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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.

David J. Lenart, P.E.

FM Alert: Planning To Fail

The value of good as-builts for daily operations is widely recognized. After a flood at Columbus Regional Hospital, these plans were crucial to disaster...Read More...

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Does Anyone Work 40 Hours A Week Anymore?

The survey results prompted PGi to launch a campaign, (#TakeBack60) dedicated to providing productivity tips, technology resources, and work/life balance ideas to help workers reclaim 60 minutes from their overworked...Read More...

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Finding Heat Stress Solutions

Personal protective equipment can be incorporated as preventive...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Maintaining Emergency Plans?

Facility managers and others who create emergency preparedness plans know that periodic testing and updates are crucial to protecting people, property, and operations in the event of a...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Site Furnishings By Arthur Lauer

Visit TFM's Site Furnishings Channel to find out more about Arthur Lauer products crafted with pride in the USA of the finest sustainably harvested...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Play The Safety Game

Assistant Secretary Michaels unveils OSHA's new interactive training web tool on identifying workplace...Read More...

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Roofing Contractors Recognized For Installations

The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing...Read More...

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Green Building Business Booming In Canada

New report shows Canadian green building market growing steadily with owners seeing strong benefits from building...Read More...

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Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and...Read More...

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ASLA Receives Green Streets Grant For Chinatown Green Street Demonstration Project

Design Workshop will oversee the project and will collaborate with the ASLA Site Sustainability Task Force throughout all...Read More...