Authored by a different industry member each issue, this column provides insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.
Technology is only as good as what it can deliver. From the April 2013 issue.... [...]
Facility managers can minimize delays and unexpected costs by being... [...]
As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized... [...]
When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment... [...]
An infographic from Enlighted, Inc., a provider of an advanced digital sensor and analytics platform to further smart building evolution, illustrates how plug load control can save energy and money. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30% to 50% of U.S. commercial building electricity consumption can be attributed to plug loads. “General office and miscellaneous equipment like computers, monitors, printers, projectors, and TVs... [...]
Olympia Development of Michigan launched this week of a 24/7 live streaming webcam displaying construction of The District Detroit development as well as the new Detroit Events Center. A camera provides continuous live streaming video of the 12-acre events center construction site. This site includes the new Red Wings arena, as well as surrounding neighborhood-friendly office and retail buildings, the Via and a public piazza. The... [...]
IEEE will host the inaugural International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) in Guadalajara, Mexico October 25-28, 2015 at the Hilton Guadalajara. With a conference theme “Smarter Cities for Sustainability,” ISC2 will focus on solutions to fuel sustainable economic development in cities facing ever-changing factors such as population growth, climate change, and congestion. ISC2 provides a forum to exchange ideas and share best... [...]