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FM Issue

Facility management related issues are often in the news. This monthly feature examines some of the more abstract, non-product concepts and challenges facility managers face in that regard.

FM (Facility Management) Issue


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Facility professionals around the country are making the business case for green design and operations.

FM Issue: Green Payback

FM Issue: Green Payback

Facility professionals around the country are making the business case for green design and operations.

FM Issue: Office Design, Ergonomics, And The New Normal

The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for comfort.

FM Issue: Preparing For The Inevitable

Planning for disasters can help facility professionals get their facilities up and running with minimal business interruption.

FM Issue: Tax Breaks For Energy Efficiency

Time is running out to qualify for tax deductions.

FM Issue: Life Safety In The Workplace

Preventive safety measures are key to managing facilities during catastrophic health situations.

FM Issue: Power To The Core

Currently, the United States loses $80 billion per year due to power outages and interruptions, and the losses are accelerating. Utility demand continues to amplify. So how reliable are power sources?

FM Issue Supplement: All That Glitters Is Green

In the U.S., buildings are responsible for almost two-thirds of national electricity consumption and more than one-third of total primary energy use.

FM Issue: Green Extremes

This past April, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), headquartered in Washington, DC, dedicated its state of the art green roof.

FM Issue: Comply Or Die

Fire code violations can be expensive and threaten the safety of everyone in the facility. Prepare for a visit from the fire marshal.

FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

Intelligent buildings pave the way to interoperable systems and improved efficiencies.

FM Issue: Choosing An Efficient Lighting System

Employee productivity, improved energy consumption, and overall safety are just a few of the factors to benefit from carefully planned lighting.

FM Issue: From Currents To Currency

Facility managers can combat energy prices

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.

FM Issue: Getting Realistic About Roofing

Proposed legislation would impact the effect of this building component on the bottom line.

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.

FM Issue Web Bonus: Options Can Help To Reduce Energy Costs

As the energy market evolves, so have the options that facilities have to control these costs.

FM Issue: Prepared For An Audit?

It's possible to add value to environmental health and safety audits.

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms.

FM Issue: Cool Roofing

This green approach is one way to reduce the environmental impact of a building.

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

In providing an effective fire safety system, building codes are a significant part of the equation.

FM Issue: Dual Sourcing

It is possible to unlock the chains that bind a building automation system.

FM Issue: A Case For Energy Management

It's not impossible to facilitate energy efficiency in a government building.

Services & Maintenance: Window Dressing

Glazing contractors help achieve ROI throughout windows' lifecycles.

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003 issue.

FM Issue: Information Security

The president of Digital Data Trust describes the tools and techniques fms need to protect their confidential information.

FM Issue: The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Following a protracted campaign to achieve Congressional passage of legislation on this critical initiative, the "Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002" was signed into law at the White House on November 26, 2002. From the February 2003 issue.

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