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Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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Millennials Lead the Charge on IAQ Office Concerns


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Facilities Staffs Receiving Recognition for Pandemic Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Will Maintenance Departments Look Different After COVID-19?

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Case Study: Office Space Designed for Wellness and Collaboration 

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

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Lease Flexibility Will Be Crucial in Future Workplace

Building Operating Management
Companies Ponder 'New Normal' for Office Space

Building Operating Management
Cafeteria Spaces Growing As Office Areas Shrink

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SF Hospitals Rethink Use of Police for Security

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Are Your Return to Office Policies Safe?

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

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How the Pandemic Is Reshaping Buildings, Cities

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Commercial Office Vacancy Rates Skyrocket During Pandemic

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Survey Says? Remote Work Is Here to Stay

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Microsoft Allows Return to the Office, Encourages Hybrid Work Model

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Google to Spend $7 Billion on Real Estate in 2021

Building Operating Management
Cafeteria Concepts in Action: A Case Study

Building Operating Management
How to Focus on Inclusivity and Equity in Restroom Design

Building Operating Management
New Ways to Think About Point-of-Sale Strategies

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Case Study: Sanitary Restroom Storage for Mobile Devices

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Coronavirus Has Caused Sharp Decline in Commercial Property Values

Building Operating Management
Cafeteria Considerations: Design With Students in Mind

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Heavy Snow Causes Rash of Roof Collapses 

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Biophilia and Wellness Front and Center at Amazon’s HQ2

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Will 2021 Bring a Return to The Office?

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What Will the Office of the Future Look Like?

Building Operating Management
Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern

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Office Space: Workplace Trends in COVID-19 Era

Building Operating Management
4 Steps to Great Facilities Management Customer Service

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Fine-Tune the Mower Specification Process

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Office Space: Commercial Buildings Struggle with Distancing

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COVID-19 Adds Uncertainty to the Future of Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Inspection, Training Key to Snow and Ice Management Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cold-Weather Considerations: Preparing for Winter’s Worst

News & Views
Empty Buildings Plague U.S. Government

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First Commercial Portfolio Earns WELL Building Rating

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

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Mayo Clinic Hospital Has Salad-Making Robots

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COVID-19: Commercial Office Options and Opportunities

Building Operating Management
Making the Grade: When to Go From Class B to Class A

Building Operating Management
FM Perspective: Bringing Your "A" Game to Customer Service

Building Operating Management
Postal Service FMs Keep on Keeping on During Pandemic

Building Operating Management
Movable Wall Systems Can Improve Acoustics, Protect Privacy

Building Operating Management
Technology Drives New Best Practices in Elevator Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Careful Screening Required to Find Reliable Elevator Service Provider

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staffing and Security: Successful Roof Replacement Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof System Selection: Ensuring Successful Roof Replacements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Level Decisions: Successful Roof Replacements

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Keeping Hospital Ice Machines Safe from Coronavirus

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Mail Malaise: Maintenance Plagues Postal Facilities

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Coronavirus Case Confirmed in Chicago Office Building

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Coronavirus Concerns Close Seattle Office Building for Cleaning

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Minnesota Law to Allow Surveillance Cameras in Senior Homes

Building Operating Management
Biophilia, Reliable Tech: Two Keys to Open Office Success

Building Operating Management
Overcoming Open Office Obstacles That Sabotage Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Teamwork for Successful Commercial Office Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Office Upgrades: Timing Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Office Upgrades: Cost Considerations

Building Operating Management
Standards and Certifications Help FMs Make Sustainable Ice Melt Choices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Office Building Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Deicer Use: A Sample Policy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Strategies: Assessing Needs and Resources

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Sustainability in Snow and Ice Removal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter Equipment Preparation Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Deicer Strategies for Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Training for Snow and Ice Management

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Is a Growing Factor in Snow and Ice Melt Choices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Avoiding Winter Equipment Woes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Snow and Ice Strategies

Building Operating Management
Quality Sound: Office Acoustics Done Right

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Snow Plow Redesigned

Building Operating Management
How To Maintain Flexibility in Open Office Plans

Building Operating Management
Examination of Corporate Culture Leads to Open Office Space

Building Operating Management
Health and Wellness: How Research Influences Open Office Design

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Phone Booths Offer Privacy Solution in Open Office Designs

Building Operating Management
How Flexible Workplace Design Answers the Open Office Question

Building Operating Management
How Open Office Space Must Address Acoustics, Thermal Comfort

Building Operating Management
What Do You Want? How Listening to Occupants Yields Success

Building Operating Management
Real-World Success Story: Implementing Flexibility in Workplace Design

Building Operating Management
Overcoming Opposition to the Open Office Plan

Building Operating Management
How To Include Flexibility in Workplace Design

Building Operating Management
How to Make the Open Office Plan Successful

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Study Shows Women More Productive in Warmer Offices

Building Operating Management
Creative Engagement Case Studies Provide Proof of Concept

Building Operating Management
7 Steps for Successful Creative Engagement

Building Operating Management
How to Engage Occupants to Create Better Space

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Facility Needs to Implement Best Practices to Improve Operations

News & Views
Best Practices to Maintain Employee Satisfaction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What Are The Best Practices For Improved Operations?

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NFMT: Open Office Plan Success Stories

Building Operating Management
6 Ways to Add Value with Good FM Customer Service

Building Operating Management
FM Customer Service Goal: Occupant Convenience

Building Operating Management
For FM Success, Focus on New Customer Service Strategies

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‘Office Space’ Holds Office Design Lessons for FMs

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Elevator Service, Injuries at Center of Hospital Dispute

Building Operating Management
How To Match Facility Acoustics to a Space's Purpose

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Pest Problems: Sports Facilities Face Major Issues

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15 Coolest Office Spaces

Building Operating Management
3 Emerging "As-A-Service" Offerings for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things: Boon to As-A-Service Model

Building Operating Management
As-A-Service Model Moves Beyond Software

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice: Achieving the Desired Results

Building Operating Management
New Technology Accommodates Changing Workplace Needs

News & Views
Chicago Is the Greenest, Study Says

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice: Determining The Scope of Work

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice: Taking the Sting Out of Winter’s Worst

News & Views
Technology Leads to Better Open Office Designs

Building Operating Management
Studies Show Shifting Reasons for Facility Outsourcing

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Studies Show Open Offices Bad for Collaboration

Building Operating Management
Third-Party Generator Ownership: What You Need To Know

Building Operating Management
How to Right-Size Your Office Space

Building Operating Management
Specific Strategies to Right-Size Real Estate

Building Operating Management
Two Case Studies Show Benefits of Right-Sizing Office Space

Building Operating Management
3 Smart Strategies for Using Analytics in Smart Buildings

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Commercial Offices: User Experience on the Rise

Building Operating Management
People, Purpose, Principles: How Workplace Design Responds To Corporate Culture

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Open Offices Can Pose Threat to Women: Study

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Are Open Offices Really That Bad?

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Elevation Increases Risk Appetite in Facility Occupants

Building Operating Management
New Concepts in Office Design Gain Momentum

Building Operating Management
3 Best Practices To Get Acoustics Right

Building Operating Management
How Corporate Culture Influences Workplace Design

Building Operating Management
How Technology is Shifting Space Needs in Commercial Offices

Building Operating Management
Tech Companies Set The Pace For Office Design

News & Views
CN Tower Falling Ice Punctures Rogers Centre Roof

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Previewing the April issue Building Operating Management

Building Operating Management
Why Office Design Should Reflect Corporate Culture

Building Operating Management
Cable Distribution Options To Consider

Building Operating Management
Thoughtful Approach Required For Buildings To Be Both Fire Safe And Sustainable

Building Operating Management
Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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

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How To Deal With Snow Management

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Commercial Office Vacancy on the Rise

Building Operating Management
Office Interiors: Executive Offices Undergoing Changes

Building Operating Management
Why C-Suite Office Space Is Being Pared Down

Building Operating Management
C-Suites Are Becoming More Flexible, Functional Spaces For Executives

Building Operating Management
For Office Space, Law Firms Think Small, Modular, Collaborative

News
Company Offers Veterans Free Snow Removal

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Winter Woes: Floods, Snow Pummel Facilities in Eastern U.S.

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Winter Woes: Snow and Wind Threaten Buildings

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Heavy Snow Accumulation Causes Roof Collapse

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Snow Kidding: Major Storm Tests Area’s Preparation

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Suburban Office Parks Renaissance Attracts Millennials

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U.S. Office Vacancy Declines To 12.9 Percent In Q3 2017

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice: Looking Ahead to Winter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice: Equipment Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice: Management Resources

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U.S. Medical Office Buildings: A Cure for Market Volatility

Building Operating Management
What Workplaces Can Learn From College Campuses

Building Operating Management
5 Steps To Apply College Lessons To Office Space

Building Operating Management
INFOGRAPHIC: Corporations Missing Opportunities To Leverage Campus Style

News & Views
High-Performance Office Strategy: Support the Best to Motivate the Rest

Building Operating Management
Three Threats to Cost Transparency in Cost-Plus Facility Services Outsourcing

Building Operating Management
Keep Fire Safety Systems Current

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Wire Management Strategies for a Productive Office Space

Building Operating Management
Training, Hands-On Experience Critical for FMs as Competencies Shift

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CEE: Annual Report Shows Continued Record High Levels of Investment

Building Operating Management
Collaboration, Connection: Hallmarks Of High-Performance Office Space

Building Operating Management
Use Technology, Personal Workspaces To Encourage Productivity

Building Operating Management
Allow New Workspaces To Evolve Gradually

News
WaterSense and ENERGY STAR Team Up for Water Wednesday Webinars

News
Hydraulic Institute Honors Industry with Excellence Awards During Centennial Celebration

News & Views
Codes to Know for Panic Hardware

Building Operating Management
Soundmasking Reduces Distractions for Occupants, Improves Speech Privacy

Building Operating Management
Data Center As A Service (DCaaS), Colocation Offer Data Center Flexibility, Expandability

Building Operating Management
Tips for FMs Who Run Colocation and DCaaS Data Centers

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Winter Warning: 10 Tips to Prepare Facilities for Cold, Snow

Building Operating Management
5 Tips Can Prevent ADA Problems in Open Offices

Building Operating Management
How To Make Sure A Space Is Really ADA Compliant

News & Views
Robots Offer Look into Future of Turf Care, Snow Removal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Collapse: 4 Steps to Avoid Disaster

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management Practices Evolve

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

Building Operating Management
9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Sound Isolation and Sound Absorption Strategies for Open Offices

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Hire An Energy Officer, Create Competition To Truly Save Energy

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

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University of Virginia Encourages Girls to Consider Careers in FM

Building Operating Management
Brian Dean Pushes For Change, Builds Top-Notch Facilities Organization at T. Rowe Price

Building Operating Management
Solar, Integrated Project Delivery Illustrate Dean's Emphasis on Strategic Thinking

Building Operating Management
Emerging Security Technologies Offer FMs Range of Choices

Building Operating Management
Vested Approach to Outsourcing Creates Long-Term Value

Building Operating Management
With Hot Commercial Office Market, Repositioning Buildings Is On The Rise

Building Operating Management
Enlivened Lobbies, Bright Finishes Are Two Keys To Successful Building Repositioning

Building Operating Management
Photo Gallery: Before and After Photos Show Value of Building Repositioning

Building Operating Management
When Doing Interior Retrofits, Complying With ADA Is Critical

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SURVEY: Mobile Technology — Exploring the Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tablets Lag Behind Laptops for Maintenance Technicians

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What Does Future Hold for Mobile Technology?

Building Operating Management
How The Built Environment Impacts People And How Well They Work

Building Operating Management
Tip: Provide Different Work Environments For Different Types of Work

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Dead Dollars: Postal Service Pays $5.3 Million Annual to Deceased Lessors

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8 Steps To Go Paperless

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Minnesota Hospitals' Cleanest Patient Rooms Ranked

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: How To Focus on Mobile Security

News & Views
Better Guidance and Coordination Needed Among Stakeholders in Active Shooter Incidents

Building Operating Management
Houston’s Scott Minnix Made Facility Assessment His First Priority

Building Operating Management
Minnix Helped Secure Key Maintenance Funds

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

Building Operating Management
Minnix’s Facilities Role Akin to Air Traffic Controller’s

Building Operating Management
For Minnix, Municipal Real Estate Portfolios Demand Different Paradigm

Building Operating Management
Interconnected World: How Green Building Relates to Sharing of ‘Common’ Resources

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Game Offers Lesson in Ocean Depletion

Building Operating Management
Relating Building Management to Our Common Air, Energy Resources

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: the 2015 Green Building Economic Impact Study

Building Operating Management
Task-Based Building Service Contracts Are Co-Employment Contracts

Building Operating Management
NLRB Decisions On Co-Employment Hold Lessons For Facility Managers

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

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

Building Operating Management
FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

Building Operating Management
Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

Building Operating Management
Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Office Design for Employee Performance

Building Operating Management
Achieving Thermal Comfort with Office Design

Building Operating Management
Role of Furniture in Work Environment

Building Operating Management
Internet of Things May Play Role in Office Comfort, Savings

Building Operating Management
Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

Building Operating Management
Facility Departments Must Cope with Baby Boomer Retirements

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Public-Private Investment Proposed to Help National Park Service Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

Building Operating Management
Retaining Institutional Knowledge, Recruiting New Workers

Building Operating Management
Methods of Training New Facility Workers

Building Operating Management
Adjusting to Younger Workforce

Building Operating Management
Survey: Leading Concerns of Facility Managers

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

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Using Interior Strategies To Boost Productivity, Sustainability Initiatives

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Honoree: Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
Project: A Vision of Energy Excellence


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Honoree: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
Project: Excellence in Lean Staffing


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Honoree: University of Arizona
Project: Excellence in Succession Planning


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Honoree: adidas Group
Project: Excellence in Earmarked Budgeting


Building Operating Management
Understanding Flooring Options in Entry, Common-Space Areas

Building Operating Management
Allowing for Varying Employee Ages, Preferences in Workplace Style

Building Operating Management
Managing Sustainable Design for the Long Term in Workplace Interiors

Building Operating Management
2015 FMXcellence Awards Honor FMs Who Tackled Energy, Staffing Challenges with Proactive Planning, Analysis

Building Operating Management
Jay Black Uses Sustainability, High-Performance Efforts to Set SL Green Apart

Building Operating Management
Knowing the Characteristics of Flooring Products

Building Operating Management
Understanding Flooring Options in Private and Executive Space, Break and Lunch Rooms

Building Operating Management
Lack of Attentiveness, Displaced Frustration Can Fuel Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
Categorizing the Types of Complainers Organizations Encounter

Building Operating Management
Some Keys to Providing Good Facility Customer Service

Building Operating Management
Make Complainer Part of the Solution and Provide Feedback

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

Building Operating Management
Apologies, Problem-Solving Can Help Assuage Occupant Complaints

Building Operating Management
3 Ways to Reduce Customer Complaints

Building Operating Management
Financing Risk Appetite, Technology Choices Also Key in Picking Energy-Efficiency Financing

Building Operating Management
The Focus on Sustainable Electricity Through PEER

Building Operating Management
Biggest Change in Energy Markets Is Natural Gas Pricing

Building Operating Management
Understanding PUC Regulation as a Factor in Utility Rates

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Variety of Building Vulnerabilities May Pose Security Challenges

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Variety of Emergencies, Relationships Demand Attention

Building Operating Management
Understand Causes of Occupant Complaints and Turn Them Into a Positive

Building Operating Management
Consider Tax Appetite in Picking Best Financing for Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Big Shifts in Power Pricing

Building Operating Management
Location, Consultant, Modeling Can Help Customers Prepare for Utility Price Impacts

Building Operating Management
What Facility Managers Need To Understand About Ice Dams

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Tenant Drills, Communication Aid in Maintaining Security in Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
Another Ice Dam Option: Snow Melt Systems

Building Operating Management
Stopping Ice Dams: Super-Insulated Roofs and Snow Melt Systems

Building Operating Management
Ice Dams: Underlayment and Metal Roofs Can Protect Against Problems

Building Operating Management
Ventilated Roofs Can Prevent Ice Dams

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Tenants Play Important Role in Safety-Security Planning

Building Operating Management
Unassigned Private Offices, Workplace Traffic Flow Are Key To Open Office Design

Building Operating Management
RGA Headquarters Balances Focus Work With Knowledge-Sharing

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

Building Operating Management
Variety of Emergencies, Building Vulnerabilities Demand Attention

Building Operating Management
Drills, Communication, Relationship Building All Strengthen Security

Building Operating Management
Safety and Security Challenges in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

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Role of Voice Messages in Mass Notification System

Building Operating Management
Tenant Build-out And Operating Expense Lease Provisions Can Pose Problems For Landlords

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

Building Operating Management
Landlords Should Spell Out Repair and Maintenance Responsibilities In Commercial Leases

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Outsourcing Is Not the Only Way to Stretch FM Budget

Building Operating Management
Ebola Scare Underscores Importance of Waste Management, Disposal

Building Operating Management
Risk Assessment, Rules, Cleaning Practices Play Crucial Role

Building Operating Management
Infection Control Is High Priority for Healthcare Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
To Drive Data Center Efficiency, eBay Combined Facilities And IT Departments

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Robust operations and maintenance practices include site-specific manuals

Building Operating Management
How Delphi Selected A Facility Management Service Provider

Building Operating Management
Delphi, Facility Management Provider Focus On Savings Opportunities

Building Operating Management
Rigorous Approach To Outsourcing Can Pay Off In Facility Management Choice

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Robust Operations And Maintenance Practices Can Help Head Off Critical-Facilities Failures

Building Operating Management
How to Muffle Noise Issues in Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Sound Strategies for Open Offices

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

Building Operating Management
Office Design Must Support Evolution Of Changing, Collaborative Work Environment

Building Operating Management
Overhead Expense Is Important Consideration, But Keep In Mind Needs Of Employees

Building Operating Management
Change Management Is Key To Successful Office Space Transition

Building Operating Management
Selecting The Right Building Helps Ease Design Of High-Performance Workplaces

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Fire Code Clarifications NFPA 72

Building Operating Management
To Get The Most Out Of Open Office Plans, Pay Close Attention To The Details

Building Operating Management
Successful Daylighting In Open Offices Requires Careful Planning Of Partitions, Office Layout

Building Operating Management
Operable Windows Offer Sustainability Benefits, But Also Acoustical Challenges

Building Operating Management
Raised Floor Can Help Limit Reconfiguration Hassles In Open Offices

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
The Complicated Question of Open Floor Office Plans

News & Views
Outsourcing In Government Has Broad Ramifications

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Anti- and De-Icing Techniques for Snow Management

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Snow and Ice Management: The Equipment Factor

News & Views
Snow and Ice Management: Focus on Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Snow and Ice Management Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Inspections Important for Snow and Ice Management Equipment

Building Operating Management
GlaxoSmithKline's Double LEED Platinum Headquarters Is Transforming How Its Occupants Work

Building Operating Management
At GSK Headquarters, Building Systems Are Efficient, But Planning And Operations Are Critical To Sustainability

Building Operating Management
GSK's U.S. Headquarters Inspires True Collaboration Between Occupants

Building Operating Management
Atrium, Other Alternative Workspaces Offer Flexibility, Collaboration Options At GSK Headquarters

Building Operating Management
Facility Management 'Concierges,' Easy Access To IT Department Are Among GSK's Changes To Traditional Office Space

News & Views
Outsourced Security Can Augment Campus Police Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taming Winter Weather with Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow-Removal Training Often Difficult to Schedule

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Anti- and De-Icing Techniques Important for Safety Reasons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Create Proactive System for Legal Challenges With Ice and Snow Issues

Building Operating Management
Careful Consideration Is Needed Before Cutting Back On Private Offices, Workspace

Building Operating Management
Reducing Number Of Private Offices, Cutting Workspace Has Pros, Cons

Building Operating Management
How To Make Workplace Change Work

Building Operating Management
Survey: Eliminating Private Offices, Reducing Workspace Still Not Common

Building Operating Management
Technology-driven Trends Are Affecting Workspace Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Procurement: Lowest Price Doesn't Always Mean Lowest Cost

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Partnering With Suppliers Produces Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Customer Service Roundtable: Managers Discuss Savvy Practices

News & Views
Keys Components for Maintenance Work-Order Scheduling

Building Operating Management
Workplace Design Can Help Attract, Retain Generation Y Employees

Building Operating Management
Workplace Design Can Encourage Collaboration In Changing Office Environment

Building Operating Management
Managing Sound, Noise is One Potential Challenge in Open Workplace Design

Building Operating Management
Case Study: How One National Corporation Used A Redesigned Office Environment To Attract And Retain Employees

Building Operating Management
The Changing Role of the Facility Manager in Open Workplace Design

Building Operating Management
Office Project Offers Lessons In Master Planning For Collaborative Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Customer Service: The Face of Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Allow for Travel Time When Responding to a Preventive Maintenance Issue

News & Views
Three Reasons Outsourcing Runs Into Problems

News & Views
Define Performance Expectations in Outsourced Services

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding ESCOs and Facility Needs Equals Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ESCOs: Success Starts with Identifying Energy-Efficiency Targets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
ESCOs: Success Requires Careful Selection of Energy-Efficiency Projects

Building Operating Management
Creating Collaborative Culture Requires Mix Of Spaces For Privacy, Interaction

Building Operating Management
Evaluate How Space Is Used During Design Process

Building Operating Management
Office Design Needs To Provide Employees Privacy When They Need It

Building Operating Management
Collaborative Space Isn't Just A Buzzword

News & Views
Know options for lamp recycling

Building Operating Management
Acoustics Of Open Offices A Common Employee Concern

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cold, Hard Facts on Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Tools and Materials for Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clear Communication Essential for Snow and Ice Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Materials Inventory Check for Snow and Ice Management

Building Operating Management
Forward Retail Power Pricing Affected By Legal Issues, Natural Gas Prices

Building Operating Management
Section 179D Rules Mean Clock Is Ticking On EPAct Deductions

News & Views
Evaluate contractors’ green services to meet green goals

News & Views
Open Work Spaces Require Careful Noise Management

Building Operating Management
Denser Workplaces Can Lead To Distracting Noise

Building Operating Management
Good Sound Masking Strikes Balance Between Privacy, Comfort

Building Operating Management
Acoustics Showcase: New Products

News & Views
Collaboration A More Important Element Of Office Design

Building Operating Management
Collaborative Workspaces Encourage Communication, Idea Sharing, Flexibility

Building Operating Management
Open Office Spaces Spur Collaboration at All Types of Companies

Building Operating Management
Expensive Office Space Helps Drive Shift in Office Design Thinking

Building Operating Management
Food Court Renovation Aims to Make Allen Center More Appealing to Tenants

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

News & Views
Elevator Service Provider Considerations

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Elevator Service Provider Considerations

Building Operating Management
Office Building Earns Dual-Platinum LEED Certification

Building Operating Management
For SL Green, Office Building Repositioning Goes Beyond Curb Appeal

Building Operating Management
SL Green Focuses on Ongoing Maintenance

Building Operating Management
General Services Administration's Goal of Carbon Neutral by 2030 Requires Improved Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
High-performance HVAC Systems Help GSA Reduce Energy Consumption

Building Operating Management
Building Controls, Smart Meters are Keys to GSA's Renovation Projects

Building Operating Management
Green Proving Ground Program Helps GSA Evaluate Energy-Saving Technologies

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Design, Flexibility, Mobility Are Key Selection Criteria for Office Furniture

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Furniture Playing Larger Role in Office Design Choices

Building Operating Management
Aesthetics Can Help Improve Furniture's Longevity

Building Operating Management
Showcase Products: Furniture

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Blueprint?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Utility Rebates and Incentives Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting Qualified Energy-Efficiency Service Providers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Becoming Familiar with Energy-Saving Program Requirements

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

Building Operating Management
Designers Focus on Color, Style for Interior

News & Views
Is Now a Good Time to Lock In Energy Prices?

Building Operating Management
What Facility Managers Need to Know About Alternative Workplace Design

Building Operating Management
Alternative Workplace Design Offers Open Spaces, Flexible Seating, Real Estate Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Alternative Workplace Design Allows For Greater Collaboration, Quiet Work

Building Operating Management
Alternative Workplace Design Takes Advantage of Technology, Offers Flexibility

Building Operating Management
Disaster Preparedness: Dallas High-Rise Prepares for Snow and Ice

Building Operating Management
Power and Gas Prices: Time for Long Term Contracts?

Building Operating Management
LEED 2012 Will Emphasize Operating Performance; ADA Deadline

Building Operating Management
NFPA 3 and NFPA 4 Cover Commissioning, Testing of Building Fire Systems

Building Operating Management
Federal Regulations for T12 Fluorescent Lamps, Incandescents, and EPAct Tax Deductions

News & Views
Anti-Icing and Sustainability

Building Operating Management
How Forrester Research Maximized Flexibility and Use of Its Conference Space

Building Operating Management
Flexibility in Office Design Offers FMs Green Benefits, Cost Savings

Building Operating Management
Technology, Changing Workforce Helping to Drive Green Office Design Changes

Building Operating Management
Maximizing Flexible Space in Office Design Reduces Costs

Building Operating Management
Market Forces Provide More Options for Green Interior Products

News & Views
Anti-Icing and Sustainability

News & Views
Customer-centered Approach to IAQ

News & Views
Consider Contractor Location When Outsourcing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Careful Planning Brings Benefits from Performance Contracting

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Performance Contracting Requires Understanding Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting an ESCO: Questions To Ask

Building Operating Management
Environmental Rules, Innovation Could Mean New Golden Age of Roofing

Building Operating Management
New Codes, Regulations Help Drive Improvements in Roof Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Application Methods Changes Having Big Effect on Roofing Industry

News & Views
Snow and Ice Removal: Pre-Treatment Strategies

News & Views
Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

News & Views
MSCA Star Certifies Non-Residential Mechanical Service Contractors

News & Views
Outsourced Service Providers Want to Be on the Team

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers Looking To Save Energy And Money, Four Projects With ESCOs Offer Useful Lessons

Building Operating Management
Building Occupants' Requirements Make Every Energy Project Different

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management: Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

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Snow and Ice Management: Pretreatment Makes Crews More Productive

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Setting Service Standards with Outsourced Service Providers

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Fluorescent Lights and Controls Myths

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Considerations in Reviewing Outsourcing Service Contracts

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Staffing and Support Should Affect Choice of Data Center Location

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Therapy for Broken Outsourced Service Relationships

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Best Practices for Good Communications

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Review Existing Outsourcing Service Contracts to Ensure Success

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Developing a Pro-Active Relationship with Outsourced Service Providers

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Managers Discuss Hiring, Working with Contractors

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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When Change Is Coming, Change Management Is Essential

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Designing for Productivity and Green Strategies Overlap

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Maintenance: Selling Your Accomplishments to Top Management

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Common Problems for Aging Controls Systems

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Snow and Ice Removal: Questions for Contractors

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Rethinking Office Layouts and Space Planning

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Snow and Ice Removal: How to Price Services

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Snow and Ice: Does the Contractor Have Insurance?

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Always Consider Energy, the Envelope and Reuse What You Can

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Best Practices: Daylighting, IAQ, Green Cleaning and More

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New Energy Star Rating System An Accessible Benchmark for Industry

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First to Earn Data Center Energy Star Share Their Strategies

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Snow & Ice Removal: Contracts and Recordkeeping

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Outsourcing Snow and Ice Removal: Contracts and Recordkeeping

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Snow and Ice Removal: How to Price Services

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Snow and Ice: Managers Need to Communicate with Contractors

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Lighting Product Phaseouts and Exemptions

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Tax Credits and Financial Incentives for Upgrading Lighting Systems

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Solar Panel Efficiency Going Up as Costs are Falling

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PPAs and Other Ways to Pay for PV Systems

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Balancing Savings and Performance in Outsourcing

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Optimize the Acoustics of Open Offices

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Block and Cover Sound

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Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

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Snow and Ice Management: Safety Tips

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Snow & Ice Management: Undertaking an Equipment Evaluation

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Snow & Ice Removal: Common Safety Precautions

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Snow & Ice Removal: Managing Anti-Icing and Deicing Materials

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Greening, Renovating Buildings Makes Properties More Competitive

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How to Ensure Quality HVAC Preventive Maintenance

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Report Suggests Commercial Office Spending Contributes to Outlays, Jobs, GDP

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Energy Modeling Provides Benchmark Of Benefits For Investments

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Personnel, Operating Costs Can Be Addressed By New BAS

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Two More BOMA Standards for Building Measurement Accredited

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Outsourced Service Procurement Strategies

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New Floor Area Measurement Standard Accredited

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London Remains Most Expensive Office Market, Report Finds

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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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Health Care Reform May Spark Demand For Facilities, Personnel

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

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Continue to Rise at a Slower Pace

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U.S. Office Market On Track to Bottom Out at Year-End

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Wireless CMMS: Managers Must Convince Technicians

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Leveraging the Outsourced Service Provider's Network

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Developing a Plan for Snow and Ice Removal with Tim Holysz

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Find Outsourced Service Providers Long on Green

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Selecting Green Service Providers

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BOMA International Launches New Office Measurement Standard

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U.S. Office Might Bottom Out at Mid-Year, At Best

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Fire Safety: The Goals of Visual Inspections

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Rise in Vacancy Rates Continues, but Pace Slows

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Snow and Ice: Contractor or In-House Staff

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Door Hardware: Technician Training Critical with Advanced Technology

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Consider Climate, Disease Resistance When Specifying Plants

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Supervisors, Teams Maintain Key Landscape, Hardscape Items

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BAS And Enterprise Systems

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U.S. Office Vacancy Rates Continue Climb, But are Slowing

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Partnering with Outsourced Service Providers

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Snow and Ice Removal: Three Types of Snow Plows

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Modest Increases in 2008 Total Operating Income and Costs of Office Buildings Reported

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Considering Outsourcing Facilities Management

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Snow and Ice Management: Consider Versatility When Buying Equipment

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Snow and Ice Removal: Equipment Financing Options

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Snow and Ice Management: Pros and Cons of Outsourcing

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CMMS: Three Categories of Mobile Maintenance

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Snow and Ice Removal: Train Equipment Operators in the Summer

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Wireless CMMS: Key Features and Functions

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Department of Energy Awards More Than $48 Million to Michigan and Iowa for Energy Projects

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World's Office Rents Drop Significantly, Report Finds; Tokyo Now World's Most Expensive Office Market

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Making ESCOs Pay

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New Security Challenge: Concealed Weapons on Campus

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Responding to Security Incidents on Campus

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Grounds Management : Sustainability Solutions

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The Right Elevator Service Agreement Minimizes Downtime

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Snow and Ice Removal: Identify Equipment Options

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Job Losses Point To Soft Lease Market, Expert Says

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Snow and Ice Management: Consider Safety and the Environment

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Conduct Preventive Maintenance and Fleet Inventories for Snow Removal

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Snow and Ice Removal: Trucks, Plows and Spreaders

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Snow and Ice Removal: Deicing vs. Anti-icing

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Steps to Build Training Programs for Snow and Ice Removal

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U.S. Office Market Looking Better than Expected

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Podcast: Snow and Ice Management

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Commercial Real Estate Feels the Credit Crunch

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Maintaining Locks, Hinges, Closers and Exit Devices

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Providing Adequate Service to the Fire Safety System During Retrofits

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Energy Efficiency Taken to the Wall

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Demountable Walls

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Downturn in Economy Continues to Drag Down U.S. Office Market

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Developing a Plan for Snow and Ice Removal

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How To Eliminate Rock Salt and Sand

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Office Planning for All Generations

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Outsourcing: Managing Service Providers in the Data Center

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EIA Predicts Slowing Economy, Surging Energy Prices

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Providing Adequate Service to the Fire Safety System

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EPA Issues Emission Standards for Hospital Sterilizers

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Oil Prices Surge, Expected to Remain High

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Rate Drop Should Help Commercial Real Estate Market

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U.S. Office Market Slows Down in Third Quarter

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Shortfall in Oil Supply Forecasted By 2010

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Office Buildings Show Little Change in Operating Income and Costs Reported in 2006

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Strong Hurricane In Gulf Of Mexico Could Generate $65 Billion Offshore Energy Loss

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Opening Minds to Open Offices

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Rents Continue Growth, Leading Office Market to Post Modest Comeback in Q2

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Cold-Weather Challenge, Hot-Button Issues

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How Much of a Good Thing? Workplace Flexibility — Striking a Balance

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U.S. Office Market Shows Strong First Quarter

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New Report: Workplace Space Stabilizing

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Annual Awards Honor Energy Efficiency

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Jacksonville Fla. Office Market Should Improve in 2007

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Energy Prices Set to Continue Upward Swing

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Sound Decisions

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Holiday Cheer Lives on in Workplaces, Survey Finds

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Customer Culture

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Change Agent

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Collliers: Potential for Office Market Slowdown in 2007, Despite Current Demand

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Office Market Continues Tightening Despite Surging Energy Prices

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No Dogs Allowed

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Tall Order

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Targeting Ice and Snow

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Making Buildings Count

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Heating Up Electrical Costs

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Outlook

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Maximizing Melters

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Outlook

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Green Building Report

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Outsourcing Is a Balancing Act

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A Clear Path to Snow Removal

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PDAs: Breaking the chains of computers?

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Personal Solutions

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Best practices: Maximizing maintenance

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Office Slump Looks Different This Time

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Steps to Selecting the Best Floor

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Sounding Off On Outsourcing

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Philadelphia's Comeback Kid?

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Clearing a Path To Snow and Ice Removal

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Survey Offers Glimpse of Best Roofing Practices

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New Energy Services Gain Ground