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Facilities Management articles for the week of 8/29/2021 - 9/4/2021

Water Features Support Shifting Occupant Health and Wellness Demand

The pandemic significantly transformed the way office tenants view building amenities related to health and wellness. Before COVID-19, the health and wellness amenities that office tenants were demanding included on-site gyms, health-conscious food and beverage options, and sustainable building systems.

Read This » 4 Telltale Signs You're Hiring a Scam Contractor

One of the most valuable lessons anyone can learn is that if something ever seems or sounds too good to be true, it probably is.

Read This » How to Build An Effective Drain Cleaning Program

Drain cleaning is an often-overlooked yet vital task in institutional and commercial facilities and one that building occupants only think about when a problem occurs.

Read This » Kids Back In Schools While COVID Battle Continues

School is once again in session for students all across the U.S., including for my two boys.

Read This » Linking Facilities and Human Health

The general public has never been more interested in the way institutional and commercial facilities operate than during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read This » Trend in Educational Facilities: Learning Studios Replace Classrooms

Experts have well-documented COVID’s immediate impact throughout colleges, universities, and K-12 schools, but what will be the pandemic’s long-term legacy for education? Many experts throughout the industry believe COVID accelerated the timeline for some trends and innovations that were inevitably bound to change schools even if the pandemic never occurred. The pandemic and broader changes in pedagogy have changed how the overall layout and design of schools can better support students.

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