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Abandoned Newark School Property Converting to Police Training Facility

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U.S. on Pace to Shatter Billion-Dollar Disasters Record

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Shipping Crisis Hurting All Industries 

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Maintenance, Grounds Jobs Rank Among Most Dangerous

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10 Post-Pandemic Facility Management and Construction Trends

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How to Create a Robust Facility Health and Safety Program

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How to Go From Crisis Management to Asset Management

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Purdue Aerospace District Expanding

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Air Force Academy Breaking Ground on Cyber Security Center

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New Facilities a Priority for Higher Education Post-Pandemic

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Resilience: Are You Ready for the Next Crisis?

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Should Organizations Require Vaccines for Office Workers?

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How Grounds Can Make a Welcoming First Impression

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Los Angeles County Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate

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Florida Condo Collapse Holds Lessons for Facility Managers

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Changing the Image of the FM Profession

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Facility Management Best Practice: Celebrate Your Staff

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Mass Vax: How One FM Is Tackling COVID-19 Head On

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'Acoustic Lighthouses' Help Prevent Fatal Bird-Building Collisions

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Lessons Learned from Managing a Mass Vax Site

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Happy World FM Day! Here’s Some Good News

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Managers, Seize the Moment: You're More Valuable Than Ever

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

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NFMT Remix and ConnexFM Announce 2021 Partnership

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Earn More Money with an FM Credential

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Space Available for Parking System’s Growth

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Succession Planning for Facility Managers: How to Pass the Baton

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Facilities Industry Comes Together this November at NFMT Remix

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In the Facility Management Game, Teamwork Wins the Day

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How to Improve Diversity in Facility Management

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Are You a Manager or a Leader?

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The Collaborator: How the Facility Manager Network Builds Connections

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Leaders Wanted: How FM Has Evolved During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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How to Overcome "This Is How We've Always Done It"

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How to Manage Successful Vendor Relationships

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Why Collaboration is Crucial for Asset Management

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Happy and Healthy: How to Consider Occupant Happiness in Design

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Facilities Roundtable: Occupant Health and Wellness

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A New Perspective: Facilities and Inclusion

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Bees Move Into Vacant Tech Firm’s Space

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3 Strategies for Promoting Psychological Safety During the Pandemic

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FM Perspective: As a Young FM, Be Curious, Always Willing to Learn

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COVID-19 Has Changed Everything … Or Not

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4 Steps to Great Facilities Management Customer Service

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How to Create a Marketing Plan for Facilities Management

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Showing Your Work: How Maintenance Managers Contribute to Healthy Facilities

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Wear a Mask Because Every Breath Matters

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In Journey to Diversity, Numbers Tell the Story for Facility Department

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Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government

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Against the Constant Crisis, Rise

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

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Pandemics, Healthy Buildings, and the Role of Maintenance

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Completing the Diversity Plan for an FM Organization

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Simply Listening to Staff Concerns Helps Builds FM Team Accountability

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Steering Houston School District Through COVID, Hurricanes

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Tangible Steps for a More Diverse Facility Management Department

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During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Take a Moment to Breathe

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2nd Annual Vision Awards Winners Announced

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FM Perspective: Bringing Your "A" Game to Customer Service

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Essential Workers: Facility Managers' Expanded Role During the Pandemic

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Schools Ramp up Maintenance Prior to Reopening

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost Considerations When Outsourcing Maintenance and Engineering Tasks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing: Assessing In-House Technician Skills

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Outsourcing: The Inside Story of Contracting Maintenance and Engineering Tasks

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fnPrime: Facilities Information To Tackle Challenging Times

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New Normal for Facilities Starts To Emerge

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We've Launched fnPrime to Be Your Best Source of FM Info

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Staffing Shortages May Hinder Data Center Success

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How Focusing on Occupants is the Key to FM Success

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Solar Plus Storage Boosts Fire Station Readiness

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Rebranding Facilities Management Could Help Attract Young Talent

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Career Is An Awesome Whirlwind For Young FM

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How To Shop for Facility Software in Four Steps

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Two Cases of Legionnaires’ Confirmed at Connecticut Rehab Facility

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7 Steps Help FMs Find the Right Technology

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Steady, Confident Leadership Leads to Data Center Success

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Use an Inclusive Approach to Build the Facilities Management Team

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Understand the BAS's Role in Facilities Management

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In a Thankless Career, FMs Need a Heart to Serve

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Study Shows Women More Productive in Warmer Offices

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7 Steps for Successful Creative Engagement

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How to Know When It's Time to Go Premium with Paint

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Walmart To Employ Army of Robot Janitors

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4 Steps to Choosing a High Quality Paint

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How to Understand the Real Cost of Paint

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Four Rules for Effective FM Leaders and Enhanced Team Engagement

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6 Ways to Add Value with Good FM Customer Service

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Facilities Managers Should Weigh the Cost of Savings

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Understanding FM Training and Education Options

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Government Shutdown Hurt Facility Workers With Disabilities

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Managing People, Managing Conflicts: Key FM Skills

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Communication, Management Skills Are Invaluable for FMs

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Technology Aids Emergency Preparedness Plans

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Building Operating Management Highlights FM Education Opportunities

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Understanding the Value of Continuing Education for Facility Managers

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Survey Says? Good Staffing, Capital Budget News for FMs

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FM Staff: Desperate Times May Call For Desperate Measures

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What's New at NFMT Baltimore 2019?

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15 Coolest Office Spaces

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Elements of a Healthy Facilities Management Department

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How To Diagnose Facilities Management Staffing Issues

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What Facilities Managers Need To Know About Onsite Power

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Is It Time For A Facilities Management Staff Check-Up?

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Is the As-A-Service Model Right For You?

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Rising To The Challenge: Hospital Survives Hurricane

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As-A-Service Model Moves Beyond Software

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Join Hundreds of Facility Managers at NFMT Vegas

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Data Silos Are No. 1 Facility Technology Challenge: Study

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Historic Preservation Success Story: Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House

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How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare Facilities

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Workplace Analytics: How To Mine Big Data To Add Organizational Value

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Frosty Finding Could Affect HVAC Components

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3 Concerns About Data Analytics

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Case Study: Real-World High-Tech Workplace

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Understanding the Benefits of Workplace Analytics

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How To Talk About Energy Efficiency in Financial Terms

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How To Preserve Historic Landmarks: Steps 3-6

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San Francisco To Ban Workplace Cafeterias?

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Technician Training For a New Era

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Focus on Discretionary Effort Can Boost Teamwork

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Disasters and Design: One Hospital’s Story

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What Is the Facility Information Specification (FIS)?

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Facility Planning with Scope in Mind

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Facility Management Expert Explains the ProFM Credential's Value

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Drones: An Opportunity and a Challenge

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Facility Managers: Students of Technology

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How ProFM Improves The Core Competencies of Facility Management

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Data Drives Inventory Management Systems

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Overcoming Obstacles To Effective Inventory Management

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Understanding the Benefits of Inventory Management

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Facility Management Credentials: What You Need To Know

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Credentials Hold Value for Facility Manager, Employer

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How To Choose The Right Facility Management Credential

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Judging the Value of an Facility Management Credential

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ProFM Credential Makes Its Debut

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Finding Skilled Facility Management Professionals

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Resilience Becomes Increasingly Vital, Can Save Cities Billions

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FM Department Staffing Levels for Office, Education, Other Building Types

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How Facility Managers Can Best Manage Stress

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Stress Can Strain Relationships, Health

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Stress Management Strategies for Facility Managers

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Part of the Job: Managing FM Team Stress Levels

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How To Do Roof Evaluations For Long-Term Roof Success

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ProFM: New Credential Gets Facility Managers Ready For The Future

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BOMA, NAIOP, IREM Create College Program for Young Real Estate Talent

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey Now Available

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CBRE Among Fortune’s Best Places To Work

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Amazon's Alexa for Business May Mean Change for FMs

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FM Organizations Are Smaller, But Are They Understaffed?

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How Facility Managers Should Justify Adding Staff

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Make Up For a Smaller Staff By Leveraging Technology

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FM Leaders Launch New Credential To Provide Global Standard of Knowledge, Competence

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8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers

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Why Regenerative Design Is Gaining Momentum In Sustainability Circles

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The Evolution of Facility Management

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Setting Standards in Facility Management

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VIDEO: How Building Performance Standards Contribute to Efficient Operations

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Young Facility Professionals Strive For Credentials, Continuing Education

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Misperceptions of Job-Hopping, Poor Communication Plague Millennial FMs

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Survey Says: Young FMs Are Educated, But Always Looking For More Training

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VIDEO: Dorothy Scholnick On How To Get Young People Into FM

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Industry Outlook From Current FM Student

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Good Facility Investments Are Low Risk

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How to Get Young People Interested in Facilities Management

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I2SL Focus on Training FMs How To Operate Sustainable Labs

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Why Young People Are Choosing Facility Management

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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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Practical Considerations for Using BIM for FM

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Establish Uniform Naming Conventions to Best Use BIM for FM

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Excelling at Managing Data Leads to FMXcellence Honors for Two FMs

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Veteran Facility Manager Shares Insight On a Changing Industry

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Survey Says? There Were More Resources For FMs in 2016

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6 Strategies For Developing Facilities Management Talent For The Future

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Understand New Demands on the FM Profession

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Technology Changes and Younger Workforce Mean Mobile Options Are a Must

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For Succession Planning, Identify Leaders, Provide Opportunities To Expand Skills

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Bulbrite Receives SmartCEO’s Corporate Culture Award

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Form, Function, and a Fresh Look: Check Out Our Design Refresh

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Woodlawn Cemetery Hosts Historic Preservation Programs for Youth

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How Urgent Care & Retail Healthcare Centers Drive Success with Service Automation

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ASHRAE LowDown Showdown Modeling Challenge Teams Recognized

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NYR. Facade in Final Stages for World Trade Center Project

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ISSA Elects New 2017 Board Members

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IMETCO Opens California Manufacturing Facility, Triples Production Space

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New York Companies Eligible for Up To $155,000 per Site for Real-time Portfolio Management

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SKYSITE Releases InfoLink App for Facilities Management Professionals

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On World FM Day, RICS Highlights Collaboration with IFMA, Work on Public Sector Asset Management and International Property Measurement Standards

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Dan Hounsell Editorial: Facility Safety, With a Focus on Facades

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Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Uses Facility Master Planning For Space, Energy Efficiency

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UPMC Mold Infections Linked to Improper Use of Negative-Pressure Rooms

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Toronto Hospital an All-Digital Healthcare Facility

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Experience Helps FMs Get Ahead of The Curve

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Healthcare Accounts for 23% of All Data Breaches

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Minneapolis Healthcare Facility Looks Like an Apple Store

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2016 World FM Day To Be Held July 13

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SIDEBAR: Survey Says Facility Staff in Charge of Data Centers Earn Higher Salaries

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Rethinking Traditional ED Design

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Getting the Word Out about Careers in FM

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The 2016 Facility Management Tournament of Bad

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Ways Healthcare facilities Can Reduce Their Environmental Footprint

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Better Technology: Independent, Secure WiFi Networks and Bluetooth Beacon Systems

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Houston’s Scott Minnix Made Facility Assessment His First Priority

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Minnix Helped Secure Key Maintenance Funds

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A City Facility Director on Understanding Influence of Politics, Diverse Constituencies

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Minnix’s Facilities Role Akin to Air Traffic Controller’s

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For Minnix, Municipal Real Estate Portfolios Demand Different Paradigm

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University of Kansas Hospital Plans Expansion

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey: 2015

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: More Than 10 MW

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: 2 To 10 MW

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Less Than 2 MW

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N After Any Failure

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: No Redundancy (N)

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

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How the Affordable Care Act has Affected Healthcare Real Estate Development

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Task-Based Building Service Contracts Are Co-Employment Contracts

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NLRB Decisions On Co-Employment Hold Lessons For Facility Managers

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Making Master Planning a Valuable Tool for Facilities

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2016 Operating Expense Budget Benchmarks: FM Survey Results

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Product Information

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Various Types of Facility Master Plans Serve Different Purposes

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Using Master Plans to Address Funding Challenges in Facilities

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Translating a Facility Master Plan into Individual Projects

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Facility Management Survey: Master Plans

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For Facility Managers, Internet of Things Changes the Game

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IoT Facility Applications Engage Issues Like Resilience, Staffing, Analytics

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Expense Budget Benchmarks

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Facility Management Salary Survey: 2015 Data

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Facility Departments Must Cope with Baby Boomer Retirements

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Big-Picture Guy at Marriott: A Profile of Lenny Jachimowicz

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FaciliThon Aims To Draw High School Students Into Facility Management Careers

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Retaining Institutional Knowledge, Recruiting New Workers

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Methods of Training New Facility Workers

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Adjusting to Younger Workforce

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Survey: Leading Concerns of Facility Managers

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For Jachimowicz, a Business Result Must Drive Projects

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Jachimowicz’s Move Through the Ranks at Marriott

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Self-Improvement Ethic, Leadership Were Key for Jachimowicz

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No 'Easy' Button for Managers When Gathering, Analyzing Data

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Turning Data Concepts Into Practice Often Challenging

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ASHE, Joint Commission collaborate on safety compliance resources

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Lack of Attentiveness, Displaced Frustration Can Fuel Occupant Complaints

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Categorizing the Types of Complainers Organizations Encounter

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Some Keys to Providing Good Facility Customer Service

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Make Complainer Part of the Solution and Provide Feedback

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Complaints Offer Insight, but Shouldn’t Dictate Organization’s Strategic Direction

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Apologies, Problem-Solving Can Help Assuage Occupant Complaints

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3 Ways to Reduce Customer Complaints

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Understand Causes of Occupant Complaints and Turn Them Into a Positive

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Training Budgets: FM Survey Offers Benchmarks

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Survey Reports Benefits of Facility Training

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Networking, Platform, Mentors Can Boost Women in Facility Management

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Career Tips for Women in Facility Management: Don't Overstay; Build Credentials

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Women in Facility Management: To Grow Careers, Avoid Self-Defeating Attitudes and Take Charge

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Women in Facility Management: Role of Mentors, Sponsors, Gender-Based Assumptions

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Core Values, Communication Also Important in Advancing Women in Facility Management

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Sponsors, Career Strategy Can Help Women in Facility Management

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Renovated Space Helps Healthcare Organization With Teaming Efforts

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Live Simulation Test, Lessons Learned From Move Into New Space

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Quality Management Principles Can Help Facility Managers Resolve Complaints

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

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Data Center Salary Survey: More Than 10 MW

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Data Center Salary Survey: 2 To 10 MW

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Data Center Salary Survey: Less Than 2 MW

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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

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Plumbing Retrofit in Detention Center Captures Savings

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

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Design Collaboration Can Make School a Great Teaching Tool

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More Ways Facility Managers Can Excel as Educators

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Employee Concerns Prompt Change Management Plan

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How School Buildings Can Become Hands-On Teaching Tools

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Change Management Plan Starts During Design Stage

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Ignoring "Frivolous" Complaints Won't Make Problems Go Away For Facility Managers

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Ebola-Readiness Advice For Facility Managers

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Three Not-So-Good Reasons That Facility Managers Ignore Complaints

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Standardizing Fleet Brings Efficiencies, Savings

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How Facility Managers Handle Increasing Workload, Shrinking Budget, Staff

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In-house Or Outsource? Facility Departments Evaluate Staffing Balance

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Technology Helps Facility Managers Do More With Less

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Facility Strategies To Handle More Work With Fewer Resources

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Survey: Facility Management Salaries

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Survey: Facility Management Outsourcing, Retirement, Satisfaction Results

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Survey: 2015 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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Handling "Frivolous" Complaints Is A Fine Art For Facility Managers

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Developing, Validating Emergency Operational Procedures Reduces Risk In Critical Facilities

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Develop Site-Specific Emergency Operating Procedures For Critical Facilities

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Training Helps Mitigate Risk During Critical Facilities Failures

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Complaints To Facility Managers May Mask Hidden Issues

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FMXcellence: See Videos Of The Winners

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FMXcellence Winners Make A Big Impact By Tackling Business Priorities

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Advance Work Critical To Successful Delivery Of Leon County Public Safety Complex

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'Students First' Program Shapes Des Moines Public Schools' Facility Management

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection Meets Multiple Objectives With Modernization Project

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Keeping George Washington University's Core Mission In Mind Helps Facility Department Meet Green Goals

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Westminster Schools' Energy Efficiency Efforts Are Born From Successful Water Project

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Using Social Media For Facility Maintenance, Emergency Response

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Economic Sustainability Can Justify Facility Investments

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Facility Managers Have To Know Where To Draw The Line About Complaints

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Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

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First Steps When Considering a Green Roof For An Existing Facility

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How Facility Managers Can Use Facebook and Other Social Media

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Facility Managers Can Educate Tenants To Reduce Complaints

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Facility Managers Should Tackle Complaints Head-On

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How Healthcare Facilities Can Improve Patient Satisfaction

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New York Presbyterian's FACE Program Is Designed To Upgrade Facilities, Increase Patient Satisfaction

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Coordinate Interior Enhancement Program With Interior Guidelines To Maximize Patient Satisfaction Benefit

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External Aspects Of Healthcare Facilities Play Big Role In First Impression

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Parking Garage Experience Often Sets Patients' First Impression Of Healthcare Facilities

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Report Back To Management On How Approved Facility Projects Are Performing

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Get Help From Finance On Proposals For Funding Facility Projects

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How Effective Change Management, Transparency Can Help With Major Changes

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Testing New Processes, Strategies Before Occupation Helps Ease Transition

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Massive Renovation Turns Old Office Space Into New Healthcare Facility

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Facility Managers Offer Advice About Winning Approval For Facility Projects

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How Facility Managers Can Handle Occupant Complaints

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Wildlife Can Be Popular Or Pests, But Either Can Cause Occupant Complaints

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Survey: Temperature Complaints Are Most Common, Restroom Complaints A Distant Second

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Successfully Managing Occupant Complaints Often Involves Determining Underlying Reasons For Complaints

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Ignoring Occupant Complaints Can Be Tempting, But Often Leads To Further Problems

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Survey Results: How Facility Managers Handle Occupant Complaints

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Make The Financial Case For Additional Facility Staff

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IFMA's Sustainability Programs Can Help FMs Meet Sustainability Goals

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Areas For FMs To Master In Sustainability: Planning, Project Management, Communication, Real Estate, Finance

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Technology, Operations and Maintenance Are Keys To Sustainability Efforts

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A Guide To Greenbuild 2013

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Why Facility Managers Make the Best Sustainability Executives

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Use Hard Data About Benefits To Justify Funding For Facility Projects

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Justify Funding By Showing Risks Of Delay On Facility Projects

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Facility Condition Index, Other Metrics, Improve Asset Management at National Park Service

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National Park Service's Asset Priority Index Helps Guide Maintenance, Operations

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Standardized Current Replacement Value Calculations Make Facility Condition Index More Effective

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Diverse National Park Service Portfolio Complicates Facility And Maintenance Decisions

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Prioritization System Helps National Park Service Manage Assets, Maintenance and Operations

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Three Points Can Help Facility Managers Justify Funding

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Long Range Plan Helps Facility Managers Build Relationship With Finance

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Facility Managers Can Help Win Funding By Building Relationships With Top Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue

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Facility Management Surprises at Fenway Park

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Uncertain Business Climate Makes Strategic Facility Planning More Important Than Ever

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Key Concepts Of Facility Strategic Planning For Facility Managers

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Strategic Facility Planning Success Hinges On Taking It Seriously

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Avoiding Facility Strategic Planning Pitfalls: Timeframes, Goal Setting And Outcome Measurement

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To Avoid Problems With Strategic Facility Management Plans, Focus On Involvement, Clarity, Staff Performance, And Ongoing Review

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Dan Hounsell column: Can We Talk? Changing Organizations and the Need for Clear Communications

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ADA As A "Design For All" Concept

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Changes In Health Care Bring Leaner Facility Staffs

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Making The Decision To Outsource Facility Management

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Focus On Communication With Facility Management Staff When Costs Have To Be Cut

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Ascension Health's Bob McCoole Gets Funds for Facility Infrastructure Projects

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Facilities Resource Group Provides Centralized Support For Ascension Health

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Energy Star Portfolio Manager Helps Ascension Health Meet Energy Efficiency Goals

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Facilities Resource Group Keeps An Eye Out For Good Ideas Across Acension Health System

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Facilities Resource Group Supports Sustainability Efforts At Dell Children's Hospital

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Facility Dashboards Show Energy Efficiency

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Data Center Innovation Demands Better Communication

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Newsletter Can Help Facility Managers Reach Key Audiences

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Facility Managers Are Among The Passionate, Progressive Executives Setting The Sustainability Agenda

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Sustainability Executives Need Knowledge of Workings and Priorities of Organization

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Sustainability Executives Have To Market Green Success Stories

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Most Sustainability Departments Have Wide-Ranging Responsibilities, Small Staff

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Team Effort Helps Make Green Health Care Design A Reality

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Space Programming Needs To Be Early Consideration In Health Care Design

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Health Care Design Needs To Take Adjacency Into Consideration

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Building Envelope Is A Significant Influence On Patient Bed Tower Design

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Central Plant Requirements Affect Health Care Construction And Operations

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Briefings: GSA Studies Reveal Energy Savings

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NFMT Preview: Education on the Offensive

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Lighting Offers Opportunities To Cut Energy Use

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Fluorescents, Induction Lighting and LEPs Continue to Expand and Improve

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New Lighting Controls Help Manage Energy Usage

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Performance-based Outsourcing of Facility Services Can Improve Results

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Outcomes Are Most Important Metric For Performance-based Outsourcing Contracts

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Performance Accountability Required For Successful Outsourcing

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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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Data Mining Helps Find Faults In Building Energy Use

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Fault Detection Software Offers Guidance To Operating HVAC Systems

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Do Your Homework Before Deciding on Fault Detection and Diagnostics

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Prognostics Data Tails Behind Other Fault Detection Tools

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Don't Let Myths Stop You From Exploring Net-Zero Energy Buildings

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Net-Zero Building Design Doesn't Have to Be Difficult

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Operations, Occupant Behavior and Plug Loads Can All Affect Net-Zero Goals

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What A Net-Zero Ready Building Is and Isn't

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As Space Heaters Show, Facility Managers Often Have to Negotiate With Occupants to Avoid Energy Waste

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Occupants Can Be Asset In Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Motivating Occupants Is Critical To Ensuring Cooperation on Energy Savings

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Educate Occupants to Get Them to Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Apps Address Managers' Specific Challenges

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FM And IT Need To Work Together

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Facility Managers Should Not Be Invisible Within The Organization

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Disaster Recovery: Identifying Risks and Critical Facility Operations

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Devising a Disaster Recovery Plan

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The Aftermath: Minimizing Disaster Impact

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Communication Between Facility Management And IT Increasingly Important In Data Center Operations

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Effective Communication Between Facility Management, IT, Improves Bottom Line In Data Centers

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IT, Facility Management Collaboration Helps Data Centers Mitigate Risks

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Data Center Codes, Standards Give FM And IT Plenty To Talk About

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FMXcellence Winners Share How to Do Big Things With Limited Resources

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How Crouse Hospital Upgraded Its Chilled Water and Emergency Power Systems

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Munich RE Meets Carbon Reduction Goals

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Architect Of The Capitol Streamlines Work Orders To Cut Weeks Off Completion Times

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EMD Serono's Focus On Project Safety Culture Extends Beyond Construction To Operations

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Food Court Renovations: Lessons Learned

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Roofing Resources For Facility Managers

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With HVAC Upgrades, Look at the Entire System

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Good Communication Is Essential to Facility Management Success

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Upgrading Restrooms Requires Sufficient Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Specification Considerations for Upgrading Restrooms

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Upgrades Create Installation Issues

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LEED Resources for Facility Managers from Green Building Certification Institute

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Retrocommissioning Can Reveal Opportunities for Energy Savings

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Facility Cost Cutting: Three Tips for Success

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Facility Management and IT Team Up at Rockefeller University

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Data Centers, IT Infrastructure Benefit from Cooperation Between Facility Management and IT

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Storm Damage Requires Dome Replacement of Sporting Venue

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrading to a More Structured Roofing System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof-Specification Decision: PVC or Sprayed Foam

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Clout Can Give Facility Managers A Stronger Voice and More Security

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Building Management System Analytics and Diagnostics Can Aid Facility Staff, If Properly Programmed

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Facility Manager Do's and Don'ts for Email Communication

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A Modern Approach To Patient Care

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When Facility Staff Is Cut, Reduce Facility Services Carefully

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Green Health Care Buildings Reduce Costs, Support Patient Health

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How to Create a Two Way Facility Management Communication Strategy

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How To Do A Pre-Occupancy Survey

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Facility Funding is Step by Step Process

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For Good Facility Management Communication, Keep Three Points in Mind

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Five Ways BIM Can Benefit FM

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How Five Steps Can Help Facility Managers Improve Communication

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How To Do A Pre-Occupancy Survey

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unmotivated Employees? Managers Need to Look in the Mirror

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unmotivated Employees: Root Causes and Solutions

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Find Out How the Facility Staff Can Help Other Departments

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Communication, Rapport Key for FM at Chicago Botanic Gardens

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Learning Curve: Tax Benefits for Energy Projects

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Facility Managers Say More Than Cost Cutting Needed During Downturn

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Survey: Outsourcing an Option for Facility Managers During Recession

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Survey: Facility Managers Had to Take Hard Look at Spending

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Communication Essential to Managing Facilities During Downturn

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Four Ways That Facility Managers Can Get Corporate Information

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Learning Curve: Process Cleaning Leads to a Cleaner, Healthier School

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Five Steps Can Help Win Acceptance for New Workplace Designs

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Introducing LEED for Healthcare

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Everyday Heroes

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Calling in the Experts

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Double-Dipping Pays Off

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LEED for Healthcare: Construction is Focus, Not Operations

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Organize a Big Project

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Facility Managers Can Follow These Steps to Leadership

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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

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Peter Strazdas: BIM Is The Future of FM

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The Right Language Can Help Gain Top Management OK for Energy Efficiency

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Rob Pearlman's Facility Management Team at International Finance Corp. Relies on Data

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Increasing Density Helps Manage Space

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How IFC Tracks Energy Usage and Efficiency

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Seven Strategies Can Make Change Management Successful

Facility Focus
The Evolution of Communication Expectations

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Green Building News

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Give Top Management Multiple Reasons When Justifying Projects

Facility Focus
Five Questions to Answer When Communicating Change

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Strategic Thinking Can Help the Facility Department Add Value

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FM-IT Partnership Can Increase Data Center Energy Efficiency

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Marketing Maintenance: How to Communicate the Value of Your Job

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Solid Network Can Help Facility Managers Tackle Complex Projects

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Facility Managers Can Use Data to Build Clout

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Occupant Input Can Aid HVAC Retrofits

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Facility Managers Can Increase Influence by Developing Credibility

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Facility Managers Can Help To Lessen Stress Of Elevator Stranding

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Water Treatment Programs Can Solve Three Problems

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Facility Managers Should Seek Allies in Other Departments

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Monitoring Is an Essential Part of Water Treatment Program

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In Change Management, Allies Are Crucial

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To Improve Facility Management, Use Other People's Ideas

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Making the Facility Department More Visible in the Organization

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Soft Skills Are Important in Retrocommissioning

Facility Focus
Building Clout With Data

Facility Focus
Tips of the Trade - Gaining Clout With Communication

Facility Focus
Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

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Even with Change Management Efforts, Change Takes Time

Facility Focus
How To Be an FM Leader

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LEED Ratings Offer Specifications For Sustainable Interior Products

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Environmental Life-Cycle Assessments For Interior Products Gaining Traction

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Managers Can Use LCA Data to Vet Product Manufacturers

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Exterior Wood Elements Of A Building Can Be Better Maintained With Regular Painting

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Select Northwestern Region Hospitals Can Join Energy Efficiency Campaign

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Surveillance Measures Should Be Evaluated For Optimal Security

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Check ASME Codes Before A Full-Scale Elevator Modernization

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Facility Managers Should Keep Resumes Up to Date

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Outsourcing May Not Equal Partnership for Facility Managers, Service Providers

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Fair, Flexible Contract Can Foster Cooperative Relationship

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Facility Departments Can Add Value to Organizations

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Water Treatment Records Are Not Just Busy Work

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Communication Is Essential to Change Management

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Moving to Green Cleaning Methods Requires Buy-in From Maintenance Staff

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Facility Professionals Advised to Have Fire Emergency Plan in Place

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Networking Makes It Easier to Find a Job in Facility Management

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Public School Facility Managers Can Use Energy Management Campaign to Spur Savings

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Collaboration With Maintenance Staff Key to Eliminating Energy Waste

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School District Uses Lighting Retrofits, Chiller Replacements to Conserve Energy

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Communication Key to Successful Fire Evacuation Plan

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Visual Cues Can Help Janitorial Staff, Bathroom Occupants Transition to Green

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Facility Departments Honored for Accomplishments

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BAS Start/Stop Optimization Offers Savings

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Energy-saving Initiatives? Make Sure People Know!

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Find Allies to Win Funding for Facility Projects

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Using Workplace to Shape Corporate Culture

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Setpoint Changes Can Cause Energy, Other Problems

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How Smart Grid Impacts Facility Management

Facility Focus
Sophisticated BAS Command Center Saves Staff Time

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Avoid Rush Jobs By Building Bridges to Other Departments

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Energy-saving Initiatives? Make Sure People Know

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How to Defend Your FM Career During Recession

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AIA Award Recognizes Educational Facilities

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Physical Workplace Can Encourage Collaboration

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Sharpen Your Pencil Before Requesting Funding

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In Benchmarking Studies, Account for Differences Among Buildings

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Department of Energy Focuses on Improving Energy Efficiency of Health Care Buildings

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To Have Value, Facility Management Metrics Must Be Transparent

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New Strategic Facility Planning Report Available

Facility Focus
College to Consulting: How To Get Started

Facility Focus
Do You Have the Skills to Be an FM Consultant?

Facility Focus
Transitioning to the World of FM Consulting

Facility Focus
Succession Planning In Your Facility Organization

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Weigh the Cost of Efforts to Add Value

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Smaller Workspaces May Not Be More Profitable

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Facility Maintenance Software: Finding The Right CMMS Solution

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Facility Executives Should Understand What CEO Wants from Facilities

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Succeeding at Your First FM Job

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IFMA Targets Hospitality Facility Managers and Engineers

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Metrics Should Track Multiple Parameters

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Managing Outsourced Critical Facilities

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Understand the Needs of the Business

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Candor Gives Facility Executives Credibility

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Make Sure Money Saving Projects Actually Save Money

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Get with the Plan

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Show, Don’t Tell

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Defending an In-House Staff

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New Facility Management Program Announced

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Thinking Like a Facilities Leader

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Sustainability, Emergency Preparedness Among IFMA’s Forecast Facility Trends

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Targeted Article Search On FacilityZone

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Remedies for Rapid Growth

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Prognosis: Growth

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Software

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Green Building Report

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Taking Software for a Test Drive

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Salary Survey

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Making Phased Renovations Work

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Security Building Blocks

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Digital Imaging Drives Health Care Design

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Adding Value: Action Plan

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Automation: One Step At a Time

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Adding Value

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Better Health From Better Design?

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Building the Case

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Nature of the Job

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Waste Not

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Finding a Space In a Facility Career

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance matters

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Videoconference space takes more than cameras and monitors

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Videoconference space takes more than cameras and monitors

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Action Plans

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Interoperability Scorecard