Bonus Features Articles
Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.
In his last “Material Revolution,” Brian Kraemer looks at carbon fibers and their ability to strengthen building foundations.
Incentives can help facilities increase their return on investment in solar photovoltaics.
Installing soy bean oil based insulation can change the complexion of facilities.
Implementing combined heat and power systems can help reduce facility energy costs.
A development in cooling tower construction can ease installation and maintenance demands.
An old process using recent technology can change the way flooring is thought about.
Commissioning and conducting regular testing to identify problems ahead of time are key to reliable operations.
Throwing away garbage doesn’t mean it will never turn up in a building again.
Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow’s Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve water