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.

Services & Maintenance: Light Bright

Contributor Mary Claire Frazier discusses an an intelligent approach to lamp maintenance, disposal, and... [...]

Security Trends: One Step Ahead

Working with information technologists to integrate physical and electronic security measures can help protect a... [...]

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... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Green Globes To Seek Certification As An ANSI Standard

Introduced to the U.S. market from Canada in 2004, this building rating system may be a good fit for some sustainable projects.... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Dispelling The Myths

Access control in a stand-alone mode is not necessarily good... [...]

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... [...]

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact.... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Have You Checked Your PMP Lately?

Pavement Management Programs can make it easier for facility professionals to handle problematic parking... [...]

FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

Intelligent buildings pave the way to interoperable systems and improved... [...]