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  • amybrown

    Did you know ADA regulations are changing?

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    After years of delay, the Department of Justice is moving ahead on changes to its ADA regulations. The announcement - which came on July 26, the 20th anniversary of ADA - starts the clock ticking on enforcement of new rules. It should also serve as a...
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    Maintenance Cost Forecasting

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    One of 75 Free sessions at the Facility Decisions Conference and Expo– October 5-6, 2010, Las Vegas Convention Center Maintenance Cost Forecasting Presenter(s): Frank Kaleba , Senior Engineer, R&K Engineering The presentation includes a cost...
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    Cutting Costs, Creating Value and Extending Asset Life

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    One of 75 Free sessions at the Facility Decisions Conference and Expo– October 5-6, 2010, Las Vegas Convention Center Cutting Costs, Creating Value and Extending Asset Life Presenter(s): Jim Nauen , Sr. Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Planon...
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    Win a free hotel night at the Facility Decisions Conference and Expo in Vegas!

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    Follow the show on twitter - http://twitter.com/facilities_expo - to learn the contest details and get updates about the show. See everyone in Vegas in October. Go to www.facilitydecisions.com for conference session details and a list of exhibitors. Registration...
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    Heating and Cooling an Issue in Your Facility

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    Register at: http://www.facilitiesnet.com/webinar/PHC/ Portable heating and cooling technology has become a versatile tool in the arsenal of maintenance and engineering managers. Whether the technology comprises part of an emergency-preparedness plan...
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    Free Online Registration for NFMT Still Open...

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    It’s not too late to register online for the NFMT conference and expo….for free! With over 120 conference sessions, 500 exhibitors and numerous networking opportunities, NFMT is the best value for your money – because it is all FREE...
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    Going Green While Staying Out of the Red

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    Going Green While Staying Out of the Red Thursday, March 18 th 10:00 a.m. Room Number: 318 Presenter(s): Gregory Hughel, EIT, LEED AP , Project Engineer Facility Engineering Associates Maureen K. Roskoski, LEED AP, REPA , Senior Project Manager Facility...
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    Mission-Critical Facilities Operations and Maintenance

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    Mission-Critical Facilities Operations and Maintenance Wednesday, March 17 th 9:00 a.m. Room Number: 337 Presenter(s): Bob Woolley , Vice President, Facility Operations and Quality Systems Lee Technologies Mission critical facilities, such as data centers...
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    Managing - and Controlling - Your Energy Costs

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    Managing - and Controlling - Your Energy Costs Tuesday, March 16 9:00 a.m. Room Number: 324 Presenter(s): John Studebaker, PhD , President Studebaker Energy Consulting LLC The sudden and steep rise in the price of energy in early 2008 was a shock to consumers...
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    New Free NFMT Sessions Announced

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    Take a look at some of the latest sessions added to the NFMT conference line up. Attend any of these sessions, or the 110 other sessions, for free. Click on the session title for more information. For a complete listing of all NFMT conference sessions...
  • amybrown

    Swine Flu- What you need to know for today, next week and next month…

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    With the sudden onslaught of the swine flu epidemic, many facilities managers are digging out the emergency preparedness plans from storage – or worse – trying frantically to create a plan. Are you ready? Next Wednesday – May 6 th –...
  • amybrown

    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you...

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    Thank you, Thank you, Thank you… to all who participated in this year’s Facility Decisions Conference and Expo. The response has been so outstanding that we will be bringing the show back to Las Vegas next year, September 22- 23. We hope...
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    2 Very Exciting New Sessions

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    We are constantly striving to bring top industry experts to our shows and this year we’ve done it again. We are very excited to announce two very qualified industry experts who are joining the Facility Decisions line up. First up on Wednesday at...
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    Olympic Fever

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    I love the Olympics ! I tend to forget how much I enjoy watching all the different events from the popular swimming and gymnastics, to the less popular sports of rowing or water polo. As I watched the opening ceremony and the subsequent games I was impressed...
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    Command Authority

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    The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a leader as “a person who has commanding authority or influence”. Whether you like it or not, you are a leader, either a leader in your department or a leader in your organization. The maintenance and...
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    Mother Nature Usually Wins

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    Last month was one of the wettest months on record for many states. Here in Wisconsin, in one week alone the tornado sirens went off three different days. One news reporter even said it might be time to go two by two to the ark. July seems to be slightly...
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    Did you choose this career path?

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    If you would have told me a few years ago that I would be planning a conference for facility managers, I would have said you were nuts. My family and friends still can’t believe I can talk about HVAC or IAQ (although not in too much detail). Although...
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