May 2013 Issue (Volume 26, Number 4)
FM Frequency: Warning Signs | Workplace hostility might not lead to outright conflict, but facility managers can still keep an eye out for these conditions.
Professional Development: The Energy Future | The past century has brought significant changes to how buildings operate, and the next 100 years will not doubt bring many more.
Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead | When choosing ceiling products, facility managers can achieve both visual and performance goals.
Furniture Trends: Productive Provisions | The way occupants work continues to guide furniture purchasing decisions. Meanwhile, GlaxoSmithKline goes “office free” at its new Philadelphia headquarters.
FM Issue: Chemical Safety Changes | OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard impacts many facility managers. Plus, roof safety that adheres to OSHA standards protects workers.
Hospital Case Study: Healthy Focus | In Tyler, TX, a new heart hospital is designed to ease the patient experience. Meanwhile, facility managers preparing for The Joint Commission should check their documentation.
Renewable Energy: Waste As Power Source | For many materials, there’s a second life to be had with the proper processing.