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Facilities Management articles for the week of 8/22/2021 - 8/28/2021

4 Effective Air Filtration System Options

Good indoor air quality in buildings depends to a great extent on the effectiveness of the HVAC air filtration system.

Read This » Proactively Protect Your Office From the Next Pandemic

Despite the fact that we now know most office jobs can be done remotely, we also know more and more workers are ready to go back to the office – at least part time.

Read This » Spotlight on Door Hardware Standards

The American National Standards Institute/Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (ANSI/BHMA) certification program seal on a product ensures that product meets the standard.

Read This » Utility Vehicles Extend Reach, Expand Efficiency

Utility vehicles are designed to expand the abilities of grounds crews carrying out landscaping tasks.

Read This » Managing Mower Fleet Maintenance Challenges

Workers are only as good as their tools.

Read This » 3 High-Rise Building Strategies to Improve Resilience

For decades, multi-story building layouts have become identical across the United States.

Read This » How to Prevent Data Center Downtime

The coronavirus pandemic elevated data centers from resource to utility.

Read This » 5 Steps to Upgrade HVAC Filtration

Upgrading filtration may be the most cost-effective way to clean up indoor air or contaminated outdoor air, but operators must examine the following costs in making decisions: Cost of consumables – higher MERV filters are more expensive
 Cost of increased maintenance – higher MERV filters need more frequent replacement
 Cost of equipment upgrades – higher MERV filters may distress existing equipment
 The following steps are recommended more or less from least expensive options to most expensive.

Read This » School District to Install 170 Touchless, Self-Sanitizing Water Stations

The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to affect what school systems do to protect student health and safety.

Read This » COVID Safety: How to Create Contactless Office Space

When it comes to workplace trends, if 2020 was the year of remote work, 2021 is the year of returning to in-person work.

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