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FSP0004 - Lift Stations - Facility Science Podcast #4

Facility Science Podcast

Release Date: 05/21/2019

FSP0022 - Three-Phase Power - Facility Science Podcast #22 show art FSP0022 - Three-Phase Power - Facility Science Podcast #22

Facility Science Podcast

I talk about 3-phase power, what it is, and why and how we use it.

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FSP0021 - Data-Driven Facility Management - Facility Science Podcast #21 show art FSP0021 - Data-Driven Facility Management - Facility Science Podcast #21

Facility Science Podcast

I talk about using data and data analysis to drive decision making in facility management. This is based on chapter 19 of the Facility Manager's Guide to Information Technology from IFMA's Technology Community.

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FSP0020 - Power Loss Checklist - Facility Science Podcast #20 show art FSP0020 - Power Loss Checklist - Facility Science Podcast #20

Facility Science Podcast

Sometimes we lose power in our buildings. I talk briefly about what we can do before, during, and after a power loss event in order to best take advantage of an inconvenient situation and keep our facilities running smoothly.

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FSP0019 - Blockchain and Bitcoin - Facility Science Podcast #19 show art FSP0019 - Blockchain and Bitcoin - Facility Science Podcast #19

Facility Science Podcast

Blockchain is a rapidly developing technology that uses cryptography and distributed consensus to create timestamped and tamper-resistant records of events. I give an overview of blockchain concepts in the context of Bitcoin.

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FSP0018 - Cryptography and Encryption - Facility Science Podcast #18 show art FSP0018 - Cryptography and Encryption - Facility Science Podcast #18

Facility Science Podcast

This is a brief introduction to cryptography and encryption. I cover the concepts that allow us to achieve confidentiality, data integrity and authentication. This episode is intended to be background for future episodes on blockchain and various IT security technologies (VPN, SSL/TLS, etc).

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FSP0017 - Work Reception and Coordination - Facility Science Podcast #17 show art FSP0017 - Work Reception and Coordination - Facility Science Podcast #17

Facility Science Podcast

I cover the idea of the Work Reception and Coordination Center that I first encountered in The Facility Management Handbook. The WRC is a facility management function that acts as a central hub to receive, prioritize, task, coordinate, and evaluate all work flowing through the facilities department.

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FSP0017 - Work Reception and Coordination - Facility Science Podcast #17 show art FSP0017 - Work Reception and Coordination - Facility Science Podcast #17

Facility Science Podcast

I cover the idea of the Work Reception and Coordination Center that I first encountered in The Facility Management Handbook. The WRC is a facility management function that acts as a central hub to receive, prioritize, task, coordinate, and evaluate all work flowing through the facilities department.

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FSP0016 - Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) - Facility Science Podcast #16 show art FSP0016 - Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) - Facility Science Podcast #16

Facility Science Podcast

It is important to empower maintenance and service personnel to protect themselves from exposure to hazardous energy. One of the ways we do this is through the implementation of lockout/tagout programs. I discuss lockout/tagout with reference to OSHA standards (CFR 1910.147).

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FSP0015 - LoRaWAN - Facility Science Podcast #15 show art FSP0015 - LoRaWAN - Facility Science Podcast #15

Facility Science Podcast

LoRaWAN is a long range, low power communication protocol for the Internet of Things.

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FSP0014 - Modbus - Facility Science Podcast #14 show art FSP0014 - Modbus - Facility Science Podcast #14

Facility Science Podcast

Modbus is a common protocol for automation, control, and monitoring in industrial facilities.

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Lift stations move wastewater away from our buildings when we can't rely on gravity. I describe the function, operation, and maintenance of lift stations.

 

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