FM Issue Archives
Building automation is coming soon to a smart grid near you.
William Principe looks at potential major changes to OSHA
Security expert Steve Layne admits that unpredictable events happen, but he explains there are ways to anticipate
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 human comfort and equipment cooling.
Two experts from the Disaster Emergency Response Association (DERA) address the keys to maintaining effective emergency preparedness and continuity plans.
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 business.
Public/private collaboration aims to expedite technology development.
Vegetative roofing systems (aka green roofs) are gaining popularity for many reasons.
Data rich modeling tools may translate into dynamic new facility management capabilities.
To encourage a successful outcome, teams should ensure that a construction project contractor exercises best practices.