Web Exclusives Articles

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Financial Institution Builds A Future Ready And High-Tech Green Building

A large financial institution in a green, 10-story office building used high-performance cabling made from alternative materials to reduce impact on environment; advanced network infrastructure also increased performance and... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Airport Hangar Receives A New Retrofit Roof System And Energy Upgrade

The Lafayette, Louisiana Regional Airport underwent a retrofit re-roof and energy upgrade on its 114 Borman aircraft hangar building. This Web exclusive was submitted by Mark James on behalf of Roof... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Copper Piping Clinches Construction At Dali Museum, Other Public Facilities

Copper alternative joining systems provide ease of installation, longevity, and reliability at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg,... ...Read More...

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Study Warns of Sequestration Impacts To NASA, NOAA Programs

New report examines how budget cuts would put at risk 22,500+ jobs and harm regions with innovative aerospace clusters. (Free download... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—Strike

Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers and others charged with disaster... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Building Makeovers Improve Appearance And Performance

There are approximately two million non-residential buildings in the U.S. over 40 years old. With a building boom that spanned many decades, more facility managers are shifting their focus to retrofitting as opposed to building... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cooling Crisis? Five Equipment Rental Tips

The last thing you need on a scorching hot day is HVAC system failure. But, if you find yourself faced with a cooling emergency, you've got to act quickly to keep your facility fully operational and maintain a comfortable environment for occupants and visitors. Robert Long, general manager of Johnson Controls Rental Solutions, offers advice.... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Energy Savings Performance Contract For Biloxi, MS Schools

Working with Schneider Electric, the school district, which serves over 5,100 students from kindergarten through grade 12, has seen its utility costs reduced by 15%, resulting in annual savings of close to... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Battling Aging Pipeline Infrastructure

Slip lining can be a solution to achieve minimal disruption to... ...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mold Comes To Summer School

Moisture control during summer, even if the building is not occupied, is essential to prevent mold growth and other IAQ issues, especially in... ...Read More...