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The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

Letha Tawney.

Renewable Energy: Wanted – Simpler Access To Clean Energy

In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’... ...Read More...

Petteri Ihalainen.

Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than... ...Read More...

Channel Spotlight: Building Envelope By Firestone Building Products

By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, Firestone Building Products can provide complete roof, wall, and specialty product solutions.... ...Read More...

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Six Benefits To Power Quality Monitoring

Compromised power quality can have costly repercussions for facilities and their core... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Americans Dish On Hand Washing, Germs, And Public Restrooms

A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.... ...Read More...

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FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012... ...Read More...

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Building Occupant Satisfaction, Sustainability Link Revealed

New research from DTZ and Kingsley Associates confirms the belief that sustainability impacts how building occupants perceive their... ...Read More...

Kristen Pabst.

Facility Retrofit: Convenient Consolidation

At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant... ...Read More...

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Counter Terror Security: 10 Guidelines

When considering the impacts of terrorism, there are many issues to consider.... ...Read More...

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Engineers Rank Pay Over Culture

New Experis Research reveals the results of the talent wars; engineers are still in high demand and can prioritize pay over... ...Read More...