TFM-Oct-2011

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


Hotel Case Study: Bringing The Past Into The Present

A legendary Denver landmark gets a makeover while retaining its historic charm.

FM Frequency: Don’t Be A Lighthouse Keeper

When working with a multi-generational staff, facility managers must understand why employees behave in certain ways.

FM Issue: An Online Solution

Standards-based web tools can help facility managers cut costs and drive value.

Professional Development: Reinventing The Plan Room Of The Future

Building Information Modeling can help facility managers stay up to date.

Water Conservation Trends: Sustainable Water Management

There are opportunities for facilities professionals to take an active approach to conservation matters.

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage energy.

Tricks Of The Trade: Following Up On HVAC Trends

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge assists a graduate student in need of the latest information on cutting edge HVAC technologies. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.

The HVAC Factor: Greening Schools, One HVAC Step At A Time

School districts in Illinois are beginning to embrace the benefits of retrofitting and building new facilities with the most energy efficient HVAC available.

October 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 10)

Water conservation measures are no longer the stuff of science fiction books or disaster films. The pressure is on for large consumers to cut back.

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