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Facilities Management articles for the week of 2/24/2019 - 3/2/2019

Facilities Managers Should Weigh the Cost of Savings

You have no doubt heard the old knock on value engineering — that it’s a way of engineering the value out of a project.

Read This » A History of Facility Management Successes

There are many showpiece achievements that Kogan could point to as highlights of his career at Rockefeller so far.

Read This » Mowers: 6 Factors in Repair-or-Replace Decision

Mowers are the backbones of many grounds departments.

Read This » Strategies That Extend the Performance Life of Boilers

Boilers are among the most challenging pieces of equipment that maintenance and engineering departments are responsible for.

Read This » Federal Requirements Tie Reimbursements To Life Safety Compliance

The majority of healthcare facilities in the United States require federal Medicare/Medicaid funds to make ends meet financially.

Read This » Facilities Management Input Is Critical For New Construction Projects

The respect and voice Kogan affords his team is echoed by the university’s administration as well.

Read This » Active Shooters: The Role of Door Hardware

Active shooters were nearly unheard of as a threat to facilities at one time, but that time has passed.

Read This » Flooding on Campus Leads to Lessons in Emergency Preparedness

When a crisis strikes, maintenance and engineering managers need to have plan in place in order to properly and effectively deal with the situation.

Read This » Four Steps To a Water Management Plan

Developing a water management plan instead of a mere Legionella plan is more beneficial to keeping a building’s occupants safe.

Read This » How To Develop a DIY Energy Information Systems

Some organizations have developed their own EIS software, with varying degrees of success. The University of Central Florida (UCF) developed its own open EIS more than a dozen years ago.

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