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August 20, 2019
Professors Use RSMeans data in the College Classroom

The best way to learn how to estimate construction costs is to use real-world resources for real-life project scenarios. RSMeans data construction costs are professor-approved to ensure college students gain the knowledge to estimate project costs accurately and efficiently.

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August 13, 2019
Back to School: Job Order Contracting Facility Improvements

Beach season is over but the wave of wide-eyed students, invested parents and prepared faculty and staff is incoming. School facilities must be properly maintained to handle the tide. Explore solutions that allow schools to tackle projects quickly and get more done.

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August 1, 2019
Strategic Construction Estimating Tips

With bowling and golf, one miscalculation will drastically alter the end result. Similarly, construction estimating is a precision sport. Estimating expert Chris Randall discusses strategies to adjust estimates to market conditions and avoid gutter balls and bogeys.

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July 30, 2019
What to Do With Facilities Data – Insights From APPA 2019

Conversations across this year’s APPA Annual Conference focused around a central topic – data. Most attendees agreed that they had data, but there were persistent questions about how to use it. Find out what we learned and what we can offer for higher education institutions.

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July 15, 2019
Data Analysis and Its Strategic Role in Facilities Management

For people who manage facilities, tracking data about the care of physical assets is standard practice. But how data is tracked and what is done with it remains inconsistent. Discover what benchmarking and data analysis can do for facilities in this blog post.

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