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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Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad... ...Read More...

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HVAC Trends: Cooling Controls

Variable speed drives make chiller equipment more efficient. Enhancing internal controls increases this... ...Read More...

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Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air

HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne... ...Read More...

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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... ...Read More...

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Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings... ...Read More...

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Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant... ...Read More...

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Remanufactured Furniture Trends

Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable... ...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility... ...Read More...

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Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management... ...Read More...

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Data Center Trends: Monitoring Data Centers

Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power... ...Read More...