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A dentist exam room
June 26, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs

Knowing specific tasks you are required to perform, such as wiping down exam tables and cleaning waiting room toys, will help you prepare a bid for specific medical facilities.

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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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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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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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Students sifting through waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Digging for Trash to Reduce Restroom and Food Waste

Learn how the University of Texas at Austin significantly cut garbage out of the waste stream by reducing plastic liner use, noncompostable food service items, surplus electronics, and more.

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Building at University of Texas at Austin
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Universities Share Successes on Their Journey to Zero Waste

From pizza boxes to dorm fridges, campuses are a hotbed for all types of waste. Here's how three different university campuses handle it all.

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charts and graphs with magnifying glass and calculator
June 4, 2019 Siddarth Shetty

Analyzing the 4 Types of FM Analytics Correctly

Utilizing descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics can help your business improve operations, save costs, and stand out from the competition.

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Picture of test tubes marked with Legionnaires' Disease
June 4, 2019 Rhonda Landis

Prevent Legionnaires' Disease With Fault Detection Software

Health care facilities that use continuous monitoring software on their building systems gain real-time data on temperature, humidity, water flow, and other issues that can lead to Legionnaires' Diseases.

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A yellow sign reading
June 3, 2019 Lee Senter

The Culture of Health and Safety

Remember the acronym REACH—Recognition, Evaluation, Assessment, Control, and Hazards—when establishing a safety and health program at your workplace.

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Man blowing his nose at a computer
June 3, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Take Indoor Air Quality Complaints Seriously

Even if just one worker complains of poor indoor air quality, employers have a responsibility to follow through on the complaint. Workers have varying sensitivities to indoor allergens.

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Warehouse workers taking notes and working on a computer
May 10, 2019 William Hoff

Reduce Reactive Maintenance Requests and System Downtime

Many companies are transitioning from a reactive maintenance approach to a more predictive and preventative method, resulting in a more efficiently run facility.

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Mold on a white ceiling
May 9, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Minimize Mold

A tell-tale musty smell means you should check these four areas to find where mold may be lurking in your facility.

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Maintenance worker with a checklist
May 7, 2019 Dan Ringo

Maintenance Projects to Schedule This Year

Scheduling preventative maintenance will save operating costs and increase your building systems' reliability. Here are some preventative maintenance practices to put on your checklist.

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hand holding containment detector to wall
May 6, 2019 Nate Seward

Get the Lead Out: Paint Regulations for Facilities

The EPA is stepping up its enforcement actions and targeting companies that are not in compliance. Is your facility following the rules?

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tile flooring
April 26, 2019 Claudia Lezell

Changes and Challenges of the Global Flooring Market

The IICRC presents an overview of the latest trends in flooring, such as durable finishes and sealers, and the challenges and opportunities they present in maintenance, cost, and other factors.

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Image of the Venetian resort and casino
April 26, 2019 Nan Hallock

The Art of Workforce Scheduling at the World’s Largest Casino Resort

Learn the formula for mobilizing an army of 1,500 housekeepers to make 17.9 million square feet of active space at The Venetian Las Vegas shine.

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