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Facilities Management articles for the week of 6/12/2022 - 6/18/2022

How Flexible Design Can Improve Resilience in Uncertain Times

Among the many lessons of the pandemic, school leaders have come to expect the unexpected — and in turn, to explore new ways to shape more resilient learning environments.   COVID-related worries and concerns plagued administrators through 2021 and will persist into 2022 as new variants emerge.

Read This » Bright Ideas: Lighting Retrofit Project Brings Huge Benefits

orking around building occupants in institutional and commercial facilities is a challenging aspect of project management for maintenance and engineering managers.  A global pandemic is not the ideal strategy for managers addressing that challenge.

Read This » How Digital Twins Technology Enables Smart Buildings, Smart Cities

e all can relate to the experience of being in a building that is either over-heated or over-cooled with seemingly little connection to the time of day or year.

Read This » 5 Steps to Resilience Within Your Organization

he last few weeks have been exciting as we hear about COVID-19 transmission rates going down, mask mandates lifting, and limitations on social gatherings going away.

Read This » 4 Immediate Reasons to Focus on Sustainability

resident Biden recently signed the “Federal Sustainability Plan" (Executive Order 14057) which outlines ambitious goals to achieve net-zero emissions by 2045.

Read This » What You Need to Know About Fire Door Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

Nearly 15 years ago, changes to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 80, Standard for Fire Doors and Other Opening Protectives, mandated annual inspections for fire doors.

Read This » Security Window Film Helps Protect Texas Election Office

The past year has seen a significant increase in threats of violence against election workers, administrators, officials, and volunteers who administer elections for federal, state, and local office in this country," says a U.S.

Read This » Wood-Burning Boiler Balances Sustainability and Maintenance

nstitutional and commercial facilities have undertaken a range of efforts over the last two decades to minimize the impact of their operations on the environment.

Read This » 4 Steps to Performing a Successful Energy Assessment

roperly operating and maintaining a building can be a challenging task.

Read This » Storage Woes: Museums Facing Many Challenges

The worst time to address a problem in facilities management is after a problem occurs.

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