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.

Best Buy achieved its goal to reduce energy use in its stores by 20%. (Photo: Best Buy)

Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

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

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... [...]

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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... [...]

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Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

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