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Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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Elevators and Fire Sprinklers: Fire Safety Moves On Up


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Do You Have the Right Skills for the Future of FM?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost, Installation, and Management Considerations for Successful Hardscapes

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Case Study: Sanitary Restroom Storage for Mobile Devices

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Electric Vehicle Power Drives Denver Building

Building Operating Management
Fire Safe? Answer These Critical Questions About Building Fire Protection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effective Training is Key to MEWP Success

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$20 Billion Development Near Chicago’s Soldier Field Faces Hurdles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rent or Buy? Making a Smart Decision on MEWPs

Building Operating Management
Elevator and Escalator Innovations Play Role in Pandemic Recovery

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Aerial Work Platforms: Maintenance Strategies That Deliver Reliability and Safety

Building Operating Management
Data Centers: No Time for Downtime

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'Kevin Bacon' Factor May Help COVID Spread

Facility Maintenance Decisions
3 Key Questions on Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

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3 Crucial Considerations for Developers Before Investing in a Building

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How to Realize the Promise of a Smart Building

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Technology Drives New Best Practices in Elevator Maintenance

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Careful Screening Required to Find Reliable Elevator Service Provider

Facility Maintenance Decisions
MEWPs: Myths, Misconceptions, Misinformation

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Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations

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COVID-19 Will Complicate Hospital Evacuations

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding MEWPs Options To Deliver Access, Safety

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Are High-Rise Elevators COVID-19 Death Traps? 

Facility Maintenance Decisions
MEWPs Training That Delivers Access and Safety

Building Operating Management
Why Professional Development is Worth the Effort

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With Credentials, Continuing Education, the Sky's the Limit for FMs

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Minnesota Law to Allow Surveillance Cameras in Senior Homes

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Common Sense Steps to Prevent Coronavirus, Other Infections in Facilities

Building Operating Management
How to Plan for Fire Alarm System Replacement

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Curiosity is Key to Success in Facilities Management

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Best Practices to Improve Indoor Air Quality During Wildfires

Building Operating Management
New Era of Utility Incentives: EV Charging, Energy Storage

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8 Tips for Roofing Preventive Maintenance Inspections

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Take Charge of EV Infrastructure

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Preventive Maintenance Is Key to Minimizing Roof Damage and Leaks

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New Thriller Uses Elevator Accidents As Gruesome Plot Device

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Trump Defunds Critical Life-Safety Upgrades At Navy Building 

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How Have Buildings Changed Since 9/11?

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Pope Francis Gets Stuck in An Elevator For 25 Minutes

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Elevator Failures at Chicago High-Rise Rattle Passengers

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How To Do Needs Assessment For Door and Door Hardware Selection

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Two High Rise Elevators Trap Occupants In Inaccessible Shafts

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Industry Gathers to Celebrate and Discuss Women in FM at NFMT

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Elevator Service, Injuries at Center of Hospital Dispute

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RECALL: Door Lock Poses Entrapment Hazard

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Elevator Inspections Challenge University

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Elevator Malfunction Terrifies Passengers at Chicago High-Rise

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Escalator Malfunction in Rome Injures 24

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Awarding Achievements in Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Staving Off Obsolescence with Sustainability

Building Operating Management
4 Strategies for Balancing Facility Outsourcing Quality and Cost

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Elevator Music, Companion for the Long Haul

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IoT Technology for Extreme Environments Approaches

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Myths and Misconceptions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Tips for Successful Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding the Time for Preventive Maintenance

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Elevation Increases Risk Appetite in Facility Occupants

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Emergency Evacuation Conditions Continue in Hawai'i

Building Operating Management
How To Learn From In-House Data Center Experts

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RECALL: Beverage Dispenser Poses Burn Hazard

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Choosing The Right Access Control System

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Facility Management Credentials: What You Need To Know

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Lithium-Ion Batteries Offer Less Preventive Maintenance, Built-in Monitoring

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Advances in Lighting Technology Bring Energy Efficiency

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4 Lighting Control Options Help FMs Find Best Facility Fit

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New Assessment Tool Helps Evaluate Fire Risk in High-Rise

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What to Consider When Specifying Flooring

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How To Conduct a Proper Roof Inspection

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Roofing: How And Why To Do Effective Preventive Maintenance

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Recent HVAC Fails Highlight Importance of Preventive Maintenance

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How To Do Roof Evaluations For Long-Term Roof Success

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Cold Weather Exposes Facility Condition Woes

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What’s The Difference Between Reactive and Preventive Maintenance?

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Protect Retail Sales With Reliable HVAC

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Maintenance: System Failure Offers Reminder

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Tremco Roofing Selected to Restore Cleveland Cavaliers' Quicken Loans Arena

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Texas Nursing Home Evacuation Began with a Gun Drawn and No Plan

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4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Improve Patient Well-Being

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8,400 Buildings Destroyed in California Fires

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Giving Electrical Equipment a Long, Healthy Life

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Facility Design Strategies Address Evolving Security Threats

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Baltimore School Evacuates Over IAQ Concerns

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thyssenkrupp Elevator Opens Germany's Highest Viewing Platform

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Spartanburg Community College Streamlines Event Management with SchoolDude’s Event Publisher

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Central Michigan University Ready for Fall Classes After Extensive Repair on Flood Damages

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing and Piping: Preventing Problems

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10 Steps to Prepare Elevators for Hazardous Weather

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Maintenance, Money, and the State of Facilities

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Codes to Know for Panic Hardware

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Otis Offers Enhanced Performance & Design in Advance of Modernization Projects

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KONE Wins Order for Largest High-Rise Development in Dallas

Building Operating Management
New FBI Headquarters on the Drawing Board

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Strategies for Success: Prevent, Predict or React?

Building Operating Management
Beginning-of-the-Year Review: How Is Your Organization's Teamwork, Productivity?

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Ottawa’s State-of-the-Art Transit System to use 54 New Otis Elevators

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6 Strategies For Developing Facilities Management Talent For The Future

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Thyssenkrupp Taps Microsoft HoloLens Technology to Transform Elevator Service

Building Operating Management
New Features and Technology Can Make Any Old BAS New Again

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Otis Gen2 Elevator Sales Hit Half Million

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Preventive Maintenance Program Rescues Houston School District

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Houston School District Realizes Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Houston Schools Seek to Streamline HVAC Direct Digital Controls System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Energy Stars — Houston Schools Shine in EPA Challenge

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

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Updated Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities Available

Building Operating Management
Max Planck Florida Institute: FM Team Expands Role, Adds Value

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Dude Solutions Introduces Mobile Device Management, Part of Technology Management Suite

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The Power and Convenience of Networked BAS Come With Cybersecurity Concerns As Well

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How Common Are Attacks Through The BAS?

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Steps To Take To Improve BAS Cybersecurity

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SIDEBAR: 10 Questions FMs Should Ask About Cybersecurity

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SIDEBAR: Egress Strategy Critical To Overall Fire Safety Plans

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Air Force Taking ‘Patch and Mend’ Approach to Facilities Maintenance

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

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Emerging Security Technologies Offer FMs Range of Choices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SURVEY: Mobile Technology — Exploring the Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tablets Lag Behind Laptops for Maintenance Technicians

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey: Funding Ranks as Toughest Roadblock to Adopting Mobile Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What Does Future Hold for Mobile Technology?

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Innovative Building Systems Are Hallmarks of PNC Tower

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Facility Managers Use Mobile Technology To Access Information Anywhere, Be More Efficient

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Benefits of Mobile for Facility Managers: Time Saved, Faster Response

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SIDEBAR: How To Focus on Mobile Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Maintenance: Assessing Non-Value Added Activities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reassessing of Preventive Maintenance Responsibilities Produces Huge Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers Discuss Technician Training Strategies

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

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Facilities Respond to California’s Drought

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California Water-Use Targets Include Sprinklers, Water Reclamation, Landscaping

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Better Design, Management, Technology Aid California Water Reduction

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Dishwashing Efficiency, Xeriscaping Help Cut California Water Use

Building Operating Management
Using Planning, Checklists, Other Tools to Improve Resilience in Existing Buildings

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Elevator Doors a Key Part of Preventive Maintenance

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Are Elevators the Next Smart Items for Facility and Maintenance Managers?

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers, Internet of Things Changes the Game

Building Operating Management
IoT Facility Applications Engage Issues Like Resilience, Staffing, Analytics

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New Interior Finishes for Elevators Have Multiple Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning an Efficient Drain Cleaning Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers Can Assist in Developing Drain Cleaning Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Considerations for Drain-Cleaning Program

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The Organization's Role in Developing Women Leaders

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Evaluating the Existing Elevator System

Building Operating Management
Video: Best Practices Discussed by 2015 FMXcellence Award Winners

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Steps to Achieving Maintenance Operations Utopia

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Other Building Resilience Issues Include Backup Power, Roofs, Preventive Maintenance

Building Operating Management
2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

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Elevator Modernization and Overview of Destination-Based Systems

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High Rises Can Post Particular Problem for Door Codes

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Pros and Cons of Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Michael Cowley Column: Prevent Failures by Learning From Them

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good help is hard to find. Managers offer insights into locating quality candidates

Building Operating Management
Making Elevator Modernization Decisions

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Elevators and Destination Dispatch Technology

Building Operating Management
Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
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

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AC Motors One Way to Cut Elevators’ Energy Use

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Comprehensive HVAC PM Programs Promote Energy Efficiency

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What to Look for in Elevator Contractor

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Emergency Evacuation Elevators Require Changed Thinking

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Evaluating Existing Elevator System

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Most Common sources of IAQ Issues

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Spotlight on Elevator Technician and Safety Standards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers discuss reactive, preventive and predictive maintenance strategies

Building Operating Management
Understanding Self-Help Eviction And Repossession In Commercial Offices

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How to Know When to Modernize an Elevator

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Outsourcing Is Not the Only Way to Stretch FM Budget

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

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Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

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Data Center Salary Survey: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

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Data Center Salary Survey: N+1

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Data Center Salary Survey: No Redundancy (N)

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Data Center Salary Survey: Market Background

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Embracing Predictive Maintenance Produces Green Strategy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Maintenance, Scheduling Meetings Among Important Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Top Maintenance Goal: Make Technicians Better Firefighters

Building Operating Management
Best Payment Models For EV Charging

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Making EV Charging Fair For All

Building Operating Management
Assessing If (And If So, Where) Installing EV Chargers Is a Good Idea

Building Operating Management
EV-Related Innovations in Technology, Regulations, and Incentives

Building Operating Management
New Commercial Building Job Titles Emphasize Energy Efficiency

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Preparing the Facility Workforce for Zero Net Energy

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Challenge: Facility Workforce Development

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What Facility Managers Should Know About Their Elevators

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Using Facility Data To Drive Down Costs

Building Operating Management
Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency: Pros and Cons

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How To Reduce Elevators' Energy Use

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Follow Safety Code for Elevator Maintenance and Keep It Handy

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Empowering Facility Occupants to Respond in Emergencies

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Heavy Maintenance Load: U.S. Has 900,000 Elevators

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Finding and Fine-Tuning Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training Considerations for Using Drain Cleaning Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Devising a Drain Cleaning Training Strategy

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Force of Habit Can Impact Effective Building Evacuation

Building Operating Management
Turn Building Occupants Into Allies For Emergency Response

Building Operating Management
How Floor Wardens Aid In Emergency Evacuations

Building Operating Management
Crisis Coordinators Play Role In Emergencies, Including Aiding Evacuation Of People With Disabilities

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Tips For Conducting Emergency Evacuation Drills

Building Operating Management
Toolkit Of Leadership Skills For Facilities Managers

Building Operating Management
Internet of Things Can Enable Smart Facility Environmental Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Maintenance: Shifting a Department's Focus Pays Big Dividends

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Steps to Successful Preventive Maintenance Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing New Technology Boosts Performance, Morale

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Fire Code Changes Informed By Outside Factors

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Fire Code Clarifications NFPA 72

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5 KPI's Every Manager Should Use

Building Operating Management
Preventive Maintenance Helps Keep Elevator Costs Downs, Prevents Premature Modernization

Building Operating Management
Preventive Maintenance For Elevators Must Include Motor, Brakes, Drive

Building Operating Management
Destination Dispatch, Closed-Loop Door Systems, Machine-room-less Elevators Are Driving Vertical Transportation Trends

Building Operating Management
Service Considerations Can Help Shape Lighting Controls Upgrades

Building Operating Management
As Wireless Lighting Control Systems Mature, They Offer More Flexibility For Upgrade Projects

Building Operating Management
Advanced Lighting Controls Offer Better Control, More Energy Savings

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Commissioning Advanced Lighting Controls Is Critical To Maximizing Their Benefits

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Advanced Lighting Controls Offer Greater Automated Load Shedding Capability

Building Operating Management
What To Keep In Mind When Considering Advanced Lighting Controls

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How Facility Managers Can Implement Advanced Lighting Control Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Five KPIs Every Manager Should Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Management Insight Column: Measure key performance indicators that matter

Building Operating Management
Lighting Control Technology, Energy Codes Are Important Pieces Of Lighting Controls Upgrade Plans

Building Operating Management
Appealing FEMA's Proposed Flood Maps

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5 Steps to Chiller Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Beginning on the Path To Energy Star Certification

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Benefits of Zero-Based Budgeting and EMPs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Searching for Right Answers When Crisis Management Required

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety First: Ensuring Effective Drain Cleaning

Building Operating Management
Consistent Elevator Maintenance Is Critical To Uninterrupted Operation

Building Operating Management
Specify What Elevator Maintenance Contract Does And Does Not Cover, Consider Safety Codes When Planning Elevator Maintenance

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How To Know When It's Time To Modernize Elevators

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Showcase Products: Elevators

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Basic Provisions an HVAC Contract Should Include

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Technical Systems, Occupant Behavior Both Play Role In Fire And Life Safety Planning

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Training, Emergency Communications Are Crucial To Facility Fire Safety Plans

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Identifying Volunteers To Help People With Disabilities In Fire Emergency Can Streamline Evacuation

Building Operating Management
Fire Safety In Buildings: Drills, Prevention Strategies Are Essential

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Showcase Products: Fire/Life Safety

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Projects Bring Large Savings To Poudre School District

Building Operating Management
Bond Issue Will Help Make Existing Poudre Schools More Energy Efficient

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Data Is Lifeblood Of Colorado School District's Energy Efficiency Program

Building Operating Management
Culture Change Produces Large Energy Savings at Rocky Mountain High School

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Testing, Proper PM Program Essential to Power System Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Emergency Response Factors in Backup Power Systems Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Are You Keeping an Eye On the Future of Maintenance?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PPE: Providing Protection, Keeping Workers Safe

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Important PPE Issues Associated With Electrical Hazards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Most PPE Equipment Associated With Grounds Work

Building Operating Management
Car Sharing Can Help Save Money On Fleet Maintenance Costs

Building Operating Management
EV Charging Stations Beginning to Show Up More On Campus

Building Operating Management
Electric Utility Vehicles Can Help Meet Transportation, Grounds Needs

Building Operating Management
Changing Transportation Needs Make Car Sharing, EV Charging Stations Considerations

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Employing All Available Evacuation Options Leads to Safer High-Rises

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Women In FM: Why Passion Makes For A Better Building

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Embracing (and Minimizing) a Reactive Maintenance Management Plan

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Tools Available to Use During Fire/Life Safety Evacuation

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Evacuation Planning for People with Disabilities

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Data To Measure IAQ Is Complex Proposition

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New CMMS Helps Health Care System Move to Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Features of New CMMS Improve Efficiency of Health Care System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Training Streamlines Work Flow for Health Care System

Building Operating Management
Destination Dispatch, Machineroomless Systems Are Current Wave of Elevator Technology

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Destination Dispatch Systems Cut Down on Total Travel Time

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Machineroomless Elevators Are Growing Trend in Low-Rise Applications

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Elevators Showcase: New Products

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Most Important Roof Selection Criterion

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Proper Preventive Maintenance For Roofing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Drain Cleaning Prevents Major Plumbing Problems

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Evaluating Preventive Plumbing Maintenance Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Educational Programs Help Minimize the Need for Drain Cleaning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Handheld Computing Devices Improve Managing Work-Order Data

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Elevator Service Provider Considerations

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Elevator Service Provider Considerations

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For SL Green, Office Building Repositioning Goes Beyond Curb Appeal

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SL Green Focuses on Ongoing Maintenance

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Fire Alarms: Five Ways Facility Managers Can Gain From Today's Technology

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Improved Communication, User-Friendly Features Are Part of Evolution of Fire Alarms

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New Fire Alarm Systems Offer Fewer False Alarms

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New Fire Alarm Systems Offer More Options for Challenging Spaces

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Elevators Can Be Used for Evacuation, IBC Says

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Elevator Maintenance Standards, Safety Requirements May Help Prevent Elevator Accidents

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Older Elevators: Few Jurisdictions Adopt ASME A17.3 As Code

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Good Maintenance Contractors Help Keep Elevators Safe, Reliable

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Fire-rated Door Preventive Maintenance Ensures Function

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

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New HVAC Technologies Can Help Save Energy in Data Centers

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Elevator Evacuation Closer to Practical Application

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New Data Center Cooling Technologies Increase Efficiency

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Green Health Care Buildings Reduce Costs, Support Patient Health

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Energy Efficiency, Recycling Areas of Focus for Green Health Care Operations

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Credible Data, Staff Support Help Green Health Care Operations Succeed

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At Lakeland HealthCare, Mike Kastner Uses Research to Shape Facilities

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Evidence-Based Design Part of Lakeland’s Far-Sighted Approach

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Facilities Staff Focuses on Service at Dallas Theological Seminary

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The BAS and Making Multiple Changes

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Electric Vehicle Charging Station Checklist

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Plugging Into Electric Vehicle Charging

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Grants, Pilot Projects Offer Low-Cost Electric Vehicle Charging Options

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Managing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations is Balancing Act

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Consider Contractor Location When Outsourcing

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Using ASHRAE 62.1 to Maintain Good IAQ

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Optimize the Life Cycle of Motors and Drives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
First Impressions Start with Right Attitude

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: District Revamps Preventive Maintenance Program

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Facility Managers Can Follow These Steps to Leadership

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Catalog and Analyze Motors and Drives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motors: Strategies for Successful Replacement

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Customizing a Resume Can Help Facility Manager Land Job

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Recognition Programs Offer Validation, Other Benefits to Facility Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Most Common Repairs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: The Economic Impact of Roof Leaks

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Planning Your Next Fire Alarm System Upgrade

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Setting Service Standards with Outsourced Service Providers

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Fire Code Questions to Ask Before Upgrading

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Fire Safety Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Part of Managers' New Normal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: How to Implement Condition-Based Monitoring

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Steps to Determine Proper Scope of Elevator Modernization

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Preparing to Put the Elevator Modernization Plan into Action

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Long-lived Terrazzo

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LED Performance Improving

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Where to Use LEDs

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Factors for LED Retrofit

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Specifying LED Systems

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Emergency Planning: Five Ideas to Protect Technicians

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How to Plan for Emergency Events

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance: Selling Your Accomplishments to Top Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: OSHA Offers Training Materials

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS Installation: Hospital to Monitor KPIs

Building Operating Management
Five Long-Term Strategic Planning Tips for College Campuses

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Tactical Steps for Retrofitting College Campuses

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Inspections: Infrared Thermography & Oil Analysis

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Facility Managers Can Help To Lessen Stress Of Elevator Stranding

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vibration Analysis Avoids Equipment Failure

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Energy Management System Can Streamline Facility Maintenance Tasks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: RFID Technology Improves Security

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Fire Safety Education

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Retrofits Improve Efficiency, Safety in Parking Structures, Surface Lots

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Outsourcing: Strategies for Hiring, Managing Contractors with Steve Spencer

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CMMS: Five Commonly Underused Functions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Common Boiler Safety Devices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice Management: Undertaking an Equipment Evaluation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Safety: Annual Inspection Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Measure a Contractor's Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building-Automation System Streamlines Preventive Maintenance

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Implementing a Motor-Management Program

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Check ASME Codes Before A Full-Scale Elevator Modernization

Building Operating Management
Elevator Upgrades: Repair or Full Modernization?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Technicians Should Be Able to Manipulate Data

Building Operating Management
Elevator Modernization Also Can Affect Electrical, HVAC Systems

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Industrial Vacancies Continued to Increase in First Quarter; Rebound Expected in 2011

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Changes to Decrease Energy Use in Elevators Proposed for Standard 90.1

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FMs Should Brush Up On Local Elevator Inspection Standards

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HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Beyond Buzzwords: Lessons from Manufacturing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Occupancy, Seasonal Changes Affect Restroom Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Thermal Imagers Play Role in Preventive Maintenance Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless CMMS: Managers Must Convince Technicians

News & Views
Moving EBD Beyond Health Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fire Safety: The Goals of Visual Inspections

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Moving EBD Beyond Health Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fire-Alarm and Detection Systems: Common Maintenance Activities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Perform Annual or Biannual Cleaning and Inspection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance: Safety Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Satellite Facility Streamlines Plumbing Maintenance Tasks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance 'Smart Teams' Make Department More Efficient

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Automating Operations: Hospital Upgrades Building-Automation System, CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Technician Training Critical with Advanced Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Controlling Cross-Contamination

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What Are the Most Commonly Underused CMMS Functions?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Fixtures: Maintenance Factors Into Product Specification

Building Operating Management
Evidence-Based Design: From Health Care To Other Buildings?

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How Evidence-Based Design Practices Could Aid Facility Operations

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Elevators And Energy Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Inspection-Camera Technology Evolves

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Elevator Modernization Can Bring Green Benefits

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Green Elevator Cab Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Promotes Trending and Preventive Maintenance Practices

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Elevator Showcase

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Lighting Retrofits: Control Strategies

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Three Elevator Performance Measures

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High-Rise Evacuation Strategy? Shelter-In-Place

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Sustainable Design Can Boost Student Performance, Research Shows

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

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Get the Elevator Maintenance You Pay For

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Strategies to Meet ASHRAE 90.1-2001

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Is Your Elevator Getting Clean Backup Power?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
CMMS: Three Categories of Mobile Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless CMMS: Key Features and Functions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Specification Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Removal Equipment: Maintenance Checklist

News & Views
Elevator Wait Times Getting You Down?

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Calling Dibs on Evacuation Assembly Points

Building Operating Management
The Prescription For Green Health Care Facilities

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Is Your Elevator Getting Clean Backup Power?

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The Intersection of Evidence-Based Design and Green

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cool Roofs: Develop a Maintenance Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Restrooms: Maintenance Scheduling Can Lead to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Combining Lighting-Control Strategies Can Generate Savings

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Standard for Escape and Evacuation Plans a Potential Life Saver

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Much Unknown About Stairwell Evacuation Behavior, Study Finds

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Keeping Your Elevator Machine Room Cool

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging: Tools for Predictive, Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Maintenance Ensures Peak Operating Efficiency

Building Operating Management
The Right Elevator Service Agreement Minimizes Downtime

News & Views
Avoiding Elevator Vandalism

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Alterations Can Affect Firestop Systems

Building Operating Management
Reducing Operating Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Test Equipment Helps Develop Preventive Maintenance Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inspection Cameras Play a Role in Preventive Maintenance Programs

Building Operating Management
Developers Are Embracing LEED, And Tenants Are Responding

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Is Your Elevator Too Slow?

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Large-loss Fires Swell in 2007, Report Finds

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Maintenance Tips For Elevator Controls

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What The Elevator Code Says About Fires

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Eliminating In-Cab Elevator Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Departments Investing in Infrared Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Cameras Uncover HVAC, Roofing Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Schedule Infrared-Imaging Routes for Effective Preventive Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Conduct Preventive Maintenance and Fleet Inventories for Snow Removal

Building Operating Management
ICC, NFPA Add Code Provisions For Evacuation Elevators

Building Operating Management
Smoke, Water Remain Challenges to Evacuation Elevators

Building Operating Management
Elevator Operation and Fires: Phase I and Phase II

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Diagnostic Technology: Thermal Imaging Cameras and Beyond

News & Views
Is Your Elevator Causing Electromagnetic Interference?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commissioning and Installing Occupancy Sensors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintaining Locks, Hinges, Closers and Exit Devices

News & Views
Investments in Maintenance Will Extend HVAC System Life

News & Views
Planning for Safe Evacuations

News & Views
Closing the Door on Elevator Vandalism

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Performance Buildings: Managers Influence Design, Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: Preventive Maintenance Ensures Power Supply

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Reasons Why Managers Could Replace Chillers

News & Views
Elevator Upgrades and Electrical Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: Personal Switching, Dimming

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Removal: Preventive Maintenance

News & Views
Refreshing the Elevator Cab

News & Views
Fire: No Time to Wait

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting More from a CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
An Even Brighter Future for Lighting

Building Operating Management
Weighing Elevator Modernization Factors

News & Views
Investments in Maintenance Will Extend HVAC System Life

News & Views
Mowers: Inspection and Maintenance

Building Operating Management
The Human Factor

News & Views
Planning for Safe Evacuations

News & Views
Closing the Door on Elevator Vandalism

News & Views
Prevent Elevator Overheating

News & Views
Preventive Maintenance of the Fire Safety System

News & Views
Fire Safety - Practice Makes Perfect

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Preparedness: The Human Factor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chillers Performance: Challenges and Solutions

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EPA Issues Emission Standards for Hospital Sterilizers

Building Operating Management
Healthy and Green

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Group Activity: Relamping Facilities

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NIST Conference to Address Elevator Use in Emergencies

Building Operating Management
Evacuation: Finding a Route to Safety

Building Operating Management
Elevators Moving Up On Energy Efficiency

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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ASHRAE Consideres BACnet Standard for Elevators

Building Operating Management
Elevators: No Margin for Down Time

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New Emergency Evacuation Guide for People with Disabilities Released

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National Elevator Industry Inc. Launches CodeFinder Database

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Head Start on Firestops

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IREM Study Finds Revenue, Operating Costs are Up for Office Space

Building Operating Management
Light to the End of the Tunnel

Building Operating Management
Keeping Up To Avoid Going Down

Building Operating Management
Better Space, Better Health

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting Data to Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping Fire In Its Place

Building Operating Management
Fire Escape?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems and Mold

Building Operating Management
Emergency Preparedness: Path to Safety

Building Operating Management
Better Health From Better Design?

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Building Operating Management
Boardroom Connections

Building Operating Management
Economics of Elevators

Building Operating Management
Elevators

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Evacuation: The ADA Link

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Performance: Customer as Catalyst

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Top-Level HVAC Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Home Is Sweet for Mixed-Use Facilities

Building Operating Management
In Good Working Order

Building Operating Management
A Clean Slate

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting Pests in their Place

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Level Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motor Maintenance Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going with the Flow: Maintenance ensures pump performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Threats to Chiller Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PDAs: Breaking the chains of computers?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Boiler Performance

Building Operating Management
What's Next?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Linking PM To the Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Auditing for CMMS Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ROOFING: A Prescription for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best practices: Maximizing maintenance

Building Operating Management
Thinking Like a CFO: Prevention Pays, Analysis Shows

Building Operating Management
Safer approaches to fire and life safety

Building Operating Management
Elevators: ROI depends on building owner's ‘ROI’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximum CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bottom-Line Benefits of Chiller PM

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons On Lifts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing For Savings