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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.

Charles Carpenter

FM Frequency: The Free Range Office

Is the heightened focus on collaboration and interaction in the workplace causing occupants to lose their... ...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Campus Groundskeeping

A long-term effort toward sustainable practices at the University of California, Davis delivers... ...Read More...

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FM Issue: Energy Disclosure

Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Emergency Notifications

Recent research from NIST examines what to say, and how to say... ...Read More...

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Building Envelope Commissioning

Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and... ...Read More...

Channel Spotlight: Commercial Roofing By Duro-Last Roofing, Inc.

This dynamic web portal is designed for facility management professionals who are looking for durable and energy saving prefabricated commercial roofing systems.... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Check Out The Steel Selfie Instagram Contest

AISC is launching a "Steel Selfie" Instagram contest for industry professionals and college students. Prizes will be awarded each... ...Read More...

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Green Data Centers Are Latest Trend

Enterprises are increasingly focused on incorporating green data centers into their IT infrastructure... ...Read More...

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How Does Facility Management Align With Millennial Career Goals?

Millennials identify working with advanced technology and getting exposure to innovation as key factors they look for when choosing a career. Facility management might provide just the right mix of... ...Read More...

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What You Need To Know About Changes To NFPA 70E

Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc... ...Read More...