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Showing Your Work: How Maintenance Managers Contribute to Healthy Facilities


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Four Hurdles on the Path to Smart Buildings

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Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government

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

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Empty Chicago School Buildings to Be Converted to Homeless Shelters

Building Operating Management
How to Realize the Promise of a Smart Building

Building Operating Management
4 Questions to Ask to Help Select Smart Building Technologies

Building Operating Management
7 Things to Consider Before Implementing Smart Building Technology

Building Operating Management
New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
Smart Building Technology Hold Promise, Peril in the Age of COVID-19

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Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Possible Smart Building Challenges

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A Healthy Economy Needs Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staffing and Security: Successful Roof Replacement Projects

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Chicago Buildings to Light Up to Support Essential Workers

Building Operating Management
Greener Buildings Are Part of a More Sustainable Future

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof System Selection: Ensuring Successful Roof Replacements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Level Decisions: Successful Roof Replacements

Building Operating Management
Custom Built vs. Marketplace Smart Building Platforms

Building Operating Management
What You Need to Know About Stand-Alone Boiler Controls

News & Views
Trump Contemplates Buildings-Related Executive Order, AIA Responds

Building Operating Management
Smart Building Use Case: Data Center

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

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings Use Cases Show Many Benefits

Building Operating Management
Beyond the Smart Buildings Hype

Building Operating Management
How to Choose the Proper Metal Building Enclosure System

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FMs Responding To Sick Buildings, Hidden Threats

Building Operating Management
How to Tackle 4 Challenges in Planning Smart Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Teamwork for Successful Commercial Office Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Office Upgrades: Timing Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Office Upgrades: Cost Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Office Building Renovations

News & Views
Smart Buildings At High Risk for Cyber Attacks: Study

Building Operating Management
Two Trends Are Boosting Sustainability in Buildings

Building Operating Management
A New Deal For Buildings

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How Have Buildings Changed Since 9/11?

Building Operating Management
Cybersecurity Must Be a Priority for Building Owners

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Staffing: Technology Challenges Managers

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings: Why the Latest Tech is Critical on Campus

Building Operating Management
3 Key Artificial Intelligence Benefits for FM

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Old Buildings Become Fire Hazards Without Proper Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Long-Term Benefits of Smart Buildings

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3 Roadblocks to Getting to Smart Buildings

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5 Steps on the Road to Smart Buildings

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All-Electric Buildings Pave the Path to Zero Carbon Goals

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

Building Operating Management
PCBs Pose Health, Financial Risks for Schools

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Which Cities Have The Highest Rate of Bird and Building Collisions?

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings and Facilities Management: 3 Applications

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Old Buildings Challenge Cities

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Green Buildings’ Impact Expands

Building Operating Management
5 Smart Building Strategies for High-Performance

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Chicago Is the Greenest, Study Says

Building Operating Management
Net Zero Energy Buildings: How States Measure Up

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

Building Operating Management
Benchmarking, Occupant Feedback: Keys to Existing Building Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Net Zero Energy Buildings: Success Stories

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High-Performance Buildings: Impact and Insights

Building Operating Management
3 Smart Strategies for Using Analytics in Smart Buildings

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

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Sick Buildings: The Battle for Hygiene

Building Operating Management
7 Strategies for Sustainability in Higher Educational Buildings

Building Operating Management
10 Benefits of Using Smart Building Analytics Effectively

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Healthy Buildings Command Rent Premium, Expert Says

Building Operating Management
Getting the Most out of Smart Sensors

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Previewing the April issue Building Operating Management

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Autonomous Buildings: What Happens When Buildings Run Themselves?

Building Operating Management
Technology Shaping the Future of Buildings

Building Operating Management
Technology Spurs Growth in Zero Energy Buildings

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The Tricky Business of Measuring Occupant Health and Wellness

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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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Three Strategies for Zero Energy Buildings

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Huge Growth in Net-Zero Energy Buildings

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The Future of Building Automation Starts with Data

Building Operating Management
How the Living Building Challenge Promotes School Sustainability

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Top 10 Smart Building IoT Trends in 2018

Building Operating Management
C-Suites Are Becoming More Flexible, Functional Spaces For Executives

Building Operating Management
Is A Smart Building Certification On The Way?

Building Operating Management
Advances in Technology Bring Innovations in Metal Buildings, Roofs

News & Views
Building Certification Groups Make It Easier for FMs to Apply for Both

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

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Five Smart Building Features Transforming Today's Workplace

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How to Find Funding for Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Facility Manager Action Item: Climate Change

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How To Plan Cost and Timeline for a Successful Flooring Installation

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Does Value-Engineering Also Cut Occupant Productivity?

Building Operating Management
Improvements in Metal Building Systems Offer Advantages

Building Operating Management
Form Follows Function With Metal Building Systems

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

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Big Data Success Still Requires Human Expertise

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How The Indoor Environment Affects Wellness and Health of Occupants

Building Operating Management
An Editor's View of High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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How Existing Buildings Are Moving Toward Net Zero Energy

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofits: First Step Toward Zero Energy Existing Buildings

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

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

News & Views
Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Challenge SWAP: Fresh Set Of Eyes on Energy Efficiency

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

Building Operating Management
How GSA Achieved Sustainable Success in 5 Key Areas

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

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

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Overcoming Obstacles To Smart Buildings

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Edge Devices Are Spurring IoT Transformation of Buildings

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

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

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Solar Power, Passive Ventilation Can Help Buildings Reach Net Zero

Building Operating Management
Strategies for Scaling Up To Zero Net Energy Buildings

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

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Smart Buildings Can Help Bridge Gap Between Design And Operations

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

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Smart Steps to High Performance

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

Building Operating Management
5 Things You Need To Know About LEED v4

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Reduced Lighting Load Supports Net Zero Energy Goal

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Parris Island Facility Designed For Net Zero

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: Why FMs Should Participate in Integrative Design

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Four Questions For Evaluating Smart Building Platforms

Building Operating Management
Understanding The Unique Fire Safety Challenges of Tall Buildings

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New Ways Of Thinking Required To Achieve Net Zero

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Energy Not The Only Metric For High Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
Austin's LEED Gold Convention Is Perfect Venue for 2016 High-Performance Buildings + Workplaces

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It’s Difficult To Evaluate The Link Between Energy And Occupant Performance

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Twin Design Goals: Energy Efficiency, Occupant Satisfaction

Building Operating Management
Product Selection, Energy Jumpstart, Recertification in LEED v4

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Energy Efficiency and Occupant Comfort

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Evaluating How Effectively Energy Is Used

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

Building Operating Management
Enlivened Lobbies, Bright Finishes Are Two Keys To Successful Building Repositioning

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Why High-Performance Buildings?

Building Operating Management
Making The Business Case For Smart Buildings

Building Operating Management
Three Buckets of Smart Buildings Goals: Economic, Environmental, Experiential

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Bi-Partisan Bill To Help Standardize Internet of Things

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New Orleans' VA hospital Slowly Moves Ahead

Building Operating Management
14 Tips for Success in Green Building

Building Operating Management
Green Strategies Include Early Use of Safety Experts, Installation Troubleshooting

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Other Green Strategies Include Inventory Management, Good Roof Maintenance

Building Operating Management
U.S. Green Building Council Perspective: High-Performance Green Buildings as a Keystone of a Low-Carbon Economy

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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

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Government Agencies Seek to Sell Costly Buildings

Building Operating Management
Energy Star Leaders Offer 6 Lessons for Facility Managers

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Meeting Energy Star Expectations and Making the Program a Foundation

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More Energy Star Tips: Stay the Course with Older Buildings, Engage Tenants

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Buildings: Update on NREL Facility in Colorado

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High-Performance Buildings: Update on Federal Center South Building 1202 near Seattle

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Energy Chickens Help Save Plug-Load Energy

Building Operating Management
Why the Building Internet of Things Will Enable Smart Buildings

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Networked Water-Management Systems Aid Green Goals

Building Operating Management
Greenbuild 2015 Heads to Washington, D.C., May Be Biggest Yet

Building Operating Management
Value of Internet of Things to Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
IoT Lighting Controls Taking the Lead in Efficient, Green Applications

Building Operating Management
Complexity of Commercial Buildings a Challenge to IoT Applications

Building Operating Management
Big Future Predicted for IoT, but a Simple Definition Is Elusive

Building Operating Management
FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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System Integration Offers Benefits for Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Office Design for Employee Performance

Building Operating Management
Achieving Thermal Comfort with Office Design

Building Operating Management
Role of Furniture in Work Environment

Building Operating Management
Internet of Things May Play Role in Office Comfort, Savings

Building Operating Management
Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Training Staff, Occupants to Reach Sustainability Goals

Building Operating Management
Creating a Facilities Environment Inviting to Technology

Building Operating Management
Knowing and Designing For Your Occupants

Building Operating Management
Jay Black Uses Sustainability, High-Performance Efforts to Set SL Green Apart

Building Operating Management
Design, Sustainable Practices Are Natural Fit for High-Performance Workplace

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero-Energy Buildings Are Headed Mainstream

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 and Why Raising the Bar Matters

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High-Performance HVAC Design as Seen in Chicago High Rise

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finalists for FMD Achievement Awards Announced

Building Operating Management
Smart Technology Drives High-Performance Buildings, Provides Granular Detail

Building Operating Management
2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

Building Operating Management
Transition From BAS to BIoT Is Underway

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Showcase Products

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Active Upgrading, Energy Monitoring Also Part of SL Green Sustainability Approach

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Retrocommissioning, Tenant Relationships Part of SL Green Sustainability Efforts

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Mobile Technology, Natural Lighting as High-Performance Tools

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Construction and High-Performance Workplaces

Building Operating Management
Climate, Lighting, Renewable Energy Also Figure in Net-Zero Calculations

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Buildings and Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

Building Operating Management
More on High-Performance HVAC Design

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Hesitations over Smart Technology and the Promise of More Benefits

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Reaping Benefits of Smart-Building Capabilities, Including Digital Credentialing

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Smart-Building Tools for High-Performance Buildings

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Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revamped Training Program Seeks to Keep Pace With Changing Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restructuring of Operations Produces Positive Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Programs Must Roll With Department Changes

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Five High-Performance Building Trends For 2015

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Intelligent Buildings Offer Green, Smart Grid Benefits

Building Operating Management
Achieving Good Acoustical Performance in Open Space Designs

Building Operating Management
Sound Masking Pushes Toward Individualized, Centralized Control

Building Operating Management
Acoustics Driving the Ceiling and Sound Masking Field

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LEED Volume Delivers High-Performance on a Large Scale

Building Operating Management
Treatment and Popularity of Re-Using Onsite Water

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero, Re-Use Approaches Address Looming Water Problems

Building Operating Management
On-Site Water Can Lead To Goal of Net-Zero Water

Building Operating Management
Operate a Green Building Well and Fire Safety Will Follow

Building Operating Management
Strategies Include Familiarizing Firefighters with Site and Building

Building Operating Management
Green Buildings, Like All Buildings, Must Mitigate Fire Risks

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The Intersection of Green Building Design and Fire Safety

Building Operating Management
Despite Buildings' Success, Facility Managers Aim For More Performance

Building Operating Management
Flexible Design, Careful Energy Monitoring Are Vital

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers' Grasp Of Big-Picture Issues Is Crucial To Net-Zero Performance

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Especially In Net-Zero Energy Buildings, A Careful Eye On Operations Pays Off

Building Operating Management
New Operations and Maintenance Credits in LEED v4

Building Operating Management
BACnet Data Fuels Success With Analytics

Building Operating Management
Analytics Options Are As Varied As Buildings

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Facility Managers Must Truly Understand BACnet To Maximize Its Benefits

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GSA’s Approach To Intelligent Buildings Combines Technology, People

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Exteriors Require Creativity, Commitment

Building Operating Management
Attention To Detail Helps Eliminate Envelope Leaks

Building Operating Management
High-Performance Exterior Helps Library Use Less Energy In More Space

Building Operating Management
With Water A Concern, Education Was Key To Convincing Owners To Use Open-Ventilated Rain Screen

Building Operating Management
System Integration Can Help Meet Green, Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Integrated Systems Can Help Maximize Demand Response Savings

Building Operating Management
Controlling Water Consumption Is One Benefit Of Integrated Systems

Building Operating Management
Systems Integration Can Streamline Energy Management, Facilities Management

Building Operating Management
Occupant Engagement, Proper Operation Help Meet Sustainable Operations Goals

Building Operating Management
Success Of Sustainability Initiatives Often Hinges On Reaching The Right People

Building Operating Management
Engage Facility Staff To Help Ensure Sustainable Operations

Building Operating Management
Human Behavior Can Make It Hard To Find Best Way To Encourage Sustainable Behavior

Building Operating Management
GSA's Contract Structure For High-Performance Building Project Shows Future Possibilities

Building Operating Management
Performance Targets Helped GSA Ensure Expedited Bid Process Didn't Sacrifice Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Planning For Measurement And Verification Surprises Helps GSA Hit Energy Efficiency Targets

Building Operating Management
Training Of Building Occupants, Operators Is Critical To Maintaining High Performance

Building Operating Management
Pros And Cons Of Green Building Rating Systems

Building Operating Management
Certified Energy Manager Credential Is One Option For Energy-Focused Professional Sustainability Certification

Building Operating Management
Green Globes, Energy Star, BOMA 360, Living Building Challenge Offer Different Benefits For Different Buildings

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: Education @USGBC To Teach Green Building Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Lesson Learned: When Security Patrols Stopped, Abandoned School Was Quickly Gutted

Building Operating Management
Abandoned Schools Offer Opportunity For Reuse

Building Operating Management
Closed Schools Create Challenges For Districts

Building Operating Management
Closing A School May Seem Like Solving A Problem, But Further Issues Exist

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High-Performance Green Colleges Make the Grade

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How Intelligent Buildings Bring Benefits To GSA

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How Fault Detection And Diagnostics Reduces Energy Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Strategies for Technician Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building a Training Program From the Ground Up

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned on Technician Training

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What Is An Intelligent Building?

Building Operating Management
LEED v4: How Energy And Atmosphere, Materials And Resources And Indoor Environmental Quality Requirements Have Changed

Building Operating Management
Lessons Learned From A LEED v4 Beta Project

Building Operating Management
USGBC Releases Top 10 States For LEED

Building Operating Management
LEED v4 Requires A New Facility Management Approach To LEED

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Microsoft Finds That Fault Detection Saves Energy

Building Operating Management
Why Environmental Product Declarations Are Important for Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
How EPDs Are Created, What They Include, and Why They’re Useful

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Metal Buildings

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5 More Metal Building System Considerations

Building Operating Management
Improvement In Metal Building Systems Performance, Appearance Offers Facility Managers More Options

Building Operating Management
Five Considerations For Planning Use Of Metal Building Systems

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Taking A Close Look At Intelligent Buildings May Pay Off For FMs

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Flexibility, Fast-Track Are Benefits of Metal Buildings

Building Operating Management
Take Steps To Make Sure That Summer School Construction Isn't Tardy

Building Operating Management
Time, Money Are Especially Important To Summer School Construction Projects

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LEED Certification for Multiple Buildings

Building Operating Management
How Energy Managers Can Leverage Big Data Right Now

Building Operating Management
Sustainability, Flexibility Help Metal Buildings Grow In Popularity

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings Can Be Attractive As Well As Sustainable

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Showcase: Metal Buildings Products

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Facility Managers Have Multiple Reasons To Consider Wireless Building Automation Systems (BAS)

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Potential Energy Savings Drive Interest in Intelligent Buildings

Building Operating Management
Intelligent Buildings Link Multiple Subsystems To Building Automation Systems

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Microsoft Uses Fault Detection, EMS and BAS To Manage Massive Portfolio

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GSA's Building Links Project Centralizes Data To Cut Costs

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Energy Model Shows Economic Value of High-Performance HVAC

Building Operating Management
Facility Master Plan Can Help With Energy Efficiency In Educational Facilities

Building Operating Management
Energy Consultants Can Help Integrate Energy Conservation Measures With Facility Master Plan

Building Operating Management
Energy Calculations Help Determine Payback Of Energy Conservation Measures In Facility Master Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Facility Manager's Guide to LEED-EB O&M Rating System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful LEED EB O&M Certification May Take Years to Achieve

5 Minutes With
5 minutes with Skip Milton, Assistant Director of Facility Operations at Texas Children's Hospital

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In High Performance HVAC Design, Facility Manager Plays Key Role

Facility Focus
LEED Resources for Facility Managers from Green Building Certification Institute

Facility Focus
As LEED Grows, GBCI Takes Steps to Handle Workload, Ensure Quality

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Communication is key to good multitenant security

Building Operating Management
Getting Students Involved in Energy Efficiency Can Lead to Big Energy Cost Savings For School Districts

Building Operating Management
Douglas County School District Sees Big Gains From Involving Students In Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Ponderosa High School Involved Students in Teaching Value of Saving Energy

Building Operating Management
Gathering Energy Data Often Most Difficult Part of Better Buildings Challenge Efforts

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Challenge Offers Benefits Beyond Just Learning

Building Operating Management
Department of Energy: Goal of Better Buildings Challenge is to Cut Down on $60 Billion in Wasted Energy

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Security System Design in Multitenant Buildings Requires Cooperation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Blueprint?

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings: Tips to Help Facility Managers Fast-Track Their Projects

Building Operating Management
Specification, Construction Can Be Sped Up With Metal Buildings

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What is the Better Buildings Challenge?

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Good Communication Key Part of Security System Design

Building Operating Management
Six Steps to a Successful LEED-EBOM Project

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM: Evaluating How Hard It Will Be to Gain Certification

Building Operating Management
Successful LEED-EBOM Projects Require Resourcefulness, Realistic Timelines

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Occupant Buy-in Can Make or Break LEED-EBOM Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustaining Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Performance Measurements

Building Operating Management
Integrated Design Is Essential for LEED for Schools

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Targets Acoustics, IAQ and Lighting

Building Operating Management
From LEED for Schools: Tips on Green Design and Construction for Facility Managers

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Metal Buildings Ideal For Fast-Track Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Stronger Maintenance-Sustainability Link

Building Operating Management
Green Schools: Information Resources for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Explain How They Minimize Risks and Maximize Rewards of New Technology

Building Operating Management
Evaluating New Technology: Business Analysis, Third-Party Tests Can Prevent Problems

Building Operating Management
Where Facility Managers Can Find Information, Guidance on Evaluating New Technology

Building Operating Management
New Building Technology: How Facility Managers Can Insulate Their Organizations From Risks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEED-EB Certification Creates Challenges and Benefits

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Approved with Energy Efficiency, Metering Requirements

Building Operating Management
IgCC Adopted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Lessons Learned

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Sets Energy Efficiency Measures for Buildings

Building Operating Management
Work on California State Office Buildings 8 and 9 Goes Beyond Green

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LEED-EBOM Now Most Popular Rating System

Building Operating Management
BAS Strategies in New Construction vs. Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campus

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groups

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

Building Operating Management
Robert Lang: Security Road Map Can Improve Decisions in Emergencies

Facility Focus
Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on LEED and the Better Buildings Challenge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Get Educated on Chemical Toxins

Building Operating Management
For Envelope, Target Durability, As Well As Energy

Building Operating Management
LEED Pilot Credits Target Certified Products, Demand Response

Building Operating Management
Healthy And Green With LEED For Healthcare

Building Operating Management
LEED for Schools Focuses on Daylighting, Acoustics and Indoor Air Quality

Building Operating Management
New Mexico School District Puts Building Requirements on a LEED Silver Platter

Building Operating Management
9 Ways LEED for Schools is Different From LEED-NC

Building Operating Management
Building Envelopes Affect Energy Use, so Make Sure Yours Isn't Just a Pretty Face

Building Operating Management
For Efficient Exteriors, Start With the Outside, Looking In

Building Operating Management
Understanding What an Energy Model Can and Can't do is Critical to its Success

Building Operating Management
Realistic Expectations Needed to get Most out of Energy Modeling

Building Operating Management
Better Buildings Initiative sets new Energy Information Reporting Standards

Building Operating Management
As San Francisco Requires Buildings to Disclose Energy Use, the Obama Administration Pushes for Federal Action

News & Views
The Deadline Is Approaching To Declare a LEED AP Specialty

News & Views
Energy Model Can Improve HVAC System Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Performance Buildings Need High-Performing Operators

Facility Focus
Sustainability Improvements Require Organizational Buy-In

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Existing Buildings Have Big Impact on Carbon Footprint

Facility Focus
What is the Value of LEED Certification?

Facility Focus
LEED for Existing Buildings Gains Traction

Facility Focus
Energy Costs: Retrofit to Save Money

Facility Focus
The Role of Existing Buildings in Energy Use, Emissions

Facility Focus
Why is the Existing-Building Market So Important?

Facility Focus
Green Buildings: Retrofits to Increase in Private Sector

Facility Focus
Sustainability: Green Projects Help Obtain Funding

News & Views
High-Performance HVAC System Requires an Integrated Design

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Tactics to Avoid Failure, Embrace Success

News & Views
The International Green Construction Code

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Incentives for Lighting-System Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Part of Managers' New Normal

Building Operating Management
Green Building News

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Benefits of Metal Buildings

5 Minutes With
Green Initiatives Save Money, Reduce Energy Use with Kim Farlin

Facility Maintenance Decisions
DOE Grant Fuels County's Green Building Projects

Building Operating Management
Green Building Design Can Pose Fire Safety Challenges

News & Views
How To Prepare For Smart Grid

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Two More BOMA Standards for Building Measurement Accredited

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New Floor Area Measurement Standard Accredited

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School Districts Take Lead on Sustainability

5 Minutes With
HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

Building Operating Management
NYC's Greener, Greater Buildings Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
States Develop Green Building Guidelines

Building Operating Management
National Significance of NYC Benchmarking Legislation

Building Operating Management
Maximize Green Investments With an Enterprise-wide Approach

5 Minutes With
Building-Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency with Skip Milton

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ASHRAE Seeks Proposal on Green Buildings User’s Manual

Building Operating Management
The Benefits Of High-Performance Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits: Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction Provides Incentives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Can Deduct Full Cost of New Lighting with Interim Lighting Rule

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Commercial Property Vacancy Rates Continue to Rise

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE's New Standard For High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
Green Buildings Require Commissioning

Building Operating Management
How Metal Buildings Can Offer Cost, Energy and Environmental Savings

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Coalition Provides Federal Buildings with Energy-Efficiency Recommendations

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Call for Comments on Green Building Standard

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The American Institute of Architects Announces the 2009 COTE Top Ten Green Projects

Building Operating Management
Intelligent Buildings Are Green

Building Operating Management
ASHRAE 90.1 Add Building Envelope

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New Metal Building Design Guide Addresses Seismic Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Senate Buildings Receive Lighting, Plumbing Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Metal Buildings Grow Up Green

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Maintainability and Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
Defining High-Performance Buildings

Building Operating Management
To Improve Energy Performance, Improve Operations

News & Views
Maintainability and Green Buildings

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Energy Efficiency in Small Buildings

Building Operating Management
Small Buildings, Big Savings?

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GAO: U.S. Postal Service Needs Better Data To Improve Maintenance, Facilities

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Office Buildings Show Little Change in Operating Income and Costs Reported in 2006

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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AIA Preps Green Building Toolkit

Building Operating Management
How Smart Are Intelligent Buildings?

Building Operating Management
Assigning Value to Green Buildings

Building Operating Management
Mold: What Science Says Now

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ Analysis: Updating the Arsenal

Building Operating Management
REPORT PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
LEED-EB: Focus on Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Noise in the 'Attic?' History Deteriorating

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Old buildings as ancient history? Hardly

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The ‘Greening’ of Existing Facilities

Building Operating Management
Preventive Health Care for Buildings

Building Operating Management
Green Building Report

Building Operating Management
Green CMBS

Building Operating Management
Green Economics: Small Price for Environmental Gains

Building Operating Management
Closing the Automation Divide

Building Operating Management
Energy Codes: Moving Targets

Building Operating Management
Penn State's Green Coach

Building Operating Management
Numbers Games

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sealing in Savings: System Plugs Costly Leaks in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Across the Industry

Building Operating Management
New Generation of Schools