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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.

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Channel Spotlight: Cooling By MovinCool

Visit the Cooling Channel to find out more about MovinCool and its range of spot air... ...Read More...

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In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman And Founder Joel Spira

Joel S. Spira, a prodigious innovator, invented the first solid state electronic dimmer and founded and built Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. into a global company selling a wide array of lighting controls, passed away at his home on April 8, 2015, at age... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Interview Questions – Illegal Or Just Odd?

Some interview questions seem inappropriate because they are. Others, however, seem inappropriate because they are... ...Read More...

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Organizations Changing Strategies As Security Environment Gets More Complex

Cyber security attacks can be more dynamic, changing rapidly and targeting with greater... ...Read More...

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Global FM Announces World FM Day 2015 To Celebrate Facility Management

The theme for the facility management event this year, which will be observed on June 10, 2015, is "Building Resilience for the... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: 3000 Series Door From DBCI

Part of a wider product line, this steel curtain rollup door has been tested to withstand moderate to high wind... ...Read More...

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New NIOSH Report Recommends All Workplaces Be Tobacco Free | Includes E-Cigarettes In Suggested Smoking Ban

The latest recommendations also include removing exposures to e-cigarettes in the... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Storage Best Practices

A facility manager is looking for advice on finding a specific calculation best practice that can be used to estimate storage space requirements based on occupied... ...Read More...

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Smart Design For Smart Building Tools

Design-led technology makes things simple, engaging, and easy to... ...Read More...

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Six Reasons To Love Your Facilities Data

Do "more with less" by having access to quantitative information about operations and... ...Read More...