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    Steve Manning

    Steve Manning is a journalist based in Idaho. When he's not writing, he can usually be found at the theater or taking his dog on a hike. If he could only go to one restaurant for the rest of his life, it would be Al's Place in San Francisco.
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    Decarbonization, Resources, Rebates, and the Kitchen of the Future

    This is a quick blog post full of info that will make you a hero and, hopefully, make your job a lot easier. I had the honor of presenting at both the Higher Ed Facilities Forum and the K12 Facilities Forum this year. Since the conferences were...

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    How to Design Healthy and Equitable Spaces

    Kimberly Lewis likes to tell people she’s a member of the .001%: a Black woman executive and person of faith in the sustainability movement. Over the course of two decades working in the green building space, she’s used her position to advocate for...

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    What Facilities Leaders Can Learn from Mike Richter’s Legendary Hockey Career

    When Mike Richter retired from the National Hockey League, the legendary New York Rangers goaltender took what some might consider an unusual career turn. After earning his degree from Yale, he quickly established himself as a leader in the clean...

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    How Red Shoes Living Can Transform Your Facilities Organization

    After spending more than 20 years as a corporate turnaround executive, Lonnie Mayne invested in a small tech startup. After his first couple weeks at the 14-person company, his children gave him some tough news: “Dad, you can’t wear a suit and tie...

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    How to Protect Connected Campus Buildings from Cyber Attacks

    The connected campus isn’t exactly a new phenomenon. After all, it’s been the better part of a century since the earliest precursors of the Internet connected researchers at UCLA with their counterparts at Stanford. The years since have seen...

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    How to Create a Culture of Excellence in Your FM Department

    As Executive Director of Capital Project Delivery at the University of Chicago, Kerry Galbraith has a lot on his plate: about $100 million in work each year, roughly 85 percent of which is deferred maintenance projects under $2.5 million. It’s a...

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