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.

Building Automation Trends: Beyond The Building

There are many ways managers can facilitate a smarter physical infrastructure. By collecting and analyzing data, managers can discover opportunities for efficiency within and around their... [...]

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Furniture Trends: The Green Scene

Carefully selected furnishings have become an essential aspect of sustainable design efforts.... [...]

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Green Design Trends: Raising The Bar

The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will be setting new standards for building energy... [...]

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Security Trends: Security And Access Control

In today’s changing climate, what’s the new normal in terms of security? Constantly evolving challenges of keeping a building secure are the reality for facility... [...]

Roofing Trends: Roofing In The Spotlight

Several important initiatives will have an impact on roofing conditions, particularly for the existing building... [...]

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HVAC Trends: Down The Line

Achieving optimal HVAC performance depends on all stakeholders in a facility's life... [...]

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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... [...]

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Water Conservation Trends: Sustainable Water Management

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

Alternative Energy Trends: Follow The Sun

Is solar power the most promising alternative energy option for commercial... [...]

Green Roofing Trends: Turning Up The Heat On COOL Roofs

Momentum is gathering for the elastomeric roof coatings... [...]