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April 19, 2019

A Doggone Friendly Office

Before you allow employees to bring their dogs to the workplace, set up some guidelines to keep humans and canines safe, and to protect your facility from damage.

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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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Discover A Smarter Way to Dust
February 13, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

Discover A Smarter Way to Dust

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Maintenance worker on ladder fixing ceiling
April 17, 2019 Dan Ringo

Prioritizing Building Investments and Facility Maintenance Tasks

Deferring maintenance and upgrades to another budget year can result in higher operational costs in the long run.

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Time to Upgrade
July 26, 2017 Joel Craddock

Time to Upgrade

Holding on to outdated and cheap equipment can be the most expensive choice you’ll ever make. Here's how spending some of your hard-earned money can increase your bottom line.

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Strategize for the Future: Create a Disaster Plan
July 11, 2017 Jack Brosnan

Strategize for the Future: Create a Disaster Plan

It’s nearly impossible to know when a disaster will strike, and yet any of them could result in complete failure for an organization.

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A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away
July 10, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away

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Cleaning Your Commercial Kitchen
July 7, 2017 Chelsea Keeton

Cleaning Your Commercial Kitchen

Regardless of whether your facility's kitchen is in a high school cafeteria or a five-star hotel restaurant, ensuring your commercial kitchen is a clean and healthy environment should be a top priority.

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Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects
July 5, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects

When we think of servicing building exteriors,we may think of dumping trash cans, picking up garbage and cigarette butts, and sweeping the sidewalk. However, those aren't enough.

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Beauty on the Outside
June 12, 2017 David Lanzafame

Beauty on the Outside

A building’s landscape is one of the first parts of the property a patron, client, or potential employee may see when visiting.

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Caring for Carpet Squares
June 8, 2017 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Carpet Squares

Caring for carpet squares—also known as carpet tiles—can be tricky.

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Let Your Green Roof Thrive
June 6, 2017 Tim Husen

Let Your Green Roof Thrive

The greenery on your roof could be putting your facility at risk for a pest invasion.

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2017 In-House/FM Survey Results: CMM’s Annual Analysis
June 2, 2017 CMM Staff

2017 In-House/FM Survey Results: CMM’s Annual Analysis

How do you measure up to your peers when comparing facility operations? Download our survey for eight facts about your fellow FMs.

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Attending to Baby Changing Stations
June 1, 2017 Amy Seretsky

Attending to Baby Changing Stations

We can expect more building managers to install baby changing systems and more cleaning workers to be called upon to clean and maintain them.

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Higher Education for the Industry
May 26, 2017 Nicole Bowman

Higher Education for the Industry

Facilities management is a growing field with a variety of career choices, solid compensation, and a relative lack of competition.

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Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning

Over five years ago, the university set in motion a campus-wide transition to a more efficient and effective cleaning program.

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