Case Study Articles

This regular feature provides an in-depth look at a major renovation or new construction project from the point of view of the facility manager.

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Restroom Hygiene In Foodservice

On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely... [...]

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Hospitality Case Study: Local Flavor Infusion

In this New Orleans hospitality case study, a hotel renovation blends 21st century amenities with historic preservation.... [...]

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Facility Retrofit: Eradicating Bird Mess

Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.... [...]

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Streamlining The Facility Management Function

At Broward College in South Florida, dispersed capabilities were brought into a centralized system.... [...]

The central corridor in the original building at Trinity Hospital Twin City (opposite) is the main thoroughfare to connect with a 2009 building addition.

Healthcare Case Study: A Healthy Remedy

A critical access hospital in east central Ohio fast tracked life safety upgrades for... [...]

The central atrium in Johnson Center not only provides natural daylight to occupants, but also creates a generous space for interaction.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential... [...]

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Senior Living Case Study: Care In Construction

Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant... [...]

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LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany,... [...]

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Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans

The eastern part of this city has been without a full-service hospital since Katrina, but that has all changed... [...]

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Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the... [...]