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Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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Snow and Ice Management: Strategies to Prepare for Winter Operations


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Amid the Pandemic, Shining a Spotlight on Safety

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Training, Good Maintenance Are Crucial to Snow and Ice Management

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U.S. Facing $85 Billion School Facility Funding Gap

Building Operating Management
Acoustic Performance: Best Practices Every Facility Manager Should Know

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Maintenance, Grounds Jobs Rank Among Most Dangerous

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How to Create Mower Specifications to Meet Different Needs

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A Blizzard of Challenges in Keeping Schools Open

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Grounds Management: Preparing for Certification

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U.S. Capitol Turns to Golfers for Turf Help

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University of Miami FM Helps Save Falling Cat During Football Game

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Utility Vehicles Extend Reach, Expand Efficiency

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Managing Mower Fleet Maintenance Challenges

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School District to Install 170 Touchless, Self-Sanitizing Water Stations

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Partnering with a Dealer Can Help Ensure Mower Selection Success

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How to Determine Whether to Repair or Replace Mowers

Building Operating Management
Right On the Mark: Success in STEM Facility Design

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Resilience: Are You Ready for the Next Crisis?

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Old HVAC Units, Poor IAQ, Budget Woes Create Problems for University

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Case Study: Floor Mats Reduce Maintenance, Improve Security

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Case Study: Upgrading an Elementary School’s Aging Heating System

Building Operating Management
A Real-World Acoustics Success Story

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Career and Industry Certifications in Grounds Management

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Sustainability in Grounds Care: One University's Success Story

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Hand Tools Lift Landscapes From Average to Extraordinary

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Cost, Installation, and Management Considerations for Successful Hardscapes

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How to Get Hardscapes Right

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Don’t Go With the Flow

Building Operating Management
Cafeteria Concepts in Action: A Case Study

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How to Weigh Utility Vehicle Options

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Successful Specification Strategies for Utility Vehicles

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Facilities Roundtable: Occupant Health and Wellness

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Advanced Criteria for Mower Selection

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Four Key Considerations for Mower Selection

Building Operating Management
Understanding Advanced Filtration in Air Handling Units

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How to Fine-Tune the Mower Specification Process

Building Operating Management
The Resilience Benefits of Cool Roofing

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Considerations for Utility Vehicle Replacement

Building Operating Management
Simply Listening to Staff Concerns Helps Builds FM Team Accountability

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Utility Vehicles: To Repair or Replace?

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

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Maintenance Tractor Causes Fire at Florida Gators’ Stadium

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Utility Vehicles: Maximizing Performance, Minimizing Costs

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Strategies and Tactics for Effective Hardscape Management

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FM Perspective: Bringing Your "A" Game to Customer Service

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COVID-19 and Working Outside: Are Your Facilities Ready?

Building Operating Management
Why FMs Must Be Communicators Par Excellence

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

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Higher Grounds: Landscapes in the Spotlight

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COVID-19 and Potential Benefits of Unused Facilities

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How to Improve Acoustics in an Open Office

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Maximizing Investments in Light-Construction Equipment

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Specification Strategies for Light-Construction Equipment

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Light-Construction Equipment: Training Pays Dividends

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5 Steps to Prepare Psychologically for Building Reopening

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Light-Construction Grounds Equipment Comes of Age

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Handheld Grounds Equipment Puts Power in Technicians' Hands

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Hardscapes: Design and Guidelines for Success

Building Operating Management
How to Get Sound Masking Right

Building Operating Management
8 Steps to a Successful Emergency Communication System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hardscape Maintenance Pays Dividends for Facilities

Building Operating Management
Tunable White LED Lighting: Questions and Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Easy Answers on Hardscapes

Building Operating Management
Should You Give Tunable White LED Lighting a Shot?

News & Views
Current Code Does Not Prevent Collapse in Some Fires

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Sustainability and Effective Mower Specification

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Safety Considerations in Mower Specification

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Communication, Responsiveness Are Keys for Successful Design Assist Projects

Building Operating Management
Philadelphia Mandates Building Energy Tune-Ups

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A Closer Look at Snow Removal: One Campus’s Story

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The Cost of Maintenance: One Duke Greenspace

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Beyond Cost: Three Key Mower Considerations

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How Do You Deal With Occupants' DIY Hot/Cold Solutions? 

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Utility Vehicles Bring Versatility to Grounds Care

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Specifying Utility Vehicles: Understanding Needs and Options

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Playground Equipment Can Trap Children, Recalled

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Specifying Utility Vehicles: Recipe for Success

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Should FMs Hold Their Horses on Adopting 5G?

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Irrigation Issues for Sustainable Grounds

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Bramble-Munching Goats Provide Grounds Maintenance Solution

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How to Plan for Fire Alarm System Replacement

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Sustainable Grounds: Spotlight on Mulching and Recycling

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Securing Funding Remains Constant Challenge for Public School FM

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Strategies and Tactics for Sustainable Grounds

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Curiosity is Key to Success in Facilities Management

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New $41.5 Million New York Library Fails Accessibility Tests

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How Sustainability Must Complement Accessibility in Buildings

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Utility Vehicles: Post-Purchase Issues

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BOMA Chicago Sues City Over Fair Workweek Ordinance

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Should FMs Take Responsibility for Healthy Communities? 

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Understanding Utility Vehicle Options

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Bird’s-Eye View: Drone Boosts Irrigation Efficiency

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Utility Vehicles: Equipment Replacement

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Sustainable Deicer Use: A Sample Policy

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Winter Equipment Preparation Checklist

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Snow and Ice Strategies: Assessing Needs and Resources

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As ADA Nears 30, Challenges to Accessibility Remain

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Sustainable Deicer Strategies for Snow and Ice Management

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Equipment Training for Snow and Ice Management

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

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UL Warns of Counterfeit Sprinklers

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Avoiding Winter Equipment Woes

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How to Implement New Technologies Into Emergency Communication

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Sustainable Snow and Ice Strategies

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Runaway Utility Vehicles Prompt Recall

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How Technology is Changing Emergency Communication

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Mowers and Total Cost of Ownership

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Mowers Recalled Due to Injury Hazard

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Listen Up! How to Improve Occupant Experience

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Mowers: Understanding Options

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Fuel Line Problems Prompt Club Car Recall

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How Soundmasking Leads to Better Acoustics, Pleasant Space

News & Views
Are Leaf Blower Bans Effective?

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How to Set Your Construction Project Up for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers That Meet User Demands

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How to Get Good Acoustics from Floor to Ceiling

Building Operating Management
Success in a Male-Dominated Data Center Industry

Building Operating Management
Quality Sound: Office Acoustics Done Right

Building Operating Management
Beat the Heat: 4 Energy-Saving Design Tips for Hot Climates

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Getting The Most Out of Irrigation Systems

News
New Snow Pushers Introduced for Skid-Steers, Wheel Loaders, Backhoes and Tractors

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Landscapes and Integrated Pest Management

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Environmentally Friendly Practices and Their Impact on Landscapes

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How to Fit Campus Facilities into the Community

News & Views
Elevator Failures at Chicago High-Rise Rattle Passengers

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Resilience: How to Make Campus Facilities Safer, More Sustainable

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University System Halts Use of a Pesticide

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Go Green! Why Universities Are Prizing Sustainability

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PGMS: Grounds Accreditation Principles and Practices

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The Cost of Utility Vehicle Ownership

News
Propane Powered Equipment Can Help Business Development

News & Views
Robocalls can disrupt hospital communication systems

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Malfunctioning Sensors Prompt Smoke Detector Recall

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Specifying Utility Vehicles Based on Facility Needs

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Two High Rise Elevators Trap Occupants In Inaccessible Shafts

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Energy Star for Tenants Leads to Huge Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing the Investment of Utility Vehicles

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Disney Guest Sues Over Traumatic Brain Injury after Bird Attack

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

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Pixel Technology Could Bring Active Camouflage to Buildings

Building Operating Management
What Makes a Rooftop Unit High-Performance?

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Lawn Mower Rollover Results in Man’s Death

Building Operating Management
Understanding High-Efficiency Rooftop Air Conditioning Units

News & Views
Killer Fungus Continues to Spread Across the U.S.

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Effective Project Management Helps University Reduce Energy Usage

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Manager's Role in Project Management Leads to Successful Renovations

News & Views
Healthcare Facilities Lack Emergency Generators as Hurricane Season Approaches

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Killer Fungus Spreading Across The United States

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Two Hospital Shootings in Two Days Bring Laws Under Scrutiny

News
Redesigned Pop-Up Floor Boxes Targets Aesthetics

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Gas Line Explosion Kills One, Injures Dozens

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Light Construction: Understanding Equipment Options

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HVAC and Lighting Upgrades Help University Cut Costs

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Campground of The Future Heads to Facility Roofs

Building Operating Management
The Next Generation of Senior Living Facilities

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Silencer Might Benefit Built Environment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Using Budgets to Map Out Mower Performance Life

Building Operating Management
How to Stay Hip with Design Trends for Senior Living Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: 6 Factors in Repair-or-Replace Decision

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Flooding on Campus Leads to Lessons in Emergency Preparedness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Understanding Facility Needs

Building Operating Management
On Facilities Leadership: Leading By Example

Building Operating Management
How Soundmasking Can Help Improve Speech Privacy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Questions To Ask About Utility Vehicle Repairs

Building Operating Management
Managing People, Managing Conflicts: Key FM Skills

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Insights on Irrigation

News & Views
Virtual Reality Can Bolster Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Communication, Management Skills Are Invaluable for FMs

News & Views
Solar Spotlight: Airport Taps Alternative Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace?

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Value of Continuing Education for Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Is A Hybrid Onsite Power Generation System In Your Future?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds: Successful Soil Strategy

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Grounds: The Graffiti Battle

Building Operating Management
How to Do an Energy Treasure Hunt

Building Operating Management
Open Ceiling Trend Drives Growth in Sound Masking

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds: Utility Vehicle, Water and Security Issues

Building Operating Management
How Common is Liquid Cooling for Computers?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Digging Into Assessments

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RECALL: Playground Equipment Poses Strangulation Hazard

Building Operating Management
Comparing Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Energy Storage Options

Building Operating Management
Liquid Cooling Offers Significant Savings for Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Hardscape's Effect on Equipment Specification

Building Operating Management
Greenhouse Gas Inventory: How FMs Should Help

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College Ensures Grounds Management Efforts Are Sustainable

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ADA and Outdoor Public Spaces

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State to Reward University Energy Efficiency Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Growing Campus Offers Variety of Grounds Challenges

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Spotlight: GIE Expo

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Daylighting Benefits: Cost Savings, Occupant Health and Wellness

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ADA Issues Remain for University

News
Bluetooth-Enabled Irrigation Controller Increases Versatility

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As Facility Needs Change, Ceiling Choices Multiply

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Mowers: Buying vs. Leasing

Building Operating Management
Continuing the Energy Efficiency Conversation

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Mowers: New Generation of Performance and Innovation

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Outages and Shutdowns: Tips for Success

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Facility Adds Crows to Grounds Staff

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outages and Shutdowns: 11 Steps to Survival

Building Operating Management
From UPS to Fire Safety, Data Center Surprises Can Be Costly

Building Operating Management
What's Next in Mass Notification Systems?

News & Views
Pesticide Verdict Offers Safety Reminder

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Computers To Battle Snow and Ice?

Building Operating Management
A Look at Possible Future Mass Notification Capabilities

Building Operating Management
5 Technologies Driving Future Mass Notification Developments

Building Operating Management
Boilers: Understand the Full Picture on Energy Savings

News & Views
SITES Certification Targets Sustainable Public Spaces

Building Operating Management
Systems Integration is Key for Emergency Communications

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Lessons in Security: Universities Rethink Protection

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Handheld Tools That Meet the Needs of Grounds Staff

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Proper Grounds Tools Can Lead to Greater Productivity

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Power at Hand: Specifying Handheld Ground Tools

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Emergency Communication: Getting the Right Message to the Right People

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PGMS: Digging Into Core Competencies

Building Operating Management
Emergency Communication Codes and Standards: What's The Difference?

News & Views
Adhered PV Panels Keep Roofs Cool: Researchers

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HVAC Condensate Helps Community Garden Grow

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

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Data Centers: Microsoft’s Underwater Project

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ADA: University Addresses Lawn Accessibility

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Types of Mowers: A Closer Look

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Considerations for Sustainable Mowing

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Outsourcing and the Cost-Quality Balance

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Key Decision Points for Mower Specification

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Mowers Evolve To Meet User Demands

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Maintenance Matters: University Tackles Repair Backlog

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Green Spaces and Facility Image

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Sound Effect: New Design Addresses Alarm Fatigue

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RECALL: Playground Slide Poses Entrapment Hazard

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Beyond Light: Trends Observed at #LFI2018

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Greener Cities: Expanding Parks Bring Change

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Turf Topic: Using Native Grasses in Landscapes

Building Operating Management
Why Universal Design is Critical on College Campuses

Building Operating Management
3 Best Practices To Get Acoustics Right

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Dead Body Found After Toilet Malfunction at Mall

News & Views
Commercial Solar Market Third-Party Ownership Growing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Determining Grounds Crew Needs

Building Operating Management
Best Practices For Incorporating Universal Design

News & Views
Learn The ABCs of Acoustics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Handheld Grounds Equipment

News & Views
Buildings and Birds: Protecting the Wildlife

News & Views
RECALL: Smoke Alarms May Not Detect Smoke

News & Views
VA Faces Critics Over Management Practices

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Sacrificial Stories Preserve Building Integrity During Tsunami

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Water Woes: Challenges Loom for Western U.S.

News & Views
Shootings Increase Scrutiny of Facility Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace?

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Utility Vehicles: Purchase Considerations

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Utility Vehicles: Determining Department Needs

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PGMS: Attaining Proper Certifications

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Utility Vehicles: Products Diversify To Meet Facility Needs

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

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

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

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

News & Views
VOCs Lead To Air Pollution Study Says

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips to Better Understanding Your Audiences

News & Views
RECALL: Water Fountains Pose Shock Hazard

News & Views
How To Deal With Snow Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: The ABCs of Upgrades

News & Views
How to Improve Upon ADA Requirements

News
Mower Maker Rolls Out Zero-Turn Model

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Mowers: Cost Considerations of Owning vs. Leasing

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Mowers: Factors in Specification Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Focusing on Safety and Long-Term Performance

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How a Philosophy of "And" Creates Facilities Management Efficiencies

Building Operating Management
Podcast: Interview With John D'Angelo

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Grounds: Tough Choice on Historic Tree

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Marina Pursues Net-Zero Energy After Hurricane Maria

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Dan Hounsell: Learning Lessons From Chaos

News
Energy Storage: Workshop Explores Impact on U.S. Resilience

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Utility Vehicles: Knowing Facility Needs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Understanding Attachment Options

Building Operating Management
Emergency Communication: 4 Steps to Success

Building Operating Management
Facility Staffing Levels: Maintenance, Custodial, and Grounds Care

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Staffing Levels for Office, Educational, Government, and Health Care Buildings

News
Miami-Dade County Parks and Recreation Receives Green Leadership City Award

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

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

News & Views
Texas shooting: Church in Sutherland Springs Will Be Demolished

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University Students and Staff Exposed to Lead Paint

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Grounds Care Equipment

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

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Mitigating Risks Associated with Aging Grounds Equipment

News & Views
Creature Comfort Shines at GIE Expo

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Building Code Requirements for Haunted Houses

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Concert Security Experts Grapple With Lessons Of Las Vegas

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Benefits and Costs of Gunshot Detection Systems in Schools

News
Northwestern University Releases First Strategic Sustainability Plan

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Greener Grounds: One University's Efforts

News
Kresge Hall is Northwestern’s First LEED Platinum Building

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Yale University Law School Seeks Gender-Neutral Restrooms

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PGMS: Adapting Practices for Sustainability

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PGMS: 3 Key Principles on Sustainability

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PGMS: Conserving Water for Sustainability

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Understanding Three Sustainability Principles in Grounds Management

News & Views
Observed Benefits and Challenges of Tuning LEDs for Human Health

News
University of Penn Reopens Renovated Midcentury Landmark Hill College House

News
Trane: University of Florida Receives 2017 Energy Efficiency Leader Award

Building Operating Management
National Water Use Benchmarks Provide Key Insight For Efficiency Efforts

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Roofing: University Finds Opportunity in Vegetative Roofs

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Roofing: Managing Vegetative Roofs After Installation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Maximizing Benefits of Vegetative Roofs

News & Views
Grounds Watch: Understanding Benefits of Trees

News
Howard University Redevelops Campus Properties for $50 Million

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Tackling Acoustical Issues in Broadcast and Recording Facilities

News
Leadership Lessons from Landscape Gardener at Ole Miss

News & Views
Grounds Watch: Understanding Benefits of Trees

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Arizona State University Invests in the Internet of Things

News
Xfinity on Campus Surpasses 100-School-Milestone

Building Operating Management
How To Prevent Poor Acoustics in Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Good Workplace Design Can Solve Acoustical Challenges

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

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

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Veteran Groundskeeper Dies in Mowing Accident

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Campaign Focuses on Shrinking College Dorm Carbon Footprint

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Drones on Display: Show Explores Technology

Building Operating Management
Why Strong, Diverse Communities Are More Resilient

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

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U.S. Open Grounds Crew Weathers Tough Conditions at Erin Hills

Facility Focus
Industry Outlook From Current FM Student

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

Facility Focus
How to Get Young People Interested in Facilities Management

News & Views
Two Innovations Poised to Have Big Impact on Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Spotlight on Maintenance

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How To Leverage Existing Infrastructure For Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
8 Lighting Controls Technologies Offer Energy Efficiency, Smart Building Gains

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hardscapes: Earning LEED Points-Materials and Resources

News
Survey Documents Sustainability of Asphalt Pavements

News
SIMA Research Shows that Removing Snow Under Private Contract is a $16.8 Billion Industry

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Mower Specification for Grounds Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: Focus on Features

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Mower Specification: The Deal Decision

News
Riello UPS Opens North American Headquarters

News
AMETEK Acquires Rauland-Borg Corporation

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

Building Operating Management
QTS Chicago: Colocation Data Center Features Low Latency, High Reliablility, and Redundant Infrastructures

News & Views
Recall: Playground Slide Can Amputate Fingers

News
Hospitality Group Discovers Trifecta of Synergistic Communication Solutions and Paves the Way for Other Industries

News & Views
Rural Telecom Central Offices Could Become Edge Data Centers

Building Operating Management
Detailed, Thoughtful Integration of Security Systems Yields More Secure Facilities

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Advances in LEDs Bring Architectural Performance to Commercial Products

News
Totem Unveils Design for the Future of Smart Power

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Maintenance Strategies for Irrigation Systems

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Haws Receives ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California University Goes Green with Ambitious Sustainability Plan

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A Brighter Shade of Green for One University

Building Operating Management
Understand The Legal Issues of Adding Data Center Backup Power

News
NEMA Releases Standard that Tests Audio Quality in Emergency Call Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

News & Views
Magazine Releases “Cool Schools” List: Where Does Your School Rank?

News
HLAC Marks 10 Years of Inspecting and Accrediting Healthcare Laundries

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Commitment to Sustainability Drives Desire to Succeed

Facility Focus
Commitment to Sustainability Drives Arizona State Facilities Maintenance Director

News
Polaris Commercial Vehicles Take On What Mother Nature Dishes Out

News
22 Capital Partners Selects Avaya as a Foundation Technology Partner for its 22 CityLink Smart City In-a-Box Platform

News
Pryme iPhone Compatible Bluetooth Accessories Optimize Kodiak Broadband Push-To-Talk Solutions for Industries Worldwide

News & Views
Report: Most Businesses Unprepared for Active Shooters

Building Operating Management
HVAC Systems: To Centralize or Decentralize?

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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain

News
Emerson Network Power and Ponemon Institute Release New Benchmark Study on North America Data Center Costs

Building Operating Management
9 Acoustical Considerations For Open Offices

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

Building Operating Management
Energy Lesson Plans: How Colleges Save Money on Lighting, HVAC, Water Heating

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Water Woes: Restrictions Hit Eastern U.S.

Building Operating Management
What Facility Managers Need To Know About Data Center Redundancy

Building Operating Management
N+1 Redundancy: Multiple Options

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Exploring The Value of 2N Redundancy

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2(N+1) and 3N/2 Redundancy: High Reliability Options

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Swing ATS and Catcher Redundancy Strategies

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DeWalt Boosts Battery Power with Lithium-Ion System

News
Cambridge Sound Management Acquires Dynasound, Expands Market Share

Building Operating Management
Four Wireless Technologies Set Standard For Building Internet of Things Systems

News
Haws Introduces New Bottle Fillers to Extensive Hydration Line

Building Operating Management
In Data Centers, Human Error Is Most Common Cause of Downtime

News & Views
Preparing Your Facility for Gun Violence

News
Dixie Chopper Named “Most Improved” Second Year in a Row

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Lux Features Cut From Over-budget Denver VA Hospital

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Bird Dogged: Volunteers Rescue Thousands After Building Collisions

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‘Bark Ranger’ Gives Grounds Managers a Safety Boost

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Birds and Buildings: A New Stadium’s Challenges

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Sustainability Success: University Attains 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Use

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Control Foot Traffic On The Roof

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Universities and Colleges Turning to Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Deliver Reliability that Grounds Managers Covet

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Match Needs for Increased Power, Performance

News & Views
Greener Grounds: GSA Adopts SITES System

Building Operating Management
For University Housing, There's No One-Size-Fits-All Solution

Building Operating Management
Success Story: New Approach To University Housing at Ohio State's Regional Campus

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University of San Francisco Director of Operations Creates Buzz on Campus

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Utility Vehicle Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

Building Operating Management
Advances In Getting Funding For Energy Efficiency Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Grounds Management

News & Views
FAA Considers Easing Drone Restrictions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Princeton University Lighting Program Embraces LEDs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Princeton Relies on Established Manufacturers for LED Retrofit Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: LED Upgrade at Princeton Gym Light-Years in the Making

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Helps Bring LEED Platinum to 350 Mission

News & Views
Lacking Maintenance Reason for ‘Disgusting’ Buildings at LSU

Building Operating Management
Social Media, Tenant Relations, and Customer Care

News & Views
Building Occupants Can Impede Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Restroom Updates Must Address ADA, OSHA, Water Requirements

Building Operating Management
Unisex Toilets and ADA Requirements

Building Operating Management
Water Conservation and Restroom Design

Building Operating Management
Restroom Water Conservation Issues Related to Faucets, P-Traps, Signage

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Five Tips To Trim Energy Use

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

News & Views
Concussion Study Focuses on Poorly Maintained Fields

Building Operating Management
Repairing or Replacing Metal Roof and Wall Systems

Building Operating Management
Weather Protection a Basic in Metal Roofing Repair or Replacement

Building Operating Management
Proper Design of Joints and Other Sheet Metal Panel Challenges

News & Views
New Standard Drives Efficiency in Rooftop Units and Furnaces

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey 2015: Market Background

News & Views
Mower Matters: Matching Needs to Product Options

5 Minutes With
Social Media Mavens in Maryland School District

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Drone Technology: A New Maintenance Frontier?

Building Operating Management
Mastering Unique Challenges of College Renovations

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Energy Curtailment Plan Is at the Heart of Demand Response

Building Operating Management
Making Master Planning a Valuable Tool for Facilities

Building Operating Management
Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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Most Facilities use too much Salt During Snow and Ice Events

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building an Arsenal of Grounds Equipment Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specification Strategies for Determining Grounds Equipment Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Extended Warranty Recommendend for Grounds Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going Green: Equipment Attachments With Sustainability in Mind

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

News & Views
Sustainability Spotlight: Mowers

News & Views
Mowers, Loaders, and Tractors Popular Theft Targets

News & Views
Savings and Sustainability: One Department’s Strategy

Building Operating Management
Healthcare Restrooms Experiment with New Designs, Approaches, Materials

Building Operating Management
Universal Design Restrooms Avoid Tripping Hazard, Bacteria Seam

Building Operating Management
Location of Patient Restrooms Has Pros and Cons

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Offers Mowing Sustainability Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Propane, Organic Soils Among University of Texas Sustainability Priorities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Texas Looks to Sustainable Future

News & Views
Report: Grounds Maintenance Profession Growing in Government

News & Views
Maximizing Space Utilization Efficiency in Higher Education

News & Views
Green Team: Cooperation in Landscape Management

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

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

Building Operating Management
Evolution of VAV Systems, and Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems as Alternative HVAC Strategy

Building Operating Management
Understanding UPS Offline Design Trend, Redundancy Options

Building Operating Management
Managing the Acoustics of Open, High-Performance Workplaces

Building Operating Management
Understanding Displacement Ventilation, Underfloor Air Distribution as Alternative HVAC Strategies

Building Operating Management
Understanding Radiant Heating/Cooling and Demand-Control Ventilation as Alternative HVAC Strategies

News & Views
Rent or Buy? Grounds Equipment Decision

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


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


Building Operating Management
Honoree: University of Arizona
Project: Excellence in Succession Planning


Building Operating Management
Honoree: adidas Group
Project: Excellence in Earmarked Budgeting


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

Building Operating Management
New UPS Options with Compact Designs, Batteries, Cooling Requirements

Building Operating Management
Understanding UPS: Generators, Load Tests, Commissioning, Circuit Breakers

Building Operating Management
5 Criteria to Guide Purchase of UPS

5 Minutes With
Sharing Successful Deferred Maintenance Strategies

Building Operating Management
Managing Transition to Open Workplaces and Drawing from ‘Toolkit’ of Acoustics Products

Building Operating Management
Solving Acoustics With Design, Location, Planning

Building Operating Management
Understanding Rooftop HVAC Units as an Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Smart Budgeting, Good Communication Keep College Renovations Moving Smoothly

Building Operating Management
Managing Scheduling Concerns During College Renovation

News & Views
Students Help LEED Schools Toward Energy Efficiency

News & Views
High Rises Can Post Particular Problem for Door Codes

Building Operating Management
To Supervise Property Managers, Crucial Asset Managers Need Communication, Delegation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Roof Coatings Offer Many Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding Product Needs for Roof Coating Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Common Roof Coating Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight on Roof Coating Manufacturers Association

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Campus Capitalizes on Versatility of Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Utility Vehicles for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Impact of Staff on Utility Vehicle Decisions

Building Operating Management
3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

News & Views
Grounds Riddle: Rent or Own?

News & Views
Strategies for HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities

Building Operating Management
Security Audits Build a Baseline of Knowledge

Building Operating Management
Common Security Vulnerabilities in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Tips on Getting Effective Security Audit

Building Operating Management
Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Specification for Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Should Schedule Time to Test Grounds Equipment Before Purchasing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training, Inspections Important to Long-Term Grounds Equipment Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trend Watch: Mower Efficiency Continues to Improve

Building Operating Management
Networking, Platform, Mentors Can Boost Women in Facility Management

News & Views
Grounds Equipment and the Fuel Technology Evolution

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

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

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

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

Building Operating Management
Sponsors, Career Strategy Can Help Women in Facility Management

Building Operating Management
Another Ice Dam Option: Snow Melt Systems

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Effective Irrigation Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

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

News & Views
Focus on Fleets: Success Specification Strategies

Building Operating Management
Ventilated Roofs Can Prevent Ice Dams

Building Operating Management
Planning, Drills, Communication Can Combat Workplace Violence

News & Views
Grounds Equipment and Worker Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management Strategies for Mowers and Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changing Fuel Technology Impacts Grounds Equipment Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renting an Option for Seldom-Used Grounds Equipment

News & Views
Quality Management Principles Can Help Facility Managers Resolve Complaints

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Specifiers Take Weight Considerations Into Account

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Penetrations Slow Crews During Arizona State Project

News & Views
Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

News & Views
Mowers: Longer Life, Peak Performance

Building Operating Management
Data Center Facility Staff Salary Survey

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N After Any Failure

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N+1 And Concurrently Maintainable

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: N+1

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: No Redundancy (N)

Building Operating Management
Data Center Salary Survey: Market Background

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

News & Views
Seven Tips To Make Building Renovations a Sucess

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Fleet: Sustainability Issues for Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Noise Pollution Emerges as Important Mower Sustainability Factor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping an Eye on Emissions Important for Mower Maintenance

News & Views
Maximizing Mowers: Strategies for Successful Specification

Building Operating Management
Product Showcase: Ceiling and Sound Masking

Building Operating Management
Achieving Good Acoustical Performance in Open Space Designs

Building Operating Management
Sound Masking Pushes Toward Individualized, Centralized Control

Building Operating Management
Acoustics Driving the Ceiling and Sound Masking Field

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Changing Landscape of Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers, Manufacturers Work Closely Together

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Lifecycle Costs When Purchasing Grounds Equipment

News & Views
Irrigation Systems: Focus on Controllers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Maintenance Plan Helps Extend Life of Fleet

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Follow Manufacturer's, Warranty Guidelines to Extend Mower Shelf Life

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping Employees Safe Top Priority of Mower Fleet Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Supporting the Mower Fleet With Additional Attachments and Accessories

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Maintenance: Solving the Staffing Issue

News & Views
Irrigation Systems: Looking for Trouble

Facility Maintenance Decisions
$188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University of Wisconsin Warm

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Upgrading University of Wisconsin Boilers for Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University of Wisconsin Utility Plant Staff Faces Challenges Learning New System

News & Views
Reduced Maintenance Costs Can Help Justify Large HVAC Upgrades

News & Views
Ignoring "Frivolous" Complaints Won't Make Problems Go Away For Facility Managers

5 Minutes With
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Eliminates the use of Chemicals on Turf Areas as Part of Grounds Management Program

Building Operating Management
How To Deal With Wide Day-To-Day Temperature Variations

Building Operating Management
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure and Near-Field Communication Offer Advantages For Facility Managers

News & Views
Bundle Small Energy Measures With Large HVAC Projects

News & Views
Three Not-So-Good Reasons That Facility Managers Ignore Complaints

News & Views
Department's Mower Bio-Diesel Program Stalls

Building Operating Management
Product Showcase: Fire/Life Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Mowers: Matching Equipment to Landscapes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Technology Trends Feature Comfort, Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight on OPEI

Building Operating Management
Product Showcase: Ceilings

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
Toolkit Of Leadership Skills For Facilities Managers

News & Views
Low- Or No-Cost Energy Measures Can Help Win Funds For Large HVAC Upgrades

News & Views
Handling "Frivolous" Complaints Is A Fine Art For Facility Managers

News & Views
Irrigation System Maintenance Strategies

News & Views
Safety Considerations for Mowing Efficiency

News & Views
Complaints To Facility Managers May Mask Hidden Issues

News & Views
Biodiesel Puts University on Sustainable Ground

Building Operating Management
Options Abound For Facility Managers Exploring Mass Notification Systems

Building Operating Management
Multiple Layers Help Colleges, Universities Maximize Effectiveness Of Mass Notification

Building Operating Management
Voice Messages Are Important Consideration In Mass Notification Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned from Flooding Chaos at University of Iowa

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Historic Flooding Teaches University of Iowa Tough Lessons

News & Views
ADA: Design for All

News & Views
Facility Managers Have To Know Where To Draw The Line About Complaints

Building Operating Management
Options for Occupant Communications Improve, But Message Clarity is Critical

News & Views
Fire Code Changes Informed By Outside Factors

News & Views
Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Equipment Comes of Age

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Effects of Sustainability Felt in Grounds Departments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Seek Durability, Versatility when Specifying Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flooding Produces Campus Changes in Response Training

News & Views
Staffing Considerations for Colder Weather

News & Views
Looking Ahead to Winter Weather

News & Views
Savings from the Grounds Up

News & Views
Half of Americans Breathe Unhealthy Air

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

News & Views
Facility Managers Can Educate Tenants To Reduce Complaints

News & Views
Facility Managers Should Tackle Complaints Head-On

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bio-Diesel Fuel Helps Put Arizona State University on Sustainable Path

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Alternative Fuels Essential Change for Arizona State Grounds Department

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Deeply Impacts Arizona State Campus

Building Operating Management
Pay Close Attention To Emergency Preparedness Plan When Specifying Fire/Life Safety Technology

Building Operating Management
Assess Current Technology, Expected Future Needs To Develop Good Fire/Life Safety Technology Plan

News & Views
Savings from Centralization for One University

News & Views
The Light Construction-Grounds Care Link

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Water: Is It Realistic?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Versatility Through Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Matching Aerator Attachments to Turf Areas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Specifying Spreader Attachments

News & Views
Grounds Care: Equipment Versatility Through Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Mowers with Manufacturers as Partners

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Considerations When Specifying Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatility, Maintenance Factors Important Issues when Specifying Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staffing, Training Considerations When Specifying Mowers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring Forward: Essential Steps for Warm-Weather Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Inspect Grounds Equipment, Irrigation Systems for Signs of Winter Damage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Roofs, Paved Areas Emerge as Sustainable Design Components

News & Views
Ensuring Adequate UPS Redundancy

Building Operating Management
NFPA 72's Low Frequency Sounders Requirement Takes Effect

Building Operating Management
Outside Factors Influence Planning For Data Center Emergencies

Building Operating Management
Paul Lupica's Energy Efficiency Efforts Have Led To Big Improvement For Munich Re

Building Operating Management
Energy Star's Portfolio Manager Is Important Tool For Munich Re's Energy Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Careful Consideration Of Technology Helps Munich Re Avoid Costly Mistakes

Building Operating Management
Munich Reinsurance America's Sustainability Efforts Are Part Of Larger Corporate Goals

News & Views
Landscaping Projects: Matching Equipment Options to Project Needs

News & Views
How To Minimize HVAC Energy Used For Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

Building Operating Management
Noise Control Principles For HVAC Design

Building Operating Management
Six Steps Help Justify Building Energy Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Light-Construction Equipment Poses Buy or Rent Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Understanding New Features and Functions of Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Considerations Essential When Deciding Upon Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Impact on Landscape Equipment Important Factor

Building Operating Management
How Bundling Energy Efficiency Projects Helps Justify Large Capital Upgrades

News & Views
Snow and Ice Management: Focus on Equipment

News & Views
Custom Design For Emergency Communication Systems

News & Views
Outsourced Security Can Augment Campus Police Department

News & Views
Code Guidelines on Mass Notification Available, Not Required

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowing Practices and Their Sustainability Connection

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drought Impacts Sustainable Mowing Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cut Height Crucial to Maintain Root Systems

News & Views
Fire Alarm Systems Requirements For Use In Emergency Communications

News & Views
Grounds Management: Eye on Irrigation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Five Minutes With Podcast: Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

5 Minutes With
Hospital Says no to Pesticides for Turf Management

News & Views
Bird Control: Spotlight on Geese

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

Building Operating Management
Sound-absorbing Ceiling Tile Can Help Improve Hospital Acoustics

Building Operating Management
Preparing Fenway Park For Game Day

News & Views
A Closer Look At Pavement Maintenance

News & Views
Open Office Plans Create Acoustical Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Must Spread Message of Needed Maintenance Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Shop Bulletin Board Interesting Place to Plant Seeds of Support

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Change Happen not Always Easy

News & Views
Asphalt Repair Strategies and Tactics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Smart Choices for Mowers Boosts Grounds Care Efforts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Quality Customer Service Following Mower Purchase Important

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Issues to Consider Beyond Purchasing Mower

Building Operating Management
Deep Energy Retrofits Offer Cost Savings As Well As Health, Productivity, And Risk Mitigation Benefits

Building Operating Management
Rocky Mountain Institute's VBECS Metric Helps Calculate Value Of Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
How To Present The Business Case For The Value Of Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
Property Assessed Clean Energy Emerges As Capital Source For Deep Energy Retrofits

Building Operating Management
In Miami, Brickell World Plaza Combines Connectivity, Sustainability To Provide Green Class A Office Space

Building Operating Management
ICT, Uptime And Direct Internet Connection Are Some Of Brickell World Plaza's Selling Points

Building Operating Management
Internet Connectivity, Security Are Critical Elements of 600 Brickell's Building Intelligence

Building Operating Management
Water Demands, Energy Management Are Among Lessons Learned From Early Days of 600 Brickell

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell column: Can We Talk? Changing Organizations and the Need for Clear Communications

News & Views
Irrigation Issues: Upgrading for Savings

News & Views
The Importance of UPS Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Savings, From the Grounds Equipment Up

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Organic Chemicals Produce Positive Results in New York School District

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clearing the Air on VOC, Paints and Coatings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paint Specifications Changes Offer Challenge to Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Choice of Paints and Coatings Key for Successful Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Backup UPS System Maintenance Matters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Testing, Proper PM Program Essential to Power System Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Emergency Response Factors in Backup Power Systems Issues

News & Views
Concrete Inspections for Long-Term Performance

News & Views
What To Think About When You

News & Views
Grounds: Preparing for Mowing

News & Views
Replacing HVAC Equipment Before It Fails Pays Off

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Meet Needs of Georgetown Campus

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles in Demand as People Movers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financial Considerations Factor Into Utility Vehicle Purchases

Building Operating Management
A Community College Library for the 21st Century

5 Minutes With
Space Jam: Pennsylvania school factors storage issues into equipment purchase plans

News & Views
Focus On Communication With Facility Management Staff When Costs Have To Be Cut

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utah Community College Migrates Utility Vehicles from Gas to Electric

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Serve Many Purposes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Campus Fleet of Utility Vehicles Receives Workout

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers Assist in Finding Appropriate Utility Vehicle

News & Views
Newsletter Can Help Facility Managers Reach Key Audiences

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Facility Manager's Guide to LEED-EB O&M Rating System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Overview of Points System for LEED-EB O&M

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful LEED EB O&M Certification May Take Years to Achieve

News & Views
Talk With Tenants About Security Needs

News & Views
Account For Disabilities In Emergency Plan

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

News & Views
Portable Cooling Units Important For Servers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Uses Planning To Ensure Grounds Equipment Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Key Factors in Successfully Specifying Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategic Maintenance of Grounds Care Equipment

News & Views
Facility Policy Practices for Good IAQ

News & Views
Design and Construction IAQ Considerations

Building Operating Management
Why Drexel University Chose Green Globes Over LEED

Building Operating Management
Drexel University Relies On RECs As Part Of Energy Strategy

Building Operating Management
Drexel University Continues To Be On Lookout For Ways To Cut Carbon

Building Operating Management
Robert Francis Focuses on Sustainability Amid Drexel University's Massive Growth

News & Views
Facility Managers Should Not Be Invisible Within The Organization

News & Views
Concrete and Asphalt: Effective Maintenance

News & Views
Equipment Rental Offers Managers Many Advantages

News & Views
Mower Maintenance Matters

News & Views
With HVAC Upgrades, Look at the Entire System

News & Views
Good Communication Is Essential to Facility Management Success

News & Views
Irrigation Spotlight: Water Conservation

News & Views
Considering Electric Utility Vehicles

News & Views
Water Conservation: Focus on Irrigation

News & Views
ADA: Communication for Success

5 Minutes With
5 minutes with Ana K. Thiemer Project Manager - Renovation and Renewal Program, Facilities Services, University of Texas Austin

News & Views
Extending the performance life of paved surfaces

News & Views
Improving Motor Efficiency

News & Views
Bird Control Application Considerations

News & Views
Manage Interior Systems for Healthy Indoor Air

News & Views
Capitalize on Fire Alarm Systems Advanced Communications Capabilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Considering Electric Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Weighing Benefits and Drawbacks to Electrical Utility Vehicle Specification

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Gauging Electrical Utility Vehicle Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Adapting for Utility Vehicle Success

News & Views
Six Steps To LEED-EBOM

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Effectively Use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

Building Operating Management
Why Facility Managers Are Not Adopting Social Media

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Benefit From Using Social Media

Building Operating Management
How Facility Management Can Use Social Media in Emergency Situations

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Can Avoid Social Media Traps

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bird Control: Meeting the Challenge Sustainably

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bird Control: Application Considerations

Building Operating Management
Cool Roofs an Option For Almost Any Facility

Building Operating Management
Cool Roofs Can Provide Big Savings in Conjunction With Other Systems

Building Operating Management
Cool Roof Rebates, Incentives Can Vary By Region, Political Climate

Building Operating Management
Aging Infrastructure Can Drive Cool Roof Rebates

News & Views
Underfloor Air Distribution Can Benefit High Performance Buildings

News & Views
Reduce IAQ Complaints Through Communication

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5 minutes with Rick Storlie Director of Administrative Services, Facilities Management University of Nevada, Las Vegas

News & Views
Water-Efficient Irrigation

News & Views
Facility Manager Do's and Don'ts for Email Communication

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Paint Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Paints for Performance and Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Developing Paint and Coating Policies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Important Painting Project Considerations

News & Views
Sustainability: Integrated pest management

News & Views
Grounds Care on a National Scale

News & Views
For the Birds: Controlling the Threats

5 Minutes With
Energy efficiency project results in significant campus improvements

News & Views
Effective Concrete Maintenance Strategies

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Approved with Energy Efficiency, Metering Requirements

Building Operating Management
IgCC Adopted in Scottsdale, Ariz.; Lessons Learned

Building Operating Management
International Green Construction Code Sets Energy Efficiency Measures for Buildings

News & Views
How to Create a Two Way Facility Management Communication Strategy

News & Views
Anti-Icing and Sustainability

News & Views
Water Conservation and Grounds Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Informed Decisions About Uninterruptible Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Source Alternatives for UPS Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS Technology Matters

Building Operating Management
Facility Funding is Step by Step Process

News & Views
For Good Facility Management Communication, Keep Three Points in Mind

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focus on Life-Cycle Costs Can Deliver Big Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Components of a Mower's Life-Cycle Cost

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Changing for Mower Specification

News & Views
Anti-Icing and Sustainability

News & Views
How Five Steps Can Help Facility Managers Improve Communication

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Incorporate New Communications Technology into Existing Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Updates Operations for Green, Financial Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Conservation Focus of Grounds Department's Efforts

News & Views
Anti-Icing Chemicals: Stopping Ice Before it Starts

5 Minutes With
Making a Successful Transition to Zone Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Product Focus: Utility Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicle Manufacturers Suggest Buyers Focus on Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Utility Vehicles Offer Sustainability Benefits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Generate Interest

News & Views
Find Out How the Facility Staff Can Help Other Departments

Building Operating Management
Proven Tactics Facility Managers Use to Get Funding Approved

Building Operating Management
Working With Financial Department Will Show How to Get Funding Approved

Building Operating Management
Emphasize Benefits When Making Pitch for Facility Projects

Building Operating Management
How to Prepare Better Proposals for Facility Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatile Equipment Helps Managers Maintain Landscapes Cost-Effectively

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Alternative-Fuel Mowers Offer Benefits for Grounds Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Streamline Grounds Care Tasks

News & Views
Four Steps To Keep Energy Efficiency a Priority

Building Operating Management
FMs Can Roll Out LEED-EBOM Across the Campus

Building Operating Management
LEED-EBOM 'Master Site' Credits Categorized in Three General Groups

Building Operating Management
Facility Managers Can Use LEED-EBOM Categories as Conceptual Tools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Versatile Equipment for Snow, Leaf Removal

News & Views
Replacing Rooftop Units Before They Fail Can Bring Significant Benefits

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

News & Views
Seven Alternatives to Rock Salt

News & Views
Five Steps Can Help Win Acceptance for New Workplace Designs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Works To Secure Turf, Landscape Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
IAQ: Review Specification Documents, Seal HVAC Systems

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Be a Leader

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Maintain Enthusiasm

Facility Focus
FMXcellence: How to Get Buy In

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

News & Views
Propane: A Viable Choice for Alternative Fuels

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

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

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow and Ice Management: Pretreatment Makes Crews More Productive

Building Operating Management
Code Green: New Standards Cover More Than Just Energy

Building Operating Management
Efficient Operation Big Part of New Energy Standards

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Evening Painting, VOC-Free Products Reduce Complaints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation: How to Reduce Potable Water Use

News & Views
Grounds Care: Irrigation Practices to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Need to Keep up with Changing Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Systems: Design Should Incorporate Smart Controllers

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

News & Views
Geothermal Heating and Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Attachments: Assess Versatility, Dependability

News & Views
Geothermal Heating & Cooling Can Save 60 Percent on Energy

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

Building Operating Management
For Facility Managers, Gaining Influence Means Communicating Effectively

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Bioswales Offer Water-Management Benefits

Building Operating Management
Effective Communication Takes More Than the Loudest Voice

Facility Focus
The Evolution of Communication Expectations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Attachments: Cost Not Most Important Factor

Building Operating Management
Best Practices for Good Communications

Building Operating Management
Finding the Right Communication Channel

Building Operating Management
Listen: Podcasts on Communications

News & Views
Therapy for Broken Outsourced Service Relationships

Facility Focus
Five Questions to Answer When Communicating Change

News & Views
Build Trust with Outsourced Service Providers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Resources for Sustainable Strategies

News & Views
Lessons Learned from Educational Building Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Communication is Critical

Facility Maintenance Decisions
City of Springfield (Mo.) Public Grounds Faces Adversity

Building Operating Management
Developing an Effective Emergency Communication Program

Building Operating Management
Funding an Emergency Communication System

Building Operating Management
Integrating Emergency Communications Systems

News & Views
Concrete Coatings: Successful Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Employs Zone-Maintenance Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Freeze in Hiring, Pay Increases Impacts Productivity

Building Operating Management
Health Care Friendly Rubber

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Purchasing Includes Product Research, Hands-On Evaluations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mower Specification: Consider Performance, Operator Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCT FOCUS: Mowers

Building Operating Management
Funding and Contractor Instability Pose Construction Challenges

Building Operating Management
Innovative HVAC Elements to Consider

News & Views
Snow and Ice Removal: Questions for Contractors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Audit: Create a Fixture Inventory

News & Views
Snow and Ice Removal: How to Price Services

News & Views
Concrete Coatings: Avoid Unexpected Costs

News & Views
Facility Managers Can Help To Lessen Stress Of Elevator Stranding

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

News & Views
Facility Managers Should Seek Allies in Other Departments

News & Views
Condensate Line Maintenance for Good IAQ

News & Views
In Change Management, Allies Are Crucial

News & Views
Snow & Ice Removal: Contracts and Recordkeeping

5 Minutes With
Grounds Care: Designing, Maintaining Athletic Fields with Michael Tarantino

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers, Staff Team Up When Purchasing Mowers, Utility Vehicles

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

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

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

News & Views
UPS: A Maintenance Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Implementing a Protection Plan

News & Views
Power Management: Common UPS Technology

News & Views
Communicating During an Emergency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Department Experiments with Bio-Diesel Fuel

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Checklist for Testing, Maintaining Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS Replacement: Analyze Payback, Life-Cycle Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power Management: Four Common UPS Technologies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Making Cost-Effective Equipment Purchases

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Purchases: Create a Specification Package

Building Operating Management
Optimize the Acoustics of Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Block and Cover Sound

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Special Events Threaten Landscape Health

News & Views
Making the Facility Department More Visible in the Organization

News & Views
Grounds and Landscape Management

Facility Focus
Tips of the Trade - Gaining Clout With Communication

Facility Focus
Tackling Big Challenges Pays Off with Clout

Facility Focus
Networking Helping FMs Get Things Done

News & Views
Snow and Ice Management: Safety Tips

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smithsonian Gardens: Roof Garden Poses Maintenance Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Integrated Pest Management: Sustainability and Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscapes Play Role in Building Security Perimeter

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bio-Diesel: Lack of Reliable Supply Prevents Widespread Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: 11-Foot Deck Vastly Improves Operator Productivity

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Bio-Diesel: Use of Alternative Fuel Boosts University's Image

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sub-Meters Assess Performance of Water-Using Systems

News & Views
Lighting Controls: Punch Lists & Commissioning

News & Views
Even with Change Management Efforts, Change Takes Time

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Controls: Punch Lists, Commissioning, Recommissioning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Architects, Managers Join Forces in Buildings, Grounds Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Snow & Ice Removal: Common Safety Precautions

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

News & Views
Restrooms and ADA

News & Views
Talking about ADA

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Profile: Garden Features Native Plants, Hardscape Elements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Guidelines for Outsourcing Contracts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Efficient Chillers, Air-Handling Units Demand More Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Codes, Standards Influence Lighting Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers Fuel Grounds Departments' Sustainability Initiatives

News & Views
Facility Managers Should Keep Resumes Up to Date

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management: Utility Vehicles Replacing Pick-Up Trucks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Grounds Care: Managers Focus on Irrigation Systems, Hand-Held Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mowers: Mulching Decks Improve Turf Health

News & Views
Communication Is Essential to Change Management

Facility Focus
Getting Good Carpet Specifications

Facility Focus
What Comes After LEED Certification?

Facility Focus
On-the-Job Education in FM

Facility Focus
Growing with Your Organization: Strategic Planning

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: The Differences Between Centralized, Distributed Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Performance of Alternative Fuels

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Mowing: Taller Grass Resists Weeds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
What are the Main Types of Portable-Cooling Units?

News & Views
IAQ: Keep Communication Lines Open

News & Views
Grounds Equipment: The Benefits of Propane

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Assess Payload, Towing Capacity

News & Views
Costs Versus Benefits of Soundmasking Systems

5 Minutes With
HVAC Management Strategies with Mike Holzkamper

5 Minutes With
Developing a Business Continuity Plan with Sean Nelson

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: Standby Systems Ideal for Small Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Application Helps Determine Attachments

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electric Utility Vehicles Bring Benefits, Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: Training and Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
PRODUCTS: Utility Vehicles

News & Views
BAS Start/Stop Optimization Offers Savings

Building Operating Management
Understanding the Metrics for Chilled Air in Data Centers

5 Minutes With
Developing a Plan for Snow and Ice Removal with Tim Holysz

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Line-Interactive UPS Offer Higher Reliability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
True Online UPS Offer Higher Power Quality, Compact Size

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flywheel UPS Require Less Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Requirements for Uninterruptible Power Supplies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Generate Rebates, Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Conversions Require Construction, Horticultural Knowledge

Building Operating Management
Advances in Sound Masking System Technology Improve Office Acoustics

News & Views
Snow and Ice: Contractor or In-House Staff

Facility Maintenance Decisions
High-Speed Jetter Headlines University's Drain-Cleaning Arsenal

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Equipment: Assess Department Needs Before Purchasing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Rent, Lease or Buy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment Specification: Manufacturers Consult with Managers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care Attachment Directory

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers, Community Colleges Offer Boiler Operator Training

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Services Department Acts as On-Campus Contractor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Construction or Renovations Include Landscape Plan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility, Grounds Managers Join Forces for Renovation Project

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Climate, Disease Resistance When Specifying Plants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Supervisors, Teams Maintain Key Landscape, Hardscape Items

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Initiative Releases Sustainable Landscapes Rating System

Building Operating Management
Designing a More Energy Efficient Data Center

News & Views
Developing an Integrated Pest Management Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Practices Can Resist Pests

5 Minutes With
Lessons in Educational Funding with Tim Woodley

News & Views
Guidelines for Choosing a UPS

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Report Analyzes Real Estate Accounting Changes’ Impact on Corporate Financial Results

News & Views
The Benefits of Propane Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Program Leads to Potential Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Resort Retrofits Wastewater-Treatment System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints: Third-Party Organizations Develop Standards, Certification Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Master Painters Institute Develops Application Guidelines

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: The Impact of VOCs on Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Crews Can Operate Propane-Powered Mowers on High-Ozone Days

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West Can Help Meet Its Water Needs With Low Impact Development Approach

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades: Opportunities in Existing Buildings

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Commercial Real Estate Woes Far From Over, Survey Shows

Building Operating Management
Commissioning: Best Way to Ensure Data Center Reliability

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Ceiling Acoustics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood Emergency Response Plans: Lessons Learned

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Flywheels Can Replace Batteries

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uninterruptible Power Supplies: Specification Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Backup Power Requirements Depend on Facility's Function

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Secure Ice-Melt Chemicals, Equipment Before Snow Falls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flood Recovery: Cleaning and Rebuilding Mechanical, Electrical Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Centers: Design Principles for Providing Critical Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Calculating Cooling: Load-Factor Definitions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Healthy IAQ: Control Contaminants

News & Views
How to Properly Apply Grounds Chemicals

News & Views
Landscapes and Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Application Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Landscape Design: Establish a Definition, Goals for Sustainability

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers Reduce Chemical Use on Landscaped Areas

News & Views
Checklist for UPS Maintenance

News & Views
Four Steps for Controlling Pests

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Specify Plants that Resist Pests, Disease

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Storm Water Reduces Irrigation Requirements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable Landscapes Include Organic Fertilizers, Irrigation Controls

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Tools Include Brushes, Rollers, Spray Guns

Building Operating Management
Making Small Data Centers Green

Building Operating Management
Small Steps Lead to Big Data Center Efficiency Gains

News & Views
Improving Campus Emergency Notifications

News & Views
Know Where to Put Soundmasking

News & Views
Grounds Care Safety Considerations

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New Report Offers Guide To Green Product Certification And Standards Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Equipment: Third-Party Certification Ensures Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: Budget Constraints Affect Repair-Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Equipment: Training Reinforces Safety Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fleet Management: Set Maintenance Priorities

Building Operating Management
Factors that Impact Office Funiture Design

Facility Focus
Green Grounds Care: LEED Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers' Roles Expand into Light Construction

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Four Key Questions When Specifying Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Attachments Ensure Versatility in Light-Construction Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Identify Hazards to Keep Workers Safe

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety Programs Start with Hazard Assessment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Managers Should Make a List of Safe Work Practices

Building Operating Management
Ten Tips To Make A Legacy Data Center More Energy Efficient

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Podcast: Bottom-Line Grounds Management

5 Minutes With
Bottom-Line Grounds Management with John Burns

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Communications Critical in Preparing for Storms

Building Operating Management
Adding LEED Certification After Project Planning Has Begun

Building Operating Management
Does Concealed Carry Make Sense In Schools And On Campus?

Building Operating Management
Two States Reject Concealed Carry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Podcast: Snow and Ice Management

Building Operating Management
Shootings Call For New Security, Response Plans on Campus

Building Operating Management
Report Identifies Best Security Practices at Northern Illinois University

News & Views
Landscape Management: Solutions for Irrigation and Soil

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EPA Tightens Engine Standards for Grounds Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Upgrades: Drives, Cooling Towers and Air-Handling Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Justify Budgets with a CMMS

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ceiling-Mounted AC Units Solve Space Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selecting Coverage Patterns and Planning Layouts for Sensors

News & Views
Costs Versus Benefits of Soundmasking Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ground-Source Heat Pump Improves School's Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable School Specifies Bio-Swale, Daylighting System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS: Preventive Maintenance Ensures Power Supply

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UPS Maintenance Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Top Tools for UPS Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Defining Green Roofs: Go Beyond Vegetative Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning: Calibrating HVAC Controls Saves Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lift Specification: Ask the Right Questions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hazmat: Common Waste Streams

News & Views
Specifying UPS: A Critical Decision

News & Views
Ground Source Heat Pumps Harness Earth Energy

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Facilities Bill Would Fund School Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving the Indoor Environment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Powers Bottom-Line Benefits

News & Views
Candor Gives Facility Executives Credibility

News & Views
Planning for Power

Building Operating Management
Demountable Walls: Moving on Up

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Power: The ABCs of UPS

News & Views
Get with the Plan

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California Updating Irrigation Rules

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofs: A New Frontier for Green

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Research: Green Products Can Release Chemicals

News & Views
Show, Don’t Tell

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New Technology Leads to Increased Energy Efficiency

News & Views
Speech Privacy Levels are an Important Consideration in Office Spaces

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Button: Effective Boiler Maintenance

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EPA, District of Columbia Agree to Go Green

News & Views
Abandoned Cabling Increases Fire Risk

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NEMA Publishes Installation Guide for Nurse Call Systems

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New Collaboration Between the Construction Specifications Institute and U.S. Green Building Council Announced

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AASHE Seeks Feedback on STARS

Building Operating Management
ADA: Ask the Real Experts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spot Cooling in a Crunch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Facilities 'Green'

Building Operating Management
What Quiet Offices Sound Like

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Largest Counterterrorism Exercise Focuses on Communication, Coordination

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Control of Bothersome Birds

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USGBC Opens Public Comment on LEED For High Performance Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Attachments: The Tools of Productivity

Building Operating Management
Paints Set a New Green Standard

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cold-Weather Challenge, Hot-Button Issues

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Putting More Green in Grounds

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China Urged to Tap Benefits of Green Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles: A New Generation

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EPA Targets Colleges and Universities in Southeast

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Management Comes of Age

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School Fined for Underground Tank Leaks

Facility Maintenance Decisions
…And Access for All

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Report: Unhealthy Conditions Common in Schools

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Large-Scale Grounds Care

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LEED Deadline Extended

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BOMA, Green Building Council Agreed to Promote Energy Efficiency

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Adobe Earns Additional LEED Platinum Certification

Building Operating Management
The Return of Rebates

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Landscapes Shine

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U.S. Green Building Council Proposes LEED Requirement to Slash Carbon Dioxide Emissions

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Huge Penalty Targets Underground Fuel Tanks

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New Non-Profit Aims to Raise Awareness About Green Cleaning

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DOE Agrees to Tighten Energy Efficiency Standards for Appliances

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Air Force Base Settles with EPA on Fuel Tanks

Building Operating Management
Accessibility for One and All

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power (and Safety) in Hand

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Seismic Codes Help Prevent Serious Damage in Hawaiian Quake, ICC says

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New Tool Will Help Colleges Improve Environmental Compliance and Results

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Winter-Preparation Equipment Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Care: Designing for Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Turf Tactics: Planning for Cooler Weather

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Options to Maximize Mowers

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment options: A closer look

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grass-Roots Turf Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A New Generation of Grounds Care Equipment

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Most of Mowers

Building Operating Management
Air Distribution Turned Upside Down

Facility Maintenance Decisions
When Pests Attack

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hot Buttons for Colder Weather

Building Operating Management
Power

Building Operating Management
REPORT PREPARED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL
LEED-EB: Focus on Operations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Riding the New Waves of Wireless Communication

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Crash Course in Security

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicle Musts

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Case for In-House Management

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Control of Birds

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going Deeper Into ‘Green’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Greening the Grounds

Building Operating Management
Outlook

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatile Vehicles: Snapshots of Success

Building Operating Management
Putting Open Systems To Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cutting-Edge Mower Selection

Building Operating Management
Not a Drop?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
UN-common Challenge

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Going From ’Disaster’ to ‘Fantastic’

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maximizing Melters

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Texas A&M-sized Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles’ Growing Versatility

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Fine-Tuning Grounds Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring into Mowing

Building Operating Management
Sound Remedies For Medical Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Focusing on Fleets

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spring into Grounds Care

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Bulletin

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staying In Touch

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing: Too close to home?

Building Operating Management
Place at the Table

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds for Safety

Facility Maintenance Decisions
A Closer Look at Paint-Spray Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
From Accessory To Workhorse

Building Operating Management
Sounding off on acoustics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Getting the Green Light