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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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Streamlining The Facility Management Function

At Broward College in South Florida, dispersed capabilities were brought into a centralized system.... [...]

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OSHA To Clarify Record Keeping of Work-related Injuries

OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and... [...]

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New Product Flash: Latitudes Metal Wall Panel Brochure from IMETCO

Facility managers can delve deeper into this high performance metal wall panel... [...]

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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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Trends: Multi-Site Security

With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Retail Maintenance

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

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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... [...]

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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... [...]