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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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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...

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FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Getting Up To Speed

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities...Read More...

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Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a...Read More...