Facility Management Articles

Articles in this section provide insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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OSHA Heat Report: Acclimatization Necessary To Prevent Worker Deaths

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Plumbing Tune Up

With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive...Read More...

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FM Frequency: In-House Sociologist

Among the many hats facility managers wear, the ability to field odd requests and mediate occupant disputes is a...Read More...

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Managing Multi-Site Retail Bank Facilities

This article by experts at DTZ recognizes that no matter the industry, facility managers are faced with diverse issues, particularly as the number of locations they’re responsible for increases....Read More...

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Professional Development: Equipment Financing

Finding the right strategy benefits more than the...Read More...

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Benefits Strategy And Benchmarking Survey Data Released

The two biggest challenges identified by these participants are controlling benefit costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce....Read More...

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EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare...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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Focus On: Life Safety

This article features six products that aid in life...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Would You Quit If You Hit The Jackpot?

According to a recent survey, half of U.S. workers would keep working if they won the lottery; three in 10 say they would keep the same...Read More...