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Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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Tricks Of The Trade: Shopping For CMMS

A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request...Read More...

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Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast

TechSci Research announces a new market research report, "Global Building Energy Management Solutions Market Forecast &...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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Cloud-Ready Office Space A Key Criterion?

Global IT traffic has increased more than fourfold in the past five years and will increase threefold over the next five years, according to a 2013 report from...Read More...

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Architects Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide

The AIA will support the Guide by promoting it to its members as a resource to be used in the design phase of a building as well as by bringing the designer community perspective to the NPBDG review and update...Read More...

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Does Anyone Work 40 Hours A Week Anymore?

The survey results prompted PGi to launch a campaign, (#TakeBack60) dedicated to providing productivity tips, technology resources, and work/life balance ideas to help workers reclaim 60 minutes from their overworked...Read More...

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The HVAC Factor: Double Duty

HVAC systems may be the key to providing occupants with mobile connectivity in a...Read More...

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Focus On: Furniture

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: WiFi Thermostats

There are many WiFi stats that have come on the market in recent years with a varying degree of cost and capabilities. The question comes down to what you are looking to accomplish, and the user interface can be key....Read More...

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Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future...Read More...