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Supporting Human Health With Circadian Lighting Design


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Providing Safe Water to Occupants Requires Vigilance

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Stabbings Raise Security Alerts at Little Rock Hospitals

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Happy World FM Day! Here’s Some Good News

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How Safe Are U.S. Hospitals?

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How Grounds Can Make a Welcoming First Impression

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Fitwel Viral Response Module: Best Practices for Slowing the Spread

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Health and Wellness Strategies Soar to Combat Coronavirus

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

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How to Choose Energy Efficiency, Healthy Lighting

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LEED Safety First Credits: Battling Coronavirus Sustainably

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Steps to Take to Ensure Facility Water Quality

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The Facility Manager's Oath: Do No Harm

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How WELL Promotes Workplace Safety, Health, and Confidence

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4 Crucial Lighting Design Considerations for a Post-COVID World

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Roofing That Enhances Employee Health and Wellness

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Going Beyond Green: The Evolution of Sustainability in a Post COVID-19 World

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Creating Healthy Workplaces Means Promoting Happiness

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Happy and Healthy: How to Consider Occupant Happiness in Design

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Biophilia and Wellness Front and Center at Amazon’s HQ2

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Now Is the Time for LEED Certification

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Facilities Roundtable: Occupant Health and Wellness

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President Biden Issues Executive Order on Worker Health and Safety

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3 Crucial Aspects of the Frictionless Smart Building

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Healthcare Facility Gears Up for Vaccine Distribution

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

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Health and Wellness Will Be the New Normal of Office Buildings

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Considerations for Using Prefabrication in Healthcare Construction

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OSHA Guidance Targets Healthcare Workers

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Shifting Strategies at the VA Help Handle Coronavirus Cases

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Healthcare Facilities Challenged By Virtual Survey Documentation

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'Kevin Bacon' Factor May Help COVID Spread

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Bill Would Allow Hospitals to Repair Own Medical Equipment

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Feds Warn of ‘Imminent’ Cyber Threat to Healthcare Facilities

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How the Pandemic is Changing Healthcare Design

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Showing Your Work: How Maintenance Managers Contribute to Healthy Facilities

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Despite Charleston’s Chronic Flooding, Hospitals Plan To Stay Put

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N.Y. Hospital Adds Brick Pizza Oven To Energize Retail Cafeteria

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Columbus Surge Hospital In Storage For Now

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Lab Develops Spray-On PPE, Looking for Manufacturers

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ROI on Healthy Buildings is Strong, Study Shows

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Modular Construction: Despite Benefits, Healthcare Adoption Is Slow

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Kaiser Permanente To Reach Carbon Neutrality

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The Importance of Full-Time Facilities Employees During the Pandemic

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Energy Reviews Reveal Hidden Inefficiencies

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Mayo Clinic Hospital Has Salad-Making Robots

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Pandemics, Healthy Buildings, and the Role of Maintenance

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How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

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Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

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Return-to-School Issues Can Offer Lessons For Healthcare Facilities

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Hospital Launches Drone Delivery Service

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Healthcare Facilities Set Up Outdoor Visits for Elderly Patients

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National Guard Raises Tents Outside South Carolina Hospital

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COVID-19 Changing Hospital Design in the Short- and Long-Term

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COVID-19 Increases Use of Microgrids in Healthcare Sector

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How Modular Healthcare Facilities Aided Pandemic Response

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Design Lessons from Healthcare Can Help Prevent Infection Spread in Restrooms

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What Role Do FMs Have in Teaching Students about Healthy Practices?

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Reopening Onsite Restaurants in Healthcare Facilities

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Racing the Surge: Healthcare Organization Ramped Up Pandemic Preparedness

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Hospital Airflow Crucial for Infection Prevention

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Michigan Won’t Put COVID-19 Patients in Vacant Facilities

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How Hospitals Can Prepare for a New Normal

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Pop-Up Grocery Stores Popping into Healthcare Facilities

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How Should Hospitals Prepare for Two Disasters at Once?

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For Pandemic Response, Plan Long-Term

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Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations

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COVID-19 Will Complicate Hospital Evacuations

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How Health and Wellness Complements Sustainability, Resilience

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New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

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Purposeful Design Can Help Fight a Pandemic

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Aspergillus Mold Discovered Again at Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Restroom Design Trends Focused on Infection Control

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New Game-Changing Wellness Rating System Covers Existing Buildings

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National Guard Disinfects Georgia Hospitals

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Shift to Health and Wellness Brings Post-Pandemic Advantages

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Banner Health Launching Virtual Waiting Room

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COVID-19 Expected to Change Healthcare Facility Design

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Coronavirus-Focused Health Features Highlight Design Updates of Chicago Building

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Now Is the Time to Prioritize Indoor Environmental Quality

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Past Healthcare Facilities Closures Hamper NYC's Coronavirus Response

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5 Steps to Prepare Psychologically for Building Reopening

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A Healthy Economy Needs Healthy Buildings, Healthy People

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A Look Behind the Curtain at WELL, Fitwel, and LEED

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How to Celebrate World FM Day During a Global Pandemic

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Keeping the Lights On During COVID-19

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

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Mold Found in Baby's Heart After Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Healthy Buildings Are More Important Than Ever

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How Design Should Encourage Movement, Improve Health and Wellness

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Hospitals without Walls Waiver Allows ASCs to Provide Hospitals Relief

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Reflections on Earth Day During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Existing Buildings

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Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing Systems

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New Pennsylvania Hospital to Include CoGen Plant

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What Happens to Coronavirus Field Hospitals After The Pandemic?

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Washington Hospital Workers Make Masks from Office Supplies

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Louisiana Hospital Increasing Security Due to Increased Violence

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Cuomo Calls for Construction of Field Hospitals

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Seattle Suburb Builds Coronavirus Hospital on Soccer Field

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Florida Man Sets Hospital Bed on Fire to Get Nurse’s Attention

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Past Lessons Illustrate Present Need for More Quarantine Facilities

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CDC Expands Coronavirus Containment Efforts

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Office Tower in Houston Earns Highest Fitwel Certification

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Website Offers Visual Guide to Coronavirus Outbreak

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U.S. Hospitals Preparing for Coronavirus Outbreak

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What You Need to Know About Green Building in 2020

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How to Balance Cost/Benefit of Health and Wellness Strategies

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China Trying to Build Hospital for Coronavirus In Six Days

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Infection Control Issues Temporarily Shut Down Utah Hospital's Operating Room

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Hospital Installs Hydroponic Farm in Cafeteria

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Mystery Odor Closes Vermont Hospital Operating Rooms Again

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Hospitals Prepare to be Earthquake-Ready

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How BIM Improves Healthcare Facility Design and Operations

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Hospital Knew About Mold Problem for a Year, Did Nothing

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Hospital Installs Webcams in NICU Beds

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Facility Dog Helps Children Heal at Minnesota Hospital

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Canadian Hospital Criticized for Use of Duct Tape

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4 Factors Driving Healthcare Interior Planning

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How Sustainability Must Complement Accessibility in Buildings

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Visa Lighting's Healthcare Lighting

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How to Make the Money Case for Health and Wellness

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Should FMs Take Responsibility for Healthy Communities? 

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4 Factors Driving Healthcare Interior Planning

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California Hospitals Powered by Generators During Power Outages

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5 Ways to Incorporate Sustainability in Experiential Design

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How Can Buildings Make Healthier, Happier Occupants?

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3 Infants Dead After Bacterial Infection at Pennsylvania Hospital

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Where Experiential Design Meets Sustainability

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Los Angeles Hospital Halts Surgeries Because of Mold

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Bedbugs Cause Three-Day Restricted Access at NY Hospital

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Explaining Experiential Design's Benefit for Healthcare Facilities

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Kaiser Permanente Moves Joshua Trees on Site of New Calif. Facility

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8 Important Benefits of Networked Lighting Controls

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4 More Legionnaires' Cases at Illinois Senior Facility

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How to Help Patients Find Their Way in Healthcare Facilities

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How to Design for Better Patient Control with Wearable Technology

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Patient Sues Illinois Hospital After Contracting Legionnaires’ Disease

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Biophilic Design, Smart Systems Lead to Happier Patients, Better Outcomes

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Candida Auris Now One of the World's Most Feared Hospital Microbes

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Hurricane Tests Florida Nursing Homes Again

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Planning Lighting in New Healthcare Facilities

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New Tech and Design Trends Shape Healthcare Facilities

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Understanding Environment of Care and Life Safety in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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Healthcare Facilities' Must Manage Emergencies for Hours, Days After

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C. Difficile Strain Evolving to Live in Hospital Rooms

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Planning Plumbing in New Healthcare Facilities

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FMs Face Critical Compliance Challenges in Accredited Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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Wyoming Medical Center Upgrades Security after Shooting

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Glasgow Hospital Spends More than $500,000 to Kill Pests after Pigeon Droppings Crisis

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Two Cases of Legionnaires’ Confirmed at Connecticut Rehab Facility

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Planning Healthcare Facilities for the Future

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UPS to Use Drones for Hospital Deliveries

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Bats in Iowa Hospital Buildings Lead to 'Patient Safety Alert'

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How Do Southern California Hospitals Rate for Earthquake Safety?

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Hospital Overcrowding Leaves Patients Boarding in ERs

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Hospital Faces Compliance-Maintenance Decision

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$1.5 Billion Philadelphia Healthcare Pavilion Project Using Lean Practices, Offsite Fabrication

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The Right Light: Better Lighting Improves Patient Outcomes

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How To Use Door Selection for Infection Control

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Mold Causes Seattle Children’s to Close All Main Operating Rooms

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Hospital's Bacteria Infection Cases Found Mostly in the NICU

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Hospital Solar Project can Power More Than 200 Homes a Year

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How To Maintain Flexibility in Open Office Plans

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Robocalls can disrupt hospital communication systems

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Understanding the Benefits of the Medical Internet of Things

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Flint Hospital Ordered to Reduce Legionnaires' Risks

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Healthcare Facilities Embrace Resilience Standard

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VA Healthcare Facilities to go Smoke-Free

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In Healthcare Facilities, New Technology Improves Energy Efficiency and Comfort

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How to Collaborate with IT in Healthcare Facilities

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Legionella Causes Patient Death at Ohio Healthcare Facility

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Earthquake Regulations Could Affect California Hospitals' S&P Ratings

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Flexible Pipes Support California Hospital’s Seismic Safety

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How Technology is Evolving in Healthcare Facilities

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Legionnaires' Being Investigated at Flint Hospital

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Seattle Children's Hospital Operating Rooms Shut Down Because of Fungus

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Illinois Hospital Nearly Shut Down by Floods

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How to Make the Financial Case for Health and Wellness

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Legionnaires' Found in Multiple California Facilities

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Why Occupant Wellness Strategies Make Financial Sense

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Healthcare Facilities Create Hurricane Response Plans

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Killer Fungus Continues to Spread Across the U.S.

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VA Doesn’t Plan to Increase Security After Suicides

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How Technology is Disrupting Facilities Management

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Legionnaires': Spotlight on Healthcare Facilities

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Bedside Tablets and Apps are Giving Patients Some Control Over Care

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Killer Fungus Spreading Across The United States

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Two Hospital Shootings in Two Days Bring Laws Under Scrutiny

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Program Tests Drone Ability to Deliver Medical Supplies

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Hospital Evacuation Linked to Botched Toilet Repair

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Legionella Causes Showers to Shut Off at Brooklyn Hospital

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Fungal Infection Linked to Bird Droppings Cause Patient Deaths

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Cleveland Clinic Aims for 100 Percent Landfill Diversion

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Cape Cod Healthcare Facilities Ready for Storms

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Wellness: Enhancing the True ROI of Buildings

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How to Get Started with Green Leases

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Patient’s Rape Spurs Push for Cameras

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‘Office Space’ Holds Office Design Lessons for FMs

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3 Critical Steps To Healthcare Life Safety Compliance

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New Hospital First To Use Seismic Technology

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Murder in Hospital Parking Garage Highlights Risks

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Cooling Towers Target Legionnaires’ Disease

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Hospital Rooms for Sale?

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What FMs Can Do To Combat the ‘Sitting’ Epidemic

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Robots in Hospitals: Has the Time Come?

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Birds Linked to Hospital Deaths

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How To Maintain Life Safety Compliance in Healthcare Facilities

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How Healthy Buildings Create Healthy Communities

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Nursing School Designed To Support Wellness

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Legionnaires' Cases at Healthcare Facility

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Hospital System Aims for 100 Percent Renewables

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Rural Facilities Set Innovative Facilities Trends

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Financial Benefits of Health and Wellness

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A Moose Walks Into a Hospital … No, Really

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Healthcare Facilities Work To Reopen After Wildfires

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Health and Wellness: New Standards Address Age-Old Concerns

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Inova Health System to Eliminate Use of Plastic Straws

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Green Hospitals Recognized

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Hospital Launches Wayfinding App

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How the Physical Environment Affects Health and Wellness

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UC San Diego Health Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

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Do Not Disturb: Hospitals Should Let Patients Sleep

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Joint Commission Issues Advisory on Flu

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Legionnaires’ Claims Lives of Hospital Patients

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New Challenges in Healthcare Restroom Design, Operations

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Understanding New Trends in Healthcare Restroom Design

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Nursing Homes Struggle with Generator Requirements

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Detroit Hospital Might Lose Aid Over Bugs

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Children Return to Facility Where Virus Killed 11

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California Hospitals Evacuated Amid Wildfires

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Legionella Bacteria Found in Hospital

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7 Germ Hazards in Healthcare Facilities

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Virus Kills 10 at ‘Filthy’ N.J. Facility

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MRSA and Curtains in Healthcare

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Passive House Standard Gains Momentum

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Illness Outbreaks Linked to Hospital Linens

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Millennials Reshape Medical Office Buildings

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Big-Impact Health and Wellness Strategies

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LEED Buildings Yield Happier, Healthier Occupants: Study

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WELL and Fitwel Rating Systems Focus on Health and Wellness Outcomes

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Power Failure: Long-term Care Facilities Not Ready for Hurricane

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Innovative Strategies in Health and Wellness Design

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VA Hospitals Losing Equipment: Report

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LEED in Healthcare: A Closer Look

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IAQ Woes Prompt Hospital Infection Warnings

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Daylighting Benefits: Cost Savings, Occupant Health and Wellness

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Occupant Health and Wellness Takes Center Stage in Sustainable Design

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Plumbing Upgrades: Focus on Health and Hygiene

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Legionnaires’ Threat Leads to ‘Extreme’ Measures

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How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare Facilities

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Emergency Preparedness: Grappling with New Rule

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Facility Managers Play Crucial Role in Healthcare Commissioning

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How LEED Complements Facility Health and Wellness Strategies

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U.S. Hospitals Going Green To Save Green

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Legionella Found in Hospital's Water

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Disaster Survival for Healthcare Facilities

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Security Advances Benefit Healthcare

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Sustainability and Infection Prevention

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3 Ways Waiting Rooms Can Benefit Facilities

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Study Shows Business Case for Health and Wellness

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3 Strategies for Green Product Selection in Healthcare Facilities

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Sustainability Drives Facility’s Future

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Healthcare, Security, and the Role of Armed Guards

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Doze Off! Offices Add Napping Pods as Health and Wellness Strategy

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Payback: The ROI on Facility Health and Wellness Strategies

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Dirty Water: Hospitals’ Tanks Contaminated

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Health and Wellness: Keeping Occupants Happy, Productive

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Ceiling Provides Escape Route for Prisoner

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IWBI Releases WELL v2

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Medical Center Design Focuses on Seniors

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Hospitals Upgrade Facilities To Withstand Tornadoes

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How To Select Green Building Products

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Is There Really a Payback for Health and Wellness Strategies?

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Green Roofs to Smart Glass: Building Envelope Considerations for Sustainable Healthcare

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Energy Efficiency Leads New Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Healthcare Design

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New State Hospital Will Feature Tighter Security

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Sound Effect: New Design Addresses Alarm Fatigue

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Saved By Signage? App Shows the Way in Hospitals

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How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Sustainable Healthcare Facilities

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For Facility Managers, Networking is Essential for Sharing Best Practices

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Microhospitals Offer New Ways To Expand Access To Care

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Healthy Buildings Command Rent Premium, Expert Says

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Microhospitals, Telehealth Poised To Grow Rapidly

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The Tricky Business of Measuring Occupant Health and Wellness

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Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

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Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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

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WELL Building Standard Promotes Student Achievement, Health

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What to Consider When Specifying Flooring

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How Floorcoverings Decisions Affect Environment of Care

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4 Ways High-Performance Floorcovering Leads To Patient Satisfaction

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Consider Floorcovering Sustainability For Healthcare Selection

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Green and Healthy: Hospitals Embrace Sustainability

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Super Bowl LII to Impact Hospital Access in Minneapolis

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7 Healthcare Design Trends for 2018

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7 Healthcare Design Trends in 2018

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Understanding the Next Stages of Sustainability in K-12 Schools

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Building Certification Groups Make It Easier for FMs to Apply for Both

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4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Improve Patient Well-Being

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Upgrading the Status of Health Care Facilities

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Working Around Project Delays in Health Care Renovations

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Keeping Critical Components Active During Health Care Renovations

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JLL Report Highlights How Places of Care Influence Quality of Care

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Observed Benefits and Challenges of Tuning LEDs for Human Health

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Microchips in Employees? What Will FMs Be Managing Next?

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Data Centers: FM-IT Partnership Worth Millions to Healthcare Organization

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Sustainability Transforms Healthcare Facilities' Design, Construction, and Operations

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Benefits of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

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Sustainable Healthcare Case Study: Resilience Complements Sustainability

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SIDEBAR: Water Efficiency Measures at Project Legacy

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CDC: Health Care Facility Patients at Risk for Legionnaires’ Disease

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VIDEO: Ray Carney on the Benefits of the WELL Building Standard

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Focusing on Wellness Pays Off

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Occupant Health and Wellness: Q&A with Eleni Reed, Chief Greening Officer of GSA’s Public Buildings Service

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LED Technology: Market Watch

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Seven Top-of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

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Facilities Managers Can Help Revolutionize Healthcare

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Advances in LEDs Bring Architectural Performance to Commercial Products

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California Hospital Paves Way for Systemwide LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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Change Agent: Albert Manshum Transforms Advocate Health Care's Facilities

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Modular Prefabricated Components Speed Construction, Cut Waste

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Hospital Seeks Turnkey Solution for LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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Hospital Officials Specify LEDs for Exterior Lighting Project

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Health Care System Saves More than $1 Million in Maintenance, Energy Costs

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5 Tips to Help Control Construction Costs in 2017

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How Hospitals Use Energy

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Energy Efficiency Goals Must Align With Patient Experience

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Green Building Industry Shifts Focus to Humans Within Its Walls

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Sustainability: Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Jupiter, Fla.

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Renovations and Retrofits: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle

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DesignGroup, Ohio State Work Together to Design Innovative Sports Medicine Institute

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Linbeck Group, Messer Construction Joint Venture Complete Cincinnati Children’s/UC Health Proton Therapy Center Ahead of Schedule

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Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job

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Healthcare Facility Leaders are Aiming for Noise-free Hospitals

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

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Cell Phone Germs a Concern at Healthcare Facilities

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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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Gateway & SH 161 Medical Office Development Underway

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Maintenance Champions: FMDAA Recipients Announced

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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CDC Offers Guide to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

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White Paper on Healthcare Energy Savings Available

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Investors Attracted to Healthcare Building Sector

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Retrofits Deliver Bottom-Line Benefits to Healthcare Facilities

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Retrofit Strategy: Managers get Involved from Day One

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Healthcare Facilities Retrofits: Making Available Money Work

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Managers Use Knowledge Gained from Past Retrofit Projects

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Twenty-five Healthcare Facilities Honored for Environmental Excellence

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Healthcare Groups Launch 'Green' Purchasing Co-op

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What Healthcare Facility Professionals Need to Know About the 2012 Life Safety Code

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The Value of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

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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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Healthcare Accounts for 23% of All Data Breaches

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Minneapolis Healthcare Facility Looks Like an Apple Store

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Tips for More Effective Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

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Healthcare Facilities Need a Building Envelope and HCVAC Strategy for Patients' Well-Being

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New Air Balance Manual includes Chapter on Testing, Balancing Healthcare Facilities

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Rethinking Traditional ED Design

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Savvy Decisions Prevent Flooding Disaster at Medical School

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Vital Hospital Components Considered Vulnerable to Flooding

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Together

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painstaking Process Bringing New Medical College Energy Plant Online

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test

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Internet of Things Growing in Healthcare Facilities

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Managing the Risks and Disruption of Healthcare Construction

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Medical University Improves Maintenance Efficiency with Critical Upgrades

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Are Hand Dryers Germ Spreaders?

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Minnesota Hospitals' Cleanest Patient Rooms Ranked

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Ways Healthcare facilities Can Reduce Their Environmental Footprint

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Louisiana Children's Hospital Breaks Ground

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St. Louis Agency Studying Feasibility of Healthcare Clinics at MetroLink Stations

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Energy Efficient Lighting at Virginia VA Hospital To Help Fund Additional Services

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How Healthcare FMs Achieve Energy Efficiency

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Ways to Save Energy in Healthcare Facilities, Including Heat Recovery

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How Froedtert Healthcare System Has Saved on Energy Costs

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New Orleans' VA hospital Slowly Moves Ahead

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How Do You Use EPDs and HPDs for Product Selection?

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University of Kansas Hospital Plans Expansion

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42-Year-Old Birmingham Rehabilitation Hospital to be Upgraded

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Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Installs Rubber Flooring

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Healthcare Facility Expands Before Construction Ends

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Healthcare Leases Should Reflect Special Construction, Tenant Finish Factors

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Mayo Clinic Health's Eau Claire Expansion Project Begins

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Using Buildings to Support Human Health

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Defining Wellness and How to Achieve It in Buildings

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Strategies in Existing Facilities Include Using Stairs to Get People Moving

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Louisville Rehab Facility Undergoing $5.2 Million Expansion underway at facility

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How the Affordable Care Act has Affected Healthcare Real Estate Development

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Pay Attention To Utilities When Negotiating Healthcare Leases

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points: Timing is Everything for Medical University of South Carolina

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Rethinking Healthcare Data Centers: Piecemeal Approach Versus New

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Evaluating Data Center Rebuilding Decision with Financial Model

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Sustainability

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FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

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Healthcare Restrooms Experiment with New Designs, Approaches, Materials

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Universal Design Restrooms Avoid Tripping Hazard, Bacteria Seam

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Location of Patient Restrooms Has Pros and Cons

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Healthcare Leases: Pay Close Attention to Guaranties

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Hospital Uses Utility Assessment To Begin Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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ASHE, Joint Commission collaborate on safety compliance resources

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How Lean Construction Practices Can Help Healthcare Facilities

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Lean Trend for Healthcare Facilities Moves to Building Operations

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Innovative Funding Sources Provide Upgrades to Healthcare Facilities’ Infrastructures

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Healthcare Leases: Termination Rights

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How Lean Design, Construction Techniques Trim Healthcare Costs

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Healthcare Facilities Use PPAs to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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Healthcare Leases: Use Restrictions and Religious Directives

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Waste Management is an Important Step for Infection Control

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Healthcare Leases: Medical Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermath

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Receding Floodwaters Offer Good, Bad News for Michigan Hospital

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience

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Healthcare Leases: Understanding HIPPA Impacts

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Healthcare Leases: Anti-Kickback Statute And Stark Law

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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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Employee Concerns Prompt Change Management Plan

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Ebola Scare Underscores Importance of Waste Management, Disposal

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Risk Assessment, Rules, Cleaning Practices Play Crucial Role

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Infection Control Is High Priority for Healthcare Facility Managers

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Infrastructure Renewal Program Helps Healthcare Facility's Sustainability Efforts

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Change Management Plan Starts During Design Stage

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Innovative Thinking, Partnering Drive Planning For New Orthopedic Center

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Ambulatory Care Center Taps Lean Design Principles

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To Help Healthcare Floorcoverings Meet Extreme Tests, Start With Good Substrate

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Ebola-Readiness Advice For Facility Managers

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Data Helps Sell Energy Efficiency Efforts In Healthcare Facilities

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Understand Where Energy Is Used To Maximize Benefits Of Healthcare Efficiency Efforts

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2011 Lighting Retrofit Lit Way for Future Energy Savings

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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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Pursuing Sustainability in Healthcare Interiors is an Education

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Educating the Supply Chain Key to Sustainable Healthcare Interiors

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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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Sustainability's Healing Touch: Incremental Steps For Healthcare

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Durability Is Key To Green Healthcare Interiors

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Green Healthcare Interiors: Tips For Specifying Materials

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Evaluating ROI For Sustainability In Healthcare Interiors

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Bumps in the Road to Sustainability: One Hospital's Story

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Hospital's Parking Lot Project Earns High Marks

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Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings

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Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating

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Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges

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Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response

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Sidebar: Demand-Response Resources

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5 Minutes With Podcast: Hospital's Web-Based Training Program Improves Safety

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Hospitals Look Past Codes To Set Power Reliability Minimums

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NFPA 110's Fuel Requirements Can Help Guide Backup Power Plan For Hospitals

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UPS Backup, Automatic Transfer Switches Can Help Keep Health Care Facilities IT, Imaging Equipment Online

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Co-Gen Plants Can Help Health Care Facilities Stay Online

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Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue

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HIPAA Regulations, Affordable Care Act Requirements Are Driving Improvement In Hospital Acoustics, Privacy

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Sound-absorbing Ceiling Tile Can Help Improve Hospital Acoustics

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Strategic Perspective Guides Healthcare Facility Investment Decisions

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Life Safety Code Update Brings Varied, Small Changes to Healthcare Facilities

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Challenges Face Healthcare Facilities Located Off Hospital Campus

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Health Risks and Legionella: Separating Fact from Fiction

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Potable Hospital Water Major Source of Legionella Bacteria

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Common Myths Surrounding Legionnaire's Disease

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Spotlight: Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI)

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Changes In Health Care Bring Leaner Facility Staffs

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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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Health Care Facilities Face Two Challenges From Competition

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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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John Balzer Builds Team to Transform Operating Rooms to Hybrid Surgical Suites

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Medical Technology's Pace Of Innovation Places Heavy Demands On Facilities

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Significant Technology Changes Require Health Care Facility Renovations

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Hospital Construction Should Aim For Flexibility From Start

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Health Care Facilities Demand Stringent Fire Safety Compliance

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

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Brian Crimmins on the Evolution of Crozer-Keystone Health System

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Brian Crimmins Uses Facilities to Help Crozer-Keystone Health System Increase Market Share

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Health Care Facilities Strategy: Ambulatory Care at Crozer-Keystone

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Health Care Facilities Management Team Runs Lean at Crozer-Keystone

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Tips for Facility Service Contracts for Large Health Care Organizations

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Brian Crimmins on the Evolution of Crozer-Keystone

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Health Care Fire Sprinkler Code Considerations

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AHJs: Complications for FMs

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Meeting Health Care Fire/Life Safety Regulations Requires Regular Checkups

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Fire Detection, Sprinkler Systems are Key Components of Health Care Fire/Life Safety

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Keys to Testing Fire Alarm, Sprinkler Systems in Health Care Facilities

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Joint Commission Survey: How One Hospital Earned a Perfect Score

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How Health Care Facility Managers Cure Four Acoustical Challenges

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Health Care FMs Have to Protect Privacy and Intelligibility

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Vibration, Other Noises Cause Health Care Acoustical Problems

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Four Ways That Facility Managers Can Get Corporate Information

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Managers Need to Get Educated on Chemical Toxins

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Introducing LEED for Healthcare

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LEED for Healthcare: Construction is Focus, Not Operations

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The Buzz About LEED for Healthcare

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LEED: Focus on Health Care Facilities

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LEED for Healthcare Addresses Unique Operational Requirements

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Resilient Flooring Options: Improved Design Appeal and Performance

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Health Care Friendly Rubber

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Water Safety Plan Is Needed to Combat Legionella

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Solid Network Can Help Facility Managers Tackle Complex Projects

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Sustainability Strategies for Urban Health Care

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Rural Health Care Sustainability Considerations

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Hospital's Aging Core Poses Maintenance, Engineering Challenges

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Organization Closes Old Hospital, Opens New Facility Same Day

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Select Northwestern Region Hospitals Can Join Energy Efficiency Campaign

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Health Care Reform May Spark Demand For Facilities, Personnel

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Health Care Facilities Utilize Wireless Inventory and Distributed Antenna Systems

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Health Care Facility Ventilation Standard Incorporated into FGI Guidelines

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Texas Children's Hospital Takes on $1.5 Billion Expansion

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Building Addition, Remote Campus Headline Hospital Expansion

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Tap Teamwork to Find Energy Savings

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Alternative Energy Strategy for Health Care: Cogeneration

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Free Guide to Energy Efficiency in Healthcare Facilities Available

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VA Seeks to Transform Its Health Care Facilities

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Vegetative and Photovoltaic Roofing Systems Emerge as Sustainability Leaders

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Facility Staff Essential to BAS Success

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The Intersection of Evidence-Based Design and Green

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

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Revised Green Guide for Health Care Operations Section Released

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CD Aims To Help Hospitals With Compliance

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New Hospital Designs Focus on Reducing Cost, Improving Health and Flexibility

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Brief: Improving Patient and Staff Safety

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Health Care Executives Place Higher Priority on Energy Efficiency Than Others, Research Shows

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Metrics Should Track Multiple Parameters

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Tracking and Measuring Sustainability

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How Good is Your Hospital’s Data Center Reliablity?

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Energy Efficiency Prescriptions for Health Care Facilities

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Study: MRSA Hospitalizations Double Over Six Years

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USGBC, GGHC Announce Partnership

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LEED for Healthcare Public Comment Period Open

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EPA Defines Epinephrine Disposal

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California Building Standards Commission Votes to Reassess Hospital Earthquake Safety

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Agencies Issue Notification for Cleaning Hazards

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NIOSH Recommends Ways to Prevent MRSA Risks at Work

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EPA Releases Top Five Green Building Strategies for Healthcare

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CDC Eyes Health Care Settings in Fighting Staph

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Creating Healthy Plumbing Systems

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Local Health Departments Prepared for Emergencies But Need Federal Funding, Survey Finds

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ASHRAE to Provide Design Guidance for Green Health Care Facilities

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New OSHA Module Offers Help With Health Care Compliance

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Health Care Borrowers May Need to Rethink Funding Strategy as Bond Yields Move Higher, Investment Banker Says

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Los Angeles Hospitals Rushing to Meet Newly Mandated Seismic Standards

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CDC Infection Tracking System Available to Hospitals

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Green Guide for Health Care Announces New Technical Briefs

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Public Comment Period Open for Design and Construction of Health Care Facilities Guidelines

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Guidelines Committee Seeks Comments Regarding Health Care Facilities

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Studies Confirm Impact of Mold on Health

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'Green' School Groups Announce Partnership

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Virtual Market Developed to Improve Forecasting for Avian Flu

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New Version of Green Guide for Health Care Launched

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Employment And Wage Gains Decrease Likelihood of Interest Rates Cuts

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Report: Unhealthy Conditions Common in Schools

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Health Care, Lighting & EPAct

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New Resources Aid in Making Equipment Decisions

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Forces of Change

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Green 2.0: Hospitals and the Enviroment

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Remedies for Rapid Growth

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Restrooms

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Prognosis: Growth

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IAQ Analysis: Updating the Arsenal

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Power Quality Risk Management

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Making Phased Renovations Work

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‘Green’ Tide on the Rise


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Digital Imaging Drives Health Care Design

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High-Level Operations

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The Inside Story on Clean Indoor Air

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Better Health From Better Design?

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In Conjunction with the Air-Conditioning & Refrigeration
IAQ: Tools & Strategies


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Preventive Health Care for Buildings

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Maintenance Bulletin

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‘Green’ Paints Come of Age

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Getting in front of ‘green’ issues

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Maintenance of the future, today

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Personal Solutions

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In or Out?

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Bracing for Troubled Waters

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9/11, One Year Later

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Yet Another Nail

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The Road To Safety