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: Integration Revolution

The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving... [...]

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Furniture Trends: Working The System

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

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... [...]

Roofing Trends: A Shot In The Roof

TFM Editor/Co-Publisher Heidi Schwartz takes a look at how economic stimulus spending may support "shovel-ready" infrastructure improvements that include roofing... [...]

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC... [...]

2008 Trends Recap: From One Year Into The Next

It was another year in which innovation and new ideas helped the facility management profession move into the future. This recap takes a look at what trends made an... [...]

Wireless Trends: Being Heard From Inside And Out

Digital Antenna Systems (DAS) are helping facility managers improve cellular signals and wireless connectivity in their... [...]

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Third party certification is helping facility managers decide what products meet environmental standards in order to avoid... [...]

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Office Technology Trends: A Change in Direction

Office machines once considered essential have been pushed aside by newer... [...]

Security Trends: Threats In The Dark

New security technology helps facility managers monitor dangers in the... [...]