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Maintain the aesthetic impact of these monumental spaces while fostering easy conversation and control over cacophony.

Acoustical Design For Atriums

Acoustical Design For Atriums

Maintain the aesthetic impact of these monumental spaces while fostering easy conversation and control over cacophony.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Ready For Winter Weather?

This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.

Commercial Snow Removal, Cover All Bases

Ample snow removal tools, well-crafted service contracts, and clear safety procedures are crucial to keep facilities and their occupants safe from weather threats.

Water Monitoring, Technology Tools

With irrigation management a mature industry, indoor water management technologies are coming of age

Question Of The Week: HVAC Coil Cleaning Methods?

Ensuring that facility air is filtered properly is largely dependent on the cleaning and maintenance of HVAC units.

IT Plug Loads: The Next Frontier For Energy Savings

Making up a significant portion of this New Frontier are computers and monitors, accounting for more than 30% of plug loads in buildings.

Question of the Week: How Do You Support Productivity In Your Facilities?

Investing in workplace well-being supports productivity. So why do so many companies make it difficult for employees to concentrate with workplaces that are too hot, too cold, too loud, or too confining?

Shopping For CMMS? 10 Features To Consider

From work order management to security concerns, this list covers many features facility leaders deem important.

The Internet Of Things And Water Management

With water rates up more than 41% since 2011, a growing number of businesses are using smart irrigation with IoT technology for water management at their facilities.

Maximizing Painting Projects

A multi-faceted approach to your next project will help ensure a long lasting result that delivers occupant satisfaction.

Guiding Security Guard Services

When hiring and overseeing this service, it is paramount to provide clear direction to the outsourced provider.

LEED v4 Impact On Painting Decisions

The launch of LEED v4 has led applicators and specifiers to look for paints and coatings that meet updated requirements and provide top-notch performance.

Efficiency Award For Colorado Brewery

Energy engineer at the MillerCoors facility recognized for successful initiatives shares five keys to improve energy efficiency.

Teamwork Towards Energy Reductions

With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.

Designing Lobbies For Good Security

A facility's lobby is one of the most critical areas to design properly from a security standpoint.

Tech And FM: In Case Of Emergency…

Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.

Look, Listen, And Learn To Find Leaks

Establishing an ongoing maintenance program to detect and address leaks in facilities is an important part of water management.

Facility Retrofit: Light It Up!

Several facilities in UCLA’s athletics department were part of beta testing for a new wireless lighting controls system.

Is Greener Cleaning Just A Tap Away?

Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.

Considerations For Green Cleaning

Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.

Energy Storage At Alcatraz

In place since 2012, a microgrid system on this island operated by the National Park Service provides reliable power 24/7.

Resilient Facilities: Strong And Sustainable

Facility management executives can create resilient facilities by employing green strategies to combat extreme weather.

Video Intercom Enhances Security At Co-op

Located adjacent to the United Nations, this high-rise management team improved security for its tenants.

Keep Cool, With Proper Cool Roof Maintenance

Proper maintenance plays a significant role in maximizing the energy benefits of a reflective roof.

Data Center Maintenance: 5 Tips

Consider these simple strategies to increase the efficiency and extend the life of data centers.

Restroom Hygiene In Foodservice

On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely interacting.

Biophilic Design For Buildings: 3 Things To Know

A heightened focus on wellness in facilities highlights the impact of the indoor environment on occupants.

FM Issue: Flywheel-based UPS Systems

Due to continuing advances in power electronics, the flywheel is now a mature energy storage technology used in UPS applications to support a critical load during main power interruption.

FM Issue: Powered For Performance

Five electrical design principles help to integrate and optimize systems in demanding facilities.

Facility Retrofit: Eradicating Bird Mess

Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.

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