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... [...]
Photo credit: University of Michigan The University of Michigan recently celebrated the opening of Mcity, the world’s first controlled environment specifically designed to test the potential of connected and automated vehicle technologies that will lead the way to mass-market driverless cars. “We believe that this transformation to connected and automated mobility will be a game changer for safety, for efficiency, for energy, and for... [...]
In June 2015, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced that its 2015 EDF Climate Corps fellows had been deployed to organizations throughout the United States, Mexico, and China to begin the work of cutting costs and carbon emissions through improved energy management. Now in its eighth year, EDF Climate Corps pairs fellows—top graduate students from the nation’s leading universities—with companies, cities, schools,... [...]
Credit: Jupiter Research The number of IoT (Internet of Things) connected devices will reach 38.5 billion in 2020, up from 13.4 billion in 2015: an increase of more than 285%, according to new data from Juniper Research. While IoT “smart home” based applications are grabbing media headlines, it is the industrial and public services sector – such as retail, agriculture, smart buildings and smart grid applications –... [...]