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Facilities Staffs Receiving Recognition for Pandemic Performance


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Will New Return-to-Office Safety Measures Be Controversial?

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Are Schools Capable of Meeting Stringent IAQ Standards?

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

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Are Your Return to Office Policies Safe?

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School District Eyes HVAC System in COVID-19 Cases

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Apple To Spend $430 Billion on U.S. Facilities

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Five Hidden Security Risks Resulting from Pandemic Response

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How the Pandemic Is Reshaping Future School Designs

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Health and Wellness Strategies Soar to Combat Coronavirus

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WELL Health-Safety Rating: Linking FM and Wellness, Health, Safety

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How to Find a Job: Best Practices for the Search

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How the Pandemic Is Reshaping Buildings, Cities

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Commercial Office Vacancy Rates Skyrocket During Pandemic

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Baseball and COVID-19: A Whole New Ballgame

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New UL Program Targets IAQ in Schools

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How WELL Promotes Workplace Safety, Health, and Confidence

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4 Air Quality Technologies Can Mitigate Coronavirus Spread

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Forever Changed: The Pandemic's True Influence on Buildings

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Ultraviolet Light Kills Coronavirus, But Caution Required

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Stunning Visualization Shows Importance of Ventilation in Classrooms

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How to Improve Diversity in Facility Management

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Coronavirus Has Caused Sharp Decline in Commercial Property Values

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University Prepares for Post-Pandemic Student Return

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K-12 Districts Encouraged to Upgrade HVAC Systems

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College Course Targets HVAC Systems and COVID-19

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Creating Healthy Workplaces Means Promoting Happiness

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Restaurant Reopening Tied to HVAC Systems

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Steps for Successful Boiler Selection

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Bill Targets K-12 School Repairs and Upgrades

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Deferred Maintenance Complicates COVID-19 Measures

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Tourism Facilities Step Up for Vaccine Distribution

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The Pandemic, One Year Later

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Hotels Eyed for Vaccination Sites

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HVAC Upgrades Nationwide Target COVID-19

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Will 2021 Bring a Return to The Office?

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Touchless Doors Strategies to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus

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Pandemic Curtails Huge Smithsonian Expansion

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Tool Calculates Likely Coronavirus Exposure Rates in Rooms

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3 Strategies for Promoting Psychological Safety During the Pandemic

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4 Strategies for Advanced Air Filtration

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fell as Global Temperature Rose in 2020

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Correctional Facilities Buckling Under Weight of COVID-19

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Opening Schools Safe If Hospitalizations Low: Studies

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Many Pandemic Facility Changes Are Here to Stay

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Schools Experiment as COVID-19 Pandemic Rolls On

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Building Design with COVID-19 and IAQ in Mind

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

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5 Hospital HVAC Design Strategies for the Post-COVID-19 World

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Elevator and Escalator Innovations Play Role in Pandemic Recovery

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How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Reshaped Traditional Facility Manager Roles

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What to Know about Germicidal Lighting and Coronavirus

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Testing Buildings for Coronavirus Can Help Reduce Spread

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Health and Wellness Will Be the New Normal of Office Buildings

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Understanding Advanced Filtration in Air Handling Units

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Safe at Work: Creating Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic

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What Will the Office of the Future Look Like?

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Can Antimicrobials Added to Products Prevent COVID-19?

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6 Facility Strategies to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

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COVID-19 Has Changed Everything … Or Not

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

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COVID-19 Prompting Closures of Schools

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Considerations for Successful Hands-Free Door Implementation

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Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern

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OSHA Guidance Targets Healthcare Workers

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COVID-19 Strikes at School Staffs

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LEED Safety First Credits Taking Off Quickly

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Include Cost and Benefit Analysis in Door Hardware Selection

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Office Space: Workplace Trends in COVID-19 Era

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Impact of COVID-19 On Data Center Facility Staffing

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Occupancy Levels Tied to COVID-19 Control

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New Touchless Door Technologies Gaining Momentum

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Schools Struggle To Expand Classroom Space

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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

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Doors: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19

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Green Seal Launches Hand Sanitizer Certification

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How the Pandemic is Changing Healthcare Design

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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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Office Space: Commercial Buildings Struggle with Distancing

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Study Finds Shallow Sinks Can Spread Infections

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Wear a Mask Because Every Breath Matters

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COVID-19 Adds Uncertainty to the Future of Facilities

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Coronavirus Pandemic Sparks Access Control Changes

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Wastewater Testing May Provide Indication of Coronavirus

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What Does COVID-19 Mean for Restroom Upgrades?

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Chicago Breweries Prepare for COVID Winter with HVAC Upgrades

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Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government

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How to Meet Maintenance Demands with Reduced Budgets

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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

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Getting Creative with Creating Outdoor Workspaces

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During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Look to Efficiency

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

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Columbus Surge Hospital In Storage For Now

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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

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The Importance of Full-Time Facilities Employees During the Pandemic

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

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

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Pandemics, Healthy Buildings, and the Role of Maintenance

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COVID-19: Commercial Office Options and Opportunities

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Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

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Looking at Long-Term Restroom Design Changes

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University Physical Plant in COVID-19 Spotlight

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Sustainability, Sanitation, ADA: Critical Considerations for Restroom Design

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How to Avoid ‘Hygiene Theater’ in Facilities

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Coronavirus Has Made Touchless Restrooms a Must

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Empty Chicago School Buildings to Be Converted to Homeless Shelters

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HVAC Problems Delay Opening of NYC Schools

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Closed for Business: Pandemic’s Toll on Facilities Emerging

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During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Take a Moment to Breathe

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Higher Education Looks Outside for Alternative Workspaces

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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

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5 Steps Buildings Should Take to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

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Healthcare Facilities Set Up Outdoor Visits for Elderly Patients

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K-12 Schools Facing Water Quality Concerns

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

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Go Beyond the Basics for Restrooms Products and Processes

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Group Lists Workers Most Likely To Die With Coronavirus

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National Guard Raises Tents Outside South Carolina Hospital

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

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Lessons Learned about Occupant Satisfaction During the Pandemic

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Rethinking Restroom Sanitation Practices During the Pandemic

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Schools Thinking Outside the Box on Coronavirus

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3 Strategies to Prevent HVAC from Spreading Airborne Coronavirus

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REI Looks to Sell Just-Built Corporate Headquarters

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How Educational Facilities Are Tackling Coronavirus

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Essential Workers: Facility Managers' Expanded Role During the Pandemic

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Buyer Beware: Practical Tips for Germicidal Lighting Use

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Why FMs Must Be Communicators Par Excellence

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Restrooms Upgrades Must Consider Coronavirus, Hygiene Issues

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Schools Ramp up Maintenance Prior to Reopening

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8 Steps to Reliability During the Pandemic

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COVID-19 Increases Use of Microgrids in Healthcare Sector

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Think Fast: Learning Lessons from the Pandemic

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How to Focus on Occupant Experience During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Housekeepers File Complaint on COVID-19 Protection

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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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Atlanta Coronavirus Field Hospital to Be Reopened

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Pandemic Recovery Planning: A 10-Step Process

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Healthcare FMs Challenged with Unified Response for Facilities Nationwide

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COVID-19 Forces Hotels To Rethink Offerings

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Health and Safety Must Be Priority for Returning Office Workers

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

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4 Coronavirus Strategies Facilities Managers Should Be Doing Now

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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?

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Racing the Surge: Healthcare Organization Ramped Up Pandemic Preparedness

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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

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

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Pandemic Response: Microbes, Buildings, and Occupant Health

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$116 Billion Price Tag To Reopen Schools

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COVID-19 FEMA Relief: What is Covered?

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How Should Hospitals Prepare for Two Disasters at Once?

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Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations

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Sports Facilities Confront Coronavirus Challenges

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COVID-19 Will Complicate Hospital Evacuations

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

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Kaiser Permanente Releases Guidance on Bringing Back Employees

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Are High-Rise Elevators COVID-19 Death Traps? 

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Purposeful Design Can Help Fight a Pandemic

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Closed, Slowly Reopening Facilities Offer New Opportunities for Efficiency

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8 Steps Can Improve Door Security As Risk of Crime Increases

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Security Guards in High Demand During COVID-19 Pandemic

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

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New Game-Changing Wellness Rating System Covers Existing Buildings

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National Guard Disinfects Georgia Hospitals

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New Guidelines for Reopening Nursing Homes Now Available

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Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Schools Becomes Clearer

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

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Building Owner Sues Chicago Law Firm for Unpaid Rent

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Why Facility Managers Need to Start Thinking About Crime Now

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Coronavirus Pandemic Exposes Possible Smart Building Challenges

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CDC Guidelines Target Reopened Office Buildings

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COVID-19 Expected to Change Healthcare Facility Design

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New Normal for Facilities Starts To Emerge

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Coronavirus-Focused Health Features Highlight Design Updates of Chicago Building

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How Good IAQ Practices Can Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

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Cleaning Strategies for Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Field Hospitals Occupy Flood Zones Despite Warnings

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Where to Look for Facility Reopening Resources

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Past Healthcare Facilities Closures Hamper NYC's Coronavirus Response

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5 Steps to Prepare Psychologically for Building Reopening

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Can Your Facility Be Used As an Alternate Care Site?

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How Will Schools Operate Post-Pandemic?

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HVAC Considerations for Healthy Offices During Coronavirus Pandemic

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A Healthy Economy Needs Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

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Hotels Continue to Be Converted Into Makeshift Hospitals

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Do Your Closed Facilities Have Hidden Water Woes?

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Focus on Supply Chain Benefits Maintenance and Resilience

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Rethinking the Workplace in the Age of Coronavirus

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

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Report Addresses UV Technology in Fighting Coronavirus

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Chicago, New York Closing Temporary Coronavirus Hospitals

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$1 Billion in Makeshift Field Hospitals Are Being Built

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Security Issues: Successful Door Hardware Upgrades

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Public Maintenance Departments Face Financial Challenges

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FM Perspectives: Coronavirus Response Empties Hawaii Hotels

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Chicago Buildings to Light Up to Support Essential Workers

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

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Facility Energy Use Plunges During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Reflections on Earth Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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What Happens When Facilities Reopen?

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Occupant Health and Successful Door Hardware Upgrades

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Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing Systems

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FM Perspectives: How the Smithsonian is Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Dallas Convention Center Will Be Texas’ First Field Hospital

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Coronavirus Slows Construction, Delays Notre Dame Restoration

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Coronavirus Fallout: Risks for Empty Buildings

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Renewable Energy Continues Growth Despite Coronavirus Pandemic

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

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5 Coronavirus Questions Facilities Managers Should Ask Their Insurance Carriers Now

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Door Hardware Upgrades That Deliver Safety, Security and Health

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Decommissioned Hospital to Reopen for Coronavirus Patients

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

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Nation’s Schools Use Coronavirus Lull for Projects

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'Crisitunity' and Lessons from a Pandemic

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

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Higher Relative Humidity Impairs Respiratory Virus Transmission

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

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Washington Hospital Workers Make Masks from Office Supplies

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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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Copper vs. Coronavirus: Antique Fixtures Exhibit Antimicrobial Prowess

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Cuomo Calls for Construction of Field Hospitals

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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

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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

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Preparing for Outbreak: How Hospitals Brace for Infectious Diseases

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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

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U.S. Hospitals Preparing for Coronavirus Outbreak

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Common Sense Steps to Prevent Coronavirus, Other Infections in Facilities