Bonus Features Articles

These bonus stories are unusual offerings that take a look at facility management from a different or specialized perspective.

Special Report: Lee Evey: The Man And His Mission

As the Pentagon renovation manager, Lee Evey is not only the man responsible for overseeing the Phoenix Project—restoring the area damaged in last September's attacks–but he is also supervising the long-term renovation of one of the largest—and arguably the most famous–buildings in the United... ...Read More...

Green Solutions: Tragedy Results In Success

One facility professional had to experience disaster in order to take monumental steps towards environmental progress.... ...Read More...

Special Feature: Going Directly To The Source

Bolstered by the work of the EMerge Alliance, direct current (DC) is gaining momentum as a potential power distribution option that could help drive microgrid and net zero building... ...Read More...

Special Feature: Worst Case Scenario

Severe weather tests Gulf Coast facility managers trying to... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Storm Windows May Address Single Pane Woes

When a full-scale replacement is not feasible, adding secondary glazing is an... ...Read More...

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Special Feature: Reducing Life Cycle Costs

This "apples to apples" approach is gaining clout with facility professionals in charge of project management and product... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: When Specifying Insulation, What Should You Know

While insulation is just one part of the building envelope package, knowing this performance characteristic can help in decision making.... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Record Year In 2007 For Energy Star Facilities

Among those joining the list was JCPenney, the first big box retailer to earn the designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection... ...Read More...

Special Report: Do You Have A Security Blueprint?

Following a specific process can go a long way towards getting security measures in... ...Read More...

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Directions: Creating The Ideal Workforce

An educational outreach program transforms potential dropouts into successful, skilled... ...Read More...