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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry

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Hurricane Irma: Buildings Show Resilience Gains

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Is Now The Time To Invest In New Technology?

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Smart Windows Offer Flexibility, Occupant Comfort

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Smart Window Benefit? Energy Savings, Reduced Glare

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Electrochromic Glass Results in Energy Efficiency at LEED Certified Facility

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Dyson Commercial LED Luminaire Has a New Solution for Heat

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Roofs, Walls, Window Technology Contribute To Long-Lasting, Durable, Efficient Facilities

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High-Efficiency Windows: Effective Strategy For Energy Savings

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How Low-E and Dynamic Glazings, Window Film, Reflective Coatings Can Save Energy

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3 Windows Numbers To Know

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In Data Centers, Human Error Is Most Common Cause of Downtime

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Roller Shades Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

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High-Performance Lighting Means Balancing Budget with Quality

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Improving Daylighting Via Window Replacement

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Tips on Quantifying Window Assembly Performance

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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

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Three Areas to Consider for Greater Resilience

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Weather-Proofed Windows and Energy Efficiency

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Identifying Levels of Support, Measuring Productivity Loss Help Determine ‘Acceptable Downtime’

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In Study of Critical Operations, Gap Analysis Examines Operating Time of Redundant Systems

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3 Steps Identify Critical Facilities' Downtime Risks

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Understanding Whether a ‘Critical Operation’ is Really Critical

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The Problem With Downlights in Commercial Offices

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Materials on Roof Surface Can Build Energy Efficiency

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Target Heat Loss at Walls, Roofs to Boost Building Performance

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Two Steps Towards Better Lighting

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Lighting Upgrade Requires Careful Thinking, Pre-Testing

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Careless Swap Outs, Uniformity Can Damage Lighting Design

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Good Lighting Design Needs Layers, Glare Control

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The Challenge of Getting Lighting Quality Right

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Common Glazing Mistakes

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More Glazing Choices, And Using Metrics To Assess Them

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Glazing Options Can Manage Heat Gain, Harness Daylight

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Energy Savings From Occupant Training

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Closing Windows For Energy Savings

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Getting Back On Energy Budget After a Rough Winter

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Finding Value in Building Enclosure Commissioning

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Building Enclosure Commissioning During Construction Phase

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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

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Installation Can Often Be Root Of Window Problems

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Government Shutdown's Effect on Energy Star Goals

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Key Energy Use Metrics Can Help Maximize Energy Savings With Windows

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

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

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How To Track And Measure Cooling Tower Efficiency Improvements

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Minimizing Cooling Tower Blowdown

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Repair or replace? Best Strategies to Reduce Maintenance Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Consequences of Equipment Failure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lifetime Operation of Motor Costs More than Initial Purchase

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Regular inspection lengthens windows' lifespan

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Daylighting can reduce energy bills, improve satisfaction

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Smart Windows Choices Include Low-E Glass, Electrochromic Glazing

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Don't Overlook Window Frames As Energy Savers

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Improved Window Performance A Challenge In Existing Buildings

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Solar Window Film May Reduce Cooling Load

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How To Decide Whether To Replace Windows

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Five Tips on Preparing For a Major Event

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

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

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

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

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Unical Aviation, Inc.: Transforming a Non-descript Warehouse Into a First-class Workplace

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Three Boiler Control Upgrades Can Improve Energy Efficiency

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Green Means Go for Transwestern's Skodowski, His Sustainability Team

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Transwestern's Sustainability Efforts a Cornerstone of Company's Work

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Experience Makes Skodowski a Natural to Develop Green Best Practices

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Skodowski, Transwestern Focus on Green Building Success, not Speed

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Multimedia: Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on Sustainability

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Implement Water-Treatment Program, Blowdown System

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Testing Window Systems

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Commercial Real Estate Recovery: Drivers and Dampers

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Survey: Shadow Space Will Slow Recovery

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Data Center Renovation Versus Build New Considerations

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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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What Metrics to Look at For Exterior Energy Efficiency

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Daylighting Benefits Lie in Proper Design, Control

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Start With Integrated Design, Maintain Results With Diligence

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Professionals Discuss Managing Retrofits

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Look Out for Window Problems

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Windows and LEED

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How Windows Help Meet Code

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Windows and the New ASHRAE Standard 189.1

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Justifying a Maintenance Budget for Windows

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Leaving Maintenance Out of Life Cycle Costs Can Make Window Replacement More Difficult

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Window Product Showcase

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Reducing HVAC First Costs and Operating Costs

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Recycling Green Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance: Determine Ideal Blowdown Rates

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Windows and Air Intake Vents Can Be Operable and Secure

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How To Know Whether To Repair or Replace Windows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Minimize Disruption to Resort Occupants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Identify Common Air-Leak Paths

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Value Engineering Windows? Here's One Mistake to Avoid

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Windows and Thermal Performance

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Operable Windows and IAQ

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Replacing Windows Improves Building Envelope Efficiency

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Paints and Coatings: Scheduling Projects

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The Role of Interior Storm Windows

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Listen Up: Consider How Acoustics Can Complement Green Designs

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Avoid Breaking Windows in High-rise Fire

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How To Schedule Successful Paints and Coatings Projects

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To Repair or Replace Windows

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How to Measure Exterior Efficiency

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Avoiding Water Penetration in Windows

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Moisture, Condensation and Mold: Typical Window Problems

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Repair or Replace the Windows: Making the Right Decision

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The Cost of Poor Window Maintenance

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Window Components And Efficiency

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Operable Windows Can Save Energy

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How to Design Windows and Openings for Efficiency

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Solar Window Films As An Energy Efficient Retrofit

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General Window Maintenance Tips: What To Look For

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How Window Security Film Works

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Window Ratings: The Key to Understanding Window Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance: Eliminate Scale, Control Blowdown

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UPS Maintenance Checklist

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AAMA Updates Latest Fenestration Standard

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Fenestration Industry Announces New Standard for Windows, Doors and Skylights

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When is the Best Time to Install Touchless Controls?

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What is Low-e Glass?

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Green Product End-of-life Considerations

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Right Panes, Big Gains

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NIST Tests Own Facilities To Find Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging Comes of Age

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How Hidden Problems Can Shorten Window Life

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Looking Out for Window Replacement Trouble

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DOE Rolls Out New Energy-Efficient Window Prototype

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Window of Opportunity

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Improved Window Technology Can Handle Many Energy Challenges

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Energy Gains: The Envelope, Please

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Outlook

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Easing Window Pain

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Window Films Can Bring Security, Energy Gains

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New Windows Mean Many Choices

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Windows

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Windows: Repair or Replace?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Security-Door Hardware Link
Windows are a fatal security weakness, avoid them at all cost!


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Picking Panes That Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning For the Unexpected

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Clear-cut Criteria for New Windows

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Window Replacement: 7 Mistakes to Avoid

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Windows of Opportunity

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Threat of Terror