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Facilities Management articles for the week of 11/27/2022 - 12/3/2022

Recruiting and Retaining New Hires During the Great Resignation

don’t have to tell you, as a manager, that today’s job market is brutal.

Read This » Fitwel Steps Into the Mainstream

Health and wellness strategies took a different tenor and more direct immediacy during the pandemic.

Read This » How to Clean a Rooftop Unit Evaporator Coil

Buildings require maintenance all the way from the roof to the floors.

Read This » Total Cost of Ownership: A Different Approach to Asset Management 

he facility industry — Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owner Operator (AECOO) — does a poor job of communicating throughout an asset’s life cycle.    This lack of communication can be attributed to a compartmentalization of expertise.

Read This » WELL v2 Evolves Health and Wellness

ince WELL’s initial launch in 2014, IWBI’s mission has been to “advance healthy buildings for all.” The organization listened, observed, and then channeled user feedback and scientific and medical research about how building environments affect human health and behavior into the creation of a more accessible, adaptable, and equitable product.   The program’s evolution is most evident in changes made within its four key structural components defined below:   A Concept is a category of wellness.

Read This » Thermal Distribution Systems: Overcoming Installation Challenges

onsider what’s hidden under the sidewalks and inside the higher education buildings students visit?   Running underneath people’s feet and up the walls are highly sophisticated MEP systems and HVAC ductwork, hidden from plain view but integral to the functionality of the university campus.

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