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Operational Costs: Where to Save

Virtually every facility manager has been faced with a similar dilemma at some point in their career: how to cut costs without injecting discomfort or inconvenience to tenants’ lives. But, in order to cut costs, one must first understand the root of building expenses and where potential exists for change.

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Winterizing your Facility: The Starting Point

  For most of the country, the transition from fall to winter has actually been relatively mild this year—a great reprieve after last year’s “Polar Vortex.” But, if you think we’re out of the woods, think again: meteorologists are already dubbing the term “Gozilla El Nino” to describe the weather patterns ahead of us. You […]

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Facility Management Holiday Gift List Two: Security Tools

  In part two of our “Holiday Gift List” for Facility Managers, we’ll take a look at some of the security systems that could turn your building into a paradise, and make your the job for building professionals a whole lot easier.   You should treat yourself, as the holiday season is about you, as well as […]

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Are Amazon’s “Dash Buttons” the Future of Restocking?

Earlier this year, Amazon unveiled a new way to order goods via its massive online storefront: The Dash Button.   The concept is pretty simple: each Dash Button is WiFi enabled and associated with a single SKU on Amazon’s website. By clicking the dash button, you’ll place an order for said item and should receive […]