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Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for white paper articles.


Question of the Week: Can Rearranging Employee Seating Improve Performance, Profits?

For organizations looking to increase returns on the human capital of their workforce, simply rearranging employee seating may be one of the most cost-effective resources at their disposal.

AHI White Papers Address Critical Issues Affecting Healthcare Facilities

Five new white papers addressing some of the most important issues affecting the infrastructure of the nation’s healthcare facilities are available from the National Institute of Building Sciences’s Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure (AHI).

Free White Paper: The Rental Economy And The Workplace

The rental economy is redefining how companies do business. In this white paper, CORT explores how Facility Managers can capitalize on this trend and its impact on the workplace.

Free White Paper: Impact Of Paint On Indoor Air Quality In Schools

The health and comfort of students and teachers are among the many factors that contribute to learning and productivity in the classroom, and although every effort is made to achieve good indoor air quality (“IAQ”), studies show that more than half of our nation's schools have problems aligned with poor IAQ. To find out more about how paint can impact the IAQ in schools, click this link in order to access the free white paper.

Free White Paper: Integrated Lighting Controls

Find out more about what every facility manager needs to know for streamlined operations and overall better efficiency.

FREE WHITE PAPER: ID Cards & Credentials

It is very important that all facilities be prepared for smart credential deployment, even if that facility only wants to install proximity at present.

FREE WHITE PAPER: LEED Credits And Sustainability

The following white paper from FiberTite looks at the current setup of the LEED program and examines what the program needs to do in order to reach its full potential for facility managers.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Yaskawa Water Condenser Chiller

This paper examines how air handlers are used in buildings to control air supply pressure.

FREE WHITE PAPER: How To Go Solar

This white paper will enhance your ability to shop for solar by offering you tips to consider and early steps to take to help you understand the many aspects of a solar project.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Yaskawa Air Handlers

This paper examines how air handlers are used in buildings to control air supply pressure.

FREE WHITE PAPER: How Data Center Infrastructure Management Software Improves Planning And Cuts Operational Costs

This paper demonstrates, through a series of examples, how data center infrastructure management software tools can simplify operational processes, cut costs, and speed up information delivery.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Site Selection For Mission Critical Facilities

In this paper, guidelines are established for selecting a new site or assessing an existing one. Common risks that affect the availability of a business are defined and techniques for minimizing these risks are presented.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Physical Security In Mission Critical Facilities

Physical security is critical to achieving availability goals of mission critical facilities. Security of the data center accounts for it’s surroundings as well as data processing equipment inside and the systems supporting them. In this paper, systems for providing secure facilities are recommended and best practices for physical security are explained.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Demand Control Ventilation Benefits For Your Building

DCV can provide good indoor air quality while also delivering substantial energy and cost savings...especially for facilities and zones with highly variable and unpredictable occupancy, such as meeting rooms, classrooms, theaters, auditoriums, gyms, cafeterias/restaurants, retail stores, and hotels.

Setting The PACE: Commercial Retrofit Financing

"Setting The PACE: Commercial Retrofit Financing," is a new white paper offering an overview of the commercial PACE market that is geared towards the commercial building owner community.

Enhancing Building Performance To Improve Your Bottom Line

Learn what Facebook and SAP already know. Get the "Enhancing Building Performance" white paper to learn how everyday facilities professionals are becoming heroes to their corporations.

Fine-Tuning Green Building Performance Measurements Using Electric Submeters

The level of sophisticated energy profiling needed by high-volume consumers is unobtainable using the standard utility meter found at the facility’s main electrical service entrance. In response to the need for more granularity in terms of the energy intelligence needed to optimize today’s facility operations, electric submeters continue to provide a cost-effective way to help identify literally thousands of dollars in reduced energy savings opportunities.

Transitioning to LED Lighting Technology: MaxLite Helps Facilities Reduce Lighting Energy

The Bottom Line — A hypothetical facility switches to LED lighting and saves $216,268 over the lifetime of the LED fixture

Defining a Sustainable Roof

In roofing, what is sustainable? Are we achieving it if we paint our black roofs white to save energy?

Private Sector Energy Efficiency Retrofits

A white paper released earlier this year by Johnson Controls provides an overview of financing options for facilities in the private sector.

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Did You Miss Our “Critical Power for an IoT Connected Environment” Webinar?

View this free webinar video and learn why it's imperative that IoT connected systems be protected from a very real threat facing facilities within any industry, from industrial to commercial: loss of power and power-related disturbances.

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