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.

Clean water glass.

Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

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

Sonic repellents

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence... [...]

Load Bank

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

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

Bollards for Security

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant... [...]

Grand Valley Exterior

Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

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

Carpet

Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old Carpet

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

Building Automation

FM Issue: Building Automation Analytics

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

Remanufactured Furniture

Remanufactured Furniture Trends

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

Zappos low tables

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

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

Cathedral Ceiling

Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and... [...]