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Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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COVID-19 Decontamination: How to Harness UV-C Light to Disinfect Facilities


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Include Cost and Benefit Analysis in Door Hardware Selection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
4 Air Quality Technologies Can Mitigate Coronavirus Spread

News & Views
Impact of COVID-19 On Data Center Facility Staffing

News & Views
Occupancy Levels Tied to COVID-19 Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Touchless Door Technologies Gaining Momentum

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Schools Struggle To Expand Classroom Space

Building Operating Management
Shifting Strategies at the VA Help Handle Coronavirus Cases

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OSHA Issues Guidance for Workers in Nursing Homes

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'Kevin Bacon' Factor May Help COVID Spread

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Doors: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19

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Green Seal Launches Hand Sanitizer Certification

Building Operating Management
How the Pandemic is Changing Healthcare Design

Facility Maintenance Decisions
COVID-19 Has Changed Everything … Or Not

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Study Examines COVID-19 Spread At Large Gatherings

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Schools Explore Strategies To Address COVID-19

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Ultraviolet Light Kills Coronavirus, But Caution Required

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Office Space: Commercial Buildings Struggle with Distancing

Building Operating Management
Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern

Building Operating Management
Wear a Mask Because Every Breath Matters

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Study Finds Shallow Sinks Can Spread Infections

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COVID-19 Adds Uncertainty to the Future of Facilities

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sparks Access Control Changes

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Wastewater Testing May Provide Indication of Coronavirus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What Does COVID-19 Mean for Restroom Upgrades?

News & Views
Chicago Breweries Prepare for COVID Winter with HVAC Upgrades

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LEED Safety First Credits Taking Off Quickly

Building Operating Management
Case Study Shows HVAC Optimization Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Meet Maintenance Demands with Reduced Budgets

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Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government

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State Parks Face Maintenance Woes, Growing Use

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Research Shows Ultraviolet Lamp Kills Coronavirus Without Risk to People

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Look to Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Getting Creative with Creating Outdoor Workspaces

News & Views
D.C.’s Frontline Workers Also Hit by COVID-19

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Columbus Surge Hospital In Storage For Now

Building Operating Management
To Achieve the Benefits of Daylighting, Understand the Challenges

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Lab Develops Spray-On PPE, Looking for Manufacturers

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Good News on Coronavirus in Schools?

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ROI on Healthy Buildings is Strong, Study Shows

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Museums Exhibit Strain of Dealing with COVID-19

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Two NFL Teams Shutter Facilities Over COVID-19

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Improve Diversity in Facility Management

Building Operating Management
The Importance of Full-Time Facilities Employees During the Pandemic

Building Operating Management
Master of the Storm: How to Be Cool in a Crisis

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

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COVID-19: Commercial Office Options and Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Pandemics, Healthy Buildings, and the Role of Maintenance

News & Views
Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

Building Operating Management
Looking at Long-Term Restroom Design Changes

News & Views
University Physical Plant in COVID-19 Spotlight

Building Operating Management
COVID-19 Reopening Risk: Is There Legionella in Your Building's Water?

Building Operating Management
Sustainability, Sanitation, ADA: Critical Considerations for Restroom Design

News & Views
How to Avoid ‘Hygiene Theater’ in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Coronavirus Has Made Touchless Restrooms a Must

News & Views
Empty Chicago School Buildings to Be Converted to Homeless Shelters

News & Views
HVAC Problems Delay Opening of NYC Schools

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Closed for Business: Pandemic’s Toll on Facilities Emerging

Building Operating Management
During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Take a Moment to Breathe

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Higher Education Looks Outside for Alternative Workspaces

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Testing Buildings for Coronavirus Can Help Reduce Spread

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Wastewater Test at University of Arizona Prevents COVID-19 Outbreak

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K-12 Schools Face Scrutiny on Housekeeping

Building Operating Management
5 Steps Buildings Should Take to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

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Healthcare Facilities Set Up Outdoor Visits for Elderly Patients

News & Views
K-12 Schools Facing Water Quality Concerns

Building Operating Management
What Should You Do if There's a Positive Coronavirus Case in Your Facility?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Go Beyond the Basics for Restrooms Products and Processes

News & Views
Group Lists Workers Most Likely To Die With Coronavirus

News & Views
National Guard Raises Tents Outside South Carolina Hospital

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COVID-19 and Working Outside: Are Your Facilities Ready?

Building Operating Management
Lessons Learned about Occupant Satisfaction During the Pandemic

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rethinking Restroom Sanitation Practices During the Pandemic

News & Views
Schools Thinking Outside the Box on Coronavirus

News & Views
REI Looks to Sell Just-Built Corporate Headquarters

Building Operating Management
3 Strategies to Prevent HVAC from Spreading Airborne Coronavirus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Essential Workers: Facility Managers' Expanded Role During the Pandemic

News & Views
How Educational Facilities Are Tackling Coronavirus

Building Operating Management
Buyer Beware: Practical Tips for Germicidal Lighting Use

Building Operating Management
Why FMs Must Be Communicators Par Excellence

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restrooms Upgrades Must Consider Coronavirus, Hygiene Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Reshaped Traditional Facility Manager Roles

News & Views
Schools Ramp up Maintenance Prior to Reopening

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COVID-19 Increases Use of Microgrids in Healthcare Sector

Building Operating Management
8 Steps to Reliability During the Pandemic

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Think Fast: Learning Lessons from the Pandemic

Building Operating Management
What to Know about Germicidal Lighting and Coronavirus

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How to Focus on Occupant Experience During the Coronavirus Pandemic

News & Views
Housekeepers File Complaint on COVID-19 Protection

Building Operating Management
Postal Service FMs Keep on Keeping on During Pandemic

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How Modular Healthcare Facilities Aided Pandemic Response

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HVAC Problems at Texas COVID Facility Possibly Linked to Two Deaths

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What Role Does HVAC Play in Reducing Coronavirus Risks in Buildings?

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Atlanta Coronavirus Field Hospital to Be Reopened

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COVID-19 Forces Hotels To Rethink Offerings

Building Operating Management
Healthcare FMs Challenged with Unified Response for Facilities Nationwide

Building Operating Management
Pandemic Recovery Planning: A 10-Step Process

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Tool Calculates Likely Coronavirus Exposure Rates in Rooms

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Health and Safety Must Be Priority for Returning Office Workers

Building Operating Management
4 Coronavirus Strategies Facilities Managers Should Be Doing Now

Building Operating Management
How FMs Helped Make McCormick Place Chicago's Alternate Care Site

News & Views
COVID-19 and Potential Benefits of Unused Facilities

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Reopening Onsite Restaurants in Healthcare Facilities

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How Should HVAC Systems Respond to Airborne Coronavirus?

Building Operating Management
Racing the Surge: Healthcare Organization Ramped Up Pandemic Preparedness

Building Operating Management
School District Juggles Construction Projects During the Pandemic

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Is Aggressive Disinfection Hurting Occupants’ Health?

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Hospital Airflow Crucial for Infection Prevention

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Reopening K-12 Schools Face Funding Woes

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Michigan Won’t Put COVID-19 Patients in Vacant Facilities

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Solar Shatters Records in Early 2020, but COVID Slows Growth

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Pushing COVID-19 Envelope, Workers Return to Federal Facilities

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

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Pandemic Response: Microbes, Buildings, and Occupant Health

News & Views
$116 Billion Price Tag To Reopen Schools

News & Views
COVID-19 FEMA Relief: What is Covered?

News & Views
How Should Hospitals Prepare for Two Disasters at Once?

News & Views
Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations

Building Operating Management
Health and Wellness Will Be the New Normal of Office Buildings

News & Views
Sports Facilities Confront Coronavirus Challenges

News & Views
COVID-19 Will Complicate Hospital Evacuations

News & Views
What Is the Role of Building Systems in Preventing COVID-19?

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Are High-Rise Elevators COVID-19 Death Traps? 

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Kaiser Permanente Releases Guidance on Bringing Back Employees

News & Views
Can Antimicrobials Added to Products Prevent COVID-19?

News & Views
Purposeful Design Can Help Fight a Pandemic

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Closed, Slowly Reopening Facilities Offer New Opportunities for Efficiency

Building Operating Management
8 Steps Can Improve Door Security As Risk of Crime Increases

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

News & Views
Security Guards in High Demand During COVID-19 Pandemic

News & Views
National Guard Disinfects Georgia Hospitals

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New Game-Changing Wellness Rating System Covers Existing Buildings

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New Guidelines for Reopening Nursing Homes Now Available

News & Views
Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Schools Becomes Clearer

News & Views
Experts Say Public Restrooms and Offices Should Be Re-Engineered to Control Infections

News & Views
Building Owner Sues Chicago Law Firm for Unpaid Rent

Building Operating Management
Why Facility Managers Need to Start Thinking About Crime Now

News & Views
Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Possible Smart Building Challenges

News & Views
CDC Guidelines Target Reopened Office Buildings

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COVID-19 Expected to Change Healthcare Facility Design

News & Views
New Normal for Facilities Starts To Emerge

News & Views
Coronavirus-Focused Health Features Highlight Design Updates of Chicago Building

News & Views
How Good IAQ Practices Can Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cleaning Strategies for Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic

News & Views
Field Hospitals Occupy Flood Zones Despite Warnings

News & Views
Where to Look for Facility Reopening Resources

News & Views
Past Healthcare Facilities Closures Hamper NYC's Coronavirus Response

News & Views
5 Steps to Prepare Psychologically for Building Reopening

Building Operating Management
Can Your Facility Be Used As an Alternate Care Site?

News & Views
How Will Schools Operate Post-Pandemic?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Considerations for Healthy Offices During Coronavirus Pandemic

News & Views
A Healthy Economy Needs Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safe at Work: Creating Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus on Supply Chain Benefits Maintenance and Resilience

News & Views
Do Your Closed Facilities Have Hidden Water Woes?

News & Views
Hotels Continue to Be Converted Into Makeshift Hospitals

Building Operating Management
Rethinking the Workplace in the Age of Coronavirus

Building Operating Management
6 Facility Strategies to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

News & Views
‘Recharge Rooms’ Give NYC Healthcare Workers Space to Rest, Relax

News & Views
Report Addresses UV Technology in Fighting Coronavirus

News & Views
Chicago, New York Closing Temporary Coronavirus Hospitals

News & Views
$1 Billion in Makeshift Field Hospitals Are Being Built

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Security Issues: Successful Door Hardware Upgrades

News & Views
Public Maintenance Departments Face Financial Challenges

News & Views
FM Perspectives: Coronavirus Response Empties Hawaii Hotels

News & Views
Chicago Buildings to Light Up to Support Essential Workers

Building Operating Management
Fire Protection Systems: 10 Things to Check When Closing Your Facility

News & Views
Facility Energy Use Plunges During Coronavirus Pandemic

News & Views
Reflections on Earth Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic

News & Views
What Happens When Facilities Reopen?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Occupant Health and Successful Door Hardware Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing Systems

News & Views
FM Perspectives: How the Smithsonian is Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Coronavirus Slows Construction, Delays Notre Dame Restoration

News & Views
Dallas Convention Center Will Be Texas’ First Field Hospital

News & Views
Coronavirus Fallout: Risks for Empty Buildings

News & Views
Renewable Energy Continues Growth Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

News & Views
FM Perspectives: The Rockefeller University In the Eye of the COVID Storm

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware Upgrades That Deliver Safety, Security and Health

Building Operating Management
5 Coronavirus Questions Facilities Managers Should Ask Their Insurance Carriers Now

News & Views
Decommissioned Hospital to Reopen for Coronavirus Patients

News & Views
Nation’s Schools Use Coronavirus Lull for Projects

News & Views
Javits Center Could Become Largest COVID-19 Hospital in the US

News & Views
FM Perspectives: Coronavirus Has Silicon Valley In Shut-Down Mode

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'Crisitunity' and Lessons from a Pandemic

Building Operating Management
Should You Give Tunable White LED Lighting a Shot?

News & Views
Higher Relative Humidity Impairs Respiratory Virus Transmission

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McCormick Place to Be Converted to 3,000-Bed Coronavirus Hospital

News & Views
Washington Hospital Workers Make Masks from Office Supplies

News & Views
Keeping Hospital Ice Machines Safe from Coronavirus

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Energy Efficiency in the Age of Coronavirus 

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Coronavirus: Hospitals Eye Colleges for Beds

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Cuomo Calls for Construction of Field Hospitals

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Copper vs. Coronavirus: Antique Fixtures Exhibit Antimicrobial Prowess

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Seattle Suburb Builds Coronavirus Hospital on Soccer Field

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Hotels Assess Coronavirus Impact

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Pandemic Lessons: Schools Adapt as Coronavirus Hits

News & Views
Coronavirus Advice: How to Cope with Facility Closure

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Facilities

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Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Chicago Office Building

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Chicago Schools Ramp Up Cleaning Amid Coronavirus Concerns

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Coronavirus Concerns Close Seattle Office Building for Cleaning

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CDC Expands Coronavirus Containment Efforts

Building Operating Management
Preparing for Outbreak: How Hospitals Brace for Infectious Diseases

News & Views
Facilities Implement Coronavirus Emergency Plans

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Coronavirus: ASHRAE Offers HVAC Guidance

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Experts Investigating Whether the Coronavirus Can Spread Through Bathroom Pipes

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Website Offers Visual Guide to Coronavirus Outbreak

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Time-Lapse Video Shows Construction of First Coronavirus Hospital

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Can Coronavirus Spread Through Building Pipes? 

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Flu Outbreaks Hitting Schools Hard

News & Views
U.S. Hospitals Preparing for Coronavirus Outbreak

News & Views
Common Sense Steps to Prevent Coronavirus, Other Infections in Facilities

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

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How to Find the Right Path to Big Energy Savings

News & Views
EPA and the Water-Saving Benefits of Pool Covers

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How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
High Ceilings? Large Door Openings? Fans May Improve Comfort, Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Renovations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Target Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Benefits and Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings: How to Justify an Investment in Analytics Software

News & Views
Emergency Evacuation Conditions Continue in Hawai'i

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Control: Overcoming Obstacles

News & Views
Tips for Improved Facilities Team Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrade Brings Savings to Light

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

News & Views
Lamps in UV Disinfection Systems Need Attention

News
Education Campaign Spotlights Pavement Coatings

Building Operating Management
Protecting Roofs From Heavy Winds

Building Operating Management
Rightsizing HVAC, Commissioning: Key to K-12 Efficiency

News & Views
House Proposal Would Shift Energy Star to DOE

News
Tremco Roofing Selected to Restore Cleveland Cavaliers' Quicken Loans Arena

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

Building Operating Management
Is Behavior Change the Missing Link in Energy Efficiency Plans?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Calculating HVAC Technology Benefits and Savings

News & Views
House Cuts Energy Star Funding by 26%

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

Building Operating Management
4 Questions To Ask Before Buying a New BAS

News & Views
Observed Benefits and Challenges of Tuning LEDs for Human Health

News & Views
How to Find Funding for Energy Efficiency

News & Views
Energy Star: House Bill Cuts Program Budget 40 Percent

News & Views
Drone to Take Closer Look at Historic Facility

Building Operating Management
5 Wireless Options for High-Performance Building Systems

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

News
New Walking Path along the Charles River Completed with 20,000 Square Feet of Porous Pave XL Permeable Pavement

Building Operating Management
How Hospitals Use Energy

Building Operating Management
Why You Should Embrace BIM For Facility Management

News & Views
Eyes in the Sky: The Potential for Drones

Building Operating Management
How To Reduce Water Heating Energy On Campus

News & Views
California Campus Seeks to Reduce Electricity Costs by $3.3 Million

News & Views
Drone Directives: New FAA Rules Govern UAV Use

News & Views
AMA: Some Street Lighting LED Options Hazardous to Health

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Procurement: New-Generation Strategies and Tactics for Maintenance Staffs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rethinking Roles: Procurement Process Involving more Participants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Procurement Priorities Change with Increased Product Knowledge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changes and Challenges Ahead for Procurement Process

Building Operating Management
When Doing Interior Retrofits, Complying With ADA Is Critical

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exterior Lighting Upgrades Deliver Efficiency, Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Auditing Process Helps Managers Discover Lighting System Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Place Focus of Exterior Lighting Projects on Fixtures

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED, HID, Fluorescent Fixtures Among Exterior Lighting Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Website Offers Lighting Designs for Older Adults

News & Views
LED Lighting Reaches the Big Leagues

Building Operating Management
As Water Rates Rise, Efficiency More Important, Especially For Cooling Towers

News & Views
Tailoring HVAC Upgrades to Tight Facility Needs

News & Views
Drones and Data: The Facilities Challenge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
FAA Creating Rules to Ensure Safe Drone Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Drones Give Managers Eyes in the Sky

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Strive to Learn Benefits of Drone Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Challenges and Costs Associated with Drone Technology

Building Operating Management
How to Recommission and Revitalize Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Managers Use Plumbing Systems to Wage War on Water Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Challenges with Low-Flow Toilets, Urinals and Faucets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Managers Face Potential Roadblocks With Water Conservation Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers can Take Steps to Maximize Water-Conservation Savings

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

Building Operating Management
Using and Managing Energy Monitoring Data

Building Operating Management
Quick Response to Energy Waste, Quick ROI Among Benefits

Building Operating Management
Bringing Energy Understanding to Occupants, Tenants

Building Operating Management
Evolution of VAV Systems, and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems as Alternative HVAC Strategy

Building Operating Management
Understanding Displacement Ventilation, Underfloor Air Distribution as Alternative HVAC Strategies

Building Operating Management
Understanding Radiant Heating/Cooling and Demand-Control Ventilation as Alternative HVAC Strategies

Building Operating Management
Knowing the Types of Lighting Control Systems and How Often Recommissioning Is Needed

Building Operating Management
At Peace Institute in Washington, D.C. , Complex Lighting Controls Get an Ongoing Commissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Costs, Benefits and Projecting Project Payback

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost-Benefit Analysis Helps Managers Measure Project's Impact

Building Operating Management
Keeping a Sustainable Building Operating Sustainably

News & Views
Two Steps Towards Better Lighting

Building Operating Management
Training, Technology Upgrades Can Boost Facility’s Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Tapping Occupant Behavior a Key Sustainability Strategy

News & Views
Enhanced Commissioning Brings HVAC Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Power of Group, Leaders Can Drive Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Targeting Occupant Behavior for Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Focus on Barriers to Change and Study Your Buildings

Building Operating Management
Reliable Facility Data Essential To Predictive Operations

Building Operating Management
Using Facility Data To Drive Down Costs

Building Operating Management
Using Energy, Portfolio Data To Reduce Facility Costs

Building Operating Management
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Near-Field Communication Offer Advantages For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Converged Networks: Impact For Facility Management

Building Operating Management
How Energy Benchmarking Ordinances Can Help Facility Managers Save Money

Building Operating Management
Understanding Energy Benchmarking Ordinances

Building Operating Management
Strategies To Reduce Operating Costs Using Energy Benchmarks

Building Operating Management
Energy Benchmarking Is First Step To Savings For Chicago High Rise

News & Views
Taking Advantage of Outside Air to Reduce HVAC Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Ensuring Performance and Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coating Specifications: One Size Does not Fit All

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Concerns When Applying Roof Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Matters and Roof Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insurance Company Targets Plumbing, Irrigation and HVAC Systems to Curtail Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insurance Company Lays Groundwork for 10-Year Sustainability Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Company's Water Conservation Projects Expand as Support Grows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrofit Projects Bring Financial Hurdles for Insurance Company

News & Views
Submetering Helps FMs Take Control Of Power

News & Views
The Future of Demand Response

Building Operating Management
As Google Grows, It's Up To Joe Kava To Ensure Data Centers Keep Pace

Building Operating Management
To Keep Up With Demand For Data Centers, Google Focuses On Policies, Procedures

Building Operating Management
Custom-built Servers, Onboard Batteries Help Google Meet Its IT Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Google Shares Data Center Energy Efficiency Information To Help Push Industry Change

Building Operating Management
Customized Training Helps Google Data Center Employees Get Up To Speed

News & Views
Manage Demand Response To Drive Energy Efficiency

News & Views
Outsourcing In Government Has Broad Ramifications

News & Views
Finding energy savings in HVAC systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Achieving Sustainability and Maintainability in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Analyze VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Retrofit Applications To Ensure Savings

Building Operating Management
VFDs Offer Benefits Beyond Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look Online Exclusive: The University of Minnesota's Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits at University of Minnesota Deliver Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Parking Structures Frequent Target of LED Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stairwells, Hallways Other Sources of LED Installations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Challenges Presented by LED Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Savings Strategy — Try Before You Buy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety, Savings Achieved With Emergency Lighting System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Technology Advances Impact on Emergency Lighting Market

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Testing an Important Consideration for Emergency Lighting Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers' Experience Vital to Specify Emergency Lighting Products

Building Operating Management
Key Energy Use Metrics Can Help Maximize Energy Savings With Windows

Building Operating Management
Making Windows More Efficient: Low-E Coatings, Warm-Edge Spacers, Electrochromic Glass

Building Operating Management
Daylighting, Coatings, Installation Can All Affect Role Of Windows In Energy Consumption

Building Operating Management
Where To Start With Lighting Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue

News & Views
A Closer Look At Pavement Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Energy Consumption In Tenant Space Offers Potential For Big Savings

Building Operating Management
Empire State Building Tenant Li & Fung USA Shows How Cooperation Can Save Energy

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency In Tenant Spaces Should Be Focus At Lease, Expansion And Renewal Stages

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofits Offer Cost Savings As Well As Health, Productivity, And Risk Mitigation Benefits

Building Operating Management
Rocky Mountain Institute's VBECS Metric Helps Calculate Value Of Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
How To Present The Business Case For The Value Of Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Property Assessed Clean Energy Emerges As Capital Source For Deep Energy Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Play: Incorporating DC Power Into Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Converting Power from AC to DC Offers Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Offer Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: EMerge Alliance

Building Operating Management
Reducing Energy Use: Five Steps Help Overcome Barriers

Building Operating Management
Shorenstein Properties Works Toward Comprehensive Energy Management Practices

Building Operating Management
Shorenstein Energy Plan Shows Value Of Focusing On How Business Decisions Are Made

Building Operating Management
Increasing Water, Wastewater Costs Demand Improved Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Restrooms, Landscaping Offer Opportunities For Water Savings

Building Operating Management
Cooling Towers Are Overlooked As Water Users

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Showcase: New Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Matures into Showcase for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installing Green Roofs can be Complex Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roof Evolves Throughout its Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Managers See Energy Savings with Vegetative Roofs

News & Views
Occupant cooperation need to save energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Embracing a Life-Cycle Cost Analysis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greater Baltimore Medical Center's Boiler Upgrade key to Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
GBMC Boiler Upgrade Required Careful Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Timely Boiler Upgrade Completed Under Budget

News & Views
Maintaining the Quantity of Outside Air for Good IAQ

News & Views
Modern Fire Safety Systems Can Be Cheaper, Smarter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effective Concrete Maintenance Requires Inspection Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Concrete Repair Requires Careful Preparation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Coating Considerations To Extend Performance Life

News & Views
Extending the performance life of paved surfaces

5 Minutes With
5 minutes with Rick Storlie Director of Administrative Services, Facilities Management University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Building Operating Management
The Next Big Thing In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Disaster Preparedness: Dallas High-Rise Prepares for Snow and Ice

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Replacing Chillers With a High School In Session Requires Coordination

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Replacement Creates Equipment Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Replacement Creates Operational Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Setting The Stage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Can Overcome Operational Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Boon to Bottom Line

Building Operating Management
How Forrester Research Maximized Flexibility and Use of Its Conference Space

News & Views
Facility Staff Should Be Involved in Retrocommissioning

News & Views
Lamp Life Concerns Shouldn't Limit Use of Lighting Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus on Ventilation and Scheduling Pays Energy Dividends

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Get Buy In

News & Views
Free Handbook Can Help With Tracking, Improving Building Performance

Building Operating Management
A Close Eye on Water Use and Waste can Keep Your Bottom Line from Drying Out

Building Operating Management
Outdoor Water Use Needs to be Watched Closely as Well

Building Operating Management
Alternatives and Best Practices for Water Management

Facility Focus
The Role of Building Occupants in Saving Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Considerations for Sensor-Operated Fixtures, Faucets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Water-Conservation Strategies

Building Operating Management
Research Shows the Benefits of Cool Roofs for Building Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings Can Offer Design Benefits and Cost-Effectiveness

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Benefits of Metal Buildings

Building Operating Management
Improving Building Energy Performance After Construction

Building Operating Management
Research Shows Cool Roofs Have Benefits at City and Global Levels

Facility Focus
Energy Benchmarking When You Can't Use Energy Star Benchmarks

Facility Focus
Energy Audit Yields Big Savings

Building Operating Management
LED Performance Improving

Building Operating Management
Where to Use LEDs

Building Operating Management
Factors for LED Retrofit

Building Operating Management
Specifying LED Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance: Selling Your Accomplishments to Top Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Maintenance: Three Groups of Opaque Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Audits: Performing an Economic Analysis

News & Views
Life Begins After LEED

News & Views
Tax Deductions Getting Easier for HVAC Energy Efficiency

Facility Focus
Tips of the Trade - Gaining Clout With Communication

Building Operating Management
Be Strategic and Save Money

Building Operating Management
Lavatory Faucet and Hand Dryer Considerations

News & Views
Geothermal Systems May Qualify for Tax Benefits

News & Views
Facility Managers Should Keep Resumes Up to Date

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sub-Meters Minimize Energy Waste, Boost Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Analyze the Performance of Existing Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Retrofit: Space Constraints Pose Installation Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Benefits of Vegetative Roofs?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs: Pay Attention to Base Flashing and Penetrations

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Audio/Video Equipment Can Now Earn the Energy Star

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Three Applications for Lavatory Faucets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Rental: What Should Managers Ask Rental Companies?

Building Operating Management
The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

News & Views
Energy Savings At The Building's Envelope

News & Views
The Three Types of Infrared Cameras

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Storm Water Reduces Irrigation Requirements

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Free DOE Webcast: Advanced Energy Design Guide for K-12 Schools

Building Operating Management
Even in a Recession, Facility Managers Can Get Approval For Efficiency Projects

News & Views
Easy Steps for Energy Savings in a Tough Economy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers' Roles Expand into Light Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Retrofits Generate Significant Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings Protect Against UV Light, Leaks, Corrosion

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Thermoset Versus Thermoplastic Membranes: What's the Difference?

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CDC: Bird Flu Strains Adapt To Aid Potential Human Infection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Walking the (GREEN) Talk

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EPA Performance Track Program Delivers Energy Savings for Facilities

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ENERGY STAR Launches Low Carbon IT Campaign

News & Views
Preventing Mold Growth in Cavity Walls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Rental: Grounds for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Beyond Myths To Solutions

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First U.S. Bird Flu Vaccine for Humans Approved

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Study Reveals Possible New Defense Against Bird Flu

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New Daylight Savings Change Rolls Clocks Forward Sunday

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OSHA Issues Flu Pandemic Guidance for Employers

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Change in Daylight Savings Time May Present Problems

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Human Trial for Avian Influenza Vaccine Begins

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CDC Awards $11.4 Million to Develop New Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Avian Influenza

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Engineers Recognized for Role in Energy Savings

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New Report Summarizes Energy Star-related Savings for 2005

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Summer's Power Usage Raises
Concerns for Next Year


Building Operating Management
Pandemic

Building Operating Management
Harnessing Daylight For Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sealing In Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing, Piping and Savings

Building Operating Management
Be Cool, Pay Less

Building Operating Management
New Windows Mean Many Choices

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Is Your EMS on Target For Energy Savings?

Building Operating Management
Penn State's Green Coach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Personal Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stopping Solar Damage

Building Operating Management
Rough Waters Ahead

Building Operating Management
Better Lighting Upgrades