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Q&A: LEED Platinum Recertification Project

Jim Baker, facilities management director for Armstrong World Industries, shares insight into the recent recertification of his company's... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this... ...Read More...

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Boston Hospitals Reducing Energy Use

From January, 2011 through the end of 2013, this sector has cut its energy use by... ...Read More...

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Energy Management Systems (EMS) 2.0?

In an apparent paradigm shift, increased and broader functionality is changing what defines an... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Outsourcing Strategies

A facility professional asks what level of in-house management should oversee outsourced... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Question of the Week: Open Office Plan

Open office plans are touted for encouraging collaboration, reducing real estate costs, and increasing overall productivity. But the lack of privacy and possibly problematic acoustics can also present a... ...Read More...

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On January 1, TFM Will Become Facility Executive

This change reflects the evolution of the facility management professional, recognizing the increasingly prominent role in their organization's... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Executive Series Quick Cart by Rubbermaid Commercial Products

With a compact and versatile design, the Quick Cart provides a discreet appearance as cleaning staff perform their... ...Read More...

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Efficient Renovation For Animal Shelter

In Maryland, the Harford County Humane Society needed a creative, cost-effective solution to improve energy efficiency while also meeting its specific operational... ...Read More...