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Key Articles for the Facilities Professional

Week Of 9/12/2021 - 9/18/2021

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Why Commercial Building Owners Should Consider Indexed Escalation How Chicago Public Schools Responded to COVID-19 Sustainability Must Start with Energy Management Addressing Ventilation, Filtration, and Water System Concerns When Hurricanes Strike Will Your Building Be Prepared? Affordable Resilience With Propane Generators How to Create a Robust Facility Health and Safety Program
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Week Of 9/5/2021 - 9/11/2021

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Sustainable and Resilient: The Future of Buildings 8 Ways Data Centers Can Improve Energy Efficiency Back in Business: Minimizing Spread of Disease Remains Priority How to Go From Crisis Management to Asset Management Understanding Access Control Challenges During the Pandemic A Blizzard of Challenges in Keeping Schools Open
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Week Of 8/29/2021 - 9/4/2021

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Trend in Educational Facilities: Learning Studios Replace Classrooms Water Features Support Shifting Occupant Health and Wellness Demand Kids Back In Schools While COVID Battle Continues 4 Telltale Signs You're Hiring a Scam Contractor Linking Facilities and Human Health How to Build An Effective Drain Cleaning Program
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Week Of 8/22/2021 - 8/28/2021

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4 Effective Air Filtration System Options Proactively Protect Your Office From the Next Pandemic School District to Install 170 Touchless, Self-Sanitizing Water Stations COVID Safety: How to Create Contactless Office Space How to Prevent Data Center Downtime 3 High-Rise Building Strategies to Improve Resilience Spotlight on Door Hardware Standards 5 Steps to Upgrade HVAC Filtration Managing Mower Fleet Maintenance Challenges Utility Vehicles Extend Reach, Expand Efficiency
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Week Of 8/15/2021 - 8/21/2021

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3 Questions to Consider When Designing Outdoor Work Spaces 5 Core Elements of Good Indoor Air Hygiene How Workplace Design Strategies Are Shifting to Beat COVID How to Stretch Natural Light Deep Into a Building 3 Trends Influencing Building Enclosure Design 5 Winning Strategies for Your Post-Pandemic Office Playbook A Year with Networked Lighting Control Partnering with a Dealer Can Help Ensure Mower Selection Success
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Week Of 8/8/2021 - 8/14/2021

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Elevators and Fire Sprinklers: Fire Safety Moves On Up The Great Outdoors: Learning Moves Beyond the Classroom 10 Post-Pandemic Facility Management and Construction Trends 4 Post-Pandemic Opportunities for Upgrading Door Hardware Power Tools: New Technology To Address New Demands How to Determine Whether to Repair or Replace Mowers
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Week Of 8/1/2021 - 8/7/2021

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Door Technology: New Era Brings New Challenges, Opportunities How Parking Owners Can Prepare for Electric Vehicles Right On the Mark: Success in STEM Facility Design How to Maximize Innovation: Use a Little TLC A Collapse, a Reckoning, and a Chance To Rethink Maintenance
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Week Of 7/25/2021 - 7/31/2021

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Can Smart Buildings Outsmart Hackers? Tech Trends: Office Needs Evolving for Tech Firms Don't Overlook the Restroom When Designing Space We're Not Done With COVID-19 Just Yet Will Maintenance Departments Look Different After COVID-19? Resilience: Are You Ready for the Next Crisis?
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Week Of 7/18/2021 - 7/24/2021

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How Grounds Can Make a Welcoming First Impression On the Road Again Facility Strong: How to Fund Investments in Resilience 5 Benefits of Unassigned Seating Win-Win Outdoor Lighting for People and Environment
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Week Of 7/11/2021 - 7/17/2021

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Lighting Strategies For Occupant Health How to Prepare for Summer Storm Season Does Reliance on Technology Make Buildings Less Resilient? How to Choose the Most Effective Roof Coating
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Week Of 7/4/2021 - 7/10/2021

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How to Avoid ADA Lawsuits Healthier Paints Mean Healthier Interiors Do You Have Too Much Carbon Dioxide In Your Facility? To Recoat or Reroof: How to Make a Smart Roofing Decision
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Week Of 6/27/2021 - 7/3/2021

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6 Net Zero Energy Buildings FAQs Pandemic Temperature Checking Process Boosts Efficiency Six Best Practices for Fire Prevention A Real-World Acoustics Success Story How to Fix Ineffective Steam Traps
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Week Of 6/20/2021 - 6/26/2021

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How Military Veterans Can Solve the Data Center Talent Shortage Understanding the Power of Solar PPAs How Building Performance Standards Are Addressing Climate Change Career and Industry Certifications in Grounds Management How to Select the Right MEWP
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Week Of 6/13/2021 - 6/19/2021

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How to Reduce Embodied Carbon in Facilities 7 Tips for Hiring an Engineer How to Use the LEED Safety First Pilot Credits Inspection, Testing, Maintenance: How to Keep Fire Safety Systems Safe 3 Reasons Your Steam Traps Are Failing
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Week Of 6/6/2021 - 6/12/2021

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Facility Management Best Practice: Celebrate Your Staff Safe HVAC Solutions for Educational Facilities Lighting Strategies for Contemporary Office Space Sustainability in Grounds Care: One University's Success Story How to Design Public Restrooms That Work for All Technology Advances Bring New, Exciting MEWPs Options
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Week Of 5/30/2021 - 6/5/2021

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Supporting Human Health With Circadian Lighting Design How to Implement Effective Security Technology Gender Neutral Restrooms: Re-thinking Signage Understanding How UV-C Light Can Effectively Combat COVID-19
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Week Of 5/23/2021 - 5/29/2021

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Graphics Define Space in Open Office Layout 3 Common Plumbing Mistakes Likely In Your Building How to Consider Energy in Planning, Design, and Construction Mass Vax: How One FM Is Tackling COVID-19 Head On Higher Learning: Lessons in HVAC Efficiency Hand Tools Lift Landscapes From Average to Extraordinary Five Crucial Strategies for Healthier Workplaces
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Week Of 5/16/2021 - 5/22/2021

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Five Design Features of Tomorrow’s Restrooms Providing Safe Water to Occupants Requires Vigilance How to Overcome Construction Logistics During a Pandemic Lessons Learned from Managing a Mass Vax Site Important Considerations for Retrofitting with Metal 3 HVAC Measures To Fight COVID-19
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Week Of 5/9/2021 - 5/15/2021

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Companies Ponder 'New Normal' for Office Space Understanding The Energy Efficiency Benefits of Metal Buildings California City Embraces UV-C Technology for HVAC Systems 5 Keys to a Fire and Life Safety Lifecycle Strategy Cafeteria Spaces Growing As Office Areas Shrink Smart Inventory Management: Rotating Assets with Fewer Spare Parts
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Week Of 5/2/2021 - 5/8/2021

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Entryway Security Can Be Understated, Yet Effective Stay the Course with Disinfecting How to Manage Fire and Life Safety Over a Building's Whole Life How to Decide Whether to Rent or Buy Drain Cleaning Equipment Managers, Seize the Moment: You're More Valuable Than Ever
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Week Of 4/25/2021 - 5/1/2021

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Quieting an Energetic Open Office How AI Can Help Improve MEP Design for Efficiency, Cost Savings What's the Return on Investment for IAQ Strategies? Fitwel Viral Response Module: Best Practices for Slowing the Spread Consider Portable Cooling Options While Occupants Slowly Return Facility Security Strategies for a New Era
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Week Of 4/18/2021 - 4/24/2021

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Five Hidden Security Risks Resulting from Pandemic Response Secondary IAQ Considerations for Reopening: Humidity, UV How to Choose Energy Efficiency, Healthy Lighting WELL Health-Safety Rating: Linking FM and Wellness, Health, Safety Health and Wellness Strategies Soar to Combat Coronavirus When a Manager’s Top Task Is Finding a Job
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Week Of 4/11/2021 - 4/17/2021

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Good IAQ Matters: Now and Into a Post-COVID Future Steps to Take to Ensure Facility Water Quality LEED Safety First Credits: Battling Coronavirus Sustainably Best Practices for Recovering Low-Slope Roofs How to Find a Job: Best Practices for the Search When Roofing Replacement Is the Best Option Cost, Installation, and Management Considerations for Successful Hardscapes
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Week Of 4/4/2021 - 4/10/2021

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The Facility Manager's Oath: Do No Harm Social Distancing Strategies Respect Veterans' Needs Managing in a Crisis: What Lies Ahead? How to Get Hardscapes Right
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Week Of 3/28/2021 - 4/3/2021

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Smart Buildings: Digital Strategy Leads to Frictionless Experience Archive for the Future: Designing the New FBI Central Records Complex Space Available for Parking System’s Growth How WELL Promotes Workplace Safety, Health, and Confidence Comparing Two Popular Fire-Resistant Coatings
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Week Of 3/21/2021 - 3/27/2021

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How to Focus on Inclusivity and Equity in Restroom Design Forever Changed: The Pandemic's True Influence on Buildings Are More Stringent Lighting Codes Adversely Affecting Building Security? Cafeteria Concepts in Action: A Case Study Succession Planning for Facility Managers: How to Pass the Baton How to Add Value on Your Next Roofing Project Don’t Go With the Flow Certifications and Standards Offer a Roadmap for Building Resilience HVAC Strategies to Slow Coronavirus Spread 4 Air Quality Technologies Can Mitigate Coronavirus Spread
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Week Of 3/14/2021 - 3/20/2021

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Why Diversity Moves FMs Towards a More Successful Team New Ways to Think About Point-of-Sale Strategies How Roofing Complements Whole-Building Sustainability Five Lessons in Employee Engagement from Mission Critical Facilities How to Pass on Institutional Knowledge In the Facility Management Game, Teamwork Wins the Day A Sustainable Future Must Also Be A More Equitable One Asset Management: How to Take Stock for Safety How to Improve Diversity in Facility Management
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Week Of 3/7/2021 - 3/13/2021

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4 Crucial Lighting Design Considerations for a Post-COVID World Cafeteria Considerations: Design With Students in Mind Roofing That Enhances Employee Health and Wellness How to Identify Internal FM Candidates for Promotion COVID-19 Decontamination: How to Harness UV-C Light to Disinfect Facilities HVAC Upgrades: Growing with the Changes
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Week Of 2/28/2021 - 3/6/2021

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Blast Risk and Mitigation: How to Calculate Your Vulnerability Going Beyond Green: The Evolution of Sustainability in a Post COVID-19 World Are You a Manager or a Leader? Pandemic Creates Challenges for Boilers, Water Heaters
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Week Of 2/21/2021 - 2/27/2021

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The Power of Perseverance Creating Healthy Workplaces Means Promoting Happiness The Collaborator: How the Facility Manager Network Builds Connections Top 10 LEED States Show Continued Commitment to Healthy, Green Buildings How Has COVID-19 Affected Construction Pricing? How to Maximize Roof Performance Life in the Real World Pandemic Challenge: How to Select the Right Water Heater for Your Facility How to Weigh Utility Vehicle Options Preparing to Repaint: Steps to Take for a Successful Project How to Integrate a CMMS with Building Automation
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Week Of 2/14/2021 - 2/20/2021

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Durability, Safety, Aesthetics Should Top Flooring Selection Criteria Pandemic Highlights Need to Revisit Operational Basics How to Overcome "This Is How We've Always Done It" Maximizing Data To Streamline Operations Steps for Successful Boiler Selection Leaders Wanted: How FM Has Evolved During the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Week Of 2/7/2021 - 2/13/2021

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4 Ways Flooring Taps into a Facility's Full Potential Happy and Healthy: How to Consider Occupant Happiness in Design Why Collaboration is Crucial for Asset Management How to Manage Successful Vendor Relationships The Pandemic, One Year Later Savvy Strategies for Roof Maintenance and Replacement Successful Specification Strategies for Utility Vehicles
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Week Of 1/31/2021 - 2/6/2021

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5 Reasons Why Now Is the Time for HVAC Upgrades Fire Safe? Answer These Critical Questions About Building Fire Protection Now Is the Time for LEED Certification
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Week Of 1/24/2021 - 1/30/2021

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Alternative Refrigerants: What Can Facility Managers Do? A New Perspective: Facilities and Inclusion In California, 2024 Looms Large for Facility Managers 4 Steps to Creating an Action Plan for Asset Inventory Touchless Doors Strategies to Slow the Spread of Coronavirus Planning Restroom Upgrades in the COVID-19 Era Effective Training is Key to MEWP Success
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Week Of 1/17/2021 - 1/23/2021

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4 Strategies for Advanced Air Filtration 3 Crucial Aspects of the Frictionless Smart Building 3 Strategies for Promoting Psychological Safety During the Pandemic How to Measure Results of Design Shifts to All-Inclusive Restrooms Refrigerant Choices Evolving to Benefit Social and Climate Needs Set Goals, Assemble Team for Successful Asset Inventory Restroom Technology Upgrades Can Aid Coronavirus Mitigation Efforts Advanced Criteria for Mower Selection Rent or Buy? Making a Smart Decision on MEWPs
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Week Of 1/10/2021 - 1/16/2021

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Many Pandemic Facility Changes Are Here to Stay Privacy Considerations for Designing All-Inclusive Restrooms Healthcare Facility Gears Up for Vaccine Distribution Four Key Considerations for Mower Selection Lessons from a Pandemic
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Week Of 1/3/2021 - 1/9/2021

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Elevator and Escalator Innovations Play Role in Pandemic Recovery For HVAC Efficiency, Reach Higher Than the Low-Hanging Fruit FM Perspective: As a Young FM, Be Curious, Always Willing to Learn 5 Hospital HVAC Design Strategies for the Post-COVID-19 World
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Week Of 12/27/2020 - 1/2/2021

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What to Know about Germicidal Lighting and Coronavirus It's Renewable Energy's Time to Shine With Greening Buildings, Be Sure to Consider Resilience Editorial: Resilience Requires Engagement How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Reshaped Traditional Facility Manager Roles
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Week Of 12/20/2020 - 12/26/2020

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6 Facility Strategies to Prevent Coronavirus Spread Health and Wellness Will Be the New Normal of Office Buildings Considerations for Using Prefabrication in Healthcare Construction How to Optimize Roof Performance with Timely Repairs Understanding Advanced Filtration in Air Handling Units Safe at Work: Creating Healthy Workplaces During Coronavirus Pandemic
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Week Of 12/13/2020 - 12/19/2020

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Steps to Take to Ensure Timely, Successful Roof Repairs Strategies to Go Touch-Free with Interior Doors Considerations for Retrofitting for Seismic Resilience What Does Portfolio Manager Data Say About the Rise of Renewables? Pandemic Protocol: Keep a Close Eye on the Bottom Line Aerial Work Platforms: Maintenance Strategies That Deliver Reliability and Safety COVID-19 Has Changed Everything … Or Not
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Week Of 12/6/2020 - 12/12/2020

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Diversity: Another Way for Facility Managers to Add Value Coronavirus Leaves Commercial Offices in Holding Pattern Considerations for Successful Hands-Free Door Implementation How Renewable Energy Contributes to Organization's Green Goals Resilience Rating Systems Give Guidance 3 Roofing Trouble Spots and How to Prevent Them
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Week Of 11/29/2020 - 12/5/2020

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School District Implements IAQ and Coronavirus Safety Measures for Reopening Include Cost and Benefit Analysis in Door Hardware Selection
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Week Of 11/22/2020 - 11/28/2020

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4 Steps to Great Facilities Management Customer Service New Touchless Door Technologies Gaining Momentum Operations and Maintenance Considerations for Peak Boiler Efficiency
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Week Of 11/15/2020 - 11/21/2020

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How to Create a Marketing Plan for Facilities Management Specific Steps for Drafting Emergency Operating Procedures Shifting Strategies at the VA Help Handle Coronavirus Cases Data Centers: No Time for Downtime Doors: Assessing the Impact of COVID-19 Tool for Maximizing Boiler and Water Heater Efficiency How to Fine-Tune the Mower Specification Process
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Week Of 11/8/2020 - 11/14/2020

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The Hidden Threat of Corrosion in Water-Based Fire Sprinkler Systems How to Develop Robust Emergency Operating Procedures How the Pandemic is Changing Healthcare Design How to Reduce Energy Use in Legacy Data Centers
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Week Of 11/1/2020 - 11/7/2020

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Wear a Mask Because Every Breath Matters Water-Use Audits Can Help Managers Focus on Upgrades 3 Key Questions on Mobile Elevating Work Platforms Showing Your Work: How Maintenance Managers Contribute to Healthy Facilities
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Week Of 10/25/2020 - 10/31/2020

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Smart Strategies for Creating Sustainable Outdoor Workspaces Smart Grid Goes Mainstream The Resilience Benefits of Cool Roofing 4 Building Analytics Strategies for COVID-19 Building Operations 3 Key Questions to Get the Right Portable Cooling Units Consider Fuel Efficiency, Total Life-Cycle Costs in Mower Selection Equipment Inspection, Training Key to Snow and Ice Management Success HVAC Strategies for Higher Education During the Pandemic
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Week Of 10/18/2020 - 10/24/2020

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How Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Augment Smart Grid, Energy Savings A Warming World Needs Cool Roofing Case Study Shows HVAC Optimization Success In Journey to Diversity, Numbers Tell the Story for Facility Department 3 Key Questions Managers Should Answer for Renting Generators How to Meet Maintenance Demands with Reduced Budgets Safety Must Be Key Consideration in Mower Selection Cold-Weather Considerations: Preparing for Winter’s Worst What Does COVID-19 Mean for Restroom Upgrades?
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Week Of 10/11/2020 - 10/17/2020

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Getting Creative with Creating Outdoor Workspaces For HVAC Optimization, High-Hanging Fruit Doesn't Have to Mean 'Expensive' How to Optimize Daylighting with Smart Lighting Design, Lighting Controls During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Look to Efficiency Focus on Maintenance Requirements During Mower Selection Keep a Close Eye on Water Management Understand Maintenance Requirements for Restroom Components
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Week Of 10/4/2020 - 10/10/2020

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Modular Construction: Despite Benefits, Healthcare Adoption Is Slow Against the Constant Crisis, Rise To Achieve the Benefits of Daylighting, Understand the Challenges Smart Grid: How to Integrate Buildings for Maximum Benefit
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