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3 Key Artificial Intelligence Benefits for FMData is the life blood of facility. Here's how AI can help analyze and manage data to make FM more efficient and smart .

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NIOSH Resource Targets Workplace Chemicals


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What to Consider Before Upgrading Your Lock System

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Explosions Rock Utility, Leave City Without Power




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5 Questions to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Germicidal LightingFacility managers must understand any potential negative impacts of deploying germicidal lighting. Here are five issues to keep in mind.

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$1.5 Billion Philadelphia Healthcare Pavilion Project Using Lean Practices, Offsite Fabrication

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Height-Adjustable Desks Recalled Due to Shock Hazard

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Roof Warranties Put Focus on Systems, Not Just Products




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Beyond Waterproofing: How to Ensure Long-Term Roof LifeFrom vegetation to cell phone towers to solar panels, roofs are now being asked to perform many tasks beyond just keeping the elements out. Here's how to ensure a successful roof life with a non-traditional roof.

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Valve Problems, Water Quality Can Affect Fire Sprinkler FunctionalityPoor water quality and malfunctioning valves are two of the biggest culprits for sprinklers not working properly. Here's how to avoid these two issues.

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Don’t Sweat It: Facility Tips to Survive a Heat Wave

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Ceiling-Mounted Speakers Recalled Due to Impact Hazard

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Carpet, the Not-So-Forgotten Flooring




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4 Steps to Evaluating Security RisksWhen selecting doors and door hardware products, follow this advice to assessing and prioritizing the risks and weaknesses in a system.

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Resilience: How to Make Campus Facilities Safer, More SustainableAs the effects of climate change intensify, resilience takes on vital importance. A new rating system - RELi - helps designers and FMs measure and implement resilience on campus.

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The New Age of Utility Energy Efficiency Incentive ProgramsUtilities are shifting their incentive programs to better recognize state-of-the-art technology, modern design practices, and new techniques of energy management.

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NFPA Training Targets Security, Fire Safety

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The Right Light: Better Lighting Improves Patient Outcomes




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How to Plan An LED UpgradeLED upgrades need not be tricky. Here is advice on how to plan and execute a lighting retrofit to maximize energy efficiency and minimize downtime.

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Maintenance Management Systems: Managing the Business of FacilitiesA robust, easy-to-use maintenance management system that grows with the facility program is a necessity for any facility department. Here's how to get it right.

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Door Hardware: Balancing Security and Life SafetyFacility managers need to be vigilant about both life safety and security, especially in the aftermath of an active shooter event when emotions run high.

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NYC Blackout Highlights Vulnerability of Power Grid

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Smoke Alarm Recalled For Failure to Alert

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Building Automation: Developing a 2020 Vision



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