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PHOTO: Interaction between building systems (lighting and HVAC, for instance) helps facility managers increase efficiencies. (Photo: Thinkstock)

Services & Maintenance: Lighting That Performs

The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building's lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Under Pressure

Whether pest birds have made a facility home or are just moving in, having the expertise to deter them effectively is...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: The Right Fit

When seeking pre-owned furniture, a little research can go a long way toward finding a suitable...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Making Ceilings Count

This building element has an impact on several areas of facility...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Getting The Message Across

Developing effective facility warning and notification strategies in the post-9/11...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: What Energy Where?

Submetering reveals electricity consumption patterns throughout a...Read More...

Aluminum cans are a common waste item and can be part of single stream recycling. (Photo: Waste Management)

Services & Maintenance: Breaking It Down

A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Effective Green Cleaning

Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: The Best Time Is Now

Before winter and its harsh weather arrive, a complete roof inspection should be in...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage...Read More...