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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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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...

Letha Tawney.

Renewable Energy: Wanted – Simpler Access To Clean Energy

In an effort to streamline the purchasing path, nearly 20 large companies have signed onto the Corporate Renewable Energy Buyers’... ...Read More...

Petteri Ihalainen.

Technology And FM: Identity And Access Management

With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than... ...Read More...