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The proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.


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The proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.

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IECC Committee Approves EV Charging Proposal

The proposed code by Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) would require new commercial and high-rise residential buildings to facilitate installation of future electric vehicle charging.
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Elevator Safety: The Rule Of Three

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Registration Open For 2019 Facility Executive Live!

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Co-workers Are Biggest Distraction In Open Offices

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Which Summer Benefits Do Workers Really Want?

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“Smaller is better” echoes down many server rack corridors, followed by: “Is it going to simplify a process or save money?”
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In Facilities, Addressing Impending Water Crisis

By rethinking water conservation in three areas, facility managers help improve their organization's position.

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