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Facilities Management articles for the week of 8/4/2019 - 8/10/2019

Quality Sound: Office Acoustics Done Right

There are occasionally events in the workplace that are cause for minor celebration with colleagues.

Read This » 7 Emerging Trends Changing Facilities

There is no question the world around us is changing, and it seems to be doing so at an increasingly faster pace.

Read This » Smart Staffing: Technology Challenges Managers

The challenges of successfully staffing maintenance and engineering departments already are daunting.

Read This » New Safety Concerns Are Reshaping Data Center Construction

According to statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and OSHA, 20 percent of annual U.S.

Read This » Beat the Heat: 4 Energy-Saving Design Tips for Hot Climates

For decades, K-12 schools have been seeking better ways to design and build sustainable schools, balancing successful building management with learning outcomes.

Read This » Getting The Most Out of Irrigation Systems

Landscapes can lose as much as 50 percent of irrigation water through wind, evaporation, and improper system installation or poor maintenance, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, The good news for managers and technicians is that irrigation technology has come a long way in recent years.

Read This » Landscapes and Integrated Pest Management

Chemical treatments of landscapes can be toxic, dangerous and hard on the environment.

Read This » 7 Steps Help FMs Find the Right Technology

Wrestling with a beleaguered building controls system that is primarily only good for nuisance alarms? Or perhaps you are limping along burdened with a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) that makes a better paper weight than a facility management tool.

Read This » Steady, Confident Leadership Leads to Data Center Success

Major business transactions, like carve-outs and mergers and acquisitions, come with numerous details to iron out.

Read This » Environmentally Friendly Practices and Their Impact on Landscapes

Grounds managers are becoming environmentalists.

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