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The Benefits of Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

A well-managed maintenance department often includes all of the major components, buy maintenance, planning and scheduling (MPS) are often missing. Without MPS, FMs will always have...

Are Air Source Heat Pumps Worthwhile?

We are starting to see the end of the use of fossil fuels to heat buildings. As buildings are looking to reduce carbon emissions, and...

Lighting goes high-tech at hospitals

The use of LED technology offers such benefits as energy savings, easy maintenance, controllability, visual acuity and integration with building automation systems. LED is...

Micro Data Centers Can Help The Bottom Line

As data center technology becomes smaller and more powerful, the associated costs and facility requirements are shrinking in size, as well. With the continuing reduction...

Security Meets Innovation

The future security technology might look like your favorite science fiction movie. Security Drone technology is growing everyday making us closer to having our...

L-Grid 2X2 LED GTR3 Series Installation Steps

The L-Grid 2X2 LED GTR3 Series from US LED is designed specifically for recessed grid ceilings, and can be completely installed in a few...

LED Tube Retrofit: Star-T8 Installation Guide

To complete an LED tube retrofit using the Star-T8 from US LED, turn off power source to the fixture for safety, and wait until...

In Hospitality, The Experience Is Everything

Anyone in the hospitality world knows the guest experience is everything. Give a guest a good experience and they are likely to come back,...

How Sodium-Cycle Water Softeners Work Four Steps to the Regeneration Process

Hard water can cause a variety of serious problems. Water containing dissolved calcium and magnesium ions can lead to the buildup of limescale, which...

The “And” Philosophy Creates Facilities Management Efficiencies

John D’Angelo, Northwestern’s vice president of facilities management, has incorporated the “and” philosophy into his facilities management department. He's found ways for the campus to...