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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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Friday Funny: The Worst Ways To Quit A Job

A new survey reveals the strangest ways workers have resigned from their jobs, forgetting the fact that how they quit can follow them around from job to... ...Read More...

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Common Sense Criteria For Energy Improvements

Assess, set goals, develop a plan, and measure results to maximize... ...Read More...

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Hospitals Report Rise In Violence And Assaults

In 2014, one in three U.S. hospitals report increase in violent acts; employee turnover rates, low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.... ...Read More...

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Design-Build Continues To Grow Throughout U.S. 

More than half of non-residential construction above $10 million; highest market share includes state of Oregon at 70% and military sector at... ...Read More...

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Facility Executive | January/February 2015 Issue

This issue reflects the diversity of tasks handled by members of the facility management profession and it includes a profile of the Facility Executive of the Year winner for... ...Read More...

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HVAC Trends: Cooling Controls

Variable speed drives make chiller equipment more efficient. Enhancing internal controls increases this... ...Read More...

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Q&A: New UL Program Tackles IAQ

In the pursuit of sustainability, IAQ often becomes an... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Usher Mobile Identity Platform By MicroStrategy

The offering can replace traditional forms of identity, like IDs, passwords, and tokens, with mobile identity badges on a... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Health And Wellness Strategies

This aspect of sustainable facilities is moving to the... ...Read More...

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ISEA Seeking Input For Revision Of High-Visibility Worker Apparel Standard

ISEA seeks consensus panel participants for the revision of popular high-visibility worker apparel... ...Read More...