Posts Tagged ‘Facility Management’

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Friday Funny: Pee-Proof Walls

In at least two cities, a new approach to discourage peeing in inappropriate places could leave public urinators wet and smelly.... [...]

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FM Frequency: Moving Targets

In the unpredictable arena of facility security, evaluating the organization and its physical attributes for a 360° view is an important starting... [...]

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Restroom Hygiene In Foodservice

On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely... [...]

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Three Colleges On One Campus Choose Zurn For Water Projects

Prompted by federal lead-free laws that went into effect in January 2014, three separate colleges located on the shared, 150-acre Auraria Campus in downtown Denver, CO chose Zurn Industries, LLC to provide engineered water solutions.... [...]

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Hospitality Case Study: Local Flavor Infusion

In this New Orleans hospitality case study, a hotel renovation blends 21st century amenities with historic preservation.... [...]

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FM Issue: Flywheel-based UPS Systems

Due to continuing advances in power electronics, the flywheel is now a mature energy storage technology used in UPS applications to support a critical load during main power... [...]

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FM Issue: Powered For Performance

Five electrical design principles help to integrate and optimize systems in demanding... [...]

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Facility Retrofit: Eradicating Bird Mess

Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.... [...]

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Streamlining The Facility Management Function

At Broward College in South Florida, dispersed capabilities were brought into a centralized system.... [...]

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Smart Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat... [...]