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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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Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: LED Lighting By RVLT

RVLT lamps and fixtures are ideal for the commercial, industrial, institutional, and government...Read More...

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Friday Funny: The Latest Fast Food Trend Is Waterless

Many big name fast food franchises like Starbucks and McDonald's are installing waterless urinals as a resource conservation...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

A smart approach to water management protects occupant health and reduces...Read More...

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Maximize Machinery Life With De-costing

With a laser-like focus on total cost of ownership, facility managers can yield improvements in several areas of machine...Read More...

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National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion...Read More...

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IFMA Names John Perry, MBA, Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining IFMA, Perry served as chief innovation/quality officer with Houston, TX-based NACE International, where he leveraged a background in information technology and change management to improve member value and bolster...Read More...

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Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce...Read More...

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or...Read More...

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New Study Looks At Wage Garnishment Rates Among U.S. Workers

ADP Research Institute® study offers first in-depth look at garnishment rates by type, income, age, and...Read More...