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These feature stories include coverage of the issues faced by facility managers, case studies from the facility manager's perspective, and special reports.

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Dow Corning upgrades its old laboratory facility to a new "people hub."

Lab Case Study: Resurrection Of A Relic

In-Depth Articles


http://facilityexecutive.com/2012/01/lab-case-study-resurrection-of-a-relic/
Dow Corning upgrades its old laboratory facility to a new "people hub."

Lab Case Study: Resurrection Of A Relic

Lab Case Study: Resurrection Of A Relic

Dow Corning upgrades its old laboratory facility to a new "people hub."

FM Issue: Evolving With The Smarter Grid

Thinking about taking the plunge into the smart grid? There are four main themes to consider before getting started.

Indoor Air Quality Trends: Take A Deep Breath

There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?

Services & Maintenance: The Best Time Is Now

Before winter and its harsh weather arrive, a complete roof inspection should be in order.

FM Issue: An Online Solution

Standards-based web tools can help facility managers cut costs and drive value.

Water Conservation Trends: Sustainable Water Management

There are opportunities for facilities professionals to take an active approach to conservation matters.

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage energy.

FM Issue: Comparing Apples To Apples

Sensitivity analyses can be a useful tool for making life cycle cost comparisons.

Alternative Energy Trends: Follow The Sun

Is solar power the most promising alternative energy option for commercial buildings?

Services & Maintenance: Together As One

Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before implementation.

Services & Maintenance: Incandescent Lamp Phase Out

A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1, 2012.

Green Roofing Trends: Turning Up The Heat On COOL Roofs

Momentum is gathering for the elastomeric roof coatings movement.

FM Issue: Cutting Perimeter Security Corners

The decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.

Services & Maintenance: Solutions For Pest Birds

Finding an effective cure for this nuisance involves evaluating specific factors.

FM Issue: Cutting Costs With Monthly Utility Bill Analysis

When budgets are under increased are under increased scrutiny, identifying energy reduction opportunities is a valuable skill.

Technology Trends: What’s Up With Apps?

Communication between mobile devices used in facility management sometimes faces obstacles, but an emerging web language may help bridge the gap.

FM Issue: Building A Better Future

Cohesive automation approaches are sparking energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

Services & Maintenance: Have A Seat

When considering purchasing pre-owned furniture or reusing existing items, there are pros and cons.

Project Management Trends: Enhancing Value

Facility managers optimize the data they gather by integrating the information systems that manage it.

FM Issue: HazCom Compliance Made Simple

MSDS management is the most important aspect of this life safety issue.

Services & Maintenance: Options Abound Above

Choosing the best ceiling materials for a space should consider appearance and performance.

Furniture Trends: Green Certifications Get More Comprehensive

Changes are on the horizon for third-party green product certification initiatives.

Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Institutional memory is an essential component in sustainable system management.

Services & Maintenance: Fire Safety Check

Facility managers can assure the success of their building protection systems with a consistent inspection, testing, and maintenance program.

Safety Trends: Mass Notification Decoded

How to decipher new codes and track the latest trends for effective emergency communications.

FM Issue: Bomb Scare

There are many ways to protect facilities from explosive threats.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvements

Managing staff behavior is a key to maintaining benefits over time.

Services & Maintenance: Getting A Handle On Waste

Managers can optimize their facilities' waste streams with diversion and recycling.

Roofing Trends: Roofs And Energy

Building codes, R-values and generation, and barriers are some of the key drivers behind the latest roofing trends.

FM Issue: Today’s Data Center

Power, HVAC, and access control are vital to a data center, and the fm has responsibility for all of these areas.

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