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Key Articles for the Facilities Professional

Week Of 5/12/2024 - 5/18/2024

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Developing Talent in a Hybrid Workplace Ithaca, New York, Embraces Robust Electrification Plan HVAC: Emerging Technologies for the Future Ransomware Is a Significant Risk to Facility Security How to Quantify the Value of ESG Strategies Facilities Managers to Lead the Charge in Expanding EV Charging Stations Fire Alarms: The Difference Between Addressable and Conventional Systems Skilled Trades Catching on With High Schoolers as Career Option
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Week Of 5/5/2024 - 5/11/2024

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Boston Public Schools Guided by Facility Condition Assessment Meet the Nation's First Zero Energy Outpatient Healthcare Facility Accepting the Next Generation of Facility Professionals Preventing the ‘Silent Killer’: Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems NFPA 72: Interconnectivity Requirements 3 Causes of Poor Indoor Air Quality
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Week Of 4/28/2024 - 5/4/2024

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HVAC: What’s in Store for 2024 – and Beyond Facility Managers Share Responsibility for Cybersecurity The 1980s: When Office Spaces Were King Employee Motivation: Measuring Success Ensure Roof Safety with These Fall Protection Tips Proper Lighting Conditions Enhance Student Productivity
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Week Of 4/21/2024 - 4/27/2024

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Green Energy Benefits: Helping the Environment is Just the Start Where to Place Smoke Detectors Bringing the Home to Headquarters 4 Steps to a Water Safety Audit Employee Motivation: Defining the Facility Manager's Role
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Week Of 4/14/2024 - 4/20/2024

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GSA is a Trendsetter on Net Zero and Smart Buildings NFPA 72: Commonly Asked Questions Solving the Data Center Power Supply Strain Digital Training Addresses Labor Challenges Understanding Maryland’s Building Energy Performance Standard OSHA Inspections: What Managers Need to Know Picking The Right Spot Cooler Working With a Drone Contractor
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Week Of 4/7/2024 - 4/13/2024

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Know Your Fire Alarm Codes High School Embraces Classrooms and Community Utility Master Plans Help Ensure Facility Reliability How AI and IoT Can Prevent School Shootings Fire Protection: Keeping Up with Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Training Three Ways to Build Technician Pride Water Leaks: Common Causes Using Propane-Powered Mowers for Efficient Grounds Maintenance Leak Repair: Quick Response and Detection Technology Are Key Developing a Replacement Plan for Utility Vehicles Networking Is Key to Success in Facility Management
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Week Of 3/31/2024 - 4/6/2024

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Birds and Buildings: Finding Lighting Solutions Getting High-Tech with School Safety Preventing Infection Outbreaks During Disaster Recovery How to Prioritize Embodied Carbon in Sustainability Initiatives The 1970's Energy Crisis Shined a Spotlight on Facility Management Trade Shows are the Perfect Place to 'Talk Facilities' Utility Vehicles Provide Versatility for Public Gardens Spot Coolers: Rent or Buy Drones Take Flight for Facility Inspections
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Week Of 3/24/2024 - 3/30/2024

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Pros and Cons of Machine Room-Less Elevators Off-Campus Student Housing: Keep it Safe and Sensible Repurposing Retail is a Balancing Act Weighing Infrastructure and Cost Vacant, Unsafe Facility Transforms into Net Zero Classrooms Fostering Employee Engagement in Facility Management School Shooting Prevention: Start with a Site Assessment Maximizing Resilience Against Extreme Weather
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Week Of 3/17/2024 - 3/23/2024

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Maintenance Considerations for Mass Timber Construction Projects Getting Organizational Buy-in for Smart Technology Resilience Practices That Protect Against Wildfires Constructing for Net Zero and LEED Strategies for Successful Active Shooter Drills Keeping E-Waste from Landfills Spring Grounds Checklist for Managers
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Week Of 3/10/2024 - 3/16/2024

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New Restroom Facility Combines Form and Function Examining the Mass Timber Trend Looking for Facility Leaders 3 Examples of a Smart Building Switching to Smart Lighting: How to Convince Upper Management Maui Wildfire: A First-hand Account A Roadmap to Protecting Facilities and Operations Improving Employee Mental Health: Communicate Regularly Maximizing Chiller Performance
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Week Of 3/3/2024 - 3/9/2024

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Amenities That Encourage Employees to Return to the Office Smart Lighting Offers Major Benefits Power Play: Preparing Microgrid Resilience 5 Steps to Decarbonize Facilities How Building Resiliency is Changing with a Changing World Securing a Safer Campus Evaluating Energy Use: What Managers Need to Know
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Week Of 2/25/2024 - 3/2/2024

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How to Reposition Buildings to Meet Market Demands Retrospective: Facility Managers Help Modernize Buildings in the 1960s Creating a Fire Evacuation Plan How to Avoid Serious Injury, Death from Electrocution What to Do with Expired PPE Employee Wellbeing Is New Job Duty for Facility Managers
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Week Of 2/18/2024 - 2/24/2024

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Wildfire Smoke: A Billions-of-Dollars Concern for Facilities Navigating Campus-Wide Power Upgrades with Smart Solutions Myths About Green Roofs A Guide to Effective Capital Project Management Determining a Paint Project’s Lifespan
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Week Of 2/11/2024 - 2/17/2024

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Designing Adaptable Workstations and Labs Hotel Conversions make Post-Pandemic Sense The Higher the MERV the Better: With Some Exceptions Jail Lighting Upgrade Pays Dividends for County Green Roof Installation, Inspection and Maintenance Fire Prevention Starts with Proper Installation, Use and Maintenance
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Week Of 2/4/2024 - 2/10/2024

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How School Districts are Converting Bus Fleets to Electric Safe Storage of Lithium-Ion Batteries: Best Practices for Facility Managers Look Back: Facility Management in the 1950s The Facility Management Industry Is at a Crossroads Why does Indoor Environmental Quality Matter to Facility Managers? 4 Common Fire Hazards Lifts Boost Maintenance Efforts at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center 4 Keys to Successful Painting Projects
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Week Of 1/28/2024 - 2/3/2024

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Electric Phase Loss: Challenges and Solutions CRE Facilities Continue to Evolve How Can PACE Help Finance Energy Efficiency Projects? COVID-19 Pandemic Boosts Health of Skilled Trade School How to Deal with Problem Employees Meet the 2024 FMD Editorial Advisory Board Varied Experiences Fuel Facilities Career
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Week Of 1/21/2024 - 1/27/2024

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Adapting to Climate Change: For Facilities, the Heat is On Window of Opportunity Opens for Recyclable Roofing BIM and the Facility Manager’s Role The Case for Accessible Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Facilities as Assets: Aligning Maintenance for Long-Term Success The Case for Stucco: Learning from Failures, Planning for Success 2024 HVAC Trends: Sustainability, Filtration, and Future Innovations
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Week Of 1/14/2024 - 1/20/2024

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6 Steps to Conduct a Risk Assessment  Is Interest in LEED Certification Declining? Setting the Stage for BIM Restroom Renovations that Deliver Efficiency and Savings Elevating Building Standards: Beyond COVID to IAQ Excellence Manager's Career Built on Responding to Change Facility Condition Assessments Cut Risk, Increase Resiliency
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Week Of 1/7/2024 - 1/13/2024

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How the Music City Center's Green Roof Revolutionizes Sustainability in Commercial Buildings Beyond the Game: NRG Stadium's Eco-Friendly Makeover Midland Independent School District's Journey to Modernize HVAC Systems Celebrating 70 Years of Building Operating Management Magazine  5 Steps for Improving Workplace Morale Mastering Lighting Upgrades: Strategies for Success and Cost-Efficiency The Bottom Line on Key Performance Indicators The Unseen Challenges Grounds Managers Face
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Week Of 12/31/2023 - 1/6/2024

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Hybrid Offices Need to Appeal to Employees Future-Proofing Tech Workspaces: Embracing Flexibility and Efficiency for Growth Top 5 Challenges to Retrofitting for Electric Vehicle Charging
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Week Of 12/17/2023 - 12/23/2023

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From the Archives: Maintaining Disneyland in the 1960s Solving the Post-Pandemic Vacancy Rate Problem Improving Students’ Mental Health with Biophilic Design 4 Trends in Smart Buildings Designing a Healthy and Sustainable Workplace Rethinking Pump Maintenance and Design
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Week Of 12/10/2023 - 12/16/2023

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Navigating the Hurdles of Electric Vehicle Fleet Conversion 6 Steps for Cybersecurity Competence The Importance of Exit Interviews Building Electrification Gains Momentum with Heat Pump Adoption How to Handle a Workplace Accident Unoccupied Buildings at High Risk for Legionella DEI Efforts Continue to Attract Gen Z Workers Navigating the Hurdles of Outsourcing
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Week Of 12/3/2023 - 12/9/2023

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Overcoming Facility Staffing Struggles with Innovative Hiring Strategies For Data Center Construction, Location Matters The Facility Manager's Role in Cybersecurity Electric HVAC Systems Play Key Role in Decarbonization Playbook Community Colleges May be Hot Spots for New Hires Flooring a Centerpiece of University Renovation  Mass Masonry: Adapting Historic Buildings for the Next Generation
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Week Of 11/26/2023 - 12/2/2023

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Navigating the Digital Horizon: Transforming Skilled Trades Sounding Off on Open Office Plans and Workplace Acoustics Biggest Challenges Facing Sustainable and Healthy Buildings Madison's Drive for Green Fleet: Challenges and Triumphs Using Data to Make the Move to Conditioned-Based Maintenance From CMMS to AI: Choosing the Best Facilities Management Software
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Week Of 11/19/2023 - 11/25/2023

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The Future of Green Building and Wellness Livening Up Research Labs With Design Wanted: The Next Generation of Technicians New-Generation Software to Meet Facilities’ Needs Building Blocks of Facilities Management
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Week Of 11/12/2023 - 11/18/2023

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Stormwater Management Strategies Target Safety and Sustainability Facility Managers at the Forefront of IAQ Solutions How to Convert a Commercial Office Building to Net-Zero Energy Future-Proofing the Energy Efficiency of New LED Lighting 5 Ways Facility Managers Can Benefit from AI Improve Fire Safety Compliance with Software Implementation Milwaukee Airport's LED Lighting Upgrade Illuminates Savings and Safety
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Week Of 11/5/2023 - 11/11/2023

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The First 100 Days as a Facility Manager: What You Need to Know How COVID-19 Changed Facilities Management Forever Cutting Operational Costs through All-Electric, High Performance Buildings Strengthening Building Safety: Upgrading Life Safety Equipment for Modern Needs Madison Centralizes City Service with LEED Gold Fleet Building An Office That Supports Company Culture and Workflow Access Control Trends in Facility Security: What Managers Need to Know
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Week Of 10/29/2023 - 11/4/2023

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Understanding Design Considerations to Prevent Legionella How to Reduce Risk in Commercial Real Estate The Importance of Fire Safety Systems in Buildings Lighting’s Role in Decarbonization Efforts Bird Safety Comes into Focus for Facility Managers Overcoming HVAC Challenges in Healthcare Facilities Clean Your Data and the Benefits Will Follow
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Week Of 10/22/2023 - 10/28/2023

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How to Plan for Electric Vehicle Parking Continuing Education Works as a Retention Technique 7 Ways Workplace Design Enhances Occupant Health and Wellness ADA Compliance Should Include Input from People with Disabilities Government Facility Sustainability Challenges and Solutions Revolutionize Grounds Management with Autonomous Mowers in 2023
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Week Of 10/15/2023 - 10/21/2023

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Rethinking Indoor Health: ‘COVID Changed Things’ How Do We Create Regenerative Buildings? Building Owners Lead the Way to Carbon Neutrality University Focuses on Collaborative Spaces Manager Rises Through Facilities Ranks Managing Municipal Facilities: Adapting to Growth and Challenges Transforming Landscapes with Autonomous Mowing Pest Prevention in Facilities Demands a Proactive, Year-Round Strategy
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Week Of 10/8/2023 - 10/14/2023

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The 4 Stages of Emergency Preparedness Transforming Commercial Spaces for a Post-Pandemic Future How Roofing Code Changes Drive Innovation Occupant Safety is Every Facility Manager’s Responsibility KPIs in Facility Management: Key to Data-Driven Decisions LEED Lighting at the University of Missouri  Team Success Secrets: Communication and Motivation Strategies Optimizing Roofing Investments with Coating Choices
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Week Of 10/1/2023 - 10/7/2023

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How to Perform a Complete Flush of a Building’s Water System Post-Pandemic Commercial Real Estate: A New Era Turning Facility Data into Bottom-Line Benefits Balancing AI and Human Expertise in Facilities Management Military Veteran Finds Thriving Career in Facilities Management Office Relocation: Fostering Collaboration and Culture Will AI Take Your Job? Hot Water Technology Advancements: A Facility Manager's Guide Modesto Transit Center Upgrade: Touchless, Hygienic Restrooms Choosing the Right Roof Coatings: Budget and Specifications
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Week Of 9/24/2023 - 9/30/2023

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New, Responsive Elevator Code Keeps Safety Front and Center Funding Available to Schools for HVAC Upgrades Finding the Right Recipe for Facilities Management Unlocking NFPA, IBC, and IFC Codes ADA-Compliant Snow and Ice Management Strategies
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Week Of 9/17/2023 - 9/23/2023

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The Durability of Low-slope Asphalt Roofing Systems 8 Benefits of Artificial Intelligence in Facility Management College Esports Require a Tech-savvy Hub 7 Practical Strategies for Onsite Solar Installation What Steps Should Facility Managers Take to Decarbonize? California Building Codes Emphasize Reducing Embodied Carbons Leaks and Pipe Burts: What Facility Managers Need to Know Fire Protection System Challenges How to Prepare Facilities for Winter
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Week Of 9/10/2023 - 9/16/2023

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From Pandemic to Priority: Restroom Trends to Know Who is Responsible for Workplace Safety? Data Privacy and Ethical Considerations for Artificial Intelligence Tips for Facility Managers on How to Address a Boiler Project Meet the Experts: Influencers Guide the Way Staffing Strategies from Recruitment to Retention Avoiding Disaster: Clogs, Leaks and Bursts  Cold Truths About Facility Resilience It’s Never too Early to Prepare a Winter Treatment Plan
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Week Of 9/3/2023 - 9/9/2023

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Enhancing Houston's Emergency Preparedness Plans How to Improve the Restroom Experience Workplace Safety: A Secret to Successful Hiring? The Importance of Scheduled Boiler Inspections  Robots Making Impact in Snow & Ice Management Preparation Clemson University's December Freeze: Emergency Response Success
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Week Of 8/27/2023 - 9/2/2023

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7 Practical Strategies for Onsite Solar Installation How to Reduce Waste on Construction Projects What a Four-Day Workweek Means for Facility Managers Creating A Social and Productive Workplace
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Week Of 8/20/2023 - 8/26/2023

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Maximizing ROI: Choosing Flooring for Long-Term Performance Facing Future: Strategies for the Next Generation Office Food Lab Takes on Open Office Environment Four-Day Workweek: Pros and Cons Embracing MEWP Safety, Fatalities Decrease Tips for Purchasing Personal Protective Equipment
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Week Of 8/13/2023 - 8/19/2023

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Forming a Floor Plan for Institutional and Commercial Facilities Enhance Energy Performance with Metal Roofing Understanding Load Management Systems for EV Charging Infrastructure Safety First with Lift Equipment From IAQ to Energy Efficiency: HVAC Upgrades Post-Pandemic
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Week Of 8/6/2023 - 8/12/2023

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What's the Buzz on Drones for Facility Management? Climate Change Demands Healthier Buildings The Rise of Metal Roofs: What You Need to Know Transforming Denver Public Schools: A Path to Carbon Neutrality by 2050 A Hybrid Workplace Worth Coming To How the University of Chicago Streamlined its Security Upgrade Cost-Friendly, Touch-Free Restroom Solutions for Businesses An Architect’s Journey to Facilities Management
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Week Of 7/30/2023 - 8/5/2023

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Stability Coming Back to Supply Chain From Teaching to Facilities Management: How Machion Jackson Found Her Calling Understanding the Benefits of C-PACE Denver Public Schools Embraces Net-Zero Plan Productivity Advantages to Using Time Off How to Successfully Integrate Electric Equipment Getting Serious about Facilities Cybersecurity Revisiting the HVAC-IAQ Connection The Shift in Access Control Systems for Education Facilities Elevating Restroom Hygiene with IoT Innovations
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Week Of 7/23/2023 - 7/29/2023

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Strategies for Thermal Hazard Risk Management How to Take a LEED Role in Building Green A New Era of Sustainability IAQ, Labor Shortage Challenges Public Perception on School Facilities Managers Ensuring Safety and Performance: Choosing the Right Batteries for Power Tools 4 Ways to Get Serious About CMMS
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Week Of 7/16/2023 - 7/22/2023

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How IoT and Smart Technology are Shaping the Future of Electrical Code ESCO Relationship Benefits Service Company, Facilities The Vital Role of Facilities Managers in K-12 School Operations Power Tool Safety: Essential Practices for Optimal Workplace Protection
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Week Of 7/9/2023 - 7/15/2023

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The Future of Buildings is Net-Zero Energy Why Passive Heating and Cooling is Trending The Road from Silicon Valley to Managing Facilities How to Successfully Rent Equipment Proper Storage, Care, and Training for Extended Mower Lifespan Green Does Not Necessarily Mean Safe
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Week Of 7/2/2023 - 7/8/2023

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3 Ways To Increase Chiller Efficiency Water-saving Benefits of Smart Irrigation Systems A Surge in Electric Vehicles Brings Fewer but Harder Fires to Fight Las Vegas-Area Schools Double Down on IAQ Issues Strategies for Efficiency and Organization in Storeroom Operations Maximizing Your Commercial Mowing Program How Sustainability Staff in Schools Drive Cost Savings Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Week Of 6/25/2023 - 7/1/2023

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Top 4 HVAC Cooling Options Beyond Traditional Office Space That Embraces Work-Life Balance 
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Week Of 6/18/2023 - 6/24/2023

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LiDAR’s Role in Assessing Facility Conditions 5 Risk Mitigation Strategies for Facility Managers in a Hard Market How the Pandemic is Influencing Future Student Housing Projects Infrared Imaging and Electronic Leak Detection: The Future of Roof Inspection How Drain Cleaning Equipment Manufacturers Provide Essential Knowledge for Technicians
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Week Of 6/11/2023 - 6/17/2023

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Will Artificial Intelligence Take Facilities Management Jobs? Hospital Transforms into a Modern Maternity Center How Office Environments Influence Productivity and Well-being Sustainable Water Management: Climate Pledge Arena's Green Initiatives Top Student Housing Design Trends The Consequences of Overlooking Roofing Inspections Georgia World Congress Center Upgrades Boilers and Chillers, Ensuring Efficiency and Continuity The Benefits of Battery Power Grounds Equipment Safe Drain Cleaning: Training and Equipment Maintenance for Commercial Facilities Director Follows Calling into Higher Education Facilities Management
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Week Of 6/4/2023 - 6/10/2023

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Beyond the Rooftop: Understanding Alternative Solar Options What You Need to Know about Building Performance Standards Chattanooga Lays Out Plan for Sustainable FutureĀ  Protecting Your Workplace: 6 Essential Steps for Safety The Case for Centralizing Maintenance Activities Boiler Upgrade Provides Atlanta Convention Center With World-Class Energy Efficiency Grounds Managers Weigh Options for Battery Powered Equipment University of Chicago Boosts Maintenance Efficiency with Upgraded CMMS
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