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Coverage including updates, insights, strategies and best practices for the facilities management industry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Spotlight on Sustainability


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Green Roofs Continue To Grow, Some by Law

Building Operating Management
9 Ways Green Roofs Bring Greener Cities, Buildings

Building Operating Management
10 Best Practices To Preserve Historic Landmarks

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EPA Proposes Rollback of Clean Power Plan

Building Operating Management
How To Preserve Historic Landmarks: Steps 3-6

Building Operating Management
Run The Building Like a Business: Steps 7-10 for Preserving Historic Landmarks

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Climate Change Intensifying Urban Heat Islands

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Solar Could Help Save Bees

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Studies Show Open Offices Bad for Collaboration

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3 Benefits of Cool Roofs

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Facility Planning with Scope in Mind

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Facility Upgrades Without Interruptions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers Evolve To Meet User Demands

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Open Offices Can Pose Threat to Women: Study

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Health of Aging Workforce is an Asset Worth Protecting

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Are Open Offices Really That Bad?

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Power Outage Plagues Healthcare Facility

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City Grid Increases Urban Heat Island Effect

Building Operating Management
How To Get the Most Energy Efficiency From a Chiller Plant

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Resilient Facilities: Preparing for Growing Threats

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: The Path to Reliability and Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Benefits of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Analyzing Metrics for Successful Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

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

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Earthquake Rattles Northeast U.S. Facilities

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Grounds: Tough Choice on Historic Tree

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Disneyland Hit with Massive Power Outage

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Train Derailment Highlights Importance of All-Hazards Planning

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New ASTM International Standard Helps Monitor Building Sealants

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Tremco Roofing Selected to Restore Cleveland Cavaliers' Quicken Loans Arena

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Security Spotlight: Facility Upgrades Safeguards

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Trump Administration Reportedly Plans to Repeal the Clean Power Plan

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Trump Takes a First Step Toward Scrapping Obama’s Global Warming Policy

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The Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Shortchanges the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

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Cooling in a Crisis

News
The Garland Company Unveils Redesigned, Customer-Centric Website

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

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Maintenance Worker Cited in Emergency Response

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Open Spec Advances Interoperability for Physical Security Systems

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

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Power Problem: Outage Darkens Major U.S. City

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For Emergency Planning, Build Interdepartmental Team

Building Operating Management
SIDEBAR: Use Available Technology To Optimize the Office

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Understanding Risks Is First Step In Emergency Preparedness

Building Operating Management
GSA Commits to Historical Renovation, the Green Proving Ground, and Dedication to Occupant Wellness

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Prevent Flooding and Damage During Rainstorms with Tips from Heaviland Landscape Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler and HVAC Upgrades Helps California Airport's Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Airport Navigates HVAC Issues During Central Plant Expansion

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Airport Fines Clear Skies to HVAC Savings

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

Building Operating Management
How To Capitalize on the Value of Long-Term Energy Planning

Building Operating Management
Mitigating Future Cost Risk: The Real Reason For Long-Term Energy Planning

Building Operating Management
Account For the Future Cost of Energy in Long-Term Energy Planning

Facility Focus
From Navy to Plant Operations at Health Care Facility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Plant Operations Manager: 'Teaching Most Rewarding Part of the Job'

News
Milwaukee Delivers Breakthrough Performance for Landscape Maintenance Professionals with the Introduction of Outdoor Power Equipment

News
Kubota Begins Construction on Major Expansion of its National Distribution Center in Jefferson, Georgia

Building Operating Management
6 Strategies For Developing Facilities Management Talent For The Future

Building Operating Management
Understand New Demands on the FM Profession

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commercial Mowers and the Sustainability Connection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
More Mower Options Mean Greater Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Achieving Sustainability Beyond Mowing Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Managers use Mowers as Recruiting Tools

News
Heaviland Landscape Management Wins Two CLCA Awards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Business Resilience Includes more than Emergency Preparedness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rebounding Buildings: Facility Resilience

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Steps to Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
2. Reduce, Reuse, Repurpose Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
3. Keep Eye on Insects Through Pest Management Control

Facility Maintenance Decisions
4. Increase Sustainability by Addressing Stormwater

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5. Incorporate Community Gardents into Landscapes

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Floods and Facilities: Preparing for the Worst

Building Operating Management
ISIS: Another In a Growing List of Threats To Consider in Security Plans

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Planning: From Concept to Reality

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Decide What Constitutes a Good or Acceptable Maintenance Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tune Maintenance Planning Process with Measuring and Meetings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Decisions Prevent Flooding Disaster at Medical School

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vital Hospital Components Considered Vulnerable to Flooding

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Together

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test

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
3 Technology-Related Issues Related to Active-Shooter Plan

Building Operating Management
‘Gap Analysis’ Can Help Evaluate Response Plan for Active Shooter

Building Operating Management
Planning for an Active-Shooter Event

Facility Focus
Western Michigan's Director of Engineering and Maintenance Services Discusses his Career

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

Building Operating Management
Facilities Respond to California’s Drought

Building Operating Management
California Water-Use Targets Include Sprinklers, Water Reclamation, Landscaping

Building Operating Management
Better Design, Management, Technology Aid California Water Reduction

Building Operating Management
Dishwashing Efficiency, Xeriscaping Help Cut California Water Use

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Creating Value Through Resilience

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William Faulkner - Famed Author and Most-Famous Physical Plant Manager Ever?

Building Operating Management
Making Master Planning a Valuable Tool for Facilities

Building Operating Management
Mass Shootings One Issue Among Many in Campus Security

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Arizona State Benefits from Emergency Planning Process

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cleaner Energy Sources Benefit Bottom Line at Vanderbilt University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Natural Gas Transition Saves Vanderbilt Millions on Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New HVAC System Changes Priorities for Vanderbilt Maintenance Department

Building Operating Management
Various Types of Facility Master Plans Serve Different Purposes

Building Operating Management
Using Master Plans to Address Funding Challenges in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Translating a Facility Master Plan into Individual Projects

Building Operating Management
Facility Management Survey: Master Plans

Building Operating Management
Crisis Intervention, Threat Assessment Programs Supporting Campus Security

Building Operating Management
Increasing Use of Technology Aiding Campus Security Forces

Building Operating Management
Impact of Clery Act Requirements on Campus Security

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Report: Grounds Maintenance Profession Growing in Government

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening Grounds: Enhancing Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Rethinking Pest Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes: Native Plants Trending

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Frito-Lay Data Center Expansion Shows Value of Maintenance Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Steps to Achieving Maintenance Operations Utopia

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University of Utah Adapts Landscape to Climate Conditions

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation System Warning Signs and Potential Solutions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Coatings Considerations For Concrete Surfaces

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sorting Through the Various Types of Concrete Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Avoiding Common Problems With Sealers and Coatings for Concrete Applications

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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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building, Landscape Changes Affect Irrigation System Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Controllers Help Detect Leaks Earlier, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changing Roles: Maintenance and Facility Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Brings Facility Knowledge to Security Teams

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products

Building Operating Management
3 Common Mistakes in Wireless System Design

Building Operating Management
When Installing Wireless, Consider Signal Coverage, Interference, Security

Building Operating Management
During Design, Think Ahead in Planning Wireless Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preventive Maintenance, Scheduling Meetings Among Important Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Top Maintenance Goal: Make Technicians Better Firefighters

Building Operating Management
Rules of Thumb to Guide 5-Year Capital Plan

Building Operating Management
Tie Capital Decisions To How Building Has Evolved

Building Operating Management
Use Three Steps To Build Long-Term Capital Plan

Building Operating Management
5-Year Plan Delivers Energy Savings, Stable ROI

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Mowers: Matching Equipment to Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Technology Trends Feature Comfort, Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight on OPEI

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Michigan State Grounds Management Groups Find Benefits from Sharing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Management Team Tracks Users' Needs at University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sharing Resources Results in Money-Saving Measures for Michigan State

Facility Maintenance Decisions
East Lansing, Michigan State Merge Some Grounds Operations to Save Money

Building Operating Management
Electric Bills May Rise With New Regulations On Coal-Fired Power Plants

Building Operating Management
How Will Electric Utilities Respond To New Rules On Carbon Emissions?

Building Operating Management
Electricity-Price Impact Of New Carbon Emission Rules Will Vary

Building Operating Management
Look Closely: Will New Regulations Will Affect Your Electric Power Pricing?

Building Operating Management
How To Soften Electric Rate Increases From New Rules On Coal Plant Emissions

Building Operating Management
Make Security Planning A Priority During Building Design

Building Operating Management
Building Owner Needs To Take Lead Role In Prioritizing Security

Building Operating Management
Focus On Zones Of Control And Protection To Minimize Security Gaps

Building Operating Management
Bringing IT Onto The Security Team

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Turning Crisis Into Strategy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Underfunding Routine Maintenance Leads to Problems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting a Deferred Maintenance Plan Into Action

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds and Equipment Preparation for Winter Often Begins in Summer

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing Turf, Plants and Trees for Cold-Weather Conditions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Include Crew Preparation in Fall, Winter Planning

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People, Planet, Profits: True Corporate Responsibility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers discuss their roles in helping protect buildings, operations and occupants

Building Operating Management
The Complicated Question of Open Floor Office Plans

Building Operating Management
Less Obvious Systems To Consider in Pursuing Water Efficiency

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Grounds Care: Equipment Versatility Through Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance and Engineering: Key Players in Emergency Preparedness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance and Engineering Departments' Role in Emergency Preparation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning Considerations for Facility Recovery

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding the Preparedness Cycle

Building Operating Management
Clearly Defined Objectives Help Make Emergency Preparedness Drills More Effective

Building Operating Management
Testing Communication With Building Staff, First Responders Is Critical Part Of Emergency Preparedness Drills

Building Operating Management
Information Gathering Is Major Benefit Of Emergency Preparedness Drills

Building Operating Management
Drills Help Facility Managers, First Responders Develop Better Emergency Preparedness Plans

Building Operating Management
Ensuring Data Centers Stay Online During Extreme Weather

Building Operating Management
Preparing Data Centers for Extreme Cold or Extreme Heat

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing for Productivity: The Rise of the Maintenance Planner

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Landscaping Projects: Matching Equipment Options to Project Needs

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Vested Outsourcing Creates a Win Win Situation

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How FMs Can Augment The Triple Bottom Line

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

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Video Surveillance Technology Expands Options For Security Monitoring

Building Operating Management
Video Surveillance: Keep Your Analog and Have Your IP Too

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Who's on Your Sustainability Team?

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Define Network Responsibilities to Defuse IT-Security Tension

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How 5 Sustainability Programs Generate Savings at UC-Davis - An Online Exclusive

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Campus Realizes Savings With Sustainable Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tree-Planting Program Generates Significant Energy Savings at UC-Davis

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscape Focus Changes Staff Responsibilities at UC-Davis

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Test New, Existing Systems To Ensure Working Access Control

Building Operating Management
Preparing Fenway Park For Game Day

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Landscapes: Grounds Care Activities can Have Big Impact on Environment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sprinkler Head Leaks, Pressure Issues Lead to Rising Water Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Renovation Recommended for Green Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tactics for Healthy, Attractive Green Landscapes

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Assess Future Needs When Putting In New Access Control

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

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Fighting Drought Conditions: How Texas University Deals With Local Water Restrictions

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Develop Crisis Response Plan To Help Protect Campus

Building Operating Management
Uncertain Business Climate Makes Strategic Facility Planning More Important Than Ever

Building Operating Management
Key Concepts Of Facility Strategic Planning For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Strategic Facility Planning Success Hinges On Taking It Seriously

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

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

Building Operating Management
High Level Challenge: Chilled Water Plant Replacement In High-Rise Office Penthouse

Building Operating Management
Detailed Site Analysis Can Help Select Disaster-Resilient Location For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Critical Facilities Sites Must Meet Minimum Criteria For Disaster Resilience

Building Operating Management
Government Standards Can Help Set Criteria For Critical Facilities Site Location

Building Operating Management
Five Steps To Evaluating Sites For Critical Facilities

Building Operating Management
Hurricane Sandy Showed Importance Of Critical Facilities Site Selection

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What To Think About When You

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
Preparations Before Hurricane Sandy Helped Cushman & Wakefield Quickly Bring Buildings Back Online

Building Operating Management
New York City Public Schools Rethinking Emergency Plans After Sandy-driven Flooding

Building Operating Management
Even if Code Doesn't Require Generator, HEI Hotels is Exploring Options in Wake of Power Outage

Building Operating Management
EMD Serono Focuses on Details, Communication After Challenges of Hurricane Sandy

Building Operating Management
Rockefeller University Finds That Mother Nature Always Wins

Building Operating Management
Katrina Experiences Helped Shape Marriott's Hurricane Sandy Plans

Building Operating Management
For Newark Public Schools, Fuel Supply Challenges Complicated Recovery From Hurricane Sandy

Building Operating Management
Flooding From Sandy Raises Questions About Location of Electrical Gear

Building Operating Management
At Crozer-Keystone, Better Safe Than Sorry Was Key To Sandy Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training, Now More Important Than Ever

Building Operating Management
Avoid These 5 Pitfalls When Planning Access Control

Building Operating Management
For Complex Access Control, Security Systems, Select In-House, External Team Carefully

Building Operating Management
Test Access Control Hardware, Software To Ensure Compatibility

Building Operating Management
Emergency Preparedness Plans Should Address Issues From IT To Staff

Building Operating Management
Identify Most Critical Risks As Basis For Your Disaster Plan

Building Operating Management
Testing Emergency Response Plan Offers Challenges

Building Operating Management
7x24 Exchange Helps Guide Data Center Disaster Planning

Building Operating Management
Data Center Redundancy Requires More Than Just Equipment

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Health Care Facilities Face Two Challenges From Competition

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Evacuation Planning for People with Disabilities

Building Operating Management
Increasing Water, Wastewater Costs Demand Improved Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Restrooms, Landscaping Offer Opportunities For Water Savings

Building Operating Management
Cooling Towers Are Overlooked As Water Users

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Showcase: New Products

Building Operating Management
When It Comes To Natural Disasters, A Plan Is Essential

Building Operating Management
Facility Master Plan Can Help With Energy Efficiency In Educational Facilities

Building Operating Management
Energy Consultants Can Help Integrate Energy Conservation Measures With Facility Master Plan

Building Operating Management
Energy Calculations Help Determine Payback Of Energy Conservation Measures In Facility Master Plan

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Effective Work-Order Schedule Pays Dividends

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Regular inspection lengthens windows' lifespan

Building Operating Management
Q&A: Data Center Expert Chris Wade on Disaster Preparedness, Planning

Building Operating Management
What To Do When You Can't Prevent Storm Damage To Your Data Center

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Delivers Benefits to Grounds Care Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Identifies Savings from Centralization

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revamped Grounds Operations Brings Savings, Synergy and Jobs

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Security Film Offers Options For Windows

Building Operating Management
How Office Park Landscapes Can Reduce Water Use

Building Operating Management
Smart Irrigation Systems, Rainwater Collection Are Cost-Effective

Building Operating Management
Proposed Legionella Standard Undergoing Further Revisions

Building Operating Management
USGBC Perspective: Greenbuild 2012 Celebrates Sustainable Building Management

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List Of Crisis Events Can Help With Security Planning

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

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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
Political Convention Security Planning Requires Risk Assessment, Efficient Communication

Building Operating Management
Experts: Communication is Most Important Part of Emergency Preparedness

Building Operating Management
Owner Buy-In Critical To Physical Security Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Ted Whiting: Technology Key to Surveillance Success at ARIA

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'Road Map' Can Help Guide Security Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hurricane Cleanup Lets Campus Rebuild Sustainably

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Sustainability During Post-Hurricane Restoration

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Staff Supports Sustainability Efforts

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

Building Operating Management
Multitenant Buildings Have Multiple Security Needs

Building Operating Management
In Securing Multitenant Facilities, Human Element Plays a Large Role

Building Operating Management
With Multitenant Buildings, Good Communication Is Essential to Security Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance and the Bottom Line

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers With Disaster Experience Say Careful Planning, Realistic Training Are Crucial

Building Operating Management
Advance Notice of Disasters Offers Crucial Advantage

Building Operating Management
In a Disaster, Responsibility to Public Makes Facility Manager's Job Harder

Building Operating Management
After a Disaster, Generator Fuel, Vendors Are Important

Building Operating Management
Preparing for Disaster: During Hurricane Season, Miami Facility Takes Advantage of Lead Time

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

Building Operating Management
Emergency Planning: Hawaii School, New Jersey University Have Responsibility to Public

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BIM: A Better View of Maintenance

Building Operating Management
Green Health Care Buildings Reduce Costs, Support Patient Health

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

Building Operating Management
Credible Data, Staff Support Help Green Health Care Operations Succeed

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Why Are Green Roofs Environmentally Responsible?

Facility Focus
Creating a "Red Book" Can Save Your Assets During an Incident

Facility Focus
Crisis Management: Why you need to be concerned

Facility Focus
Incident Trends in Educational Institutions

Facility Focus
Tips for Creating a Crisis Coordinator Program

Facility Focus
Why the First 2-3 Minutes of an Incident are so Important

Facility Focus
Understanding Technology Supported Emergency Response Initiatives

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Tips For Exterior Shading to Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Maintenance Planning Streamlines Operations, Saves Money

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Planning Includes Taking a Punch - and Getting Up

Building Operating Management
Multimedia: Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Green Means Go for Transwestern's Skodowski, His Sustainability Team

Building Operating Management
Transwestern's Sustainability Efforts a Cornerstone of Company's Work

Building Operating Management
Experience Makes Skodowski a Natural to Develop Green Best Practices

Building Operating Management
Skodowski, Transwestern Focus on Green Building Success, not Speed

Building Operating Management
New Codes, Green Building Rating Systems Influence Restroom Equipment Selection

Building Operating Management
How To Make Landscaping and Irrigation Water Efficient

Building Operating Management
Robert Lang: Security Road Map Can Improve Decisions in Emergencies

Facility Focus
Transwestern's Allan Skodowski on LEED and the Better Buildings Challenge

Building Operating Management
Does Your Facility Have a Security Plan?

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Organize a Big Project

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Facility Managers Can Follow These Steps to Leadership

Building Operating Management
Trained Immediate Responders Can Provide Swift In-House Action When Trouble Strikes

Building Operating Management
Effective Immediate Responders Require Careful Planning, Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Lead, Guide, Direct

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: What Plants Work Best for Xeriscaping

Building Operating Management
Green Science Teaching Center Meets Challenges of Landmark Site

Building Operating Management
Stephen George: Master Planning Via Partnering

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Business Continuity Planning: Ten Key Steps

Facility Focus
What Do Facility Managers Need in Business Continuity Plans?

Facility Focus
Emergency Planning: Develop a Communications Strategy

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Strategy: Keep a Plan Up to Date

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Planning: Drilling and Tabletop Exercises

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Strategy: Implement a Shelter-In-Place Plan

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Planning: Develop a Chain of Command

Facility Focus
Business Continuity Plan: Use Checklists for Most Important Steps

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Considerations in Reviewing Outsourcing Service Contracts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Define a Business Continuity Plan

Building Operating Management
Research Shows Cool Roofs Have Benefits at City and Global Levels

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The Three Levels of Cool Roof Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Business Continuity Strategy: 10 Key Steps

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Strategic Thinking Can Help the Facility Department Add Value

Building Operating Management
Managing Input During Renovation Project Planning

Building Operating Management
The Logistics of Campus Renovation Projects

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Emergency Planning: Materials and Training

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Emergency Planning: Five Ideas to Protect Technicians

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: Conduct a Business Impact Analysis

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How to Plan for Emergency Events

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Vegetative Roofs Moderate Interior Building Temperatures

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Plan on Good IAQ

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: Define Roles and Responsibilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: OSHA Offers Training Materials

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: Develop Materials and Equipment Inventory

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Emergency Planning: Protecting Front-Line Workers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Planning: First Responders Get Attention

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Preparedness: Common Hazards Facing Front-Line Workers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Worker Safety: Key OSHA Regulations

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

Building Operating Management
Rethinking Office Layouts and Space Planning

Building Operating Management
Daylighting and Acoustics are Concerns in Office Spaces

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Facility Managers Can Help To Lessen Stress Of Elevator Stranding

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Accessibility: Planning for Emergencies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Crews Revamp Park's Landscapes, Hardscapes

Building Operating Management
Fourteen Critical Business Topics FMs Should Understand

Building Operating Management
Furniture Standards Change as Office Hierarchies Flatten

Building Operating Management
Implementing New Furniture Standards Takes Patience

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Security Upgrade: Hospital Undertakes Risk Assessment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Security Retrofit: Upgrade Access-Control System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Security: IP-Based, Digital Cameras Streamline Retrofit

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plant Specification: What is the Impact on Maintenance?

Building Operating Management
Being Prepared for an Emergency Requires a Regularly Updated Emergency Plan

Building Operating Management
Practice Emergency Plans so Occupants are Prepared

Building Operating Management
Sustainability Focus Transforms NYC Schools

Building Operating Management
Coordination Across City Organizations Drives Sustainability Success

Building Operating Management
Finding the Funding for Energy Education and Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Communication with Occupants, Local Authorities Key to Emergency Planning

Building Operating Management
CMMS Capabilities

Building Operating Management
Optimize the Acoustics of Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Block and Cover Sound

Building Operating Management
Planning and Coordination Helps HVAC Projects Succeed

Building Operating Management
Measuring the Benefits of HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Making the Case for HVAC Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Special Events Threaten Landscape Health

Building Operating Management
Fit School Buildings to Program Needs

Building Operating Management
Security Threats to Facilities are Changing as Terrorists Becoming Decentralized

Facility Focus
Tackling Big Challenges Pays Off with Clout

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Integrated Pest Management: Sustainability and Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscapes Play Role in Building Security Perimeter

Building Operating Management
A Districtwide Approach

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Should Reassess Security Plans as Terrorist Networks Become Decentralized

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Emergency Preparedness, Disaster Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Proactive Emergency Planning Avoids Managers Getting Burned

Building Operating Management
Using the Recession to Embrace Organizational Change

Building Operating Management
Recalibrating the Portfolio, Revamping the Brand

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Bottom Lines Are Putting Water Efficiency In Spotlight

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Project Planning: Grounds, Utilities, and Facility Managers Work Together

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Project Profile: Garden Features Native Plants, Hardscape Elements

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New Landscaping, Irrigation Techniques Can Help Conserve Water

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Improving Fixture Efficiency Can Help Reduce Water Waste

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Surveillance Measures Should Be Evaluated For Optimal Security

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Fire Safety and Human Nature

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Maintaining a Fire/Emergency Response Plan

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Growing with Your Organization: Strategic Planning

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Air Balancing for Good Indoor Air Quality

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Addressing Indoor Air Diffuser Maintenance

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NYC's Greener, Greater Buildings Plan

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Developing a Business Continuity Plan with Sean Nelson

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With HVAC Upgrades, Reduce Loads First to Maximize Energy Savings

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National Significance of NYC Benchmarking Legislation

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Xeriscapes Feature Succulent, Drought-Tolerant Plants

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Hospital Expansion: Efficient Equipment Neutralizes Higher Energy Costs

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Boilers and Water Heaters: A How-To Training Guide

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Landscape Services Department Acts as On-Campus Contractor

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Building Construction or Renovations Include Landscape Plan

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Facility, Grounds Managers Join Forces for Renovation Project

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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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Initiative Releases Sustainable Landscapes Rating System

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Three Door Installation Problems To Avoid: Air Balancing, Legal Issues and Design Challenges

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Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

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Top Legal Issues Impacting Real Estate Managers and Landlords Identified in IREM Survey

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Four Building Security Hotspots

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Flood Emergency Response Plans: Lessons Learned

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Building Envelope: A Maintenance Checklist

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LEED Certification: Hardscape Management and Water-Conservation Strategies

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Nameplate Motor Power Information Helps Determine Pumping Power

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Portland Cement Association Releases Blast Resistant Design Guide

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HVAC Maintenance Strategies to Ensure Healthy IAQ

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Roofing Systems: Membranes, Installation, and Coatings Affect Sustainability

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LEED Principle: Urban Heat Island Mitigation and Roofing

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Landlords: Keep Tenants Without Putting Long-Term Building Sale And Refinancing At Risk

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Developing A Response To The Threat Advisory System

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How to Properly Apply Grounds Chemicals

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Landscape Design: Establish a Definition, Goals for Sustainability

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Grounds Managers Reduce Chemical Use on Landscaped Areas

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Grounds Care: Specify Plants that Resist Pests, Disease

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Managing Storm Water Reduces Irrigation Requirements

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Sustainable Landscapes Include Organic Fertilizers, Irrigation Controls

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Lift Safety: Avoiding Falls and Securing Work Areas

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Is It Time To Rethink Your Security Plan?

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Small Steps Lead to Big Data Center Efficiency Gains

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Portland Cement Association Extends Call For Entries For The 2009 Sustainable Leadership Awards

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New Strategic Facility Planning Report Available

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Landscape Design: Get Managers Involved

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Green Restrooms: Maintenance Scheduling Can Lead to Savings

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Meeting Future Demands on the Data Center

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Much Unknown About Stairwell Evacuation Behavior, Study Finds

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Responding to Security Incidents on Campus

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Grounds Issues: Alternative Fuels and Water Use

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An Emergency Planning Guide for Facilities

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How to Categorize Risk

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Layout of Renovated Building Can Be Security Tool

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Choosing a Specialty Ceiling

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Facility Executives Should Understand What CEO Wants from Facilities

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Maintenance Best Practices for Metal Roofing

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Identifying Common Hazardous Wastes

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Replacing Chillers in Hot, Humid Climate

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Oil-Less Centrifugal Chillers Reduce Maintenance

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Emergency Planning and ADA

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Data Loggers Solve Problems in Data Centers, HVAC Systems

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Cost Considerations for Historic Renovations

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Water Conservation: Common Targets for Waste

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Landscaping Strategies Improve Water Conservation

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Common Problems in Landscape Design

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Managers, Architects Join Forces During Landscape Design

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Indigenous Plants Contribute to Sustainability

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Reflective Roofs and Insulation Fuel Energy Efficiency

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Steps Toward a Carbon Cap

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Planting the Green Seed

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Understand the Needs of the Business

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Mass Notification Comes of Age

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Office Planning for All Generations

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To Move or Not To Move?

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Get with the Plan

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Show, Don’t Tell

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Fire Safety - Practice Makes Perfect

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Emergency Planning and ADA

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Green grows, but other priorities evolve

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Rethinking the Rallying Point

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Terrorism Risk Insurance Act Extensions Met With Resistance

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New Program Aims to Develop Green Landscape Metrics

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Evacuation: Finding a Route to Safety

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ASIS International Publishes All Hazards Risk Management Draft Best Practices Standard

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Opening Minds to Open Offices

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Homeland Security Department Launches New Coordinating Council to Support Infrastructure Protection Mission

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Taking Specialty Ceilings to New Heights

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Homeland Security Completes Framework for Infrastructure Protection

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Planning for Trouble

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Putting More Green in Grounds

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

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A New School Vision

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Big plans on campus

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Sound Decisions

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Large-Scale Grounds Care

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Making Landscapes Shine

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Emergencies and Beyond: Planning for the Unexpected

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Sealing Out Weather. Sealing in Savings

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Grounds Care: Designing for Maintenance

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Ceiling Choice Calls for Homework

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Selling Maintenance to CEOs

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Telecommuting Potential Remains Untapped for Reducing Space Needs

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Downsized

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Getting the Look Without the Costs

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Prepared for the Security Industry Association
Building a Security Team That Works


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Flooring That Pays

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Grass-Roots Turf Management

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Before trouble strikes

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Door Hardware: Code Considerations

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Making the Most of Mowers

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Door Hardware: Specifying for Security

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No Dogs Allowed

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Planning, Improvising, or Both?

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Green Building Report

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Making Renovations Work

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Planning, Preparing for Painting

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Security Building Blocks

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Going Deeper Into ‘Green’

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Be Cool, Pay Less

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Sealing in Savings

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All Business

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Olympian Feat

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Evacuation: The ADA Link

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Harnessing the Power of Planning

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Ann Arbor’s dancing elephant

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From Vision to Mission

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Acoustics: Best to hear concerns during planning stage

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Sealing in Savings: System Plugs Costly Leaks in HVAC Systems

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Personal Solutions

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Keeping Security Out of Sight

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Sounding off on acoustics

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Juggling Required

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Back in Business

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Getting the Green Light

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Safe and Sound