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Facilities Management articles for the week of 6/14/2020 - 6/20/2020

Understanding Restroom Design Shifts in Schools, Hospitality Facilities

Considering gender equality, gender identity and gender formation are now part of restroom architecture and design in schools.

Read This » Cost Considerations When Outsourcing Maintenance and Engineering Tasks

Cost reduction or avoidance is another issue managers must consider when discussing the possibility of outsourcing.

Read This » Mower Specification: Cost Considerations

While the cost of a mower obviously is important, other factors matter more to upper management.

Read This » 7 Things to Consider Before Implementing Smart Building Technology

It pays to be methodical when evaluating smart building devices and systems.

Read This » How Health and Wellness Complements Sustainability, Resilience

Not everything in the post-pandemic world will be completely new.

Read This » Understanding MEWPs Options To Deliver Access, Safety

Managers have a range of options when it comes to selecting the most appropriate source of training, as well as where and when it can take place.  “There are multiple MEWP training formats available, including classroom, online and on site,” Deatherage says.

Read This » Roof Replacements: Understanding System Options

Today, roofing systems are available that meet virtually any project budget.

Read This » New Approaches to Sustainability Lead to High-Performance Buildings

Simply put, the core reason for sustainability is to honor our human responsibility to take care of ourselves, our communities, and the world in which we live.

Read This » 4 Types of Roof Coatings: How to Pick the Best for Your Facility

There are several types of coatings available on the commercial roofing market.

Read This » Outsourcing: Assessing In-House Technician Skills

Finding skilled and competent personnel has become a challenge.

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