TFM-Jan-2011

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for TFM-Jan-2011 articles.


High-Tech Facility Case Study: High-Tech Housing

This storage facility in southern Florida provides a secure climate for high value items.

TFM Names Todd Finders Facility Executive of the Year

Broad minded and methodical, this IT professional brings a fresh approach to facilities.

Renewable Energy: Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

This type of fuel cell has been found to be well suited to facility applications, and one California company has introduced a version that may expand the technology's market share.

Services & Maintenance: Planning Green Cleaning

Protecting occupant health and the environment are twin goals when evaluating products and methods.

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility managers.

Tricks Of The Trade: The Drawbacks Of “Free”

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains how "free" usually isn't such a bargain in the end.

Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Management For Churches

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on finding energy management solutions for multi-purpose facilities

Professional Development: Commissioning No Longer Optional

Guest Columnist Paul Liesman provides the first part of a two part series on building commissioning.

January 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 1)

TFM's Facility Executive of the Year headlines this issue, which also looks at technology advancements in HVAC, cloud computing, and the Bloom Box fuel cell.

The Facility Technologist: Free Your Mind

Columnist Tom Condon discusses how cloud computing technology helps facilitate disaster recovery.

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