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5G is Revolutionizing L.A. Real Estate Here’s What You Need to Know:

Los Angeles is one of the nation’s hottest big markets for job growth, net migration, and corporate relocations. All this growth, development and increase in people in the area and the devices they use have strained carriers’ wireless networks. To accommodate this growth, wireless carriers are deploying 5G to support their customers and provide new apps and innovations.

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How Energy Analytics are Driving Change in Commercial Real Estate

In the days of paper spreadsheets and clipboards, determining energy inefficiencies in CRE was…inefficient. The process often involved guesswork and obtuse billing formulas. When it came to pinpointing sustainability measures, building teams were left feeling around in the dark — sometimes literally. (Hard-to-reach meters in dank basements, anyone?)

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Indoor Air Quality and Your Tenants: How often should your HVAC system be inspected?

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Indoor Air Quality and Your Tenants: How often should your HVAC system be inspected? Air Conditioning, Electrical/Mechanical, Engineering, HVAC Your HVAC system keeps your building, and your tenants, comfortable in all kinds of weather and conditions. While heating and cooling is the primary role of your commercial HVAC system, it also has a significant impact…

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Why VoIP Works (or Doesn’t Work) For Your Elevator Communications System

With telecom costs continually on the rise, most would welcome the opportunity to streamline their systems. Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) is becoming increasingly common, particularly for commercial use. While potentially ideal for your building’s general telecommunications, there are challenges when trying to use VoIP with emergency phone systems (like the ones in your elevators).

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Best Practices in Elevator Maintenance

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Best Practices in Elevator Maintenance Building Services, Electrical/Mechanical, Elevator Elevator maintenance is an essential function of effective building management. Malfunctioning elevators are one of the last scenarios any building management professional wants to have on their plate. Not only do elevator issues pose potential safety risks to tenants and their guests, they may also adversely affect…

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Are You Seeing Cracks in Your Building? What You Should Know

On the heels of the tragic collapse of the Surfside Condominium, Alpha Structural, Inc. was inundated with calls from concerned building owners, property managers and tenants throughout Los Angeles & Orange County. We have put together this article delineating various types of cracking and the urgency for repair.

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