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Facilities Management articles for the week of 10/15/2023 - 10/21/2023

University Focuses on Collaborative Spaces

riginally designed as a law library and later converted into student classrooms, labs, makerspaces, lounges, and study areas, the centrally located Center for Communications and Engineering at Quinnipiac University in New Haven, Connecticut, had become dated with dark and inefficient work zones.

Read This » Building Owners Lead the Way to Carbon Neutrality

chieving carbon neutrality in buildings is a challenge that all commercial real estate building owners must address with clients.

Read This » Pest Prevention in Facilities Demands a Proactive, Year-Round Strategy

enjamin Franklin must have had facility managers in mind when he famously said that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

Read This » Transforming Landscapes with Autonomous Mowing

t would be premature to say that institutional and commercial facilities are in the age of autonomous mowing.  The numbers of autonomous mowers operating in the United States is probably less than 100,000, says Scott McElroy, a professor of weed science and turfgrass management at Auburn University and the owner of Scotsman Turf Robotics.

Read This » How Do We Create Regenerative Buildings?

he term “regenerative building” is a little bit of a misnomer.

Read This » Managing Municipal Facilities: Adapting to Growth and Challenges

otting the landscape of towns and cities throughout the United States, municipal and state government buildings are some of the most important assets in these communities.

Read This » Rethinking Indoor Health: ‘COVID Changed Things’

he COVID-19 pandemic changed almost everything for institutional and commercial facilities.

Read This » Manager Rises Through Facilities Ranks

here is no single way that people enter and move through facilities careers.

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