successful Hardscapes

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Managing in a Crisis: What Lies Ahead?

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American Jobs Plan Provides Billions for Buildings

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Case Study: School District Installs Air Scrubbers to Return to the Classroom

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How WELL Promotes Workplace Safety, Health, and Confidence

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U.S. Relief Package Sends Billions to K-12 Schools

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HVAC Strategies to Slow Coronavirus Spread

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U.S. Capitol Attack Spotlights Role of Deferred Maintenance

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How Roofing Complements Whole-Building Sustainability

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Asset Management: How to Take Stock for Safety

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VA Seeks Balance Between Mission and Maintenance

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Going Beyond Green: The Evolution of Sustainability in a Post COVID-19 World

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Preparing to Repaint: Steps to Take for a Successful Project

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How to Maximize Roof Performance Life in the Real World

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Electric Vehicle Power Drives Denver Building

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Deferred Maintenance Complicates COVID-19 Measures

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Savvy Strategies for Roof Maintenance and Replacement

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Now Is the Time for LEED Certification

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Effective Training is Key to MEWP Success

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Denver Airport Criticized for Deferred Maintenance

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4 Steps to Creating an Action Plan for Asset Inventory

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Deferred Maintenance: The Link to National Security and Resilience

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Lessons from a Pandemic

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Can Sweat Negatively Impact Building IAQ?

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Safety, Security Issues Plague Postal Facilities

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Coronavirus Mitigation: Is Facility Humidification Effective for Slowing Infection Rates?

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With Greening Buildings, Be Sure to Consider Resilience

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Understanding Advanced Filtration in Air Handling Units

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How to Optimize Roof Performance with Timely Repairs

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COVID-19 Has Changed Everything … Or Not

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OSHA Targets Key Emergency Maintenance Tactics

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COVID-19’s Impact Hardest on Schools with Higher Minority Enrollments

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Steps to Take to Ensure Timely, Successful Roof Repairs

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Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern

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Deferred Maintenance Funds Target Nation’s Fire Safety Infrastructure

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School District Implements IAQ and Coronavirus Safety Measures for Reopening

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Data Centers: No Time for Downtime

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Shifting Strategies at the VA Help Handle Coronavirus Cases

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Bill Would Allow Hospitals to Repair Own Medical Equipment

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Painting for Savings: Coating Offers Cooling Properties

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Showing Your Work: How Maintenance Managers Contribute to Healthy Facilities

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Wear a Mask Because Every Breath Matters

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COVID-19 Adds Uncertainty to the Future of Facilities

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Super Cool Paint Keeps Surfaces Below Ambient Temperature

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Smart Strategies for Creating Sustainable Outdoor Workspaces

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Chicago Breweries Prepare for COVID Winter with HVAC Upgrades

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How to Meet Maintenance Demands with Reduced Budgets

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How Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Augment Smart Grid, Energy Savings

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Understand Maintenance Requirements for Restroom Components

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State Parks Face Maintenance Woes, Growing Use

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Pandemic Plan: How K-12 Schools Are Dealing with Deferred Maintenance

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Focus on Maintenance Requirements During Mower Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Look to Efficiency

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Getting Creative with Creating Outdoor Workspaces

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Understanding Maintenance Requirements for Roof Coatings Systems

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School IAQ Crisis? ‘Open window is not gonna cut it’

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Roof Coatings: Inspection and Testing to Ensure Proper Installation

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3 Ways to Prevent Boiler Failure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: To Repair or Replace?

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Sustainability, Sanitation, ADA: Critical Considerations for Restroom Design

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Maintenance Tractor Causes Fire at Florida Gators’ Stadium

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Yankee Stadium First Sports Venue To Earn New WELL Certification

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4 Ways to Wreck Your Boiler

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HVAC Problems Delay Opening of NYC Schools

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How to Maximize Maintenance Software

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5 Steps Buildings Should Take to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

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Chemical Considerations for Successful Drain Cleaning

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5 Areas of UPS Failure to Look Out For

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U.S. Commits Billions to National Park Maintenance

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Understanding Types of Drain Cleaning Equipment

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Training and Certification Requirements for Maintaining Fire Alarm Systems

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How to Plan HVAC Systems for Long-Term Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Keep Drains Clean and Facilities Flowing

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Recalled Office Chairs Can Break In Use

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Safe From Legionnaires? Insurers Scrutinize Building Reopening Plans

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Is Financial Help Coming for National Parks?

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School District Juggles Construction Projects During the Pandemic

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Careful Screening Required to Find Reliable Elevator Service Provider

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Pandemic Protocol: Build Partnerships to Keep Green Schools Green, Students Safe

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Cost Considerations When Outsourcing Maintenance and Engineering Tasks

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How Health and Wellness Complements Sustainability, Resilience

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Kaiser Permanente Releases Guidance on Bringing Back Employees

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New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

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Outsourcing: Assessing In-House Technician Skills

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USGBC Releases COVID-Focused LEED Credits, Arc Re-Entry Resources

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Outsourcing: The Inside Story of Contracting Maintenance and Engineering Tasks

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Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Schools Becomes Clearer

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Banner Health Launching Virtual Waiting Room

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New Normal for Facilities Starts To Emerge

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Paints and Coatings Applications for Long-Term Performance

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Legionnaires' Disease: Detection and Treatment Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Options for HVAC Technician Training

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Now Is the Time to Prioritize Indoor Environmental Quality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tactics for Successful Surface Prep and Paint Applications

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Past Healthcare Facilities Closures Hamper NYC's Coronavirus Response

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Dam Failures, 500-Year Flood Swamp Midland, Michigan 

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Preventing Legionnaires' Disease

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How To Build Buy-In for HVAC Training

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Paints: The Bottom Line on Surface Preparation

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3-Step Plan for Legionnaires' Disease: Prevent, Detect, Treat

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Building Successful Training Programs for HVAC Technicians

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Focus on Supply Chain Benefits Maintenance and Resilience

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Do Your Closed Facilities Have Hidden Water Woes?

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Myths and Misconceptions about Drain Cleaning

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Public Maintenance Departments Face Financial Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Understanding Facility Needs and Equipment Options

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Tunable White LED Lighting: Questions and Considerations

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Greener Buildings Are Part of a More Sustainable Future

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Drain Cleaning: Keeping Pipes Free and Clear

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Understanding Lighting Controls Protocols

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Laser Printers Can Cause Genetic Changes, Study Finds

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Coronavirus Advice: How to Cope with Facility Closure

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Mail Malaise: Maintenance Plagues Postal Facilities

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California Says 'No' To Deferred Maintenance Measure

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Teamwork Essential for College's Energy Efficiency Increases

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Schools’ IAQ Efforts Tackle Old, New Foes

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Finding Efficiency: College Searches Campuses for Energy Opportunities

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Biophilia in Existing Buildings: Keeping the Momentum

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Faulty Brake Line Leads to Utility Vehicle Recall

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College Rethinks Maintenance, Embraces Energy Efficiency

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Trump Contemplates Buildings-Related Executive Order, AIA Responds

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U.S. Hospitals Preparing for Coronavirus Outbreak

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NFMT: Exploring the State of Maintenance

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Paints and Coatings: Contractor Considerations

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Equipment Spotlight: OSHA Violations

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Surface Preparation Dictates Success of Paints and Coatings Applications

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Beyond Biophilic Design: How to Operate Natural Buildings

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Accessibility Issues Still Plague U.S. Airports

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Equipment Safety Training: Turning Training into Results

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New Laws Help Green Roofs Take Root in New York City

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Microsoft Pledges to Offset All Its Emissions Since 1975

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Deferred Maintenance, Sick Buildings Making Students, Teachers Ill

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Paints and Coatings Finishes Contribute to Performance, Appearance

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FM's Role in Sustainable HVAC Planning

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Understanding Equipment Training Needs To Maximize Safety

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Smart Building Use Case: Retail Facilities

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Winter Maintenance Considerations for Steep-Sloped Roofing

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Green Increases Value of Old Office Buildings Up to $800,000

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Assemble an All-Star Project Team to Achieve Sustainable HVAC

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Planning Paints and Coatings Applications That Deliver Benefits

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Winter Roofing Hazards: Snow, Ponding, Freeze/Thaw

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Equipment Training Options To Minimize Risk, Maximize Safety

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Sustainable HVAC: Plan Early and Often

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Asbestos Shuts Fourth Philly School

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Three Legionnaires' Cases May Be Linked to Illinois Hospital

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Researchers Discover Smog Munching Building Coating

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Facilities Manager's Guide to Winter Roofing Care

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Smithsonian Makes Maintenance a Priority

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Watts' Pronto! Adjustable Floor Drains

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Falling Facade Debris Kills NYC Architect

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Safety Considerations for Drain Cleaning Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Issues for Sustainable Grounds

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Fire Alarm System

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Trump Nominates New Architect of the Capitol

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Curtain Wall vs. Window Wall: Making the Proper Choice

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Expanded Opportunities for Higher Education Facility Upgrades

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Engaged Managers Drive Maintenance Success

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Equipment Care for Effective Drain Cleaning

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Sustainable Grounds: Spotlight on Mulching and Recycling

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Does Your Fire Alarm System Need an Upgrade or Replacement?

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Understanding System Specifics To Ensure Successful HVAC Upgrades

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Stadium Gets Poor Marks for Preventing Bird Strikes

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Facilities Near Runways May Promote Bird Strikes

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Strategies for Engaging the Maintenance Workforce

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Maintenance Insights To Keep Plumbing Systems Flowing

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Strategies and Tactics for Sustainable Grounds

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4 Factors Driving Healthcare Interior Planning

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K-12 District Faces Questions on Maintenance Funds

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Higher Education: HVAC Upgrades Drive Sustainability, Energy Efficiency

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Maintenance: From Cost Center To Successful Investment

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How To Do Asset Management for Doors and Door Hardware

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Plants Don’t Do Much for IAQ: Study

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Green Threepeat: Chicago Named Greenest City for Third Year in a Row

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How Sustainability Must Complement Accessibility in Buildings

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Legionnaires' Outbreak Tied to State Fair in Texas

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BOMA Chicago Sues City Over Fair Workweek Ordinance

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How to Make the Money Case for Health and Wellness

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Living Standard: Better Buildings Translate to Better Lives

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Project Management: Strategies for Success

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Should FMs Take Responsibility for Healthy Communities? 

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Maintenance Woes Plague Building Museum

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4 Factors Driving Healthcare Interior Planning

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NFMT Orlando Speakers Include University of Chicago, U.S. Department of State, ProFM, and Many More 

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Chameleon Panels Could Help Buildings Manage Light and Heat

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Equipment Specification: Strategies for Success

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5 Ways to Incorporate Sustainability in Experiential Design

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A Modest Proposal: What If We Air Condition the Outdoors?

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How Can Buildings Make Healthier, Happier Occupants?

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Standards and Certifications Help FMs Make Sustainable Ice Melt Choices

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How To Select High-Performance HVAC Systems

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Change Agent: Revamping Maintenance for Energy Efficiency, Productivity

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This Is Facilities: New Sportscenter Ad Shows Silly Occupant Complaint

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People, Projects and Purchases: Strategies for Success

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Where Experiential Design Meets Sustainability

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Achievement Awards: Shining a Spotlight on Maintenance

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Best Practices for Sustainability in Snow and Ice Removal

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Water Watch on Plumbing Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Primer Pointers

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How Water Efficiency Creates Resilient Facilities

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Explaining Experiential Design's Benefit for Healthcare Facilities

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Is Solar PV a Good Investment for Your Building?

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Lean Management and the Role of Standardization

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Federal Facilities Continue to Struggle with Maintenance

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Artificial Intelligence Making Its Mark In School Security

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Sustainability Is a Growing Factor in Snow and Ice Melt Choices

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Two Trends Are Boosting Sustainability in Buildings

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Water Watch: Identifying HVAC Culprits

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Common Substrates for Paints and Coatings

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8 Tips for Roofing Preventive Maintenance Inspections

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How to Perform a Roof Condition Index Assessment

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4 More Legionnaires' Cases at Illinois Senior Facility

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New Thriller Uses Elevator Accidents As Gruesome Plot Device

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Preventive Maintenance Is Key to Minimizing Roof Damage and Leaks

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"It's Like Terminator!": How Hunter Drones Can Prevent Drone Attacks

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Trump Defunds Critical Life-Safety Upgrades At Navy Building 

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Water Watch: Strategies for Conservation

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What Should Be Included In a Networked Lighting Controls System?

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Surface Issues: Matching Paints and Substrates

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Higher Education Facilities in the Sustainability Spotlight

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Managers Face Tough Balancing Act

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Concrete Coating Considerations

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Patient Sues Illinois Hospital After Contracting Legionnaires’ Disease

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Candida Auris Now One of the World's Most Feared Hospital Microbes

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A Closer Look: Drain Cleaning and Video Inspection

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5 Steps to Get the Most from Green Roofs

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Planning Lighting in New Healthcare Facilities

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Platinum in Portland: Moda Center Achieves LEED First

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Vision Awards Recognize Building Product Excellence

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Will Deferred Maintenance Doom a City’s Museum?

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Drain-Cleaning Tools: Maintenance Considerations

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Planning Plumbing in New Healthcare Facilities

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Resilience Emerging as Issue for Facilities

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Concrete Repair Strategies

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Cooling Crisis: City’s Schools Battle Heat, Budget

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New-Generation Drain Cleaning Tools

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Cure for the Cold: 4 Energy-Saving Tips for Buildings in Cold Climates

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National Disgrace: Parks Battle Huge Maintenance Backlog

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K-12 Districts Battle Major Health Hazards

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Two Cases of Legionnaires’ Confirmed at Connecticut Rehab Facility

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Planning Healthcare Facilities for the Future

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7 Emerging Trends Changing Facilities

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One-Time Dirtiest City Lands First All-Solar Airport

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Smart Staffing: Technology Challenges Managers

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Legionnaires’ Shuts Down Atlanta Hotel

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Environmentally Friendly Practices and Their Impact on Landscapes

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How To Do Needs Assessment For Door and Door Hardware Selection

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State Weighs Massive Maintenance Bond Proposal

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Hospital Faces Compliance-Maintenance Decision

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Spray-on Finish “Green” Alternative to Paint and Stucco

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5 Questions to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Germicidal Lighting

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Beyond Waterproofing: How to Ensure Long-Term Roof Life

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Maintenance Management Systems: Managing the Business of Facilities

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NYC Blackout Highlights Vulnerability of Power Grid

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Old Buildings Become Fire Hazards Without Proper Maintenance

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How Restrooms Design Choices Affect Cleanliness, Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Design with Maintenance in Mind

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Go Green! Why Universities Are Prizing Sustainability

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Addressing Deferred Maintenance Improves the conditions of University Facilities

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Drain Cleaning Cameras Aim To Boost Cleaning Process

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Floor Pads Certified for Environmental Innovation

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Heavy Rains Flood College Football Stadium

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Despite Owner’s Objections, NYC Building Designated Historical Landmark

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Deferred Maintenance Closes University Buildings

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VA Healthcare Facilities to go Smoke-Free

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LEGO Facilities Reach 100% Renewable Energy

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3 Commissioning Mistakes Can Undermine Sustainability Efforts

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How To Include Flexibility in Workplace Design

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Cool Wood Can Shoot Heat Straight Into Space

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LEED Recognized as U.S. Government's Preferred Rating System

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LEED for Cities and Communities Receives $500,000 Grant

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In a Thankless Career, FMs Need a Heart to Serve

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Paints and Coatings For Facility Needs

Building Operating Management
How to Apply Cold-Aisle Monitoring Strategies in Data Centers

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Lighting Controls Lead LED Conversation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings That Address Environmental Issues

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Architect Proposes New Green Notre Dame Cathedral

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Can Air Conditioners Help Save the World?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding How Roofing Issues Occur

Building Operating Management
Why Cold Aisle Air-Flow Management Works

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Achieving Design for Maintainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Advances in Paints and Coatings Have Long-Term Benefits

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Air-Flow Management Strategies for Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Design Strategies and Tactics for Improved Maintainability

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Maintenance Imperils U.S. Military Mission

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Green Roofs Help Scrub Ozone Out of Indoor Air

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USGBC Campaign Promotes Positive Impact of Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
How Gundersen Health System Achieved Energy Independence

Building Operating Management
How to Know When It's Time to Go Premium with Paint

Building Operating Management
How to Plan for Long-Term Campus Resilience

Building Operating Management
Post-Installation Steps to Ensure Long Roofing Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Legionnaires': Spotlight on Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
Smart, Green Buildings: 3 Stages of Development

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Practicing Proper Training and Safety for Light Construction Equipment

News & Views
SC Johnson Headquarters Shifting to Geothermal Power

Building Operating Management
4 Steps to Choosing a High Quality Paint

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Creating Dynamic Facilities for the Next Generation of Students

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

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After Service, Veterans Turning to Maintenance and Engineering

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How to Understand the Real Cost of Paint

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Legionella Causes Showers to Shut Off at Brooklyn Hospital

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Deferred Maintenance Plagues Education Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Matching Concrete Coatings to Facility Needs

Building Operating Management
Integrating Technology into Existing Senior Living Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Spotlight on Success

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NFMT: K-12 Facilities Face Energy and Deferred Maintenance Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Coatings: Effective Application for Long-Term Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Performance Life: The Finer Points

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NFMT: Editor's Picks for Sessions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Repair or Replace?

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Chicago Could Get New Building Codes for First Time in 70 Years

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Benefits and Impacts of a Facility Renewal Program

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How to Consider Flooring Maintenance Costs

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC: Why Maintenance is Critical

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Looking for Concrete Trouble Spots

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Using Budgets to Map Out Mower Performance Life

News & Views
Recycling Is Good. No Waste Is Better

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Why Are Green Leases on the Rise?

Building Operating Management
How to Get Started with Green Leases

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Role of Maintenance in Boiler Performance Life

Building Operating Management
What is the Real Cost of Flooring?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing CMMS To Meet Evolving Needs

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Birds: Proposed Laws Target Building Design

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Cracking High-Rise Windows Alarm San Francisco

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effectively Implementing a Facility Renewal Program

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Hard Times: Prisons Battle Maintenance Backlogs

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Boiler Issues and Cold Temps Close High School

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How Green Leases Help Achieve Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
Facilities Managers Should Weigh the Cost of Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: 6 Factors in Repair-or-Replace Decision

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‘Office Space’ Holds Office Design Lessons for FMs

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Deferred Maintenance: Help on the Way?

News & Views
Elevator Service, Injuries at Center of Hospital Dispute

Building Operating Management
Data Drives Monitoring-Based Commissioning Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Taps into Facility Data To Improve Maintenance

Building Operating Management
3 Critical Steps To Healthcare Life Safety Compliance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good News for Deferred Maintenance?

News & Views
Green Trends in 2019: One Firm’s Predictions

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Illinois Tops List of LEED States

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Cooling Towers Target Legionnaires’ Disease

Building Operating Management
Connecting Sustainable Design and Efficient Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Money Matters

News & Views
Pipe Repair Robots Coming Soon

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Process for Performance

Building Operating Management
Design, Installation, Maintenance, Management: Keys To Long Roof Life

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NY Lays Out ‘Green New Deal’

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Military Academies Battle Deferred Maintenance

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5 Steps To Longer Roof Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Questions To Ask About Utility Vehicle Repairs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Knowing Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dealing with Project Details

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Legionnaires' Cases at Healthcare Facility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Turning Plans Into Action

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Chicago Museums Weigh Sharing Energy Systems

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Solar Spotlight: Airport Taps Alternative Energy

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How To Improve the Energy Efficiency of a VRF System

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Campuses Raise Maintenance Funding

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Deferred Maintenance: Thinking Beyond School Walls

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Drain Cleaning: Proven Performance

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Deferred Maintenance: School District Attacks the Backlog

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Inova Health System to Eliminate Use of Plastic Straws

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Old Buildings Challenge Cities

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National Parks Struggle With Shutdown

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UC San Diego Health Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

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Amazon HQ2 Could Add 2.5 Million Gallons of Wastewater Daily

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University Eyes Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

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Metal and Drones: Roofing Maintenance Innovations

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Legionnaires’ Claims Lives of Hospital Patients

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Schools Address Last Year’s Heating Problems

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What Is The Purpose of Prime Onsite Power Generation?

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New Challenges in Healthcare Restroom Design, Operations

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Deferred Maintenance: Making the Case for Upgrades

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Airports Must Accommodate Breastfeeding by 2020

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Dorm Upgrades Force Out Students

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Capturing Solar Power Wherever the Sun Shines

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Blue Roofs Help Manage Stormwater Runoff

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4 Questions Help Facility Managers Select Green Products

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Deferred Maintenance: Setting Priorities

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VA Needs Improved Maintenance: GAO

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Painting Projects That Perform

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In the Year 2020: Emissions Reduction Goal Deadline Approaches

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Stadium Roof Repairs Completed

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Legionella Bacteria Found in Hospital

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Deferred Maintenance: Formulating a Plan

Building Operating Management
How Common is Liquid Cooling for Computers?

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K-12 Finances: Good News in One State

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Mold Shuts Down Schools

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Sunshine Might Kill Bacteria in Dust: Study

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Proactive Steps to Respond To New Energy Star Metrics

Building Operating Management
Communication Critical To Carbon Inventorying

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Dreaming Up Colors with Brainwave Scans

Building Operating Management
As-A-Service Model Moves Beyond Software

Building Operating Management
What Not To Miss At Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago

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College Ensures Grounds Management Efforts Are Sustainable

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Dying for Disney: Park's Staff Contend with Fans’ Ashes

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Green Buildings’ Impact Expands

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Finding the Right Resources to Solve Too Hot/Too Cold Problems

Building Operating Management
Solar Canopies Case Study: Best Practices Revealed

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Big-Impact Health and Wellness Strategies

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Legionella Plan and Water Management Plan: What’s the Difference?

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4 Factors for Green Roof Product Selection

Building Operating Management
WELL and Fitwel Rating Systems Focus on Health and Wellness Outcomes

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What’s New in LEED v4.1?

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University Battles Indoor Mold

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5 Smart Building Strategies for High-Performance

Building Operating Management
Innovative Strategies in Health and Wellness Design

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University Embraces Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Daylighting and LEDs Team Up to Meet Energy Efficiency Standards

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LEED in Healthcare: A Closer Look

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IAQ Woes Prompt Hospital Infection Warnings

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Drain Cleaning: Understanding Equipment Warranties

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Legionnaires’ Reports Continue to Grow

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Ensuring Effective, Long-Term Equipment Use

Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things: Minor Challenges, Major Benefits

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Zoo Cleaners Attire Ruining Pandas’ Amorous Moods

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Occupant Health and Wellness Takes Center Stage in Sustainable Design

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Trump Administration Proposes Removing HFC Regulation

Building Operating Management
The Value of Daylighting, Even With LEDs

Building Operating Management
Continuing the Energy Efficiency Conversation

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Disneyland Cited Over Legionnaires’

Building Operating Management
Historic Preservation Success Story: Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House

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Drain Cleaning: Maintaining the Tools of the Trade

Building Operating Management
10 Best Practices To Preserve Historic Landmarks

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Legionnaires’ Threat Leads to ‘Extreme’ Measures

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Machines To Handle Many Work Tasks by 2025

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Chicago Earns LEED for Cities Platinum Certification

Building Operating Management
How Sustainable Buildings Aid Experiential Learning in Schools

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Trump Administration Proposal Would Relax Methane Rule

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Sierra Club Announces 2018 Cool Schools

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U.S. City Earns LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
Better R-Value, Thermal Performance Highlight Window Advances

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RECALL: Step Machine Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

Building Operating Management
Hold the Salt? Sustainable Snow Removal Strategies Heat Up

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Chicago Is the Greenest, Study Says

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School Repairs Focus of Federal Bill

Building Operating Management
Staving Off Obsolescence with Sustainability

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ASHRAE Updates Legionnaires’ Standard

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Office AC Setpoints Ignite Controversy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Resurgence of Legionnaires’ Disease

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Matching Equipment with Projects

Building Operating Management
Growing Up Green: How One FM Incorporates Sustainability in Growth

Building Operating Management
How LEED Complements Facility Health and Wellness Strategies

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U.S. Hospitals Going Green To Save Green

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K-12 Schools: Security vs. Maintenance

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Solar Could Help Save Bees

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How to Properly Apply Paints and Coatings

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Energy Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions Lowest Since 1990

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Legionella Found in Hospital's Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying the Proper Paints and Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Addressing the Maintenance and Engineering Knowledge Gap

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National Parks Damaged By Deferred Maintenance

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Sustainability and Infection Prevention

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RECALL: Elliptical Trainer Can Catch Fire

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Deferred Maintenance: National Parks Struggle

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Fire Pump Testing

Building Operating Management
Test, Inspect, Maintain: Fire Suppression System Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technician Training For a New Era

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Legionnaires’ Outbreaks Create Facility Challenges

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Embodied Energy and Product Specification

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NFPA Expands Onsite Battery Safety Training; New Standard Coming

Building Operating Management
How GSA Is Making High-Performance Buildings Affordable

Building Operating Management
How To Do Effective Fire Standpipe Testing

Building Operating Management
Effective Fire Sprinkler Inspection: What You Need To Know

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Deferred Maintenance Strains Budgets

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SITES Certification Targets Sustainable Public Spaces

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Sustainability Drives Facility’s Future

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Factors for Utility Vehicle Specification

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Commercial PV Plants Can Receive UL Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Disconnect Between Maintenance and Design

Building Operating Management
Do Energy Models Accurately Predict Energy Performance?

Building Operating Management
Get Operations Staff Involved Early in Product Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Replacement: The Tipping Point

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Facility Spending $1 Million on Improvements

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3 Benefits of Cool Roofs

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Maintenance Money: Sports Teams Seek Options

Building Operating Management
How To Develop In-House Specifications for Product Selection

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Recall: Downlight Poses Shock Hazard

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Adhered PV Panels Keep Roofs Cool: Researchers

Building Operating Management
Health and Wellness: Keeping Occupants Happy, Productive

Building Operating Management
LEED v4.1 Performance Scores: A Primer on New Prerequisites

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Boiler Replacement: Understanding Key Metrics

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Legionella Outbreaks Prompt State Action

Building Operating Management
Arc Is Streamlining Data Management with Portfolio Analytics

Building Operating Management
BIM Collaboration: How to Get All Parties on the Same Page

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Legionnaires: City Lags in HVAC System Inspections

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Paint Overspray Mars Buildings, Vehicles

Building Operating Management
The Nature of a REIT Means Challenges to Sustainability Success

Building Operating Management
Roofing Myths Busted: Inspections and Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and the End-of-Life Decision

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Greener Than Green: Passive House Building Planned for Chicago

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Considerations for Sustainable Mowing

Building Operating Management
Understanding the LEED Rating System

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Cooling Crisis: Study Ties AC in Schools to Student Performance

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How To Select Green Building Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Tackling Tricky Applications

Building Operating Management
How Roof Asset Management Can Save on Operating, Maintenance Costs

Building Operating Management
Is There Really a Payback for Health and Wellness Strategies?

Building Operating Management
Green Roofs to Smart Glass: Building Envelope Considerations for Sustainable Healthcare

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Outsourcing and the Cost-Quality Balance

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Design and Maintenance: The Missing Link

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Leads New Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Healthcare Design

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Paints and Coatings: Successful Specification

Building Operating Management
Collaboration Is Catalyst for Sustainability Success at Kilroy

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Blockchain and FM: What You Need To Know

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Legionella: Outbreak Strikes 6 University Buildings

Building Operating Management
Leadership, Listening Lead to Sustainability Gains at Large REIT

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Maintenance Matters: University Tackles Repair Backlog

Building Operating Management
7 Strategies for Sustainability in Higher Educational Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding New-Generation Paints and Coatings

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California Requires Solar Panels On New Homes

Building Operating Management
Internet of Things Can Help Save Energy When It's Most Expensive

Building Operating Management
10 Benefits of Using Smart Building Analytics Effectively

Building Operating Management
Durable Materials, Design Keys to Keeping High-Traffic Restrooms Clean

Building Operating Management
How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Sustainable Healthcare Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Repair vs. Replacement

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers, Networking is Essential for Sharing Best Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Myths and Misconceptions

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IoT Technology for Extreme Environments Approaches

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Painting Projects Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Tips for Successful Preventive Maintenance

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Beyond Light: Trends Observed at #LFI2018

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HVAC Systems Spread Thirdhand Smoke

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Water Watch: Legionella Strikes University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding the Time for Preventive Maintenance

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Birds, Buildings and Sustainability

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Success Story

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Healthy Buildings Command Rent Premium, Expert Says

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CALGreen and LEED: Working Together To Streamline Green Building

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Maintenance Woes Plague Nuke Infrastructure

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Water Watch: City Embraces Stormwater Management

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Mold Issues Cause Concern at University

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White House Maintenance: An Inside Look

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Solar Spotlight: Historic Castle Embraces Technology

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

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Bee-ing Green: Company Promotes Sustainability with Bees

Building Operating Management
New Paint Products Reduce, Eliminate VOCs

Building Operating Management
Technology Improvements Lead To Better Paints

Building Operating Management
How To Make The Case for Energy Efficient HVAC Equipment

Building Operating Management
Drones: An Opportunity and a Challenge

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Military Maintenance Funding Improves

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Tips for Improved Facilities Team Performance

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Outcry Over Facilities’ Deferred Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Benefits of LED-based Smart Lighting Systems

Building Operating Management
Developments in Paint Technology Lead to Better Scruff Resistance, Heat Reflectance

Building Operating Management
To Get To Zero Energy, Human Element Remains Critical

Building Operating Management
How ProFM Improves The Core Competencies of Facility Management

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Emergency Preparedness Benefits Expand

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VA Faces Critics Over Management Practices

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City Grid Increases Urban Heat Island Effect

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Legionnaires’ Outbreak Strikes Hospital

Building Operating Management
Facing Headwinds, Malls Reinvent Themselves

Building Operating Management
Why Some Malls Are Thriving In The Age of Online Shopping

Building Operating Management
Right Mix of Technology, Amenities Key for Mall Survival

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: What Will It Take To Act?

News & Views
Building Design: Sustainable and Functional?

Building Operating Management
The New Way Forward with LEED v4.1

Building Operating Management
Finding Skilled Facility Management Professionals

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Future Architectural Coatings Might Shimmer Like Butterfly Wings

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5 Steps to Becoming More Energy Efficient

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

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VOCs Lead To Air Pollution Study Says

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RECALL: Chair Poses Fall Hazard

Building Operating Management
Fire Safety vs. Sustainability?

Building Operating Management
Thoughtful Approach Required For Buildings To Be Both Fire Safe And Sustainable

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Advances in Tools Expand Power, Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Specifying for Success

News & Views
LEED v4.1 Almost Ready To Roll

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Trump’s Chicago Tower Last in City’s Energy Rankings

Building Operating Management
How To Control Air Infiltration and Condensation

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Flint Water Switch Led to Legionnaires’ Cases

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Deferred Maintenance: Drastic Strategies Take Hold

Building Operating Management
How Sustainability Increases Student Performance

Building Operating Management
WELL Building Standard Promotes Student Achievement, Health

Building Operating Management
How the Living Building Challenge Promotes School Sustainability

Building Operating Management
How Good Design Prevents Complaints about Restrooms

Building Operating Management
3 Restroom Complaints and How to Prevent Them

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Willis Tower Receives EPA Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Implementing a Successful Asset Management Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Benefits of an Asset Management Program

Building Operating Management
4 Ways High-Performance Floorcovering Leads To Patient Satisfaction

Building Operating Management
Consider Floorcovering Sustainability For Healthcare Selection

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Green and Healthy: Hospitals Embrace Sustainability

Building Operating Management
How To Conduct a Proper Roof Inspection

Building Operating Management
Roofing: How And Why To Do Effective Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips to Better Understanding Your Audiences

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Cooling Towers and Legionnaires’: Assessing the Risk

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Air Filters: Eyes on Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Air Filters: Advances in Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Air Filters: Understanding ASHRAE Standards

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RECALL: Water Fountains Pose Shock Hazard

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Burst Pipe Causes Flooding on College Campus

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Recent HVAC Fails Highlight Importance of Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: The ABCs of Upgrades

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9 Steps to Creating a Culture of Sustainability

Building Operating Management
With Data Centers, Mixed Picture on Energy Efficiency Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Survey: What Energy Efficiency Measures Are New and Existing Data Centers Using?

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IAQ Issues Flare Up Schools

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Local Landmark Has Fallen into Disrepair

Building Operating Management
Roofing Inspections, Maintenance Can Prevent Leaks

Building Operating Management
Utilizing Parksmart and LEED Certifications

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Cold Weather Exposes Facility Condition Woes

Building Operating Management
Are Air Source Heat Pumps Worth A Closer Look?

Building Operating Management
Know The Pros and Cons of VRFs and Air Source Heat Pumps

Building Operating Management
How To Achieve High Efficiency With Air Source Heat Pumps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Benefits of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Analyzing Metrics for Successful Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Building Operating Management
ProFM: New Credential Gets Facility Managers Ready For The Future

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JFK Airport Flooded Due to Water Main Break

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Deferred Maintenance: Higher Education Struggles

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OSHA Offers Free Active Shooter, Workplace Safety Training

Building Operating Management
Combining Efficiencies in Cost, Space, and Inclusivity

News & Views
HVAC Systems Tested by Frigid Temperatures

Building Operating Management
Lessons Learned At The World's Most Sustainable Airport

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Goals: Biophilic Design, Reduction of Carbon Footprint

Building Operating Management
Product Selection Criteria: Performance Transparency, Sustainable Materials

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NFL: World’s First LEED Platinum Sports Stadium

Building Operating Management
Standards, Sustainability, Performance Highlight Door Selection Criteria

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Train Derailment Highlights Importance of All-Hazards Planning

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BOMA, NAIOP, IREM Create College Program for Young Real Estate Talent

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Augmented Reality is Shaping the Future of Facilities

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7 Cost Saving Sustainability Ideas for 2018

Building Operating Management
3 Steps To Protecting Roofs From Stormy Weather

Building Operating Management
Winter Is Coming: Protecting Roofs From Heavy Snow

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Legionella: New Guidance on Disease’s Prevention

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey Now Available

Building Operating Management
For K-12 Schools, Sustainability Is About Cost Savings, Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Next Stages of Sustainability in K-12 Schools

Building Operating Management
Make Up For a Smaller Staff By Leveraging Technology

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Sustainability Drives Office Building’s Design

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White House Bugged! Maintenance Targets Roaches, Ants

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What’s The Difference Between Reactive and Preventive Maintenance?

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Protect Retail Sales With Reliable HVAC

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Legionnaire's Disease: Outbreaks Cause New Worries

Building Operating Management
8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Staffing Levels for Office, Educational, Government, and Health Care Buildings

Building Operating Management
Facility Staffing Levels: Maintenance, Custodial, and Grounds Care

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Maintenance: System Failure Offers Reminder

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New ASTM International Standard Helps Monitor Building Sealants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Choosing Maintenance Over New Construction

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Legionella: Plumbing Focus of New Research

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13 Tips for Snow Thrower Safety

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Building Certification Groups Make It Easier for FMs to Apply for Both

Building Operating Management
Pros and Cons of VAV and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems (DOAS)

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Benefits Beyond Appearance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Scheduling Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Contractor Considerations

News & Views
Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers Due To Legionnaires’ Outbreak

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University Students and Staff Exposed to Lead Paint

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Why Regenerative Design Is Gaining Momentum In Sustainability Circles

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Global Weirding: Wreaking Havoc On FM

Building Operating Management
Slip-Resistant Coatings: Basics for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Selecting Corrosion-resistant and Anti-graffiti Coatings

Building Operating Management
Two Types of Reflective Coatings Address Different Needs

Building Operating Management
Dry-erase Coatings and Chalkboard Coatings: Lessons for FMs

News & Views
Lawmakers Search for Ways to Reduce the Number of VA Facilities

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Fire Extinguishers Recalled Due to Failure to Discharge; One Death Reported

Building Operating Management
Sustainability from Building To Community: On Regenerative Design

Building Operating Management
Blockchain Is Coming to FM and Real Estate

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Solar Windows: The Future of Your Facilities?

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Mold Shuts Down New Jersey School District

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Giving Electrical Equipment a Long, Healthy Life

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American Companies Turn to Sustainability to Help Reduce Risk

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paying the Price for Deferred Maintenance

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Climate Change, Resilience, and Positive Feedback Loops

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Summit Sessions Provide Emergency Preparedness Education

Building Operating Management
10 Steps To Advanced Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard Can Aid Water Efficiency Efforts

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Baltimore School Evacuates Over IAQ Concerns

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Solar Panels Keep One Farm Going Amid National Outage in Puerto Rico

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EMCOR Facilities Services Supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Northwestern University Releases First Strategic Sustainability Plan

News & Views
Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts

News
Back-to-School Strategies: Using Indoor Air Quality to Improve Academic Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Eye on Emissions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Focus on Fuel and Noise Reduction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Beyond Emissions, Fuel and Noise

News & Views
Engineers Battle 143-ton Fatberg in London Sewer

News
A Third of American Offices are Not Fit for Purpose

News & Views
New HVAC system cools path to savings for Valley International Airport

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Conserving Water for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Three Sustainability Principles in Grounds Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Adapting Practices for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: 3 Key Principles on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
8 Technology Developments Reshaping High-Performance Building Exteriors

News & Views
Ohio State University Plans $7.8 Million Renovation of Woody Hayes Athletic Center

News
ASHRAE Launches Global Training Center in Dubai

News
Rinnai to Begin Manufacturing Tankless Water Heater

News
Mobilane Green Screens Used in London Primary School to Combat Air Pollution

News
Ingersoll Rand, Selected for Seventh Consecutive Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

News
PRSM Association Releases 2018 Retail Facilities Trends Report

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: How Arc Uses Data And Measurement To Drive Green Performance

Building Operating Management
Expert on Power for Life-Safety to Address Critical Facilities Summit

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Retail investment reaches $27 billion through mid-year 2017

News & Views
Boise State University Researches Energy Efficient Living

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Evolution of Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Setting Standards in Facility Management

News & Views
Common Sense: Using Occupant Ideas For Efficiency

News & Views
The Benefits of Routinely Cleaning Condenser Coils

Building Operating Management
4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Common Causes of Plumbing System Clogs and Backups

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing and Piping: Preventing Problems

News & Views
Deferred Maintenance and the FBI

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Chase Field Needs Maintenance Upgrades or Arizona Diamondbacks will 'look for an alternative'

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Wellness Is The Second Wave of Sustainability

News
Manchester Housing Authority to Become More Energy Efficient and Sustainable

News
Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Sports Science Center Officially Opens as Milwaukee Bucks New Training Center

News & Views
10 Steps to Prepare Elevators for Hazardous Weather

Building Operating Management
Active Shooter Remains Biggest Security Threat for FMs

News & Views
5 Tips for Flat Roof Maintenance

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Improving the Image of Maintenance

News & Views
Data Centers: FM-IT Partnership Worth Millions to Healthcare Organization

News & Views
Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

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Recall: Chair Poses Fall Hazard

News & Views
Veteran Groundskeeper Dies in Mowing Accident

News & Views
Maintenance, Money, and the State of Facilities

News & Views
Nature and Green Roofs are Being Integrated into Major Cities

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Deferred Maintenance: The Impact Spreads

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Small-scale Photovoltaic Generation Growing, Dwarfed by Utility-Scale Solar

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Sustainable Door Openings Protect People, Places and the Planet

News & Views
Legionnaire’s Lookout: Disease Hits Two Facilities

News
Englert Now Offering AIA - CEU Courses Online

Building Operating Management
To Focus on Resilience, Focus Also on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Water and Energy Efficiency Are Key Resilience Strategies

Building Operating Management
Why Strong, Diverse Communities Are More Resilient

News & Views
Legionnaire’s Disease: Report Targets Hospitals

News
AAMA: Conference Speakers Focus on Sustainability, Building Occupants Well Being

Building Operating Management
How To Get The Most Benefit From a Solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: Understanding Credit Options in LEED v4 O+M

News & Views
Maintenance: In With the Old, Out With the New

News & Views
In or Out: Alaska Turns To Maintenance Outsourcing

Building Operating Management
How Do Your Health and Wellness Programs Measure Up?

News & Views
Drones and the Impact on Facilities

News & Views
Chair Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

News
Balanced Growth Results in Billings Gains in All Sectors

Building Operating Management
Hygiene, Sustainability Key Considerations In Restroom Design

News & Views
AIA Fine Tunes Contract Documents with 2017 Release

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: Craig Sheehy on LEED: Building Operations and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Transforms Healthcare Facilities' Design, Construction, and Operations

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Healthcare Case Study: Resilience Complements Sustainability

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Water Efficiency Measures at Project Legacy

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CDC: Health Care Facility Patients at Risk for Legionnaires’ Disease

News & Views
PTACs Recall Expanded Due to Fire Hazard

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: FM Student Discusses Hopes For Her Future Career

News
AMCA International Revises AMCA Publication 501

Building Operating Management
I2SL Focus on Training FMs How To Operate Sustainable Labs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Maintenance: Sidewalks and Drive Aprons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Maintenance: Parking Garages

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Maintenance: Building Envelopes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Concrete Maintenance Matters

Building Operating Management
Keep Fire Safety Systems Current

Building Operating Management
What To Know About Fire Safety System Inspections

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Maintenance Prolongs Performance Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Spotlight on Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Data Management Software Aggregates, Trends BAS Information

Building Operating Management
Why Young People Are Choosing Facility Management

Building Operating Management
Vapor Intrusion: What FMs Need to Know

News & Views
Chiller Failure Causes Catastrophic Loss of Climate Research Data

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HVAC Maintenance Strategy

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CertainTeed Gypsum: Introduces Six additional EPDs for North America

News & Views
Deferred Maintenance: 'Ticking Time Bomb'

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Innovative System Allows Florida Facility To Capture Rainwater

Building Operating Management
3 More Ways to Boost Building Envelope Performance

Building Operating Management
How To Use Renewable Energy To Achieve Zero Energy Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Retail Chains Embrace Solar: Total of More Than 1 Gigawatt of Installed Solar

News
Sustainable Roofing System Applied to Athletic and Conference Arena Roof

News & Views
Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

News & Views
Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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ASTM: Guide Predicts Performance and Lifespan of Building Sealants

News & Views
Opening the Box on First Aid Kits

Building Operating Management
Successful Painting Projects Require Plenty of Front-End Planning

Building Operating Management
Potential Business Downtime, Staffing Needs Critical Considerations for Painting Projects

News & Views
Maintaining Hospital Air Isolation Rooms

News & Views
For Single-Ply Roof, Regular Maintenance Prevents Problems

News
Intermountain Electric, Inc. Joins the TEGG Service Network

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Success in the Spotlight

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning Tactics for Long-Term Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning Tools of the Trade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Using Tools and Strategies for Drain Cleaning Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Drain Cleaning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparation Key for Successful Paint Applicaitons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning Painting Projects That Perform

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities Dictate Planning for Painting Projects

News & Views
Breaking Down USGBC’s Top 10 LEED States List

News & Views
Occupant Health and Wellness: Q&A with Eleni Reed, Chief Greening Officer of GSA’s Public Buildings Service

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NSF International Sustainability Standards Included in EPA Recommendations for Federal Purchasing

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

Building Operating Management
Media Research Center Chooses LEDs For Flexibility, Simple Maintenance

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PRSM Commercial Refrigeration Snapshot HighlightsTop Energy-Saving Technologies

News & Views
Dyson Commercial LED Luminaire Has a New Solution for Heat

Building Operating Management
Know The Advantages and Benefits of Roofing Warranties

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Maintenance Strategies for Success: Prevent, Predict or React?

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Chair Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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Luminaire Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

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Data Centers: Energy Efficiency and Maintenance

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Hines Global REIT II Acquires Prime Retail in Cincinnati

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Boiler and HVAC Upgrades Helps California Airport's Energy Efficiency

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Airport Navigates HVAC Issues During Central Plant Expansion

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Airport Fines Clear Skies to HVAC Savings

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Electrical Equipment Reliability Doesn't Equal Electrical System Reliability

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Reducing Data Center Energy Use Means Focusing on PUE, Air Flow, LEED

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Data Centers Get More Sophisticated About Air Flow, Higher Temperatures

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Water Watch: Next-Level Conservation Tactics

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Leading Green Building Consortium Expands with Two New Affiliate Members

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Roofing Riddle: Repair, Replace or Recover?

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The Real Cost of Deferred Maintenance

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Vocational Training and the Future of Maintenance

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Paints and Coatings: Technology Improvements Require More Project Planning

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LG Offers Florida Wind Load Compliant Installation Drawings for Air Conditioning Installations

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Technology Changes and Younger Workforce Mean Mobile Options Are a Must

Building Operating Management
Performance-Based Approach, Flexibility Highlight Big Changes to LEED v4

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Roof Collapse: 4 Steps to Avoid Disaster

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DEAL Program Introduced at ISSA Tradeshow

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Motors and Drives: Preparing for Failure

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Trouble Spots to Watch for on Motors

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Energy-Efficient Motors Declared Mandatory Since 1997

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PRODUCTS: Motors and Drives

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Rethinking Repairs: City Tries New Maintenance Tactic

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Roof Coatings: 7 Myths to Consider About Performance

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Bill Passed to Help Students Realize Career in Trades

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Haws Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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BIM, Data and Smarter Maintenance Approach

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Energy Storage Case Study 1: Walmart Uses Energy Storage with Solar PVs

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Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT I, Inc. Acquires Two Grocery-Anchored Shopping Centers

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Water Woes: Conservation in Western U.S. Falters

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California University Goes Green with Ambitious Sustainability Plan

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A Brighter Shade of Green for One University

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Hannaford Supermarkets Take Sustainability To the Next Level

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Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Technology Makes Strides In The HVAC Market

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VRF Systems: Both Air-Source and Water-Source Available

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Drain Cleaning: Preventing Piping Problems

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Chemical Considerations when Planning Drain Cleaning Program

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Equipment Considerations When Establishing Drain Cleaning Program

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Nuclear Danger: U.S. Facilities Facing $3.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Bill

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City of Birmingham Launches Significant Sustainability Effort

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Advantage Media Launches; Transforming Shopper Marketing with Proprietary, MomentAwareTM Technology

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Maintenance and Engineering Stars: 2016 FMDAA Recipients

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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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Snow and Ice Management Practices Evolve

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Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

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How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operations

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Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

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Sherwin-Williams is First Paint Manufacturer Certified in UL’s New Product Lens Program

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Data Centers: New Standard Targets Energy, Maintenance

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Advances in Smoke Detection Technology

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Understanding Today’s Advanced Fire Detection Options

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U.S. Coast Guard Goes Green With Vegetative Roof

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Green Roof Key Component to Coast Guard's Sustainability Efforts

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Challenges, Benefits Associated With Vegetative Roofs

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Tall Safety Task: Protecting Workers from Falls

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CASE STUDY: Vegetated Roof Gives Hospital and Patients a Healing Oasis

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Desire to Succeed

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Quick Take on the WELL Building Standard

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Sustainability Efforts Transform Commercial Office Buildings Green Architectural Features and Design Reduce Environmental Impact

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PRSM Association Releases 2017 Trends Report

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

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NARB Recommends Rust-Oleum Discontinue Use of 2X Ultra Cover Product Name

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Solar Power, Passive Ventilation Can Help Buildings Reach Net Zero

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Widening the Spotlight on Maintenance and Engineering

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7 Factors That Create a Zero Net Energy Candidate

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Mount Airy Casino Resort Tracking Keys with Barcoding, Inc.’s Active Asset Tracker (AAT)

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FAA Releases Commercial Drone Standards

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Commercial Mowers and the Sustainability Connection

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More Mower Options Mean Greater Sustainability

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Achieving Sustainability Beyond Mowing Equipment

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SIDEBAR: Managers use Mowers as Recruiting Tools

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3 Windows Numbers To Know

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Rethink Maintenance Staffing to Find Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Assessing Data to Help Determine Maintenance Staffing Levels

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Building Enclosure Commissioning Targets Hidden Costs of Air/Water Leaks

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Sherwin-Williams Selects ‘Poised Taupe’ as 2017 Color of the Year

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HVAC Preventive Maintenance Program Rescues Houston School District

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Houston School District Realizes Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Program

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Houston Schools Seek to Streamline HVAC Direct Digital Controls System

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Integrated HVAC Design: Materials, Systems, and Programming Must Work in Concert

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SIDEBAR: Energy Stars — Houston Schools Shine in EPA Challenge

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HVAC Systems: To Centralize or Decentralize?

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The Right Way To Tackle HVAC Renovation Challenges

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Sustainability Stars: Government Facility Facelift Brings Recognition

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Sustainable FM: Peter Strazdas Helps Train a New Generation of FMs To Lead the Profession

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Collaborating On Sustainability Raises the Profile of the FM Department

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How The Building Internet of Things Works For WMU

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Creating a Roadmap to LEED Certification

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Demand Response, Commisssioning, and Training: Utility Partnerships

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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain

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National Dilemma: Parks Services Struggles with Facilities

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Facilities and Football: Lambeau’s Facilities Director in Spotlight

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Primary Factors in Successful Paints and Coatings Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paint Coverage Depends on Nature of Substrate

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Condition and Preparation of Substrate Enhances Paint or Coating

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Test Paint or Coating to Ensure Finished Job Features Proper Look

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SIDEBAR: Before and After Paints and Coatings Considerations

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Maintenance Champions: FMDAA Recipients Announced

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Eyes in the Sky: Drone Use at Facilities Grows

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5 Steps to Sustainable Landscapes

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2. Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose Water

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3. Keep Eye on Insects Through Pest Management Control

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4. Increase Sustainability by Addressing Stormwater

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5. Incorporate Community Gardents into Landscapes

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9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

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K-12 Deferred Maintenance: Challenges at Every Turn

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Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water Heating

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Max Planck Florida Institute: FM Team Expands Role, Adds Value

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Maintenance Woes: City Struggles with Backlog

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How Can Resilience Be Part of Standard Facilities Operating Procedure?

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Haws Introduces New Bottle Fillers to Extensive Hydration Line

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Chair Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

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5 Things You Need To Know About LEED v4

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Best FM Education Returns To Las Vegas

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5 Questions Can Help Steer FMs Toward Resilience

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SETECH Partners with Azima DLI to Enhance Its Services Division

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In Or Out? K-12 District Wrestles with Outsourcing

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Can National Park Naming Rights Help Solve Deferred Maintenance Crisis?

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Capital Renewal: Don't Be A Headline

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Do Antibacterial Building Materials Pose a Health Risk?

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Report Offers Tough Lessons in K-12 Maintenance

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Color Palette Trends Turning Rich and Global

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7 Myths About Roof Coatings

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Debunking Myth About Roof Coating Maintenance

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Some Roof Coatings Perform Well in Ponding Water

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Spotlight: Roof Coatings Manufacturers Association

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Air Force Taking ‘Patch and Mend’ Approach to Facilities Maintenance

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Sustainability Success: University Attains 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Use

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Clearing the Air: ASHRAE Standard Addresses IAQ

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Control Foot Traffic On The Roof

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Universities and Colleges Turning to Utility Vehicles

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Utility Vehicles Deliver Reliability that Grounds Managers Covet

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Utility Vehicles Match Needs for Increased Power, Performance

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Greener Grounds: GSA Adopts SITES System

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Milwaukee Tool Introduces Cordless Drain Cleaning, Outdoor Power Tools

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Procter & Gamble, TD Bank: Vested Outsourcing Success Stories

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Product Selection, Energy Jumpstart, Recertification in LEED v4

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Facility Managers: Not all Millennials are Bad

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Sustainable Cities: Must Municipalities Have No Plan

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University of San Francisco Director of Operations Creates Buzz on Campus

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Technician Training: A Success Story

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Advances In Getting Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Energy Efficiency Upgrades: Step By Step

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

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Maintenance Profession’s Impact on Sports Facilities, Industry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Assessments: The Repair, Recover and Replace Dilemma

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Inspection, Moisture Survey Vital to Repair-or-Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Recovering can Save Maintenance Managers Time, Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replacing Roof with Same Option not Always an Effective Strategy

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LEED Platinum Collaborative Life Sciences Building: Model of Interdisciplinary Education and Research

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FAA Considers Easing Drone Restrictions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Slowing the Flow on Irrigation Systems to Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Practices Targeting Irrigation Systems

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The Importance Of Keeping A Roof Clean

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Solar Power, LEDs Coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

Building Operating Management
Reassessing Run-to-Failure Mentality Will Help Address Maintenance Backlog

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Coatings: Repairing and Preparing for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Matching Concrete Coatings with Traffic Patterns and Weather Conditions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waterproofing Among Important Concrete Coating Application Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Application Maintenance Plan for Concrete Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Coatings Checklist — Application Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Paints & Coatings

Building Operating Management
With Hot Commercial Office Market, Repositioning Buildings Is On The Rise

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Planning: From Concept to Reality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Decide What Constitutes a Good or Acceptable Maintenance Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tune Maintenance Planning Process with Measuring and Meetings

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LED Craze Continues: Thoughts from Lightfair 2016

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Complying With ADA in Restrooms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Roofing

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Three Fundamentals of Good Single-Ply Roofing

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Proper Installation and Maintenance Keys to Good Single-Ply Roofing

Facility Focus
Facilities Director Happy He Ignored Mentor’s Advice

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Oscars of Maintenance: The 2016 FMD Achievement Awards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments, Power Sources, Stand-On Models Maximize Mower Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stand-Up Mowers Emerge as Reliable Option

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments Help Mower Models Increase Versatility

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High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

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K-12 Crisis: Report Finds Maintenance Funding Woes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Social Media and Maintenance — A Slowly Emerging Marriage

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Three Buckets of Smart Buildings Goals: Economic, Environmental, Experiential

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How Daylighting Improves Light and Life Inside Buildings

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adidas HVAC Replacement Program

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Dan Hounsell: In-House Intelligence a Valuable Asset

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Three Federal Government Buildings Illustrate Innovative, High-Performance Strategies

Building Operating Management
Bean Center Uses Ample Roof Space for Solar Tests, Generates Own Power

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Data Centers in the Pacific? Microsoft Explores the Possibility

Building Operating Management
Tips For A Successful RFP Process For Roofing

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Buying Green: Database Aims to Streamline Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
College Improves Efficiency by Centralizing Facility Maintenance Staffs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video: 2015 FMD Recipients — What Lies Ahead?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video: Looking Back at 2015 — The FMD Achievement Awards

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Risk Assessment Workshop offered at NFMT

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Lacking Maintenance Reason for ‘Disgusting’ Buildings at LSU

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Time for Managers to Realize Benefits of Social Media

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Tackling Drain Blockages: Keeping Plumbing Systems Flowing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Dealing With Unexpected Blockages

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Grease Requires Extra Attention from Technicians

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video Inspection Cameras Enhance Drain-Cleaning Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Preventive Maintenance Plan Key to Drain-Cleaning Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Urethane- and Epoxy-Based Products are Effective Concrete Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Take Clean, Kill, Coat Approach to Mold and Mildew

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trends and Tactics for Successful Paints and Coatings Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Proper Inspections and Maintenance Help Deliver Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Purchase Considerations for Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Looking for Trouble with Utility Vehicle Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace Strategies

Building Operating Management
Houston’s Scott Minnix Made Facility Assessment His First Priority

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Minnix Helped Secure Key Maintenance Funds

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A City Facility Director on Understanding Influence of Politics, Diverse Constituencies

Building Operating Management
Minnix’s Facilities Role Akin to Air Traffic Controller’s

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For Minnix, Municipal Real Estate Portfolios Demand Different Paradigm

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How Healthcare FMs Achieve Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ways to Save Energy in Healthcare Facilities, Including Heat Recovery

Building Operating Management
How Froedtert Healthcare System Has Saved on Energy Costs

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GBCI Administers Green Garage Certification Program

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Using Daylighting to Maximum Effect

Building Operating Management
Daylighting System Can Range from Very Simple to Complex

Building Operating Management
Tips for Optimizing Controls to Make the Most of Daylight

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Differences Between Antimicrobial and Antibacterial Coatings

Building Operating Management
Maintenance Personnel, Trees, Snow Loads Can Hurt Roof

Building Operating Management
Protecting Your Roof against Damaging Winter Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Maintenance: Assessing Non-Value Added Activities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reassessing of Preventive Maintenance Responsibilities Produces Huge Savings

Facility Focus
Western Michigan's Director of Engineering and Maintenance Services Discusses his Career

Building Operating Management
Future of Warehousing Could Include Wave of Smaller E-commerce Centers

Building Operating Management
E-commerce Driving a Revolution in Portion of Warehouse Market

Building Operating Management
A New Mission and Agility for Retail Warehouses

Building Operating Management
Amazon Leading the Pack in E-commerce Warehouse Design

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Stock of 'Old' Warehouses Tries to Holds Its Own

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EPDs and HPDs Can Help Facility Managers Choose Paints

Building Operating Management
Use Both EDPs/HPDs and Green Product Certifications When Choosing Paint

Building Operating Management
Using 'Red List' of Chemicals Wisely When Selecting Paints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers Discuss Technician Training Strategies

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Chicago Airport Police Instructed to Run and Hide in Active Shooter Situations

Building Operating Management
Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management Firm

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Avoiding Project Headaches

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unexpected Disruptions Common During Roofing Projects

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Concussion Study Focuses on Poorly Maintained Fields

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Government Agencies Seek to Sell Costly Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Finding Balance a Challenge for Maintenance Managers

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Chicago Releases Results of Energy Assessment for Commercial Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Plusses, Minuses of Portable Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Process When Utilizing Mobile Devices

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Social Media Mavens in Maryland School District

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Facilities Respond to California’s Drought

Building Operating Management
California Water-Use Targets Include Sprinklers, Water Reclamation, Landscaping

Building Operating Management
Better Design, Management, Technology Aid California Water Reduction

Building Operating Management
Dishwashing Efficiency, Xeriscaping Help Cut California Water Use

Building Operating Management
Carefully Selected Floors Raise Issues of Materials Use

Building Operating Management
Flooring Decisions Involve Issues of Sustainable Content, Chemical Exposure

Building Operating Management
‘Green’ Flooring Decisions Involve Checking for Third-Party Certifications

Building Operating Management
Green Seal, Floorscore Among ‘Green’ Flooring Certifications

Building Operating Management
Value of Exceeding Code Requirements in Window Replacement Project

Building Operating Management
Knowing Window Classes, Codes, Glass Types for Window Replacement Projects

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The Connection Between Clean Buildings and Productivity

Building Operating Management
Using Planning, Checklists, Other Tools to Improve Resilience in Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
3 Ways Sustainability Complements Building Resilience

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Avoid Paint Hazards in Fire/Life Safety Systems

Building Operating Management
Addressing Solar Heat Gain, U-Factor in Window Design

Building Operating Management
Knowing When Window Replacement Is Inevitable

Building Operating Management
Why Building Resilience Matters More Than Ever

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

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William Faulkner - Famed Author and Most-Famous Physical Plant Manager Ever?

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Elevator Doors a Key Part of Preventive Maintenance

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Test Your Knowledge of Roof Design, Repair, Maintenance

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In Door Selection, Consider Type of Facility, Door Weight, Level of Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink

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Five Steps to Better Chiller Maintenance

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Seattle Gum Wall Getting Deep Cleaning

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In Door Selection, Consider Type of Facility, Door Weight, Level of Use

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Solar-Energy Technologies Emerging as Options for Commercial and Institutional Facilities

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Seeking LEED Certification in Retail Spaces

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Design Disasters: When Maintenance Projects Go Bad

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Are Elevators the Next Smart Items for Facility and Maintenance Managers?

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Facility Managers Must Effectively Manage Contract Transition

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Managing Outsourcing: Structuring the Contract Transition

Building Operating Management
Effective Contract Transition: Handling People Management

Building Operating Management
Watch These Steps in Service Contract Transitions

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Landlord-Tenant Partnerships Can Build LEED Criteria into Retail Spaces

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External Communications Can Aid LEED Retail Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developers Discuss Benefits of Mobile Computerized Maintenance Management Software

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Challenges of Implementing Mobile Maintenance Management Software

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Sustainability

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Complexity and Expense of Doors Have Increased

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Training and Retaining Employees Leads to Department Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Advisory Board Members Offer Support, Suggest Direction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning an Efficient Drain Cleaning Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers Can Assist in Developing Drain Cleaning Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Considerations for Drain-Cleaning Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mobile CMMS Delivers Benefits for Facility Maintenance Managers on the Move

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Software, Hardware Options Expand Mobile CMMS Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Moving to Mobile CMMS can Present Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going Mobile With CMMS Offers Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventing Common Rooftop Problems by Focusing on Traditional Trouble Spots

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Systems Intended to Provide Protection to Elements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Roofing Push Leads to Photovoltaic Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips on Making the Case for Maintenance Investments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Case for Equipment Requests

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Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Change Management's Perception of Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Converting Vision of Maintenance Plan into Reality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Upgrades Roundtable: Managers Discuss Energy Efficiency Challenges

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Maintenance Staffs Incur ‘Back to School’ Costs Too

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Project Cost Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Interior Painting Project Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exterior Painting Project Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Communication With IT Department Critical to Success

Building Operating Management
Facility Departments Must Cope with Baby Boomer Retirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding and Fixing Energy Problems in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Humidity Control Vital to Keeping HVAC Costs Low

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Poor Training Leads to Increased HVAC System Waste

Building Operating Management
FaciliThon Aims To Draw High School Students Into Facility Management Careers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening Grounds: Enhancing Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Rethinking Pest Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Native Plants Trending

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: FMDAA Recipients Stand Out in a Crowd

Building Operating Management
Training Staff, Occupants to Reach Sustainability Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Frito-Lay Data Center Expansion Shows Value of Maintenance Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Center Expansion Meets Growing Need

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Team Takes Charge of Data Center

Building Operating Management
Importance of Good Roof Asset Management

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Public-Private Investment Proposed to Help National Park Service Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

Building Operating Management
Getting Good Roof Design and Installation

Building Operating Management
Role of Inspections, Repairs in Roof Asset Management

Building Operating Management
Creating a Facilities Environment Inviting to Technology

Building Operating Management
Knowing and Designing For Your Occupants

Building Operating Management
Retaining Institutional Knowledge, Recruiting New Workers

Building Operating Management
Methods of Training New Facility Workers

Building Operating Management
Adjusting to Younger Workforce