Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.
A prototype of an “active building envelope” developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.
Proposed legislation would impact the effect of this building component on the bottom line.
For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.
In his last “Material Revolution,” Brian Kraemer looks at carbon fibers and their ability to strengthen building foundations.
Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.
Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the facility.
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge follows up on a complex question with a simple answer.
With proper planning, outdoor landscapes featuring indigenous plants save time and money.
In looking for flooring products to meet both IAQ and maintenance needs, Kaiser Permanente’s manager of strategic sourcing and technology oversaw pilot projects to help determine the best fit.