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Building Operating Management
5 Steps To Arc Flash Safety

Building Operating Management
Four Sprinkler Options for Warehouses with High Combustible Loads

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Greener Cities: Expanding Parks Bring Change

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Los Angeles Leads Top Energy Star Cities

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Microhospitals Offer New Ways To Expand Access To Care

Building Operating Management
Understand Arc Flash Codes, Standards, and Regulations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Expanding Applications For Infrared Imaging

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Commercial Solar Market Third-Party Ownership Growing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How Infrared Imaging Works

Building Operating Management
Developing an Effective Arc Flash Safety Program

Building Operating Management
Steps To Protect Your BAS from Cyberattacks

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Solar Spotlight: Historic Castle Embraces Technology

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Fire Focus: Rating System Exposes Buildings’ Risk

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Benefits of Infrared Imaging

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Buildings May Interact Directly With Occupants in Future

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Facilities and Fire: The Road to Recovery

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging: Demonstrating Its Value

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

Building Operating Management
Autonomous Vehicles: Lowering Demand for Facility Parking?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging Comes of Age

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RECALL: Beverage Dispenser Poses Burn Hazard

Building Operating Management
Getting the Most out of Smart Sensors

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California Bans HFCs in Response to SNAP Repeal

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Elementary School Heavily Damaged in Fire

Building Operating Management
Wearables: The Body Is The New Credential

Building Operating Management
Electric Vehicles: Should Facility Managers Invest In High-Speed Charging?

Building Operating Management
Machine Learning: Making Sense of Big Data

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University Aims for 100 Percent renewable energy generated on-site

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RECALL: Smoke Alarms May Not Detect Smoke

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YouTube Shooting: Renewed Scrutiny for Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
IoT and Renewables Boost Zero Energy Goals

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How Should FMs Work On Building Resilience?

Building Operating Management
Technology Spurs Growth in Zero Energy Buildings

Building Operating Management
Benefits of LED-based Smart Lighting Systems

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Alarm Fatigue: FDD Failure At Cleveland Fertility Clinic Has Devastating Results

Building Operating Management
Choosing The Right Access Control System

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Why Office Design Should Reflect Corporate Culture

Building Operating Management
Stay the Energy Conservation Course

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The Tricky Business of Measuring Occupant Health and Wellness

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Emergency Preparedness Benefits Expand

Building Operating Management
Are You At Risk For Losing Your Energy Star Certification?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying CMMS Based on Facility Needs

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RECALL: Rooftop Units Pose Fire Hazard

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$1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Preserves Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy Programs, Agencies

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VA Faces Critics Over Management Practices

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Sacrificial Stories Preserve Building Integrity During Tsunami

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Why the Building IoT Is Different Than the IoT

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Four Steps Help FMs Move to Smart Buildings

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3 Ways To Increase Chiller Efficiency

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Campus Bridge Collapse Highlights Safety Issues

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RECALL: PTACs Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Judging the Value of an Facility Management Credential

Building Operating Management
Facility Management Credentials: What You Need To Know

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Builders Say Construction Jobs Will Be Lost From Trump Steel Tariffs

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Quake Watch: More Facilities Face Earthquake Issues

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Legionnaires’ Outbreak Strikes Hospital

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Industry Reacts To President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

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“Putting Data To Work” Toolkit Helps FMs Prioritize Energy Efficiency Projects

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How Active Shooter Planning is Different

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Hurricane Harvey: FM's Quick Thinking Saves Houston Hospital From Evacuation

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Hurricane Harvey: Cancer Center's Emergency Preparedness Pays Dividends

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Hurricane Maria: Facility Managers Plan Disaster Recovery Amidst Total System Collapse

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Hurricane Maria: Shortage of Supplies Complicated Recovery

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Hurricane Irma: Buildings Show Resilience Gains

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Hurricane Irma: More Stringent Building Codes Paying Off

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Irma: Disaster Recovery and Response Lessons Learned

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: New Products Meet Competition, Demands

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The Future of Building Automation Starts with Data

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Shootings Increase Scrutiny of Facility Plans

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Previewing the March issue Building Operating Management

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5 Steps to Becoming More Energy Efficient

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RECALL: Utility Tractor Brakes Can Fail

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Disaster Preparedness: A Dollar in Time Saves Six Down the Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation CMMS Options and Opportunities

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Fire Safety vs. Sustainability?

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

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RECALL: Chair Poses Fall Hazard

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Flood Focus: Heavy Rains Strike University, Region

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

Building Operating Management
Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

Building Operating Management
FM Department Staffing Levels for Office, Education, Other Building Types

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Resilient Facilities: Preparing for Growing Threats

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How To Perform an Active Shooter Drill

Building Operating Management
Advances in Lighting Technology Bring Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
4 Lighting Control Options Help FMs Find Best Facility Fit

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How Sustainability Increases Student Performance

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How Good Design Prevents Complaints about Restrooms

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Willis Tower Receives EPA Certification

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Eye on Energy Star: Proposed Budget Could Spell Trouble

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Green and Healthy: Hospitals Embrace Sustainability

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RECALL: Gasoline Engines Pose Fire Hazard

Building Operating Management
What to Consider When Specifying Flooring

Building Operating Management
How Floorcoverings Decisions Affect Environment of Care

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

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Consider Floorcovering Sustainability For Healthcare Selection

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RECALL: Recessed Can Lights Pose Shock Hazard

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Trump Administration Seeks 72 Percent Cut to Clean Energy Research

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Super Bowl LII to Impact Hospital Access in Minneapolis

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RECALL: Water Fountains Pose Shock Hazard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ensuring Door Hardware Performs as Intended

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Implementing a Management Policy for Door Hardware Components

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10 Steps To Fortify Against Attacks on Soft Targets

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Florida Facilities Could Rapidly Benefit From Batteries

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7 Healthcare Design Trends for 2018

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Lighting Codes and Standards

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Solar Windows on the Horizon

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Top 10 Smart Building IoT Trends in 2018

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Utilizing Parksmart and LEED Certifications

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Chicago To Implement Energy Rating System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Factors in Specification Process

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Mowers: Focusing on Safety and Long-Term Performance

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

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Cooling Tower Leads to Roof Fire at Trump Tower

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Flu Focus: Health Care Facilities Prepare for Outbreaks

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RECALL: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

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Earthquake Rattles Northeast U.S. Facilities

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Winter Woes: Floods, Snow Pummel Facilities in Eastern U.S.

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At Universities, Changing Learning Means Changing Space Needs

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Lessons Learned At The World's Most Sustainable Airport

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Sustainable Goals: Biophilic Design, Reduction of Carbon Footprint

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Product Selection Criteria: Performance Transparency, Sustainable Materials

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Is A Smart Building Certification On The Way?

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Winter Woes: Snow and Wind Threaten Buildings

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Snow Kidding: Major Storm Tests Area’s Preparation

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RECALL: Solar-Powered Charging Stations Can Pose Impact Hazard

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Standards, Sustainability, Performance Highlight Door Selection Criteria

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Updates To Codes and Technology Aid Door Selection

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Marina Pursues Net-Zero Energy After Hurricane Maria

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RECALL: Utility Tractor Recalled Due to Rollover Hazard

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BIM Use Can Reduce Construction Costs

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Train Derailment Highlights Importance of All-Hazards Planning

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GOP Tax Bill: Energy Tax Credits Appear Safe

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Learning Lessons From Chaos

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Augmented Reality is Shaping the Future of Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Needs, Options and Opportunities

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Door Hardware: Making Facilities Secure

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Schools and Guns: Anniversary Triggers Debate

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RECALL: Riding Mower Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey Now Available

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Fire Safety: Planning Ahead for Disaster

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Knowing Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Understanding Attachment Options

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey

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Investigation Exposes Security Lapses at Federal Facilities

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Threats Against Schools Highlight Security Concerns

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Specification: Determing Department Software Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Specification: Evaluating Vendors' Capability to Meet Facility Needs

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Energy Star Tenant Space: Recognizing and Aiding Energy Efficiency

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Solar Power: Fastest-Growing Energy Source

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Oregon Leads on Water and Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Fire Safety: Emergency Tests Planning

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Emergency Communication: 4 Steps to Success

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8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers

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House Proposal Would Shift Energy Star to DOE

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TRUE Zero Waste Certification: No Waste Is Good Waste

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Facility Staffing Levels: Maintenance, Custodial, and Grounds Care

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

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With Advanced Features, Fan Coil Unit Systems Can Achieve Today’s Energy Efficiency Goals

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

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Texas Nursing Home Evacuation Began with a Gun Drawn and No Plan

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4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Improve Patient Well-Being

Building Operating Management
Data, Trust Building High-Performance Facilities Teams

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrading the Status of Health Care Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Working Around Project Delays in Health Care Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping Critical Components Active During Health Care Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Grounds Care Equipment

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8,400 Buildings Destroyed in California Fires

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Trump Administration Reportedly Plans to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

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Blockchain Is Coming to FM and Real Estate

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Warranties Give Facilities an Added Layer of Protection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding What a Roof Warranty Covers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping a Roof Warranty Intact by Avoiding Common Mistakes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Measures Can Keep Roof Warranties in Compilance

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Rooftop Gardens and Hikeable Halls: Designing a Vertical School

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Suburban Office Parks Renaissance Attracts Millennials

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Solar Windows: The Future of Your Facilities?

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Improvement to Daylight Harvesting Technology Yields Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Summit Sessions Provide Emergency Preparedness Education

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10 Steps To Advanced Water Efficiency

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Baltimore School Evacuates Over IAQ Concerns

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Hospital Generators Can't Keep Up in Puerto Rico After Maria

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

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Arc and LEED: Benchmarking Green Performance

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Organizations Promote their Energy Efficiency Efforts on Energy Efficiency Day 2017

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Benefits and Costs of Gunshot Detection Systems in Schools

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Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts

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Make Better Use of Design and Construction Collaboration Tools

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House Cuts Energy Star Funding by 26%

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Planning for Portable Cooling Before Disaster Strikes

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Is Now The Time To Invest In New Technology?

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Hurricane-resistant Roofs Detailed in Resilience Standard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Adapting Practices for Sustainability

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PGMS: 3 Key Principles on Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Conserving Water for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Three Sustainability Principles in Grounds Management

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8 Technology Developments Reshaping High-Performance Building Exteriors

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Five Smart Building Features Transforming Today's Workplace

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Facilities Adapt to Protect Against Hurricane Irma

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Is Water The New Energy?

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How To Use New Technology To Benchmark Water Use

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National Water Use Benchmarks Provide Key Insight For Efficiency Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: University Finds Opportunity in Vegetative Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Managing Vegetative Roofs After Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Maximizing Benefits of Vegetative Roofs

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Security: Video Analytics and Machine Learning Gaining Momentum

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How Lessons From Sandy Can Apply to Harvey

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Emergency Prep: Finding Cooling in a Crisis

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Make Better Use of Design and Construction Collaboration Tools

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EPA Supports Hurricane Preparedness and Response in Wake of Hurricane Harvey

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Texas High School Heavily Damaged by Hurricane Harvey

Building Operating Management
Good News, Bad News on PUE

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Maintenance Worker Cited in Emergency Response

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice: Management Resources

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Setting Standards in Facility Management

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Home Depot Turning 50 Store Rooftops into Solar Farms

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Shopping Center Maintenance Made Simpler

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: A New Generation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Performance Matters

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The Risk of Arc Flash: How to Design for a Safer Workplace

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IoT, Drones and Software: Technologies Converge

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Emergency Preparedness: Managers Discuss Efforts to Protect Occupants and Operations in a Crisis

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

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Energy Star: House Bill Cuts Program Budget 40 Percent

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10 Steps to Prepare Elevators for Hazardous Weather

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Vehicle Attacks Among Several New Security Threats

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Dashboards Display Environmental Success Stories

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Energy Star Program Included in House Appropriations Bill

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

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Recall: Light Fixture Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

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Veteran Groundskeeper Dies in Mowing Accident

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Brake Failure Causes Crash Hazard

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Smart Windows Offer Flexibility, Occupant Comfort

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Smart Window Benefit? Energy Savings, Reduced Glare

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Electrochromic Glass Results in Energy Efficiency at LEED Certified Facility

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Active Shooter Standard in Development at NFPA

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

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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Sustainable Door Openings Protect People, Places and the Planet

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How To Take Advantage of the Benefits of Smart Grid

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

Building Operating Management
Understanding Price and Contract Issues with Solar PPAs

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Girding the Grid: Protecting the Electricity Supply

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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How Focused Data Use Analysis Leads To Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Online Resources To Help Analyze, Format Energy Data

Building Operating Management
How To Get The Most Use Out of Energy Data

Building Operating Management
Building Codes Determine Type of Door Hardware Installed

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U.S. Open Grounds Crew Weathers Tough Conditions at Erin Hills

Building Operating Management
Three Threats to Cost Transparency in Cost-Plus Facility Services Outsourcing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Planning For Temporary Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Temporary Cooling, Rent or Buy?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Determing Temporary Cooling Loads

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Temporary Cooling, Streategy For Success

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

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: How Building Performance Standards Contribute to Efficient Operations

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PTACs Recall Expanded Due to Fire Hazard

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For Young FMs, Opportunities, Challenges Abound

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: Dorothy Scholnick On How To Get Young People Into FM

Facility Focus
Industry Outlook From Current FM Student

Building Operating Management
WELL Building Standard Provides Blueprint for Healthy Building, Occupants

Building Operating Management
The 7 Concepts of the WELL Building Standard

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: Ray Carney on the Benefits of the WELL Building Standard

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Solar Panels Recalled Due to Risk of Fire Hazard

Facility Focus
How to Get Young People Interested in Facilities Management

Building Operating Management
Form Follows Function With Metal Building Systems

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Solar Panel Connectors Recalled Due to Shock Hazard

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Recall: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

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To Procure Green Labs, Start With Product Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Maintenance: Parking Garages

Building Operating Management
5 Steps To Emergency Preparedness For Any Disaster

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Recall: Metal Halide Lamps Can Explode

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Warranty Watch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
3 Steps To Protecting Roof Warranty

Building Operating Management
Shifting Facility Technologies Create Fire Safety Challenges

Building Operating Management
INFOGRAPHIC: New Design Strategies Require Fire Safety Consideration

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Spotlight on Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings Success Includes Dashboards, Data Analytics, Monitoring

Building Operating Management
Data Management Software Aggregates, Trends BAS Information

Building Operating Management
Big Data Success Still Requires Human Expertise

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Pose Burn/Fire Hazard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arc-Flash Safety: Understanding The Hazards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arc-Flash Safety: Assessing Electrical Equipment

Building Operating Management
Vapor Intrusion: What FMs Need to Know

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hardscapes: Earning LEED Points-Innovation and Design

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Chiller Failure Causes Catastrophic Loss of Climate Research Data

Building Operating Management
Stand Up For Energy Star!

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting The Proper Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Factoring In Outside Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintaining Door Hardware

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3 More Ways to Boost Building Envelope Performance

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Removing Barricades to Life Safety

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Key Control: Barcoding Technology Aids Casino Security

Building Operating Management
How Existing Buildings Are Moving Toward Net Zero Energy

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

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For Emergency Planning, Build Interdepartmental Team

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Understanding Risks Is First Step In Emergency Preparedness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hardscapes: Earning LEED Points-Materials and Resources

Building Operating Management
Answer Is In The Details: Understanding Smart Technology For Facilities

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

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

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Product Category Rule for Roof Coatings in North America Available

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New Refrigerant Standards Published

Building Operating Management
Relationships Between Higher Education, Community Critical As Life-Long Learning Blurs Boundaries

Building Operating Management
Will Programs Like Energy Star, Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Be Cut?

Building Operating Management
States and Local Jurisdictions Will Continue To Lead on Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Market-Driven Solutions Like Tenant Star Will Continue To Push Energy Efficiency Envelope

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification for Grounds Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: Focus on Features

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: The Deal Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Access Control and Maintenance Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control Key to Facility Safety and Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware Strategies for Access Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control: The Role of Card Readers

Building Operating Management
Smart Grid's Influences Range From Solar Panels To the Internet of Things

Building Operating Management
Energy Innovation Driven By Buildings Industry

Building Operating Management
Beyond Smart Grid: New Terminology, Focus on Interoperability and Data

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Recall: Playground Slide Can Amputate Fingers

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Smart Government Buildings: Q&A With GSA’s Director of Facilities Technology, Peter Pierpont

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How GSA Achieved Sustainable Success in 5 Key Areas

Building Operating Management
4 Benefits of LED Lighting Beyond Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Understanding What a Roofing Warranty Is, and What It Is Not

Building Operating Management
Know The Advantages and Benefits of Roofing Warranties

Building Operating Management
Roofing Warranties Provide Course of Action, Remedy In Case of Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Inventory Management Strategies

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Chair Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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How To Protect Your Roof This Winter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Technology: Market Watch

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Luminaire Recalled Due to Risk of Injury

Building Operating Management
Form and Function: Opportunities To Improve BAS Usability

Building Operating Management
3 Steps To Make The Most of a BAS

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Seven Top-of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

Building Operating Management
IT and Facilities Management: Case Study In How To Collaborate Successfully

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings, Building Internet of Things Offer Operational Savings, But IT Partnership Is Crucial

Building Operating Management
How To Capitalize on the Value of Long-Term Energy Planning

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USGBC Perspective: New Platform Helps FMs Share, Benchmark Performance Data

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Infrared Insights: Strategies for Troubleshooting Key Systems

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Door Lock Recalled Due to Entrapment Hazard

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Bomb Threats Rise Dramatically at Education Facilities

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls Upgrades Done Right Mean Energy, Cost Savings

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Facilities Managers Can Help Revolutionize Healthcare

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

Building Operating Management
6 Strategies For Developing Facilities Management Talent For The Future

Building Operating Management
FM Pulse Salary Survey: How Much Do Facilities Managers Make?

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

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Advances in LEDs Bring Architectural Performance to Commercial Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Hospital Paves Way for Systemwide LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

Building Operating Management
How To Choose Between Start-Ups and Established Companies

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NASCAR Track Debuts Lights with LEDs

Building Operating Management
Change Agent: Albert Manshum Transforms Advocate Health Care's Facilities

Building Operating Management
Standardization of FM Operations Brings Efficiencies

Building Operating Management
Modular Prefabricated Components Speed Construction, Cut Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Seeks Turnkey Solution for LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Officials Specify LEDs for Exterior Lighting Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Care System Saves More than $1 Million in Maintenance, Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
How Hospitals Use Energy

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Goals Must Align With Patient Experience

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Green Building Industry Shifts Focus to Humans Within Its Walls

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Need more Parking Spaces? How about an Uber?

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

Building Operating Management
VRF Systems: Both Air-Source and Water-Source Available

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renovations and Retrofits: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle

Building Operating Management
Rapidly Growing Number of High-Tech Products Can Generate, Report, and Analyze Facility Data

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Solar Energy Association Establishes Recycling Program

Building Operating Management
How Good Cleaning Practices Can Save FMs Money

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Quick Take on the WELL Building Standard

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Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

Building Operating Management
Form, Function, and a Fresh Look: Check Out Our Design Refresh

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

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Solar Power, Passive Ventilation Can Help Buildings Reach Net Zero

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Stock: CMMS and Inventory Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Buying into CMMS-Based Inventory System Challenge for Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning Parts Inventory with CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Inventory Insight — Parts and Priorities

Building Operating Management
To Get to Zero Net Energy, First Focus on Reducing Energy Consumption

Building Operating Management
ZEB @ BCA Academy: Singapore's First Zero Net Energy Building

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Hitting the Mark: Benchmarking Works, Study Finds

Building Operating Management
3 Windows Numbers To Know

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Healthcare Facility Leaders are Aiming for Noise-free Hospitals

Building Operating Management
How Energy Benchmarking Leads To Real Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Pros and Cons of Using EUI In Energy Benchmarking

Building Operating Management
Energy Benchmarking: Avoid Costly Fines For Failing To Comply

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Smart Buildings Can Help Bridge Gap Between Design And Operations

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Art Inspiring New Discussions at London Behavioral Healthcare Facility

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Smart Steps to High Performance

Building Operating Management
Collaborating On Sustainability Raises the Profile of the FM Department

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Cell Phone Germs a Concern at Healthcare Facilities

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National Dilemma: Parks Services Struggles with Facilities

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Fire Alarm Pull Station Recalled Due to Failure to Alert

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Maintenance Champions: FMDAA Recipients Announced

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Cutting Costs? Use Discretion

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

Building Operating Management
9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

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Addressable Fire Alarm Technology Brings Variety of Benefits to Building Managers

Building Operating Management
How To Reduce Water Heating Energy On Campus

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Hire An Energy Officer, Create Competition To Truly Save Energy

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Latest Roofing Trends: Is Blue the New Green?

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VA Spent Millions on Art as Veterans Waited for Care, Report Says

Building Operating Management
What Facility Managers Need To Know About Data Center Redundancy

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Building Operating Management
2016 FMXcellence Honorees Focus on Refining Processes, Saving Money

Building Operating Management
Klein ISD: Data, Benchmarking Keys To Reducing Operating Costs

Building Operating Management
Hamilton County: Massive Energy Consveration Project Succeeds Despite Budget Cuts

Building Operating Management
ISIS: Another In a Growing List of Threats To Consider in Security Plans

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Threat Assessment: Lone Wolves Targeting Specific Groups

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How Standardizing Building Door Hardware Benefits Your Bottom Line

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LED Parking Upgrades Project to Save $375K

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Three New Rating Systems Focus on Resilience

Building Operating Management
5 Questions Can Help Steer FMs Toward Resilience

Building Operating Management
Justify Resilience Financially, Components of Resilience Planning, Vendor Partnerships

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

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Can National Park Naming Rights Help Solve Deferred Maintenance Crisis?

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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VRF as MVP: HVAC Retrofit Cools Courthouse

Building Operating Management
Keep Your Eye on These 3 HVAC Updates (#3. VRF Systems)

Building Operating Management
Flooring Project Considerations For New Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Portable Cooling Keeping Facilities Cool During a Crisis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power, Capacity Important for Portable Cooling Measurements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Choices to Consider when Installing Temporary Cooling Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities Often Purchase and Rent Temporary Cooling Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: EPA Eyes Refrigerants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
7 Myths About Roof Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Debunking Myth About Roof Coating Maintenance

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Some Roof Coatings Perform Well in Ponding Water

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Twenty-five Healthcare Facilities Honored for Environmental Excellence

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Tablets Lag Behind Laptops for Maintenance Technicians

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations

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FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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How Internet of Things Is Automating Demand Response Programs

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Facility Management Salary Survey: 2015 Data

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Role of Furniture in Work Environment

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Technology Advances Help Managers Maximize Infrared Imaging Investment

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Clearing Up Infrared Imaging Misconceptions

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Impact of Infrared-Imaging Continues to Increase

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Healthcare Restrooms Experiment with New Designs, Approaches, Materials

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Universal Design Restrooms Avoid Tripping Hazard, Bacteria Seam

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Location of Patient Restrooms Has Pros and Cons

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Facility Departments Must Cope with Baby Boomer Retirements

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Green Team: Cooperation in Landscape Management

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Jachimowicz’s Move Through the Ranks at Marriott

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Self-Improvement Ethic, Leadership Were Key for Jachimowicz

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Methods of Training New Facility Workers

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Healthcare Leases: Pay Close Attention to Guaranties

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Dave Lubach: Dig Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

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Door Hardware: Striking Balance Between Safety and Security

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Proper Door Hardware Specification Reduces Maintenance Time

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Expanded Electric Lock Choices Give Managers Many Options

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Honoree: Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
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Honoree: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
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Honoree: University of Arizona
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Honoree: adidas Group
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Understanding Flooring Options in Entry, Common-Space Areas

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2015 FMXcellence Awards Honor FMs Who Tackled Energy, Staffing Challenges with Proactive Planning, Analysis

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Hospital Uses Utility Assessment To Begin Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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Lean Trend for Healthcare Facilities Moves to Building Operations

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Healthcare Facilities Use PPAs to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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Status of Update to CBECS Database

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Benchmarking Improves Energy Performance

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Healthcare Leases: Use Restrictions and Religious Directives

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The Problem With Downlights in Commercial Offices

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High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

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Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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Options for Hard-Surface Flooring Include Vinyl

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Hospitals Weigh Access Control, Intrusion Detection to Boost Safety and Security­

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Healthcare Leases: Medical Waste

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Setting Proper Trends Important to Achieve Success With BAS

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Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermath

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Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience

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Look For Red Flags For Violence In The Workplace

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Utility On-bill Financing an Added Option for Energy Efficiency Projects

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Healthcare Leases: Understanding HIPPA Impacts

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Tapping Occupant Behavior a Key Sustainability Strategy

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Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehicles

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Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiency

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Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

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Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas

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Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products

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Unlocking the Door to Successful Door Security Upgrades

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Start Specification Process With Thorough Analysis of Facility Entries

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Product Considerations for Door Hardware Upgrades

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Safety Questions Arise in High-Risk Labs

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Utility Vehicles and the Road to Successful Specification

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Important Utility Vehicle Specification Decisions to Consider

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Todd Isherwood Transforming City of Boston's Energy Strategies

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

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Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

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Contact List Helps in Disaster but Expect to be Blindsided

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Reliable Facility Data Essential To Predictive Operations

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