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An alternative to lead-acid batteries, this type of energy storage system has been adopted by a Dallas, TX healthcare campus.

Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

Renewable Energy: Flywheels For Backup Power

An alternative to lead-acid batteries, this type of energy storage system has been adopted by a Dallas, TX healthcare campus.

Special Feature: Water Conservation – The Rising Tide

Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing now.

Tricks Of The Trade: Complying With OSHA HazCom

Facilities Management Expert Kevin Folsom explains how and why the OSHA reporting requirements changed.

Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air

HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne illness.

Professional Development: Strategizing Outsourcing

Implementing third-party services is more successful when applied with change management principles.

FM Issue: When Open Isn’t So Open

Resolving the challenges of facility systems integration requires a clear look at how building automation protocols interact.

Focus On: HVAC

This article features four products that cover HVAC innovations.

Focus On: FM Software

This article features four products that cover facilities management software.

Today’s Facility Manager | October 2014 Issue

In this issue, TFM's Annual Green Report includes a selection of articles addressing a variety of sustainability concerns. FM Frequency: It's Not Easy Being Green(er) - Tech And FM: The Enernet - The Next Frontier? - Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit - Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean - Alternative Energy Trends: Deep Impact With Energy Retrofits - FM Issue: Managing Security Services - LEED Case Study: Triple LEED

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed carefully.

FM Issue: Managing Security Services

An effective security program requires communicating key parameters.

Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit

At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in place.

LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany, NJ.

Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?

The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the Internet.

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.

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