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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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Company Secrets Going Out the Window?

Specialized window film can prevent hackers from obtaining "company secrets" through a facility's windows. Government agencies are already using this defense...Read More...

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Recall Alert: ESL And Interlogic Smoke Detectors

Radio frequency interference can cause the smoke detectors to fail to alert consumers of a fire. Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise...Read More...

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Culture Of Workplace Safety Can Deliver Bottom Line Results

Traditionally, companies have kept their health and safety functions separate, hindering collaboration even though it is crucial for organizations to integrate these...Read More...

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Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not...Read More...

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Special Feature: Emergency Shower Selection

The newest technologies can elevate worker...Read More...

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New High-Performance Sustainable Building Principles Course Now Available

There are no prerequisites for the HP Principles course—industry professionals of all levels are invited to participate....Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence...Read More...

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Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing...Read More...

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New Product Flash: The Barracuda from The Bilco Company

Available for both inward and outward swinging doors, this door security device can be quickly installed to keep out dangerous...Read More...

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Disparities Between Corporate Mobile Security Policies And BYOD Practices

New data shows many employers and employees do not take adequate steps to protect company information—a weakness that could result in critical security...Read More...