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Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

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This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

LEED v4 Impact On Painting Decisions

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The launch of LEED v4 has led applicators and specifiers to look for paints and coatings that meet updated requirements and provide top-notch performance.

LEED Case Study: 100 Years Young

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Energy and water upgrades at San Francisco City Hall are cornerstones of its recent LEED Platinum certification.

Facility Retrofit: Light It Up!

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Several facilities in UCLA’s athletics department were part of beta testing for a new wireless lighting controls system.

Resilient Facilities: Strong And Sustainable

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Facility management executives can create resilient facilities by employing green strategies to combat extreme weather.

Energy Efficient Solutions Help Carnegie Hall Secure LEED Silver Certification

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Carnegie Hall is one of a limited but distinguished number of century-old buildings to achieve LEED certification.

FM Alert: National Institute of Building Sciences to Host Hearing on Productivity in the Workforce

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A National Institute of Building Sciences hearing on productivity and the workforce will allow U.S. building industry members to speak about the challenges they face and offer potential solutions.