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Facilities Management articles for the week of 2/13/2022 - 2/19/2022

How to Keep the Focus on Buildings

Recently in this space, I asked if buildings are trying to kill us, and I was being only a little facetious.

Read This » Utility Vehicles Help University Roll On to Greener Grounds

The University of Florida in Gainesville recently unveiled a $1.6 billion infrastructure plan to upgrade and expand the campus and its facilities.  The university’s board of trustees approved the plan in December 2021, setting the stage for a decade of projects that will add 1 million square feet of facilities.  The sprawling institution sits on 2,000 acres and contains more than 1,000 buildings, so getting around the university grounds in a timely and efficient manner is important for its maintenance and grounds crews.  As the university expands and continues its commitment to more sustainable operations, maintenance and grounds crews are part of that focus.

Read This » 3 Considerations for Switching to an Electric Vehicle Fleet

While the concept of all-electric fleets seemed futuristic just a few years ago, we are now on the precipice of medium- and heavy-duty electric vehicles hitting the market in ever increasing numbers.

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