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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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Accruent Acquires VFA, Inc.

Two major players in the facilities management field have combined forces with the goal of offering customers a unified enterprise...Read More...

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Registration Now Open For Inaugural REAL STREET Expo

REAL STREET Expo will offer attendees a two-day, multi-track conference program featuring an all-star lineup of presenters and...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Staff Assessments

In the process of reorganizing his facilities team, one manager is looking for advice regarding assessment tools that cover the complete range of skills for members of his...Read More...

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Channel Spotlight: Energy Measurement By Magnetrol

Use this energy management portal to learn how Magnetrol can provide the flow measurement and control that facility managers need to cut energy...Read More...

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New Product Flash: Zone Equipment Control from KMC Controls

Designed to improve heating and cooling efficiencies, the ZEC system is geared for retrofits of older VVT-type systems or installs of new light commercial zoning...Read More...

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Focus On: FM Software

This article features four products that cover facilities management...Read More...

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Facilities Experts Urge Hospitals To Practice Ebola Preparedness

Ebola virus may be new to U.S., but unsafe patient conditions predate its presence here. One consulting firm suggests that hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare their...Read More...

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Benefits Of Integrating Lighting And HVAC Controls

As building automation systems continue to evolve, facility managers can use these systems' capabilities to integrate lighting and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Just How Safe Are Electronic Locks?

Equipped with security features like access control, audit, and scheduling capability, electronic locks offer a new generation of protection and make it easier to secure and manage one or thousands of facilities....Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Automated Restrooms… Friend Or Foe?

A reader recently shared his thoughts on automatic faucets in public restrooms, noting that these plumbing fixtures dictate the temperature of water he uses to wash his hands, which is often not hot enough for his...Read More...