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Front-Line Product Specifier

Health Care Construction: Breaking Green Ground
Part 1: Managers Take Control of Green Hospital
Part 2: Pervious Paving Saves Water and Money
Part 3: Lighting, HVAC, Plumbing Systems Generate Savings
Part 4: Green Hospital Redefines Maintenance Standards
Part 5: Green Construction Provides Lessons Learned

HVAC Efficiency: Steps To Savings
Part 1: Managers Need to Address Building-Wide Energy Use
Part 2: Energy Efficiency: Commission for Savings
Part 3: Conduct Energy Audits to Identity Inefficient Systems
Part 4: Preventive Maintenance Ensures Peak Operating Efficiency
Part 5: Retrocommissioning and Energy Audits Produce Quick Payback

Hazmat: The Sustainability Link
Part 1: Determine a Hierarchy for Managing Hazardous Materials
Part 2: Why Develop a Green Purchasing Plan?
Part 3: Five Ways To Reduce Waste in Commercial Buildings
Part 4: Compliance Considerations for Managing Hazardous Materials

CMMS: Delving into Data
Part 1: CMMS Identifies Variances in Work Orders
Part 2: CMMS: Develop a Coding System To Analyze, Correct Problems
Part 3: Enter Warranty Information into a CMMS
Part 4: Control Backlog and Manage Contractors with a CMMS
Part 5: CMMS Prioritizes Work Orders, Maintains Parts Inventory

Filter Facts: Improve IAQ, Lower Energy Costs
Part 1: Air Filters: Determine Efficiency, Resistance To Airflow and Dust-Holding Capacity
Part 2: How To Differentiate Between Air Filter Types
Part 3: Filter-Replacement Plans Save Energy, Improve IAQ

Utility Vehicles: Thinking Savings, Buying Versatility
Part 1: Utility Vehicles: Managers' Top Consideration is Cost
Part 2: Utility Vehicles: Green Still Plays Key Role in Specification Process
Part 3: Utility Vehicles: Hybrid Technology Makes a Splash
Part 4: PRODUCT RELEASES: Utility Vehicles

Doors to Opportunity
Part 1: Proper Maintenance of Locks, Hinges and Handles Helps Lower Costs
Part 2: When Do You Use Fire-Rated or Non-Fire-Rated Door Hardware?
Part 3: Managers Should Initiate and Follow Up on Door Hardware Training

Bioterrorism: Averting a Crisis
Part 1: Understanding Bioterrorism Threats Can Protect Facilities
Part 2: Building Audits Can Minimize Threats of Terrorism
Part 3: Bioterrorism: Program HVAC Systems, Practice Emergency Procedures

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HVAC Renovation with Jeffrey Plutz

Product Pipeline

Grounds Management: Bigger Equipment, Better Results
Part 1: Managers' Roles Expand into Light Construction
Part 2: Four Key Questions When Specifying Light-Construction Equipment
Part 3: Attachments Ensure Versatility in Light-Construction Equipment
Part 4: Light-Construction Equipment: Rent vs. Buy
Part 5: Operators Need Training on Light-Construction Equipment

Staff Safety: Issues and Answers
Part 1: Identify Hazards to Keep Workers Safe
Part 2: Safety Programs Start with Hazard Assessment
Part 3: OSHA Requires PPE, Chemical Evaluations
Part 4: Grounds Managers Should Make a List of Safe Work Practices

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