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Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead

Facility managers have many choices when considering ceiling products. Beyond traditional panels, “free floating” canopies reduce distracting noise while also adding a design element. (Photo: Armstrong Commercial Ceilings.) Posted on:

Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Proactive Energy Management

As utilities struggle with increased demand, users are encouraged to cut usage. (Photo: Thinkstock) Posted on:

Access to real-time and historical information on usage leads to more efficient operations. Also featured is a look into the lighting controls retrofit at the Empire State Building. Find out how intelligent energy management tools can help facility managers track power usage and gather actionable data.

Services & Maintenance: Lighting That Performs

PHOTO: Interaction between building systems (lighting and HVAC, for instance) helps facility managers increase efficiencies. (Photo: Thinkstock) Posted on:

The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building’s lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.