In-Depth Articles Articles

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

Trends Recap: Looking Back On 2006

Contributor Jillian Ruffino reflects on the significant trends that developed over the past 12... [...]

FM Issue: Tax Breaks For Energy Efficiency

Time is running out to qualify for tax deductions.... [...]

Wireless Trends: Generation Next

As wireless sensor networks evolve, the potential benefits for facility management operations are... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Lessons In Roof Maintenance

To manage a facility properly, it is essential to evaluate the roof's condition and develop a servicing... [...]

Green Trends: A Time Of Bold Opportunity

With green issues coming to the forefront, it is time for facility managers to make changes in existing buildings and carefully plan new... [...]

FM Issue: Life Safety In The Workplace

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

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Lessons From The Auto Industry

Why can't facility managers have it all? Wouldn’t it be nice to find a furniture dealer that provides a variety of intriguing, clever, and cost saving furniture solutions and options? Why should it be any... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Trash Talk

What should facility professionals look for when hiring a waste management... [...]

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?... [...]

Conference Room Trends: Room To Grow

For an updated conference room, it is necessary to integrate new technologies with supporting furniture.... [...]