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Evaluation Programs for Your Facilities Team

Feb. 22, 2010

An organization’s success is highly dependent on the quality of its staff, and requires benchmarks and performance standards that comprise an excellent facilities organization. Members of your team must have a keen understanding of, and a desire for, top-quality achievement and organizational excellence – it’s essential for any organization striving to become world-class.

One way to begin this journey is through an assessment that uses industry standards, benchmarks, and organizational performance criteria.

Read more about benchmarking through Facilities Management Evaluation Programs …


 

When Sweep Switches Make Sense

In any significant remodel, lighting is always an issue – and a major part of the construction budget. With most states adopting model energy codes, such as the International Energy Conservation Code and ASHRAE 90.1, the use of automatically controlled lighting has skyrocketed.

For a new building, the sky’s the limit in terms of new, gee-whiz products; for remodels, the choices are limited.

Read more on how sweep switches can provide an economical lighting solution …

BOMA International Publishes Standard Operating Procedure Manual Guidebook
BOMA International has released a new guidebook that aims to assist property professionals with developing or updating a standard operating procedure (SOP) manual for their commercial properties.
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ASHRAE Offers 14 Spring Online Courses
ASHRAE will be offering 14 online, instructor-led seminars this spring, including one on the requirements of the new green building standard.
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First Woodchip Gasification Plant Installed in a Public School
The Hartford Central School District will save up to 70 percent of fuel oil costs in a single heating season with woodchip gasification technology.
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5 Counties Share their Best FM Practices
County facilities management departments achieve amazing results despite the challenges of servicing such diverse customers and buildings types.
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Learn from the Best
These unique building types go above and beyond when it comes to implementing HVAC systems, building automation, plantscaping, security, audiovisual systems, and signage.
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Improve Outdoor Lighting Practices
Adding a new “layer” to lighting design and operational practices presents a chance for long-term benefits.
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Ghost Artist by Milliken Contract
Milliken Contract’s Ghost Artist carbon-neutral carpet tile collection offers a flexible color palette and combines geometric elements with organic forms in four carpet designs.
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Dante casegoods collection by KI
The Dante casegoods collection by KI features a clean, transitional aesthetic, making it easy to visually adapt to any healthcare environment.
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LED Tape Light by Nora Lighting
Nora Lighting’s LED Tape Light is easy to install, energy efficient, discreet, and highly versatile.
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