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The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

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United States, Canada, And Mexico Recognize Architect Credentials

NCARB Is part of tri-national agreement that makes it possible for architects to work across North American... ...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Precarious Light Placement

One facility manager with hard to reach lighting asks, "what lighting maintenance challenges have you... ...Read More...

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Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant... ...Read More...

This University of Baltimore facility includes 15 classrooms, 29 large- and small-group study spaces, a 32,000 square-foot library, and a 300 seat moot courtroom and event space.

The HVAC Factor: Systems Get A Break

At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy... ...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

An alternative to lead-acid batteries, this type of energy storage system has been adopted by a Dallas, TX healthcare... ...Read More...

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Special Feature: Water Conservation – The Rising Tide

Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing... ...Read More...

A snow plow clears snow outisde of a commercial office building.

Winter Weather Maintenance: A Checklist

Facility managers in cold weather locales have prepared their buildings and grounds for the demands of the coming... ...Read More...

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Workers Want Promotions, Work-Life Balance, New Tech In 2015

Most desired 2015 workplace perks are team collaboration apps and flexible work... ...Read More...