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Building Operating Management
Electric Tariffs Expand Metering Opportunities

Building Operating Management
How To Manage Emergency Power in Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
Can Using Utility Meters Save Facilities Money?

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Security Advances Benefit Healthcare

Building Operating Management
FM and IT: Developing a Cooperative Environment

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ADA: Cities Mark Progress on Anniversary

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Sustainability and Infection Prevention

Building Operating Management
Studies Show Shifting Reasons for Facility Outsourcing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technician Training For a New Era

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Embodied Energy and Product Specification

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NFPA Expands Onsite Battery Safety Training; New Standard Coming

Building Operating Management
High-Tech Healthcare: Wireless, Smart Generator Sets Monitoring

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How GSA Is Making High-Performance Buildings Affordable

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3 Ways Waiting Rooms Can Benefit Facilities

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School Security a K-12 Focus

Building Operating Management
Team Player: How One FM Gets IT and Facilities Management to Collaborate

Building Operating Management
3 Strategies for Green Product Selection in Healthcare Facilities

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Boilers: Understand the Full Picture on Energy Savings

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SITES Certification Targets Sustainable Public Spaces

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Mold Develops in State Health Building

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Sustainability Drives Facility’s Future

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Lessons in Security: Universities Rethink Protection

Building Operating Management
Facilities Management and the Art of Persuasion

Building Operating Management
Focus on Discretionary Effort Can Boost Teamwork

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Key Office Amenity: Access to Mass Transit

Building Operating Management
Metering Resources for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Choose Your Own Demand Response: 3 Categories

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Factors for Utility Vehicle Specification

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Disasters and Design: One Hospital’s Story

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School Teaches Lesson in ADA Accessibility

Building Operating Management
Demand Response 101: How To Get Paid To Cut Power Use

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‘Skyscraper’ Showcases Cool Facility Technology

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Healthcare, Security, and the Role of Armed Guards

Building Operating Management
Roofing Myths Busted: Design

Building Operating Management
Why Cool Roofing Is Important To Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Get Operations Staff Involved Early in Product Selection

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OSHA Fines State Over Hazmat Exposure

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3 Benefits of Cool Roofs

Building Operating Management
How to Right-Size Your Office Space

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Improving School Security with Facility Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Utility Vehicles to Meet Unique Needs

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Solar in Professional Sports Growing Swiftly

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Dirty Water: Hospitals’ Tanks Contaminated

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Ceiling Provides Escape Route for Prisoner

Building Operating Management
Health and Wellness: Keeping Occupants Happy, Productive

Building Operating Management
LEED v4.1 Performance Scores: A Primer on New Prerequisites

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HVAC Condensate Helps Community Garden Grow

Building Operating Management
Arc Is Streamlining Data Management with Portfolio Analytics

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ADA Lawsuit Targets New Orleans Superdome

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

Building Operating Management
BIM Collaboration: How to Get All Parties on the Same Page

Building Operating Management
The Nature of a REIT Means Challenges to Sustainability Success

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

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ADA: University Addresses Lawn Accessibility

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Greener Than Green: Passive House Building Planned for Chicago

Building Operating Management
Defining the Discretionary Effort Leadership Model

Building Operating Management
Using Discretionary Effort Leadership to Help Unlock Employee Potential

Building Operating Management
What Is the Facility Information Specification (FIS)?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Considerations for Sustainable Mowing

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Facility Planning with Scope in Mind

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School Security Tactic Keeps Classroom Doors Closed

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Old Buildings, New Technology Create Questions

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Cooling Crisis: Study Ties AC in Schools to Student Performance

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Understanding the LEED Rating System

Building Operating Management
Smart Buildings: How to Justify an Investment in Analytics Software

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Facility Upgrades Without Interruptions

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Elevator Music, Companion for the Long Haul

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How To Select Green Building Products

Building Operating Management
Is There Really a Payback for Health and Wellness Strategies?

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

Building Operating Management
In Critical Facilities, Benchmarking Data Justifies Choices

Building Operating Management
Energy Efficiency Leads New Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Healthcare Design

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Buildings That Think? University Hopes So

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New State Hospital Will Feature Tighter Security

Building Operating Management
Collaboration Is Catalyst for Sustainability Success at Kilroy

Building Operating Management
Leadership, Listening Lead to Sustainability Gains at Large REIT

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Commercial Offices: User Experience on the Rise

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Maintenance Matters: University Tackles Repair Backlog

Building Operating Management
7 Strategies for Sustainability in Higher Educational Buildings

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What’s Old Is New: Historic Renovations

Building Operating Management
Privacy Is Key Concern For School Restrooms

Building Operating Management
Durable Materials, Design Keys to Keeping High-Traffic Restrooms Clean

Building Operating Management
How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Sustainable Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
How To Do Needs Assessment For Door and Door Hardware Selection

Building Operating Management
Special Attention Required for Fire Doors and Door Hardware Selection

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Saved By Signage? App Shows the Way in Hospitals

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers, Networking is Essential for Sharing Best Practices

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RECALL: Automatic Transfer Switch Can Overheat

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School Security: Facilities Revisit Protection

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School Shooting Raises Security Issues

Building Operating Management
In Data Centers, Practice Time Can Prevent Downtime

Building Operating Management
Can Hackers Target Your Building Automation System?

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HVAC Systems Spread Thirdhand Smoke

Building Operating Management
4 Steps to Move Ahead with LED Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Why Universal Design is Critical on College Campuses

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Birds, Buildings and Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Microhospitals Offer New Ways To Expand Access To Care

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Success Story

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Healthy Buildings Command Rent Premium, Expert Says

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CALGreen and LEED: Working Together To Streamline Green Building

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Water Watch: City Embraces Stormwater Management

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Commercial Solar Market Third-Party Ownership Growing

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Mold Issues Cause Concern at University

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Iowa's State Senate Slashes Utility Incentives

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Solar Spotlight: Historic Castle Embraces Technology

Building Operating Management
Best Practices For Incorporating Universal Design

Building Operating Management
Aiming Higher with Tubular LED Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Steps To Protect Your BAS from Cyberattacks

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Why Control Systems Are Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

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

Building Operating Management
Microhospitals, Telehealth Poised To Grow Rapidly

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White House Maintenance: An Inside Look

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Bee-ing Green: Company Promotes Sustainability with Bees

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School Security: States Increasing Funding

Building Operating Management
Facility Management Expert Explains the ProFM Credential's Value

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How To Make The Case for Energy Efficient HVAC Equipment

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RECALL: Safety Switch Poses Electrocution Hazard

Building Operating Management
Remote Monitoring Centers Aim to Turn Building Performance Data into Action

Building Operating Management
Drones: An Opportunity and a Challenge

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Technology Advances Impact Facilities

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers: Students of Technology

Building Operating Management
Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality: Better Visualization Aids Operations

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YouTube Shooting: Renewed Scrutiny for Office Buildings

Building Operating Management
Partnerships With Designers, Utilities Critical For HVAC Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Choosing The Right Access Control System

Building Operating Management
Tips To Manage Access Control After Installation

Building Operating Management
To Get To Zero Energy, Human Element Remains Critical

Building Operating Management
How ProFM Improves The Core Competencies of Facility Management

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6 Ways To Avoid Office Cabling and Wiring Nightmares

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Benefits of Inventory Management

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Data Drives Inventory Management Systems

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Overcoming Obstacles To Effective Inventory Management

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City Grid Increases Urban Heat Island Effect

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Credentials Hold Value for Facility Manager, Employer

Building Operating Management
How To Choose The Right Facility Management Credential

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Judging the Value of an Facility Management Credential

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ProFM Credential Makes Its Debut

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Facility Management Credentials: What You Need To Know

Building Operating Management
Energy Modeling Benefits: Energy Efficiency, Improved Operations

Building Operating Management
Facing Headwinds, Malls Reinvent Themselves

Building Operating Management
Why Some Malls Are Thriving In The Age of Online Shopping

Building Operating Management
Right Mix of Technology, Amenities Key for Mall Survival

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Industry Reacts To President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs

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Hospital Plumbing Serves as Reservoir for Drug-resistant Bacteria

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Building Design: Sustainable and Functional?

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Harvey: FM's Quick Thinking Saves Houston Hospital From Evacuation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Purchase Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Determining Department Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Durability, Flexibility in the Spotlight

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: New Products Meet Competition, Demands

Building Operating Management
Is Coal Key To Grid Reliability?

Building Operating Management
Finding Skilled Facility Management Professionals

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Resilience Becomes Increasingly Vital, Can Save Cities Billions

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RECALL: Utility Tractor Brakes Can Fail

Building Operating Management
3 Benefits of Lithium-Ion Batteries For UPS

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

Building Operating Management
Financial Company Saves Space, Cash With Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Lithium-Ion Batteries Offer Solid Return on Investment

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Disaster Preparedness: A Dollar in Time Saves Six Down the Line

Building Operating Management
Fire Safety vs. Sustainability?

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

Building Operating Management
How To Control Humidity Cost-Effectively

Building Operating Management
How To Control Air Infiltration and Condensation

Building Operating Management
To Control Humidity, FMs Must Collaborate With Engineers, Architects, Contractors

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

Building Operating Management
FM Survey Offers Insight on Facility Budgets, Staffing

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4 Strategies for Dealing with Stress

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrades and the Role of Utility Incentives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Incentives: Systems and Opportunities

Building Operating Management
Advances in Lighting Technology Bring Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
4 Lighting Control Options Help FMs Find Best Facility Fit

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House Votes to Alter ADA

Building Operating Management
How Sustainability Increases Student Performance

Building Operating Management
WELL Building Standard Promotes Student Achievement, Health

Building Operating Management
How the Living Building Challenge Promotes School Sustainability

Building Operating Management
How Floorcoverings Decisions Affect Environment of Care

Building Operating Management
4 Ways High-Performance Floorcovering Leads To Patient Satisfaction

Building Operating Management
Consider Floorcovering Sustainability For Healthcare Selection

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Green and Healthy: Hospitals Embrace Sustainability

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Lamps in UV Disinfection Systems Need Attention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Repair or Replace?

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Best Manage Stress

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Stress Can Strain Relationships, Health

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Stress Management Strategies for Facility Managers

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Part of the Job: Managing FM Team Stress Levels

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Trump Administration Seeks 72 Percent Cut to Clean Energy Research

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ADA on Deck: Lawsuit Contends Stadium Not Accessible

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips to Better Understanding Your Audiences

Building Operating Management
How To Lower Electricity Rates

Building Operating Management
How Special Rates, Deregulation Can Save FMs On Utilities Costs

Building Operating Management
Technology Provides Further Opportunities For Reducing Electricity Costs

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Super Bowl LII to Impact Hospital Access in Minneapolis

Building Operating Management
What's Next For Enterprise Data Centers?

Building Operating Management
Improve Building Performance with Integrative Design, Commissioning

Building Operating Management
Integrated Design, Commissioning Aid Turnover from Building Construction to Operations

Building Operating Management
10 Steps To Fortify Against Attacks on Soft Targets

Building Operating Management
Legal Considerations in Mandalay Bay Attack

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: The ABCs of Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Tips For Doing a Data Center Upgrade

Building Operating Management
7x24 Exchange Develops STEM Initiative

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9 Steps to Creating a Culture of Sustainability

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7 Healthcare Design Trends for 2018

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking the Extra Step in a Lighting System Upgrade

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IAQ Issues Flare Up Schools

Building Operating Management
How To Do Roof Evaluations For Long-Term Roof Success

Building Operating Management
Utilizing Parksmart and LEED Certifications

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Energy Audit vs. Retrocommissioning: Which Is Best for a Building?

Building Operating Management
Office Interiors: Executive Offices Undergoing Changes

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Why C-Suite Office Space Is Being Pared Down

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

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RECALL: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

Building Operating Management
ProFM: New Credential Gets Facility Managers Ready For The Future

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How a Philosophy of "And" Creates Facilities Management Efficiencies

Building Operating Management
Combining Efficiencies in Cost, Space, and Inclusivity

Building Operating Management
At Universities, Changing Learning Means Changing Space Needs

Building Operating Management
Shared KPIs Create Spirit of Collaboration

Building Operating Management
Podcast: Interview With John D'Angelo

Building Operating Management
Lessons Learned At The World's Most Sustainable Airport

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Goals: Biophilic Design, Reduction of Carbon Footprint

Building Operating Management
Standards, Sustainability, Performance Highlight Door Selection Criteria

Building Operating Management
Updates To Codes and Technology Aid Door Selection

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Control the Writing On the Wall

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How To Hold Steady in a Fast-Paced FM World

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RECALL: Utility Tractor Recalled Due to Rollover Hazard

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Power Problem: Outage Strikes Major Airport

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

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Augmented Reality is Shaping the Future of Facilities

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RECALL: Utility Vehicle Seat Belt Can Fail During Crash

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Schools and Guns: Anniversary Triggers Debate

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey Now Available

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For K-12 Schools, Sustainability Is About Cost Savings, Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Next Stages of Sustainability in K-12 Schools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Knowing Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Understanding Attachment Options

Building Operating Management
FM Organizations Are Smaller, But Are They Understaffed?

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How Facility Managers Should Justify Adding Staff

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Make Up For a Smaller Staff By Leveraging Technology

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2018 Facility Management Salary Survey

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Amazon's Alexa for Business May Mean Change for FMs

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Investigation Exposes Security Lapses at Federal Facilities

Building Operating Management
7 Ways To Finance Energy Efficiency Projects

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Threats Against Schools Highlight Security Concerns

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

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Energy Star Tenant Space: Recognizing and Aiding Energy Efficiency

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ADA: Facilities Continue Upgrades for Accessibility

Building Operating Management
8 Ways To Bring Down Data Centers

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Advances in Technology Bring Innovations in Metal Buildings, Roofs

Building Operating Management
3 Steps To Retrofitting Flat Roofs Into Pitched Metal Roofs

Building Operating Management
How To Choose the Right LEDs for Lighting Retrofits

Building Operating Management
8 Tips For Selecting Tubular LEDs

Building Operating Management
With Advanced Features, Fan Coil Unit Systems Can Achieve Today’s Energy Efficiency Goals

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Four-pipe Fan Coil Unit Systems: Is It Right for Your Facility?

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

Building Operating Management
4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Improve Patient Well-Being

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Security Spotlight: Facility Upgrades Safeguards

Building Operating Management
Data, Trust Building High-Performance Facilities Teams

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High-Performance Facilities Team Improves Occupant Experience Company-Wide

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Why Regenerative Design Is Gaining Momentum In Sustainability Circles

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University Students and Staff Exposed to Lead Paint

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Global Weirding: Wreaking Havoc On FM

Building Operating Management
Selecting Corrosion-resistant and Anti-graffiti Coatings

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Lawmakers Search for Ways to Reduce the Number of VA Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Grounds Care Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Protecting and Extending the Performance Life of Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mitigating Risks Associated with Aging Grounds Equipment

Building Operating Management
Sustainability from Building To Community: On Regenerative Design

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Creature Comfort Shines at GIE Expo

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How Vehicle Attacks Are Changing Security Strategies

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U.S. Workers Think Their Office Needs a Revamp

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Suburban Office Parks Renaissance Attracts Millennials

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Mold Shuts Down New Jersey School District

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Facility Design Strategies Address Evolving Security Threats

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Lighting Retrofit Focuses On Daylight, Energy Efficiency

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Concert Security Experts Grapple With Lessons Of Las Vegas

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Climate Change, Resilience, and Positive Feedback Loops

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How Did Mandalay Bay Hotel Security Miss Las Vegas Shooter?

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Baltimore School Evacuates Over IAQ Concerns

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ADA on Campus: University Targets Accessibility

Building Operating Management
10 Steps To Advanced Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard Can Aid Water Efficiency Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Role of Utilities in Facility Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Incentives: Understanding Qualifying Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Incentives: Calculating Savings

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Hospital Generators Can't Keep Up in Puerto Rico After Maria

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Tool Productivity: Battery Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Tool Productivity: Tracking and Monitoring

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Tool Productivity: Eye on Ergonomics

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Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts

Building Operating Management
How To Get Utility Rebates for Energy Efficiency In New Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Eye on Emissions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Focus on Fuel and Noise Reduction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability: Beyond Emissions, Fuel and Noise

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Yale University Law School Seeks Gender-Neutral Restrooms

Building Operating Management
Schedule and Performance Analysis: Keys To Weighing HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Adapting Practices for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: 3 Key Principles on Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Conserving Water for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Three Sustainability Principles in Grounds Management

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Is ADA Under Attack?

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ADA: Accessibility and Google Maps

Building Operating Management
Location, Building Type Impact Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: University Finds Opportunity in Vegetative Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Managing Vegetative Roofs After Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Maximizing Benefits of Vegetative Roofs

Building Operating Management
Physical Security Meets Technological Innovation

Building Operating Management
Security: Video Analytics and Machine Learning Gaining Momentum

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Hospitals Prepare for Hurricane’s Aftermath

Building Operating Management
5 Ways Technology Can Help Cut Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: How Arc Uses Data And Measurement To Drive Green Performance

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Volvo: Energy-efficient forklifts part of environmentally friendly South Carolina plant

Building Operating Management
Expert on Power for Life-Safety to Address Critical Facilities Summit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Evolution of Facility Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Setting Standards in Facility Management

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Boise State University Researches Energy Efficient Living

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: A New Generation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware: Performance Matters

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The Risk of Arc Flash: How to Design for a Safer Workplace

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Common Sense: Using Occupant Ideas For Efficiency

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Maturing Biometrics Solutions Enrich Security Options for FMs

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Open Spec Advances Interoperability for Physical Security Systems

Building Operating Management
4 Ways To Go Green In Existing Buildings

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

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Senators Propose Internet of Things Cybersecurity Bill

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

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Wellness Is The Second Wave of Sustainability

Building Operating Management
How To Team Up With IT To Manage Data Centers, Critical Environments

Building Operating Management
Building Out Critical Environments: Faced-Paced and Fun

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Capital Improvements for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Upgrades That Deliver Results

Building Operating Management
Vehicle Attacks Among Several New Security Threats

Building Operating Management
Active Shooter Remains Biggest Security Threat for FMs

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Lighting Retrofits Cut Energy Use, Study Finds

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

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Tips for Beating the Summer Heat

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Sit/Stand Desks Linked to Improved Productivity and Health

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Recall: Fitness Center Exercise Machine Poses Impact Hazard

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Nature and Green Roofs are Being Integrated into Major Cities

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Brake Failure Causes Crash Hazard

Building Operating Management
Code Compliance Check Prevents Construction Cost Overruns

Building Operating Management
4 Steps Lead To Safer, More Secure Schools

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Campaign Focuses on Shrinking College Dorm Carbon Footprint

Building Operating Management
Renovation Planning: How to Avoid Security, Fire Safety, and Other Code Issues

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Small-scale Photovoltaic Generation Growing, Dwarfed by Utility-Scale Solar

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

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

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Senate Makes First Small Steps Toward Extending EPAct 179D Tax Deductions

Building Operating Management
To Focus on Resilience, Focus Also on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Water and Energy Efficiency Are Key Resilience Strategies

Building Operating Management
Why Strong, Diverse Communities Are More Resilient

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Legionnaire’s Disease: Report Targets Hospitals

Building Operating Management
How Do Your Health and Wellness Programs Measure Up?

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Uptime Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Carry Two-Thirds of IT Workload

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Girding the Grid: Protecting the Electricity Supply

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Summit 2017: An Editor's Perspective

Building Operating Management
Hygiene, Sustainability Key Considerations In Restroom Design

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Four Tips Can Help FMs Tackle Building Internet of Things Projects

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Online Resources To Help Analyze, Format Energy Data

Building Operating Management
Door Hardware Selection Must Consider Occupant Safety and Security

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: Craig Sheehy on LEED: Building Operations and Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance, Measurement and Equipment Reliability

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Transforms Healthcare Facilities' Design, Construction, and Operations

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

Building Operating Management
Sustainable Healthcare Case Study: Resilience Complements Sustainability

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Water Efficiency Measures at Project Legacy

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: How Building Performance Standards Contribute to Efficient Operations

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PTACs Recall Expanded Due to Fire Hazard

Facility Focus
Industry Outlook From Current FM Student

Building Operating Management
Young Facility Professionals Strive For Credentials, Continuing Education

Building Operating Management
Misperceptions of Job-Hopping, Poor Communication Plague Millennial FMs

Building Operating Management
For Young FMs, Opportunities, Challenges Abound

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

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

Building Operating Management
VIDEO: FM Student Discusses Hopes For Her Future Career

Building Operating Management
Good Facility Investments Are Low Risk

Building Operating Management
WELL Building Standard Provides Blueprint for Healthy Building, Occupants

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Uptime Survey: Enterprise Data Centers Carry Two-Thirds of IT Workload

Facility Focus
How to Get Young People Interested in Facilities Management

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Target Settles HVAC Data Breach for $18.5 Million

Building Operating Management
Form Follows Function With Metal Building Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation: Product Advances Help Lower Water Usage and Utility Costs

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Recall: Utility Vehicle Poses Crash Hazard

Building Operating Management
I2SL Focus on Training FMs How To Operate Sustainable Labs

Building Operating Management
Keep Fire Safety Systems Current

Building Operating Management
Low-Tech Solutions Still Offer Data Analytics Successes

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Triple Net Lease? Energy Upgrades Still Benefit Landlord, NFMT Speaker Says

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Recall: Utility Vehicles Pose Burn/Fire Hazard

Building Operating Management
Trends In Workplace Design Focus On Productivity, Occupant Satisfaction

Building Operating Management
How Nature and Culture Enhance Happiness, Wellness, Productivity in Office Space

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

Building Operating Management
Real-Time Energy Monitoring Avoids Peak Demand Charges, Helps Bill Accurately

Building Operating Management
Mobile Technology Aids Real-Time Energy Monitoring

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arc-Flash Safety: Understanding The Hazards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arc-Flash Safety: Assessing Electrical Equipment

Building Operating Management
Why Young People Are Choosing Facility Management

Building Operating Management
Vapor Intrusion: What FMs Need to Know

Building Operating Management
How To Leverage Existing Infrastructure For Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Lighting Controls 101: Understand Switching, Dimming, and LEDs

Building Operating Management
Funding Improvements and Upgrades with Energy Savings at City College of San Francisco

Building Operating Management
Convergence of Direct Digital Controls And Internet of Things Brings High-Performance HVAC

Building Operating Management
Benefits of HVAC Direct Digital Controls Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reviewing Door Hardware Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting The Proper Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Factoring In Outside Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintaining Door Hardware

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Collaborating with IT

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Speaking IT's Language

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Key Control: Barcoding Technology Aids Casino Security

Building Operating Management
Cyber Security: Where IT Expertise, FM Vigilance Is Most Critical

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofits: First Step Toward Zero Energy Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
More Water Shortages Mean FMs Must Focus on Water Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Must Take Responsibility for Water Quality

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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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Facility Condition and Productivity: The Maintenance Link

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BACnet Institute Offers Online Knowledge for FMs

Building Operating Management
Security Risk Assessment Shows Where Security Dollars Are Best Spent

Building Operating Management
Security Risk Assessment Appropriate For All Buildings, But Vital For Large, High-Risk Facilities

Building Operating Management
Plan, Audit, Commission, Measure and Verify: Steps To A Successful Energy Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Make Utility Incentives Part of the Energy Upgrades Planning Process

Building Operating Management
In Higher Education, Changing Styles of Learning Require Rethinking Traditional Facilities

Building Operating Management
Relationships Between Higher Education, Community Critical As Life-Long Learning Blurs Boundaries

Building Operating Management
Will Programs Like Energy Star, Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives Be Cut?

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Southern California Deploys Batteries to Meet Peak Demand

Building Operating Management
Practical Considerations for Using BIM for FM

Building Operating Management
Establish Uniform Naming Conventions to Best Use BIM for FM

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Codes to Know for Panic Hardware

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Recall: Utility Vehicle Can Roll Away Unexpectedly

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control Key to Facility Safety and Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Door Hardware Strategies for Access Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Access Control: The Role of Card Readers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Access Control and Maintenance Issues

Building Operating Management
Excelling at Managing Data Leads to FMXcellence Honors for Two FMs

Building Operating Management
An Editor's View of NFMT Baltimore

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Must-See TV for FMs: DOE's Better Buildings Challenge SWAP

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Breaking Down USGBC’s Top 10 LEED States List

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

Building Operating Management
Energy Innovation Driven By Buildings Industry

Building Operating Management
Beyond Smart Grid: New Terminology, Focus on Interoperability and Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Specification Benefits HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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Lighting Needs for Education Facilities

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Power Tool Specification Goes Beyond Speed, Power

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

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Chairs Recalled Due to Fall Hazard

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Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

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New-Generation Power Tools Improve Efficiency, Lower Cost of Operation

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New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Together

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Painstaking Process Bringing New Medical College Energy Plant Online

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Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test

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College Improves Efficiency by Centralizing Facility Maintenance Staffs

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Challenge of Quantifying Value of Data Center Energy-Saving Options

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Incentives for On-Site Power Generation for Data Centers

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

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Loss of Master Key Costs College More Than $500,000

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Houston’s Scott Minnix Made Facility Assessment His First Priority

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Minnix Helped Secure Key Maintenance Funds

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

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For Minnix, Municipal Real Estate Portfolios Demand Different Paradigm

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Utility Vehicles: Proper Inspections and Maintenance Help Deliver Performance

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Post-Purchase Considerations for Utility Vehicles

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Looking for Trouble with Utility Vehicle Maintenance

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Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace Strategies

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GBCI Administers Green Garage Certification Program

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New Orleans' VA hospital Slowly Moves Ahead

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Financing Hurdles Tough to Overcome in K-12 Districts

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Managers' Roles Vary in Trying to Secure Funding for K-12 Retrofits

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Return on Investment Factors into K-12 Retrofit Decisions

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Summer Work Common to Complete Upgrade Projects in K-12 Facilities

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Future Focus: What's Your Next Retrofit Project?

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Security Concerns: Take Password Protection Seriously

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University of Kansas Hospital Plans Expansion

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Big Data Helping BAS Operate at Peak Performance

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Organizations Work To Deliver Seamless, Interoperable Connectivity for the Internet of Things

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

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Baby-Changing Tables in Restrooms: California Changes Codes

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Solar Canopies Bring Multiple Benefits To Property Management Firm

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New Standard Drives Efficiency in Rooftop Units and Furnaces

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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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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey: 2015

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

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

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

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: N+1

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

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

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Mayo Clinic Health's Eau Claire Expansion Project Begins

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Using Buildings to Support Human Health

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Lambeau Field Expansion Delivers Water Savings and Efficiency to Green Bay Packers' Home

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Lambeau Field Upgrades Feature 38 New Restrooms

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Lambeau Field Operations Staff Benefits from Past Experiences

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Green Bay Packers Renovation Project Produces Water Efficiency

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ADA: Beyond the Violation

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Louisville Rehab Facility Undergoing $5.2 Million Expansion underway at facility

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Carefully Selected Floors Raise Issues of Materials Use

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Flooring Decisions Involve Issues of Sustainable Content, Chemical Exposure

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‘Green’ Flooring Decisions Involve Checking for Third-Party Certifications

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Green Seal, Floorscore Among ‘Green’ Flooring Certifications

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Why Building Resilience Matters More Than Ever

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Task-Based Building Service Contracts Are Co-Employment Contracts

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NLRB Decisions On Co-Employment Hold Lessons For Facility Managers

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How to Recommission and Revitalize Lighting Control Systems

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Talking Points: Protecting Maintenance as Facilities Shrink

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

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Facilities Management's Role in ASU Emergency Response and Recovery Planning

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Arizona State Benefits from Emergency Planning Process

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Solar Market Growing, but Challenges do Exist

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Developments on Solar-Technology Front for Maintenance Managers

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Cleaner Energy Sources Benefit Bottom Line at Vanderbilt University

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Hurricane Sandy Showed Importance of Critical Facilities Site Selection

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Building an Arsenal of Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Specification Strategies for Determining Grounds Equipment Attachments

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Extended Warranty Recommendend for Grounds Attachments

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Going Green: Equipment Attachments With Sustainability in Mind

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Facility Management Survey: Master Plans

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External Communications Can Aid LEED Retail Strategies

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Crisis Intervention, Threat Assessment Programs Supporting Campus Security

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Increasing Use of Technology Aiding Campus Security Forces

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Impact of Clery Act Requirements on Campus Security

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Universities Save Switching from Steam to Hot Water

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University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability Challenges

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Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Priorities

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University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

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Maintenance Staffs Incur ‘Back to School’ Costs Too

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Energy Upgrades Roundtable: Managers Discuss Energy Efficiency Challenges

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Maximizing Space Utilization Efficiency in Higher Education

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Facility Departments Must Cope with Baby Boomer Retirements

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Using and Managing Energy Monitoring Data

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Keeping Track of Power Tools a Challenge for Maintenance Departments

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Managing Technicians and Their Tool Needs

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Manual Tracking System Helps Manage Power Tool Distribution

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Determining When to Repair or Replace Power Tools

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

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ADA Answers: Determining Accessibility Requirements

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To Get Utility Incentives, Reach Out Early In Project Planning

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Tips For Getting Incentives From Utilities

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FaciliThon Aims To Draw High School Students Into Facility Management Careers

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How Real-Time Energy Monitoring Saves Energy

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Understanding the Revolution in Energy Storage

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New Generation of LEDs Make Good Case for Retrofit

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Energy Storage Applications

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Pairing Solar Power with Energy Storage

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Quick Response to Energy Waste, Quick ROI Among Benefits

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Bringing Energy Understanding to Occupants, Tenants

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Retaining Institutional Knowledge, Recruiting New Workers

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Methods of Training New Facility Workers

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Adjusting to Younger Workforce

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Survey: Leading Concerns of Facility Managers

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For Jachimowicz, a Business Result Must Drive Projects

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Jachimowicz’s Move Through the Ranks at Marriott

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Self-Improvement Ethic, Leadership Were Key for Jachimowicz

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Energy-Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Earn LEED Silver Status

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Pitfalls to Avoid When Planning Access Control

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Top Products — Energy Optimization

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Diverse Community Challenges Call for Savvy Fleet Management

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Grounds Crews Regularly use Mowers, Boats in Florida Residential Area

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Utility Vehicles Play Vital Role in Florida Community Grounds Department

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Video: Best Practices Discussed by 2015 FMXcellence Award Winners

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Design Standards and Objectives in Critical-Facility Siting

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Healthcare Leases: Pay Close Attention to Guaranties

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Know Your Own Operation When Selecting for Energy Optimization

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Using Interior Strategies To Boost Productivity, Sustainability Initiatives

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Benefits to Lighting Upgrades, Even in Relatively Recent System

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Understanding UPS Offline Design Trend, Redundancy Options

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How Type of Paint and Paint Quality Affect Performance

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Access Denied: Common ADA Violations

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Honoree: Sheridan College, Oakville, Ontario
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Honoree: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
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Honoree: University of Arizona
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Honoree: adidas Group
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Lighting Upgrades Keep Mall of America Fresh, Energy Efficient

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Successful Lighting Upgrades at Mall of America Require Effective Planning

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Lighting Upgrades Vital Part of Massive Mall of America Expansion

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover Cost Of Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility Technical Advice Helps Denver School Solve Hot/Cold Problem

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Allowing for Varying Employee Ages, Preferences in Workplace Style

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Managing Sustainable Design for the Long Term in Workplace Interiors

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

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

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Turning Data Concepts Into Practice Often Challenging

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New UPS Options with Compact Designs, Batteries, Cooling Requirements

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Understanding UPS: Generators, Load Tests, Commissioning, Circuit Breakers

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5 Criteria to Guide Purchase of UPS

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Three Thoughts on Resilience in Commercial Facilities

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Clean Cooling Towers One Key to Reducing Legionella Outbreaks

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

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Basic Paint Components and Their Role in Quality, Performance

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Consider Application Needs, Environmental Conditions In Selecting Paint

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Facility Maintenance Achievement Awards Recipients Announced

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Pair Resilience With Other Business Goals

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Hospital Uses Utility Assessment To Begin Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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Resilience: Introducing a 3-Article Special Section

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Knowing the Types of Lighting Control Systems and How Often Recommissioning Is Needed

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At Peace Institute in Washington, D.C. , Complex Lighting Controls Get an Ongoing Commissioning

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High-Performance Lighting Design and California’s Title 24

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Understanding Rooftop HVAC Units as an Energy-Saving Option

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Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

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ASHE, Joint Commission collaborate on safety compliance resources

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Three Areas to Consider for Greater Resilience

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Lack of Attentiveness, Displaced Frustration Can Fuel Occupant Complaints

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Categorizing the Types of Complainers Organizations Encounter

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Some Keys to Providing Good Facility Customer Service

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Make Complainer Part of the Solution and Provide Feedback

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

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Apologies, Problem-Solving Can Help Assuage Occupant Complaints

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3 Ways to Reduce Customer Complaints

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Worker Training Roundtable: Managers Discuss Strategies

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Museum Evaluates, Installs LEDs With Support From Local Utility

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

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The Focus on Sustainable Electricity Through PEER

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Understanding Building Resilience in Area-Wide Context, Planning for the Unexpected

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Smart Budgeting, Good Communication Keep College Renovations Moving Smoothly

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How Smart is a Smart Building?

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Managing Scheduling Concerns During College Renovation

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High-Performance Issues Link Building Resilience and Sustainability

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Water Efficiency Is New Focus in High Performance

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Retrofitting vs. Relighting — What Makes Most Sense for Your Facility?

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Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

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Supporting Business Continuity Through Building Resilience

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Weather-Proofed Windows and Energy Efficiency

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Renewable Energy to Power Next Facebook Data Center

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Variety of Building Vulnerabilities May Pose Security Challenges

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Biggest Change in Energy Markets Is Natural Gas Pricing

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Understanding PUC Regulation as a Factor in Utility Rates

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Deferred Maintenance: Survey Says Managers Confident About Overcoming Backlog

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

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

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3 Steps Identify Critical Facilities' Downtime Risks

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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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Green Team: Sustainable Landscapes a Group Effort at the University of California-Davis

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Important Issues in Selecting Critical Facilities Sites

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Using Detailed Site Analysis to Locate Critical Facilities

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Innovative Funding Sources Provide Upgrades to Healthcare Facilities’ Infrastructures

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Variety of Emergencies, Relationships Demand Attention

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Roundtable: Managers Discuss Water Conservation Strategies

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Understanding Whether a ‘Critical Operation’ is Really Critical

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Healthcare Leases: Termination Rights

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Understand Causes of Occupant Complaints and Turn Them Into a Positive

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Consider Tax Appetite in Picking Best Financing for Energy Efficiency

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Common Problems With Modified Bitumen Roof Systems

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Five-Year Capital Plan Helps Chicago High-Rise Cut Energy Use

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Five Tips for Writing Strategic Capital Energy Plans

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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance Needs Marketing Plan

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Dave Lubach: Staffing Strategies - Creating Future Technicians

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Understanding the Big Shifts in Power Pricing

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Training Budgets: FM Survey Offers Benchmarks

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How Lean Design, Construction Techniques Trim Healthcare Costs

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Incorporating Portable Cooling Into Emergency Response Plans

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Facility Challenges When Making Temporary Cooling Plans

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Immediate Access to Portable Cooling Units Essential

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Energy Opportunity Study, Cascading Returns, Form Basis For Five-Year Capital Plan

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California Campus Capitalizes on Versatility of Utility Vehicles

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Specifying Utility Vehicles for Sustainability

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Impact of Staff on Utility Vehicle Decisions

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3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

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Healthcare Facilities Use PPAs to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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On Notice: Responding to an ADA Complaint

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

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Finding Best Financing Options for Energy Efficiency Projects

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Survey Says: Managers Sound Off on Outsourcing

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Keeping a Sustainable Building Operating Sustainably

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Strategies for HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities

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Survey Reports Benefits of Facility Training

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

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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance and the Strategies Within the Struggle

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Dave Lubach: Strive to Seek the Bigger Picture on Big Data

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Security Audits Build a Baseline of Knowledge

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FMs As Educators

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Waste Management is an Important Step for Infection Control

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Three Secrets of Successful Team Building

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When Building a Team, Identify Strong and Weak Points

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Successful Critical Facility Commissioning

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Evaluating Commissioning Agents For Data Centers And Other Critical Facilities

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Should A Design Engineering Firm Self-Perform Critical Facility Commissioning?

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Focusing on Lighting System Upgrades

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Field Testing an Important Step in Lighting Upgrade Process

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Standards Emerge to Monitor Lighting Industry

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Active Upgrading, Energy Monitoring Also Part of SL Green Sustainability Approach

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Retrocommissioning, Tenant Relationships Part of SL Green Sustainability Efforts

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Common Security Vulnerabilities in Facilities

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Tips on Getting Effective Security Audit

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Security Showcase Products

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Utility Program Helps Fund Retrocommissioning, Upgrades at Santiago Canyon College

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LEED Improving on Bridging the Design to Operations Gap

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Additional Energy Efficiency Lighting Issues Covered by Title 24

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California’s Title 24 Addresses Variety of Lighting Efficiency Controls

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Acceptance Testing, Training for Lighting Controls, Energy Efficiency

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Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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Common Sources of IAQ Issues

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Vancouver Facility Boosts Water Efficiency with Onsite Wastewater Treatment, Re-use

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Wastewater Reclamation Gains Ground in Water Efficiency Arena

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Back-Up Generator Meets Demand for Continuous Availability of Power

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Savvy Specification for Grounds Equipment

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Managers Should Schedule Time to Test Grounds Equipment Before Purchasing

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Training, Inspections Important to Long-Term Grounds Equipment Care

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Trend Watch: Mower Efficiency Continues to Improve

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Tenant Drills, Communication Aid in Maintaining Security in Office Buildings

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To Boost Water Efficiency, Learn Existing System, Consider Alternative Sources

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Materials on Roof Surface Can Build Energy Efficiency

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Hospitals Weigh Access Control, Intrusion Detection to Boost Safety and Security­

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Target Heat Loss at Walls, Roofs to Boost Building Performance

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Timing, Scope Are Critical In Considering Deep Energy Retrofits

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Technology Updates Could Signal Need for Lighting Upgrades

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The struggle for deferred maintenance goes on. Consultants offer insights to turn the tide

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Long Term Planning, Recommissioning, Auditing

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How To Know How Far To Go With a Deep Energy Retrofit?

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Networking, Platform, Mentors Can Boost Women in Facility Management

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Managers discuss their challenges when buying sustainable products

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ADA and the Impact on Operations

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

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

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

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

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Sponsors, Career Strategy Can Help Women in Facility Management

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New Lighting Technology Can Bring New Challenges

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Pick Low Hanging Fruit, Retrocommission, To Set Stage For Capital Plan

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Use Capital Plan To Achieve Stable Energy Savings

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Energy Codes, Technology Improvements Driving Changes in Lighting

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White LED Lamps Are Biggest Recent Development in Lighting

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Power Reliability Showcase Products

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Costs and Risks Involved in Generator Purchase

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Revamping Training to Keep Pace With Facilities

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Project Size, Non-Energy Components Are Important in Deep Energy Retrofits

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Deep Energy Retrofit a Chance to ‘Re-Market,’ Re-Think a Building

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Others Ways for Improving Power Reliability Include ATS, UPS

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Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermath

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Receding Floodwaters Offer Good, Bad News for Michigan Hospital

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Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience

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Focus on Fleets: Success Specification Strategies

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ADA: Maintenance Matters

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Tenants Play Important Role in Safety-Security Planning

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Protecting Healthcare Staff From Patients, Family Members

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Handling Emergencies in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

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First Steps For Scoping Out Women's Initiatives

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PACE Financing an Option for More Extensive Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility On-bill Financing an Added Option for Energy Efficiency Projects

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Healthcare Leases: Understanding HIPPA Impacts

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Key Issues in Buying Healthcare Security Technology

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Financing Tools Include Energy Performance Contract, Energy Service Agreement

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‘Threshold Questions’ Help Find Path to Energy Efficiency Financing

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Emergency Evacuation Elevators Require Changed Thinking

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Water Watch: County's Projects Deliver Savings

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Training, Technology Upgrades Can Boost Facility’s Efficiency

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Tapping Occupant Behavior a Key Sustainability Strategy

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ADA: Comprehensive Compliance

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Energy Audits Are Combined With Retrocommissioning Effort

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Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehicles

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Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiency

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Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Changing Roles: Maintenance and Facility Security

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Maintenance Brings Facility Knowledge to Security Teams

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Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas

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Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products

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California County Goes Overtime to Keep Plumbing Projects In House

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Plumbing Retrofit Project Requires Weekend Work

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Reducing GPF Drops County Restroom Water Use by 35 Percent

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County Considers Better Preventive Maintenance Plan Following Plumbing Retrofit

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Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

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Turf Wars, Staffing Complicate Mass Notification Plans

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Healthcare Leases: Anti-Kickback Statute And Stark Law

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Critical Operations: Laboratories and Energy Savings

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Variable Air Volume Considerations for Critical Facilities

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Uncovering Energy Savings Inside Critical Facilities

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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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To Justify Large HVAC Upgrades, Consider Deferred Capital Renewal

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Quality Management Principles Can Help Facility Managers Resolve Complaints

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Unlocking the Door to Successful Door Security Upgrades

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Start Specification Process With Thorough Analysis of Facility Entries

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Product Considerations for Door Hardware Upgrades

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To Get Utility Incentives, Reach Out Early In Project Planning

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Utility’s Advice Aided School’s Energy Upgrades

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Utility Rebates, Advice Aid Energy Efficiency Efforts

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Paints Applications: Recipe for Success

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Sustainability Considerations for Painting Products

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Completing the Painting Project Puzzle

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Stay Up to Speed on Roof Systems Technology

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High School Plumbing Retrofit Combats Rising Water Bills

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Solar Panels Add Challenging Dimension to Arizona State Re-Roofing Project

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Roofing Specifiers Take Weight Considerations Into Account

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Roof Penetrations Slow Crews During Arizona State Project

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Utility Vehicles and the Road to Successful Specification

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Important Utility Vehicle Specification Decisions to Consider

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Lessons Learned From Utility Vehicle Specification

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Other Restroom Decisions Involve Sensors, No-Touch Devices, Lighting, Color

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Finding Right Restroom Materials Is Key

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Upgraded BAS Sets Stage for Improved Efficiency at University of New Mexico

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Good Restroom Planning Makes the Most of a Branding Opportunity

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Plumbing Upgrade: Locking Down Savings

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ADA and Common-Sense Steps

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Variety of Emergencies, Building Vulnerabilities Demand Attention

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Drills, Communication, Relationship Building All Strengthen Security

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Safety and Security Challenges in Multi-Tenant Office Buildings

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Making Retrocommissioning a Priority

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Library Energy Project Replaced Outmoded Systems

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Centralizing Energy Management in City of Boston Buildings

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Training, Post-Failure Procedures Should Inform O&M Manuals

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Todd Isherwood Transforming City of Boston's Energy Strategies

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Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

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Data Center Salary Survey: More Than 10 MW

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Data Center Salary Survey: 2 To 10 MW

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Data Center Salary Survey: Less Than 2 MW

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Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

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Data Center Salary Survey: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

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Data Center Salary Survey: N+1

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Data Center Salary Survey: No Redundancy (N)

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Data Center Salary Survey: Market Background

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Improving Indoor Air Quality Can Lead to Improved Productivity

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Resources for Fire Safety in Green Buildings

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Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

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Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

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Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

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University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

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Plumbing Retrofit in Detention Center Captures Savings

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Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

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Florida County Uses Maintenance Department as an Environmental Steward

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Small Restroom Retrofit Produces Big Savings in Sheriff's Administration Building

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Innovative Irrigation Project Produces Big Savings at Agricultural Center

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Design Collaboration Can Make School a Great Teaching Tool

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

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Employee Concerns Prompt Change Management Plan

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More Ways Facility Managers Can Excel as Educators

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Waste Watch: Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency

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HVAC System Audits Help Improve Efficiency

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Retrocommissioning Helps Identify HVAC Inefficiencies

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How School Buildings Can Become Hands-On Teaching Tools

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Green Fleet: Sustainability Issues for Mowers

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Noise Pollution Emerges as Important Mower Sustainability Factor

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Keeping an Eye on Emissions Important for Mower Maintenance

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Eye on Efficiency: Economy Forces Department to Revisit Plans

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Survey Suggests Many BAS Could Be Vulnerable To Hackers

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BAS Cybersecurity Steps: Firewalls, Isolation, Patches

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ADA Compliance: Myths and Misconceptions

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Cybersecurity Measures To Protect The BAS/BMS

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Why Building Management Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattack