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.

Green Design Trends: The Road To Sustainability

Throughout history, cultures around the world have found methods to build and operate their structures in ways that did not threaten the surrounding natural... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Refrigerant Phase Outs

What options will facility professionals have as CFC and HCFC production declines?... [...]

FM Issue: Choosing An Efficient Lighting System

Employee productivity, improved energy consumption, and overall safety are just a few of the factors to benefit from carefully planned lighting.... [...]

Furniture Trends: Sizing Up 2006

Are furniture companies really giving facility managers what they need to solve shrinking space... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Ceiling Selections

Code changes, acoustical characteristics, and installation options combine with material choices to expand ceiling choices for facility... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Energy Efficient LEDs Show Promise

This lighting source is making inroads in practical building installations.... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Can’t Touch This

Facility managers planning new or renovated rest rooms have many more choices than in years... [...]

Safety Trends: Holding Down The Fort

Disaster planning requires a straightforward approach to the threats a building... [...]

FM Issue: From Currents To Currency

Facility managers can combat energy... [...]

Green Solutions: Hybrid Chiller Plant Meets The Needs Of An Evolving Building

The State of Massachusetts saves money on energy bills through a creative approach to HVAC system... [...]