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Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling occupants.

FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling occupants.

Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits

When facility managers discuss alternative energy, they need to change the conversation from cost-cutting to value creation.

Focus On: Data Center Infrastructure

This article features four products that cover data center infrastructure.

Today’s Facility Manager | September 2014 Issue

This issue looks at the future of facility management in both technical and human terms. The HVAC Factor: Hybrid Operating Rooms, Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers, Services & Maintenance: For Safety's Sake, Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management, FM Issue: Mission Critical Training, Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans, Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors, Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response.

Hospital Case Study: Rebirth In New Orleans

The eastern part of this city has been without a full-service hospital since Katrina, but that has all changed now.

Special Feature: Forklifts And Freight Terminal Doors

Specialty products can help mitigate door damage, lower repair costs, and reduce downtime.

Renewable Energy: The Role Of Demand Response

This type of program has a significant part to play in the increased adoption of solar and wind energy sources.

FM Issue: Mission Critical Training

A methodical approach coupled with follow through goes a long way toward reliable operations in facilities that run 24/7.

The HVAC Factor: Hybrid Operating Rooms

As with traditional operating rooms, HVAC systems are crucial to the success of these emerging healthcare spaces.

Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management

Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.

Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

A smart approach to water management protects occupant health and reduces costs.

Professional Development: Finding Future Facility Managers

With a talent shortage on the horizon, the IFMA Foundation has introduced the Global Workplace Workforce Initiative.

Focus On: Building Envelope

This article features four products that cover the building envelope.

July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months ahead.

Tricks Of The Trade: Lighting ROI Discussions

Facility managers must communicate how much money they will save in order to convince top management that these efforts can fund their lighting maintenance in perpetuity.

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.

Special Feature: Emergency Shower Selection

The newest technologies can elevate worker protection.

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy.

Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system readiness.

Tricks Of The Trade: Getting Up To Speed

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities management.

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant strategies.

Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a reality.

Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the forefront.

FM Frequency: In-House Sociologist

Among the many hats facility managers wear, the ability to field odd requests and mediate occupant disputes is a necessity.

Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu Season

Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial tissue.

Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old Carpet

Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its purchase.

Professional Development: Equipment Financing

Finding the right strategy benefits more than the budget. A highly competitive marketplace makes this a favorable time for facility managers to finance productive equipment.

Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site Solar

When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the process.

Focus On: Life Safety

This article features six products that aid in life safety.

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