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Friday Funny: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (With A Facility Management Twist)

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter displays his poetic talents in this tribute to the most unlikeable Dr. Seuss character. Who knew the Grinch was a facility... ...Read More...

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Modular Data Center Infrastructure: Part 2

This second half of this two-part article addresses site prep, procurement, and installation for prefabricated data... ...Read More...

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Modular Data Center Infrastructure: Part 1

This first of a two-part article describes how prefabricated data centers help speed deployment and lower life cycle costs.... ...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Building Automation By KMC Controls

KMC Controls offers pneumatic and electronic control devices for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) applications; a complete line of fully programmable digital hardware; and intuitive software for local and remote web-based facility... ...Read More...

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Green Guarding: A Dual Perspective

Facilities can benefit from hiring security guards trained in areas related to... ...Read More...

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Benefits Of Integrating Lighting And HVAC Controls

As building automation systems continue to evolve, facility managers can use these systems' capabilities to integrate lighting and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning... ...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Just How Safe Are Electronic Locks?

Equipped with security features like access control, audit, and scheduling capability, electronic locks offer a new generation of protection and make it easier to secure and manage one or thousands of facilities.... ...Read More...

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How To Choose A Greener Ice Melting Process

Where ice-melting chemicals are needed, Green Seal recommends using potassium chloride- or magnesium chloride-based products rather than sodium chloride or calcium... ...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Cooling By MovinCool

Visit TFM's Portable Cooling Channel to find out more about MovinCool and its range of spot air... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: And The WIU Band Played On

When a university marching band loses access to its rehearsal area due to construction in the parking lot, facilities management steps in to save the... ...Read More...