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U.S. Clean Energy Efforts Hinge on Presidential Election
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Green Sports Alliance Releases Decarbonization Playbook
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Research Shows Lack of Trust in Public Restrooms
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EPA: 8,000 Electric Buses Funded through Clean Bus Program
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OSHA Unconstitutional? One Supreme Court Justice Thinks So
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Hurricane Beryl Damages NRG Stadium's Roof
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OSHA Rule Proposed to Protect Workers from Extreme Heat
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Decarbonizing School Buildings a Slow, Steady Process
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Facilities ‘Arms Race’ in College Athletics Shows no Signs of Slowing
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Study Shows Impact of Portable Air Filters in Daycares
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The Higher the MERV the Better: With Some Exceptions
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Cool Roof Coating Project Aids in Energy Savings
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College Athletic Program, Military Veterans Groups Debate Expansion Plans
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Commercial Real Estate Property Values Take a Tumble
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Data Center Energy Use Increasing Impact on Power Grid
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Minnesota School District Dives into Geothermal Technology
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How to Rent a Boiler
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Cook County Hospital: New HVAC for Old Icon
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Retrofitted School Buses Give Districts Electric Alternative
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US Swim Team Trials Taking Place in NFL Stadium
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Study uses AI to Evaluate Impact of EV Chargers on Power Grid
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Renovations Bring New Life to Cook County Hospital
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Inside Grounds Crew Operations for the Milwaukee Brewers
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GSA is a Trendsetter on Net Zero and Smart Buildings
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Solar Chargers Help Madison Set Pace in EV Race
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California School District Reaches Electric Bus Milestone
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Boiler Inspections: Behind the Scenes with the Only Female Chief Inspector
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Hybrid is the Most Common Workstyle
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Avoiding On-the-Job Foot Pain
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Microsoft Announces $3.3 Billion Data Center Commitment in Wisconsin
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HVAC: Emerging Technologies for the Future
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Photos, Phones and Food: Public Restroom Use Rated 'Disgusting'
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World FM Day Celebrates Industry Professionals
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EPA Opens Application Period for Electric Vehicle Grants
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Boston Public Schools Guided by Facility Condition Assessment
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Importance of Handwashing Emphasized in World Hand Hygiene Day
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Campus Buildings Vandalized as War Protests Continue
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Forecasters Predict Another Challenging Wildfire Season
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HVAC: What’s in Store for 2024 – and Beyond
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Tennessee School Staff Can Carry Concealed Handguns in Class
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Employee Motivation: Measuring Success
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North American World Cup Presents Unique Turf Challenges
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Phillies, FM Firm Team Up for Skilled Trade Program
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Facility Managers Embrace Earth Day
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Employee Motivation: Defining the Facility Manager's Role
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Hybrid Work Setups for Facility Teams 
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Online Ladder Safety Courses Offered
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OSHA Inspections: What Managers Need to Know
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Developing a Replacement Plan for Utility Vehicles
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DOE Lays out Decarbonization Plan for 2050
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Report: Americans Struggle Using Dirty Public Restrooms
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Utility Vehicles Provide Versatility for Public Gardens
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Carbon Monoxide Concerns Closes Northern Wisconsin School
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Keeping E-Waste from Landfills
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Automatic Doors Get Their Day
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Madison, Wisconsin, Leans into Solar Energy for Fleet Building
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Study: Working from Home Saves Americans Over $14,000 Annually
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Nearly One-Third of School Districts use Portable Buildings
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Women in FM: Standing Out in a Male-dominated Industry
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5 Steps to Decarbonize Facilities
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Evaluating Energy Use: What Managers Need to Know
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March Is Ladder Safety Month
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Public Restroom Users Would Like More Privacy
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Four Years Later: How COVID-19 is Still Impacting Facilities
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Recognize Your Team During National Engineers Week
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Survey: Workers Showing More Interest in Returning to Office
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3 Energy Efficiency Resources for K-12 Facility Managers
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Study: Hurricane Ratings Should Consider a Category 6 Level
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Cleaner Public Restrooms Needed: Survey
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Study Shows Effects of Weather Events on Solar Panels
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Brewers Baseball to use License-Plate Recognition System for Parking
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Lifts Boost Maintenance Efforts at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
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Tall Building Construction Completion Reaches Record Highs in 2023
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General Motors Joins 'Return to Office' Crowd
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Facilities Support Industry Continues to Soar
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Downtown San Francisco Commercial Market Takes Another Hit
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Virginia School District Makes Significant Solar Commitment
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Pentagon Among Federal Buildings Receiving Solar Funding
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Facility Manager Receives $2 Million Fine, Jail Sentence in Fraud Case
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Frigid Football: Extreme Weather Grabs Spotlight in NFL
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Explosion Injures 20 at Texas Hotel
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Over 60 Ohio School Districts Allow Staff to Carry Guns
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St. Paul Seeks to Set Example with Climate Goal
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Beyond the Game: NRG Stadium's Eco-Friendly Makeover
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Portland Business Tower Utilizes Robot on Security Team
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District Takes Steps to Avoid Another Iowa School Shooting
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Las Vegas Airport to Begin Testing of TSA Self-Screening Systems
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School Districts' Transition to Electric Buses Moving Slowly
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OSHA Announces Safety Helmet Upgrade for Employees
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Net-Zero Building Stock Slowly Picking up Steam
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$2 Billion Arena Package Planned for Washington D.C.'s NHL and NBA Teams
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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Funding Sees First EV Charging Stations
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Abuse of Restroom Products on the Rise
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Austin's Conversion to Electric Bus Fleet Hits Snags
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Building Electrification Gains Momentum with Heat Pump Adoption
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Navigating the Hurdles of Electric Vehicle Fleet Conversion
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Reagan Building to Receive Electrification Upgrades
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Electric HVAC Systems Play Key Role in Decarbonization Playbook
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U.S. Emissions Projected to Fall by 3% in 2023
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Madison's Drive for Green Fleet: Challenges and Triumphs
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U.S. Losing Ground in Net-Zero Efforts
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New York Soccer Team Seeks to Play in City's First All-Electric Stadium
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School Shootings on Pace to Shatter Record from 2022
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Global Leaders Agree to Phasing Out Fluorescent Lighting
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IAQ Ranks Above Other Special Perks for Hotel Guests in Priority
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GSA Receives $2 Billion for Projects with Low-Embodied Carbon Materials
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Stormwater Management Strategies Target Safety and Sustainability
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Military Veterans Find Careers in Facilities
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Madison Centralizes City Service with LEED Gold Fleet Building
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Mass Timber Emerges as Popular Option for New Construction
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GSA Begins Process of Meeting Carbon Neutral Goals
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Companies Continue the Push to Bring Workers Back to Office
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Lowering Solar Prices Boosting Net-Zero Efforts
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Las Vegas Casinos Lose $100 Million from Cyberattack
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Revolutionize Grounds Management with Autonomous Mowers in 2023
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2023 Facility Champion: Mark Edwards Displays Strong Leadership for Marriott Properties
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2023 Facility Champion: Anthony Costello Stresses Efficiency in Airport Operations
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Building Owners Lead the Way to Carbon Neutrality
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Transforming Landscapes with Autonomous Mowing
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2023 Facility Champion: Richard Mason's Experience Guides Facility into New Era
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2023 Facility Champion: Leo Bobadilla Takes Team-Oriented Approach to Success
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Flooding Forces Part of Central Park to Close
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2023 Facility Champion: JT Troesch Values Training and Retaining Employees
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Transforming Commercial Spaces for a Post-Pandemic Future
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2023 Facility Champion: Kristian Byk Emphasizes Safety, Communication at School
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Military Veteran Finds Thriving Career in Facilities Management
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2023 Facility Champion: Steve Smith Helps Lead Hospital into the Future
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Post-Pandemic Commercial Real Estate: A New Era
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Las Vegas Casinos Experience Cyberattacks
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Rochester, Minnesota to Invest in Geothermal Energy
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Floating Solar Arrays an Emerging Technology in U.S.
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Facility Champion Award Recognizes Diverse Group of Facility Personnel
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School Districts Learn More about E-Buses
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Colorado School District Doubles Electric Bus Fleet
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Mold Issues Delay Start of Classes in K-12 District
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Power Plant Fire Affects Iowa State University
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Utility Wires, Poles Under Scrutiny in Hawaii Wildfires
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Denver Ranks No. 1 as Most Climate Resilient City in U.S.
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Preparing Government Facilities for the Changing Workforce
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Hawaiian Utility Facing Lawsuits over Role in Deadly Wildfires
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Inflation Reducation Act: One Year Later
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Hurricane Hilary Wreaks Havoc on Southern California
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Embracing MEWP Safety, Fatalities Decrease
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How Fundraising is Often Part of the Facility Manager's Role
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Emergency Response to Hawaii Wildfires Receiving Scrutiny
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Zoo Transforms Retired Monorail Line into Vibrant Walking Path
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Spending on the Rise for Institutional and Commercial Facilities
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New Amazon Headquarters Catches Attention of LEED Officials
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Nashville Testing Street Coating to Combat Urban Heat 
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Safety First with Lift Equipment
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Transforming Denver Public Schools: A Path to Carbon Neutrality by 2050
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Tornado Warning Leads to Confusion at Outdoor Concert Venue
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Tennessee Valley Authority Stepping up its Solar Power Game
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EPA's Clean School Bus Program Opens Doors to Electric Opportunities
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Denver Public Schools Embraces Net-Zero Plan
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Crane Collapse in Manhattan Injures 12
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7 Safety Tips to Help Outdoor Workers Beat the Heat
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Las Vegas Sphere Shows off Massive LED Screen, Acoustic Advances
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Wildfire Smoke Emphasizes Importance of Resilience for Buildings
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Inflation Reduction Act: One Year Later
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Seeking Facility Management Degree? Options are Available
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Inflation Reduction Act Money Finds way to States that Refused Funding
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Lighting, Restroom Retrofits Highlight JPMorgan Chase Renovation
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ESCO Relationship Benefits Service Company, Facilities
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How Facility Management Education Opportunities are Expanding
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Small New York City at Forefront of Decarbonization Push
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K-12 School Districts Selected for Renew America's Schools Grant Money
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Las Vegas-Area Schools Double Down on IAQ Issues
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USDOT Awarding $1.7 Billion for Clean Energy Buses
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Georgia Utility Pollinating Areas Used for Solar Power Arrays
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New York State Program Offers Rewards for Electrification Programs
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Rutgers University Expands Solar Power Footprint
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Changing Work Trends Influence Major Tennessee Employer
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OSHA Reminds Grounds Managers of Job Hazards
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Reducing Embodied Carbons Key to Achieving Net-Zero Status
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DOE Program Provides Boost for 25 School Districts
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Georgia World Congress Center Upgrades Boilers and Chillers, Ensuring Efficiency and Continuity
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Website Helps Managers Navigate through IAQ Challenges
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Chattanooga Lays Out Plan for Sustainable Future 
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Boiler Upgrade Provides Atlanta Convention Center With World-Class Energy Efficiency
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Whitepaper Advises Managers on Lifts Maintenance
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Chattanooga Setting Energy, Sustainability Standards for U.S. Cities
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Advice for Grounds Managers About Taking Care of Sports Fields
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How Military Veterans Can Help Fill Facilities Job Openings
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From Gas to Electric: How Facilities are Converting Grounds Equipment
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New York City Slowly Sinking as Sea Level Rises
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Decarbonization is Not as Difficult as it Sounds
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Facial Recognition Technology getting Trial Run from TSA
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New York set to Establish Zero-Emissions Building Standards
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FacilitiesNet Celebrates World Facilities Management Day
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Changes to Come in the HVAC Industry
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How Artificial Intelligence Affects Facilities Managers
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Small North Carolina College Achieves Net-Zero Emissions
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How Facility Managers Can Keep Up with Code Standards
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HVAC Trends: What Facility Managers Need to Know
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5 Common Workplace Injuries that Cause Worker Claims
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1 Killed in NYC Parking Structure Collapse
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Preparation is Key When Pursuing a Boiler Upgrade
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Oakland A's Playing Possum with Broadcasters
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School Districts Bumping Up Electric Bus Use
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Rising Ocean Levels Placing Coastal Communities, Buildings at Risk
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New York City to Add Video Doorbells to Elementary Schools
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Climate Change Contributes to Modest Rise in Home Runs
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Schools Learn Lessons on IAQ
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How Universities are Benefiting from Partnering with Utilities
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Minnesota State Government Falls Behind in Electric Vehicle Plans
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K-12 Schools Coalition Calls for More IAQ Funding
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K-12 Facilities Leaders Make Case for More Federal Funding
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Turf Care Manager Keeps Central Park Looking Pristine
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Department of Education Issues ESSER Extensions for K-12 Schools
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Deferred Maintenance Gap Widens in K-12 Facilities
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Leaders Increase Investment in Workplace Improvement
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Facility Managers at Universities Brace for Tornado Season
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Scooter Battery Cause of Massive NYC Supermarket Fire
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NBA Owner Fired Up About Arena's Restrooms
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Michigan State Campus Lacking Common Security Features
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Madison to Require 'Tune-Ups' of Large Commercial Building
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Impact of ASHRAE 90.1 Standard Changes
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Kansas City Airport Earns LEED v4 Gold Certification
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USPS Plans Purchase of Nearly 10,000 Electric Delivery Vehicles
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Energy Management System Improves Convention Center Efficiency
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Vermont Bans Sale of CFL Lightbulbs
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College Campuses Teaming with Utilities to meet HVAC, Sustainability Goals
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Cybersecurity Breach Compromises U.S. Marshals Information
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HVAC Maintenance Program can Save Managers Millions
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Pandemic Bills Provide K-12 Schools with HVAC Upgrade Opportunities
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Mall Parking Structure Collapse Damages 2 Vehicles
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IAQ Concerns in Workplace Double for Employees
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How Boilers are Affecting Facilities Managers
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Landmark New York City Skyscraper Already Considered Outdated
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Ladder Safety Month Shines Spotlight on Training Employees
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Handwashing Remains Important Post-Pandemic
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Flex Space in Facilities Taking on New Meaning
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Underwater Garages Serve as Alternative for Bike Storage
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Enthusiasm over Electric Vehicle Fleets isn't Universal
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Emergency Response Plans Essential for Post-Pandemic Facilities
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Improving Resilience: Chicago Tower Undergoing Curtain Wall Restoration
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Workplace Redesigns Place Emphasis on Ergonomic Chairs
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Wisconsin City Unveils Plans for Fully Electric City Bus Fleet
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Emergency Power Setup Crucial for Cleveland Arboretum and Gardens
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3 States Most in Need of Energy Code Funding Upgrades
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What to do about PFAS?
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Terror Attack Suspected on Las Vegas Solar Array Facility
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School Districts Blocked from Participating in EPA Clean Bus Program
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Don't Overlook Water Consumption in Climate Change Discussion
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Hiring Challenges Lead to Apprenticeship Training Program
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U.S. Postal Service Purchasing 66,000 Electric Vehicles
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Mindy Stevens Sets Sustainability Standards at Hinds Community College
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Plans for World Cup Venues Include Reuse, Refurbish and Removal
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Study States Case to Install Bird-Safe Glass in New Commercial Buildings
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Distribution Challenges Associated with Inflation Reduction Act
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Building in Australia Shows Value of Refurbishing over Rebuilding
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Using UV to Improve Indoor Air Quality 
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Lev Schuchalter Sets Career Path Focusing on Government Facilities
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School Districts Plan for $1 Billion in Electric Bus Funding
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White House Climate Initiative Targets Net-Zero Emissions
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Louisville Airport Switching to Geothermal System
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Denver Invests $26 Million in Community Solar Gardens
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White House Climate Initiative Targets Net-Zero Emissions
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COVID-19 Pandemic Accelerated Path to Hybrid Model
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New York Commercial Office Buildings Facing Huge Losses in Value
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Vertical Solar Array Powers Commercial Office Building in Wisconsin
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New York City Announces $4 Billion Plan to Electrify Schools
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More Students to Consider Enrolling at Sustainable Universities
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Top 6 Ways to Handle Ransomware Attacks
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Design Teams Brace for More Sustainable Projects
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Property Markets 'Normalizing' Post-COVID Period
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Denver Airport Works with ESCO on Energy Savings Project
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U.S. Airports Banking on Electric Buses
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University of Cincinnati Races to Update Chillers
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Latest School Shooting Brings Security of Students Back into Headlines
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8 Tips for Better Maintenance Management Operations
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Petroleum Leaks into Drinking Water at Pearl Harbor Military Base
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Facilities Ease into Making ESG Commitments
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Texas Invests $400 Million Into Electric Vehicle Charging Sites
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Synthetic Turf Recycling Program Launched
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What Can Managers Do to Combat PFAS in Water
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2022 Facility Champion: Justin Tankersley Finds Thriving Facilities Career After Military
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Solution Center Helps FMs Learn from Peers
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San Antonio Government Prioritizes Safety and Security in New Facility
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Life Time Athletic Club Chain Establishes Energy Efficiency Standards Across its Locations
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2022 Facility Champion: Dwayne Ellison Thrives as School District Size Grows
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Food Delivery Robots are all the Rage on College Campuses
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2022 Facility Champion: Mindy Stevens Sets Sustainability Standard High at Mississippi Community College
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What to Consider When Developing an Electric Vehicle Plan
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Are Your Buildings Ready for Hurricane Ian?
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2022 Facility Champion: Brandon McCullough Knows How to Build an FM Staff from Scratch
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Predictive Maintenance Market to Experience Robust Growth
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California Municipal Building Takes Net-Zero Standard to Another Level
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2022 Facility Champion: Kristin Podwojski Takes Unique Path into FM Profession
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Next Stage: Electric, Autonomous Machines on Horizon
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2022 Facility Champion: Doug Pearson Fills Many Roles at Kent State
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Sustainable Guidelines for Snow and Ice Management
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2022 Facility Champion: Nico Viola Keeps Cleveland Gardens Running Efficiently
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2022 Facility Champion: Ethan Fitterman Found a Facilities Career Early On
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Seattle Central College Embraces Sustainability
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North Dakota Announces Interstate Electric Vehicle Charging Plan
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Chicago Public Schools Denied Funding from Clean Bus Program
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Water Distribution System Called Into Question at Pearl Harbor
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New Jersey Commits $45 Million for Electric School Buses
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Top Mowing Strategies for Athletic Fields
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Software Created to Help Managers Track Carbon-Cutting Materials
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Trade Press Honors 8 With First Facility Champion Award
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Research Team Explores Idea of Solar Windows
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Climate Change Increasing Storm Surge in Hurricanes 
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How One Vanderbilt Raised IAQ Standards
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Golf Courses Show 29 Percent Reduction of Water Use in 2020
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USPS Reverses Course on Electric Vehicle Purchase
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New York City Facilities Participate in Demand Response Program
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Wisconsin City Overcoming Battle with Emerald Ash Borer
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Vermont First State to Ban Fluorescent Lamps
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40 Percent of Utilities Have Strategy to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions
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School Districts Move into the Housing Business
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Urban Land Institute Recognizes Standout Sustainable Projects
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Construction Industry Challenges Could Affect Facility Projects
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Electric Grounds Equipment Sees Sustainable Benefits
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Microsoft Study Looks at the Work-From-Home Phenomenon
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Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Utilities Expected to Still Steer from Coal
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Electric Grounds Equipment Goes Modern
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Electric Surge Finds Way to Snow and Ice Removal Equipment 
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Building Management Systems Help Navigate ‘New Normal’ in Pandemic Era
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Survey Finds Return-to-Office Experience Better Than Expected
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How to Improve WiFi at Sports Stadiums
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4 Tips for Better Maintenance Recordkeeping
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Now's the Time to Start Planning Snow Services
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Wildfire in California Forces Stanford to Cancel Classes
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Inside Baseball: Maintenance at an MLB Stadium is a Year-Round Job
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Washington D.C. Establishes Aggressive Carbon Emissions Goals
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Bright Ideas: Lighting Retrofit Project Brings Huge Benefits
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Storage Woes: Museums Facing Many Challenges
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Los Angeles Bans Gas Hookups in New Construction
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High Temperatures Causing School Districts to Wrap Up Classes Early
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Peloton Puts Health of Employees First at New Headquarters
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Consistent Elevator Maintenance is Needed in Facilities
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New Jersey Legislature Funds Electric Bus Pilot Program
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Virginia University Goes all Solar Power
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New Certification Program Offered for Turf Equipment Managers
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University of Minnesota Plans Conversion to All-Electric Fleet
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Blackouts Likely This Summer Due to Extreme Weather, Grid Issues
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Bat Found Inside Dorm Prompts Facilities Policy Change
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Philadelphia School District Evaluating Aging Buildings
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HVAC Industry Has Never Been More Essential
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Nearly $1 Billion Settlement Reached in Miami Condo Collapse Case
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Western Michigan Doubles Down on Electric Vehicle Charging
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Austin Tops U.S. Cities in Return to Office Numbers
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California Correctional System Touts Energy Saving Efforts
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EPA Goal: Electrifying More School Buses 
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Biden Administration Phases Out Incandescent Bulbs for LEDs
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Washington State First to Incorporate Electrification Into Energy Codes
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Occupants Unhappy with Return-to-Work Health and Safety Measures: Survey
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Milwaukee to Feature World’s Tallest Mass Timber Building
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Fighting Climate Change with Geothermal Energy from Abandoned Oil, Gas Wells
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Howard University Commits $785 Million to New, Renovated Buildings
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Biden Administration Announces $500 Million in Grants for K-12 Energy Efficiency
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Weather Keeps Orioles’ Head Groundskeeper Busy
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Shrunken Budgets Mean Reduced Investments in Higher Ed Facilities: Report
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University of Pittsburgh Announces Climate Action Plan
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Legislature to Require Condominium Inspections Fails in Florida
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Survey: 25 Percent Decrease in Handwashing as Pandemic Continues
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Pandemic Produces Surge of Outdoor Venues
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President Biden Launches Clean Air in Buildings Challenge
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Detroit School District Announces $700 Million Plan to Upgrade Buildings
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Students Hospitalized Due to Gas Leak at College Dorm
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How to Plan Office Space When Temporary Becomes Permanent
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Postal Service Picks Gas-Powered Vehicles over Electric - $11 Billion Worth
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1940s Post Office Moved Temporarily During Downtown Revival
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California City Converting Airfield Into a Cultural Complex
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Oregon Tops List of College Football’s Best Facilities
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Open Sesame: How to Celebrate Automatic Door Day
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Utility Vehicles Help University Roll On to Greener Grounds
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LaGuardia Airport Completes $4 Billion Renovation
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Green Infrastructure: Popular Examples and Emerging Trends
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Offices to Remain 37 Percent Empty After Pandemic: Poll
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Milwaukee's Fiserv Forum Earns LEED Gold Certification
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Pandemic Concerns Prompt NFL to Consider Other Super Bowl Sites
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Historic Sacramento Building Receives Façade Upgrade
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Fire Safety Officials Look for Answers After Two Tragic Fires
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POPULAR POST: No Injuries as Railing Gives Way at Fedex Field
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Contaminated Tap Water on Military Housing Sites Prompts Investigation
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Non-functioning Smoke Detectors Blamed for Deaths in Philadelphia Fire
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Sidewalk Situation has Los Angeles Officials Scrambling
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Wisconsin Building Evacuated Due to Structural Concerns
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How Louisiana Facility Managers Pitched In for Hurricane Recovery
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Miami Tower Touted as First COVID-Conscious Skyscraper
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Smithsonian Museums Threatened by Climate Change
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Plumber Finds Cash, Checks Inside Walls of Joel Osteen's Church
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Earthquake Drill Shows Many Brick Seattle Buildings Unprepared
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Omicron Variant of COVID-19 Keeps Facility Managers on Pandemic Alert
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Arizona State Spends $60 Million on Major Facilities Project
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Strategies to Ensure Emergency Lighting Performance and Compliance
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Prison Dorm? Billionaire Donor's Design Conditions Stir Up Controversy
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New York Considers Plans to Repurpose Prisons
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Abandoned Newark School Property Converting to Police Training Facility
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Water Systems Unprepared for New Regulations: Survey
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Are Empty Offices an Option for Expanded Housing Downtown?
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5 Tips for Better Pest Management
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NHL’s Seattle Kraken First Pro Sports Team to Play in Net-Zero Carbon Arena
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Oh Deer: Moose Crashes Into Canadian School
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Roof Replacement Yields Huge Energy Benefits: Study
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Investigation Finds School District Recklessly Used Pesticides
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Report: Gap Exists in Workplace Safety Processes
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Pittsburgh Airport Breaks Ground on New Terminal
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5 Trends in Creating Outdoor Spaces on College Campuses
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U.S. Facing $85 Billion School Facility Funding Gap
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Cybersecurity An Increasing Concern for FMs: Report
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U.S. Carriers Joining Forces to Alleviate Supply Chain Issues
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Workers Prefer Touchless Restroom Fixtures in COVID Era: Survey
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Maintenance, Grounds Jobs Rank Among Most Dangerous
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90 Percent of FMs Report Data Center Outage During Last Year: Survey
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COVID Accelerates Adoption of UV at Two Facilities
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How Would You Build a Sustainable City From Scratch?
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NASA Facing $2.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Backlog
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President Biden Sets Aggressive Solar Goal: 50 Percent by 2050
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Report: 80 Percent of Companies Embracing Sustainability Initiatives
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Office Workers Still Taking Coronavirus Precautions
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Windy City Revival: How One FM Turned Around Chicago Public School Facilities
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University of Miami FM Helps Save Falling Cat During Football Game
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How Chicago Public Schools Responded to COVID-19
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Investigation Unveils 1,100 Fire Safety Violations
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Extreme Heat Exposing Lack of Air Conditioning in Schools
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Campus IAQ Ranks High Among Prospective College Students' Parents
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Purdue Aerospace District Expanding
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Air Force Academy Breaking Ground on Cyber Security Center
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3 Questions to Consider When Designing Outdoor Work Spaces
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New Facilities a Priority for Higher Education Post-Pandemic
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3 Best Practices for Going Solar
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Google to Require Vaccinations, Postpones Return-to-Office Date
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Northeastern University Converting Fleet to All-Electric
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Old HVAC Units, Poor IAQ, Budget Woes Create Problems for University
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Expensive Olympic Facilities to Sit Empty Due to COVID-19
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Aging Buildings Creating Dilemma for Wisconsin School District
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Milwaukee Company Welcomes Employees Back to the Office
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5 Benefits of Unassigned Seating
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Los Angeles County Reinstates Indoor Mask Mandate
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5 Dead After Construction Crane Collapses in Canada
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Millennials Lead the Charge on IAQ Office Concerns
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Impact on Office Space Due to Pandemic Here to Stay
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Supreme Court Ruling Adds Momentum to Push for Gender Neutral Restrooms
Building Operating Management
Pandemic Temperature Checking Process Boosts Efficiency
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$106 Million Upgrade Brings Women's Facilities On Par with Men's
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New Guidance Addresses IAQ in Schools
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Massive First Amendment Facade Moved to New Facility Home
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University of Wisconsin-Platteville Makes Leap to Solar Power
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3 Small Changes Lead to Big Gains in Climate Fight
Building Operating Management
California City Embraces UV-C Technology for HVAC Systems
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USGBC Selects 15 Cities/Counties for LEED Leadership Program
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Paper Offers Advice to Biden Administration on Tackling Climate Change
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Disney World Planning Two New Solar Facilities in Florida
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Group Calls on Congress to Double Energy Star Funding
Building Operating Management
From UPS to Fire Safety, Data Center Surprises Can Be Costly
Building Operating Management
4 Tips Can Help Data Center Facility Managers Prevent Problems
Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Technology: Market Watch
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Lighting Needs for Education Facilities
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Matching Lighting Needs with Commercial Applications
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Winter Warning: 10 Tips to Prepare Facilities for Cold, Snow
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Los Angeles Convention Center Restroom Upgrades Score Big
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Convention Center Thinks 'Outside the Box' for Plumbing Upgrades
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Waterless Urinals Among Convention Center Plumbing Upgrades
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Making Plumbing Upgrades Work
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Robots Offer Look into Future of Turf Care, Snow Removal
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Report: Most Organizations not Prepared for Cyberattacks
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Plant Operations Manager: 'Teaching Most Rewarding Part of the Job'
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Paints and Coatings: Technology Improvements Require More Project Planning
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Roundtable: Utility Incentives Help Reduce Energy Costs
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Bomb Threats Rise Dramatically at Education Facilities
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ADA Aware: Not Complying Can Mean Trouble
Facility Maintenance Decisions
California Hospital Paves Way for Systemwide LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade
Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Maintenance Challenge: Chiller Repair vs. Replace
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Improve Chiller Performance
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Automation Systems Change Chiller Performance Charting
Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: DSIRE Helps Find Upgrade Incentive Options
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Bill Passed to Help Students Realize Career in Trades
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NASCAR Track Debuts Lights with LEDs
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Roof Restoration at Home of NFL’s Detroit Lions Enhances Energy Efficiency
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Seeks Turnkey Solution for LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Hospital Officials Specify LEDs for Exterior Lighting Project
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Care System Saves More than $1 Million in Maintenance, Energy Costs
Facility Maintenance Decisions
California University Goes Green with Ambitious Sustainability Plan
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Need more Parking Spaces? How about an Uber?
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Paints and Coatings: Going Beyond VOCs
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Selection Specifics for Paints and Coatings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: PaintCare Provides Convenient Disposal Option
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Nuclear Danger: U.S. Facilities Facing $3.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Bill
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City of Birmingham Launches Significant Sustainability Effort
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance and Engineering Stars: 2016 FMDAA Recipients
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Solar Energy Association Establishes Recycling Program
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Lake Mead Shows Long-Term Effects of Drought on Western States
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Magazine Releases “Cool Schools” List: Where Does Your School Rank?
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Commitment to Sustainability Drives Desire to Succeed
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Hurricane Matthew Touches Down in Florida: Are Your Facilities Ready?
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Future NFL Stadium Going LEED Platinum
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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job
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Survey: Lighting Level Affects Nurses’ Ability to Perform Job
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FAA Releases Commercial Drone Standards
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LEDs: Manufacturers Help Sort Through Misconceptions
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Specification Tips for LEDs
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LED Options Continue to Expand
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Energy Star: Steps to a Successful LED Project
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Report: Most Businesses Unprepared for Active Shooters
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Idaho Takes Security Steps to Avoid Shootings in K-12 Schools
Facility Maintenance Decisions
HVAC Preventive Maintenance Program Rescues Houston School District
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Houston School District Realizes Benefits of Preventive Maintenance Program
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Houston Schools Seek to Streamline HVAC Direct Digital Controls System
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SIDEBAR: Energy Stars — Houston Schools Shine in EPA Challenge
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sustainability Stars: Facelift Brings Recognition to Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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LEDs Take Over Tampa Bay’s NFL Stadium
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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain
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Maintenance Champions: FMDAA Recipients Announced
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Planning Projects that Perform
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings Provide Cost-Effective Option to Complete Re-Roof Job
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Assessment can Help Determine if Coatings can Deliver Results
Facility Maintenance Decisions
In-House or Outsourcing Roof Coatings Projects Among Managers' Decisions
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New Sandy Hook Elementary School to Open 4 Years After Mass Shooting
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Latest Roofing Trends: Is Blue the New Green?
Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Policies in Transition — Transgender Restroom Access
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California Campus Seeks to Reduce Electricity Costs by $3.3 Million
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DeWalt Boosts Battery Power with Lithium-Ion System
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2016 FMDAA Finalists Announced
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Money Matters: K-12 Education Facilities Tackle Retrofit Funding
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LED Parking Upgrades Project to Save $375K
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Preparing Your Facility for Gun Violence
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AMA: Some Street Lighting LED Options Hazardous to Health
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Report: Data Centers More Energy Efficient
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University of Virginia Encourages Girls to Consider Careers in FM
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FMs, Facilities Bombarded by Pokemon Craze
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Can National Park Naming Rights Help Solve Deferred Maintenance Crisis?
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Study: Internet of Things Impacts Building Maintenance Strategies
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Report: Half of U.S. Schools Have IAQ Issues
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Bird Dogged: Volunteers Rescue Thousands After Building Collisions
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AMA: Some Street Lighting LED Options Hazardous to Health
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‘Bark Ranger’ Gives Grounds Managers a Safety Boost
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Public Restroom Reveals: Hand Washing Survey
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Creating Campus Buzz Between Maintenance and Occupants
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Education Facilities Survey Paints Aging Picture for Buildings, Staff
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Air Force Taking ‘Patch and Mend’ Approach to Facilities Maintenance
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Sustainability Success: University Attains 100 Percent Renewable Electricity Use
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Brushless Motors Enhance Efficiency of Power Tools
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Internet of Things and Power Tools Collide
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Study: Five-Year Outlook Gloomy for Federal Data Centers
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Milwaukee Tool Introduces Cordless Drain Cleaning, Outdoor Power Tools
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Power Tools Come of Age
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Occupants Create Gap Between Facility Design And Energy Performance
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Facility Managers: Not all Millennials are Bad
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Simple Steps Can Improve Energy Efficiency
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Jobsite Theft Costs Facilities Industry up to $1 Billion
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Maintenance Profession’s Impact on Sports Facilities, Industry
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'Ultimate Retrofit' Brings Wireless Lighting System to Wrigley Field
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FAA Considers Easing Drone Restrictions
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Solar Power, LEDs Coming to Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Concrete Coatings: Repairing and Preparing for Success
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Matching Concrete Coatings with Traffic Patterns and Weather Conditions
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waterproofing Among Important Concrete Coating Application Considerations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Application Maintenance Plan for Concrete Coatings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
SIDEBAR: Coatings Checklist — Application Considerations
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LED Craze Continues: Thoughts from Lightfair 2016
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The Great Outdoors: Workplace Trends Changing
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
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Border Patrol Facilities Plagued by Security Issues
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Waterless Urinals: A New Generation of Water Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Water Shortages Increase Appeal of Waterless Urinals
Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Advances in Waterless Urinals
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Points to Ponder when Installing Waterless Urinals
Facility Maintenance Decisions
The Oscars of Maintenance: The 2016 FMD Achievement Awards
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Social Media and Maintenance — A Slowly Emerging Marriage
Facility Maintenance Decisions
SURVEY: Mobile Technology — Exploring the Opportunities
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tablets Lag Behind Laptops for Maintenance Technicians
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey: Funding Ranks as Toughest Roadblock to Adopting Mobile Technology
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What Does Future Hold for Mobile Technology?
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LED Lighting Reaches the Big Leagues
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ARMA Names Top Roof Installations
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Department of Energy Establishes Pump Efficiency Standards
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Data Centers in the Pacific? Microsoft Explores the Possibility
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Dead Dollars: Postal Service Pays $5.3 Million Annual to Deceased Lessors
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College Improves Efficiency by Centralizing Facility Maintenance Staffs
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Energy Use Per Square Foot In Commercial Facilities Down on Average, says EIA
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Medical University Improves Maintenance Efficiency with Critical Upgrades
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video: 2015 FMD Recipients — What Lies Ahead?
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Video: Looking Back at 2015 — The FMD Achievement Awards
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Maintenance Planning and Scheduling Workshop Offered at NFMT
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Risk Assessment Workshop offered at NFMT
Facility Maintenance Decisions
International Roofing Expo Hits Orlando
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Lacking Maintenance Reason for ‘Disgusting’ Buildings at LSU
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Wanted: HVAC Technicians
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Tackling Drain Blockages: Keeping Plumbing Systems Flowing
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Drain Cleaning: Dealing With Unexpected Blockages
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Grease Requires Extra Attention from Technicians
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video Inspection Cameras Enhance Drain-Cleaning Process
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Financing Hurdles Tough to Overcome in K-12 Districts
Facility Maintenance Decisions
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?
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Security Concerns: Take Password Protection Seriously
Maintenance Alerts
Resource Highlights Compliance Strategy for 90.1-2013
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers Discuss Technician Training Strategies
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Universities’ Response to Climate Change Impacts Students’ Decisions
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing: Avoiding Project Headaches
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Unexpected Disruptions Common During Roofing Projects
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points: Timing is Everything for Medical University of South Carolina
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cleaner Energy Sources Benefit Bottom Line at Vanderbilt University
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Natural Gas Transition Saves Vanderbilt Millions on Maintenance
Facility Maintenance Decisions
New HVAC System Changes Priorities for Vanderbilt Maintenance Department
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Managers Use Plumbing Systems to Wage War on Water Waste
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Challenges with Low-Flow Toilets, Urinals and Faucets
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Managers Face Potential Roadblocks With Water Conservation Projects
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers can Take Steps to Maximize Water-Conservation Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Financial Management
Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Personnel Management
Facility Maintenance Decisions
2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Sustainability
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Training and Retaining Employees Leads to Department Success
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Planning an Efficient Drain Cleaning Program
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Manufacturers Can Assist in Developing Drain Cleaning Program
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Equipment Considerations for Drain-Cleaning Program
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
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Painting Project Cost Considerations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Interior Painting Project Considerations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Exterior Painting Project Considerations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: FMDAA Recipients Stand Out in a Crowd
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regulations and codes constantly evolve. Consultants offer strategies on how to keep up
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Diverse Community Challenges Call for Savvy Fleet Management
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Grounds Crews Regularly use Mowers, Boats in Florida Residential Area
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Utility Vehicles Play Vital Role in Florida Community Grounds Department
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Dig Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole
Facility Maintenance Decisions
New-Generation Concrete-Repair Power Tools Seek to Maxmize Productivity
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dust Generated from Concrete Tools Gains Attention of OSHA
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cordless Units Emerge as Popular Trend for Concrete-Repair Tools
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades Keep Mall of America Fresh, Energy Efficient
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Successful Lighting Upgrades at Mall of America Require Effective Planning
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lighting Upgrades Vital Part of Massive Mall of America Expansion
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Mounting Problems: Managers Share Deferred Maintenance Experiences
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Addressing the Problem
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey: Most Managers Classify Deferred Maintenance as Minor Concern
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Roofing, HVAC, Building Envelopes Primary Areas of Concern
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Survey Says Managers Confident About Overcoming Backlog
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Green Team: Sustainable Landscapes a Group Effort at the University of California-Davis
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey: Managers Tackle Growing Regulatory Compliance Challenges
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Staffing Strategies - Creating Future Technicians
Facility Maintenance Decisions
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Good help is hard to find. Managers offer insights into locating quality candidates
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Survey Says: Managers Sound Off on Outsourcing
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Irrigation System Warning Signs and Potential Solutions
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Strive to Seek the Bigger Picture on Big Data
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Special Report: Paving a Smooth Path to Equipment Rental Success
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Money Saving Strategies When Renting Equipment
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Preparation Essential Component of Equipment Rental Plans
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Submit Your Entries for the 2015 FMD Achievement Awards
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers discuss their challenges when buying sustainable products
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Project Questions and Answers
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roofing Q&A: Installation Issues
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Installation Questions When Planning Roofing Projects
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building, Landscape Changes Affect Irrigation System Operations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Smart Controllers Help Detect Leaks Earlier, Conserve Water
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changing Roles: Maintenance and Facility Security
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Brings Facility Knowledge to Security Teams
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Electronic Security Systems Help Maintenance Teams Cover Large Areas
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Post-Installation Considerations for Door Hardware and Security Products
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Rethinking the Commitment to Regulatory Compliance Issues
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flooring: Focusing on Post-Installation Issues
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Flooring: Maintenance Matters Post-Installation
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Day-to-Day Flooring Maintenance Duties to Consider
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Environmental Issues Dominate Regulatory Compliance Concerns
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Establish a Roof Maintenance Plan Early in Process
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Devote Significant Time to Regulatory Compliance
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Building Protection Compliance Consumes Most Managers' Time
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Environmental Compliance Climbs the Priority List for Managers
Facility Maintenance Decisions
More Knowledge Means Greater Regulatory Compliance Success
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions and Answers for Successful Lighting System Upgrades
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Questions to Ask Lighting Manufacturers About Wireless Controls
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Project Scope Questions to Ask Manufacturers Before Lighting Upgrade
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Budget Questions to Ask Before Embarking on Lighting Upgrade
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Critical Questions When Specifying Power Tools
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Ergonomic Concerns Among Power Tool Issues
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Desire Durability When Specifying Power Tools
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Safety, Environmental Concerns When Specifying Power Tools
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Productivity: Measure What Matters
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Steps to Executing Increased Productivity Plan
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons in Labor: Data Helps Alaska School District Manager Make Tough Cuts
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Changing Staff Expectations After Custodial Cuts in School District
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Making the Most of Face-to-Face Networking
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls Market by Market
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Classrooms Not Always Great Fit for Wireless Lighting Control Systems
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Healthcare Facility Concerns When Using Wireless Lighting Controls
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Six Specification Steps: Selecting a Wireless Lighting System
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Marketing Maintenance: Savvy Managers Spotlight Department Accomplishments
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Dave Lubach: Maintenance Managers Add Marketer to List of Important Responsibilities
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Working with Roofing Contractors
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Best Questions to Ask Roofing Contractors
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Stay Up to Speed on Roof Systems Technology
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
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Painting Problems and How To Avoid Them
Facility Maintenance Decisions
VOCs Among Concerns When Specifying Paints and Coatings Products
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Factors to Consider Before Starting a Paints and Coatings Project
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recycling Best Disposal Method for Paints and Coatings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Stewardship, Facilities, and the Role of Maintenance
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coatings: Ensuring Performance and Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Coating Specifications: One Size Does not Fit All
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Application Concerns When Applying Roof Coatings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maintenance Matters and Roof Coatings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Managers Need to Embrace New Ideas and Technology
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Maryland School District Streamlines Lighting Systems for Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Streamlighting Lighting Inventory one Goal of K-12 Retrofit
Facility Maintenance Decisions
In-House Crews, Contractors Split School District Lighting System Projects
Facility Maintenance Decisions
School District Building Engineers Provide Significant Input on Lighting Projects
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls: Reducing Energy Use, Costs, and Maintenance
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Wireless Lighting Controls Ride LED Wave
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Challenges Associated with Wireless Lighting Controls
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Local Energy Standards Play Role in Wireless Lighting Control Systems
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Third Roof is a Charm for University of Northern Iowa
Facility Maintenance Decisions
University Faces Major Roofing Decision After Storm
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Recruiting Strategies: Finding and Keeping Top Talent
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Where Maintenance Managers Find Qualified Help
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Finding Qualified Candidates Sometimes Presents Major Challenge
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Indicate Outsourcing Provides Sense of Satisfaction
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing's Impact on Staff Morale
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Express Outsourcing Concerns
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Work Quality Common Outsourcing Survey Theme
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Outsourcing Not Going Away
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers offer their insights on the challenges of working with outside help at their facilities
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: No Common Ground Among Managers for Outsourcing
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Connection Between Sustainability and Door Hardware
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeing LEED Benefits in Door Hardware Products
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technology Advances Improve Performance of Door Hardware Products
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Pay It Forward — Complete the Technology Circle
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Plumbing Retrofits Do More Than Save Water
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Low-Flow Fixtures Impact Water Use Totals
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Sensored Plumbing Products Reduce Restroom Touchpoints
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Aesthetically Pleasing: A Rising Restroom Trend
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Cost, Maintenance Factors to Consider in Plumbing Retrofits
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers discuss their successes and challenges when tapping into technology
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Strategies: Repair, Recover or Replace?
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roof Replacement Recommendations
Facility Maintenance Decisions
2011 Lighting Retrofit Lit Way for Future Energy Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Roundtable: Managers discuss their roles in helping protect buildings, operations and occupants
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Specifying Aerial Lifts: Rising to the Challenge
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Renting vs. Buying Aerial Work Platforms
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Training, Maintenance Important in Aerial Work Platform Performance
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Basics of Successful Aerial Work Platform Specification
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Make Mom Proud. Win an FMD Achievement Award
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Taking Time for Testing Products
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Staples Buying Into LED Lighting
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Drain Cleaning: Understanding Facility Needs
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technician Training Considerations for Drain Cleaning Projects
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Facility Specifics Help Specify Drain Cleaning Equipment
Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Lighting Provides Maintenance Benefits for Staples
Facility Maintenance Decisions
More LED Lighting Projects on Horizon for Staples
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Talking Points Column: Maximizing CMMS Technology, Expecting the Unexpected
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
Roundtable: Managers In Health Care And Education Discuss CMMS Challenges
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
Facility Maintenance Decisions
BAS Benefits: Automation Sets the Stage for Savings, Efficiency
Facility Maintenance Decisions
OSHA Outlook: Arc Flash Among Topics to Watch in 2014
Facility Maintenance Decisions
OSHA Outlook: Hazardous Chemicals Receiving Closer Attention
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Seeking LEED Status in Older Buildings Offers Unique Challenges
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Repeat as Needed: Maintenance Is Essential
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Touchless Products Enhance Restroom Comfort, Efficiency
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Durability, Sustainability Important Factors in Restroom Retrofits
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider ADA Guidelines in Restroom Retrofits
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Strategies for Snow and Ice Management Success
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regular Inspections Important for Snow and Ice Management Equipment
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Soaring Savings: HVAC, Lighting Retrofits Bring Bottom-Line Benefits
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Benefits and Challenges Presented by LED Retrofits
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Column: Savings Strategy — Try Before You Buy
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video Inspection Technology: Drain Cleaning With a View
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Video Inspection Technology not for Every Facility
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Technicians Like Idea of Identifying Clogs Immediately
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Sustainability Efforts
Facility Maintenance Decisions
In or Out? The Outsourcing Conundrum
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Managers Discuss Personnel Management Challenges and Successes
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters: Post-Installation Issues
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters Go Beyond Basic Information
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Boilers and Water Heaters Require Regular Checkups
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Saves Atlanta Airport Millions in Water Use
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Record Georgia Drought Triggers Atlanta Airport Restroom Retrofit
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Installation Test Produces Results During Atlanta Airport Restroom Retrofit
Facility Maintenance Decisions
Restroom Retrofit Opens Other Energy Conservation Doors at Atlanta Airport
Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs: Lighting the way to Outdoor Savings
Facility Maintenance Decisions
LEDs Emerge as Popular Outdoor Lighting Option
Facility Maintenance Decisions
LED Retrofit Kits, Traditional Outdoor Lighting Options Remain
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Who's on Your Sustainability Team?
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How 5 Sustainability Programs Generate Savings at UC-Davis - An Online Exclusive
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California Campus Realizes Savings With Sustainable Landscapes
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Tree-Planting Program Generates Significant Energy Savings at UC-Davis
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Sustainable Landscape Focus Changes Staff Responsibilities at UC-Davis
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Putting Infrared Technology to Work
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Thermal Imagers Popular Option for Predictive Maintenance
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Training Programs Recommended to Use Thermal Imagers
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Outsourcing: Managers Discuss the Often-Controversial Practice
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Utility Vehicles: Sustainability and Smart Choices
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Cost of Electric Utility Vehicles Prompt Change at University of Texas
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Electric Utility Vehicles Offer Versatility
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Durability Counts When Choosing Right Utility Vehicle
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Patience — and Savings — Are a Virtue
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Hygiene Concerns Primary in Health Care Plumbing Upgrades
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Making Plumbing Retrofits Work
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Managers Discuss Data Center Maintenance Challenges
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Trends to Look Out for in Plumbing Projects
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Boiler Retrofit at University of Texas Uncovers Pleasant Surprises
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Emissions Reductions Dramatic Following Texas Boiler Retrofit
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Project Engineer Plays Lead Role in Boiler Retrofit
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Climate, weather conditions factor into roof coatings decisions
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Color of Roof Coating Helps With Temperature Changes
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Dry Conditions Best for Roof Coatings Application
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Facility Managers Discuss Strategies for Building Effective Budgets
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Customer Service Roundtable: Managers Discuss Savvy Practices
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Georgia Medical Center Lighting Retrofit Paves Way to Savings
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Patient Care Takes Priority Over Lighting Project
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ROI on Lighting Project Less Than 3 Years
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Next Lighting Project to Feature LED Lamps
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Managers Share Experiences With Retrocommissioning
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Renovation Project Breathes New Life Into California State Government Building
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System Installation Process Offers Challenges During Renovation Project
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Grand Past, Bright Future for Historic Building
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Managers Speak Out on Water Conservation Efforts
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Pennsylvania School's Plumbing Retrofit Helps Combat Rising Water Bills
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Water Consumption at School Drastically Reduced After Plumbing Retrofits
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District Builds on Success of High School Plumbing Retrofit
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Rising Water Costs Drown Potential Savings From Plumbing Retrofit
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Savvy Planning by Managers Boosts Efforts to Save Water
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Upgraded Irrigation Systems Can Mean Huge Cost Savings
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Good Communication Helps Address Irrigation System Issues