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New Service Spotlight: Yardi Forges Relationship With The Home Depot

With a new service, these two companies provide facility management customers a streamlined approach to tracking...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Optimus Chiller from Trane

This line of water-cooled chillers has been enhanced with the Trane Adaptive Frequency Drive, which adjusts motor speed based on...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Gumwand from Gumwand, Inc.

Designed for exteriors as well as facility interiors, the Gumwand is a system designed to aid in the task of gum removal from a variety of common surfaces....Read More...

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New Product Flash: The Barracuda from The Bilco Company

Available for both inward and outward swinging doors, this door security device can be quickly installed to keep out dangerous...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Favorite Part Of Your Facility?

Is there a place in your facility that you thoroughly appreciate, enjoy, and are altogether proud of? For better or worse, facility managers get to know every square inch of the facilities they...Read More...

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New Product Flash: SmartStruxure Lite by Schneider Electric

This integrated building management system is designed to meet the distinct needs of facility managers of small and medium sized...Read More...

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New Product Flash: HOBO Plug Load Logger from Onset

Capable of storing 1.9 million measurements, this device logs the power and energy consumption of 120V plug loads from office equipment, vending machines, and the...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Construction Projects; Lessons Learned?

In construction projects you have overseen in recent years, what has been the biggest challenge and how did you and your team overcome the...Read More...