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Web Exclusive: Ice Machine Or Toxic Breeding Ground?

Proper cleaning and safe handling of ice machines help prevent illness, such as Norovirus and Legionnaires'... [...]

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Web Exclusive: Locks 101

Access control, in whatever its form, begins with locks. And this subject has its own nomenclature, which can be... [...]

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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... [...]

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Social Media For Facility Management

Communication with occupants, as well as those outside the building walls, is exponentially improved when social media tools are used... [...]

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Winter Weather Maintenance: A Checklist

Facility managers in cold weather locales have prepared their buildings and grounds for the demands of the coming... [...]

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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... [...]

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Energy Management Systems (EMS) 2.0?

In an apparent paradigm shift, increased and broader functionality is changing what defines an... [...]

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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... [...]

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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... [...]

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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.... [...]