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Gesture Technology For Access Control

Just as mouse technology revolutionized the computer interface, gesture technology is expected to change how users interact with access control systems.... [...]

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Web Exclusive: How To Empower Energy And Facility Managers With Analytics

Because analytics empowers energy efficiency, it saves money. Because analytics enables fms to focus on ROI of projects, it can help to increase corporate... [...]

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Company Secrets Going Out the Window?

Specialized window film can prevent hackers from obtaining "company secrets" through a facility's windows. Government agencies are already using this defense... [...]

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Managing Multi-Site Retail Bank Facilities

This article by experts at DTZ recognizes that no matter the industry, facility managers are faced with diverse issues, particularly as the number of locations they’re responsible for increases.... [...]

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Transformation Management

This strategic planning term may not be as familiar to facility managers as its more commonly used cousin: Change... [...]

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Cloud-Ready Office Space A Key Criterion?

Global IT traffic has increased more than fourfold in the past five years and will increase threefold over the next five years, according to a 2013 report from... [...]

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Roofing Contractors Recognized For Installations

The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing... [...]

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Vertical Planes Are The Future Of The Office

In considering the future of the office, vertical planes—or walls—are one of the most under-used surfaces. Conceptual applications incorporate V.I.A.—or vertical intelligent architecture—as a way to create intelligent... [...]

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Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future... [...]

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AT&T Saves Almost $4 Million Annually By Powering Down Computers At Night

For these efforts, the AT&T Energy Team—a team under the direction of the Senior Energy Director whose sole focus is energy management—was named an ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Champion in... [...]