Education Articles

Keeping up to date on facility management credentials can be a challenge, but these events, Q&A columns, videos, podcasts, webinars, white papers, and case studies are helpful professional development reference tools.

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Advanced Boiler Control White Paper by Lochinvar

Smart boiler control is a natural progression and it’s not over yet. There is a future out there for even smarter boiler control – wireless communications, internet access, e-mail reports of faults. Super smart boiler control is a lot closer than you... [...]

Enhancing Building Performance To Improve Your Bottom Line

Learn what Facebook and SAP already know. Get the "Enhancing Building Performance" white paper to learn how everyday facilities professionals are becoming heroes to their... [...]

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Learn How a Best-Run Company Reduces Energy Consumption and Operating Costs

What can you learn about maximizing energy efficiency from the largest global business software provider?... [...]

Fine-Tuning Green Building Performance Measurements Using Electric Submeters

The level of sophisticated energy profiling needed by high-volume consumers is unobtainable using the standard utility meter found at the facility’s main electrical service entrance. In response to the need for more granularity in terms of the energy intelligence needed to optimize today’s facility operations, electric submeters continue to provide a cost-effective way to help identify literally thousands of dollars in reduced energy savings... [...]

Transitioning to LED Lighting Technology: MaxLite Helps Facilities Reduce Lighting Energy

The Bottom Line — A hypothetical facility switches to LED lighting and saves $216,268 over the lifetime of the LED... [...]

Defining a Sustainable Roof

In roofing, what is sustainable? Are we achieving it if we paint our black roofs white to save... [...]

Webinar – Ergonomics in the Selection of Task Chairs

Watch our webinar on picking an ergonomic... [...]

New Standard Published For K-12 Information Systems

BICSI has announced the approval and publication of its ANSI/BICSI-001-2009, Information Transport Systems Design Standard for K-12 Educational... [...]

Classroom Design: What Would You Include?

The "2009 Open Architecture Challenge: Classroom" has been... [...]

Sustainability Demands the Focus of New IFMA Course

"Sustainable FM: A Practitioner's Guide to Greening Your Facility," IFMA's most in-demand session, will assist facility managers lead sustainability efforts and take practical actions to justify their... [...]