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: Carpet 101

New approaches clear the air for procurement, maintenance, and... [...]

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

Facility professionals gain a fresh perspective on possible changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act.... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Construction Conservation

Successfully executing a recycling plan for construction materials requires careful planning.... [...]

Green Solutions: Energy From The Earth Heats And Cools A Historic Building

When the time came to overhaul its approach to heating and cooling, the City of Auburn, NY found success with a geothermal... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Document Management

Whether files are headed for destruction or storage, a secure approach helps to ensure information doesn't fall into the wrong... [...]

Ergonomic Trends: Ergonomics Know How

As employees expect more, facility managers must be prepared to provide safe, comfortable furnishings.... [...]

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.... [...]

FM Issue: Getting Realistic About Roofing

Proposed legislation would impact the effect of this building component on the bottom line.... [...]

Services & Maintenance: Hard Surface Flooring

Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the... [...]