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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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Coalition Formed To Extend Research On Sustainable Roofing

ARMA, ERA, and PIMA collaborate to compare high-performance roofing systems in northern... ...Read More...

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Focus On: HVAC

This article features four products that cover HVAC... ...Read More...

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Monitoring Confirms Efficiency Of Edberg’s Swedish Tennis Arena

Edberg acknowledges the importance of energy efficiency with regard to the construction of this indoor arena. The aim was to build a "tennis hall of the... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Outsourcing Strategies

A facility professional asks what level of in-house management should oversee outsourced... ...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Building Automation By KMC Controls

KMC Controls offers pneumatic and electronic control devices for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) applications; a complete line of fully programmable digital hardware; and intuitive software for local and remote web-based facility... ...Read More...

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Update: OSHA Reminds Retailers To Take Black Friday Safety Precautions

Crowd management measures are critical during major sales events; U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA sends reminder to retail... ...Read More...

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ISSA Launches New Standardized Training For Cleaning Professionals

The Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) has been designed specifically to help address the need for training, improved professionalism, and increased pride across all segments of the cleaning... ...Read More...

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New Product Flash: HVAC RapidB System from Echo Barrier

Developed to mitigate noise from rooftop mechanical equipment, this system is being installed on New York City... ...Read More...

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Data Center Interest In Renewable Energy On The Rise

Mortenson survey finds 84% feel the need to consider renewable forms of... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: High-Maintenance Radiator Valves

Technicians are spending a significant amount of time each season releasing "stuck" radiator valves for occupants, and one manager is looking for ways to resolve the situation... ...Read More...