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The right equipment can help facility managers to keep polyester (PET) strapping and steel banding out of landfills.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Recycling Banding Materials

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Recycling Banding Materials

The right equipment can help facility managers to keep polyester (PET) strapping and steel banding out of landfills.

BONUS Professional Development: Lamp Recycling Logistics

In this followup article, Columnist Daniel Krall explains lamp recycling options, especially for smaller facilities.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing Problems Using Gutter Protection

This Web Exclusive article is contributed by Tim Croll, manager of business development for FXI Building Products Corporation, maker of Leaf Defier® gutter protection...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Latest In Lighting Efficiency Might Surprise You

This web exclusive comes from Paula D. Ziegenbein, LC, LEED AP, Application Marketing Manager, OSRAM SYLVANIA.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Keep Facilities Illuminated, Efficient, And Safe

This Web Exclusive comes from Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Nine Things You're Not Destroying But Should Be

In addition to paper files, what other items should facilities consider keeping secure upon disposal?

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Empower Occupants For Fire Safety

This article on fire safety measures comes from the director of training and technical support for ServiceMaster Clean.


With the thousands spent on architecture to make a parking garage appealing, it becomes even more important to keep it clean and sanitary.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Photoluminescent Technology, Leading Occupants To Safety

This article is provided by Robert E. McLean, CAE, executive director of the Photoluminescent Safety Association (PSA).

WEB EXCLUSIVE: How Can Fms Protect Vital Information?

Identity thefts resulting from electronic data breaches are common in the news today. These information breaches, often at the expense of large corporations, are not only newsworthy but are under attack by law enforcement agencies world wide.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Extending Motor Life

This Web Exclusive article is contributed by Electro Static Technology, maker of AEGIS shaft grounding products. Increasing Sustainability Of Motors In Manhattan's Time & Life...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Student Housing Gets High Marks

North 38 is far from just a roof over a student’s head. The facilities are designed to allow students to study, focus, and play in a relaxed, modern setting.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Easier To Be A Wall Than A Window?

When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ventilation & Energy Efficiency

In this Web exclusive, Gordon Sharp of Aircuity explains how some building solutions and practices are greener than others. One area garnering a lot of attention is ventilation.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Rethinking Off-The-Shelf Console Design

For mission-critical facilities, the selection of command and control consoles is crucial.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Proactive Maintenance for Low-Slope Roofs

Many variables and issues can cause damage and lower the roof’s performance. Read this Web Exclusive from Jay Rintelmann, president of Hartford South for five common problems affecting low-slope commercial roofs.

How To Select A Workbench

This Web Exclusive explains how fms need to take the time to perform the necessary research upfront by following this step-by-step self examination that will help them choose the right workbench to meet their needs.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Elevator Efficiency

With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,

WEB EXCLUSIVE: "Ci" And Facility Energy Efficiency

The “ci” approach covers the entire wall surround—not just the cavity spaces between the framing studs.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Penetrations Through Standing Seam Metal Roofs

While penetrations on these roof types can sometimes be avoided, mounting essential rooftop equipment and ancillary mechanicals will be successful when certain guidelines are followed.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winning the War on Germs

The uncertain severity and timing of this year’s flu activity means that schools, businesses, and workplaces need to prepare for higher absenteeism rates, along with cases of presenteeism—when someone goes to work or school while sick—leading to productivity declines and the possibility of spreading illness to others.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Reading Fire-Rated Labels, Increasing Life Safety

Facility professionals can look to fire-rated building material labels to help select and inspect appropriate products for their buildings.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: The Role Of Insulated Glass

Multi-cavity constructions, consisting of two, or even three, insulating cavities, are providing the next performance breakthrough for insulating glass.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Don't Skimp on Air Filtration Even When Budgets are Tight

This Web Exclusive explains how the small amount of money saved by reducing or eliminating air filter purchases or by purchasing lower priced (and lower efficiency) filters pales in comparison to the energy and operating costs that can be saved by maintaining a robust air filtration maintenance and upgrade program.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Flooded Hospital Shortens A Long Road Back

On June 7, 2008, record flooding from nearby Haw Creek filled the basement and up to six inches on the first floor of Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, IN.

FacilityBlog Exclusive: Deterring Birds from Hangars

The threat that birds can pose to life was demonstrated by the safe emergency landing of the U.S. Airways passenger jet in New York City’s Hudson River. The threat was further emphasized when commercial airline crews reported more than two dozen emergency landings, aborted takeoffs and other scary incidents due to collisions with birds.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: A Response to "Reaching Into The Tech Toolbox"

In this Web Exclusive, find out about opportunities to save money with a bit of intelligent waste management.

Web Exclusive: Maintaining Hazcom Compliance

Many facility managers are turning to solutions with a low environmental impact to achieve HazCom Standard compliance including the electronic management of MSDSs.

FM Issue Bonus: Maintaining Order When The Power Goes Out

In this Web exclusive, Brian Phelan of ASCO takes a look at power delivery to healthcare facilities,

Web Exclusive: Who Gets Stuck Sweeping Up All That Confetti? Political Conventions In The Eyes Of The...

Prepping for the Democratic and Republican national conventions required long lead times to ready the host facilities.

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