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Key Articles for the Facilities Professional

Week Of 3/10/2019 - 3/16/2019

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What is the Real Cost of Flooring? Cybersecurity: Understanding Smart Building Vulnerabilities How to Stay Hip with Design Trends for Senior Living Facilities How to Get Started with Green Leases Wellness: Enhancing the True ROI of Buildings Understanding New Leak Detection Technology FM Customer Service Goal: Occupant Convenience High-Performance HVAC: Why Maintenance is Critical How Hackers Exploit Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities Ensuring Door Hardware Delivers Effective Security The Role of Maintenance in Boiler Performance Life Using Budgets to Map Out Mower Performance Life Looking for Concrete Trouble Spots NFMT Conference Helps Hone Professional Skills Air Filter Checks and Improved IAQ Understanding the Standards of IAQ
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Week Of 3/3/2019 - 3/9/2019

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NFMT Offers Variety of Facilities Management Education Opportunities How Green Leases Help Achieve Green Buildings LEED v4.1 Sets the Tone for the Future of Green Building Smart Buildings: Efficient and Resilient. But Secure? Edge Rooms and Data Center Closets: 9 FAQs For FM Success, Focus on New Customer Service Strategies New NFPA Standard Helps Facilities Prepare for Active Shooters Best Practices for Achieving High-Performance HVAC Systems Focus on Filters To Clear the Air Effectively Implementing a Facility Renewal Program Defining Roles and Responsibilities To Increase Productivity Maximizing CMMS To Meet Evolving Needs
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Week Of 2/24/2019 - 3/2/2019

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Four Steps To a Water Management Plan How To Develop a DIY Energy Information Systems Facilities Management Input Is Critical For New Construction Projects Federal Requirements Tie Reimbursements To Life Safety Compliance A History of Facility Management Successes Facilities Managers Should Weigh the Cost of Savings Flooding on Campus Leads to Lessons in Emergency Preparedness Active Shooters: The Role of Door Hardware Strategies That Extend the Performance Life of Boilers Mowers: 6 Factors in Repair-or-Replace Decision
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Week Of 2/17/2019 - 2/23/2019

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3 Critical Steps To Healthcare Life Safety Compliance Effective Facilities Management Is Level-Headed Facilities Management Portfolio Planning: Tips for Streamlining Construction Projects Energy Information Systems: Identify KPIs, Prioritize Actions Data Drives Monitoring-Based Commissioning Success Transportation, Logistics, and Distribution Centers: More Strategies To Increase Throughput Keys To Edge Computing Success Good News for Deferred Maintenance? Culture Change: MD Anderson Embraces Proactive Maintenance Technician Productivity: Strategies for Success University Taps into Facility Data To Improve Maintenance
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Week Of 2/10/2019 - 2/16/2019

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Collegial Atmosphere Leads To FM Success at Rockefeller Building Operating Management Leadership Sessions at NFMT Monitoring-Based Commissioning Brings Operational Efficiency Energy Information Systems Provide Data Deep Dive Overcoming Challenges With Large-Scale Construction Facility Innovations in Warehouse Design and Operations Facility Infrastructure Implications for Edge Computing Can Your Restrooms Pass This Test? Wayfinding: Code Considerations Roofing: Fine Tuning the Specification Process Wayfinding: Keeping Signage Updated How To Select the Correct Roofing Consultant
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Week Of 2/3/2019 - 2/9/2019

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How To Maintain Life Safety Compliance in Healthcare Facilities At NFMT 2019, Connect and Network Large Portfolios Bring Construction Challenges How Energy Information Systems Bring Energy Savings Connecting Sustainable Design and Efficient Operations Warehouse Innovations May Bring Tax Credits Is Your Building Ready for Impact of Remote Working? Edge Computing 101: What Facilities Managers Need To Know Water Management Plan Goes Beyond Legionella Deferred Maintenance: Process for Performance Drain Cleaning: Money Matters Utility Vehicles: Understanding Facility Needs LEDs: Manufacturer Matters MEWPs: Buy or Rent?
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Week Of 1/27/2019 - 2/2/2019

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4 Strategies To Prevent Cybersecurity Attacks How Soundmasking Can Help Improve Speech Privacy Understanding VRF Safety Standards and Codes How Healthy Buildings Create Healthy Communities Latest Survey Shows Changes in Facility Staffing Levels Design, Installation, Maintenance, Management: Keys To Long Roof Life Understanding FM Training and Education Options 4 Myths Increase Risk of BAS Hack On Facilities Leadership: Leading By Example LEDs: Integrating Upgrades MEWPs: New Training Requirements Wayfinding: Helping Building Occupants Find Their Way Making the Most of Irrigation Technology Specifying the Proper Roofing System Spotlight on Irrigation Training
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Week Of 1/20/2019 - 1/26/2019

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4 Steps To Emergency Preparedness FMs Report Changes in Operating Budgets Rising Demand Creates New Facility Priorities for Film Studios 6 Best Practices for VRF Systems Managing People, Managing Conflicts: Key FM Skills 5 Steps To Longer Roof Life Making Roofing Projects Work Deferred Maintenance: Turning Plans Into Action Dealing with Project Details Drain Cleaning: Knowing Needs Three Questions To Ask About Utility Vehicle Repairs
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Week Of 1/13/2019 - 1/19/2019

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Technology Aids Emergency Preparedness Plans How To Improve the Energy Efficiency of a VRF System New Survey Data Reports Changes in Facility Capital Budgets Communication, Management Skills Are Invaluable for FMs Financial Benefits of Health and Wellness How To Match Facility Acoustics to a Space's Purpose HVAC: Tackling the Repair-or-Replace Dilemma Shining a Light on LEDs and Upgrades Raising the Stakes for MEWP Selection and Use Changes in Operations and Code Requirements Affect Facility Wayfinding Insights on Irrigation
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Week Of 1/6/2019 - 1/12/2019

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Survey Says? Good Staffing, Capital Budget News for FMs Understanding the Value of Continuing Education for Facility Managers Understanding Your Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Options Survey Shows Changes to Facility Budgets, Staffing Levels Health and Wellness: New Standards Address Age-Old Concerns Building Operating Management Highlights FM Education Opportunities 5 Real-World Incidents Offer Cybersecurity Lessons for FMs How To Balance Speech Intelligibility with Privacy Deferred Maintenance: School District Attacks the Backlog Planning for Maintenance Project Success Drain Cleaning: Proven Performance Utility Vehicles: Repair or Replace?
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Week Of 12/30/2018 - 1/5/2019

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How To Evaluate the Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Plans USGBC Expands LEED Offerings How the Physical Environment Affects Health and Wellness Steps To Overcome Obstacles To Networked Lighting Controls 2018 Facilities Management Salary Survey and FM Pulse
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Week Of 12/23/2018 - 12/29/2018

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Metal and Drones: Roofing Maintenance Innovations FM Staff: Desperate Times May Call For Desperate Measures 3 Fire Safety System Upgrade Case Studies Is A Hybrid Onsite Power Generation System In Your Future? Doors: New Era, New Requirements The Winding Road to Resilience
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Week Of 12/16/2018 - 12/22/2018

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Networked Controls Add Big Savings To LEDs New Challenges in Healthcare Restroom Design, Operations What Is The Purpose of Prime Onsite Power Generation? Blue and Solar: Environmental Innovations In Roofing Elements of a Healthy Facilities Management Department What's New at NFMT Baltimore 2019? Understanding Onsite Renewable Energy Options PPE: Trend Watch Mowers: Safety Training for Technicians Plumbing Upgrades Reduce Water Usage Doors: Meeting the Security Challenge Doors: ANSI/BHMA Standards Doors: Targeting Trouble Spots and Weaknesses
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Week Of 12/9/2018 - 12/15/2018

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Innovations in Green Roofs Bring Benefits 3 Steps To Planning A Fire Safety System Upgrade Higher Education Facilities Embrace Student Collaboration, Skills Training How To Diagnose Facilities Management Staffing Issues Understanding Backup Power Generation System Options Understanding New Trends in Healthcare Restroom Design 4 Steps to Personal Protection How Roof Inspections Vary by Type Mowers: Ensuring Safe Operation Grounds: Successful Soil Strategy Lighting Upgrades: Quantifying Results Deferred Maintenance: Making the Case for Upgrades Roof Inspections: The Benefits of Infrared Technology
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Week Of 12/2/2018 - 12/8/2018

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Progress Has Been Made on Climate Change, But More Is Needed 4 Questions Help Facility Managers Select Green Products Is It Time For A Facilities Management Staff Check-Up? What Facilities Managers Need To Know About Onsite Power 6 Steps To Get Funding for Security Upgrades Deferred Maintenance: Setting Priorities Knowing When To Perform Roof Inspections Boilers: Condensing Considerations Grounds: The Graffiti Battle PPE: Performance and Comfort
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Week Of 11/25/2018 - 12/1/2018

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In the Year 2020: Emissions Reduction Goal Deadline Approaches UPS Energy Storage Option 4: Flywheels Is the As-A-Service Model Right For You? A Brief History of Mobile Technology The Benefits of Using Plastic Piping Open Ceiling Trend Drives Growth in Sound Masking Analyzing Energy Use: Liquid Cooling vs. Air-Cooled Cabinets How to Do an Energy Treasure Hunt FM Career Path and Down Time Which UPS Energy Storage System Should FMs Use? Painting Projects That Perform Boilers Come of Age Grounds: Utility Vehicle, Water and Security Issues Benefits of Upgrading Emergency Lighting How IoT Can Benefit a Facility
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Week Of 11/18/2018 - 11/24/2018

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Resilience: Collaboration and Justification How Common is Liquid Cooling for Computers? 4 Steps to Respond to New Energy Star Metrics UPS Energy Storage Option 3: Nickel-Zinc Batteries Understanding Plastic Piping Choices From Chillers to Children: Variety Keeps FM Interesting 3 Emerging "As-A-Service" Offerings for Facility Managers The IoT-Resilience Link Deferred Maintenance: Formulating a Plan Roof Inspections: 3 Key Questions
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Week Of 11/11/2018 - 11/17/2018

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Communication Critical To Carbon Inventorying UPS Energy Storage Option 1: Lead-Acid Batteries Two Types of Liquid Cooling: Conductive and Immersive Proactive Steps to Respond To New Energy Star Metrics Building Internet of Things: Boon to As-A-Service Model How to Future-Proof Buildings for New Technology Acoustics and Style: Top Ceilings Considerations 5 Keys To Good Metal Roof and Wall System Design The Value of a "One-Stop Shop" Approach to Facilities Management UPS Energy Storage Option 2: Lithium-Ion Batteries Data Centers: Implementing Retrocommissioning To Improve Efficiency Access Control: Door Hardware That Performs PGMS: Digging Into Assessments What’s in a Name? Lighting in the Spotlight
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Week Of 11/4/2018 - 11/10/2018

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4 Vital Resilience Strategies for Facilities Energy Star Scores Have Changed: How FMs Are Responding As-A-Service Model Moves Beyond Software Liquid Cooling Offers Significant Savings for Data Centers Comparing Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) Energy Storage Options Rising To The Challenge: Hospital Survives Hurricane How FMs Should Prepare for 5G Metal 101: Understanding Best Use Cases for Metal Roofs and Walls Building Operating Management Announces 2019 Conference Schedule Grounds Management: Hardscape's Effect on Equipment Specification Roof Coatings: Performing Routine Maintenance for Warranty Compliance Identifying Energy Waste in Data Centers Boiler Upgrade with a Healthcare Twist
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Week Of 10/28/2018 - 11/3/2018

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Solar Canopies Case Study: Best Practices Revealed Big-Impact Health and Wellness Strategies Oct 2018 Supplier Spotlight Finding the Right Resources to Solve Too Hot/Too Cold Problems Good Stormwater Management: Key Component of Water Resilience How Passive House Leads to Net-Zero Energy Cybersecurity Risks Extend To Electric Grid 5G is Coming: Here's What FMs Need to Know Greenhouse Gas Inventory: How FMs Should Help What Not To Miss At Greenbuild 2018 in Chicago Strategies and Tactics for Efficient Data Centers Understanding Power Tool Features and Functions to Improve Efficiency Eye on Energy: Routine Maintenance Can Improve Efficiency Grounds Management: Spotlight on Sustainability Access Control: Specification Based on Facility Needs
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Week Of 10/21/2018 - 10/27/2018

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Is the Passive House Standard Applicable to U.S. Climate Zones? New Tools Help Optimize Building-Grid Interaction, Tackle Climate Change Tips for Designing and Operating Solar Canopies Inspections, Education, Adjustments Can Help Solve Office Temperature Complaints WELL and Fitwel Rating Systems Focus on Health and Wellness Outcomes 4 Factors for Green Roof Product Selection Passive House: Cost and Certification Considerations Specifying Power Tools That Improve Productivity Project Management: Avoiding Failure Energy Efficiency Leads to Enhanced K-12 Learning Environment Roof Coatings: How to Properly Prepare a Substrate for Application Access Control: Strategies and Tactics For Successful Upgrades
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Week Of 10/14/2018 - 10/20/2018

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Passive House Standard Gains Ground in Commercial Building Market Buildings Go Net-Zero Energy, Tackle Climate Change 4 Steps for Planning Solar Power Canopies in Parking Areas Real-World Water Resilience: A Case Study in Water Efficiency Office Thermal Comfort: Simple Fixes and Beyond Daylighting and LEDs Team Up to Meet Energy Efficiency Standards Innovative Strategies in Health and Wellness Design 5 Smart Building Strategies for High-Performance Awarding Achievements in Maintenance School District Upgrades Focus on Energy Savings Project Management: 4 Steps to Success Growing Campus Offers Variety of Grounds Challenges Roof Coatings: Specification Based on Facility Needs
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Week Of 10/7/2018 - 10/13/2018

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Understanding Building Performance With Internet of Things Technology How Buildings Are Tackling Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions Building Internet of Things: Minor Challenges, Major Benefits Daylighting Benefits: Cost Savings, Occupant Health and Wellness The Real Cost of Water Highlights Importance of Water Efficiency 9 Ways Green Roofs Bring Greener Cities, Buildings Join Hundreds of Facility Managers at NFMT Vegas Fire Protection: Effectively Performing ITM Drain Cleaning: Ensuring Effective, Long-Term Equipment Use Rental Equipment: Keys to Success Spotlight: GIE Expo Fire Protection: Codes and Standards Drain Cleaning: Understanding Equipment Warranties
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Week Of 9/30/2018 - 10/6/2018

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Colocation Data Centers See Surge in Demand What are the Bottom-Line Benefits from Climate Action? Facilities on the Front Lines: Buildings Tackle Climate Change Building Internet of Things Makes Greener, Smarter Buildings The Value of Daylighting, Even With LEDs Water Scarcity Makes the Case for Water Efficiency Occupant Health and Wellness Takes Center Stage in Sustainable Design Fire Protection: Understanding and Scheduling ITM Rental Equipment: Planning for Successful Installation Plumbing Upgrades: Focus on Health and Hygiene Mowers: Buying vs. Leasing
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Week Of 9/23/2018 - 9/29/2018

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Workplace Analytics: How To Mine Big Data To Add Organizational Value How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare Facilities Electrochromic Glass, Smart Controls Bring Windows Into the Future Heated Piping, Snow Mats Offer Non-Chemical Options for Snow Removal 10 Best Practices To Preserve Historic Landmarks Historic Preservation Success Story: Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin Martin House Continuing the Energy Efficiency Conversation Choosing the Right EMIS Option Snow and Ice: Achieving the Desired Results Roofing: Selecting a Qualified and Reliable Contractor Plumbing Upgrades: Addressing Water-Use Issues Boilers: Effective Operator Training Drain Cleaning: Maintaining the Tools of the Trade Fire Protection: Inspection, Testing and Maintenance
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Week Of 9/16/2018 - 9/22/2018

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Hold the Salt? Sustainable Snow Removal Strategies Heat Up 3 Concerns About Data Analytics The Brave New World of Cybersecurity: Evaluating Vulnerabilities Energy Management and Information Systems (EMIS) Aid Efficiency Better R-Value, Thermal Performance Highlight Window Advances 3 Best Practices for Justifying Energy Efficiency Smart Energy Analytics Campaign Uncovers Energy-Saving Opportunities How To Fight Air Stratification in Conditioned Facilities How Sustainable Buildings Aid Experiential Learning in Schools Outages and Shutdowns: Tips for Success LEDs: Benefits of an Upgrade Identifying Plumbing Upgrade Goals Specifying Rental Equipment Effectively Mowers: New Generation of Performance and Innovation
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Week Of 9/9/2018 - 9/15/2018

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From UPS to Fire Safety, Data Center Surprises Can Be Costly Facility Managers Play Crucial Role in Healthcare Commissioning How To Implement Monitoring-Based Commissioning Staving Off Obsolescence with Sustainability Understanding the Benefits of Workplace Analytics 6 Next-Level Windows Technologies Building Envelope Commissioning: What Could Go Wrong? How To Evaluate Facility Security Vulnerabilities Alternative Strategies, Chemicals May Eliminate Rock Salt in Snow Removal New Technology Accommodates Changing Workplace Needs Case Study: Real-World High-Tech Workplace LEDs: One Small Step to Big Savings Outages and Shutdowns: 11 Steps to Survival Boilers: Maximizing Performance Identifying Rental Options and Finding Solutions Roofing: Recovery vs. Replacement
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Week Of 9/2/2018 - 9/8/2018

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4 Tips Can Help Data Center Facility Managers Prevent Problems Smart Building Technology Provides Office Space Flexibility How LEED Complements Facility Health and Wellness Strategies Growing Up Green: How One FM Incorporates Sustainability in Growth Urban Exploration: A Next-Generation Security Threat? How To Talk About Energy Efficiency in Financial Terms Building Internet of Things Adds Ample Opportunity for Office Upgrades Chillers: Contractor Considerations How to Properly Maintain and Operate a CMMS Paints and Coatings: Matching Equipment with Projects The Resurgence of Legionnaires’ Disease
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Week Of 8/26/2018 - 9/1/2018

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What's Next in Mass Notification Systems? 4 Strategies for Balancing Facility Outsourcing Quality and Cost A Guide To Understanding Energy-Saving Water Heater Options Electric Tariffs Expand Metering Opportunities The Facility Manager's Role in Colocation, Cloud, and Edge How To Preserve Historic Landmarks: Steps 3-6 Tips for Evaluating Colocation Data Center Providers Run The Building Like a Business: Steps 7-10 for Preserving Historic Landmarks Chillers: Specifying Equipment How to Properly Apply Paints and Coatings Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Face Plumbing Upgrade Challenges and Learn from Lessons Snow and Ice: Determining The Scope of Work Chillers: Executing the Replacement
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Week Of 8/19/2018 - 8/25/2018

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How To Make Good Use of Smart Meter Data Tough Data Center Decisions: Colocation or Cloud? How To Manage Emergency Power in Healthcare Facilities Snow and Ice: Taking the Sting Out of Winter’s Worst Addressing the Maintenance and Engineering Knowledge Gap Understanding LED Advances and Applications Specifying the Proper Paints and Coatings 3 Steps to Implementing a CMMS
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Week Of 8/12/2018 - 8/18/2018

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Studies Show Shifting Reasons for Facility Outsourcing FM and IT: Developing a Cooperative Environment How GSA Goes Green: 3 Best Practices Net Zero Energy Buildings: How States Measure Up Can Using Utility Meters Save Facilities Money? Shining a Light on LEDs Access Control Comes of Age Chillers: Planning Successful Replacements Airport Concourse Increases Square Footage, Decreases Water Usage
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Week Of 8/5/2018 - 8/11/2018

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How GSA Is Making High-Performance Buildings Affordable High-Tech Healthcare: Wireless, Smart Generator Sets Monitoring Net Zero Energy Buildings: The Future of Facilities Test, Inspect, Maintain: Fire Suppression System Priorities Best Practices for Fire Pump Testing Plumbing Renovations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Target Savings Technician Training For a New Era How Managers Can Streamline CMMS
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Week Of 7/29/2018 - 8/4/2018

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Focus on Discretionary Effort Can Boost Teamwork Systems Integration is Key for Emergency Communications Facilities Management and the Art of Persuasion Benchmarking, Occupant Feedback: Keys to Existing Building Sustainability Third-Party Generator Ownership: What You Need To Know Cities and States Leading on Sustainability 3 Strategies for Green Product Selection in Healthcare Facilities Boilers: An Energy-Saving Option for Heating Water? How To Do Effective Fire Standpipe Testing Domestic Hot Water System: Choose Wisely Effective Fire Sprinkler Inspection: What You Need To Know Advances in Technology Drive Domestic Hot Water Choices Boilers: Understand the Full Picture on Energy Savings Team Player: How One FM Gets IT and Facilities Management to Collaborate Emergency Preparedness: Flood Study Offers Warnings A Look at Possible Future Mass Notification Capabilities 5 Technologies Driving Future Mass Notification Developments Overcoming Portable Cooling Obstacles
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Week Of 7/22/2018 - 7/28/2018

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Roofing Myths Busted: Design Demand Response 101: How To Get Paid To Cut Power Use Broadband Infrastructure for Commercial Buildings: Technology Options Location and Timing: Keys to Successful Cooling System Upgrade Choose Your Own Demand Response: 3 Categories Net Zero Energy Buildings: Success Stories How to Specify Portable Cooling for Facility Needs Power at Hand: Specifying Handheld Ground Tools The Disconnect Between Maintenance and Design Proper Grounds Tools Can Lead to Greater Productivity Sustainability Factors for Utility Vehicle Specification Handheld Tools That Meet the Needs of Grounds Staff
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Week Of 7/15/2018 - 7/21/2018

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Do Energy Models Accurately Predict Energy Performance? How to Right-Size Your Office Space Payback: The ROI on Facility Health and Wellness Strategies Emergency Communication: Getting the Right Message to the Right People Get Operations Staff Involved Early in Product Selection How the Building Exterior Affects HVAC Energy Efficiency Plumbing Upgrades Improve Notre Dame's Bottom-Line PGMS: Digging Into Core Competencies HVAC: Bottom-Line Benefits of Reducing Energy Waste Boiler Replacement: The Tipping Point Roof Coatings: Emissivity vs. Reflectivity
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Week Of 7/8/2018 - 7/14/2018

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Health and Wellness: Keeping Occupants Happy, Productive Product Selection: Top Facility Managers Reveal Best Practices Emergency Communication Codes and Standards: What's The Difference? How To Develop In-House Specifications for Product Selection The Who, What, and Why of Replacing Aging Cooling Systems Challenges and Benefits of a Plumbing Renovation HVAC: Monitoring and Reducing Energy Waste Specifying Utility Vehicles to Meet Unique Needs Roof Coatings: Benefits and Energy Savings Portable Cooling When it Counts
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Week Of 7/1/2018 - 7/7/2018

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How Facility Managers Take The Lead on Product Selection Arc Is Streamlining Data Management with Portfolio Analytics July 2018 Supplier Spotlight LEED v4.1 Continues Focus on Sustainable Operations, Building Performance LEED v4.1 Performance Scores: A Primer on New Prerequisites Roof Coatings: Cost Considerations and Facility Needs Spotlight on Water Conservation and Hygiene Managing Operations Effectively Boiler Replacement: Understanding Key Metrics
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Week Of 6/24/2018 - 6/30/2018

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How To Do Asset Management for Doors and Door Hardware 3 Smart Strategies for Using Analytics in Smart Buildings Making the Most of BIM: Clash Detection and Reporting The Nature of a REIT Means Challenges to Sustainability Success BIM Collaboration: How to Get All Parties on the Same Page Understand Energy and Water Performance Scores in LEED v4.1 Contracting a Demand Response Provider To Help Roofing Myths Busted: Installation Roofing Myths Busted: Inspections and Maintenance Specific Strategies to Right-Size Real Estate Two Case Studies Show Benefits of Right-Sizing Office Space Types of Mowers: A Closer Look Plumbing Renovations at Notre Dame Stadium Target Aesthetics and Hygiene Efficiency and Effectiveness: Know the Difference Boilers and the End-of-Life Decision HVAC: Diagnosing Energy Waste
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Week Of 6/17/2018 - 6/23/2018

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8 Steps to Getting Better Construction Documents Smart Buildings: How to Justify an Investment in Analytics Software Understanding the LEED Rating System High-Traffic Restrooms Present Challenges for Facility Managers What Is the Facility Information Specification (FIS)? Broadband Infrastructure for Commercial Buildings: Tenant Needs Paints and Coatings: Tackling Tricky Applications Code Considerations: Specifying Effective Fire Dampers Mowers: The Importance of Operator Comfort and Ergonomics LED Upgrades: Technology Advances Considerations for Sustainable Mowing
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Week Of 6/10/2018 - 6/16/2018

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Is There Really a Payback for Health and Wellness Strategies? 5 Advantages of Direct Digital Controls (DDC) for Tenant Buildouts Collaboration Is Catalyst for Sustainability Success at Kilroy Energy Efficiency Leads New Innovative Approaches to Sustainable Healthcare Design In Critical Facilities, Benchmarking Data Justifies Choices Green Roofs to Smart Glass: Building Envelope Considerations for Sustainable Healthcare Key Decision Points for Mower Specification How To Properly Inspect and Test Fire Dampers Paints and Coatings: Successful Specification LED Upgrades: Considerations and Challenges Think Big, Start Small
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Week Of 6/3/2018 - 6/9/2018

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Internet of Things Can Help Save Energy When It's Most Expensive New Energy Star Scores Are Coming 7 Strategies for Sustainability in Higher Educational Buildings How to Take Specific Steps to Slash Energy Costs Leadership, Listening Lead to Sustainability Gains at Large REIT Ensuring Damper Performance Understanding New-Generation Paints and Coatings Energy Waste: The Benefits of Retrocommissioning Mowers Evolve To Meet User Demands LED Upgrades That Succeed
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Week Of 5/27/2018 - 6/2/2018

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People, Purpose, Principles: How Workplace Design Responds To Corporate Culture 5 Steps To Arc Flash Safety 5 Steps to Successful Lighting Controls Installation How to Create a Benchmarking Survey for Data Centers Weighing Pneumatics vs. Direct Digital Controls in Existing Buildings Two Case Studies: Evaluating Pneumatics vs. Direct Digital Controls For Facility Managers, Networking is Essential for Sharing Best Practices How To Do Needs Assessment For Door and Door Hardware Selection Interiors Strategies for Sustainable Healthcare Facilities Special Attention Required for Fire Doors and Door Hardware Selection How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Sustainable Healthcare Facilities Privacy Is Key Concern For School Restrooms Durable Materials, Design Keys to Keeping High-Traffic Restrooms Clean 10 Benefits of Using Smart Building Analytics Effectively Take Our Benchmarking Survey: Data Center Facility Operating Costs Evaluating Hand-Drying, Interiors Solutions in High-Traffic Restrooms Maintenance Myths and Misconceptions Roof Repair vs. Replacement Energy Waste: Improving HVAC Performance Plumbing Systems: Prolonging Performance Life
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Week Of 5/20/2018 - 5/26/2018

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Can Hackers Target Your Building Automation System? In Data Centers, Practice Time Can Prevent Downtime How Is a Data Center Operator Like A Nuclear Submarine Captain? Understand The ABCs of LED Retrofit Kits Four Sprinkler Options for Warehouses with High Combustible Loads Energy Waste: 6 Common Culprits Roof Inspections to Detect Problems 5 Tips for Successful Preventive Maintenance Plumbing Systems: Proactive Maintenance Making Painting Projects Work
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Week Of 5/13/2018 - 5/19/2018

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Microhospitals Offer New Ways To Expand Access To Care Telehealth: Technology Brings Health Care To Rural Communities Why Universal Design is Critical on College Campuses 4 Steps to Move Ahead with LED Retrofits Choosing the Right Fire Sprinkler Option VRF: Unlocking Potential Benefits Trade Press Media Group's New Owner and Bright Future 5 Keys to Healthy Roofs Finding the Time for Preventive Maintenance Plumbing Systems: Repair or Upgrade?
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Week Of 5/6/2018 - 5/12/2018

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3 Best Practices To Get Acoustics Right Heading Off Potential Lighting Control Problems During Design How Acoustics Contributes To a High-Performance Building New Concepts in Office Design Gain Momentum Understand Arc Flash Codes, Standards, and Regulations Performing Proper Maintenance on Handheld Tools VRF: Understanding Facility Needs Expanding Applications For Infrared Imaging VRF: Focusing on Fine-Tuning Wireless Lighting Controls Have Changed The Game
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Week Of 4/29/2018 - 5/5/2018

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How Technology is Shifting Space Needs in Commercial Offices 5 To-Dos After a Lighting Control Installation How To Get The Most Value Out of Big Data Best Practices For Incorporating Universal Design Aiming Higher with Tubular LED Retrofits Common Types of Fire Sprinkler Systems Steps To Protect Your BAS from Cyberattacks Microhospitals, Telehealth Poised To Grow Rapidly How To Future-Proof Your Lighting NFPA Data Shows Fire Sprinkler Effectiveness Why Control Systems Are Vulnerable To Cyber Attacks How To Learn From In-House Data Center Experts Developing an Effective Arc Flash Safety Program PEER: A New Rating System For Power System Performance How Corporate Culture Influences Workplace Design The Benefits of Infrared Imaging Determining Grounds Crew Needs How Infrared Imaging Works Knocking Down Traditional Barriers to Lighting Controls VRF: Strategies for Success
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Week Of 4/22/2018 - 4/28/2018

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Technology Improvements Lead To Better Paints New Paint Products Reduce, Eliminate VOCs Facility Management Expert Explains the ProFM Credential's Value How To Implement Effective Access Control on Campus Tech Companies Set The Pace For Office Design Understanding Handheld Grounds Equipment How Lighting Controls Reduce Energy Use Infrared Imaging: Demonstrating Its Value UPS: Ensuring Efficient Operation Lifts: Safe Operation Requires Training
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Week Of 4/15/2018 - 4/21/2018

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Getting the Most out of Smart Sensors Remote Monitoring Centers Aim to Turn Building Performance Data into Action Autonomous Vehicles: Lowering Demand for Facility Parking? How To Make The Case for Energy Efficient HVAC Equipment How To Identify Goals When Planning Energy Efficient HVAC Equipment Lighting Control: Overcoming Obstacles Outsourcing: Managers Offer Insights and Strategies Infrared Imaging Comes of Age UPS: Routine Maintenance Matters Lifts: Equipment Advances Enhance Safety Features
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Week Of 4/8/2018 - 4/14/2018

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Facility Managers: Students of Technology Machine Learning: Making Sense of Big Data Electric Vehicles: Should Facility Managers Invest In High-Speed Charging? Wearables: The Body Is The New Credential Drones: An Opportunity and a Challenge Upgrade Brings Savings to Light Retuning Buildings To Improve Performance UPS: Maximizing Performance Life Updates To ANSI Standards Impact Lift Specification
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Week Of 4/1/2018 - 4/7/2018

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Benefits of LED-based Smart Lighting Systems Technology Spurs Growth in Zero Energy Buildings IoT and Renewables Boost Zero Energy Goals Technology Shaping the Future of Buildings Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality: Better Visualization Aids Operations Roof Replacement: Assessing Challenges and Applying Strategy
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