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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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Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant...Read More...

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Kansas Cell Tower Collapse Causes Two Fatalities – OSHA Violations Issued

OSHA finds two willful and four serious safety violations at Blaine, KS, work...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Work Martyr Complex Conflicts With No Policy Vacation Policy

Study finds that fear of being replaced and poor communication prevent American workers from taking time...Read More...

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Recall Alert: Siemens Recalls Audible Fire Alarm Base

Consumers with these models should immediately contact Siemens to schedule a free inspection and replacement of the recalled audible...Read More...

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Three Suppliers Partner for Outdoor Lighting and Surveillance Platform

A combination of LED fixture, surveillance and communications technology, and camera, this new offering provides facility managers an advanced security...Read More...

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IFMA Honors 2014 Awards Of Excellence Recipients

Winners were announced in 18 categories, with judging panels comprised of industry experts evaluating nominees individually and scoring them in a number of specific...Read More...

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Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans

The eastern part of this city has been without a full-service hospital since Katrina, but that has all changed...Read More...

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Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors

Specialty products can help mitigate door damage, lower repair costs, and reduce...Read More...

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Survey Of Code Professionals Predicts Substantial Retirement Exodus

The “typical” code professional is older, works at the local level as a jurisdiction employee, and has 20 to 30 years of...Read More...