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FM Alert: ZigBee, EnOcean Team Up To Create IoT Standard

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Joint development of open, global specification for energy harvesting wireless communication technology will help meet growing demand for interoperable, self-powered IoT sensor solutions.




New Year’s Task: Building Envelope Check

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With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.


Facility Retrofit: Software Spurs Efficiency

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With new computerized maintenance management software (CMMS), Rawhide Boys Ranch in New London, WI streamlines work orders, weighs equipment “repair or replace”, and tracks energy use.


Friday Funny: Frosty the FM

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Facility manager and FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with his take on the classic Winter holiday story. Dedicated to those who have to wear parkas at their desks year-round.


Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

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With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.