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These feature stories include coverage of the issues faced by facility managers, case studies from the facility manager's perspective, and special reports.

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Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed carefully.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed carefully.

FM Issue: Managing Security Services

An effective security program requires communicating key parameters.

LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

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

Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value creation.

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 now.

FM Issue: Mission Critical Training

A methodical approach coupled with follow through goes a long way toward reliable operations in facilities that run 24/7.

Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.

Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

A smart approach to water management protects occupant health and reduces costs.

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy.

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system readiness.

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant strategies.

Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

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

Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old Carpet

Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its purchase.

FM Issue: Building Automation Analytics

This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department status.

Remanufactured Furniture Trends

Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable certifications.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and out.

Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and acoustics.

FM Issue: Message Received?

To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the beginning.

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE financing.

Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility managers.

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

Greener Groundskeeping: The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of landscapes.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

FM Issue: Cybersecurity Evolution

As facilities systems increasingly intersect with IT infrastructure, protection is paramount.

Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management needs.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital budgets.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

FM Issue: Safer And Stronger

As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire systems.

Data Center Trends: Monitoring Data Centers

Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power supply.

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to landfill.

FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.

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