Trends Articles

This feature takes a detailed look at some of the significant product related news that will be shaping the selection process for facility managers in the future.

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Trends Bonus Article: Effective Exterior Surveillance

When it comes to exterior surveillance, the interaction of lighting and security cameras plays an important role in facility... [...]

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Trends: Multi-Site Security

With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.... [...]

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Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle

The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all... [...]

Ziolkowski.

Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad... [...]

Zwipe.

HVAC Trends: Cooling Controls

Variable speed drives make chiller equipment more efficient. Enhancing internal controls increases this... [...]

Larry Schoen.

Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air

HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne... [...]

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Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value... [...]

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... [...]

Bollards for Security

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant... [...]

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Remanufactured Furniture Trends

Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable... [...]