June 2013 Issue (Volume 26, Number 5)
Technology and FM: COBie Data Format | Applicable to the entire facility life cycle, this digital tool eases information transfer.
The HVAC Factor: Wireless Thermostat Conversion | To improve energy use, an office building in Oakland, CA underwent this equipment retrofit.
Professional Development: Equipment Leasing | Adding to facility inventory by renting can preserve cash flow in tough times.
Services & Maintenance: Extending Carpet Life | A consistent maintenance program geared to specific facility conditions keeps this floor surface vibrant.
Building Automation Trends: Building Automation Evolution | What began more than 20 years ago is undergoing another seismic shift.
FM Issue: Surplus Furniture | When tasked with disposing of unwanted inventory, donation is one solution. Also, facility managers can apply the value of outdated furnishings toward new.
Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Target Market | In Cambridge, MA, Forrester Research has moved into a headquarters site that provides the worldwide reach it requires.