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Facilities Management articles for the week of 7/8/2018 - 7/14/2018

The Who, What, and Why of Replacing Aging Cooling Systems

The average age of a commercial building in the United States is 49.83 years.

Read This » Portable Cooling When it Counts

No one wants to think about worst-case scenarios, but some people have no choice.

Read This » Roof Coatings: Benefits and Energy Savings

Roof coatings can deliver a host of benefits.

Read This » How To Develop In-House Specifications for Product Selection

Froedtert Health takes a collaborative approach to the selection of products and technology.

Read This » Emergency Communication Codes and Standards: What's The Difference?

In the design of an integrated emergency communications system, it’s important to understand the differences between codes and standards.

Read This » Specifying Utility Vehicles to Meet Unique Needs

Nothing is permanent except change, and managers in institutional and commercial facilities can attest to the truth in that adage.

Read This » HVAC: Monitoring and Reducing Energy Waste

Monitoring for savings The effort of monitoring, diagnosing, correcting, and tracking is no small task, but the benefits can be considerable — happier occupants, lower equipment loads, and energy savings.

Read This » Product Selection: Top Facility Managers Reveal Best Practices

Whether it’s new construction, renovation, retrofit, or replacement, the first day that building occupants get to use a space is likely to be filled with excitement and congratulations.

Read This » Health and Wellness: Keeping Occupants Happy, Productive

Implementing operating strategies that focus on the health and wellness of building occupants is increasingly critical to keeping occupants happy, safe, and satisfied with their workplace.

Read This » Challenges and Benefits of a Plumbing Renovation

Taking place over a four year period, the Campus Crossroads Project faced a number of different challenges related to the plumbing and restroom upgrades at Notre Dame Stadium.

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