5 Counties Share their Best FM Practices

May 4, 2009

Facilities professionals in counties across the United States face unimaginable challenges. The sheer variety of building types they must maintain and operate – from jails, offices, and courthouses to animal shelters and museums – requires vast knowledge, robust tools, and teams with skills as diverse as their portfolios.

These professionals report to duty each day to service as many as 40 county departments and agencies at a time, each with greatly varied needs. And, distance can play a factor, too: In large counties, facilities professionals may sometimes have to drive 2 to 4 hours just to make a service call.

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Nearly 20 hospital administrators will share their perspectives on key issues at BOMA Intl.’s 2009 Medical Office Buildings and Healthcare Facilities Conference, which will take a close look at the financial health of health systems.
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RCI Reveals Part Two of Online Educational Program Series
RCI Inc. has released its new online educational program, titled Wind Design for Low-Slope Roofs – Part II: FM Global Guidelines and Best Practice Considerations.
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The Newest Version of LEED
On April 27, 2009, the U.S. Green Building Council launched the next version of its LEED rating system.
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Lessons from the Flood of 2008
Facilities professionals who dealt with the Flood of 2008 share their experiences and advice on disaster planning and recovery.
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Revamp Your Preventive Maintenance for 2009
An organized preventive maintenance schedule will keep you on track all year.
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