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Facilities Management articles for the week of 1/31/2021 - 2/6/2021

Now Is the Time for LEED Certification

Twenty years ago, the Philip Merrill Environmental Center achieved the first LEED Platinum certification, revealing that a high-performing, efficient space can also deliver important human and environmental health benefits.

Read This » HVAC Strategies to Slow Coronavirus Spread

The primary cause of COVID-19 transmission is direct exposure to airborne respiratory particles of the virus.

Read This » Asset Management: How to Take Stock for Safety

An accurate inventory of facility-related systems and assets creates a cycle of influences in institutional and commercial buildings.

Read This » Smart Buildings: Digital Strategy Leads to Frictionless Experience

As people begin to return to facilities of all kinds, the frictionless experience propels occupants to give up the comforts of working and playing at home to embracing the new built environment.

Read This » Fire Safe? Answer These Critical Questions About Building Fire Protection

Every year, more than 100,000 fires occur in non-residential properties.

Read This » 5 Reasons Why Now Is the Time for HVAC Upgrades

Recent tenant demand for improved HVAC filtration and ventilation, combined with today’s low interest rates begs the question: Is it the right time to make a significant capital investment in your building’s HVAC system?  On one hand, low interest rates are always an opportune time for renovations.

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