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A Day in the Life of a Facilities Consultant
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Five Reasons Hogwarts Needs ECS Facilities
Dear Hogwarts, When I was 12, I didn’t receive my Owl in the mail. As heartbroken as I was, I’ve enjoyed my life as a muggle. In p...
Post-Winter Maintenance
As the nice weather arrives, many people will take advantage of a little spring cleaning. This is also a good time to think about...
Air Leakage Testing
Whole building air leakage testing is a quantitative test method that measures the air infiltration of a building after it has has...
Winter Weather, Snowloads, And The Local Economy
There was a lot of discussion about the economic losses due to the recent snowstorm in the Washington, D.C. region. While the Capi...
Vibration Monitoring
Blasting. Hoe ramming. Excavation. Compaction. Pile driving. Demolition. If you’re planning or working on a construction or renova...
Why You Need a Property Condition Assessment Before Closing
Imagine yourself in this situation… A slick, well-written brochure shows up on your desk. Someone is selling a property and has pr...
Window Washers Leap Tall Buildings in a Single Bound – Safely!
Have you ever been walking down the street, looked up, and wondered if that window washer was crazy? Window cleaning is an industr...
Air Barriers
Heating and cooling commercial buildings is estimated to use six to seven percent of the total energy consumed in the United State...
Firestopping
photo courtesy Copper Range, Inc. A significant change relating to firestopping was made in the 2012 International Building Code (...
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