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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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Question Of The Week: Paper Towel Shortfall?

TD Garden in Boston is being sued for a restroom slip and fall. What preventive measures are in your maintenance... ...Read More...

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Cree Recalls LED T8 Lamps Due To Burn Hazard

Electrical arcing may cause certain Cree® LED T8 replacement lamps to overheat and melt, posing a burn... ...Read More...

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Tips For Sustainable Landscaping

A new approach to landscaping suburban office developments that integrates natural areas and provides more open, collaborative spaces can meet the demands of this next generation of office... ...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: The Lean Approach By Veritiv

Manufacturing facilities face challenges coming from all sides and directions. The Lean Approach from Veritiv can help manage these... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Sunday Night Blues

Red, white, and mostly blue: Monster data shows that the U.S. continues to suffer the most from Sunday night... ...Read More...

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Did You Miss The Improving Workplace Privacy And Productivity With Sound Masking Webinar?

This webinar offers an overview of the Cambridge Sound Management solutions that provide relief to office privacy and productivity... ...Read More...

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OSHA Updates Guidance For Protecting Vulnerable Employees From Workplace Violence

To reduce the risk to employees in these sectors, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released an update to its Guidelines for Preventing Workplace Violence for Healthcare and Social Service Workers.... ...Read More...

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Facility Executive | May/June 2015 Issue

The use of technology can help facility managers address a number of issues in the workplace, including everything from life safety to vibration control. Read this issue to find out... ...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Heat And Glare Control

Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building and prominent along the Chicago River, this hospitality venue needed to reduce the solar heat impacting inside temperatures, while keeping visual appeal a top... ...Read More...

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Building Commissioning Services To Reach Nearly $6.6 Billion By 2024

Monitoring-based commissioning is expected to appear in many new buildings over the next 10 years, report... ...Read More...