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Anne Cosgrove

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Cosgrove has been writing about facility management since 1996 when she began working at Today's Facility Manager (TFM) as the magazine's Editorial Assistant. From 2000 to 2005, she continued to work in publishing in another subject field until rejoining TFM's editorial team as Managing Editor in February 2005. In September 2012, she was promoted to Editor in Chief of TFM (now Facility Executive), where she continues to seek out solutions and trends for the magazine's facility management audience.

Anne Cosgrove | Author at Facility Executive Magazine


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The latest generation of intelligent pump controller/VFD combines two advanced controller functions to reduce setup and configuration time across a range of hydronic HVAC applications.

Bell & Gossett Updates TECHNOLOGIC VFD Series

Bell & Gossett Updates TECHNOLOGIC VFD Series

The latest generation of intelligent pump controller/VFD combines two advanced controller functions to reduce setup and configuration time across a range of hydronic HVAC applications.

In New Orleans, Chiller Equipment Takes Unusual Route

A new condenser unit for the city's convention center was delivered from a nearby bridge, 30 feet above the facility's roof.

RidgeLine Metal Roofing Panel By Green Span Profiles

This insulated metal roofing panel has received UL 580 Class 90 Approval for wind uplift.

Data Center Fit Program Up By Instor

This program is designed to significantly accelerate time-to-completion for data center white space build-outs, compared to traditional facility expansion strategies.

FILTERSCAN Air Filter Monitor By CleanAlert

Attached to a HVAC air filter, this device informs facility teams at the exact time when maintenance is required.

CENTRIA MetalWrap Adds Two New Options

MetalWrap insulated composite backup panels act as the back up wall for numerous types of exterior rainscreen systems, including single skin metal, brick, and terra cotta.

FM Alert: GA Tech Studies Clean Power Plan Impact On Energy Costs

The paper examines an array of Clean Power Plan strategies related to buildings, ranging from incremental to transformational.

20,000 Plastic Spheres For JFK Performing Arts Center Expansion

The design incorporates long spans without the use of beams and lightens the structure by displacing approximately 30% of the concrete normally required for a comparable flat slab.

Merger Creates Allied Universal Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services has completed its merger with Universal Services of America.

Question Of The Week: What Is A High Performance Building?

To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.

Fireframes SG Curtainwall Series By Technical Glass Products

Providing up to 120 minutes of fire resistance, this fire-rated toggle retention system also addresses aesthetics with its smooth surface appearance.

FacilityFit For Healthcare By Aramark

This new web platform integrates existing facility systems to a real-time dashboard for facility management to to evaluate metrics such as work completion rates and cleaning efficiencies.

Go To Bootcamp With ENERGY STAR This Summer

In the spirit of its ENERGY STAR “Battle of the Buildings,” EPA introduces this 90 day competition focused on energy and water savings.

BOMA 2016 Experience Exchange Reports Released

With data on office and industrial facilities, these reports offer insight into income and expenses within the commercial real estate industry.

Energy Cost Benchmark App From Jackson Associates

With the data provided by facility managers, this app is the first step toward energy benchmarking insight by focusing on cost rather than use.

Kaleidoscope Flooring From Karndean

Meeting a range of environmental criteria, this custom collection features a variety of patterns and shapes to create compelling, zoned spaces in facilities.

LED T8 Tubes And Drivers By Universal Lighting Technologies

Part of the company's EVERLINE LED retrofit product family, this offering may qualify for local utility rebates that require the retrofitted fixture to include a permanent (external) LED Driver.

New Data Center Metric From The Green Grid

The Green Grid has developed the Performance Indicator metric to provide broader understanding of data center cooling performance, and future planning.

Modular Building Leases From VESTA Modular

VESTA focuses on providing lease and sale options to organizations that need modular building solutions.

InfoLink App From SKYSITE

Like its predecessor, ProjectLink, this app provides access to construction documents, while also designed to address facility operations for a lifecycle approach.

LED Lighting, Impact On Health

In response to the AMA's June 2016 cautioning about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination, Rensselaer's Lighting Research Center addresses the issue.

Flexible Delineators From ParkingZone

With replacement issues for facility management in mind, these traffic delineators are developed to withstand vehicle impacts better than standard static delineators.

Breaker Retrofill By Schneider Electric

Smaller than the standard 36", this product facilitates upgrades to electrical equipment in smaller spaces without requiring replacement of the switchgear lineup.

Advanced Vibration Evaluation By Johnson Controls

Employing smartphone technology, this predictive maintenance service identifies potential HVAC equipment failures.

This Week, World FM Day Shines Light On Global Reach

Facility management professionals take part in events this week that highlight the profession as well as the impact of FM on building occupants and organizations throughout the world.

General Pipe Cleaners’ JM-1000 Mini-Jet

With 1,500 psi of cleaning power, this tool is designed to clear small plumbing lines, clogged sinks, and laundry drains.

Quick Ship Program From MaxLite

This provider of indoor and outdoor LED lamps and luminaires is providing rapid delivery to facility management customers.

RAB Lighting Intros DLC Qualified Lighting Control System

In late June 2016, DesignLights Consortium launched its QPL for Networked Lighting Control, and Lightcloud is the first to be recognized as meeting those performance specifications.

IFMA Announces 2016-17 Board Of Directors

The 2016-17 Chair is Maureen Ehrenberg, executive managing director of Integrated Facilities Management, JLL, in Chicago, Illinois. IFMA also welcomes six new board members with a variety of international experience.

Question Of The Week: Roofing Maintenance Procedures

Which actions have you found most useful in protecting your facilities, and your budget, from roof related failures?

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