FM Issue Articles

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 Issue: Ergonomics Regulations On The Way?

William Principe looks at potential major changes to... [...]

FM Issue: Defusing Workplace Threats

Security expert Steve Layne admits that unpredictable events happen, but he explains there are ways to... [...]

Blade Servers and Thin Client Decreasing Supply Loads and Cost.

FM Issue: Airing It All Out

The relentless demands of technology have created workplace conditions that can literally be sweating for employees. Filled with monitors, servers, and other heat producing technology, these cluster computing environments—particularly in manned situations like trading floors, emergency command and control centers, broadcast studios, and industrial control terminals—must comply with design requirements and ASHRAE standards that govern both... [...]

FM Issue: Manage The Challenge

Two experts from the Disaster Emergency Response Association (DERA) address the keys to maintaining effective emergency preparedness and continuity... [...]

FM Issue: Life Cycle Cost Analysis: An Asset Management Strategy

Facility professionals would do well to continue managing their buildings with an eye toward ensuring they are leveraging every aspect in a manner that contributes to the... [...]

FM Issue: Energy Management 2.0

Public/private collaboration aims to expedite technology... [...]

FM Issue: Vegging Out

Vegetative roofing systems (aka green roofs) are gaining popularity for many... [...]

FM Issue: Demystifying BIM

Data rich modeling tools may translate into dynamic new facility management... [...]

FM Issue: Effectively Resolving Construction Related Disputes

To encourage a successful outcome, teams should ensure that a construction project contractor exercises best... [...]

FM Issue: Safety Pays

Guest Contributor David Casavant outlines the tangible ways to discover the ROI of... [...]