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White papers provide data to support some of the more complex areas of commercial property management, while case studies offer real world examples of facility management installations.

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When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

Facility Case Study: Sylvania | The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art (LED Retrofit)

When considering upgrading its halogen lamps to LEDs to save energy, the museum wanted to ensure that any new light maintained a true rendering of the art, and as the mediums were illuminated, the artists’ message or creation were not dulled.

Free White Paper: The Rental Economy And The Workplace

The rental economy is redefining how companies do business. In this white paper, CORT explores how Facility Managers can capitalize on this trend and its impact on the workplace.

Free White Paper: The Workplace Speech Privacy Crisis

Open office acoustical issues can often prove distracting. This white paper presents a solution called sound masking, one of the most effective and efficient solutions to any company’s noise problem.

Free White Paper: Space Matters – Open Vs. Closed

Optimizing office space is a goal for any forward-thinking company; however, there is little consensus on exactly what is the best way to go about it. Read this free white paper to gain additional insight into your space planning options.

Free White Paper: Improving the Energy Efficiency Of Aging Commercial Buildings through Window Retrofits

Find out how the Renovate system can offer energy savings of up to 25%, provide consistent indoor thermal comfort, reduce outside noise transmission, contribute points towards LEED certification, and more at a lower cost than a traditional window replacement.

Free White Paper – Reduce Labor Costs by Optimizing Facility Cleaning Operations

Find strategies on how to reduce operational and labor costs with this free white paper from Staples Facility Solutions

Free Case Study: Children’s Museum Of Fond du Lac

In keeping with the museum’s “reduce and recycle” theme, the Bradley all-in-one Advocate Lavatory Systems are installed in both the girls ("mermaids") and boys ("pirates") washrooms.

Employee Activists Spark A New Social Movement

Study from Weber Shandwick indicates that 21% of employees are "employee activists" and 56% of employees actively defend their companies and serve as first responders. Also, employees with socially encouraging employers are significantly more likely to help boost sales than employees whose employers aren't socially encouraging.

Free White Paper: Impact Of Paint On Indoor Air Quality In Schools

The health and comfort of students and teachers are among the many factors that contribute to learning and productivity in the classroom, and although every effort is made to achieve good indoor air quality (“IAQ”), studies show that more than half of our nation's schools have problems aligned with poor IAQ. To find out more about how paint can impact the IAQ in schools, click this link in order to access the free white paper.

Free White Paper: Integrated Lighting Controls

Find out more about what every facility manager needs to know for streamlined operations and overall better efficiency.

WHITE PAPER – Leadership Development: Coaching And Developing Others

New IREM® white paper lays out fundamentals of coaching and developing others.

WHITE PAPER: Need To Locate People And Objects In Buildings Spurs Innovations In Indoor GPS Technology

This Frost & Sullivan report explains how industry focus is on developing a unified technology to provide seamless positioning both indoors and outdoors.

WHITE PAPER: Hazards in Store – A Waste Handling Primer For Retailers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and state governments have recently shone the spotlight on retailers’ role as hazardous waste generators, hitting these companies with tens of millions of dollars in fines based on violations of state and federal hazardous waste laws. This white paper from PRSM reviews the options for retailers.

WHITE PAPER: The Fundamentals Of Delegating Responsibility

New IREM® leadership development white paper lays out the fundamentals of delegating responsibilities to others.

WHITE PAPER: Rise Of Wireless Technology Poses Security Risks For Manufacturers

The rising use of connected devices is exposing production sites to security breaches and cyber-attacks, compelling companies to seek ways to protect their networks, according to a new white paper from IHS Technology.

FREE WHITE PAPER: ID Cards & Credentials

It is very important that all facilities be prepared for smart credential deployment, even if that facility only wants to install proximity at present.

FREE WHITE PAPER: LEED Credits And Sustainability

The following white paper from FiberTite looks at the current setup of the LEED program and examines what the program needs to do in order to reach its full potential for facility managers.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Yaskawa Water Condenser Chiller

This paper examines how air handlers are used in buildings to control air supply pressure.

FREE CASE STUDY: High Praise For Lighting – Christ Baptist Church

This case study illustrates how one house of worship found a maintenance-friendly solution with adequate output to address challenging situations.

FREE CASE STUDY: Back To School – Appalachian State University

This case study examines how the decision maker at Appalachian State University took the long-term view when he opted to go with an LED lighting solution.

FREE WHITE PAPER: How To Go Solar

This white paper will enhance your ability to shop for solar by offering you tips to consider and early steps to take to help you understand the many aspects of a solar project.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Yaskawa Air Handlers

This paper examines how air handlers are used in buildings to control air supply pressure.

FREE WHITE PAPER: How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning And Cuts Operational Costs

This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Site Selection For Mission Critical Facilities

In this paper, guidelines are established for selecting a new site or assessing an existing one. Common risks that affect the availability of a business are defined and techniques for minimizing these risks are presented.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Physical Security In Mission Critical Facilities

Physical security is critical to achieving availability goals of mission critical facilities. Security of the data center accounts for it’s surroundings as well as data processing equipment inside and the systems supporting them. In this paper, systems for providing secure facilities are recommended and best practices for physical security are explained.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Demand Control Ventilation Benefits For Your Building

DCV can provide good indoor air quality while also delivering substantial energy and cost savings...especially for facilities and zones with highly variable and unpredictable occupancy, such as meeting rooms, classrooms, theaters, auditoriums, gyms, cafeterias/restaurants, retail stores, and hotels.

Setting The PACE: Commercial Retrofit Financing

"Setting The PACE: Commercial Retrofit Financing," is a new white paper offering an overview of the commercial PACE market that is geared towards the commercial building owner community.

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 corporations.

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 opportunities.

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 fixture

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