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Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Roofing Replacement Is the Best Option


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Comparing Two Popular Fire-Resistant Coatings

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Considerations for Utility Vehicle Replacement

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Roof Replacement Strategies and Tactics

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Assessment Lays Groundwork for Successful Roof Replacement

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Warranty and Installation Issues for Roof Replacements

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Roof Replacements: Understanding System Options

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Maintenance Matters: Ensuring Chiller Upgrades Succeed

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Assessing Cooling Loads for Chiller Upgrades

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Staffing and Security: Successful Roof Replacement Projects

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Chiller Upgrades: Assessing Equipment Condition

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Roof System Selection: Ensuring Successful Roof Replacements

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Chiller Replacements: Out With the Old, In With the New

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High-Level Decisions: Successful Roof Replacements

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Assessments Critical for Successful Roof Replacements

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Post-Installation Maintenance for Roof Replacement Success

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Eye on Installation for Successful Roof Replacements

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Making Roof Replacements Work

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Qualified Contractors Essential for Successful Roofing Upgrades

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Understanding Roof Warranty Issues Before Upgrades

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Roofing Projects: Early-Phase Focus, Long-Term Success

Building Operating Management
How To Select a New Roofing System

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3 Steps for Planning Roof Replacements

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4 Steps To Emergency Preparedness

News & Views
Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome Set for Renovation

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Roofing: Recovery vs. Replacement

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University Replaces Roof on Historic Hall

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Baltimore Schools Meet to Discuss Roof Replacement

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Roof Replacement: Assessing Challenges and Applying Strategy

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Roofing: Weather Causes Concerns in Systems Replacement

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Avoiding Roof Replacement Problems

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Roof Replacement Success Requires Research

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Contractors Key in Roof Replacements

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Sidebar: Roof Replacements and the Seasons

Building Operating Management
Know The Advantages and Benefits of Roofing Warranties

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Riddle: Repair, Replace or Recover?

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

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Beware of Pitfalls in Doing Fire Alarm System Upgrades

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Facility Survey Is Key with Fire System Upgrade

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Understanding Interconnections Involving Fire Alarm Systems

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Knowing Window Classes, Codes, Glass Types for Window Replacement Projects

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Value of Exceeding Code Requirements in Window Replacement Project

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Knowing When Window Replacement Is Inevitable

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Addressing Solar Heat Gain, U-Factor in Window Design

News & Views
Seven Tips on How Women (and Men) Can Develop an FM Career

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

News & Views
When Replacing Energy Using Equipment, To Capital Decisions To Current Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Accurate Repair History Vital When Making Roofing Decisions

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Factors to Consider in Roof Repair, Recover and Replace Decision

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Important Factors for Managers to Consider in Roofing Dilemma

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Economic Woes Prompt Texas University to Look Harder for HVAC Savings

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Third Roof is a Charm for University of Northern Iowa

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University Faces Major Roofing Decision After Storm

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Roof Strategies: Repair, Recover or Replace?

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Roof Replacement Recommendations

Building Operating Management
Decision Between Repairing, Retrofitting Or Replacing Windows Has Number Of Considerations

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Window Gasket Failure Does Not Always Mean Window Replacement

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Building Characteristics Play Important Role In Selecting Suitable Replacement Windows

Building Operating Management
Installation Can Often Be Root Of Window Problems

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Motor Repair or Replacement: The Data Dilemma

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CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance

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Repair vs. Replacement Decision Requires Advance Planning

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Repair or replace? Best Strategies to Reduce Maintenance Costs

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The Consequences of Equipment Failure

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Lifetime Operation of Motor Costs More than Initial Purchase

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Zombie Roofs: Reasons Roof Failure Is Ignored

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Campus Expansion Creates Challenges for Chillers

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Replacing Chiller on College Campus Requires Ample Planning

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Energy Efficiency: Beyond Chiller Replacement

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Effective Concrete Maintenance Requires Inspection Guidelines

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Successful Concrete Repair Requires Careful Preparation

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Concrete Coating Considerations To Extend Performance Life

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Energy efficiency project results in significant campus improvements

News & Views
With HVAC Upgrades, Look Beyond Like-Kind Replacement

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look Beyond Like-Kind Replacement

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Challenges of Ensuring Reliable Supply of Spare Parts and Replacement Equipment

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Critical Facility Fire Suppression Options

Building Operating Management
Picking The Right Roofing Product Has Several Considerations

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Climate Plays Big Role In Selecting The Right Roofing Products

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When Upgrading Building Automation, Review Capabilities of Existing Systems

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Evaluate Maintenance Benefits of HVAC Upgrade

Building Operating Management
ADA: What FMs Need to Know

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Function Assessment Is First Step in Building Automation Upgrade Planning

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Tests and Mockups Ensure Proper New Window Selection

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When Windows Fail

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Window Product Showcase

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Cool Roof A Simple Solution For Recover, Replacement Projects

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Facilities With Cool Roofs Less Affected By Urban Heat Islands

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Cool Roofs Can Be Disadvantage Above Certain Latitudes

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Vegetation Another Holistic Approach To Cool Roofing

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Roof Assessment: Five Key Questions

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How To Recession-Proof Your Career

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Portland Cement Association Releases Blast Resistant Design Guide

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Portland Cement Association Extends Call For Entries For The 2009 Sustainable Leadership Awards

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Pay Attention to Long-Term Costs When Deciding Whether to Repair or Recover the Roof

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Repair or Replace the Windows: Making the Right Decision

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Repair or Replace The Fire Alarm Sytem?

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Halon Replacement Systems: Pitfalls To Avoid

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Clearing the Air on Roof Warranties

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Fighting Fires in Data Centers

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Looking Out for Window Replacement Trouble

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Easing Window Pain

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New Windows Mean Many Choices

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Windows

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Windows: Repair or Replace?

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Signs of Success

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Window Replacement: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

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Roofing: High-Level Decisions