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Expanded stories from guest contributors are included within this category. FacilityBlog Web Exclusives share knowledge from industry experts on very specific subject areas. Case studies and application stories are posted here frequently.

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Planning For Next Winter

The severe rigors of Winter 2013-14 will not soon be forgotten — recurring snow storms, stretches of harsh subzero temperatures, and a rock salt... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Future Proofing “FrankenBuildings”

Facility managers should consider new strategies to merge siloed building systems to achieve operational... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Landscape Care In Frigid Weather

Safety concerns for employees, buildings, and outdoor landscaping begin to pile up when wintry weather... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Leading In Crisis

The pivotal point in a crisis is making the decision about how to deal with the event. Without recognizing the four traps of decision making, it is easy to make the wrong... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Monitoring Temperature In Lab Settings

An automated approach enables the facilities department at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Research Center of Chicago to detect potential... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Kohl’s Employs DOE Better Buildings Challenge

Using its Niles, OH store as a test location, the retailer seeks to reduce energy in more than 112 million square feet of occupied facility space by at least 20% by... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Potential Impact Of Solar Flares

The sun is currently at the peak of its 11 year solar cycle, making 2013 and early 2014 a period of high solar flare... ...Read More...

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In CA, New Water Quality Regulations For Industrial Facilities

Recently proposed permitting requirements for storm water discharges in California are expected to be implemented in January 2015, and it may set the trend for water quality regulation... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Getting To The Bottom Of Height-Adjustable Desks

Sitting too much can be unhealthy, but there is substantial evidence that productivity increases with the regular use of a stand-up desk.... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Winter Weather Prep

Facility managers in regions that get snow and ice face higher levels of risk and liability during the winter months. It is crucial to have a snow management plan in... ...Read More...