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For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.


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For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.

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Latest: A Look At Energy Benchmarking Options - For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.

A Look At Energy Benchmarking Options

For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.

ADA Design Feature: Accessibility And Facilities

Finding ways to make a direct difference in the world can be a challenge, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) puts it within reach of every facility manager.

Sprinkler Systems And Freezing Weather

Proper maintenance and using available equipment can help facility management prevent flooding caused by frozen auxiliary drains.

Trends In Lighting Controls

A recent study examines current costs to install luminaire level lighting controls in facilities.

Higher Education Facilities: COVID-19 On Campus, One Year Later

The efficacy of higher education facilities services remains in the spotlight, while budgets tighten.

Looking To Reorganize Your Janitorial Closet?

These five tips will help create an efficient and organized janitorial closet so that custodial services can perform at peak levels.

Exterior Lighting Retrofits

Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.

Parking Lots And Tripping Hazards

Without proper maintenance, wheel stops, manhole covers, and even asphalt pose threats to pedestrians.

Site Management Feature: Floodplain Models And Facilities

The nation’s floodplains are expected to grow by 45% by the end of this century: Work to reduce risk from floods by reassessing the conditions around building sites.

Indoor Air Quality: Mitigate Risk Of Aerosol Spread

In 2020, indoor air quality became front and center for buildings as CDC and ASHRAE stated that COVID-19 viral particles are likely spread not only through droplets but also via aerosols.

Second Act For Office Furniture

Develop a reuse plan for workplace furnishings to reduce environmental impact.

Green Cleaning For Safety

New guidelines from USGBC focus on facilities reopening safely while preserving sustainability efforts.

Designing For Wayfinding

Guiding facility occupants helps to provide both comfort and safety.

Welcome Back: The New Hotel Stay

Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.

Five Ways To Begin Energy Benchmarking

For actionable insight, buildings are increasingly tracking and comparing energy performance.

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2020

Uptime Institute has identified factors impacting data centers for this year and beyond.

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.

Six Ways Submetering Improves Energy Insight

Energy meters in facilities can help reduce energy consumption, cut costs, and increase sustainability.

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.

Budgeting For Roof Maintenance

At Broward College in South Florida, roofing condition assessments drive planning for this building component.

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.

Technology For Workspace Planning

Room booking software and other tech tools empower employees to improve their working environments.

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.

Reshaping Energy Management

With advances in energy management systems (EMS) and controls technologies, supermarket and other food retailers now have the ability to automate energy best practices.

Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting

Connecting lighting systems in educational facilities can help to light the way to safety.

Design For Daylighting

Brighten the outlook of building occupants and reduce lighting costs by bringing natural light inside.

Making The Move, From Paper To Digital

Converting building information assets to a digital document management system pays dividends.

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.

A Texas-Sized Facility Assessment

The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.

Guidance On Anti-Terrorism Security

Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.

Expanding On Mass Notification

When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.

If A Tree Falls… Environmental Acoustics

From the innocuous to obnoxious, a multitude of sound sources surrounds many facilities.

Site Planning And Stormwater

Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.

Aiming For Zero Energy In Existing Buildings

Facility management is on the front line of an expanding vision for the built environment.

Snow And Ice Management For Facility Grounds

Improved communication with service providers for this winter maintenance task can support best practices, including those related to sustainability.

Technology In Restroom Maintenance

Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.

LAX Pilots Smart Restroom Technology

LAX has implemented Tooshlights, a smart restroom traffic management system that visually informs users which restroom stalls are occupied and which are available.

Bright Ideas In Lighting

A facility-wide lighting retrofit focused on updating a multi-family property with energy efficiency and occupant safety and comfort in mind.

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