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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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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... [...]

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Friday Funny: Hanging Ten … In Austin, Texas?

North America's first inland surf park, NLand Surf Park, will bring waves to Austin,... [...]

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Did You Miss The Best Practices for Building Fire Life Safety System Compliance Webinar?

This video recap discusses how to develop a comprehensive approach for managing your fire alarm, fire sprinkler, emergency communications, and other building systems.... [...]

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Data Center Decisions: Build, Buy, Or Lease?

The decision may rest on factors such as available capital, timeline, and degree of desired... [...]

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Big Office Buildings Tops In Adopting Green Practices

There is a significant gap between large and small office buildings in achieving sustainability certification, according to the newest Green Building Adoption Index by CBRE Group, Inc. and Maastricht University.... [...]