Posts Tagged ‘Facility Management’

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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... [...]

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Professional Development: Facility Executive As Polymath

As facility executives' responsibilities evolve and expand, communication is but one skill that should be honed.... [...]

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Trends Bonus Article: Effective Exterior Surveillance

When it comes to exterior surveillance, the interaction of lighting and security cameras plays an important role in facility... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Retail Maintenance

Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive... [...]

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Question Of The Week: How Are Fire Door Inspections Handled At Your Facility?

Facility manager wants to know if facilities are contracting out fire door inspections, doing them in house, or not even bothering to do them at... [...]

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OSHA Provides Guidance For Enforcing Revised Hazard Communication Standard

OSHA has issued instructions to compliance safety and health officers on how to ensure consistent enforcement of the revised Hazard Communication... [...]

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OSHA Updates Inspection Procedures for Protecting Healthcare Workers from Tuberculosis

OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.... [...]

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Question Of The Week: How Can I Use A Facilities Condition Assessment?

A facility manager is looking to discuss and share experiences with conducting a Facilities Condition Assessment of his organization's portfolio to drive strategic decision making, educate stakeholders, and set... [...]

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Organizations Increasing Investment in Data Center Facilities; Focus on Upgrades and Retrofits

Despite increased investment in cloud and colocation providers, 87% of data center operators surveyed from North America and Europe are maintaining or increasing their data center facility... [...]

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IFMA Announces 2015-16 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently introduced its 2015-16 board of directors and member-elected executive committee... [...]