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


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NYC to Require Resilience Score for City-Funded Buildings

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Understanding Advanced Filtration in Air Handling Units

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Considerations for Retrofitting for Seismic Resilience

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Resilience Rating Systems Give Guidance

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Specific Steps for Drafting Emergency Operating Procedures

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How to Develop Robust Emergency Operating Procedures

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Calling It a Career

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Mystery Odor Closes Vermont Hospital Operating Rooms Again

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Green Threepeat: Chicago Named Greenest City for Third Year in a Row

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How to Design Restrooms for Long-Term Operations

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Best Practices for Achieving High-Performance HVAC Systems

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Building Operating Management Leadership Sessions at NFMT

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FMs Report Changes in Operating Budgets

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Survey Shows Changes to Facility Budgets, Staffing Levels

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3 Best Practices for Justifying Energy Efficiency

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Studies Show Shifting Reasons for Facility Outsourcing

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The Who, What, and Why of Replacing Aging Cooling Systems

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How Roof Asset Management Can Save on Operating, Maintenance Costs

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In Critical Facilities, Benchmarking Data Justifies Choices

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5 Advantages of Direct Digital Controls (DDC) for Tenant Buildouts

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Take Our Benchmarking Survey: Data Center Facility Operating Costs

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Why Control Systems Are Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks

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Partnerships With Designers, Utilities Critical For HVAC Efficiency

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FM Survey Offers Insight on Facility Budgets, Staffing

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Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

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Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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Building Operating Costs Increase slightly in 2016

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Schedule and Performance Analysis: Keys To Weighing HVAC Upgrades

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New Energy Label for Pumps Available

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USGBC Perspective: USGBC Works Toward Seamless Integration of Rating Systems

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Software Tools Help Forecast HVAC Operating Costs

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Survey Says? There Were More Resources For FMs in 2016

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Water Saving Strategies for Plumbing and Restrooms

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Efficient Lighting Systems Key to Restroom Upgrades

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Finding Plumbing and Restroom Products that Perform

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

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Klein ISD: Data, Benchmarking Keys To Reducing Operating Costs

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Despite Energy Efficiency Gains, Federal Operating Costs Have Risen

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Reassessing Run-to-Failure Mentality Will Help Address Maintenance Backlog

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New Rating System Establishes Facility Resilience

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2016 Operating Expense Budget Benchmarks: FM Survey Results

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Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

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2 Ways Building Energy Performance Deteriorates

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Comparative Data, Coil Cleaning Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Maintenance Plan, ‘Walk-Around’ Audits Can Help Restore Energy Efficiency

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Role of Staff, Training, Building Data in Loss of Energy Efficiency

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

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Designing Robust Site-Specific O&M Manual

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Robust operations and maintenance practices include site-specific manuals

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Survey: 2015 Facility Capital And Operating Budget Plans

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How Energy Benchmarking Ordinances Can Help Facility Managers Save Money

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Understanding Energy Benchmarking Ordinances

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Strategies To Reduce Operating Costs Using Energy Benchmarks

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Energy Benchmarking Is First Step To Savings For Chicago High Rise

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New Operations and Maintenance Credits in LEED v4

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Fan Efficiency Grades Can Help Decrease HVAC Energy Usage, Cut Energy Costs

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Variable Refrigerant Flow HVAC Systems Can Save Energy, Money

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Energy Recovery Is Becoming Common Way To Save On HVAC Costs

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Facility Managers Discuss Strategies for Building Effective Budgets

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Focus on Motor Efficiency to Find Savings

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Building Operations Are First Place to Look to Improve Energy Performance

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Evaluate Use of Building Machinery to Save Energy

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Facility Energy Efficiency Efforts Start With Data

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Ernst & Young Plaza Scores Big With LEED-EBOM

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What is the STARS Rating System?

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Cool Roofs an Option For Almost Any Facility

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Cool Roofs Can Provide Big Savings in Conjunction With Other Systems

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Cool Roof Rebates, Incentives Can Vary By Region, Political Climate

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Aging Infrastructure Can Drive Cool Roof Rebates

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HVAC Commissioning Fosters Energy Efficiency Over A Building's Life

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Outsourcing to DIY

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Plan on Good IAQ

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Establishing the Need for New Controls

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Roof Coatings: LEED, Energy Star and the Cool Roof Rating Council

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What is the RoofPoint Rating System?

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The Basics of RoofPoint

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The Importance of a Durable Roof

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Photosensors: Wireless, Self-Calibrating Products Emerge

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Avoiding Problems with HVAC Systems

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Grounds Care Equipment: Assess Department Needs Before Purchasing

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Grounds Equipment: Rent, Lease or Buy

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Manufacturers, Community Colleges Offer Boiler Operator Training

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Use Results from Low- and No-Cost HVAC Measures to Sell Capital Upgrades

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

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Windows and Thermal Performance

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Propane Mowers: Lower Operating Costs, Less Maintenance

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Proper Maintenance Will Improve Air Distribution Efficiency

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When Sizing HVAC Systems, Focus on Proper Margin for Safety

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Should Managers Replace Systems Using R-22?

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Getting the Benefits of Free Cooling

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Tax Breaks for Efficient HVAC Systems Extended

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Lighting: Specify the Right Occupancy Sensor

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Commissioning and Installing Occupancy Sensors

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Geothermal heat pump systems

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IAQ Management: Dilution, Filtration, Separation

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Efficient HVAC Systems May Qualify for Tax Breaks

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Geothermal Systems Offer Efficient Heating and Cooling

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Technology Advances Bring Efficiency Benefits

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

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Study Compares Green Building Rating Systems

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IREM Study Finds Revenue, Operating Costs are Up for Office Space

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Place at the Table

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Stopping Fire Where it Starts

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In Mission-Critical Space, Operations Are Critical

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Business Case for Green Design

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