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Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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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... [...]

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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... [...]

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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... [...]

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Renting HVAC And Power Equipment

Whether a resident backup system or on-call emergency plan, these temporary tools should be deployed... [...]

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Top Three IT Workplace Issues Prevent CIOs From Sleeping

Sungard AS study finds CIO and IT professionals worry most about information security, downtime, and talent... [...]

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Construction Vibrations In Healthcare Settings

Monitoring conditions during work on a site keeps disruptions to patients in... [...]

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Channel Spotlight: Operational Intelligence By OSIsoft

This open enterprise infrastructure connects sensor-based data, operations, and people to enable real-time and actionable... [...]

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Technology And FM: The Internet Of Things

This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging... [...]

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FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety

Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response... [...]

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New Product Flash: LED Vapor Tight from Shat-R-Shield and NICOR

Suitable for harsh facility environments, this luminaire is designed using thermally engineered polymers to withstand moisture, dust, and salt... [...]