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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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EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence Award

The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare...Read More...

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New Product Flash: SmartStruxure Lite by Schneider Electric

This integrated building management system is designed to meet the distinct needs of facility managers of small and medium sized...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site Solar

When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the...Read More...

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Would You Overhaul Your Security System?

New Ponemon Institute survey uncovers communication roadblocks, inefficient security systems, and lack of security education for...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Office Space Management Programs

A facility management professional seeks a Microsoft Office based solution to his space planning...Read More...

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Focus On: Life Safety

This article features six products that aid in life...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Would You Quit If You Hit The Jackpot?

According to a recent survey, half of U.S. workers would keep working if they won the lottery; three in 10 say they would keep the same...Read More...

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WaterSense Revises Program To Label Professional Certification Programs

Latest changes will extend the benefits of the WaterSense program to all irrigation professionals certified by WaterSense labeled...Read More...

Building Automation

FM Issue: Building Automation Analytics

This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department...Read More...

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The Gordian Group Acquires RSMeans, Combines Two Industry Leaders

The RSMeans acquisition reflects The Gordian Group’s commitment to assembling best-in-class solutions for the facility owners, contractors, and other stakeholders in the construction industry....Read More...