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Facilities Management articles for the week of 10/24/2021 - 10/30/2021

4 Telltale Signs You're Hiring a Scam Contractor

One of the most valuable lessons anyone can learn is that if something ever seems or sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Read This » Design Embraces Transparency Among Departments

In the competitive world of medical research, it is rare that an organization would value transparency as much as confidentiality.

Read This » Roofing Problems Plague Nation’s K-12 Schools

HVAC systems have taken center stage due to their crucial role in organizations’ efforts to prevent the spread within facilities of harmful airborne particles, such as the coronavirus.

Read This » Understanding California's New Green Building Standards

The drive toward decarbonization of buildings in California is in full force and is now greatly accelerating.

Read This » What Facility Managers Need to Know About Geothermal Ground Source Systems

As public pressure grows for property owners to reduce their carbon footprint, attention has shifted to renewable energy, especially solar and wind power, with some states moving toward complete electrification.

Read This » How to Use Internet of Things Technology to Prevent Water Damage

Water damage is one of the most frequent and expensive property loss claims filed each year for commercial properties including office buildings, industrial complexes, retail outlets, mixed-use developments, and hotel properties.

Read This » Spotlight on Filtration: Understanding MERV Rating

Air filter efficiency is rated by its minimum efficiency reporting value (MERV).

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