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.

Security Trends: Keeping Watch

New technologies open the door to the future of security: ubiquitous and powerful... [...]

Fire Management Trends: The Necessary Spark

Facility managers can have a difficult time motivating occupants to evacuate buildings during a... [...]

Outsourcing Trends: Help Wanted

More facility managers are turning to outsourcing and offshoring to increase time and cost... [...]

Lighting Trends: Brighter Days Ahead

Lighting upgrades can help facility managers address occupant needs and reduce energy... [...]

ADA Trends: The New Face Of The ADA

Facility managers must prepare to be in compliance with new guidelines before they become... [...]

Roofing Trends: Shelter From The Storm

Rethinking installation and maintenance practices can help safeguard roofs against increasingly severe weather.... [...]

Trends Recap: Looking Back On 2006

Contributor Jillian Ruffino reflects on the significant trends that developed over the past 12... [...]

Wireless Trends: Generation Next

As wireless sensor networks evolve, the potential benefits for facility management operations are... [...]

Green Trends: A Time Of Bold Opportunity

With green issues coming to the forefront, it is time for facility managers to make changes in existing buildings and carefully plan new... [...]