Technology and FM Articles
For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.
With headlines of cyber attacks on victims ranging from bank cards and Target to a Hollywood movie studio, the issue of cyber security has become top of mind. Facility executives should note several risks, remedies, and misconceptions about cyber security and building systems.
Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.
This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging landscape.
With facility systems increasingly interacting with other enterprise systems (and stakeholders), preventing security breaches is more challenging than ever.
The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the Internet.
A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.
Facility command centers are becoming more valuable, not only for day to day operations but in emergency situations.
Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is key.
When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.