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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.

Channel Spotlight: Building Envelope By Firestone Building Products

By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, Firestone Building Products can provide complete roof, wall, and specialty product solutions....Read More...

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Webinar: Building Success Story: Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes To Energy Efficiency

Attend this webinar and find out how to improve efficiencies in older facilities easily with little to no capital investment....Read More...

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Did You Miss The Change Orders: Reduce Their Impact With A Streamlined Approach Webinar?

This webinar from the Gordian Group examined the impact of change orders on construction projects from the perspectives of a solution provider and an owner. It is available to view on demand...Read More...

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Friday Funny: From One Extreme To The Other – Worst Colleges And Best Law Schools

Best Choice Schools has released its list of the 50 top architecturally impressive law schools in the world, while Washington Monthly has announced its collection of the worst higher education institutions in the...Read More...

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Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?

The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the...Read More...

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FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling...Read More...

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October Is Cybersecurity Awareness Month

This web exclusive article looks at the vulnerability of smart building systems and provides a checklist of cybersecurity measures to help minimize hack...Read More...

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Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE...Read More...

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Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Restroom System from Tooshlights

This automated lighting system for restrooms enables facility patrons to see from a distance which restroom stalls are...Read More...