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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Air Conditioning Systems For Libraries

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Libraries are very specialized environments, as all facility managers know. So when it comes time to replace an aging air conditioning system, facility managers in these environments benefit from various sources of input.



QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wiping Away Tears In The Workplace

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There are times when emotional issues can crop up in the workplace–regardless of whether it’s a personal conflict or a professional one. How should facility managers act—if at all—when called upon to console a co-worker or employee under these circumstances?


QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Serial Quote Syndrome

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What is the appropriate professional procedure for dealing with RFPs from internal departments that ask for numerous quotes from facilities on work that will more than likely never be completed? How do I keep from alienating my vendors and contractors?