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.

Furniture Trends: On The Level

The commercial furniture industry, its customers, and relevant stakeholders have taken a proactive position in developing a common, consensus based set of metrics to help define the sustainable aspects of furniture.... ...Read More...

Green Design Trends: The New Green Standard

ASHRAE releases Standard 189.1 for high performance green... ...Read More...

Disease Prevention Trends: Disease Prevention In The Workplace

These guidelines should help facility professionals stay one step ahead of flu... ...Read More...

Roofing Trends: Protective Planning

Installing auxiliary roofing functions, such as support for energy producing equipment, requires... ...Read More...

IAQ Trends: Clearing The [Indoor] Air On Improving IAQ

A new guide from some of the top experts can help solve one of the most troublesome facility... ...Read More...

Security Trends: Security In Progress

Despite lax efforts in some corners, ASIS International has set an ambitious agenda in security standards and guidelines... ...Read More...

Power Supply Trends: Powering Up

It may be years away, but smart grid technology should be on the horizon for facility managers... ...Read More...

Building Automation Trends: Integration Revolution

The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving... ...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Working The System

As space planning demands evolve, facility managers will find it useful to have a versatile... ...Read More...

ADA Trends: ADA Compliance In Difficult Times

Guest Contributor Katherine McGuinness offers this advice for facility professionals who may struggle when it comes to deciding which standard to... ...Read More...