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    Green Cleaning For Safety

    December 10, 2020

    Facility Executive - Andrea Gomez Vesga and Gordon Buntrock There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic impact on the processes and priorities associated with facilities solutions. With disinfection and virus mitigation in high demand, you may be finding it difficult to balance timely needs with existing sustainability objectives and long-term environmental commitments. [...]

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    3 Roofing Trouble Spots and How to Prevent Them

    Facilities Net - Erin Falvey Roofing systems on institutional and commercial facilities are typically an afterthought for building occupants – until the roof leaks, that is. Roof leaks are a nuisance at best for occupants, but they can often result in property damage and costly repairs. In fact, water intrusion accounts for more than 70 percent [...]

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    How an Iowa Mill Became a Luxury Hotel

    Buildings - Janelle Penny Adaptive reuse is one of the greenest building strategies available. Presenting an alternative to demolition and new construction, adaptive reuse—the practice of taking an old building or site, preserving what’s best about it and using it for a purpose other than what it was originally designed for—repurposes structures that might otherwise be [...]

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    Human-Centric Lighting – Many Benefits in the Post-Pandemic World

    Facilities Management Magazine Light is rarely the focal point of a space. Aside from a rainbow after a rainstorm or a sunset over the ocean, we often don’t even see light, we just see with it. That may be one reason lighting considerations occur as an afterthought for many facilities. Despite the significant energy efficiency improvement LED [...]

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    Integrating Technology into Existing Senior Living Facilities

    October 21, 2020

    FACILITIES NET By Alexis Denton and Alexis Burck Sustainability features and new technology — like advanced monitors and better lighting technology — should be considered when renovating or upgrading existing facilities. Existing senior living communities, more than two-thirds of which were built before 2000, are competing with new buildings better suited to what the market wants. [...]

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