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Facilities Management articles for the week of 6/23/2019 - 6/29/2019

How To Maintain Flexibility in Open Office Plans

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) has a different take on open office, says Jordan Haynes, HSB’s assistant vice president, real estate and facilities.

Read This » The Cost of Utility Vehicle Ownership

Before making a commitment to a utility vehicle or and ATV, managers need to protect their budgets by calculating the total cost of ownership.

Read This » Preparing For An OSHA Site Visit

OSHA provides guidance on employer and employee rights during a site inspection.

Read This » How to Plan and Scope an HVAC Upgrade

Once an HVAC upgrade receives funding, managers need to put together the schedule and gather detailed costs.

Read This » Understanding the Benefits of the Medical Internet of Things

Medical Internet of Things (MIoT) sensors and devices can allow patients to control temperature and lighting via their own connected wireless devices.

Read This » Ensuring Reliable Power to Data Centers

In order to provide for reliable power, managers need to consider redundancy, adaptability, protection from power line issues, monitoring, and maintenance.

Read This » How To Do a Major HVAC Upgrade on Campus

Nobody wants to experience heating or cooling system outages.

Read This » Examination of Corporate Culture Leads to Open Office Space

At American Modern Insurance Group, open office is seen as an investment in the company’s employees, says Tony Spence, head of corporate facilities.

Read This » Using Infrared Imaging to Detect Electrical Issues

Infrared imaging has been widely used in identifying electrical issues inside and outside the facility.

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