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Facilities Management articles for the week of 2/21/2021 - 2/27/2021

How Has COVID-19 Affected Construction Pricing?

In the spring of 2020 as COVID-19 began to impact the U.S.

Read This » How to Integrate a CMMS with Building Automation

Managers next can use data and workflows to promote CMMS use.

Read This » Preparing to Repaint: Steps to Take for a Successful Project

Before repainting, maintenance technicians might need to perform an adhesion test to ensure that the new paint and the existing paint are compatible.

Read This » Top 10 LEED States Show Continued Commitment to Healthy, Green Buildings

The repercussions of a tragic and chaotic 2020 continue to be felt across every market and every sector of the economy.

Read This » The Collaborator: How the Facility Manager Network Builds Connections

Jim Allen is always searching for strategies and devising plans to make life better for Los Angeles County residents and his staff, from figuring out a way for the 37 departments in the county to better communicate and collaborate, to using his experience in the trades to inform his decisions at the county executive level.  “I am a servant leader by nature,” Allen says.

Read This » How to Weigh Utility Vehicle Options

Once a manager chooses the style of utility vehicle that suits a facility, the next step is to look at options.

Read This » Pandemic Challenge: How to Select the Right Water Heater for Your Facility

COVID-19 has put personal hygiene and the overall cleanliness of facilities under a microscope.

Read This » Creating Healthy Workplaces Means Promoting Happiness

While the focus on occupant health and wellness has been steadily growing over the last two decades, it’s never been more apparent in the ways that we’ve had to rethink how we design and operate our workplaces.

Read This » The Power of Perseverance

The vile destruction at the Capitol was captured in an astonishing live stream of images and words.

Read This » How to Maximize Roof Performance Life in the Real World

To maximize the performance lives of the county’s roofs and put off the need for replacement, the department relies on a comprehensive roof maintenance program. “All of our buildings get a monthly roof inspection,” Bednarik says.

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