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  • Why Data Quality Matters for Accurate Capital Planning in Facilities

    This piece will touch on the importance of having the right data and using it correctly. It will give tips on data quality and how to ensure data is meaningful. To enable accurate capital planning...

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  • Benchmarking Facilities Maintenance Costs: How a Baseline Assessment Helps You See the Black Swans

    Benchmarking Facilities Maintenance Costs: How a Baseline Assessment Helps You See the Black Swans

    Has your organization considered benchmarking facilities maintenance costs, and if not, what is holding you back?  To answer these questions, Facilities Managers need to understand the true value...

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  • The Importance of Transparency-Based Metrics in Energy Management

    The Importance of Transparency-Based Metrics in Energy Management

    Although Facilities Managers have access to numerous resources to increase transparency and understand how facility assets function in relation to their building, other industry assets,...

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  • 4 Tips for Proactive Commercial Building Maintenance

    4 Tips for Proactive Commercial Building Maintenance

    Facilities managers under increasing pressure to do more with less and operate within tightening margins. Although capital planning will always be subject to pressure to cut spending as much as...

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  • How to Get the Most From Your Facilities Management Data

    How to Get the Most From Your Facilities Management Data

    Leveraging facilities management data is essential to transitioning to proactive maintenance. Unlike traditional, deferred maintenance styles, proactive maintenance utilizes facilities management...

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  • 8 Steps to Make the Business Case for Predictive Maintenance Programs

    8 Steps to Make the Business Case for Predictive Maintenance Programs

    Maintaining the status quo in maintenance in your facility is the easiest approach, but it is folly. Also known as reactive maintenance, traditional maintenance strategies focus on correcting...

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  • How Sustainability in Energy Management Adds Value Thru Data

    How Sustainability in Energy Management Adds Value Thru Data

    Sustainability in energy management is everything in modern facilities management. Facilities Managers must consider the implications of sustainable energy practices, which serve to both reduce...

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  • Adding Digital Teammates to your Energy Management Team

    Adding Digital Teammates to your Energy Management Team

    Facilities management has always had a reputation for being labor-intensive and challenging, but new technology is changing the face of facilities management. Through advanced systems, Facilities...

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  • Build-Outs and Facilities Management: How Augmented Intelligence Can Help

    Build-Outs and Facilities Management: How Augmented Intelligence Can Help

    Proper, thorough build-outs and facilities management efficiency is essential to maintaining cost control when renovating or adding new space to your facility. In the modern age, augmented...

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  • 5 Ways Facilities Managers Can Create a More Proactive Facility Management Environment

    5 Ways Facilities Managers Can Create a More Proactive Facility Management Environment

    A reactive work environment is inefficient. Facilities managers are constantly trying to keep up, and the list of work orders grows longer with each passing day. Also, the costs of maintaining a...

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  • Avoid Productivity Pitfalls Thru HVAC Tech

    Avoid Productivity Pitfalls Thru HVAC Tech

    This piece will focus on the cost-saving benefits of using technology to enhance the FM workforce, do more with less, and achieve better productivity. Facilities Managers face more pressure today...

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  • Artificial Intelligence & Its Impact on Facilities Capital Planning

    Artificial Intelligence & Its Impact on Facilities Capital Planning

    The opportunities for improvement through artificial intelligence in predictive maintenance have captured the attention of numerous companies of all sizes, reports Henry Canaday of...

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  • Adding Value Thru Proactive Maintenance

    Adding Value Thru Proactive Maintenance

    The value of energy management and proactive maintenance is achieved through the use of actionable data, and continuous refinement of the facility management and maintenance schedule. As explained...

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  • What Is Integrated Facilities Management?

    What Is Integrated Facilities Management?

    Integration has become a topic in industries around the globe, and integrated facilities management is making waves as well. According to Business Wire, global spend on integrated facilities...

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  • Understanding Your Facility’s Energy Behavior

    Understanding Your Facility’s Energy Behavior

    The concept of doing more with less. Sounds great, but Facilities Managers that do not understand basic facilities needs and asset condition are ill-equipped to handle sudden changes in the status...

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  • Augmented Intelligence and Facilities Management: The Future of FM

    Augmented Intelligence and Facilities Management: The Future of FM

    Facilities Managers live in an exciting time. The focus of facilities management is shifting away from what historically has been reactive maintenance and towards a more proactive maintenance...

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  • Guide to Modern Facility Condition Assessment for Better Facilities & Building Capital Planning

    Guide to Modern Facility Condition Assessment for Better Facilities & Building Capital Planning

    The facility condition assessment (FCA) is an intense, recurring series of inspections and checks on facility assets and processes to identify their longevity, energy use, and weaknesses....

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  • Top Considerations for Asset Management in Facilities Management

    Top Considerations for Asset Management in Facilities Management

    The right asset management in facilities management strategy can help your organization target capital spend and enhance productivity in tandem. However, Facilities Managers with limited...

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  • Best Labor Practices to Reach Net-Zero Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

    Best Labor Practices to Reach Net-Zero Energy Use in Commercial Buildings

    Commercial building facilities management is complex, requiring hundreds of workers, so labor management plays an added role in achieving net-zero energy use. Net-zero energy use in commercial...

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  • Smart Building Solutions for Facilities to Lower Capital Spend, Achieve Net Zero

    Smart Building Solutions for Facilities to Lower Capital Spend, Achieve Net Zero

    Using the Internet of Things and Smart Building solutions for facilities management is essential to achieving net-zero energy use. Reducing capital spend in your organization is a crucial concern...

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