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Facilities Management articles for the week of 4/22/2018 - 4/28/2018

Tech Companies Set The Pace For Office Design

No matter who you ask, the tech industry has a reputation for its progressive approach to the workplace.

Read This » Lifts: Safe Operation Requires Training

As MEWPs and the standards that govern them evolve, managers need to be certain that equipment users are trained effectively in order to ensure they work as safely as possible.

Read This » UPS: Ensuring Efficient Operation

Eye on energy One of the most challenging tasks managers and technicians face is ensuring energy-efficient operation for these critical components from both an environmental and a financial standpoint.

Read This » How To Implement Effective Access Control on Campus

Most college and university environments are open, allowing freedom of movement for students, faculty, staff, and guests.

Read This » Facility Management Expert Explains the ProFM Credential's Value

Penn State Facilities Engineering Institute Director John Hajduk knows a thing or two about quality facilities management.

Read This » Infrared Imaging: Demonstrating Its Value

Infrared imaging systems are proving their value in a range of diagnostic and predictive applications in facilities.

Read This » How Lighting Controls Reduce Energy Use

Lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use in institutional and commercial facilities by up to 47 percent, depending on the selected strategy.

Read This » New Paint Products Reduce, Eliminate VOCs

Volatile organic compounds, or VOCs may now be seen as an old problem.

Read This » Technology Improvements Lead To Better Paints

Advances in building technology aren’t limited to such obviously high-tech areas as the Building Internet of Things.

Read This » Understanding Handheld Grounds Equipment

Mowers and utility vehicles get much of the attention in grounds departments, but managers also understand that front-line workers and equipment operators need a wider array of tools and equipment to perform their daily tasks effectively.

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