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  • 9 Mistakes to Avoid in a Facilities Preventative Maintenance Program

    9 Mistakes to Avoid in a Facilities Preventative Maintenance Program

    Your facilities preventative maintenance program can extend the life expectancy of your costly equipment and help prevent premature failure. However, facilities managers just entering...

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  • Why No One Wants to Know the Best Practices for Reactive Maintenance But Everyone Needs to Understand

    Why No One Wants to Know the Best Practices for Reactive Maintenance But Everyone Needs to Understand

    Reactive maintenance costs companies thousands more than the costs of making repairs as they are needed. Companies that have not taken advantage of proactive maintenance face costs...

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  • What Is Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and How Will It Boost Capital Planning?

    What Is Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and How Will It Boost Capital Planning?

    Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) is a way of looking at maintenance through proactive lenses. However, Facilities Managers must always stay vigilant against reactive maintenance....

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  • What Is a Facilities Risk Management Assessment?

    What Is a Facilities Risk Management Assessment?

    As the world of facilities management becomes more computerized and uses digital-driven processes, Facilities Managers around the globe will begin to look seriously at how a...

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  • What Data Should I Expect From a Facilities Management Services Provider?

    What Data Should I Expect From a Facilities Management Services Provider?

    Making the decision to work with a top-of-the-line facilities management services provider can help your company reduce facilities management costs. But, how do you know what sets the...

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  • What Does High Retail Energy Management Maturity Look Like?

    What Does High Retail Energy Management Maturity Look Like?

    Retail energy management is evolving. The days of handling problems as they arose will result in higher costs to an organization, and guests expect lower prices than ever. If your...

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  • Water Down the Drain: How Full Deployment of Facilities Efficiency Nets Better Capital Spend

    Water Down the Drain: How Full Deployment of Facilities Efficiency Nets Better Capital Spend

    Improving facilities efficiency rests on the cusp of knowing what systems and assets require energy and how those systems impact profit margins. Improving efficiency will naturally lead...

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  • Making the Transition to Proactive Maintenance: Steps for Success

    Making the Transition to Proactive Maintenance: Steps for Success

    Proactive maintenance is a complex, yet simple way of approaching maintenance without worrying about what is about to break. Up to 45 percent of mainstream manufacturers and businesses...

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  • The Internet of Things (IoT) and the Future of Connected Energy Management

    The Internet of Things (IoT) and the Future of Connected Energy Management

    The Internet was an extraordinary breakthrough, and using the Internet of things (IoT) allows Facilities Managers to get far more done with less. Advancements in the IoT and connected...

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  • 4 Ways Facility Management Technology Is Causing the Pivot from Reactive to Proactive Operations

    4 Ways Facility Management Technology Is Causing the Pivot from Reactive to Proactive Operations

    Facility management technology is continually evolving. New technologies have been developed to meet the changing demands of its users; modern facility management technology enables...

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  • How Energy Management in Retail Positively Impacts Guest Experiences

    How Energy Management in Retail Positively Impacts Guest Experiences

    Understanding the various factors affecting energy management in retail can be complicated. HVAC system run-time, energy use for lighting systems, inventory tracking, and fulfilling...

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  • How Eliminating Custom SCADA Networks Keeps Costs in Check

    How Eliminating Custom SCADA Networks Keeps Costs in Check

    Understanding the use of supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) networks is essential and modern facilities management. For maintaining power substations to sub- load...

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  • Energy Demand Planning for the Dark & Its Impact on Capital Budgets

    Energy Demand Planning for the Dark & Its Impact on Capital Budgets

    It's been seven months since the tragedy of Hurricane Maria, and while Puerto Rico's continues to struggle with its electrical grid, recent developments have led to the complete,...

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  • Disruption of Retail Facility Management With Energy Management? What Could It Mean?

    Disruption of Retail Facility Management With Energy Management? What Could It Mean?

    In the modern age, disruption has gained a negative connotation. Disruption means change is coming, and business owners, as well as Facilities Managers, may not understand how to...

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  • The Keys to Unlocking Digital-Driven Facilities Management

    The Keys to Unlocking Digital-Driven Facilities Management

    Digital-driven facilities management basics include the use of technology to achieve cost reductions, increase efficiency, and improve quality of facilities. Moreover, Facilities...

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  • Efficient Facilities Management Is Crucial to Retail Survival

    Efficient Facilities Management Is Crucial to Retail Survival

    Retail competition is growing daily, and the rise of Ecommerce continues to push the boundaries of traditional retail facilities management practices. Modern consumers are willing to...

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  • How Important Is Software in Developing an AI-Driven Facilities Management Strategy?

    How Important Is Software in Developing an AI-Driven Facilities Management Strategy?

    While artificial intelligence (AI) makes its appearance at the facilities management dinner table, few facility managers truly understand the value of software in developing an...

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  • What Are the Biggest Innovations in Facility Management Technology?

    What Are the Biggest Innovations in Facility Management Technology?

    Facilities management is experiencing an industrial revolution in the digital age. Digital technologies are changing the way facilities managers can respond to crises, monitor...

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  • Energy Management Technology Is Turning Facilities Managers Into Predictors of the Future

    Energy Management Technology Is Turning Facilities Managers Into Predictors of the Future

    Smart building solutions and energy management systems (EMS) leverage massive amounts of data to increase brand value and reduce total cost of ownership in modern facilities management....

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  • 8 Ways Using Predictive Maintenance in Facilities Will Maximize Facilities Management Investments

    8 Ways Using Predictive Maintenance in Facilities Will Maximize Facilities Management Investments

    Keeping costs down is the hallmark of all good facilities management teams, and using predictive maintenance in facilities management can help achieve this goal. Unlike deferred...

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