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Facilities management updates, insights, strategies & best practices

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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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Right On the Mark: Success in STEM Facility Design

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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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Maintenance Tractor Causes Fire at Florida Gators’ Stadium

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The Cost of Maintenance: One Duke Greenspace

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As ADA Nears 30, Challenges to Accessibility Remain

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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

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HVAC and Lighting Upgrades Help University Cut Costs

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Flooding on Campus Leads to Lessons in Emergency Preparedness

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On Facilities Leadership: Leading By Example

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ADA Issues Remain for University

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Maintenance Matters: University Tackles Repair Backlog

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Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

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Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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

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University Students and Staff Exposed to Lead Paint

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Northwestern University Releases First Strategic Sustainability Plan

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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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University of Penn Reopens Renovated Midcentury Landmark Hill College House

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Trane: University of Florida Receives 2017 Energy Efficiency Leader Award

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Roofing: University Finds Opportunity in Vegetative Roofs

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Roofing: Managing Vegetative Roofs After Installation

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Roofing: Maximizing Benefits of Vegetative Roofs

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Howard University Redevelops Campus Properties for $50 Million

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

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Campaign Focuses on Shrinking College Dorm Carbon Footprint

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Winter Preparation Presents Staffing Challenges

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How University of Michigan Improved Sustainability of Snow and Ice Operations

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Preparing the Grounds Services Fleet for Winter Season

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

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Princeton University Lighting Program Embraces LEDs

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Princeton Relies on Established Manufacturers for LED Retrofit Program

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Princeton Maintenance Teams Kept Schedule Fluid During LED Projects

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

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

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Mastering Unique Challenges of College Renovations

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Maximizing Space Utilization Efficiency in Higher Education

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Video: Best Practices Discussed by 2015 FMXcellence Award Winners

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


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


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Honoree: University of Arizona
Project: Excellence in Succession Planning


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Honoree: adidas Group
Project: Excellence in Earmarked Budgeting


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

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Smart Budgeting, Good Communication Keep College Renovations Moving Smoothly

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Managing Scheduling Concerns During College Renovation

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Western Michigan University Relamping Team Brings Efficiency to Maintenance Department

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Relamping Team Cleans up University's Lighting Clutter

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Success of Lighting Team Leads to Program Expansion

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University Takes Another Step to Improving Lighting Efficiency

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$188 Million Boiler Replacement Project Keeps University of Wisconsin Warm

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Upgrading University of Wisconsin Boilers for Efficiency

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University of Wisconsin Utility Plant Staff Faces Challenges Learning New System

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Landscape Service Departments at Michigan State University Streamline Operations

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Landscape Management Team Tracks Users' Needs at University

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Sharing Resources Results in Money-Saving Measures for Michigan State

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

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Historic Flooding Teaches University of Iowa Tough Lessons

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Lessons Learned from Flooding Chaos at University of Iowa

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Flooding Produces Campus Changes in Response Training

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Outsourced Security Can Augment Campus Police Department

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Why Drexel University Chose Green Globes Over LEED

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Drexel University Relies On RECs As Part Of Energy Strategy

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Drexel University Continues To Be On Lookout For Ways To Cut Carbon

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

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

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

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

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Landscape Services Department Acts as On-Campus Contractor

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Flood Emergency Response Plans: Lessons Learned

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Adding LEED Certification After Project Planning Has Begun

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Podcast: Snow and Ice Management

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Shootings Call For New Security, Response Plans on Campus

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Report Identifies Best Security Practices at Northern Illinois University

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New Tool Will Help Colleges Improve Environmental Compliance and Results

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Crash Course in Security

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Going From ’Disaster’ to ‘Fantastic’

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Texas A&M-sized Savings