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Understanding Proposed Changes to NYC Elevator Code

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7 Factors in Considering Whether to Repair or Replace Boilers

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4 Simple Ways to Improve Building Energy Efficiency

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Adsorbent Air Cleaning: A New Way To Think About Ventilation 

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Roofing Problems Plague Nation’s K-12 Schools

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What Facility Managers Need to Know About Geothermal Ground Source Systems

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Spotlight on Filtration: Understanding MERV Rating

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Case Study: Elementary School Has Unique Needs For Cooling Tower

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Biden Administration Acts To Cut Use of HFCs

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Back in Business: Minimizing Spread of Disease Remains Priority

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Acoustic Performance: Best Practices Every Facility Manager Should Know

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Office Updates and Renovations Might Be Smaller Than Anticipated

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How VRF Helps Facilities Cut Utility Bills

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Ventilation and Filtration: A Systemic Strategy for Healthier Buildings

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TikTok Restroom Challenge Infuriates FMs, Everyone

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10 Post-Pandemic Facility Management and Construction Trends

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ASHRAE Updates Ventilation Standard for Healthcare Facilities

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Addressing Ventilation, Filtration, and Water System Concerns

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Education Department Gives Schools Guidelines to Upgrade Ventilation

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Case Study: Modern Rail System Transforms Historic Opera House

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Why Commercial Building Owners Should Consider Indexed Escalation

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Fighting COVID-19 Drove Up Facility Energy Use, Emissions

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Extreme Heat Exposing Lack of Air Conditioning in Schools

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4 Effective Air Filtration System Options

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Delayed by Pandemic, Convention Center Renovation Resumes

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5 Steps to Upgrade HVAC Filtration

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5 Core Elements of Good Indoor Air Hygiene

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Turf Conversion To Benefit Environment and Bottom Line

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Elevators and Fire Sprinklers: Fire Safety Moves On Up

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Microsoft Delays Reopening, Joins Tyson in Mandating Vaccine

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Vaccine Mandates Expand as Delta Variant Takes Hold

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Adaptive Reuse Makes Everything Old New Again in Facilities

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Poor HVAC, Roof Conditions Threaten Schools

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Should Organizations Require Vaccines for Office Workers?

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

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Apple Delays Office Reopening Until At Least October

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Higher Ed Ramps Up HVAC Checks for Fall Reopening

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ASHRAE Releases New User’s Manual for 62.1 Ventilation Standard

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

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$106 Million Upgrade Brings Women's Facilities On Par with Men's

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Getting Federal Funds for School Upgrades Proving Challenging

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Changing the Image of the FM Profession

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How to Use the LEED Safety First Pilot Credits

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NFL Team Sees Its Future in Facilities

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Case Study: Radiant HVAC Helps University Meet Ambitious Energy Efficiency Goals

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Improved Ventilation Protects Students from COVID-19, Research Shows

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Understanding How UV-C Light Can Effectively Combat COVID-19

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Mass Vax: How One FM Is Tackling COVID-19 Head On

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Five Crucial Strategies for Healthier Workplaces

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Higher Learning: Lessons in HVAC Efficiency

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Lessons Learned from Managing a Mass Vax Site

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3 HVAC Measures To Fight COVID-19

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Are Schools Capable of Meeting Stringent IAQ Standards?

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Air Purifiers Face Scrutiny in Schools’ Battle Against COVID-19

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California City Embraces UV-C Technology for HVAC Systems

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School District Eyes HVAC System in COVID-19 Cases

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Consider Portable Cooling Options While Occupants Slowly Return

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Case Study: Re-opening Schools By Improving Indoor Air

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Commercial Office Vacancy Rates Skyrocket During Pandemic

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New UL Program Targets IAQ in Schools

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HVAC Strategies to Slow Coronavirus Spread

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How to Add Value on Your Next Roofing Project

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Forever Changed: The Pandemic's True Influence on Buildings

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Stunning Visualization Shows Importance of Ventilation in Classrooms

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VA Seeks Balance Between Mission and Maintenance

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Pandemic Creates Challenges for Boilers, Water Heaters

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K-12 Districts Encouraged to Upgrade HVAC Systems

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College Course Targets HVAC Systems and COVID-19

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Preparing to Repaint: Steps to Take for a Successful Project

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Pandemic Challenge: How to Select the Right Water Heater for Your Facility

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Restaurant Reopening Tied to HVAC Systems

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Steps for Successful Boiler Selection

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FBI Building to Get Renovations as New Building Plans Revived

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Bill Targets K-12 School Repairs and Upgrades

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How to Manage Successful Vendor Relationships

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Tourism Facilities Step Up for Vaccine Distribution

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Trump Tower Faces $12 Million Fine for Environmental Violations

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The Pandemic, One Year Later

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Hotels Eyed for Vaccination Sites

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HVAC Upgrades Nationwide Target COVID-19

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5 Reasons Why Now Is the Time for HVAC Upgrades

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In California, 2024 Looms Large for Facility Managers

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Effective Training is Key to MEWP Success

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Alternative Refrigerants: What Can Facility Managers Do?

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Refrigerant Choices Evolving to Benefit Social and Climate Needs

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Rent or Buy? Making a Smart Decision on MEWPs

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4 Strategies for Advanced Air Filtration

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Healthcare Facility Gears Up for Vaccine Distribution

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Privacy Considerations for Designing All-Inclusive Restrooms

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Building Design with COVID-19 and IAQ in Mind

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Baltimore Building Explosion Injures 21 Workers

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5 Hospital HVAC Design Strategies for the Post-COVID-19 World

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Elevator and Escalator Innovations Play Role in Pandemic Recovery

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For HVAC Efficiency, Reach Higher Than the Low-Hanging Fruit

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Chinese Building Walks to New Location. Wait, What? 

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Testing Buildings for Coronavirus Can Help Reduce Spread

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Safe at Work: Creating Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic

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What Role Does HVAC Play in Reducing Coronavirus Risks in Buildings?

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Aerial Work Platforms: Maintenance Strategies That Deliver Reliability and Safety

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Pandemic Protocol: Keep a Close Eye on the Bottom Line

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Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern

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3 Key Questions on Mobile Elevating Work Platforms

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COVID-19 Adds Uncertainty to the Future of Facilities

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HVAC Strategies for Higher Education During the Pandemic

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Chicago Breweries Prepare for COVID Winter with HVAC Upgrades

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Cold-Weather Considerations: Preparing for Winter’s Worst

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Case Study Shows HVAC Optimization Success

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For HVAC Optimization, High-Hanging Fruit Doesn't Have to Mean 'Expensive'

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School IAQ Crisis? ‘Open window is not gonna cut it’

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4 Ways to Wreck Your Boiler

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HVAC Problems Delay Opening of NYC Schools

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How to Realize the Promise of a Smart Building

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5 Steps Buildings Should Take to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

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How to Plan HVAC Systems for Long-Term Performance

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3 Strategies to Prevent HVAC from Spreading Airborne Coronavirus

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Insulation Blanket Saves Hospital 15 Million Pounds of Steam

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HVAC Problems at Texas COVID Facility Possibly Linked to Two Deaths

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Movable Wall Systems Can Improve Acoustics, Protect Privacy

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Ceilings Selection Plays Crucial Role in Office Acoustical Environment

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Technology Drives New Best Practices in Elevator Maintenance

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How Should HVAC Systems Respond to Airborne Coronavirus?

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Careful Screening Required to Find Reliable Elevator Service Provider

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Pandemic Response: Microbes, Buildings, and Occupant Health

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4 Questions to Ask to Help Select Smart Building Technologies

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For Pandemic Response, Plan Long-Term

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MEWPs: Myths, Misconceptions, Misinformation

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Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations

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COVID-19 Will Complicate Hospital Evacuations

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What Is the Role of Building Systems in Preventing COVID-19?

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Are High-Rise Elevators COVID-19 Death Traps? 

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Understanding MEWPs Options To Deliver Access, Safety

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Closed, Slowly Reopening Facilities Offer New Opportunities for Efficiency

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Aspergillus Mold Discovered Again at Seattle Children’s Hospital

Facility Maintenance Decisions
MEWPs Training That Delivers Access and Safety

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Smart Building Technology Hold Promise, Peril in the Age of COVID-19

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CDC Guidelines Target Reopened Office Buildings

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Understanding Options for HVAC Technician Training

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Cleaning Strategies for Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic

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How To Build Buy-In for HVAC Training

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4 Strategies for Cooling Efficiency in Existing Buildings

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HVAC Considerations for Healthy Offices During Coronavirus Pandemic

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Next-Generation Sensors Tackle IAQ, Climate

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Building Successful Training Programs for HVAC Technicians

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How to Plan Fire Safety and Suppression Systems During Renovations

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5 Principles of Energy-Efficient Cooling Design

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Maintenance Matters: Ensuring Chiller Upgrades Succeed

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Mold Found in Baby's Heart After Surgery at Seattle Children’s Hospital

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Ensuring Emergency Cooling Equipment Suits Facilities

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Assessing Cooling Loads for Chiller Upgrades

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Chiller Upgrades: Assessing Equipment Condition

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Emergency Cooling: Avoid Specification Mistakes

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How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Replacements: Out With the Old, In With the New

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Cooling Keeps Facilities Comfortable in a Crisis

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Advanced Analytics Show HVAC Data Patterns

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Variable Refrigerant Flow Systems Save Energy, Reduce HVAC Failure

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: Spotlight on Safety

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Heat Pumps Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

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Understanding Technology Advances in Variable Frequency Drives

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Smart Specification of Boilers and Water Heaters

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Monitoring and Maintenance To Increase Boiler Efficiency

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Schools’ IAQ Efforts Tackle Old, New Foes

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

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Three Steps to Boiler Performance and Efficiency

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How to Get the Most from a Condensate Recovery System

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How Design Assist Can Help Meet Tight Construction Deadlines

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Huge Chicago Hospital to Be Renovated into a Hotel

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One K-12 District's Lessons and Benefits from Geothermal Systems

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Smart Building Use Case: Data Center

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FM's Role in Sustainable HVAC Planning

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Presence of Pan-Resistant C. Auris Growing in New York

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Head of the Class: Specifying and Installing Geothermal Systems

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Assemble an All-Star Project Team to Achieve Sustainable HVAC

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Sustainable HVAC: Plan Early and Often

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Head of the Class: Geothermal Delivers Savings

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EU Looks to Define Smart Buildings

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Mystery Odor Closes Vermont Hospital Operating Rooms Again

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Expanded Opportunities for Higher Education Facility Upgrades

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How to Plan for Fire Alarm System Replacement

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Understanding System Specifics To Ensure Successful HVAC Upgrades

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Securing Funding Remains Constant Challenge for Public School FM

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Case Study: NYC Trading Floor Chooses VRF

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Understand the Pros and Cons of VRFs for Trading Floors

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Historic L.A. Memorial Coliseum Gets $315 Million Renovation

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Higher Education: HVAC Upgrades Drive Sustainability, Energy Efficiency

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How to Tackle 4 Challenges in Planning Smart Buildings

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Teamwork for Successful Commercial Office Upgrades

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Training Tactics

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Many California Classrooms Don’t Have Sufficient Ventilation: Study

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What Can the Building Internet of Things Do for FMs?

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Is a VRF Right for Your Trading Floor Cooling Needs?

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4 Tough Questions to Ask About Renovation Planning

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Commercial Office Upgrades: Timing Matters

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Fieldpiece Instruments' Wireless Clamp Meters

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Bestorq X5 V-belt

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Siemens Smart Infrastructure's Smart Thermostat RDS120/120-B

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Maintenance Strategies

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Transformative Wave's CATALYST

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4 Steps to Selecting High-Performance HVAC

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Commercial Office Upgrades: Cost Considerations

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Troubleshooting Boilers and Water Heaters

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How To Select High-Performance HVAC Systems

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Commercial Office Building Renovations

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Boilers and Water Heaters: Energy-Efficiency Strategies

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10 Keys to Monitoring-Based Commissioning Success

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Recalled UV Water Treatment System Poses Shock Hazard

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Water Watch on Plumbing Systems

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Using CFD Analysis to Prevent HVAC Equipment Oversizing

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Worker on Renovation Project Critically Injured in Forklift Accident

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Water Watch: Identifying HVAC Culprits

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How to Select Plastic Piping

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8 Important Benefits of Networked Lighting Controls

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K-12 Upgrades: Assessing HVAC Needs, Setting Priorities

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Boiler Controls: Keep Safety Top of Mind

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New Thriller Uses Elevator Accidents As Gruesome Plot Device

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Daikin's Ultra-Configurable Rebel Applied HVAC System

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3 Plastic Piping Options Offer Cost Savings, Flexibility

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Water Watch: Strategies for Conservation

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Trump Defunds Critical Life-Safety Upgrades At Navy Building 

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How to Specify High-Tech Boilers to Get What You Want

Facility Maintenance Decisions
K-12 Upgrades: HVAC Challenges and Solutions

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How Have Buildings Changed Since 9/11?

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4 Issues in Successful Plumbing Upgrades

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Sensors, Better Communication Tech Mean Better Data for Boilers

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Plumbing Renovations That Deliver

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Hot Classrooms, Tight Budgets Challenge K-12 District

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Advanced Digital Technology Revolutionizes Boiler Market

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Pope Francis Gets Stuck in An Elevator For 25 Minutes

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Pure Air Control Services's IAQ Guard Remote Monitoring

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FabricAir's VarioDuct

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How Soundmasking Leads to Better Acoustics, Pleasant Space

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Cooling Crisis: City’s Schools Battle Heat, Budget

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Environmental Meter for HVAC/R Professionals Announced

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Engineers Design System to Cool Buildings Without Electricity

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

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Legionnaires’ Shuts Down Atlanta Hotel

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Elevator Failures at Chicago High-Rise Rattle Passengers

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5 Questions to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Germicidal Lighting

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Valve Problems, Water Quality Can Affect Fire Sprinkler Functionality

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Don’t Sweat It: Facility Tips to Survive a Heat Wave

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Collar Line Enhances the Look of VRF Cassettes

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The New Age of Utility Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs

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7 Ways Artificial Intelligence Is the Future of FM

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Tame Midday Heat With Window Film Innovation

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Take Advantage of HVAC Opportunities for Energy Efficiency

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Germicidal Ambient Lighting Has Potential But Caution Is Warranted

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Cooling Data Centers in a Crisis

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Energy Games Offer Incentives for Energy Efficiency

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Mobile App Connects Water Heaters for Advanced Analytics

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Project Budgeting and Maintenance Offer Increased Resources for Middle School

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Work Pods Look Cool, But Buyer Beware

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Mobile App Targets HVACR Technician Productivity

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How to Plan and Scope an HVAC Upgrade

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How To Do a Major HVAC Upgrade on Campus

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Despite Owner’s Objections, NYC Building Designated Historical Landmark

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Phone Booths Offer Privacy Solution in Open Office Designs

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Two High Rise Elevators Trap Occupants In Inaccessible Shafts

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In Healthcare Facilities, New Technology Improves Energy Efficiency and Comfort

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HVAC Upgrades Can Lead to Broader Replacement Opportunities

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Strategies and Tactics For Successful Data Center Upgrades

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Indiana University Dorms Infested with Mold Undergo Renovations

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ASHRAE Defines HVAC&R Terminology

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Earthquake Regulations Could Affect California Hospitals' S&P Ratings

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Vanderbilt University Delivers Successful HVAC Upgrades

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How to Find the Right Path to Big Energy Savings

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How Creative Engagement is Growing into a National Trend

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Addressing Air Handler Upgrade Challenges

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Questions to Ask for Successful Energy Planning

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5 Steps to Ensuring Plumbing Upgrades Last

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Ford Continues with $740 Million Renovation of 105-Year-Old Building

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How Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Improve HVAC Energy Efficiency

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170-Year-Old Building Undergoes $43 Million Renovation

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Properly Sizing Chillers for Improved Energy Efficiency

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Where to Find Big Data for Improving Occupant Experience

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What Makes a Rooftop Unit High-Performance?

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New Jersey Building Recognized as LEED Project of The Year

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Higher Ed Rethinking Breastfeeding Spaces

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Teaming Up for Long-Term Energy Efficiency

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Specifying HVAC Equipment Based on Facility Needs

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Detroit Files Lawsuit Over Failing LED Streetlights

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Understanding High-Efficiency Rooftop Air Conditioning Units

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College Basketball Arena Enters Final Phase of $72 Million Renovation

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Effective Project Management Helps University Reduce Energy Usage

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Portable Cooling and Its Impact on Operations

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Manager's Role in Project Management Leads to Successful Renovations

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How Green Buildings Impact The Environment

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Backdraft Dampers Aim To Enhance Airflow

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Properly Sized Portable Cooling Enhances Occupancy Comfort

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North Carolina Bill Pursues Improved Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
How to Specify Portable Cooling Based on Facility Needs

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U.S. Airports Raise $30 Billion in Bonds for Renovations

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HVAC and Lighting Upgrades Help University Cut Costs

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Cincinnati Reds Museum Gets Renovation, HVAC Upgrades

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Duct Fans Offer Enhanced Efficiency

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How to Select IoT Products for Smart, Green Buildings

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Fungal Infection Linked to Bird Droppings Cause Patient Deaths

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Measure, Test, Commission: Keys to High-Performance HVAC

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Schools’ HVAC Renovation Aims for Savings, Comfort

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Boilers: Repair or Replace?

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NCAA Arena Renovation Faces Financial Challenges

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Hybrid HVAC Systems Offer Big Efficiency

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Princeton Library Renovates and Modernizes

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Silencer Might Benefit Built Environment

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High-Performance HVAC: Why Maintenance is Critical

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The Role of Maintenance in Boiler Performance Life

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Construction Mistakes Cost Milwaukee Zoo $250,000

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Best Practices for Achieving High-Performance HVAC Systems

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Boiler Issues and Cold Temps Close High School

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Facilities Managers Should Weigh the Cost of Savings

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Yale Students Win Gender-Neutral Restroom Battle

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Energy Star Leads to Lower Vacancy Rates: Study

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Strategies That Extend the Performance Life of Boilers

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Milwaukee Brewers Renovate Spring Training Home

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How To Develop a DIY Energy Information Systems

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Elevator Service, Injuries at Center of Hospital Dispute

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Summerfest Concert Venue Undergoes Renovation

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Renovation To Close MoMA for Four Months

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How To Select the Correct Roofing Consultant

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Roofing: Fine Tuning the Specification Process

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Airport Completing $12 Million Renovation

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Facility Innovations in Warehouse Design and Operations

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Specifying the Proper Roofing System

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Understanding VRF Safety Standards and Codes

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MLB Stadium Renovations Target Fan Experience

Building Operating Management
6 Best Practices for VRF Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Roofing Projects Work

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How To Match Facility Acoustics to a Space's Purpose

Building Operating Management
How To Improve the Energy Efficiency of a VRF System

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Tackling the Repair-or-Replace Dilemma

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How To Balance Speech Intelligibility with Privacy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: School District Attacks the Backlog

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Understanding Your Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Options

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Understanding the Value of Continuing Education for Facility Managers

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Old Buildings Challenge Cities

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Hot Topics: 2018’s Most Popular Articles

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University Eyes Energy Efficiency in Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
What's New at NFMT Baltimore 2019?

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Legionnaires’ Claims Lives of Hospital Patients

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Elevator Inspections Challenge University

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Lighting Upgrades: Quantifying Results

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Indianapolis Museum Plans Major Renovations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Condensing Considerations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits of Upgrading Emergency Lighting

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VA Needs Improved Maintenance: GAO

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School Projects Target Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
The Benefits of Using Plastic Piping

Building Operating Management
Is the As-A-Service Model Right For You?

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Elevator Malfunction Terrifies Passengers at Chicago High-Rise

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting in the Spotlight

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Upgrade with a Healthcare Twist

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Water Efficiency Scrutiny in Commercial Kitchens

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Syracuse University’s Carrier Dome Set for Renovation

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As-A-Service Model Moves Beyond Software

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Eye on Energy: Routine Maintenance Can Improve Efficiency

Building Operating Management
How Passive House Leads to Net-Zero Energy

Building Operating Management
Finding the Right Resources to Solve Too Hot/Too Cold Problems

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Escalator Malfunction in Rome Injures 24

Building Operating Management
Inspections, Education, Adjustments Can Help Solve Office Temperature Complaints

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Efficiency Leads to Enhanced K-12 Learning Environment

Building Operating Management
5 Smart Building Strategies for High-Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Upgrades Focus on Energy Savings

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

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HVAC Controller and IoT Connectivity

Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things: Minor Challenges, Major Benefits

Building Operating Management
Understanding Building Performance With Internet of Things Technology

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One in Four of State’s Nursing Homes Meet Back-up Power Demands

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Trump Administration Proposes Removing HFC Regulation

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Copper Thieves Not Slowing Down

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Building Internet of Things Makes Greener, Smarter Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers: Effective Operator Training

Building Operating Management
Heated Piping, Snow Mats Offer Non-Chemical Options for Snow Removal

Building Operating Management
How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare Facilities

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Frosty Finding Could Affect HVAC Components

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High Ceilings? Large Door Openings? Fans May Improve Comfort, Save Energy

Building Operating Management
How To Fight Air Stratification in Conditioned Facilities

Building Operating Management
Better R-Value, Thermal Performance Highlight Window Advances

Building Operating Management
Hold the Salt? Sustainable Snow Removal Strategies Heat Up

Building Operating Management
Case Study: Real-World High-Tech Workplace

Building Operating Management
Alternative Strategies, Chemicals May Eliminate Rock Salt in Snow Removal

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Boilers: Maximizing Performance

Building Operating Management
Staving Off Obsolescence with Sustainability

Building Operating Management
Building Internet of Things Adds Ample Opportunity for Office Upgrades

Building Operating Management
How To Talk About Energy Efficiency in Financial Terms

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Cool Schools? AC Issues Cancel Classes

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chillers: Contractor Considerations

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

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

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Chillers: Executing the Replacement

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Grants Aid Managers Planning Historic Renovations

Building Operating Management
A Guide To Understanding Energy-Saving Water Heater Options

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Illinois Sues Trump Tower for Clean Water Violations

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chillers: Specifying Equipment

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Old School: Renovation Reclaims Building

Building Operating Management
How To Make Good Use of Smart Meter Data

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chillers: Planning Successful Replacements

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Energy-Efficiency Funding Shows Promise

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Legionnaires’ Outbreaks Create Facility Challenges

Building Operating Management
Net Zero Energy Buildings: The Future of Facilities

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Hospital Boiler Explosion Kills Two, Injures 14

Building Operating Management
Advances in Technology Drive Domestic Hot Water Choices

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Deferred Maintenance Strains Budgets

Building Operating Management
Location and Timing: Keys to Successful Cooling System Upgrade

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Roof Replacements Offer Range of Benefits

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Drought and Facility Water Conservation

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How the Building Exterior Affects HVAC Energy Efficiency

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Explosion Rocks Midtown Manhattan

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Replacement: The Tipping Point

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Facility Spending $1 Million on Improvements

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Bottom-Line Benefits of Reducing Energy Waste

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Historic Renovation Targets Area Rehabilitation

Building Operating Management
The Who, What, and Why of Replacing Aging Cooling Systems

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3 Ways Energy Models Add Value For Facilities Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Monitoring and Reducing Energy Waste

Building Operating Management
Product Selection: Top Facility Managers Reveal Best Practices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Challenges and Benefits of a Plumbing Renovation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Replacement: Understanding Key Metrics

News & Views
HVAC Condensate Helps Community Garden Grow

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight on Water Conservation and Hygiene

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Take The Lead on Product Selection

Building Operating Management
Understanding Thermal Mass and HVAC Efficiency

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Legionnaires: City Lags in HVAC System Inspections

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC: Diagnosing Energy Waste

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University Replaces Roof on Historic Hall

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Old Buildings, New Technology Create Questions

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Keeping a Facility Running During Renovation

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Cooling Crisis: Study Ties AC in Schools to Student Performance

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Facility Upgrades Without Interruptions

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

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High-Performance HVAC Achieves Optimal Efficiency

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High-Performance Building Envelope at PNC Tower Brings Efficiency

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SIDEBAR: Innovative Building Systems Are Hallmarks of PNC Tower

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Department of Energy Establishes Pump Efficiency Standards

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Medical University Improves Maintenance Efficiency with Critical Upgrades

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Section 179D Federal EPAct Tax Benefits Extended For Two Years

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Return on Investment Factors into K-12 Retrofit Decisions

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Future Focus: What's Your Next Retrofit Project?

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

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Product Information

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Energy Efficiency: Looking for Trouble in HVAC Systems

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Power-Quality Analyzers Help Improve HVAC System Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Thorough Evaluation of Existing HVAC System Should Precede Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Communication an Important Step in HVAC System Evaluation

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Performance Measurements Help Evaluate Existing HVAC System

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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions

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Targeting Water Waste

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Facilities Respond to California’s Drought

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California Water-Use Targets Include Sprinklers, Water Reclamation, Landscaping

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

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

Building Operating Management
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Mastering Unique Challenges of College Renovations

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Networked Water-Management Systems Aid Green Goals

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

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Survey: Facility Water Conservation Measures In California

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Best Practices for Saving Energy In Data Centers

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Cleaner Energy Sources Benefit Bottom Line at Vanderbilt University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Natural Gas Transition Saves Vanderbilt Millions on Maintenance

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Are Elevators the Next Smart Items for Facility and Maintenance Managers?

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Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Challenges with Low-Flow Toilets, Urinals and Faucets

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Maintenance Managers Face Potential Roadblocks With Water Conservation Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers can Take Steps to Maximize Water-Conservation Savings

Building Operating Management
Data Center Energy Efficiency Targets Include Temperature, Humidity Adjustments; Economizers

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations

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For Facility Managers, Internet of Things Changes the Game

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IoT Facility Applications Engage Issues Like Resilience, Staffing, Analytics

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Universities Save Switching from Steam to Hot Water

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Security Vulnerabilities Exposed in Facilities

Building Operating Management
Benefits of Office Design for Employee Performance

Building Operating Management
Achieving Thermal Comfort with Office Design

Building Operating Management
Role of Furniture in Work Environment

Building Operating Management
Internet of Things May Play Role in Office Comfort, Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding and Fixing Energy Problems in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Humidity Control Vital to Keeping HVAC Costs Low

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Poor Training Leads to Increased HVAC System Waste

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Water Conservation Involves Many Critical Factors

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies to Maximize Water Savings Opportunities

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Public Relations Plays Role in Water Conservation

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Evaluating the Existing Elevator System

Building Operating Management
Top Products — Energy Optimization

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

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

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Utility Incentives Can Help Cover Cost Of Energy Efficiency Projects

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Utility Technical Advice Helps Denver School Solve Hot/Cold Problem

Building Operating Management
How Chiller Plant Optimization Improves Building Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
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New York City Experiences Legionnaires Outbreak: How to Avoid Future Issues

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Pair Resilience With Other Business Goals

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High-Performance HVAC Design as Seen in Chicago High Rise

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

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Understanding Geothermal Systems as Energy-Saving Option

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: HVAC

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Other Building Resilience Issues Include Backup Power, Roofs, Preventive Maintenance

Building Operating Management
EPAct Tax Benefits For Warehouses: Section 179(D) Provisions

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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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University of Utah Adapts Landscape to Climate Conditions

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Is New Focus in High Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Roofing, HVAC, Building Envelopes Primary Areas of Concern

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Elevator Modernization and Overview of Destination-Based Systems

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Pros and Cons of Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers Discuss Water Conservation Strategies

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

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When Replacing Energy Using Equipment, To Capital Decisions To Current Operations

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Incorporating Portable Cooling Into Emergency Response Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Challenges When Making Temporary Cooling Plans

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Immediate Access to Portable Cooling Units Essential

Building Operating Management
3 Options for Energy Savings in HVAC Systems

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CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance

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Better IAQ Data Means Happy, Healthy Occupants

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Strategies for HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation System Warning Signs and Potential Solutions

Building Operating Management
Making Elevator Modernization Decisions

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Field Testing an Important Step in Lighting Upgrade Process

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Standards Emerge to Monitor Lighting Industry

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Strategies for Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Think Bigger Picture When Planning Plumbing Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons Learned From Plumbing Retrofit

Building Operating Management
High-Performance HVAC Design Provides Load Variation, Other Benefits

Building Operating Management
More on High-Performance HVAC Design

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HVAC and Energy Efficiency: Strategies and Tactics

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand-Response Programs Help Lower HVAC System Costs

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BAS, VAV Boxes Help Control Long-Term HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Chilled Water And Condenser Loop Control Offer Energy Efficiency Opportunities

Building Operating Management
Optimizing Air Handler Operations And Chiller Parasitic Loads

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Common Sources of IAQ Issues

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Timing Everything When Upgrading HVAC System

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

Building Operating Management
Wastewater Reclamation Gains Ground in Water Efficiency Arena

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

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Elevators and Destination Dispatch Technology

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How to Design for HVAC Operations

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AC Motors One Way to Cut Elevators’ Energy Use

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A Gameplan for Building Automation Systems and Energy Efficiency

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Showing Success With Your BAS Setup

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Maximizing System Efficiency Through BAS

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Setting Proper Trends Important to Achieve Success With BAS

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Portable Cooling Considerations When In a Crunch

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Putting a Plan in Place When Portable Cooling Needed

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Weighing Portable Cooling Options: Temporary or Primary?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Temporary or Portable Cooling Systems Work

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Comprehensive HVAC PM Programs Promote Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Effective Irrigation Management

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Management Practices for Irrigation Issues

Building Operating Management
Unassigned Private Offices, Workplace Traffic Flow Are Key To Open Office Design

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What to Look for in Elevator Contractor

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Emergency Evacuation Elevators Require Changed Thinking

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Water Watch: County's Projects Deliver Savings

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Enhanced Commissioning Brings HVAC Energy Savings

Building Operating Management
Build on the Benefits of Feedback, Collaborative Approach

Building Operating Management
Design for HVAC Accessibility and Consult the Experts

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Energy Audits Are Combined With Retrocommissioning Effort

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McGill Energy Management Team Reduces Peak Demand

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building, Landscape Changes Affect Irrigation System Operations

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

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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System Integration: Challenges In Existing Buildings

Building Operating Management
Evaluating Existing Elevator System

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Most Common sources of IAQ Issues

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Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

Facility Maintenance Decisions
California County Goes Overtime to Keep Plumbing Projects In House

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofit Project Requires Weekend Work

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Reducing GPF Drops County Restroom Water Use by 35 Percent

Facility Maintenance Decisions
County Considers Better Preventive Maintenance Plan Following Plumbing Retrofit

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Spotlight on Elevator Technician and Safety Standards

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Critical Operations: Laboratories and Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Variable Air Volume Considerations for Critical Facilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Uncovering Energy Savings Inside Critical Facilities

News & Views
Renovated Space Helps Healthcare Organization With Teaming Efforts

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To Justify Large HVAC Upgrades, Consider Deferred Capital Renewal

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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

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Plumbing Upgrade: Locking Down Savings

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How to Know When to Modernize an Elevator

Building Operating Management
Collaborative, Open Office Design Will Be Prototype For Law Firm Ballard Spahr

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Plumbing Retrofit in Detention Center Captures Savings

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Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings Comfort to County

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Seven Tips To Make Building Renovations a Sucess

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Florida County Uses Maintenance Department as an Environmental Steward

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

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Innovative Irrigation Project Produces Big Savings at Agricultural Center

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Energy Information Technology, Staff, Bring HVAC Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waste Watch: Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC System Audits Help Improve Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Retrocommissioning Helps Identify HVAC Inefficiencies

Building Operating Management
Problems in Specs, Performance, Can Hurt HVAC Project

Building Operating Management
HVAC Projects in Existing Facilities: Strategies to Smooth the Way

Building Operating Management
Why HVAC Projects Go Well — or Poorly

Building Operating Management
Additional Strategies to Head Off Problems with HVAC Projects

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Mechanical Matters: Seeking Water Savings

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Eye on Efficiency: Economy Forces Department to Revisit Plans

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What Facility Managers Should Know About Their Elevators

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Energy Data Brings HVAC Savings

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Cost Of Replacing Obsolete Equipment Can Help Sell HVAC Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Retrofitting Elevators for Energy Efficiency: Pros and Cons

Building Operating Management
How To Reduce Elevators' Energy Use

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Training for Savings: Boiler Upgrade Challenges University

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Irrigation Systems: Focus on Controllers

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Spotlight on BAS for Improved Boiler Maintenance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Economic Woes Prompt Texas University to Look Harder for HVAC Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Campus-Wide Energy-Efficiency Focus Triggers Change

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improved Chiller Efficiency Delivers Bottom-Line Savings

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System Integration Can Add Functionality In Existing Buildings

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Plumbing Retrofits: Spotlighting on Savings

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Follow Safety Code for Elevator Maintenance and Keep It Handy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Honoring the 2014 FMD Achievement Award Winners

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Making the Case for Plumbing Retrofits

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Irrigation Systems: Looking for Trouble

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Empowering Facility Occupants to Respond in Emergencies

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

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Retrocommissioning Aims to Reduce HVAC Costs

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Reduced Maintenance Costs Can Help Justify Large HVAC Upgrades

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cool Savings: Chiller Plant Upgrade Brings County More Than Comfort

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Lessons Learned From Chiller Upgrade Project

Building Operating Management
How Delphi Selected A Facility Management Service Provider

Building Operating Management
Delphi, Facility Management Provider Focus On Savings Opportunities

Building Operating Management
Rigorous Approach To Outsourcing Can Pay Off In Facility Management Choice

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

Building Operating Management
HVAC Strategies for the Transition From Fall to Winter

Building Operating Management
How To Prepare HVAC Systems For Higher Demand

Building Operating Management
Tips on Replacing or Upgrading HVAC Components

News & Views
Heavy Maintenance Load: U.S. Has 900,000 Elevators

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making the Case for Plumbing Retrofits

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Urinals, Toilets and Sinks Reduce Domestic Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Reducing Landscape Irrigation Water Use

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Force of Habit Can Impact Effective Building Evacuation

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Patchwork Repairs Increase HVAC Costs

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Bundle Small Energy Measures With Large HVAC Projects

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New Hotel Still Offers Water-Saving Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Expanding Scope of Infrared Imagers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Versatility of Infrared Imagers Expands

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Infrared Imaging Going Mobile Through Apps, iPhones, iPads

Building Operating Management
Innovations Offer Reductions In HVAC Energy Consumption But Are Often Ignored

Building Operating Management
Consider These Passive Or Energy-Efficient Active HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Energy Buildings: Waste Heat Recovery And Renewable Energy

Building Operating Management
Historic Preservation Meets Green Design At National Academy Of Science

Building Operating Management
With BIM, Historic Landmark Gets Sustainable Renovation

Building Operating Management
Turn Building Occupants Into Allies For Emergency Response

Building Operating Management
How Floor Wardens Aid In Emergency Evacuations

Building Operating Management
Crisis Coordinators Play Role In Emergencies, Including Aiding Evacuation Of People With Disabilities

Building Operating Management
Tips For Conducting Emergency Evacuation Drills

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Fault Detection And Diagnostics Software Has Potential To Save Energy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Reliability: How Hurricane Sandy Affected Repair-Replace Decision

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Contamination from Hurricane Sandy Damages Boilers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Assessing Boilers After Hurricane Reveals Severe Damage

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recommendation: Replace Boilers Damaged by Hurricane Sandy

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Data Center Upgrades for Reliability and Energy Efficiency

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Redundancy Ensures Data Center System Availability if Components Fail

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Adaptability Important to Efficient Data Center Operation

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Controlling Condensation, Temperature Important to Protect Data Centers

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Remote Access Helps Managers' Ability to Control Data Center Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Strategies and Tactics for Success

Facility Maintenance Decisions
VFDs Expand Load Capability for Demand Response Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facilities With BAS Have Advantages for Demand Response Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Open Only 6 Years, San Francisco Hotel Finds Major Water Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
San Francisco Hotel's LEED Efforts Focus on Reducing Water Use

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hotel Balances Guest Comfort, Water-Saving Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chemical-Free Cooling Tower Solution Helps Reduce HVAC System's Water Use

Building Operating Management
How Facility Managers Handle Increasing Workload, Shrinking Budget, Staff

Building Operating Management
In-house Or Outsource? Facility Departments Evaluate Staffing Balance

Building Operating Management
Technology Helps Facility Managers Do More With Less

Building Operating Management
Facility Strategies To Handle More Work With Fewer Resources

Building Operating Management
Pick Low-Hanging Fruit To Make An Existing Building Smarter

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

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Handling "Frivolous" Complaints Is A Fine Art For Facility Managers

Building Operating Management
Cost Savings From Variable Only, Primary Flow Chilled Water Pumping

Building Operating Management
Design Challenges For Variable Primary Flow Chilled Water Pumping

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Stewardship, Facilities, and the Role of Maintenance

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Irrigation System Maintenance Strategies

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hidden Savings in HVAC Systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Patchwork Repairs Often Result in Increased HVAC Costs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boiler Maintenance Key to HVAC Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation Systems: Maintaining for Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Is it Time to Repair or Replace Irrigation System?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Rise of Net-Zero Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Defining the Net Zero Concept

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Establishing a Plan for Net-Zero Buildings

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Taking Advantage of Outside Air to Reduce HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Innovative Products: HVAC

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Water Conservation: An Audit You'll Like

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Savings

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Go Beyond Simple Payback To Justify Major HVAC Upgrades

Building Operating Management
Zipcar Aims For Collaborative Community In New Headquarters

Building Operating Management
How to Muffle Noise Issues in Open Offices

Building Operating Management
Sound Strategies for Open Offices

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Submetering: Gathering Data, Uncovering Savings

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Energy Recovery Systems Can Cut Energy Use Significantly

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Restroom: Aesthetics Among Retrofit Goals

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Questions to Answer Before Deciding on a Portable Cooling Solution

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submeters Emerge as Effective Water-Conservation Devices

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fixtures Offer Simple way to Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy-Savings Strategies to Save Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Motor Technology and its Role in Energy Savings

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Fire Code Changes Informed By Outside Factors

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Fire Code Clarifications NFPA 72

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Energy Recovery Systems: Airside and Waterside

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Chiller Upgrade Increases Efficiency at Miami International Airport

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Scope of Airport Chiller Project Provides Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managing Airport Chiller Installation Project Offers Challenges

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Portable Cooling Equipment Aids in Chiller Changeover

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Temperature Complaints May Not Be Frivolous

Building Operating Management
How To Maximize Your Water Efficiency Efforts

Building Operating Management
Electronic Faucets, Aerators Can Help Meet Water Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Lower-Flush Fixtures Can Save Water, But Be Aware Of Infrastructure Challenges

Building Operating Management
Water Efficiency Requires Occupant Cooperation, Change Of Habits

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Three Common Boiler Safety Devices

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Prison Plumbing Retrofit Captures Savings

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Steam-Plant Conversion Generates Cool Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety Relief Valves: Avoiding Horror Stories

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Taking Inventory of Safety Relief Valves

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Observing and Correcting Relief Valve Piping Issues

Building Operating Management
Office Building Renovations Aim To Reposition “Stale” Properties

Building Operating Management
Energy Benefits of Green Roofs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofit in California Detention Center Captures Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Cuts Water Use by Half at Detention Center

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Challenges Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Take Closer Look at Variable-Frequency Drives

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ensure Long VFD Performance With Unique Motor and Wiring Specifications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Key Parameters in VFD Networking and Control Functions

News & Views
Savings from the Grounds Up

Building Operating Management
Plumbing Codes, Technologies, And Rating Systems Are Driving Water Efficiency In Restrooms

Building Operating Management
Water Codes And Standards Continue To Tighten Water Usage Limits

Building Operating Management
Measurement, Benchmarking Of Water Use Can Help Drive Efficiency

News & Views
Variable-refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems: Weighing Benefits And Limitations

Building Operating Management
As Google Grows, It's Up To Joe Kava To Ensure Data Centers Keep Pace

Building Operating Management
To Keep Up With Demand For Data Centers, Google Focuses On Policies, Procedures

Building Operating Management
Custom-built Servers, Onboard Batteries Help Google Meet Its IT Energy Efficiency Goals

Building Operating Management
Google Shares Data Center Energy Efficiency Information To Help Push Industry Change

Building Operating Management
Customized Training Helps Google Data Center Employees Get Up To Speed

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Retrofits: Certification for Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
AHRI Certification Benefits for HVAC Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Quantifying Savings When Specifying HVAC Products

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Spotlight: AHRI Portable Cooling Certification Program

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Plumbing Retrofits Rely on Understanding Technology Options

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fittings Proven Way to Conserve Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Modern Plumbing Fixtures Designed to Curtail Water Use

Building Operating Management
Demand Side Management Helps Cut Energy Consumption, Costs

Building Operating Management
Retrocommissioning Is Often Overlooked Way To Manage Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Energy Master Plan Can Help Manage Costs On Demand Side, Supply Side

News & Views
Boiler Safety: Annual Inspection Checklist

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Evolving Strategies and Metrics for Data Center Cooling

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Trouble Spots for Data Center Performance

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Keeping an Eye on Data Center Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Preventive Maintenance Helps Keep Elevator Costs Downs, Prevents Premature Modernization

Building Operating Management
Preventive Maintenance For Elevators Must Include Motor, Brakes, Drive

Building Operating Management
Destination Dispatch, Closed-Loop Door Systems, Machine-room-less Elevators Are Driving Vertical Transportation Trends

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Life-cycle Costs Justify Investment In Energy-Efficient Fans

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Saving from Vigilance on Water Conservation

Building Operating Management
Net-Zero Building Saves More Than Energy For Leon County, Fla.

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

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Airports' Savings Take Off After Plumbing Retrofit

News & Views
Variable-refrigerant Flow (VRF) Systems: Air-cooled And Water-Cooled

Building Operating Management
Taking A Systems View Of HVAC Upgrades Can Lead To Bigger Benefits

Building Operating Management
Refrigerant, Water, Air Leaks Can All Lead To HVAC Problems

Building Operating Management
Economizers, Heat Recovery Can Help Reduce Demands On HVAC Systems

Building Operating Management
How Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Used An HVAC Systems Approach To Upgrade

Building Operating Management
Capitol Records Building Upgrade Solves HVAC Issues

Building Operating Management
Questions To Answer Before Deciding On A Portable Cooling Solution

Building Operating Management
Decide Between Evaporative, Direct Expansion Coolers, Research Energy Efficiency Before Buying Or Renting Portable Cooling

Building Operating Management
Service Response Time, Maintenance And Installation Are Areas To Focus On When Making Portable Cooling Decisions

Building Operating Management
Types of Equipment That Should Be Included in Retrocommissioning

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Fans Offer Opportunities For Significant HVAC Energy Savings

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Anti- and De-Icing Techniques for Snow Management

News & Views
Finding energy savings in HVAC systems

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering: Taking Control of Power

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Submetering Helps Managers Identify Savings Opportunities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Verifying Accomplishments Tough in Energy-Conservation Programs

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sidebar: Picking Candidates for Submetering

News & Views
Minimizing Water Waste, Maximizing Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mississippi State University Upgrades HVAC Technology and Benefits Bottom Line

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mississippi State Converts Steam Plant to Condensing Units

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Significant Part of Mississippi State University Projects

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Next Step to Savings for Missisippi State: Ice Storage Area

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Snow and Ice Management: The Equipment Factor

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: HVAC Retrofits Save Colorado City $400,000

Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency

News & Views
Plumbing Retrofits: Testing for Success

Building Operating Management
Appealing FEMA's Proposed Flood Maps

Building Operating Management
Relationship-based Educational Design Turns Classrooms Into Instructional Tools

Building Operating Management
Focus On Needs Of Students To Design Effective Classroom Spaces

Building Operating Management
Showing Students, Faculty Respect Is Important Aspect Of Relationship-based Educational Design

Building Operating Management
Color Does Not Have To Be A Challenge In Educational Design

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How To Minimize HVAC Energy Used For Cooling

Building Operating Management
How HVAC Economizers Can Help Data Centers Meet Energy Codes, Energy Star Ratings And ASHRAE Standards

Building Operating Management
Managing Data Center Air Flow With Hot Aisles, Cold Aisles Can Help Drive Energy Efficiency

Building Operating Management
Tailor Data Center Energy Strategies To Business Needs

Building Operating Management
Information, Technology Help McGill University Save On HVAC Costs

Building Operating Management
Energy Management Information System Helps McGill University Cut Down On HVAC Energy Usage

Building Operating Management
Focus On Demand Can Help Cut HVAC Energy Costs

Building Operating Management
Energy Audits, Retrocommissioning Are Keys To Energy Management Plan

Building Operating Management
Set Design Standards, Review Them Often To Maximize HVAC Energy Savings

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainable and Maintainable: Achieving Two Goals

Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Systems Common Target of Sustainability Projects

Building Operating Management
Analyze VFD (Variable Frequency Drive) Retrofit Applications To Ensure Savings

Building Operating Management
Noise Control Principles For HVAC Design

Building Operating Management
To Improve HVAC Acoustics, Isolate Mechanical Equipment Vibration